Holiday Gift Guide ~ Eyeshadow Palettes

Are you going holiday shopping this weekend?
I love all the eye shadow palettes that come out for Christmas. 
In fact one of my absolute favorite gifts that I received last year was an eye shadow palette set that looked like chocolate bars, by Lorac. It was given to me by a former makeup student of mine, and I can honestly say I have used it almost every day for the past year.

So here is a look at some of the holiday palettes in the stores right now. Where possible I will put online shopping links with them.

Happy Shopping!

From Lorac

The Lorac Unzipped Palette
This is actually part of their normal collection, but is a fabulous combination of neutral mattes and shimmers that you will literally use year round. At $40 it’s a bargain.

 The Pro Palette.
I have 2 of these, one in my pro makeup kit and one for use at home. Again it’s a wonderful combination of colors, the top row is matte and the bottom row is shimmer. Only $42

From MAC

The MAC Keepsakes Limited Edition Smoky Face Palette

Three eyeshadows, one Iridescent Pressed Powder, a cream color base and 2 lipsticks.

The Keepsakes Natural Face Palette

Three eyeshadows, one iridescent powder, two lipsticks and a cream color base, all in neutral tones.

MAC Keepsakes

Gold Lip And Eye

This is just a really lovely color combination.

I would love one of these, and I think it makes a beautiful gift too.

From Trish McEvoy

Power of Makeup Collection ~Simply Gorgeous
This one is a super versatile collection of eyes, lips and cheeks that is great fro everyday makeup looks.

FromMakeup Forever

The Makeup Station
Makeup Forever simply cannot be beaten on quality. Their line is designed for makeup artists, and as such is all about quality, truth in color and longevity.
This case has 30 amazing products

A makeup artist’s set for creating backstage looks and glamorous holiday style with 30 iconic bestsellers for eyes, lips, and the complexion.

This ultimate Makeup Artist’s collection lets you create infinite looks for the holidays—and beyond. Featuring 30 professional must-haves for the makeup love, this set lets any artist explore and indulge in all the backstage essentials. Housed in a reusable, professional backstage Makeup Artist’s Case, this set includes primers, powders, eye, cheek and lip favorites, and Artisan Brushes.

This set contains:
– 1 HD Primer : 0 neutral
– 1 HD Blush : 210 cool pink
– 1 HD Pressed Powder
– 1 Mist & Fix
– 10 Artist Shadow eye shadows: ME-108 steel, I-544 pink granite, M-500 ivory, M-100 black, D-320 golden khaki, I-414 yellow ivory, ME-216 electric blue, D-236 lagoon blue,

M-630 sweet chestnut, ME-728 copper red
– 2 Artist Shadow blushes: S-748 coral, I-922 electric purple
– 1 Graphic Liner : vinyl black
– 2 Aqua Eyes : 21L dark grey, 25L matte brown
– 1 Smoky Extravagant mascara : black
– 1 Star Powder : 926 iridescent beige
– 1 Glitter : 3 iridescent white
– 1 Aqua Seal
– 1 Eyelashes : 156 Nude
– 2 Aqua Lip : 8C true red, 14C muted dusty rose
– 1 Rouge Artist Intense : 43 vibrant red
– 1 Aqua Rouge : 14 light rosewood
– 1 Precision Blush Brush 150
– 1 Precision Blender Brush 216

Reusable case that stores these 30 must-have products. Large mirror included.

From YSL

The Yves Saint Laurent “Wildly Gold” Palette
$95 from
Order link here

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