My Holiday Beauty Favorites // 12 Days of Christmas Day 6

I can’t believe we are halfway through the 12 Days of Christmas! Today I thought I’d share my favorite holiday beauty products that I look forward to using during this special time of year. Here they are in no particular order. 🙂

1. Philosophy Silent Night Soothing Lavender Body Lotion

I. Love. This. Lotion. I put this on my hands and elbows every single night before bed and breathe deeply. The scent is so relaxing. The lotion isn’t too thick, but it is very moisturizing. The bad news is that it is currently sold out. I am going to savor every last drop and pray for a restock!

2. Beauty For Real Lip Gloss + Shine in Sugar Plum

I love this lip gloss! Isn’t the name so festive? The shade is a deep burgundy with little gold flecks. It is very pigmented for a gloss and looks so sophisticated. If you’re not into the bright red lip trend, I can definitely recommend this!

3. Bath and Body Works Twisted Peppermint Shower Gel and Body Lotion

Okay, everyone knows this scent. It is SUCH a classic (along with Winter Candy Apple and Vanilla Bean Noel.) I look forward to using my Bath and Body Works holiday products every single year! I have been using them for at least 10 years. (How is that possible???) Now that I am older, Twisted Peppermint has become my favorite. I love the super clean feeling the body wash gives me after a nice, warm shower. The body lotion leaves my skin smelling amazing and also a little bit tingly! I have no idea HOW, but it seems to be that Bath and Body Works didn’t release these two products this year – only an Ultra Shea Body Cream, (which I am sure is lovely.) Thankfully, I had some extra from last year. I hope they bring Twisted Peppermint back next year!

4. Philosophy Peppermint Stick and Pomegranate in a Pear Tree Lipglosses

Mmm, Philosophy makes some of the best flavored lipglosses! My mom used to get these for me and my sister every single year. I love Peppermint Stick because, like the body lotion I just mentioned, it gives your lips a tingling feeling and just looks so pretty sitting on my makeup table. Pomegranate in a Pear Tree is great because it’s clear with just a little bit of sparkle. I love to wear it as a lipstick topper!

5. Beauty For Real I-Line 24-7 Waterproof Eyeliner in Champagne Buzz

Whenever I use this eyeliner, I immediately think of New Year’s Eve. The name and the shade are just so festive. It is a gorgeous soft gold shimmer liner, and it is so versatile. I love to use it to highlight my inner corner and brow bone. You can also use it as a cream eyeshadow all over the lid!

What are your Christmas beauty favorites? Let me know in the comments below! Also, if you’re interested in trying any of the Beauty For Real products I mentioned, you can use the code MADISONMAKEUP for 20% off your entire purchase! Have a great day!


Today’s tea and candle were both sooo lovely! The tea, Roses are Red, is a blend of rose, jasmine, and lavender. It smells so relaxing! I am currently burning the Christmas Wreath candle, and it smells great with balsam, cedar, citrus, and holly berry. 🙂 Don’t forget to stop by my mom’s blog as well as her friend Danielle’s to see their 12 Days of Christmas posts!

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  • Reply Billie Jo December 18, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    That peppermint Bath and Body Works lotion makes me think of my middle school Madison getting ready for school at Christmas time!!! With the Hillary Duff Christmas CD playing!!!!
    Love you!

    • Reply Madison Marie December 19, 2017 at 10:51 am

      Those were the best days! <3

  • Reply Linda Conley December 18, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    OHHHHHH How I love the B&B Works Peppermint! I have a very large bottle that my husband bought some years ago, and I use it very liberally, smiles. That is my favorite winter scent, smiles. I also love the Body Butters.

    As for makeup, I use Clinique products (ok, Madison, because I am 50, sigh, smiles). The lipstick I use is called Love Pop. Its a cross between a red and a pink. My sister in-law had my colors done many years ago (she dragged me to Clinique at Macy’s). I guess I’m just afraid to try anything new. smiles

    • Reply Madison Marie December 19, 2017 at 10:53 am

      Oh my gosh, I really enjoy Clinique products! They are a great brand! That lip color sounds lovely. I tend to stick with all the same brands, too. 🙂 Hugs

  • Reply Martha Ellen December 18, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    Such lovely products, Madison. I am a Philosophy girl so I’m quite interested in the Silent Night Lavender body lotion. Amazing Grace is my signature fragrance, so I have every item available in that scent. I guess you could say I’m obsessed! ♥

    • Reply Madison Marie December 19, 2017 at 10:55 am

      Philosophy is the BEST. <3 And ohh I love Amazing Grace. It is my mom's signature scent, too. So lovely.

  • Reply Katherine December 19, 2017 at 3:59 am

    I want to try that lavender body lotion!

    • Reply Madison Marie December 19, 2017 at 10:55 am

      It is really great! Since it is out of stock though, Bath and Body Works makes a great one, too. 🙂

  • Reply Danielle December 19, 2017 at 4:53 am

    Oooh, I so want to try the Silent Night Philosophy lotion! I’ve never seen it before. I love the smell of lavender! I can’t believe they are sold out : ( I also love their lip glosses. I just got a cinnamon buns one (to go with the body wash :). It’s clear with a little sparkle. I’ve tried the peppermint stick but never the pomegranate. I’ll have to look for that! Right now I’m using A Thousand Wishes lotion from Bath & Body. I like it a lot. Also, ELF has a face cleanse and eye cream that is doing wonders for my skin these days. Thanks for sharing your favorites! I loved this post! ♥

    • Reply Madison Marie December 19, 2017 at 10:57 am

      Mmm Cinnamon Buns!!! Aren’t their scents the best?? I have used A Thousand Wishes body spray before. It smells amazing. So cool you have a skincare routine that’s working for you as well! xx

  • Reply Beth December 19, 2017 at 10:58 am

    I’ve always wanted to try Bath and Body stuff, wish the UK had one, the scents sound Amazing x

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