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Sephora Holiday Gift Guide

Now that it is officially December it’s time to finish up all your holiday shopping! And what better place to snag the best holiday presents than Sephora? This year they have an unparalleled selection of one-of-a-kind gifts. Whether you’re looking for the perfect tiny treasure or the ultimate beauty indulgence, Sephora makes holiday shopping effortless. Here are my top picks for the season!


Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick This Stefano Pilati-designed and Sephora-exclusive shade (N°20 Rouge Flamme), has already been seen on the lips of celebrities such as Maggie Gyllenhaal, M.I.A., Ashley Olsen and Alexis Bledel. YSL created N°20 Rouge Flamme, especially for Sephora. The creamy, melting texture includes SPF 15 for maximum comfort and luxury. ($30)

Sephora Collection Ultra Shine Lip Gloss Set Lips will look luscious with each of these six mini glosses that are of a new generation of “multi-holographic” shimmers and a special “ultra hydrating complex” to leave a sophisticated shimmer to carry you through the holiday party circuit. ($18)

Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Lip Pucker up with this lip-smacking set of 10 go-to glosses from favorite Sephora brands including Buxom, Smashbox, Too Faced, Sephora, Tarina Tarantino Mini Glossette, Tarte, CoverFX and LORAC. ($40/$134)


NARS Orgasm Lust Set Mini Orgasm/Laguna Duo & Medium Super Orgasm Lip Gloss. Give her something to lust after this holiday season with the NARS Orgasm Lust Gift Set: all she’ll need for lips and cheeks in two adorably smaller versions of NARS’ must-have products! ($30)

Sephora Collection Till Dawn Colorful Artist PaletteNot only is this palette complete with 18 favorite glittery Colorful Mono Eyeshadows for any occasion, but it is adorned with a modern illustration by renowned artist, Keren Richter, to make the ultimate giftable statement. ($34/$51 Value)

tokidoki Robbery Palette An irresistibly edgy beauty set featuring three detachable eye and cheek palettes and a collectible magnet housed in an iconic keepsake tin, this palette is holiday’s most criminally cute gift for anyone to cherish. ($49/$149 Value)


Sephora Collection Color Wand A sleek stick of interconnected gorgeous glosses with shades ranging from light to dark, this innovative and chic wand will grant someone’s beauty wish this season. ($10)

Josie Maran Cosmetics “The Love Nest” Kit Collection of Josie’s top Argan-enriched products–each nourishing, natural formula is infused with Argan Oil, Morocco’s legendary skin-soothing, complexion-clearing cure-all, to give your skin the love it deserves this holiday. Featuring convenient travel-sized products of GOGO Mascara, Mini Argan Oil, Argan Illuminizer, and Petal Pink Argan Color Stick for lips and cheeks. ($25/$55 Value)


Tarina Tarantino Gold Sparklicity CollectionThis collection includes three limited edition products that are the perfect way to add a warm, finishing touch to any makeup look. Give your eyes the ultimate sparkle with the five warm high-intensity shades in the posh Sparklicity Shimmer Palette ($39) or adorn your body with the luxurious reflex formulations of the Sparklicity Gold Shimmer Dust ($39), and Sparklicity Pure Gold. ($19)

tokidoki Glitter Eyeliner Set Add a twinkle to your eyes with this set of six smooth, soft tip eyeliners which deliver rich color with glitter flecks to look irresistible this holiday season. ($25)

Sephora Collection Bling Pop-Up BrushAdorned with luxe crystal studs, this portable brush and compact mirror is the perfect on-the-go grooming companion that will make you feel festive this holiday season. ($10)

After the break, more of Sephora’s best gifts including the ghd Limited Edition Dazzle Gift Set, Kat Von D Adora Fragrance Set, and more.


Sephora Collection Color Slim Palette for Eyes A complete eye palette containing eight shades of powder eyeshadows perfect for creating a natural or smokey eye, the Color Slim is the same size as a credit card, making it the perfect gift for girls on-the-go. ($10)

Sephora Collection Red Clutch Travel Brush Set Embodying the perfect combination of form and function, the Red Clutch Travel Brush Set offers all the tools you need to create the perfect holiday color expression with its professional brushes in a luxe red case which doubles as chic wristlet clutch. ($34/$128 Value)


tokidoki Styling Accessories Immerse yourself in the world of tokidoki this holiday season with a limited edition collection of hair styling accessories that feature the playful cast of characters designed by tokidoki creator and Italian artist, Simone Legno.

ghd Limited Edition Dazzle Gift Set This set includes the ghd black glossy Professional 1” Styler, black travel hair dryer, and heat-resistant black sparkle zipper bag to carry your ghd styler and travel hair dryer. The gProfessional 1” Styler boasts features including: advanced ceramic heating technology providing consistent heat delivery to maximize the health, shine and luster of your hair, one-pass technology to reduce heat-damage while creating the sleekest straights and most perfect curls, universal voltage ideal for travel. ($255)


Kat Von D Adora Fragrance Set Kat Von D’s fragrance, Adora or the “beloved one” is unexpectedly fresh but also provactive. I love this scent. The set comes complete with an Eau de Parfum Spray and atomizer and a sheet of Adorn Temporary Tattoos to embrace your inner rock star, rebel and ravishing beauty within. ($91)

Sephora Favorites Deluxe Fragrance Sampler for Her Give the gift of a complete fragrance wardrobe this holiday with this exclusive limited edition set of 9 Sephora fragrance favorites, ensuring the perfect option for any party or preference. ($75/$165 Value)


Sephora by OPI 18 Piece Blockbuster The ultimate gift for any nail addict, this limited edition blockbuster offers 18 adorable, mini-sized bottles of Sephora by OPI’s most popular shades so you can celebrate from tip to toe this season. ($48/$81 Value)

Sephora Endless Color Blockbuster Collector’s Edition 2010 Indulge with Sephora’s annual Blockbuster which features an unprecedented 187 makeup products in a travel-friendly case that pays homage to the iconic Sephora shopping bag. Best of all, for an added touch of excitement, the Endless Color Blockbuster offers the chance to win one of six spectacular prizes in the Sephora “Silver Ticket Sweepstakes.” ($48/$435 Value)

For these and many more gift options, go to Sephora.comAn editorial sample of some of these products was provided by the company for review. Please see my About page for further information on Disclosure policies.