The Christmas Gift Guides: For the Beauty Lover

December 8, 2016

¡Hola! Its my favorite time of the year! I absolutely adore getting the perfect gift for the people I love. As I began the search for gifts, I thought that it would be nice to share the amazing finds I found in a series of gift guides! Here are some options for the beauty lover in your life:

1. Sunday Riley Power Couple Duo: Total Transformation Kit ($85)- My favorite skin care line offers this money saving duo with two of their best products! This is definitely a splurge gift, maybe the best one for yourself!
2. Sephora Customizable Skin Care & Hair Gift Set ($25)- This set lets you customise which skin care product would be best for its recipient! 
3. Boscia Mask It All ($49)- Great for that person in your life who loves a good face mask!
4. Clinique Sparkle & Glow for Drier Skins ($10)- This little duo would make a great stocking stuffer for someone who has a trip planned or who is new to skin care.
5. Foreo Luna Play ($39)- This little thing is great for any skin care lover or newbie! Once you apply your cleanser, use this to work it into your skin!
6. Boscia Japanese Favorites ($30)- Offering a cleanser, a mask, and a peel this is great for young skin care lovers.
7. Sephora Face Mask ($6)- Great and cheap stocking stuffer!
8. Clinique Merry & Brightening Pep-Start Set ($29.50)- Adorable little trio with great products for a newbie to skincare!
9. First Aid Beauty FAB Beautique ($48)- First Aid Beauty is another one of my favorite skin care lines! This kit offers everything a beginner in skin care needs including: moisturiser, cleanser, lip balm, a serum, and exfoliating pads! The First Aid Beauty FAB Holiday Trio ($15) is another, cheaper option!

1. Benefit Cosmetics Cheekathon Blush & Bronzer Palette ($58)- Perfect for a young adolescent trying out makeup for the first time!
2. Urban Decay Naked Flushed ($32)- I have purchased this palette twice! Love to use the bronzer as a crease shade!
3. Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Edit - Surreal Light ($80)- This is another splurge item that I believe is well worth every penny! I have last year's palette and I still use it almost every day! Great gift for a girlfriend or wife!
4. Smash Box Try It Kit Primer Authority ($29)- Anyone in your life who needs a good primer? gift them this! Also love Smashbox Try It Kit Bestsellers ($22) for a more complete kit.
5. Too Faced Let It Glow Highlight & Blush Kit ($25)- Great stocking option for some glow!
6. Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection ($38)- I love the Champagne Pop highlighter but this option seems like a better gift as it also includes a beautiful blush!
7. Tarteist™ PRO Glow to Go Highlight & Contour Palette ($23)- Another great option for a makeup newbie.
8. Too Faced Naughty Kisses & Sweet Cheeks Set ($36)- This is a great option because you can divide the gift for 3 different people! Money saver!
9. Beautyblender® with mini Blendercleanser® solid® ($25)- I cannot live without my beauty blender! Its the gift that keeps on giving! 

1. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-In-Stick Lipstick ($37)- YSL lipstick packaging is gorgeous! Gift you lady one of these in a holiday red color for a classic look! 
3. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Mini Lipstick Trio ($39)- I've never tried Charlotte Tilbury makeup but everyone from England raves about them!
4. Bite Beauty The Perfect Bite Set ($25)- In my opinion Bite Beauty prepares the best holiday value sets. They offer gorgeous colors and their formula is amazing! 
6. Bite Beauty Discovery Set ($39)- This set includes a lip primer and a lip mask also!
7. Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Bold Lip ($28)- This kits are great for someone with a limited lipstick collection who's been taking about branching out more!

1. Bobbi Brown 'Golden Eye' Shadow & Mascara Palette ($42)- Beautiful, special palette for a mom!
2. tarte Tartelette In Bloom Clay Eyeshadow Palette ($45)- Makeup newbies will love to explore with this palette!
3. Smashbox Photo Matte Eyes Travel Palette ($25)- Great matte palette, even better price!
4. SEPHORA COLLECTION The Romantic Eyeshadow Palette ($7)- $7 for a makeup palette! Buy one for everyone! 
5. Smashbox Full Exposure Travel Palette ($25)- This option includes shimmery shades.
6. Urban Decay Naked ($54)- Naked palettes are a must in any beauty lovers collection! I personally own this original palette, Naked3, Naked Basics, and Naked Ultimate Basics. For fairer skin tones, try Naked2.
7. SEPHORA COLLECTION Here's The Skinny Brush Wrap ($39)- The option shown is unfortunately sold out but I've linked another great option for your friend or family member thats always on a plane!


1. invisibobble Time to Shine ORIGINAL the traceless hair ring ($8)- I've been dying to try out these hair ties! Supposedly they don't leave a mark after use!
2. Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Mascara & Eyeshadow Palette ($29.50)- Great price for a Dior mascara and eyeshadow palette. Perfect for a mom, aunt, or grandmother!
3. Bite Beauty Bite Lush Lip Wipes ($12)- Perfect for your friend who always wears a bold lip.
4. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara ($12)- Cute little travel mascara to hang on the tree!

1. Drybar 'I Heart Road Trips' Travel Set ($25)- I really enjoy Drybar products and believe that any hair enthusiast would enjoy these sets!
3. Sephora Favorites Customizable Skin Care & Hair Gift Set ($25)- Another customizable option! You can mix it up with beauty and hair care!
4. Bumble and bumble A Few Of Our Favorite Things Kit ($39)- Almost every hair product a girl could need!


1. Sephora Favorites Perfume Sampler ($65)- These are both perfect for someone who likes to try out new fragrances. How it works: You gift someone this set of perfume minis and they use them until the decide which one is their favorite. At that point, they can go to their nearest Sephora and trade it in for a full size perfume!
2. Sephora Favorites Perfume Travel Sampler ($25)- Works the same only for a travel/rollerball option. 

Macy's: Free shipping on all beauty orders + $10 OFF every $50 on beauty
Nordstrom: Free 25-piece beauty gift with $150 purchase
Sephora: 25 Days of Mini (Free deluxe sample with $25 purchase code: 25MINIS)


  1. Hola! Thanks for the great ideas! Just read that Sunday Riley was your favorite skincare line; I've been meaning to try some of their products but don't know if I should take the splurge. Could you do a review on them? I would love it and appreciate it! :)

    1. I'm so glad you liked the post! I don't own many of their products because they are expensive but, the ones I do own I love! I started out with deluxe samples and got hooked! The kit mentioned here is one I continuously repurchase :) I'll be sure to keep you in mind for future post ideas!

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