The Holidays are one of the most amazing times of the year for beauty lovers. Not just because of the prospect of giving and receiving fantastic gifts, but because it is one of the best times of the year to shop for beauty products thanks to amazing holiday sets that offer great value and fun ways to explore new products. This week the Makeup Wars team shares some of our favorite Holiday Beauty Gift Sets, whether they be for the beauty lovers on your list, to put on your wishlist, or to pick up for yourself! It is also VIB sale time at Sephora so it’s a great time to stock up at 20% off. VIB Rouge started on Friday and VIB starts on November 13th! The Sephora gift packaging also happens to be absolutely gorgeous this year.
Here are some beauty sets I’ve been loving:
Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders + Cleanse ($72 US/$90 CAD) – This is such a great way to explore amazing skin care products from Ole Henriksen. This set contains some of their most popular products in generous (and sometimes full) sizes:
- African Red Tea Foaming Cleanser (3.5 oz) – This creamy cleanser contains African red tea, borage seed oil, and citrus extracts that remove impurities and makeup, smoothe texture, brightens, softens, and nourishes skin.
- Truth Serum Vitamin C Collagen Booster (1 oz) – This daytime antiaging serum, with a five-source vitamin C complex, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, brightens skin, and delivers powerful antioxidant protection.
- Sheer Transformation (1 oz) – This lightweight moisturizer, with multifruit AHAs, licorice, and sugar cane extracts, provides essential hydration, diminishes dark spots, and prevents premature signs of aging.
- Invigorating Night Treatment (1 oz) – This overnight resurfacer features a 12-source AHA complex that smooths texture and fine lines, evens tone, and minimizes the appearance of pores.
Schwarzkopf Professional BC Hairtherapy Moisture Kick Set – The BC HAIRTHERAPY line features a formula with Cell Perfector Technology and a Hyaluronic Acid Derivative that works to restore hair structure and give deep hydration. Keep your soft, supple, and healthy hair in place with the OSIS+ Session hairspray. This set for people with dry and/or curly hair contains:
- BC Hairtherapy Cell Perfector Moisture Kick Shampoo (250ml)
- BC Hairtherapy Cell Perfector Moisture Kick Spray Conditioner (200ml)
- OSIS+ Session Extreme Hold Hairspray (300ml)
Philosophy Most Wonderful Things Gift Set ($79 CAD) – This gift set contains trial sizes of 5 of Philosophy’s most popular skincare products.
- Purity Made Simple, 90ml
- Microdelivery Peel mask, 30ml
- Microdelivery Peel activator, 30ml
- Time in a Bottle, 30ml
- Time in a Bottle for eyes, 2ml
Philosophy Pure Grace Layering Gift Set ($57 US/$59 CAD) – Philosophy is offering these great 3 piece layering gift sets for their fragrances, including Pure Grace. Pure Grace is a modern, universal, simple and clean scent with nots of Bergamot, Muguet Blossoms, Musk. This set contains:
- Shampoo, Bath & Shower Gel (8 oz)
- Eau de Toilette (2 oz)
- Whipped Body Crème (4 oz)
SEPHORA COLLECTION Color Around the World ($28 US/$35 CAD) – This set includes four look palettes inspired by different cities around the world. Each contains four eyeshadows and a blush. These are so incredibly cute because they are small palettes that look like little notebooks with really cute travel inspired covers.
Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix Studded Kiss Lipstick Set ($42 US/$50 CAD) – This appears to be out of stock online but if you can find it in store snap it up! This set includes a full sized Studded Kiss Lipstick in a limited edition shade and white packaging. Gold Blooded is a gold laced blood red shimmer. It also includes 7 mini Studded Kiss lipsticks (including some of the new fall releases) in Halo, NaYEON, Coven, Sexer, Wolvesmouth, Bachelorette, and Noble. I love mini lip sets because they are so handy for throwing in your purse!
Quo Lips All Around ($25 CAD) – Another lip set! This set from Quo (available at Shoppers Drug Mart) contains 8 mini lip glosses.
Quo Contouring Craze Deluxe Contour Kit ($30 CAD) – This complete contour kit includes a contour palette with a highlight shade and two contour/bronzing shades along with 2 brushes so you have all the tools you need. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Quo Face Forward Face & Eye Kit ($35 CAD) is a fold out palette filled with 12 eyeshadows, 5 lip glosses, 4 face powders, and a mascara. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Soap & Glory Bright and Bubbly Set ($18 US/$20 CAD) – This gift set from Soap & Glory comes in a fun patterned box with a silver glitter adorned lid and includes:
- Clean on Me Original Pink Shower Gel 75ml
- The Scrub of Your Life Original Pink Scented Body Buffer
- The Righteous Butter Original Pink Scented Body Butter 50ml
- Hand Food Original Pink Scented Hand Cream 50ml
- Suds-Boosting Body Polisher 50ml
Here are some beauty gifts on my wishlist:
Charlotte Tilbury Book of Makeup Magic to Cast a Spell ($200 US/$250 CAD) – This cute set has 12 of Charlotte Tilbury’s products hidden away in 12 mini makeup cabinets. There is a mix of mini and full size versions and it even includes a sample of her yet to be launched MAGIC NIGHT CREAM in the final cabinet so you can be one of the first people to try it for yourself! The set contains:
- MAGIC CREAM 15ml
- TAKE IT ALL OFF 15ml
- WONDERGLOW 15ml
- MULTI MIRACLE GLOW 15ml
- SUPERMODEL BODY 15ml
- GODDESS SKIN CLAY MASK 15ml
- Mini K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick: Penelope Pink
- MATTE REVOLUTION Lipstick: Red Carpet Red
- LIP MAGIC
- Mini ROCK ‘N’ KOHL Eye Liner: Supernova
- NOCTURNAL CAT EYES Eye Shadow: On The Prowl
- MAGIC NIGHT CREAM 15ml
The Colour Chameleon Smokey Eye Kit ($125 US/$ CAD) – This set contains five Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow pencils in new limited edition shades that are exclusive to the Charlotte Tilbury website:
- Bewitching Black – an intense matte black.
- Enchanting Indigo – a hazy grey-indigo.
- Mesmerising Mink – silver-mink shade.
- Intoxicating Violet – a shimmering orchid and magenta hue.
- Gold Digger – a seductive gilded-khaki.
- A complimentary pencil sharpener.
Charlotte Tilbury Nocturnal Cat Eyes to Hypnotise ($39 US/$48 CAD) – These eye shadow and eyeliner duos make such a great stocking stuffer.
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