42 Crave-Worthy Holiday Beauty Gifts for Her
Our gift guide has the year’s best primping presents for all the beauty junkies in your life.
Scent of a holiday
Jo Malone London’s new Green Almond & Redcurrant Cologne ($140) is delicious new unisex scent—a mix of citrus and woodsy with notes of redcurrant, mandarin, white musk, and roasted oak. And if you’re balking at the price tag you should know that there really is a difference between cheap and expensive perfumes.
Shower gel stocking stuffer
Now you can start every day lathered in a new scent with Molton Brown Stocking Fillers Christmas Gift Collection ($50–$70 value), which includes 10 mini bottles of some of their standout shower gels (here’s why they’re better than bar soap).
Don’t be scared off by the swirling pattern of Hourglass’ Ambient Lighting Edit Volume 3 ($80); the palette is very easy to use! And it’s got all the essentials, from finishing powder to highlighter, to bronzer, to blush in brightening tones.
Most makeup artists will tell you that applying foundation with a brush or sponge beats your fingers for even coverage every time. And there’s only one beauty sponge that’s become a household name, and that’s beautyblender. Midas Touch ($25) is your favorite beautyblender dressed up as an ornament dipped in gold to add a festive touch.
Valued at $108, OleHenriksen’s 12 Days of Ole Glow Skincare Advent Calendar ($69) is a ready-to-gift set with 12 numbered panels, each with a bestselling mini from this trusted skin care brand; everything from scrub to serum to eye cream is included.
Pucker upVia Sephora.com
Bite Beauty’s Agave Kisses Deluxe Mini Set ($20–$32 value) is a travel set with three lip products to keep your pout exfoliated, hydrated, and protected using food-grade ingredients. (Here’s how to keep lips from getting chapped in the first place.)
Lipstick splurgeVia Marcjacobsbeauty.com
Marc Jacobs Lipstick Jungle ($250–$420 value) is the ultimate lippy extravagance. It comes with 13 lipsticks in a perfect-for-holiday clutch/case.
Invisible poresVia Drbrandtskincare.com
Dr. Brandt’s Perfectly Poreless is one of the season’s best value sets ($19.99 – $70 value). Housed in an adorable pouch you’ll find five pore-fighters that cleanse, soften, and prime skin. Also, make sure you know about these pore myths.
Shine bright like a diamond
When Rihanna launches something, it always makes a splash. Her Fenty Beauty by Rihanna’s holiday collection includes an assortment of glimmering lipsticks, glosses, metallic-to-glitter eyeliners, and an eyeshadow palette with reflective shades…for those who go bright or go home.