By Jessica Prince Erlich
The best beauty gifts are gilded, glittery, and gorgeous. Click through for our favorite sets to give and to receive.
This face palette is like a wearable filter (we call it “Sunset Glow”) equipped with bronzer, blush, highlighter and powder to brighten, contour, and illuminate skin. Perfect for those selfie-obsessed girlfriends.
Hourglass The Magic Hour Ambient Lighting Edit-Surreal Light compact, $80, hourglasscosmetics.com.
This golden ornament holds a mini mascara and kohl pencil to enhance the eyes—and tree—of the recipient.
Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Party Eyes, $27, charlottetilbury.com.
A party-girl approved stocking stuffer: three gilded shadows tiny enough to stash in a clutch for mid-evening touch-ups.
Kevyn Aucoin The Loose Shimmer Shadow Kit, $65, nordstrom.com.
A new makeup palette is always a welcome gift, even more so when it’s housed in a metallic YSL clutch.
Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Multi-Usage Palette Collector Sparkle Clash Edition, $95, yslbeauty.com.
Over the Rainbow
Every shadow she will ever need—enough said.
Sephora Collection More Than Meets The Eye Palette $36, sephora.com.
For the friend with Tom Ford on their wish list, this 50-piece miniature lipstick wardrobe won’t disappoint
Tom Ford Lips & Boys 50-Piece Set, $1,950, tomford.com.
We love this trio of the brand’s most popular eyeliners in shades versatile enough to create a look for every occasion.
Two blushes, setting powder, lip gloss, and mascara from beauty genius Francois Nars = the perfect present.
Nars Non-Fiction Touch-Up Kit, $65, narscosmetics.com.