The Allure Guide to Holiday Gift Ideas: 2019 Edition
It’s a hard thing, finding thoughtful holiday gifts in the beauty world. Brands are consistently dropping more products on a yearly basis than ever before, and that certainly applies to limited-edition holiday launches, gift sets, and stocking stuffers. Simply knowing where to begin among endless online beauty retailers is one thing, but then actually sifting through the noise to get to the good stuff? Forget about it.
Here at Allure, however, it’s our job to sift through that noise for you. Our comprehensive guides are here to make finding the perfect beauty or wellness gifts for your best friend, significant other, parent, coworker, or anyone else as easy as it ought to be — well before it’s too late to have them shipped to your house. Below, see the complete list of our annual roundups for optimum shopping ease.
Because money doesn’t grow on trees, we’ve selected a crop of foolproof beauty gifts at the most accessible price points on the market.
It seems that every brand out there has its own iteration of the advent calendar, so we’ve taken out the game of guessing which ones to trust by collection more than a dozen versions from our tried-and-true favorite brands.
Everyone has at least one friend who’s way more beauty-inclined than the rest — we can relate. Here, see a bunch of gifts that anyone who’s tried every beauty product under the sun will find up to par.
Because it’s so subjective, buying skin-care for another person can go very right of very wrong. Here, get a breakdown of this season’s latest skin-care sets, what tey do, and who they’re best for.
One beauty retailer alone — especially one as big as Sephora — has a million gift options in itself. Make your holiday gift hunt a one-stopper with our list of the must-haves for every price point.
Sephora isn’t the only massive retailer with tons of choices. Here, see our selection of gift suggestions from Ulta, at prices ranging from $14 to $199.
Another one-stop shop for all things beauty, Nordstrom is rife with amazing exclusive gifts sets and holiday products — here are the best of them.
For the person in your life with admittedly expensive taste, see our guide to buying a luxury beauty gift that pays for itself in quality.
Trying to stay conscious of the environment this year? See our list of gifts that look gorgeous and cut down on impact.
Shopping for someone who has a habit of buying what they want, when they want it can seem like an impossible task. For that reason, we’ve curated some thoughtful and indulgent options they surely haven’t tried already.
Waiting for the holiday sales to hit? We’ve got you covered there, too.
See our running list of more than 100 Black Friday and Cyber Monday beauty and wellness sales right here.