Hello everyone! I was inspired by Missglamorazzi’s new DIY December video about Stocking Stuffers and thought hey – I should do a post on this. Only 10 more days until Christmas – I am SO excited! Now although there are “IT” items that are going to be hot during the holidays, most of them are a bit higher end and everyone has done “gift guide” videos and posts that feature these things (ie: Naked 3 palette, etc). So I’ve decided to compile a list of awesome stocking stuffers, including what I would LOVE to find in my stocking this year (mostly drugstore brands makeup!), so hopefully this may help you find little bits and bobs for the makeup addicts in your life!
-Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Gloss – approx. $8.99 CDN (I’m hoping for Berry Allure)
-Nyx Butter Gloss – approx. 9.95 CDN (I’ve seen these only in 2 stores – 1 in Toronto in the underground mall by Holt Renfrew and Hudson’s Bay on Bloor, and at “Designer Cosmetics” in Bramalea City Centre in Brampton) – I’m hoping for Tiramisu and Creme Brulee.
-Maybelline Line Stiletto liquid eyeliner -approx. 8.99 CDN (in either Blackest Black or Brownish Black – they’re awesome!)
-Nail polish -approx. 3.99-9.99 CDN (Essie or Revlon – generally any colour!)
-Real Techniques or elf brushes -approx. 6.95 – 16.95 CDN (depending on where you go. Sometimes you can find individual brushes at Winners or Marshall’s. I don’t need any more brushes, but it’s a great idea!)
The Body Shop Scrub -approx. ??? I can’t remember since I only buy it once a year lol. I LOVE the Vineyard Peach scent.
Overall, if you plan on picking up little makeup items, drugstore brands will be your best bets. Go for reputable brands (Revlon, Maybelline, CoverGirl, etc) and pick colours that you think would look great on that person, or even similar colours to what they usually wear. Generally, makeup addicts are pretty adventurous so we love trying out new products – however if you know someone is more into neutrals, maybe getting them that green Maybelline Color Tattoo is a bit wild (go for Bad to the Bronze!) That being said, everyone can benefit from a little bold red lipstick action 😉
Either way, it’s definitely the thought that counts and if you’re like me and am having a hard time this year deciding what to give certain people, remember the most important thing you can give is your time. Go and have a nice dinner together and wish each other a Merry Christmas or happy holiday or whatever you celebrate. Hang out at home and watch Christmas movies and drink hot chocolate! Things are things, and things are for the most part replaceable. Time is precious.
Ok that’s enough for tonight lol. If I don’t post before Christmas, then have a Merry one! Thanks so much for stopping by!