Christmas Gift Guides

BEST MAKEUP SETS AND GIFTS (THAT YOU’LL WANT TO RECEIVE, NOT GIVE)

BEST MAKEUP SETS AND GIFTS (THAT YOU’LL WANT TO RECEIVE, NOT GIVE)

As Christmas approaches, we’ve started thinking about the best makeup sets that we’d love to receive, and the makeup gift sets anyone would be stoked to unwrap on Christmas Day.

Best Makeup Sets 2018

  1. LAURA GELLER DRIPPING IN GOLD ILLUMINATOR PALETTE
    £25.00 Buy now with HQhair

    LAURA GELLER DRIPPING IN GOLD ILLUMINATOR PALETTE

    Did someone say highlighter? ‘Tis the season to get your glow on, and Laura Geller have created the ultimate mix of bronze and champagne tones to make sure you’re drippin’ in gold come Christmas.

    This is the best makeup set for someone who love doing it for the glam, and always makes sure her highlight’s poppin’.

    Buy now with free delivery
  2. BENEFIT TRIPLE DECKER DECADENCE HOLIDAY 2018 TIERED SET
    £34.50 Buy now with HQhair

    BENEFIT TRIPLE DECKER DECADENCE HOLIDAY 2018 TIERED SET

    We couldn’t write a post about the best makeup gifts without including Benefit. The gods of the Christmas gifting, this year is just as slayin’ as any other.

    The Triple Decker Decadence Holiday 2018 Tiered Set is worth £78.50, but can be yours for £34.50. It features their bestselling The POREfessional Pearl Primer, BADgal BANG! Mascara, High Brow Pencil (a brow bone highlighter) and Gogotint lip and cheek stain, four products that are your essentials to creating the perf’ makeup look every time.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Benefit products.

    Buy now with free delivery
  3. Real Techniques Neon Lights
    £23.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Neon Lights

    Not technically a makeup product, but a tool we use everyday, this Real Techniques Neon Light gift set is the perf’ gift for anyone who’s new years resolution is gonna be “I’ll clean my makeup brushes every week”.

    Featuring four must-have brushes – buffing, domed shadow, large smudge and contour fan – as well as one of their bestselling Miracle Complexion Sponges, this is the perfect brush set for anyone looking to up their makeup game or simply renew their collection.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best makeup brushes

    Buy now with free delivery
  4. Eyeko Christmas Cracker (Worth £19)
    £15.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Eyeko Christmas Cracker (Worth £19)

    The queens of eye makeup have come up with a crackin’ Christmas gift for anyone looking to upgrade their mascara and eyeliner this season.

    A little treat at £15, this Eyeko Christmas Cracker contains a travel size Black Magic Mascara and Eye Do Eyeliner. Perfect for those travelling home for Christmas – and having to transport their present hauls back – this has jetsetters in mind.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Eyeko products

    Buy now with free delivery
  5. ILLAMASQUA BEYOND POWDER VAULT
    £125.00 Buy now with HQhair

    ILLAMASQUA BEYOND POWDER VAULT

    Let’s just take a minute to appreciate the beaut that is the best makeup gift from Illamasqua. Loved by beauty journos, influencers and all the gals in the HQhair office alike, the cult status Beyond Powder highlighters are available in a vault for the first time ever.

    Featuring three bestsellers Epic (gold/bronze), Deity (gold/green, looks unreal on neutral to yellow toned skin) and Daze (pink), these are joined by one of the limited edition Beyond Powders launched for their tenth anniversary Reign of Rock collection. Frost is an icy silver-blue hue, perfect for adding to the inner corner of your eye or dusted on the highs of cheekbones.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Illamasqua products

    Buy now with free delivery
  6. Stila Shine Bright Heaven's Dew Palette
    £45.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Stila Shine Bright Heaven's Dew Palette

    Always top of our lists of the best glitter makeup products, Stila have done the best thing ever and created a highlighter palette too, just in time for Christmas gifting (to yourself, obvs).

    Featuring three powder highlighters, this palette is guaranteed to up your Christmas makeup looks. Gentle pinks work best during the day, then be your own glow goals with the burnished gold shade ‘Santorini Sunset’.

    Buy now with free delivery
  7. ELIZABETH ARDEN SPARKLE ON HOLIDAY COLLECTION
    £98.00 Buy now with HQhair

    ELIZABETH ARDEN SPARKLE ON HOLIDAY COLLECTION

    Wanna spend big bucks this year? Then this is the best makeup set for your budget. Elizabeth Arden have pulled out the big guns and managed to squeeze £292 worth of makeup in a £98 gift set, perf’ for literally anyone on your good list this year.

    Featuring two of the best eyeshadow palettes, a blusher compact, two lip glosses, four lipsticks, a mascara and eyeliner pencil, whoever unwraps this on Christmas day is gonna love you forever.

    Buy now with free delivery
  8. NYX SUGAR TRIP LIPPIE VAULT
    £65.00 Buy now with HQhair

    NYX SUGAR TRIP LIPPIE VAULT

    Yep, you read that right, NYX makeup have released a lip vault again, and we’re just as obsessed as last time – brb, addin’ to bag. It’s no surprise that this has made its way onto our list of the best makeup sets.

    Featuring thirty six full size lip products, you’re never gonna say you don’t have a lip shade again. The NYX vault includes 18 suede matte lip liners, 6 Lip Lingerie Liquid Lipstick, 6 Liquid Suede Cream Lipsticks (click here to read our review of the black lipstick) and 6 Soft Matte Lip Creams. Yep, we’ve died and gone to lip heaven.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best NYX products

    Buy now with free delivery

Now you know the makeup sets and gift sets to add-to-bag, it’s time to treat them (and) yourself

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Rebecca

Rebecca

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When in doubt: add glitter. I'm obsessed with shimmer eyeshadows and always layer up my highlighter.


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