There’s one beauty gift that’s almost guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser and that’s nail polish. But what about the color? you may ask. How do I know what colors my sister/friend/babysitter likes to wear? You could try taking a wild guess or you could go with a tried-and-true (and seasonally appropriate) nail color: red. Every woman has at least one red laquer in her arsenal and you can’t go wrong with gifting her a few more from a red nail polish set for the holidays. Here are a few options for all budgets:
For the eco-conscious polish lover, consider these 7-free colors from Pacifica Beauty. The shades are Blushing Bunnies, Red Red Wine and Cinnamon Girl.
::: Tries not to make predictable-yet-unavoidable Justin Timberlake joke. ::: Deborah Lippmann fans will love her Sexyback Lip and Nail Duet, which includes one five-free nail polish and one lipstick, both in the “fierce flirty fuschia” shade SexyBack.
A nail polish, a lipstick and a mascara all come in Guerlain’s schmancy Kisskiss Holiday Look Trio. The nail shade is Rouge d’Enfer, while the KissKiss lipstick is 325 Rouge. This is truly a luxe makeup set for a beauty maven.
Hard Candy Polish Ornament, $1 (available at Walmart stores)
If you have a younger nail polish lover on your shopping list, you can’t go wrong with a Hard Candy polish wrapped up in an ornament. And it’ll only set you back a dollar! Stuff it in a stocking or hang it on the tree come December 25th.
Forever 21 has bulked up their beauty offerings in recent years. This holiday F21 offers many affordable gift sets, including several nail color trios. This particular trio comes with a gorgeous red polish, as well as a navy and a silver. (Here’s a glittery nail polish trio with a sparkly red if glitter is more your type!)