The Ultimate Teen Queen Makeup Holiday Gift Guide (& Giveaway)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas: window displays are beautifully lit, and stores are decorated with tinsel and snowflakes, and the weather is starting to feel a little chilly. It’s time to grab a hot chocolate, and come dream with us.

We’ve searched high and low and consulted Santa’s little helpers to help you find the perfect gifts for the teens on your list. These ideas are perfect for those who are looking for the pop princess must haves. We’ve included everything from stocking stuffers, to those droolworthy slip under the tree surprises.


Come play in the candy land created by Hard Candy. Hard Candy brings you their latest collection. The most impressive news of all? Nothing in the entire collection is over $10! Two of our favorites are Hide & Glow Cheek – A cheek tint that brightens cheeks for a just pinched natural flush. Two perfectly coordinated shades – wear alone or blend together. $6

Limited Edition Just Nails – 4 new trend setting shades and a matte top coats that will transform any color from shiny and glossy to a matte finish in seconds. Look for our first reintroduction of heritage shades as we welcome back SKY – the polish that kicked off the brand. Take a delectable nibble of these before they fly off the shelves. Exclusively at Wal-Mart and $5


Embrace the shimmer of frost on newly fallen snow with Thymes Moonflower Cologne Roller ball ($20.00);

Thymes Moonflower Eau de Parfum Roller ball keeps the mystery of twilight always in reach. Carry it with you for fast fragrance touch-ups and a golden shimmer that lingers on your skin into the night. Perfect for the princess at the winter ball!


A soft, gentle kiss of color is perfect for slipping into a stocking. Love Express Dual Wand features a dual-sided applicator with a 0.5oz Love Express Roller ball Eau de Parfum on one side and an Express Berry Splash Lip Gloss Wand on the other. Available at and Express stores nationwide beginning November 1st. $15.90


Another great gift for the girl who has everything, (but maybe nowhere to put it?) Sanibel Cosmetic cases and Siesta cases. These are each equipped with pouches and brush covers and make for the perfect gift for the fashionably organized and beauty conscious! Toss all those little eye shadows and lip glosses into one of these bags and go! The cases are available in both green and pink in a cute tartan plaid pattern. Sanibel Cosmetic Case ($14.00) Siesta Case ($9.00) at


Keep your lips ready for that midnight kiss under the mistletoe with ONE Lip Butter Balms. A nourishing treatment housed in recyclable packaging. Formulated with moisturizing shea butter to heal and repair, the buttery balms are the perfect pout-saver for cold-weather chapped lips. In six delectable flavors, ONE Lip Butter Balms are the smooth stocking-stuffer you’ll want to gift and receive. In Honey Cream, Cherry Pie, Lip Tune Up, Berry Delicious, Shea My Lips, and Coco-Coconut. $2.99 Target stores nationwide,,

We are giving away a hamper filled with the Hide & Cheek Lip Glow, Express Dual Wand, Thyme Moonflower Sparkling Perfume, and One Lip Butter Balm to a lucky teen (or teen’s mom). Simply enter a comment to be considered. If you forward this post to a friend, enter a comment below saying you’ve done so to be considered TWICE.

-By Elaine Hamilton

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