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Top 5 Holiday Makeup Sets

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Makeup sets have to be one of the top requested cosmetic gifts, besides fragrances. But let's face it, there are a lot of makeup sets on the market during the holiday season, so how can you tell which one is the best bet? Here you can check out the top performers in the world of makeup gift sets, and you can find something for everyone no matter what your holiday budget.

1. Lorac Bejeweled Day & Night Jewelry Box

Lorac Bejeweled Day & Night Jewelry Box
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One case makeup palettes are a perfect gift for the holidays, and this year Lorac's Bejeweled Day & Night Jewelry Box is the one to have. This unique set has a day set of colors, and a night set of colors along with many other in-betweens. For $56 you get 16 day eyeshadows and 16 night eyeshadows, one day blush and one night blush, two eye liner pencils, 2 high-shine lip glosses, and one bronzer. As a kicker all of the products come in a cute keepsake jewelry box that looks like it's straight off the red carpet gift list. In the end the lucky recipient of this gift will love you forever or at least until the makeup runs out, which could be close to forever.

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2. Tarte The Starlet Limited-Edition Makeup Vanity

Tarte The Starlet Limited-Edition Makeup Vanity
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Tarte always offers great deals and really sick products, and this holiday season they are staying true-to-form with their Starlet Makeup Vanity. This set will set you back $52, but it would cost you $505 if you purchased it seperately. So what's inside the super-cute vanity? Deep inside the multiple-drawer case you will find 24 eyeshadows, a mineral powder bronzer, two 12-hour blushes, a shimmering powder, eyelash primer, and a mascara. To make this set even better, once you're done with the makeup you can use the mirrored makeup vanity as a cool jewelry box. So it's kind of like the gift that keeps on giving.
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3. Estee Lauder The Color Stylist Holiday Set

Estee Lauder The Color Stylist Holiday Set
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The wonderful, Limited Edition, Estee Lauder Color Stylist Holiday Set is here and ready to go. This is the ultimate in Estee Lauder sets because it gives you 18 eyeshadows, one bronzer, three blushes, three full-sized lipsticks, two Pure Gloss lip glosses, two eye pencils, a travel-size mascara, a full-size Gentle Eye Makeup Remover, four deluxe makeup brushes, a how-to booklet, a travel mirror, a red cosmetic travel case, and a matching evening clutch. This entire set will only set you back $57.50, which is a great deal considering the amount of products inside. All you need to do is purchase any Estee Lauder fragrance, so now is the perfect time to check out some of my Top Fragrance Splurges and Steals to help qualify you for the Blockbuster.

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4. Make Up For Ever Wild & Chic Collector Case

Make Up For Ever Wild & Chic Collector Case
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This set may be on the high-end side, but it is a must-have for the makeup enthusiast on your list. The limited-edition set houses all of Make Up For Ever's best selling products, along with a really chic makeup train case. The value of all of the products is over $600, but it will only cost you $330. Before sticker shock sets in let's see what's inside: a Travel Mist & Fix spray, HD Perfecting Primer, Lip Liner Perfector, two Aqua Lips, two Aqua Eyes, two Aqua Liners, two Faux Lashes, two Smokey Lashes, a Brow Seal, HD Kabuki Brush, Travel Sens'Eyes, Uplight, two Aqua Creams, Metal Powder, Star Powder, two Diamond Shadows, two Rouge Artists, two Lab Shine Diamond Collections, HD Microfinish Powder, and a double pencil sharpener. This set literaly contains everything but the kitchen sink, and if you look hard enough that may be in the case too.
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5. Smashbox 'Pretty in Pictures' Holiday Set

Smashbox 'Pretty in Pictures' Holiday Set
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The holidays are always full of pictures, so why not give someone on your list the 'Pretty in Pictures' Holiday Set from Smashbox? This set comes with a little bit of everything for keeping your giftee picture perfect throughout all of the holiday parties and celebrations. For $89 they will receive a Metallic Proof Cream Eyeliner Palette, Soft Lights, Two Photo Op Eyeshadow Trios, Full Exposure Mascara, Two Double-ended Lip Enhancing Glosses, and a one ounce Photo Finish Foundation Primer. The 10 shade eyeliner palette will be enough to bring a spark to her eye, so just wait until she sees what else is inside the keepsake photo box.
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