I like to give consumables as gifts: soaps, museum memberships, fancy cakes, and make up. Make-up is my favorite gift to receive and gift particularly spendy lipsticks. This L’OCCITANE lip balm has a festive packaging and won’t break the bank. I like the size of a lipstick because you can wrap it up special and tiny. I recently was given a NARS silver eyeshadow that a friend had rejected for herself. I was over the moon. It’s fun to receive aggressive colors that make you look crazy. If it’s a present, you can wear it on a whim and not worry that you spent $30 on pink YSL frosted lipstick that makes your skin look green, your teeth look yellow, and can only be worn in privacy.

Rebeca & Raquel Raney