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Gift guide: Holiday beauty product roundup

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

If you're at a loss for what to gift the beauty obsessed on your list, we're here to help with our favorite holiday gift ideas to keep the beauty in your life looking gorgeous all season long.

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

MAC Cosmetics

Every makeup maven anxiously awaits MAC Cosmetics' holiday palettes and this year is no exception. Give that lucky girl in your life something her face will thank you for — the Fabulousness: 5 Smoky Eyes. In a festive satin-tufted compact with a bow accent, the five holiday eyeshadows will elevate any holiday look. Trust us when we tell you MAC's holiday palettes never disappoint. (MAC Cosmetics, $40)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

GHD hair straightener

Every girl needs a standout hair straightener that gets the job done effortlessly. But when you can find one in a shade of gorgeous holiday red? Well, that's what would get our vote this holiday season. Look no further than GHD's limited edition Red Gloss Classic 1-inch Styler, which is a miracle worker. Exclusively sold at Ulta, this no-nonsense straightener will make a believer out of you. (ULTA, $185)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

LUSH gift box

For the beauty addict who loves her shower, ask Santa for this pretty All The Best gift box from LUSH. Perfectly packaged in a festive box, the goodies inside will pamper winter skin and make your shower into a haven you'll never want to escape. You'll get Ro's Argan Body Conditioner, Dream Cream body lotion and more. Plus, no bathtub is needed for this gift box. (LUSH, $40)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

Clarisonic Mia 2

Dry, flaky winter skin is no match for this season's most stunning makeup looks, so banish lackluster skin with the Clarisonic Leopard Mia 2, sold exclusively at Macy's. The exfoliating brush works to polish your skin back to beautiful in a couple of easy minutes per day. Gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin, this is one skin care must-have that will soon become your secret weapon against dull skin. (Macy's, $159)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

Laura Mercier

Cold weather skin needs to be taken care of and we have just the holiday gift to keep skin smooth and merry. No need to settle for just one luscious Laura Mercier body butter when you can get a Souffle Body Creme Sampler with a quartet of the makeup maven's bestselling scents. Treat your beauty babe to luxurious Ambre Vanille, plus bestselling favorites Almond Coconut Milk, Creme Brulee and Fresh Fig — a standout holiday beauty gift all women will adore. (Macy's, $60)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

Ed Hardy fragrance

Make someone on your list feel more beautiful this holiday season with a seductive new fragrance. Our pick is Ed Hardy's Skulls & Roses Eau de Parfum — a blend of citrus and strawberry that also contains notes of petals of gardenia, apple blossom and water lily with a feminine musk finish. Just bold enough to create interest, this enchanting fragrance comes in a skull bottle that'll surely stand out among the rest. (Dillard's, $65 for 3.4 fluid ounces)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe

Oribe purse spray

Unruly hair can ruin an otherwise flawless holiday hairstyle, so make sure to use Oribe Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray and you won't fall victim to the frizzies. It works wonders for both curly and straight styles and the purse-size bottle can be stowed in your bag for a night on the town. Your tame tresses will be thanking you all night long. (Oribe, $20)

Holiday picks for the beauty babe


The Stand Out Limited Edition Best Sellers Kit from Tarte is exactly what every beauty babe needs to look her best. Her eyes and lips will be hard to resist with: Amazonian Clay waterproof liner, Lights, Camera, Lashes!, LipSurgence Natural Lip Luster and a double-ended liner brush. The best part? Tarte's products are formulated without phthalates, parabens and synthetic fragrances. (Sephora, $25)

For more beauty gifts, browse the beauty and skin care section of your local T.J.Maxx!

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