Beauty junkies make for the very best (looking) friends. They’re always in the know with exclusive beauty secrets and hacks, and way ahead of the skin care game. When it comes to trends, a beauty junkie doesn’t follow — they make them.
So what can you get the beauty enthusiast who seemingly has it all? Turns out, a lot! Here’s a list of unique gifts any beauty lover will want.
A little bit of everything: Soapwalla Tasting Menu
If your BFF can’t get enough of new skin care routines, the Soapwalla Tasting Menu is a match made in heaven. Not only are all the products vegan, gluten-free, and organic, they all come in an adorable, custom-designed, and handsewn denim tote bag! This all-in-one gift set includes six of their most popular products. But with the cute denim bag, it’s really more like seven gifts in total.
Cost: $68 on www.soapwalla.com
A daily dose of inner beauty: Hum Red Carpet
Beauty isn’t just about what you put on your body. It’s what you put inside, too. This vegetarian supplement is enriched with plant-based omegas, black currant seed oil, gamma linolenic acid, and vitamin E. And it promises to deliver luminous skin and fuller hair in just six weeks! For the friend who’s also always on the go, these supplements make for the perfect addition to their care routine.
Cost: $25 on www.humnutrition.com
Generous portions: BoxyCharm subscription
Does your friend love trying new products but hates tiny trial-sized goods? Then the BoxyCharm subscription is a dream come true. Unlike most beauty subscription services, Boxy Charm delivers four to five full-size products for $21 per month at a value of over $100. The products featured — from bronzer to lipstick — are top notch, too. Tarte, BareMinerals, and ColourPop are among the brands featured. What’s a better gift than a fresh look and face every month?
Cost: $21 on boxycharm.com
Organizational assistance: Unicorn makeup bag
For the beauty lover who quite literally has it all but needs some help organizing it, this is the ultimate gift of convenience. It’s also adorable, and a budget-friendly gift to boot. Whether your friend loves to fly, drive, or simply needs something to keep by the mirror, this easy-to-zip bag is an adorable addition to every makeup lover’s bag collection.
Cost: $9.30 on www.asos.com
A flawless complexion: Erase Case concealer kit
This concealer is incredibly useful and cute enough to make your friend aww out loud. The kit includes four colors for different purposes, based on what your skin needs that day. Need to airbrush now but brighten tomorrow? No problem. Whatever the ailment, this Benefit kit has you (quite literally) covered. And it all comes in an adorable zip-up makeup bag shaped like a pencil with an eraser!
Cost: $26 on www.benefitcosmetics.com
A youthful glow: Rose hibiscus face toner
Toner is one of the most overlooked steps of an essential skin care routine. Don’t let your friend skip out on this game-changing product. Herbivore Botanicals’ organic, no-filler, coconut-based toner is infused with hibiscus flower petals, rose, witch hazel, and aloe vera. All these ingredients work to help reduce inflammation and redness and promote skin hydration. Just a few spritzes and watch that skin glow!
Cost: $32 on www.herbivorebotanicals.com
Illuminated eyes: Fruit Pigmented Punk Princess Palette
For the creative artist you know, this palette is an absolute must-have. This five-in-one palette includes three eyeshadows, a bronzer, and beautiful blush. All products included are vegan, organic, and colored with real fruit and vegetables, as opposed to synthetic dye. Help your friend bring out their inner rock star — all while supporting a cruelty-free, humane, and organic brand.
Cost: $46 on www.100percentpure.com
A perfect pout: Vapour Siren lipstick
This lip color is a gorgeous shade of pink that’ll satisfy any wellness guru. This unforgettable lipstick is free of synthetic fragrances, parabens, petroleum, and alcohol. In fact, Vapour is 100 percent cruelty-free! It’s infused with antioxidants and essential oils, too, and even safe when ingested. Give your beautiful friend the gift of luscious, guilt-free lips.
Cost: $25 on www.credobeauty.com
The royal treatment: Aveda spa service
Who doesn’t love to be pampered? With Aveda spa service, your friend will truly feel like a queen by the end of the session. Whether it’s a hair treatment, body polish, massage, blow out, or chemical peel, Aveda truly has everything the goddess you know needs. Buy a session either as a gift card or pre-bought purchase.
Cost: Varies by service on aveda.com
Still haven’t found something your friend will love? Check out what skin care essentials this fashion photographer packs every time she travels.