If you consider your Instagram a way of life like I do, chances are you have a color-fanatic bestie who plans out his or her feed days (and sometimes, WEEKS) in advance. If they also happen to love color not only on their feed, but on their faces and hair, look no further than this color-fanatic gift guide to help make some of your holiday shopping for them a little easier.

NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette in Brights, $18

The ultimate color fanatic needs a great rainbow palette — that’s why the NYX Professional Makeup Brights palette is first on the list. Your bestie will be able to create a massive variety of looks that either focus on one of their favorite chromas, or can mix a few of their favorites together.

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils, $20

Gifting your color-fanatic bestie an electric colored pencil from Urban Decay will add some major dimension to their always color-coordinated look. Bonus: Some of these pencils are duochrome, which will have their heads absolutely spinning.  

Maybelline Master Fairy Rainbow Highlighter, $10

What’s a color fanatic without rainbow highlighter? Maybelline Master Fairy is the perfect addition to any chromatic connoisseur and can be used as a great eye palette or highlight on any skin tone.

NYX Professional Makeup Pin-Up Pout Lipstick, $8

Pow lipstick is a color fanatic’s favorite, so it’s only apropos to include the NYX Pin-Up Pouts in a gift set for them this year. These babies come in all different colors and tones and are super easy to mix and match with a variety of different cheek and eye colors.

L’Oréal Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair Color, $11

If your color loving bestie is truly daring with their hair look, this semi-permanent hair color is for them. It washes out, so it’s low commitment — but it’s also a fun way for a color fiend to switch up their look.

NYX Professional Makeup Color Mascara, $7

And if your color-fanatic BFF loves the subtler things in life, add the NYX’s signature color mascara to the gift mix — they’ll be obsessed.

WOLF Medium Stackable Tray Set in Aqua, $89

Brightly colored organizational tools to keep their collection of neon pigments in check.

Joya Prism Candle in Sky, $28

An unusual shape and a bold hue make this candle extra special.



Diane von Furstenberg Zip Top Card Case, $98

The perfect pouch for storing color swatches.

J Crew Circlet earrings in Fiery Sunset, $48

Gift these with a bright lipstick, and you’ll make your friend’s color-blocking dreams come true.

Amaretti Designs Paint Splatter Mini Notebook, $15

The perfect place for the color fanatic to record their favorite Pantone shades.

Sephora Collection Lip Balm, $5

Balm doesn’t have to be basic — as this cheeky, colorful tin proves.



Photo Credit: Chaunté Vaughn

Prop Styling: Astrid Chastka


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