13 Best Beauty Gifts to Buy This Holiday Season
COLORJUST Matte Pink Brush Set
Makeup application is a breeze with this matte-pink brush set made from cruelty-free synthetic fibers. Packaged in a stand-up brush case, this under-$50 kit is made for the beauty maven who's always on the go.
To buy: $48; nordstrom.com.
Glossier Balm Dotcom Trio
Available in eight flavors that range from sheer cherry to fresh mango, Glossier's Balm Dotcom Trio is a skin-saving salve that seals in moisture. Pick up a pack of three and stash one in your purse, gym bag, and desk drawer during dry skin season.
To buy: $30; glossier.com.
Calpak Vanity Case
Stash all your overnight beauty essentials in this lightweight travel case that's both water-resistant and durable. Calpak's vanity case is designed to rest neatly on top of your carry-on luggage, so you can keep your favorite toiletries close while traveling.
To buy: $85; calpaktravel.com.
Skin Gym Jade Facial Workout Set
This handheld facial roller and Gua Sha tool helps to de-puff skin and increase blood circulation while reducing inflammation. Ideal for making skin look brighter and more awake, the Skin Gym Ja de Workout Set is a beauty buy that pairs best with a soothing facial oil or serum.
To buy: $54; revolve.com.
NARS Studio 54 Lip Pigment Set
Packaged in a holiday-ready sequined pouch, this disco-inspired beauty kit is filled with three full-coverage lipsticks that pack a punch. Plus, since the packaging is so pretty, you can skip the gift wrap.
To buy: $45; nordstrom.com.
Aveda Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme
Searching for a crowd-pleasing stocking stuffer that won't break the bank? This ultra-rich hand cream is revered among beauty buffs for its ability to heal and moisturize in mere seconds.
To buy: $24; aveda.com.
Address unique hair needs and growth goals with Prose—a custom hair care line that's bottled just for you. Formulated with high-quality ingredients like green tea water, peppermint extract, and pro-vitamin B5, each bottle of Prose hair care is truly one-of-a-kind. Try the sulfate-free shampoo before giving their hair oil, leave-in conditioner, or dry shampoo a go.
To buy: $25; prose.com.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Winter Essentials Kit
Prep your skin for cold weather conditions with Dr. Barbara Sturm's Winter Essentials Kit. Each holographic travel bag contains a cleanser, facial scrub, face mask, hyaluronic serum, calming serum, and face cream to hydrate your complexion no matter what the elements throw your way.
To buy: $215; sephora.com.
I Dew Care Wash-Off Mask Set
Inspired by all things ice cream, these indulgent miniature face masks are a must for travel. Each set includes three sweet flavors—including cake, berry, and matcha — that will leave your skin feeling soothed.
To buy: $20; ulta.com.
Augustinus Bader The Cream
For an ultra-luxe beauty buy that really delivers, try Augustinus Bader's cult-favorite day cream. The revolutionary face cream is buzzworthy since it took more than 30 years to develop, plus it dramatically improves skin's appearance with regular use.
To buy: $265; neimanmarcus.com.
Peter Thomas Roth Hydration Glow-Up Kit
Give the gift of a serious glow-up with this hydrating skincare kit. Each 3-piece set includes a cleanser, serum, and hyaluronic cream to help treat hyperpigmentation, dryness, and dark spots over time.
To buy: $52; dermstore.com.
Joanna Vargas Bright Eye Hydrating Mask
Banish tired, puffy eyes for good with Joanna Vargas's intensive sheet mask that aims to tone and moisturize skin. Formulated with skin-smoothing hyaluronic acid and brightening arbutin, each mask is like a mini facial.
To buy: $60; violetgrey.com.
Drunk Elephant The Midi Committee Kit
Brimming with Drunk Elephant's line of clean beauty products, this skincare set is a no-fail beauty buy. Inside, you'll find skin-boosting finds like the brand's famed Protini Polypeptide Moisturizer and their top-rated B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum.
To buy: $48; sephora.com.