Gift Ideas for the Beauty Guru Who Seems to Have Everything

Alexis Gaskin, Staff Writer

The holiday season is one of the most anticipated seasons for all beauty novices and professionals alike. With Christmas less than a few weeks away, start thinking now about adding some of these holiday-themed beauty products to your shopping list– either for yourself or that beauty guru crazed significant other. Makeup and skincare companies including Clinique, Fenty Beauty and Too Faced pull out all the stops to create bold new products for the giving season. Eyeshadow palettes with shimmering pinks and icy blues are paired with bright candy cane colored lipsticks.

Warm-toned blushes and vivid highlighters are packaged in shiny red and silver packaging for a trendy addition to an enthusiast’s makeup bag. While not all companies participate in this holiday-themed packaging or Christmas-themed color palettes, many brands are releasing new products and sales that all should check out.

The first thing that should be on everyone’s list is the newly released lip paint from Fenty Beauty. The bold red color named “Stunna” is true to its namesake, as it’s stunning and a great cosmetic addition to all skin tones. Described as “One-Stroke Intensity, 12HR Matte Wear. Perfect Universal Red” on the Fenty Beauty website, many are already flocking to their nearest Sephora or computer to make this purchase.

Another highly anticipated product this season, is the Glamglow #Glittermask Gravitymud. Glamglow is well known for their amazing face masks released this glitter intensified mud mask just in time for the holiday season. While it is on the pricier side, coming in at $69, this product, which has become a coveted find on Instagram, is great for all skin types and is a good way to destress after all that holiday shopping.

At only $10 Clinique has a two-set skincare for all skin types. The Double Cleansing Detox set includes a travel size charcoal cleansing gel and a travel size makeup remover balm. This is exclusively sold at Sephora for a limited time.

Ulta sells a large skincare sampler that contains deluxe sample size products of facial cleansers, scrubs and balms. Priced at only $19.99, this sampler is great to gift to one person or to split up and use it as stocking stuffers.

Finally, the limited edition Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism palette is a fan favorite and a positively-reviewed palette that all recommend to be added to your Christmas wish list. Found at Sephora, Ulta and the ABH brands website, this $42 palette features cool-toned metallic and shimmered colors that add an icy finish to any look.

And for a fun little gag gift, Sephora sells a $10 fidget spinner lip balm container that will definitely make a cool stocking stuffer or laugh between friends.

So if you’re having any problems choosing gifts for that beauty guru in your life who seems to have everything, be sure to check out these products or look through Sephora and Ulta’s endless sections of inexpensive gifts under $10, $25 and $50.