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Our Favorite Beauty Gifts 2014

Our Favorite Beauty Gifts 2014


Give friends and family the gift of indulgence with these luxurious gifts handpicked by our editors.

Nest Holiday Classic Candle

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From gorgeous makeup products to body care essentials, we've rounded up everything you need to pamper your friends and family this season.

First up is the Nest Holiday Classic Candle, which captures the aroma of the holidays with its combination of fruity scents, delicate spices, and a touch of vanilla. It will be warmly welcomed into any friend's home.

$34, nestfragrances.com

Laura Mercier Portable Colour Palette

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This double decker palette makes on-the-go touch-ups a cinch. Flip open one level to reveal cashmere-infused shadows, then open the second to find dual blush shades. A mini lip gloss fits snugly in place.

$55, sephora.com

Thymes Aqua Coralline Bubble Bath

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Spoil your friends with this refreshing bubble bath, which comes packaged so beautifully you can skip the gift wrap.

$32, thymes.com

Jack Black Luxury Shave Set

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This Luxury Shave Set includes a double edge safety razor, a custom etched shave brush, daily facial cleanser, and triple cushion shave lather for the ultimate men's shaving experience.

$200, getjackblack.com

Buxom Mascara Bar

From Full and Fabulous to Curl and Contour, Buxom offers seven customized brushes to pair with their Vanity Lash Mascara for seamless transitions from day to night.

$22, sephora.com

L'Occitane Bonne Mère Shower Gel

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L'Occitane's stackable shower gels cleanse and perfume the body in an array of inviting scents, including peach, olive, honey, and rosemary.

$14 each, usa.loccitane.com

Bobbi Brown Highlight Powder

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Packaged in a gorgeous tortoise shell case, this silky bronzing powder gives cheekbones a warm, natural glow.

$45, bobbibrowncosmetics.com

Pacifica Color Quench Natural Lip Tint Trio

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This set of subtle, sheer-colored lip tints includes three festive shades: Guava Berry, Sugared Fig, and Coconut Nectar. Coconut and avocado oils provide immediate moisture.

$10, pacificabeauty.com

Bliss Body Bar

This unisex soap bar is smartly textured for a cleansing massage and pure sudsy bliss.

$15, blissworld.com

L'Occitane Luxury Travel Set

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Frequent travelers will swoon for this set, which includes petite soaps, shampoo, lotion, creams, shower gels and shower oil.

$38, usa.loccitane.com

Laura Mercier Golden Honey Musk Body & Bath Duet

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Inspired by the sweet artisanal honey of the French Provence region, this relaxing bath and body crème set instantly creates the feeling of an at-home spa.

$50, nordstrom.com

Prospector Co. All-Purpose Dirt

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This all-purpose product is unlike any other cleanser. The powdery dirt moisturizes, detoxifies, and infuses natural minerals into the skin, all while improving its glow overtime.

$32, prospectorco.com

Fresh Sugar Wishes Lip Duo

This festive lip set, which includes Sugar Lip Polish and Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen, can be hung as an ornament or tucked into a stocking.

$28, fresh.com

FOREO LUNA Facial Cleanser

An innovation in the world of skincare, the LUNA deeply cleanses with its gentle pulsations, leaving skin baby-soft and fully refreshed.

$199, sephora.com

Crabtree & Evelyn English Honey & Peach Blossom Hand Therapy

Wildflower honey and shea butter deliver intense moisture to dry hands, cuticles, and nails—all with a warm peachy scent.

$20, crabtree-evelyn.com

Thymes Agave Nectar Bubble Bath

Scented with ruby red grapefruit, agave, guava, and lemon blossom, this luxurious foam is the ultimate spa-inspired gift.

$21, thymes.com

Fresh Hesperides Grapefruit Body Lotion

This soothing body lotion absorbs quickly and penetrates with shea butter to moisturize.

$22.50, fresh.com

Korres Nourishing Lip Coolers

These pocket-sized lip coolers offer shine-free refreshment in 3 fruit-inspired shades (plus a clear option). Greek yogurt lends moisturizing lactose, proteins, minerals, and vitamins.

$19, korresusa.com

Farmhouse Fresh Soothing Active Yogurt Mask

Cool, tingly yogurt cultures, mattifying oatmeal, and purifying clay come together in this deep-cleansing mask that works in just 15 minutes.

$20, farmhousefreshgoods.com

Milani Baked Blush

This blush boosts nuanced color that illuminates skin. It comes in 8 shimmery shades and 2 new matte options, so there's a match for every friend.

$8, milanicosmetics.com

Farm Belle Soaps

Give the gift of an at-home retreat with hand-milled soaps in relaxing scents such as lavender-eucalyptus.

$14 each, rosannainc.com

Nest Moss & Mint Body and Soul Spray

This 3.4-ounce fragrance is crisp and clean-scented, courtesy of notes of garden mint, apple blossom, and vetiver.

$48, neimanmarcus.com

S.W. Basics of Brooklyn Coconut Body Scrub

Organic sugar mixes with organic shredded coconut to deliver a scrumptiously scented exfoliating body treatment. Organic coconut oil lends a moisturizing hand.

$22, swbasicsofbk.com

Clinique Calyx Fragrance

This '80s classic, prized for its fruity-floral freshness, has recently been relaunched. You'll detect exotic notes of grapefruit and mango.

$52, clinique.com

Illume Coconut Milk Mango Lavish Hand Cream

Jojoba and avocado oils combine with cocoa and mango butter for a skin softener with a fragrance that lingers like memories of a tropical getaway. The perfect gift for these cold winter months.

$20, illumecandles.com

Dior Crème Abricot Fortifying Cream for Nails

An essential product for friends who enjoy home manicures, this apricot-rich cream creates softer, less noticeable cuticles when rubbed into the base of nails.

$26, dior.com

Thymes Jade Matcha Bath Oil

Get in a Zen mind-set with this green tea and shiso leaf-scented soaker.

$32, thymes.com

Dr. Hauschka Coconut Soothing Mask

This is a go-to product for sensitive or irritated skin in search of reprieve. Coconut, macadamia, and shea butter are natural skin softeners here.

$53, drhauschka.com

Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Bath Oil

A few drops of this richly scented bath soak will leave skin silky smooth and hydrated.

$65, jomalone.com

Savannah Bee Co. Beeswax Lip Gloss

Beeswax is the honey-sweetened moisturizer in this shimmery gloss. A festive gift that won't break the bank.

$7, savannahbee.com

Fresh Hesperides Grapefruit Soap

Beneath the gorgeous wrapping lies an intensely moisturizing shea butter soap.

$15, fresh.com


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