Fragrant Holidays from Voluspa
Let Orange County based VOLUSPA set the scene for your holiday experience with its hand-poured, paraben-free candles and custom designed diffusers.
All of their affordable and stylish scented collections make perfect gifts. Its Vermeil Collection, ideal for the winter gift giving, comes in beautiful speckled vermeil silver glass jars and tins, in scents of Chestnut Vetiver (fire roasted chestnuts with amber, earthy votiver and oakmoss), Ponderosa (pine resin, white tabac and accents of fresh lavender and eucalyptus), Clove Pomander (crushed red cloves, pear, bergamot and nutmeg), and a Branche Vermeil (winter spruce).
Another perfect collection for winter is VOLUSPA'S new Crane Flower, a delicate sweet fragrance in a vibrant gilded floral glass jar with a throwback to 70’s decadence.
Voluspa can be found at retail stores, or online at Voluspa.com.
Trovata Sample Sale
Shop Trovata’s holiday sample sale in Newport Beach on Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Men’s and women’s apparel will be priced from $5. All sales final, no refunds, returns or exchanges.
505 31st St. in Newport Beach.
Kiehl’s Kit For Him
Just for the holidays, Kiehl’s has released a fantastic men’s kit ideal for the man-on-the-go looking for the best skin products available.
You can pick up a prepackaged Kiehl’s Men’s Energizing Kit at Kiehl’s South Coast Plaza. The kit includes a Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub; Facial Fuel Energizing Moisturizer Treatment; Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap; Midnight Recovery Eye Cream; and Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream-White Eagle. The price is just $45 ($69 value.).
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Level 1, at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. 714.427.0998.
After Thanksgiving Sale Blowout Sale at HSS
Huntington Surf and Sport’s annual after Thanksgiving sale starts at 8 a.m. Friday and will run through Sunday. Almost the entire store will offer markdowns from 20-50% excluding surfboards, wetsuits and previously marked sale items. Huntington Surf & Sport carries men, women and kids apparel, plus surf and skate gear.
Some of their top brands include Billabong, Hurley, Quiksilver, Volcom, Al Merrick, Roxy, Hurley Girls, Volcom Girls, Billabong Girls, Matix, Element, Vans, Roark, Stance, Ugg Boots, Super, Rusty Surfboards, Dakine, Nixon, Creatures of Leisure, Stussy, RVCA, Quiksilver Girls, and much more.
HSS Pierside is at 300 Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. 714.841.4000.
HSS Bella Terra is at 7777 Edinger Ave. in Huntington Beach. 714.890.0800
HSS – Billabong Store is at 126 Main St. in Huntington Beach. 714.374.6266.
HSS – Warner is at 3801 Warner Ave. in Huntington Beach. 714.846.0181.
RVCA Meets FUCT
Just in time for the holidays, Costa Mesa based RVCA has joined forces with FUCT to create a collection that merges both brand's style, incorporating FUCT's "black on black" signature look. The limited edition collection includes a thermal, coach jacket, trucker hat, t-shirt and a poster. FUCT’s founder, Erik Brunetti regards RVCA as a brand that identifies well with FUCT since it’s aligned with skate, surf or mixed martial arts.
Napa Valley Inspired, Olivina
One of our favorite affordable, yet luxurious skin care lines, Olivina, is an effective and earth-friendly bath, body and home collection inspired by Napa Valley. Olivina’s collection of bath and skin care essentials come in heavenly fragrances like Classic Olive, Meyer Lemon and Honeysuckle Rose, Sandalwood & Amber, Wild Fennel & Orange and Milk & Honey. All of Olivina’s products are free of parabens, phthalates, petroleum and SLS. Olivina makes the perfect gift for friends or even a treat for yourself.
Its new Cypress & Fir fragrance collection is ideal for the holidays with smoky cypress and subtle notes of juniper berries will transform your home into a winter wonderland. It’s holiday offerings include a room diffuser and gift box ($29); glass candle ($25); hand and body wash ($18) and bar soap ($9).
You can order Olivina products online here.