There’s a big world of beauty out there, and it can be daunting to shop for someone who’s well versed in what’s hot right now. We’ve rounded up 35 of the best makeup gifts to grab so that you can check the beauty guru off your list with confidence.
Toodscara Blue Mood ($24)
For the bold beauty maven, this unique hue of blue mascara is a must. Make a statement without the toxins and tradeoffs that often come with other mascaras.
This is the perfect set for a shimmering New Year’s Eve look and beyond. These shades are not for the faint of heart. Icy blue, celestial navy, deep black and sheer shine come together to create an unparalleled look.
This limited-edition collection has stunning artist-curated shades to help the eyes shimmer and brighten cheeks for an overall gorgeous glow. A range of mattes and shimmers allow you to create a range of long-lasting looks.
This limited-edition bundle is perfect for the “I’m cold” makeup trend that’s currently going viral. Deep blues and greens and stunning neutrals make up the eyeshadow palette. To complete the look, the bundle also comes with a trio of lip-plumping glosses in a range of shades.
This set is perfect for a natural everyday look or a buildable beauty moment. Mascara, blush, brow gel, lipstick and brightening powder, what more could you ask for?
Exa All In Intro Set ($39)
You won’t regret going all in on Exa this season. This set gives you a taste of the Exa magic, and you’ll immediately fall in love. It features a smoothing primer, mascara and a multi-use gel pigment for eyes, face and body.
If you often have the sneaking feeling that your highlighter just doesn’t have enough luminosity for you, this product is for you. The brand refers to it as “the highlighter for your highlighters.” It’s meant to be layered atop highlighter products to intensify the shimmer.
This is the set for all the lash lovers out there. A super cute reusable tin comes packed with curling Roller Lash, lengthening They’re Real!, and my personal favorite, the volumizing BADgalBANG!
If you haven’t gotten around to trying the incredible products from Rose Inc, this is a good place to start. Select your favorite shade of lipstick and concealer, and test out the mascara and mini mirror for a gorgeous on-the-go look.
Opening this collection will feel like walking into a winter wonderland bake shop. The collection includes a travel-size Better Than Sex Volumizing & Lengthening mascara and three face and eye palettes with a variety of shades. They individually smell like sugar cookies, gingerbread and chocolate.
This shimmering limited-edition trio of eyeshadows will make your life easier and sparklier. In just a few swipes, your look will be taken to another level.
If you’re looking to splurge on someone on your list, you’ll get your money’s worth with this beauty advent calendar chock-full of well-renowned products. Included inside: 12 makeup and skin-care items from Charlotte Tilbury.
Kusshi Zebra Collection ($50-$94)
If you have a makeup lover on your list they’re bound to need somewhere to keep all their goodies. There’s no better bag to trust your beloved beauty products in than a Kusshi.
This set of vibrant, color-shifting, chromatic shades will make any makeup lover smile. The 14 shades come in a variety of finishes, so you can create dozens of different looks.
Sephora curated a set of some of the best-selling makeup and skin-care products on the site. It’s packed with goodies like Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Freeze, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, ILIA Limitless Lash Lengthening Clean Mascara, Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush, Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray and more.
Create the perfect stack for the smokey eye lover on your list. You can select two eyeshadow shades and two multi-tasking lip and cheek shades, for a quick look that will be sure to steal the show.
This special holiday set features Lit Up Highlight Stick, Baby Cheeks Lip and Blush Stick, and Squeaky Clean Liquid Lip Balm. They all come in Petal (dusty nude rose) for a gorgeously cohesive look.
This limited edition trio of Selena Gomez’s best-selling liquid blush is a must-grab before it goes away. The shades in the set include Truth (mauve maroon), Happy (cool pink) and Encourage (soft neutral pink).
This dynamic eyeshadow set is a feast for the eyes and exciting for anyone that loves to create alluring looks. It features golds, coppers and neutrals in matte, metallic, shimmer and gel-liner hybrid textures, making it great for every day or a night out.
This dainty duo features mini Glowy Super Gel Highlighters in Starglow (champagne shimmer) and Warmglow (a limited edition warm gold shimmer). The formula is hydrating and highlighting—what more could we ask for?
The iconic Iris Apfel collaborated with Ciaté London on creating a few products, the cutest of which is this eyeshadow palette. It even features Apfel’s classic blue eyeshadow so that you can add a pop to any look.
Bold lashes are always in style. This mascara promises to grab all your lashes and elongate them from root to tip for a stunning look anyone would love.
MERIT Five Minute Morning ($170)
This set has everything one needs to get ready and look great in just five minutes. It features a perfecting complexion stick, tinted lip oil, cheek color, volumizing brow pomade, lengthening mascara, blending brush and highlighting balm.
This limited-edition set of lip glosses from Anastasia is what everyone needs on their lips this holiday season. The glosses come in a range of festive nudes, including Sweet (light pink), Clouds (shimmering light pink with diamond reflects), Bubbly (shimmering nude with gold reflects) and Tasty (light beige).
Kosas The Brow Team Set ($42)
If you have someone on your list whose brows are a big deal to them, they need this set. The brow pencil and volumizing tinted gel work together to create natural-looking, full, fluffy brows.
While this may look a bit too gold in the tube when spread across your lips, it leaves an unparalleled sheen that pairs perfectly with any lipstick for a little extra shine and plump on a night out. It also smells surprisingly delicious.
Gucci L’Obscur Macara ($36)
For a luxurious gift that has everyday use, give this Gucci L’Obscur Mascara. A trustworthy mascara is hard to find, but you can rely on this formula that lifts and curls lashes. Its chic pale pink and gold packaging is an added bonus.
The beauty of this mini set is that you can choose from four different color palettes—Teddy Bare, Best Seller, Pink or Red. Each set comes with six mini lip mousses that glide on smooth but leave the lips with a powdery matte finish.
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