Everybody loves getting a good gift for the holidays right? I know! And what girl doesn't like getting shiny, new toys to play with and look good with?
Well, one of my readers was having a difficult time picking out beauty gifts that her loved ones would love. I promised to help her out and give her a few suggestions. So...without further ado, here is my top 10 holiday beauty gifts list for 2014!
1. SMASHBOX FULL EXPOSURE PALETTE
Did you see my latest Youtube video? Click here to watch it: SMASHBOX FULL EXPOSURE PALETTE REVIEW I just did a review on this wonderful palette. Want the quick rundown on it? It's versatile. It contains matte blending eyeshadow shades that are both warm and cool toned so that it will go with any ethnicity. It has yummy, beautiful, pigmented and easy to blend eyeshadows that can create an endless combination of eyeshadow looks. Your friend will love you for stuffing their stocking with this item!
2. SEPHORA FAVORITES DRAW THE LINE
Every girl has to have eyeliner. Your friend will love having this product which is a sampler of a lot of really amazing brands. She will have her pick of Sephora, Stila, Kat Von D, NARS, Marc Jacobs and Urban Decay eyeliners! She'll be able to flick, drag, sweep, smudge or line her heart away.
3. BEAUTY BLENDER
Oh! Didn't you know? Reusable sponges are in. They are ALL the way in. This beauty blender is a wonderful sponge that doesn't have any edges! So you don't get the dreaded creases on your face while applying foundation. This fun set comes with two sponges so that one can always be clean. Gotta keep it sanitary ladies!
4. CLARISONIC MIA
Have a friend who is into skincare? Or have a friend who NEEDS to get into skincare (gifts can be nice hints :), well you definitely want to try out this introductory face brush from the Clarisonic brand. The Mia is an electronic facial cleansing brush with two speeds. You can use it on any skin type and it is for daily use. This wonderful brush cleanses SIX times better than hands can. That's a deep down clean that you can really feel.
5. NARS LACED WITH EDGE TECH FASHION LIP GLOSS COFFRET *LIMITED EDITION*
Many of you all know that I repped for NARS at the Chicago Makeup show this year. Well I must say, after spending two dizzying days knee deep in their products, their quality is second to none You'll love the vivid colors and love the pigmentation. I'm pretty sure your friends will also love this mini lipstick set that comes in the following colors: shimmering peach sorbet, shimmering sheer fig, shimmering sheer raspberry and sheer ruby.
6. LARGE LUXURY MAKEUP COSMETIC STUDIO CASE
For the girl who has it all but needs something to keep it in! This 11 1/2" L X 9 3/4" W X 10" H case features 4 pull-out padded trays and lots of space below for bottles, brushes and other makeup accessories. It has a lovely faux leather exterior that looks classy and real. It also has two carrying handles and an adjustable shoulder strap.
7. OPI NAIL LACQUER 10 PIECE SET, TAKE TEN MINI KIT
I just love these OPI minis. I have tons of them in my personal nail polish collection. It's a great way to get a nice range of classic nail polish colors for not too much money! I love OPI because it only takes a few coats to get that lovely salon look! Your friends will love these too!
8. CREST WHITENING STRIPS
Many people ask me how I get my teeth so white. The truth? Crest Whitening Strips. I love them so much that I'll probably be doing a full review on them sometime soon. Your makeup could be flawless. But if your teeth are yellow. People will just be looking at your teeth. I'm just sayin'!
9. NUNUTRIENTS VITAMIN C CERUM - ANTI-AGING SERUM
Want truth? We all age a little everyday. Vitamin C serum is one of those products that can help to turn back the hands of time. This serum contains antioxidants to keep your skin young. It is also anti-aging and anti-wrinkle so it can help to firm, lift and improve the condition of your skin.