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The Best Beauty Sets To Give This Holiday Season

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And, yes, you should probably get a set for yourself too

'Tis officially the season for gift-giving. For us, that's a full month in which we'll be providing gift ideas for everyone on your list with our Unwrapped holiday gift guides. So make your holiday shopping a breeze this season, and let us help you find gifts for all the people in your life.

Every beauty lover knows that the most exciting part of the holiday season is the influx of beauty sets that hit the shelves as soon as Thanksgiving has passed. Who could be bothered with eggnog and gingerbread cookies when there are Glossier and Fenty Beauty bundles to be had?!

Not only are these giftable sets the best way to snag a group of cult-favorite products in one fell swoop, but they also allow us to try—and fall in love with—other products we wouldn't think to purchase on their own.

We rounded up the best of the best this year has to offer. From black light-activated beauty to sheet masks for your butt (yes, these are a thing) to a box of eyeliners, each of these is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Check out our picks, below—perfect for giving those you love, including yourself.

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Milk Makeup, Blacklit Kit, $28m available at Milk Makeup.

This limited-edition gift set from Milk Makeup not only contains a clear lip gloss and sheer lip and cheek tint that glow ultraviolet and neon under a black light but also a super-tiny, super-cute portable black light so you can bring the party wherever you go. Swoon!

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Milèo, Elixir Oud Collection, $95, available at Milèo.

We've long been obsessed with Milèo's Elixir Oud facial oils—they even snagged one of our 2018 Beauty Awards. This gift set offers mini sizes of the four oils, and it's all for under $100. How could we resist?!

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Bite Beauty, Sweet Treats: Holiday Hangover, $12, available at Bite Beauty.

We all know that winter wreaks havoc not only on our complexions but our lips, too. Give the gift of soft lips with this nifty set of lip care minis that come in possibly the most adorable packaging we've ever seen.

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Amika, Money Moves, $50, available at amika.

Ensure your bestie's hair looks bomb with this set of best-sellers from a NYLON Beauty Award-winning brand: Fluxus Touchable Hairspray, Perk Up Dry Shampoo, and Brooklyn Bombshell Blowout Spray.

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

We were overjoyed when we learned that Glossier finally launched a customizable makeup set containing some of its newer cult-favorites. Mix and match your favorite Cloud Paint, Lash Slick, and Bow Brow with the Makeup Set.

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Omorovicza, Miracle Facial Set, $135, available at Omorovicza.

Omorovicza's holiday sets are almost too pretty to open. Gift and indulge in a facial set that includes its cult-favorite Queen of Hungary Mist, on top of an ultra-nourishing night cream and a facial oil—and save a whopping $80.

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J.Hannah, Polish Set, $52, available at J.Hannah.

This set of three J.Hannah nude polishes (all seven-free), makes a chic gift for the minimalists in our lives.

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Aesop, Orbit Of Intention, $115, available at Aesop.

This holiday season, Aesop teamed up with couturier Iris van Herpen to create four stunning beauty gift sets. Our favorite? The luxurious Orbit of Intention set, a skin-care trio containing a polishing exfoliator, a hydrating mask, and a refreshing facial mist.

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Fenty Beauty, Chill Owt Collection: Frosty Essentials, $89, available at Fenty Beauty.

Bless the Fenty Beauty lover in your life with the ultimate set of frosty eye, lip, and cheek essentials.

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Bawdy, Galaxy Kit Butt Mask Collection, $32, available at Amazon.

Bless your BFF with a nice butt. Yes, you read that correctly. Bawdy's Galaxy Kit gift set contains four of its vegan butt masks that aim to leave you with a glowing, gorgeous tush.

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Frédéric Fekkai, The Uplifting One Volumizing Introductory Kit, $29, available at Nordstrom.

Alleviate flat, winter hair woes and give the gift of voluminous locks with this volumizing starter kit from Frédéric Fekkai.

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Fresh, Mindful Masking Set, $59, available at Fresh.

For the friend that loves to mask (and relax), gift this set of three of Fresh's most loved masks that'll hydrate, smooth, and soften—something much appreciated during these rough winter months.

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DevaCurl, All Curls Mini Care Kit, $20, available at DevaCurl.

Gift your curly friends of all types this universal curl care set, containing mini versions of some of DevaCurl's best products—including the Leave-In Decadence Conditioner that won the 2018 NYLON Beauty Award—to detangle, cleanse, moisturize, and define.

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GHD x IGK, So Extra Gift Set, $249, available at Sephora.

The ultimate gift for the hot tool-obsessed, two powerhouse beauty brands joined forces to put together this killer holiday gift set containing GHD's Platinum+ Professional Performance Styler and a heat-protectant bag, a brush, clips, and some of IGK's most loved products: dry shampoo, texture spray, styling primer, and hydrating hair balm.

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Peace Out, Peace Out Favorites, $25, available at Peace Out.

Consider this nifty kit of Peace Out's products your cure for holiday hangover skin, curing blemishes, puffy eyes, and pores.

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Soko Glam, Best Of K-Beauty Mini Set., $32, available at Soko Glam.

Whether you're shopping for a K-beauty expert or novice, you can't go wrong with this 10-piece mini set of Soko Glam's 2018 Best Of K-Beauty Awards winners, containing the best of the best in skin care, hair care, and more.

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Kat Von D, Trooper Black Eyeliner Obsession, $88, available at Sephora.

The ultimate gift for the friend who never leaves the house without her cat-eye.

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Mario Badescu, Bath & Body Luxuries, $49, available at Mario Badescu.

This pampering set contains some of Mario Badescu's bath, body, and hair favorites.

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Youth To The People, Super Glow Hydration Duo, $65, available at Youth To The People.

Who doesn't want glowy summer skin in the dead of winter? Youth To The People's Super Glow Hydration Duo contains its Superberry Hydrate And Glow Oil and its Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream, both of which nourish and hydrate with enriching superfoods.

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Sunday Riley, Face To Face Kit, $49, available at Birchbox.

Snag travel sizes of four of Sunday Riley's cult-favorite products, all for under $50.

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