Staff Picks: Holiday 2017

At Smallflower and Merz Apothecary, we’re lucky to work with thousands of products that make great gifts for a variety of people on the ol’ holiday shopping list. That being said, it seems like everyone on the staff has that one special item that makes the perfect present this time of year. Read on for a couple of favorites selected by our staff at the Lincoln Square and Downtown locations.

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Commodore X2 Shave Brush

“The wet shaver in your life will love this brush! Made with Best Badger Hair, it creates the perfect lather, whether he prefers hard soaps or shave creams.”

Ramon – Shaving & Grooming Specialist

by Simpsons | $64.40 | Shop Now→

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Roland Pine Votive Set

“This scent is the essence of the season to me—it’s so fresh and foresty; it reminds me of going to pick out a live Christmas tree with my family when I was a little kid.”

Rachel – Copywriter

by Soap & Paper Factory | $24 | Shop Now →

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Skincare Essentials Set

“The perfect trio of products for all skin types to either start a new regimen or add into an existing skin care ritual. The sleek, minimalist packaging is a bonus.”

Dana – Makeup & Skincare Specialist

by Malin + Goetz | $80 | Shop Now →

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Reindeer Christmas Soaps

“Great for nostalgic friends and family, these soaps have an old-fashioned charm. The bars are made with a design from the 1930s, and they smell like Christmas at Grandma’s house!”

Matthew – Assistant Store Manager

by Victoria | $12 | Shop Now →

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Perfumer’s Wardrobe

“The Floris Fragrance Wardrobe is pure elegance and luxury, complete with nostalgic scents of the past as well as new, modern selections. This collection is festive and will brighten anyone’s holiday!”

Tanja — Fragrance Specialist

by Floris | $320 | Shop Now →

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Vanille Bubble Bath

“This smells absolutely delicious and the beautiful packaging makes a lovely decoration for the bathtub. It has all the vintage charm of Paris in the 1920s.”

Isabelle — Sales Specialist

by Outremer | $22 | Shop Now →

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Stocking Stuffers Set

“Stockings are my favorite part of Christmas! This set has an assortment of little treasures that will delight guys and gals of all ages. It also comes wrapped and ready for gift-giving.”

Claire — Copywriter

by Smallflower | $50 | Shop Now →

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Heart Leaf Soapstone Aromatherapy Diffuser

“This beautiful diffuser makes a great gift for someone who loves to kick back and relax. All they’ll need is some essential oils and a tea light for a soothing aromatherapy session. The candlelight creates intricate patterns on the wall, making it a really special experience.”

Amber – Sales Specialist

by WindRose Trading Co. | $21.90 | Shop Now →

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Rose Face Care Set

“This kit is a wonderful introduction to evanhealy’s Rose line, which features gentle and balancing essential oils of rose geranium and carrot seed. It’s great for any skin type, and you’re giving five new products in one gift!”

Madeleine — Sales Specialist

by evanhealy | $33.50 | Shop Now →

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Festive Bauble Gift Set

“Amazing Molton Brown shower gels in chic ornament-inspired bottles—what’s not to love? The baubles can be placed on the tree and come in three wonderful holiday scents.”

Renee — Store Manager

by Molton Brown | $38 | Shop Now →

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