Sephora Gift Ideas

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All opinions are my own.

Valentines is just around the corner, Feb 14th, for those that may have forgotten lol.
Have you started shopping for that special someone? 
 Do you have a beauty lover in your life?
Well Sephora will have anything you need for them, it can be a bit overwhelming when you first walk in but that is why I have out together this guide to help you.  Hope this helps ease some of the stress when having to look for the perfect products for you or for someone else.

Kat Von D Metal Matte Eyeshadow Palette $60

Gaby's thoughts: I think this palette is awesome, I love that we get two finishes as well as bold and neutral colors all in one palette.  Kat Von D is one of my favorite brands. 

What it is: An exclusive, ultra-limited, eye shadow palette with 13 rich mattes and nine Metal Crush shades.

What it does: The MetalMatte Eyeshadow Palette is a mashup of bold colors and must-have textures, celebrating the two sides within everyone—whether it’s soft and romantic, rock ‘n’ roll, or both. The palette’s top row features an explosive lineup of exclusive, never-before-seen metallic shades in Kat Von D’s max-pigment Metal Crush Eyeshadow formula, including Synergy, a bestselling bronze from the original collection. The bottom of the palette is a rainbow array of buttery mattes, in a range of tones—from dark and moody to pastel neutrals—all in Kat’s signature blendable, pigmented eye shadow formula. This palette’s array of tones and textures gives you endless combinations for a number of eye looks. Get inspired by the three fearless tutorials, each with step-by-step instructions. 

Gaby's thoughts: I love the versatility of the shades and I especially love that the palette is refillable. I don't know how many times I would run out of a particular color and wish I could just replace the one instead of buying the whole palette.
What it is: A face contour palette, now refillable and with new and improved packaging, this all-matte contour palette features three shades for contouring and three shades for highlighting.
What it does: Redesigned in a sleek hard-shell case, the Shade + Light Face Contour Refillable Palette features magnetic removable pans so you can refill and customize your dream contour palette.

Urban Decay Junkie Vice Lipstick Palette $35 

Gaby's thoughts: I am a UD Junkie so I thought this was perfect, I have been waiting for a lip palette from them. The only thing I did not like was the packaging, I thought it was too bulky, other than that go for it.
What it is: A limited-edition, super-creamy lip palette with 12 shades in a glamorous, gold-accented gunmetal case.
What it does: Experiment with this lipstick palette’s creamy lip shades—including five finishes from Urban Decay’s indulgent Vice Lipstick collection. The colors range from shimmery to matte, dark to light, and neutral to bright for every mood and occasion. Urban Decay’s proprietary Pigment Infusion System™ delivers powerful pigment in one small swipe. Its hydrating butter blend glides on and conditions without dragging or skipping, for lips that feel as good as they look. This palette’s travel-friendly case features a retractable lip brush, mirror, and cover to protect its wide array of shades.
This palette contains:
- 12 lipsticks shades in: Disturbed (deep brick red), 714 (bright red), Carnal (medium warm nude), Safe Word (neutral nude-pink), Studded (metallic gray-brown), Whip (soft pink with gold iridescent shimmer), Wrath (metallic red), Big Bang (bright pink sparkle), Firebird (deep fuchsia), Vanity Kills (lavender), Speedball (deep vibrant purple), Junkie (metallic teal shimmer with gold micro-sparkle)
- Lip brush
Gaby's thoughts: The perfect way to try Tarte's Lip Paints and Lip Liners. I am loving the range of color and the staying power.
What it is: A 10-piece tarteist™ lip kit with two fan-favorite formulas in cleverly coordinating shades.
What it does: Create blissful lip masterpieces with this 10-piece tarteist lip wardrobe. It includes coordinating must-have shades of vegan-friendly essentials in nude, berry, and bolder shades for a complete lip contouring collection. First, prime and line without any feathering with your choice of five Deluxe tarteist Lip Crayon shades. Then, use the coordinating, Deluxe tarteist Creamy Matte Lip Paints for full-coverage, long-wearing matte color with a hydrating, non-drying finish. With a curated mix of new, limited-edition, and bestselling shades, you can get creative with your lip looks this season or give the gift of plush, kiss-proof color.

Gaby's thoughts: Well this palette is perfection, all the colors are neutral and you can do a day (subtle) to night (dramatic) look. I love the size of the mirror as well as it's perfect for makeup application. 
What it is: A limited-edition palette of 20 plush eye shadows in luxurious finishes, organized in five columns, for a complete wardrobe of looks.

What it does: This limited-edition eye shadow palette features 20 plush shadows, curated into five rows of fashion-inspired looks. Makeup artist Diane Kendal curated the shadows for the complete eye wardrobe: a golden moment, red-carpet glamour, a modern smoky eye, daytime glamour, and a casual daytime look. The shimmery metallics, buttery mattes,and lustrous sheens are all formulated with advanced pigments to allow for true, instant color payoff and long-lasting plush performance. The oversized, collector’s edition gold palette opens to reveal a major infinity mirror, maximized for checking out your eye looks.

Gaby's thoughts: This is a great palette for eyes and face, it has neutral colors that will go with many skin tones.
What it is: An exclusive palette for the face and eyes with a blush, bronzer, a limited-edition luminizer, and six sumptuous eye shadows.

What it does: Bring the dazzle to your next night out with this exquisite face palette. Create captivating eye looks with the six luxurious eye shadows that deliver sumptuous payoff. Contour and create a glowing look with O!Mega Bronzer, a plush blush in peachy rose, and a limited-edition luminizer in a cool, gold shimmer—all wrapped up in a Marc Jacobs’ metallic gold, vegan patent leather case. Zipped with a swinging tassel, this pouch is so luxe it could double as an evening bag.

Marc Jacobs Beauty About Lash Night Mascara And Eyeliner Collection $36

Gaby's thoughts: Perfect way to dazzle up your eyes with this trio also great for a smokey eye.
What it is: A limited-edition essential eye trio for creating glamorous eye looks, featuring a volumizing mascara, a glittering mascara topcoat, and a petite gel eyeliner.

What it does: Dress up eyes in the ultimate eye makeup wardrobe with this captivating collection of Marc Jacobs Beauty eye essentials. Line and define eyes with the travel-size Highliner Gel Eye Crayon, in Blacquer—the blackest, shiniest black. It’s the first gel pot eyeliner in a crayon that delivers amazing glide for instant color payoff that lasts. Volumize lashes with a coat—or two—of O!Mega Lash Volumizing Mascara to give lashes smudge-proof length, volume, curl, and definition. To finish off the look, make your lashes shine with a flash of Lamé Noir Ultra-Glittering Mascara, the sparkling mascara topcoat that's a must-have for the holiday and inspired by lustrous lamé fabric. This luxurious eye makeup set is designed for creating #partyproof looks that last long after the party ends.

Formula X City Chic CLIX! - Travel-Friendly Nail Polish Set $25
Gaby's thoughts: Cute travel friendly polish collection to take with you anywhere. You will have some great nudes and reds in this package.

What it is: A six-piece set of chic cream and shimmer nail polishes, encased in a compact, portable CLIX! pack.

What it does: Ignite your mani looks with the chicest cream and swankiest shimmer shades to bring the splendor of the city skyline to your fingertips. The set features five bestselling shades, including the limited-edition Elite, a true taupe. For ultimate portability and convenience, each mini polish bottle snaps perfectly into Formula X's innovative CLIX! smart lid so your season's must-haves are always ready to go wherever you go. For up to 10 days of gel-like wear and shine, always use with the new Formula X The System XCEL™ (Cleanse XCEL Nail Cleanser, Prime XCEL Base Coat, and Shine XCEL Top Coat) or The System XCEL To Go.


Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Beauty on the Go $25

Gaby's thoughts: The Bum Bum Cream is said to smooth and tone the bum while the lip butter leaves lips soft with a nice sheen. This is a duo that is definitely a must try.  

What it is: A sultry set of famed Brazilian Bum Bum Cream and sizzling Brazilian Kiss Cupuaçu Lip Butter in a beautiful, purse-ready pouch.

Gaby's thoughts: This set is definitely for those a bit more advanced in the skincare regime.  It is said to smooth away wrinkles and fine lines so sounds great for the older ladies.
What it is: Dr. Brandt Pro-Strength Solutions Kit targets fine lines, wrinkles and dull, lackluster skin to restore the look of youthful vibrancy. The anti-aging collection harnesses the power of peptides, botanicals and hyaluronic acid to hydrate and visibly smooth skin. Defy gravity and ditch the botox, this anti-aging set is all you need to reverse time and restore the look of smooth, ageless skin. A $178 value!

Dr. Brandt Pro-Strength Solutions Kit includes:
-Needles No More 3D Filler (50 ml.): hyaluronic acid and peptides hydrate, firm and smooth skin
-Microdermabrasion (7.5 g.): pharmaceutical-grade crystals and lactic acid polish away dead skin cells
-DNA Time Defying Cream (10 g.): a blend of essential oils nourishes skin
-DNA Triple Peptide Eye Cream (3 g.): a triple peptide complex rejuvenates and illuminates skin
-Needles No More Wrinkle Relaxing Cream (2.5 g.): a tri-blend wrinkle relaxer smooths fine lines and wrinkles.

Gaby's thoughts: This kit is great for a deep clean and exfoliation.
What it is: This trio of cult favorite skin care products work together to leave skin smooth and hydrated.
Value $127 Kit includes:
-ExfoliKate® Cleanser Daily Foaming Wash (4 fl oz): Gently cleanses away oil, makeup, and surface impurities with a rich lather and delicious natural scent. Based on Kate’s best-selling ExfoliKate® Intensive, this formula contains a duo of AHA’s—Glycolic and Lactic Acids—and Pineapple, Pumpkin, and Papaya Enzymes to naturally exfoliate skin without over-drying.
-ExfoliKate® Intensive Exfoliating Treatment (0.5 fl oz): Reveals a glowing, fresh-from-the-Clinic complexion. Natural Exfoliants are designed to deep clean pores while Fruit Enzymes help to clarify and renew skin, balancing hydration, without over-drying. See dramatically smoother, brighter, healthier-looking skin after just 1 use.
-Goat Milk Moisturizing Cream (1.7 fl oz): A fan favorite, this indulgent formula leaves skin feeling soft, supple, and smooth. Milk Polypeptides nurture sensitive and extremely dry skin, while soothing lactose from Goat's Milk delivers deep hydration and helps support skin's natural lipid barrier. Clinically tested safe for sensitive skin, this gentle formula instantly absorbs to create a beautiful, healthy glow. 

Too Cool For School Egg-ssential Skincare Set $39

Gaby's thoughts: I am excited to try this, The small scrubber is especially interesting and I cannot wait to give this a more thorough review. I have heard great things about the moisturizer.
Which skin type is it good for? Normal, Combination, Dry, Sensitive.

What it is: An essential holiday skin care gift featuring a bestselling cleanser, mask, full-size moisturizer, and a complimentary cleansing brush.
Solutions for: Dryness, Dullness and uneven texture, and Oiliness.
If you want to know more…
This skin care gift set is curated with Too Cool For School’s hero Egg collection in three simple but essential skincare steps: cleanse, treat, and moisturize. A gentle and creamy Egg Mousse Soap removes makeup and impurities, leaving skin soft and replenished with a combination of milk proteins, amino acids, and egg extracts. After cleansing, treat yourself with Egg Cream Mask Hydration, a hypoallergenic microfiber sheet mask to hydrate, brighten, and nourish skin. Lastly, finish your routine with a five-in-one firming moisturizer, Egg Mellow Cream. It seals active ingredients from the intensive treatment of the mask, while plumping and brightening skin with collagen fibers and niacinamide.

Gaby's thoughts: This is great because it can be used my many skin types and it helps to maintain clear skin.
Which skin type is it good for? Normal, Oily, Combination, Dry, Sensitive 

What it is: A five-piece skin care kit to cleanse, treat, and hydrate for clear, conditioned skin.

Solutions for: Dryness, Uneven skin tone,  Dullness, and uneven texture.

If you want to know more: This limited-edition skin care set is a complete morning-and-night regimen that delivers more youthful-looking, hydrated, and luminous skin. The non-irritating, non-sensitizing formulas helps reset, balance, and clear the complexion, minimizing brown spots and blemishes.

Gaby's thoughts: This is perfect for those wanting a nice supple face that glows.
What it is: A giftable, acrylic box filed with three, bestselling face products in travel sizes.
What it does: The Triple Threat Glow Set features a mini Face Mist, enriched with rice and ginger waters to revitalize and tone your skin while botanical actives calm and nourish. The mini Highlighter is a luminous cream stick that instantly creates a radiant glow, while its universally flattering shade brightens every skintone. A perfect all-in-one oil in an easy, portable rollerball pen, the mini Sunshine Oil is infused with a proprietary blend of moisturizing natural oils that deliver essential skin hydration and brightness. The beautiful box that holds these essentials can be used as a desktop organizer or beauty caddy.
This set contains:
- 0.1 oz/ 3 g Highlighter (mini size)
- 0.34 oz/ 10 mL Face Mist (mini size)
- 0.27 oz/ 8 mL Sunshine Oil (mini size)
- Acrylic box


Gaby's thoughts: This is great for the girls that want to space out their washes. It has dry shampoo and regular shampoo and conditioner.  Dry shampoo is great for in between washes.

Which hair type is it good for?
Straight, Wavy, Curly, Coiled

What it is: A must-have trio featuring the award-winning Perfect Hair Day® Shampoo, Conditioner, and Dry Shampoo for hair that needs a dose of healthy-looking perfection.
Key benefits:
- Absorbs oil, sweat, and odor
- Helps you wash less often
- Refreshes for a clean feeling
This set contains: 2 oz Perfect Hair Day Shampoo,  2 oz Perfect Hair Day Conditioner,  4 oz Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo


  1. Great picks! I love the weekender bag and travel brush set!

  2. I have never been to Sephora before because I thought it was just a make up store, I didn't know they had other items. I am going to have to check out the hair care set and the skin care sets!

  3. I'll have to check out the Tarte Kiss Bliss lip paint, so pretty! Lots of great goodies to check out, thanks for sharing!

  4. Interesting post! Thanks .... the lip creams are definitely on my list :)