21 Gift Sets to Buy Yourself Before You Have to Start Shopping for Everyone Else

The 21 Best Affordable Beauty Gift Sets on the Internet



Just like that, it's about to be holiday gifting season. We know; it feels like just yesterday we were collecting summer skincare tips, and even shorter of a blip ago that we were sourcing Halloween makeup inspiration. Sheesh, time flies. But no matter the season, it's always a good time to snag a little something for the most important person on your holiday gifting list: you.

With all the gift giving that's about to go down, it might feel just a touch frivolous to spend any of that precious holiday budget on yourself. But you know what? You deserve it. And thankfully, we found some super-affordable beauty gift sets that are chock-full of little presents you'll actually want, and you'll also be able to put everything to good use throughout the holiday travel season and beyond. Just consider it #selfcare.

Ahead, check out the seven affordable beauty gift sets to grab for yourself before you shift your focus to everyone else.

If you want to spend $10 or less…

This set includes six must-have makeup, skincare, haircare, and fragrance samples from Sephora’s top brands, plus vouchers for 15% off future full-size purchases.

If you want to spend $20 or less…

It's impossible to go wrong with this duo meant for quick pick-me-ups on the go. The Soy Face Cleanser is gentle enough to use every day, and your lips will crave Fresh's signature Sugar formula. 

Take care of your hair with these scrunchies made of pure silk.

This handy set includes a face primer, a volumizing brow gel, and a curling mascara for busy women on the go.

If you want to spend $30 or less…

Before committing to a full-size bottle, sample seven mini perfumes from Atelier Cologne’s bestselling fragrances.

Love testing the latest and greatest products across categories? Then this is the set for you. Test products in skincare, hair, and makeup handpicked by a team of beauty pros from Dermstore—so you know they're great.

It's impossible not to get into the spirit with Pat McGrath's signature packaging. Plus, this gel-meets-balm formula is infused with a blend of nourishing oils to help soothe lips while imparting three-dimensional luster and a sheer veil of color.

If you love dry shampoo as much as we do, then we're sure you'll appreciate this Drybar sampler with four different stimulating scents.

These travel-size nighttime essentials are good to have on hand no matter where the season takes you.

This kit contains everything you need to create showstopping brows no matter where you are. It comes with a full-size Brow Wiz pencil, along with mini versions of the tinted Dipbrow Gel and Clear Brow Gel. Honestly, this set could replace all the brow products currently packed in your travel case.

If you want to spend $40 or less…

This set of mini tin candles is crafted with essential oils, a pure coconut wax blend and a natural wick for a clean burn with every light.

Whether you're looking to zen out after work or create a moment of peace to kick off the weekend, this set will get you there.

Textured, natural-looking brows have never been easier with this all-in-one kit which has everything you need to shape, feather, and set your brows. 

Grab this set of four never-before-seen, ultra-wearable Gloss Bomb shades from Who What Wear favorite, Fenty Beauty.

If you want to spend $50 or less…

Your lips deserve a glossy upgrade this holiday season, and this collection of Gloss Bombs from Rihanna's Fenty Beauty is just the ticket. You'll get five minis of each shade in the range—and loads of compliments.

These classic Dolce & Gabbana fragrances will never go out of style.

This chic set from Ouai includes a fragrance and body cream, both with the rich rose scent of Melrose Place.

Packed with 24 mini products to surprise and delight, you can see why beauty advent calendars are a seasonal favorite. 

Exfoliate and moisturize that dry winter skin with this set's offering of ethically sourced shea butter, coconut oil, and essential oil–packed products. It's got self-love in the name, so who better to give it to than yourself?

This limited-edition trio of full-size hydrating Afterglow Lip Balms also comes with a handy woven clutch.

ICYMI, beauty advent calendars are always a hit. We especially love Olive & June's first-ever advent calendar which promises 25 days of mani magic. 

You won't find a more budget-friendly way to indulge in this luxury brand. 

This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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