Angela Melero Nov 10, 2015

‘Tis the season to give, give, give. And, the team here at is all about giving, but we’re especially interested in a good bargain. Luckily for us, the beauty gods created drugstore makeup that is both fantastic on the face and easy on the wallet. So, if you’re in need of some help with your holiday shopping, check out the drugstore makeup products that make the best gifts! Heck, we might even gift ourselves while we’re at it!

Drugstore Makeup That Make Great Gifts

Maybelline Baby Lips Crystal

No holiday wish list would be complete without these little babies. Give your bestie something glittery and colorful this holiday season with the crystalized version of everyone’s favorite lip balm. Available in a variety of vivid colors, these sparkly lippies keep your lips nourished while lending it some pop. At $4 a tube, that’s a beauty deal if we ever heard of one!

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Sets

Talk about a stocking stuffer! This cream-to-matte lip product is pure pout perfection. No wonder it’s a best seller! From neutral nudes to brazen reds, this matte lip cream delivers perfectly potent color that lasts FOREVER.

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche La Palette Nude

Holiday makeup is not just about the lips. The eyes deserve a little love too! Give your pals the gift of perfectly pretty lids with this nude color palette. While neutrals are the name of the game with this color combo, bolder, smokier lids are also at your fingertips!  

essie Winter 2015 Collection

Essie always manages to kill it with their seasonal nail collections and color stories, and their latest installment is no exception. There’s something for everyone in this collection as it comes with soft and subtle pastels, vibrant reds, a deep shimmery black and a festive silver shade. This is a sure-fire way to make the holidays merry and bright!

NYX Beauty School Dropout Palette

We all have that cosmetically-challenged friend or little sister who just doesn’t know her way around an eye shadow palette. Give that friend the gift of makeup (and knowledge) with this intro beauty set. Complete with 44 shades for the cheeks, eyes and face, this palette is literally the ultimate starter package for makeup beginners.

Maybelline The Falsies Push Up Drama Waterproof

Big, bold lashes are always a crowd-pleaser. Get points with your friends by throwing this lash-loving mascara in everyone’s gift bag this year. The innovative formula serves as a “push-up bra” for lashes, launching them to new, exciting heights.

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