* 6 holiday-ready makeup sets for gifting or getting
* Limited edition kits from top beauty brands
* Try multiple products for the price of one individual item
If there’s a beauty lover on your holiday shopping list, or if the beauty lover happens to be you, the holidays are a wonderland for beauty aficionados, with plenty of gorgeously packaged, limited edition makeup set launches. For the price of a single item, take home a generous palette of glow-enhancing colors, like IT Cosmetic’s IT Girl palette, encased in a glittery, travel-friendly compact. Or for skincare buffs, sample a full Drunk Elephant cleansing and moisturizing routine. These kits are not only a great value, but they’re also a great way to test out new colors and formulas without investing in a full-sized/full-priced item.
Here, we’ve found 6 of the best limited edition makeup sets for the holidays that are sure to delight now and all through the year.
1. Ulta’s 12 Days of Beauty
Countdown the days to Christmas with Ulta’s 12 Days of Beauty plaette. Each numbered compartment opens to a product of surprise and delight. This set includes face and body glitter powders, pencil eyeliners, assorted lip products and highlighters for that holiday glow.
2. NARS x Man Ray Love Triangle Gift Set
Gift or get a holiday-ready pairing of one NARS mini-lipstick and one mini-blush in an ultra-chic pyramid shaped gift box inspired by the artist Man Ray. Choose from three options that include iconic NARS best sellers: Orgasm, a blush-lipstick set in the universally flattering peachy-pink Orgasm color; Deep Throat and Barbara, a soft pink blush and tan rose lips color; and Hot Sand and Rita, a peachy, champagne colored blush and rich red lipstick.
3. Too Faced Pretty Little Planner Set
This Ulta-exclusive gift set includes an eyeshadow palette with warm-toned matte and shimmer shades, a miniature tube of their best-selling Better Than Sex mascara, and an adorable beauty agenda to help you stay organized and pretty in 2018.
4. IT Cosmetics IT Girl Limited Edition Palette
For those who love a glowing, naturally pretty look, pick up the IT Girl Limited Edition Palette by IT Cosmetics. The brand’s best selling eye and cheek colors are all packed into a glittery, slim compact case that travels with ease. Inside, find 10 universally flattering matte and shimmer eyeshadows, and one ombre pink blush, all infused with anti-aging hydrolyzed collagen, silk and antioxidants.
5. Too Faced Best Year Ever Set
This more-is-more set is an ideal buy for makeup lovers. Inside the limited edition makeup bag, you’ll find three distinct palettes: Super Fun Night, I Believe in Pink, and Natural Beauty. Between all three, there’s 18 shadows, 3 face products and a deluxe-sized Better Than Sex Mascara. Bought separately, these products would cost $295; get them all here for just $49.99.
6. Drunk Elephant Come C About Me
What goes on must come off, so pair a makeup set with a skincare set. Drunk Elephant’s Volume 2: Come C About Me will keep your skin in good shape despite all of the makeup changes, late nights and parties that go hand in hand with the holidays. This kit has you covered from cleansing to hydration to sun protection, with their Beste Jelly Cleanser, B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel, C-Firma Day Serum and Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense SPF 30.