Exciting Holiday Makeup Releases 2021

With less than a month until Christmas, holiday edition products are being released in full force in every industry, especially in the beauty milieus. We all have a friend who always has the newest palettes, or, maybe you are that friend. Keep yourselves and your loved ones dolled up for the holidays with the latest editions of makeup.

Too Faced-Forbidden Fruitcake Palette

Too Faced never fails to impress when it comes to their palettes.

This year they came out with a palette that smells just like fruitcake! It consists of eight warm-toned shades in both matte and shimmer textures. It’s great because you can easily create a natural or no-makeup make-up look or add a little bit of a festive sparkle with the shimmery shadows.

The palette consists of 5 buttery shades, two shimmers and one metallic shadow.

ColourPop x Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

ColourPop is always coming through with great collaborations. This year the ColourPop x Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer collection has been released as their first proper Christmas collection.

It was inspired by the 2001 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer animated movie which is super festive and cute.

The packaging uses the classic Christmas colour scheme: red, white and green, and is covered with illustrated characters.

The collection consists of:

– A pressed powder palette which has a mix of 15 festive shades such as gold, burgundy, green and sparkly shadows.

Jingle Jingle Jingle shimmering body powder/highlighter.

Rudolph lip scrub and Clarice lip mask.

– 2 Crème Lux lipsticks with matching lip pencils: a warm peachy nude and a rich cranberry.

Misfits Lux Gloss trio which has 3 shades: clear, sheer peachy, and sheer cherry.

Mega Mood Melt snowflake-shaped bath bomb.

– Reindeer ear hairclips.

I Heart Revolution x ELF Holiday Collaboration

A very exciting collaboration from Revolution this year as ELF is one of the biggest (and best) Christmas movies.

The packing has great colour themes that complement the story well. Quotes from the film can also be found on the packaging.

The collection consists of:

– A 25 shade powder eyeshadow palette with both colourful and neutral shades, it`s contains a gorgeous mix of matte, shimmery, and metallic shadows.

OMG Palette Book with 4 eyeshadow palettes and 72 shades in total.

– Eye Glisten Liquid Eyeshadow Duos:

  • `New York`- light and deep gold
  • `North Pole – candy cane and festive cranberry

-`Smiling Is My Favourite` Lip Care Duo: lip scrub and lip balm in stick format.

3 lip glosses that are a mix of matte and shimmery shades in candy cane pattern:

  • `Jack in The Box`- berry
  • `Best Coffee`- nude
  • `Cheer`- pink

`Candy Cane Forest Bomb Trio` mini gloss set:

  • `Candy cane`- shimmery white
  • `Candy Corn`- peachy nude
  • `Syrup`-pinky red

Smiling Is My Favourite Lip Care Duo: lip scrub and lip balm in stick format.

-3 highlighters:

  • `Jovie` – rose gold
  • `Buddy`- gold
  • `Papa Elf`- bronze

-Face Primer

-Vanilla Scented Fixing Spray

-Narwhal Synthetic Makeup Brush Set

Son Of A Nutcracker bath bombs: 9 bath bombs designed to look like snowballs with a minty fragrance

-Sweet-smelling festive scented body spray

Does Someone Need A Hug? strawberry scented bubble bath and body butter

Lancome x Emily In Paris

Emily In Paris season 2 is about to release so it’s no surprise that the French-inspired series is having its moment.

As Lily Collins has been the brand ambassador for Lancome since 2014, they decided to team up with the Netflix show and create a make-up collaboration.

The collection consists of:

-A 12 shade eyeshadow palette which is divided into small shade groups:

  • `Born in  France`- nude and beige shades
  • `Parisian At Heart`- bright and bold colours
  • `Paris A La Foile`- dark and bold hues

– Three L`Absolu Rouge Lipsticks in the shades of:

  • `Attrape Coeur`
  • `French Tea`
  • `Rouge Pigalle`

Monsieur Big Volumising Mascara

Advanced Genifique Face Serum

Idole Eau de Parfum

There’s an abundance of make-up to choose from this season which will most definitely make your Christmas shopping easier. Anything you got your eye on?

by: Alexandra Toth

Set featured image credit: @sarinanexie