Skin care products can be super intimidating. Newbies may not know the best products for their skin type and complexion goals, and even skin care experts may face a bout of decision paralysis when faced with a wall of products to choose from. That’s where skin care gift sets come in handy. The best skin care gift sets combine multiple full-size and travel-size products in a single kit—usually for a better value—to take the guesswork out of caring for your skin. A single skin care gift set can contain a few of the key products that make up an effective skin care routine, like face wash, sunscreen, brightening serum, retinol cream, or moisturizer. It’s a smart way to try new products (especially pricier ones).
A skin care set is a great gift to give, whether the person receiving it is a complete beginner or they’re already skin care savvy. Even if your loved one currently has more hydration masks, cleansers, and eye creams in their bathroom than Sephora, they’ll probably be super excited to receive a best-selling beauty product or trendy tool to add to their collection (especially if they’re battling dry skin this fall and winter).
So if you’re looking for the best skin care gifts that still feel thoughtful and unique, check out some of our top picks for the friend who practically moonlights as an esthetician. You’ll find skin care products from popular brands like Sunday Riley, SkinCeuticals, Glossier, Kiehl’s, Supergoop!, La Mer, Tata Harper, and Paula’s Choice from stores like Amazon, Nordstrom, Dermstore, Sephora, Target, and Ulta. We recommend remember to shop soon—most of these sets are limited edition and won’t be available once they sell out.
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