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9 Holiday Gifts Beauty Fans Will Love

From makeup to nailcare to fragrance, there’s something for every beauty afficionado this holiday season.
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This holiday season, it’s all about looking good and feeling good. In a world where each day presents new challenges, the act of pampering oneself takes on a special significance. It’s not just about the external transformation but the internal upliftment that comes with it.

This year, help the people in your life discover the joy of looking and feeling their best with these curated makeup, nail, and fragrance gift sets. These thoughtfully crafted collections are more than just beauty products; they are gateways to moments of indulgence, expressions of individuality, and sources of radiant confidence.

Here, discover our favorite beauty-inspired gift sets that are sure to spark joy and elevate spirits this holiday season.


Makeup Gift Sets


ILIA Beauty Color Ways Multi-Stick Set ($48)

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The Color Ways Multi-Stick Set from ILIA Beauty is an online exclusive featuring three party-ready hues for cheeks and lips, one of which is a new limited-edition shade. Featuring a full-size Multi-Stick in Whisper (a peach pink), and mini multi-sticks in Cosmic Diner (a soft champagne pearl) and Come Sunday (the limited-edition coral pearl), this set has everything a makeup lover needs to customize their look. Wrapped in an artful gift box with a watercolor motif, it’s all set to give—or keep.

Trinny London Miracle Makeup Gift Set ($44)

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Trinny Woodall’s Miracle Makeup Set by Trinny London is a staple makeup set to the stars due to its universally flattering shades, stackable mirror for touchups on the go, and adorable Mini Chepstow keepsake bag. Featuring Eye2Eye in the color Chalice and Miracle Blur lip and line filler, this set has everything you need to perform makeup miracles in a flash.


Mirabella Illuminizing Makeup Set ($27)

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Mirabella Beauty’s Illuminizing Pro Glow Makeup Set combines professional-grade quality with accessibility, offering a stunning array of products to create a radiant finish. Featuring a full-size lip gloss, ultra-shimmery pressed powder highlighter, and liquid glow drops, this set provides all the essentials for achieving a luminous look. Plus, the diamond blender sponge included ensures seamless blending for a flawless application.


Fragrance Gift Sets


Jennifer Meyer The Signature Fragrance Collection ($225)


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Indulge in a year-round summer experience with Jennifer Meyer’s signature scent, featuring notes of cranberry, strawberry, coconut water, waterlily, fig leaves, neroli blossoms, and more. Perfect for the vanity, purse, or nightstand, the Signature Fragrance Gift Set contains Jennifer Meyer’s Eau de Parfum, a candle, Hand & Body Cream, and a rollerball, all within a trendy tote bag.


Adoratherapy Room Boost Aura Sprays ($225)


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Adoratherapy’s Room Boosts are unique and expertly formulated sprays made with organic ingredients designed for home and on the go. The Room Boost Gift Set is the ultimate room spray collection, featuring five 100ML Metallic Room Boost bottles in a limited-edition matching box gift set. These water-based sprays are breathable and made with essential oils, bringing a harmonious atmosphere for home, office, travel, and beyond.


Veronique Gabai’s Aroma Collection Set ($250)


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Veronique Gabai’s Aroma Collection is available in three unique sets with three unique purposes: Heart, a citrus-rich formula to bring joy and positivity; Body, a floral-rich formula formulated to balance emotions; and Soul, a wood and lavender-rich formula to calm nervous tension and open the mind. Included in each set is an Eau de Perfum, Essential Blend roll-on, and a candle, each containing ethically sourced natural essential oils selected for their therapeutic benefits and finished with perfume blends selected for pleasure.


Nail Gift Sets


PLA Holiday Mini Gel Collection ($70)


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The easiest way to look festive all season long? Nails. PLA’s Holiday Mini Gel Collection features seven signature PLA gel polishes with all the essential colors for trendy holiday nail art: “I Sleigh, I Sleigh” in dark maroon, “Brew-Dolph” in dark red, “Believe It Or Not” in bright red, “Santa Social Club” in royal blue, “Text Me Tinsel” in dark pine green, “Love at Frost Sight” in dark sea green, and “French White” in subtle, simple white. As with all PLA nail products, the polishes are 10-free, with no formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, toluene, formaldehyde resin, camphor, parabens, xylene, phthalates, fragrances, or animal ingredients.


ORLY ‘Twas The Night 6Pix Lacquer Holiday 2023 Collection ($63)


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Get your nails ready for the Sugarplum Soirée with six swirling shades from ORLY’s 2023 Holiday Collection. This vegan, cruelty-free line features the shimmery gold “Spark,” deep red “Velvet Ribbon,” forest green “Regal Pine,” iridescent maroon “Sugarplum Soirée,” rich dark teal “Cozy Night,” and icy blue pastel créme “Snow Angel.” For the perfect manicure, simply apply two coats of your favorite color on top of prepped nails and finish with a topcoat. The collection is also available in Pro Lacquer and GelFX.


CND Magical Botany Collection (pricing dependent on retailer)


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Available in CND Shellac and CND Vinylux Long Wear Polish, CND’s new Magical Botany Collection is the intersection of holiday glamour and enchanting nature. With colors like ‘Forevergreen,’ an opaque dark green with purple-burgundy shimmer, and ‘Poison Plum,’ a semi-sheer deep burgundy with red burgundy glitter, the shades in Magical Botany were designed to evoke the allure of nature and provide an enchanting escape from a technology-dependent world, highlighting the magic of the holiday season.


Looking for more holiday gifts for the beauty and wellness enthusiast in your life? Check out the rest of Well Defined’s holiday gift guides: 5 Fabulous Holiday Hair Gifts, 8 Gifts That Promote Health and Wellbeing, 10 Must-Try Skin and Body Holiday Gift Sets, and 9 Editor-Tested Skin Products to Enhance Your Holiday Glow.

About The Author

Samantha (Sam) is a digital and content strategist who has been covering the health, wellness, and hospitality industries since 2016. A journalism graduate of Rider University, she has bylines in American Spa, American Salon, Travel Agent Central, Luxury Travel Advisor, International Meetings Review, BroadwayWorld, The Odyssey, and more. When she’s not working, she enjoys listening to podcasts, visiting Instagrammable art exhibits, looking for new restaurants to try, and petting dogs she passes on the street.