Best gifts for the skincare obsessed
Everyone has that one friend who's obsessed with all things skincare. From Korean beauty trends to retinols and serums, this person is always focused on the next best trend. So what do you buy for the beauty savant who already seems to have everything?
From cleansing to specialty treatments, this handy guide will help you find the perfect gift for someone who loves skincare and beauty products.
Any skincare junkie knows that a good facial scrub is worth its weight in gold. Gift them with some of the best scrubs, like this luxurious manuka honey and walnut exfoliator, designed to leave skin fresh and dewy. For a slightly more high-end option, give this microdermabrasion scrub which works with the help of glycolic acid to leave skin soft and renewed. Lastly, for a show-stopping scrub that works all over your body to increase circulation and improve hydration, check out this pink himalayan sea salt scrub.
Vitamin C Treatments
From anti-aging to clearing acne and reducing dark marks, vitamin C has incredible skincare benefits that any beauty junkie will love. A vitamin C treatment like this 25% Vitamin C + Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E serum is a thoughtful gift. For the high-end beauty obsessed, consider this energizing and multifunctional Vitamin C serum by KLAIRS. Lastly, keep it organic and healthy for your natural skincare friend with this vegan and cruelty free vitamin C serum.
Any true beauty lover knows there's no such thing as having too many masks. Masks are a treat for your face and can be used to moisturize, detoxify, balance, and replenish skin. A great giftable mask is this dead sea mud mask that's safe for all skin types and helps extract dirt and blackheads while leaving skin soothed. If you aren't sure what type of mask they prefer, let them choose with this deluxe sample set with 6 different masks. For vegan-friendly masks, opt for this mask set by The Body Shop, with natural ingredients like rose petals, rosehip seed oil, charcoal, and aloe vera that will leave them with impossibly soft skin.
There's something indulgent about splurging on skincare. Luckily, these classics are reasonably priced but boast numerable skincare benefits. This Sunday Riley brightening serum is sure to please, while this Vichy skin booster and moisturizer looks as luxurious as it feels. A hydrating balm like this collagen moisturizer is also a delight for any skincare enthusiast.
Oils and Serums
Every beauty lover has an army of oils and serums in their arsenal--but they're always searching for more. Add to their favorites with this moisturizing Marajuca oil that soaks easily into skin and leaves a natural, soft glow. This recovery oil is an ideal gift for the wintertime, since it combats dry skin and soothes the effects of harsh winter weather. For an all-natural vegan option, treat them to this handcrafted 8-oil blend that can be used on their face and hair.
Serums are a little more targeted than oils, but there are plenty that are beneficial for all skin types. This niacinamide serum is a good option for anyone struggling with acne or scarring, and it also minimizes wrinkles and fine lines. Not sure exactly what type of serum would work best? Try gifting sets of serums, like this hyaluronic acid, retinol, and vitamin C serum set or this top-rated anti-aging serum set.
Not sure which product to invest in? Gift sets are a great option for skincare lovers, since they allow them to try out a full range of products. This set by Drunk Elephant boasts their Littles collection, with 8 essential products to sample and travel with. Another nourishing option is this mini skin care boxed set by Origins, with 7 of their top-selling products.
Cleansers, creams, and oils are just part of a skincare lover's routine--the right tools are crucial. Delight your beauty-obsessed friend with a cooling jade roller to help depuff, smooth, and clear skin by promoting blood flow. This mini cleansing brush is a popular product for 2018, with exfoliating and sonic cleansing features and five colors to choose from. Lastly, let them feel like every day is a trip to the spa with this relaxing facial steamer that helps clean, moisturize, and renew skin.
Mix and match a few of these options for any friend who loves beauty and skincare products, or combine gift sets and masks so she can try out a wide sampling of new products and perfect her skincare regimen.
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