No one ever said finding the best gifts for women would be easy, but it gets especially tricky when you’re shopping for a particular kind of woman. The mom-figure in your life who taught you the beauty of a good skin care splurge; the bestie whose favorite gossip account isn’t Deuxmoi but Estée Laundry; the sister who turned you onto the Allure Beauty Box. If you’re still reeling from that rather impersonal gift set that didn’t land last year, know that anything beauty-centric or beauty-adjacent will get you a flurry of doe-eyed emojis in return.
The category is life’s little luxuries: Emi Jay has pretty (and customizable!) boar-bristle brushes that are the personification of joy. A Dior lipstick case to house her favorite shade of Lip Glow Balm would be a home run. And she’ll absolutely lose it if a makeup bag from Gucci shows up on her doorstep. Of course, any self-care present is always welcome and appreciated. Would you say no to Lunya‘s washable silk pajama set, or perhaps a new set of Ugg slippers to pad around this winter? We didn’t think so. All that and more below make up the best gifts for women in 2023.
Our Top Picks
- Best Hair-Care Gift: Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $430
- Best Makeup Gift Set: Merit Five Minute Morning, $176
- Best Body-Care Set: Osea Bestsellers Body Care Set, $52
- Best Skin-Care Gift: SolaWave 4-in-1 Skincare Wand, $169
- Best Perfume Gift: Sephora Favorites Deluxe Mini Perfume Sampler Set, $80
- Best Nail-Care Gift: Chanel Set Le Vernis, $105
- Best Stocking Stuffer: Dior Addict Refillable Shine Lipstick Case, $30
- Best Gift for Moms: Ugg Tasman Slipper, $110
- Best Gift for New Moms: Hatch Mama Must Haves Set, $95
- Most Practical Gift: Slip Ornament Silk Scrunchies Set, $25
- Best Beauty Advent Calendar: Volupsa 12-Day Advent Calendar, $75
Need more gift-spiration? Check out our ultimate holiday gift guide for 2023.
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