KTLA Holiday Beauty Must-Haves

by on Monday, November 22nd, 2021 with

Everyone is in dire need of some pampering and relaxation these days. So why not gift family and friends something to help them de-stress & rediscover a glow head to toe this holiday season! Jessica Holmes & I looked through some fabulous holiday beauty must-haves when I visited the KTLA Morning News on Black Friday.

JCPenney Beauty Experience 

Wow talk about a huge beauty makeover, and it’s not on a person, rather it’s on a store!  JCPenney recently launched their new, inclusive in-store and online beauty experience JCPenney Beauty, which reflects customers’ beauty wants and needs, no matter their age, gender, race, skin tone, hair type, beauty regimen, or budget.

Featuring 170+ beauty brands—from tried-and-true favorites to fresh indie finds to BIPOC founded—the assortment spans makeup, skincare, haircare, styling tools, fragrance, nailcare, and bath and body products at varying price points. Take a look at 2 fun beauty devices below that can be found at

Conair True Glow Portable Nail Dryer
Price: $17.99
This batteryOperated Nail Dryer by Conair, that retails at JCPenney, is a great example showcasing the beauty technology from a top tier brand now a part of the JCPenney portfolio!! True Glow is the perfect, on-the-go beauty accessory over this fast paced holiday season. It dries your manicure in a hurry, and features a side compartment to stash your favorite polish! Use it at home or wherever life takes you. And at under $20 dollars it makes an awesome gift for your manicure loving pals.
Skin Gym Voda Face Steamer
Price: Currently $62.99, Normally $69.99 
Your home spa day just got way more authentic & it’s JCPenney you have to thank for the boost. Try enhancing your facial with Skin Gym’s Voda Face Steamer – designed to purify and hydrate the skin with advanced micro-steam technology. Detox and open your pores to provide your most healthy, back-from-the-spa complexion. And did they mention that you can do it right from the comfort of your living room, kitchen… anywhere in the house you can land this furturistic looking pod to create some downtime, it’s a total game changer for face & soul.

C’est Moi Give ‘Em Face Mask Artist Kit

Price: $42

Save 25%: Use the code “ALLISCALM”


(Plus You Get A Free Gift With Orders Over $40!)

This is why I love this…

It’s the perfect skincare treat this holiday season for your teens. It’s the multi-mask for the multi-task. Let’s face it, different parts of your face have different needs. C’est Moi created masks for all your skin personalities w/these 4 targeted treatments.

  • Butta‘ Face – Hydrating
  • Show Face – Brightening
  • Face Off – Exfoliating
  • Resting B* Face – Calming

If you want to spread the “butta’” around, so to speak, they retail these mask individually for $9 each. OR you can break this kit up and use the individual masks as stocking stuffers, totally up to you. You can also steal one from your teen & adults can use them too because it’s loaded with • Clean Ingredients • the masks are Dermatologist Tested • NO Animal Testing  • Vegan and EWG Verified. And a bonus, if you’re teaching your teen to recycle, all C’est Moi packaging is recyclable nationwide through their partnership with Terracycle. The web site walks you through how to participate in this.

Physicians Formula Butter Holi-Fame Collection
Price: $24.99
Save: 50% off site wide at (excludes this collection and holiday gifts & bundles)
The numbers here are mind blowing!!! For more than 80 years, Physicians Formula has innovated to produce healthy-for-skin products at an affordable price point. And this makeup palette doesn’t disappoint!!! The All-In-One palette features 38 shades of your favorite Murumuru Butter must-haves including Bronzer, Blush and Eyeshadow. Infused with a powerful blend of Murumuru, Cupuacu and Tucuma Butters from the lush, nutrient-rich Amazon and packed with essential fatty acids and pro-vitamins that soften, condition and moisturize the skin.
The Breakdown Of The “38:”
– 8 shades Butter Bronzer
– 6 shades Butter Blush
– 24 shades Butter Eyeshadow
The super soft almost cream-like texture of these powders make the application process a breeze to blend into skin.  The eyeshadows are richly pigmented and blend easily on eyes—there are a variety of finishes—matte, shimmer and metallics.  The Compact’s, fold-out-design makes this palette easy to travel with for the holidays. The shades work across a wide range of skin tones. It’s the perfect gift the makeup lover in your circle and the best part is it comes in under $25 dollars. 
** Cruelty-free, paraben-free & gluten-free **
Better Not Younger Superpower Hair & Scalp Duo OR the Superpower Family Kit 
Price: $65 & $135 respectively
Shop: OR
Save: 15% 20% & 30% Off When You Spend $50 or higher $75 or higher & $125 or higher. Use the codes: BF15 BF20 Or BF30 on the brand’s web site. 
The Hair/Scalp Duo Includes: The liquid comb & the scalp serum
The Family Kit Includes: Hair Serum, Lash Serum, the Day/Night Brow Gel and Liquid Comb device. The Scalp Serum, a hero product from Better Not Younger, is packed with follicle-nourishing and scalp soothing ingredients, including niacinamide, centella asiatica, and biotin. The liquid comb can be used to spread the serum onto the scalp, or on its own as a circulation-stimulating massage tool. The Day-Night Brow Enhancing Duo, rich in vitamin B, peptides, and amino acids, is designed to produce naturally thicker, fuller, healthier looking brows. 97% of women who used it reported brows looked less sparse in as little as two weeks. And finally, the Lash Growth Serum with pumpkin seed extract, panthenol, biotin, hyaluronic acid and peptide complex, nourishes lashes helping to revive them. In an independent clinical trial, lash density increased up to 82% in just 4 weeks. So lots of goodness here to power up your look this holiday season & into the new year.

Skin Proud Daily Saviours Holiday Gift Set
Price: Currently $15.98, Normally $19.98 (Value is $36)
Shop: OR Head To A Walmart Location Near You

Heads up: Your skin doesn’t just need a solution. It needs a movement!  So the U.K.’s popular Skin Proud, compiled your favorites in one handy set! The formulas are designed to be an introduction into a skincare regimen with a gentle line of basics for Gen Z.  And Skin Proud serves up some unique product spins as add-ons for millenials’ current regimens. Featuring 3 must-have vegan, cruelty-free, PETA approved essentials for hydrated, happy skin. First, just add water to the super soft fibers of Skin Proud’s Clear Off Remover Pads to remove makeup and dirt, from the day, off your face. These reusable and washable pads cleanse without the need for added face wash.  Next, refresh and hydrate tired skin with the brand’s pineapple scented facial mist. Formulated with hydrating Japanese rose water, refreshing aloe vera and witch hazel extract, this super-fine mist rescues skin needing an instant boost! And finally… apply the lightweight, Sorbet Skin Oil Free Gel Moisturizer to lock-in healthy, glowing skin. Fueled by a powerful 4-part hyaluronic acid complex, the sorbet-like moisturizing gel delivers hydrating goodness on an XXL scale. This holiday you can spoil someone with all 3 pieces.  Or, break the kit up and gift individual pieces as stockings stuffers, or for a Secret Santa pal at work.

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