Your makeup is only as good as your tools. Makeup brushes don’t have to be expensive. Made with synthetic fiber, this set of 14 makeup brushes rivals makeup brushes that cost a lot more and perfect for beginners. The bold handles make them easy to hold. Each of the bigger brushes is clearly labeled so there is no guess work. They are basically a poor person’s version of Sigma brushes.
Does she love makeup? We can’t stress how important it is to clean your makeup brushes regularly. Germs are everywhere. The worst part is drying your brushes. A lot of us get lazy so this USB makeup brush cleaner can help. It comes with 8 different rubber holder designed to fit any sized brush. You dip your brush into the bowl and turn on the spinner. With three different speeds, it takes away all the heavy lifting when it comes wot cleaning your brushes. The best part? It can air dry your brushes in seconds too.
If you are looking for a high quality set of makeup brushes that are a real bang for your buck, the Real Techniques everyday essentials core brushes are some of the best on the market. This set includes 4 of their most popular brushes to do everything: blush, bronzer, highlighter, and concealer. Made with synthetic bristles, these brushes make a perfect addition to anyone’s makeup collection.
Makeup sponges are the best way to get a natural look with makeup. Because it is a sponge, it helps to soak up any excess makeup. While everybody’s favorite makeup sponge is the Beauty Blender, you don’t need to spend so much to get a great makeup sponge. This 2 pack from Real Techniques is just as effective, but is so much more affordable.
We have all heard that you should never go to sleep without removing your makeup because it is bad for your pores. A stack of makeup wipes is every lazy girl’s solution. These ones from Neutrogena help to break down debris in your pores, removing makeup in a simple swipe. At 13, she is at the age where she might want to experiment with eye shadows and lip glosses, so this is a great gift.
For makeup lovers, this product almost seems too good to be true. With this makeup eraser cloth, all you have to do is wet it and wipe off your makeup. Like magic, your makeup is supposed to come off on the cloth. The best part? Because it is reusable and washable, you will save so much money on makeup wipes.
When it comes to makeup brushes, nobody likes to clean them. Most of us have something better to do like get on Instagram. The little gadget might make you want to finally clean the nasty bacteria off your brushes. With a little water and soap, the squishy bumps on the mat are supposed to clean the bristles of your brush when you rub the brushes on the mat. For makeup lovers, it might be one of the greatest inventions.
It seems everybody is obsessed with Glossier. One of our favorite lip balms is Balm DotCom. We don’t know what makes it so moisturizing but it’s probably its base of castor seed oil and beeswax. Hydrating the lips, it comes in a variety of fun colors and flavors. Lip Balm is great when you are first getting into makeup because it slightly tints the lips. With this set you can choose your favorite trio from 8 options. The hard part is choosing your favorites.
A shade shifting lip balm? What is this wizardy? With the most adorable packaging, the clear lip balm transforms when you put it on your lips. The coolest part? The tint is determined with your lips pH-level, making the color unique to you. Activated through moisture, it’s like the mood ring in the makeup industry.
It’s great to go natural but if you are looking for a makeup set that doesn’t have all the synthetic ingredients, this makeup set from Burt Bee’s will be up your ally. Inside it includes a mascara, lip crayon, eye shadow palette, and makeup removing wipes. All of the full sized products are nicely pigmented and live up to the set’s name, Boldly Beautiful.
Neutrals just got boring! If you need color in your life, the NYX Brights palette is for you. With bright blues, greens, reds, oranges, and pinks, you can recreate all of your favorite 70s looks. It’s an intimidating palette, but a lot of fun to play with. It helps that the colors are buildable and blendable so you can get really creative. With 16 colors, the color options are endless.
If you are looking for an inexpensive drugstore eye shadow option, the NYX Ultimate Shadow Palette is a really pretty palette with pretty colors. Containing 16 neutral shades, this palette is versatile enough to create a bunch of makeup looks.
If she’s allowed to use makeup, this large set of makeup is perfect for 13 year old girls looking for their first makeup set. There is plenty to experiment with including blush, concealers, and foundation. Invite the friends over for a makeup date. It’s makeup heaven for a 13 year old girl.
Ever since Ariana Grande released “God Is a Woman” everybody fell in love with her body paint. With eight vivid colors, this cool neon kit from Midnight Glow allows you to paint your body with glowing paint. The paint glows when it is exposed to ultraviolet light or blacklight. The best part? It easily washes off.
When you are just starting out with makeup, it is easy to go overboard. It’s is best to start out with a neutral palette so you don’t have to worry about creating an unnatural look. If you are looking for a drugstore option, ELF is a great brand for 13 year old girls to start out with. With 18 shades, it’s got a nice range of mattes. It’s perfect for creating natural looks that suit every skin tone.
For beginners, you don’t need a full coverage foundation. You want to go for a more natural look and you shouldn’t be able to tell where the makeup is applied. If they want to use a foundation, most 13 year old girls will be fine using a lightweight BB cream, CC cream, or tinted moisturizer. This BB Cream from NYX helps even out your skin while avoiding the caked on foundation look.
Concealer is great when you want a way to hide unwanted blemishes and discoloration. Many girls swear by this concealer from Mabelline. Because it is really pigmented, it is perfect for hiding the dark circles under your eyes and stubborn acne. It comes with a unique sponge applicator that allows you to smoothly apply the concealer without it creasing.
Lipstick can be too much for 13 year old girls. Instead of lipstick, you might want to go with a nude colored tinted lip balm or lip gloss. It not only helps condition her lips, but she can achieve a more natural, airy look. The NYX butter lip gloss in Madeleine is a nice mid tone nude that gives her a slight hint of color without going overboard.
Blush is great for getting glammed out rosy cheeks but it can be difficult for beginners to apply correctly. If you put on too much, you can end up looking like a doll. Blush should always be applied last and you can use your fingers to apply blush. Milani Baked Blush is the best drugstore option. In the color Luminoso, this baked blush makes it easy to build a beautiful healthy glow on your cheeks. It looks great on everybody’s skin. Everybody will swear that you are blushing always.
So you have put on your makeup, what else is left? Setting powder helps lock in your look, making it last longer. Coty loose powder is perfect for using over makeup or even just on your face. You can even use it for baking. It will even help control oily skin as it acts as a mattifier. This product contains Talc.
If you are a beginner and you want to pull off neutral looks, any of the Naked Palettes are perfect. The Naked Basics palette is most suitable for beginners. It comes with 6 neutral matte shades that blend really well. All of the shades are very wearable for the daytime and you don’t need a lot to pull of great natural looks
Ulta has so many great makeup sets. They come in cute little boxes with everything from eye shadows to beauty products. Honestly, she would probably like any of the Ulta starter makeup gift sets even if they aren’t expensive. It just lets her know that she is all grown up, giving her something to experiment and play with when she is just starting out with makeup.
This is such a cute way to organize your makeup. This organizer keeps everything accessible but super neat on your makeup vanity. It has room and pockets for nearly everything I can think of including eye shadow palettes, which most of the organizers I looked at didn’t have. What a great Christmas gift for any makeup lover!
Is your vanity countertop cluttered? Organize it with this cool cosmetic organizer that will save so much of space on any counter. It is great for holding all her beauty supplies. Because it rotates, it makes it very easy to find what you are looking for. All of the compartments are adjustable so you can make them taller to easily fit different beauty products.
Don’t you wish that your vanity mirror had better lighting? Turn your ordinary vanity mirror into a Hollywood style makeup mirror with this lighting kit. The installation couldn’t be easier. The kit comes with 10 dimmable vanity lights that can be stuck to your mirror’s surface using the adhesive backing. Your vanity will not be complete without them. Note: Mirror not included.
Not all of us have perfect lighting in our bathrooms. With a tri-fold design, this vanity mirror has 21 built in lights than can be powered with batteries or a USB cable. The lights can be dimmed or brightened with the touch sensitivity switch. The three panel design allows you to see your face from different angles. The magnifying mirrors on the side allow you to see everything in more detail, making doing your eyebrows and lips easier.
If you are looking to get that Hollywood experience at home, this super decorative mirror will make you feel glamorous. Not only does the mirror have a frame around it, but the dimmable light bulbs around it create ambient light that allows you to see the makeup you are applying on your face.
Any girl who loves doing her makeup will love this lighted vanity mirror from Conair. For the lighted feature, it requires the use of a plug. This 6.5 X 8.5 inch mirror gives you 1 times magnification on one side and 7 times the magnification on the other side so you can focus on the details. The best part? If the bulb goes out, it is replaceable.
Everybody wants to create that Hollywood look in their bedroom. There are many different types of makeup mirrors. We don’t know what to make of this one. Sure it’s got a ring light around it, 7X magnification, and full color lighting, but it goes much more beyond that. It has a freaking bluetooth speaker in it, making it a borderline gadget. With a built in mic, you can even talk to Siri through it. It’s basically the iMirror.
Does she have a lot of beauty products? It can be so easy to get a ton of beauty products but finding some place to store them is challenging. Whether she is traveling or just wants to store all her products in one place, this train case has plenty of space inside. With multiple compartments, it’s deep enough to store her entire collection. The best part? It has adjustable compartments that make it easy to store different sized products.
Do you love removing makeup in the shower? A fogless mirror in the shower can really speed up your beauty regimen. This fogless mirror from ToiletTree works by using a hot water reservoir. With a built in shelf, it will attach to most shower surfaces using a suction cup.
Does she love makeup? We have been looking for a set of storage drawers that you can buy online that mimic the storage you would get from the Alex 9 drawers from Ikea. The closest thing we could find is this drawer storage cart from Iris. We like that it is clear so that you can easily see what is inside each drawer. If you don’t have an Ikea near you, this is a great storage solution for the makeup guru in your life.