Holiday Gift Guide- Part One: Skincare and Beauty!

Now that Halloween has come and gone it is time to pack away the orange and black and welcome the Holiday season! So, while you are relaxing by the fire and enjoying a nice mug of peppermint hot chocolate check out Raintees’ Holiday Gift Guide and peruse our choices for skincare, beauty gourmet food, fashion, household and wine!

Part One: Skincare and Beauty! (stay tuned for part two!)

Treat yourself to Kari Gran's  Starter Kit and enjoy the benefits of eco-luxe products!

Kari Gran Starter Kit.

Kari Gran-http://karigran.com

Kari Gran is a luxurious skin care line that prides itself on using high quality, natural, non-GMO ingredients. All of the products are paraben and toxin free in order to give your skin that perfect glow! For an eco-luxe stocking stuffer or for a little treat under the tree, check out Kari Gran’s skincare Starter Kit or The KG system. Both packages contain Kari Gran’s Essential Serum, Lavender or Rose Hydrating Tonic, and their Cleansing Oil- so you can keep your skin looking healthy and fresh all season long!

Michael Todd True Organics-http://www.michaeltoddtrueorganics.com

Test out Michael Todd's signature soniclear for smooth supple skin this holiday season!

Micahel Tood signature Soniclear.

Lew Hendler founded Michael Todd True Organics in order to provide organic products for any skin type! All of the products are free from parabens, phthalates, artificial color, and synthetic fragrances. To boost up your skin care regimen this holiday check out Michael Todd True Organics variety of products for both men and women. They offer everything from cleansers, masks, eye care, to their signature Soniclear “the world’s first antimicrobial sonic skin cleansing system!

Get that bronze glow this season with Svelta's Tan- Perfecting Self-Tanner!

Svelta Skin Perfecting Self-Tanner

Svelta- http://www.sveltatan.com

Svelta offers luxe self tanning, body scrub, and skin care products made from natural ingredients like mineral pigment, guarana, sacred lotus, ginseng extract and green tea leaf extract give your toned skin rich color. Try Svelta Skin Perfecting Self- Tanner this season, to “tan, tone, and perfect in one step!” The self-tanner is made from natural botanicals and Eco-Cert DHA.

Ling's Dual Moisture Emulsion is the hydration you need this winter!

Ling Dual Moisture Emulsion.

Ling Skincare-http://lingskincare.com Ling Chan created her first spa in 1984. Since then she has widened her spa empire and offers luxurious skin care products that are based on Asian beauty principles.To receive a Ling facial check out the website and find a spa near you! Or for an at home spa-day you can find Ling products such as the Dual Moisture Emulsion which is made from Hyaluronic Acid and Squalane Oil. ZENMED- https://zenmed.com/?zl=1

Try out ZENMED's cleanser this season!

ZENDMED Gentle Cleansing Cream.

ZENMED’s specialty is troubled skin, so look to them for your acne, rosacea, and scar needs! All of ZENMED’s products are made in small batches to ensure quality and use cruelty-free vegan and vegetarian formulas ZENMED also offers cleansers and moisturizers that balance any skin type. Check out all of ZENMED’s products to find the perfect match for your skin!


Shea Yeeleen Lavender Honeysuckle Body Butter

Shea Yeleen- http://www.sheayeleen.com

Shea Yeleen International is a  social enterprise that promotes sustainable economic development and empowers women in West Africa through working with them in the production and selling of quality shea butter. All of the shea butter products are made from pure blends of unrefined shea butter, essential oils, and natural kngeredients like coconut oil and xantham gum. Check out She Yeleen’s wide variety of body butters, soaps, body balms, and lip balms to find the shea butter fit for you! In addition to purchasing products you can also contribute to She Yeleen’s mission through donating on their website.


Roots Rose Radish Honey Pecan Rose Face Cleanser.

Roots Rose Radish- http://www.rootsroseradish.com

Roots Rose Radish uses all natural ingredients such as blue chamomile, carrot seed oil, geranium, and honey in their products to give your skin the nourishment it deserves! Roots Rose Radish offers a variety lip balms, facial cleansers, and solid perfume that will last you all season long. They also offer beard oil, so you can treat the man in your life too!


Mai Couture Blush Papier.



Mai Couture- https://maicouture.com

Mai Couture is an innovative skin care and beauty brand that allows you to maintain your beautiful skin while on the go with the brand’s Papier Collection. Mai Couture replaces your traditional bulky foundation, blush, bronzer, and highlighter palettes for light weight, paraben and talc free pigmented blotting papers. Not only do the papers soak up oil, but they also add the right amount of color for a flawless complexion! So ditch the messy and breakable palettes and check out Mai Couture’s Papier Collection, which comes in stylish wallets!

Dermasuri- http://www.dermasuri.com Blog3_Part1_Demasuri

Dermasuri offers a texturized deep exfoliating mitt that will keep your skin healthy and flowing all season long! The mitt removes dead skin cells in order to reveal smooth, supple skin! Not only does the mitt remove impurities, but it also helps tone and prevents dullness. The mitt perfectly prepares your skin to receive a nice bronze glow.

Noba Nau- http://nubonau.com

Nobu Nau “The Natural & Organic Skincare Boutique” offers clients a variety of brands and products! Nobu Nau has everything from skin care, make-up, body and bath, hair , and more! Nobu Nau guarantees that all of the products they share with you are natural and authentic because they evaluate all ingredients and formulations through an independent cosmetic chemist who specializes in natural ingredients!

Nova Nau carries a wide variety of brands including Arcona.

Nova Nau carries a wide variety of brands including Arcona.

Spiezia Organics- http://www.spieziaorganics.com

Spiezia Organic’s products are not tested on animals and are made from organic ingredients!  Spiezia Organic also operates on strict ethical policies regarding ingredient and packaging sources, so everything from the formulation to the colorful packaging is of exceptional quality.

Speziea Made For Her.

Speziea Made For Her.

Spezia Organic offers a collection of organic skin care products that leave you with healthy, vibrant skin! Not only does the brand of products “made for her,” but they also offer products “made for him” and “made for baby,” so everyone can treat themselves this holiday season to luxurious skin care!


Fushi Organic Cherry Seed Oil.

Fushi Organic Products- http://www.fushi.co.uk

Fushi prides itself on the well-being of its customers and provides products that are natural, ethical, and vegetarian friends (over 90 percent of their products are Vegan). Fushi is known for their cold pressed, unrefined oils and sustainably harvested ingredients! For luxurious, ethical, organic products check out Fushi’s Hair, Body, and Face Care and find the perfect fit for you!

Just Shea-http://www.justshea.com


Just Shea Face.

Just Shea, a project of One Village Planet-Women’s Development Initiative, empowers women through sustainable agriculture. Just Shea, in particular, “increases the income and safety of the 600,000 women in Ghana who participate in the global shea trade.” Just Shea offers responsibly harvested Shea products that make your skin smooth and supple. Just Shea’s net profits channeled back to the communities in order to provide improved equipment and infrastructure to make the women’s lives more safe and secure. Check out Just Shea for your Shea butter needs and also consider making a donation to the cause!


Vapour Organics Makeup Removing Cleansing Oil.

Vapour Organics- http://www.vapourbeauty.com

Vapour Organics is an environmentally conscious brand that is sustainable and honest. All of Vapour Organics’ products contain at least 70% organic ingredients (the other 30% is includes minerals and essential oils).   Check out Vapour Organics’ luxury skin care and make up line for goodies like the Clarity Organic Makeup Remover and Illusionist Concealer.

Pure Natural Diva Botanicals-http://pndbotanicals.com

Pure Natural Diva Botanicals makes a variety of quality, all natural products that range from perfumes to body and skin care! PNDBotanicals prides itself on organic, vegan products that contain ingredients like cane sugar, sunflower seed oil, and jojoba oil! Check out PNDBotanicals’ Polished Organic Sugar Scrub’s for smooth and supple skin.


PNDBotanicals Sugar Scrub.

Zorica of Malibu- http://www.zoricaofmalibu.com/cart/

Zorica of Malibu’s lines of bath and body products are all natural and made with pure essential oils! All of the products are paraben, silicone, lead, and heavy metal- free, so have no fear when you use these Vegan products.


Zorica Seaweed Balancing Mask.

Hana Organic Skincare- http://www.hanaorganicskincare.com

Hana Organic Skincare’s products are Vegan and use ingredients that are Gluten-Free and Non-GMO. All of the products are eco friendly and cruelty-free, so peruse their products and indulge in their quality skin care and make up goodies like their Renew Crème and Rouge Lip+ Cheek Tint.  The cleansing sets also make for a great treat this holiday season!


Hana Organic Gift Set.


L’eclisse Cleanser.

L’eclisse Cosmetics- https://leclissecosmetic.com/?gclid=CIrg2t3e6cECFXBp7AodMVwAOg

L’eclisse Cosmetics natural mineral makeup and skincare made with anti-inflammatory ingredients will be your go to products during the holidays. Their selection of blushes and foundations will keep your skin’s glow all day long, but when its time to wash the day away try their Rich & Gentle Rose Hip Nutrient- Intense Cleansing Foam!



Juice Beauty Tinted Mineral Moisturizer.

Juice Beauty- http://www.juicebeauty.com/?gclid=COCN_53g6cECFbNm7AoddBcAgQ

Juice Beauty’s products are organic, luxurious and do wonders for your skin. From aging skin to blemished skin, Juice Beauty’s products have you covered. Check out their vast array of skincare, makeup, and hair care- Indulge! Treat yourself to an at home spa-day!





Now that you have read up on all these fabulous skincare and beauty brand…its time to shop! Treat yourself or one of your friends to natural, organic products and brighten their holiday season with skin care goodies! For more gift ideas stay tuned for Part Two and get ready for our gourmet food, fashion, household, and wine picks!

About the author: 

Originally from Washington D.C, Natasha is an undergraduate at Columbia University. She is Natashacurrently pursuing an International Relations and Environmental Science track and hopes to study abroad in Paris this summer. When she’s not in the classroom or in the study room of Butler Library, Natasha can be found running through Central Park, exploring NYC, and trying to face time her dog, Buddy.

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