40+ Makeup Gifts Any Beauty Lover Will Obsess Over

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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 40+ of the best makeup gifts to grab so that you can check the beauty guru off your list with confidence.

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Simihaze Beauty Eclipse Mini Lip Balm ($24)

The innovative Simihaze has done it again. This time the duo infused the Mini Super Slick formula with micro-cut crystals and added a veil of shimmer. The result is a glitter-dipped lip look unlike any other.

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Half Magic Create-a-Palette-Set ($89)

Mix and match your favorite shades of eyeshadow and highlighter from the break-out makeup brand from the mind of the award-winning Euphoria makeup artist Donni Davy. The rich, highly pigmented shadows will have you in you planted firmly in your Euphoria glam era.

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dibs Superstar Wardrobe ($78)

We love dibs for their creamy, multitasking products. This kit bundles the brand’s best-sellers that would make a perfect gift for the makeup-lover looking for something new. Included: the apply-anywhere Status Stick in High Road Highlight, double-sided Desert Island Duo in Shade 2, silky smooth One Liner Eyeliner in Brown, and the your-lips-but-better No Pressure Lip Liner in Shade 3.

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Neen Pretty Shiny ($28)

Sparkle this holiday season with this creamy multi-use highlighter that can be used anywhere you want to turn up the shine, including eyelids, cheeks and even mixed into body moisturizer for an all-over glow.

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MAC Celebrate In Colour Powder Kiss Lip Vault ($64)

This 12-piece kit is what dreams are made of for any lipstick lover. The holiday exclusive comes with a reusable keepsake box and a dozen of MAC’s most-loved lip shades in reds, pinks, neutrals and plum.

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Mally Beauty Mally’s Best Sellers ($65)

The one and only celebrity makeup artist, Mally Roncal, who is behind some of the best looks of our time, has a best sellers kit with everything you need to get a Beyoncé level glow. High-performance, long-lasting primer, highlighter, shadow sticks, eyeliner and lip gloss help create the perfect look for a glam night out.

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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.

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Beautycounter Flawless in Five ($171)

This set is packed to the brim with products. It features concealer, brow gel, mascara, cream blush, gloss and your choice of foundation or skin tint.

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About-face Ice Me Out Holiday Value Kit ($38)

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.

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Bobbi Brown Luxe Eye & Cheek Palette ($59)

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.

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Lawless The Winter Beach Bundle ($31)

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.

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Well People Four Minute Plant & Go Routine Set ($79)

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?

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RMS Beauty Shine + Define Holiday Collection ($49)

Get glowing with this trio of RMS Beauty shine-promoting products. A luminizer, champagne-shaded cream eyeshadow and volumizing peptide mascara are all you need this holiday season.

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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.

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Rituel de Fille The Alchemist Highlight Intensifier ($32)

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.

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Benefit Cosmetics Letters to Lashes Full-Size Mascara Value Set ($42)

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!

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Rose Inc Holiday Color Favorites ($56)

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.

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Ilia The Eye Set ($56)

Ilia’s beloved Limitless Lash Mascara, Clean Line Liquid Liner and Liquid Powder in Mythic, a chromatic shade, and Adobe, a matte shade, will help you build the perfect dynamic eye look this holiday season and beyond.

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Too Faced Christmas Bake Shoppe Limited Edition Makeup Collection ($54)

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.

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Glosshood Holyyy Gloss Balm Hybrid ($23)

It’s always exciting when there’s a fresh new beauty brand on the scene. Glosshood’s Gloss Balm Hybrid is the perfect way to keep your lips hydrated and shiny all winter long.

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Jouer Cosmetics Crème Eyeshadow Trio ($46)

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.

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Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars Advent Calendar ($200)

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.

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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.

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Danessa Myricks Beauty Lightwork Vol. IV: Transcendence Palette – Illuminating Eye & Face Pigments ($125)

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.

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Sephora Favorites Makeup Must Haves Set ($54)

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.

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Trinny London Smoky Eye Stack ($112)

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.

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Westman Atelier The Petal Edition Lip and Complexion Holiday Gift Set ($134)

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.

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Dior Mini Rouge Dior Lipstick Set ($50)

This set features four iconic Dior lip shades, including Favorite, Velvet, Icone Velvet and Nude Look Velvet. It’s the perfect pack to try out some of Dior’s most beloved colors.

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Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Eyeshadow Palette ($36)

After seeing this highly-pigmented eyeshadow in action, I know it’s a must for any makeup lover. They’re organized by which shades best suit your skin tone, but they’re also magnetic, so you can mix and match.

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Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Soft Pinch Liquid Blush 3 Piece Set ($30)

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).

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HUDA BEAUTY Empowered Eyeshadow Palette ($67)

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.

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Saie Mini Glowy Super Gel Highlighter Set ($22)

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?

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Ciaté London x Iris Apfel The Eyeshadow Palettes – Accidental Icon ($19)

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.

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Yves Saint Laurent Lash Clash Extreme Volume Mascara ($29)

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.

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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.

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Anastasia Haute Holiday Mini Lip Gloss Set ($28)

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).

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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.

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 Pat McGrath Labs Lust: Lip Gloss ($29)

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.

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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.

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Tarte Amazonian Clay Cheek Set ($27)

For those that love to accent their cheeks, this set is a playground. With four Amazonian Clay blush shades to choose from and a limited-edition highlighter to add some glow, your recipient will have plenty of combinations to try out.

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Dear Dahlia Paradise Dream Velvet Lip Mousse Mini Set ($18)

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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