The Best Holiday Makeup Gift Sets & Beauty Kits of 2019

Whether you want something special for your loved one or a thoughtful Christmas present for coworkers, these makeup gift sets have you covered. From Urban Decay and Benefit Cosmetics to Drunk Elephant skincare and Sigma Beauty brushes, here are all the bundles to add to your holiday shopping list.

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Urban Decay gift set with eyeshadow palette, eyeshadow primer, eye pencil, and setting spray photo

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Best Urban Decay Set: Honey Pot Set

When it comes to eyeshadow palettes, Urban Decay is a brand we can count on for highly pigmented, radiant colors. This collection not only provides a gorgeous set of six shimmery bronze and gold eyeshadows you'll end up wearing for every occasion, it also includes a full-size eyeshadow primer to make sure your color lasts all day, a full-size eye pencil in Amber for added drama, and a convenient travel-size setting spray to lock everything in place. One reviewer says of the primer: "I put my makeup on at 5:45 a.m. every morning. I'm driving home now at 5 p.m. and it's perfection." With a value of $89, this under-$60 cosmetics set gives you a lot of bang for your buck. And it's half price right now! ($30, usually $59; urbandecay.com)

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Benefit Cosmetics gift set with face primer, mascara, highlighter, and brow gel from Ulta photo

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Best Benefit Cosmetics Set: Honk if You're HOT! Face Set

The adorable vintage camper tin caught our attention immediately, but what's inside is even better. This Benefit Cosmetics set includes four full-size must-haves for creating a range of looks. After applying the POREfessional Face Primer, use the High Beam Highlighter for a eye-catching glow, and Gimme Brow gel to enhance your natural brow. Then swipe on the They're Real! Lengthening Mascara and you're ready to go! ($40, a $100 value; ulta.com)

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Too Faced holiday collection with eyeshadow palettes, a face palette, and three travel-size products at Sephora photo

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Best Eyeshadow Set: Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party

First off, this nearly five-star-rated makeup collection is priced at $58 with a jaw-dropping value of $353—gasp! If this palette isn't already in your virtual cart, we're almost positive it will be after you read what's all included. It comes with 6- and 20-shade eyeshadow palettes (both with mattes and shimmers), a face palette complete with bronzer, blush, and highlighter, plus three travel-size beauty staples: Better Than Sex Mascara, Matte Gingerbread Man lip color, and a 24-hour eyeshadow primer. Bonus: The whole set smells exactly like sweet yet spicy gingerbread to match your festive mood. ($58, a $353 value; sephora.com)

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Smashbox gift set with four different primers for your face from Ulta photo

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Best Smashbox Set: Try-Me: Face Primer Set

Smashbox is best known for its Photo-Finish line, and this makeup gift set includes four primers—perfect for all skin types. Hydrating and pore minimizing, all four primers work to make your makeup appear flawless all day long, while keeping your skin healthy with nourishing ingredients. These products aren't limited to just one role; the Photo Finish Primerizer can also be used alone as a moisturizer and the Photo Finish Primer Water as a setting spray. ($29, a $45 value; ulta.com)

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Clinique More than Moisture set featuring four products in pink from Ulta photo

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Best Clinique Set: More than Moisture Set

Clinique never disappoints when it comes to holiday gift sets. This year they launched this moisture set to create healthier, dewier-looking skin and we must say, we're in love! The Clinique kit features its Moisture Surge line including favorites such as the 72-Hour Hydrator, an overnight mask, and eye concentrate for brighter, tighter skin. Plus, there isn't a better time to up your hydration dosage than in the winter, so this collection is certainly a winner this holiday season. ($50, a $67 value; ulta.com)

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Sigma Beauty Brush Set photo

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Best Makeup Brush Set: Sigma Beauty Brush Kit

Every makeup guru needs the right tools, and this Sigma Beauty brush set makes applying, blending, and perfecting a breeze. It includes seven of the brand's best brushes, including a flat brush that's great for loose powders. Want more? There's also the Essentials Kit that comes with 12 brushes for greater versatility. ($92, a $122 value; nordstrom.com)

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Drunk Elephant gift set with five anti-aging products photo

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Best Skin Care Set: Drunk Elephant Precious Cargo Kit

With 10,000 loves on Sephora and a 4.8-star average rating, this Drunk Elephant skincare kit would be a joy for any beauty guru to open on Christmas morning. What's in this buzzworthy kit? Basically everything you need for an at-home facial, including a face mask, antioxidant facial oil, firming eye serum, whipped moisturizer, and jelly cleanser. Confidently lather up with these top-notch products because Drunk Elephant is on a whole other level when it comes to clean skincare, using only healthy, gentle ingredients. ($88, a $132 value; sephora.com)

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Essie Holiday Collection exclusively at Target with four different nail polishes photo

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Best Nail Polish Set: Essie Holiday Collection

Nothing complements an at-home facial better than an at-home mani-pedi, so combine the skincare set above with this Essie Nail Polish kit for the ultimate self-care package. Featuring four festive yet elegant metallic shades including silver and copper, this collection is one they'll be able to use all year long. And at just $13, this is the perfect pick for a stocking stuffer or girl's grab bag. ($13; target.com)

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Sephora holiday perfume sampler with 13 fragrances photo

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Best Fragrance Set: Sephora Favorites

Sephora scores once again, but this time with its perfume favorites selection. Complete with 13 of its most popular scents, like Marc Jacobs Daisy, Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium, and My Burberry Blush, this set is one of the best gifts a girl could receive. What's more, once you try each perfume and choose a favorite, you can take the included certificate to Sephora to redeem one full-size fragrance—for free! At $65, this is an outstanding deal because with the certificate you have the option to claim a free 1.6-ounce My Burberry Blush perfume, which is normally $96 alone at Sephora. ($65, a $111 value; sephora.com)

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DevaCurl set with four products for wavy hair from Ulta photo

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Best Hair Care Set: DevaCurl Share the Wavy Love Kit

For women with wavy hair, this five-star DevaCurl kit is an absolute must. From a weightless cleanser and conditioner to a frizz-free volumizing foam and defining gel, this set has everything you need to help control and enhance hair, leaving nothing behind but shiny, beautiful waves. One reviewer claims, "I could not believe how great my hair looked after using these. My hair is twice as curly/wavy and feels and smells terrific." ($48, a $69 value; ulta.com)

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The Art of Shaving gift set with pre-shave oil, shaving cream, shaving brush, and after-shave balm photo

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Bonus! Best Set for Him: The Art of Shaving

If you're in need of a gift idea for a special man in your life, the search ends here. The Art of Shaving gift set contains everything he needs for his best shave yet—and it's free of synthetic dyes and fragrances to reduce irritation. The sandalwood formula is best for men with sensitive or dry skin as its blend of botanical ingredients and essential oils nourish the face and prevent ingrown hairs and razor burn. ($60; sephora.com)

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