Our Favorite Makeup products & Gift Sets For The 2020 Holidays!
Is it time to shop till you drop!? Not quite! This year you can shop out of the comfort of your own home. Due to the current global circumstances, a majority of stores are providing holiday deals online and some are even starting early! Afraid you will miss the newest products? Don’t worry… we’ve got you covered! We are here to share some of our absolute favorite makeup products that will be flying off the shelves this season.
Multimedia Makeup Academy uses a variety of products for our different programs: Master, Core, Media & Special FX. Therefore, we wanted to share with you what the instructors at MMA cant wait to get their hands on. If you have any questions on how to accomplish a certain look or how to properly apply a certain product Ask MMA!
#1 Take a Walk on The Wild Side Collection By Kylie Jenner:
Kylie Jenner just launched a NEW product line that is going to be super hot this year; Take a Walk On The Wild Side. This bundle includes 1 Pressed Powder Palette, 1Hear Me Roar Kyligher, 1 Can’t Be Tamed Matte Lip Kit, 2 Shadow Sticks (Born to be Wild, Catch me if You Can), 1 Individual Lash Trio, 4 High Glosses (Wildn’, Feline Cute, Hissy Fit, Bad Kitty). You can also buy all these items separately, incase you don’t want the entire bundle.
#2 Stoned Vibes By Urban Decay:
Ready to sparkle? This palette is AMAZING! Glitter is popular this holiday season and the trend is coming at full force from the majority of major makeup companies. Urban Decay really wowed us with their Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette. With 12 different shades including; Good Karma, Jade, Opal Aura, Tiger’s Eye, Vibes, Antidote, Hexed, Bloodstone, Ojo, Raw Energy, Mediate & Third Eye. These shades will be perfect for the upcoming holiday season. If you’re anything like us here at the academy you won’t just want the palette but the entire gift bundle which you can get at Sephora or Ulta (Online Only).
#3 Here For The Party Holiday Gift Set by Milk:
This is for anyone who looks for more natural ingredients in their daily makeup routine. If you are unsure about the brand of the makeup you are buying for yourself or to gift, then this gift set is perfect for you! All the products in this set are mini size. If you are shopping for someone who you think would love this brand as much as we do, then this gift set would be a great trial! “Here For The Party” includes: Exclusive! Mini Kush Liquid Eyeliner Loud (Blackest Black), Mini Hydro Grip Primer, Mini Kush Mascara Boom (Blackest Black), Mini Kush Clear Brow Gel Hydro (Clear), Mini Watermelon Brightening Serum, Vegan Milk Moisturizer Deluxe Sample.
#4 Mega Mothership Celestial Divinity Eyeshadow Palette By Pat McGrath Labs:
Ready to make a statement at this year’s holiday party? The Pat McGrath’s Mothership Mega palette is a great place to start! A couple things we love about these shadows include; The creamy soft textures, blendability, long lasting without creasing & one stroke is all you need. This palette includes the shades that will perfect your makeup during the holidays. Check out the shades below pulled from patmcgrath.com:
Top row from left:
- Saturnalia (Chromatic Crimson with Pink Flash)
- Bronze Nebula (Metallic Golden Bronze)
- Major Mahogany (Warm Mahogany Matte)
- Lunar Champagne (Warm Champagne Shimmer)
- Violet Void (Deepened Violet with Pink Flash)
- Gold Standard (Luminous 24kt Gold)
Middle row from left
- Venomous Void (Mid-tone Magenta Matte)
- Odyssey (Lilac Taupe With Pink Sparkle)
- Fuchsia Shock (Fuchsia Purple Shimmer)
- Megabyte (Deepened Khaki Green Shimmer)
- Bronze (Brilliant Metallic Bronze)
- Electron (Duochrome Rose Bronze with a Glittering Blue Flash)
Bottom row from left:
- Cosmik (Duochrome Diamond Sparkle Pink)
- Smoked Amethyst (Blackened Aubergine with Pink Sparkle)
- Dragonfly (Duochrome Warm Gold Metallic with Blue Green Flash)
- Venusian Orchid (Matte Mid-tone Pink)
- Galactic Gold (Duochrome Platinum with Golden Chartreuse Flash)
- Corruption (Duochrome Fiery Bronze)
And yes, these colors are as fierce as they sound. 😉
#5 Surefire Hit Mini Lipstick x 12 Vault By Mac:
A brand we all know and love never disappoints during the holidays! This year Mac has 12 of its most popular mini lipsticks in color matching cases decorated with a hint of sparkle in their Surefire Hit Mini Lipstick Vault. Here are the shades, you may recognize a few if not all; Vegas Volt, Mocha, Ruby Woo, Dubonnet, Brick-o-la, Lady Danger, Rebel, Mehr, Snob, Politely Pink, Plumful & Breathing Fire. With plenty of colors to choose from you will have no trouble finding the perfect shade to wear to the holiday party this year!
#6 To Give & to Get Mascara Set by Tarte:
Make your lashes stand out with these three awesome mascaras from Tarte “To Give & to Get Mascara Set.” They come in a set and each one is as wonderful as they sound. Tarte produces awesome mascaras that don’t end up under your eye at the end of the night. With a variety of brush sizes, this is a great way to see which type of mascara you like most. Why try one if you can try all three! Included in this set is; Lash Paint, Lights Camera Lashes & Big Ego.
#7 Holiday Beauty Box by Lancôme:
Lancôme, usually a bit more pricey and luxury than other brands, always offers a killer deal during the holidays. This year they are offering a jam packed gift set. The holiday beauty box includes; Advanced Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate (Full Size), Advanced Génifique Yeux Youth Activating Smoothing Eye Cream (Full Size), Advanced Génifique Yeux Light Pearl Eye & Lash Concentrate (Full Size), Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Makeup Remover (Full Size), Cils Booster Xl Super-Enhancing Mascara Base (Full Size), Définicils High Definition Mascara 01 Black (Full Size), 2 Color Design Sensational Effects Lip Colors in 181 Red Stiletto and 126 Natural Beauty (Full Size) & our favorite part! The Eye & Cheek Palette – 12 Shadows, 2 Blushes, 1 Highlighter, 1 Bronzer (Full Size). This set even includes a dual ended shadow & blush brush (Full Size). All this in a super cute train case, which comes in grey & pink!
#8 Pillow Talk Dreams Come True Makeup Kit By Charlotte Tilbury:
Full size makeup products all packaged in the perfect makeup kit! Featuring all the pretty, warm color tones perfect for the holidays. Pillow Talk Dreams Come True Makeup Kit from Charlotte Tilbury is flawless! Check out what you get in this kit: Charlotte’s Jewel Lips, Charlotte’s Jewel Pots, Pillow Talk Eyeliner, Matte Revolution, Superstar Lips, Luxury Palette, Luxury Palette of POPS, Pillow Talk Instant Eye Palette, Pillow Talk Beauty Light Wand, Cheek, To Chic – Pillow Talk, Collagen Lip Bath, Lip Cheat, Lip Lustre & Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! All of these products come in a rose gold makeup box.
#9 Christmas Snuggles & Melted Kisses Liquid Lipstick Gift Set by Too Faced:
This gift set speaks for itself with its adorable design and perfectly selected holiday shades of matte liquid long wear lipsticks including; Caramel Apple, Sugar Cane & Hot Toddy! Christmas Snuggles & Melted Kisses Liquid Lipstick gift set is the perfect stocking stuffer.
#10 Customizable Makeup Holiday Kit by Bare Minerals:
This is just as fun for the person giving the gift as the person opening it! Bare Minerals is allowing you to make your own custom makeup kit this year. The perfect way to add a little extra thought into your gift. This set allows you to choose 3 full size products! The limited edition makeup bag they come in is suitable for the holidays in every way! If you need something extra to go with this gift then check out the customizable skin care routine gift set!
There they are! Our top 10 gift choices to wrap up the 2020 holidays. Recommended by our professionals at Multimedia Makeup Academy. Don’t forget if you have any makeup related questions as the holiday gatherings creep up on us, Ask MMA! We are always happy to help. : )