Gift Ideas: Makeup Must-haves That Every Makeup Enthusiast Will Love


Looking for stocking stuffers this holiday season? NARS debuts new products and shades that makeup fans will surely love.

With the holiday season fast approaching, everyone is abuzz as they search for the perfect gift to give their loved ones. From food trays, gadgets, jewelry, and more, there are just so many options to choose from. And really, it’s so easy to get lost in all the hubbub.

But for the makeup enthusiasts, we’ve got you covered. Check out our list of new makeup must-haves—courtesy of makeup brand NARS. You’ll surely find a shade (or two) that will best fit your friends and family.


10 Makeup Must-haves That Every Makeup Enthusiast Will Love

10. Unwrapped Audacious Lipstick (PHP 1,850)

This award-winning Audacious lipstick comes in two coveted shades: Mona and Augustine. Packaged in a holiday-edition metallic silver container, each bullet is detailed with a ribbon-wrapped design for that fancy feel.

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9. Bijoux Eyeshadow Palette (PHP 3,500)

Keep your eyes on the prize… literally! This richly-hued palette of sixteen intensely-pigmented eyeshadows come in jewel tones and velvety neutrals in matte, satin, and shimmer finishes—plus the lovely addition of glitter toppers, too!

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8. Unwrapped Orgasm Blush Duo (PHP 2,300)

From cheek to chic, this holiday-edition duo cheek palette allows you to work your angles in style! Made with NARS’ bestselling formula in iconic peachy-pink Orgasm, it’s accompanied by a new, shimmering deep coral Orgasm X for a bigger and bolder blush effect.

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7. Full Access Cheek Set (PHP 3,500)

An all-in-one cheek set designed for high impact and high style, this palette comes packed with well-loved NARS blush shades in Orgasm,  Behave, and Tempted, along with bronzing powder in Laguna. Packaged in an exclusive red and black ribbon-wrapped palette, this set even includes a mini blush brush.  

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6. Pleasure Seeker Afterglow Lip Balm Set (PHP2,250)

Treat your lips to Afterglow lip balm‘s line of sheer, hint of tint colors. Available in full-size Orgasm plus mini-sized balms in Clean Cut, Turbo, and new Orgasm X, these are made with Monoï Hydrating Complex for smooth and supple comfort, along with a blend of antioxidants to help protect and condition lips.

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5. Unwrapped Mini Brush Set (PHP 3,500)

Shade your way with the Unwrapped Mini Brush set, which comes with 4 limited-edition metallic pink brushes that help define and diffuse eyes, or sculpt and soften cheeks for the ultimate blush and glow. Comes in a holiday-edition, ribbon-wrapped metallic makeup bag for easy access.

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4. Air Matte Lip Color (PHP 1,500 each)

Daringly diffused and seductively soft, these matte shades are lightweight and feel cushiony on lips. With air-kissed pigments that add featherweight colors onto lips and a Color Diffusion complex that creates a soft-focus finish with a creamy feel, your lips have never looked or felt good like this. What’s more, you can build and blend with its accompanying custom-designed applicator.

Available exclusively in the Rustans Makati Flagship Store, Powerplant Mall, Rockwell, SM Aura LOOK,, and Lazada.

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Air Matte Lip Color in Dragon Girl (left) and Gypsy (right)
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Air Matte Lip Color in Chaser (left) and Shag (right)
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Air Matte Lip Color in Surrender (left) and Thrust (right)

3. Powermatte Lip Pigment (PHP 1,500 each)

Potency meets precision in this powerful matte. Its Fluid Pigment complex treats your lips to liquefied pigment with a zero-gravity feel. What’s more, each swipe gives you infinite matte color saturation with ultra-flexible long-lasting wear. Lightweight and sensorial, this glides like ink on lips and dries down to lock in the formula for a smudge-resistant, carefree wear.

Exclusively available at Rustans Makati Flagship Store,, and Lazada.

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Powermatte Lip Pigment in Get it On (left), Dragon Girl (center), and Bad Guy (right)

2. Climax Liquid Eyeliner (PHP 1,450)

Achieve a dramatic look with NARS’ new Climax Liquid Eyeliner. Now in their deepest matte black yet, this eyeliner features an innovative fluid pigment system for even application and instant payoff that lasts for 16 hours without smudging. With just one stroke, the uniquely tapered brush contours to any eye shape and look with intense control.

Exclusively available at Rustans Makati Flagship Store, Powerplant Mall,  Rockwell, SM Aura LOOK,, and Lazada.

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1. Climax Eyeshadow Palette (PHP 3,200)

Showcasing NARS’ most innovative eyeshadow finishes yet, the Climax Eyeshadow Palette comes with 9 smoky shades in silky matte, metallic, and multi-dimensional finishes. What’s more, its lightweight and creamy formula makes it possible to wear each shade alone or be layered on for a more dramatic effect.

Shades include:

  • OPEN WIDE (matte beige) 
  • PRIVATE SHOW (matte mauve brown) 
  • PASSION PLAY (shimmering champagne) 
  • ENVIOUS (metallic copper) 
  • HOOKED (antique pewter)
  • NEXT LEVEL (shimmering deep brown) 
  • UP IN SMOKE (matte khaki) 
  • PUBLIC EYE (matte rich brown) 
  • NIGHT RHYTHM (shimmering slate blue)
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NARS is available in these Rustans Department Stores branches: Makati, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Alabang Town Center, Ayala Center Cebu Adora, Greenbelt 5, Powerplant Mall, Rockwell, and Central Square Mall, BGC. Likewise, you may shop for your NARS favorites in SM Megamall Pop-up and SM Aura LOOK, or online via LOOK, Rustan’s, and Lazada.

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