10 holiday beauty picks you can’t miss
Get the ultimate holiday look this year with these must-have goodies. Some of these amazing product picks would make excellent stocking stuffers, too
Avon Expert Mega Palette
Looking for the perfect holiday look? Before dishing out your entire month’s salary for some luxurious new goods, check out this all-in-one palette. With 36 shimmering eyeshadows, 36 lip glosses and six blushes, this compact kit will have you covered from day to night this holiday season.
Avon Expert Mega Palette, $35, Avon.ca
Stila Daydream Palette
Not sure which eye colour to go with? Why not change it up for every holiday party and select a shade that complements your dress? No need to overspend. Stila’s adorable compact, which also doubles as the ultimate stocking stuffer, will have your eyes sparkling under that mistletoe all season long.
Stila Daydream Palette, $24, stilacosmetics.com
Essie Cocktail Bling
If you can’t decide which nail colour to go with for the holidays, then don’t limit yourself to one shade. Instead, try six. The Essie Cocktail Bling collection is loaded with the perfect holiday shades that are anything but cliché: ruby red, matte green and some gorgeous earth tones are the new way to get your nails holiday ready. Ditch your 80s red and sparkling green and try a trendier take on the holiday’s traditional shades.
Essie Cocktail Bling nail polish, $10 each, essie.com
MAC Glitter and Ice Holiday Dazzleglass
No holiday look is complete without a little glitz and glam. A shimmering gloss for NYE parties or even your office holiday party is an absolute must. With six sparkling shades to choose from, you can get one to match every outfit you’ve got planned this season. Plus, it’s the perfect gift for the beauty-loving gals on your list.
MAC Glitter and Ice Holiday Dazzleglass, $23, maccosmetics.com
A Season’s Worth of Pretty Palette from Clinique
Aside from being totally adorable and giftable, this palette is ideal for the makeup junkie this holiday season. Equipped with bold lip colours, pale eyeshadows and rosy hues for the cheeks, you’re sure to nail the understated yet sassy holiday look this year. Plus, this compact is so pretty, you won’t mind carrying it around with you for touch-ups.
A Season’s Worth of Pretty Palette from Clinique, $39 with purchase of a Clinique product, clinique.com
Stila Long Wear Lip Colour in Fiery
No NYE outfit is complete without a seductive red lip lacquer. For lips with a glossy shine and lipstick-like feel, this ultra-pigmented liquid lip colour is an absolute must. Get your glam on this holiday season with an ultra-sexy red pout.
Stila Long Wear Lip Colour in Fiery, $29, stilacosmetics.com
Sephora Nail Art Kit
Dazzling nails are a great way to dress up your holiday outfit but a trip to the salon every week may not be the most budget-friendly idea. Instead, opt for Sephora’s Nail Art Kit so you can mix and match to create fabulous nails. Plus, this adorable kit, that’s ultra-simple to use, would make the perfect gift for your beauty-loving friends and family.
Sephora Nail Art Kit, $19, sephora.com
Kat Von D Chronicles Candelabra Palette
Despite it’s gothic-inspired packaging, this palette is the ultimate holiday kit. With everything you need for the hottest grey, green or blue smoky eyes of the season and a couple of shimmering eyeliner powders, this black velvet book, complete with Sin-Full Lash Mascara, is the best way to score a Kim Kardashian-worthy gaze.
Kat Von D Chronicles Candelabra Palette, $59, sephora.com
Harajuku Lovers Jingle G Fragrance
This sweet smelling aroma is one no gal can resist and to top it all off, it comes in a bottle that doubles as a Christmas ornament. Turn some heads your way at your office holiday party and when you’re done, decorate your tree with a totally trendy bauble no beautista can go without. Plus, you can buy more than one of these wallet-friendly cuties for your pals.
Harajuku Lovers Jingle G Fragrance, $30, sephora.com