These are the best beauty sets to give as gifts

Peep these nail polish packs, lipstick collections, special skincare sets and more
By Dalene Rovenstine  Published on 12/10/2018 at 10:53 AM EDT

For a particular set of people, there is no such thing as too many beauty products. If you know anyone like that and are struggling to find them a holiday gift, behold our favorite beauty gifts of 2018. These beauty sets—including nail polish, hair products, makeup and skin care—range in prices and products.

Scroll through the ideas and let us know in the comments below what your favorite beauty gifts are.

Milk Makeup Blur Fam Set

It’s not the first time we’ve talked about our love of Milk Makeup, and it probably won’t be the last! As a 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free brand, it’s a favorite of ours. And it helps that they have pretty great products, such as this Blur Fam Set. It contains a Blur Spray, which will help set your makeup and minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines, a Luminous Blur Stick for a perfect glow, and a non-porous applicator (with sparkles in it!).

Purchase from Milk Makeup for $54. 

L’Occitane Hand Cream bouquet

Give the gift of hand cream. L’Occitane produces some of the best on the market and this “bouquet” includes six options. Divide them up for stockings, gift it as one, or keep for yourself!

Purchase on Amazon for $54.

Buxom Party All Night Mini Lip Plumping Vault

Know someone who needs a lip color that will last all night on New Year’s Eve or during her various parties throughout the year? Enter the Buxom Party All Night Mini Lip Plumping Vault. This 12 piece collection includes the brand’s bestseller lip creams, lip polishes and lip liners. (If you’re a thrifty gifter, buy this set, crack it open, and give a couple of each to a group of friends.)

Purchase from Sephora for $49.

BITE Beauty Four Little Bites

BITE Beauty is one of our favorite lip brands at Grok Nation. Not only is it cruelty free, but all products are packed with loads of moisturizing oils. This set allow the recipient to try out four highly pigmented shades while conditioning her lips all through winter.

Purchase on JC Penney or Sephora for $25.

DevaCurl Ultimate Care Kit

DevaCurl’s Ultimate Care Kit contains everything your gift recipient needs for perfect, bouncy curls all day every day. Since kits are available for Super Curly, Curly or Wavy hair, items vary by type, but each includes a variation of No-Poo cleanser, conditioner, styling cream, a hair treatment, and leave-in conditioner or styling spray.

Purchase kits on DevaCurl for $48 each. Grok Nation readers can receive free DevaCurl clips on all orders over $45 by using code GROKDEVACLIPS through Dec. 16.

Fenty Beauty Metallic eye + lip crayon set

For the person who doesn’t always splurge on themselves, get this fun Metallic Eye + Lip Crayon set from Fenty Beauty. Available in soft neutrals (Frost Bunny), fiery colors (Frost Hunny) or chilling bolds (Frost Money), this limited edition set will help anyone, with any skin tone, pull off their true ice queen. Best of all it’s versatile. Want to use it as an eyeliner? Eyeshadow? Lip liner? Lipstick? All of the above? You can.

Purchase from Fenty Beauty for $36.

Ole Henriksen Glow Home For #HyggeTime – 4-Piece Skincare Advent Calendar

The holidays may be hectic sometimes, but they’re also a great time to stay in and get cozy. Which is why we wouldn’t blame you for purchasing this “gift” and keeping it for yourself. Full of Ole Henriksen favorites, the four piece skincare advent calendar comes with Pre-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub, Truth Serum, Nurture Me Moisturizing Crème and Invigorating Night Transformation Gel.

Purchase from Ole Henriksen for $40.

Bumble and bumble Happy Hairdays Silken + Smooth Trio

This one’s for the non-curly girls: Bumble and bumble’s Happy Hairdays set will leave you with the sleekest, shiniest hair. With shampoo, conditioner and primer, your gift recipient will have everything she needs to achieve the perfect party-ready locks.

Purchase from Sephora for $33.

Kiss Me With Kiehl's

What’s better than giving a gift that also gives back? When you purchase the Kiss Me With Kiehl’s gift set, your purchase will help provide more than 200 meals as 100 percent of the net profits (up to $100,000) go to Feeding America. The trio of lip balms—in Mint, Cranberry, and Original—are wrapped individually so you can gift together or individually.

Purchase from Kiehl’s for $25.

Bliss x POP&SUKI Facial Skincare Set

In an exclusive new collab with POP&SUKI (an accessories line), Bliss offers this skincare trio in a POP&SUKI holographic bag. Inside you’ll find body butters in Lemon & Sage, Grapefruit & Aloe and Naked (fragrance free).

Purchase on Target for $9.99.

ULTA Beauty Sparkle & Shine 65 Piece Collection

This is a perfect makeup gift for a daughter or niece looking to start learning to apply makeup—or great for a friend who likes an occasional pop of color on her cheeks and eyelids. The ULTA Beauty collection boasts 36 eyeshadows, four eyeliner pencils, four blushes, four glitter top coats, four lip glosses, three brow powders, two highlighters, two bronzers, two setting powders, brow wax, a blush brush, an eyeshadow brush and a crease brush. Phew!

Purchase from ULTA Beauty for $29.99.

Fresh Mask for Miles Skincare set

This “flight” of masks from Fresh will help to brighten, soothe, and moisturize all kinds of skin types year round. Featuring 30ml tubs of the brand’s best-selling Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask, Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask, Rose Face Mask, Sugar Face Polish, this set is vauled at over $100.

Purchase from Fresh for $75.

Ella+Mila Holiday Kiss Set

A vegan and “7-free” product (it doesn’t have 7 toxic chemicals usually present in nail polish), Ella Mia’s nail polish is also chip resistant and quick dry. Purchase this holiday-tinged nail polish set for your most fashionable friends. Colors included are named Holiday Fling, Kiss Kiss, and G-Old Money.

Purchase from Ella+Mila for $26.

Youth To The People Super Glow Hydration Duo

Christmas and Hanukkah fall right in the dead of winter—the worst time of year for skin. This two-piece hydration kit banishes dry skin for good. Plus, it’s 100 percent vegan and comes in recycled packaging. That’s a power product in our book!

Purchase from Sephora for $65.


Explore These Topics:
Grok Nation Comment Policy

We welcome thoughtful, grokky comments—keep your negativity and spam to yourself. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.