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The Best Beauty Gift Ideas for the Holidays

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With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to get your Christmas list in order and your pressies on point. Make Christmas shopping easy with our gift guide to the perfect beauty gifts for the girls and guys in your life, packed with must-haves from our 2020 festive collection!

Pick up a gift they’ll be sure to love - all cruelty-free, certified vegan gift ideas, and fantastic quality at every price point. With so many gifts for you to choose from, let’s get into our favourite Christmas present ideas for makeup lovers and men alike.

Gifts under $10

For every Makeup Lover

Face & Eye Palettes ($9.99)

Cover all your bases with the perfect all-in-one makeup palette for your girls who love to keep it simple. “This is way too convenient!”, said no one ever. All the everyday essentials perfectly packaged in one - complete with a combination of matte and shimmery eyeshadow shades, a blush, highlighter, and bronzer. Whether she’s a bronzed babe or prefers to keep with the cool tones, choose from the Bronze Up Face & Eye Palette or the Cool Down Face & Eye Palette at just $9.99 each

A Fragrance for the Man in your Life

Surprise and delight the man in your life with a new fragrance this holiday season. Our new affordable men’s fragrances are inspired by the world’s all-time best-sellers, and we have something for everyone.

If your man wears fresh and zesty fragrances, he'll love our On The Rocks EDT 100ml inspired by Hugo Boss' Bottled Tonic EDT, or the Royal EDT 100ml with notes of Sicilian lemon and cedarwood.

For notes of bergamot, coconut and tonka bean, try our Iconic EDT 100ml inspired by Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Beau.

Or if you're looking for a super masculine fragrance, the new Courageous EDT 100ml is inspired by the iconic Diesel’s Only The Brave Tattoo fragrance and has notes of bourbon pepper, tobacco, and patchouli.

For the Ladies in your Life

You can’t go wrong with a fragrance for the holiday season - it’s a thoughtful gift that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re shopping for your friend, girlfriend or mum, you can find the perfect fragrance at DB Cosmetics - plus, they come at super affordable prices.

If you’re looking for floral scents, you’ll love the Delicate Rose EDP 100ml orWanderer EDP 100ml, inspired by the iconic Chloé fragrances. The most sophisticated ladies in your life will absolutely adore our London Chic EDP 100ml and Liberty EDP 100ml, inspired by Burberry and YSL fragrances. And for delicious fruity and floral fragrances, we recommend our Modern Lady EDP 100ml or Lady Empire EDP 100ml.

Gifts under $15

For the Glam Girl

Wow Brow Essentials Kit ($12.99) & Brilliant Brows Beauty Book ($14.99)

It’s no secret that brows can do so much for your face, so why not gift a kit to get her brows on fleek? Our Wow Brow Essentials Kit and Brilliant Brows Beauty Book has all the essentials she needs to achieve perfect brows, including brow powders, wax, highlight, brow pencils, and an applicator.

Be Bold Liquid Lipstick Set ($14.99)

Does she prefer a pop on the lips instead of the lids? This Be Bold Liquid Lipstick Set has 4 creamy long-wearing liquid lipsticks in matte shades that are sure to bring some oomph to any makeup look.

For the Natural Beauty

Back To Basics 9 Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($12.99) & Natural Luxe 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($14.99)

You can’t go wrong with a neutral eyeshadow palette, especially for girls who love to keep the shades subtle and seamless! Our Back To Basics 9 Shade Eyeshadow Palette and Natural Luxe 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette includes a selection of gorgeous neutral shades, both matte and shimmery options to choose from.

Classic Nudes Liquid Lipstick Set ($14.99)

Get her puckered up with the Classic Nudes Liquid Lipstick Set, including 4 long-wearing liquid lipsticks in wearable, everyday shades. Creamy, velvety, and suitable for any complexion, this Christmas gift set is perfect for every girl!

Candid Complexion Beauty Book ($14.99)

Featuring 6 radiant shades for contour, blush, and highlighter, our Candid Complexion Beauty Book is an all-in-one face palette that is perfect for achieving a glowy, healthy complexion. Besides, who doesn’t love the perfect looking base?

Sweet Dreams Satin Pillow Case & Sleep Mask Set - Blush Pink ($14.99)

There's nothing like a good night of sleep to keep wrinkles at bay and keep your skin looking flawless. All of the natural beauties out there will absolutely love the Sweet Dreams Satin Pillow Case & Sleep Mask Set in a gorgeous blush colour. Not only will it help improve their sleep quality to guarantee they get their beauty sleep every night, it will also help reduce the appearance of sleep lines and wrinkles, and will keep their hair looking smooth and frizz-free! What's not to love about this super cute set?

For the Eyeshadow Lover

Out Of This World 9 Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($12.99)

Eyeshadow palettes are great beauty gifts for Christmas thanks to the range of gorgeous shades to choose from! The Out Of This World 9 Shade Eyeshadow Palette is no exception, with easy-to-blend multi-dimensional eyeshadows including matte, shimmers, and glitter eyeshadows to create a range of dreamy makeup looks for any occasion.

Evening Glam 14 Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($12.99)

A go-to for girls who love glitz and glamour, our Evening Glam 14 Shade Eyeshadow Palette combines a selection of matte and shimmer eyeshadows that can be worn day to night. Complete with a dual-ended eyeshadow brush and large mirror, this palette is perfect for travel and being on-the-go.

12 Shade Eyeshadow Palettes ($14.99)

There’s no shortage of eyeshadow palettes here at DB Cosmetics, and with so many beautiful palettes to choose from this Christmas, you’re sure to find the perfect one for every girl in your life! Combining matte and shimmery colours, check out these 12 Shade Eyeshadow palettes for just $14.99 each:

  1. DB Rose Love 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette

  2. DB Smokey Glam 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette

  3. DB Star Light 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette

  4. DB Rose Romance 12 Shade Eyeshadow Palette

Need some help choosing the right palette? Check out our blog on finding the best eyeshadow shades for each eye colour.

For the Body Care Lover

Enchanting Rose Hand Cream Trio ($12.99) & Wild Botanics Body Butter Collection ($14.99)

Soft hands? Sign me up! Ultra-hydrating with dreamy fragrances, our Enchanting Rose Hand Cream Trio and Wild Botanics Body Butter Collection contains 3 nourishing lotions in different scents that are perfect to keep on the go.

Enchanting Rose Travel Set ($14.99)

With travel now coming back into orbit, why not gift our Enchanting Rose Travel Set for their next (and much needed) holiday? Find all the body care essentials in one indulgent pack, including a rose scented body lotion, shower gel, body scrub, and hand cream in a rose gold bag.

For the Man in your Life

Power Up Men’s Toiletry Bags ($14.99)

Get your man sorted with a Power Up Men’s Toiletry Bag, perfect to bring to the gym or for travel! Available in Navy and Grey, this sleek and durable toiletry bag is a great size for him to carry all his grooming essentials.

Gifts under $20

For the Makeup Fanatics

Sultry Nudes 25 Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($16.99)

Look no further for the perfect set of neutrals - our Sultry Nudes 25 Shade Eyeshadow Palette has got you covered. With 25 gorgeous matte, shimmer and glitter shades, this versatile palette has almost every neutral one can ask for. Achieve an everyday natural eye or bring on the drama with a full-glam night look using just one palette!

Heavenly 5 Piece Brush Set ($19.99)

Perfect for the experienced makeup girl and beginners alike, the Heavenly 5 Piece Brush Set has every brush one needs for a full face. Complete with a large powder brush, foundation buffing brush, angled contour brush, eyeshadow brush, eyeshadow blending brush, all wrapped in a luxe brush roll for easy storage and travel.

Glimmer Lipstick Sets ($19.99)

We all know at least one major lipstick lover, and these Christmas gift sets could be perfect to add to her collection. The Rose Gold Glimmer Lipstick Set and Crystal Glimmer Lipstick Set features a mix of everyday nudes and bold pops of colour for every occasion, with a variety of long-wearing matte, satin, shimmer, and glitter infused shades.

For Everyone in Between

Overnight Set Bag Duo (Flying High) ($19.99)

Perfect for packing all her makeup and beauty essentials, our Overnight Set Bag Duo (Flying High) contains one large bag ideal for travel and one smaller bag to take on the go.

Enchanting Rose Luxe Pamper Pack ($19.99)

Spoil her with a luxurious bathroom routine with the Enchanting Rose Luxe Pamper Pack, the ultimate self-care gift to bring her showers from 0-100. Featuring a rose-scented shower gel, body lotion, body scrub, and bath puff, packed in a deluxe size shimmering cosmetics bag.

Gifts under $30

Modern Luxe Face & Eye Palette ($24.99)

It’s no secret that we love our all-in-one palettes, but this one just about takes the cake! Our Modern Luxe Face & Eye Palette covers all of your everyday colour needs, complete with gorgeous neutrals for the eyes and radiant shades for all over the face. This makeup palette includes 2 bronzers, 2 blushes, 2 illuminators, and 6 wearable eyeshadow shades in generously sized pans - how’s that for value?

Romeo & Juliet Collection: Train Case ($22.99)

You can never go wrong with gifting a great travel beauty bag, and our Romeo & Juliet Collection: Train Case is perfect for luxe-lovers who echo their glam not just their makeup, but also with what they carry it in.

Stay Golden 8 Piece Brush Set ($29.99)

To cap off our 2020 Christmas gift guide, we introduce our Stay Golden 8 Piece Brush Set. This glamorous makeup brush set features super-soft vegan bristles with rose gold handles with a brushed copper texture. Complete with brushes for the face and eyes and housed in a reusable tasselled gold bag, what else says “Happy Holidays” like a gift as bright as your Christmas decorations?

Shop your Christmas Gifts with DB

Get your Christmas shopping sorted and order your beauty gifts today! Plus, take advantage of free shipping on Australian orders over $50, receive a free gift with any 3 products, plus a 100% money-back guarantee.

While you’re waiting for your goodies to arrive, check out our blog for makeup tips, tutorials, and more!