By Liz Bekesz

Molton Brown’s Firefly Embers Medio Candela is a luxuriously complex cradle of intrigue, its sharp, darkly debonair black wax lovingly situated within hand-blown black glass. The aromas of birch, cade, leather, tar and amber lend a sensual vibe to all your spooky-chic soirees while softly screaming “sexy” and “sophisticated” – all with an atmospheric air of dark, dramatic perfection. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue and at

Get into something frothy while celebrating Halloween and the Day of the Dead, with a variety of limited edition shower-time delights from LUSH. Calacas Shower Jellies offer freakishly fruity fun via a jelly-like blob that’s chilly, odd, and compulsively poke-able. Freeze the strange concoction for a true morning fright, as suggested by the tub. Looking to infuse your Halloween with more romance and less eccentricity? Try Ghost Shower Gel, a delicately shimmering body wash made with rose and dove orchid infusions – its haunting lilly fragrance just may guarantee you’ll never be left alone in the shower again! Or, befriend the adorable, spicy Pumpkin Soap, a happy, smiley little guy with rejuvenating cinnamon scent to spare. Smells good enough to eat (but please don’t)! Calacas Shower Jellies are available online exclusively at; Ghost Shower Gel and Pumpkin Soap available at LUSH stores.

Originally published November 2011
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