5 Essential Holiday Must-Haves

The holiday season is officially here! Between work, family, shopping, and events, it’s easy to get overwhelmed during the holidays. Here are 5 of our favorite holiday must-have essentials. From self-care to beauty to style, we’ve got a little bit of everything. Oh, and did we mention they make great gifts, too?

1. Sorella Apothecary Serum

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Cold weather, alcohol, and certain foods can take a toll on your skin this time of year. Boost your skincare regimen with a serum.

We love Sorella Apothecary’s collection of elixirs. Not sure which one to use? Just ask! Available at both La Belle Studio locations.

2. Blanket Scarf

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We love shopping local, and Nicole J Boutique is one of our go-to-shopping spots! Owner Nicole Palmer and her staff make it feel like you’re shopping not only with a personal stylist, but your best friend!

NJB’s selection of blanket scarves are cozy and chic. They’re a great way to easily switch up your look (running from the office to your niece’s Christmas pageant). And they add a bit of flair to any ensemble. Choose from a variety of colors and patterns online and in-store.

3. Holiday Candles

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Moderncity + Main’s Holiday Collection captures the essence of classic holiday scents. Get in a festive mood, or relax from a long stressful day by lighting one (or more) of these scrumptious candles.

The Holiday Collection includes Frosted Gingerbread, Caroling, Christmas Eve, Favorite Things, Oh Fudge, Mistletoe Magic, Winter Forest, Tree Farm, Deck the Halls, Sparkling Cranberry, and Santa’s Sleigh.

Can’t decide which one(s)? Grab a mix and match gift set.

4. Coffee Tumbler

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For us, coffee is top of the list for self-care, especially during the hectic holidays. Sip your favorite caffeinated beverage in style with one of Starbucks adorable holiday tumblers. Available in several different colors and styles.

These tumblers are great for non-coffee drinkers, too. Simply swap coffee for water or your go-to drink. These make great gifts for teachers, best friends, Secret Santa, pretty much anyone on your list.

5. Eyeshadow Palette

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Got your volume lashes? Now show off those lush lashes with a pop of color from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry Eyeshadow Palette.

The collection features 14 different shades include metallics, neutrals, and cool-toned mattes. Mix and match eyeshadows for a variety of holiday party looks. And your eyes will be so pretty, no one will know you were up until midnight wrapping gifts.

Has It Been a While Since Your Last Dermaplaning?

To maintain a flawless canvas for your favorite beauty products and improve skincare absorption, schedule a dermaplaning session. Give us a call at 302-656-0555302-378-8880 to book your service. 

3 Beneficial Skincare Services for Fall

Changing your skincare with each season is critical for achieving flawless skin. But to maximize the effectiveness of those skincare products, make sure you pencil in a skincare service like a facial, peel, or dermaplaning. This fall, try one or more of these services for healthy, glowy skin.

1. PEELS

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Peels accelerate the exfoliation process and leave the skin looking radiant. They also help improve absorption of skincare products. 

La Belle offers AHA/BHA exfoliation by chemical peel. Clients can also use at home A Natural Difference’s Pumpkin Enzyme Peel (5%), available for purchase at La Belle.

To maximize the effects of your peel, consider getting dermaplaning first. It will remove the layers of dead skin so you'll get maximum results. 

2. Dermaplaning

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Dermaplaning is a form of exfoliation that removes the top layers of dead skin plus peach fuzz. 

Typically you should get dermaplaning once a month, or prior to a facial service for maximum results.

Dead skin cells create a barrier, preventing products like serums and moisturizers from being absorbed. And for those who suffer from acne, it helps with your skin’s frequent shedding cycle. Dermaplaning can help you avoid dead skin build up which clogs your pores.

While dermaplaning is safe for all skin types, let your aesthetician know if you have any skin allergies or sensitivity prior to the procedure. And if you have acne, it's recommended you wait until breakouts are clear before treatment. 

3. FACIALS

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Like peels and dermaplaning, facials also have many benefits for the skin. Depending on the type, facials can cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate. Not only do facials make your skin glow, they can help with health problems, too. 

It's not uncommon to experience fall allergies. And if you have bad allergies, especially sinus issues, facials can make a difference! A facial will help with lymphatic drainage which will alleviate pressure and decrease puffiness. 

Ready to Schedule Your Service?

Always listen to your skin and don't be afraid to ask us questions. Give us a call at 302-656-0555, 302-378-8880 to book your next facial service.

Upcoming Lash Workshops

Ready to take your artistry to the next level? Join us for our ADVANCED WORKSHOP October 21. This workshop is designed for current lash artists and previous students who are ready for the next step. To be approved for this level, please send in your work. 8 spots are available, $500.

And don’t worry if you missed our beginner level; we’ll be hosting a CLASSIC LASH WORKSHOP November 11-12. 8 spots are available, $1200.