Benefit & LORAC Holiday 2014 Makeup Collections!

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Continuing with our overview of the 2014 holiday makeup collections, today I’m showcasing offerings from Benefit & Lorac. I discovered the Benefit Holiday Sweet Shoppe Collection via their Instagram about a week or two ago, and instantly feel in love with their packaging, As usual, Benefit never fails to deliver on whimsy. I must confess, the first thing that drew me to Benefit so many years ago was their packaging, but I kept coming back for their products.

 LORAC, on the other hand, is sticking to their simple yet elegant packaging for their The Royal Collection. Of course like all smart beauty companies, they know that you won’t be just buying these gift sets for others, as they are must haves for the “Royal We,” or me.

Below is a list of both the LORAC and Benefit 2014 holiday collections, which are available now at Ulta, Sephora, department stores, online and at Benefit Boutiques.

Benefit Sweet Shoppe – packaged in cute candy themed boxes, each limited edition set feels like a street scene from your favorite holiday cartoons, such as Frosty Snowman. The collection features nine different sets, all at varying price points.

Goodies a go-go $25 (sweet & seductive eye kit)

Benefit goodies a gogo

This kit is all about eyes, and comes in a collectible tin, which features four longwear powder eyeshadows, stay don’t stray eye primer, and they’re real mascara.

Sweet Tintations $26 (limited edition lip & cheek set)

Benefit Sweet Tintations

If you love Benefit’s tints and balms, this is the Tinternational set for you. It features a full size benebalm and lolibalm, along with two matching medium sized tints.

Cheeky Sweet Spot $36 (box o’ blushes)

Benefit cheeky sweet spot

For the FIRST-TIME EVER, Benefit’s famous box o’powders are all together in one cheeky sweet spot. The blustastic kit includes, dandelion, sugarbomb, CORALista, bella bamba, hoola, rockateur, and watt’s up! What a great gift for me, me, and me! (Note: this item is sold out on, but I was able to find it online at Sephora, and Macys). If I didn’t already have all these separately, I would jump on this in a heartbeat! Highly recommended, but hurry beauties, this is selling quickly!

Fun-size Flirts $38 (limited edition set of beauty bestsellers)

Benefit Fun size flirts

The name of this collection really says it all, because it delivers ten different deluxe sized products to try and love. You’ll be able to prime, perfect and perk-up your complexion, with everything from the POREfessional, to posietint, to ooh la lift, BADgal lash, and more.

Pretty Parfait $39 (limited edition makeup set)

Benefit pretty parfait

Benefit calls this their “toots sweet,” set, and I can definitely see why. It comes with three full size products of their bestselling they’re real! Mascara, stay don’t stray, gimme brow, and a deluxe sample of the POREfessional in a darling tin!

Sugarglam Fairies $45 (limited edition set for lashes, lips & face)

Benefit Sugarglam fairies

You’ll definitely have dreams of sugarglam fairies, with this sexy lips, lashes and complexion collection. Housed in an adorable Sweet Shoppe box, this set comes with a full size they’re real mascara, the POREfessional, and hoola, as well as a medium sized benetint.

Complexion Confections $48 (Best of Benefit skincare set)

Benefit Complexion Confections

Give the gift of a beautiful complexion this holiday with Benefit’s bestsellers. Complete with full sizes of triple performing facial emulsion, it’s potent! eye cream, and instant comeback facial serum, along with a deluxe sample of POREfessional, this collection delivers a happy and poreless holiday season.

Delicious Wishes $64 (limited edition makeup set)

Benefit delicious wishes

Designed to make all your beauty wishes come true, this sweet set is filled with bestsellers. You’ll get full sizes of the POREfessional, hello flawless oxygen wow, and posietint, along with a deluxe sample of stay flawless.

Candy-coated Countdown $99 (limited edition beauty advent calendar)

Benefit candy coated countdown

Counting down to Christmas has never been sweeter thanks to this limited edition advent calendar filled with bestsellers and surprise gifts. If you want spoiler alerts of this gift you can take a peek at, because I’m keeping it a secret.


LORAC The Royals

Lorac wants you to enjoy the royal treatment so you can reign supreme this holiday season with their The Royals gift sets, all priced for under $30. This collection features four different sets, which, according to, are housed in rich, plush, velvety boxes with gorgeous gold accents. Though this collection is small, it feels very luxurious and special to me.


LORAC  The Royal Eye Duo $22

Lorac 2

LORAC wants you to rule the season with their 3D Lustre/Liner in Copper/Black Cherry and Cobra Mascara duo. The Lustre/Liner can be used to create lustrous, metallic eyes, while the mascara creates super long, faux looking lashes.

LORAC  The Royal Lip Lustre Crème Set $25

Lorac 3

Adorn your lips with 6 beautiful glosses, including Empress, Princess, and Enchanted, which are exclusive to this set. This is the ideal gift for any lipgloss princess who wants to bath their lips in antioxidants and vitamins for that luscious, regal pout. I might have to “own the throne,” and try out this set for myself.

The Royal 3D Liquid Lustre Set – Limited Edition $28

Lorac 1

This has to be one of the most unique holiday gifts I have seen, and I think it’s perfect for anyone who loves to experiment with shimmers or lustres on their eyes or cheeks. The 3D Liquid Lustre set comes complete with four pastel, princess-inspired, long-lasting, shimmering top coats in Opal, 24K, Rose Quartz, and Amethyst.

The Royal Pro Eye Collection $28

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Go PRO and be Enchanted with this PRO pocket palette, liquid eyeliner, and mascara. This royal worthy mini palette features the Gold shadow from the PRO Palette, Cocoa from Pro Palette 2, and an exclusive PRO shade in ivory. It’s ideal for creating holiday looks fit for a queen.  

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  1. I purchased the Ulta Lorac exclusive called The Royal Eye Shadow Collection ($38). Have you seen that one? It’s fabulous for a Lorac addict like me. 🙂 Very elegantly packaged too. Great post!

  2. I purchased the Ulta Lorac exclusive called The Royal Eye Shadow Collection ($38). Have you seen that one? It’s fabulous for a Lorac addict like me. 🙂 Very elegantly packaged too. Great post!