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Editor's Picks: Gift-Worthy Perfumes

A fragrance is such a great gift for a special someone. It's substantial but not too expensive, depending on which kind. And the good ones come in such pretty bottles.For an incredibly unique perfume, Immortal Perfumes pictured above, offers a combination of beautiful scents and rich, romantic history.

My personal go-to fragrances tend to be the Victoria's Secret perfumes. Scents like Sexy Little Things Noir by Victoria's Secret come in such beautiful packaging, though I'm partial to the scent of VS Pink and VS Sheer Love.


A fragrance can serve as a sentimental gift. With scents like Lollia In Love, Lolliamakes for a very sweet gift. I love the floral prints and unique packaging for their other items like bath soap and lotion. If it isn't being given as a romantic gift, for example, a lotion and bath soap set is much more suitable. For a nice sampling of the different scents, try this Lollia Little Luxe Gift Set.


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Monthly Beauty Faves


Every month it seems my makeup and beauty routine takes on a different theme, whether it's due to the season or specific events, like date night. But some months, especially after looking back at my Instagram, I notice it's focused around a particular brand. Pictured: Revlon Colorstay Eyeshadow

Recently I've been all about Revlon. I love their lipsticks, which I've already blogged about several times, but I also have a few new favorites with the change of season.

This REVLON Colorstay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad in Decadent isn't exactly new; my daughters gave it to me in the spring for Mother's Day, but as fall has hit, I'm loving the rich neutral and red colors. It has a velvety texture and a hint of shimmer for a subtle daytime look. For a night out, I layer on a shadow with a bit more sparkle, just over the lid.

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If you follow on instagram, you also know that my nail are always painted...always. While I tend to wear a classic red, I do like darker colors for fall and winter, like this and this. I do have my favorite nail polish brands like Wet n Wild Megalast and Sally Hansen Insta-Dri, as well as Rimmel 60 Seconds polish; but when I saw this rich red Revlon Creme Nail Enamel in Vixen #570, I had to get it. It does wear off at the end after a few days, though it dries very quickly, so it's just as easy to touch up in the morning as my quick-dry polishes. Though I definitely recommend a high-quality top coat over it.

The color is really quite amazing. This coming from a picky person with only mildly failing eyesight and no color blindness (that I'm aware of); I feel like I've finally found the perfect dark red. Once you get to a certain point, darker reds usually look too dark, and you can't see the rich red coming through in the color. But the Revlon in "Vixen" is so dark yet still has a beautiful red color that shows through. It will no doubt get a place on my November Edit.

You can keep up with all of my beauty favorites on Instagram by searching #krisztinasbeautypicks. What are some of your favorite makeup shades this season?

Get the Look: Revlon Creme Nail Enamel in Vixen #570  //  REVLON Colorstay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad, Decadent

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  1. Loving all of those makeup picks!

    xx,
    Susie

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  2. I love that nail color, thanks for the reco. It looks great on you!
    Xoxo,

    Whitney & Blaire

    Peaches In A Pod

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  3. I always have to have my nails painted, too! I love deep plums and burgundy shades this time of year. That's such a pretty nail polish shade you have on!

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    Vanessa

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