It Ingredient: Ginger

ESSENCE.COM Dec, 17, 2010

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Philosophy “The Gingerbread House” ($15, sephora.com) comes with two spicy ginger-scented bath and shower gels stocked in the cutest holiday-inspired packaging. Perfect for a hostess gift!

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Pangea Organics Nigerian Ginger, Sweet Lavender & Thyme Facial Cream ($36, sephora.com) provides antiaging, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Plus, it smells heavenly.

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Housed in an incredibly chic glass container, Votivo Aromatic Candle in Black Ginger ($25, beautysak.com) is a blend of tropical ginger, spices, wildflowers, with a hint of leather.

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Made with pure fruit, floral and herbal extracts, Nature’s Gate Organics Grapefruit & Wild Ginger Deodorant ($5.99, drugstore.com) is an anti-bacterial, non-irritating formula.

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Perfect for adding a subtle sheen to exposed skin, Origins Ginger Gloss Smoothing Body Oil ($19.50, beauty.com) hydrates dry areas and quickly absorbs to a velvety, silky-smooth finish.

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Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Moisturizing Lather Shampoo ($28.50, amazon.com) contains awapuhi oil and keratin protein to rebuild and repair damaged hair, leaving it super glossy.

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Jo Malone Nutmeg & Ginger Cologne ($55, jomalone.com) smells like Christmas in a bottle. The warm, spicy-woodsy scent has notes of sandalwood, nutmeg, ginger, and cedarwood—and it’s unisex!

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A delicious combination of sweet and spicy, Dr. Bronner’s Organic Orange Ginger Lip Balm ($2.99, thevitaminshoppe.com) is a blend of beeswax, jojoba, and ginger root oil.

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Just the thing on chilly winter nights, Molton Brown Warming Eucalyptus & Ginger Body Scrub ($48, neimanmarcus.com) leaves skin feeling tingly, refreshed and toasty warm. Love the holiday-ish scent!