Metro Gift Guide 2019: 5 Holiday Collections To Get You In A Festive Mood
We're obsessing over everything sparkly, shimmery, and Christmasy this season—get yours or give a loved one these festive sets that will last you way beyond the holidays!
Christmas countdown check: 31 days to go! How's the gift shopping going? Every year, when the festive season rolls around, we see tons of holiday-themed products everywhere in the mall—be it in fashion, beauty, or lifestyle boutiques we love. But this year, there has been a noticeable rise in this trend from our favorite beauty brands. Holiday-themed lipstick? Santa-print packaging? Glitter eyeshadow and sparkly highlighter? You got it.
During the holiday season, beauty brands pull out all the stops—holiday packaging, limited-edition products, holiday-themed colors line store shelves for us to enjoy! And we're definitely not complaining! What's more fun than heading to our next Christmas party with a clutch stuffed with the cutest makeup kit? This year did not disappoint, as they have spread their Christmas cheer with beautifully curated collections we simply can’t get enough of.
Ahead, we rounded up a bunch of holiday beauty collections that you can give your loved ones (or keep yourself). They're thoughtfully-curated and useful for every beauty lover in your life, even after the merrymaking and after the fireworks have popped. Happy shopping, METRO ladies!
- Kylie Cosmetics’ Holiday Collection
Kylie Jenner has been releasing holiday collections annually since 2016, but if you think she’s even come close to running out of ideas, you’re wrong! This year, her designs feature a true Christmas red, accented by candy cane striping and Santa hats. Whether you’re all about luxe eyes, bold lips, or flawless skin, this year’s holiday goodies from the beauty mogul have you covered. Buy it here.
- Kiehl’s Advent Calendar 2019
Cult fave skincare brand Kiehl’s is back with another jam-packed holiday calendar! Every skincare junkie will love this set as it contains a whole host of the brand’s best-sellers, all in one super-fun packaging featuring designs from renowned artist Janine Rewell. Tip: we love stuffing our travel beauty kits with these little versions! Available at Greenbelt 5
- M.A.C Starring You Holiday Collection
It’s the perfect time to bust out your glittery and sparkliest makeup, even if you aren’t really a glitter person (READ: there's always a first time!) According to Fatima Thomas, M.A.C Cosmetics Senior National Artist, “The finishes are reflective, varying from moderate frost to high-beam metallic, and apply smoothly.” Sounds like the perfect New Year's Eve beauty repertoire if you ask us! Buy it here.
- blk Cosmetics Holiday Collection
If you’ve got that friend who loves to travel, then there’s nothing better to give them this season than these miniature sized beauty products from local beauty brand blk Cosmetics! This full range of minis featuring lipsticks, cream blushes, and multi-purpose pots are just perfect to pop in their handbags whenever they’re out and about. We love that they come in the most flattering hues, but in packaging that spells p-a-r-t-y! Buy it here.
- L’Occitane Advent Calendar 2019
L’Occitane’s beauty advent calendar has been so successful in the past years and once again, they're back for loyal fans and newbies alike! Inside, there are tons of beauty treats waiting to be discovered. Designed to resemble a book of myths and legends, the calendar traces the story of almond trees in Provence, so you learn a little about these trees while also enjoying a variety of gifts. Definitely an amazing treat to every skincare junkie in your life! Available at Rustan's