Beauty Stocking Stuffer Ideas That Are Guaranteed Crowd-Pleasers

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Here’s the thing about stocking stuffers—even if you’re not actually putting them in someone’s stocking, they still make great gifts when you want to get someone a little something, without going overboard. You know, for that co-worker you’re kind of friendly with or your favorite spin class instructor…you get the picture. The other great thing about stocking stuffers? They’re ideal when you want to give yourself a little something (hey, it’s the holidays and you deserve it.)

Check out our favorite beauty stocking stuffers here.

Our Top Picks

Sachajuan Protective Hair Perfume

sachajuan protective hair perfume

Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

Not only does this hair perfume smell amazing—a floral blend balanced with notes of green apple and cedarwood—it also hydrates, eliminates static, and protects against UV rays. A must-have for city dwellers.

Tinkle Eyebrow and Face Razor, 4 Packs

tinkle eyebrow razor

Courtesy of Amazon 

There is perhaps no easier (or more affordable) way to get rid of peach fuzz on the face and neck, as well as groom eyebrow hairs than with these beloved razors. They're gentle, colorful, and effective.

Chloven Velvet Hair Scrunchies, 45 Pieces

These pretty velvet scrunchies are perfect for any occasion, whether worn during a regular workday or to a special event. They come in a pack of 45, meaning you can gift all to one lucky recipient or split them up between different stockings.

Esker Beauty Allover Jade Roller

Esker Allover Roller

 Courtesy of Net-A-Porter

There are plenty of jade rollers for your face, but this is the first for the body; it’s extra-large to help boost lymphatic drainage and combat puffiness and swelling.

Check out our roundup of the best jade rollers you can buy today.

Charlotte Tilbury A Pop Of Pillow Talk Magic Lip & Eye Kit

Charlotte Tilbury a Pop of Pillow Talk Magic Lip & Eye Kit

 Courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

One lippie in the universally-flattering pinky nude Pillow Talk shade is sold every two minutes; now, it comes in an eyeshadow quad and lacquered gloss. This set is limited edition, making it even more of a special gift. Also, get your hands on it while you can because it won't last.

Aquis Original Microfiber Hair Turban

This is not your average hair towel. Wrapping your hair up in this post-shower will lead to significantly decreased drying time (we're talking up to 50%), thanks to a proprietary wicking fabric. Sold.

Read more reviews of the best hair towels available to purchase online.

Crest 3D White Whitestrips with Light

If your friend or loved one has hinted at wanting to try a professional teeth whitening service a time or two, gift them this cult-favorite whitening kit equipped with a handheld device so they could try it at home. It dramatically whitens teeth and weakens stains in as little as 10 days.

Read more reviews of the best teeth whitening products available today.

Wet Brush Classic Brush

Promote better hair health with this brush meant to be used on wet or dry hair. It makes detangling knots a total breeze with less breakage and snagging compared to traditional brushes.

Peep our roundup of the best hair brushes for other options.

Ouai Texturizing Hair Spray, Mini Size

ouai texturizing hair spray

Courtesy of Sephora

The ultimate hair styling companion, this spray is a cross between a dry shampoo and hair spray, able to build va-va-voom volume and texture in seconds. Gift the mini size to your friends and loved ones and we're confident they'll eventually transition to the larger size on their own.

TonyMoly Tako Pore Blackhead Scrub Stick

Don't be fooled by the cutesy packaging, this exfoliating stick means business. It's formulated with a potent blend of marine plant extracts, black mud, and charcoal to eliminate pore-clogging debris for clearer, brighter skin.

Compact Makeup Mirror in Marble

Perfect for applying makeup while on the go, this compact mirror makes for the perfect present. It's available in five designs, but the marble is especially chic for people of all ages.

Peep our guide to the best makeup mirrors on the market.

Maison Margiela 'Replica' Deluxe Mini Coffret Set

Maison Margiela Replica Deluxe Mini Coffret Set

 Courtesy of Sephora

This brand is a Byrdie fragrance favorite, and here you get five of their most signature scents, each meant to evoke a specific memory.

Sakara Beauty Chocolates

sakara beauty chocolates

Courtesy of Sakara

Is this a beauty supplement or a delicious sweet treat? We say both. Made with dark cacao these have just one gram of sugar and contain plant-based collagen to boost improve skin moisture and elasticity.

BeautyBlender Makeup Sponge

beautyblender makeup sponge

Courtesy of Amazon

Thanks to the soft texture of the beautyblender makeup sponge, your foundation, blush, concealer and more can look airbrushed and like second skin. Now tell us, who would be disappointed with results like that?

Read reviews and shop for the best makeup sponges on the Internet.

LanMa Beauty Blending Sponge Holder

beauty blending sponge holder

Courtesy of Amazon

Instead of keeping your makeup sponge on your bathroom counter or vanity to dry, where it can inevitably pick up some germs, store it in these adorable rose gold holders. By keeping your makeup sponge clean, you can help prevent the risk of unwanted breakouts, so this pick is totally worth it if you ask us.

Mario Badescu Facial Spray

The perfect midday pick-me-up to boost moisture on dry, dehydrated skin. It also doubles as a setting spray to lock in makeup.

Read more reviews of the best setting sprays on the market.

Slip Silk Scrunchie Holiday Bauble

Slip Silk Scrunchie Holiday Bauble

 Courtesy of Pottery Barn 

No surprise here: Scrunchies are back. Here, you get four, all made of high-quality silk to keep hair smooth and frizz-free.

Love all things silk? Read through our best silk pillowcases article.

Lunya Washable Silk Sleep Mask

Lunya Washable Silk Sleep Mask

Courtesy of Lunya

Speaking of silk, this 100% silk eye mask makes it easy to get your beauty sleep and also doubles as a headband to keep your hair out of the way during your pre-bedtime skincare routine.

Want to take a look at some more options? Read reviews and shop for the best sleep masks on the market.

Organic Bath Bomb Gift Set

Take bath time up about 15 notches with this assortment of deliciously-scented bath bombs. We can't decide what we love more, the seven different addictive scents or the fact that they're shaped like sweet treats—think cupcakes and donuts. Good thing we don't have to pick.

See more of our favorite bath bombs in our roundup of the best.

Touchland Power Mist Hand Sanitizer

As we inch closer and closer towards the cold and flu season, it's even more important to keep germs at bay. This might just be the chicest hand sanitizer we’ve ever seen; it's equal parts pretty and practical. The formula kills over 99.9% of germs, but is moisturizing, not drying, and comes in eight different scents.

Nest Votive Candle in Spiced Orange & Clove

Nest Votive Candle in Spiced Orange & Clove

 Courtesy of Bloomingdales

Okay, so maybe a candle technically doesn’t fall into the beauty category, but it’s still a great stocking stuffer. Especially when it’s this baby, in the iconic brand’s newest holiday scent of orange mixed with cinnamon, gingered honey, star anise, and spiced brandy. Long story short: It smells great and won't disappoint as a gift.

Interested in reading more reviews? Take a look at our selection of the best candles.

Parachute Quilted Slippers

Parachute Quilted Slippers

 Courtesy of Parachute

Again, not really beauty, but wear these while you do your AM or PM beauty routine and it will make the process that much more enjoyable. Made with plush terry, you’ll feel like you’re walking on clouds.

Esarora Ice Roller

esarora ice roller

Courtesy of Amazon

The cooling benefit of this ice roller helps eliminate puffiness on the face and around the eyes. Rolling it all over the facial contours is a fun activity to do before bed or upon waking to decompress, relieve fatigue, and calm the skin.

E5 Animal Print Sheet Masks

Nothing against ordinary sheet masks, but ones with unique designs—like these animal prints—are way more fun. There are 12 masks in total, a variety of tiger, panda, and lion designs infused with green tea, aloe, and collagen respectively. Stuff all three animal prints into a stocking for a gift that will surely be remembered.

"Wild Beauty: Wisdom & Recipes for Natural Self-Care" by Jana Blankenship

This beauty book has fun anecdotes, helpful info, plus over 45 DIY recipes for natural makeup, haircare, skincare, and even perfume.

Elizavecca Bubble Clay Mask

elizavecca carbonated bubble clay mask

Courtesy of Amazon

If you (or your giftee) love to play around with face masks, this one should be added to the rotation. It bubbles up on the face (creating quite the selfie opp) to detox the skin and flush out the pores so your complexion feels clean and refreshed.

Check out our guide to the best K-beauty face masks you can buy.

Kooshoo Hair Ties

Everyone always needs more hair ties, so go ahead and gift friends and loved ones these plastic-free ones, made of organic cotton. Strong but not overly tight, they’re also creaseless and look just as cute on your wrist as they do on your ponytail.

Looking for more options? Check out our guide to the best hair ties available today.

Cocokind Highlighter Trio

Cocokind Highlighter Trio

 Courtesy of Cocokind

These creamy sticks can be used individually or mixed and matched to create your own unique shade. Either way, they’re a surefire secret to scoring luminous skin.

Burt's Bees Hand Repair Gift Set

Our hands do so much for us, it's only right to treat them with some TLC. This gift set has everything needed to do so, including Burt's Bees Almond Milk Hand Cream, Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream, and Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, as well as a pair of cotton gloves to help with absorption.

Take a look at some more of the best hand creams available online.

Kopari Coconut Melt Wipes

kopari coconut melt wipes

Courtesy of Revolve 

It’s easier than ever to utilize the awesome hydration of coconut oil, anytime, anywhere, thanks to these portable wipes. Use them on the face or body to moisturize, remove makeup, you name it. Even better: The wipes are also biodegradable.

Read more reviews of the best makeup wipes available online.

Fast Beauty Co. Kiss Me Gold Honeycomb Lip Mask

Infused with hyaluronic acid and collagen, these lip masks are the ticket to a soft and plump pout.

Soothe Massage Gift Card

Soothe Massage Gift Card

 Courtesy of Soothe

Perhaps the only thing better than a massage is a massage in your own home, which is exactly what you can do with Soothe, the on-demand massage app. Talk about a crowd-pleasing gift.

Mender CBD Youth Serum

Mender Youth Serum

 Courtesy of Mender

Antioxidant serum kicked up a notch, this has the addition of hemp-derived CBD to help combat inflammation and boost collagen production. The simple packaging also makes it totally unisex, a good pick for any guys on your shopping list as well.

Alleyoop Pen Pal 4-in-1 Makeup Pen

Alleyoop Pen Pal

 Courtesy of Alleyoop

Nostalgia alert: This is like those multi-colored pens you used in elementary school, but with beauty products. The click pen houses an eyeliner, highlighter, lip liner, and brow pencil all in one.

Herbivore Botanicals Calm Soaking Bath Salts

You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who would refuse a chance to unwind in a warm bath. Add a few spoonfuls of these mineral-rich Himalayan Pink Salts to your bath and take the aromatherapy and relaxation to the next level. Your hardworking friend will love you for this one—trust us.

Take a look at our favorite bath salts for every purpose.

Deborah Lippmann Treasure Chest Gel Lab Pro Nail Color Set

Deborah Lippmann Treasure Chest 9 Piece Set

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

With four shimmer and five cream shades ranging from classic berry to iridescent purple, this nail set offers something for everyone, no matter what kind of mani moment they’re looking to create. 

Read more reviews of the best gel nail polishes available today.

Tweezerman Holygraphic Mini Tweeze Set

Tweezerman Holygraphic Mini Tweeze Set

 Courtesy of Tweezerman

Who says tweezers have to be boring? Fashion meets function with these top-notch tweezers that come in a fun holographic color. You get both slanted and pointed tip options, and a case to keep them in, too.

Bath & Body Works The Cozies Shea-Infused Socks

Bath & Body Works The Cozies Shea-Infused Socks

 Courtesy of Bath and Body Works

These may seem a little kitschy but stay with us here. Not only are they soft and cozy, but they’re also infused with shea butter to combat the dry, cracked heels that can plague you all winter. Trust us, you (and your BFFs) won’t want to take them off.

Olio E Osso Natural Lip & Cheek Balm

No matter whether they’re swiped on lips or cheeks, these multi-tasking color sticks deliver an equally pretty subtle wash of pigment, plus lots of creamy hydration.

Fresh Sugar Lip Legends Gift Set

Sugar Lip Legends Gift Set

Courtesy of Sephora

There are so many beloved Fresh products, but the Sugar lip balms probably take the cake. This set features six of the different hues, all with the same amazing moisturizing formula and oh-so-important SPF.

Sephora Favorites Holiday Perfume Sampler

Sephora Favorites Perfume Sampler

 Courtesy of Sephora

It can be tough to pick out a perfume for someone, so we suggest giving them this set of 13 different testers and letting them choose their favorite (it comes with a voucher for one free, full-size bottle).

La Mer Mini Miracles Set

La Mer Mini Miracles Set

Courtesy of Nordstrom

La Mer products are notoriously expensive, but they're priced that way for a reason—they're really, really good. To really 'wow' your luxury skincare-obsessed friend, reach for this set of three La Mer favorites. There's pint-sized versions of The Treatment Lotion, The Eye Concentrate, and The Moisturizing Soft Cream, as well as a cute travel bag to store them all in.

Yes To Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask

Yes to Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask

Courtesy of Ulta

Anyone will appreciate the fun factor of this shimmery pink mask, which both looks pretty and is infused with vitamin C to help leave skin glowing in just 10 minutes.

Read more reviews of the best sheet masks on the market.

Bathing Culture Terracotta Detox Scrubber

Bathing Culture Terracotta Detox Scrubber

Courtesy of Bathing Culture

Did you know that people have been exfoliating with hard sponges for years? This one has both a soft and hard side to leave you soft and smooth from head to toe, and it's biodegradable, too.

Want to take a look at some other options? Check out our roundup of the best beauty gifts available today.

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