With her coveted beauty products lining the shelves of Target and a roster of many famous faces she's worked with, Sonia Kashuk hardly needs an introduction. The stylish makeup artist knows a thing or two about fashionable gifts, and she's sharing what she loves to give and receive for the holidays. From delectable treats to personal favorites and her top beauty picks, find out what's on her shopping list ahead!
The holiday season is all about celebrating, but it's also the biggest time of the year for stunning, limited-edition palettes and gift sets! How can you even begin to sift through all of the options? We're here to help. Start the countdown, because these 10 gifts are borderline perfect to give that beauty lover in your life. And, bonus, they spread across a variety of budgets, including a palette for only $5!
On Kirbie: Dolce Vita dress
We're already in love with Sonia Kashuk's extensive collection of makeup, tools, and bags. So when we found out that she was releasing a set of 24 bath and body products, we couldn't have been more excited. Today we're showing you some of our favorite products from the collection, so you can get your shopping list ready.
On Maria: J.Crew sweater
Here are the facts: one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. With odds like that, it's no wonder that the beauty industry is going pink this October. Several top brands have updated their products to raise funds for awareness efforts and medical research. Find out just a few of the beauty brands that are giving back this month.
Here's something to add to your bucket list: a makeup collaboration with your BFF. That's exactly what longtime friends Cindy Crawford and celebrity makeup artist Sonia Kashuk recently did when they created The Sonia Kashuk Essentials Brush Set for Meaningful Beauty. It's been 20 years in the making, but the two beauty mavens have finally united their expertise into a brush set promised to help skin look young, smooth, and flawless. This limited-edition set includes a foundation brush, as well as eye shadow and lash/brow grooming brushes — essentials in every makeup bag. You can score these tools for free with the purchase of the Meaningful Beauty Advanced Anti-Aging System ($40). How's that for a flawless pick-me-up?
Love collaborations? Check out what other designer and beauty pairings are happening now.
No need to spend your Summer savings on a trip to the beauty counter. There are plenty of drugstore gems that are perfect for the season, and will have others asking, "Now where did you get that?" From your manicure to your lip color, we have five wonderful beauty buys that will cost you less than $15 each. On Kirbie: Zara dress. Polish by China Glaze in Papaya Punch.
A clean, fresh look is always a go-to summertime staple, but if you have less than perfect skin (and who doesn't?) you probably stay away from typically lower-coverage tinted moisturizers. The good news is that no matter what your skin type is — uneven, oily, and yes, even acne prone — we found a tinted moisturizer that gives you the coverage you need. Effortless-looking, gorgeously glowing skin for all. On Kirbie: BCBG Max Azria blazer, Tibi dress.
Travel makeup bags are essential for warmer weather. If you're going on a weeklong vacation, traveling for business, or just need something to spruce up with during day trips, you'll want to see our five options, which are portable, organized, and easy to pack. On Kirbie: Club Monaco dress.
If there's one woman who exudes glamour and sophistication in her beauty look, it's Audrey Hepburn. And her enviable Holly Golightly hair and makeup, which she wore in 1961's Breakfast at Tiffany's, is well within reach. We went backstage at the Breakfast at Tiffany's Broadway play to learn the secrets behind Audrey's classic look. All products available at Target. On Maria: KORS by Michael Kors.