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Hard Candy Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Just Nails, Hard Candy Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Just Nails, Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Just Nails, Hard Candy Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Just Nails, Holiday Gifts

Press SampleNow is the time of year you can treat yourself to a little something!  These adorable holiday value sets by HARD CANDY can be found right in your local Walmart, where Hard Candy Holiday Gifts are sold exclusively!  The best part?  These gorgeous little beauty gifts are so affordable!  On my “top picks” list would be the Hard Candy Just Nails Holiday Gift set shown above.  Keep scrolling to see the other options!

Hard Candy Smokey Eye Palette, hard candy Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Smokey Eye Palette, Holiday Gifts

Not only is this Hard Candy Smokey Shadow Palette only $9.88 (hello!  perfect for you or the teenaged girls in your life) it even comes with a $1 off coupon inside for a future purchase.  This Hard Candy holiday gift features 24 shades of shadow in a rainbow of colors, two cheek shades, a shadow primer, two eye pencils and an applicator brush.  It’s adorable, and so budget-friendly!

Hard Candy Palette, Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Palette, Holiday Gifts

hard candy holiday gifts

Hard Candy Palette, Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Ornament Lip Gloss, Hard Candy Holiday Gifts

Hard Candy Ornament Lip Gloss, Holiday Gifts

The Hard Candy Disco Ball Ornament is only $1.  $1!  The tree is down, but you could grab one of these beauties and hang it from your keychain.  Each ornament is filled with delectable lip balm.

Remember to check out Hard Candy Holiday Gifts are your local Walmart, or shop at Walmart.com!  So many are still available!

The makeup featured in this product review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

MAC Social Season Cremesheen Lipglass

MAC Social Season Cremesheen Lipglass, MAC Heirloom Mix

MAC Social Season Cremesheen Lipglass, MAC Heirloom Mix

Press SampleOh you little socialite you!  You’re going to be hitting literally every party this season, aren’t you?  Well good news.  MAC Social Season Cremesheen Glass, from the MAC Heirloom Mix holiday color collection, is that perfect shimmering shade of pink that can take you from boardroom to ballroom!  Click HERE to check out the entire collection.  Keep reading for a Social Season swatch and more about this fabulous color! [Read more…]

MAC Queens Honor Nail Lacquer

MAC Queen's Honor Nail Lacquer, Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014

MAC Queen’s Honor Nail Lacquer, Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014

Queens Honor Swatch, MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014

Queens Honor Swatch, MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014

MAC Queens Honor Nail Lacquer Swatch

Press SampleIs there anything more festive than a true red nail lacquer for the holiday season?  Each year, MAC includes one shade of perfect red in their holiday color collection.  This year’s perfect true red is Queens Honor Nail Lacquer.  Have you ever seen such a beautiful true red?  Click HERE to check out the entire collection.

Here’s the overall skinny on MAC Nail Lacquer.  It’s reasonably priced, and delivers long chip-free wear time.  You know if you pick a color like this, you need a formula that isn’t going to flake off the next day!  I’ve had fabulous luck with MAC Nail Lacquers in the past, and highly recommend them for this busy holiday season!  They’re also free of DBP, Toluene, and Formaldehyde!

Retail price is $13.50 per Studio Nail Lacquer bottle.

Click HERE to buy it from MACCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom.com, Bloomingdales.com, Macys.com and Saks.com.

The holiday makeup featured in this product review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Nordstrom Beauty Holiday Gifts

Nordstrom Holiday Beauty Gifts:  Jouer Fete Fabulous

Nordstrom Holiday Beauty Gifts: Jouer Fete Fabulous

Nordstrom Holiday Beauty Gifts:  Jouer Fete Fabulous

Nordstrom Holiday Beauty Gifts: Jouer Fete Fabulous

Press Sample, Affiliate LinksIf you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet, you’d better get yourself to a Nordstrom post-haste!  Naturally there’s a department that suits everyone on your list, but you’d be amazed at how much shopping you can get done right in the Nordstrom Beauty Department!

Above, my personal fave Nordstrom Beauty Holiday Gift for the season, the Jouer Fete Fabulous Limited Edition holiday set!  This set includes a Mattifying Bronzer in Sunswept, a Powder Eyeshadow Duo in Crème/Espresso, Crème Eyeshadow Crayon in Rococo, Cheek Tint in Petal, and a Moisturizing Lip Gloss in Mirage.  As usual, these items all connect to form your own custom palette (and yes, these are compatible with your other Jouer items).

The retail value of the products included is $112, but the price is only $54!  Click the link below to shop Nordstrom Beauty Holiday Gifts, or click through the jump to get a closer look at even more selection!

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MAC Sparks Of Romance Lipstick

MAC Sparks of Romance Lipstick, Heirloom Mix

MAC Sparks of Romance Lipstick, Heirloom Mix

Press SampleEvery year, MAC introduces a limited-edition red lipstick shade that is–literally–perfect for anyone who thinks they can’t wear red lipstick. This year’s edition of that must-have red is Sparks of Romance. From the MAC Heirloom Mix color collection for holiday 2014, Sparks of Romance is a true, vivid red  Click HERE to check out the entire collection. [Read more…]

Modern Majesty Pressed Pigment

MAC Modern Majesty Pressed Pigment

MAC Modern Majesty Pressed Pigment

Press SampleI have a gazillion neutral shades of shadow, but MAC always finds a way to create another “must have” for my collection.  Click HERE to check out the entire collection.  Modern Majesty Pressed Pigment is a wonderful game-changer for a wintery neutral eye.  Click through to see a swatch, and find out why. [Read more…]

MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014

MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday Colour Collection

MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday Colour Collection

MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday Colour Collection

MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday Colour Collection

Press SampleThe MAC Heirloom Mix Holiday 2014 collection is as glamorous as expected! The color collection for this season is Heirloom Mix, and the palette is so party-worthy!  Even the typically black MAC casing is covered with a shimmer that looks like confetti has been thrown in the air.  Click HERE to check out the entire collection.  Or keep reading for the details on Heirloom Mix Amethyst Glitter, Ceremonial Cremesheen Glass, and Prim and Proper Pressed Pigment! [Read more…]

Lancôme Parisienne Lights Collection

Lancôme Parisienne Lights, Holiday 2014

Lancôme Parisienne Lights, Holiday 2014

Press Sample, Affiliate LinkI’ll definitely be doing a “deep-dive” on each individual product I received from the Lancôme Parisienne Lights Collection for Holiday 2014, but wanted to be sure to give you this overview of this holiday color collection, inspired by the gorgeous and ever-so-romantic city of Paris!

Before I even continue, I want to point out that the Lancôme Friends and Family sale is happening NOW!  Discount is 20% off of regular retail with promo code FRIENDS at checkout. Enjoy 20% Off any order, Plus free standard shipping with any order of $49 or more. Enter code FRIENDS at checkout. Offer valid 11/30 – 12/7/14. [Read more…]

Nanette Lepore For Origins Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Press SampleI am SO into carrying pouches these days!  I think it’s because I carry oversized totes so often, and keeping items loose in a large bag is enough to make you insane!

Nanette Lepore, Origins Holiday 2014

This exclusive gift at Origins is a fabulous way to keep your makeup organized when you’re on the run.  This makeup bag was designed by Nanette Lepore for Origins, using 100% recycled cotton.  It’s your exclusive gift when you spend $65 on Origins product.  There are so many goodies for sale that make great gifts so surf on over there and claim this gorgeous little bag as your own!

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Grab yours by making a purchase of $65 or more at Origins.com or an Origins retailer.  Enter promo code DESIGNER during checkout.  Plus, you’ll get free shipping and a free travel-sized Drink Up Hydrating Lip Balm!

The makeup bag featured in this product review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Tarte Away Oui Go Palette

Away Oui Go Portable Palette, Tarte Holiday

Away Oui Go Portable Palette, Tarte Holiday

Away Oui Go Portable Palette Review, Tarte Holiday

Away Oui Go Portable Palette Review, Tarte Holiday

Press SampleEvery year, there are about a dozen holiday value sets I’m crazy about, and every year at least a few of them are from Tarte.  This year, Tarte’s Sweet Dreams Collection for Holiday 2014 contains so many fun and beautiful makeup gifts.  The Tarte Away Oui Go palette is one of my personal favorites.  Click through for more photos and swatches of this gorgeous holiday gift! [Read more…]