The Best Makeup Gift Sets For Your Holiday Wish List

by Caroline Harris

The Best Makeup Gift Sets For Your Holiday Wish List
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This fall we’re dreaming about pumpkin-spice scented eyeshadow and Black Honey lipstick. The holidays will soon be here, which means it’s time to start those wish lists. It can be a challenge to know where to begin, but these makeup gift sets take away the guesswork. Beauty lovers will delight in Sephora makeup kits that include glitter eyeshadow, lengthening mascara and high-pigmented lip stain


Makeup kits offer bundles of award-winning beauty products at great prices. Get your shine on with KAJA's Mochi Glow Bouncy Highlight, or experiment with the shimmery shades of the Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette.


These kits feature dozens of eyeshadows, blendable highlighters and bronzers, brow essentials and lip colors to match every mood. Some focus on lips or eyes, while others pack every product you need for a full face of makeup. From MILK Makeup's MVPs Set to Benefit's Gimme the Goods, it’s never too early to start adding to your holiday wish list from retailers like Sephora, Amazon, Ulta and more.


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Too Faced Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice


Too Faced’s Pumpkin Spice Set tops our list for its fashionable fall colors and buttery smooth formula. The eyeshadows are pretty and pigmented with seasonal charming names like “Cinnamon Spice” and “Fireplace Cuddles.” The pumpkin spice scent is sure to put you in the holiday spirit, while the Better Than Sex mascara is a beauty classic.

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Best Overall

Urban Decay Naked Honey Drop Vault


The Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette is an instant hit for its shimmery golden shades and crease-free color. Pair the trendy look with Honey Lip Plumper, Honey Scented Sparkling Body Powder and Honey-Scented All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray. Soon you'll be glowing from head to toe.

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Best Splurge

Tarte Ride or Die Set


If you're traveling for the holidays, this set is perfect for you. It features six eyeshadows, eyeliner, mascara and lip gloss for on-the-go beauty. The set is rainforest-themed with neutral eyeshadows that are ideal for everyday looks. After a long day of shopping or sight-seeing, refresh yourself with makeup-removing gel cleanser and a pink scrubber included.

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Best Full-Face Option

Milk Makeup MVPs Set


This set spotlights Milk's most popular products including a multitasking primer, brightening serum and a mini highlighter. Depuff your under-eyes with Cooling Water stick. Then pack on the pigment with Glow Oil Lip and Cheek. With a couple of layers of Mascara in Boom, you'll be ready to conquer the day.

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Most Versatile

KAJA Lookin’ Like a Snack Must-Haves


All your KAJA favorites are in this set from Mochi Glow Bouncy Highlighter to Cheeky Stamp Blendable Blush. The eyeshadows come in Sandy Peach, Sun-Kissed Tan and Baked Cinnamon for flirty holiday looks. To top it all off, these gorgeous products are also cruelty-free.

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Best Cruelty-Free Set

Urban Decay Honey Pot Set


Sweeten up your look with Urban Decay's Honey Pot Set. Prep your lids with the Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Then choose from six shimmer and matte shades with the Mini Honey Eyeshadow Palette. The colors are vivid from the golden glitter of California Honey to the deeper bronze hue of Stun. Finish your look with Eye Pencil in Amber and a blast of All Nighter Setting Spray.

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Best Eye Makeup Option

Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party


Be the star of the holiday party in Better Than Sex mascara and one of 20 multi-finish eyeshadows. The fuchsia sparkle of "Santa's Favorite" makes a bold impression while the metallic champagne hue of "Icing on Top" is ideal for a sophisticated soirée. Add a touch of Daydreamer blush, and you'll be ready to rule the dance floor.

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Best Party Makeup

Benefit Gimme the Goods! Customizable Set


This exclusive set is a must-have for beauty fans, boasting essentials like Hoola Matte Bronzer and BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara. The Benefit bestsellers offer full brows, thick lashes, glowing cheeks and an even complexion. Customize Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Eyebrow Gel in the shade of your choice. At $29, this set is a steal.

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Best Value

Smashbox Cosmic Celebration 3-Palette Shooting Star Set


Achieve cosmic-level beauty for the holidays with this triple palette set. Sixteen highly pigmented eyeshadows provide a range of metallic eye shades, while a shimmery highlight and warm bronzer will polish off the look. These items are travel-sized, meaning your holiday vacation can shine with star power.

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Best Travel Size Option

Benefit Beauty Blowout Set


Polished beauty for your 9 to 5 has never been easier thanks to Benefit's Beauty Blowout Set. Swipe your lashes with BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara, pat on POREfessional and finish it off with a natural-looking tan from Hoola. This beauty haul is sure to get loads of wear.

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Best for Work

Clinique Black Honey Lip & Eye Bedazzled Set


The pretty purples and soft browns of Clinique's Eyeshadow are perfect for a date with that special someone. Quickliner will make your eyes pop, and the Black Honey Lipstick will give your lips a soft shimmer. Build beautiful nighttime looks with this limited edition set.

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Best Date Night Option

Tarte Gift & Glam


If you love experimenting with makeup, look no further than Tarte's Gift & Glam. The set offers exceptional value and features 24 eye and cheek shades in four pocket palettes. On top of all that, Tarte has also included mascara and lipgloss. The range of matte and shimmer eyeshadows allow for a variety of looks to rock this holiday season.