We are so happy to have made Pleasure Point our home and we couldn't be more excited to share our top picks for our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, full of quality goods, sold right here in our own neighborhood! From coffee to clothing, jewelry to children's toys, there's something for each person on your list. Not only are these local businesses offering quality products and services, but they're also providing you the opportunity to shop for socially conscious and ethically sourced goods, while supporting the people who live in our area.
Numbers 1 & 2: US- Who doesn't want beautiful hair?! We have amazing hair products for anyone on your list! This is the only time of year that Oribe gifts US with a SALE! They have released pre-selected Holiday Gift Packages. The first package is from their reparative Gold Lust line. The set includes a full sized shampoo and conditioner, as well as the Nourishing Hair Oil. These products can be used on any hair type and will leave the hair feeling amazing! After these your hair will be reawakened to its glossiest, healthiest prime. It contains healing oils and extracts like cypress, argan, moroccan oil, and their revoultionry bio-restoritive complex.
The second gift box we have featured is filled with Oribes most popular products, the Dry Texturizing Spray. This invisible dry hair spray builds incredible volume and sexy texture. Patented polymers absorb oil at the roots, leaving hair with just styled for days (and nights). This set includes a full and travel size Dry Texture Spray and the added bonus of a travel Gold Lust Dry Shampoo. Their Dry Shampoo is the perfect product to throw in your car, it gives your hair an instant clean and refreshed feeling with Oribes Signature scent.
Is there someone in your life who has not expericed Parlour At The point yet? Gift them with one of our Gift Cards! Treat your family or friends to their next hair service! Mention the blog and get $25 off purchased gift card now through the end of December!
Numbers 3 & 4: Verve Coffee Roasters- This is the spot to grab that coffee lover in your life some killer brew. Verve prides themselves in their AMAZING slow roasted coffee. They support every hand that holds their coffee, from seed to cup, positively impacting communities at a local and global level. Verve seeks out the finest coffees from all over the world and then rewards those who have produced it for their effort! Pick up some of the Holiday Blend they just released or some of their super cute merchandise.
Numbers 5 & 6: Sojourn Box- This is one our favorites for this Holiday Season! It's the perfect gift for that person who has everything. Personalized, curated gift boxes! Sojourn Box provides locals with hand picked artisan creations from all over California's uniquely popular destinations. These fun products range from apothecary to culinary, which are meticulously crafted for you and placed in a beautiful gift box. The best part is, they will send out your gift for you, making your Holiday Season a little bit easier.
Numbers 7 & 8: Zen Island- This Island vibe boutique is your one stop shop for all the ladies in your life. They specialize in beach apparel, jewelry, and costal decor. The ladies here at Parlour are frequent shoppers there and love everything they carry! With their great selection, it's so easy to pick something out for that special someone.
Numbers 9 & 10: Mini Mint- This is for all kiddos on your list. Mini Mint is an earth friendly, modern children’s and lifestyle shop focused on bringing conscious and beautiful products to Santa Cruz. They have taken the time to thoroughly research all of their vendors to ensure that everything is safe, eco/socially friendly and fun. You have to go check them out!
Numbers 11 & 12: Nubo Brewing: This is a hot topic in the past few years and a great gift option for the men in your life, BEER! Nubo Brewing is our neighborhood brewery specializing in European-style craft lagers and creative ales. They are inspired by the deep beer traditions of the Old World even as embracing the creative and subversive spirit permeating Northern California. Pick up a growler or some cans of their favorite beer!
We have absolutely loved settling into the Pleasure Point area, there are so many other locations we haven't mentioned! We love keeping it local and supporting other small businesses. A great time to come check out these locations is for our monthly Third Thursday Events where all the surronding business stay open late and host other local artisans to feature their work.
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