Significant others get an A for effort in the gift-giving department, but when it comes to treasures you’ve been (not so) secretly eyeing, leave it up to your best friend to deliver the goods. Here, gifts we’ll both be hinting at this year.
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Nécessaire The Body Duo ($40)
Choose between eucalyptus, bergamot, sandalwood or fragrance-free, then make her holiday with this clean, vitamin-rich duo that makes shower-time feel a whole lot like a spa sesh.
Olive & June The Pedi System ($70)
No more regularly scheduled pedicures? No problem. This smart, compact system makes at-home pedicures stress-free thanks to its genius built-in foot rest (no more balancing on the side of the tub) and professional-grade tools to ace it every time.
Tula Shortcut to Glow 8-Piece Set ($78)
Your journey to radiant skin begins with this fleet of clean, probiotic-powered skin care. Inside the chic, iridescent bag: the brand’s hero Purifying Face Cleanser, an imperfection-blurring primer, rose water–infused brightening eye balm and four hydrogel eye masks.
Jouer Cosmetics Best of Nudes Mini Lip Set ($28)
Not sure what her perfect nude is? This set features six stunning shades so you’ll always get it right. Even better: the creamy, mousse-like formula won’t budge under her mask or through countless Zoom calls.
Tata Harper XXL Mask ($170)
Keep her skin glowing all year with this supersized version of Tata Harper’s cult-classic mask. Packed with betahydroxy acids (BHA) plus natural enzymes, this botanically powered mask reveals radiant skin in minutes.
Drybar The Mixologist Interchangeable Styling Iron ($199)
For the friend who could double as a hairstylist, this three-in-one iron offers a trio of tools—one-inch wand, a 1.25 curling iron and a trendy beach-waver—in a convenient tool as bright as she is.
WELLinsulated Beauty Pouch ($78)
Whether carried as a clutch or stashed in your bag, this temperature-controlled vegan-leather pouch will keep your lipstick, phone and face mist cool.
Lord Jones + Tamara Mellon High CBD Formula Stiletto Cream ($70)
The perfect gift for the socialite, this nongreasy, pain-relieving cream was created exclusively for the brilliant Tamara Mellon and will keep you comfortable in your holiday heels for a few more hours (not exaggerating).
Calpak Vanity Case ($85)
What to get the friend who has a beauty collection that rivals Sephora’s? Look no further than this durable vanity caddy that stacks easily on top of her suitcase—because skin care deserves its own carry-on.
Glossier Futuredew ($24)
You know that effortless, post-yoga glow supermodels and celebs seem to just wake up with? Glossier just bottled it in this serum-meets-oil they’re dubbing “long-wear skin care.”
Sundays Wellness Gift Box ($55)
Finally found: A 10-free nontoxic, vegan and cruelty-free polish line with the same color payoff and shine as the big boys. The only thing better than one of their standalone polishes? This must-have kit that includes a Hydrating Base Coat, a polish of your choice, and a Protective Top Coat.
Riki Skinny Mirror ($195)
The ultimate gift for the beauty-obsessed friend whose vanity rivals Sephora? This high-tech, super lightweight mirror that boasts five stages of dimming for perfect lighting, anywhere.
Sarah Chapman 3D Moisture Infusion Mask (4 for $84)
The Duchess of Sussex’s official facialist has her own glow-boosting skin care line—and we’re obsessed. Our most-loved item from the collection? These sheet masks that deliver your very own Markle Sparkle in one use.
iS Clinical Lip Duo ($85)
The perfect addition to a signature lip color? Pillow-soft lips. This new two-step duo exfoliates with the antioxidant-packed scrub and reveals a soft texture with the Youth Lip Elixir, packed with hyaluronic acid and vitamins C, E and B5.
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 in Jk Magic ($37)
Meet her new favorite nude. Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s signature lip color, this peach-meets-nude-meets-rose hue will, as Tilbury says, “add magic to your every look.”
Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream ($60)
What could be better than the original Lala formula, you ask? The addition of barrier-boosting ceramides to deliver the same dewy, supple skin, but stronger.
Dyson Supersonic Gentle Air Attachment ($40)
Along with a much lower price point, this newly-launched attachment offers a more mild—but just as powerful—drying experience from her Supersonic. An alternative to turning the dryer to a lower setting, this attachment somehow diffuses the air itself—this is Dyson, after all—while slightly reducing heat to keep sensitive scalps happy.
Shhh Silk Pillowcase ($85)
Between their ability to seriously extend the life of a blowout to keeping skin clear and crinkle-free, silk pillowcases are a gift that will never go out of style.
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