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Must-Have Gifts for Makeup Maniacs

Must-Have Gifts for Makeup Maniacs

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Beauty products make great gifts, but it can be overwhelming picking out the right product, especially with so many new sets coming out this time of year. 

Whether you're shopping for your best friend or looking to treat yourself, you can never go wrong with a new nail set or eye shadow palette. 

READ: Makeup Artist Reveals 8 Best Drugstore Finds

It wasn't easy, but with less than a month to go before Christmas, we put together a list of beauty products that are sure to please any beauty lover.

Check them out below and let us know which ones are going to make it under your tree this year!

(Benefit Cosmetics)
Benefit “Countdown to love!” Advent calendar

This fun set includes all of Benefit’s best-selling products in travel size. Among them: POREfessional primer, Hoola bronzer and BADgal lash. The hardest part will be trying not to peek at all the treats at once! $68, Benefit Cosmetics.

(Sephora.com)
Ciaté Tree Trinkets

Get ready to beautify your trees with these fabulous nail polish ornaments. The set comes with six glittery shades, and each polish is inside a clear bubble that doubles as a tree ornament. Give them as a set or as individual stocking stuffers -- each one comes with a gift tag! $21, Sephora.

(ClarinsUSA.com)
Clarins ‘The Essentials’ Eye Palette

A must-have for those who love the neutral eye look, this Clarins palette will satisfy all your beige tone needs! This collection of mineral eye shadows boasts a variety of finishes in matte, satin, and pearl. It even comes with a double-ended brush made of cruelty-free natural pony hair. And keeping up with the holiday spirit, if you purchase one of these palettes, you are supporting Clarins initiative to plant 10,000 trees in the Brazil's Kuntanawa community, which has been affected by deforestation. $45, ClarinsUSA.com.

(Sephora.com)
MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultimate Long Lasting Lip Set

This kit comes with six full-size Aqua Rouge lip colors and six matching Aqua Lip lipliners that is perfect for those who are looking for guaranteed,, long-lasting color on your lips! It is smudgeproof and super pigmented to keep your lips looking fabulous this holiday season. $140, Sephora.

(Amazon.com)
Tarte Collector’s Set & Travel Bag

A makeup travel bag fit for a queen, it’s packed with goodies that include 20 full-size eye shadows, 8 lip glosses and an Amazonian Clay blush and cheek stain. Bonus:it also comes with maracuja oil and maracuja C-brightener eye treatment, so your skin is primped and taken care of while you’re on your trip! $78.50, Amazon.

(Ulta.com)
Too Faced Be Merry & Bright

This set, designed by celebrity decorator Mary McDonald, includes one full-sized Lash Injection mascara and two individual palettes with six eye shadows, a bronzer, and a blush in each. The eye shadows are very pigmented and cover an array of colors from green and black to neutral browns and soft pinks. And, with names like Sequin and Egg Nog, they will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit! $45, Ulta.

(Nordstrom.com)
Guerlain Crazy Paris Eye Palette

If you’re looking to treat yourself or a friend to a luxurious, high-end makeup product, Guerlain's Crazy Paris 2013 holiday collection eye palette comes with four eye shadows and two powder liners that can be used wet or dry. This palette is perfect for day or nighttime makeup because three of the shadows are neutral and one is a vibrant pink that adds that extra oomph for a night out. The black powder liner is great for nighttime, while the grey liner is more subtle, and looks perfect for your everyday look! $86, Nordstrom.

(Target.com)
Essie 2013 Holiday Gift Set

Essie put together five of their most popular nail polish shades in this year’s gift set. They’ve included colors that range from young flirty pastels to sophisticated wine tones to complement to any outfit. $15, Target.

(Sephora.com)
Urban Decay Anarchy Face Case

This package is an all-in-one palette with a double-stacked case featuring five eye shadows and a black matte 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil on one layer and two blushes and one highlight on another. Also included is Urban Decay’s popular full-size Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color. $44, Sephora.

(Macy's)
Dior Jewel Manicure Duo

Part of Dior’s Golden Winter Collection, this nail duo is a stunning item for anyone who appreciates beautiful packaging. It comes with a full size golden nail lacquer that is paired with crystal micro-pearls to accent your luxurious manicure! $39, Macy's.

(BobbiBrownCosmetics.com)
Bobbi Brown Twilight Pink Lip & Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown put together 10 eye shadows and 4 lip glosses with an accompanying lip and eye shadow brush in a mini makeup case that literally unfolds as you open it. The palette has a variety of neutral eye colors as well as shimmery gold and silver tones, and the lip glosses are varying degrees of pink. $80, Bobbi Brown.

(Nordstrom.com)
Laura Mercier Luxe Travel Brush Collection

This brush collection comes in a sturdy but sleek case that includes every makeup brush imaginable -- and it's imaginative as well. The full-size cheek brush doubles as a foundation brush; the concealer brush is double-ended for more or less coverage. $125, Nordstrom.

(MAC Cosmetics)
MAC Stroke of Midnight Eye Bag

MAC has you covered if you’re looking for an eye kit with all the basics. You can choose between a nude, gold, or violet set. Included in each bag are MAC’s popular Fluidline, a pain pot, full-size In Extreme Dimension Lash mascara and a double-ended eye liner and eye shader brush. $39.50, MAC.

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