The Beauty Edit: Gifts You’ll Want to Give (And Get)

Where are my beauty lovers at!

Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or want to send Santa a wish list, this mini beauty gift guide is for you. I’ve rounded up some of my tried and true favourites and included a few extra items I have on my personal wish list!

13 Beauty Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

  1. Laura Mercier Eye Basics in Linen: it’s like foundation for your lids! Create a perfect canvas, whether you where it alone or under eyeshadow.
  2. Midnight Paloma Everything Balm: made with a blend of butters + oils that are packed with healing agents and the hero ingredient: coconut butter. Naturally anti-bacterial + healing. Use my promo code to get 15% off: bestofthislife
  3. Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream: the perfect addition to your evening routine.
  4. Beauty Blender Sponge: for a flawless application.
  5. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara: intensely black, volumizing mascara with an hourglass-shaped brush that separates, coats, and curls each lash to voluptuous perfection.
  6. Riversol Microfibre Make-up Removal Facecloth: this ultra-soft microfibre cloth was developed to remove all make-up easily using your favourite gentle cleanser or even, just warm water! Use my promo code to get 15% off: EMILY15
  7. The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel: I’m obsessed with this scent!
  8. MAC Pink Lipstick in Faux: such a pretty mauve-pink hue. M·A·C’s Satin finish has a creamy texture that breaks into a soft cushiony feel. A beauty bag favourite!
  9. Essie Gel Couture in Ballet Nudes: love this pretty, classic soft palette of colours! Get long wear and instant gel-like shine in an easy 2-step system.
  10. Clinique Clarifying Lotion 3: sweeps away grime to help reveal the appearance of smoother, clearer-looking skin.
  11. Midnight Paloma Skin Kit (including Detox Mask and Face Oil): Get the best out of Midnight Paloma’s skincare by trying them all together. Use my promo code to get 15% off: bestofthislife
  12. Burts Bees Hydrating Lip Oil with Passion Fruit Oil: gives a subtle shine without feeling sticky! Replenishes moisture and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Great to have in your purse for the winter season!
  13. T3 Singlepass Curl 1.25-Inch Professional Ceramic Curling Iron: this one’s on my wishlist! The promise – creates long-lasting, polished curls with ease in just one pass.

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  1. The Clinique Clarifying Lotion 3 sounds really amazing! Would love to try it along with the rest of the products you included!

  2. That T3 Singlepass Curl 1.25-Inch Professional Ceramic Curling Iron has been on my wishlist forever!!!

  3. I’d really like to try the Burts Bees Hydrating Lip Oil with Passion Fruit Oil, my lips get so dry in the winter. Sounds like a great product.

  4. The Burts Bees hydrating lip oil is exactly what i need right now. The cold weather has already dried out my lips and I like that it’s natural from Burts Bees too. They have great products.

  5. I would love to try the Midnight Paloma Everything Balm. made with a blend of butters + oils that are packed with healing agents . That just sounds deliciously irrisistable. My skin would love some TLC. 🙂

  6. The Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel is the product that is most interesting to me and I bet it smells amazing

  7. I would love to receive the Burt’s Bees lip oil in my stocking (are you listening, Santa?) In all honesty, I would appreciate any one of these items you have chosen for your holiday gift guide – thank you for the chance to win! Merry Christmas ! 😀

  8. I am very interested in the Laura Mercier Eye Basics Primer as it sounds great just for wearing on its own. Plus how easy for a natural look.

  9. Great gift ideas! I really like the The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel and the T3 Singlepass Curl 1.25-Inch Professional Ceramic Curling Iron is on my wishlist.

  10. All of it! lol. I love trying new products and especially skincare. Haven’t tried any Drunk Elephant so maybe it is time. And I love Mac lipstick. Have been wearing Twig for years. Thanks for the list of suggestions.

  11. Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel I used this years ago, thank you for reminding me, I remember how fresh it made me feel

  12. I love the Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream and am planning on ordering it today for the Sephora VIB sale.

  13. What a great list that you put together! I have heard great things about Too Faced brand. Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win!

  14. I’d love to try the Clinique Clarifying Lotion , because I work in a kitchen my skin feels and looks greasy by the time I leave , itd be nice to have a little something to clear up my face before heading home .

  15. I have always been a fan on Burts Bees. I have several tubes of their chapstick in my car, purse, bedside table. Keeps my lips super soft.

  16. Midnight Paloma Everything Balm, sounds like a great balm for my dry skin during our harsh winter months. The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel sounds wonderful too and then of course there are the wonderful Essie Gel Couture in Ballet Nudes too, these are my top 3. Some wonderful articles on this list. 🙂

  17. I love the T3 Singlepass Curl 1.25-Inch Professional Ceramic Curling Iron in your holiday gift guide. I don’t own a curling iron, despite having grown up with one (my mom always curled my straight hair, from when I was just little!). With 3 girls in the house, I think Santa should bring us this one for Christmas!

  18. Love the beauty gift guide! I’ve been curious about the Beauty Blenders but scared to try it despite the rave reviews. Perhaps I’ll drop hubby some hints. I can just imagine him now….”did you just say you want a sponge for your…face?” Lol he won’t get it ???

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