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 Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Best Makeup Gifts

BUXOM Freezes Over 15 Piece Mini Lip Collection - I always have one of these sets on my wish lists and use them throughout the year as I love the plumped effect! This set contains 15 mini lip shades in BUXOM'S best-selling formula. With a mix of Lip Polish, Lip Cream, and the new Russian formula, there is something for everyone. The shades range from nude to bright pink, purple, red to dark and vampy.  $59 at Sephora 

Sephora Collection Kiss & Makeup Lipstick Pencil Set - For anyone who can't get enough of their lip products, this set is it! This set contains 10 mini chubby lipsticks in a super creamy formula that glides onto lips and feels SO good. The shades are all wearable and come in a range of satin to shimmer finishes. $28 at Sephora

Honest Beauty Nothing But Lips - This trio set of lip crayons kisses lips with beautiful shades of pink, berry and shimmering nude. These crayons or so portable and easy to use and leave lips super soft. $25 at Ulta

NARS Narsissist Unfiltered II Cheek Palette - This exclusive cheek palette is filled with six beautiful powder blushes in NARS' iconic blush formula. Any beauty girl knows that these are some of the best. This palette contains blush shades in gorgeous glowing soft gold and pink shades. $59 at Sephora

GrandeLIPS Hydrating Lip Plumper Trio - This trio set includes GrandeLIPS Hydrating Lip Plumper in three universally flattering shades: Hot Fuchsia, Barely There and Pale Rose. These lip plumpers instantly improve lip volume in minutes while improving overall lip hydration, volume, softness and firmness over 30 days used regularly . $79.95 at grandelashmd.com

MAC Cosmetics Nutcracker Sweet Viva Glamourous - This super sweet lip kit comes with this year's VIVA GLAM Ariana Grande plum Lipstick and her glitter-flecked Lipglass to coordinate. It's all packaged in a chic fuschia and burgundy patterned cosmetics bag to match MAC's Nutcracker Sweet holiday collection. Every cent of the selling price of the VIVA GLAM products goes toward helping men, women, and children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.  $32 maccosmetics.com

Marc Jacobs Beauty Object of Desire Face and Eye Palette - This sleek gold zippered palette (that has this season's hottest tassel) is everything you need for face and eyes. It comes complete with a beautiful blush, bronzer, a limited-edition luminizer, and six silky eye shadows. The shades are universal and can create daytime and nighttime looks.  $69 at Sephora

NYX Matte Lip Cream Vault -  The ultimate set includes 36 shades of Matte Lip Creams that are a cross between a lipstick and gloss. I like the creamy, lustrous formula that applies like silk and gives lips a soft glow, unexpected from a full coverage matte.  $64.99 at Ulta (sold out online but still in stores)

IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi You Complexion Perfection Face Palette - This face palette makes highlighting and perfecting your face easy. It gives skin that glow and subtle bronze that you want so you look lit from within and radiant. The palette contains a bronzer, blush, luminizer, and poreless finishing powder. $42 at Ulta

pixi by petra Ultimate Beauty Kit 3rd Edition Face Kit - This all-in-one palette contains the brand's best-sellers including bronzers, highlighters, and shades to create an every day or smoky look with ease.  $34 at Target 

Too Faced Christmas in New York The Chocolate Shop - This holiday themed makeup set is set in a New York Chocolate Shop and the products are cocoa-powder infused and yes — they smell like chocolate. The set includes 21 eye shadows, a deluxe-sized Melted Chocolate Liquified Long Wear Lipstick, a Chocolate Soleil Bronzer all scented in chocolate. The rest includes a deluxe size of the best-selling Better Than Sex Mascara, Shadow Insurance eye shadow primer, the Luminizer highlighter, and a dazzling blush.  $58 at Sephora

The Estée Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye and Face Palettes - This eye and cheek palette duo contain an edgy eye palette and gorgeous highlighter palette in one. The formula is one of the silkiest that I've ever used and it's worth the highlighter side alone.  $58 at Sephora

Sephora Collection Color Wonderland Eye Palette - The blockbuster eyeshadow palette holds a whopping 78 eyeshadows plus two eye pencils to create a nude or vivid look. This palette is a makeup girl's dream.  $59 at Sephora

Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night Style Eye Con No 20 Eyeshadow Palette - This fashion-forward eyeshadow palette has 20 shades arranged into five columns so it's like getting four individual quads for every look imaginable in one palette. These are some of the best shadows in the business and the colors range from the soft the bold.  $99 at Sephora

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Lip Duo - This high-shine tinted lip oil and matching nude liner set in the brand's most sought after nude shade are gift packed together. The finish is sheer and beautiful and it's one of my go-to's for every day.  $21 at Sephora

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Teri Cosenzi

I'm Teri, your resident beauty expert. While I'm not playing with beauty products, painting my nails or shopping for makeup with my daughter who loves trying products with me, you will probably find me sneaking off to Florida with my husband of over 25 years or cheering on one of my three sons. I like baking, re-decorating, drinking tea, fussing with my flowers and facials.