Friday, November 18, 2022

Beauty Holiday Gift Guide 2022

 Hello Everyone!

Today I'm going to share my recommendations for Beauty Gifts this holiday season. I received a good bit of PR this year and many of the items didn't come to disappoint. There were so many great products released this past year or products that I like in general! Lets get started this list is kind of long!

Makeup Products Gift Guide 

Tarte Gilded Glamour Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow Wardrobe

These palettes are gorgeous! The packaging looks so glamorous and festive. In this gift set you get two eyeshadow palettes!

Tarte Maneater After Dark Eyeshadow Palette

This has been one of my favorite eyeshadows palettes since I received this palette. The Maneater After Dark Eyeshadow doesn't disappoint. If you're looking for a palette to create variety of daily makeup looks, and holiday looks this is your palette.

Tarte Limited-Edition Tartelette Full Bloom Amazonian Clay Palette

I think this palette was released at the beginning of the year, but it is a limited release. I didn't see it on the Tarte website, but you can and I recently saw this palette on those sites.

Tarte Tartelette Tubing Mascara

This is a new mascara released by Tarte. Here it is individually, but you can check the Tarte website to purchase the trio set. (This mascara along with two different Tarte mascaras).

Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Crème

The Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Plumping Treatment went viral on TikTok and for good reason. This is tje Lip Crème which is a good lip product as well. Tarte has this included in a lip product gift set or you can purchase them separately.

Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Various Products 

In addition to loving the products, I love that Rare Beauty focuses on awareness towards mental health. Rare Beauty also established an impact fund that raises money to help those with mental health issues. I've tried a few of their products this year and everything that I've tried has been good quality and long wearing.

Urban Decay Naked Robin Eisenberg Palette 

I'm still have my feelings about the cost of this palette. I like it, and colors are gorgeous, but I don't feel it's worth $50. This palette narrowly made the list because of the cost. If you can, try to see if you can catch a sale or use rewards points to save a few dollars.

Real Techniques Makeup and Skincare Brushes

I've been using RT for years, and this is one of my favorite affordable brush brands. I love how their expanding their brushes line to include skincare brushes and skincare tools. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have quality makeup brushes. Most of RT brushes and brush sets cost $20 or under. 

Morphe × Jaclyn Hill Divine Neutrals Palette 

If you're on a budget this holiday season, definitely check out the Devine Neutrals Palette. It's affordable and great for everyday looks. (I haven't put my Christmas tree up yet. This is a photo from last Christmas).

Nars Reflecting Light Foundation 

This has been one of the best foundation that I used this year. The hype surrounding NARS Reflecting Light Foundation lives up to its claims. My skin looks luminous and the foundation feels so lightweight. It doesn't even feel like I'm wearing foundation. This is a great foundation if you live a humid climate or when the weather gets warm.

Pixi x Hello Kitty Collection 

For all my Hello Kitty and Pixi Lovers this is a collection that might catch your interest. This collection is so cute and the Pixi Makeup Eyeshadow Palettes are pretty good quality. 

Skincare Products Gift Guide 

Bliss Block Star Invisible Daily Sunscreen 

This is the Holy Grail product of multiple uses. I love that I can use this a primer under my makeup and a daily suncreen. 

DERMA E Vitamin C Gentle Daily Cleansing Paste

I reduce exfoliating during the cooler weather because it tends to dry my skin, but this Gentle Daily Cleansing Paste is so gentle on my skin I tend to forget I'm exfoliating!

Dr. Zenovia Skincare Scar Gel Treatment 

I've been trying this scar gel for a few months. I have an old scar on my finger that has lightened over time, but this scar gel is very soothing on my skin. I think this gel is going to be good to use on new scars as well.

Replenix Anti-Aging Retinol Smooth+Tighten Body Lotion 

I think when people hear retinol they tend to think of face products, but this retinol product focus on your body. I just started using retinol more this year, but I think this is good product to have in your skincare routine.

Drunk Elephant A-Gloei Maretinol Oil 

I mentioned that I've been incorporating Retinol into my skincare routine more this year and this A-Gloei Maretinol Oil has been one of my favorite products. It helped to even out my skin tone and my skin feels so smooth. When I use this at night, skin looks glowing by morning. 

Drunk Elephant Skincare B-Hydra Intensive Hydrating Serum 

DE B-Hydra Intensive Hydrating Serum is one those products thats good to use throughout the year to keep your skin hydrated. This is my go to product during the Winter, and this serum helps keep my skin hydrated during the Summer as well. Drunk Elephant is pricey, but their products are worth it.

Nail Products Gift Guide 

Zoya Hypnotic Collection and Zoya Y2k Collection 

Zoya Hypnotic Collection 

Zoya Y2K Collection 

Everything about the Hypnotic Collection reminds me of the holidays! I mean if you look at the colors they're perfect for the holiday season. I love how these polishes shine. I had quite the collection of glitter nail polishes. To this day I still have a love for glitter nails. The Y2K Collection is special to me because these colors were so popular back then!

China Glaze I Don't Give A Sip Collection 

For all my nude nail polish lovers this is a collection that I think you'll like. These colors are so pretty and look great during the Fall, and anytime of year.

There you have my Beauty Holiday Gift Guide for 2022. I would definitely check out to see if these products are going to be on sale especially with Black Friday approaching. This will be last my post until after Thanksgiving. I want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and remember there is always something to be thankful for. See you all after Thanksgiving!


Anonymous said...

Nice guide!

Martyna said...

Great products 😊

Express Yourself by Paola Lauretano said...

Such a perfect guide, so many interesting products!
Kisses, Paola.


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Lovely said...

Great ideas! The eyeshadow palettes are beautiful.

Hena Tayeb said...

Looks like some fantastic products.

Marie said...

This is a great gift guide Pilar! That Maneater Palette looks so nice!

Heidi | The Frugal Girls said...

I loved all of your ideas, especially the Maneater After Dark Eyeshadow. This looks likes so much fun!

Pilar said...


Pilar said...

Thanks Martyna!

Pilar said...

Thanks Paola!

Pilar said...

Thanks Lovely!

Pilar said...

Thanks Hena!

Pilar said...

Thanks Marie!

Pilar said...

Thanks Heidi!

Marie said...

You're welcome! Happy Thanksgiving!

Pilar said...

Thank you, and Happy Thanksgiving to you as well!

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

Cool picks! Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving Pilar!

Pilar said...

Thanks Rowena, and Happy Thanksgiving!

Red Rose Alley said...

Your PINK nails are fabulous!

Happy Thanksgiving, Pilar. I'm thankful for your friendship all these years. : )


Pilar said...

Thanks Sheri! I am thankful for your friendship as well! Happy Thanksgiving!

Raquel Loio said...

Hi! I really liked the suggestions. I'm thinking of gifting beauty products this year. Hugs

Pilar said...

Thanks Raquel! Beauty products make great gifts! :)

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