Prepare to Swoon Over These Stunning Ulta Beauty Gifts
If you love beauty shopping, you know that it's hard to top Ulta Beauty. You can get everything from your drugstore essentials and prestige favorites to an incredible haircut at the one-stop shop! But this holiday season, we're swinging by to snap up the retailer's excellent gift offerings. From a Kardashian-approved highlighter to a matte liquid lip set, there are plenty of pretty treats to satisfy every single craving of the gals on your gifting list.
Dermalogica Best-Selling Brightening Duo
Why you need it: Skin is especially prone to dullness during the Winter season, so it's essential to pamper it so it can glow. This pairing features an SPF, revitalizing mask, and a powder exfoliant that will slough off dead skin cells to reveal a radiant complexion.
Shop it: Dermalogica Anti-Aging Power Trio ($43)
Ariana Grande Sweet Like Candy Gift Set
Why you need it: Ariana added her sweet touch to this fragrance set, which includes her sugary-fruity perfume and an adorable cosmetics bag with cat ears (a nod to her go-to hair accessory).
Shop it: Ariana Grande Sweet Like Candy Gift Set ($52)
Love OPI XOXO Mini Set
Why you need it: Four festive lacquers live together in adorable packaging, resulting in the perfect, high-gloss manicure (and a flawless gift).
Shop it: OPI Breakfast at Tiffany's 3-Piece Infinite Shine Set ($7)
NYX Cosmetics Liquid Suede Lip Cream Vault Set
Why you need it: NYX's matte liquid lip formulas are coveted for their wide range of hues and affordable prices, and now you can get all 24 shades in this collection. Try Brooklyn Thorn, a grayed-out taupe, for an unexpectedly edgy holiday lip.
Shop it: NYX Cosmetics Liquid Suede Lip Cream Vault Set ($50)
Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Radiant Lights
Why you need it: This intensely luminous highlighter costs less than a fancy cup of coffee but will make your cheekbones glow like the Hope Diamond. (Bonus: Khloé Kardashian is a fan!) Try using a damp sponge to apply it to the high points of your face for an even more radiant sheen.
Julep Stars in Your Eyes Eye Essentials 3-Piece Set
Why you need it: This extremely versatile kit features eye makeup mainstays — beige cream-to-powder shadow, black liner, and mascara — all tucked into a star-patterned makeup bag that could double as a cute clutch.
Shop it: Julep Stars in Your Eyes Eye Essentials 3-Piece Set ($28)
Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Salon Curling Iron/Wand
Why you need it: Members of the unicorn tribe need this iridescent hot tool in their arsenal. It boasts a professional-length eight-foot cord, heat settings up to 450 degrees, and a heat-resistant mat that protects your bathroom counter as you style your strands.
Shop it: Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Salon Curling Iron/Wand ($65)
It Cosmetics All That Glitters Brush Set
Why you need it: Inside this festive clutch are five must-have brushes: a powder brush, one to apply foundation, one for dabbing on concealer, an eye shadow blending tool, and a combination eyeliner/brow-filling angled brush. They all have sparkly silver handles that will make them stand out in your collection.
Shop it: It Cosmetics All That Glitters Brush Set ($58)
Star-Studded Eight Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick Set
Why you need it: Fans of Stila's Stay All Day liquid lipsticks are obsessed with their ultralongwear formula. This eight-piece set features five chic shades and an incredible glitter topcoat. Slick it on top of your favorite color in the collection (we particularly adore Patina, a rose hue) and watch how the iridescent sparkle adds crystalline dimension but keeps your pucker matte.
Shop it: Star-Studded Eight Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick Set ($45)
BareMinerals bareNaturals READY Eyeshadow 14.0 Palette
Why you need it: No matter where you're headed this holiday season, you'll be stashing this warm-toned matte and shimmer shadow palette in your makeup bag. We're particularly fond of Twilight, an electric blue shade.
Shop it: BareMinerals The Wish List Ready Eye Shadow 12.0 ($45)