Beauty Fix: The Best Holiday Gifts To Give and Receive

by Julia Talisman

Holiday shopping can be totally overwhelming. Our tip: Stick to a theme! Beauty gifts are always well received because let’s face it, you can never have too many lipsticks. Here, we’ve rounded up the best holiday beauty buys for everyone on your list— including you!

Dr. Jart Tarot of Masks Set, $36
What it is: Seven of Dr. Jart’s most popular sheet masks, curated to treat multiple skin concerns.
Who it’s for: The multi-masking beauty guru.

Laura Mercier Master Class Colour Essentials Collection, $125
What it is: A limited-edition collection of 12 eye colors, 3 cheek colors, 2 cake eyeliners, a long-wear eye pencil and two travel eye brushes.
Who it’s for: The aspiring makeup artist.

Charlotte Tilbury Naughty & Nice Magic Box Beauty Advent Calendar, $200
What it is: A curated selection of Tilbury’s best-selling items, beautifully housed in a 12-drawer keepsake box.
Who it’s for: Your beauty-obsessed bestie who has everything.

Jo Malone London Green Almond & Redcurrant Candle, $205
What it is: A festively scented holiday candle housed in a playful pink and green vessel.
Who it’s for: The preppiest member of your girl squad.

Credo Clean Makeup Kit, $59
What it is: Six clean beauty products packaged in a custom canvas cosmetic bag.
Who it’s for: The natural goddess who treats her body as her temple.

Commodity Book Candle, $55
What it is: A long-burning candle with a fresh, woody scent inspired by the novels of Hemingway and Fitzgerald.
Who it’s for: Your chicest friend from book club.

Gucci Illuminating Powder, $53
What it is: An ultra-chic, slightly iridescent, limited-edition illuminator adorned with a whimsical, laser-etched butterfly.
Who it’s for: The Gucci-obsessed highlighter hoarder.

Bastide Ambre d’Or Potpourri Crystals, $80
What it is: Fragrance-infused potpourri crystals, scented with Bastide’s signature Ambre aroma.
Who it’s for: The crystal-loving bohemian with an affinity for all things French.

Tom Ford Boys and Girls 50 Piece Set, $1,980
What it is: Tom Ford’s limited-edition collection of all 50 “Boys” or “Girls” lipstick shades, named for the most influential people in the designer’s life.
Who it’s for: The boy-crazy/girl-crazy fashion fanatic.

Nest Holiday Liquidless Diffuser, $60
What it is: An aromatic, liquid-free diffuser scented with an enticing mix of pomegranate, mandarin orange, pine, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla and amber.
Who it’s for: The flame-averse fragrance lover.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Purr-fect Leopard Le Marc Lip Crème Lipstick, $30
What it is: A limited-edition rosebud pink shade of Marc Jacob’s creamy lip color, packaged in a chic leopard-print case.
Who it’s for: Your favorite fashionista.

Man Ray for NARS: The Kiss Velvet Matte Lip Pencil Set, $49
What it is: Four of the brand’s signature Velvet Matte Lip Pencils (including two new, limited-edition shades), packaged in a golden, lip-adorned cosmetic case.
Who it’s for: The high-fashion art lover in your life.

Nest Hearth Classic Candle, $40
What it is: A smoothly scented candle (think wood, frankincense and smoky embers) to create the ambience of a wintertime fireplace.
Who it’s for: The guy you’ve been dating for two months.

NCLA Holiday Tool Kits, $16 each
What it is: A holiday mani tool kit, created in partnership with NYC-based designer, Lara Ngai.
Who it’s for: Your stylish Secret Santa recipient.

Farmacy Honey Harvest Kit, $45
What it is: A trio of skincare treatments to promote a hydrated, youthful, glowing complexion.
Who it’s for: Your skincare-loving honey.

Essie Winter 2017 Collection, $9 per bottle
What it is: A covetable collection of nail polishes to take you from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.
Who it’s for: The manicure maven with a penchant for on-trend shades.

Sunday Riley Bright Young Thing Kit, $90
What it is: Three of the cult brand’s bestselling products, for a smooth, radiant, glowing complexion.
Who it’s for: The radiance-seeking skincare devotee.

Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura Gift Set, $155
What it is: A trio of personal care products scented with the brand’s sunny, modern Colonia Pura fragrance.
Who it’s for: The fanciest guy you know.

Disney x Kiehl’s Crème De Corps Grapefruit Whipped Body Butter, $38
What it is: A moisturizing body butter housed in an adorable limited-edition tub. (100% of net profits from the sale of this product benefit Feeding America.)
Who it’s for: The fashionable philanthropist.

Ren Skincare & Now To Sleep Pillow Spray, $25
What it is: A unique blend of essential oils to promote natural sleep balance and encourage a sense of tranquility.
Who it’s for: The beauty sleep-seeking insomniac.

Laura Mercier Little Indulgences Hand & Body Crème Collection, $34
What it is: A collection of four fragrant hand & body crèmes, each packaged in a silver metallic travel-sized tube.
Who it’s for: Your minimalist mother-in-law.

Moroccanoil Shimmer & Shine Set, $62
What it is: The brand’s must-have Moroccanoil Treatment, plus a dazzling, golden body oil.
Who it’s for: The glimmer-seeking holiday goddess.

Verb Holiday Volume Kit, $48
What it is: A six-piece set of volumizing essentials to cure your winter hair woes.
Who it’s for: Your bouncy-haired BFF.

Oribe Travel Essentials Collection, $98
What it is: A curated collection of beauty essentials in petite, travel-friendly sizes.
Who it’s for: The jet-setting product junkie

Pinrose Rollerball Wardrobe Gift Set, $60
What it is: A pinwheel-shaped box full of 10 rollerball fragrances, to be worn individually or layered to suit your every mood.
Who it’s for: Your super-indecisive friend who’s been wearing the same scent since 2002.

Moon Juice Full Moon Dust Collection, $190
What it is: A set of six custom-blended dusts, each containing adaptogenic super-herbs to help combat the effects of stress while nourishing the body from the inside out.
Who it’s for: The wellness guru looking to align her cosmic flow.

Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase, $79
What it is: A pure silk pillowcase that prevents skin and hair damage while you sleep.
Who it’s for: The anti-aging obsessed.

BKR Lip Print 16-Ounce Glass Water Bottle, $40
What it is: An eco-conscious glass water bottle that’s wrapped in grippy silicone and adorned with a playful lip print.
Who it’s for: The fitness enthusiast looking to hydrate in style.

Shhhowercap The Minx (available on 11/15), $43
What it is: A modern reinvention of the shower cap made of a premium performance fabric and crafted into an ultra-chic turban silhouette.
Who it’s for: Your friend who gets a blowout every other day.

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