Especially if you don't know the person very well. So where do you turn when you need a gift that's thoughtful but not too personal? Our holiday motto is always "When in doubt, gift cosmetics," so we made our way to Ulta Beauty to find the perfect gifts.
Beauty products are a great gift for Secret Santa. It's super important to remember to treat yourself during the holiday season, and with the right selection, your gift will help them do just that.
Self-care is especially important during the holiday season. What better way to make sure your Secret Santa pick gets their pampering time in than with a Clinique gift set?
A Skin Gym Rose Quartz Facial Roller makes a great, on-trend gift for skin-care fanatics who have everything. These super-cool devices increase blood flow to the face, while helping serums, masks, and lotions better penetrate the skin — the perfect gift for seasoned skin-care stans. Get it here for $28.
But fear not: Men need to be pampered too. When it comes to cosmetics, all-in-one sets can be really helpful for guys who are looking to up their grooming game a bit.
For the coworker who's always on the go, the Americana Dopp Kit is the perfect travel companion. This stylish kit has it all with shampoo, conditioner, shave cream, face balm, and styling cream that will have him looking his best on even the busiest of work trips. Get it here for $29.99.
And for your clean-shaven Secret Santa pick, give the gift of a close shave with Art of Shaving's Perfect Shave Sandalwood Starter Kit. With a pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave oil, and mini badger shaving brush, it has everything he'll need for the perfect shave. Get it here for $30.
Armed with the perfect gifts, our Ulta Beauty excursion had sadly come to a close. We left the store with visions of being the office gifting stars dancing in our heads. Secret Santa shopping was a total no-brainer this year!
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