Make It Better 2016 Gift Guide: Better Gifts

Please note that prices are average retail and are rounded to the nearest dollar. Photos courtesy of each manufacturer.

From the best in beauty to stylish accessories and indulgent treats, your search for a sure-to-please gift stops here.

2016 Gift Guide: Better Gifts

1. Clarins Gift Sets at Teddie Kossof Salon Spa: Give the gift of ultimate luxury skin care with Clarins gift sets. With several beauty kits to choose from, there’s a perfect option for every beauty lover on your list. Starting at $50, Teddie Kossof Salon Spa, 281 Waukegan Road, Northfield, 847-999-9500

2. Cow Hide Clutch From Londo Mondo: The perfect finishing touch to any holiday party ensemble, each of these fabulous cow hide clutches from Londo Mondo is one of a kind. Designed and made locally, they’re topped off with a Swarovski crystal button closure, adding a hint of seasonal sparkle. $143, Londo Mondo, 558 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 224-255-6466

3. Love Your Melon Beanie From la de da!: Love Your Melon is dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America and supports nonprofit organizations who lead the fight against pediatric cancer. Available in assorted colors and made of 100 percent cotton. Made in USA. $30, la de da!, 1957 Cherry Lane, Northbrook, 847-562-1170

4. The Giveback Kitchen’s Chocolate Fudge Sauces: Available in five flavors, The Giveback Kitchen’s decadent chocolate fudge sauces are lovingly hand crafted without corn syrup or preservatives. The best part? A portion of sales goes to Make-A-Wish Illinois. $9, The Giveback Kitchen, 847-651-6613

5. AlphaRetTM Overnight Cream From Magdalena European MedSpa: The new gold standard in anti-aging efficacy, this retinol- and tretinoin-free miracle face cream contains a new proprietary molecular entity that tackles the appearance of lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone with little to no irritation. $110, Magdalena European Med Spa, 272 Deerpath, Lake Forest, 847-432-4111

6. Luxury and Results at EGEA Spa Evanston: Renew and hydrate your face and hands with a HydroPeptideTM Blueberry Peel Facial and a gLOVE™ Paraffin Hand Treatment. EGEA Spa, 1521 Sherman Ave., Evanston, 847-332- 2772