The Best Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Skincare


A holiday gift guide just for skincare? Yes, you read it right. If you or your loved one is like me, then we live in a skincare obsessed world. I love everything to do with skin and trying to maintain it in a healthy state. After all, it is the largest organ in our body.

Around the holidays, most brands come out with cute, affordable gift sets that are perfect for those who want to try out the brand; those thinking of gifting their skincare-enthusiast loved one; or those like me, who see this as the time to treat yourself a little and indulge in some luxury skincare.

Here is my curation of what I think is the best holiday gift guide: the skincare edition. If you think I’ve missed a great deal, then let me know in the comments and I’ll be sure to add it to the list.

And remember, shop and spend wisely without letting consumerism get the best of us.

Skincare Holiday Gift Guide 2019
First Aid Beauty Fablantis $64 ($146 value)
Fablantis First Aid Beauty Set Holiday Gift Guide

A five-piece limited-edition gift set that features full sizes of FAB bestsellers to help keep skin fresh, bright, and dewy.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 60 Facial Radiance Pads
  • – 6 oz/ 170 g Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum
  • – 2 oz/ 56.7 g Pure Skin Face Cleanser
  • – 0.5 oz/ 14.8 mL Ultra Repair Lip Therapy
The Ordinary Daily Set $19

A set featuring The Ordinary’s Squalane Cleanser, Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, and Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA. For Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily skin. Targets dryness, acne, pores and blemishes.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Squalance Cleanser
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA
Peter Thomas Roth Mix, Mask, Hydrate $95 ($284 Value)
Peter Thomas Roth Mix, Mask, Hydrate Set Holiday Gift Guide

A six-piece kit of bestsellers with masks for every skin concern and a moisturizer that provides up to 72 hours of hydration. For Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox™ Hydrator
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask
  • – 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Rose Stem Cell Cio-Repair Gel Mask
  • – 0.67 oz/ 20 mL Water Drench® Hyaluronic Cloud Cream Hydrating Moisturizer
Saturday Skin Everyday Glow Set $40 ($63 Value)

A complete glowy skincare regimen that contains five essentials. For normal, dry, combination and oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 0.85 oz/ 25 mL Waterfall Glacier Water Cream
  • – 0.34 oz/ 10 mL Rub-A-Dub Refining Peel Gel
  • – 0.34 oz/ 10 mL Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream
  • – 0.5 oz/ 15 mL Rise + Shine Gentle Cleanser
  • – 0.85 oz/ 25 mL Cotton Cloud Probiotic Power Mask

You can read my review on some of these products here.

Fresh Unmask The Magic Gift Set $99

A set of smoothing and hydrating masks that will take your skin from ordinary to extraordinary. For Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 1oz/ 30 g Sugar Face Polish Exfoliator
  • – 1oz/ 30 g Rose Face Mask
  • – 1oz/ 30 g Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask
  • – 1oz/ 30 g Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask

One mask that is missing from this set (and one of my favorites) is the Fresh Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy Boosting Face Mask. I highly recomment it too!

If you can’t splurge out on this mask set but still want to try the brand Fresh, check out the duo below!

Fresh Charming Duo Gift Set $29

A makeup-removing gel and a strawberry scrub for soft, clean skin. For all skin types. I had to include this set because it contains one of my all time favorite facial cleansers. Read about it here!

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 1.6 oz/ 50 mL Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash
  • – 1.6 oz/ 50 mL Soy Face Cleanser
Youth To The People The Discovery Set $76 ($100 Value)

A set of four effective vegan must-haves to cleanse, hydrate, smooth, and brighten. For Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 2 oz/ 59 mL Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner
  • – 0.5 oz/ 15 mL Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream with Ashwagandha + Reishi

Read about the cleanser in this set here.

Herbivore Botanicals Jewels Set $75 ($93 Value)
Herbivore Botanicals Jewels Set Holiday Gift Guide

A precious, limited-edition collection of results-driven, 100 percent natural facial oils and serums to mix and match to treat all skin concerns. For Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 0.34 oz/ 10 mL Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative Smoothing Serum
  • – 0.34 oz/ 10 mL Prism 12% AHA + 3% BHA Exfoliating Glow Serum
  • – 0.3 oz/ 8 mL Emerald Hemp Seed + Adaptogens Deep Moisture Glow Oil
  • – 0.3 oz/ 8 mL Lapis Balancing Facial Oil
  • – 0.3 oz/ 8 mL Phoenix Deep Renewal Facial Oil
Belif Ho-Ho-Holiday Kit $30

A set of must-have skincare minis—in a festive limited-edition waterproof travel pouch—to keep skin healthy and glowing through the holiday season. For normal, dry, combination or oily skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 1.01 oz/ 30 mL Aqua Bomb Jelly Cleanser
  • – 0.33 oz/ 10 mL Hungarian Water Essence
  • – 0.17 oz/ 5 mL Moisturizing Eye Bomb
  • – 0.33 oz/ 10 mL The True Cream – Aqua Bomb
  • – 0.33 oz/ 10 mL Aqua Bomb Sleeping Mask
Belif Best-Sellers On The Go Kit $30 ($37 Value)

A five-piece kit with belif’s bestselling, ultra-hydrating minis to nourish dull skin for a smoother, suppler complexion. For normal, dry or combination skin.

  • This Set Contains:
  • – 30 mL/ 1.01 oz Creamy Cleansing Foam Moist
  • – 20 mL/ 0.67 oz Bergamot Herbal Extract Toner
  • – 10 mL/ 0.33 oz Hungarian Water Essence
  • – Moisturizing and Firming Eye Cream
  • – 10 mL/ 0.33 oz The Truth Cream Aqua Bomb
Good Molecules Super Seven Set $56

I love this brand and you can read all about the products I’ve tried from them here.

What’s Included:

  • Hyaluronic Acid Serum: Get long-lasting hydration with this water-light serum draws moisture to the skin.
  • Niacinamide Serum: Helps to refine skin tone and texture for a brighter, healthier-looking complexion.
  • Overnight Exfoliating Treatment: Blend of 10% alpha and beta hydroxy acids help to resurface and renew, smoothing away dead skin cells and unclogging pores to reveal visibly radiant skin.
  • Squalane Oil: 100% plant-derived squalane to soften and seal in moisture for a healthy, hydrated complexion.
  • Super Peptide Serum: Hydrate, brighten, and smooth with this blend of peptides and copper tripeptides for a youthful-looking glow.
  • Ultra-Hydrating Facial Oil: Lightweight blend of camellia oil and sea buckthorn oil relieves dryness and dehydration, leaving you with a smooth, dewy glow.
  • Wake Up Eye Serum: Brightens, firms, and reduces puffiness around your eyes with caffeine and pumpkin extract for a noticeably more energized appearance.
Origins Bestsellers Best Skin Set $38

A complete regimen featuring Origins’ bestselling, nature-powered skincare favorites for your best skin. For all skin types. Targets dullness, congested pores and fine lines.

  • This set contains:
  • – 0.5 oz/ 15 mL Platscription Anti-Aging Power Serum
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL GinZing Energy-Boosting Gel Moisturizer
  • – 3.4 oz/ 100 mL Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion
  • – 1 oz/ 30 mL Checks and Balances Frothy Face Wash
  • – 0.5 oz/ 15 mL Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores
Fourth Ray Beauty Head In The Clouds Kit $35

Fourth Ray Beauty’s iconic Face Milks just got better. Get all of your fave Face Milks in one cute set, including the brand new Acai Milk. Face Milks provide tons of moisture plus added skincare benefits from each hero ingredient, your skin will drink these babies up!

  • What’s inside: Each milk contains different ingredients for targeting different skincare concerns.
  • Acai face milk
  • Papaya face milk
  • Watermelon face milk
  • Turmeric face milk
  • Matcha face milk (Net Weight Of Each Milk: 0.50 fl. oz. | 14.80 ml.)
Then I Met You: The Skin Balancing Duo $78
Then I Met You Skin Balancing Duo Toner and Essence Holiday Gift
Image via Elite Daily

If you want to gift your skincare-enthusiast loved one the latest product to hit the market, then look no further than this offering from Charlotte Jo, of Soko Glam.

This Then I Met You (or cutely called TIMY) duo comprises of The Birch Milk Refining Toner and The Giving Essence.

  • The Duo contains:
  • Toner: 100 ml / 3.38 fl oz
  • Essence: 100 ml / 3.38 fl oz (TSA friendly)



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