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Butter London Glam Rock 6 Piece Set
If we somehow happen to get close and personal with David Bowie before the holidays this year, we now know precisely what to give him. In the meantime, we'll be divvying up Butter London's 'Glam Rock' set as stocking stuffers, while hoarding a couple of the high-wattage hues in the 6-piece collection for ourselves.
To buy: Butter London Glam Rock 6 Piece Set, $39 at butterlondon.com
Nuxe 'Love From Paris' Huile Prodigieuse
A surprise trip to the City of Lights is only marginally better than a gift of Nuxe's limited-edition 'Love from Paris' dry oil, which is as elegantly scented (think orange blossom, rose and vanilla) as it is softening.
To buy: Nuxe 'Love From Paris' Huile Prodigieuse, $45 at skinstore.com
REN Rose Duo Gift Set
Not only does this set feature REN's award-winning Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash and its body cream counterpart, but the pretty packaging needs nothing more than a bow before placing it under the tree.
To buy: REN Rose Duo Gift Set, $60 at renskincare.com
Nest Eau de Parfum Coffret
From Dahlia & Vines to Amazon Lily, the mini fragrances in this five-piece set smell as exotic as they look. Switch them up throughout the week to keep people guessing.
To buy: Nest Eau de Parfum Coffret, $38 at sephora.com
Fresh Sugar Stars Mini Lip Collection
Fresh's Sugar Stars take center stage in this eight-piece collection of lip balms, beloved for their moisturizing formulas and flattering tints.
To buy: Fresh Sugar Stars Mini Lip Collection, $65 at fresh.com
L'Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet
This bouquet of six of L'Occitane's beloved shea butter hand creams are nestled neatly inside a festive holiday box.
To buy: L'Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet, $54 at usa.loccitane.com
Mark 'Rock This' Nail File
A sparkling little file is perfect solution for that holiday office gift exchange (or your own on-the-go touch-ups).
To buy: Mark 'Rock This' Nail File, $6 at avon.com
Nails Inc. My Nail Polish Diary
This set's twelve paraben-free polish shades range from clear to shimmer-coated. Give yourself (or giftee) something new to look forward to each month, or dip into whenever an occasion calls for a new coat.
To buy: Nails Inc. Nail Polish Diary, $58 at sephora.com
Tweezerman Silver Shimmer Slant Tweezer with Case
The classic slant tweezer gets dressed up for the holidays with a silvery, metallic finish.
To buy: Tweezerman Silver Shimmer Slant Tweezer with Case, $22 at tweezerman.com
M.A.C 'Stroke of Midnight' Viva Glamorous Bag
Once you get past the pretty piping on this luxe-looking clutch, you'll unzip to reveal RuPaul's universally flattering VIVA GLAM I Lipstick and matching Lipglass. Another reason you'll look good wearing it? Every cent of the selling price will be donated to men, women and children living with HIV or AIDS.
To buy: M.A.C 'Stroke of Midnight' Viva Glamorous Bag, $30 at maccosmetics.com
Marc Jacobs Beauty 'The Showstopper' 7-Piece Holiday Set
This new collection from Marc Jacobs, including the designer’s Lash Lifter Gel Mascara, Lust for Lacquer Lip Vinyl in 'Kiss This' and a Mini Rollerball of Honey Eau de Parfum, packs just the right holiday punch.
To buy: Marc Jacobs Beauty 'The Showstopper' 7-Piece Holiday Set, $89 at sephora.com
Nars Guy Bourdin Fling Lip Kit
Inspired by Guy Bourdin, this makeup kit housed in a glossy lip clutch is every bit as glamorous as the fashion photographer's iconic photos. Work the pretty pastel and dusty rose shades into your everyday, then step things up with the deeper, more sultry hues when the stars come out.
To buy: Nars Guy Bourdin Fling Lip Kit, $49 at narscosmetics.com
e.l.f 96 Piece Eyeshadow Palette
Ringing up at just 10-cents a shade, this 96-hue eye palette almost certainly gives you the biggest bang possible for your holiday buck.
To buy: e.l.f 96 Piece Eyeshadow Palette, $10 at target.com
Smashbox WonderVision Eye Set
Play up the sparkly-meets-sophisticated neutrals in this shadow palette with a swipe of the deep blue hue for day, or brighten things up with the turquoise shade for holiday parties. Just add the liner and Full Exposure mascara, and prepare for serious eye contact.
To buy: Smashbox WonderVision Eye Set, $32 at smashbox.com
This Works Cosmic Cracker
Perfect for stocking stuffers or table setting companions, this playful packaging "cracks" open to reveal a bottle of The Works Deep Sleep Dream Cream.
To buy: This Works Cosmic Cracker, $9 at thisworks.com
Dr. Hauschka Spruce Warming Bath Essence
While the Jojoba-infused oil in this formula softens skin, its fresh evergreen scent evokes the essence of the holidays.
To buy: Dr. Hauschka Spruce Warming Bath Essence, $9.95 at drhauschka.com
Pinch Provisions Candy Striper Minimergency Kit
Equipped with 17 everyday essentials (including hairspray, lip balm, earring backs and special "Shemergency" tape), this little pouch will guarantee that the days of being in a pinch are over.
To buy: Pinch Provisions Candy Striper Minimergency Kit, $15 at pinchprovisions.com
Sonia Kashuk Classic Chic 4-Piece Brush Set
The royal treatment comes surprisingly cheap this holiday season. Not only does this pro-quality set feature one of the season's top jewel tones, but the emerald brushes slip inside a matching gold clutch.
To buy: Sonia Kashuk Classic Chic 4-Piece Brush Set, $21.99 at target.com
Eve Lom Kiss Mix Star
Giving a more affordable new meaning to the term "good things come in small packages", this gold star ornament opens to unveil Eve Lom’s luxe Kiss Mix lip balm.
To buy: Eve Lom Kiss Mix Star, $22 at us.spacenk.com
Tocca 'Meet the Girls' Fragrance Collection
From seductive (Cleopatra) to sophisticated (Florence), and with flirty (Stella) and floral (Giulietta) in between, the pocket-size perfumes in this sensory flight are right on point.
To buy: Tocca 'Meet the Girls' Fragrance Collection, $62 at bigelowchemists.com
6 Heart Princesses by Takashi Murakami for Shu Uemura Fun-tasy Mini Brush Set
This golden case from Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's collaboration with Shu Uemura holds four essential makeup brushes for cheeks, eyes and lips.
To buy: 6 Heart Princesses by Takashi Murakami for Shu Uemura Fun-tasy Mini Brush Set, $69 at shuuemura-usa.com
The Body Shop Vanilla Bliss Lip Butter
The Body Shop
This mini moisturizing balm is infused with a vanilla scent (and a touch of sparkle) for any stolen kisses the season might bring.
To buy: The Body Shop Vanilla Bliss Lip Butter, $6 at thebodyshop-usa.com
Stila Artist Essential Set
Prettifying possibilities are endless when armed with this mega makeup set, which includes four eye shadow palettes, lip and cheek cream, lipstick and eye liner.
To buy: Stila Artist Essential Set, $59 at sephora.com
Ciate Tree Trinkets
Pass the six shimmery polishes in this tree-ornament set to friends and family who have been very, very good this year.
To buy: Ciate Tree Trinkets, $30 at sephora.com
Jane Iredale Glamour Eye & Lip Palette
As if the pretty pots in this palette weren't bright enough, they're all boxed up in a sleek, rose-gold case for colorful (and compact) commutes.
To buy: Jane Iredale Glamour Eye & Lip Palette, $75 at nordstrom.com
Josie Maran Escape to Morocco Holiday Hair & Body Beautifiers
Skin-saving and eco-friendly, this set includes Josie Maran heavy-hitters, such as Argan Cleansing Oil, Argan Infinity Intensive Creamy Oil and Argan Oil Hair Serum to protect and repair.
To buy: Josie Maran Escape to Morocco Holiday Hair & Body Beautifiers, $39 at sephora.com
Clarisonic Aria Gift Set in Endless Night
The Clarisonic face brush gets a makeover of its own, cloaking itself in one of the season's best shades: plum. This set also includes a sensitive brush head and gel cleanser for gentle (yet effective) exfoliation.
To buy: Clarisonic Aria Gift Set in Endless Night, $199 at clarisonic.com
Julep Halo Lip Gloss Set
It might pose as one of the prettiest ornaments on the tree, but Julep's lip duo also holds the season's best gloss shades.
To buy: Julep Halo Lip Gloss Set, $36 at julep.com
Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette
This gutsy set from Urban Decay turns up right on time for the holiday season with its gang of 20 sultry shadows, a brush and large mirror in tow.
To buy: Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette, $59 at urbandecay.com
Sephora Favorites Lash Stash
Consider the hunt for the perfect mascara over. This set lets you test drive 10 of Sephora's top-selling mascaras (along with a set of falsies for full effect).
To buy: Sephora Favorites Lash Stash, $45 at sephora.com
Kat Von D Spellbinding Lipstick Set
Here's hoping there's plenty of mistletoe around this season. Somehow each of the 10 hues in this moisturizing lip collection is as sexy as the next.
To buy: Kat Von D Spellbinding Lipstick Set, $39 at sephora.com
Benefit Cosmetics Countdown to Love Advent Calendar
This is not how we remember advent calendars...and we're so glad for the grown-up upgrade. Benefit's take on the holiday ritual is stocked with 24 mini beauty treasures, including some of our BADgal favorites like "That Gal" and Benetint (not to mention a few surprise accessories).
To buy: Benefit Cosmetics Countdown to Love Advent Calendar, $68 at sephora.com