Christmas Gifts for Makeup Artists

Discover perfect gifts for makeup artists including magical makeup, supercharged skincare and must-have tools that belong in every professional kit.

Darlings, I've been a MAKEUP ARTIST TO THE STARS for more than 30 years, so I know exactly which products are essential for makeup artists to have in their kits. Discover my gifts for makeup artists including flattering lip colours, show-stopping eyeshadows and makeup brushes for a flawless application and find the perfect gifts for experienced and aspiring beauty professionals.

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Discover Magical Christmas Gifts for Makeup Artists

  1. Thick and luscious pearly-white moisturiser in an open glass jar with its gold-coloured lid placed behind it.

    Charlotte’s Magic Cream 100ml

    Charlotte’s Magic Cream is the most important first step for EVERY makeup look – I NEVER apply makeup without it! This AWARD-WINNING moisturiser was born backstage; I created a secret cream to give my clients an INSTANT GLOW and to help their skin to look healthy and hydrated after long flights and early call times. Word spread about this INCREDIBLE creation, with celebrities and models asking for more MAGIC CREAM!

    Globally loved, Charlotte’s Magic Cream is the moisturiser of the stars! The supercharged formula helps to make the skin look plumper and smoother, as well as creating a lit-from-within glow that looks gorgeous underneath makeup. As my number one beauty secret for a flawless makeup look, this magic moisturiser belongs in EVERY MAKEUP KIT and is the perfect gift for a makeup artist.

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  2. The Beautyverse eyeshadow palette with 9 matte and shimmer shades for creating gorgeous holiday makeup looks

    The Beautyverse Palette

    I created my NEW! Beautyverse Palette as the quintessential eyeshadow palette for creating holiday makeup magic! With the futuristic shades in this sensational palette, makeup artists can create trending makeup looks from cyber-inspired silver makeup to mesmeric Mermaidcore eyes, as well as classic wedding looks and magical red-carpet makeup. They can also complete their enchanting eye makeup looks with my digitally developed shade Digital Lilac – a celestial purple shimmer that’s set to be the shade of the party season! This palette is taking over the entire BEAUTYVERSE, darlings, and every makeup artist wants to get their hands on one!

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  3. Two travel-sized bottles of Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray gift set

    AIRbrush Flawless Setting Spray Kit

    The items that makeup artists get through the most are essential, reliable and universal products that they reach for every time they create a look. A perfect example of this is setting spray; artists around the world rely on AIRbrush Flawless Setting Spray to help lock their makeup creations into place while giving the complexion my famous airbrush effect. No matter who is in the makeup chair, setting spray will do wonders for the look. To save a makeup artist from running out of my smoothing, blurring-effect setting spray, gift them the Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray Kit! It includes two travel-sized versions of my setting spray which are easy to travel with and provides a supply of makeup-fixing magic that every MUA needs in their kit.

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  4. Charlotte's Iconic Lip Trio of mini lipsticks including Walk of No Shame, Pillow Talk Medium and Stoned Rose

    Charlotte Tilbury’s Iconic Mini Lip Trio Kit

    Lipstick is one of the most transformative steps in any makeup application – I always says that it’s INSTANT GLAMOUR and HAPPINESS IN A TUBE! With Charlotte Tilbury’s Iconic Mini Lip Trio in their makeup kits, makeup artists have three of my most beloved shades at their fingertips to sign off any of their makeup looks. Even better, the travel-sized trio is perfect for packing light.

    The set includes three shades including Pillow Talk Medium and Walk of No Shame Matte Revolution Lipstick, my modern, matte formula that gives the lips a comfortable coat of stand-out colour, and Stoned Rose K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick for a moisture-rich, satin-finish slick of hydrating lipstick. Pillow Talk Medium is a sweet berry-pink that's a mid-toned take on my iconic Pillow Talk shade; Walk of No Shame is an impactful berry red that entices and inspires; and Stoned Rose is a warm-toned, coral-rose shade with seductive shine.

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  5. Three synthetic makeup brushes with black-brown handles and soft bristles.

    The Essential Eye Tools

    A makeup artist can never have too many brushes! Having the right tools helps to bring an artist’s creativity to life, and my makeup brushes are perfect additions to every professional kit. The Essential Eye Tools Kit includes three synthetic eye makeup brushes for creating a whole world of eye looks from smokey eyes to subtle wedding makeup. These brushes are easy to use and soft on the skin, making them a perfect gift for a makeup artist.

    The kit includes three essential brush shapes; the Eye Blender Brush, a large, fluffy brush that’s perfect for blending eyeshadow for a beautiful, seamless look; the Eye Smudger Brush, a dense, domed brush that buffs out eyeshadow and eyeliner; and the Eyeliner Brush, a small, tapered brush that creates precise strokes that form an expert winged eyeliner.

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  6. Hypnotising Pop Shots in Diamond Eyes, a sheer iridescent shade with white-gold sparkle

    Charlotte’s Hypnotising Pop Shots Kit

    For lovers of GLOWING EYES and all things eyeshadow, there’s Charlotte’s Hypnotising Pop Shots Kit. Designed to HYPNOTISE with one glance, these single eyeshadows are perfect for giving the gift of SHOW-STOPPING SPARKLE to EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE! The dazzling, high-shine formula is encased in a gem-studded compact, ready to add a shot of shimmer to any eye look.

    These star-powered single eyeshadows are available in glistening, eye-enhancing shades, and the Hypnotising Pop Shots Kit lets you pick two of your favourites to gift to a magical makeup artist. Choose from shades including Pillow Talk Diamonds - Diamond Dimension, a multichrome, Pillow Talk pink, Lover's Diamond, a gorgeous garnet, and Rose Gold, an ethereal pink champagne, and watch them use this fabulous formula to create MAKEUP MAGIC on themselves and their clients.

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  7. 2 shades of Charlotte's Airbrush Flawless Lip Blur hydrating liquid lipstick in Pillow Talk Blur and Ruby Blur

    AIRbrush Flawless Lip Blur Duo

    After discovering the hydrating, blurring effects of AIRbrush Flawless Lip Blur, the makeup artist in your life will reach for them in every beauty look they create. Designed as a matte-meets-moisture formula with a rich, matte finish that feels plush on the lips without drying or flaking, these airbrush-effect liquid lipsticks are perfect for giving the lips a rush of nuanced colour. With the AIRbrush Flawless Lip Blur Duo, you can choose two shades to gift to your makeup artist recipient so they can create a range of lipstick looks that swipe on and blot out to deliver flattering, cloud-like colour. Which shades will you choose, darling? Will it be a Charlotte Tilbury icon like Pillow Talk, Pillow Talk Medium or Walk of No Shame Blur, or will you choose a whole new colour realm with Honey Blur, Flame Blur, or Ruby Blur?

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    Discover their perfect shade with my Lipstick Finder

  8. Pillow Talk Blush and Glow Kit with two travel-sized makeup wands in Pillow Talk shades

    Charlotte’s Pillow Talk Blush & Glow Kit

    People loved the limited-edition Pillow Talk shade of my Matte Beauty Blush Wand, and the ONLY way for makeup artists to add it to their kits this holiday season is by picking up an exclusive Charlotte Tilbury Beauty makeup kit like Charlotte’s Pillow Talk Blush & Glow Kit. This cheek kit includes two travel-sized makeup wands; Pillow Talk Original Beauty Light Wand to light up the look of cheeks with incandescent pink beauty light, and Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wand to flush the cheeks with orchid-rose, silky-smooth matte blush – it’s the secret to giving their clients the iconic, globally-loved Pillow Talk look that everyone wants!

    Tilbury Tip: If they love Pillow Talk, gift them the ultimate Pillow Talk gift - Pillow Talk Dreams Come True! It’s a magical makeup vault filled with full-sized Pillow Talk products that belong in every professional kit.

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  9. An open, face palette with matte and shimmery eyeshadows, blushes and highlighters in shades of pink and gold with a mirrored lid.

    Charlotte’s Pillow Talk Beautifying Face Palette

    Pillow Talk Beautifying Face Palette is the perfect palette for makeup artists, giving them four blush and highlighter shades to work with to customise their clients’ perfect glow. Born from the iconic Pillow Talk family, this pretty, pink-toned palette gives the face and cheeks a flattering flush and can be built up from a subtle wash of colour that’s perfect for bridal makeup to a high-impact blush-and-glow party moment.

    The beautiful, mother of pearl-inspired compact is available in two versions, Fair/Medium and Tan/Deep to give EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE their perfect Pillow Talk blush look. Gift an artist both of these fabulous face palettes and they can create every pink blush makeup look they could ever imagine!

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  10. A night crimson pencil sharpener with rose-gold CT initials.

    Pencil Sharpener

    As a stocking filler, gift them my signature Pencil Sharpener in iconic night crimson and rose gold colours. It might seem small, but useful tools like these are ESSENTIAL for working makeup artists! They’ll take this pencil sharpener with them to their clients and use it to sharpen their kohl eyeliner pencils and lip liners so that their application is clean and precise.

    Tilbury Tip: Gift them a shade or two of my [Lip Cheat] lip liner or [Rock N Kohl] eyeliner to go alongside their CT pencil sharpener! I've created shades for everyone - whether that’s Pillow Talk Lip Cheat in Original, Medium or Intense, or Rock N Kohl eyeliner pencil in Bedroom Black for creating a classic feline flick.

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.