Holiday beauty gifts sets are a saving grace this time of year for many reasons. A) You'll get more bang for your buck by gifting friends or family with a variety of exciting new finds for a fraction of the price. B) You'll need not worry about gifting someone with something they might not like, as variety is the name of the game when it comes to beauty gift sets. And C) They're the ultimate solution for the constant conundrum that haunts those of us who are gift-challenged every holiday season.
Plus, another great perk (or challenge, depending on your outlook) is just how many holiday gift sets our favorite beauty brands and retailers present us with each year. In fact, the choices are so vast, it can almost feel a tad overwhelming. So to make your selection process a little more effortless, we chose 21 of the best holiday beauty gift sets we'd personally love to wrap for our favorite beauty lovers this season, or, you know, just enjoy for ourselves. (Would that put us on the naughty list?) Ahead, 21 holiday-perfect beauty gift sets friends and family are sure to flip out over this season.
Keep scrolling, and feel free to thank us later.
Joanna Vargas is one of the most sought-after celebrity facialists in the business. Thus, this limited-edition set of five glow-enhancing sheet masks is the next best thing to booking an actual appointment with the skin guru this season.
Smith & Cult is one of our favorite nail polish brands, point blank. This foil, glitter, and shine set is the sparkling stuff of dreams for the polish lovers in your life this holiday season.
Celebrities (like Lili Reinhart) fawn over Dermalogica's cult-loved products and this epic smoothing trio (featuring a cleansing gel, exfoliant, and cream) is sure to please even the pickiest of skincare lovers. Plus, it comes in under $40.
At just $29, this cheeky hair kit from IGK contains everything manes need to get through the holiday season one good hair flip at a time—an exfoliating reboot for the scalp, an oil- and odor-eliminating spray, and, last but not least, a strategic mist that will soften and rehydrate dry and decrepit strands this winter.
We'd honestly buy this holiday hair gift set from Unite for the dazzling clutch alone, but considering it also contains our favorite purple cleansing-and-conditioning duo and a detangler? Sold.
What's a better gift for the holidays than a covetable collection of limited-edition makeup? A covetable collection of limited-edition that arrives in the most whimsical kaleidoscope clutch.
Say what you want about merriment and cheer, but the holiday season can also do a number on our nightly sleep quota and overall stress levels. However, this handy holiday gift duo from RéVive is our ultimate saving grace featuring the brand's beloved moisturizing cream (for your face and neck) and corresponding hydration-packing eye cream.
Flora 1761 is an under-the-radar polish brand Byrdie HQ can't get enough of. This five-piece set of ultra-popular (and universally flattering) shades and top coats is the quintessential gift to bestow upon any nail aficionado this season. It's chic and classic.
Any hair devotee would just about die to receive Dyson's infamous dryer this season, but combined with a sleek little slate-gray tote? Say no more. Now, your hair-obsessed friend can pack their dryer and must-have styling products in about two seconds flat.
We'll come clean straight away. We want this lust-worthy kit from Volition all for ourselves this holiday season. It includes the brand's Turmeric Brightening Polish (be still, our hearts), and its equally addicting Helix AM/PM Eye Gel and Oceanene Youth-Boost Gel. Skincare lovers will rejoice. We promise.
The perfect antidote for dull, winter-ravaged skin, this threesome of vitamin C–infused gifts will completely transform your or your loved ones' skin just in time for any and all cheery holiday festivities this year.
We'll give it to you straight. This is a whimsical set of four limited-edition Beautyblenders and four limited-edition Blendercleansers. Do we really need to elaborate? We recommend adding to your cart before this sparkly edition sells out.
Arm yourself (and your strands) for any and every kind of holiday adventure this year season. We're head (literally) over heels for this four-piece set which included a few of our favorite formulas from the brand—an obsession-worthy dry shampoo, shine cream, plus shampoo and conditioner.
We're even more obsessed with the contents of this trio from Ouai as we are with the flirtatious name. Whether you crave volume, waves, or texture, this holiday gift set has your hair needs covered all winter long. Plus, it comes in at a very reasonable $25.
Self-care is the ultimate gift, and this luxurious Millennial Pink set of Herbivore favorites (body polish, rose quartz–infused oil, and bath soak) gets the job done with ease and the most luscious of skin-friendly ingredients.
Lustily boasting five of Omorovicza's best-selling products, this magical holiday gift set is heaven-sent for anyone looking for mega skin rejuvenation this holiday season. Plus, aesthetically speaking, you couldn't find prettier subjects for your loved ones' vanities.
For the most spectacular of pouts this season, we recommend gifting your lippie-obsessed friend with Jouer's ultra-covetable set of scintillating shimmers, sparkles, and glosses. Plus, the handy mini size makes them effortlessly travel-friendly.
We've yet to meet someone who doesn't immediately fall head over heels for Sol de Janeiro's cult-favorite Bum Bum Cream, and this extravagant gift set provides quadruple the charm.
Who doesn't want a sparkling (perhaps blindingly so) smile just in time for all of your holiday photo ops? This drool-worthy gift set courtesy of Violet Grey provides every essential for a radiantly white smile—from floss to mouth rinse to an enamoring blue lip shine.
Whoever you bestow this lovable trio upon will instantly glow thanks to this cult-loved collection of skincare favorites from the glow masters at Tata Harper. They'll get the brands Resurfacing Serum, Regenerating Cleanser, and Resurfacing Mask.
Last but certainly not least comes this epic eye kit from Tarte. The inclusions are gorgeous in and of themselves, but the peppy, tropical-inspired vibe of this gift set will also trick your giftee into thinking they're on a beach retreat—even amid the doldrums of winter weather.
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