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Ivanka Trump: My holiday gift list

In the fourth installment of CNBC.com's Holiday Wish List series, Ivanka Trump dishes on her top gift picks for the modern working woman.

Socialite and entrepreneur Ivanka Trump.
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Socialite and entrepreneur Ivanka Trump.

While I certainly appreciate the importance of hard work, and I often find myself going a million miles a minute, I also really value down time, and the holidays provide just that. Some of my favorite holiday memories have been from the simplest traditions: baking cookies with my children, playing in the snow with my siblings and their families and catching up with friends near and far. As an executive, I wholly advocate taking time to unplug, disconnect and refocus. I've picked out my favorite gifts for the #WomenWhoWork on my list.

For the beauty junkie: Glossier Phase 1 Set

Glossier Phase 1 Set.
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Glossier Phase 1 Set.

Via Glossier, $80

I'm a big fan of Into the Gloss, and I recently became a fan of Glossier products, too. I keep the Balm Dotcom in my bag and use it liberally to keep dry winter skin at bay. The Phase 1 set has everything you need to get hooked on the brand, so I'll be giving this to the beauty lovers on my list.

For the traveler: Frends Layla Headphones

Frends Layla Headphones.
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Frends Layla Headphones.

Via WeAreFrends, $149.95

These headphones are super feminine, and incredibly effective. I keep a set at my desk for when I need to focus. They're lightweight and fold up into a chic little case, making them essential for travel.

For the frequent flyer: Tata Harper Aromatic Stress Treatment

Tata Harper Aromatic Stress Treatment.
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Tata Harper Aromatic Stress Treatment.

Via TataHarpersSkincare, $80

I've used this product for years. It's a natural, organic stress treatment that comes in a rollerball. I've gotten into the habit of applying it before a long flight! What better gift than a little less stress?

For the busy bee: SoulCycle Gift Card

Soul Cycle class.
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Soul Cycle class.

Via SoulCycle

I love SoulCycle because it's such an efficient workout—classes are only 45-minutes long, and they're super effective. Give a gift card for 10 classes to your friend who says she wishes she had more time to work out (it's digital, so it makes a great last-minute gift, too!).

For all of my #WomenWhoWork: The Soho Tote

Ivanka Trump 'Soho' Leather Tote
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Ivanka Trump 'Soho' Leather Tote

Via Nordstrom, $325

This tote really is the perfect work bag. When we first started talking about it, my design team held a company-wide focus group and they gathered notes from everyone on the features they most wanted in a work bag. This tote fully delivers. I've never been so organized in my life! To celebrate the holidays this year, I've stocked two Soho Totes with 10 of my favorite gifts (including the ones mentioned above!)—and I'm giving them away on IvankaTrump.com. The sweepstakes ends Thursday, December 17th, so head on over and enter for your chance to win!

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Commentary by Ivanka Trump, executive vice president of acquisitions and development at the Trump Organization, and the founder of the Ivanka Trump Collection. She is a real estate executive, entrepreneur, wife and mother. Follow her on Twitter @IvankaTrump.