Dec 4, 2012

Gift Ideas for Beauty Junkies

If the beauty junkie in your life is a color fan she'll love this bold pink lipstick from Top Shop. Designed in collaboration with British fashion designer Louise Gray this lipstick comes in a pretty pink tube and makes a great stocking stuffer. $20

Make-up lovers will adore The Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura Prestigious Bordeaux Palette featuring a gorgeous array of coordinated colors. These colors are perfect for creating a fun and beautiful holiday look.

Putting on perfume just got a little bit cooler with the Maison Francis Kurkdjian Les Bulles d'Agathe Violet Bubbles, $20 available at Bergdorf Goodman. Blow the wand and the violet scent is released with the bubbles burst. Such a great stocking stuffer idea!

Lavera and LoveTrueNatural just launched their first True Beauty Box, a monthly subscription-based service which delivers fresh beauty products to your doorstep each month. Each box features 3 full sized items plus an array of samples based on each users beauty profile. For the holidays, Love True Natural is offering pre-paid subscriptions in increments of 3 or 6 months that make the perfect gift for the beauty junkie on your holiday list. Visit for more info.

Leave it to Dolce & Gabbana to come up with the perfect holiday bronzer packaged in a signature leopard print compact. Over time the animal print will fade to reveal a universal bronzer that can be used on all skin tones.

Perfect for girls on-the-go the Laura Mercier Color-to-Go cosmetic set has everything needed to create a polished look for eyes, lips and cheeks. The top level of the compact features a trio of eye shadows plus a cake eyeliner to add intensity while the bottom level houses a blush and bronzer duo. The set is finished off with a mini lip glaze to complete the look. Love.

The YSL La Laque Couture trio provides nail polish lovers with high-shine and instant glamour. Fashion fans will love the bold shades and appreciate the long-wear formulas that resist chipping. $60 for set of 3 available at Neiman Marcus. 

Skincare fans will love the Clarisonic Mia2 Sonic Skin Cleansing Holiday Pore-fection Collection featuring the Mia2 Skin Cleansing Brush with a sensitive skin brush head plus a deep pore classing brush head, charger, travel case, 1 oz. Boscia Purifying Cleansing Gel, 1 oz. Murad Skin Perfecting Lotion and sample size Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Refiner. This set is a great value at $149 available at Sephora. 

Tarte Cosmetics always has the best holiday sets and this year is no exception. Thids year's 'Carried Away' Collectors Set features Tarte's Amazonian Clay 12-hour blush in Adventurous, Amazonian Clay finishing powder, 8 Maracuja Lip gloss minis, mascara, blush brush and a palette of 24 Amazonian Clay eyeshadows plus a tapestry print Adventurer cosmetic case. $54. 

If hair is her "thing" the beauty junkie in your life will love the BB Stylist Edition Kit designed to create an array of tousled and texturized hairstyles. The set includes the signature Bumble & Bumble thickening spray, texturizing Surf Spray, Bb. Texture, and Bb. Thickening Hairspray all packaged in a holiday-inspired case. $48. 

The Sephora Favorites Lash Stash is all about eyes. Featuring two full-sized mascaras from Smashbox and Fiberwig plus 8 mascara mini's and a lash primer this holiday set is perfect for girls who are on a mission to find the perfect mascara. Also included in this set is a pair of Sephora's False eyelashes in 'Flutter' plus corresponding eyelash glue. $45.

Sephora by Opi brings gel manicures home with the Gel Shine At-Home Gel Color System. Designed to create the perfect salon quality gel manicure in the comfort of your own home this system features a base coat, top coat, gel shine color (added separately to cart), LED light, 25 nail pads, 3 removal wraps, nail cleanser, buffing block, nail & gel color remover, cuticle oil, cuticle pusher and gloves. Finally a perfect manicure right at your fingertips! $159

The scent of the holiday season is perfectly captured in the Thierry Mugler fragrance "Angel".  With notes of Honey, Vanilla, Caramel and Chocolate this fragrance consistently makes me stop and savor the moment. The gift set includes a .8 oz Eau de Parfum, a 3.5 oz. body lotion plus a matching 1 oz. shower gel packaged in a beautiful gift box. $88

Priced under $40 ($32.50 to be exact) the MAC Guilty Passions Crushed Metallic pigment kits are perfect for color lovers who want to have a little fun with their make-up. Each kit contains four stackable jars of pigment in rich metallic colors. The Sweetly Smoky set (pictured above) includes a rich purple frost, cool pink, frosty mauve and a shimmery lilac shade packaged in an adorable gift box. 

Love the sweet packaging and candied orange fragrance of this MOR 'Essential Moments' Neroli Clementine Gift set. Featuring a Clementine scented soap bar with matching MOR case, body butter and hand cream this set makes a great gift for beauty junkies who need a little pampering. 

I can't get enough of the Rosemary Mint Shampoo and Conditioner by Aveda. A spa favorite, this signature scent is the perfect way to give the gift of relaxation. The 'Refresh Mint' gift set includes a full size Rosemary Mint shampoo and conditioner, matching body lotion and travel size Rosemary Mint hand cream. $48. 

The Studio Groupie Kit by Smashbox Cosmetics is the perfect way to help girls on-the-go take their look from day to night. Packaged in a black faux leather fold-over clutch this set features a tube of Full Exposure Mascara, a bold blush, double-ended lip gloss, a mini tube of Photo Finish lid primer and an eyeshadow quad. $59

The 'Fun Palette' by Urban Decay makes the perfect stocking stuffer for glam girls who take a playful approach to eye make-up. Featuring six bold eyeshadows and a Lip Junkie lip gloss to complete the look this set is  perfectly packaged in a glittery teal case with zip closure. $36. 


Unknown said...

I hate shopping for beauty products so this is awesome. Thank you!

Sydney Loves Fashion said...

It's one of my favorite things to do! I'll do it for you!

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