Beauty » Gilt Complex
A trove of festive beauty booty.
10 | Getaway Plan
Parisian colorist Christophe Robin’s Kit Week-End, a set of five travel-size treatments, pampers colored tresses. The pièce de résistance is Crème Lavante au Citron (shown), beloved by French film stars.
11 | Nose Best
Given that L’Oeil du Vert’s custom scents start at $7,500, the four in its new Carmot Collection are a (relative) steal. The notes are rare (think black copal and pandanus flower) and come in sleek wooden cases.
$1,450 each; loeilduvert.com
13 | Red Hot
Passage N°4, one of three scents from Dior’s limited-edition La Collection Particulière, comes in a Baccarat crystal flacon and is a sweetly piquant mix of rose, orange and hot pepper.
$490; at Christian Dior.
14 | Mix Master
Inquiring noses will appreciate the Susanne Lang Custom Blend Kit. The assortment of 10 miniature vials in scents like vanilla and neroli orange allows amateur perfumers to create their own concoctions.
$95 for the set; at Barneys New York.
15 | High Gloss
The shimmering peach, bronze, ruby and lavender glosses in Clarins Precious Colours Lip Palette can be worn solo or layered for dramatic effect.
$24; at Dillard’s.
16 | Head Dress
Jennifer Behr’s silver satin and crystal head wrap is the most glamorous way we know to cure a bad hair day.
17 | Compelling Case
A black sequined cosmetics bag with a leopard-print lining from Felix Rey makes a stunning statement.
$58; at Bergdorf Goodman, New York.
18 | The Odd Couple
Hermès Brin de Réglisse combines seemingly discordant notes of clean lavender and biting black licorice. The kooky pairing manages to evoke both the South of France and Nana’s candy jar.
$190; at Hermès.
19 | ’Tis the Season
Perfect Christmas Winter Scented Candle by Slatkin & Co. conjures a storybook holiday scene with its crisp, spicy aroma of cinnamon, bay leaf and pine.