Danielle Directo-Meston is the founder and editor of UncoverLA.com, a local blog dedicated to shining a light on Los Angeles’ most stylish places, people, and things. In partnership with West 3rd Street, she’s sharing her top gift picks discovered at the shopping district’s businesses; read on below, and feel free to follow Uncover LA at @uncoverlosangeles.
In addition to no shortage of fashionable finds
for everyone on your list, our annual holiday party this Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. also promises deals on beauty and apothecary products. A few must-stop shops include Australian brand Aesop, where you’ll enjoy 10% off store-wide, and and clean beauty retailer Credo’s own festive shopping event
, where shoppers will be treated to gua sha facials by Wildling Beauty, a lip and glow station by Kosas, mini facials by Goldfaden MD, eye makeup by PYT Beauty, and hairstyling by Evolvh as well a free five-piece gift with purchases of $100 or more.
Take a look below at some beauty, skincare, and self-care stocking stuffers that you’ll find at this Saturday’s afternoon affair as well as ways to pamper yourself in between your gift shopping sessions, and check here
for the latest updates.
New Malibu-based beauty brand Tower 28’s lip set will keep your pucker shimmering under the mistletoe and beyond.
Credo Beauty, 8327 West 3rd St., (323) 272-3195
Everything will be 10% off at Aesop (which is opening an hour early for maximum gift shopping), so stock up on their chic gift sets alongside bath, body, and home fragrance products for the coolest people in your life.
Aesop, 8368 West 3rd St.; (323) 852-1187
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Indulge in some mid-shopping pampering from quickie skincare studio Mudbum for 50% off — meaning you’ll leave with a glowing visage in less than 30 minutes for just $25 (note that the deal is for first-timers only). They’re also offering 20% off everything in store.
Mudbum, 8127 W 3rd St., (323) 424-7220
There are plenty of beauty stocking stuffers (like the above best-sellers set) to be found at Benefit Cosmetics, where you’ll also receive a free deluxe sample with any service — so whether you book brow waxing
, lash tinting, or a full face of makeup, you’ll get to leave with a little extra something for yourself, too.
Benefit Cosmetics, 8387 West 3rd St.; (323) 944-0600
If you don’t mind going under the needle for a little extra beauty boost, head over to Alchemy43. The aesthetics and facial bar is giving 20% off all micro-treatments when you spend $350 or more (as long as you’re an appropriate candidate for treatment).
Alchemy43, 8110 West 3rd St., (323) 880-4343