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Beauty gift sets may make the ideal holiday present, but let’s face it, we all just want to buy the perfectly curated collections for ourselves. The mini sizes in gift sets are perfect for travel, or for testing products before you splurge on a full-size. Sure, gift sets aren’t technically made for you to buy for yourself. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t.
Now that you are done picking up gifts for everyone else, it’s time to treat yourself with the best holiday gift sets of the year. Sure, you could buy them as a last-minute gift for your friend. But, if we are being honest, you’d rather spend that money on your own beauty regimen.
So consider this your official permission to just go ahead and buy that holiday gift set for yourself. You certainly deserve it for surviving the holiday season.
Shop: Sephora Holiday Perfume Sampler, $65
Sephora’s perfume sampler lets you test the most popular scents on the market. Once you find a favorite, you get the full size for free by turning in a voucher included with the kit. How cool is that?
Shop: Tatcha Dewy Glow Set, $65
This set is a perfect intro to Tatcha’s incredible products. From the brand’s Luminous Dewy Skin Mist to its Violet-C Radiance Mask, the kit is the perfect skincare treat yourself.
Shop: Milk Makeup MVPs Set, $39
These Milk Makeup minis let you test some of the brand’s most-loved products. Including a travel-sized Cooling Water stick, a mini Glow Oil, and a tiny Baked Bronzer, this set gives you an entire easy, natural makeup look.
Shop: Kylie Cosmetics Holiday Try It Kit, $29.40 (Orig. $49)
This five-piece set gives you the best of Kylie Cosmetics. With blush, eyeshadow, lipsticks and lip liner in neutral tones, this set is ideal for trying the brand for the first time.
Shop: Fresh Rose N’ Shine Skincare Set, $89 (Orig. $127)
You’ll certainly smell the roses with this skin set. With four incredible rose-scented products from Fresh, this kit will hydrate your winter skin and leave you smelling, well, fresh.
This pig-themed Benefit Cosmetics set is one to adore. Along with a brow pencil and a mascara mini, the set includes a mini Benetint, which is one of the brand’s hero products. You’ll be instantly hooked.
Shop: Fenty Beauty Trophy Wife Life Makeup Set, $69
Anyone can be a golden girl, thanks to Rihanna. This set gives you all-gold-everything, including Trophy Wife highlighter, gloss, eyeliner and lipstick.
An almost $500 value, this $299 Drybar set is a steep savings. With the brand’s powerful blow dryer and smoothing straightening iron included, the set also boasts some of Drybar’s most sought-after styling products.
Shop: NARS VIP Room Essentials Set, $39 (Orig. $59)
This set has six of NARS’s best-selling products in full and travel sizes. And, yes, two of the products are in the iconic Orgasm shade.
Shop: Yves Saint Laurent Lipstick Vault, $250
Need a new favorite lipstick color? This Yves Saint Laurent Lipstick Vault gives you ten luxe options in different shades, formulas and finishes.
Shop: Frank Body Mini Scrub Squad Kit, $39.95
With some of the best body scrubs in the business, this Frank Body set lets you test an assortment of the brand’s products to find your personal favorite.
Shop: Jo Malone London Luscious & Lively Trio, $85
Jo Malone is the master of luxe perfumery. This trio lets you try the brand’s gorgeous products in equally beautiful scents. You’ll be a believer after your first spray.
This set includes some iconic Marc Jacobs products, like the Under(cover) Coconut Face Primer and the Youthquake Gel Creme. If you want a glowy, dewy look, this set is for you.
Shop: Kate Somerville Mini Must Haves, $55
Kate Somerville has top-notch skincare products, and some of her best for blemish-prone skin are in this kit. The EradiKate Acne Treatment is especially one to try.
Shop: Tarte Nude Color Collection Set, $29
The five-piece lip, eye and cheek collection is a gorgeous neutral set. With rose gold liner and a beautiful matte liquid lipstick, this set is a must-have for low-key beauty days.
Shop: Anastasia Beverly Hills Best Brows Ever Kit, $30
If you are going to trust anyone with your brows, better make it Anastasia Beverly Hills. The brand is known for its iconic brow products, and this kit lets you sample the best.