GIFTING SEASON: Holiday Beauty Buys

Looking to buy a Christmas present for the makeup-obsessed in your life?  I’ve put together a list of some great finds that you can still get in time for the big day!

Sephora’s Bestsellers ($75)

Jam packed with Sephora’s bestsellers (6 of which are full size!), you know this one is going to be a hit.  Included in this set is Philosophy Hope In A Jar, Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Sin, Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Original, Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, Sephora Collection Lipstick in The Red 04, Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20 in Nude, Nars Illuminator in Orgasm, Buxom Lash Mascara in Blackest Black, Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in black and a Marc Jacobs Daisy Rollerball. With all of these blockbuster products, you can’t go wrong.

Sephora Collection: Makeup Studio Blockbuster ($49.50)

I’m not even going to lie… This set right here has me drooling. I want this.  That being said, so will the makeup lover on your shopping list.  With an amazing combination of 96 (!) eyeshadows, 84 lipglosses, 6 cream eyeliners, 2 eyeliner pencils, 3 blushes, 1 bronzer, 1 mascara and 4 applicators, this is the perfect present to satiate any cosmetically motivated appetite.  And witha  prize of only $49.50 for all of this (it’s a $440 value), I would definitely say you’ll be getting your money’s worth.  Plus, your giftee is going to think you spent a ton on them, which will be our little secret.

Lise Watier – Les Nuites Magiques set ($45)

Full of festive (and sexy!) colours, this kit provides the palette for a perfect smoky, holiday look.  Give this set (containing the Quatuor Nuits Magiques Eyeshadow Quartet, Bleu Bold Smokey Kohl Liner, Eye Glitter Liner, Hydra Shine Lip Stain, Eye Shine and an Eyeshadow Brush to make it all work), and they will be thanking you for helping them rock some serious face.

MAC Make It Perfect Brush Set – Special Edition ($59.50)

The key to fierce face?  A good set of brushes.  Hook them up with this beautiful brush set from MAC.  It contains everything they’ll need to perfect their look: eyeshadow application brush, a blending brush, a lining brush, a bronzer brush and a blush brush.  MAC also sells an essential brush kit (which can be found here for the same price) which contains the basic brushes they’ll need.

Philosophy: The More the Merrier Set ($26)

This delicious set from Philosophy will have them smelling like Christmas and feeling like a million bucks.  It includes Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath in Marshmallows For Toasting, Have A Cherry Christmas, Twinkle Berry, Candy Cane and a Marshmallows For Toasting Lip Shine.  They’ll love the delicious scents of these products… Just make sure they don’t try to eat them.

What other beauty gifts are you giving this year?

Follow: