Christmas Gift Guides – Make Me Up

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When it comes to getting the perfect looks this Christmas or buying a present for someone so they can do just that, we have tracked down some of the best of the best to share with you.

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Birthday Suit PackshotEasy on the Eye - Birthday SuitPalettes are a great way to give someone the gift of more than just one look and the ability to create bespoke styles that are unique to them.  Of course it is hard to know where to start, which brand to buy or which colours to go for, well SEVENTEEN are here to save the day.

Easy of the Eye Palettes have been dubbed as the high streets answer to the Naked Palettes, they are stunning.  With a choice of two colour themes the first being Birthday suit which is a collection of 8 Matte, Pearl & Shimmer powders, 3 Metallic creams and an eye primer all in nude shades.  The second selection available is The Big Smoke, perfect for creating the smoky eye look.  Each set also comes in a sleek compact, complete with mirror and double ended applicator.

Each set allows for endless possibilities and creativity, but come with a helpful how to get the look guide, just in case you need some pointers.

Available for just £7.99

MeMeMe Opulent Eyes Set

goddess_eyes_hiMaybe you are looking to get someone a lovely set that has everything they need in it to create their signature Christmas look for their eyes.  If that is the case then look no further as the MeMeMe Opulent Set is absolutely gorgeous and will please any make-up officianardo this year.

Chic, elegant and sophisticated, MeMeMe’s Opulent Set is filled with the rich, deep purples and berry tones that set the Winter months apart from any other.  It contains everything needed to create a high class style:

  • Quad Palette – Opulent Eyes – This eye palette has four stunning shimmering shades of bronze, chocolate, berry and purple.  They can be worn alone or blended to get a look that sets the wearer apart from anyone else.
  • Dark & Divine Mascara – Rich, black mascara that accentuates the lashes leaving the looking and feeling beautiful.
  • Eye Sweep – a black liquid eyeliner for precision application and a deep, dark, sophisticated finish.
  • Eyeline Coal – a traditional eyeliner.

The set comes presented in a lovely black gift box that in itself would look great under the tree!

Available from MeMeMe for £20

beautyblender®

The beautyblender is the worlds first edgeless, seamless, high definition, sponge applicator for cosmetics. It has revolutionised the way make up is applied and if so effective more and more people are using them everyday.

The best bit is that the beautyblender® is super easy to use, simply wet your applicator with water and squeeze out all of the excess water, (it is advised to use a towel to do this if possible).  Now all that is left to do is to apply your foundation, primer, cream blush, powder or in fact any complexion product that you use on the face.  It will give you a beautiful flawless finish.

This is the perfect present for any beauty fantastic and is available from beautyblender®

The Perfume Society

Catwalk Collection 2Do you know someone who is positively bonkers over perfume?  Then The Perfume Society could be the most wonderful gift to give them this Christmas.

With two options available for purchasing, you are sure to please your perfume lover – pick between a subscription to The Perfume Society club, become a VIP (Very Important Perfumista) or buy a Discovery Box.

VIP Subscribers can enjoy eight Scented Letters, a downloadable magazine that covers every thing there is to know in the perfume world, a Discovery Box and exclusive invites to events, discounts at shops, a ‘How To Improve Your Sense of Smell’ workshop and much, much more, all for the fab price of £25.

A Discovery Box is filled with little vials of fabulous fragrances, along with fragrance notes, a pad of blotters to sample your fragrances with and a selection of beauty gifts such as a Nails Inc Gel Effect polish and Benefit mascara.  This is a great way to begin learning all about perfume for just £17.50

Some of the amazing fragrances that you can experience are Valentino Donna, Jimmy Choo Illicit and Black Opium  by Yves Saint Laurent, so be sure to check out The Perfume Society for Christmas this year!

Mary Kay®

MineralCheekColorDuo_RipeWatermelon copyMineral Cheek Colour Duo

This versatile duo allows you to create a number of looks just from one palette.  Give your cheeks beautiful colour and highlights, achieve a sheer look or one that is illuminating and leaves a beautiful glow.  Each of the colours can be built upon to make them stronger and bolder.

£14

True Dimensions Lipstick - Wild About PinkTrue Dimensions™ Sheer Lipstick

the sleek and luxurious silver tube conceals beneath it a beautifully smooth and gorgeous toned True Dimensions™ Sheer Lipstick.  In a range of 17 incredible colours, the creamy texture of the lipstick leaves your lips soft and moisturised, keeping them hydrated.  It is also infused with some wonderful ingredients that help to tackle fine lines and give a plumping effect to the lips, so that they look fuller and younger.  

£14
 
Both are available from Mary Kay®
 

Artistry Signature Colour

Stunning make up is on most Christmas lists belonging to girls and women across the land, so why not treat the to something extra special from the fabulous, high end Artistry range, by Amway?  Two of our favourite products from the Signature Colour collection are just right for stockings!

SIGNATURE EYES AUTOMATIC LIQUID EYE LINER

This eyeliner gives a rich, deep colour that will accentuate and define the lash line.  It is a versitile pen that allows the wearer to easily move from a natural look, with a fine line, to a bolder one that uses a thicker line.

It leaves beautiful, striking coverage in its wake that is opaque, non-smudge, waterproof and even has an ergonomic grip so application is easier, something already super easy with the fine felt tip nib.  It is perfect for those with more sensitive skin too! 

£ 23.95

SIGNATURE COLOR LIPSTICK

Art_Pho_LipC_VelvetEvery Hollywood Starlet has a secret weapon and Signature Color Lipstick is just right for the job.  n a range of daring, vibrant colours that will stay put, without feathering or bleeding, there is a shade to suit every lady and every skin tone.

Not only does it look extremely sophisticated in its sleek ‘twist and click’ golden case, it is fragrance free, so okay for use on sensitive skin and has hydrating protection to keep lips moisturised for longer! 

£19.95

Available from Amway

Bagsy

If you head down to Debenhams you will be able to find the all new beauty brand Bagsy that is set to take the beauty world by storm and will have make up lovers everywhere drooling.

The easy to use British range consists of 23 pieces and includes Beautiful Eyes 24 Hour Eye Colour with Sharpener – a soft thick eye pencil that gives you a quick easy way to add colour to your eyes, Lip Velvet Lip Colour – the velvety texture definitely lends itself to the name and the shades are simply gorgeous, and Pretty Cheeks Velvet Blush – striking hues that come in a lovely compact which makes application so easy!

All of the amazing products in this collection come packages in quaint, decorative, eye catching boxes that are almost too pretty to throw away.  With attention to detail and high quality products, these are an absolute must for any one who loves their make up! 

Available from Debenhams

About Author

Founder of Eclectic Enchantments blog, Erika has also been a beauty writer, fashion writer and Beauty & Accessories Editor for a large online magazine before starting Erisea. Erika lives with her dog, Hendrix. She suffers with Fibromyalgia and CFS, among other illnesses which leaves her housebound much of the time. Her passion is writing.

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