En serio, holidays can be stressful. Nobody wants to admit it, but in-between shopping for the perfect gift for your suegra and planning a huge Christmas Day feast, there isn't any time for you to stop and actually enjoy the beauty of the season.
This year, we're taking a cue from Aziz Ansari and the cast of Parks and Recreation and taking a day all to ourselves! Treat yo' self this Christmas with one of these luxurious gifts:
Is there anything more soothing than the scent of candles burning on a blustery winter evening? These Paddywax Nouveau candles are perfect for unwinding in the bathtub, and the Cranberry & Cassis fragrance smells exactly as Christmas should!
$13 - $26, www.paddywax.com
Admit it: family gatherings can sometimes be rough. We recommend boozing up beforehand...but just enough to put a smile on your face! How about Ilegal Mezcal? The smooth and smokey spirit will make you brave enough to face the cold...and your in-laws.
Prices Vary, www.ilegalmezcal.com
Anna Beck Lucky Charm:
These owl, turtle, and elephant necklaces are more than just the perfect accessory for your Christmas Eve outfit -- each pendant has a special significance! We love the elephant, which represents confidence, patience, and wisdom -- all necessary for surviving Christmas season mayhem!
$175 - $275, www.annabeck.com
Butter London Holly Jolly Holiday Duo:
Treat yourself to a mani-pedi at home with these adorable Christmas themed colors!
Benefit Groovy Kind of Love:
If stress from the holidays has you feeling a little...drab, then this kit is perfect for you! Spruce up your beauty routine with Benefit’s best selling products. We recommend a drop of Benetint on your lips and cheeks for some added color!
Jo Malone Fragrance: Vanilla & Anise Cologne:
Warm and enveloping, this cologne is perfect for both your office holiday party and chilly days at home with the family, roasting chestnuts by the fire.
ASOS Multi Knit Infiniti Scarf:
Add a pop of crimson to your holiday outfits with this cozy knit from ASOS. Plus, it’s warm enough to shelter you from those snowy holiday evenings!
Pajar Canada Denise:
Cold weather should never mean boring fashion. These insulted and weatherproof boots are warm and comforting...but don’t skimp on style! Slip on the scarlet for a festive pop of color!