By Elizabeth Darwen.
From the foodie to the health conscious, the beauty addict and beyond – here are five unique gifts for those who have a taste for the good things in life.
For the Home Chef: Hamptons Salt Company
Hamptons Salt Company is the preeminent source of all-natural sea salt. With Hamptons Salt, merchants scour the world to offer gourmands the best selection of raw, flavor infused or smoked salts. Available in a multiple varieties including the decadent black truffle flavor infused salt to the luxurious Fleur de Sel sourced from France, each salt is packaged in unique black gift box perfect for delivery.
For more information on Hamptons Salt Company, visit www.hamptonssalt.com.
For The Cocktail Connoisseur: Manhattan Moonshine
This highly acclaimed un-aged Whiskey recently received an impressive 89 rating from Whisky Advocate Magazine, making it the highest rated un-aged Whiskey in the world. Inspired by the cocktail renaissance that occurred during American Prohibition and the glamorous yet subversive nightlife that accompanied it, Manhattan Moonshine is the world’s first luxury Un-aged Whiskey and has been developed to be the perfect Whiskey for cocktails. With its smooth, grain-forward flavor and lack of heavy barrel flavors that make aged Whiskeys harder to mix, Manhattan Moonshine makes an almost endless variety of cocktails, using flavors and ingredients that no Aged Whiskey can mix with.
Manhattan Moonshine is available online to purchase for $49.99 at www.manhattan-moonshine.com
For The Health Conscious: A to Z Of D-Toxing
The culmination of years of research by Author Sophia Ruan Gushée, A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposure is a practical handbook for navigating the many toxins in the environment, and offers ways to minimize the risk of experiencing their potentially negative side effects. Gushée wrote this comprehensive reference manual for individuals and families interested in learning more about the toxins that have been introduced into commercial use over the last several decades, and outlines her method for reducing exposures. The book is on sale now for $29.95 and available at Amazon.com.
For The Well-Mannered: Manners That Matter Most
Etiquette is one of the most valuable assets a person can have: knowing how best to present yourself, and how to deal with others in a direct, effective manner, is paramount in all personal, professional, and social relationships. In Manners That Matter Most – the Easy Guide to Etiquette at Home and in the World – published by Hatherleigh Press, researched and written by June Eding, with a special foreword by Norah Lawlor – covers topics from introductions, greetings and thank-you’s, to the etiquette of modern technology. This book is a valuable resource and much-needed guide for the fast-paced digital world. The book, in its second printing, is available from Amazon.com and in Barnes & Noble Bookstores.
For The Beauty Addict: Angelo David Haircare Collection
The Angelo David Salon offers a full menu of personalized Hair Care for hair and skin, including its exclusive haircare collection, specifically formulated to keep hair healthy, shiny and manageable. It includes Vital Complex Leave-In Conditioner, Long & Strong Detangler, Foaming Sea Silk Styler, VOL Shampoo and Conditioner, VOL Premier Volume Spray, and Smooth, as well as Hand-Crafted Natural Boar’s Bristle Hair Brushes, which keep natural and Couture Hair tangle-free. In addition to its haircare line, the Angelo David Salon also provides Couture Hair extensions that address any hair challenge. The customization of Couture Hair™ Extensions, Wigs, Hair Pieces, Ponytails & Additions are 100-percent human hair and are designed on-site to match each client’s hair texture, type and color, as well as lifestyle.
For more information, visit www.AngeloDavid.com
For The Glam Girl: Margo Manhattan Jewelry
Celebrity jewelry designer Margo Manhattan, whose clientele includes Beyonce, Selena Gomez and Amber Heard, is world-renowned for her bold, rock-n-roll chic aesthetic. Do not miss The Vault, a stunning collection of unique one-of-a-kind pieces, featuring diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, all set in white and yellow gold. Her famous designs are available at her Madison Avenue boutique, at her newly re-launched Ecommerce site www.margomanhattan.com and at EVINE.com.