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    28 Products To Stuff In Any Beauty Lover's Stocking

    Stockings may be one of the best parts of Christmas morning and these beauty products won't disappoint.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Christmas, shipping times are especially tricky this year and can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. Shop early and be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 25th!)

    1. Mini Nars Creamy Concealer brightens under eyes and T-zone with a medium to full coverage that'll quickly become a makeup staple. If they're a total workaholic and need to fool everyone into thinking they got a full eight hours of beauty sleep, this stocking stuffer is for them.

    Nars Creamy Concealer

    Promising review: "Bought the mini to test it out before committing to the larger $30 one, and it has totally lived up to expectations. It’s so smooth and has amazing coverage, definitely the best concealer I’ve used." —Adge349

    Get it from Sephora for $13 (available in 30 shades).(

    2. A Fenty Beauty Mini Gloss Bomb Set for the sparkle-obsessed who can never get enough glitter. *Pro tip* — split up this set and gift everyone a separate gloss!

    Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse Mini Gloss Bomb Set

    This best-selling gloss from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna comes with four mini glosses in shades Baby Brut, Ruby Milk, Taffy Tease, and Cake Shake.

    Promising review: "I love this gloss more than any I’ve ever tried. The texture is decadent, it has great staying power for a gloss, the smell/taste is delicious and the colors are gorgeous. Even the sparkly versions are a win. The glitter doesn’t end up everywhere and you can’t feel it on your lips. I have every color available and large sizes of my faves. Worth every penny." —doggirl

    Get it from Sephora for $36.

    3. Bathing Culture Golden Hour Hydrosol Mist features a blend of Moroccan neroli and rose flowers for a great toner they'll love adding to their skincare regimen, or as a makeup refresher spray.

    Bathing Culture Golden Hour Hydrosol Mist
    Bathing Culture

    Promising review: "This hydrosol has completely reinvigorated my skincare routine. The packaging could not be more aesthetically pleasing and the spritzer sprays the most perfect, gentle mist I've ever experienced from a facial spray. I have really sensitive, easily irritated skin and this hydrosol has worked wonders. My skin is soothed and refreshed with each spray." —kristen

    Get it from Bathing Culture for $20.

    4. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask softens and locks in hydration overnight. Reapply throughout the day as a glossy balm or pop on at night before going to sleep.

    Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask in berry

    Promising review: "Obsessed! I’ve bought this for many friends. I use it morning and night. I’m not someone who gets cracked lips. However, I was on Accutane years ago and even years later my lips stay on the dryer side. People always ask if I have filler but I have to give all the credit to this lip mask." —danilona

    Get it from Sephora for $22 (available in seven flavors).

    5. Eyeshadow shields stop the eyeshadow fallout that's practically inevitable. They'll love being able to avoid ruining the rest of their face makeup since these will catch what could potentially fall under the eyes and be easily removed.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these!! I took a lot of time looking at similar products and reviews for them, looking for the perfect ones to help me get that nice crisp edged wings I was looking for. I was scared of getting rounded ones that would only really help with fallout and not the wings. THIS PRODUCT IS THE PRODUCT I HAD BEEN LOOKING FOR!!!!!! It’s got exactly the shape I was looking for and works AMAZINGLY! They stick perfectly to the skin without budging, while still being very easy to remove when finished. I’m always excited peeling them off after my look is done, it’s like opening a curtain to reveal a grand prize every single time! My eye make up edges are always on point and I will NEVER do make up without these pads again." — Brianna

    Get a 100 pack from Amazon for $6.98.

    6. L'Oreal Voluminous Primer Mascara goes on white and adds additional fibers to lengthen and thicken lashes. (If they've been saying they want lash extensions, add this to their stocking.)

    Allison Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Over the years I've noticed my lashes falling out and they're not as voluminous and long as they once were (*cries*). This mascara primer has changed all of that. I use it in tandem with the Thrive Causemetics mascara for a dynamic duo that hasn't failed me yet. The primer base adds a noticeable amount of fibers to thicken my thin lashes, which gives me a full lash look.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.74.

    7. Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask provides a solution for dull and dry skin with vitamins, ceramides, and antioxidants. With a creamy consistency, this mask gives a deeply hydrating experience great for the winter season or any skin that needs some TLC.

    Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

    Promising review: "I originally got this in sample size and I HAD to buy the full size because I love how it makes my skin feel. It can be used as a mask or as a moisturizer, I use it as both, and it leaves my skin extremely hydrated and smooth." —Tori1108

    Get it from Sephora for $25+ (available in three sizes).

    8. e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer creates a smooth base for effortless makeup application. Primer fills in pores with its velvet-like texture and has a slight tackiness for gripping, so their makeup looks just as good as it did when they applied it.

    The poreless putty primer in clear jar with black lid

    Promising review: "Beauty gurus have been raving about e.l.f.'s putty primer, so I decided to give it a try because of the affordable price. At first, when I applied the primer, it did feel greasy on my skin, but after applying my makeup, my skin looked amazing. Not only did this primer minimize my pores, but it also kept my oily skin at bay and helped my makeup last throughout the day. I can now say that I found a holy grail and this primer is definitely a product I will keep purchasing." Pamela

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    9. Freck Cheekslime provides a (satisfying to use and) gorgeous flush to the cheeks and is infused with liquid plant collagen that's buildable to their ideal shade.


    Promising review: "Once you figure out a little goes a long way, it is absolutely beautiful on the cheeks. I feel like it makes me look like I have a natural glow and it lasts so long (even under a mask). This product is great for me." —Rebecca P.

    Get it from Freck for $18 (available in two shades).

    10. Tweezerman Slanted Tweezers precisely grab any rogue eyebrow hairs or hold false lashes for easy application. These 25 degree-slanted tweezers ensure each hair pulls out cleanly at the base instead of breaking off halfway down (which can cause ingrown hairs...ouch).

    Person uses Tweezerman tweezers to pluck eyebrows

    Promising review: "Favorite tweezers ever. This is probably the fifth one I own from this brand; I designate them for myself, random kids injuries, and each bathroom. They’re extremely well-made and have zero trouble getting the smallest, finest hair, or splinter. They fully close without that “sticky” feeling that other brands get when you open them." Amazon reviewer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.76.

    11. Lovoir Eyeliner Stamp Pen assists if they need a quick and easy way to pop on the perfect winged liner.


    Promising review: "I just want to make my morning routine as easy as possible. I love winged liner, but I don’t have the steady hand for it. This stamp makes a perfect, easy, and consistent wing every time! I love it." —Julie B.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in five sizes and two colors).

    12. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen protects skin from harmful UV rays that are present year-round. SPF is a necessity regardless of the time of year and this lightweight option is amazing for layering under makeup. This one comes in SPF 40 and works for normal, dry, oily, and combination skin types.

    Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen

    I have super sensitive skin and am in turn, super picky about my sunscreens. I have anything thick that clogs my pores, and since sunscreen is a must at all times of the year, I had trouble finding something that wouldn't feel like it was breaking me out or smelled super pungent. This one from Supergoop! is AMAZING. I have never broken out from it, it's light weight, leaves no horrible white casts over the skin, and layers beautifully under makeup. I'll never use another face sunscreen other than this one.

    Get it from Sephora for $34.

    13. Stila Glitter Liquid Eyeshadow dries down to a sparkly eye look that'll look like it took them hours to achieve. This glitter liquid shadow will make its way into all their holiday makeup looks (especially New Year's).

    Model wears Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow in Kitten Karma

    Promising review: "This is the best product I have used in years — the glitter stays put. It doesn’t leave tacky residue on your eyelids. You can easily control how much or how little product you want to use." —Christine G

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in 11 colors).

    14. Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder sets makeup for long-lasting wear so there's no under-eye concealer creasing.


    Promising review: "It's perfect!!! It comes with so much product, and the puff it comes with is pretty handy. The application is smooth. My makeup came out flawless. I set my makeup with this and worked out right after. THERE WAS NO SEPARATION, NO CREASING. This powder blessed me. GOD BLESS." —andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (available in eight shades).

    15. Alder New York Cleansing Facial Brush stimulates skin in tandem with their go-to cleansers. Its gentle vegan bristles will help distribute and exfoliate the product to every part of their face for a better clean.

    Cleansing facial brush
    Alder New York

    Promising review: "This brush is a great addition to my routine; it cleans well without making me feel like it's scratching or damaging my skin due to how soft it is. It's also very aesthetically pleasing and different from the different facial brushes out there. A must-have!!" —Anna N.

    Get it from Alder New York for $26.

    16. Beautyblender eliminates carrying a bunch of brushes. This handy sponge can apply foundation, concealer, setting powder, blend contour, cream blush, and can even be used to touch up makeup "oopsies" like messed up winged liner.

    A before and after of the product after being prepped with water before use showing how it has expanded

    Promising review: "Using the Sapphire Beauty Blender gives my face a flawless, air-brushed look. I have some dry patches on my skin that are obvious when using a makeup brush. But the Sapphire Beauty Blender obscures those dry areas instantly. This blender is softer than any other on the market. Whenever it wears out, I will definitely be purchasing another one." —Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    17. A Birchbox Subscription that's the gift that keeps on giving. Drop this giftcard and intro box into their stocking featuring some cult beauty classics that they can look forward to receiving for the next three months!

    A three-month subscription box is a $91 value and includes: a three-month Birchbox subscription gift-card, a full-size Benefit Cosmetics They're Real! Mascara, a deluxe size Sunday Riley Good Genes, a deluxe bareMinerals Statement Matte Liquid Lipstick in the shade VIP, a deluxe Bumble & bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer, and a pair of Generation Skin Brightening Kakadu Plum Eye Patches.

    Get it from Birchbox for $45.

    18. Glossier Core Lip Collection Set simplifies their lip routine (even for the most beginner of beginners). A balm for prepping, lipstick for color, and gloss for shine. ~BAM~ lip routine conquered.

    Glossier Core Lip Collection Set with mango balm dot com, clear lip gloss, and Generation G lipstick in Like

    Promising review: "I have very sensitive lips and stuff chaps and breaks out my lips easily. But not this!! I'm so glad I found lipsticks, balms, and glosses that don’t make my lips feel horrible after being on for a long period of time. Originally, I thought the price was kind of high for the products you get, however they’re long-lasting and worth it!!" —Sophia R.

    Get it from Glossier for $35 (valued at $44; available in nine flavored balms, three colored glosses, and six lipstick shades).

    19. A Lapcos sheet mask set available in a variety of scents like aloe vera and red wine. A red wine mask in their stocking and a bottle of red wine under the tree? A gift giving master right there.

    The wine, escgargot, and pearl sheet masks

    They come in aloe (to soothe), aqua (to hydrate), charcoal (for pores), cica (to regenerate), collagen (to firm), escargot (to heal), honey (to nourish), milk (to moisturize), pearl (to brighten), red wine (to boost skin’s elasticity), seaweed (to clear), and vitamin C (to calm and brighten).

    Promising review: "These masks are literally the best! No joke! I’ve had facial upon facial and the first time I used the escargot mask, my face was soft, smooth and my redness was gone. I’m obsessed!!" —Casey J. Little

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $14 (available in 12 different formulas).

    20. A TooFaced ornament with a travel-size version of their Better Than Sex mascara so you can selflessly gift them the most volumizing lash experience of their life.

    The swan-shaped ornament holding the mini mascara

    Get it from TooFaced for $14.

    21. Orly Marvelous Minis nail polish set features gorgeous neutral shades that will never go out of style. All four shades are vegan and cruelty-free and can be dropped in a stocking as a set, or split up amongst numerous stockings so everyone gets to enjoy a polish!

    Orly Marvelous Minis in Winter Wonderland

    The Orly Marvelous Minis Winter Wonderland set features four polishes in Snow Worries, Ethereal Plane, You’re Blushing, and Into the Deep.

    Get it from Orly for $14.50 (originally $20).

    22. Face mask brushes for the skincare lover who'll feel instantly more profesh applying their favorite masks with applicators than with their hands.

    Reviewer using the silicone brush to apply face mask

    Silicone tips help apply masks evenly and will help waste less product.

    Promising review: "I love these silicone brushes; they helped me keep bacteria definitely to a minimum on my face, which is the goal when you don't want acne. It also makes the products that I use last way longer, because I can get everything out of the jar and I can spread the products on my face so much more evenly." —Marisol Porrata-oviedo

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $3.98.

    23. Versed Overnight Facial Peel supplies the shortcut to glowier skin with its blend of lactic and glycolic acid. This pH balanced, leave-on exfoliator gently renews their complexion overnight so they wake up with their skin looking brighter and refreshed.

    Versed The Shortcut Overnight Facial Peel

    Promising review: "This was my first versed product that I’ve tried out and I have to say I’m impressed! This product was really easy to incorporate into my routine and although I didn’t see completely brighter skin, I did see the bumps on my skin decrease. This formula is also pretty gentle so if you’re starting out with chemical peels this is a good option to try out." —Versed reviewer

    Get it from Versed for $19.99.

    24. Biossance Shimmering Body Oil shimmers and shines when applied while also supplying moisture back into the skin. Place this in their stocking in case the winter season is getting them down and they need something to give them that sun-kissed glow.

    Biossance shimmering body oil

    This featherweight body oil is non-greasy and absorbs quickly into the skin.

    Promising review: "When I put this on, my day automatically feels special. It’s hydrating, not greasy, and gives me a good glow. I highly recommend it!!" —Jessica

    Get it from Biossance for $48.

    25. Kylie Cosmetics High Gloss Set delivers high shine and shimmer for the person who binge-watched Tiger King in one day and would likely roar over this set.

    Kylie Cosmetics 4-piece high gloss set

    This limited edition gloss set comes with four shades: Wildin’ (a sheer champagne gold), Feline Cute (a sheer pale peach), Hissy Fit (a sheer sunset orange), and Bad Kitty (an opaque warm terra-cotta).

    Get it from Kylie Cosmetics for $49.

    26. Linné Botanicals nourish lip balm heals and protects lips, especially when it comes time to take on the colder weather. This balm features anti-inflammatory, antifungal, anti-bacterial and antioxidant-rich ingredients to hydrate and fight off the harsh effects the cold can have on their pout.

    Linné Botanicals products are made in small batches and feature native, wild-harvested, and organic plant-based ingredients for one of a kind beauty products that are good for you and for the planet.

    Get it from Linné Botanicals for $18 (available in three shades).

    27. Ilia Essential Brow Gel fills in eyebrows for a fuller look that also keeps them in place. This no shine, flexible hold gel conditions brows without any flaking.

    Ilia essential brow gel

    Promising review: "This is the most natural and easy to use brow gel I’ve come across. The brush is designed to make fill-ins easy - there’s a smaller part that I use to create a subtle line through the middle of my brows and a bigger, plumper end of the brush that can “fill and fluff.” Color is great, I have deep brown hair that almost looks black. In the past pencils and “liquid gels” have made my brows look unnatural and clownish/drawn on in photos. Happy to report this brow gel does not create that effect even if I apply it with a heavier hand. Will be purchasing this one again." —Janelle W.

    Get it from Ilia for $26 (available in three colors).

    28. And a Burt's Bees Tips And Toes Kit helps perfect their manis and pedis for a fulfilling pamper sesh.

    Burt's Bees Tips And Toes Kit

    Kit comes with two hand creams, a foot cream, a cuticle cream, a hand salve, and a lip balm.

    Promising review: "I love everything in the set. The lip balm was a favorite of mine before receiving this, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone. The salve is a blessing. The honey hand cream is great to keep in my purse and use whenever. The almond & milk hand creme smells incredible. The cuticle butter is a nice addition. I use the hand creams and salve daily, and the cuticle cream every few days when I clean and trim my nails. I use the foot cream after every shower, and I’m not a huge fan of the coconut smell, but it has completely rejuvenated my dry cracking feet." —Nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.91.

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