MORPHE X James Charles: The Sister Collection
Designed to unleash your inner artist, James Charles’ collaboration with Morphe is the perfect gift for makeup fanatics and experimental colourists alike. With an unlimited combination potential, Charles’ 39 dreamy shades range from poppin’ purples, to ultimate nude classics; a faultless collection of colours to suit looks moving from day to night. The YouTube beauty guru centres the palette with larger pans, demonstrating his thought for practicality in giving buyers more product in the shades they are likely to use most often. Valued at a stellar £39, it’s no wonder the UK stock sold out in under 5 minutes on launch day. Sister James has further maxed his potential, producing a self-curated 34-piece brush set, with sponge and custom tubby. This has been a granted a must-have for creating any cosmetics masterpiece. Valued at £250, yet at a selling price of £152, the value for money in these inventions is second to none. Kudos Charles.
Jeffree Star: Alien Collection
The brand-spanking, new Jeffree Star Cosmetics Holiday Collection is HERE. The answer to all makeup enthusiasts’ prayers, this extra-terrestrial inspired collection is the perfect solution for gifting the beauty-conscious this Christmas. With a total of seven new liquid lipstick shades, three new lip scrubs, four traditional lipsticks, and a new eyeshadow palette, there’s a product right for pretty much everyone. The obvious star of the show is the Alien Palette. Being the fifth to be brought out by the eponymous brand, Star has upheld his reputation by keeping the same, easy blending, high pigment formula as the game changing Blood Sugar Palette. Already a fan favourite, the collection’s ‘Hi, How Are Ya?’ liquid lipstick is a to-die-for, stunning red, with flex of light-reflecting mica glitter which makes it ‘so relatable’ for the festivities ahead. However, if you’re not a fan of reds don’t panic – the collection has a shade for everyone: ranging from a selection of nudes, a stunning blue, and a deep plum – and that’s just to list a few. Beyond the famed formula, the limited-edition packaging is next level. Coated with a sparkling, glitter reflex, the products emulate soft, fiery embers when held under light. With faultless recipes for long-lasting looks, and a packaging that makes us excited, Jeffree Star has given us the most this Winter.
P. Louise Christmas Collection
Even the secret sinners amongst us deserve a little something at this time of year, and P. Louise Makeup Academy has granted all undercover reprobates’ wishes. The Secret Sinner and Christmas Collection exudes ultimate makeup mastery, including perfectly pigmented and bold eye bases, eyeshadow and brush sets, as well as supersize versions of the company’s renowned Base Shade 2, ‘Rumour’. With a deceiving, golden elegant and ornamental packaging, the 18 matte shade palette opens up to an explosion of daring pinks, blues, oranges, and purples. This spectrum of hues varies from almost-neon to deeper, darker tones, allowing every saint to transform and embrace their sinning alter ego any day of the week. Supported by a glamourous pair of Luxury Lashes, 3 Shimmery Pigments, a P. Louise Holla Lip Gloss, and a Special Edition Base & Brush Duo, the palette is available in a box set priced at £115. A bargain for anyone who wants to own a piece of cosmetic Crown Jewels.
Fenty Beauty: CHILL OWT Collection
A seamless symphony of frosty essentials for all you cold-hearted b*tches out there this season. Superstar Rihanna presents her most chilling collection yet. ‘Chill Owt’ cools us to the core, comprising of a series of breath-taking, metallic Avalanche powders, snow-dazed, frosted metal lipstick sets, topped off with a classic Fenty Kilawatt Foil Highlighter Palette. Upholding brand ethos of inclusivity, shades across the range are suited for all skin tones, keeping the collection accessible to all. Combining elements of both fire and ice, this beauty line is made for the cosmetic sass-pots of the universe – and approved by the one and only bad gal RiRi? Get it in that basket.