• We've scoured tons of beauty loot to bring you gifts your friends will love. The best part? You'll have plenty of money left over to buy yourself something nice.

  • Tarte The Best for Lash ($25, tartecosmetics.com)

    The mini set packs in a lash primer (so essential for avoiding clumps!), their popular 4-in-1 mascara, a thin rimmed eyeliner and a statement mascara for even fuller lashes. 


  • Sephora Deck the Halls with False Lashes Tinsel Topper ($12, sephora.com

    False lashes you can hang on the tree? Perfection. 

  • Pixi Eye Alchemy Assortment in Metallic Magic ($28, target.com)

    For the friend who never switches up her beige eyeshadow. She won't be able to resist the gorgeous metallics and blue shimmers in this palette.

  • Paul Mitchell Holiday Sets ($15.99-$29.99, paulmitchell.com)

    Gift your fellow hair lover some of Paul Mitchell's bests in these cute makeup bags. Our favorites: You Look Skinny Today (pictured) and Fab Girls Finish First.


  • Pacifica Island Vanilla Take Me There Set ($18, pacificaperfume.com)

    Check out Pacifica's set of body butter, perfume roll-on (purse size) and a moisture lip tint good enough to eat. 

  • Butter London Fire & Ice Double Take 2-Piece Sets ($24 per set, butterlondon.com)

    These red and blue polishes come with festive top coats. #NoNailArtRequired

  • Bodycology Cozy Sock Sets ($4.88, walmart.com)

    No one will complain about getting socks in their stocking with this gift set.

  • Benefit Luv it Up! Makeup Kit ($25, benefitcosmetics.com)

    Benefit's holiday sets are always a win. This combo of neutrals contains three powder shadows, one cream shadow and a light nude lip gloss. 

  • Agave Holiday Healing Oil Kit ($20, agaveoil.com)

    For the friend who loves a little pampering. The healing oil smoothes the hair and adds shine (without weighing it down), and the oil diffuser cozies up the room. 

  • Lorac Rockin' Red Hot 3D Liquid Lustre Set $28, loraccosmetics.com)

    These top coats can be applied over any shadow and add serious shine. 

  • London SOHO New York Spotted Duffle ($19.99, target.com)

    We all have that friend who carries around HER ENTIRE MAKEUP COLLECTION. This mini makeup case is compact, but can fit it all. 

  • Smashbox Wondervision Lip Gloss Set ($24, sephora.com)

    These five glosses cover all spectrums—from neutral to a bold berry. 

  • Bare Minerals Mini Face Brush Kit ($25, bareescentuals.com)

    Four pieces, one tiny bag. Check. 

  • Jouer Sparkle & Shine Party Favor ($16, jouercosmetics.com)

    Give this to your friend who has to host everything. For once you'll be the one giving her a party favor.

  • Fresh Sugar Kisses Mini Lip Trio $28, sephora.com)

    We've tried hundreds of lip balms, and these are still our go-to. Subtle color and a whole lot of moisture. 

  • Orla Kiely Sweet Pea Medium Hanging Organizer ($24.99, target.com)

    This compact organizer can hang anywhere and fits hundreds of products for clean storage. 

  • Clinique Limited Edition Chubby Stick Lip Set: Whole Lotta Candy ($25, neimanmarcus.com)

    Got a friend with a sweet tooth? Gift her these stunning chubby sticks packaged in candy cane tubes. 

  • Chloe Chloé Mini Duo ($15, sephora.com)

    The Chloé mini duo can add a little sparkle to anyone's holiday.

  • Bobbi Brown Limited Edition Everyday Pretty Lip and Eye Palette ($30, sephora.com)

    Three eyeshadows, one shimmer lip gloss, and two tinted lip balms. Bobbi Brown wins again. 

  • Josie Maran Argan Head to Toe Radiance Duo ($16, sephora.com)

    Josie Maran's oils create flawless shiny hair and dewy skin in seconds. 

  • L'Occitane Hand Indulgences Set ($28, sephora.com)

    For the friend who just can't get enough lotions, L'Occitane's smell divine and hydrates all day. 

  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics ($25, occmakeup.com)

    If you know someone who just went vegan, have them test out the vegan makeup waters with OCC. You're not a lipstick girl until you've tried a Lip Tar. 

  • Soap & Glory Beginner's Luxe Set ($30, sephora.com)

    This travel kit has all of your bath necessities in one convenient bag. 

  • Too Faced Jingle All The Way ($25, sephora.com)

    This basic palette is fitted with an iPhone 5 case you can snap on your phone.

  • Tocca Bianca Candelina ($20, shop.nordstrom.com)

    With a combination of green tea, lemon and sugar, this candle is fresh and sweet. 

  • Philosophy Fruitcake Mix Bath and Body Set ($26, macys.com)

    With vanilla cake body wash, pecan body scrub and cranberry body lotion, you've got fruit cake…without the calories. 

  • Chandon Sparkle Bomb Holiday Kit ($30, chandon.com)

    Champagne and Sephora X gold glitter polish. Need we say more?

  • Essie Holiday Gift Set ($15, macys.com)

    Classic Essie shades you can wear over and over (and over...). 

  • E.L.F. Lip Cylinder ($10, target.com)

    This set comes with 10 wearable shades. Dab on solo or layer over lipstick.

  • Burt's Bees Natural Body Car Kit ($12.99, target.com)

    If your friend loves Burt's Bees lip balm, then she'll love this entire line with the brand's most popular products.


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