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Best Beauty Holiday Gifts


Beauty gifts are among the biggest crowd pleasers—every woman is happy to receive one and many come pre-wrapped in clever packaging.

1. Kiehl's Limited Edition Creme Kenny Scharf Body Butter


What's better than yummy Kiehl's body butter in a jar featuring a colorful label by pop surrealist Kenny Scharf? The soy milk and honey whipped body butter is air-whipped so it absorbs quickly to hydrate, protect and soften skin, plus it has no parabens, glycols or silicones. Best of all 100 percent of the net profits of the sale will support RxArt, a non-profit national organization that helps young patients overcome their challenges through art.

2. Nars Debbie Harry Palette

Nars Warhol

It's hard to choose just one product from the Nars Andy Warhol collection, but this Debbie Harry Palette is a certain standout. The palette is inspired by Andy Warhol's 1980 art work of the Blondie singer. The palette features four eye shadows in Twinkling Purple, Sparkling Turquoise, White Shimmer, Starry Black and two blushes in Shimmering Pink Champagne and Brilliant Cream.

Like many of the pieces in the collection, it features a quote from the pop artist, this one is: "I always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party.” Right on, Andy.

3. Make Up For Ever All Eyes On You Set

MUFE eyes

Makeup junkies love Make Up For Ever. If she's just getting into playing with her look, you can't go wrong with this Make Up For Ever All Eyes On You Set. It contains everything she needs to create a party eye in seconds, including:

  • HD High Definition Powder
  • Aqua Cream in 16 Pink Beige
  • Aqua Eyes pencils in Mat Black and Dark Grey
  • Smoky Lash Extra Black Mascara

4. Olay Winter Wonderland Gift Set


For a budget friendly beauty gift, check out this Olay Winter Wonderland Gift set. It features full sizes of Olay Body Wash, In-Shower Body Lotion, Body Lotion, a Body Spray and a poof. This will help keep her skin soft and moisturized all winter long.

5. Urban Decay Naked Basics

Urban Decay

The Urban Decay Naked Palettes became instant cult classics and with good reason. The neutral shades flatter everyone and can be used to create everything from natural looks to knock out ones. The Naked Basics come with size full-size shadows that can be worn alone for work or daytime or layered for sexy nighttime looks.

6. Sephora Fragrance Sampler

sephora fragrance sampler

Selecting a perfume can be such an intimate process, it's challenging to select a scent for someone else; each fragrance smells different on every different person. This Sephora Favorites Fragrance Sampler for Her is the ideal solution. It comes with 12 fragrance minis, a beauty bag and a voucher for a larger-size fragrance.

The fragrances in the kit include:

  • Betsey Johnson Too Too Pretty
  • Coach Poppy
  • DKNY Be Delicious
  • Givenchy Very Irrésistble
  • Gucci Guilty Intense
  • Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire
  • Hanae Mori Butterfly
  • Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy La Fleur
  • Marc Jacobs DOT
  • Narciso Rodriguez for her
  • Prada CANDY
  • Versace Bright Crystal

7. Tarte Girl Meets Gloss

Tarte gloss

For the lip gloss lover on your list (and doesn't that term describe almost any woman?), check out the Tarte Girl Meets Gloss collection. This kit features five of the brands Maracuja Divine Shine Lip Glosses. For those unfamiliar with the brand, these glosses marry the perfect amount of shine with mega-moisturization and a kiss of mint.

The glosses come in Bubbly (sheer rose), Curious (sheer petal), Preppy (bubble-gum pink), Chic (watermelon berry), and Sparks (cotton candy).

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