It’s almost Christmas… Eeeeeek! The season of gifting loved ones and also adding a little someth’in someth’in for yourself to your cart too. If you need a gift that will make beauty lovers’ eyes sparkle I’ve got you covered. I’ve rounded up Level 21’s edit of the ultimate holiday gift guide for beauty lovers, filled with the most anticipated makeup collections, makeup tools, skincare, and hair tools that will give you the salon experience at home.
The Influencer/ Beauty Pro
Everyone needs good lighting when applying makeup but the influencer makes sure she has it just about everywhere… on her vanity and on the go. There are so many options so how do you decide which one to gift? The Riki Colorful (left) is a lighted mirror and customizable makeup palette in one. She can consolidate your must-have makeup pans in one convenient palette for on-the-go touch-ups.
The Riki Pretty is Glamcor’s newest medium size led light vanity mirror and it definitely hits a sweet spot with Bluetooth accessibility similar to the Riki Skinny but includes a remote control for a hands-free camera and lighting control. In addition, has a secured kickstand and includes a magnifying mirror, smartphone holder, and magnetic charger.
Makeup Pays My Bills
Makeup Pays My Bills is a black-owned and operated accessory and apparel brand designed specifically for beauty bosses created by former cosmetics executives and working MUA Dannie Peebles. Any product from the collection is the perfect gift to empower and inspire.
Danessa Myricks Beauty
Help your beauty lover create a Rosy Glow with Danessa Myricks Beauty Love at Frost Sight bundles! They include a Dew Wet Balm in Holy Water & Rosewater, Vision Flush in Ballet Slippers & Tiara.Danessa’s newest and most anticipated palette Lightwork III and new Infinate Gemstone Collection are also great gifts they may be hoping for under the tree.
The beauty pro or freelance beginner in your life will appreciate your investment in their business with Lippie Book’s Baby Pro lipstick organizer.
I am always excited about a new candle collection drop from Jackie Aina’s. Jackie is the influencer’s favorite influencer and she creates the vibes for not only your makeup room but your whole home. I have a nice collection so far and trust me when they unwrap this gift they are going to freak. “Fir Get Me Not” is FORVR Mood’s new holiday collection featuring “Cookie Coma”, “Sneaky Link”, “To Live & Pine”, and “Cabin Fever” available in different sizes and can also be purchased separately with beautiful packaging.
The Makeup Lover
Take your beauty lover where she has never gone before with Pat McGrath’s limited edition MTHRSP MEGA: Celestrial Odyssey 18 shade eyeshadow palette with an array of supernova gemstone-inspired shades. It’s the luxury palette she’s been obsessing over.
Going for a more luxurious gift? Tom Ford’s new Lost Cherry Collection is a winner. The collection features the Lost Cherry Eye Color Quad with four universally flattering multidimensional Prisma shades ranging from silky champagne and sultry russet to shimmering taupe and hot-blooded brown paired with Lost Cherry lipstick to complete her look. The Lost Cherry Fragrance has powerful and insatiable notes of exotic black cherry liqueur and a touch of bitter almond drip, Turkish rose, and jasmine sambac blend that penetrate the senses.
LimeLife Classified Travel Brush Set
LimeLife by Alcone
LimeLife’s Classified Travel Brush Set is the perfect gift for any makeup lover or someone who is starting to learn how to do makeup. She can achieve a flawless application on the go with this perfectly sized set of Classified Brushes and new Blenderful Flat. I have some of the brushes and the original blenderful and I absolutely love them. The entire set comes tucked in a convenient carrying case with a mirror for tossing in your purse or carry-on.
Why gift one gift when you can give 24? She’ll love unwrapping a daily dose of M.A.C Magic all holiday season long with the Box of Tricks Advent Calendar with an optical illusion keepsake case filled with products for eyes, lips, and face. Click here for more stocking stuffers.
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna
Give her the gift of dripping into the new year with Fenty’s Glossy Posse: Fantasy 4Sum 4 Piece Gloss Bomb Set and Liquid Killawatt lightweight fluid highlighters. The Glossy Pisse I a limited edition collection with three mini Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizers, plus a full-size Gloss Bomb Cream featuring brand new exclusive shades. Fenty’s game-changing highlighter with superfine shimmer drops December 1oth in 5 luxe shades for all skin tones.
One/Size Beauty by Patrick Starr
One Size Beauty’s Three Queens Primer, Powder, and Setting Spray Set is essential for locking in makeup with a primer that blurs texture and controls shine, blurring setting powder, and one of the industry’s most trending setting sprays, On Til’ Dawn. It delivers a 16-hour hold with waterproof and transfer-proof wear.
Breakups to Makeup
Every makeup lover needs an on-the-go bag and I love Breakups to Makeup luxury makeup clutches by celebrity makeup artist Angelique Velez. It’s made of durable vegan faux leather material, this bag can store anything from their favorite lipstick to their smartphone. It can also be used as a statement piece alone or as a travel bag to fit easily inside their makeup kit or suitcase.
The Skincare Guru
But First, Skincare
If you know a skincare addict or esthetician they will love But First, Skincare apparel. Their clothing promotes a self-love lifestyle and it’s a one-woman independent small business. I love how creative the wording is.
RiRi has done it again and dropped another one. Rihanna has revealed her secret to smooth, glowing skin with the Pre Show Glow and reusable applicator. This powerful duo has a light, fruity-floral scent inspired by pomegranate and hibiscus and helps transform skin by smoothing and refining the look of pores while brightening and evening texture over time. Give the gift of achieving smooth, glowing, photo-ready skin in just 1 minute by gifting her the new new. Trust me, she’ll jump for joy.
Urban Skin Rx
Give the gift of even-toned skin this holiday season with Urban skin’s Limited Edition Holiday Dark Spot Duo, featuring their best-selling Even Tone Cleansing Bar and the glow-boosting Even Tone Smooth& glow Enzyme Mask.
Gift your skin obsesses loved on with the most beautiful aesthetic steamer. The Aira steamer will help them detoxify and cleanse like the professionals. It’s designed to clear pores and stimulate circulation. It can also be used with essential oils for a therapeutic and relaxing experience. They have a lot of great gifts click here to check out more skincare gadget ideas here.
The Hair/Nail Enthsiast
Pattern by Tracee Ellis Ross
The naturalista in your life will appreciate the gift of popp’in curls. The Ultimate Hydration Bundle will have them festive and fly all holiday season with the maximum moisture infused into their curls, coils, and tight textures. Patterns newest bundle is a collaboration with M.A.C Cosmetics called the Holy Grail Kit that features Tracee’s beloved Leave-In Conditioner and the M.A.C Retro Matte Lipstick in her favorite shade, the iconic Ruby Woo. It’s her two holy grails in one. The kit is designed to be the go-to glam duo for effortless holiday beauty. Together this duo delivers flawless, head-turning holiday style.
Amika is serving a salon-quality blowout in a giftable blowout in a box. The Blowout Buffet features three hair heroes that are the perfect recipe to achieve shiny, bouncy hair at home. This gift set pairs the iconic hair dryer brush with best sellers the wizard detangling primer and perk up dry shampoo so you can maintain your salon-quality look.
Slip Silk Pillowcase
Slip Silk’s limited edition Celestial Nights embellished sleep mask set and matching online exclusive bronze pillowcase is for the dreamer that stays on top of her hair and skincare. Slip Silk is the secret of celebrity hairstylists, dermatologists, and beauty experts for anti-aging, anti-sleep crease, and anti-bead head. Discover the entire ‘Disco Forevber’ Holiday 2021 Collection here.
Static Nails Official
This is the perfect gift for the fashionista who loves to switch up her nails. Give the gift of a 10-minute mani that looks better than your salon manicure featuring some of the hottest nail design trends like Sway White Reusable Pop On Manicures and more exclusive holiday stocking stuffers.