Here's the thing about me: I love a gifting challenge. Whether it's for a co-worker at the office or a distant relative, coming up with a genius gift idea is a game I don't like to lose. Every year, the predicament of finding an easy yet thoughtful present inevitably arises, and my solution is typically found in Nordstrom's beauty department. It's been my go-to for gifts for years, and this holiday season is no exception. Below, you'll find the beauty items that I think make safe gifts. From a Charlotte Tilbury lipstick trio ($32) to a press-on manicure kit ($20), these are the 16 items that will make gift giving an entirely stress-free process this season.