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Why hello, gorgeous! It is a truth universally acknowledged that all girls love a bit of pampering—and these top notch beauty gifts will get the job done. From luxe lotions to tools to get your brows on fleek, this list is filled with gifts and stocking stuffers we’re sure she’ll love. 


Illume Holiday Hand Cream, $12, available at Anthropologie

Let’s be real, what’s better than the holidays and delicious smelling things!? This limited-edition hand cream combines both. Bring the smells of the season to life this year!

Everyday Hello, Gorgeous Cosmetic Bag, $25, available at Rifle Paper Co.

LeSportsac has done it again by pairing with Rifle Paper Co. to create this rectangular cosmetic bag. It’s the perfect gift for someone looking to organize their small products and accessories!

Engraved Bun Cuff, $16, available at Free People

Okay, so, if it wasn’t official before… Free People can do NO wrong. We aren’t sure how they came up with a bun cuff, but we are in no way complaining! Messy buns will never, ever, ever be the same.

ELLEtatts, $10, available at The Grommet

Do you struggle to keep track of your jewelry, or just can’t stand the feeling of doning the additional accessories? Flash tattoos are the answer. Affordable and elegant, they are something you need for 2016!

Nourishing Balm & Tint, $24.98, available at Huckberry

Say goodbye to single-purpose lip balm––your life is about to change with this naturally pigmented balm that can be used on both the lips AND the cheeks. Trust us, your complexion will thank you.

beautyblender, $20, available at Sephora

We know what you’re going to say––$20 for a beauty sponge seems ridiculous. But trust us, it’s worth every cent! The beautyblender is uniquely edgeless and conveniently reusable. Your makeup will be streak-free and perfect!

Skinny Eyebrow Pencil, $23, available at The Grommet

Eyebrows are everything. Seriously. This triple-use pencil will make sure that you slay the eyebrow game this winter and have your friends jealous of your #browsonfleek!

Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Cleansing Gelée / Refiner, $25, available at Estée Lauder

While makeup may be amazing, getting it completely off at the end of the night may be even more amazing. This cleanser will purify, exfoliate and unclog your pores like never before! What could be better than that?

Get Happy Body Wash, $20, available at Plant Brooklyn

When a body wash is literally called GET HAPPY, you know you have to buy it. The organic wash is filled with essential oils and is completely free of harsh chemicals. The uplifting properties in it will instantly make your day better!


Hairdresser’s Invisible Heat Oil/UV Protective Primer, $27, available at Bumble and bumble.

Styling your hair for a night out is like a love-hate relationship––you know you’re doing damage, but you can’t seem to stop yourself. Guess what? This hair primer can change that. It works as a softener, detangler and defrizzer and tames flyaways, protects against breakage and eases styling.

Hot Iron Holster, $28, available at Free People

With one of these Hot Iron Holsters, you will never burn your rugs, floors, countertops or hands ever again! Take it with you wherever you go––it can cling to almost any smooth surface and can hold practically every hairstyling tool. Ah-mazing!

Sigma Spa in Aqua, $39, available at The Grommet

Do you ever attempt to clean your makeup brush and think, “WTF am I doing?” (Us too, don’t worry). Well, you can kiss those days goodbye! With a Sigma Spa cleaning glove, you can quickly, easily and effectively slay the brush-cleaning game.

Marc Jacobs Daisy Rollerball Trio, $45, available at Sephora

An $86 dollar value for $45 on some of our all-time favorite fragrances? We can’t even get over this steal. A Marc Jacobs trio pack is life-changing. Why settle for one when you can have all three?

Party Poppers Makeup Set, $45, available at Benefit Cosmetics

Attention all you Benefit Cosmetics lovers: this kit was MADE for you (and you get it for more than 50 percent off)! The seasonal set comes with everything you need for a great night––it even includes makeup remover! Where do we sign up?

Enchanted Eve Eyes in Navy, $39.50, available at MAC Cosmetics

You never know where the night might take you, so let this eyeshadow compact prepare you to go anywhere in style. What’s more daring than a smoky eye that strays from tradition and utilizes hints of metallic blue? Not much.

Bath Trio, $34, available at Fig + Yarrow

There is no age where it is unacceptable to take a bath. None, we repeat. Get your hands on this sampler set and enjoy all the pleasures of these detoxifying, relaxing bath salts!

UNDER $100

tarte Light Of the Party Collector’s Makeup Case, $59, available at Sephora

Tarte continues to sleigh the game (pun intended) with this amazeballs, collector’s edition case filled with eyeshadow, lash and cheek essentials. With names as adorable as “Baby it’s Gold Outside,” “Haute Chocolate” and “Chrome for the Holidays,” how can you resist? We know we can’t.

Facial Kit, $84, available at Meow Meow Tweet

Skincare is so much more than a one-step cleanser, so give your face a gift this holiday season! Included is a face cleanser, face oil, face exfolliant and face toner. Trust us, your skin will be SO thankful.

Sugar Lip Delight, $55, available at Fresh

If you’re looking for something to smile about this December, here it is! The Sugar Lip Delight kit comes with seven fabulous lip treatments that nourish, shimmer and color those amazing lips.

Urban Decay Naked Smoky Eye Shadow, $54, available at Sephora 

We know what it is. You know what it is. Neither of us are even close to being over it yet. If you still don’t have a Naked palette… Hello, what are you doing?

Ciate London Mini Mani Month, $59, available at Sephora

You know you have a nail-guru deep inside you and with this kit, you can let her out in full force! It has 24 colors, so, obvi you’ll have the best nails for every occasion.

Sigma Mr. Bunny Travel Brush Kit, $86, available at Nasty Gal

Makeup brushes are like your BFFs––they truly help you become the best version of yourself. This kit is all you need to achieve the perfect look. What’s more? They come in a chic travel case, so you can bring them everywhere.

Enchanted Eve Lip and Eye Bag, $59.50, available at MAC Cosmetics

This picture-perfect pink lip and eye bag combines both modern and sexy. Added bonus: it comes with a chic clutch, so you can carry your products for a quick touch up!

Luxury Nail Couture Collection, $75, available at Lauren B Beauty

The shades in this nail kit range from cool, to sexy, to fabulous, to sultry, to sophisticated. No wonder we love it so much!

OVER $100


Ferrum Flat Iron, $169, available at The Grommet

Whoever said Chi is the only good flat iron brand is, as Elle Woods would say, seriously disturbed. The Ferrum flat iron is absolutely perfect for achieving straight hair in the most natural way! Kiss the days of flat hair behind.

10X Ultralight Speed Dryer, $329, available at Sephora

The struggle of blow drying hair is so real––you want the volume, but you hate the frizz. Don’t fear, a solution is here! This lightweight and powerful dryer will leave you with results you love, without the regrets!

Clarisonic Mia 2 Lavender Hydration Skin Cleansing System, $105, available at Sephora

Once you try a Clarisonic, you’ll never go back. It’ll clean your skin six times better than using your hands alone. The system also comes with Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, Belif The True Cream Moisturizing Bomb and GlamGlow THIRSTYMUD™ Hydrating Treatment. Yes, please! 

Barbar 1900 Tourmaline Cordless Combo, $145.99, available at Target

As if a cordless hair combo pack wasn’t enough, add the light pink hues and it’s a perfect 10 (Heck, maybe even an 11). It also comes with a stand, so you never have to worry about burning any surfaces, your hands included.

Naked Vault Volume II, $165, available at Urban Decay

The Vault—or should we refer to it as the mecca for eyeshadow mavens?—is number one on our list this year. You’ve heard about it, you’ve thought about it, so now it’s time to get it. This hot item sells out fast, so do not delay!

Taylor is a senior at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is pursuing a major in journalism with a minor in English. Taylor is a member of Delta Zeta and she hopes to work for a magazine after college. Some of Taylor's favorite things include fashion, fitness, Harry Potter, Chipotle and Instagram. Find her on Twitter and Instagram @Tay_Carson!
As the Senior Designer, Kelsey is responsible for the conceptualization and design of solutions that support and strengthen Her Campus on all levels. While managing junior designers, Kelsey manages and oversees the creative needs of Her Campus’s 260+ chapters nationwide and abroad. Passionate about campaign ideation and finding innovative design solutions for brands, Kelsey works closely with the client services team to develop integrated marketing and native advertising campaigns for Her Campus clients such as Macy’s, UGG, Merck, Amtrak, Intel, TRESemmé and more. A 2012 college graduate, Kelsey passionately pursued English Literature, Creative Writing and Studio Art at Skidmore College. Born in and native to Massachusetts, Kelsey supplements creative jewelry design and metal smithing with a passion for fitness and Boston Bruins hockey. Follow her on Twitter: @kelsey_thornFollow her on Instagram: @kelsey_thorn