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Anyone else bored with their current makeup look and ready for a change? You’re in luck with a makeup artist kit this season! With the holidays and New Year coming up, a lot of our favorite makeup brands come out with their must-have makeup kits. These affordable and cool makeup sets only come around once a year, so make sure you take advantage now!

We love the new colors and the packaging just as much as we love the price. These makeup artist kits would make the perfect gift for your family and friends. But let’s face it, these are so good that you will want to grab a few for yourself.

Best Makeup Artist Kits This Season

1. Too Faced: Christmas Around The World Makeup Set


This kit is a steal. This kit features three different cities for the ultimate look. Each palette contains eight multi-finish eye shadows, blush or highlighter, and one travel Better Than Sex Mascara. The colors in these palettes are gorgeous and the Better Than Sex Mascara will make your eyelashes look unreal. The multi-finish eyeshadows are high–pigmented, so a little goes a long way. It also comes in matte, shimmer, metallic, and satin.

If you are not familiar with the Too Faced brand, it features different smells with each collection. This palette includes smells including papaya, fairy bread, and New York Cheesecake.

  • Christmas In Rio de Janeiro Breakaway Face & Eye Palette. Warm Neutrals. Smells like papaya!
  • Christmas In Sydney Breakaway Face & Eye Palette. Sexy pops of color. Smells like fairy bread!
  • Christmas In New York Breakaway Face & Eye Palette. Soft romantic pinks. Smells like New York Cheesecake!
  • Travel Size Better Than Sex Mascara

2. Urban Decay: Major Gems


This limited edition set includes a stoned vibe mini palette, 24/7 eye pencil, and eyeshadow primer. The kit will be sure to make your eyes pop. This is a $73 value kit, but going for only $49 on Amazon.

The brand Urban Decay is a 100% vegan and cruelty-free makeup brand. We love the sparkly gems eyeshadow, especially for New Year’s Eve! So have all eyes on you with this makeup artist kit!

3. Anastasia Beverly Hills Natural Looking Budge Proof Brow Set


A set of bestselling must-haves, including Brow Wiz, Mini Dipbrow Gel, and Clear Brow Gel for creating stay-put, detailed brows. Anastasia Beverly Hills is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging. We love this kit because it makes for a polished brow. We all know how the eyebrows can transform your look, especially after looking at pictures of ourselves when super thin eyebrows were the look. So get this kit to define your brows to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself.

4. Tarte: Be A Mermaid & Make Waves Eyeshadow Palette


This makeup palette we love because it has so many eye color shadows, including glimmering neutrals, jewel tones, and aquatic hues, to change up your look. You could get this for your friends and family who remind you of mermaids because they love the beach. The 14 shades come in a fun, shiny seashell compact.

5. Charlotte Tilbury: Pillow Talk On The Go Kit


This new limited-edition makeup kit is a steal. Pillow Talk makeup gift set including a lift-effect mascara, lip liner, and matte lipstick in the iconic nude-pink shade, plus a new and exclusive Pillow Talk Colour Chameleon! This lip makeup kit creates the perfect pout and is cruelty-free.

Pillow talk color is worth every cent because this natural tawny pink goes on smooth and hydrates your lips. This brand is confident in its ability to flatter every skin tone. We all need this makeup artist kit!

6. Yves Saint Laurent Kiss & Couture Lipstick Trio Set


Another set for lips is these iconic lipsticks for a holiday look. The set includes three lipsticks in shiny and satin finishes with a signature YSL pouch to take your lipsticks on the go. YSL lipsticks are long-lasting, and we love the colors this season!

7. Fenty Skin: Travel Size Start’r Set


The skin is the most beautiful feature. Taking care of your skin allows makeup to look better. This makeup artist kit is supposed to reduce dark spots over time. The items on Rihanna’s starter kit comes with everything you need to create your best skin by brightening, targeting pores and dark spots while hydrating your skin. Total Cleans’r gives your skin a deep clean, Fat Water tones and treats, and the Hydra Vizor protects and hydrates. Say goodbye to dull, dehydrated skin with this skin kit.

8. NARS: Iconic Glow Mini Cheek Set


If you want to look glowing, you need this makeup artist kit! Once you use the NARS products, you aren’t going to be able to go back to your old bronzer and blush. This kit includes mini Laguna Bronzing Powder (diffused with golden shimmer), mini Orgasm Blush (peachy pink with golden shimmer), and a mini blush brush for perfect application.

9. NYX: OG Favorites Buddle


NYX released a Professional Makeup Favorites bundle featuring the best-selling favorites for their 21st birthday. This makeup set is the perfect beginner set. It has the ultimate shadow palette in warm neutrals, jumbo eye pencil in yogurt, epic ink liner in black, butter gloss in creme brulee, and a matte setting spray to make the look stay all day and night. We love this beginner makeup set.


These are some of our favorites, but which makeup artist kit are you going to choose? One of these kits would be the perfect present or just to keep yourself, so refresh your look without breaking the bank with these makeup sets.

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