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17 No-Brainer Beauty Gift Sets Under $40 To Shop This Season

Beauty

From Milk Makeup and Kylie Cosmetics to Glow Recipe and more

Whether you've been too overwhelmed with the number of gift ideas out there, or have just been straight-up procrastinating, one thing is for sure: the holiday shopping clock is ticking. Lucky for you (and your friends and family), beauty gift sets exist, and they make for the easiest, no-fail gifting that you'll be just as excited to give as your loved ones will be to receive. And considering all the best beauty gift sets are loaded with products at a fraction of their usual price, your wallet will feel pretty good about them, too.


This year, there's a set out there for just about everyone — from the self-proclaimed skin-care expert who is constantly airing their 10-step routine on Instagram Live to the makeup newbies that you want to introduce to the magic that is Pat McGrath. Ranging from individual-size duos of hair masks and serums to sets packed with mini versions of 2019's best new products, these gifts won't go unused.

Like the gift set idea but want to make them feel more personal? Buy a few and mix-and-match products to create the perfect, customized bundles for your friends and family.

Shop over a dozen of our favorite beauty gift sets, ranging from $10 to $40, below.

Milk Makeup MVPs Set

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Milk Makeup, MVPs Set, $39, available at Milk Makeup.

Whether you're shopping for a Milk Makeup fanatic or someone that's been wanting to try the band out for years, this kit offers a complete rundown of its best-selling products — from the Kush Mascara to the Watermelon Brightening Serum. Bonus? It all comes in this compact, reflective travel pouch.

Versed Twice As Nice Serum Rolling Set

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Versed, Twice As Nice Serum Rolling Set, $17, available at Target.

Give the amazingly satisfying gift of facial rolling with this set from Versed, complete with a facial massager and two serums for brightening and firming. Not only does facial rolling feel great on the skin, but it helps to release muscle tension, improve blood and oxygen flow, detoxify, and reduce puffiness.

Slip Silk Scrunchie Set 

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Slip, Silk Scrunchie Set, $39, available at Dermstore.

Add to your loved one's scrunchie collection or get it started with this luxe three-piece set from Slip. Made from 100 percent silk, these shiny scrunchies prevent the damage and breakage associated with the harsh tugging of traditional options.

Pat McGrath Labs LUST: Mini MatteTrance Lipstick Trio 

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Pat McGrath Labs, LUST: Mini MatteTrance Lipstick Trio, $25, available at Sephora.

Spread the magic of offerings from the legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath with this trio of MatteTrance lipsticks — sequined-filled gold pouch and all.

Origins Purify, Hydrate, & Glow Mask Trio

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Origins, Purify, Hydrate, & Glow Mask Trio, $21, available at Nordstrom.

Catering to some of the most common skin concerns — clogged pores, dry skin, and uneven texture — each mask in this set is bound to be used to the last squeeze.

Nars Studio 54 Past Curfew Set 

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Nars, Studio 54 Past Curfew Travel Size Mascara & Eyeliner Set, $17, available at Nordstrom.

This limited-edition set from Nars was made for a night out. Holding the volumizing Climax mascara and the High-Pigment Longwear eyeliner, it will truly take you into after-hours.

Amika Sexxxture Holiday Set 

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Amika, Sexxxture Holiday Set, $32, available at Sephora.

This trio kit from Amika — featuring a shampoo, spray, and dry shampoo — will be a welcome addition to anyone's shelf, whether they have pin-straight strands or kinky coils.

Mario Badescu Spritz. Mist. Glow. Set 

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Mario Badescu, Spritz. Mist. Glow. Set, $21, available at Ulta.

The beloved Mario Badescu facial mists can be used whenever, wherever — as soon as you wake up, in the middle of a workday, or after you've taken off your makeup for the night. This kit comes with three different versions, each formulated with soothing, revitalizing, and hydrating ingredients like green tea, rosewater, and lavender.

Glow Recipe Glow Baby Glow Set 

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Glow Recipe, Glow Baby Glow, $29, available at Sephora.

Perfect for anyone dealing with skin dullness, uneven texture, or acne, these two face masks from Glow Recipe work to hydrate, repair, and resurface skin for glowing, refreshed results in just one night.

Kosas Mixed Metals Trio 

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Kosas, Mixed Metals Trio 10-Second Eyeshadow Set, $35, available at Sephora.

For anyone trying to recreate the Euphoria makeup look, this 10-Second Eyeshadow set from Kosas makes it easy to master all-over pigmented lids in just a few swipes.

Kylie Cosmetics Kylie Try It Kit 

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Kylie Cosmetics, Kylie Try It Kit, $30, available at Ulta.

A perfectly packaged full-size sampling of the products you always see in Kylie Jenner's Instagram stories, this five-piece set comes with a lip liner, velvety matte lip, creamy lipstick, powder blush, and eyeshadow duo.

Deborah Lippmann Treasure Chest Gel Nail Color Set

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Deborah Lippmann, Treasure Chest Gel Lab Pro Nail Color Set, $38, available at Nordstrom.

From legendary nail artist Deborah Lippmann, this gel set comes complete with nine colors perfect for the holidays and beyond.

Briogeo Healthy Hair Game Kit

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Briogeo, Healthy Hair Game Kit, $38, available at SpaceNK.

Complete with a full-size Don't Despair, Repair Deep Conditioning Mask (designed to hydrate and revive dry, damaged hair), and three travel-sized picks, this kit is ideal for all of the curly-headed people in your life.

Buxom Glam & Glitz-y Mini Lip Gloss Duo

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Buxom, Glam & Gilt-y Mini Plumping Lip Gloss Duo, $10, available at Sephora.

These two mini plumping lip colors from Buxom are perfect for keeping in an everyday bag — or an especially teeny one for going-out. They're packed with vitamins A and E, along with Buxom's own plumping peptide complex, for comfortable, shimmer-sheer finish.

Sunday Riley Multivitamins Kit

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Sunday Riley, Multivitamins Kit, $28, available at Ulta.

Buzzy skin-care brand Sunday Riley is notoriously expensive, which is why this $30 gift set is such a gem. It also features two of the brand's best-selling products: C.E.O Vitamin C Brightening Serum and Luna Sleeping Night Oil.

Glossier The Makeup Set 

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Glossier, The Makeup Set, $40, available at Glossier.

Whether it's a re-up or introduction to Glossier, this set full of the brand's now-iconic makeup staples — Stretch Concealer, Boy Brow, and Generation G lip color — will surely be appreciated.

Flamingo Shave Set

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Flamingo, Shave Set, $16, available at Flamingo.

This shaving set from personal care brand Flamingo not only comes with a sturdy and aesthetically-pleasing reusable razor, but it also holds a soothing shave gel and a hydrating, quick-drying body lotion.

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