7 Beauty Gifts You’ll Be Tempted to Keep for YourselfNovember 07, 2023
As beauty editors, it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about makeup, skincare and pretty much all things beauty. We’re well-versed in the newest launches, the coolest trends and all the best cult-favorite products on the market. So it’s also safe to say we know what we’re talking about when it comes to the best beauty gifts to buy (or put on your own wishlist) this holiday season. From a luxe makeup kit to a duo of do-it-all setting sprays, we promise whoever you’re shopping for will be impressed by these picks.
The Best Gifts to Buy Beauty Lovers
This duo of powerhouse setting sprays will keep your makeup smudge-free and transfer-proof for up to 16 hours — perfect for a long day or big nights out. The lightweight, refreshing finish feels cooling and makes every makeup look appear freshly applied for hours. Plus, if you can’t decide between gifting the duo or keeping it for yourself, you can always separate the pair — we promise we won’t tell!
There’s a Matrix gift set for every hair type, from curly (pictured here) to fine, color-treated and lacking in moisture. Each set comes complete with a shampoo, conditioner and styling product that will leave you or loved one with lush, envy-inducing hair all holiday season.
Give the gift of novelty with this cute and whimsically packaged surprise makeup box. With a pull of the candy-colored tab, out will tumble 14 of NYX Professional Makeup’s best-selling, limited-edition makeup products. It’s the perfect present for the person who has it all and craves variety in their beauty gifts.
For the luxury beauty lover, this set tops our list. Complete with a plush, volumizing mascara, long-wearing eyeliner and classic red lipstick (all of which are full-size!), this is a decadent pick that will make its recipient feel super pampered for the holidays.
This is the gift to give the person who doesn’t mess around when it comes to their hair-care routine. The holographic travel bag comes packed with mini versions of some of Carol’s Daughter’s most moisturizing hair products, including the Goddess Strength shampoo, conditioner, and leave-in treatment, plus the Mimosa Hair Honey Defining Hair Pomade. This is a must-have kit for taking care of curls this winter.
It’s never a bad idea to give the beauty lover in your life a makeup set that includes two products that’ll probably end up being used every single day. This under-$20 bundle from Maybelline New York includes the brand’s cult-favorite Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara, a formula that delivers impressive length and volume, plus the matching eyelash primer.