From delightful gift sets to limited edition holiday palettes, makeup launches this festive season are shining, shimmering and splendid — and we don’t expect any less. We can’t think of a better way to welcome in the festive season than with these swoon-worthy (and gift-worthy) makeup that even you would want for yourself!

The Festive Kits

1. Make Up For Ever Essential Set (S$70)

Not sure what to gift your makeup-obsessed friends who probably has their hands on all the latest makeup launches? Here’s something they’ll appreciate: the Make Up For Ever Essential Set that consists of their bestselling trio that’ll complete every look. Smokey Lash ultra-pigmented mascara for captivating lashes, loose powder for that shine-free matte finish and their Mist and Fix setting spray to lock it all in. Makeup that will last through the night? Yes please!

2. Decorté Limited Edition Holiday Soirée Coffret (S$104)

Not only is Decorte’s Limited Edition Holiday Soirée Coffret a joy to look at, it’s also a great starter kit for friends who are just venturing into the whimsical world of makeup. Presented in a snazzy gold packaging, this limited edition holiday set has everything one needs to nail that soft glam look — the Eye Glow Gem Pressed Palette, Lasting Gel Eyeliner, Tinted Lip Gloss, Dip In Glow highlighter — all in a dainty cosmetic bag. Versatile and dreamy, we’re sure this gift set will have your best pal looking (and feeling) mesmerised for days! 

3. Make Up For Ever Sparkle Brush Set (S$99)

This Christmas, you’ve got to get your hands on Make Up For Ever’s Sparkle Brush Set. The ultimate brush kit for eyes, cheeks and face, this holiday set features four of their best-selling, handcrafted artisan brushes that’ll amp up your festive looks — a foundation brush, a precision powder brush, a flat round blush brush and a precision eye blender brush. Gift the makeup fanatics in your life the beauty of flawless makeup application!

The Festive Palettes

1. Ange Gardien Vitamins Showtime Eye Palette (S$78)

With shades like Gingerbread Sparks, Glitzy Plum and Cocoa Glitter, holiday palettes are truly unlike any other. Featuring a dazzling array of wearable mattes to lustrous shimmers and metallics in warm and cosy shades of brown, Ange Gardien’s Vitamins Showtime Eye Palette is a great staple that’ll work amazing for both day and night looks. Ps: it’s also infused with sunflower seed oil that hydrates and soothes, making it a fitting gift for the makeup lover who prioritizes her skincare.

2. YSL Beauté Dress Me Wild Couture Colour Clutch Palette (S$129)

When couture meets beauty, you know it calls for some serious indulgence. Go all-in with YSL Beauté’s sensual and bold Dress Me Wild Couture Colour Clutch Palette with 10 shades, including eyeshadows, highlighters and blushes. Presented in a crimson glitter leopard motif and adorned with the iconic YSL Cassandre logo, this palette is bound to make the fashion and makeup aficionado in your life swoon!


3. Charlotte Tilbury Dazzling Diamonds Luxury Palette of Pops (S$92)

A decadent quartet of sumptuous shadows, Charlotte Tilbury’s Dazzling Diamonds Luxury Palette of Pops is a limited edition palette that is every smokey eye lover’s dream. Get ready for some serious sparkle thanks to their brilliant pearl pigments that reflect light beautifully, giving your eyes a magical, molten, sparkling finish that will mesmerise just about anyone. A gift befitting the charming friend of yours who’s always the life of the party.

The Festive Lippies

1. Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Sparkle (S$28)

Revisit your favourite Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist shades, now made better with glitters for a shimmering holiday look! The Rouge Artist Sparkle collection features five different shades, including Shimmering Gomed, a warm bronze and Glittering Sunstone, a light coral. With ultra-pigmented colour and metallic glittery finish, these lipsticks are sure to have your lips sparkling for that mistletoe moment!  


2. Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick Wonders Gift Set (S$52)

Say hello to irresistible lips with Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick Wonders! This limited edition gift set features their full-coverage creme lipsticks in five of Estée Lauder’s hottest shades, including exquisite shades such as Naked Desire, Defiant Coral and Rebellious Rose. This makes for a great last minute gift as well — four lipsticks for your friends and one for keeps because its too great to not snag one for yourself too! 


3. Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Cream Color Drip Lip Cream (S$32)

Love Fenty Beauty’s cult-favourite lip gloss? Well, get ready to fall in love again, this time with their Gloss Bomb Cream — a non-shiny lipgloss with full-intensity pigment and a brilliant shine. Choose from five creamy shades, including a deep red to a light pastel purple hue, and pucker up to lips that are voluminous and silky smooth. We’re sure this is on several of your friends’ wishlists so feel free to grant their wishes this festive season!


With a merry myriad of exclusive makeup and gift sets, Christmas truly is the most beautiful time of the year. Spoil your friends (and yourself) with some of the most dazzling makeup collections this season from our gift guide — we all deserve it!




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