Joy To The World

By Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor | November 21, 2016

Marketers aim to create easily giftable products for the season!

Flower Power

This year, Shu Uemura is teaming up with renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami for a limited-edition holiday collection. The range will include offerings from both Shu Hair and Shu Beauty.

Kit and Carry

The Dollar Shave Club Traveler fully opens from the top with double-sided, easy-open inverted zippers and many compartments to keep your grooming products neatly organized. Products sold separately online at

Turn Back Time

StriVectin Ageless Skin Essentials features four of StriVectin’s fan-favorite products: TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream, Overnight Replenishing Moisture Mask, Intensive Eye Concentrate for Wrinkles and SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for Wrinkles & Stretch Marks. It is sold at

Beauty X 3

Milk’s Triple Threat Glow kit showcases the indie brand’s bestselling face products in portable sizes to make sure you aren’t without your glow this holiday season. Ready to gift in a multi-use acrylic box. The set includes a face mist, “everything” oil and highlighter stick and is sold at and

Romantic Jewels

The Holiday 2016 nail lacquer collection from Zoya consists of jewel tones spanning from Elphie, a green “pixie” color to Saint, a whimsical “color-flip” metallic with a periwinkle base and magenta shift. Gift together or separately as stocking stuffers.

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) predicts a 3.3 percent year-over-year growth in retail sales at physical stores this holiday season. According to ICSC’s Holiday Shopping Intentions Survey, holiday shoppers plan to spend an average of $683.90 this year! Holiday shoppers should also expect an omnichannel experience this season. Digital resources will benefit consumers and retailers as 85% of shoppers indicated they would research online before making holiday purchases in-store. Here’s a peek at some easy beauty gift ideas for 2016.