When I buy a beauty present for a teenager, I tend to go for palettes with bright and colorful shades so that they can experiment with different looks. I also look for presents with cute packaging and affordable prices, like those listed below:
Urban Decay Show Pony Shadow Box ($30.00) is a versatile palette with an artsy packaging created by Kime Buzzelli, darling of the LA art scene. The palette includes a nice mix of both bright and natural shades, a 24/7 Eye Pencil in Zero and a mini size of Eyeshadow Primer Potion.
Inspired by baked goods, Philosophy The Bake Shoppe ($30) is a bath & body set filled with sweets treats: Pink Frosted Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath, Raspberry Mousse Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath, Raspberry Mouse Flavored Lip Shine and Sweet Creamy Frosting Body Lotion.
Pupa Small Puposka Palette (€15,90) is a cute little doll that contains 4 eyeshadows, 4 lipsticks with glitter and a mirror. It comes in three color versions: red, white and dark blue.
Stila Lip Glaze Collection ($25.00) features 8 mini lip glazes in Starfruit, Kitten, Cranberry, Blackberry, Marmalade, Pinkle Twinkle, Plum Fairy and Candy.
NYX Makeup Set S104 ($25.00) contains 78 eyeshadows shades in both bright and natural colors to create endless looks. It also includes applicators and a mirror.
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Collection Set ($35.00) is a Sephora exclusive kit featuring five vibrant eyeliner shades in black, dark grey, blue with green highlights, shimmering plum and champagne. Waterproof and long-lasting, these creamy liners can be used as eyeshadows too.
Barry M Deluxe Eyeshadow Kit (£9.95) is a pretty pink palette that contains 9 beautiful and colorful eyeshadow shades, an applicator and mirror.
The right tools are very important to create a perfect face. Ecotools 6 Piece Brush Set ($10.99) includes 5 high-quality and earth-friendly brushes (eyeshadow, eyeliner, blush, concealer and Lash & Brow Groomer brushes).
Harajuku Lovers Solid Perfumes ($18.50) are five scents packaged in the cutest pots ever. Available in Music, Love (both floral), Lil’ Angel (fresh citrus), Baby (white floral) and G (woody oriental).
Cargo Essential Eyeshadow Palette ($32.00) comes in 3 versions (Warm, Cool and Dark), all featuring neutral shades with both matte and satin finishes. Each shade is embossed with its use (Browbone, Lid, Crease, Outer Corner) to make application easy for makeup newbies.