Shopping

By Erin Williams

How many times do you leave work and you’re on your way to a party, when you realize you have nothing to give? You need a present. You need it now, and the grocery/drugstore is the only place en route to your destination – no time for perusing the counters at Bergdorf’s. Here are the best quickie picks –

If you’re not familiar with Trillium Organics, then scamper over to a Whole Foods. This stuff is amazing. Their Holiday Set contains Body Oil, Body Lotion, Body Soap, and Sugar Polish. The fragrances will delight you. Some of their scents are Grapefruit, Lavender Geranium, and Cedar Sage. They smell exactly like their namesake. That may sound obvious, but anyone who’s used bath items knows it isn’t. The certified organic line is perfect for gift giving. http://www.trilliumorganics.com

It’s better than fried rice – Wet ‘N’ Wild’s Take Out Color comes in a cute floral Chinese take out box with 3 glosses and 4 mini nail polishes. The colors work with any complexion and who doesn’t like Wet ‘N’ Wild? Come on. www.drugstore.com

Take me away…..you know the line. They’re really stepping it up over at Calgon. Their Tropical Dream Deluxe Holiday Gift Set proves it. With both full and travel sized Body Mists, Body Lotion, Shower Gel, and Back scrubber all in a magenta tote, it covers all your bathing needs and works like a charm in a pinch. You might start wondering why you fork over $25 for body lotion. http://www.calgon.com

The drugstore holds some hidden gems and sometimes the heat of battle helps us find them. And let’s face it – holiday time equals battle.

Originally published December 2004
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