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The 23 Best Holiday Beauty Gift Sets of 2023
Let the holiday shopping commence.
by : ELLE Canada- Oct 27th, 2023
Whether you’re looking to cross the beauty lovers off your gift list or searching for something special for yourself, holiday sets are great way to try out new products or stock up on old faves—and they get you the most bang for your buck. From makeup minis to must-have skincare selects, these 20 beauty gift sets are guaranteed to put a smile on their face.
Fabulous Form Gift Kit, Aesop
Leave it to Aesop to drop gift kits that are as beautiful-looking as the products themselves. The ‘Fabulous Forms’ trio includes the brand’s famous hand balm, body cleanser and cedar-and-citrus-scented lip salve to keep the recipient hydrated and smelling exceptional throughout the winter season.
SSENSE Exclusive Holiday 2023 Beauty Bag, Ssense
This sure-to-sell-out set from Ssense is one of the hottest luxury beauty gifts of the season. Inside the exclusive By Far (!) tote bag you’ll find a whopping 24 products, including full- and travel-size samples from brands like La Mer, Byredo, Aesop, Jo Malone, Augustinus Bader, Le Labo and so much more.
Supersonic Hair Dryer Gift Set, Dyson
Make her hair wash days a breeze with the Dyson Supersonic, the hairdryer that’s been on everyone’s beauty wishlist since it first hit the market. This blush/electric blue model is particularly nice to look at and includes five attachments to diffuse, smooth and define strands effortlessly.
The Gloss Bomb Vault, Fenty Beauty
Fenty Beauty lovers are bound to appreciate the brand’s Gloss Bomb vault, which contains new and exclusive shades of the bestselling lippie. There are ten tubes in total, ranging from the brand’s bestselling Lip Lumizer to creamy pigmented glosses and even a gold-flecked lip plumper.
Heavenly Hydration Set, Laneige
Dry skin calls for hydration heavy-hitters, which is exactly why this set from Laneige makes an excellent holiday gift. It includes a travel-friendly version of the brand’s Cream Skin toner and deluxe minis of the Water Bank Cream Moisturizer and—of course—the famous Lip Sleeping Mask.
Lip + Cheek MVPs Set, Milk Makeup
Have someone in your life that likes to keep it simple with their makeup routine? Gift them this lip and cheek set from Milk Makeup, which contains two full size hydrating multi-sticks in matte and shimmer dusty rose shades.
Premier Cru Set, Caudalie
Give the gift of plump, bouncy skin with this radiance-boosting set from Caudalie, which contains minis of the brand’s wrinkle-fighting serum and eye cream along with a full-sized moisturizer formulated to protect the skin barrier.
Vibrant Shine Healthy Hair Kit, Olaplex
Nothing says “I appreciate you” like the gift of great hair. This limited-edition kit from Olaplex includes minis of the brand’s No. 3 Hair Perfector, No. 4C Bond Maintenance Clarifying Shampoo, No. 6 Bond Smoother, and No. 7 Bonding Oil to keep the recipient’s hair incredibly soft and shiny.
The Gift of Bright Eyes, Peter Thomas Roth
Shorter days and longer nights may lead to a lacklustre complexion, but this adorable eye patch set from Peter Thomas Roth will leave you bright-eyed and bushy-tailed all winter long. We’ll take five, please.
Pillow Talk Beautifying Lip and Cheek Secrets, Charlotte Tilbury
The makeup pro in your life will surely appreciate this set from Charlotte Tilbury, which includes everything one needs for a full ‘Pillow Talk’ face. Inside you’ll find a full sized lipstick in the famous rosy brown shade and a travel-sized lip liner, lip gloss and Beauty Light Wand highlighter to match.
Signature Style Set, Oribe
Better hair days are on the horizon with this luxe set from Oribe. Housed in a beautifully illustrated box by textile designer and artist Louis Barthelemy, the set contains a full size of the brand’s cult favourite Texturizing spray and minis of the Restorative shampoo and conditioner. Delightful.
Lip Drip Duo, Tower 28
This lip gloss duo from clean beauty brand Tower28 makes an excellent stocking stuffer. It includes two ‘cookie butter-inspired’ lip jellies in the bestselling clear formula ‘Chill’, along with ‘Chestnut’, a warm brown shade.
Trunk 7.0, Drunk Elephant
Have a serious skincare aficionado in your life? Look no further than this fully loaded trunk from Drunk Elephant, which contains ten full-size products plus seven samples. Did we mention it comes in a gorgeous green backpack?
Oceanly Happy Berry Makeup Set, ATTITUDE
Gloss Volume Suprême Lip Set, Watier
This lip gloss trio from brand Watier has just what you need to achieve plump lips with exceptional shine and colour this holiday season. Watier’s Gloss Volume Suprême Lip Set contains three highly pigmented, non-sticky glosses enriched with powerful volumizing and hydrating ingredients to keep your lips moisturized and pillowy soft all season long.
PUFF.ME Volume Glitz Kit, DESIGNME
The holidays are all about the party circuit, so why not give the gift of sky-high hair? This volume-boosting set from DESIGNME smells absolutely incredible and comes in an adorable clear pouch that’s great for air travel.
Radiance Retreat Set, Olehenriksen
It’s hard not to love this set from Olehenriksen, which includes samples of the brand’s bestselling Banana Bright line plus the Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer packaged in a miniature house.
Best of Glow Wishlist, Glow Recipe
Have a Glow Recipe fan in your life? Make their holiday with this wishlist-worthy set, which contains eight full-size Glow Recipe products, including classic bestsellers and new releases. They’ll have their routine on lock for months.
Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze Set, YSL Beauty
Forget the candy canes this year—give them Candy Glaze. This ultra-luxe lipstick set from YSL contains two full-size Rouge Volupté Candy Glaze glosses and is as glamorous as it is hydrating.
Dewy Skin Essentials, Tatcha
Beyond the gorgeous packaging, Tatcha products are exceptional, plain and simple. So why not gift your favourite people the brand’s Dewy Skin starter kit? This Japanese-inspired cleanser, serum and moisturizer trio works for dry or combination skin and will keep skin glowy all winter long.
T•L Black Label Cream & Castile Collection, House of T•L
Bring the spa home with this castile soap and body cream set from all-natural brand House of T•L, which is made in Canada and can be customized with the brand’s exclusive house scent, lavender or rose options.
The Glow Set, Omy Laboratoires
This glow-boosting trio from certified B-Corp brand Omy Laboratories contains everything you need for radiant skin all winter long. Plus, the products are made with clean ingredients and are safe for sensitive skin, too.
The Power of Peptides Set, The Ordinary
Peptides are one of those ultra-buzzy ingredients you hear about everywhere, which is precisely why this multi-peptide-infused eye serum, brow & lash serum and hyaluronic acid serum set makes a great gift for the skincare fanatic in your life. It’s anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and pro-hydrating. What’s not to love?
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