A Beauty Lover's Gift Guide

christmas tree with pink wall2018 Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

We’re going to make gift giving for the women in your life easy peasy this holiday!

We’ve consulted the experts, scoured the Web, and curated a list of the hottest beauty products that the beauty lover in your life is dying to find under her tree this year.

See what we’ve selected as the best beauty products for holiday 2018!

Our Top Gift Ideas For Her in 2018

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Gift Ideas For Your BFF

Whether she’s a party-goer or a classy dame, every woman appreciates a bit of glitz and glamour, especially when it arrives as a gift! Consider gifting your bestie with this lavish nail lacquer to help make her holidays extra special!

Plus, perhaps you can pair it with a gift certificate to your fave local nail salon and accompany her for her next mani/pedi, girl’s day out!

gift ideas for her holiday 2018, gold nail lacquer

Limited-edition gold sparkle nail color from Christian Louboutin - $50, Nordstrom.com

Gift Ideas For Your Mother-in-Law

We all know that gifting a mother-in-law can be tricky, so we suggest this top-rated fragrance gift set that offers both decadence, variety, and value.

Reviewers have said “Every single one of these perfumes is lovely, fresh, and complex. They have staying power, and the size of each of these little bottles are going to last a long time.”


hermes le jardin coffret

Travel-friendly Hermes fragrances gift set inspired from gardens around the world - $50, Sephora.com

Gift Ideas For Your Boss

Show your boss that you’ve got great taste and give the gift of the chicest essentials for the perfect manicure every time. This limited-edition gift set from Chanel features a nourishing formula, a soothing base coat, a protective top coat, packaged in an elegant signature bag. 


Chanel Perfectly Polished Manicure Essentials Set

Limited-edition gift set for the perfect manicure - $110, Chanel.com

Gift Ideas For Your Daughter

No matter what age your daughter is, like most moms, you’re always going to want her to be in her best health so treat her this holiday with the gift of personalized daily vitamins! Gifting options and prices vary, but no matter what you decide, she’ll be asked a series of questions that will lead to a customized regimen of daily vitamins that will give you peace of mind, and give her the convenience of daily vitamins pre-packaged for her optimal health.

Reviewers have said “I’ve been happy with the shipping, packaging, and quality of the vitamins. The pricing is pretty good too, and worthwhile for the convenience factor of having all your vitamins for the day packaged together!

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Personalized daily vitamin packs to address her specific health needs - price varies, TakeCareOf.com

Gift Ideas for Secret Santa

If you're attending a group thing with the girls, grab this new gift set from Away Travel that will be the most coveted gift of any Secret Santa or White Elephant party. The Essential Set from Away comes filled with haircare and other daily essentials, packed in the tiniest carry-on from the most popular luggage brand of 2018. 

2018 gift ideas for her, the essential set personal care from away travel

Daily personal care essentials in the tiniest Away Travel carry-on - $45, AwayTravel.com 

Best Stocking Stuffers For Her

2018 holiday gift ideas for her, stocking stuffers

  1. One-of-a-kind birthstone mineral soaps - $20, UncommonGoods.com
  2. Cult-favorite facial sprays with aloe, rosewater, lavender, and green tea - $15, Nordstrom.com
  3. Individually-packed triple-action daily cleansing cloths - $10, MyNuFACE.com 
  4. Universal lip balm to enhance the natural color of lips while nourishing all day long - $34, SaksFifthAvenue.com
  5. Facial massage tool made of rose quartz - $65, DermStore.com 
  6. NYC-sunset inspired gel blushes for all skin tones - $30, Glossier.com

Gift Ideas For Her By Price

2018 holiday gift ideas for her, beauty gifts for her under $100

Gift Ideas For Her Under $100

  1. Dermatologist-recommended tinted sunscreen - $55, ALASTIN.com
  2. At-home facial contouring tool for improved skin tone & texture - $69, Dermstore.com
  3. Travel-friendly Hermes fragrances gift set inspired from gardens around the world - $50, Sephora.com
  4. Top-rated eye cream for more rejuvenated skin around the eyes - $85, ALASTIN.com

2018 holiday gift ideas for her, beauty gifts for her under $250

Gift Ideas For Her Under $250

  1. Limited-edition rose-colored curling iron made by customer-favorite T3 Micro - $160, T3Micro.com
  2. 3-piece gift set of floral, fresh, and fruity fragrances - $100, Nordstrom.com
  3. Emollient-rich 7-piece gift set of lip shades for electrifying sparkle - $225, PatMcGrath.com

2018 holiday gift ideas for her, beauty gifts for her under $500

Gift Ideas For Her Under $500

  1. Limited-edition lightweight supersonic hair dryer from Dyson - $399, SaksFifthAvenue.com
  2. Dermatologist-recommended skincare for her next procedure for maximum results - $305, ALASTIN.com
  3. A private blend of 6 fragrances from Tom Ford - $350, NeimanMarcus.com

Check out our gift ideas on Pinterest and happy gifting!

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Article Reviewed by Wendy Johnson
Wendy Johnson

Vice President, Marketing

Wendy Johnson brings to Alastin Skincare over 22 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and aesthetics industry experience in various sales, training, marketing and thought leader development roles.

After spending 10 years in gastroenterology at Tap Pharmaceuticals and Prometheus Laboratories, with sales and marketing oversight for in-line and pre-launch products, Mrs. Johnson transitioned to an aesthetic career at SkinMedica in 2004. While there, she was responsible for marketing one of the top 2 branded prescription hydroquinones, launching a leading branded low potency steroid, and oversight of the acne franchise line extensions.

In 2010, Wendy joined Merz North America where she developed and managed the Physician Relations department in support of injectable, topical and device business units under Medical Affairs, before transitioning into managing a Regional Aesthetics Marketing team.

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