21 Quirky and Unexpected Beauty Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Love
- The best gift ideas are oftentimes unconventional and out of the box.
- Traditional beauty gift ideas can feel a bit stale after a while but quirky and unique gifts always impress.
- From trendy beauty gadgets to innovative products, these are the best weird beauty gifts to buy this year.
Oftentimes, the best gifts are totally out of the box and unconventional. Don't get us wrong, we love a good skin-care set and makeup palette as much as the next person, but those ideas can feel a little stale if you're shopping for someone who's literally tried every trendy beauty gadget, tool, and product there is on the market. If you want to find a truly never-before-seen present for a beauty enthusiast, you need to get creative.
To help you really impress this year, we found the most unexpected and out-of-the-ordinary gift ideas for you to shop, and rounded them up in what is quite possibly the quirkiest gift guide you've read yet. Some of the products and sets look like they belong in a sci-fi movie, but that's kind of the point. These beauty gifts will have them intrigued and saying to you, "Wait, what does it do?" with the most excitement you've ever seen over a present.
Flawless by Finishing Touch Flawless Ice Roller
The Flawless by Finishing Touch Flawless Ice Roller ($10) may look like a child's toy or some kind of cooking utensil, but it's actually an inflammation-fighting face tool that utilizes cryotherapy.
Skin Gym Facial Cupping Set
You're probably asking yourself what on earth this is. Allow us to introduce you to the Skin Gym Facial Cupping Set ($28). This gift set contains four cupping tools — two minis and two larger ones. When they glide these suction cups over their face, it will help tone, lift, and contour.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Colorless Pro Facial Steamer
This interesting contraption is the Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Colorless Pro Facial Steamer ($150). It will allow them to re-create a relaxing, spa-like facial at home — something we could all use this year.
2020 has taught us a lot of things, one of them being just how important it is to sanitize items that we use every day. The Puritize Home ($150) uses ultraviolet light to kill 99.9 percent of germs. They can use it on their makeup products, cell phones, keys, tweezers — the list goes on and on.
Formulary 55 Calm Herbal Facial Steam by Gavin Luxe
Give their self-care routine a major upgrade with the Formulary 55 Calm Herbal Facial Steam by Gavin Luxe ($25). To use it, all they have to do is add some of the herbal mixture to a hot bowl of water and breathe in the steam.
Baseblue Cosmetics Holiday Snowman Makeup Sponge
They'll never want to use a regular old makeup sponge again after they see this cute Baseblue Cosmetics Holiday Snowman Makeup Sponge ($13).
Burst Electric Toothbrush With Charcoal Sonic Toothbrush Head Gift Set, Special Edition Rose Gold
A basic toothbrush that you pick up from the drugstore doesn't exactly make for an exciting gift, but the Burst Electric Toothbrush With Charcoal Sonic Toothbrush Head Gift Set, Special Edition Rose Gold ($100) sure does. This is the sexiest toothbrush you'll find on the market.
Nurse Jamie Instant Uplift Facial Firming Beauty Tool
They'll roll away all of their troubles with the Nurse Jamie Instant Uplift Facial Firming Beauty Tool ($69). It helps energize, lift, and revitalize tired skin, and if that isn't enough, it also just feels really good.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare SpectraLite Faceware Pro
They might look like a cyborg while wearing the Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare SpectraLite Faceware Pro ($435), but you can't beat its long list of skin-care benefits. It helps zap acne and fade fine lines with LED red and blue lights.
Makeup Brush Electric Cleaner Automatic Spin Brush Cleaner and Dryer Teapot Cleaning Tool
The Makeup Brush Electric Cleaner Automatic Spin Brush Cleaner and Dryer Teapot Cleaning Tool ($20) is a fun and effective way to clean makeup brushes. The machine works by spinning your brushes to clean and dry them faster.
Aquis Hair Towel Lisse Luxe
A towel doesn't sound like a very exciting present, but we promise this is no ordinary towel. Once they use the Aquis Hair Towel Lisse Luxe ($30), their routine will be forever changed. It helps prevents frizz and dries hair five times faster than cotton towels.