The perfect beauty products for all the beautiful people in your life
When it comes to shopping for someone who goes bananas for all things beauty-related, you never have to stress about what to get them. Why? Because they want to try everything and anything! Trust me. If you know someone that always wears red lipstick, they will want to own every single ruby-toned tube that exists. Your job will be easy.
Check out our picks for the best makeup, skincare and hair-styling tools to give to all the pretty faces in your life.
Classic, neutral-toned eyeshadows are a necessity in one’s beauty arsenal. You definitely can”t go wrong with this set of sixteen pigmented shadows from Lorac.
Red is the color of power, so what better to get that #girlboss in your life than this crimson-colored lipstick from the M.A.C. X Nasty Gal collaboration?
Body lotions are usually thought of as an easy go-to in the gift-giving department, but Rituals Magic Touch isn’t your run-of-the-mill rub. When I first tried this rich, heavenly-smelling cream, it quickly became the only body moisturizer I wanted to use. My only regret was not having another one around for back-up.
Liquid liner is a very sensitive subject for those who like to do a cat eye 24-7. The search for the perfect one is a very real, Goldilocks-type situation. Eyeko is a true gift from the eyeliner gods and will make an amazing stocking stuffer for anyone who loves to rock a Winehouse-worthy wing.
Sure, wintertime brings us that soup-craving, snuggie-worthy weather, but that chilly air can also wreak havoc on our precious puckers. These lip scrubs by Sara Happ will make your lucky recipient ready for some under-the-mistletoe smoochin’. Warning: they’ll totally notice the indentation where you stuck your finger so you should probably get one of your own.
Maybe you’ve noticed that the eyeshadow brushes on your friend’s vanity are starting to look a tad busted. Tell ’em it’s time to put away those children’s toys, because this five-piece gold brush set looks like sophisticated luxe. It’s also ideal for traveling, but unfortunately no plane tickets are included.
There’s no such thing as the wrong color nail polish in the eyes of someone who is obsessed with nail art. They need every type of color in their collection in order to paint detailed landscapes on their nail beds. This set of six glorious lacquers will make your fave person’s claws look fierce. Throw some quirky nail decals in there too for extra cheer.
When I first told a friend of mine I was thinking of trying out Mario Badescu’s skincare line, her eyes got all wide and she went home and texted me photos of her massive collection. I soon learned that her overzealous appreciation was completely justified because everything. was. phenomenal. Pass on the wisdom by gifting this set of their most popular products.
When I was eight, I got a curling iron for Christmas and because I was a multitasker (yes, even back then), I thought it would be a good idea to simultaneously play the piano while I curled my locks. I burned my eyelid. Just make sure the person you give this awesome multi-styling hair tool to doesn’t have dreams of becoming a one-woman, hair-curling band.
Soon New Year’s Eve will be here, and your bestie might want to have shimmery, Ziggy Stardust-inspired eye makeup to welcome in 2015. This eyeliner trio from Ardency Inn should do the trick.