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November 19, 2020

7 Coveted Holiday Gifts Certain To Wow Beauty Lovers On Your List

We’ve rounded up knock-out gift ideas from skincare and makeup brands around the globe guaranteed to impress the beauty-obsessed.


With postal service and delivery delays expected to worsen this holiday season, getting a jump on your shopping is a necessity. And as beauty analysts have adeptly pointed out, skincare has begun topping most people’s priority lists. Many people have minimized their makeup routines thanks to WFH (Work From Home) and mask-wearing protocols, so picking out a present for your bestie might look very different this season. 


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Self-care and at-home spa-style treatments continue to trend as a gift choice.


Since self-care and at-home spa-style treatments continue to trend, we compiled a shortlist of skincare sets and makeup tool offerings that will satisfy your newly skin-savvy loved ones this season. 


French Dermatological Skincare For Your At-Work Gift Exchange 


bioderma sensibio
BIODERMA Sensibio Discovery Kit – $9.90


Finding a $10 gift for an officemate sounds impossible, especially if he or she has sensitive or dehydrated skin. BIODERMA’s targeted skincare lines offer solutions for all types of skin at reasonable price points. Their Sensibio Discovery Kit includes generously sized “try me” versions of the brand’s bestselling micellar water as well as a lightweight cream and eye gel. And the Hydrabio Discovery Kit focuses on increasing moisture whether while cleansing with the micellar water or amplifying hydration with a serum or gel-cream. At $9.90 each, these trios are a steal.


Skincare For The Man In Your Life


LANEIGE Homme Blue Energy Duo Set
LANEIGE Homme Blue Energy Duo Set – $23.63


Data shows that men are now much more likely to be interested in skincare than in years past, including using anti-aging products. Laneige’s Homme Blue Energy Duo pairs a gel-style toner with a lightweight emulsion (aka lotion). Not only does the set come attractively packaged in ocean blue; it also contains 78.5 percent deep seawater and revitalizing spirulina – a protein- and carotenoid-rich extract known for regenerating tissue and healing wounds. The set also includes travel-sized versions, making it easy for your guy to carry his goodies on the go.


Magnetic Tools For The Makeup Maven


Missha Standing Magnetic Brush Set
Missha Standing Magnetic Brush Set (5pcs) – $50


Could your bestie use a new set of makeup brushes? How about a better way to store them? Upgrade that battle station with Missha’s Standing Magnetic Brush Set, which includes eyeshadow, eyeliner, foundation, cheek, and powder brushes with built-in magnets. The sleek standup holder makes each brush easy to find and keeps the brush heads pristine. The upper magnetic feature also makes drying freshly washed brushes upside down a breeze and prevents water intrusion in the ferrule, which can loosen the glue holding the bristles in place. 


For The J-Beauty Fanatic 


Sekkisei Skincare Lovers Set
Sekkisei Skincare Lovers Set – $94.99


Gathering gifts from abroad might be out of the question this year, but grabbing a J-beauty set complete with its cult-favorite lotion is easy now that the Sekkisei Skincare Lovers Set has arrived. Sekkisei’s name as well as its products draw inspiration from the snow’s brightness, and their gentle five-piece set contains both Japanese and Chinese herbal extracts that brighten and hydrate the skin. The set features the Treatment Cleansing Oil, Lotion (aka hydrating toner), Emulsion, Lotion Mist, and a Radiance Boosting Mask. 


For The Serious Spa Enthusiast or Cruelty-Free Beauty Lover


Epicuren Six Step System
Epicuren Six Step System – $220.50


If your holiday shopping list includes a friend or family member with a passion for peels and a fondness for facials, Epicuren’s Six Step System is a slam dunk. This kit takes the guesswork out of creating a routine and includes everything from a cleanser and exfoliator to Epicuren’s quintessential, trademarked quad of Metadermabolic Enzyme products, which are designed to help the skin rejuvenate thanks to potent fruit and protein enzymes and dermatology-grade formulations. 


For Everyone On Your List


Etude House My Beauty Tool Lovely Etti Hair Band
Etude House My Beauty Tool Lovely Etti Hair Band – $3


And since your gift recipient will obviously need a headband to keep his or her hair back while using your lovely present, why not toss in the K-beauty favorite Etude House kitty cat version, too? 


Happy Holidays from everyone at Beautytap!

Tracy is a "quality over quantity" word girl fascinated by eagles and life in a small SoCal mountain community. She believes in the now, has written professionally for 30+ years, and worships at the alters of serum and Sulwhasoo.



Nice choices and price points. Looks like those magnetic brushes are a must have!

They're really nice! I revamped my vanity, so I could showcase them. The pictures really don't do them justice.

Loved this article! Super helpful to anyone struggling with gift buying!

All of these products look awesome. Thank you for the gift shopping tips, Tracy!

Always happy to help ... and I'm always shopping. :)

LOL same!

Love the magnetic makeup tools. :)

Me, too, Sarah. The frame is very sturdy, and the brushes are very well made.

Just sent my brother the Laneige mens gift set for his birthday and he loves it! A great set to get any guy started on a skincare routine.

I LOVE these gift ideas! They're so cute and it's impossible to not like them. Perfect for everyone.

I love this! Such great holiday gift ideas for anyone on your list. This is so helpful and just great information, especially because it can be confusing choosing gifts these days and that's a great tip to start shopping early.