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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Makeup Lover

One of the best things about Christmas is getting hold of that perfect gift for your loved ones and seeing their face light up with joy as they unwrap the gift. Sometimes though picking the perfect gift can be quite a challenge, especially when it comes to choosing a makeup set that will appeal to the taste of your makeup-obsessed friend or family member. 

So in this instalment of our Holiday Gift Guide, we've put together a list of our Top 5 makeup sets that any makeup-lover would love to receive this Christmas.


Urban Decay: Naked On The Run

Urban Decay's range of Naked palettes are amazing and lauded all-over the Beauty Community. Their latest limited-edition 'Naked on the Run' palette is a must-have item that anyone obsessed with makeup will surely love. This travel-ready kit comes loaded with everything you need for that signature Urban Decay Naked look, featuring 6 all-new Eyeshadow shades, Bronzer. Blush, a full-size Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipgloss, a travel-size 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (both new shades), and a travel-size Perversion Mascara.

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Charlotte Tilbury 'The Vintage Vamp' Set

If you know someone who's fan of the vintage makeup look, then this Charlotte Tilbury Vintage Vamp set is perfect. It features dark crimson colours alongside a touch of rose gold---a selection of alluring colours to recreate that vampy vintage look. The set includes: Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Vintage Vamp, Rock 'n' Kohl Eyeliner in Barbarella Brown, Full Fat Lashes Mascara in Glossy Black, Cheek to Chic Blush in Love is the Drug, Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Savage Rose, K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Night Crimson, and a Lip Lustre Lip Gloss in Unleash Me---all packed in a complimentary makeup bag.

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Bobbi Brown Travel Brush Set

This is a wonderful gift for your travel-loving best friend. Bobbi Brown has some of the best brushes around and this Travel Brush Set is the perfect kit for flawless makeup application on-the-go. These high-quality brushes come packed in a sleek, faux-croc case that easily fits in your handbag, carry-on, or luggage. The set includes: a Face Blender Brush, Sheer Powder Brush, Dual-Ended Concealer Blending/Eye Blender Brush, Eyeshadow Brush, Eye Liner Brush, Ultra Fine Eye Liner Brush, and an Eye Brow Brush.

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tarte After Hours Statement Essentials Set

This is a definite fool-proof makeup gift set featuring a selection of tarte's top-selling items for the eyes, cheeks, and lips. It's incredibly sophisticated with its lush gold packaging and bold, pigments, perfect for that glamour girl in your life. The set comes with: a Lights, Camera, Lashes™ Precision Longwear Liquid Liner in Black, Lights, Camera, Flashes™ Statement Mascara in Black, Amazonian Colored Clay Bronzer Blush in Park Ave Princess™, Best in Faux Lash Extending Fibers, Lipsurgence™ Lip Tint in Moody, Limited-edition Picture Perfect™ Eyelash Curler, and a Limited-edition travel makeup bag.

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Benefit Sugarglam Fairies

We don't know about you but we just can't get enough of Benefit's adorably, quirky packaging with equally-adorable names; and this Sugarglam Fairies set is no exception. This makeup set is housed in a collectible sweet shoppe tin that will surely delight your giftee. Best thing about it: it features some of Benefit's best-sellers. The set includes: a full size they’re real! mascara, full size the POREfessional, full size hoola, and a medium sized benetint.

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