How Does Kelly Holiday?

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Name: Kelly Goldston

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Job: VP Marketing at ELOQUII, yay! 

Where's the place that you call home? "Home" is the apartment my husband and I share in Brooklyn, but most of my family is in Cincinnati, so the holidays always involve a trip there.

Happiest holiday tradition? My family always bakes Christmas cookies from scratch and then has an icing and sprinkle-laden decorating sesh. There's a fair amount of sampling involved.

Instant outfit update: Necklace or Earring? Earrings! I love a good statement earring.

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Stilettos or flats? I'm a flats girl - I think it shows when people are uncomfortable and that's never a good look.

5 things on your wish list?  A Clarisonic Mia Fit, anything from ELOQUII's Golden Girl collection, new headphones, this monogrammed blanket scarf in blush, and a big hug from my nephew Caleb.

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Best lipstick on the planet? I was gifted a Tarte LipSurgence crayon last year by my beauty blogger friend Mary and am obsessed with it. You can dab it on for a stain-like touch of color or slick it on for full-coverage lipstick.

The beauty trick that keeps you beautiful? The most critical product in the winter is always moisturizer! I'm a Kate Somerville fanatic- their oil free moisturizer is everything.

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Cheesiest holiday tradition? I ADORE Hallmark Channel original movies. They are so incredibly cheesy but they warm my heart and star '90s sitcom actresses, so what more could a gal want?

What are your secrets to creating the perfect #XOQ? Good light and a clean background.

'Money is no object' gift to yourself? A night at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. I love historic hotels and the Plaza is still on my bucket list!

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Favorite holiday indulgence? Graeter's Ice Cream!! A Cincinnati classic, which I always have to get when visiting for the holidays. The chocolate chips are actually more like chocolate glaciers and they are A+++.

Top three songs on holiday playlist? "This Christmas" by Donny Hathaway, "All I Want for Christmas is You" by Mariah Carey (duh), and "The Christmas Waltz" by Frank Sinatra.