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Starter Beauty Kit

I am looking for 5-7 items that would be the perfect starter kit for a girl in college with is just starting to get into makeup as a gift for Christmas!!!

Re: Starter Beauty Kit

Hi! Here are some of my suggestions for a starter kit. I won't be recommending super high end products since she's just a beginner! If you want, you can also see if there are mini-size versions of anything that is recommended here so the person receiving the present doesn't have to fully commit. 


1. The key to great makeup application is a great base. A good beginner moisturizer is the Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion! 

2. Mascara: A great one would be the Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes Volumizing Mascara

3. Eyeliner: My holy grail is the Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner. It's a bit pricy but I definitely think it's worth it. You can also get the mini version for half the price. 

4. Blush: The Soft Matte Perfection Blush Duo from the Sephora collection is a great starter blush since each product comes with two shades of blush.

5. Lips: Try one of the (many) nude lipstick shades from the Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick collection.

6. Highlight: The Mini Hollywood Flawless Filter from Charlotte Tilbury is gorgeous!

7. Eyeshadow: The Mini Tartelette Jewel Amazonian Clay Palette is a good basic starter pallet that doesn't break the bank.



I don't recommend buying any concealer / foundation products unless you know the gift recipient's exact skin shade. 




Re: Starter Beauty Kit

@meqqo What price point are you looking for?

Re: Starter Beauty Kit

Hi, this is coming from a fellow girl in college who has been obsessed with everything bueaty since forever! I’d say if she likes more natural makeup, then start with the Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi drops, Kosas concealer, Rare Bueaty Liquid Blush, Benefit tinted brow gel, Dior lip glow, and the Hourglass Amibiant glow palette. If she wants more full coverage, the Kosas Foundation, Rare bueaty contour stick, and the Charlotte tilbury powder. Hope this helped! 

Re: Starter Beauty Kit

@meqqo You can look at the Sephora Favorites makeup sets.

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