The 14 Best Beauty Gifts for People in Their 30s
By Emily Taylor, Editorial Assistant |
Hear us out: while it may not be fall quite yet (mark your cals, the first day is Monday!), the colder season is definitely approaching. We see it in the leaves changing colors, smell it in our holiday candles and taste it in our pumpkin spice lattes. But besides an assortment of "denim on denim on denim" fashion trends and vampy makeup, the introduction of fall means holidays and lots of gift giving. Not sure where to start? Below, we've rounded up the best-of-the-best beauty presents so good, we want to keep them for ourselves.
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Though it launched just over a week ago, Pattern by Tracee Ellis Ross is already one of the hottest names in haircare. The cute On-the-Go Kit offers a sampling of the hydration shampoo and both conditioners, all designed to care for coils and curls.
Another celeb-backed beauty launch (any Dua Lipa fans in the house?), Libre from YSL Beauté with orange blossom, lavender and musk smells just as beautiful and lush as the bottle it comes in.
Urban Decay's Naked is back and glowier than ever with this highly-anticipated update to the 12-pan palette. Full of both powerful neutrals and dizzying metallics, each exclusive shade in the collection is designed for both day and night use.
NewBeauty July TestTube ($29.95)
The July Tube is overflowing with summer skin saviors curated by our editors to address beauty needs head-to-toe. Friends in their 30s will especially love Chamonix Genucel Plant Stem Cell Therapy with Swiss apple stem cells, which addresses early signs of aging like fine lines. Give the gift of a full TestTube (featuring seven other incredible problem-solvers) here.
We may not be able to drink from the fountain of youth (yet), but in the meantime, VitaJuwel's water bottle that's jam-packed with gems seems like the next best choice. Amethyst, rose quartz and clear quartz are thought to foster wisdom, clarity and focus, so bottoms up!
Homesick New York Candle ($30)
For the far-away friend or relative, Homesick candles make the perfect gift and absolutely nail the nostalgia with candles that represent every single state and several cities across the country. We might be biased, but the New York Candle—that smells like the first days of fall (apples, nutmeg, cinnamon and musk)—is a fave.
Remind that relative (or yourself) who's boss with these adorable and delicious chocolates from Maggie Louise Confections that feature every flavor of yum—espresso, peanut butter, strawberry sea salt, hazelnut, mocha, and so much more.
Chill out with this heavenly set literally made for the Angels. Beloved by beauty gods Charlotte Tillbury, Gucci Westman and Vincent Oquendo (who are apparently always equipped with these freeze sticks), celeb facialist Georgia Louise's skin tools are the ultimate way to depuff and firm.
Another celestial beauty gift straight from the Angels—specifically, Victoria's Secret veteran Lindsay Ellingson, who cofounded the brand—Wander eye masks are beloved by supermodels the world over, including Heidi Klum, who sports these affordable, restorative masks on flights to boost hydration.
For the friend in need of the royal treatment this season, we present you with Mason Pearson's Popular Mix Brush. This paddle brush with a blend of boar and nylon bristles is so good that it remains largely unchanged from its conception in the early 1900s and is even rumored to be the hairbrush of the British royal family.