The holiday season is a beauty junkie’s favorite time of the year. It’s a great time to try out a dramatic new look, play with sparkles and vampy lipstick. But also, this is the time when every cosmetic company releases their special edition over the top beauty collections!
There’s something for every beauty obsessed person on your list! With so many great holiday options, you may even want to treat yourself to a new eye shadow palette or lipstick; don’t worry, we won’t tell! Plus we’re sure it’ll look great on you!
Here are our top picks for holiday gifts for all the ladies (and makeup loving gentlemen) on your list.
1. Urban Decay’s Naked Smoky palette is the perfect gift for the makeup aficionado or the teenager just experimenting. The mix of sultry and nude, matte and sparkly colors are perfect for all skin types. Best part is that they give you instructions to help you master the nude/smoky eye.
2. MAC’s Enchanted Eve Eye Bag will be on everyone’s wish list this season, with a Pro Longwear Paint Pot in “Painterly” a soft neutral and a jar FluidLine eyeliner in a chocolate brown hue called “Dipdown.” Also included is the perfect double-ended brush to apply both products and of false lashes for the most extreme look-at-me lashes. As the name suggests, the kit comes with a makeup bag with a mirrored stripe of blue green and purple, which is cute enough to double as a clutch!
3. Chloé Signature Gift Set is bound to make any woman feel chic and ladylike. The soft floral fragrance is the epitome of femininity with top notes of pink peony, freesia and lychee and a base of cedarwood, amber and honey. The gift set includes a 1.0 oz eau de parfum spray, a 3.4 oz body lotion and a deluxe miniature bottle, perfect for travel.
4.bareMinerals’ Gorgeous Eyes Unlocked is a collection of 10 eyecolors perfect for mixing and matching. With 5 soft neutrals and 5 darker shades, the possibilities are endless. This collection also comes with a set of instructions for 3 eye looks to choose from; Sultry Smoky, Fashion Forward Drama, and Chic and Cool, just in case she needs a little inspiration.
5.tarte’s Shine Bright statement lash essentials makes a great stocking stuffer, office secret santa or grab bag gift. This stylish duo consist of tarte’s famous eyelash curler all decked out for the holidays in crystals! Combined with a golden tube of lights, camera flashes mascara this gift may be small but it’s sure to please!
6. Marc Jacob’s Decadence feels truly… well, decadent. With notes of Italian plum, iris and saffron and a bottle inspired by one of Marc Jacob’s handbags it’s sure to wow! As one of our favorite gifts this holiday season, this luxurious scent is an indulgent crowd pleaser.
7. Give a perfect pout with Dior’s Diorific Mat Velvet Lipsticks. The opulent gold packing and nondrying special formula make these sultry colors feel even more luxurious. For a universally flattering gift, we recommend a soft pink hue such as, “Radieuse” or “Fascinante.”
Joyful gifting and happy holidays!