Does a Body Good
Beauty gifts that are the equivalent of sensible shoes. Buy them for your favorite dyke.
Smooth Operator: Oligo.DX Cellulite Reducing Gel uses organic nanosomes—which are 200 times smaller than human cells and penetrate into the deepest layers of skin—to release cellulite fighting agents that last 15 hours in your skin. After 30 days, voila. ($39, planetbeauty.com)
To Grandma’s House We Go: Face it, grandma doesn’t want lipstick and cat toys (ok, if she’s gay she might), but some hip holistic answer to pain? Yes. ArthriZen Relief Cream is like a Ben-Gay but with skin conditioners like avocado and shea butter. ($20, rznnutra.com)
Winter Wonderland: AmLactin XL high potency alpha-hydroxy therapy for rough, dry skin without a prescription! ($35, drugstore.com)
Is there a Hindi holiday? Theraneem Organix shampoo, conditioner and toothpaste are designed with Ayurvedic wisdom and natural products like neem that have kept women in India healthy for years. ($8 and up, organixsouth.com)
Ho Ho Ho in Hollywood: Created for Hollywood photo shoots (where washing hair is impractical at best), Oscar Blandi’s Pronto Dry Shampoo is a gentle rice-wheat-panthenol spray that dry cleans your hair with lemon verbena keeps is smelling lovely. ($11 and up oscarblandi.com)