Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty – Save

Happy Monday! Eleven days until Christmas! If you’re still looking for gifts for women, here are some beauty picks that you can find at Target, or other drugstores, today!

Drugstore Beauty Products

Top Row: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 // Middle Row: 1 | 2 // Bottom Row: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

Real Techniques Brushes I love my Real Techniques face brush kit. The buffing brush blends my foundation flawlessly! After using these brushes, my makeup feels so weightless!

Covergirl Lipstick Covergirl lipstick is very smooth and creamy, it’s definitely a great drugstore lpstick!
L’Oreal Pro Infallible Foundation I have yet to try this foundation but I have heard wonderful things from beauty bloggers and vloggers about this foundation! Once I can figure out my color, I really want to try it!
Real Techniques Blending Sponge If you are looking for a dupe for the Beauty Blender then you will die for the Real Techniques blending sponge! It’s just about the same except it has a flat edge, which can be more helpful it getting your under eye area!

E.L.F. Eye Shadow Palette This palette has 144 colors from sultry neutrals to popping neons! Any color you need, this eye shadow palette will have you covered!
NYX Contour Palette There are so many contour palettes out nowadays and many seem to be on the more expensive side. However this one is relatively inexpensive, compared to other palettes. It is $25 for eight shades. You can also get the shades individually!
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation This is my go-to foundation! I use the Matte and Poreless version {not pictured above} and it is very light on the skin. It is a medium coverage foundation and the Matte and Poreless lives up to its name!

Maybelline Gel Liner  Maybelline’s gel eyeliner is very smooth and my favorite eyeliner. It goes on smooth and stays all day!

Maybelline Colossal Volume Mascara This mascara is my favorite drugstore mascara! It doesn’t clump and it gives my lashes volume! It is a very good value!

NYX Wonder Stick The NYX Wonder Stick is a very popular product. I have yet to be able to get my hands on it! However, it is a dual sided stick, one with a highlighting side and one with a contouring side. They have three shades; light, medium, dark, and a universal shade!

Sometimes you just have to save on makeup, and there is nothing wrong with that! Drugstore makeup is my favorite, especially as a broke college student! However, there are some high end products that I love! If you’re looking for a higher end beauty guide, head on to the higher end gift guide!

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  1. Breakfast at Lillys
    December 14, 2015 / 10:13 pm

    Oh I will have to try that Nyx Wonderstick — sounds fab.You can't go wrong with drugstore makeup.xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  2. Jeanne Muneza
    December 14, 2015 / 10:16 pm

    Wooow such a great post! <3actually The Maybelline fit me foundation and the ELF pallette are my fave <3 :)xo. Jeanne

  3. Cristina on Campus
    December 14, 2015 / 10:47 pm

    I use that Loreal foundation and I love it! I'm definitely a drug store makeup addict, so I'm loving these picks!X,

  4. A Peachy Sonder
    December 14, 2015 / 11:35 pm

    Awesome picks! I love finding new drugstore make-up recommendations. You never know when you might need to pick something up!

  5. Kate Steadman
    December 14, 2015 / 11:54 pm

    I love the idea of a contour palette and NYX is so affordable. What a great idea.xo,Sara Kate Styling

  6. Brittany Lockwood
    December 15, 2015 / 12:11 am

    I might just have to grab those make up brushes. I've been looking to replace my current set!xx. Brittany | Southern Soul

  7. Alexandra Adams
    December 15, 2015 / 1:17 am

    Real Techniques brushes are my favorites! So cheap and such great quality. Definitely going to check out the NYX contour palette and the wonder stick!

  8. Sarah Murphy
    December 15, 2015 / 5:37 am

    I use that Maybelline mascara and it really does work — love it!x Sarah

  9. Fairy Princess Jord
    December 15, 2015 / 5:51 am

    I'm giving a lot of makeup this year, I love beauty gifts!

  10. Felice
    December 15, 2015 / 12:33 pm

    I love Real Techniques products. I always buy a couple stuff during the holiday season and use them for stocking stuffers. They are really some of the best budget friendly beauty buys

  11. Lindsay Emow
    December 15, 2015 / 2:09 pm

    I love getting makeup as gifts! It;s perfect :)XoLindsaySugar & Something

  12. Nicole
    December 15, 2015 / 6:42 pm

    That mascara is one of my favs!!! Nicole // Chronicling Home

  13. Shane Prather
    December 15, 2015 / 8:25 pm

    I'm in need of good new beauty products! Thanks for the reccomondations 🙂

  14. Seersucker Sass
    December 15, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I have been hearing so many good things about the NYX Wonderstick! I used the Colossal Lash for the longest time 🙂 Great goodies!XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  15. Anonymous
    December 15, 2015 / 11:54 pm

    I'm definitely tempted to buy some for me and some for friends.

  16. Kayleigh Adam
    December 16, 2015 / 12:08 am

    Love these beauty picks!

  17. Savannah Ward
    December 16, 2015 / 12:21 am

    My little sister would love the wonder stick, she's obSESSED with makeup and all things beauty!

  18. Jadoregrace
    December 16, 2015 / 12:52 am

    I'm going to need a new mascara soon and have heard good things about the maybelline one, will have to check it out!Jadoregrace

  19. PLDetails
    December 16, 2015 / 2:19 am

    Such a great gift guide! I love the variety of colours in the ELF palette!Jennifer

  20. Southwestern Prepster
    December 16, 2015 / 4:33 pm

    Such a fun gift guide! Great ideas for the makeup-lovers in my life!xx, Southwestern Prepster

  21. Annaliese
    December 16, 2015 / 5:03 pm

    I love getting beauty gifts for Christmas- these all look like great picks!xoxo

  22. Allison
    December 16, 2015 / 6:15 pm

    I love this guide! My sister asked for a contour kit and I was like uhhhh where can I find that lol

  23. Kayla Rivoli
    December 17, 2015 / 12:42 am

    I love Maybelline mascara! Great picks!Kayla |

  24. Kristine
    December 17, 2015 / 1:07 am

    I swear by Maybelline mascaras! Great picks!

  25. Nicole Simonetti
    December 17, 2015 / 7:18 pm

    My best friend just told me to get the NYX Wonder Stick, so it's funny that now I saw your recommendation too – good to know! x Nicole |

  26. Kylie Souder
    December 22, 2015 / 3:31 am

    Oh my gosh, all of these are on my list haha we have the same taste

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