December 24, 2014 Diana Crisan Spotlight

Our Favorite Holiday Scents to Use In Your Beauty Routine

Sugar, spice and everything nice! Here at MDC, we LOVE the holiday season and what better way to show our affection for this time of year than by wearing classic and festive seasonal scents!? Sweeten or spice up your beauty routine with our favorite holiday-themed scents and flavors that range from body lotions and washes to lip and cheek shades.

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This fresh scent can be incorporated into more than just your morning coffee or holiday cookies. After a long week with family and friends, treat your skin to an invigorating peppermint scrub using Garnier Clean+ Invigorating Daily Scrub and a relaxing footbath with The Body Shop Peppermint Reviving Foot Soak for some ultimate post-holiday downtime. And for smooth lips that can win the battle against winter weather, use Maybelline Baby Lips in Peppermint for a moisturized and renewed pout!


Take your holiday spirit to the next level with a sweet-scented body moisturizer like The Body Shop Frosted Cranberry Body Butter or The Body Shop Frosted Cranberry Shimmer Lotion! Leave your skin feeling buttery soft with the festive fragrance of cranberry seed oil and sport some berry colored nails to match your mood using Essie in Very Cranberry.


While one of our favorite scents year round, vanilla takes over come holiday season. If you love vanilla as much as we do, give your body the gift of this aroma-packed trio! Buff away your winter skin woes with The Body Shop Vanilla Brulee Body Polish and then cleanse with Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends: Vanilla & Cedarwood- Liquid Body Cleanser for a lightweight hint of vanilla, cedarwood and amber. Finish off with YSL Manifesto Body Lotion and smell liked freshly baked vanilla sweets on Christmas morning! 


Not all tradition holiday scents are as sweet as candy.  If your home smells like spices this season, try spritzing on a fragrance like YSL Majestic Rose, which has undertones of warm and spicy saffron, raspberry and wood or try YSL Splendid Wood with cedarwood essence and cardamom notes.

It’s the perfect time of year to wear dark lipstick and we love L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour in Ginger Spice. While it may not smell like ginger spice, this shade sure does remind us of the holidays!

What’s your favorite holiday scented beauty product? Let us know in the comments below! 



    About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.