A beauty lover never says no to new brushes. Especially when they’re kitted out with playful graphics by illustrator extraordinaire Ana Strumpf. Plus, these five full-size brushes (and travel-friendly brush roll) are all the tools required to master a smoky eye, glowing cheekbones and more.
Smashbox Multi-Use Brush Set, $48 at Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutique locations.
The beauty rule-breaker in your life will die for this! The latest fragrance from the coveted Italian design house mixes old with new, exuding notes of Tuberose and jasmine, as well Rangoon Creeper from South India which has never been used in perfume before. This trio treats her to a full-size of the lovely soft pink porcelain bottle of juice, plus scented body lotion and a roller ball pen so she can refresh on the go.
Gucci Bloom Deluxe Gift Set, $170 at thebay.com.
What is your mom’s fragrance personality?
Packed with scents she’ll love and formulas that’ll love her back, there’s all kinds of winning combos to be found here. Matching duos of shower gel and body butter in White Blossom, Guava and Yoghurt are made with soothing vitamins, almond oil and shea butter – all 90 per cent or more natural ingredients, and zero parabens, mineral oil, silicone or other nasties.
Korres Total Body Indulgence, $44 at beautyboutique.ca.