12 Galentine’s Day Gifts Every Makeup Lover Will Appreciate


Galentine’s Day is right around the corner, (you know, the day before Valentine’s Day) which means it’s time to start shopping for your makeup-loving bestie. You may be at a loss for what to get the person who seems to have it all, but we’ve got you covered! From lipsticks and liners to eye shadow and mascara, every beauty guru will appreciate a new makeup product.

Whether you’re treating yourself or a loved one, these twelve products are guaranteed to impress.

Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer

Milk Makeup’s Hydro Grip Primer not only helps makeup stay in place all day long, but it’s hydrating, smoothing and calming as well. Made for normal to dry skin, the gel is great for improving elasticity while keeping products locked in.

Promising review: Bethany says, “This is my favorite primer ever! Your foundation sticks to it like glue for that flawless finish. No complaints.”

Nars Audacious Lipstick

The Audacious Lipstick from Nars is nourishing, smoothing and bold. The satin finish glides on perfectly and will leave lips looking and feeling their best. With twelve different color options, the creamy lipstick stays in place all day, helping lips look fuller and softer.

Promising review: Hannah says, “Holy. Moly. This is officially my new favorite lipstick of all time. Not only is the color perfect, but the formula is flawless.”

Alleyoop Multi-Tasker 4-in-1 Brush

Another product any makeup lover will appreciate is Alleyoop’s Multi-Tasker 4-in-1 Brush. Not only does it include four different makeup brushes, but’s compact and perfect for traveling as well! The tool comes with a concealer sponge along with a blush, brow and eyeshadow brush for flawless makeup application.

Promising review: Chaz says, “This brush is game changing! It’s so much easier than scrambling through your brushes in the morning. The beauty sponge is soft and so are the bristles!”

Uoma Beauty Badass MF Lip Liner

Uoma Beauty’s Badass MF Matte Filler Lip Liner shapes, fills and adds definition to create a full, smooth lip moment. The highly pigmented pencils come in six different shades that will take lips to a whole other level this Galentine’s Day.

Promising review: Jennifer says, “This liner has very good color, it’s long lasting, I don’t even feel it. It helps keep my lip oil in place, and glides on my lips. I will always buy this!”

Benefit Cheek Stars Palette

Benefit’s Cheek Stars Reunion Tour Palette is perfect for those looking for an all-in-one makeup palette. Containing a bronzer, pearl highlighter and three different blush options, the set is perfect for Galentine’s Day and will produce a gorgeous face of makeup.

Promising review: Jen says, “I love this palette! It makes getting ready in a hurry a breeze. I knew I’d love everything in it, but Dallas is a beautiful blush shade. I highly recommend this!”

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Concealer

Anything from Fenty Beauty would be a great gift, but the Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Concealer will for sure impress! Its creamy formula is crease-proof, long-lasting and perfectly conceals blemishes and dark under eyes. Not to mention, it comes in 50 different shades so everyone can find their perfect match.

Promising review: Alexis says, “I was looking for a concealer for everyday wear, with good coverage, and matched my skin perfectly…THIS IS IT. It blends so seamlessly and has the perfect coverage.”

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush

The Soft Pinch Liquid Blush from Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty is everything. It’s long-lasting, buildable and helps users attain a gorgeous cheek color. With four different shades, the lightweight formula compliments most complexions and creates a natural, rosy look.

Promising review: Mel says, “This is hands down the best blush I have ever used. A very little goes a long way and it’s very easy to blend and sheer out. It doesn’t budge all day even with masks!”

Beauty Bakerie Flour Setting Powder

Everyone could use a good translucent powder. Beauty Bakerie’s Flour Setting Powder lets users keep foundation in place all day long, keeping oil at bay and smoothing out skin’s texture. Plus, it comes in six different shades for those who prefer pigment in their setting powder.

Promising review: Ally says, “This is the absolute best translucent setting powder you will ever find. I’ve used it for years and it sets and blurs my skin perfectly.”

Becca Cosmetics Shimmering Pressed Highlighter

Becca Cosmetics’ beloved Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter is the perfect product for glowing skin. The creamy formula compliments most skin types to produce a radiant shimmer. Not to mention, the highlighter actually contains pearls to reflect light from every angle.

Promising review: Bailey says, “This is the best highlighter out there! It creates a natural glow that is wearable from casual every day go, to nights out. It is a must-have!”

Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Instant Eyeshadow Palette

Another makeup product everyone will love this Galentine’s Day is Charlotte Tilbury’s Bejewelled Instant Eyeshadow Palette. With several different matte, shimmer and metallic shades, the palette is all that’s needed for a gorgeous eye moment. Plus, it’s cruelty and gluten-free!

Promising review: Belle says, “The formula is vibrant and smooth. It’s so easy to blend, and it doesn’t show or add texture to my eyelids. I really enjoy using it. The packaging is beautiful too.”

LashFood Makeup Eraser Pen

The Makeup Eraser Pen from LashFood is another makeup tool that will elevate every makeup lover’s beauty routine. The correcting pen can instantly fix mistakes, remove unwanted makeup and help create precise, clean lines. Formulated with chamomile and vitamin E, it’s soothing and safe for sensitive skin.

Promising review: Nina says, “This pen has saved me so many times when I mess up my eyeliner or when I get flecks of mascara all over my eyes. I love it!!”

Ilia Beauty Limitless Lash Mascara

Lastly, Ilia Beauty’s Limitless Lash Lengthening Mascara is a game-changer. The clean formula lifts, curls and elongates lashes to produce a fuller, more voluminous look. Not only does it help define, but it’s also formulated to condition, nourish and hold lashes in place.

Promising review: Lily says, “Amazing product! The wand allows for such a smooth, clump free application. My lashes look clean and flirty. I’m in love with this mascara.”

Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.

Which beauty products are you gifting this year? Let us know in the comments!

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