Friday, November 20, 2009

Frugal Friday - Great Gloss! The Best Lip Gloss Value Sets

Today I'm highlighting my top picks for lip gloss sets under $25. A Frugal Friday double whammy--while every woman loves lip gloss, these sets also make fantastic holiday gifts for a teacher, secret santa, co-workers or your favorite person. And they make great stocking stuffers-- if you can keep your paws off and not stash them away for yourself!

Clinique Full Potential Lips Plump and Shine Set ($25)
A limited edition set of five mini dual-ended glosses destined to plump lips for a fuller pout. (available online only @

This set contains:

- Glamourful / Mimosa Blossom
- Peach Plump / Ripest Apricot
- Cherry Bomb / Play-full Plump
- Pink Aplenty / Soo Pink
- Luscious Lilac / Double Plum

Stila Lip Glaze Collection $80 value -($25)
Stila features a new limited edition lip glaze collection every year at holiday time. This year's set includes four best selling shades along with four new shades.

This set contains four bestsellers:

- Starfruit (neutral pink with subtle white pearl)
- Kitten (caramel with golden pearl)
- Cranberry (deep red)
- Blackberry (deep warm red brown)

New Shades:
- Marmalade (sheer peach with pink and white pearl )
- Pinkle Twinkle (sheer pink with pink and multicolor sparkle)
- Plum Fairy (sheer plum with pink pearl)
- Candy (sheer pinky coral with subtle rainbow sparkle)

LORAC Couture Shine Gloss Collection $65 value - ($22.50)
A set of five high-gloss formulas that feature light-reflecting Mother of Pearl and Hyaluronic Acid for optimum hydration. Limited edition

The set contains:

- Haute (bright pale pink)
- Couture (deep dusty rose)
- Sheer Luxe (burgundy wine)
- Glam (neutral rose shimmer)
- Lavish- limited edition (shimmering watermelon pink)  

Sephora Mini Super Shimmer Gift Set $40 value - ($20)
A set of 8 ultra shiny, super shimmering, moisturizing tube glosses in all the best selling colors!

The set contains:
-- Precious Pink
-- Feverish Fuchsia
-- Candy Apple
-- Apricot Soufflé
-- In the Buff
-- Desert Gold
-- Rosy Glow
--Bronze Beauty

Philosophy A Kiss and a Wish ($15)
A mini holiday lip shine set in sweet flavors. Limited edition

The set contains:

--Red Licorice
-- Raspberry Sorbet
-- Candy Cane
-- Pink Bubbly

Korres Cherry Lip Kisses $40 value-($19.50)
A limited edition trio of high-shine, long-lasting lip glosses in best-selling shades. Korres uses cherry oil to moisturize, prolong wear and keep these glosses from being sticky. Only available at

This set contains:

Cherry Oil Lipgloss in Nude (sheer pinky beige)
Cherry Oil Lipgloss in Natural Purple (sheer plum brown)
Cherry Oil in Lipgloss Fushcia (shimmering muted fucshia)

 Rosebud Perfume Co. Three Lavish Layers of Lip Balm ($20 Value)- $16
For that person on your gift list who likes balms, Rosebud has their three best selling salves in darling vintage tins. Formulated to provide moisture, sheen and emollient protection while smelling delicious!
This set contains:
--Strawberry Lip Balm
--Rosebud Salve
--Minted Rose Lip Balm