Welcome to Belle-Noir Mag's 1st Annual 12 Days of Diva Holiday Shopping Guide! Starting today through December 12, we will be offering you gift suggestions on everything from make-up & beauty items to electronics, cookware, and more! We hope that you find some inspiration for your gift giving this year with our tips from some great beauty & plus bloggers!
Kicking it off today...
Gifts for the Make-up Newbie
Pictured Clockwise from top: Essence:Beauty Basics & Beyond, Pink Cosmetic Train Case, Urban Decay's Urban Essentials, Carol's Daughter Candy Paint Lip Gloss in Cranberry Kiss, Mac Cosmetics Little Darlings Lipglass & LipLustre in Coral & Neutral, Mac Cosmetics Lip Glass in Oh Baby, Stila Cosmetics Shine On! Holiday Brush Set
Urban Decay’s Urban Essentials ($39; urbandecay.com). "Take Urban Decay’s amazing eyeshadow primer and two very wearable eyeshadow colors and you’ve got the perfect gift for the make-up newb in your life." -Brittany, ClumpsofMascara.com
MAC Tinted Lipglass – Shade: Oh Baby ($14.00, maccosmetics.com) “For makeup newbies this is the perfect shade to start with. I have introduced this color to my mom and my best friend and it looks good on everybody. It’s a natural color with a little shimmer, without being to dramatic. This is a great color to wear daily!”- Plus Model Chenese Lewis, cheneselewis.com
Little Darlings: 5 Coral or 5 Neutral Lipglass and Lustreglass ($29.50 maccosmetics.com)- “Pucker up! Perfect for the girl who just started to delve into make-up” Johára, Luvin’ My Curves
Essence Beauty Basics & Beyond ($18.21, amazon.com) "Whether you are just starting out on your make-up obsession or are a seasoned vet, this book gives great tips for women of Color on how to create a beautiful face with or without make-up!." -Ms. Aja B.
Pink Makeup Traincase ($49.95; yazmo.com) "Believe me, once your make-up newbie gets started, she will need some place to stash all of her new goodies. This girly train case is perfect for storage at home or if she needs to grab it when she's on the go!" -Ms. Aja B.
Perfect Stocking Stuffers: