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    47 Splurge-Worthy Beauty Gifts To Give This Year

    Not to be dramatic but: Give me skincare or give me death.

    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.

    1. An Aesthetica contouring kit here to take their hand and lead them toward the path of chiseled cheekbones. This vegan, cruelty-free, and hypoallergenic palette includes a handy how-to guide (pictures and charts included!) to help this makeup technique seem 10000000x less intimidating to those of us who don't run a beauty vlog.

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    The makeup itself is super creamy and buildable, meaning mistakes can be easily fixed or blended out.

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with my kit. I have not bought a professional contouring kit before and was nervous about buying this one, but the product is easy to put on and it stays on all day. The kit also comes with a how to guide that helped me know where to place the contour and highlight specifically for my face shape. Also super easy to blend in!" —steph

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    2. An I Dew Care peel-off mask packed with a generous helping of hyaluronic acid to reveal smoother, brighter, more hydrated skin. And the Instagram opportunities whilst wearing it? Endless, thanks to the holographic finish.

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    Promising review: "One of the best peel-off masks I have used. Scent is really light and pleasant and not overpowering, and my skin definitely looks brighter and more radiant after use. Does not irritate my very sensitive skin, and it actually peels off very easily!" —Jennifer S.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.

    3. A Benefit four-in-one pencil complete with lighter and deeper shades, an edge definer, and an arch highlighter to fill in their brows and make 'em pop. Plus, this formula is easy-to-blend (perfect for *ahem* minor mess-ups), waterproof, and will stay put for hours upon hours.

    instagram.com / Via @benefitcosmetics, Sephora

    Promising review: "This ambitious, unique product really delivers. It provides more definition to my brows than a one color product would. It’s easy to use, goes on really smooth, and absolutely gave me fuller-looking brows. It lasted all day on a really hot summer day without budging. It goes on REALLY easy so the key to this product is to be light-handed with small, feather-like strokes being my big tip. Once you get that down, you can customize based on your look and style easily. The quality and versatility of this brow pencil makes the price a great value. Plus, it’s a great nostalgia piece. It’s now the only one I’ll use." —JessicaJean17

    Get it from Sephora for $34 (available in four colors).

    4. A bottle of Clinique ID that allows you to choose between five bases and five active cartridge concentrates. The base should be determined by the level of hydration their complexion requires, all while their most annoying skincare concerns will be tackled by impressive active concentrates.

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    The design of the bottle itself is both beautiful and unique: you literally insert the concentrate into the base of the moisturizer, that way every pump has an even combination of the hydrating base and active concentrate.

    Get it from Clinique for $39 (with 20 different combinations available).

    5. A Stila liquid eyeliner with a formula worthy of the cult-like praise it gets: it dries quickly, won't smudge or budge, lasts 25 hours a day, and the thin tip makes application a summer breeze.

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    This cruelty-free, waterproof liner is perfect for day-to-night wear! The fine-tip applicator allows you to draw on a thin line, but it's also easy to add a few extra swipes for a more dramatic nighttime look.

    Promising review: "I've been re-purchasing this for years now and it's the holy grail of liquid liner. It's my favorite liquid liner of all time. Goes on in a solid, smooth line, and lasts all day. It has held up through heat, humidity, and the gym. It's very easy to apply, and is especially great for people who struggle with winged liner. All in all a fantastic purchase and well worth the price!" —littlebird

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in 12 colors).

    6. An oil-free Tatcha water cream to provide balanced hydration that will leave their skin feeling neither greasy nor dry but *just* right. Japanese botanicals, leopard lily, green tea, rice, algae, and a hint of 23-karat gold aid in everything from controlling greasy t-zones and promoting natural cell turnover.

    instagram.com / Via @tatcha

    Get it from Sephora (where it has over 1.5k five star reviews) for $68.

    7. An oil serum here to deliver some SERIOUS glow, the kind they'll say ~I dew~ to after about .5 seconds of wear. A blend of nourishing oils, fruit extract, and sugarcane squalane offer hydration and visibly brighter skin while light-reflecting minerals will give their complexion that "I drink a TON of water" radiance.

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    This bottle of magic is also hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, vegan, and non-comedogenic.

    Promising review: "I swear, I feel *happy* when I put this on. I put one drop on my fingers, warm it up, then pat all over my face and neck. My skin instantly feels refreshed, hydrated, and most important of all, healthy. It's easily absorbed but I don't lose moisture over time. My skin stays bouncy and plump throughout the day, even when inside an air-conditioned office. The glass skin look you get with this is just the cherry on top. Excellent product and unlike anything I've ever seen out there. Great job, Glossier!" —K

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    8. A Rituals countdown calendar that they were *technically* supposed to be opening all month long, but let's be honest here — how much better is it to just open everything at once? And the packaging is so gorgeous that you won't have to worry your pretty little mind about tape and wrapping paper.

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    This lovely calendar contains 24 products ranging from mini candles and masks to shower gels and body oils. The value of everything they'll receive is about $145 but *you* will only be paying $74, which means a ton of money saved on a super thoughtful gift.

    Promising review: "Love everything about this calendar. It has so many neat little surprises in it. Everything smells amazing nothing's overpowering and the beauty products are outstanding. I loved the mud mask and the night balm." —Jeri Ramirez

    Get it from Amazon for $74.

    9. TheBalm Cosmetics cruelty-free mascara that will deliver water-resistant volume, intense, and DRAMA to their lashes with just one quick swipe. And the best part? They come in a pack of two. *opens package and discreetly pockets one for myself*

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    Promising review: "This is really good mascara! It doesn't clump and is easy to layer several coats. It makes my eyelashes look great, even though I don't use lash primer or curl them. The formula isn't waterproof, but it also doesn't transfer onto my brow bone like other mascaras sometimes do. It also does not flake or crumble." —Cara Crandell

    Get it from Amazon for $19.32.

    10. An Elemis ginseng toner they'll want to spritz around mid-afternoon, when their skin is starting to feel dry and they're in desperate need of more coffee. A quick blast of this alcohol-free mist will refresh, soothe, and rebalance their pH level (AKA mattify the oily parts and hydrate the dry ones).

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    Promising review: "Your face doesn't get oily when you put moisturizer on after this toner, which allows my makeup to glide on. Doesn't dry out my face and doesn't smell like alcohol. It has a lovely scent, but it doesn't linger after it drys. This is great." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27 (originally $36).

    11. A Revlon one-step dryer because their arm is already sore from balancing both a dryer and a round brush. This easy-to-use tool promises a salon-quality, shampoo commercial-worthy blowout and all they'll have to do is, well, brush through their hair. *patiently waits for royalty check*

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    Promising review: "I've been dreaming of a brush that does what this brush does since I was about 10. I love it! It is so fast and now replaces my daily routine of throwing my wet hair into a bun. It now takes me less than 10 minutes to completely dry and style my hair, and it gives me that bouncy blowout look. This is the best 50 bucks I've ever spent." –Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $37.75.

    12. A La Roche-Posay gel cleanser with a favorite five-letter word: C-L-E-A-R. This salicylic acid wash targets (and destroys) blackheads and whiteheads while ridding surface oil by up to 47%, which basically translates to clear complexions ahead.

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    It's also surprisingly gentle enough to use twice a day, meaning you'll be able to attack acne in the AM *and* the PM without making your complexion overly dry.

    Promising review: "I was lucky enough to have clear skin in high school so I never understood how awful acne really is. When I was about 21-22 years old, I switched to a birth control implant, and that thing wreaked havoc on my entire life. I suddenly had horrible cystic acne. Not only did it make me self conscious and uncomfortable, but it was actually so painful — laying on my pillow hurt my face! To top it all off, my skin was also dry, and irritated. I tried every skin care line on the market for about two to three years, with no, or very little, results. Finally, I found La Roche-Posays skincare products. Within four days, the inflammation decreased, the redness was fading, and my skin felt less dry. By two weeks, my skin was practically clear! I have been using this product for about four to five years now, and I haven't had a single outbreak, EXCEPT for the time I wanted to try a different product to save money. Huge mistake, one I will not make again." —LadyHawke

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    13. A Skinfix cleanser that enlists the help of Brazilian kaolin volcanic clay, Canadian glacial clay, and sulfate-free coconut to cleanse their skin while tightening pores and preventing any breakout apocalypses. This clay-to-foam formula truly allows them to wave goodbye to heavy foundation, built-up sweat-trapped-in-pores, and allllll that excess oil.

    instagram.com / Via @skinfixinc, instagram.com / Via @skinfixinc

    Promising review: "This is the best cleanser I have ever used. I have an oily t-zone and the rest of my face is very dry. This feels so soft and soothing, gentle on eye makeup, and does not have that stripping or overly-dry feeling when rinsed off. Afterwards, my face is soft and serums and moisturizers absorb like a dream. Will definitely buy again." —butterbee21

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    14. A bottle of Yves Saint Laurent Libre guaranteed to become their new go-to fragrance; a combination of French lavender essence, Morrocan orange blossom, and musk accord provide for a unique scent that will feel all their own.

    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I was at a wedding and someone smelled AMAZING! I asked what she was wearing and she showed me this perfume. I instantly bought it and every time I wear it, I have strangers telling me I smell great. It lasts and it’s a great combination of fresh and seductive." —Renie77

    Get it from Nordstrom for $78+.

    15. A limited-edition BuzzFeed X Birchbox beauty box packed with nine splurge-worthy favorites in the skincare, haircare, and makeup realm. The best part? You'll pay $62 — but they'll actually be receiving over $200 worth of cult-favorite products.

    Birchbox

    This box includes a Smashbox Cosmetics foundation primer, a First Aid Beauty hydrating mask, a Saturday Skin probitioc cream, a Glamsquad finishing spray, a

    Kevyn Aucoin felt tip liquid liner, a Bumble and bumble hair oil primer, a Glamglow bubble sheet mask, an Amika hair nourishing mask, and a ColourPop Cosmetics lipstick.

    Get it from Birchbox for $62 (value over $200).

    16. A cruelty-free Elizabeth Mott bronzer that will give their face some sun-kissed glow (even if they've been stuck in their cubicle and haven't seen the sun in several days...) *and* SOME CONTOUR. Reviewers love this product so much, they've actually hit the pan because of consistent use.

    instagram.com / Via @elizabethmott, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is hands down the best bronzer I've ever used. I got a sample through Ipsy and was so impressed with how blendable and buildable it is. It's totally matte too, which is so nice. Probably will never use anything else and it lasts forever. Worth every penny!" —Jo

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in two shades).

    17. An Eva Naturals face serum because adult acne is garbage and according to reviewers, this stuff truly helps. Ingredients like hyaluronic acid, retinol, aloe, salicylic acid, and niacinamide work in harmony to solve their most annoying skin problems from acne and dark spots to dehydration and redness.

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    Promising review: "I have never felt more compelled to write a product review before. This stuff is INCREDIBLE. I have tried almost everything to improve my skin. I continue to get acne in my mid-30s and literally everything else I've tried has not worked, including prescription topical cream and oral medication. This has saved my skin! I have had very few breakouts, and if anything pops up, this takes care of it quickly! My skin feels moisturized and looks smoother and healthier overall. This is truly one of the best purchases I've ever made. I'm thankful I stumbled upon this serum!" —J.C. Denton

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    18. A Best of 2019 starter set to be loved by the skincare aficionado in your friend group. They'll get to sample ten cult-favorite products from this past year (ranging from Benton aloe toners and Mamonde oil-to-foam cleansers to Cosrx pimple patches and Mediheal sheet masks), all neatly tucked away into a reusable canvas tote.

    Soko Glam

    And the price? It's perfect — you'll pay $47 for a gift that would traditionally retail for $116.

    Get it from Soko Glam for $47.

    19. An Aveda daily treatment for dead hair in need of some major TLC. This 98% naturally-derived blend works to combat four types of damage (environmental, chemical, physical, and heat) while reducing breakage by up to 90% in about a week.

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    This cruelty-free formula includes quinoa protein to strengthen hair and make it longer, while macadamia conditioning oil promotes a smoother, more nourished mane free of split-ends and flyaways.

    Promising review: "Can’t say enough good things about it. Most leave-in moisturizers are heavy and make your hair either flat or oily, but this stuff is so light that you wouldn't know it was applied if your hair didn't turn so wickedly soft. It works equally well with air dried or blow dried hair; I use a dime-sized amount on my ends AFTER showering/washing hair and brushing through, then I'll wrap hair in a towel and wait for about10 minutes. This makes your hair super soft and literally fixes split-ends." —Reviewer64

    Get it from Nordstrom for $30.

    20. An Elizabeth Mott eye primer capable of keeping their shadow and liner in tact all 👏 day 👏 long 👏. That's right, folks! No creasing, smudging, fallout, or crying under the watch of this cruelty-free must-have.

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    This primer is paraben-free and lightweight, plus it's infused with pearl powder to enhance the vibrancy of your shadow AND a sebum-controlling powder to stop oily lids in their tracks.

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying that I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From expensive to cheap...none of them hold a candle to this. I have very oily skin, but this primer lets my shadow last a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands if I'm lucky! Thank you to Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I seriously love this stuff." —Melissa Mae

    Get it from Amazon for $13.06.

    21. A Mario Badescu mild toner packed with aloe vera to soothe irritated skin and (*important*) contains no alcohol, meaning that this will even out sensitive complexions without causing extreme dryness or flare-ups in the process.

    instagram.com / Via @mariobadescu

    Promising review: "This the only toner I've used that didn't break me out, so I love it. This is currently my fifth bottle and it has been crucial in my skin care regimen, especially when recovering from (and clearing up) allergic reactions to other products." —Yvette

    Get it from Amazon for $12.75+.

    22. A mini refrigerator designed to store all their beauty and skincare products. And before they ask "but why", let 'em know that chilling said products extends their shelf life, helps nix puffiness when applied to their skin, and prevents bacteria from building up and causing an acne onslaught.

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    Promising review: "I never knew that I needed this, but I so did! Waking up in the morning and applying cold face creams and using my rose quartz roller that is chilled to a frosty temperature has made such a difference to my skincare routine. It's like being at the spa every day. I'm excited to have the products last longer as well." —Sara L

    Get it from Amazon for $83.99 (originally $149.99).

    23. An all-natural Dr. Hauschka day cream formulated with sensitive skin-friendly ingredients: rose petal, wild rose hip, shea butter, rose petal wax, avocado oil, marsh mallow extract, and St. John’s wort. This holy grail calms irritated complexions in a jiffy and leaves behind a smooth, hydrated complexion.

    instagram.com / Via @drhauschka

    Promising review: "I am devoted to Rose Day Cream. I love the smell and the way it feels when I put it on my face. I have been using it for almost a decade and I will never not use it! My skin cells soak it up so happily and I feel like my skin is singing with joy when I put it on (I know that must sound strange, lol). I remember when I first considered using it. I wasn't making much money, but I felt really drawn to it after using a sample. It felt like my skin was destined to use this cream! So, I bit the bullet, and started buying it. At times, I would try something else because it was cheaper, but I always pined for the Rose Cream and went to back to it ASAP. I don't regret the cost at all. Using a nice product like this is one of the small things you can do that really impacts on your quality of life. Every time I put it on, I appreciate it deeply." —Aria

    Get it from Amazon for $32.22.

    24. A Stila liquid shadow for a fantastic dose of ✨ sparkle ✨ that feels like luxury at first swipe. The formula itself is ultra blendable, lasts all day, and the shade options? Shimmery and stunning.

    Amazon, instagram.com / Via @stilacosmetics

    Promising review: "BEST GLITTER SHADOWS ON THE MARKET! I have five colors and all are gorgeous, it's surprisingly blendable for a liquid, and there's glitter fallout. The formula itself is great, stays all day, and you don't have to worry about using glitter primer." —Kaytlen

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in 14 colors).

    25. A vegan Tarte contour concealer here to banish blemishes, redness, and dark circles to the pits of Hades. Say hello to flawless coverage that is crease-resistant, easy-to-blend, and long-lasting — all while looking lightweight and natural.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    This concealer also contains shea butter, mango seed butter, and licorice root to keep your skin moisturized and color correct red spots and dark circles.

    Promising review: "I found this about two years ago and am so glad I did. I won't ever use another under-eye concealer! This has the best coverage, is durable, and doesn't show wrinkles unlike so many other brands. It is well worth the money as a little bit goes a long way for coverage." —Roxitnow2

    Get it from Ulta for $27 (available in 30 colors).

    26. An Act+Acre scalp detox because the amount of built-up dry shampoo that has become permanently lodged into their scalp = yuck. This cold-processed blend of moringa oil, basil leaf, amaranth oil, and baobab oil will remove impurities while promoting faster hair growth, reversing UV damage, and delivering some much-needed, non-greasy moisture that their mane will thank them for.

    instagram.com / Via @actandacre

    All you'll have to do is apply a few drops to different sections of your hair, let it sit for about 15-20 minutes after massaging it in, and voila! Follow up with shampoo and conditioner and prepare to be amazed at how freakin' healthy your scalp feels.

    Psst, Act+Acre products are vegan, toxin- and chemical-free, and the bottles are made from recyclable plastics that are significantly more eco-friendly.

    Promising review: "I never really think about my scalp. It did itch here and there, but nothing major...but throughout the past winter, my scalp has been very dry, flaking, and constantly itchy. Often when I scratch it'll leave flakes under my nails (ew). I tried this product after it was recommended to me by a friend, and oh boy, this scalp detox is life-changing. I have been using it religiously once a week and my scalp has never felt so clean. No more flakes and scratches." —Siyana Tabita

    Get it from Amazon for $42.

    27. A Laura Mercier foundation with blendable, medium-to-full coverage that creates a flawless complexion *without* making their face feel like it's drowning in product. This matte formula has a staying power of 15 hours, contains fine powders to help them ditch their greasy t-zone, and is completely transfer-resistant. Pinch me.

    BuzzFeed

    Get it from Sephora (where it has over 1k five star reviews) for $48 (available in 30 shades).

    28. A hydrating Summer Fridays cream face mask to give tired, dull, stressed skin some serious pampering. This cult-favorite travel mask is packed with vitamins, ceramides, antioxidants, and gently exfoliating extracts to give you a dewy complexion that every ~no makeup makeup~ guru would envy.

    instagram.com / Via @summerfridays

    Reviewers have used this as an eye mask, a moisturizer, an overnight mask, and as a primer for makeup in the AM!

    Promising review: "This has been the most amazing face mask I have ever tried, and I suspect that it will replace all other masks in my collection. It is amazing for my sensitive skin! I love how it leaves my skin feeling so hydrated, and it even seems to gently exfoliate my skin when I wipe it off. I have been taking this everywhere with me and I've been using it on an almost daily basis. This is a holy grail product!" —rayla311

    Get it from Sephora for $25+.

    29. A makeup remover towel woven with some unicorn horn, because this thing is MAGIC. All they'll have to do is add water and this thing will take off all of their makeup — lipstick, eyeliner, foundation, waterproof mascara, and whatever the HECK else they have on.

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    If it starts to get super dirty, no worries! You can throw it in the wash. And if you're worried about how long it will last...don't. This adorable pink towel can live a long, healthy life of up to five years.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    Psst, this product is a WINNER! Check out our full review on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    30. An Ahava cream because 'tis the season for hands to be Dry with a capital "D". This blend of nourishing deadsea minerals will become a must-have in their purse and will likely become the most useful/beloved gift they'll receive this holiday season.

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    Promising review: "I live in Minnesota and this winter my hands were terribly dry. I also had a newborn baby so I was washing bottles like it was going out of style. The two didn't mix well and my hands were so dry they were cracking and even bleeding. This is by far the best hand lotion you can find. Trust me, I have a drawer full of over a hundred dollars of different hand lotions. AHAVA actually moisturizes your hands but doesn't leave a nasty film or grease. It smells great, too." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.80.

    31. A Celeb Luxury color depositing shampoo to turn their ~Pinterest pastel~ dreams into a reality (no expensive or time-consuming trips to the salon required). *uses shampoo once* *posts 'gram pic with the hashtag #hairgoals*

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    This shampoo works best on bleached or naturally blond hair, and can be used just like a regular shampoo — lather on a generous amount, give your mane a good scrubbing, rinse thoroughly, and that's it! The color will have a more faded effect after the first use, but will be significantly more vibrant after the second wash.

    Psst, this formula is also vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, and formaldehyde-free!

    Promising review: "This shampoo is a serious game changer. I have been bleaching and dying my hair pink on and off for years, and it has always faded disappointingly fast. I ended up getting into a routine where I would dye my hair magenta just so it would fade to the pastel pink I wanted — but not anymore! This shampoo allows me to dye my hair a pastel pink and then reapply the color with every shampoo. It comes out bright and beautiful. I used to head to the salon every six to eight weeks, but I can now stretch it out to twelve. Bonus: the shampoo lathers, smells great, and is vegan!" —Mary Colleen

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in 12 colors).

    32. A pink clay Sand & Sky pore-refining mask to hit the reset button on grease and blemishes (this includes both scarring and all those painful, emerging zits) with an impressive blend of Australian botanicals. ✨ Smoother, brighter skin ✨ is at their fingertips — and all they'll have to do is apply a face mask two or three times a week.

    instagram.com / Via @sandandskyaus

    This vegan and cruelty-free clay mask also includes an application brush!

    Promising review: "BEST MASK EVER! This is the only mask that has ever helped heal my hormonal breakouts! This really helps control excess oil without drying out my skin." —makeupdivah

    Get it from Sephora for $49.

    33. A Teddie Organics rose water here to hydrate their skin, absorb excess oil, and brighten their complexion — without triggering any unwanted Rosacea. CHA CHING. The smell will also transport them from their dimly-lit office and into a flower shop, one that's filled from top to bottom with fresh roses that have just been picked.

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    Promising review: "I can't rave enough about this product! I have rosacea and the prescription I have did nothing but dry out my skin and irritate my rosacea further. I read the reviews and decided to give this a try. It's amazing! I saw results in two days. It tightened my pores, reduced the redness/flareups, and didn't dry out my sensitive skin. My rosacea is also near my eyes, so I recommend you buy a make up sponge or cotton balls and spritz it on that when applying it around the eyes. It also works as a toner for your skin, not just for those with rosacea. Your skin will feel and smell great!" —JT

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in two sizes).

    34. A bareMinerals tinted moisturizer that requires the max amount of effort they're willing to put into their beauty routine, which is exactly zero. They'll be able to nix shadows and unevenness by way of this light, creamy coverage that can be slathered on like a moisturizer!

    Sephora

    Get it from Sephora (where it has over 1.7k five star reviews) for $32 (available in 20 shades).

    35. A Moroccanoil treatment that uses a blend of vitamins and argan oil to tame flyaways, mend split-ends, speed up drying time, and boost shine. If they're looking for definitive proof that heaven is a place on earth, they'll have to look no further than this haircare jack of all trades.

    instagram.com / Via @moroccanoil

    This formula is also paraben-, sulfate-, alcohol-, and phosphate-free which makes it safe to use on dry, colored hair. Just add a dime-sized amount from the middle of your hair to the ends, avoiding your roots as to not create a greasy mess.

    Promising review: "I have oily hair and this product helps keep my ends hydrated without looking greasy. Plus, it smells amazing and makes my hair shiny." —Nedaj

    Get it from Nordstrom for $15+ (available in three sizes).

    36. A cream-to-foam Korres cleanser that uses the benefits of Greek yogurt (hello, generous heap of protein) to do exactly what it's supposed to: clean their face of oils, built-up gunk, and makeup in one simple step.

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    Promising review: "This is the BEST cleanser for dry and sensitive skin. Absolutely love this product and have used it faithfully for a few years. I developed sensitive dry skin and struggled to find a facial cleanser that actually cleaned my skin without leaving a residue or being irritating. This gently cleans your skin, the scent is mild, foaming isn't excessive, and it won't dry your skin out. Can't recommend this product enough." —D. Mitrevski

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    37. A cruelty- and fragrance-free One Love Organics balm consisting of plant-based, cold-pressed extracts (think coconut oil, mango butter, jojoba, and chia) that can be used as a makeup remover, brow tamer, moisturizer, leave-on mask, and leave-in conditioner. For a skincare routine that feels eerily similar to a facial, you'll want to try out this splurge-worthy blend ASAP.

    instagram.com / Via @oneloveorganics

    Promising review: "I got introduced to this balm at a facial and liked it so much that I ordered it to have at home. I use it as my morning cleanse and first cleanse at night. I wipe it off with a warm washcloth and then do the rest of my skin care. I have really dry skin especially in MN winter, and this is moisturizing, plumping, and doesn't clog my pores. Highly recommend!" —Verified Purchaser

    Get it from Dermstore for $19.

    38. A Kusshi makeup bag that takes on-the-go product organization to a whole new level: a removable holder keeps all of their brushes in tact while side mesh pockets can be used to store key items. Plus, the outside of the bag is quality leather while the inner nylon interior is machine-washable — which means 👏 no 👏 more 👏 having to stare at gross, caked-on foundation whenever they open their makeup bag!

    instagram.com / Via @kusshibags, instagram.com / Via @kusshibags

    Promising review: "I travel all the time and I love how I can fit everything inside of this and it’s super organized! No more searching and ruffling through makeup bags that are a large square full of stuff that is hard to find. I would give this six stars if I could! Great quality material and the zipper is super easy to open and close." —Deborah M.

    Get it from Kusshi for $109+ (available in 10 bag colors and nine cover colors).

    39. A vegan Urban Decay setting spray to finish off their complexion. Humidity, sweat, tears: it's all irrelevant when they've topped off their foundation with this magic stuff, which works to seal their makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess.

    instagram.com / Via @urbandecaycosmetics

    Get it from Sephora (where it has over 6.6k five star reviews) for $15+ (available in five sizes).

    40. A Lily Aldridge perfume that uses a combination of unique ingredients (lychee, mandarin, rose absolute, peony, fresia, musk amber, and cedarwood) to give a scent that is floral without being overwhelming. If they'd love the idea of being transported to a serene rose garden every time they spritzed this on, then hit ~add to cart~ immediately.

    Lily Aldridge Perfumes

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a stocking stuffer. It smells heavenly and I know will be enjoyed by those who receive it." –Janet T.

    Get it from Lily Aldridge Perfumes for $50.

    41. A Glow Recipe soufflé cream they'll want to slather on after a long, cold, stressful day (so perhaps...every day). This will restore their skin's hydration and calm blotchiness thanks to ingredients like banana, magnesium, turmeric, chia, and cica, all of which work in harmony to strengthen their skin barrier and give 'em some legitimate glow.

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    Get it from Sephora for $39.

    42. A Peach & Lily pH-adjusting toner that combines a powerful blend of botanicals, salicylic acid, and AHA (as well as cape lilac, eggplant, and turmeric extracts) to simultaneously soothe inflamed skin while loosening dead skin cells. The result? Exfoliated, squeaky clean pores that are too busy thriving to even *consider* producing any excess sebum. It's the "boy bye" of skincare.

    Peach & Lily

    Promising review: So worth it. I'm actually on my second bottle of this! It's gentle and, with consistent use, my skin isn't as oily as it used to be, I break out less, and my dark marks have lightened up a lot." —ReanneVerified Buyer

    Get it from Peach & Lily for $39.

    43. A YSL liquid matte lip stain with an ultra-matte, high-pigment formula so lightweight, they'll feel as if they're simply wearing another layer of skin: kind of like skinny dipping, except they're still wearing clothes and the only thing that feels naked is their mouth.

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    The cult-favorite 'Tatouage' shade is pictured above!

    Promising review: "I wish I could give this product 20 stars. I don't know what fancy chemist came up with this formulation, but dang. Rich, rich, rich color, lighter than air feel, hydrates all day with zero dryness...but dries matte. Seriously, no cracking, patchiness, or discomfort. If you're hesitating on whether or not to buy it, stop it. You've done enough research. Get the 'Tatouage' shade. You won't regret it, I promise." —syp00

    Get it from Sephora for $37 (available in 26 shades).

    44. A spring water Avène facial spray that may seem like a regular can of water — but can a regular can of water soothe eczema, calm sunburn, reduce rosacea flare-ups, set their makeup, and refresh dull and tired skin? I think not.

    instagram.com / Via @aveneusa

    Promising review: "Its.....a can of thermal spring water. I don't know what else is in it and I don't really care, because it works. I had initially received one in my Ipsy bag and fell in love with it right away. This is great for calming sensitive skin, sunburn, any type of skin irritation, cooling down from being overheated (put it in the fridge for awhile and it feels AMAZING), or even just setting your makeup if it's looking too matte. If you have rosacea, this is a miracle product and you should buy it immediately." —SPO77

    Get it from Amazon for $9+ (available in four sizes).

    45. A Shiseido curler expertly designed with an edge-proof, broad curve that allows for every single lash to be curled from tip to root and from the inner to outer corner.

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    This also comes with one replacement rubber pad so you can switch 'em out when the time has come.

    Promising review: "I tried to use eyelash curlers in the past but did not have good luck. This curler is the best and it does not pinch! Well worth the price!" —LisaA1

    Get it from Nordstrom for $22.

    46. A Bumble and Bumble oil primer that protects hair from the drying dangers of sun exposure and heat damage. They'll begin to think of this as the sunscreen step in their daily haircare routine, except this simultaneously fights frizz and won't ruin color-treated tresses.

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    This lightweight and cruelty-free formula is great for medium-to-thick hair, and contains a blend of oils (ranging from coconut and grape seed to sweet almond and safflower seed) that will also soften it right up.

    Promising review: "I can't get over how much I love this stuff. I love that it's a leave-in treatment; it smells amazing, provides heat protection, fights frizz, and makes my hair feel sooo silky smooth. There is never any residue left behind and I can't even tell that I have anything in my hair (it's so lightweight which is really important, since I have fine hair). If I had to choose one hair product to use for the rest of my life, this would be it!" –nicolegizzo

    Get it from Sephora for $12+ (available in two sizes).

    47. A Malibu-made C & the Moon body scrub about to become a permanent fixture in their shower. This combination of brown sugar, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and jojoba seed oil gently hydrates and removes dead cells for skin so smooth, even a baby's bottom would be jealous.

    instagram.com / Via @candthemoon

    Promising review: "I'm usually not a scrub user, but I got this as a present and now I'm hooked, Can't imagine taking a shower without using it. My skin feels softer and the smell is delicious." —Aase L.

    Get it from C & The Moon for for $20+ (available in three sizes).

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