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Proving more than just tasty treats, mixed nuts nourish and inspire the season’s offerings.
01 WELEDA POMEGRANATE CREAMY BODY WASH
Essential oils from blood orange, macadamia and sandalwood purport to give this exfoliating cleanser superb moisturizing properties. The spicy, citrusy scent is said to provide balance for body and soul. ($18; Target, Whole Foods)
02 DIPTYQUE PARIS LIMITED-EDITION HOLIDAY CANDLE IN MARRONS GRILLÉS
This festive candle blends notes of juniper, birch and vanilla with the aroma of chestnuts roasting on an open fire. The fanciful frosted glass jar is derived from Polish wycinanki—intricately designed paper cutouts used as holiday decor. ($68; Diptyque, diptyqueparis.com)
03 ORIGINS GINZING REFRESHING EYE CREAM
A cooling cream packed with awakening ginseng, skin-calming caffeine and dullness-fighting chestnut extract to help diffuse under-eye darkness and reduce visible signs of fatigue. ($29.50; Origins counters and stores)
04 OJON SWA+INSTANT HOLD HAIRSPRAY
Promising hold and healing, this follicle-strengthening hair spray features andiroba seed oil extract from Central America. The formula also contains macadamia oil and crambe seed, a mustard family relative, for shine. ($27; QVC)
05 RUSK SENSORIES WELLNESS HEAL SHAMPOO
Oil sourced from the nuts of the Moroccan argan tree is formulated with scalp-repairing panthenol and vitamin-rich fig extract for top-to-tip hair moisturizing. ($19.95; ass retailers)
06 LOVE + TOAST MANDARIN TEA HAND CREME
Part of a new range of fruity and floral body products and fragrances from TokyoMilk creator Margot Elena, this citrus-scented formula features nourishing macadamia and sunflower oils to keep hands hydrated all winter long. ($9; Urban Outfitters, urbanoutfitters.com)