Alright beauty lovers, we’re now on to part 2 of our holiday gift guide – hair, nails and makeup! So let’s get on with it!
1. Cle de Peau Beauté – Les Années Folles Holiday Collection
This year’s limited edition holiday collection features gorgeous artwork of the roaring 1920s by contemporary artist, Ashley Longshore. It consists of an eyeshadow palette with 8 bold and shimmery shades, 2 lipstick palettes – one coral and one plum, a 5-piece brush set, and of course the iconic La Crème in an enchanting kaleidoscopic crystal-like jar.
2. IT Cosmetics – Heavenly Luxe Brush Set & Case
If you haven’t tried IT Cosmetics brushes yet, I recommend that you check them out! They’re super soft and fluffy and are really easy to use. This limited edition “Must-Haves” include 5 full size makeup brushes for face and eyes. And it comes in a black faux leather travel case. The hairs used for the brushes are cruelty-free, and the soft-touch handles will sit comfortably in your hands.
3. By Terry – Impearlious Baume de Rose Collection
This beautiful collection of pink and pearly iridescent shades are the perfect gift for that friend who loves highlighters and all things shimmery!
4. Chanel – Holiday 2016 Collection Libre
Instead of the usual reds and golds you see during the holiday season, Chanel’s Creative Makeup and Colour Designer, Lucia Pica, decided to go for bright pinks, cool greys, and silvers. Inspired by the material urban world, Pica took industrial shades and contrasted them with bright tones to create a modern and edgy collection.
5. Clinique – Chubby Sampler Set
If you love cute and chubby things, then you’re going to love this little sampler set by Clinique! It contains a chubby stick for lips, cheeks, eyes and eyelashes. Everything you need to get your face ready in a jiffy!
6. Ciaté – Mini Mani Month
Gosh, don’t you just want them all? This Mini Mani Month gift set by Ciaté contains 1 full size nail polish, 17 mini nail polishes, 2 treatment base coats, 2 glittery nail toppers, a Gelology long-wear top coat and a glitzy rose gold nail file.
7. Too Faced – Grand Hotel Café Eyeshadow Palettes
It can’t get any cuter than this! This collection contains 3 Christmas themed eyeshadow + blush palettes and is housed in an adorable little café box. And how delicious do the names sound? Eggnog Latte, Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Cookie – good enough to eat me thinks!
8. ghd – Copper Luxe Collection
I’m crazy about anything metallic – silver, rose gold, antique gold, copper, I could stare at shiny things all day! The Copper Luxe Collection by ghd has two sets. One set contains the Air Professional Hair Dryer and V Gold Styler, while the other set consists of 3 high-quality combs and 2 clips in a black and copper heat-proof quilt zipper bag. Fancy!
9. Givenchy – Audace de l’Or Holiday 2016 Collection
You can’t ever go wrong with gold, red and glitter for your next Christmas party! I especially love the eyeshadow palette in the Givenchy holiday collection. It contains a quad of shimmery bronze, copper, yellow gold and mink coloured eyeshadows. The gold packaging and signature Givenchy logo in the centre gives the range a luxurious oriental vibe.
10. Guerlain – Shalimar Holiday 2016 Collection
Having been the face of Guerlain’s iconic fragrance, Shalimar, for over 8 years, supermodel Natalia Vodianova wanted to pay homage to this fragrance by naming her first holiday collection after the perfume. She collaborated with the brand’s Creative Director, Olivier Echaudemaison, to create a collection that was inspired by the royal Indian palaces, with royal blues and golds. And what’s great about it all? A portion of the sales proceeds will be donated to The Naked Heart Foundation to help disadvantaged families.
11. Laura Mercier – Iconic Box
All your Laura Mercier favourites and essentials are now contained in one pretty iconic box! It houses a total of 13 items, everything your need to create the perfect no-makeup makeup look!
12. Dior – Holiday 2016 Splendor Collection
Dior once against impresses with their new holiday collection, with extravagant golds, silvers and reds.
13. Shu Uemura – Murakami Holiday Collection
How kawaii is this holiday collection by Shu Uemura?! I’m totally eyeing the limited edition eyelash curler with flower keychain!
14. NARS – Sarah Moon Collection
I’m obsessed with Sarah Moon’s photography, and when you combine it with NARS makeup? An absolutely stunning and ethereal collection.
15. OPI – Breakfast at Tiffany’s Collection
Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with these Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired nail polishes!
16. THREE – Wild At Heart Collection
This spectacular limited edition collection by THREE combines classic browns and plums with modern metallic greys and blues.