The Best Beauty Gift Ideas She'll Squeal Over

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Drunk Elephant The Littles™ Night Out Skincare Set
Sephora

If you're shopping for the perfect gift for a beauty lover, the number of options may be somewhat overwhelming. The Southern Living beauty experts are here to help by sharing a complete guide to gifts for the beauty-obsessed gals you're shopping for this year. From budget-friendly to splurge- worthy, we've rounded up a list of gifts in a wide range of price points starting at just $10.

We included beauty gift sets and stand-alone products from both classic brands as well as beauty newcomers to ensure there's something for everyone. Makeup, hair products, storage solutions, nail care, fragrances, and more can be found on this comprehensive list of beauty gift ideas. Pickup one of these no-brainers for your favorite beauty this year. Plus, we guarantee you'll find a few items to add to your own Christmas list as well.

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara Gift Set

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara Gift Set

Dillard's

Proof that Santa has been watching: Our favorite volumizing mascara is now packaged for tucking under the tree. This limited-edition set includes two full-sized tubes of Lancome's Size Monsieur Big Mascara at a bargain price.

Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Gel Foundation

Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Gel Foundation

Chantecaille

While we know this foundation has a high price tag, hear us out on this one. Available in a range of 15 shades, it's an oil-free gel foundation that uses light-reflecting pigments to ease the appearance of skin imperfections. Whether you gift this to your sister, Mama, or add it to your wish list, we promise the recipient will thank you later.

Smith & Cult Nail Polish

NAIL COLOR NAIL POLISH

smithandcult

This festive stocking stuffer is a no-brainer. Smith & Cult comes in hot with more than one holiday-ready nail shade worth adding to your cart. A few of our favorites are Kundalini Hustle, Darjeeling Darling (seen here), and Mannequin Moves. Plus, all formulas are vegan, 8-free, and gluten-free.

e.l.f. Cosmetics Nude Rose Gold Eyeshadow Palette

e.l.f. Cosmetics Rose Gold Eyeshadow Palette

Try out a new wardrobe of 10 nude-toned shadows in a mix of matte, satin, and shimmer finishes. The shades can be used to create both bold and subtle looks. The made-to-layer powders blend effortlessly. E.L.F. products are 100% vegan and cruelty-free.

Beautycounter Lid Glow Cream Shadow

Beautycounter Lid Glow Cream Shadow

Beautycounter

Get eyelids that glisten like twinkle lights thanks to buildable color with a hint of shine from Beauty Counter. Available in a range of 10 shades, the formula uses cucumber and chamomile to sooth and hydrate eyelids.

Olaplex Bond Maintenance Holiday Kit

Olaplex Bond Maintenance Holiday Kit

SkinStore

The Olaplex hair care set includes three products: a full-size No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo, Full-size No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner, and a jumbo-size No.3 Hair Perfector. No.4 is a moisturizing and reparative shampoo while No.5 is a conditioner that helps restore, repair, and hydrate. No.3 Hair Perfector is a pre-wash treatment that will improve the look and feel of hair after just one use. Olaplex creates their products while maintaining sustainable environmental, social, and economic benefits.

Fancii MILA Light Up Compact Makeup Mirror

Fancii MILA Light Up Compact Makeup Mirror

Amazon

For drawing on the perfect red lip and checking it twice, pick this compact with dimmable lights, standard and magnifying mirrors, and a rechargeable battery.

The Little Market Soaking Salt in Peppermint

The Little Market Soaking Salt in Peppermint

The Little Market 

Soaking salts will allow her to immerse in the season with a blend of pink Himalayan sea salts and peppermint essential oil. Each purchase helps provide job training and support for mothers in underserved communities.


Relavel Travel Cosmetic Case Organizer

4.6
Relavel Travel Makeup Cosmetic Case

Amazon

Beauty gurus on Amazon have given this travel makeup nearly 14,000 five-star reviews. The compartments on the inside of the case can be moved around as needed to fit different sized products and tools.

Sanipoe 360 Spinning Makeup Organizer

Sanipoe 360 Spinning Makeup Organizer

This countertop beauty organizer will help anyone kick off a new year with a Marie Kondo mindset. The height of the shelves can be adjusted to fit makeup and skincare products perfectly, and it rotates to help her find everything you need in a flash.

Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

Briogeo founder Nancy Twine was not happy with the natural hair care on the market, so she took her grandmother's beauty recipes to a natural chemist team to create a natural hair care collection that delivered results. This hair mask is one of her creations and is clinically proven to strengthen hair and decrease breakage after just two uses.

Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask

4.6
Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask

Sephora

Skincare masks make a great gift for the recipient to be able to enjoy a spa-like treatment at home. Plus, it's a luxury they may not purchase for themself. This best-seller from Tatcha that features a violet hue is packed with vitamin C and AHAs from seven fruits to leave skin glowing after use. In addition to using clean ingredients, each purchase supports girls' education around the world.

Mary Kay Hydrogel Eye Patches

Hydrogel Eye Patches

Mary Kay

Not-so-silent nights are no match for these calming under-eye gel pads powered by moisture-locking glycerin.

Kopari 100% Organic Coconut Melt

Kopari 100% ORGANIC COCONUT MELT

Koparibeauty

Just one jar of Kopari's Coconut Melt delivers eight uses. It can be a hydrating hair mask, an everyday body lotion, a nourishing makeup remover, a dry shave oil, and more. All Kopari products are made in the U.S.A., are 100% organic, and are also free of sulfates, silicone, and parabens.

Olive and June Pedi System

Olive and June Pedi System

Olive and June

Everything she needs to get a salon-quality pedicure at home—and with half the hassle thanks to smart tools like a patent-pending foot rest for perfect polish application, silicone toe separators, cuticle remover, nail polish remover pot, and a cuticle pusher. The kit also includes a mini buffer, foot moisturizing serum, foot file, large nail clippers, nail file, clean up brush, top coat, and six best-selling polishes.

Mario Badescu Spritz Mist and Glow Facial Spray Collection

Mario Badescu Spritz Mist and Glow Facial Spray Collection

Amazon

This gift set is like giving an on-the-go spa treatment. No matter if you're in the carpool line or at a fancy party, you instantly feel refreshed and glowy after every spritz. And this set offers three different formulas to put in your purse, car, and on your vanity.

Dior Addict Lip Maximizer in 016 Shimmer Nude

Dior Addict Lip Maximizer in 016 Shimmer Nude

Sephora

Prepare to up her gloss game: plumper pout, 24-hour hydration, and smoother lips with each application. Volumizing spheres of hyaluronic acid help lips looks fuller, and a refreshing sensation comes from the minty scent.

Shinery Radiance Wash

shinery-radiance-wash

Amazon

This plant-powered hand cleanser moisturizes skin while wiping away oil and buildup from rings to give your jewelry a little extra shimmer.

GUGUG Facial Skin Scrubber & Blackhead Remover

GUGUG Facial Skin Scrubber & Blackhead Remover

Amazon

This is the skincare tool she never knew she needed. Using high-frequency vibrations, this facial spatula cleans out pores, helps get rid of blackheads, and promotes blood circulation for plumper skin.

ghd Air 1600W Professional Hair Dryer

4.9
Ghd Air Professional Performance Hairdryer

Ulta

The Professional Strength Blow Dryer from GHD cuts down not only on drying time, but styling time too since it helps to eliminate frizz during the drying process. Her hair will be shinier and softer than ever before. Plus, it's quieter than other blow dryers on the market.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Beautifying Eye Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Beautifying Eye Filter

Charlotte Tilbury

The forecast is calling for fanned out lashes and smoky eyeliner. Master the look with this mascara-liner duo from Charlotte Tilbury that will deliver flawless results.

Sigma Beauty Essential Brush Kit

Sigma Beauty Essential Brush Kit

Bloomingdale's

The Sigma Beauty Essential Kit includes 12 professional-quality brushes to help any makeup enthusiast create a look she loves. From a foundation brush to a contour brush to an eyeliner brush and more, any type of makeup brush needed can be found in this set.

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

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Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

Amazon

Believe your eyes: You can get this cult-favorite liquid eyeliner on Amazon Prime, baby. This makes the perfect gift for any beauty buff. They'll already know how good it is, even if they've never used it.

Deciniee Jade Roller and Gua Sha Set

Deciniee Jade Roller and Gua Sha Set

Amazon

Enter: the quickest way to depuff and contour. That jawline is going to look slimmed down and those cheekbones are going to be sharpened up—real quick. Once she adds this self-care ritual into her daily routine, she'll start seeing big results within a week or two.

Boden Jeweled Hair Slide Set

Boden Jeweled Hair Slide Set

Boden 

Santa has something sparkly for your stocking. This trio of glitzy hair pins will add pops of color to
her New Year's Eve updo.

Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator

clinique moisture surge

This old-school department store moisturizer has been selling out for decades now, and we're happy to keep emptying jar after pretty pink jar of the stuff. Anyone who appreciates a hydrated, plumped-up face will enjoy this Amazon steal.

T3 Twirl Trio Interchangeable Clip Curling Iron Set: 1”, 1.25”, 1.5”

T3 Twirl Trio Interchangeable Clip Curling Iron Set: 1”, 1.25”, 1.5”

Sephora

T3 offers the ability to get three different sized barrels from one iron with this interchangeable set. From mermaid curls to beachy waves to glamour curls, you can achieve a number of hairstyles with just one curling iron. Included in the set are the base, a 1" straight barrel, a 1 1/4"–3/4" tapered barrel, and a 1 1/2" straight barrel. The iron also features a 360-degree swivel cord, five heat settings, and one-hour auto-off.

Kinga Facial Steamer

Kinga Facial Steamer

Amazon

File this under the "How did I not know this existed?" category. This skincare tool serves two purposes, of which you can choose your own adventure. If you're mainly interested in increasing the potency of your skincare products, the steamer will open your pores to make it easier for the products to work their magic. If you're tired of dealing with pesky blackheads, use it to open up the pores and then use the extraction tools provided. Win-win.

FOREO Luna 3 for Normal Skin

4.8
FOREO Luna 3 for Normal Skin

Amazon

The Luna facial cleansing device removes dirt, oil, and makeup without irritating even the most sensitive skin, and it continues to receive glowing reviews. It has 16 different intensity settings so she can choose the one that's best for her skin. Each USB charge will last up to 650 uses.

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