Alyssa Morin
December 20, 2018 9:57 am
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We all have that one friend or family member who reaches Sephora VIB Rouge status like it’s nothing. They usually know everything about beauty, too: whether it’s exciting launches, new formulas, or limited-edition packaging, they always have the tea.

So what do you get someone who seems to have every beauty product on the market? You give them the best of the best, the industry must-haves, and their backup items. We’re sure they already have the cult-favorite moisturizers and serums, or the most buzzed-about makeup palettes and lipsticks, but it doesn’t hurt to give them even more goodies. After all, we believe you can never have too many beauty products.

Here are 28 bougie gifts any beauty lover will adore this holiday season (if they don’t already):

1Tatcha The Silk Cream, $120

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For the beauty queen on your list, give them this beloved gel-cream moisturizer. If they already have one, then they’ll thank you for this backup.

2Sunday Riley Power Couple Duo Total Transformation Kit, $85

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It’s Sunday Riley, which means this is going to be a real treat. This kit comes with cult-faves like Good Genes and the Luna Sleeping Oil to reveal smoother, brighter skin.

3YSL Beauty Couture Palette, $60

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For the friend on the go, this travel-friendly palette features a range of rich, warm tones that will come in handy no matter where they’re at. Plus, we love the luxe gold packaging.

4Drunk Elephant Inspector Drunk Night Kit, $98

Drunk Elephant

If your mom has been wanting to try this cult-fave brand (like mine), treat her to this deluxe skin care kit. It features five products, including the beloved cleanser and night serum.

5Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored With a Twist Collection, $54

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Serious beauty lovers will pucker up to this limited-edition lip gloss set. It comes with three Enamored Hi-Shine Glosses and a collectible makeup bag inspired by Marc Jacobs’ spring 2017 runway show.

6Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate, $85

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A makeup artist staple, this creamy bronzer and highlighter duo was designed to make contouring easy.

7Natasha Denona Gold Eyeshadow Palette, $129

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This buzzed-about palette includes a range of sultry emeralds, brown tones, and golds. Your makeup-loving friend will go crazy.

8Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, $64

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This is reportedly Meghan Markle’s favorite foundation, so give your bestie the royal treatment.

9La Mer Crème de la Mer, $85

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There’s no need to even explain why this would be an amazing gift, because this is La Mer we’re talking about.

10Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $399

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The hair dryer of all hair dryers. This tool uses innovative heat shield technology to blow dry hair without taking away its shine.

11Pat McGrath Labs Mothership V Eyeshadow Palette in Bronze Seduction, $125

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Another beloved product in the makeup community, this palette includes 10 dazzling shadows that you won’t find anywhere else.

12Gucci Guilty, $65

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No need to feel guilty when you treat your loved one to this irresistible perfume.

13Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette Dolce Vita, $53

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Now that Charlotte Tilbury is at Sephora, you can treat your beauty-loving bestie to a range of opulent products, like the Dolce Vita palette. This beloved quad is perfect for day-to-night looks.

14Caudalie Brightening Heroes, $79

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A potent skin care set that works to brighten dark spots, acne scars, melasma, and hyperpigmentation. And since this is Caudalie, you know it will work wonders.

15Jo Malone White Moss and Snowdrop Cologne, $140

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A decadent fragrance they’ll love way more than a gift of those seasonal chocolate mints.

16Clarisonic Mia Smart Cleanse & Uplift Holiday Set, $249

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A super luxe set that includes the iconic Mia smart device, three different brush heads, a cleanser, charging stand, and a two-year warranty.

17Shiseido Defend + Energize Your Skin Set, $70

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The holidays always take a toll on our complexion (late nights with family, hot chocolate overload…you know the drill), but this powerful set will energize the skin. Give this to someone who could use that extra boost.

18T3 Cura Hair Dryer, $179

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Ring the alarm: this travel-friendly blow dryer is on sale, which rarely happens. Go ahead and scoop one up for you and your bestie.

19Sk-II Pitera Bestsellers Kit, $120

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A triple threat set that comes with a trio of bestsellers: the Facial Treatment Essence, Facial Treatment Mask, and the Power Face Cream.

20NARS Ignited Eyeshadow Palette, $59

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A sultry eyeshadow palette that includes a range of matte, shimmer, and glitter finishes.

21Dr. Dennis Gross Pro Facial Steamer, $149

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Make them feel like they’re at the spa with this face steamer. Its micro-steam technology gives the skin hydration, clarifies the complexion, and detoxifies the skin.

22Givenchy Prisme Libre Loose Powder Couture Edition, $60

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A classic for a reason, this loose powder will mattify makeup while also giving it an extra boost of radiance. This special, limited-edition packaging also features a chic floral design.

23Tarte Pineapple My Eye Collector’s Set, $59

Tarte Cosmetics

Treat the makeup lover on your list to this super cute (and handy) set. It includes 24 vibrant shadows, four cheek products, liquid liner, mascara, and a mini lipstick.

24Maison Margiela Replica by the Fireplace, $126

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A warm, spicy fragrance with notes of clove, chestnut, and vanilla. Scrumptious!

25Guerlain Abeille Royale Daily Repair Serum, $150

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An age-defying serum that tones, firms, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Give them youth in a bottle.

26Ghd x Igk So Extra Gift Set, $249

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Yes, this set is extra like the name suggests, but there’s nothing wrong with that. It comes with eight items, including the Ghd Styler, the Igk Beach Club Volumizing Texture Spray, and a handy heat protectant bag (to name a few).

27Tory Burch Eau de Parfum, $98

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Not sure what to get the fragrance lover on your list? This Tory Burch perfume is a good option, as it features a blend of floral and citrus notes.

28Lawless The One Eyeshadow Palette, $64

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This 18-shadow palette has it all—from warm, neutrals to rich auburns to stunning metallics. The eyeshadow enthusiast on your list will cherish this gift all year long. Best of all? It has Sephora’s stamp of approval in the clean category.

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