Best Holiday Beauty Freebies

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Thinking about giving a makeup set or beauty product as a gift this holiday? Plenty of department stores have special offers in which you receive a free gift with a purchase—that’s two presents for the price of one! Or you can spend a little more cash and score an extra-special gift pack at a value price. We’ve combed the aisles and battled the holiday shoppers to find the best deals and steals at major department stores.

Benefit

Macy's Online

Spend $50 on any Benefit products and a free gift box will be yours!

Clinique

Bloomingdale's, Macy's, and Nordstrom In Store/Online

Purchase any product and for an extra $39.50 you can get a limited-edition compact.

  • Color Surge Eye Shadow (five shades)
  • Butter Shine Lipstick in Crushed Grape, Parisian Red, Pink Goddess, Ambrosia, and Adore U
  • Blushing Blush Powder Blusher in Pink Love, Precious Posy, and Sunset Glow
  • Makeup Applicators
  • Mirrored Lid
  • Step-by-step tips for natural, dramatic, and all-out glam looks.
Saks Fifth Avenue In Store

Spend over $35 on any Clinique product and snag a Milly bag designed exclusively for Clinique by designer Michelle Smith filled with seven sample-size products.

  • 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula
  • Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
  • Even Better Skin Tone Correcting Moisturizer SPF 20
  • Deep Comfort Body Butter
  • Clinique Color Compact (two eye shadows and one blush)
  • High Impact Mascara in Black
  • Long Last Lipstick in All Heart
Lord & Taylor In Store

Spend $28 and you snag a printed makeup case with seven travel-size products from the line.

Dior

Bloomingdale's In Store

With any $125 purchase, you receive a beautiful silver Dior jewelry case filled with 10 sample-size products of your choice.

Elizabeth Arden

Lord & Taylor Online/In Store

Spend $27.50 on any products and for an extra $45 you can purchase the Holiday Color Collection, valued at $350. This kit contains a red patent-leather makeup case and 15 full-size products.

  • Gold metallic compact with 12 eye shadows in Sparkle, Sun, Pewter, Frosty Pink, Lucky, Smoke, Ember, Rosy Peach, Terra Bronze, Light Blue, Graphite, and Wine
  • Cheek colors in Sunny Pink and Sandberry
  • Shimmer powders in Rose Shimmer, Gold, Nude Shimmer, and Bronze
  • Taupe lip pencil
  • Eye pencils in Espresso and Smoky Black
  • Ceramide Ultra Lipsticks in Cinnamon, Petal, and Cassis
  • High Shine Lip Gloss Wands in Sparkle and Golden Red
  • Ceramide Lash Extending Treatment Mascara in Black
  • All Gone Eye and Lip Makeup Remover
  • Red crocodile brush pouch with a three-piece brush set
  • Red crocodile leopard-lined travel bag

Estée Lauder

Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, and Nordstrom In Store/Online

Purchase any Estée Lauder fragrance and if you spend an extra $57.50 you’ll get an Estée Lauder travel kit valued at $340.

  • Deluxe eye shadow compact (18 shades)
  • Deluxe all-over face compact (three blushes and Bronze Goddess bronzer)
  • Pure Color Gloss in Orchid Passion Shimmer and Electric Ginger Shimmer)
  • Pure Color Lipstick in Barely Nude, Candy, and Exotic Orchid
  • Artist Eye Pencils in Soft Smudge Black and Soft Smudge Brown
  • Sumptuous Bold Volume Lifting Mascara in Black
  • Gentle Eye Makeup Remover
  • Makeup brush set including powder, lip, and eye brushes
  • Coordinating fabric-wrapped mirror
  • Train case and bow bag in red patent leather.
Bloomingdale's, Macy's, and Nordstrom In Store/Online

Purchase any fragrance from Estée Lauder and for an extra $39.50 you can nab a Deluxe Compact.

  • Six eye shadows
  • One blush
  • Pure Color Lipstick in Tiger Eye
  • Pure Color Gloss in Wired Copper
  • Double Wear Stay In Place Pencil in Onyx
  • Gold blush and eye shadow brush
  • Gold Michael Kors case

Lancôme

Lord & Taylor, Macy's, and Nordstrom In Store/Online

Purchase any product and for an extra $57.50 you score a black cosmetics case with 13 full-size products.

  • Juicy Tubes Lip Glosses in Bolole and Simmer
  • Color Design Lipcolors in It Girl and Sugared Maple
  • Blush Subtil in Cedar Rose
  • Limited-edition Eye Shadow Brush Duo (for lid and liner)
  • Le Crayon Khôl Eye Liner in Black Coffee
  • Bi-Facil Eye Makeup Remover
  • Définicils Mascara in Black
  • Color Design Eye Shadow in Latte, Kitten Heel, and Mannequin
  • Signature train case
Saks Fifth Avenue In Store

Spend over $85 and you’ll take home a metallic pink cosmetics bag with your choice of five samples from the line. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue stores nationwide.

Laura Mercier

Saks Fifth Avenue In Store

Spend over $150 and get a dark brown cosmetics bag with Crème Lip Color in Bing Cherry, Mineral Eye Shadow in Ballet Pink, and purple eye liner.

Michael Kors

Bloomingdale's In Store/Online

Spend over $65 on any beauty product and you score a gold sequined Michael Kors clutch!

Nars

Lord & Taylor In Store

Spend over $75 and you receive a three-piece gift set (products are full-size!). You can choose between lip gloss and nail polish.

Philosophy

Macy's In Store

Spend over $50 and you’ll be gifted a clear cosmetics case with sample sizes of lip gloss, body cream, and body wash.

Prada

Bloomingdale's Online

Purchase any large Prada Candy eau de parfum spray and you’ll receive a free cosmetics purse!

Yves Saint Laurent

Macy's In Store

Spend $75 and receive a free cosmetics case with travel-size Rouge Pur Couture lipstick and Dessin Du Regard Crayon Yeux Haute Tenue eye pencil (in any shade you like!) as well as makeup remover.