Treat your loved ones, and yourself.
They say the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, and any makeup, skincare or fragrance enthusiast who has ever received a killer beauty gift set would have to agree.
The year’s best beauty buys are wrapped up in seasonally decorated gift sets, full-sized products are scaled down and transformed into stocking stuffers, and luxury beauty items are bundled together and definitely worth the splurge.
For your convenience, we’ve made a list, checked it twice, and compiled the best holiday beauty gift sets to give (or keep!) this 2023 gifting season. Whether you’re shopping for your skincare-obsessed friend, a high-end beauty lover, or a fragrance fiend, there’s truly something here for everyone on your list. Scroll on, and happy shopping!
Dior Rouge Dior Minaudière Clutch and Lipstick Collection
Some dream of sugarplums, we dream of Dior Beauty! Fusing high fashion with makeup, this limited-edition Rouge Dior Minaudière Clutch from the fashion house’s 2023 holiday collection stores one Rouge Dior Lipstick in the iconic, velvety red “999” shade, plus three nude-toned refill options.
Redefining traditional makeup bags, the golden metal clutch can be held in hand, or slung over the shoulder with its detachable chain strap.
Burt’s Bees Kissable Colour Gift Set
Shopping for beauty on a budget? Look no further than this Kissable Color gift set by Burt’s Bees. Priced just below $10, this 100 per cent natural lip shimmer trio will keep lips hydrated and sparkling during the frigid winter months.
Shades “Peony,” “Rhubarb,” and “Fig” range from nude to deep, and provide a subtle kiss of luminescent colour.
Nars Invite Only Mini Afterglow Liquid Blush
Consider gifting this Nars Invite Only Mini Afterglow Liquid Blush Set to the party animal in your life. Stocked with three mini-sized blushes in rosy bronze “Orgasm Rush,” dusty rose “Dolce Vita,” and the brand’s signature peachy pink “Orgasm” shade, this gift set is guaranteed to make them blush all holiday party season long. Literally.
Philosophy Sweet Celebration Shower Gel Gift Set
‘Tis the season to upgrade your everything shower. Kick off the holidays by resetting your routine with Philosophy’s festively scented Sweet Celebration Shower Gel set.
This five-piece collection of body washes features yuletide scents like “Candy Cane,” “Sparkling Hollyberries,” “and “Snow Angel,” which also function as shampoos and bubble baths. We love a gift set that does it all and more!
Olaplex Strong Days Ahead Hair Kit
Having a good hair day is a gift in and of itself. Olaplex’s Strong Days Ahead Hair Kit will get you well on your way to flaunting your best hair ever. This limited-edition value set is home to the brand’s best-selling No. 3 Hair Perfector, No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and No. 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner bottles.
Sephora Collection At Home Spa Set
Give the gift of self-care with Sephora Collection’s At Home Spa Set. With six spa essentials — including a mini face roller, a mini gua sha, an eye roller, reusable eye patches, a headband and a dry body brush — this kit is equipped with everything you could ever need for an at-home pampering session.
Fenty Beauty Eau de Parfum Perfume Set
Celebrity perfumes are always a thoughtful gift for pop-culture-obsessed friends. But when you find a fragrance that has been made by their favourite star and genuinely smells delicious, you’ve struck gold.
A prime example? The Fenty Eau de Parfum. Members of Rihanna’s Navy and fragrance fanatics alike will adore this gift set stocked with a full- and travel-sized bottle of this magnolia, musk and Bulgarian rose-scented perfume.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Magic + Science Recipe Gift Set
Flawless skin in four steps? Yes, please! This Charlotte’s Magic + Science Recipe For Your Best Skin Ever set by Charlotte Tilbury is inclusive of four skin-loving products designed to get you glowing this holiday season.
Whether you’re looking to introduce a loved one to the whimsical world of Charlotte Tilbury skincare or you’re simply restocking crowd pleasers like the Charlotte’s Magic Cream and the Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir for yourself, this kit is a must-have.
Quo Beauty Lip Oil Trio
Nothing says “meet me under the mistletoe” like a hydrated, juicy pout. Quo Beauty’s Lip Oil Trio boasts a best-selling bundle of translucent, peach, and berry-tinted lippies infused with conditioning vitamin E. Thanks to their non-sticky formula, you can pucker up with confidence.
Beautycounter Polish & Plump Facial Trio
After a long day of hard work (er, holiday shopping), you deserve to treat yourself to a facial! Beautycounter’s Polish & Plump Facial Trio features travel-sized versions of the brand’s Counter+ Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm, Reflect Effect AHA Smoothing Facial Mask, and Mighty Plump Ceramide Water Cream to help round out your evening routine.
Turns out good things do come in threes.
Yves Saint Laurent Lash Clash & Libre Set
Luxury beauty lovers will take delight in unwrapping Yves Saint Laurent’s Lash Clash & Libre Set. You’ve probably already spotted both the mascara and the Dua Lipa fronted fragrance on #beautytok, and for good reason.
This blackest-black mascara pumps up lashes to extreme volumes, while the perfume envelops wearers in a warm, lavender and orange-scented embrace. It’s an absolute dream duo for anyone with a taste for the fine things in life.
Shoppers Drug Mart Thoughtful Choices Collection
Shoppers Drug Mart’s selection of Thoughtful Choices-labeled products makes it easy to shop more consciously. Rounding up the best of mindfully made beauty and body care, this Thoughtful Choices Collection includes products from eco-conscious brands like Cocokind, Truly Beauty, and Versed Skin.
Nuxe The Prodigieux Néroli Collection Set
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be stressful for some, but serenity-inducing gift sets like this one by Nuxe Paris can help calm things down. Inside, a four-piece set of neroli-scented perfume, body oil, shower gel, and a candle will help set the mood for a peaceful evening of self-care.
Who wouldn’t be thrilled to receive this bundle of French beauty come Christmas morning?
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris 3, 2, 1 Noël Candle Set
They say there’s no place like home for the holidays, and nothing feels more homey than a room illuminated with candles. This Maison Francis Kurkdjian candle trio channels the spirit of the holidays into three limited-edition scents with a colourful, decorative flair.
Floral fans will favour “Rose des Neiges,” and “Jasmine d’hiver,” while “Mon beau Sapin” was made for those who gravitate towards woody notes.
Guess Bella Vita Fragrance Set
Quebec residents, you’ve been spoiled by Guess with this Jean Coutu-exclusive set that we had to include! Though winter is swiftly approaching, Guess’ Bella Vita fragrance is a fond reminder of warm, summer days.
This three-piece Bella Vita fragrance set features a body lotion, a 100ml perfume, and a travel sized version of this Italian lemon, black cherry and tuberose-noted scent.
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