Christmas Beauty Gifts 2016: The Ultimate Guide

23 November 2016, 15:29 | Updated: 17 July 2017, 12:22

We the Unicorns

By Hollie-Anne Brooks

We've compiled a list of the best Christmas beauty gifts for you to swoon over this Christmas. Whether you're a wannabe beauty vlogger looking to expand their collection or have a friend, colleague or family member who is all about that lipstick life, look no further than Christmas beauty gifts guide and prepare to buy some awesome presents.

From the latest Real Techniques releases to the products hyped about on YouTube that are actually worth the money, we've put our expert beauty knowledge to the test to make sure you win at Christmas.

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Because what is Christmas without a bit of glamour?

Christmas Beauty Gifts Ł5 And Under

Unicorn Lip Balm, Ł4: How could we not feature this lip balm? Unicorns unite!

Colab Dry Shampoo, Ł4.49: Model turned YouTube Ruth Crilly has recieved serious praise from the beauty world with her dry shampoo range, Colab. The perfect stocking filler, we're hoping a bottle of two of the London scent arrives under our tree.

Rimmel The Only One Matte Lipstick, Ł4.99: Our favourite lip launch of the year, the Rimmel Only One Matte lipsticks come in an array of shades from nudes to bright reds and bolds. Buy one for your best friend and one for yourself, you know you want to...

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Tanya Burr Cosmetics Lipgloss Duo, Ł5: The Tanya Burr lip products are some of our faves of all time (we'd rather give up pizza than the Martha Moo shade!). Treat someone you love to this Christmas exclusive featuring two shades.

Sleek Mini Mattes, Ł5: If you prefer a matte lipstick to a gloss, you can't go wrong with these mini Sleek products which cover every shade you could really want. Got a Secret Santa to buy for who lives for the glam life? This will have you covered!


Christmas Beauty Gifts Ł10 And Under

Real Techniques Makeup Bag, Ł7: Sam and Nic have done it again and brought out two amazing new cosmetics pouches. Can't pick between them? Stick them both on your Christmas list and pray you've been extra good this year!

Reve De Miel by Nuxe, Ł9.50: YouTubers rave about this lip balm and for very good reason. A thick formula that is best applied at night, one pot of this luxe balm will last for ages and makes an ideal stocking filler.

Face by Pixiwoo, Ł9.99: What can we say about this beauty of a book? A true coffee table book, you simply need this in your life. If you have a friend or family member who loves beauty or is just starting out, they'll be chuffed with this gorgeous book!

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Makeup Revolution Blush Palette, Ł9.99: The sugar and spice palette by Makeup Revolution features six universally flattering shades.

OPI nail colour in Happy Anniversary, Ł10: What is Christmas without a bit of sparkle? Treat a friend to this subtly sparkly OPI nail colour that won't chip for days on end!


Christmas Beauty Gifts Ł30 And Under

Lisa Eldridge Face Paint, Ł12.91: A book all about makeup history, this is a must have for all beauty geeks. Lisa Eldridge is an icon in the beauty industry and we absolutely adore this book.

Hollywood Icons by Pixiwoo, Ł14.99: Pixiwoo's Sam and Nic have made this stunning feature length DVD where they take us through the beauty secrets of some of the world's most famous beauty icons including Marilyn Monroe and Clara Bow. This DVD is the perfect gift for a friend, sister or mum and even includes a beautiful limited edition blush brush.

Real Techniques Deluxe Collectors Edition, Ł23.99: Who doesn't need more makeup brushes? This set features five of the best Real Techniques brushes and a gorgeous clutch bag perfect for the party season.

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White Company Winter Candle, Ł20: Which YouTubers don't love a good candle? Zoe Sugg has voiced her love of White Company candles in the past so this luxe festive treat would make the perfect gift for the Zoella super fan!

Stila Palette, Ł30: The Stila palettes are always a big hit with YouTubers due to their gorgeous array of colours and highly pigmented formats. They get our approval!

Soap and Glory 12 Christmas Washes, Ł30: We've seen this gift set in a bunch of beauty gift guides on YouTube and we can tell why- 12 mini sizes of iconic Soap and Glory gifts all in a cute storage box. What more could you want?!


Christmas Beauty Gifts Ł35 And Over

Acrylic Lipstick Holder, Ł39.99: We recently saw one of these featured in a Katie Snooks video and we can't think of a prettier way to store all our favourite lip products!

YSL Baby Doll Fragrance, from Ł50: What is Christmas without a brand new fragrance? This sweet YSL one has notes of grapefruit, wild rose and spicy red currant and will have you pining for fresh spring mornings.

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Vault, Ł129.99: Featuring 36 of NYX's iconic soft matte lip creams, this vault is basically heaven for any beauty maven. And if anyone reading fancies buying us a present, this is the very top of our list. Thanks.

Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar, Ł150: Beauty advent calendars have been on trend for the last few years but the Charlotte Tilbury one has stolen our heart. Featuring 12 products including Charlotte's amazing Miracle Cream and a Legendary Lashes mascara, this is the ultimate fancy gift this year.


What's top of your list this year? Let us know in the comments below.