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If you’re anything like me then you find the idea of Christmas shopping with the masses all kinds of anxiety inducing. I thought now would be a great time to put together some blog posts designed to showcase what I think would make really great presents that take the stress out of gift giving!

First up is the Beauty Bay ‘The Showtime’ Beauty Box

An 11-piece beauty box.

Be the star of the show this party season with The Showtime Beauty Box. Packed full of all the makeup essentials you need to create show-stopping looks, this box is the gift that keeps on giving. With everything from eyeshadows, glitters, highlighters, and lipsticks, whether you’re heading to the Christmas party or adding some glam to NYE, you’ll have everything you need. The perfect gift for your BFF, significant other, or just for yourself, give the gift of iconic makeup looks this year.

For just £40 you’ll receive a whopping £119 worth of products expertly collated by the Beauty Bay team.

Beauty Bay ‘The Showtime’ Beauty Box

Inside you’ll find…

Milani Baked Blush Sunset Passion, (Full size) – A warm pink shimmering blush.

Sample Beauty Lash Out Vegan Synthetic Silk False Lashes, (Full size) – A pair of high volume false lashes.

XX Revolution XXpress Shadow Palette XXposed, (Full size) – A four-colour, soft neutral eyeshadow palette.

Nabla Ruby Lights Glitter Palette, (Full size) – A four-colour glitter shadow palette.

Ofra Highlighter Mini Rodeo Drive, (Mini) – A universally flattering highlighter.

MUA Makeup Academy Intense Colour Lip Liner Diva, (Full size) – A deep burgundy lip liner.

Soda Beauty #wegotyoubabe Glitter Lip Gloss, (Full size) – A shimmering silver lip gloss.

BY BEAUTY BAY Matte Lipstick Juice, (Full size) – A bright orange-red lipstick.

wet n wild Lash Renegade Waterproof Mascara Brazen Black, (Full size) – A volumising, waterproof mascara.

By BEAUTY BAY 12 Piece Eye Brush Set, (Full-size) – A 12-piece eyeshadow brush set.

Brushworks Complexion Sponge Duo, (Full size) – A pair of complexion makeup sponges.

Each element works perfectly alongside each other to cream the perfect glam look thus festive season. However, I’m also looking forward to mix and matching things into with my usual routine to really take things to the next level.

I think this is honestly without doubt one of the best beauty boxes I have ever had the pleasure of trying. The mixture of brands and products is just stunning (there is also a less expensive skincare version I’m also coveting that you can check out HERE).


If you follow me over on Instagram (HERE) then you’ll know I’m a bit of a palette hoarder…

I’ve rounded up my fav autumn/winter feels palette so if you’re struggling to narrow down your shopping basket this might give you a nudge in the right direction!

Unicorn Cosmetics Wicked Palette

Celebrating spooky season all year round with this beaut! The grungy colour story of the Unicorn Cosmetics Wicked Palette still has me hooked all these months later.

Full of vampy glam goodness that’ll see you through a multitude of situations. I really can’t see it getting old. It’s also currently on sale for £24.99!

You can use code ‘THEBEAUTYBOO’ at checkout to save some £££.

Nabla Dreamy 2 Palette

Somehow the Nabla Dreamy 2 Palette manages to be both delicate AND bold, something I’m sure we could all do with more of in our lives!

The luxury finish of these rich shadows 100% justifies the £32.50 price tag, plus the packaging is lush and I’m not sure what else you can ask for really?

Spectrum Collections Pantherine Palette

The warm tones of the Pantherine Palette give off utter autumnal dream vibes but also beautiful sunset feels so you’re pretty much covered all year round for £30!

The Spectrum Collections Pantherine Palette is a warm toned delight with (in my opinion) the perfect mix of matte and metallic shades. It’s also super pigmented and blends like a dream.

Lois Cosmetics Rose Metal Palette

The dreamy colour story of the Rose Metal Palette will have you wishing every night was date night. Whilst definitely neutral for the most part it’s rosey tones really add that something special into the mix. Absolutely packed with pigment and the quality is second to none.

Rose Metal is there to soothe the most romantic of souls and for £19.99 will leave you feeling like ever day is Valentine’s Day.

By Beauty Bay Wilderness Palette

A colour story of two halves if ever there was one. Each element of the palette works so beautifully together for a truly unique experience but you really do feel like you’re getting an extra bang for your buck with so much choice and versatility.

This vegan & cruelty free beauty is just so magical with its pigmented mattes and stunning shimmers (or a cheeky duochrome with shade ‘Ray’ which really lifts the whole palette to another level).

The By Beauty Bay Wilderness Palette is an all year round £15 bargain triumph.