Tarte always comes out with some of the best holiday offerings. They are definitely in my top five most anticipated launches of the season and I always get my hands on as much of it as I can. I have three items to show you (so far) but I have a couple more on my wish list so I’m sure before Christmas is here I’ll have a few more goodies to share. I’ll give you the rundown!
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I am a huge fan of Tarte’s Amazonian Butter Lipsticks. The formula is buttery, shiny, silky smooth, and somewhat long lasting. I have several that I’ve picked up throughout the years, and now I have four more. These shiny foiled cardboard tubes are chic and super fun. The shades within are beautiful and anyone would feel lucky to be gifted a four pack of these for the holidays. The Deluxe Amazonian Butter Lipstick Set features the limited edition shades Sangria, Punch, Mimosa, and Bellini for $21.
This is a very exciting four pack if you ask me. $21 is just about exactly what I’m hoping to spend on a giftable item. It’s also a great way to sample the lipsticks yourself, or you could tie one to a candy cane and gift them individually as well. You can’t go wrong with these shades. Sangria is a berry red. Punch is a mauve pink. Mimosa is a peachy nude, and Bellini is a golden pink. My favorite at the moment is punch. It’s so easy to wear and matches everything!
Punch on my lips
The next thing I want to show you is the Tarte Shine Bright Statement Lash Essentials. This is a cute little set of two statement making eye essentials from Tarte’s line, and priced at $20 this is yet another perfect giftable set. You are getting a limited edition duo of their eyelash curler that’s absolutely encrusted in bronzed rhinestones and a deluxe of the Lights, Camera, Fashes Statement Mascara. The lash curler comes with a soft, silicon pad that won’t pinch the lashes and I believe there is one extra pad included in the set. The mascara included is one of my all time favorites.
Last but not least, I have the Ulta- exclusive Greatest Glitz Collector’s Set and Portable Palettes. This was one of the holiday launches I was most looking forward to for a couple reasons. First, sequins. I mean, hello, look how gorgeous the outer packaging is!
Inside is housed three removable eye and cheek palettes in neutral, rose gold, and smokey eye. Each palette has eight coordinating eye shadow shades and a matching blush. All the shades are exclusive! Altogether, you are getting 24 new eye shadows and three exclusive blushes, plus a deluxe of the Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1-mascara and a deluxe LipSurgence Lip Créme in Flashy (a warm pink). Hoy moly you get a $322 value here for only $49! This is definitely something I have been lusting after. Now I get to show you the rest of the eye candy!
Palette 1 Shades:
- Toasted Marshmallow Shadow (matte)
- Vixen Shadow (shimmer)
- Chestnuts Roasting Shadow (matte)
- Spiked Cider Shadow (shimmer)
- Cookie Swap Shadow (matte)
- Twinkle Lights Shadow (shimmer)
- Vio-Let It Go Shadow (shimmer)
- Dipped in Chocolate Shadow (matte)
- Warmhearted Blush (matte watermelon)
Palette 2 Shades:
- Joy To The Pearl Shadow (shimmer)
- Glitzy Blitzen Shadow (shimmer)
- Waltz Of The Flowers Shadow (shimmer)
- Rose Such A Clatter Shadow (matte)
- Blush Stilettos Shadow (matte)
- Sparkling Punch Shadow (shimmer)
- Rose Golden Rings Shadow (shimmer)
- Evening Affair Shadow (matte)
- Impress Blush (matte peachy pink)
Palette 3 Shades:
- Cheers Shadow (matte)
- Slate Bells Ring Shadow (shimmer)
- Mint Sprig Shadow (shimmer)
- Smoke & Mirrors Shadow (matte)
- Jingle All The Grey Shadow (matte)
- Platinum Bling Shadow (shimmer)
- Bedazzled Spruce Shadow (shimmer)
- Black Tie Beauty Shadow (matte)
- Bubbly Blush (shimmer apricot)
I had a hard time deciding which palette I wanted to wear for this post because I am loving all of them. I opted to show you the first palette’s eye shadows and blush. I am a huge lover of purple so I was drawn to this palette. I am also really into rose gold and smoky eyes so really I was in heaven with the whole set. I found the blushes to be perfectly pigmented and the eyeshadows to be very vibrant and blend like a dream.
I plan on picking up a few items from their holiday gift sets for myself. I’m drawn to the (full size!) LipSurgence set from Sephora called Lips For Daze ($34) as well as the Dressed to the Nines LipSurgence Lip Créme Gift Set that’s an Ulta- exclusive ($34). LipSurgence is one of my favorite lippies so of course I want all of them! I’m also eyeing up Tarte’s new Tartelette 2 in Bloom and the new contour palette but I’m not sure if those are truly “holiday” items. Either way, they’re new and in my online shopping cart!
Are you picking up any of Tarte’s holiday gift items? Which ones? Please share!