If you’re working within a tight holiday shopping budget, not to worry—it’s still possible to spoil your loved ones, without spending a whole lot of cash. Great gifts do exist for less than $50, and I’m here to prove just that!
By sticking with beauty gift sets, you’ll definitely get the most bang for your buck, since they bundle multiple products for a much lower-than-usual price. And for 2021, even the most bougie brands (like Nécessaire, 111 Skin and Giorgio Armani) are getting in on the under-$50 action.
Keep scrolling to discover the best beauty gift sets this year. (And if you need even more ideas, you can browse all our gift guides over here!)
The Best Beauty Gift Sets of 2021
Nécessaire The Body Ritual
Nécessaire The Body Ritual helps you cleanse, polish and nourish your skin from the neck down. The four-piece set includes the brand’s sulfate-free body wash, gentle body scrub and two fragrance-free hydrators. One is a hyaluronic acid-based body serum, and the other is a lightweight lotion.
111Skin The Jetsetter
111Skin The Jetsetter includes three of the most luxurious eye masks, plus a real leather pouch in rose gold. Each mask targets a different skin concern: one helps to reduce puffiness, one is for brightening and one is for plumping and anti-aging.
Armani Lip Maestro Mini Lip Kit
Armani Lip Maestro Mini Lip Kit is for anyone who loves lip colour. You get three travel-sized tubes of high-pigment liquid lipstick in red, nude and berry. The velvety matte formula and chic packaging couldn’t be more luxurious.
Kiehl’s Healthy Hands Trio
Kiehl’s Healthy Hands Trio is a set of three travel-sized hand creams, perfect for tossing into your handbag. One offers intensive repair for the driest skin; the other two are lightly scented with lavender and grapefruit.
Herbivore Soak + Soften Set
Herbivore Soak + Soften Set is the cure for cold winter days and dry, scaly skin. You get a gentle body scrub, rose-scented bath salts and coconut milk bath powder. Everything is full-sized and made with all-natural ingredients.
Dae Dae Dreamer Set
Dae Dae Dreamer Set is a trio of the prettiest haircare products for all hair types, in full sizes. The sulfate-free shampoo gently cleanses without stripping, while the conditioner lightly hydrates and detangles. Finally, the leave-in conditioner protects hair from heat and makes it softer and more manageable.
Boy Smells Variety Pack
Boy Smells Variety Pack is for anyone who prefers more masculine or gender-neutral candles (rather than candy, fruit or floral notes). They’re made from quality beeswax and coconut wax, and in this set include cannabis, cedar and firewood scents.
Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm Trio
Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm Trio is a set of three full-sized lip balms to nourish and soften your lips. There’s the original vanilla-scented balm in clear and sheer beige, plus a brand new nude tint with a brown sugar scent.
Yves Saint Laurent Kiss and Couture Lipstick Trio Set
Yves Saint Laurent Kiss and Couture Lipstick Trio Set features one full-sized lip colour and two minis, plus a chic logo-embossed pouch. The products include lipstick-balms in pinky-brown and cherry red, and a lipstick stain in blood red.
KNC Beauty Big Set
KNC Beauty Big Set is a set of three sheet masks to hydrate, brighten and soothe your skin. There’s one for mega-moisture, one for ramping up radiance, and one for calming irritation. They’re made from bio-cellulose and packed with good-for-skin ingredients like hyaluronic acid, algae and Centella Asiatica extract.
Gucci Flora Gorgeous Gardenia Eau de Parfum Rollerball & Mascara Set
Gucci Flora Gorgeous Gardenia Eau de Parfum Rollerball & Mascara Set is an inexpensive way to try out two products from one of the most sought-after luxury brands. One is an award-winning mascara, and the other is a roll-on fruity-floral scent.
Campo Sleep Roll-On + Silk Mask Kit
Campo Sleep Roll-On + Silk Mask Kit calms your senses and promotes a deep sleep. The roll-on aromatherapy oil helps you unwind with lavender, palmarosa, chamomile and valerian root. Then, once you’re ready to nod off, block out light with the Mulberry silk sleep mask.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk on the Go
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk on the Go give you a Pillow Talk-inspired makeup look for both your lips and eyes. It features a full-sized eyeshadow crayon in the iconic, universally flattering nude pink, as well as travel sizes of a matching lipstick and lip liner. You also get a mini black mascara.
Drunk Elephant The Littles Hair and Body 2.0
Drunk Elephant The Littles Hair and Body 2.0 is an introduction to the brand’s clean hair and bodycare products. For your hair, there’s a shampoo, conditioner, scalp scrub and detangling spray, and for your body, there’s a body wash, body lotion and deodorant. Plus you get a comb and a cute yellow bag to store them all.
Skin Gym Rose Quartz Workout Set
Skin Gym Rose Quartz Workout Set contains two pure rose quartz tools for sculpting your way to better skin. The roller gently massages to release tension and reduce puffiness, while the Gua Sha helps to increase circulation and overall glow.
Maison Louis Marie Perfume Oil Discovery Set
Maison Louis Marie Perfume Oil Discovery Set includes five roll-on perfume oils to mix and match. The notes range from tropical tuberose to spicy sandalwood, and all are crafted using non-toxic and sustainable ingredients.
Slip Pure Silk Skinny Scrunchies
Slip Pure Silk Skinny Scrunchies will upgrade your hair elastic game. They’re made from pure silk, so they’re gentler on your hair and won’t create creases. You get six in the pack (choose from all black or a mix of colours, such as the black, leopard and gold shown here).
Stila Holiday Bounty Stay All Day Eye & Brow Set
Stila Holiday Bounty Stay All Day Eye & Brow Set has everything you need for an eye makeup look that lasts all day (and night). Everything is full-sized: a black mascara, a black waterproof liquid liner, a black waterproof eye pencil, and a medium waterproof brow colour.
Caudalie Favorites Set
Caudalie Favorites Set gives you a complete skincare routine in five products. Start with the foaming cleanser, and then smooth on the brightening serum, eye cream and lightweight moisturizer. Finish with the brand’s iconic face mist.
Kitsch Satin Sleep Set
Kitsch Satin Sleep Set helps you get your beauty sleep with a matching pillowcase, eye mask and scrunchie. All are made from vegan-friendly pink satin, which helps to prevent sleep creases and split ends.
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