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The 30 Best Beauty Gifts For Skin, Hair and Body Care

Beauty — it’s a world of endless creativity formulated for every person to enjoy with its vast range of colors, formulations, tools, techniques, and experiences. However, it can often be an intimidating step to purchase the perfect beauty gifts for the skincare and makeup enthusiasts in our lives.

Our gift guide highlights must-have products ranging from haircare, skincare, nail care, vanity tools, and more to make your life a little easier this holiday season.

Briogeo Apple Honey Hydration Hair Repair Kit

Grab Briogeo’s luxe hair kit for yourself or gift it to a friend. The set includes their Apple Honey deep conditioning hair mask, which helps to boost moisture up to 88% and decrease hair breakage after just two uses. The kit also includes two travel-sized bonuses; Briogeo’s best-selling repair shampoo and conditioner.

Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Washable Mascara

Finding a good, affordable mascara, can be a long task. However, Maybelline’s Sky High mascara delivers at the right price point. It was designed to give limitless length and full volume. The bamboo extract in the formula prevents flaking, smudging, and the flexible brush coats every lash seamlessly.

Mason Margiela REPLICA By the Fireplace Candle Set

If coffee, firewood, the atmosphere of autumn, a quiet library, and poetry were a fragrance, it would be this Mason Margiela perfume and candle set. The collection contains notes of vanilla, red berries, chestnut and woody accords, and a combination of orange blossom and neroli essence. For the best long-lasting results, apply the fragrance on damp skin and pulse points.

Kitsch Satin Pillowcase – Sunset Tie Dye

Did you know pillowcases have an impact on the health of hair and skin? Share this well-kept beauty secret by gifting Kitsch’s soft satin pillowcases for more frizz-free hair days.

Psst! This makes for a great stocking stuffer.

Supergoop SPF All-Stars Kit

SPF is the most critical part of a skincare routine, regardless of whether the sun is out that day or not. These two sunscreens from Supergoop work for up to 80 minutes and can be used as a makeup primer. The kit also features a reusable bag that can store two of their best-selling sunscreens.

L’Occitane Almond Shower Oil

With almond oil as its key ingredient, L’Occitane Almond Shower Oil turns into a milky formula when in contact with water. It thoroughly cleanses and hydrates the skin. Every skin type can benefit from this shower oil, but it works wonders on normal to dry skin.

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Bronzer

Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks and highlighters are a staple in any makeup collection, so let’s give our beauty lovers another amazing product. The airbrush bronzer uses hyaluronic acid, silky mica, and microspheres to deliver a flawless finish. The product is also sustainable as it allows for bronzer refills.

Amika Smooth Operator Bestselling Styling + Tools Set

Dull hair meets its match in Amika’s smooth operator styling set, complete with everything your giftee needs to achieve silky hair in minutes.

Huda Beauty Rose Quartz Eyeshadow Palette

Eyeshadow looks never cease to amaze us, and Huda Beauty’s new rose-quartz eyeshadow palette has opened up a new world of creativity. The palette has 18 supercharged shadows, works with all skin tones, and does not have any kickback.

Soko Glam Then I Met You Living Cleansing Balm

Taking off makeup after a long and exhausting day can be the most time-consuming task. However, Soko Glam’s cleansing balm makes the experience a lot easier. With its mini spatula, the balm easily glides onto the skin to melt away makeup. The formula hugs the skin with rich antioxidants and Vitamin E.

Le Mini Macaron Le Maxi “La Vie En Bloom” Deluxe Gel Manicure Set

During the early stages of the pandemic, many of us were unable to frequent the nail salon. This resulted in a newfound love and exploration for at-home manicure kits. This one from Le Mini Macaron includes supplies to prep the nail, four nail polishes, and a curing light.

Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Prime + Set Fam

When there’s a strong base, nothing can change or interfere with the art. The Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Prime + Set kit includes full sizes of their award-winning primer, eye primer, and refreshing spray.

Fancii VERA Vanity Mirror with Lights

To further enhance any beauty experience, consider gifting a beauty lover a brand new vanity mirror with lights. This Fancii mirror has three finishes, three LED light settings and can stay lit for 30 minutes without shutting off.

Dr. Dennis Gross C + Collagen Deep Cream

This collagen cream from Dr. Dennis Gross includes Vitamin C technology, and collagen amino acids to smooth and brighten the skin. This cream works for all skin types, especially sensitive skin.

Drybar The Baby Brush Crush Mini Heated Straightening Brush

Looking for a hairbrush that straightens hair while also detangling it? Whether your recipient has straight hair or curly hair, check out this heated straightening brush from Drybar. The straightener is not only travel-friendly, but it doesn’t frizz out the hair and works for all hair types.

Pedicure Bowls by Noel Asmar, Hammered Stainless Steel

Help them take their at-home spa day up a notch with this lightweight pedicure bowl. The artisan-made stainless steel bowl is the perfect addition to a spa-like pedicure treatment when filled with warm water and relaxing essential oils.

Michael Todd Beauty Sonic Trim Duo

Skip waxing and expensive laser treatment gifts cards. Opt for gifting this sonic trim duo with two sides to deliver painless hair removal and precise eyebrow trim. The trimmer is rechargeable and is compact enough to fit in a travel bag.

Juvia’s Place Serafina Power Blush

Blushes are one of the most fun beauty products to try because of their vibrant colors and shimmer. This one from Juvia’s Place, a Black-owned makeup brand, is a soft peach tone that’s easy to work and buildable.

La Mer, The Moisturizing Soft Cream

La Mer’s moisturizing soft cream has been a widely appreciated product among all age groups. This cream improves the skin’s moisture barrier, reduces the look of fine lines, and works for dry to combination skin types.

Pat McGrath Labs, MTHRSHP MEGA: Celestial Odyssey

The eyeshadow palette upgrade you’ve been searching for is here. Give the gift of a more luxurious experience with Pat McGrath Labs’ Celestial Odyssey palette. The palette features foiled metallics, velvet mattes, and creamy textures.

Cartier Oud & Santal Les Heures Voyageuses Limited Edition Fragrance

Exploring new fragrances can be a unique journey of which scents encapsulates a person’s personality, and what kind of vibe they’re going for. With a renowned ingredient like oud, this perfume from Cartier gives the ultimate aromatic experience.

Tatcha The Starter Ritual Ultra-Hydrating & Plumping Set

For a beauty lover that wants to try luxury skincare for the first time, consider gifting them Tatcha’s ultra-hydrating & plumping set. The set includes their iconic cleansing oil, rice polish exfoliant, Hadasei-3™ essence, antioxidant-packed skin cream, and melting eye cream.

Origins Feel Good Hug™ Bedtime Body Wrap

Origins is a favorite here at Young Hot & Modern, and we’re happy they brought back their super cozy Feel Good Hug™ Bedtime Body Wrap. The first step in any beauty routine should be a good night’s rest. The warming body wrap is infused with orange, lemon, and lavender scents to help melt away tension.

Kate McLeod Daily Stone

Speaking of melting away tension, Kate McLeod’s Daily Stone will transform anyone’s after-shower routine. The body stone is packed with the most nourishing oils including avocado, apricot kernel, sweet almond, and fractionated coconut. This gift is great for a friend or family member that’s looking for the perfect moisturizing result during the winter season.

Apothek 12 Day Advent Calendar

Remember, beauty isn’t always what’s on the outside, but it’s also what one feels inside. Cheesy we know, but Apotheke’s 12-day advent calendar surprises giftees with 12 limited-edition mini candles to relish in. Some fragrances are firewood, charred fig, sea salt grapefruit, and hinoki lavender.

FOREO LUNA™ 3

Using an exfoliating brush or silicone facial brush is highly recommended for maximizing anyone’s skincare. FOREO’s coveted LUNA™ 3 brush is easy to use and provides a deep clean. The device comes in three colors, offers massage routines, and works flawlessly for men and women.

Olaplex Home & Away Daily Ritual Kit

Ingredients in our hair care products are critical because they have lasting impacts on the health of our strands and scalp. Olaplex formulates their products to prevent buildup and abstains from using sulfates. This kit includes two full sizes of the daily shampoo and conditioner and their travel sizes.

Vanity Planet Forever Young Hot & Cold Rejuvenating Facial Wand

Vanity Planet’s Forever Young rejuvenating facial wand is the ideal gadget to enhance the effects of skincare products your giftee is already using. The hot mode opens up the pores to maximize the absorption of serums, creams, and moisturizers. Pores shrink in the cold mode to lock in treatments, reduce the appearance of fine lines, and ease any irritation.

Gucci 500 Odalie Red, Rouge a Levres Mat Lipstick

Around the globe, red lipstick has never failed in making a bold statement. This red lipstick from Gucci comes in beautiful packaging, has a matte finish, and is also long-lasting. Bonus, it’s scented with mild floral and fruity notes.

Necessaire The Holiday Body Collection

Necessaire’s body collection is the five-step body care routine to anyone’s facial routine. We’re talking a body wash, an exfoliator, serum, lotion, and body oil packed with ingredients normally reserved for the face. From Hyaluronic Acid to Niacinamide, the body is left with pure nourishment. Select from three robust scents or an unscented formula for sensitive skins and noses.

Fatima Zaidi

Fatima Zaidi is a senior at DePaul University studying Journalism with a focus in broadcast and international reporting. Throughout her time at the institution, she has written on a myriad of topics ranging from investigations, opinions, and also features. Zaidi hopes to continue empower women, globally, through her writing and insights to lifestyle, fashion, and culture advice.