Best Makeup Gifts To Amp Up Your Celebrations. Lipsticks, Blush and More!

Best Makeup Gifts To Amp Up Your Celebrations. Lipsticks, Blush and More!

Makeup junkies will love receiving and gifting these festive avatars from our favourite beauty brands

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If you are still looking for the perfect gift that will bring smiles all around, makeup is an easy option! And if like us, your gift recipient loves all things beauty, these makeup gifts listed below are exactly what you need to shop for. Whether you buy them for your friend, sister, mum or beau, we promise you one thing - it’s the one gift they’ll all be waiting for!

Don’t wait any longer, get your shopping ninja on and grab the most wonderful makeup gifts of the year.

Burberry’s Limited-Edition Festive Monogram Collection

Celebrate the magic of the festive season with the limited-edition festive Monogram Collection by Burberry. For the first time ever, the makeup comes in sleek gold packaging adorned with the Thomas Burberry Monogram.

The collection contains the limited-edition Signature Eye & Face Palette with iconic Burberry shades to instantly colour, blush and highlight. We are talking colours and shades such as classic beige to festive gold, that suit all complexion types. The three-in-one palette features four eye shadows with signature Burberry shades, a blush that flatters most skin tones and a light-reflecting highlighter for that refined finish. And with its lust-worthy gold packaging, it's the one palette everyone will be showing off in the new year!

Burberry has also introduced their signature Burberry Kisses collection in four limited-edition shades housed for the first time in sleek gold packaging, adorned with the iconic Thomas Burberry Monogram.

These four limited-edition Burberry Kisses are available in Pearl Delicate Rose No.14, Pearl Russet No.93, Pearl Oxblood No.97 and Pearl The Red No.106 with tone-on-tone pearls for a luminous finish and that bold party look.

The new satin finish and intense pigment come with a hyaluronic-acid enriched formula that helps to keep lips hydrated and comfortable for 24 hours. The colour is also enhanced with a fresh rose scent to give that complete luxe, sensorial experience you expect from Burberry.

The Festive Monogram Collection is now available on Sephora.sg and at selected Sephora stores and BHG Bugis Junction.

Dolce&Gabbana Beauty

Want to add glitter and shine to the holidays? Dolce&Gabbana Beauty has launched a new limited-edition makeup collection that is inspired by the glittering splendour of the holiday season. 

There are two new makeup options for the eyes and lips that will have your loved ones dazzling with jewel-like shine this festive season. Packaged in the iconic Dolce&Gabbana Crown, the Royal Gloss - Shine Lip Plumper is the perfect accessory for a holiday look. A royal plumping lip gloss that brings high shine, volume and a crystal-effect formula for plumping and hydrating your lips. Infused with proven skincare ingredients it gives this instant and long-lasting volumising effect on the lips. These little pots of luxury come in Precious Red, a deep red, that brings a touch of passion, or Divine Nude, a delicate nude with pink undertones that add elegance to any look. 

Each comfortable, lightweight shade can be used alone or layered as a shimmering topcoat over lipstick for endless holiday creativity. Did we say how much we love the packaging? Both the Royal GlossShine Lip Plumper and Royal Shadow Liquid Eyeshadow come with a golden crown, an iconic Dolce&Gabbana symbol. The crown-like cap helps transform any normal day into extra-ordinary! 

Should you be looking for a matte finish lipstick instead, take a look at Dolce&Gabbana’s iconic matte versions. Made in twelve captivating matte shades and new packaging inspired by iconic motifs, The Only One Matte Lipstick is an intense, highly-pigmented new texture that lasts all day. To celebrate, four new caps inspired by Dolce&Gabbana motifs have been added to the collection – and each new cap is compatible with every The Only One Lipstick, meaning there are countless new ways for these must-have lipsticks to become individual and unique gifts for your loved ones! 

Dolce&Gabbana Beauty. #B2-44/46, Ion Orchard.

 

Fenty Beauty

Have you seen the festive collection by Fenty Beauty? ​​Rihanna is the Santa we all need and deserve! This Holiday season, Rihanna has curated absolutely stunning gift sets that will leave everyone gleaming from head to toe.

Take the Glossy Posse: Glossy Fantasy 4Sum Set (Limited Edition), a set of Fenty Beauty’s best selling glosses now in four new, universally flattering shades! This limited-edition set of 3 mini Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizers will give you holographic lips all year long. Featuring Fenty Glow Fantasy, Hot Chocolit Fantasy and Champ Stamp Fantasy, plus, a full-Size Gloss Bomb Cream in a new shade, candy milk!

We’ve also got our hearts set on the Resting Peach Face Cream & Mini Gloss Bomb Cream Duo, a limited-edition set of a full-size Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush and a mini Gloss Bomb Cream, in jaw-dropping gorgeous peach shades. This limited-edition makeup set will give just the right amount of colour to your cheeks and lips - perfect for that all-season pout!

Snatch these limited edition gift sets for you and your loved ones before they’re gone!

All items are now available for a limited time at Sephora.sg and in-store at Sephora.

PIXI Beauty Ultimate Beauty Face Kit (Limited Edition)

Light up this holiday season, with Pixi Beauty’s multipurpose, limited-edition face & eye palette that houses a colourful array of shades that are naturally enhancing and designed to create effortless looks - day or night!

Containing 18 face shades and 20 eye shades, these can be used by themselves or as toppers to soften (or hype-up) and look. We love how blendable and buildable these pigments are that they help create endless looks for day and night.

How can you use this versatile kit? Apply as a light eye shadow with a medium shade and blend into the crease. Line your eyes with a deeper colour and add a highlighter to the inner corners. For blush, just add to the apple of your cheeks and sweep deeper colours onto the sides of the forehead, cheekbones and jawline to get a sculpted look. Don’t forget to add highlights to your brow bone and cheekbones. Festive ready!

Available at Sephora.sg.

MAC Cosmetics

Gift the magic of MAC this year with their line-up of spectacular festive gifts. Featuring a hypnotizing take on the magic of the holiday season, MAC has conjured up a collection that is all about optical illusions, magical reveals, makeup trickery and unbelievable performance. Choose from all-new, limited-edition transfixing colours for eyes, lips and skin or simply pick a kit that features their best-sellers. Whatever you choose to gift (or keep!), there’s no doubt you’ll captivate your loved ones with wow-worthy, limited-edition holiday gifts – all dressed in hypnotic optical-illusion ready-to-gift packages. 

Take the stunning Hyper Real Glow Duo (Limited Edition) for instance. A holiday-exclusive compact of two highlighters with a cream-like glowing finish it has an irresistible formula that blends effortlessly to leave an ultra-reflective yet flawless sheen. 

For lips that speak volumes, don’t forget to snap up your favourite shade of the MAC Lipglass. Transform lips with shade-shifting, pearlescent glossy colours that are designed to be worn alone or over your lipstick. Made to deliver on shine, this highly pigmented and sparkling gloss will add to your dramatic look during the festivities. 

And for those eyes, consider the MAC In For A Frill Eye Lash that comes in a hypnotic optical-illusion package. Wear as you please - these set of lashes will be the perfect addition for your glammed-up celebrations this year.​​

Available at M.A.C boutiques (Takashimaya S.C., ION Orchard, Bugis Junction and NEX), Department Stores (Metro Paragon Pop Up, Metro Causeway Point, TANGS at Tangs Orchard, Tangs Vivocity, Isetan Tampines and One Assembly), Sephora stores, Sephora.sg and Lazada Official Store.

Téviant

Created and newly launched by celebrity makeup artist Albert Kurniawan, Téviant takes on the world of beauty with its lineup of affordable makeup products. A homage to his mother Tevianty who sparked his love for beauty, the collection was manufactured in Italy, and has been formulated with the finest cosmetic and active ingredients for the skin.

We love that these are weather-friendly too! Having grown up in Singapore and Indonesia, Albert set his mind to design humidity-resistant and hydrating products that can withstand the hot and humid weather conditions of Southeast Asia. The active ingredients in these products also add a boost by supplementing your usual skincare routines.

Ranging from eyebrow tints, eyeshadow palettes and lipsticks to even a beauty sanitiser for make-up tools and face masks, they serve as a perfect staple for everyone. Did we say they come in gorgeous gold packaging - oh so giftable! 

For starters try the Liquid Eyeliner (Virago), the ultimate must-have for one’s eyes. A result of long R&D hours and teamwork, this eyeliner is formulated to last through the day with Southeast Asia’s hot and humid weather. It is waterproof, sweatproof, and works exceptionally well even on oily lids.

Blush to Flush is Téviant’s dazzling cheek palette which includes an effective level of active ingredients such as collagen booster, apricot oil, vitamin E, and antioxidant properties, that help regulate sebum while giving you the right hint of colour. There’s also Lip Spell, Téviant’s natural lipstick for everyday wear. All of its vivid colours are specially selected for Asian women and offer a hydrating matte lip finish. Finally, you probably want to also gift Mon Cheri Mascara, Téviant’s long-lasting and waterproof wand. This mascara makes lashes appear longer and fuller and its double wands add intense volume and definition to the lashes. They can even remain curled for up to 20 hours.

Téviant is now available online at their official LazMall and Shopee Mall stores.

Milani

Everyone’s favourite affordable makeup brand Milani has a lineup of festive gifts that we just can’t get enough of! Think shimmer and sparkle, with new products and formulations, that will have you looking resplendent throughout the year that is to come. 

Shimmer and light it up with Milani Cosmetics’ Gilded Luster Light Eyeshadow Palette and Cheek Kiss Liquid Blushes! The hyper-pigmented Gilded Luster Light Eyeshadow Palette has a specially curated colour story to achieve maximum luminosity and create the perfect celebratory look. 15 intensely rich eyeshadow shades including shimmering rose golds, bright bold berries and soft romantic mattes, will give you ultra-blendable pigments to amp up any party look.  

And the light-weight, creamy and blendable Cheek Kiss Liquid Blush, adds just the right amount of flush for the celebrations! With four universally flattering shades to match any skin tone, it is also formulated with pomegranate, rose extract and watermelon to amplify your radiance. Can be used on both your cheeks and lips!

Finally, bring it all together with Color Fetish Shine and Nude Lipsticks. Made with an 85% blend of nourishing oils,  Color Fetish Shine is your new balm bestie with its shine! Or switch it up with the Color Fetish Nude lipsticks that offer a luxurious soft velvet-matte finish. Whatever shade or texture you prefer, Milani’s definitely got you covered!

The Gilded Luster Light Eyeshadow Palette, Cheek Kiss Liquid Blush, Color Fetish Shine Lipsticks and Color Fetish Nude Lipsticks are available at Watsons e-store and in stores.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Beautifying Eye Filter Set

Want peepers that speak volumes? This eye kit by Charlotte Tilbury features Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! Mascara And Pillow Talk Eyeliner. A mascara on everyone’s wishlist, the Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! Mascara features an innovative brush that is an injection moulded, micro pro precision paddle brush with ‘load, comb and lift’ technology. It lifts like air, carefully covering each lash. The diamond-shaped bristles give a magnifying and amplifying eye-opening effect! The Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! Mascara comes with a push-up, lash-lifting polymer (from the larch tree), that gives a vertical lift and hold of the lashes. Carnauba wax and kand microcrystalline wax add body and texture to the formula- almost like weightless falsies! 

Also included in the gift set is Pillow Talk Eyeliner that has a blendable and long-lasting texture with precise yet soft colour pay-off. A high concentration of pure pigments allows for intense colour release while Hydrocarbon polymers create a water-repellent film. You can also double use it as a waterliner and eyeliner.

Available on Sephora.sg

Rouge Hermes, Matte lipstick, Limited Edition

You can’t ever go wrong with a Hermes! The limited-edition Rouge Hermes collection consists of three beauty objects designed by Pierre Hardy, inspired by the captivating ambience of a night of dreams. Featuring three shades of lipsticks in an intense and velvety matte finish, these are perfect for the day or for a smouldering look at night.

Rose Tamisé is a dark rosewood shaded with purple while Orange Brûlé is a bright orange, like a harvest moon. Our favourite, the Rose Magenta is a cool, dense pink, that is intense and striking!

A comfortable and moisturising formula, these matte beauties feel like a second skin and come with a velvety and powdery finish that delivers long-lasting colours in high concentrations. One sweep is all it takes!

The best part? The limited-edition Rouge Hermes case is refillable. And while refills are not offered for limited edition colours, you can still refill your lipstick with any other favourites! 

Available at ​​Hermès Singapore Liat Towers, Marina Bay Sands and Hermès Singapore Takashimaya. Also available at Singapore Takashima Department Store and Singapore Changi Airport. 

Tom Ford Eye Color Quad Eye Shadow Palette

Eyeing Tom Ford’s collection as a present this year? We highly suggest slipping a hint (or two!) for this gorgeous Tom Ford Eye Quad Eye Shadow Palette. An eye shadow quad designed with four complementary shades and finishes it goes miles to achieve a multiple range of looks. 

The centrepiece of the Tom Ford colour collection, these eye colours come with four opulent complementing shades that achieve multiple looks, from a bold, smokey eye or even a sexy splash of colour.

They also come with applicators so you don’t have to invest in eyeshadow brushes! Users love the texture and satin finish of the eyeshadow that leaves a slight glitter to your eyes. Easy to blend and beginner-friendly, they are the perfect holiday palettes for any Tom Ford loving fan! 

Available at Sephora.sg.

Natasha Tulsi

16 Dec 2021, 10:00 AM

Wordsmith and marketer by day, Natasha is your go-to girl on all things beauty, travel and family. This mommy to two loves her cheese, a fab read and crooning to Ping Fong (don't we all?). Natasha also heads Communications at Expatgiving and helps volunteers find their dream non-profit role! Reach her at email or via her Instagram @sonattymama