If you swap gifts on the spookiest holiday of the year, you’ll want to keep reading! We’ve narrowed down some of the best Halloween gifts you and your friends will love.
JOHN BOYNE’S “THIS HOUSE IS HAUNTED”
This new novel is a perfect gift for the book worm in your life. 1867, in Norfolk, Eliza Caine gives up her quiet London life to become governess at Gaudlin Hall. After a near-death experience at the train station, Eliza is delivered at a crumbling, empty manor. Her new employers are nowhere to be found and the only people there to greet her are her new young charges. That first night she is attacked in her bed by an unseen presence and from the moment she wakes the next morning, she is dogged by a malign spirit which lives within Gaudlin's walls. When Eliza learns she is the sixth governess in 12 months her desperate search to discover the fate of her predecessors. Sounds scary? You’re right!
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LUSH’S HALLOWEEN LIMITED EDITION CREATURES OF THE BATH
For your friend who likes to indulge in bubble baths, Lush has launched a fun collection of bath soaps themed around Halloween, including Pumpkin and Lord of Misrule (both $5.95). You can also get year-round favourites, Ceridwen’s Cauldren bath melt, Enchanter bath bomb, and Demon in the Dark Soap.
DEMETER ELVIRA COLLECTION
Elvira is the inspiration for a collection of supernatural scents that are unlike anything from the Demeter Fragrance Library. These dark floral scents are beautiful and truly unique.
TARGET DESIGNER WIGS AND COSTUMES
Target teamed up with fashion, costume designer, and former “Project Runway” contestant Chris March to create a line of larger-than-life Halloween foam wigs. Each priced at $20 or less, collection features eight fabulous foam wigs inspired by March’s experience as a costume designer. Styles include Geisha, Greaser, Starlet, Witch, Medusa, Monster Bride, Mohawk and Afro.
OPI Rock Goddess Set
This new limited-edition mini pack ($14.95) includes four lacquers in bold orange, citrus green, yellow and metallic platinum colors. The set also includes a black, woven bracelet with a skull charm to complement the various nail looks that you can create with these Halloween shades!