Gift Ideas: Holiday Makeup Palettes

It's November, so naturally what does that mean? Holiday shopping begins, of course! We put together 11 different guides for all your beauty loving-girlfriends - we even included a grooming gift guide for him.

If you're obsessed with beauty like we are, (or know someone who is), one of these luxe palettes will do the trick. Not only can you literally take your entire makeup collection with you wherever you go, but every color under the sun is at your fingertips. Plus, the value is something that you really can't beat - one of these is worth $400! See below for our top five palette picks and be sure to check out our other gifts.





Tarte Treasure Chest

Boasting a whopping 32 shadows, 16 glosses, four blushes, and a bronzer, this cornucopia of color is the perfect gift for the girl who loves makeup. (sephora.com, $54)




Sephora Ultimate Blockbuster

Similar to how we sense it's winter when Starbucks breaks out the Peppermint Mocha, we know it's the holiday season when Sephora releases the Ultimate Blockbuster. Its 84 eye shadows and 60 lip glosses alone are worth the under-$50 price - the entire kit is valued at $400! (sephora.com, $48)




POP Beauty Cabaret Bouquet

The eye shadow and face pans in this palette are conveniently labeled, to help beauty novices become makeup pros in no time. Hint: Use the darker shadows to ring in the New Year with a dramatic flair. (drugstore.com, $32)




ULTA Get Gorgeous Blockbuster Cosmetic Kit

Consider this candy-pink makeup kit the grown-up version of your beloved Caboodles, only better since it comes with 69 pieces of makeup to keep your eyes, lips, and cheeks busy all day. (ulta.com, $24.99)




Wet 'n' Wild Santa Baby Cosmetic Compact

Want a posh look without the steep price tag? This purse-sized vanity comes with a full mirror and four eye-shadow trios so you can create a bunch of hot eye effects, all for less than a box of Ferrero Rocher. (Various drugstores, $6.99)



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