14 Best Beauty Gifts to Give Your Friends This Holiday Season

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  • The best gift you can give your friend for the holidays (or on any occasion) is a beauty present.
  • Online beauty stores have a large selection of gift sets and limited-edition products to choose from.
  • Between skin-care, makeup, and hair gifts, your beauty-obsessed friend will appreciate these additions to their beauty routines.

Looking for a gift to give your friend for the holidays is always fun. You can go the thoughtful route with a present you've planned for months or opt for a simple token of your appreciation. If you're at a crossroads looking for the best gift for your friend, you can never go wrong with beauty products. For some of us, receiving a holiday beauty gift set is one of life's greatest joys. You never know what item may be the missing piece to their routine. By shopping for beauty products on their behalf, you can introduce them to something you personally love or one you think matches their beauty style.

From Sephora to Ulta Beauty, there are plenty of new beauty gift sets on the web that'll light up the face of the beauty-obsessed person in your life. With mini lipstick duos and targeted skin-care sets to choose from, giving one of these for the holidays will earn you an award for the best friend ever. Keep reading to find the best beauty gift to give your best friend ahead.

Additional reporting by Kalyn Womack

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The Harmonist Hypnotizing Fire Parfum
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The Harmonist Hypnotizing Fire Parfum

This warm and spicy The Harmonist Hypnotizing Fire Parfum ($295) has top notes of pepper tree, Pimento berries, and cloves. It's the perfect winter scent, and the sleek bottle will look lovely on your vanity.

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Mario Badescu Brightening Regimen Kit
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Mario Badescu Brightening Regimen Kit

Does your friend complain about dull skin? Treat them to the Mario Badescu Brightening Regimen Kit ($29, originally $38). It's a simple starter kit for brighter and beautiful skin.

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Fenty Beauty Lil Fly Stunna Mini Eye and Lip Set
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Fenty Beauty Lil Fly Stunna Mini Eye and Lip Set

The Fenty Beauty Lil Fly Stunna Mini Eye and Lip Set ($19, originally $24) is the ideal gift for a friend who loves a little drama. The winged liner and red lip combo will forever be unmatched.

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Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette
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Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette

The Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette ($45) is the perfect high-quality pick to add some glow to your friend's makeup routine. We promise, they can never have too many highlighters to choose from.

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Luv Scrub Mesh Body Exfoliator in Luvender
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Luv Scrub Mesh Body Exfoliator in Luvender

The Luv Scrub Mesh Body Exfoliator in Luvender ($18) is the ultimate addition to your friend's bath routine. This mesh body scrub will leave their skin clean and soft.

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Pixi DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches
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Pixi DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches

Gift your friend the Pixi DetoxifEYE Depuffing Eye Patches ($24). Whether they have trouble with eye bags or just need another glamorous addition to their spa day, they will appreciate this soothing solution.

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Tatcha Pore-Perfecting Cleanse + Hydrate
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Tatcha Pore-Perfecting Cleanse + Hydrate

If your friend struggles with dry skin, try gifting them the Tatcha Pore-Perfecting Cleanse + Hydrate ($25) set. This high-quality duo will quench their skin's thirst even in the coldest weather.

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Charlotte Tilbury Mini Collagen Lip Bath Lip Gloss
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Charlotte Tilbury Mini Collagen Lip Bath Lip Gloss

The Charlotte Tilbury Mini Collagen Lip Bath Lip Gloss ($18) is a great gift for the friend who loves trying new lip looks. They can pick from three colors, plus the formula is as moisturizing as it is pigmented.

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Rare Beauty Mini Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Trio
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Rare Beauty Mini Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Trio

The Rare Beauty Mini Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Trio ($25) is a super convenient addition to your friend's makeup collection. Not only are these blushes adorable, but your friend can drop them in their bag and travel with them too. Reapplication has never been easier.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Natural-Looking & Budge-Proof Brow Kit
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Anastasia Beverly Hills Natural-Looking & Budge-Proof Brow Kit

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Natural-Looking & Budge-Proof Brow Kit ($18) is perfect for your friend who is brow-obsessed. Whether they prefer fluffy and wispy eyebrows or sharp and angled, this trio gives them plenty of wiggle room.

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MAC Wave Your Wand Brush Set
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MAC Wave Your Wand Brush Set

Is your friend in need of makeup brushes? The MAC Wave Your Wand Brush Set ($42, originally $50) is the perfect starter kit.

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Patchology Night-In Self Care Skin Kit
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Patchology Night-In Self Care Skin Kit

The Patchology Night-In Self Care Skin Kit ($35) is like a trip to the spa in a box. Any friend who's into skin care will appreciate this gift.

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Too Faced Christmas in London Makeup Set

Too Faced Christmas in London Makeup Set

The Too Faced Christmas in London Makeup Set ($45) is an amazing makeup find for your beauty-obsessed friend. Eyeshadow plus mascara? They'll use it every single day.