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Does anyone else feel like their skin is at their worst during the colder months?
Between the dreaded fall and winter winds and serious lack of sleep, skin can look tired, dull, puffy, or littered with annoying breakouts. That's why a skincare gift is a super thoughtful idea. Not only are you reminding them to take care of themselves, but good skin lasts way longer than a box of chocolates (though we won't say no to that either).
Gifts from Amazon, Sephora, Ulta, and Nordstrom should arrive in a timely manner (though we do have a hack if something doesn't get here in time) but don't wait until the last minute and risk paying expedited shipping costs. E-gift cards are especially great because they can be delivered immediately and gives them more flexibility.
Here are 31 skincare gifts they'll love using all year round.
E-gift cards are delivered immediately, so you don't have to even bother with shipping or wrapping. It gives them the freedom to buy what they want, but if you're worried that they won't have a gift to unwrap, we've got the perfect hack — just print out a picture of the e-gift card, put it in a box, and wrap that instead.
This fruit-infused trio can help hydrate and nourish their skin while they're watching "The Mandalorian" (again). They go on pretty translucent, so they can also wear these on dry airplanes for extra moisture.
This is a great idea if you're a practical gifter. It includes a L'Occitane hand cream, shower oil, skin oil, and milk concentrate. Gift them all in the pre-arranged set, or separate and gift separately for a small "thinking of you" gift.
This set of body-care products (body wash, body lotion, and body exfoliator) is made with the same attention to detail that Necessaire applies to its skincare, including ingredients like skin-strengthening niacinamide, hydrating shea butter, and more.
This set includes some of Drunk Elephant's bestselling skincare products, including the T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial, which we reviewed here. It comes complete with a compact mirror, too.
My mom only uses these Murad items every day and her skin is pretty flawless, if you ask me. Over the years, I've bought her dozens of each one individually, but at this price, you bet I'm stocking up. The set includes a travel-sized brightening serum, cleanser, and lightweight SPF moisturizer.
These lip balms are lightweight yet super moisturizing. This set includes both the daytime version and the brand's overnight lip mask, which we tested and loved; here's a full review.
If they're looking to soothe redness, they'll love Dr. Jart+'s Cica Rescue Kit. It includes a serum, cream, and facial mist to help calm skin, as well as the brand's popular color-correcting moisturizer, which I absolutely love and swear by for neutralizing the redness around my cheeks and nose. Here's a full review of the color-correcting moisturizer.
Help restock their stash of facial mists with this set from Mario Badescu. It comes with four mini sprays that'll fit any purse.
This set includes three popular kincare products — a pressed silk balm, a cleansing oil strong enough for waterproof makeup, and a hydrating mist that imparts a dewy finish.
Read our full review of the best Tatcha products.
If they get regular laser facial treatments at Skin Laundry, help them keep their skin in tip-top shape between sessions with an intensely hydrating sheet mask.
This is also the same mask they get after doing an Ultra Fractional facial; according to the brand, they've been tested to hydrate skin up to 24 hours after just one use and help minimize fine lines in as little as two hours.
This microcurrent device can help lift and tone skin, especially around the jawline and cheeks. If you follow the brand's instructions and use it on your forehead, cheeks, and jawline, it takes around 10 minutes.
I personally used this in the months leading up to my wedding and noticed that my jaw was much more defined than usual.
They'll see for themselves just how effective Herbivore's products are at clarifying, brightening, and nourishing skin. The set comes with two products equipped for clarifying combination and oily skin.
This starter set includes 14 of Soko Glam's most innovative and beloved skincare products. The reusable pouch comes with vitalizing moisturizers, hydrating serums, and more.
Cold weather winds don't stand a chance with this hydrating set. It comes complete with a face mask, cream, and body lotion for moisture-filled days ahead.
A full 2-ounce bottle of Kate Somerville's cult-favorite exfoliating treatment usually costs $85 so this is an extremely good deal.
Everyone gets breakouts. These stick-on acne patches help deal with pimples and spots overnight, so they're gone by morning. Since the patches are clear, they can even dab some concealer on top and use them during the day.
One of the editors at Insider Reviews has been using this Philosophy cleanser for more than two years and swears by the simple, yet efficacious cleanser. It's gentle on skin and won't dry it out, so it'd be great for many skin types.
Here's the full review here.
If they still haven't hopped on the K-beauty train, this set will convince them. It includes seven of AmorePacific's efficacious anti-aging products, all formulated with powerful botanicals.
This multi-purpose oil might not look fancy, but it's effective at hydrating, reducing the appearance of scars and stretch marks, and evening out skin tone.
This cult-fave French cream pulls triple-duty as a primer, moisturizer, and makeup remover. The magic is in the concentrated shea butter and aloe formula that offers 24 hours of hydration and, of course, some of that French je ne sais quoi.
Sand&Sky's pink clay mask may be Instagram-famous, but it's more than just selfie-ready.
The mask helps draw out impurities and oil from clogged pores, while licorice evens out skin tone and vitamin C brightens. This set also thoughtfully includes a brush for easy application and an exfoliating treatment for extra-clogged skin.
These two-step treatment pads are loaded with alpha-hydroxy acids like lactic, citric, and malic, and beta hydroxy acids like willow bark to exfoliate, nourish, and even out skin tone.
If they already have a facial roller, they'll love this one for their body. Since skincare isn't just about the skin of their face, this large textured body roller can help destress and rejuvenate skin.
For those who don't play around with their anti-aging routine, try this powerful serum.
It's formulated with a high concentration of naturally occurring growth factors that help improve the appearance of fine lines and uneven skin tone and texture.
Rich but lightweight, this cream has been 30 years in the making. It's loaded with vitamins A, B, C, and E to help brighten and fight off damaging free radicals, and formulated without parabens, fragrances, and mineral oils.
For those who are into beauty tools, this micro-roller will become a new staple in their routine. When used solo, it can help rejuvenate skin; when used with serums or oils, it can help skin absorb products better and deeper.
One splash of SK-II's iconic essence will help lighten dark spots, improve radiance, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. This kit includes a brightening serum and cleanser too.
I use this multipurpose balm everywhere — face, hands, cuticles, even the ends of my hair. It's super hydrating and doesn't leave behind a heavy scent or tacky feeling. In fact, I might buy a second one for myself this year.
This bright blue mask exfoliates and makes for great self-care selfies. It's made with walnut shells, papaya enzymes, bentonite clay, and kaolin clay to help get rid of dead skin and congested pores.
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