We are now just 9 days away from Christmas — so fast, I know. If you're looking for some socking fillers well, today is your lucky day because in this post I've compiled 15 of the most amazing small (well some are not) but absolutely amazing beauty products currently available in the market. From glitzy nail polishes to the prettiest neutral eyeshadow palete and stunning metallic temporary tattoos. You can never go wrong with any of these awesome little beauty treats that makes a perfect stocking stuffer.
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Beautyblender - The Original Beautyblender+ Solid Soap ($25.00) - The unique shape and exclusive material available only with beautyblender ensures impeccable, streak-free application with minimum product waste. Use it with primers, foundations, powders, cream blushes, and any other complexion product. The cleanser removes excess residue and germs for clean makeup application. It supports the integrity of the blender while providing the same cleansing results and soothing lavender fragrance as the liquid blender cleanser.
Smashbox Full Exposure Travel Palette ($22.00) - This versatile eye shadow set provides eight must-have neutrals in one portable palette. From nudes to blacks, these crease-resistant, long-wear shimmers and velvety smooth mattes are organized with shimmers on top and mattes on the bottom so that they are easy to use. Just like you dress to flatter your body shape, eye makeup should be applied based on your eye shape.
Ciaté Tree Trinket Nail Duo ($10.00) - Add twinkle to your tree and your fingers with this duo of festive goodies. These delightful, limited-edition, pro-formula polishes feature a high-gloss finish and come in a pair of giftable holiday ornaments. Use them to decorate the tree or use the included gift tags to give them to your nearest and dearest and share the love. This set features an exclusive, limited-edition glitter finish.
Josie Maran Argan Infinity Lip and Cheek Creamy Oil Duo ($16.00) - Add a pop of dewy, natural color on lips and cheeks with Josie’s travel-friendly Argan Infinity Intensive Creamy Oil. This set features lip and cheek tints for on-the-go moisture and color. Hydrating, nourishing, and Argan Oil-infused, these tinted formulas begin as a cream and melt into an oil for a sheer, natural-looking and non-greasy hue that suits all skin types and skin tones.
Flash Tattoos Child Of Wild ($30.00) - ring a touch of free-spirited inspiration to your day-to-day looks with these four sheets of temporary, statement piece jewelry tattoos. This collection is inspired by tribal and ancient Egyptian jewelry, and it is an eclectic way to accessorize. A fun spin on jewelry, these metallic tattoos can be worn at the pool, to a festival, or on a night out — and you can apply them to your feet, arms, hands, back, chest, and nails to finish off any look.
Givenchy The Art of Mascara Set ($30.00) - Phenomen’Eyes is designed to grip lashes at the roots to curl and separate. It has a high-tech, patented round sphere at the tip of the precision wand that reaches every lash and adapts to all eye shapes. For perfectly defined lips that last, this lipstick-as-accessory delivers intense colors and a semimatte finish all in one stroke. As the first lipstick to come with a leather-paneled case, it imparts a soft, supple touch and sensual feeling.
Korres Grapefruit Instant Brightening Mask ($18.00) - Formulated with a cocktail of grapefruit, orange, and apple juices, this powerful vitamin C-packed mask gives skin an immediate radiance boost in as little as one use. This pure white mask is further enriched with vitamin C-rich rose hip oil and waltheria indica leaf extract to lighten and brighten. A blend of argan oil and shea butter deeply nourishes, protects, and softens the skin while the light, refreshing scent of juicy grapefruit segments helps naturally awaken the senses.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Classic Stencils ($20.00) - Petite, Slim High, Medium, High and Full Arch Stencils allow you to achieve and maintain a true Anastasia shape at home. Whether you want to recreate the Anastasia brow shape at home or maintain the general upkeep of the brows after an Anastasia Brow Artist consultation, these stencils are the must-have for your beauty arsenal. Crafted of pliable plastic, these stencils are durable, easy to use, and easy to clean.
Urban Decay Naked 2 Basics ($29.00) - Cooler in tone than the original, Naked2 Basics complements Naked2’s palette perfectly. Featuring six taupe-hued matte neutrals, it also includes five never-before-seen shades. Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™ incorporates a proprietary blend of ingredients that gives each shade its velvety texture, rich color, serious staying power, and blendability. They’re neutral enough for a range of skin tones — from cool to olive complexions to darker skin.
NUDESTIX #GILTYLOVE Holiday Kit ($49.00) - A simple collection of long-wear, waterproof, and crease-proof natural eye pencils to create fresh-faced, nude makeup look. Effortlessly glide on these versatile Magentic Eye Color Pencils and use them as an eye primer, shadow, liner, or highlighter — then smudge with clean fingers. Soft and super-gliding, they’re ideal for oily lids, achieving a quick and easy look for all faces. With three neutral shades for every skin tone, these eye pencils offer barely-there, touch of color to accentuate your features.
Clinique All About Shadow 8-Pan Palette ($36.00) - Mix, match, and layer to create a wardrobe of eye looks. These versatile eye shadow palettes are perfect for sweeping on color that works for everyday looks and for creating dramatic eyes for the evening. Each long-wearing shade is crease- and fade-resistant, and the eight-pan palettes are encased in a deluxe-sized, mirrored compact with a dual-ended sponge/brush applicator. Layer on multiple eye colors for added depth and dimension that lasts.
Stella McCartney Stella Travel Spray ($22.00) - A fragrance based on the contrast between the freshness and softness of the rose, and the dark sensuality of amber, Stella is a sophisticated scent focused on an intense sense of femininity. The concept of the Stella McCartney bath line is based on an ecological and organic cosmetology, selecting the best natural raw materials and capitalizing on vegetal extracts based on organic agriculture and on extraction methods that respect and protect the natural life force of the plants.
MAKE UP FOR EVER Redefining Red ($15.00) - Bring glamour to your holiday looks with this bestselling red lipstick and colorless lip liner set. Line lips with Lip Line Perfector, which works with any lip color to prevent lipstick from feathering, and it fills in fine lines around the lips. Swipe on a vivid color with Rouge Artist Intense, a highly-pigmented lipstick. The iconic red shade pairs with warm and cool undertones to flatter any skintone.
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick ($28.00) - A richly pigmented, silky-smooth, matte lip color that delivers 14 hours of continuous wear without smudging or dryness. Get a bold red lip with this lasting, vivid shade from Hourglass. The proprietary blend of advanced polymers in this liquid lipstick delivers intense, vibrant color with exceptional longevity. Skin-conditioning emollients, antioxidant fruit extracts, cili fruit, goji berry, and vitamins A, C, and E help to protect the lips throughout the day.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer - Collector's Edition ($24.00) - Making its debut during Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2014 runway show, this limited-edition, captivating inky indigo blue shade perfectly complemented his fashion collection. Full of high-shine that is evocative of 30 coats of lacquer, this dramatic nail polish has a deeply reflective quality. The limited-edition polish is nestled in velvet and is encased in a keepsake box that doubles as a pedestal for lacquer.
featured image: lipssofacto; gift ideas 2014