We recently shared our top beauty advent calendar picks, and we’re now here to share the latest skincare and makeup from 2019’s Beauty Holiday Collections. These make great Christmas gifts for those of you who love collecting limited edition beauty sets or if you want ideas for stocking stuffers.
1. Drunk Elephant Holiday Kits
With the festive season coming up, it all starts with clear dewy skin. Drunk Elephant gets our pick when it comes to ‘clean beauty’ that will get your skin prepped and ready for the party season. The Bring On The Night Holiday Kit is housed in a cheerful bright red vegan leather pouch and contains midi versions of the Glycolic Night Serum, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil and Jelly Cleanser. The Trunk retails for USD450 but you actually score products worth a whopping USD646. You get a little fridge containing 10 of DE’s bestsellers such as their retinol cream, jelly cleanser and hydration serum. For all other holiday kits and gift sets, check out the full range here.
2. Biossance Glow On Gorgeous Holiday Kit
For glowy, bouncy hydrated skin as the party invites start to roll in, check out Biossance, the cult-favourite brand that is vegan, non-toxic and paraben-free. The Glow On Gorgeous Holiday Kit contains 3 full-sized top-sellers: the Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil, the Squalane + Omega Repair Cream and the Squalane + Marine Algae Eye Cream. Other notable gift sets are the Rose Radiance Trio which smells amazing and the Clean Favourites Trio which promises to deeply moisturise while giving you a radiance despite all your late nights.
3. Milk Makeup MVP Set
This gift set contains 7 of Milk Makeup’s skincare and makeup bestsellers and might be the only bag you need to meet all your beauty needs this holiday season. Worth USD109, but retailing now for just USD39, this will also make a great gift for any of your buddies wanting to try Milk’s famous Watermelon Brightening Serum, Cooling Water and Glow Oil Lip and Cheek Tint. Milk Makeup is also vegan, talc-free, paraben-free so a winner in our books!
Milk Makeup MVP Set, USD39, +Add To Wishlist
4. Too Faced Christmas Star Face & Eye Palette
Too Faced always makes it to our top Christmas collection gift sets list and this year is no exception. The Too Faced Christmas Star Face and Eye Palette smells just like gingerbread fresh out of the oven and contains 20 eyeshadows, 5 face products, an exclusive lip gloss (Ginger Snap) and a travel size Better Than Sex Mascara. At USD44, this is a steal!
Too Faced Christmas Star Face & Eye Palette, USD44, +Add To Wishlist
5. NARS New Arrivals
The Nars Studio 54 Dolce Vita Cracker is the perfect stocking stuffer. It contains a travel size blush and velvet matte lip pencil in the prettiest dusty rose shade. Also on our list? The Nars Star Scene Cheek Palette also makes the cut; it houses the prettiest trio of blushes and highlighters (Instant Replay, Divine and Hard Party) that will give you a subtle shimmer this festive season.For more NARS gift set inspo, check out the full range here.
6. Real Techniques Holiday 2019 Metallic Dimension Set
Limited edition brushes from makeup brush experts Real Techniques. These brushes are professional grade without the price tag and will give you tools to expertly apply your blush, eyeshadow, face powder and more.
Real Techniques Holiday 2019 Metallic Dimension Set, USD30.75, +Add To Wishlist
7. Lorac x Rachel Zoe Collection
Lorac always stun with their high-quality makeup products (remember the craze over their Mega Pro palettes!?) and their latest collaboration with Rachel Zoe will get you swooning and very ready for a season filled with glamorous parties. The collection is filled with trios of lippies and mini eyeshadow palettes in beautiful shades of rust and copper and iron and gold. There is something for everyone especially with its very affordable price tag. We recommend you check out the full range here.
Lorac x Rachel Zoe Alter Ego Golden Era Lip Set, USD18, +Add To Wishlist
Lorac x Rachel Zoe Diamond Disco Gloss Trio: Moonlight Kiss, USD15, +Add To Wishlist
Lorac x Rachel Zoe Diamond Disco Gloss Trio: All Day Glamour, USD15, +Add To Wishlist
Lorac x Rachel Zoe Hollywood Glamour Mini Palette: Golden Eyes, USD15, +Add To Wishlist
Lorac x Rachel Zoe Hollywood Glamour Mini Palette: Effortless Glamour, USD15, +Add To Wishlist
8. e.l.f. Supers Mini Skin Care Kit
This mini skin care kit might be small but it packs a punch! It contains a toner to remove pesky dead skin cells, a gel cleanser to cleanse and purify, a hydrator gel that gives lightweight moisture and a gel mask to help hydrate and soothe.
e.l.f. Supers Mini Skin Care Kit, USD15, +Add To Wishlist
9. Tatcha Skin-Perfecting, Makeup-Perfecting Essentials
When you hear Tatcha, you think luxury skincare and their latest range of gift sets are perfect for spoiling yourself or someone special. We love their Skin-Perfecting, Makeup-Perfecting Essentials kit which contains three of their best-sellers to give you a perfect canvas before applying your makeup – The Silk Canvas Filter Finish Protective Primer, The Water Cream and Luminous Dewy Skin Mist. Valued at USD92, but going for just USD62, we say grab this while stocks last!
Tatcha Skin-Perfecting, Makeup-Perfecting Essentials, USD62, +Add To Wishlist
10. Patrick Ta Major Glow on the Go
A purse friendly high-shine lip gloss and shimmery body oil is all you need as you party through the night and this limited edition duo from Patrick Ta will give you just that.
Patrick Ta Major Glow on the Go, USD35, +Add To Wishlist
11. Lipstick Queen Online Only Your Perfect Pinks Trio and Party Favor Mini Shade Shifter Duo
Lipstick Queen are clear winners in the lipstick space and they stand out with this trio of pink lippies (valued at USD73, but just USD45 for now). Also on our list, this stocking stuffer duo which contains two of Lipstick Queen’s famed lippies that look really scary (a bright cactus green and an emerald green) but transform upon application into the most gorgeous shades of tangerine and petal pink.
12. Nudestix Daydreamer Palette by Hilary Duff
If you want quick application and a flawless finish, Nudestix is the brand you want in your makeup arsenal. This kit in collaboration with actress Hilary Duff holds 6 stunning products – three shimmery eye pencils, a matte blush, a pearl highlighter and a multipurpose lip balm.
Nudestix Daydreamer Palette by Hilary Duff, USD75, +Add To Wishlist
13. Becca Your Glow-To Glow Primer, Highlighter & Lip Kit
This travel-friendly trip contains a mini highlighter in Champagne Pop, mini primer and mini lipstick in Orchid. It give you a subtle shimmer without being too glittery and with an average of USD10 per product, this exclusive set is pretty worth-while (especially when it’s valued at USD57).
Becca Your Glow-To Glow Primer, Highlighter & Lip Kit, USD30, +Add To Wishlist
14. Kylie Holiday Try It Kit
Perfect for either day or night, we recommend the new Kylie Holiday Kit that comes in neutral shades. It holds 5 essentials – blush, eyeshadow duo, lip liner, lip whip and lipstick.
Kylie Holiday Try It Kit, USD49, +Add To Wishlist
15. Stila The Highest Realm Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow Set
Stila has a cult-following when it comes to it’s glitter and liquid eyeliners, and we highly recommend you get your hands on this trio which houses 3 newly launched limited edition pearly glittery shades.
Stila The Highest Realm Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow Set, USD25, +Add To Wishlist
16. Urban Decay Naked Honey Drop Vault
Urban Decay always causes mayhem whenever they drop a vault and this season’s holiday vault is causing even more excitement. At USD115, this holiday collection is a bargain. It contains UD’s signature primer potion, the Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette, Honey Lip Plumper, Honey Scented Sparkling Body Powder and Honey-Scented All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray.
Urban Decay Naked Honey Drop Vault, USD115, +Add To Wishlist
17. Lime Crime Season’s Set 3 Pc Lip Set
Lime Crime Season’s Set 3 Pc Lip Set, USD28, +Add To Wishlist