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Tis The Season - 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Tis The Season - 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are rapidly approaching and it comes as no surprise that getting the perfect gift for your loved ones is by far the most stressful task of the year. Not to worry, we've narrowed down our top picks from household goods to beauty products - we've got your covered!

Besides Posie Turner Socks making the perfect stocking stuffer, (that we can not keep our hands off of), check out our list of top picks for the holidays this year! Let us know what your top gifts are!

Health, Wellness & Beauty:

Vanessa Petronelli - Passage to Peace Meditation Album:

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Decide TODAY to elevate your mind, body, soul, and spirit with my Passageway to Peace Guided Meditation album.

The guided meditation album will help you:

-Sleep more deeply and soundly.
-Become more productive and focused.
-Feel more grounded.
-Amplify your creativity.
-Connect to your heart.
-Feel refreshed and alert.
-Heal your body and brain.
-Unleash your confidence.
-Glow from the inside out.

Passageway to Peace  has powerful built-in brainwave entrainment, isochronic tones and meditative music tracks behind my guided meditations to calm and soothe your entire mind-body-spirit.



The Dreampad is a unique sleep intervention that uses sound vibrations to lull the body into a state of relaxation, making it easier to drift off to sleep and resulting in deeper sleep with fewer awakenings.The Dreampad provides a different experience than traditional sound machines because the music travels internally through the pillow.


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TUSHY is the modern bidet that easily clips to your toilet & transforms your health, hygiene and life. Stop over-wiping and irritating your skin and welcome 2019 with a cleaner YOU!. With Tushy, your bum will thank you and you’ll save money!



Meet Squeeze, the new massage concept from the Founders of Drybar! This massage membership is truly unlike any other experience and is dedicated to bringing relaxation to you or a loved one this holiday season! The brand will be opening in Los Angeles in early 2019! Their gift cards will be a great gift during the holiday season + perfect for anyone in need of a massage! 

The Gift of Ultimate Brightening:


A powerful brightening set that helps to strengthen the skin's inner defenses and targets the appearance of dark spots. Give her skin a visibly smooth appearance with Shiseido's high-performance brighteners. This six-piece set features two full size products plus samples in a luxe carton with ribbon. Retails $162.00


Honey Belle:

Who doesn't want to enjoy the finer things? With Honey Belle products you can indulge in an at-home spa day of pampering with top-tier natural products. Good for your body & soul. Here are a few of our favorites that just so happen to make great stocking stuffers as well. Crystal Facial RollersBath Bombs, Loofah Soaps. Eliminate toxins, reduce wrinkles and puffiness and get ready to shine!

NatureLab. TOKYO Perfect Repair Travel Set:


This travel-friendly kit contains the top-selling Repair collection from the award-winning J-beauty brand. All products are free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates and other harmful ingredients. NatureLab. is proudly cruelty-free.

ModernMatte Powder Lipstick Expressive Deluxe Mini Set:


Product Description: RIBBONESIA LIMITED EDITION: Create an endless range of looks with the ModernMatte Powder Lipstick Expressive Deluxe Mini Set, featuring 5 unique shades of ModernMatte Powder Lipstick. Inspired by the curated shades inside the reusable acrylic keepsake box, Ribbonesia’s art creates a colorful statement on the outer package. Each tone of this expressive, ultra-thin lipstick draws its inspiration from Japan's captivating nightlife, eliciting visions of the vibrant neon signs and dazzling billboards that furnish Tokyo's trendiest neighborhoods. Glide past the velvet rope with any of these bold and daring shades. Included shades: Disrobed, Rose Hip, Sling Back, Exotic Red, Dark Fantasy. Price: $61.00

4-Pc. Men's Skincare Essentials Set


Product Description: The perfect gift for the men on your list. This four-piece set features essentials for men to deeply cleanse and hydrate skin, all in a luxe carton with ribbon. Price: $61.00

Celebrate The Blonde Life:


Nothing makes blondes bubble over with joi like a mane that’s bright and beaming with good health. So this holiday season, give them a reason to celebrate with this terrific trio of Blonde Life’s most essential pale perfectors. (And you’ll jump for joi at the savings!) Nothing makes blondes bubble over with joi like a mane that’s bright and beaming with good health. So this holiday season, give them a reason to celebrate with this terrific trio of Blonde Life’s most essential pale perfectors. (And you’ll jump for joi at the savings!) Price: $59.97.

Glam+Go Gift Cards:  


Ranging from $135 - $597 at GlamAndGo.com, Glam+Go is an award-winning blowdry bar salon chain designed for the woman who is high on standards but short on time. Specializing in 40-minutes-or-less Signature Blowouts and 15-minute Express Blowouts (that start on dry hair), the brand has 15 locations across NYC, LA, Miami and Washington, DC. You can gift your blowout-loving bestie with a package of blowouts OR an unlimited month of services. 

BoomBoom, Nasal Inhalers:


Recently seen on Shark Tank (Oct. 28 episode). BoomBoom is a nasal inhaler that is made for people who want more out of every moment. It is an all natural plant-based solution to help you stay focused and feel refreshed. Unlike traditional nasal products used mainly when sick, BoomBoom takes a page for Eastern medicine and uses a blend of menthol, essential oils, and other stimulating scents to help you inhale and feel refreshed, rejuvenated, and focused. Instead of grabbing an energy drink, soda, or coffee, BoomBoom is perfect while work, driving, or out at outdoor activities and festivals.

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The new Besties Box, Part candy, part vape, and cute af, Beboe Besties is the super-affordable starter pack to cover your basic Beboe needs. Perfect as a stocking stuffer or goody bag to dish out at your next dinner event (can we come?), Beboe Besties is, well, the best. Click HERE to locate a store!

Kitchen Must-Haves:


DiamoTech Pans: Doing the cooking for the holidays? Look no further! DiamoTech pans take the stress out of cooking thanks to their non-stick model! innovative 4 layer design enforces aluminum for uniform heat distribution, enabling home chefs to cook without oil, butter or grease. This new collection is affordably priced beginning at just $19.99. 

Kumana Avocado Sauces:

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Add some spice to your bites with, Kumana Avocado Sauces! Fresh & vibrant, these sauces are stunningly delicious on eggs and pretty much anything you love to eat. Not your typical stocking stuffer, Kumana stands apart from the rest and is perfect for anyone on your list—from the Foodie to the Vegan to the Keto Dieter. Crafted from veggies and fruits such as avocados, fresh onion, bell pepper, cilantro, garlic and just a splash of white vinegar, Kumana adds a punch of flavor to anything you’re eating.

Kumana is available in three palate awakening flavors: 

Be Original: Truest to the Venezuelan avocado sauce that inspired the Kumana line.

Be Mango:  Blends in mango puree which adds a hint of sweetness. Think of mango salsa.

Be Hot: Takes a splash of mango and finishes it off with just the right amount of habanero heat.


The Tastemaker Complete Cocktail Infusion Set:


The set comes with everything you need to create your own delicious homemade infused spirits—an infuser with a built-in stainless steel mesh filter, 4 round ice ball molds and 10 exclusive drink recipes.  Find the Tastemaker Complete Infused Cocktail Set on Amazon for $25.00. Learn more about Tastemaker by visiting YouTube

Shots Box:


Shots Box is a monthly subscription service. For $39.99 USD each month (for the first 100 subscribers, then the price is $49.99 a month), subscribers will receive 10 liquor samples and cocktail recipes. Every month, members will be able to try the hand-selected craft distilled samples, discover new favorites, and start shopping for liquor with confidence. On the Shots Box platform, subscribers will also be able to share reviews of each sample and browse reviews left by other alcohol enthusiasts. By contributing feedback, members will have the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping out other consumers and be rewarded with points that can be redeemed for discounts and prizes.

Our/Los Angeles Vodka:


The sixth micro-distillery in the Our/Vodka family and a celebration of the City of Angels. The OUR/Vodka brand marks the FIRST time ever that a spirit brand has both local and national ties to a micro-distillery. The OUR/Los Angeles brand is unique in that it uses yeast that is usually used in vineyards. It’s a two wheat blend that ends with a citrus note.

Tequila Mi CAMPO:

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A 100% Blue Weber agave tequila that blends Mexican heritage and contemporary ideas, Tequila Mi CAMPO delivers an exceptionally smooth taste in two expressions: Mi CAMPO Blanco and Mi CAMPO Reposado. Mi Campo Blanco delivers fresh aromas of coconut, almonds, sweet orange, and green apples over hints of smooth vanilla while the Mi Campo Reposado is on the opposite side of the spectrum. The Reposado delivers warm hints of cinnamon, clove, vanilla with hints of chocolate and banana. Both tequilas are sure to be nice additions to your beverage collection.




Tired of sending the same ol' bouquets to your loved ones - try Bloombaes! Bloombaes are handcrafted chocolate bouquets created with a colorful combination of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles and keepsake sola wood flowers, wrapped in smooth floral sheeting, and most importantly - made with love. It’s the ultimate in chocolate gifts, but even after the chocolate has been devoured, the sola flowers live on. Bloombae giftees can keep their Bloombae intact (sans truffles) or simply keep the card, flowers and decorative bucket as a keepsake. From elegant to classic, Bloombaes are far from ordinary!

Adams Apple Eatables:


The Adams Apple Empire is our top pick as its for someone you know who really loves ‘apple anything’. Or maybe you have no idea what they like so you’ll just get them everything. (we all have some of those people in our lives). Or maybe, just maybe, you deserve it and want to treat yourself for being such a nice person.

Moms + Babes Box:


With options for infant, toddler or mom, each box includes six products that will be split up between you and your babe and that we hand-picked for you. This includes three awesome baby items perfect for learning, playing, growing, and exploring; and three well-deserved gifts to help mothers relax and de-stress—at least until the next tantrum hits. The box retails at $59.00.


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It’s the only giftable Diaper Subscription that allows the recipient to choose the brand and size diapers they would like delivered straight to their door each month. Here’s how it works.  You choose to send a 3-Month, 6-Month, 9-Month or Year of Diapers Subscription Gift. It’s the PERFECT gifts for expecting parents!

FamilyTree DNA:

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FamilyTree DNA offers at-home family DNA testing kits allowing you to trace your roots back for five generations! You can delve deeper into your mother's or father's lineage, confirm relatives, or trace migration routes of ancestors and uncover geographical connections around the world. All it takes is a simple cheek swab done in less than two minutes in the comfort of your own home. So this year how about giving that someone special a  FamilyTree DNA genealogy test which is a gift that will last a lifetime.  After all it's not just a gift ......it is a legacy!!! 



Thoughtfully has a ton of variety when it comes to picking out the gift for your loved ones. During the holidays, everyone deserves to feel like a kid again. Nothing brings us back to childhood like a cup of hot cocoa topped with way too many marshmallows. Share a cup of sweet nostalgia with someone you care about with our holiday hot cocoa variety gift set. Retailing for $24.99 this set includes 9 decadent flavors like Gingerbread, Salted Caramel, Peppermint Mocha, and more—all enclosed in festive containers and wrapped up with a classic red bow. Another gift by Thoughtfully, which makes a great stocking stuffer, click HERE, and for the tea lovers, click HERE!

For the Innovation Lovers:

The Edge Desk:

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The Edge desk 2.0 is revolutionary as it allows you to sit at a desk with no back or neck pain! The Edge Desk is ergonomically designed—the user is put at a kneeling position which put them in a neutral position, easing the strain on the neck and back.

Swann Wire-Free Smart Security Camera:


Swann Security has been the global leader in DIY at home security for more than 30 years. They recently released their wire-free devices including the Smart Security Camera and Video Doorbell which can be used alone or synced with multiple cameras. They can be viewed remotely from the Swann App on your mobile phone. The Smart Security camera is also Alexa integrated. Click HERE to see additional options!

Happy Holidays from our home to yours! Thanks for being loyal readers to IdentifyLA! Here’s to another year of delivering the latest in entertainment!

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