The Best Holiday Beauty Gifts to Spoil the Moms in Your LifeDecember 05, 2022
Whether it’s for your own mom, a treasured aunt or a best friend with a little one, a fun and decadent beauty gift is a great way to show the moms in your life some love this holiday season. With so many new beauty releases and gift sets, it can be overwhelming trying to find the present that will make them light up the most. That’s why we’re here to help, with ten of our favorite products and gift sets for the holidays below.
A Luxury Eyeshadow Palette
Give the mom who’s been using the same eyeshadows since you were a preteen a major upgrade with this limited-edition palette from YSL Beauty. Underneath the sleek gold lid, you’ll find a massive mirror and an array of berry and neutral-toned shades she’ll find herself applying every day.
An Advent Calendar Filled With Makeup
Surprise her with 12 days of fan-favorite products from NYX Professional Makeup, including multiple shades of the Soft Matte Lip Cream, Butter Gloss, and Matte and Dewy Setting Sprays. This limited-edition advent calendar is selling out fast, so if you think the mom in your life will love it, place your order ASAP.
A Floral Fragrance Set
Complete with a three-ounce bottle of eau de parfum, a mini bottle and a travel-size lotion, this is perfect for the mom who wants to carry her fragrance anywhere she goes for midday touch-ups and trips. My Way is a white floral with top notes of orange blossom and bergamot that open up to tuberose and Indian jasmine, grounded by a musky vanilla base. Originally valued at $185, you can snag it for $148.
A Pretty Mini Nail Polish Set
For the mom who always shows up with her nails looking flawless, treat her to this set of mini rose gold, red and pink polishes from Essie. Each shade will give her mani a festive spin for the holidays.
An Eyeshadow Palette for Bold, Vibrant Eye Looks
If a bold eye is her signature look, she’ll love this palette. Created in collaboration with artist Robin Eisenberg, who’s known for her extraterrestrial alien babe art, it comes with a range of fun blues and versatile neutrals that a makeup-loving mom will love to experiment with.
Sheet Masks for a Cozy Spa Night
For a fun and affordable gift that you and your mom can bond over, consider picking up a couple sheet masks and having a cozy night in. These affordable options from Garnier come in three formulas: plumping, brightening and balancing, to address both your skincare needs.
A Sweet Gourmand Scent
Inside this limited-edition set, she’ll find a full size La Vie Est Belle l’eau de parfum as well as a matching travel-size shower gel and body lotion. The fragrance is a sweet and floral gourmand, with notes of iris, patchouli and warm sugar and vanilla.
A Velvety, Glow-Boosting Face Cream
This nourishing, velvety cream works to repair the skin’s moisture barrier, smooths the look of wrinkles and leaves skin with a radiant glow. It’s suitable for sensitive skin and has a lightweight, non-greasy texture that provides 24 hours of comforting hydration.
A Fan-Favorite Mascara and Lip Gloss Set
Mascara and lip gloss are tried-and-true staples in any makeup collection, and at less than $20, this set makes the perfect budget-friendly gift for Mom. It comes with two full-size products: a TikTok-famous mascara that lengthens and defines lashes, plus a hydrating lip gloss in a universally flattering pinky-nude shade.
The Chicest Makeup Compact
It’s a clutch! It’s a compact! It’s a...gorgeous powder encased in a lipstick red compact that serves as a statement accessory and the perfect touch-up product in one. Available in seven shades, this velvety finishing powder delivers 12 hours of semi-matte, buildable coverage and can be refilled whenever she finishes using it.
Design: Juliana Campisi