So it’s that time of year again, the ‘C’ word is on everyone’s lips. But when do you actually start doing your Christmas shopping? Every year I swear I’m going to do it early but then always end up doing a late minute dash around the jam packed shopping centers. So this year I’m bringing you a guide on all things beauty, make up gift sets for beauty lovers in your life! Hopefully It will give you a push in the right direction if you’re looking for a set for a girlfriend, wife or mother, or if you’re simply looking to treat yourself!
First up is this selection of lipsticks from Urban Decay’s Vice collection. Shades include “big bang” and “junkie”, these shades are said to be formulated with a butter blend. Ideally they should apply smoothly and with ease. The set comes with a handy lip brush which makes all shades easy to apply. It’s the perfect kit if you’re going on holiday and don’t fancy packing a multitude of different lipsticks.
A green lipstick and blush set?! This bestseller from Lipstick Queen transforms into a pretty rose shade when it comes into contact with your lips and skin. Every shade is different as it reacts to your pH. The blush comes in a gel cream formula and can be built up or lightly applied for a soft glow.
This set features 3 of Lipstick Queen’s bestsellers in miniature sizes. The set includes, medieval” which provides a sheet touch of cherry pigment. “Hello sailor” which although on first impression looks navy blue applies as a berry tone. Finally “frog prince” is also featured, a green shade that adapts to the pH of your lips and turns a custom shade of rosy pink. Perfect as a stocking stuffer for the big day.
Meet all your skincare needs this Christmas with the ultimate indulgence box from Clinique.
This set features all of your full size favourites like “take the day off” for eye makeup and “dramatically different moisutirising lotion” for dry winter skin.
Kat Von D has recently made her way to UK shores and this Christmas lip set is bound to impress. Featuring a range of her bestselling Everlasting Liquid Liptick this kit features 8 of the high pigmented and long wearing shades. Rock a red lip or stick to an every day neutral this Christmas. You can expect to find shades like “mother” a dusty pink and L.U.V a vibrant violet shade.
Whilst walking through Selfridges a couple of weeks ago I saw this set and my jaw nearly hit the floor. 36 NYX SOFT MATTE LIP CREAMS!! Including some of the most popular shades like “Copenhagen” and “London” and with some exclusives like “Los Angeles” thrown in there too, this will make any beauty addicts dreams come true.
So those are my picks for this years must haves for your stocking! What do you think of my picks and are you hoping Santa leaves any of these under the tree for you this year?