Holiday Gift Guide: Limited-Edition Beauty Sets


It's the season that makeup fanatics patiently count down to. The time when beauty brands showcase what they’ve been working toward all year long. That’s right, bring on the crazy good deals, limited edition sets, and festive packaging! Now’s the time to scoop up as many of your favorite makeup goodies as you can, because some of the deals out there are too good to be true. Don’t believe us? See for yourself! We’ve rounded up some of the best beauty gift sets we’ve seen that are well worth the money. Whether you’re shopping for a friend that’s an all-around makeup buff or a co-worker who loves experimenting with lip gloss, we have you covered.  

For The All Around Makeup Fan

Sephora Favorites Super Stars

$75 ($280 value) 

An amazing set filled with 12 of Sephora’s top-selling essentials (nine of which are full-size—including a NARS lipstick, Deborah Lippmann nail polish, and Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream). You also get other classics like a 0.5 oz. bottle of Josie Maran 100% Argan Oil and travel-size Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray. [at Sephora]

Marc Jacobs Beauty Showstopper Collection

$89 ($216 value)

If you haven’t had a chance to try Marc Jacobs Beauty, now’s your chance! This decadent set comes in chic a patent leather makeup bag (with an outer pocket housing credit-card sized mirror) that’s perfect for travel. You get a Lash Lifter Gel, Volume Mascara, Magic Marc’er Precision Pen Eyeliner, Honey EDP Mini Rollerball, plus, a couple of limited-edition picks: Lust For Lacquer Lip Vinyl in Kiss This and Style Eye-Con No. 3 Plush Shadow Palette in The Star. [at Sephora]

For The Lip Gloss Hoarder

Sephora + Pantone Universe Lavish Jewel Gloss


A set of four shimmering, jewel-colored lip glosses that add the perfect amount of shine. These non-sticky glosses are a great finishing touch to any holiday look! [at Sephora]

bareMinerals Show Me The Shimmer

$25 ($54 value)

These six limited edition glosses are great additions to any makeup kit. From pink and berry to gold shimmer, the high-shine colors are meant to make a statement. [at ULTA]

For The Budget Shopper

Hard Candy Smokey Eye Kit


This simple set includes everything you need for a perfect smokey eye—an eye shadow primer, shadow palette, eyeliner pencil, liquid eyeliner, and mascara. [at Walmart]

Mark Bath & Body Trio 


For the person who likes a little bit of pampering, in a cute little kit. You get Three’s a Charm 3-in-1 Body Cleanser, Hit Scent Solid Fragrance Pencil, and Whipped Up Body Butter. [at Avon and]

For The Luxe Spender

Tom Ford 4 Piece Lip & Nail Gift Box


Get a taste of how luxurious Tom Ford Beauty really is—the packaging says it all! The best part about this set (two lipsticks, two nail polishes) is that it's completely customizable! Pick the shades you want to include and create the most luxe box of goodies for that special someone on your list. [at Neiman Marcus]

Kate Spade Saturday + Bliss Go Time Set

$125 ($209 value)

Kate Spade Saturday and Bliss collaborated on a stylish set of bath and body must-haves. The graphic black-and-white striped makeup case from Saturday is filled with a few Bliss favorites: Lemon + Sage Soapy Suds and Body Butter, Fabulous Foaming Face Wash and lotion, Fabulips Softening Lip Balm, and the Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask. [at]

For The Frequent Traveler

Josie Maran Escape to Morocco Set

$29 ($58 value)

This travel-ready set comes with four products from Josie's cult-favorite Argan line: 100% Pure Argan Oil Light, Argan Illuminizer, an Argan Color Stick in Spice, and an Argan High Gloss Lip Quench in Pink Honey. [at Sephora]

The Tarte of Giving Collector’s Set & Travel Bag

$59 ($490 value)

A sleek travel bag packed with some of Tarte’s bestsellers, along with a few new, limited-edition shades just for the holidays. Inside you'll find all you need for a far-flung adventure, like Amazonian Clay Eye Shadows, Deluxe Pure Marcuja Oil, Deluxe Cheek Stain in Flush, and Deluxe Maracuja Lip Glosses. [at Sephora]

Where's all the nail polish? Holiday nail sets got their own showcase! Check it out here.

_And there are more amazing gift guides to come. Check back this Thursday for a roundup of the best holiday picks and sets available on Beautylish! Next week, we'll also be rounding up the best mini lipstick and gloss sets—don't miss it. _