Jennifer Garner Calls These Hair-Care Products the 'Perfect' Gifts

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If you're stuck on what to gift the beauty lover on your list this holiday season, Jennifer Garner's got you covered.

In a recent interview with Shop TODAY, the award-winning actress, 49, shared her "low key" beauty routine, and it's as down-to-earth as she is, consisting of only a few essentials: concealer, blush, mascara, and "a little something on [her] lips." (See more: Jennifer Garner Wants to 'Normalize Looking Normal' with Her 'Low-Key' Makeup and Skin-Care Routine)

Based on this minimal makeup tendency, it's clear Gardner's approach to beauty is as practical in principle as it is in practice. So when the mom of three namedropped her go-to beauty gifts this holiday season, the list felt especially true to her personal brand.

Kicking off her round-up of recs? A special-edition hair-care set of Virtue favorites hand-picked by Garner herself (Buy It, $108 $81, virtuelabs.com) — after all the mom of three is an ambassador for the brand. "Instead of a bouquet of flowers, give a bouquet of great hair," she told Shop TODAY. Known as Jennifer Garner's Healthy Hair Bouquet, the set is composed of three Garner-approved products that all include Alpha Keratin 60ku, Virtue's proprietary protein that, according to the brand, is clinically proven to transform hair into its healthiest version in just five uses.

First, there's the Healing Oil (Buy It, $42, sephora.com), which is essentially a hydrating cocktail of oils including antioxidant-rich Kalahari melon seed oil, strengthening Tahitian gardenia flower extract, and vitamin E. It's a multi-tasking formula curated for all hair types that enhances hair's natural shine, adds moisture to each strand, and smoothes frizz. Then there's the Restorative Treatment Mask (Buy It, $66, sephora.com); another reparative product, this super moisturizing pick is designed to take dry, damaged locks to silly, soft strands in as little as three minutes. And last but certainly not least is Virtue's Create 6-in-1 Styler (Buy It, $34, sephora.com). Not only does this universal styling cream help define waves, but it also "helps to smooth [hair], it adds a shine, it smells great, and it makes your hair healthier in the process," shared Garner.

In addition to these Virtue products, Garner also considers her favorite hairbrush, a wooden paddle option from Sheila Stotts (Buy It, $50, sheilastotts.com), an A+ present. Thanks to its metal bristles, the tool is "great at detangling" and "move[s] through your hair really easily," she told Shop TODAY.

And then there's the Reed Clarke Gold 4-Inch Hair Pin (Buy It, $49, shopreedclarke.com), which, according to Garner, "is the perfect gift" and "the best" hairpin she's ever tried. (And, as someone who's likely spent ample time in hair and makeup on sets or getting glammed for events, it's safe to say that she's tried her fair share of 'em.) Used in place of a traditional hair tie, this pin promises to keep up-dos, well, up and looking sharp for hours. Love the pin but loathe the price? You can still heed Garner's overall gift-giving advice but opt for a more affordable alternative, such as the Kristin Ess Full Size French Pin Set (Buy It, $12 for two, target.com).

The TL;DR according to Garner? "If you give some Virtue, the bouquet of Virtue, even add a little shampoo, conditioner, and this hairpin, you are just going to make someone's life." (Up next: Kylie Jenner Is Gifting This Anti-Aging Skin-Care Device for the Holidays)

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