Beauty Gifts in the Nick of Time

By Kimberly Roberson

(Originally Posted on Fly Gyal)

It’s the final countdown to the biggest festivities of the year, and though you might have already made your list, and checked it twice, there’s almost always that one person you accidentally forgot to include on your holiday gift list. This week, we are sharing this year’s most sought-after beauty gifts. All gifts are priced affordably under $50.00, and suited for nearly every person on your list.

*Please check your local stores for availability*

For the Forever Young Diva: Origins All is Bright Gift Set / $35 / Origins


Origins is known for offering high quality, and effective facial, skin, and body products. This year, Origins is offering it’s popular “GinZing™” skin care line in a beautiful red and white complimentary bag.

Set includes:
GinZing™ Refreshing eye cream to brighten and depuff 0.17 fl. oz./5 ml
GinZing™ Energy-boosting moisturizer 1.0 fl. oz./30 ml
GinZing™ Brightening cream eye shadow in Sugar Peach 0.17 fl. oz./5 ml
GinZing™ Brightening mascara to lengthen and lift 0.47 fl. oz./14 ml

For the the Lucisously Lashed Lady: Dior ‘Diorshow’ Essential Eye Kit / $49.50 / Nordstrom


No matter what beauty regimen any woman has, every woman needs mascara. Dior offers their luxury Diorshow mascara, which multiplies volume and length with just a few strokes of a mascara wand.

Kit includes:
– Full-size Diorshow mascara (0.38 oz.): an ultra-glamorous mascara that lengthens, thickens and curves your lashes.
– Full-size Diorshow Maximizer lash plumping serum (0.38 oz.): an essential tool that primes, plumps and lengthens your lashes with an ultra-light, quick-drying formula.
– Capture Totale Eyes Essential eye-zone boosting super serum (0.24 oz.): a serum formulated to leave your eyes visibly smoother, more luminous and rested while diminishing signs of aging. (Dior)

For the Bath Time Indulger: LUSH Treats Pre-Wrapped Gift Set / $44.95 / LUSH


Perfectly wrapped, and ready to give, this season LUSH offers a complete bath-time indulgent gift set. LUSH is widely known for creating face, skin, and body products with fresh ingredients, and better yet, handmade!

“This luxurious collection of golden goodies will truly spoil that special someone on your list. Invigorating From Dusk ‘til Dawn massage bar, creamy almond-marzipan Snowcake soap and our new toffee-scented Gold FUN all glisten with golden luxury. Our new sensually-scented Sikkim Girls body lotion gets skin soft and beautifully perfumed, and our most luxurious facial moisturizer Gorgeous will leave you glowing through the holiday season. All these lovely treats are carefully placed in a giant matchstick box perfect for re-using to store other golden goodies like jewelry!” (LUSH)

For the Jet-Setting Gentleman: Jack Black ‘First Class Five’ Set / $49 / Nordstrom


Don’t forget about the men in your life! Treat them with this luxurious skin care set, complete with a sleek carry bag.

Keep it classy with this handsome compact travel kit. Five of our best-selling skincare essentials, guaranteed to keep you well-groomed on the go. All airline-approved and sized to fly in a black travel bag. Set includes Beard Lube (3 oz.), All-Over Wash (3 oz.), Double Duty face moisturizer (1.5 oz.), Eye Balm (0.5 oz.) and Lip Balm (0.25 oz.). (Jack Black)

For the Lip Color Lover:  Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Pro’s Picks Lip Tar Set v3.0 / $49 / Sephora


At one time. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) products was primarily only available to professional makeup artists. However, throughout the years, gaining large notoriety in the professional industry, and artists sharing with their clients, OCC made their successful debut into Sephora stores. This year OCC has released a beautiful gift set of their most coveted lip tar shades.

This set contains:
– 5 x 0.33 oz Lip Tar in Clear, Femme, Electric Grandma, Authentic, Radiate
– #10 Precision Lip Brush (Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics/Sephora)

For the Fragrance Fanatic: MARC JACOBS Rollerball Coffret /$39 / Macy’s


Perfectly sized for any purse, Marc Jacobs has taken his famous perfumes, and condensed them into beautiful rollerballs. Aside from the fragrances being delectably aromatic, Marc Jacobs has a knack for packaging his fragrances so exquisitely, which makes any fragrance gift from Marc Jacobs even more special.

This set contains: 0.33 oz Daisy Eau de Toilette Rollerball , 0.33 oz Daisy Eau So Fresh Eau de Toilette Rollerball, 0.33 oz Dot Eau de Parfum Rollerball. (Marc Jacobs)

For the Gotta-Have-It-All Gal: Benefit Little Love Potions / $36 / Bloomingdale’s


Fun, and retro-inspired, Benefit offers top-quality beauty products and this year, Benefit has grouped together its best selling “potions” at a phenomenal price point!

Kit includes: the POREfessional mini, it’s potent! eye cream mini, high beam mini, posietint mini, stay don’t stray mini in light/medium, watt’s up! mini, BADgal lash mini, “that gal” mini, hoola mini and ultra plush lip gloss mini in hoola. (Benefit)

Cover Photo: Ritournelle