The holidays are coming, which means Christmas shopping. Here’s your best chance to go on a massive beauty haul and snag some of the best holiday products for your loved ones and maybe some for yourself because… Let’s be real, a girl can never have too much makeup.
#1 Naked Ultimate Basics by Urban Decay
The matte eyeshadow palette you’ve been looking for. This sleek square case contains 12 new, must-have neutrals. The best thing about it? They are completely different shades from Naked Basics and Naked2 Basics and every shade features UD’s Pigment Infusion System™, the proprietary blend of ingredients that gives each shade its velvety texture, rich colour, serious staying power and blendability. Yup, we’re sold.
Naked Ultimate Basics – Eyeshadow Palette, $83
#2 Glow On The Go Kit Moonstone by BECCA
What’s not to love about a two-in-one pack highlighter? This highlighting kit enhances your features with the radiance of BECCA’s iconic luminisers in travel sizes, and as the name suggests, you can touch up your highlights whenever you’re on-the-go. The kit includes a creamy, luminising powder highlighter to light up the features you love with a high-shine finish, as well as a lustrous liquid highlighter that perfects the skin with light-reflecting pearls for a dewy, natural-looking finish.
Glow On The Go Kit Moonstone
Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed + Liquid Spotlight Wand (Moonstone), $32
#3 Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Instant Rejuvenation Serum-In-Pearl Mask
Instant multi-rejuvenating miracle in a mask? Sounds pretty amazing to me. This pearl mask is the first of its kind – a combination of instant rejuvenation of a mask with the anti-aging power of a serum. The miracle worker boasts itself to immediately transform skin, while improving multiple signs of aging including wrinkles, firmness, and texture with continued use.
Pinstripe Midi Dress (White), $120
#4 Too Faced Chocolate Bar
The sweet smell of chocolate that diffused into the air as soon as we opened the palette won us over. The eye shadows are pigmented with pure, antioxidant-rich cocoa powder and includes 16 matte and shimmer shades of natural browns, delicate pinks and luscious plums.
Chocolate Bar, $76
#5 Junkie – Vice Lipstick Palette by Urban Decay
Lipstick in a palette?! Sold! Indulge your vice with multiple finishes and a massive collection of neutral to bright and dark to light shades. No matter what you’re in the mood for, this limited-edition palette has it all. Experiment with shades like Disturbed (deep brick red matte), Speedball (deep purple cream) and Junkie (metallic green with gold micro-sparkle). The pigment load is insane and applies smoothly over your lips.
Junkie – Vice Lipstick Palette, $68
#6 Marc Jacobs Enamoured Nail Glaze
Isn’t this the most gorgeous colour you’ve ever seen? Coat your nails with this fresh take on nail enamel. This Enamoured High-Shine Lacquer is formulated with patented bonding agents that deliver a plasticised, wet look while the coloured rich creams and fine glitters ensure a vivid and chip-resistant colour. Fun fact: These shades are inspired by Marc’s favourite movies.
Gatsby 110, $30
#7 Girl Pop! – Lips, Cheeks & Lashes Set by Benefit Cosmetics
Why you need to get your hands on this asap: This is a limited edition prizewinning pink makeup set which includes the iconic baby-pink brightening face powder, petal pink stain, super-curling mascara, matching pink lip and cheek stain plus balm. This sweet set will have you saying “pretty please!”
Girl Pop! – Lips, Cheeks & Lashes Set, $74
#8 Balm Voyage Vol. 2
This travel-friendly and lightweight palette is a must have for your next vacation. It covers for the whole face—eyes, lips and cheeks. What more can you ask for?
Balm Voyage Vol. 2, $79.90
#9 Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette by BECCA
A highly raved-about product by beauty bloggers. This limited-edition face palette features five iconic shades to give you all the customised glow you want. Not only the colours are gorgeous, the formula of these highlighters are free of parabens, sulfates and phthalates.
Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette, $80
#10 Tarteist Contour Palette by Tarte
An all-in-one package for a flawless face. Universal, goofproof, face-slenderising palette that allows anyone to master the art of contouring in just 5 steps.
Tarteist Contour Palette, $69