The absolute best holiday gifts for beauty lovers


Whether you're a makeup junkie or a skincare aficionado, the holidays are the best time of the year to explore the biggest beauty initiatives and stock up on your favorites. Not only are there some killer sales going on to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier on the wallet (like Sephora's VIB Beauty Insider Sale going on right now!), but there are also exclusive releases from our favorite brands that make it the perfect time to shop.

See below for our favorite beauty products to gift this holiday season -- and feel free to snatch up a few for yourself!

Shop: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue perfume, ($80, Sephora)

Shop: Bed Head Smooth Operator Straightening Heat Brush, ($49.99, Ulta)

Shop: Oribe Ultimate Blowout Set ($50.00, Neiman Marcus)

Shop: Shiffa Jade Facial Roller ($63, Nordstrom)

Shop: Kevyn Aucoin Dermstore Exclusive Glass Glow Liquid Illuminator Kit ($63, Dermstore)

Shop: florence by mills Love Liv Eyeshadow Palette ($24, Ulta)

Shop: Tree Hut Holiday Shea Sugar Scrub 4 Piece Gift Set ($19.99, Ulta)

Shop: OUI JUICY COUTURE GLOW 3-PIECE GIFT SET ($109, Juicy Couture Beauty)

Shop: Beachwaver Co. Beachwaver PRO Curling Iron ($199, Ulta)

Shop: SPACE NK Advent Calendar: The Beauty Anthology ($265, Space NK)

Shop: Eminence Organic Skin Care Dermstore Exclusive Ageless Glow Trio ($120, Dermstore)

Shop: DRMTLGY Microdermabrasion Facial Scrub and Face Mask ($15.97, Amazon)

Shop: Drybar The Big Hair Blowout Kit, $119.97 (Orig. $199, Nordstrom Rack)​​​

Shop: Kate Spade Walk on Air Two-Piece Set ($29.99, Marshalls)

Shop: TONYMOLY 13-Pc. All You Need Mask Set ($25, Macy's)

Shop: Laura Mercier Luxe Ambre Vanillé Skin Care Set, $72.25 (Orig. $85, Nordstrom)

Shop: Unbound Cordless Auto-Curler ($99.99, Ulta)

Shop: Clinique 15-Pc. Lip Looks To Give & Get Set, $42 (Orig. $49.50, Macy's)

Shop: Charlotte Tilbury The Gift of Magic Skin Set ($75, Nordstrom)

Shop: Anisa Present & Perfect Brush Set ($78, Anisa)

Shop: R+Co Neon Halo Holiday Kit ($110, Dermstore)

Shop: SK-IIPITERA™ Aura Bright Kit Fantasista Utamaro, ($110, Sephora)

Shop: Colorwow Dream Big, $65 (orig. $81, Colorwow)

Shop: Colgate Optic White At Home Teeth Whitening Kit ($185, Amazon)

Shop: FRESH Black Tea Shop Gift Set, ($119, Sephora)

Shop: Armani LIP MAESTRO TRAVEL TRIO ($45, Armani Beauty)

Shop: La Sirene Beauty Collagen Flavor Duo, Powder Supplements ($140, Neiman Marcus)

Shop: ISDINCEUTICS Mineral Brush Powder ($55, Amazon)

Shop: Petite 'n Pretty Kids' Glow Spell Deluxe 10K Shine Lip Gloss Trio, $20

Shop: Regi Beauty E-Gift Card to over 100+ salons and spas (Regi, Prices vary)