• Kendra-Nicole Cray

Her Campus InfluenceHer Essentials Kit: Holiday Edition

Her Campus has always had a major part in my college and blogging career. Aside from providing me great internships, blog tips, and influencer opportunities, they have some of the best Holiday campaigns!

This year Her Campus and the InfluenceHer Collective are excited to announce the Her Campus InfluenceHer Essentials Kit: Holiday Edition!

This time, they’ve partnered up with some of our favorite brands to put together a fun box of must-haves for the holiday season. The InfluenceHer Essentials Kit: Holiday Edition will feature goodies from Steripod, Alba Botanica, Luna, Otterbox, hcxo.shop, Almay, and Rent the Runway.

Read more about what I received in my Holiday Essentials Kit below:


Hawaiian skincare line


What I got:

1. Hawaiian Detox Face Scrub

2. Hawaiian Lip Balm Trio:

Alba Botanica is a vibrant line of products that nourish the skin, hair, and of course, the soul. Not only are they good for the body, but for the earth as well.

100% vegetarian and cruelty free. These products never tested on animals and Leaping Bunny Certified. Botanically-based, their effective formulas are biodegradable and packaging made from recyclable materials.

ALMAY Almay Lip Vibes Collection (Dance Now and Girl Boss shades)


Almay Lip Vibes Collection contain single stroke, high impact color in matte, cream and topper finishes. They are rich color impact for gorgeous, statement-making lips.

This collection is comfortable on lips; Non-sticky, non-drying and does not feather or bleed. Formulated with vitamins E & C and Shea Butter, Almay Lip Vibes Collection is available in 24 shades; 2 Toppers, 10 Matte, 12 Crème .


Chocolate Peppermint Stick LUNA Bar and Mint Chocolate Chip LUNA Bar


What I got:

1. Chocolate Peppermint Stick LUNA Bar

2. Mint Chocolate Chip LUNA Bar

LUNA Bars are crafted to help keep you nourished during your busy day and give you energy to break through. Each bar is a delicious, nutritious, gluten-free snack that’s perfect between meals. Perfect as an on-the-go snack, LUNA Bars are great inbetween meals, to help keep you feeling full. LUNA Bars are gluten free, low glycemic, and non-GMO. Each bar has 210 calories or less, 7-10g of protein, 2-4g of fiber and are available in 11 flavors. Since day one, LUNA Bar has championed women in their pursuit for equality and supports women in areas where they are traditionally underrepresented such as film, sport and business, creating platforms so their voices can be heard.


Steripod Kit for Women that includes

1. 4 Steripod Toothbrush Protectors in Rose Gold, Pearl

2. Clear Purple and Clear Silver

3. 2 Steripod Razor Protectors in Pink and Pearl

4. 2 Steripod Tongue Cleaners in Pink and Pearl

The Steripod Kit for Women includes a 1-year supply of innovative products that help protect your toothbrush, razor and even your tongue.

Steripod Razor Protector helps your razor stay sharp using the same science that prevents rust on boats and skyscrapers. The zinc strip helps keep your blades sharper longer, and it also protects your fingers from nicks and cuts in the toiletries bag.


Promotional card


Designer Styles on a college budget - Why invest in a something you’ll only wear once? With RTR, you have access to 550+ designers at the fraction of the retail price.

Never repeat an outfit again - Keep your wardrobe fresh and never repeat an outfit again (unless you love it so much you want to…). New styles are added every week!

Experiment with your style -Our dream closet is brimming with an infinite assortment of styles, trends, colors, shapes, and sizes - something new for every day of the week and every mood. Experiment and have fun with fashion without the commitment!

Rent, Reduce, Reuse -Every time you rent, you’re saving all the water, electricity and emissions used to manufacture a new piece of clothing. Renting things you wear a few times is the sustainable answer.


What I Got: Cozy AF mug



hcxo.shop is merch heaven for all things girl power -- think trendy tees, stickers, and downloadable freebies featuring empowering messages, all priced affordably.

Iridescent metallic copper ceramic mug (not microwaveable)