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Hey Sis! In the midst of being booked and busy did you blink and suddenly realize we’re smack in the middle of the holidays? To be fair 2022 has been quite a world wind, so the season of giving has crept up upon us too! But it’s not too late to get in the spirit…or the stores.
Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukah, or a Happy New Year… if you’re in need of any last minute gift ideas for the special ladies in your Iife, this guide is for you. Here is a list of 9 items that will not only arrive before the Holiday season ends but are sure to put a smile on your sister friend’s face!
1. Shani Darden Sculpt & Firm Travel Set
This travel kit by critically-acclaimed celebrity esthetician and skin care expert Shani Darden is the right choice for your aesthetically-conscious friends and loved ones. Including the products and tools needed to her signature facial treatment she gives her star clients like Kelly Rowland and Jessica Alba, this sculpting and firming set is sure to bring all the holiday cheer to its receiver.
2. SKIMS Soft Lounge Sleep Set
These are not your basic Christmas pjs. SKIMS, co-founded by Black fashion mogul Emma Grede, has you covered when it comes to comfortable loungewear that looks as good as it feels. Besides, 2022 was all about living the soft life and we don’t see that changing in 2023. The soft lounge sleep set was made for just that.
3. Brandon Blackwood Bamboo Card Holder
Aren’t we wishing for abundance and prosperity for all our girls in the new year? So why not give her something stylish she can hold it in?! Card holders are must have for keeping all of your important cards in one safe place without taking up as much room as a wallet. The Bamboo series by Brandon Blackwood has been nothing short of iconic so this is sure to be a gift your girl friend will love and remember.
4. “You Should Sit Down For This: A Memoir About Life, Wine, and Cookies” by Tamera Mowry-Housley
“You Should Sit Down For This: A Memoir About Life, Wine, and Cookies” by Tamera Mowry-Housley is not only a great and fairly easy read but it contains potent truths and pockets of wisdom that she sheepishly calls “Tamera-ism’s” that give the reader hints to life and an inside look on the child star’s rise to fame and career journey.
5. CISE Protect Black People – Vegan Leather Duffle Bag
This statement bag is perfect for the women in your life that love to travel and are always on the go. It’s size makes it suitable for a weekend get away or flight carry on. With its bold mantra engrained into the vegan leather, it’s sure to turn heads due it’s make and message.
6. FORVR Mood Candle Duo Set
Created by makeup guru and lifestyle influencer Jackie Aina FORVR Mood encourages women to move away from “the strong Black Women” narrative and infuse luxury and self care into their lives. The Duo set includes two gorgeously scented candles in black, white, and gold holders, sure to look amazing amazing amongst your home decor for the holidays and beyond.
7. Danessa Myricks Beauty Lightwork Highlighting Palette
Because who doesn’t look a makeup look finished with a subtle glow? Luckily for us pro makeup artist Daness Myricks has created the perfect highlighting palette for melanin skin. Complete with 6 shades sure to compliment the gorgeous range of Black Women tones. Your girl friend will be giving vacation sun-kissed face all year long.
8. Stormy Nesbit 2023 Digital Planner
As December comes to an end it’s only natural that we start to plan for the new year. The best way to bring our goals into fruition is with tools that help us stay on track. Give your girl the gift of getting things done. The best part is this is a digital download so you can send it directly to her email! Gift received!!
9. McBride Sisters “Black Girl Magic” Sparkling Brut
Cheers to Black Girl Magic! We anticipate having much to celebrate this upcoming year as we continue to expand and reach new heights. This sparkling brut by the McBride Sisters will be more than appropriate for the upcoming occasions. Give your girl friend few bottles of bubbly to pop for all of the special moments and accomplishments in 2023!
Written by Kennedi LeShea and Dara Adams