Uh Oh! You’ve put off holiday shopping and now your wallet is screaming: “uncle!” Fear not. These fun but affordable gift suggestions are easy to get and soft on your wallet.
Guys may not always admit it, but they love to get gifts. But this year, don’t just give him sweaters and socks. Try something different. While The Advice Sisters have suggested a variety of men’s products that can set him on the road to better skin, hair, etc., all guys love gadgets. Tired of his “stuff” all over the house? You might give him a gift that pays dividens for you as well, with Avon’s Ultimate Valet and Coin Counter $24.99) exclusively through AVON. A brown “pleather” box ruggedly stitched in white, has two, pull-away trays lined in soft brown fabric. Underneath is a larger andf deeper compartment great for watches, glasses and so forth. The top also has a handy coin bank with a digital counter including a clear jar so he can see his loose change pile up inside, instead of piling up around the house It folds neatly, but when open the various levels hold his keys, cell phones, jewelry and more. This organizer ises 2 AA batteries (not included). and is 9″ L x 4 3/4″ W x 4″ H. This is a great gift for a man (or a messy teen) that will literally pay dividends to him all year long! To get this gift visit www.avon.com or contact your favorite Avon representative.
Also from Avon, for stocking stuffers, or a bunch for your lip balm obsessed friends, are the “Tis the Season” Lip Balms. Just 99 cents nets you a swivel up balm with cute, holiday-centric designs of snowman (sugar cookie), penguin (cinnamon Winter), Santa (berry blizzard) or reindeer (green mint). The flavors and scent is fun but fairly subtle so guys can use them too. After the holidays, if you want to give the lip balm a non-holiday look, simply strip off the cello design coating and you”ll have a complete bare/clear tube. Each balm is non shiny and full of nurturing, silky balm. Lips really need more moisture in the Winter, so these are super. Tie all four together with a big bow and you have a fun gift for just $4.00! Fabulous!
Also from fabulous AVON is the Makeup To Go Palette ($9.00). Nestled into a nice, outer cardboard box is a slim, small, face-in-a-case palette that looks like it should be costing a lot more than it really does. The impressive, shiny black compact has a metallic silver swirl design reminiscent of art deco (3 1/4″ L x 2″ W x 1/2″ D) and a large interior mirror. The top portion contains 8 square of pressed powder eyeshadows in shimmery and perle formulas: gold, ivory,dove grey, raspberry, khaki, copper, pewter and deep plum. A slide out drawer on the second level featires a generous square of shimmery and sheer, salmon blush and four lip glosses in sheer shades of brown, pink, peach and perle). It is about the size of a business card case, and will be a constant companion, especially for travel. This little compact will delight, but add a mini sized travel brush kit to make it truly impressive! Mark’s Bling on the Brush Kit ($16.00) has a glam, zippered case, with five professional-quality brushes: eye shadow brush: 3 1/2″, eyeliner brush: 3 3/4″, concealer brush: 3 3/4″, lip color brush: 3 3/4″, powder brush: 4″ visit www.avon.com and www.meetmark.com