Revisiting the heyday of department stores and five-and-dimes

For the serious makeup lover

This time of year, her makeup and perfume favorites often come with gifts with purchases, making it a fast and economical way to stock up -- just confirm what her favorite brand is (particularly if it's perfume) and you’re golden. Two good department store options are Lancôme Limited Edition Beauty Sensation in a choice of Glamour Golds or Party Pinks, $49.50 with any Lancome purchase, available at, or the Estee Lauder Golden Blockbuster Set, $55 with any Estee Lauder fragrance purchase, also available at
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