20 Beauty Gifts We'd Love to Get

The makeup, skincare, haircare and fragrances at the top of our lists this year.

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Tom Ford "Violet Blonde" Eau de Parfum

Tom Ford gets it right again. His latest scent: unique, feminine and (as always) full of glamour.



$100; Click to purchase


Deborah Lippman Nail Color in Yellow Brick

A sunny polish that'll keep us smiling when winter drags on. This cheerful shade is surprisingly flattering and the super glossy finish? Perfection.



$16; Click to purchase


Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Velvet Body Oil

Hardly practical (but isn't that the point?). This super luxe perfumed body oil leaves skin baby soft and scented with a hint of the classic Coco Mademoiselle. 


$55; Click to purchase


Uptown Soap Co. Vintage Liquid Soap in Anju Pear

Made in NYC, this moisturizing hand soap comes encased in gorgeous handblown recycled glass complete with vintage-inspired label.



$20; Click to purchase


T3 Voluminous Hot Rollers Set

These high-tech hot rollers won't scorch hair, thanks to Tourmaline technology (which also prevents frizz) and tangle-resistent velvet accents.


$99; Click to purchase 


Sonia Kashuk Luxe Ingenue Compact Mirror

Perfect for touch-ups on the run, this double-sided makeup mirror includes a 5x magnification to ensure you can really see what you're doing.



$15; Click to purchase


Rodin Oil Luxury Face Oil

The most written about skincare item of the last year—and for good reason. Formulated with a blend of twelve heavenly essential oils, this product creates a lit-from-within glow on everyone who uses it.


$140; Click to purchase

Barney's New York

Clarisonic Mia Sonic Skin Cleansing System in Limited Edition Garnet Red

A dermatologist favorite, this deep cleansing brush utilizes sonic technology leaving skin soft, smooth and prepped to absorb treatment products like nothing else.


$119; Click to purchase


Oribe Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray

The next best thing to a plane ticket to Tahiti, this texturizing spray creates sexy, beach waves without that crunchy salty feeling.


$35; Click to purchase

Space NK

EOS Smooth Sphere Holiday Box Lip Balms

This adorable set of ergonomically-pleasing lip balms in three sweet (and 100 percent natural) flavors.


$10; Click to purchase


Fekkai Shea Butter Holiday Kit

Score silky, salon-worthy hair at home with a rich shea butter-infused shampoo and conditioner.


$35; Click to purchase


By Kilian Travel Spray in Love, Don't Be Shy with Four Refills

Unlike most pricey fragrances, you can actually afford to reapply this one thanks to the travel-friendly size of this refillable spray (complete with magnetic cap to prevent an unintended spritz). And we love the scent (a blend of neroli, jasmine, vanilla and musk.)


$135; Click to purchase

Lucky Scent

Bobbi Brown Party Shimmer Brick

This cocktail-inspired powder brightens dull complexions with a blend of silver and gold shimmer. 

$40; Click to purchase


Jo Malone David Hicks Red Roses Candle

You can't go wrong with Jo Malone's crowd-pleasing Red Roses candle in a limited edition design by interior designer David Hicks.



$65; Click to purchase


Yves Saint Laurent Holiday Nail Trio Holiday Set

This jewel-toned trio is holiday partying embodied.


$45; Click to purchase


Dior Eye Palette

Contains all the fixings to create a low-key nude eye for day—or a smoky brown look for evening.


$46; Click to purchase


Bumble and Bumble Pin Tin

An easy antidote to bad hair days, this tin contains a mix of 50 multi-sized hair pins, combined with a smart how-to style guide.

$15; Click to purchase

Minted Tres Chic Customizable Journals

Perfect for jotting down a must-have list before hitting Sephora, these customizable journals are supremely useful and make for a sweet gift.



$16 and up; Click to purchase


By Terry Rouge Terrybly Lipstick in Fanatic Red

The equivalent of a big red bow in the cosmetic world? An bold, plumping lipstick in the ultimate crimson hue.


$48; Click to purchase

Space NK

Aquaphor Healing Ointment

A thoughtful and practical stocking stuffer we'd be thrilled to receive: a year's worth of skin-healing ointment Aquaphor!



$17; Click to purchase


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First Published November 21, 2011

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