Christmas is right around the corner and for a lot of people you are probably trying to find the perfect makeup or beauty gifts for someone in your life.
Every Christmas beauty lovers everywhere are eyeing up the newest releases to add to their Christmas list. I’m no different and have my eye on so many products. If you’ve no idea where to start then this is a good guide on some high end and luxury makeup and beauty gifts you can pick up.
Maybe Santa will be good this year and pop some of these must have products into my stocking. If you’re looking to treat yourself, a loved one, or want to drop some hints – here are some of the top beauty and makeup products this Winter.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Volume 4
I was gifted last years version of this and love it. I’ve used it all year and it is definitely a staple in my makeup bag. The limited edition Ambient Lighting Edit features 4 bestselling and 2 new exclusive powders for a flawlessly lit complexion. This travel-friendly palette of lighting essentials is everything you need to create a finished and flawless complexion. It is normally available in Space NK or online from Arnotts.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry Palette
I have 3 ABH palettes so far and am ready to expand my collection again. This is the latest eyeshadow palette released from Anastasia Beverly Hills and is one of the most-coveted palettes of the season. The palette features 14 highly pigmented, long-lasting powders from smouldering neutrals to glamorous metallic shades. There are dazzling silver, golden bronze and shimmering pink hues, alongside rich brown, pink, cream and charcoal-slate mattes, making this the perfect palette for both day and night-time looks. ABH has recently launched a beauty counter in Arnotts and is also available online.
Urban Decay Naked Cherry Vault
Urban Decay’s naked palettes are iconic and I’m sure most makeup lovers have at least one in their collection. This year’s newest edition to the Naked collection is Naked Cherry, a gorgeous palette of 12 amped-up, cherry-hued shades that range from shimmering pinks and warm peaches to deep burgundies. The shade range in this palette is gorgeous and is a great mix of mattes and shimmering metallics. Get it from Urban Decay outlets or online here.
Charlotte Tilbury Stars In Your Eyes Palette
The new, limited edition eyeshadow palette from Charlotte Tilbury is described as having shades to create 4 magical, mood-enhancing eye looks. With incredible colour pay-off, molten textures and mesmerising looks for day and night, each of the shades can be dialled up or lightly layered.
Carefully curated by Charlotte to put the ‘lights-in-your-eyes’, the looks in the palette include: The Love Look: 3 rose quartz-inspired shades, with sweet, soft pink hues to reflect the stone of unconditional love. This look is perfect for date night and weddings. The Happy Look: 3 sun-lit amber shades inspired by one of the world’s most coveted treasures. The Power Look: 3 golden shades for a glimmering, molten, mesmeric eye look to take on the world. The Confidence Look: 3 topaz-ruby inspired shades symbolising fire, heat and purity to empower the wearer with the bold burgundy hues. You can get it from Charlotte Tilbury outlets or from here.
Zoeva Complete Brush Set
For good makeup you need good tools. The quality of the Zoeva brushes is so good, especially considering the price. You get all the brushes you need for perfect makeup including a carry bag to keep them safe. The ZOEVA Complete Set is an exclusive selection of ZOEVA’s most loved makeup brushes for face and eyes. The professional kit contains 15 essential brushes, made of the finest natural-synthetic hair. Perfect for beginners and pros alike. You can get it here.
MAC Shiny Pretty Things Lip Kit
This is 100% on my Christmas list this year. I love MAC lipsticks and definitely don’t have enough of them. This is a collection of 10 of MAC’s crowd-favourite mini lipsticks, each in colour-matched special deco. The 10 shades included are Snob, Velvet Teddy, See Sheer, Relentlessly Red, Ruby Woo, Snow Orchid, Rebel, Twig, Chili & Diva. You can get the set online from MAC.
Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette
So I have never actually tried Huda beauty palettes but I know so many people who love them, and who will be dying to get their hands on this. Huda Beauty’s The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette is new take on ‘nudes’. With a selection of blush, mauve, taupe and beige neutrals, mingled with copper, golden and pink glitter jewels, it features everything you need to master charming eye effects in one slimline case.
The array of 18 shadows includes ten highly pigmented mattes, formulated with aloe vera and coconut oil for butter-like application; four reflective shades, featuring shimmering pearl flecks for a gorgeous duo-chromatic finish; two glitter formulas, infused with innovative silicones for advanced adherence, pigment dispersion and luminosity; one pressed pearl, combined with acacia, jojoba and sunflower wax for a high-shimmer finish that layers effortlessly on top of mattes, adding dreamy depth and dimension; and even a concealer base, for flawless application and to boost any eyeshadow layered on top of it. This is going to be top of many beauty lovers Christmas lists’. You can get yours on Cult Beauty here.
Kylie Cosmetics Holiday Collection
I can’t pick out just one thing from this years Holiday Collection from Kylie, I want it all! The quality of Kylie Cosmetics is insanely good. I have a good few of her products and love getting something to add to my collection every year. The eyeshadow palette this year looks amazing, along with the lip kits! The 8 piece mini lip kit collection has definitely caught my eye, with 8 new shades! Just remember you can only buy these from KylieCosmetics.com, if you see them for sale elsewhere don’t be tricked into buying fake makeup.
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