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2013 Holiday Giving: Top 5 Beauty Gifts This Season

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Do you have a beauty junkie in your family? Does your best friend have a cosmetics addiction? Then these are the Top 5 Beauty Gifts this season to purchase for that someone special that is obsessed with beauty products! A

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1. Sephora's Dual Action Brush Set, $68 ($164 Value)

Now I'll be honest, this brush set is not for someone just getting into makeup, it is more for the medium and above makeup addict. It's an 8 piece artistry set of dual-fiber brushes that comes in a great zip-around case (inside the case are brush holders and a flap to keep any dirty brushes from transferring onto clean brushes, definitely a great case which you usually don't get in most brush sets). Also the set comes with a helpful one-page guide on how to use each brush.

The set contains:

  • Mascara fan brush
  • Finishing crease brush
  • Finishing concealer brush
  • Finishing powder brush- this brush can stipple and leaves a beautiful finish to the face.
  • Finishing contour brush-
  • Contour brush
  • Shadow brush
  • Precision sweep brush

The brushes are of great quality and have such versatile uses, definitely a great gift for that person who keeps saying "I could use some great brushes to add to my kit".

2. Urban Decay Start Getting Naked Ultra Definition Complexion Kit, $49.00 ($65.00 Value)

This is a great gift for your daughter, niece or someone you know well, who has oily skin that is constantly complaining about not knowing what to do about it or what makeup to use, etc. Urban Decay made this kit customizable which is great because you get to choose the color of the Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Foundation so that it matches your skin perfectly.

This three-piece set includes essentials to prep, prime, and perfect the skin:

  • 0.5 oz B6 Vitamin-Infused Complexion Prep Spray- Absorbs oil, minimizes pores, and reduces redness.
  • 0.5 oz Naked Skin Beauty Balm- Features Pepha®-Protect (from watermelon extract) and broad spectrum SPF 20 to help guard skin against sun and DNA damage, along with high-tech ingredients like Vitasource™ and dGlyage® to boost skin firmness and elasticity while blurring imperfections.
  • 1 oz Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup- This creates a demi matte finish, great for oily skin. Features a powerful anti-wrinkle peptide (Matrixyl 3000), protective and brightening Litchiderm, antioxidant green tea and vitamins.

3. Urban Decay Naked Palette, $52.00

Best eye shadow palette EVER! I'm being serious, every Naked palette (there are 3) are amazing. The Naked Palette pictured here comes with a small Urban Decay Eye Primer- which is also THE BEST eye primer out there...people were going crazy over them today at Sephora so get them while you can and be the best Mom, Aunt, Sister, Best Friend in the world!

This universally flattering palette features 12 gorgeous neutral eye shadows with a distinctly Urban look. A variety of textures, including glitter, shimmer, and matte, ensure that you'll never get bored. This versatile palette can go from office appropriate to night out on the town, I guarantee you will use this every day.

4. Benefit Cosmetics The Bronze Of Champions, $32.00

A total bronze kit for eyes, lips, and cheeks. Perfect gift for that gal that loves to be sun-kissed and tan without damaging tanning bed rays! Filled with sexy bestsellers, this TAN-talizing box of beauty has all you need to get out there and glow for glory.

This set contains:

  • 0.08 oz Watt’s Up! Soft Focus Highlighter for Face- Once you try this highlighter you will want to buy the full size, it's simply the best highlighter I have ever used.
  • 0.11 oz Creaseless Cream Shadow in Bikini-Tini
  • 0.04 oz Longwear Powder Shadow in Thanks A Latte
  • 0.1 oz Hoola Bronzing Powder- Perfect for contouring the face.
  • Powder Brush - 0.22 oz Ultra Plush Lip Gloss in Hoola
  • 0.1 oz They’re Real! Beyond Mascara

5. Ciaté Mini Mani Month, $40.60

The hottest trend in beauty right now isn't even on the face...it's on the nails!! Give a no brainer gift this season with this set of girly nail treats. Gorgeously packaged with nineteen of their bestselling mini Paint Pots, four textured manicure toppers from Caviar to Sequin and a surprise full size paint pot, a girl will never be bored with this adorable nail gift.

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