Makeup & Beauty Gift Ideas for Every Beauty Level

Shopping Gift Guide: gift ideas for all of the beauty pros and novices in your life |

With less than 2 weeks until Christmas, it’s time to start finalizing Christmas gifts! If you’re still unsure of what to get your friend, bestie or colleague, don’t fret – try these fun ideas below. There is still time to get your online orders in before Christmas. For ease, I wrote all the recipients as feminine, but these will absolutely fit any males who are into beauty. No H8.

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For the Eyeshadow Maven |
Does your bestie love creating new looks? You can never go wrong with one of Urban Decay’s eyeshadow palettes, especially the new Gwen Stefani collaboration palette [$58]. Or try one of Urban Decay’s Naked Palettes [$54]. There are 4 to choose from, plus 2 Naked Basic palettes, so you can be sure to find one that fits all the beauty divas in your life.

maybelline-blushes-nudesIs your coworker into all things eyeshadow? Try the Maybelline palettes: The Nudes, The Blushed Nudes or The Rock Nudes [$12]. They are inexpensive enough so you don’t spend an arm and a leg, but thoughtful for an acquaintance at the same time.

For the Blush & Contour Prima Donna |
toofaced_loveflushblushwardrobeFor the friend that can never have enough blushes or the friend who needs more, the Too Faced Love Flush Blush Wardrobe [$36] is everything! This adorable set of 6 blushes will give every skintone a gorgeous pop of color.

anastasia-contourHave a buddy whose contour is always on-point? The Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit [$40] is a welcome addition. These blendable shades apply smoothly and is a must-have to many makeup junkies.

For the Lip Product Obsessed Starlet |
If your roomie is a fan of everything lip, try the Urban Decay Revolution Lipgloss Travel-Size Duo [$14]. These 2 pigmented shades pop with lots of color and are perfectly purse-friendly.

stila-setIf your Secret Santa needs gift that stands out, try Stila Eternally Yours Liquid Lipstick Set [$39]. This collection of 6 shades is a party pleaser!

katvondHave a wing-woman that loves variety? Try Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix Studded Kiss Lip Set [$42]. This set contains 7 minis and 1 full size Kat Von D lipsticks ranging in shades and finishes, perfect if she loves to mix things up.

For the Professional Makeup Artist |
japonesqu-beltFor your friend or colleague, this Japonesque Brush Belt [$23] would make a fab gift. It’s small, but mighty and will fit tons of brushes. I have several brush belts and can not get enough!

sigmaIs your cousin a wiz with a brush? Try the Sigma Beauty Basic Face Brush Kit  [$83] since makeup artists can never have too many brushes. This set contains 5 must-have brushes for the professional and novice alike.

For the Skin Care Queen |
pixi-skinIf your favorite ally is all about the latest and greatest, try Pixi Beauty Skintreats [$6 – $29]. These new skin care wonders will surely bring a smile to her face.

perricone-essentialsNeed something for your mom aka real bestie? Try Perricone MD Signature Essentials [$99]. Perricone MD is known for their superior, high potency ingredients, and your mom deserves the best.

For the Globetrotter |
Whether overnight trips or week long beach getaways are her thing, Stowaway Cosmetics [sets start at $20] makes great makeup in smaller sizes. They are easy to travel with and easy to finish before they expire.

pinchprovisionsIs your amiga a forgetful Lucy? Pinch Provisions [$16] is a travel must-have. These little makeup bags have everything one might forget during travel: safety pins, hairspray, tampon, emery board, hair ties and more.

For the Newbie |
nyxbutterglossHave a niece or daughter just getting into makeup? This NYX Butter Gloss Lip Set [$10] contains 3 distinct colors to mix and match.

elf-eyesThis e.l.f. Endless Eyes 100 Color Eyeshadow Palette [$15] is a steal! This palette is perfect for the beginner and doesn’t break the bank.

All of the photos listed above are from each of their respective websites.

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