Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Skincare Gift Sets

From a brightening and deeply hydrating serum and facial oil duo to reveal a renewed glow to a head-to-toe cleansing duo designed to leave skin feeling clean, balanced, and visibly more mattified. Here are some of the best skincare gift sets perfect for gifting and personal use this Holiday season.

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01. Fresh Sugar Rush, $56.00 ($78.00 value)

This head-to-toe set features three products that gently exfoliate and nourish for smooth, soft skin. A gentle exfoliating mask, the Sugar Face Polish is made with real brown sugar that instantly softens and smooths for a more radiant-looking complexion. The original, natural sugar exfoliant, the Brown Sugar Body Polish combines real brown sugar crystals with precious oils for soft, radiant skin. The Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 offers a nourishing blend that moisturizes, protects, and smooths the lips.

02. Murad Party Perfect, $65.00 ($98.00 value)

This trio of high-performance bestsellers will keep your skin looking hydrated, flawless, and fabulous for all your holiday parties. One step to perfection, Invisiblur™ Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 | PA+++ blends together advanced treatment, primer, and SPF technologies to immediately blur and protect while combating the signs of aging. Eye Lift Firming Treatment infuses the delicate eye area with exclusive, proprietary surface-filling and firming technologies to visibly lift, firm, and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Take hydration to a whole new level with Hydro-Dynamic® Ultimate Moisture. This luxurious, yet lightweight, cream with advanced hyaluronic acid technology provides up to 24-hour hydration, restores suppleness, and gives skin a youthfully smooth texture.

03. Dr. Jart+ Snow Time Like The Present, $46.00 ($66.00 value)

Snow Time Like The Present is a holiday skin care set that features four Dr. Jart+ skin care essentials: full-size Premium BB cream, Dermaclear Micro Water, Water Drop Hydrating Moisturizer, and Ceramidin Cream. This skin care sets covers from morning to night skincare routine. The bestselling Premium Beauty Balm is an all-in-one product that moisturizes, primes, protects, and corrects uneven skintone. Dermaclear Micro Water effortlessly removes makeup and other residue on your skin, leaving it refreshed and hydrated. The Water Drop Hydrating Moisturizer provides instant moisture while bursting droplets brighten dull skin. Ceramidin Cream provides all-day, time-release hydration that supports the skin's natural strength and function for smoother, softer skin.

04. Peter Thomas Roth Mask-A-Holic 5-Piece Kit, $75.00 ($230.00 value)

This five-piece set of multitasking masks will leave skin refreshed, smooth, nourished, and healthy-looking. The cooling, moisturizing Cucumber Gel Mask helps soothe dry, irritated skin, while the antiaging 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask is enriched with 24K gold and colloidal gold to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Nutrient-rich Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask calms and nourishes with blue marine algae and other potent humectants, and the powerful, highly effective exfoliating Pumpkin Enzyme Mask addresses a dull, aging, and congested complexion. And the purifying, decongesting Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask contains odorless Irish moor mud to draw out dirt, oil and impurities as it infuses skin with moisture and vitamins.

05. Boscia Mask It All, $49.00 ($79.00 value)

One kit is all you need to purify pores, increase hydration, and fade hyperpigmentation and signs of aging. The innovative peel-off Luminizing Black Mask helps boost skin clarity and minimize the appearance of pores, while the tsubaki (camellia) oil-enriched, customizable Tsubaki Splash Mask is a Japanese rice water mask that delivers a high concentration of nourishing ingredients for instantly softer, smoother, and more supple skin. The deeply hydrating, overnight Tsubaki Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask intensely moisturizes and protects to deliver smoother, baby-soft skin, and the two-part Charcoal Pore Pudding — powered by black and white charcoal — works together to minimize the appearance of pores while balancing skin for ideal results. Each face mask possesses a unique formula and benefit: a black charcoal peel-off mask to refine pores, a splash mask to instantly moisturize and brighten, a sleeping mask to deeply hydrate, and a charcoal wash-off mask to remove oil and impurities.

06. Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil and 100% Pure Argan Oil Light Duo, $18.00 ($32.00 value)

Experience the best of Josie Maran cosmetics with this duo of 100% Pure Argan Oil and 100% Pure Argan Oil Light. Josie's 100% Pure Argan Oil is a multitasking moisturizer that works wonders on skin, hair, and nails. High in antioxidants, vitamin E, and essential fatty acids, this formula is a powerful, youth-activating hydrator that nourishes, protects, and replenishes skin. Experience the featherweight version of 100% Pure Argan Oil with Josie's 100% Pure Argan Oil Light. The proprietary Argan Oil Light process selects the lightest elements of Argan Oil to deliver quicker-absorbing yet equally powerful benefits and works perfectly under makeup giving skin a velvety, semi-matte finish.

07. First Aid Beauty Deep Cleanse, $12.00 ($17.00 value)

Banish the appearance of oily skin with Deep Cleanse Kit, a cleansing duet featuring Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser with Red Clay and Skin Rescue Body Bar. With trial-friendly, travel-ready packaging, this duo makes the perfect gift for anyone with more oily, blemish-prone skin types seeking a noticeably clean, balanced, and oil-free finish. The cleanser is formulated with red clay to help purify, cleanse, and unclog the pores, while the body bar combines rosemary leaf oil and the same brilliant red clay for deep-cleansing action that supports the skin’s natural oil control.

08. The Estée Edit Mini Glow Kit Skincare To Go, $25.00

The travel-ready Mini Glow Kit Skincare To Go delivers a well-rested and radiant-looking complexion and eye area. The Pink Peony Overnight Water Pack is a water-gel mask that delivers a power-packed punch of skin-loving pink peony, gogi berry, blueberry, cranberry, and hyaluronic acid. This quick-absorbing gel glides effortlessly over the face and leaves a subtly refreshing scent. It can be used as a regular overnight moisturizer or a 15-minute mask to hydrate and energize the skin. The Late Night Eraser Brightening Eye Balm with Pink Peony is formulated with real micro-powdered pearls and extracts of cucumber, apple, and hyaluronic acid to instantly brighten, refresh, and revitalize the eye area. The product’s cooling tip applicator reduces the look of dark circles and puffiness for an immediate wake-up call.

09. Caudalie Resveratrol Lift Uplifting & Reshaping Trio, $82.00 ($126.00 value)

This set features introductory sizes of three of Caudalie’s bestselling products for a more sculpted and lifted look. Caudalie's breakthrough patent of stabilized vine resveratrol (for firmness) and micro hyaluronic acids (for volume) helps to visibly recontour, refirm, and replump aging skin. The formula is further enriched with a peptide composition that works on natural collagen and elastin to lift the look of facial contours and reduce visible effects of aging. The light, hydrating texture blends into the skin without any sticky residue and can be applied under makeup.

10. Ole Henriksen A Lil' Love A Lot O' Radiance Ultimate Brightening Duo, $24.00 ($51.00 value)

Brighten and replenish skin with this limited-edition holiday duo. Truth Serum Collagen Booster acts as a daily multivitamin for the complexion — with vitamin C and potent antioxidants — to help brighten, visibly firm, and deliver all-day hydration. Pure Truth Youth Activating Oil, rich in essential fatty acids and pure rosehip fruit oil, renews youthful-looking radiance as it deeply hydrates and nourishes. Used alone or together, this luminizing duo will ensure your Ole Glow beams bright all holiday season long.

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  1. Fabulous post! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Wow! So lovely review. I adore these posts: perfect tips for Christmas gifts!!! Have a nice day, kisses (and thank you for your visit),

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  3. great post
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  4. Lovely gift set ideas. I think a gift like that is something my mom would really appreciate.

  5. These all are great gift sets.

  6. Great review.

  7. Beautiful collection!
    Have a nice day!