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Jocelyn’s Christmas Must-Have #5: BareMinerals 2014 Holiday Collection – the Eyes!


Make Her Up was sent some samples of BareMinerals Holiday Collection. Over the next couple days we’ll be sharing with you what we’ve tried and what we loved (and we loved it all!). Remember MHU doesn’t receive payment for these posts…. just some pretty fantasical products.

First, check out one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE palettes, the Ready Convertible Eyeshadow Palette! This Limited-Edition palette is just as gorgeous as it looks, trust me. I have this one from last year and I’m STILL using it! This thing will last an eternity! BareMinerals Eyeshadow really, truly is about as good as it gets. With the use of a primer (here’s my favorite) this shadow will stay on for 24 hours. Okay, it will stay on for 48 hours, and I’ll just let you think that I wash my makeup off every night like a good girl.

The possibilities are endless with this palette. Hundreds, thousands, MILLIONS of looks are possible with this gorgeous set! Did you notice that the center pops out into a cute mini-palette when you want something smaller? I mean c’mon, it’s genius.


This beautiful palette is only $39 – and that is a STEAL! Don’t wait! This limited edition will be gone before you know it! 


Next we have I Love the Nightlife and Afternoon Delights! Each come with 5 Lasting Line and Long Wearing Eyeliners. These go on so easily and beautifully you will be shocked with the results!

Combine these two products together – and imagine the possibilities!

This collection of Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliners includes five must-have daytime shades for strikingly beautiful eye looks that last. Each wearable shade glides on a precise line for maximum color intensity-every day.


I Love the Nightlife: $29.00

  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Absolute Black
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in True Blue
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Constant Copper
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Certainly Sterling
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Steadfast Slate


  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Eternal Bronze
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Immortal Emerald
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Timeless Taupe
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Perpetual Plum
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Stay Golden

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.



Jocelyn’s Christmas Must-Have #6: Hello Kitty isn’t just for little girls!


How fun are these new products from Hello Kitty? Check out The Red Bow Beauty Diaries.

First we have a diary for the ultimate collector that honors Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary with 15 pretty surprises—from accessories to makeup collectibles.

I think this adorable set would make any girl young or old, happy as could be!

This collectible set offers 15 exclusive Hello Kitty color cosmetics and collectibles in one case. From lip glosses, to eye shadow sticks, liquid eyeliners, to a mini coin purse and a Hello Kitty figurine, this fun selection of trinkets is filled with all of Hello Kitty’s beauty secrets in one special place. Open the diary to reveal a special message from Hello Kitty herself as she gets ready for her party.

This set contains:
– Milk Money coin purse
– Charmmy hair tie
– 1974 figurine
– 16 x All Better bandages
– 2 x All Eyes on Hello Kitty eyeliner appliqués
– 1 pair Supercute accent nail appliqués
– 2 x 0.10 oz XOXO lip glosses in Strawberry Pink, Toffee Nude
– 2 x 0.14 oz Pretty in Pearl Eyeshadow Sticks in Hot Cocoa, Champagne Rose
– 2 x 0.14 oz Electric Slide liquid liners in Violet, Royal Blue
– 2 x 0.12 oz Plush Pout lip balm in Cherry Red, Coral Crush
– 0.30 oz Pink Streak hair mascara

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.


Only $25 at Sephora!

Want something a bit smaller? Check out the Pop-Up Party Eyeshadow Palette!

How cute is this thing!? At $25 this is also available at Sephora!

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Jocelyn’s Christmas Must-Have #7! Bon Voyage Collection Set and Travel Bag from Tarte!


I am absolutely SMITTEN with this gorgeous new collection from Tarte! Introducing my Must-Have #7, this GORGEOUS new Bon Voyage Collection Set from Tarte! For only $59, you get $423 worth of products! $423!!! Can you believe that? And excuse me, but how gorgeous is the box it comes in? I would be as giddy as a school girl to see that under my Christmas tree!

Inside this beautiful lavender and gold box, is a even MORE beautiful travel bag  filled with a collection of limited-edition, oversized must-have beauty essentials for the eyes, lips, cheeks, and complexion!


Tarte’s Bon Voyage Collector’s Set and Travel Bag features a whimsical, feminine design inspired by vintage Parisian glamour. The exclusive travel bag has a structured design and top handle to create the look of luggage, and the soft and dreamy patterns woven throughout the entire collector’s set is meant to reflect the sweet dream of romantic jet setting—Parisian style. This giftable set offers handpicked bestsellers for the eyes, lips, cheeks, and complexion and includes natural-looking shades that flatter all skintones.


Create endless, dreamy looks wherever you go: the sleek statement eye shadow palette is perfectly paired with tarte’s iconic bestsellers in limited-edition, trendy shades for every holiday occasion, and the LipSurgence™ lip gloss can be worn alone for medium coverage and shine, or pair it with the included LipSurgence™ lip tint for amped up lip color. The lights, camera, lashes™ 4-in-1 mascara coats and lengthens every last lash, and the cheek stain leaves you with a natural, healthy flush to keep you glowing. The maracuja oil can be used as a daily facial moisturizer, and to finish off your makeup looks, dust on smooth operator™ Amazonian clay finishing powder over skin as a treatment, or on top of foundation for stay-put makeup.



This set contains:
– 20 x 0.07 oz Amazonian clay eye shadows in Palace Of Versaille, Moulin Rouge, I Think I Cannes, My Own Cotes De Rhone, Boudoir Noir, Fall In Louvre, Provence Upon A Time, Eiffel For You, Too Haute To Handle, Bastille In The Night, Chantilly Lace, Merci You Later, No Champagne, No Gain, Take On Bordeaux, French Riviera, C’est La Vie, Marseille The Word, Play Nice, On A Good Notre Dame, Le Cordon Bleu
– 0.13 oz Deluxe lights, camera, lashes 4-in-1 mascara
– 0.17 oz Limited-edition deluxe cheek stain in Muse (soft nude)
– 0.27 oz LipSurgence lip gloss in Visionary (apricot)
– 0.06 oz LipSurgence lip tint in Romantic (peachy nude)
– 0.23 oz Deluxe maracuja oil
– 0.07 oz Deluxe smooth operator Amazonian clay finishing powder
– Limited-edition collector’s travel bag

Lets be honest…. WE WANT IT. Buy it for yourself. You deserve it.

$59 online or at your nearest Sephora!

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.

Erin’s Christmas Must-Have #8

Make Her Up Must Have's 2014


One of my favorite thing about the holidays is all the fantastic gift sets. Its a great time to stock up on favorites while trying new items. And you always save a bunch with a collection. Check out a few of my favorite collections all available at Ulta!


bareminerals holiday survival

I am a huge fan of bareMinerals but if you are new to the line this is a great little intro kit. A few great essentials to toss in your overnight bag .  The Hydrating Mineral Veil Finishing powder is the perfect way to brighten your skin. Pair that with the Well-Rested Face and Eye Brightener and you will look great no matter how long you danced the night away. Finish your look with the Jack of all Trades Lip Balm and you are brunch ready!


bareMinerals Holiday Survival Essentials Erin’s Christmas Must-Have #8 $26
Ulta exclusive! Bounce back from holiday indulgence with these four brightening and hydrating survival essentials, designed to keep you looking fresh, revived and ready to take on the new year.

A $56.50 value!

Collection Includes:

  • Mini Hydrating Mineral Veil Finishing Powder (0.05 oz.)
  • Mini Well-Rested Face & Eye Brightener (0.02 fl. oz.)
  • Jack of all Trades Lip Balm in Sure Thing (sheer plum) (0.14 oz.)
  • Mini Hydrate & Brighten Face Brush




Pacifica makes some truly beautiful scents and this is a must-have trio. My favorite is the blood orange, such a fresh citrus scent I love it. And both the Indian Coconut Nectar and Tahitian Gardenia are gorgeous. I love the smaller roll on size perfect to stick in your purse, desk or gym bag for on the go freshening up.

PACIFICA Enchanted Roll-On Trio $19
Three of Pacifica’s most beloved scents in this grain alcohol perfume come together to be layered or worn alone. Featuring fab legacy faves, Tuscsan Blood Orange, Indian Conconut Nectar and Tahitian Gardenia. Pacifica’s portable Perfume Roll-Ons are perfect for those who want to take their favorite fragrance with them. It is also a valuable alternative for those who still love the way alcohol carries a scent but do not wish to use a spray. And they are the cutest little gems!

Fromulated without phthalates, parabens, carmine, beeswax, lanolin, mineral oils, propylene glycol, petroleum and peanut oil. No animal testing. 100% Vegan and cruelty-free.


ulta perfect wink

This is one of my favorite collections of the holidays. A crazy good deal a $25 this is one to treat yourself to. With 3 full size products and two deluxe sized samples this is everything you need for gorgeous eyes. The Lorac liner was new to me and wow is it easy to use. Perfect for people like me who love the look of liquid liner but have a shaky hand. I seriously love everything in this collection and the little handbag it comes in is perfect for a night out on the town. Just enough room to carry the essentials.

The Perfect Wink Ulta $25 (Sold out online maybe available in store?)
All the tools to create and the perfect eye! Five best selling beauty products tissue wrapped in a black metallic mesh zipper wristlet.

This set contains:

  • Benefit, They’re Real Mascara
  • Laura Geller GlamLASH
  • Mally Beauty LE  Volumizing Mascara (Full Size)
  • STILA Smudgestick Waterproof Eye Liner in Bluefin (Full size)
  • Lorac Front of the Line PRO Liquid Eyeliner in Black (Full size)


Ulta has so many great holiday collections and most are exclusive and limited editions. So hurry to your local Ulta store or check out to find the perfect gift.


*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.