by Chelley Denae’ & Monique Soto
Sometimes beauty products as a gift can be a bit of a gamble but don’t worry me and my girl and new Level 21 Beauty Contributor Monique Soto are here to give you our gift guide for shopping for the beauty lovers in your life. Whether the lucky recipient is a minimal makeup kind of girl or loves a full beat, there’s a set on this list to match their style. We won’t be surprised if you end up picking up a few of these gift ideas for yourself too.
T’is the season for the gift of glam!
Natasha Denona Holiday Collection
Natasha Denona ‘s Holiday Collection includes Bundle Mini Nude Collection comes with the Mini Zendo Eyeshadow Palette, which has gorgeous colors of shimmers and mattes and two I Need A Nude lipstick shades, along with the limited edition I Need a Nude Glow Highlighter. Definitely a sweet stocking stuffer.
Want to pop up your look? The Triochrome Eyeshadow Palette is a dream with futuristic multi-chrome eyeshadows. Perfect to create a multi-dimensional look with a variety of textures & shades!
Want an eyeshadow palette that you can easily transition from a natural everyday look to extreme glam and dramatic smokey eyes? The Glam Palette featuring 15 brand new cool & neutral shades.
The Celestial Divinity Collection by Pat McGrath
Aaaaa! Don’t you just hear the angels sing when you look at this collection? This is the glamorous gift makeup addicts are longing for. From the first-ever 18shade MTHRSHP Mega: Celestrial Divinity Palette to tempting $25 legendary luxuries to the extravagant EVERYTHING KIT, starring the entire Celestrial Divinity galaxy Motha has blessed us with a variety of alluring glitters, seductive shimmers, beautiful matte, and iridescent shades. The vivid shades of purples, glamourous greens, and mesmerizing metallics are perfect for the holiday season.
Fenty Beauty Holo’Daze Edition
Like who doesn’t live Rihanna??? Your makeup-obsessed friend would love this Glossy Posse Mini Gloss Bomb Set of Fenty’s bestselling, must-have mini glosses in four universally flattering shades to deck out their lips with explosive shine. She may also love this Two Lil Stunnas Mini Longwear Fluid Lip Color Duo with gorgeous highly pigmented liquid matte lipsticks.
Huda Beauty Holiday
Huda’s best-selling Nude Obsessions Eyeshadow Palettes and a mini Liquid Matte Liquid Lipsticks are (insert heart eyes emoji) and your loved ones would love to see this on their tree. Click here to see more gift sets and new Naughty and Nice Palettes.
The Holiday Glam Vibes Collection by Makeup by Mario
Renowned Makeup Artist, educator, and influential beauty influencer Mario Dedivanovic curated his Holiday Glam Vibes Collection to ignite a creative spark back into the holiday season. This collection consists of a customizable Pro Lip Palette that has 16 super creamy matte colors and 4 customizable primary hues. Pro Volume Lip Glosses in different shades of nudes, and Glam Eyeshadow Quads to create natural to dramatic eye looks, and Master Pigment Pro pencils. The rosy, bronzey, and party glam color stories from this must-have holiday collection will give you a variety of pearl, metallic and duo-chrome finishes.
It’s all about the glow for me all year round but especially the holiday season. Danessa has put together trios of my favorite products to achieve that ultimate glow. With this collection, you can create your best smoky, sexy, sparkling, and glossy head-turning holiday looks award-winning Colorfix 24 hour hybrid creams. I love layering my glow with Illuminating Veil and its back in a Mini Trio. It can be worn alone, level up by layering with your favorite powder highlight, and on the body. The Dew Wet Balm / Original Beauty Oil Mini is the perfect duo to create glass-like skin.
MAC Frosted Fireworks
MAC Holiday Collections never disappoints, this holiday season MAC Cosmetics launched its limited-edition MAC Frosted Firework Collection and it’s the perfect way to say Happy Haulidays to the MAC lover on your list. Let them colour out loud this season with 10 hues from MAC’s Frosted Firework Collection. This collection includes a trio of lipsticks, a trio of Lipglasses, a trio of Extra-Dimensional Foil Eye Shadows, and an Extra-Dimensional Skinfinish.
NARS FALL IN LUXE HOLIDAY COLLECTION
Be the life of the virtual party with endless expression and unlimited styles. The Holiday 2020 Advent Calendar unwraps a complete wardrobe of NARS most coveted lip shades and formulas. The whole collection is wrapped and ready to gift with the best sellers and limited edition shades including the best selling blush shade in Orgasm and Highlighting Blush Powder are paired in a duo compact. Another great mini duo from the NARS holiday mini pairings are the Powermatte Lip Pigment and Mini Lip Gloss in the shades Chestnut Rose and clear shine Triple X Featuring in exclusive ornamental packaging.
LimeLife by Alcone “There’s No Place Like Home” Holiday Collection
Pro cosmetics company and sister company to Alcone Co., LimeLife by Alcone has released their Holiday collection paying tribute to The Wizard of Oz. There’s nothing that compares to the feeling of home and every part of the collection is inspired by the characters or places. The best thing about the collection is that there are so many options from The Wizard of Eyes bundle of duo long wear gel-based eyeliners with 10 shades of intense color to the limited edition LimeLife x Glamcor Over the Rainbow Mirrors. So whether you are shopping for stocking stuffers or gifts to spoil these are some Holiday must-haves.
Makeup Forever Holiday Collection
Does your friend love glitter? You both can shine from home and add some Rouge Artist Sparkle to create an endless glittering impact. The Rouge Artist Sparkle Multidimensional Glittery Lipstick ultra-pigmented formula has light-reflective pearls and hydrating oils in gorgeous neutral and berry shades.
Morphe Deck the Haul
Whether you’re going big or staying home, this must-have collection gives you everything you need this holiday. Deck The Haul 13 Piece Makeup & Skincare Collection is a “holi-yas” for this ultimate and exclusive holiday collection. Curated by makeup artist Mmmmitchell, this talented MUA put together an array of different skincare and makeup products from amazing brands to give the ultimate holiday haul.
The Lip Bar Holiday Gift Box
Make holiday glam easy with The Lip Bar’s Limited Edition Holiday Box that includes the Quick Lid One Swipe Liquid Shadow, Quick Draw 2 in 1 Brow Pencil + Gel, Lash Flash Strengthening Mascara, and Vixen Lip Gloss for a full classic holiday look.