These 20 Mini Beauty Finds Make the Best Stocking Stuffers

Miniature sizes make these hero products irresistibly cute and even more crave-worthy for all the beauty fans on your holiday gift list.

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Charlotte Tilbury Mini Matte Revolution Lipstick Trio

Charlotte Tilbury via Ulta.com

This trio of creamy bestselling Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution lipsticks will fit in a pocket or on a keychain, in just-right hues for every occasion: Very Victoria, a suede, taupe nude inspired by Victoria Beckham; Amazing Grace, a vintage tea rose named for Grace Kelly; and Red Carpet Red: a true ruby red for that Hollywood-style wow factor. ($39, Nordstrom.com)

Moroccanoil Treatment Ornament

Moroccanoil via Ulta.com

No stocking? No problem. This festive beauty bauble doubles as an ornament, adding a little sparkle to your tree and shine to your hair, even in the parched winter months. And the tiny bottle is mighty—just a little Moroccanoil Treatment goes a long way toward nourishing and conditioning hair for silky, smooth tresses that smell AH-mazing. ($15, Moroccanoil.com) (Check out these 19 tricks for naturally healthy hair.)

Olivia Garden Miniature Holiday Gem Brush

Olivia Garden via Ulta.com

This adorable compact brush is just what her purse, gym bag, office desk, or carry-on has been begging for. Equipped with Memory Flex bristles with ball-point tips, the brush makes quick, easy work of tangles. It comes in two seasonal colors, festive red or icy arctic white, with a cool translucent swirl design. ($3.49, oliviagarden.com)

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Fizz & Bubble Mini Bath Fizzies

Fizz & Bubble

When you’re too old for bubble baths, enter bath fizz treats—ping-pong ball-sized bath truffles with eight ultra-moisturizing oils, including coconut, sweet almond, and jojoba. The Bath Fizzies come in 18 take-me-away scents, ranging from sophisticated, like Coconut Lemongrass and White Tea and Ginger, to playfully delicious, like Chocolate Fudge, Crème Brulee, and Bubble Gum. ($15, Ulta.com) (Here's how using essential oils can take years off your skin.)

Boscia Pink Peppermint Blotting Linens

Boscia via Ulta.com

For touch-ups on the fly, these limited edition blotting papers are a must-have. The sheets, made from Abaca tree fibers spun to a silky finish, gently remove excess oil from shiny spots on the face, leaving behind a refreshing peppermint scent and a flawless matte look. ($5, boscia.com) (These myths about oily skin could ruin your complexion.)

Butter LONDON CHEERfull 6-Piece Lacquer Collection

Butter London via Ulta.com

Nails get marvelously merry with this limited edition set of artful metallics, rich jewel tones, and playful shimmers in colors like Swinging London, Hot Totty, and Figgy Pudding. Better still, the polishes are all eight-free—meaning they have no added formaldehyde, xylene, or other harmful chemicals. ($25, butterlondon.com)

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DavidsTea Tea-Infused Beauty Duo Buddha's Blend

David's Tea

Two things that predictably get dry in winter: lips and hands. Pamper both with this organic, all-vegan lip butter and hand cream duo infused with jasmine-scented Buddha's Blend tea. The perfect handbag-sized moisturizer sinks instantly into skin and makes it feel all velvety. The lip balm has organic coconut oil, cocoa butter, and vitamins A, B, and E, plus antioxidants to keep your pucker soft all winter long. ($12, DavidsTea.com) (Here are more home remedies to try for dry hands and feet.)

Bed Head Attitude Overhaul Mini Straightener

Bed Head via Ulta.com

Her polished coif goes on the road with this travel-sized 1-inch Pinkaholic Mini Ceramic Straightener. It makes locks extra shiny and frizz-free for a little more than the price of a few Gingerbread Lattés. ($19.99, Ulta) (Read these tips for people who use heat on their hair every day.)

Claus Porto Voga Acacia Tuberose Bath Soap

ClausPorto.com

The artfully illustrated vintage wrapping on this bitty bar of soap will elevate any guest bathroom. The 100 percent vegetable soap not only smells heavenly—thanks to sweet tuberose, acacia tree blossoms, mimosa, and musk, but it’s blended with shea butter for a smooth, creamy lather that feels as decadent as it looks. The smaller size will easily slip into even the smallest stocking. ($7–$13, ClausPorto.com)

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Benefit They’re Real! Special Limited-Edition Mascara

Benefit Cosmetics via Ulta.com

Okay, so it’s not mini—but this bestselling lengthening mascara is dressed to impress in sparkling Swarovski crystals that will delight the lucky gal who finds it in her stocking. Plus we just absolutely love this mascara. ($26, Ulta.com)

Face Secrets Holiday Tree Blending Sponge

Face Secrets via Ulta.com

Makeup artists swear by blending sponges to achieve a flawless finish—and this tiny limited edition tree sponge is probably the cutest holiday-themed item to land on our desks yet. The flat base is for the cheeks and forehead, and the pointed tip is for more precise areas like around the nose and under the eyes. For under $5, it’s a slam-dunk in the stocking. ($3.99, SallyBeauty.com)

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

Living Proof via Ulta.com

Dry shampoo allows us to be deliciously lazy about hair washing, and there’s no one on your list who doesn’t want an adorable travel-sized bottle of the Number one best-selling dry shampoo from Living Proof. Not only does it have special technology that actually whisks away dirt and oil, but it leaves hair with a light, clean fragrance somehow magically lasts for hours. ($12, LivingProof.com)

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Tweezerman Merry & Bright Mini Duo Tweeze Set

Tweezerman via BOLD PR

You don’t have to be a beauty tool junkie to need tweezers, and this glittery duo adds whimsy to otherwise basic grooming tasks. The set features Tweezerman’s classic stainless steel Mini Slant and Point Tweezers in stylish black and white enamel covered in gold glitter stripes. Pop them in the gold leather pouch for travel and safekeepin. ($30, tweezerman.com)

Shaveworks The Mini Skirt Essentials

Shaveworks via Ulta.com

Even after the winter chill makes mini skirts impractical, she’ll be thrilled to have this start-to-finish TSA-approved shaving kit. It’s got one-ounce versions of seriously luxe shave cream, body oil, body lotion and Cool Fix to fight ingrown hairs and soothe razor burn. All the products have a proprietary technology to slow hair growth. Just add a razor and you’re good to go. ($24, Lordandtaylor.com)

Wander Beauty On The Glow Blush & Illuminator

via Wander Beauty

Multitasking makeup is great for travel, but this two-in-one blush and illuminator will earn a permanent place in her regular makeup bag. Available in Coral Rose, Soft Pink, and Bare, the cream-to-powder formula adds a touch of luminous, sheer color, and the creamy illuminator adds the candle-lit glow you see on all the celeb selfies. Formulated with vitamins A, C, and E—and without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, and fragrance. ($42, wanderbeauty.com)

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OGX Nourishing Coconut Milk Shampoo

OGX via BOLD PR

Now she can take her favorite shampoo on the road with a mini version of this perennial cult-favorite. The sulfate-free formula uses organic coconut milk and coconut oils to gently cleanse, and whipped egg white proteins repair and strengthen strands. The exotic fragrance is like an escape to the tropics. (The companion OGX Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner is also available in travel size at the same price.) ($2.99, Ulta.com)

Alba Fast Fix Sheet Masks

Alba via Target.com

The look is horror-movie but the results are heavenly with these individually wrapped, serum-soaked, 100 percent vegetarian fiber masks that deliver concentrated doses of active botanical ingredients. Coconut Water hydrates; Camu Camu Anti-Wrinkle tackles fine lines; Papaya Anti-Acne has zit-zapping powers; and Grapefruit Even Tone vanishes visible pores and gives skin a soft, even glow. ($3.49 each, Target.com)

Kiehl’s Faile Hand Salve Trio

via Kiehls.com

Working hands need intense TLC, and that’s what you’ll get in with these TSA-friendly heavy duty hand lotions from legendary Kiehl’s. Even cooler than the gold unisex packaging, designed by a collaboration of Brooklyn-based artists, is the fact that every purchase of Ultimate Strength Hand Salve Trio helps provide 295 meals for Feeding America, a network of food banks. ($34, Kiehls.com)

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Eve Lom KISS MIX Bauble

via Eve Lom

Blow a virtual kiss to your favorite lip balm aficionado with this next-level lip treatment from UK beauty brand Eve Lom. The legendary KISS MIX isn’t just a gorgeous golden bauble that slips into a stocking or looks radiant on a tree, it’s also hydrates like a dream. ($22, nordstrom.com)

Bumble & Bumble A Few of Our Favorite Things

via Bumble & Bumble

Fans of Bumble & Bumble will go ape-crazy for this ready-made perfect present—a four-piece collection of best-sellers that make every day a good hair day. You get Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Primer to protect against breakage and heat damage; Repair Blow Dry to smooth strands by sealing split ends; Thickening Dryspun Finish and Prêt-à-powder to add volume and texture—and extend the hairdo to a second (or third) day. ($39, Sephora.com)


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