Holiday shopping can be tedious – but what's easier than picking up some makeup, beauty tools or parfum for your sister or momma? Nothing. Trust us. 

Herewith, our top 5 beauty gifting picks:

Miss Piggy is Hot

Indulge in some Muppet mania and buy your girlfriend (or yourself, who's checking?) something from the limited edition, Miss Piggy-inspired eye makeup collection. Get her glam pink look with MAC's frosty shadow, black liquid liner and extra long, extra thick, Piggy-channeling lashes. Miss Piggy for MAC is available exclusively online until December 5, 2011.






Rachel Roy is Beauty

The ever-so-beautiful Rachel Roy recently released her beauty collection, a simple palette of flattering eyeshadow shades for a bold day and night look. It's already on back order, so act fast to ensure December shipping. Multi-colour palette, $32 |






For the Girly Girl

Hello Kitty – say no more. This noir 5-piece brush set is part ridiculous, part kitsch, part cute, and a welcome gift for your sister who still has a crush on Tuxedo Mask, keeps her teddy collection hidden under her bed, and likes cats but has allergies. Brush set with collectible Hello Kitty container, $55 | Sephora locations across North American and online at






The Ultimate Beauty Organizer

Cute and chic, the Paramount Beauty Bag is perfect for keeping your beauty stash organized when traveling. I picked one up at the Toronto Holt's and love it unconditionally. And the best part: the 3 piece set comes in at $25, and includes a $10 off coupon and generous sized samples (loved the shu uemura eye lash curler). Buy it for your mom, friend and yourself. Holt Renfrew Private Label Paramount Beauty Bag, $25 | Available at Holt Renfrew across Canada







Indulge Your Mom

A bevy of sensual floral scents, this special couture edition of Victor&Rolf Flowerbomb eau de parfum is the perfect treat for your mom (or yourself if you likes roses, jasmin and orchids. And if you made that bonus this year and feel like sharing the love with mom, add the new Cle de Peau Beaute Intensive Eye Contour Cream ($300) and La Creme ($600) to her stocking. Victor&Rolf Flowerbomb, $25 – $150 | At Sephora stores across North America and Holt Renfrew across Canada. Cle de Peau Beate is sold at Holt Renfrew and The Bay – or try across the border for significant discounts.