Summer Beauty, Lifestyle and Food Gift Guide
Perfect summer presents for grads, anniversaries, birthdays and more
For all those who need anniversary, birthday, wedding and other gifts, here is a guide to what's hot this summer.
Tea Forte Tea Over Ice
Craving delicious iced tea? Tea Forte's Tea Over Ice iced brewing system is perfect for refreshing iced tea, steeped and flash chilled moments before drinking, $48 at https://teaforte.com.
Bokksu Tea Box
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Bokksu's Premium Tea Box includes a variety of Japanese teas from matcha to hojicha. Enjoy green tea, matcha tea and hojicha teas all in one box, also includes a pretty green tea cup, $84.95 at https://www.bokksu.com.
Everyday People Coffee and Tea
Everyday People Coffee and Tea produces dozens of ethically sourced and sustainably grown coffees and teas, all delicious, coffees are $20.99 a bag, teas are $15.50 a bag at https://www.everydaypeoplecoffeeandtea.com.
Devil's Foot Ginger Beer
This Ginger Beer has lower sugar than most and is made with fresh organic ginger root and fresh-squeezed fruit juice. Cans come in classic and fuego (stronger ginger heat) flavors, $42 for case of 24 at https://www.devilsfootbrew.com.
This all natural gluten free beverage is made with premium Junmai Sake, rice, water, yeast and koji. Brewed in Kyoto, it pairs well will summer BBQ, pizza and seafood, $19.99 for four cans at liquor stores.
Corvo Colomba Platino
This refreshing white wine is bright with citrus and has a light crisp finish, tasting notes are fruity with grapefruit, melon and tropical fruit, pairs well with cheese and dessert, $18.99 at https://drizly.com.
Rose Gold Wine
This classic dry Provence Rosé is pink in color with aromas of rich fresh fruits, $20.99 at https://www.wine.com.
El Cristiano Tequila
El Cristiano Tequila makes exceptionally good tequilas, including silver, reposado, extra anejo, anejo and reposado XR, perfect for summer cocktails by the pool, $45 and up at Instacart.
Mascota Vineyards Unanime Pinot Noir
This subtle delicate pinot noir has strawberry and lemon aromas with a medium body tastes of candied fruit and spice, perfect with beef, chicken or veal $25.99 at https://www.totalwine.com.
Con Vento Castello Del Terriccio
This Italian Sauvignon Blanc is perfect for sipping or pairing with summer dishes, with apricot and peach notes, pairs well with pasta and fish, $43.22 at https://www.vivino.com.
Florio Vecchioflorio Marsala Superiore
This Marsala with raisin and vanilla notes is perfect with fish, chicken and cheese, $11.99 at https://www.totalwine.com.
Bread and Butter Wines
This Napa winery makes great rosés, sauvignon blancs and chardonnays perfect for summer sipping, prices vary at https://www.breadandbutternapavalley.com.
Domaines Ott BY.OTT Rose
This rosé spells of white peach, passion and mango and has a full, fresh crisp taste, $27.99 at https://www.wine.com.
Jameson Black Barrel Whiskey
This premium whiskey is made from with aged double distilled spirits matured in deep charred oak barrels producing aromatic notes of charred wood and deep spices, $47.99 at https://www.wine.com.
Cosmetics, Hair and Body Care
SNOW Teeth Whitening
Make your teeth whiter in just 9 minutes per day with SNOW's at home teeth whitening kit. Includes more than 75 treatments that will erase stains in as little as 3 days, $149. SNOW also offers LED electric toothbrushes and magic whitening strips and powders, all at https://www.trysnow.com.
Monograph Cosmetics Lipstick and Eyeshadow Portfolios
Makeup lovers will adore Monograph's lipstick and eyeshadow collections. 16 lipsticks with creamy satin finishes in a variety of shades, all blendable to create new shades, $200.
Their eyeshadow quads portfolio features 8 powder eyeshadow quad with a total of 32 pressed powder eye shadows that easily blend, $200 at https://byartis.com.
Designed for all genders and skin tones, Fluide makes a variety of eye glitter, shadow, liners; brow gels, mascaras, and lip glosses, sticks and shadows, prices vary at https://www.fluide.us.
Select Essentials Grape Ape
This Indica dominant hybrid delivers a sweet grape flavor and long lasting medicinal effects perfect for relieving any summer sunburn, $18 at most dispensaries.
Beia Hydrating Mist
Beia Hydrating Mist soothes stressed skin with aloe and green tea while revitalizing elasticity and glow, $48 at https://beiabeauty.com.
Inala Hair Care
Inala's rice water infused treatments leave hair soft, shiny and strong, $30 at https://www.amazon.com.
Something for the Fashionista
St. Elise Bazaar
Looking for a unique dress, jewelry, scarf or accessory? St. Elise Bazaar has one of a kind unique clothing and accessories, prices vary at https://stelisebazaar.com.
Amour Vert Sustanable Clothing
This fashion brand develops it's own fabrics that are sustainable, soft and durable. They include a wide variety of dresses, pants, tops, tees, shorts and loungewear, prices vary, at https://amourvert.com.
Pair Customizable Glasses
Pair has partnered with Coca-Cola to produce magnetic frames and Top Frames that allow wearers to change their glasses with every mood, the limited edition is perfect when sipping a refreshing Coke.
Pure Enrichment Pure Relief Cordless Neck and Shoulder Heating Pad
This cordless neck and shoulder heating pad has four heat settings to soothe any sore muscles. The easy to close magnetic closures ensure that the pad will provide relief to neck and shoulder areas, $59.99 at https://www.amazon.com.
Municipal, a clothing brand from Mark Wahlberg, makes fashionable tees, shorts, pants and polos perfect for lounging, going out or working out, prices vary at https://municipal.com.
Woodzee makes stylish sunglasses made from recycled paper stock packaging, skateboard decks, and natural plant based plastics, %50 and up at https://www.woodzee.com.
For the Foodie
Make This Tonight: Recipes to Get Dinner on the Table Cookbook from Tastemade
This cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes inspired by global cuisines makes it easy to get dinner on the table quickly, $18.90 at https://www.amazon.com.
Sour Punch Bites, Straws and Twists
Get a punch of flavor with Sour Punch's new Summer Box, containing new bites, straws and twists, $19.99 at https://shop.americanlicorice.com.
Sanniti Olives and Olive Oils
Sanniti Castelvetrano Olives are green olives with a mild buttery flavor and a crisp bite. Try their Feta cheese, almond, truffled cheese and lemon stuffed olives and their extra virgin olive oil, prices vary, all at https://sanniti-imports.com.
Shopify has great snacking products, including Junita's Jar cookies, Smart Sweets gummy bears and candies, Unreal Snacks offering healthier candy choices and they also offer Nguyen Coffee, a specialty Vietnamese coffee, all at https://www.shopify.com.
Elevate breakfast with a dollop of Imperia Caviar on your scrambled eggs or pair with a baked potato, fish or pasta dish for a luxurious dinner. This direct-to-customer caviar sources from sustainable farms and offers a buttery Kaluga sturgeon hybrid and a nutty briny royal ossetra sturgeon caviar. Also delicious on their own, $169 at https://imperiacaviar.com.
Spice Mode Seasoning
Heat up summer dishes with a variety of bold Indian flavors with Spice Mode's curry sauces and seasonings, prices vary at https://www.spicemode.co.
Factor Meals makes it easy to eat healthy with their chef-prepared meals delivered straight to your doorstep, then just heat and eat, 6 meals per week for $12.83 per meal at https://www.factor75.com.
Jack & Annie's
This line of meals with jackfruit as the main ingredient are full of protein with less fat than meat and are plant based, prices vary at https://www.jackandannies.com.
Rao's makes healthy and delicious pasta sauces, as well as terrific soups as well as their new Limited Reserve food items including balsamic condiments, olive oils, spreads, olives and special sauces, prices vary at https://www.raos.com.
For the Homebody
Cozy Earth provides extra comfy sheets, comforters, pajamas and loungewear. Each item is made from viscose from bamboo fabric providing moisture wicking and the perfect sleeping temperature. Sheet sets $319, at https://cozyearth.com.
Warm up your home with these hand poured soy candles made in recyclable amber glass jars, $15 at https://fernwehcandleco.com.
Sensitive Home Cleaners
These people-safe surface cleaners, laundry detergents and dish soaps will keep you and your home safe and non-toxic, made with plant based ingredients, prices vary, at https://sensitivehome.com.
Delilan makes a variety of 100% cotton towels for your bath, kitchen and summer beach trips. The towels are made from 100% Turkish cotton and result in fluffy luxurious towels. They also make sheets and pool towels, prices vary at https://delilahhome.com.
For the Techie
Solo by SideTrak
This 15.8" touchscreen monitor provides an extra freestanding monitor for business or personal Zoom time. The touchscreen allows users to navigate easily through tabs, docs and fields with a simple tap of the finger, $399.99 at https://sidetrak.com.
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