Buying Christmas Gifts for Her

If you have no idea what to buy your wife, mother, girlfriend or a female co-worker then hopefully this list can give you some ideas.

This year instead of doing last minute shopping with no idea what to get the women in your life, try to plan ahead and get something they will love or more importantly actually use.

Make a list of the women in your life and also what hobbies or interests they have. If nothing comes to mind then you might consider one of the items listed here. They have been chosen with a variety of women in mind from the practical to the luxurious.

One thing to remember when buying a gift for women is that they want to know that you took some time in choosing the gift. Giving a gift card or certificate or even money does not give the right message. It can make her feel that she is either not special or that you don’t really care.

Women want to feel that someone took some time in choosing their gift. Usually it isn’t about the amount of money that someone spends, but something she will use and something that might even surprise her!

The Clutch

For every woman that needs to take her necessities to the party and doesn’t want to take her everyday pruse, having a clutch purse is the just the right accessory.

They come in many styles and in different colors and textures. Take your pick. You can’t go wrong and she will appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Lip Gloss or Lacquer

Women can never have too many lipsticks, lip gloss or lip lacquer. There is a variety of different products to choose from. Here is a couple:

Versatile in their use, Lip Lacquers are great alone but can also be layered over other lip products. For flawless application, apply with a lip brush.

Lip gloss can offer a serious shine and sexy color in sheer, creamy and semi-sheer formulas. Extremely wearable and versatile shades, lip gloss may be worn alone or over other lip products for heightened drama.

Jo Malone for the Home

A home full of Jo Malone is a happy home, just ask any woman with a nose in-the-know. Give her Jo Malone perfume in a variety of scents for the season including pomegranate, nutmeg, ginger, grapefruit and orange blossom spice.

Guess Handbag

You can't go wrong if you buy her a handbag. Guess has a huge selection to choose from including this posh bag which will quickly become an everyday staple.

Washed vinyl exterior with gold-tone studs and logo. Detachable heart charm and tassel dangle on side. Zipper top closure.

Crystal Perfume Bottle

Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Jackie O were partial to luxury, so probably is the dedicated perfume-lover on your shopping list.

This Crystal Glass Perfume Bottle will add plenty of glamour to any women's vanity.

Braun Silk-Epil Xpressive Epilator Body System

These days women are busier than ever! Since shaving is probably the last thing on women’s minds especially during the holiday season, the Braun Silk-epil Xpressive Epilator can make the job a lot easier and quicker.

It has a 40-tweezer epilator with a new pivoting head and revolutionary hair removal system for up to four weeks of smooth skin. Even better, it has many features that significantly reduce the discomfort that other hair-removal systems cause.

Makeup Brush Set and Case

The 12 Piece Makeup Brush Set & Case makes a great starter set for a women’s basic makeup needs. These brushes are made with all natural bristles and some synthetic brushes each made for a specific use. This 12 piece brush set includes a nice case to keep the makeup brushes protected when not in use.

The set includes tapered blush brush, all-over eye shadow brush, chisel eye shadow brush, angled eye liner brush, soft fan brush, eye smudger make up brush, pointed liner brush, flocked eye shadow sponge, mascara spoolie brush, oval lip stick brush, brow and lash groomer and a leatherine snap case.

Rabbit Fur Ladder Scarf

For a little bit of luxury, give the woman in your life this wonderful rabbit fur scarf. It can be worn as a scarf or a headband. Either way, this lovely little accessory is sure to become a fast favorite.

Crafted from silky woven rabbit fur, it boasts a clever "ladder" design that adjusts for just the right fit. Slip it on, pull the pom-pom end through one of the ladder slots for all-day warmth and beauty.

Kindle Fire

Books are classic but the Kindle Fire is public transit-friendly, lightweight, and thousands of literary options to choose from.

The Kindle Fire is a 7-inch tablet that links seamlessly with Amazon's impressive collection of digital music, video, magazine, and book services in one easy-to-use package. It boasts a great Web browser, and its curated Android app store includes most of the big must-have apps (such as Netflix, Pandora, and Hulu).

The Fire has an ultra-affordable price tag, and the screen quality is exceptional for the price.

Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hits

Harper’s Bazaaris America’s longest-running fashion magazine, revered for its style-setting contributions to fashion, photography, and graphic design. Under the direction of Glenda Bailey in this decade, the magazine has maintained its position as a prominent cultural icon.

Bailey is known for commissioning dazzling visual features that frame fashion in the context of contemporary pop culture and aesthetics. Shot by well-known photographers and featuring supermodels and supercelebrities, Bazaar’s fashion photography is always beautiful—and entertaining. Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hitsis a collection of more than 300 photographs that chronicle the best fashion of our time.

Cashmere Lined Deerskin Gloves

The perfect addition to any winter wardrobe, these women's deerskin winter gloves are hand-sewn in Italy by the master artisans at Fratelli Orsini.

The shell is made of the finest North American deerskin, while the interior is lined with soft and warm 100% Italian cashmere in a beautiful natural color. With fine details like three lines of silking on the back and an elastic wrist for a comfortably snug fit, you're unlikely to find a higher quality ladies' deerskin glove to keep that special woman in your life warm throughout the fall and winter.

OPI Nail Polish

Asking a lady to choose just one colour from many would be cruel, especially around the holidays. Give your best beauty lover this colourful collection by ORLY nail polishes for a full year of gratitude and plenty of variety.

Jack Sparrow would be proud!

Case for Apple iPad

The moment you take an iPad out of its box is the exact moment you need to re-wrap it in something protective. Mix practicality with frivolity by gifting this red alligator iPad case to your iGirlfriend this holiday.

Sterling Silver Filigree Cuff Bracelet

For that special woman in your life give her the gift of jewelry. Expect to be rewarded!

This sterling silver cuff bracelet showcases a gorgeous vine motif openwork design. Polished and oxidized silver add depth and interest to the pattern. This is an eye-catching accessory that's easy to wear and will complement any outfit.

Ladies' Swarovski Octea Sport

If you are looking for a truly special give for that special woman and money isn’t a problem then this might be the right gift for her to wear this holiday season.

Sporty and chic, this fashionable watch comes with a rotating bezel and date indicator. Made of stainless steel with a clear crystal and hand applied numbers this watch will make the right accessory for any wardrobe.

Cashmere Scarf

You can’t go wrong in buying a beautiful cashmere scarf for the women in your life.

Extremely soft and luxurious cashmere in solid for a classic cold weather look. Expertly woven with only the finest Cashmere, this Feather Cashmere Scarf fits any and every occasion. Your woman will love the scarf for its comfort and luxurious feel in this cashmere blend scarf.

Bobbi Brown Collection

A covetable item for any beauty lover on your holiday shopping list is this collection featuring
everything a girl about town needs to look party ready.

With eight matte, Metallic, Shimmer and Sparkle Eye Shadows plus four Glitter Lip Glosses, this palette will add a special touch of holiday fun to any look. Includes a Mini Lip Brush and Mini Eye Shadow Brush.

Daniel Swarovski Sunglasses

Considering the onslaught of snow we’re about to receive, our bet is that plenty of women would rather see the winter through these rose-coloured Swarovski 'Amazing' sunglasses.

Made by Daniel Swarovski these Sport Wraparound style Sunglasses are comfortable to wear in addition to being fashionable.

Buying Online

When most of us think of Christmas shopping we picture crowded malls and shopping areas, difficulty finding a parking spot and sales racks in complete disarray. For some people this hectic chaos is what Christmas shopping is all about and they enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season for anything.

However, for shoppers who find this scene frustrating and stressful there is an excellent alternative. Christmas shopping online is growing every year and more and more people are turning to online shopping to complete all, or even just part of, their Christmas shopping.

One of the most useful tips for Christmas shopping online is to do your Christmas shopping early. It is important to complete your online Christmas early enough to have the item shipped to the recipient in time to arrive before Christmas without incurring charges for rushed shipping. This is important because you want your friend or family member to receive the gift on time but you don’t wan to pay a great deal of extra money for shipping.

One problem which can occur when you do your Christmas shopping online is that the item you purchased may look better online than it does in reality. To avoid this problem it is best to only purchase items online if you are absolutely sure what the item actually looks like.

When purchasing the item online you should compare the model number to ensure you are purchasing the item you really want. If you have never seen the item in person it is important to view the item carefully. You should study all of the given information including the size and other particulars to ensure the item you are buying online is the item you friend or family member will receive in the mail.

Finally when Christmas shopping online, it is important to only make purchases from reputable retailers. You may be tempted to purchase items that appear to be an incredible bargain. However if you cannot verify the reputation of the retailer it might be a better idea to purchase the item from more established retailer who will provide excellent products and services to their clients.

Today there are many reputable online retailers, some with great discounts on products, so enjoy your shopping online.

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