Welcome to Spa Week Daily’s first Holiday Gift Guide of the season! We’re kicking it off with juicy finds for your favorite makeup junkie.

If you have a nail polish-hoarding daughter, mascara-obsessed girlfriend or a boss who never shows up without that inimitable glow, pay attention. (And hopefully you’ve already complimented your boss.) Below we’ve gathered a few of our current favorites—stocking stuffers and Secret Santa possibilities for any woman worth her weight in lipstick.

Michelle’s Makeup-Gifting Advice: The key to giving makeup is it either has to be something colorful and entertaining (like a huge sampling of flavored lip glosses) or something that you, yourself, love and can’t live without. BUT, I’m also all about surprises. If she’s that obsessed with makeup, encourage her to cleanse her poor makeup-slathered pores and GET A FACIAL. The better her skin is, the better her makeup will look. End of story. Our SPA Gift Cards are 20% off for the holidays, so you could give her one of those, and then she can choose from some of the best facial spas in the world! Just an idea. Here are some more.

Tarte Eight Dates a Week Mini Lip Gloss Set of 8, $25.00

This is the perfect gift for the girl obsessed with gloss. The kit includes 8 moisture rich shades of sheer pinks and neutrals – one for every day of the week–and one extra just in case you’re feeling fickle.


*MICHELLE’S PICK* Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars, $12.50 Each

I usually opt to highlight my eyes rather than my lips, but with makeup this fun and goopy, it’s impossible to not play. It all started when I wore it to be Ke$ha for Halloween. OCC is a stunning new line of innovative and WOAH-NOW makeup colors for lips, eyes and more. Beware though–these glosses are fun but you might need to appoint a friend to Lipstick Patrol. It tends to gets on teeth and sometimes bleeds outside your lips. But it’s totally worth it, I swear! OCC Lip Tar is 100% Vegan and Cruely Free.


Sephora Collection Mini Colorful Mono Eyeshadow Set, $20

This is the perfect set for the girl looking for intense eye color. This set includes some of Sephora favorite easy blendable, high pigmented shades in Sweet Candy, Midnight Kiss, Engagement Ring, Made in Manhattan and Swimming Pool.


Nars Beautiful Life Lip & Cheek Palette, $55

This unbelievable palette of lip and cheek colors is a necessity in any makeup collection. The palette contains Sexual Healing Lipstick, Honolulu Honey Lipstick, Roman Holiday Lipstick, Funny Face Lipstick, Copacabana Multiple, Orgasm Multiple.


*MICHELLE’S PICK* Bare Escentuals Big & Bright Mascara & Eyeliner Duo Kit, $15.00

My new go-to (and to-go) mascara and eyeliner. Both are extremely natural looking, easy to apply, easy to fit in your purse, and they stay put throughout the day or night. Mineral makeup is a huge emerging trend right now for more and more brands, but Bare Escentuals is WAY ahead of the curve, leading the mineral makeup way since 1976. The Bare Escentuals duo kit features the Flawless Definition Volumizing Mascara and Big & Bright Eyeliner.


Best of Smashbox Sampler Kit 2010, $35.00

Almost every item from this top selling collection can be found in the makeup bags of beauty pros world wide. This 11 piece must have collection includes Lip Enhancing Gloss in Pout, Hyperlash Mascara, Limitless Eyeliner in Onyx, Artificial Light Luminizing Lotion in Flash, Photo Finish Foundation and Lid Primer, Mini Fusion Soft Light, Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss, O-Gloss Intuitive Lip Gloss, and Clear Tote Bag.


Sephora by OPI Rocker Chic Mini Collection, $18.00

This collection is a favorite among die-hard polish lovers. The Sephora by OPI Rocker Chic collection contains four petit nail laquers in Fiercly Fabulous, Just a Little Dangerous, Already Famous, and Go My Own Way.


*MICHELLE’S PICK* A Birchbox Subscription

We blogged it and did a giveaway a few months back, and now the hottest beauty sample subscription can make for a hot holiday gift.  Hand-picked beauty and skin care samples delivered to your door each month will make your recipient think of you all year round.


MAKEUP SALE INSIDER TIP: TotalBeauty.com’s Little Luxury Sample Store

This beauty-lovers hub has makeup and beauty sales on top brands, with new ones launching every few days. Right now it’s 57% off Rock and Republic makeup. Go forth and be glamorous!

And of course… the gift of a facial tops them all!

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