25 of the Best Beauty Gift Sets to Offer This Holiday Season
Treat your loved ones, and yourself.
They say the holidays are 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!
Byredo Les Mains Rose of No Man’s Land Set
In this limited-edition Byredo bundle, the Swedish beauty brand is offering up a signature hand cream and rinse-free hand cleanser in convenient travel size.
This Rose of No Man’s Land fragrance leads with pink pepper and turkish rose petal notes that round out into sweet raspberry blossom and white amber. Adorned in mythical inspired packaging complete with a Byredo labelled bow, it’s a gift set you won’t even need to wrap.
NYX Professional Makeup’s Butter Gloss Beneath the Wreath Set
Each year we look forward to the arrival of NYX’s holiday butter gloss vault, and the 2023 edition didn’t disappoint. Bursting with 14 full-sized tubes of both best selling and limited-edition butter glosses, this lip-gloss filled wreath is the gift that keeps on giving. Non-sticky gloss that still shines? Sold!
Youth to the People Superfood Daily Duo
Skincare enthusiasts can instantly recognize this superfood duo by Youth to the People, and will no doubt be elated to find this set under their tree. While the mini sized gel-to-foam Superfood Cleanser gently removes makeup and excess oils, the Air-Whip Moisture Cream douses the skin in a layer of dewy moisture.
Although gifting skincare can seem risky because of our skin’s varied types and textures, rest assured this duo is safe for both acne-prone and sensitive skin.
Tweezerman x Jones Road The Brow Kit
Earlier this year, Jones Road — the brainchild of makeup mogul Bobbi Brown — collaborated with Tweezerman on a series of must-have beauty kits, including this brow kit. No matter your hair’s hue, there’s a set made to match your colour. From ash to dark brunette, each kit pairs The Road Pencil by Jones Road with a Tweezerman Slant Tweezer for the betterment of your brows.
If you haven’t yet shopped this collab, now is the perfect time to snag it.
Maybelline New York x Garnier Mascara Set
One telltale sign of a really good gift set? When it includes a few products typically bought separately in their own respective packaging — but often purchased together at checkout. For example: Maybelline’s pairing of two classic mascaras with Garnier’s makeup removing micellar water in this limited-edition set.
Once you’ve taken on the day with lashes coated in either the Collossal or Lash Sensational Sky High mascaras, take it all off in the evening with a swipe of this cult-favourite Garnier cleanser. Genius!
Saje Dreamy Nights Restful Routine Kit
Treat your loved one to the gift of a good night’s rest when you shop this Dreamy Nights kit by Saje. Including a sleep-inducing mist, two roll-ons and a body butter, this kit is designed to help you create a more restful nighttime routine — from one hour before bedtime to the very moment your head hits the pillow. Turns out you’re only four steps away from a better sleep.
L’Oréal Paris Absolut Repair Hair Kit
In the same way that we treat our bodies with skincare, don’t forget to show your hair a little extra love, too! The L’Oréal Paris Absolut Repair Kit is bound to become a hair hero after a season full of holiday party hairstyling and over-manipulation.
While there are several L’Oréal Paris kits with various hair goals available to choose from, this particular one is designed to restore damaged hair. Inside the pouch, you’ll find an Absolut Repair Shampoo, an Absolut Repair instant resurfacing mask, and a Metal Detox Cleansing Cream.
Bath & Body Works Winter Candy Apple Mini Fizz Set
In the market for a stocking stuffer? This bath time offering is sure to please. Filled with three shea-butter infused mini fizzies that smell of the brand’s iconic winter candy apple scent, this Christmas-cracker inspired set belongs in your car. Pamper mode: engaged.
Real Techniques Everyday Eye Essentials Brush Set
If you neglect to wash your makeup brushes more often than you’d care to admit (who hasn’t?), consider this your sign to shop a new set altogether. The Real Techniques Everyday Eye Essentials set comes fully stocked with every brush you could ever need to help you pull off dreamy holiday glam. Priced under $25, it’s a total steal.
Dermalogica Brightening Holiday Skincare Kit
Revive dull winter skin with this Brightening Holiday Skincare Kit by Dermalogica. Powered by brigtening vitamin C, antioxidant chia seed oil and hydrating tremella mushroom, the full-size Biolumin C Serum and Eye Serum products within this set were made boost your brightness.
In addition to these skin-loving goodies, you’ll also receive your very own facial roller. Ooh la la.
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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