Dan Thompson: Beauty Busted


Best Beauty Buys: The Only Gift Guide You Need

High Value, Low Cost Beauty Gifts for the 2014 Giving Season

Less than a month to go!

Every year I publish a list of the best beauty buys on the market right now.

These never last beyond the first week of December - the stores sell out very quickly - so go right now and get these deals!

Best Blockbuster

Estee Lauder Luxe Colour

Estee Lauder always releases the best block buster purchase with purchase promotions every year.  2014's collection is a $325 value for only $69.50 (with any EL fragrance purchase - you could buy a fragranced shower gel for $40 and still be saving over $200 in total).

This year you will get a beautiful travel cosmetics case containing:

  • 12 Eye Shadows
  • 2 Blushes
  • 3 Lipsticks
  • 3 Lip Glosses
  • 1 Eyeliner
  • 1 Nail Lacquer
  • 1 Mascara
  • 1 Eye Makeup Remover
  • 1 Night Cream
  • 1 Day Cream
  • 2 Eau de Parfum Travel Sprays

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Seriously the best beauty buy available this season! Available wherever Estee Lauder fragrances are sold.

Best Gift With Purchase

The Hudson's Bay Beauty Bag

The Bay has rounded up 18 of their most popular products, from various companies, and created a special gift with purchase that does not require you to buy from one specific cosmetics company.  Simply shop at the Bay's fragrance department and with any fragrance purchase of $90 or more (from any brand) the Bay will give you $247 worth of products as their thank you.  No other store is running a promo like this.  Available only at The Bay Online.

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Best Budget Buy

Lord & Taylor Beauty Binder

For that young lady on your list who wants lots of make up but isn't quite ready for the top tier products or maybe just for you to add to your collection, this is true beauty on a budget.  99 items all in one travel case for only $23.  Enough make up for a full year and lots and lots of choice for any look you want to create.

Available wherever Lord & Taylor products are sold.

Best Shameless Plug

What list would be complete without the inclusion of DTB?

This year I have released a special skin care set that gives you the benefits of 8 separate skin care products.  The DTB Cosmeceutical Essentials contains a full size The Moisturizer - my in stasis skin cream which is a Day Cream, Night Cream, Eye Cream and Serum all in one - and my brand new Facial Castile - a baked cleanser which is also a toner, eye make up remover and exfoliator all in one.

A $141 value for just $112 - available at DTB retailers across Canada.