Holiday Gift Guide for Makeup Lovers

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Looking for unique holiday gifts for your favorite makeup artist or beauty aficionado? And what about that budding special effects whiz? Whether you’re searching for products to inspire creativity or help them organize like a pro, we’ve put together this gift guide to make it easier no matter what your budget.

Gifts Under $50

Surely everyone knows the devastation when a favorite pressed powder cracks or crumbles. FIXY Makeup Repair Kit is a dream come true for your lucky giftee, who will be able to fix broken makeup and create new shades to make truly customized palettes. Speaking of, the MYO Cosmetics Companion Palette x James McKinnon features a super cool skull illustration by the 6-time Emmy award-winning makeup artist. Perfect for adding some “SFX edge” to any makeup kit!

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Makeup Repair Kit
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Companion Palette x James McKinnon

Eve Pearl Ultimate Lip Palette has 18 beautiful lipstick shades in a pocket-sized compact—perfect for makeup artists or that friend who loves changing lip colors with the outfit of the day. And for the other person on your list who is unwaveringly devoted to their favorite lipstick shade, the Alcone x Breakups to Makeup Lipstick Lovers Bag will surely make them smile with delight.

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Ultimate Lip Palette
Photo of the Alcone x Breakups to Makeup Lipstick Lovers Bag—a silver glitter zipper bag with words on it that say "I Don't Eat Salad It Ruins My Lipstick."
Lipstick Lovers Bag

Gifts Under $100

Fuel their creativity with color! Kevyn Aucoin: The Contour Book Vol III is a collection of the brand’s star products for sculpting and highlighting the face to perfection. And for your special effects fan, give the gift of anti-glam with the European Body Art Encore Master Palette in Undead. It contains 12 gruesome alcohol-activated colors for designing the zombies of their dreams (or rather nightmares).

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The Contour Book Volume III: The Art of Sculpting + Defining
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Encore Master Palette in Undead

If gorgeous eyes are the focus of your giftee, Bdellium Tools Studio Eyes 12pc Brush Set features every brush they’ll need for expert eye makeup application and a roll-up case to store them. And for the extreme brush collector on your list, the Smithfolio Fully Loaded is a sharp-looking, empty leather case for securely storing, protecting, and organizing their beloved tools.

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Studio Eyes 12pc Brush Set
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Smith Cosmetics
Smithfolio Fully Loaded Brush Case

Gifts Over $100

So you’ve got a glitter lover on your list (and who doesn’t?). Well, then you’ll achieve superstar status quickly by giving the Lemond head LA SpaceCase Mini Pro-Palette. The dazzling assortment of 16 easy-to-apply glitter pastes will keep them sparkling for days. And the GLAMCOR Riki Skinny Mirror is perfect for viewing their makeup applications in 5 different lighting settings and has a phone clip for recording video or snapping photos for adoring fans.

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SpaceCase Mini Pro-Palette
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Riki Skinny Mirror

If an impressive presentation is what you’re after, MYKITCO. ™ My Signature Synthetics Brush Set has 15 makeup brushes with soft synthetic bristles for the face, eyes, and lips nestled in a beautiful matte black box. You’ll also receive accolades of gratitude with the TEMPTU Air Best-Selling Basics Kit. It has everything to get started airbrushing immediately, including the compact TEMPTU Air compressor, Airpod Pro attachment, and a starter set of Perfect Canvas makeup products.

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My Signature Synthetics Brush Set
Image of the TEMPTU Air device next to all the products that come in the Best Selling Basics Kit.
TEMPTU Air Best Selling Basics Kit

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