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Holiday Gift Guide: Sephora’s Favourites

We continue our Holiday Gift Guide and today let’s take a look at Sephora’s Favourites sets.  I have chosen four that I personally like the best. In my opinion, this is s great present for someone who is new to the makeup or someone who loves trying new products.

I would actually really love the first two sets for myself, too!

Don’t forget to click on the photos to enlarge them…

Glitz & Glam ($113 Value), $40

0.13 oz Benefit High Beam, 0.12 oz Buxom Stay-There Eyeshadow in Pug (smoky pewter), 0.02 oz Bare Escentuals bareMinerals All Over Color in Glee (soft mauve plum), 0.07 oz Sephora Collection Eye Shadow in Starry Sky 07 (black with silver glitter), 0.125 oz Sephora by OPI Nail Colour in Charge It! (opaque metallic 24k gold), 0.24 oz Tarte Celebutante Dry Oil Shimmer (champagne), 0.07 oz Josie Maran Argan Oil Illuminizer (light bronze), 0.1 oz Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Gloss in Paiette (sheer light pink with iridescent shimmer), 0.12 oz Ultraflesh Gold Standard Mascara in black, 0.08 oz Stila Lip Glaze in Vanilla (pearly nude)

Sephora’s Bestsellers ($181 Value), $75

0.5 oz Philosophy Hope In A Jar, 0.05 oz Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Sin (light shimmering champagne), 0.13 oz Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Original (sheer nude), 0.5 oz Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, 0.14 oz Sephora Collection Lipstick in The Red 04 (classic bright red), 1 oz Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20 in Nude (light beige/ for fair to light skin tones), 1.1 oz Nars Illuminator in Orgasm (peachy pink with shimmer), 0.37 oz Buxom Lash Mascara in Blackest Black, 0.01 oz Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in black, 0.24 oz Marc Jacobs Daisy Rollerball.

Give Me Some Lip Give Me Some Lip ($63 Value) , $25

0.14 oz Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss in

Laura Mercier Makeup Collection for Holiday 2011

Here is a preview of some new Laura Mercier sets and products. So far they are only available in the US.

Rose Rendezvous Face Illuminator ($42) a soft rose gold shimmer perfect for highlighting.

Mini Lip Glacé Set, $ 48

Rose (light red pink shimmer), Blush (medium rose brown), After Hours, Sparkling (nude beige shimmer) and Quartz.

Khol Eye Pencil Set, $45

Brown Copper (coppery brown), Antique Jade (metallic deep green), Black Turquoise (black with turquoise pearl), Black Violet (black purple charcoal), Purple Sapphire (bright eggplant)

Eye Portfolio ($229 Value), $98

Featuring four different finishes—matte, sateen, luster and sequin. Includes 12 eye colors (0.05 oz. each)

Rich Sienna: luster finish; new, exclusive. Morning Dew: matte finish; inline. Black Coffee: matte finish; new, exclusive.- Rosewood: luster finish; new, exclusive. Pink Crystal: sequin finish; inline. Sable: sateen finish; inline. Royal Gold: luster finish; new, exclusive. African Violet:

Sephora by OPI Glimmer Wonderland Eighteen Piece Mini Nail Colour Set

I was very excited about the Sephora by OPI nail polish collection which was released last year but unfortunately I couldn’t get it. Maybe this year I will!

This sets is available only at Sephora (most likely only in the US) but I think it’s worth getting it if you can. Sometimes it’s hard for me to believe how easy it is to get it if you actually live in the US.

This year the set includes the following 18 shades:

  • Dear Diary
  • How Cute Is That?
  • Natural Environ-mint
  • It’s Hippo To Be Square
  •  Access 24/7
  •  Ms. Can’t Be Wrong
  • Don’t Feed The Hand Models
  • Metro Chic
  •  Already

Make Up For Ever Makeup Sets for Holiday 2011

This collection by Make Up For Ever perfectly shows why I love the holiday collections so much. It’s a perfect way to get some amazing deals!

There are four sets and the first one is definitely my favourite and I actually consider getting it as you just can’t beat the price.

Wild & Chic Aqua Cream Collection ($242 Value), $175

10 x 0.21 oz Aqua Cream in 4 Snow (white pearl shimmer), 13 Warm Beige (champagne shimmer), 16 Pink Beige (pinky beige shimmer), 15 Taupe (taupe brown shimmer), 12 Golden Copper (soft copper shimmer), 11 Gold (yellow gold shimmer), 17 Plum (burgundy plum shimmer), 14 Satin Brown (warm brown shimmer), 2 Steel (silver gray shimmer), 1 Anthracite (silvery charcoal shimmer), Brush #5N, Faux snakeskin clutch.

The second set is a great way to try some of the best MUFE products. I’ve actually tried several of them and, in my opinion, they are great.

Wild & Chic Best of MAKE UP FOR EVER Kit ($103 Value) , $55

0.17 oz HD Microfinish Powder, 0.21 oz Aqua Cream in 13 Warm Beige (champagne shimmer), 0.04 oz Travel Aqua Eyes in Mat Black 0L (black), 0.09 oz Lab Shine in Star Collection – S4 (pearly pink beige), 0.5 oz HD Microperfecting Primer, 0.23 oz Smoky Lash Extra Black Mascara

There is also an

Feel Unique Celebrates 6th Anniversaty and Gives Us A Discount

I’ve realized that I hardly ever visit makeup counters these days. I do 90% of my beauty shopping on-line. I don’t have to leave the house, can think carefully about what to get, no pushy sales assistants and I could really go on and on…

There are of course some disadvantages in on-line beauty shopping but they are so small compared with the benefits that I don’t even count them.

I know that a lot of my readers are also fans of on-line shopping so I try to share some  great deals I come across.

Feel Unique turn six and they offer £6 off when you spend £50 and more. Since I need some skincare anyway, I am going to use this opportunity.

It is very difficult to choose but I am definitely getting these