The Most Luxurious Beauty Gifts to Shop for the Holidays

From luxurious skincare sets and lavish haircare tools to soothing self-care and fanciful makeup kits, here's what to gift the beauty lover (or yourself...) this holiday season.

The Most Luxurious Beauty Gifts to Shop for the Holidays
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This is the ultimate beauty gift guide.

The holiday season is nearly upon us, so why not get a head start on buying all those gifts this year, instead of leaving the task until the last minute? Well, if you’re not sure what to get the beauty lover in your life, then you’ve come to the right place. It doesn’t matter if you’re on the hunt for the perfect present for the budding skincare enthusiast or shopping for a longtime makeup expert; we’ve done the hard work for you and found the loveliest beauty sets that they’re sure to absolutely adore.

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Skincare and beauty (especially fragrance!) can be so personal, so it’s understandable that you might feel wary of gifting anything beauty-related to even your closest of pals, but that’s actually what’s so appealing about the best holiday beauty sets, as they often include a few different products, so the recipient can test out multiple options and decide which they love the most. It’s the best time of year to give your beauty-loving friends a restock on their favorite products, or perhaps try out that new launch they’ve been eyeing, or splurge on a hi-tech device. Oh, and don’t forget to get yourself a little something special, too.

From haircare kits and fragrance selections to sumptuous advent calendars and lavish lipsticks, these are the best beauty gifts that are sure to be a hit this season.

Check out all of Observer’s luxury gift guides for the best holiday present ideas for every person out there. 

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The Best Holiday Beauty Gifts for Her

  • Rouge Dior Minaudière Clutch: Lipstick Collection Case

    Dior Rouge Dior Minaudière Clutch 4-Piece Lipstick Set

    This limited edition set includes one Rouge Dior lipstick and three refills, and comes in a very chic metallic clutch case that she can wear as an actual bag, thanks to a detachable chain strap.

    $290, Shop Now
  • gold gua sha
    Sisley Paris.

    Sisley Paris Ginkgo Gua Sha Massage Tool

    You can’t get a more luxurious beauty tool than this sleek Sisley Paris gua sha, which helps sculpt, smooth and lift skin.

    $160, Shop Now
  • Valmont l'Elixir des Glaciers Crème De Masque Majestueuse

    Valmont l'Elixir des Glaciers Crème De Masque Majestueuse

    Luxurious Swiss skincare brand Valmont makes some of the best products out there, but if you really want to treat her to something special, go for their newly updated l’Elixir des Glaciers Crème De Masque Majestueuse; it’s a lush beauty balm that uses ethically-sourced ingredients from Swiss beehives. It can be used as a daily cream or a mask, but either way, she’ll adore how soft, smooth and refreshed her skin looks.

    $550, Shop Now
  • Furtuna Skin.

    Furtuna Skin Transformation Set Rituale Luminoso

    The beauty lover will so appreciate a gift set of Furtuna Skin’s ultra-high quality beauty products; this three-piece bundle includes the brand’s micellar essence, face and eye serum and nourishing, moisturizing oil.

    $395, Shop Now
  • Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase & Skinny Scrunchie Set Nordstrom Exclusive

    Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase & Skinny Scrunchie Set Nordstrom Exclusive

    The beauty enthusiast knows its not just about what’s in your skincare cabinet—a good night’s sleep is also essential, and that means ensuring that all things about her bedtime routine are optimal for skin. Silk pillowcases are proven to help your skin retain hydration, since the material won’t absorb the lotions and potions, and the silky smooth material also helps to prevent new fine lines. The adorable scrunchies are perfect for tying back hair without breakage.

    $86, Shop Now
  • Westman Atelier Clean Glow Trio
    Westman Atelier.

    Westman Atelier Clean Glow Trio

    This adorable travel-sized set includes three of Westman Atelier’s best-sellers: the cream contour, highlight and blush sticks in mini sizes.

    $75, Shop Now
  • Olaplex.

    Olaplex Hair Repair Treatment Kit

    The girl on the go will adore these travel-size versions of all the Olaplex products that help strengthen and revitalize hair.

    $62, Shop Now
  • Maison Francis Kurkdjian.

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian The Fragrance Wardrobe Discovery Collection for Her

    Don’t fret if you’re not sure about fragrance gifts, because this luxurious discovery set from Maison Francis Kurkdjian includes eight distinct perfumes (including their beloved Baccarat Rouge 540), so she can pick whichever appeals to her most.

    $275, Shop Now
  • Dyson.

    Dyson Special Edition Supersonic Hair Dryer

    When it comes to hair tools for a good blowout, it’s hard to beat Dyson. Elevate their haircare routine with this new limited edition version of the cult-favorite Dyson hair dryer, which comes in the loveliest shade of blue and includes five styler attachments, plus a convenient carryall case.

    $429.99, Shop Now
  • Diptyque advent calendar

    Diptyque Paris Holiday Advent Calendar

    There’s nothing like a truly lavish advent calendar, and Diptyque’s 2023 version does not disappoint, with 25 treats included. There’s everything from mini and full-size candles to soaps and shower oils, along with two different eau de toilettes and no less than six different eau de parfum fragrances.

    $510, Shop Now
  • three lip glosses in shades of pink and red
    U Beauty.

    U Beauty The Plasma Trio

    U Beauty’s cult-favorite plasma lip balms are quite possibly the most luxurious lip treatments out there. They come in a ton of different hues, and both plump and contour. You can select from three different colors for this particular gift set, for her perfect shade range.

    $168, Shop Now
  • Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Dreams Come True 2023: Makeup Vault
    Charlotte Tilbury.

    Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Dreams Come True 2023: Makeup Vault

    You’ll be hard-pressed to find a beauty maven who doesn’t adore Charlotte Tilbury’s iconic Pillow Talk collection, and this exclusive makeup gift set includes no less than 14 full-size products from the line, including highlighters, blush wands, lipsticks and mascara.

    $390, Shop Now
  • Ouai.

    Ouai Three-Piece Bundle

    Celeb-adored haircare brand Ouai is offering exclusive three-piece sets for the holidays, which you can customize to include shampoo, conditioner, masks and more.

    $95, Shop Now
  • Rhode The Rhode Kit

    Rhode The Rhode Kit

    Hailey Bieber’s viral skincare company debuted a four-piece kit that includes all the cult-favorite products; there’s the glazing milk, peptide fluid, moisturizing cream and, of course, the peptide lip treatment.

    $92, Shop Now
  • Glasshouse Fragrances.

    Glasshouse Fragrances Exclusive Winter Wonderland Candle

    This festive candles is the perfect gift idea for that one friend who has been listening to holiday music nonstop since October 1.

    $55, Shop Now
  • Merit Le Gloss Set

    Merit Le Gloss Set

    Merit’s new, limited-edition gift set includes a solo eye shadow, lip liner, travel-sized mascara and brow gel, for the ultimate n0-makeup makeup look.

    $80, Shop Now
  • Sisley.

    Sisley Paris Velvet Sleeping Mask

    Who doesn’t love a good face mask? You simply can’t do better than Sisley’s indulgent, ultra-hydrating nighttime mask, for the softest skin yet.

    $160, Shop Now
  • Guerlain Abeille Royale Honey Care Bestsellers Gift Set

    Guerlain Abeille Royale Honey Care Bestsellers Gift Set

    Guerlain’s limited-edition, Sephora-exclusive skincare gift set is composed of a face oil, eye cream and lipstick balm, all infused with honey, hyaluronic acid and the brand’s exclusive, sustainably-sourced royal jelly.

    $195, Shop Now
  • La Mer The Hydrating Treatment Lotion & Crème Set
    La Mer.

    La Mer The Hydrating Treatment Lotion & Crème Set

    You’re sure to win major points when she unwraps this La Mer set, which is composed of a treatment lotion and the celeb-adored crème.

    $200, Shop Now
  • Lancome.

    Lancome Définicils Mascara Holiday Set

    Sure, a mascara is nice, but why not present her with everything she needs to maintain and prep her lashes, including a primer, mascara and makeup remover?

    $56.50, Shop Now
  • Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Shimmering Body Oil
    Maison Francis Kurkdjian.

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Shimmering Body Oil

    If she loves Baccarat Rouge 540 (and who doesn’t?!), then you’re sure to win points with Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s limited edition, shimmering body oil in the very same scent.

    $215, Shop Now
  • Joanna Vargas.

    Joanna Vargas˙Glow to Go Mask Set

    The frequent jet-setter will appreciate this five-pack set of masks that are perfect for those constantly on the go.

    $75, Shop Now
  • Hourglass Vegan Face & Eye Travel Brush Set

    Hourglass Vegan Face & Eye Travel Brush Set

    Replace her tired old makeup brushes with this oh-so-luxurious new Hourglass set.

    $320, Shop Now
  • Eve Lom.

    Eve Lom Radiant Renewal Ritual Set

    Elevate their entire skincare routine with this soothing product collection, complete with a cleansing balm, retinol serum, moisture cream and muslin cleansing cloth, for the ultimate refreshing ritual.

    $110, Shop Now
  • Phlur.

    Phlur Somebody Wood

    There’s a reason Phlur’s delightful fragrances have developed such a cult following, and she won’t be able to resist this bouquet of bergamot, saffron, sandalwood and amber.

    $96, Shop Now
  • Jones Road.

    Jones Road Miracle Balm

    The minimalist beauty lover will adore this aptly-named Miracle Balm from Bobbi Brown’s viral brand, Jones Road.

    $38, Shop Now
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills.

    Anastasia Beverly Hills Fluffy & Fuller Looking Brow Kit

    When it comes to brows, it’s hard to beat Anastasia.

    $29, Shop Now
  • Chantecaille.

    Chantecaille Luxe Mask Duo+

    Upgrade their self-care routine with this mask duo from Chantecaille, including a lifting and smoothing mask as well as a gold recovery mask.

    $378, Shop Now
  • Holiday 2023, Cool Girl Holiday, Flashy Creme Blush, Hydrating Floral Essence, HFE, Deluxe, DLX, Resurfacing Serum 10ml, Resurfacing Serum, Risque, Risque Lip, botanicals, Gold crown, shadow, light flares,
    Tata Harper Cool Girl Holiday Kit.

    Tata Harper Cool Girl Holiday Kit

    Tata Harper’s four-product gift set really does live up to its cool girl name; it includes cult favorites like the Floral Essence and Resurfacing Serum, plus a highlighter and berry balm.

    $120, Shop Now
  • Therabody.

    Therabody TheraFace Pro

    The latest face device from Therabody is perfect for the tech-loving wellness and beauty connoisseur; it uses a combination of microcurrent, LED light therapy, percussion and cleansing to treat, nourish and relax the face muscles and complexion.

    $399, Shop Now
  • Makeup by Mario eyeshadow palette
    Makeup by Mario.

    Makeup by Mario Ethereal Eyes Eyeshadow Palette

    Any beauty and makeup lover will so appreciate getting their hands on Makeup by Mario’s TikTok-viral Ethereal Eyes Eyeshadow Palette, which includes matte, shimmery and metallic neutral hues.

    $68, Shop Now
  • Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Limited-Edition Eau de Parfum Spray

    Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Limited-Edition Eau de Parfum Spray

    If she’s a fan of Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, she’ll adore this limited edition bottle of the beloved scent.

    $165, Shop Now
  • RéVive Masque Des Yeux Instant De-Puffing Gel Eye Mask

    RéVive Masque Des Yeux Instant De-Puffing Gel Eye Mask

    Even if you can’t give your loved one an actual good night’s sleep for the holidays, you can still offer the *look* of rest thanks to this six pack of hydrogel eye masks, which soothe, hydrate and refresh to help reduce puffiness and the look of fine lines and dark circles.

    $95, Shop Now
  • Augustinus Bader The Renewal Icons With The Cream 2-Piece Set
    Augustinus Bader.

    Augustinus Bader The Renewal Icons With The Cream 2-Piece Set

    This limited edition holiday set features Augustinus Bader’s The Cream and The Eye Cream, which are packed with the brand’s exclusive TFC8 complex for repair and renewal.

    $295, Shop Now
  • Tom Ford Soleil Neige Glow Highlighter
    Tom Ford.

    Tom Ford Soleil Neige Glow Highlighter

    She’s already glowing, but she’ll be truly luminescent thanks to this new Tom Ford Beauty radiant highlighter.

    $90, Shop Now
  • Tatcha Dewy Cleanse + Hydrate Duo

    Tatcha Dewy Cleanse + Hydrate Duo

    Help her take care of her skin while on-the-go with this Tatcha set, with a soothing cleanser and hydrating moisturizer.

    $27, Shop Now
  • Les Mains Hermès Nail Enamel

    Hermès Les Mains Hermès Nail Enamel

    Is there anything more unapologetically indulgent than an Hermès nail polish? If she’s all about nail care, treat her to this luxurious nail hue, whether she wants to give herself an at-home manicure or bring it to the salon.

    $55, Shop Now
  • NuFace Trinity+ Starter Kit

    NuFace Trinity+ Starter Kit

    If she doesn’t yet have a NuFace, gift her this entire starter system set, which includes the microcurrent facial toning device in addition to all the extra brushes and creams.

    $395, Shop Now
  • Supergoop Beach Day Set

    Supergoop Beach Day Set

    Sunscreen is the most important part of any skincare routine, which is why any giftee will appreciate this three-piece set with Supergoop’s cult-favorite SPFs.

    $76, Shop Now
  • Caudalie Moisturizing Hand Cream Trio

    Caudalie Moisturizing Hand Cream Trio

    Keep dry, cracked hands at bay thanks to this adorable three-lotion set.

    $16, Shop Now
The Most Luxurious Beauty Gifts to Shop for the Holidays