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Best Holiday Makeup Collections of 2017

Best Holiday Makeup Collections of 2017

Its time to get Fla-La-La-La-La-Flawless this holiday season and I am going to tell you exactly where to find the best holiday collections for 2017! This list will tell you whose launching what, when you can expect it to hit the shelves and some of favorite items from each collection!

Last year had quiet a few show stoppers. To name a few Mariah Carey's M.A.C Cosmetics Holiday Collection, Kylie Jenner's Collection also didn't disappoint. But let's not waste any more time in the past! Time to dive in to 2017's Holiday Collections. PREPARE FOR MAXIMUM STOCKING STUFFERS!


1. Morphe Holiday Collection

If you're not familiar with the Morphe brand, today's your lucky day! Morphe is an excellent industry brand that is best known for its brushes, large eye shadow palettes and recently launched fine mist setting spray. Its also has a very affordable price point and rarely if ever disappoints in quality.

Now with all that out of the way......*takes deep breath* Y'ALL MORPHE DID NOT COME TO PLAY THIS HOLIDAY!!! OK?! This holiday launch is quite the haul and comes with ! Let me try to break all this down for you. They have 3 separate brush sets, 2 (10pc) Eyeliner Pencil Sets, 2 (3pc) liquid lipstick kits, 3 spectacular eye shadow palettes, a trio of metallic liquid eye shadows, 5 individual metallic liquid lipsticks, and LASTLY 2 (5pc) Bundles.

I am just going to breakdown just a few of the items below, however you can check out this video by YouTube Influencer first ever male "Cover Girl" James Charles which will give you a full collection reveal and stunning makeup tutorial using some of the products. If you're having trouble playing the video click to watch here.

 

Products:

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"Eye Slay" 6pc Brush Set - $16

Which includes in my opinion all of your precision brush essentials. Firstly I want to mention how amazing the packaging looks and also comes with zipper carrier pouch to hold all of your brushes. I am in love with the name and actually already use "Eye Slay" as a title for my Pinterest board of favorite eye shadow looks.

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"Weapons of Mass Seduction"
5pc Bundles - $13.50 each

Each includes a gel liner, Pencil liner, eye shadow trio, and 2 eye shadow perfecting brushes. There are two color options "Deep Smokey" for your bold black smokey eye look and "Pure Nude" for smokey color pop or soft bridal look. This set is great for beginners!!

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39A "Dare to Create" Palette - $29

My absolute fav item from the entire collection! This GINORMOUS palette includes 39 shades which is 4 additional shades than their typical shadow palettes however this one includes 7 larger pans of full of amazing transition shades. The palette also gives you a wide range of colors from teals, violets, neutrals and greens. This is a show stopper and is ONLY $29! Are you kidding me?!

These products are already available for purchase.
For more products visit Morphe.com.

 

2. Jeffree Star Cosmetics Holiday Collection

This is Jeffree's third holiday collection and let me tell you hunty, it is not to be slept on! Mother did not come to play any games this holiday either. His first collection in 2015 included only 5 liquid lipsticks shades, 2016's collection added 2 more liquid lips, but this year.... He gave us 8 Velour Liquid Lipsticks, 4 Lip Ammunition (Cream Lippies) and 3 new tasty lip scrubs. Okay Jeffree! I see you trying to butter me up this Christmas. Well Santa Baby, I'm here for it!

Check out the video below to see the full holiday collection unpacked and revealed below. Trust me, regardless if you're naughty or nice, there's something in this holiday collection for you! If you have trouble viewing, click here to watch.

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Firstly if I can just speak on this year's packaging! I love that every collection he gives us a new lid and not to mention the improved screw on applicator lid now clicks into place when closed shut. This year he gave us bling bling and more bling, have each and every item dripped in pink glitter. Below are some of my favs from the collection.

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Redrum Lip Ammunition - $18

If you have followed the brand you know that was Jeffree's first ever shade, originally released as a liquid lip, and has been one of the highest selling reds in his entire brand. Well now he's developed a lip ammunition formula in Redrum! Its an amazingly pegimented creamy cool red shade and is a makeup kit must have.

 

Skin Frost Pro Palette
"24 Karat Gold" - $40 each

Pros and Glow Fiends prepare to gag over this glow palette. This is the gift we have ALL been waiting for! Includes 2 existing shades (King Tut/Dark Horse) and 4 NEW shades (Sarcophagus/Legendary/Giza/Liberace). Another palette available in "Platinum Ice" for more funky alien inspired shades.

 
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Velour Liquid Lipsticks - $18 each

This collection is smacked full of bold colors, some unexpected and lots of favs! There are 8 Velour Liquid Lipsticks total in shades Medusa, Human Nature, Poinsettia, Mermaid Blood, First Class, Santa Baby, Berries on Ice, and Christmas Cookie. My must haves if you're looking to buy all 8 are Poinsettia a perfect holiday red, mermaid tear bold teal shade and First Class shown to the left.

 

Product will retail starting November 18th, 2017 10am PST
Included BONUS for US customers will receive FREE SHIPPING for all orders on 11/18!
For more products visit www.jeffreestarcosmetics.com

 
 

3. ColourPop  Holiday Collection

ColourPop Cosmetics is such a great affordable brand for folks with all levels of makeup experience. This brand is the ultimate in stocking stuffing products! I don't know too many other brands that has such a low price point with such creamy, pigmented lip and eye colors. You can literally always find a sale or discount opportunity on their site, they are completely Vegan/cruelty fee, and for the price of 1 M.A.C. lip stick could probably afford your 6-7 liquid lip shades from ColourPop.

This holiday collection includes 8 item total; 2 eye shadow palettes, 3 NEW individual super shock shadow formulas, 1 6pc Super Shock Shadow Kit,  lipstick. All of the items have an obvious metallic/chrome appearance which can be enhanced when using a dampened brush.

Enjoy this video from ColourPop doing a full unpackaging and product reveal of part 1 of the holiday collection. If you're experiencing trouble watching the video please watch here.

Products:

"Golden State of Mind" Pressed Powder Shadow Palette -$26

Includes 15 Shades full of glittery metallic chrome inspired shades. It's their first all glitter formula and first palette with this many shades. They have also updated the packaging to have each shade color and name featured on the back on the unit carton.

 (Pay the Piper, Golden Egg, GRLFRND, Zero Clue, Watch Out, Drizzle, Uptight, Can't Stop, Sparkler, Unsupervised, Lust in Time, Mind Tricks, Wing Woman, Heads or Tales, and lastly Tinker Time.)

 

"Polite AF" Super Shock
Shadow 6pc Kit - $30

This kit is comprised of 6 full size individual pressed eye shadow pots. Shades are very wearable, can create a great variety of romantic, day time and special occasion looks. The shades are all existing shades and is described as "a curation of the best of the best looks." (Deep Diva, Birthday Girl, Stereo, Drift, Birthday Cake, Sequin)

 
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"Feeling Fine" Lip Gloss
Trio - $18

This lip trio includes 3 ultra glossy metallic lip shades that each compliment the above mentioned "Golden State of Mind" Palette. Includes 3 shades in Obviously, Lay-Z, and Berry Me. These are all great set for stocking stuffing and can also be used as a lip topper for added shine.

Products available at Sephora and Online now!
For more products please visit www.ColourPop.com


Now that you know what to expect from this years makeup brands, gurus and influencers you can confidently take on the winter and sleigh your way through the new year! We've covered some great brushes, eye shadow palettes, must have holiday lipsticks and more! Tell me what was your favorite of the 3 collections or product you are most excited about? Were there any collections you wish I had covered? Comment below! I'd love to hear from you! Love, Light and Seizing of the Slay!

-T

UPDATED: Honorable Mentions - 2017 Holiday Collection Items

UPDATED: Honorable Mentions - 2017 Holiday Collection Items

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