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Gift Guide by Passion: Beauty

applying makeup eyeliner

Another creative related passion to gift for is beauty. This is an easy one since, let’s be honest, we all want to be beautiful. Some are just born that way while the rest of us spend hours on end researching every beauty product, trend, tip, and trick known to man. If someone you’re buying for this holiday season is the latter of the two, here are some good gift options.

applying makeup

Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes are a great gift for nearly anyone. But the beauty subscription boxes really are the core of it all and I think the best of them. Beauty junkies are notorious for wasting products because they buy every single one of the out there. Every time a product is recommended or they see a shiny ad promising they will be the next Victoria’s Secret model they run out and buy whatever the hell it is. A lot of the time to be let down in some way (i.e. she isn’t a Victoria’s Secret model).

Subscription beauty boxes are perfect because the top of the field chooses the products and tailors them to you/her. So you’re mom, sister-in-law, and best friend can all sample the best of beauty with no regrets.

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These are my favorites:

Makeup:

Birchbox

Glossy Box

Beauty Army

Wantable – Makeup

Beauty Box 5

Sample Society

Lip Factory Inc.

Beauty Fix

Luxe Box

Ipsy

Nail polish:

Julep

Square Hue

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Allure Subscription

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Universal Giftworthy Beauty Products:

Clarisonic

clarisonic

Nail Sets

Deborah Lippman Big Bang Set $78

deporah lippman big bang $78

Sephora Favorites

A selection of best sellers of either fragrances, eyeliners, mascaras, primers, etc.

Draw the Line (Eyeliners) $30

sephora favorites draw the line eyeliners

Blow Outs in a Box $200

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The Naked 3 Palette $52

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Gift Cards:

Sephora: your ultimate beauty product shoppe

Drybar: go in and get blowouts and drinks

Birchbox: she can either use it for a box subscription or to buy some of their unique products

drybar, blow dry bar, blowouts, celebrity hairstyles, bridal hair, wedding hair

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