We do a whole lot for our friends: literally bend over backwards to catch their best angles, stay on the phone forever for girl talk, embarrass ourselves playing wing woman, the list goes on. Every holiday season, we're also tasked with gifting our friends thoughtful things, which can be really hard, especially if they've been your friend for a really long time.
Look no further, though, because I've rounded up the best new beauty gifts for every type of friend in your life. Literally *every type*, That one extra friend, frugal friend, makeup-loving, or fragrance-obsessed friend, she's covered. Ahead are 30 gifts you'll probably want to keep for yourself, but should definitely treat your girls to.
Save your girl a trip to the salon and encourage her to indulge in some self-care with this ultimate DIY manicure kit that'll make her feel so profesh in the comfort of her own home. My favorite part: This brilliantly crafted box that allows you to use your phone as a prop for whatever your heart desires.
Lashes deserve all the love in the world, no? Supply your bestie with three-month's worth of full-size mascaras and she'll love you forever (not that she doesn't already, but she'll definitely love you a lil' more).
Sometimes, our girlfriends need a pick-me-up after a rough day, and these sparkly liquid eyeshadows will make her shine bright like a diamond. These champagne and silver shades will serve as the best reminder: you're a star!
Everyone needs a Wet Brush in their life to make detangling a breeze. Your friend really needs this Frozen-themed brush because it's cheeky and too cute not to smile at.
Fact: a good friend knows how crucial good lighting is. This compact, LED-lit, magnified glass mirror will win you Friend of the Year. To top it off, the lighting adjusts from dim to bright.
Everyone appreciates a helping hand during bad hair days. The hype around Oribe's dry shampoo is real, okay, so you should spread the love to your friend with this dry styling set that'll come through when she really needs it.
Treat your makeup-obsessed friend to a palette that'll feel like her playground. From neutral and vivid shades to matte and shimmer textures, this palette truly has it all.
Not only are these baby lipsticks adorable and named after the most appetizing holiday treats, the colors are actually gorgeous. This insanely cheap gift will allow your friend to try before she buys the full-size shade she likes the best.
We all have that one friend who's addicted to straight hair. Equipped with high-powered technology, a rose gold finish fit for a queen, and a chic leather case, this will definitely be the flat-iron of her boujee dreams.
In a perfect world, we'd be able to call our friends and vent at any given time. The way life is set up, sometimes you just need something right away to calm the jitters. This dose-controlled cannabis dissolves and instantly zens you out.
Your Rihanna-obsessed friend will fan-girl tf out of these baby gloss bombs. Why? Well, because Fenty Beauty is a direct reflection of RiRi and everyone wants to look like the ultimate bad gal.
Unless your friend is Kim Kardashian, a stylist isn't always at her service. It's why she needs this convenient set of on-the-go stylers to keep her hair on-point at all times. She'll thank you later.
A practical gift, like pure silk skinny scrunchies, is enough to make anyone with hair on their heads happy as hell.
The gift of good brows is always a good idea. This brow starter kit is equipped with everything your brows could ever need to live their best lives.
There's no doubt your friend will love a fancy razor and shaving cream to make her shower experience that much more enjoyable. Plus, there's a nice lotion in this set made with willow bark to provide soft exfoliation and long-lasting hydration post-shave.
We all want our friends to have good sex. But a mascara dubbed "Better Than Sex" sounds like a damn dream. This is one of those no-brainer gifts that'd make any beauty lover happy.
Gifting your girl a designer fragrance is like gifting her a designer bag, but on a smaller and more budget-friendly scale. Made with roses picked straight from the fields of Grasse, this fancy floral scent is opulence in a bottle.
Encourage your friend to burn the stress of the day away with these luxurious candles. Known to deliver the most delicious-smelling scents, these decked out candles are a top-tier gift.
Here's another iconic fragrance to add to your friends' collection. Made with top notes of bergamot, cedarwood, musk, and more this intoxicating scent will put an extra pep in anyone's step. Plus, I'm speaking from experience, this shower gel will transform a shower experience from regular to incredibly lavish.
Spoil your clean beauty-obsessed friend with this travel-friendly bag of color cosmetics that will actually show up and show out on her face. It's hard to get "clean" makeup right, but Ilia uses thoughtful formulations that'll make you wish you made the switch to an all-natural makeup routine sooner.
This is a fragrance fit for your badass friend who likes to own the room. The blend of black pepper, spices, blood orange, lavender, demands attention. So, you should gift it to your single friend who's on a mission to meet a man.
True makeup lovers are aware of how legendary Kevyn Aucoin's products are. Not one but four shine-blinding lip glosses is like asking for a single scoop of ice cream but getting two: a blessing.
Every celebrity and their mama talks about the iconic Pillow Talk shade created by the inimitable Charlotte Tilbury. Let your friend experience the magic with this lipstick set.
When it comes to fire holiday drops, Lancôme never dissapoints. Gift your friend this glistening, cream-to-powder palette, which is meant to glam up every area of the face and makes blending a breeze.
You know that one girlfriend of yours who likes to go out all night? She needs this *extra* fragrance that will match her party girl ways. Packed with apple, champagne accord, praline, white patchouli, and golden amber, this was designed especially for your over-the-top friend.
The Queen of Brows is here to bless your friend with a life-saving kit for the best-kept brows, like ever. Warning: Anastasia Beverly Hills products are addictive.
It's not like your friend needs any more nail polishes, but four more won't hurt, right? Especially these winter hues that feel so festive and fun.
Winter is here, which means staying moisturized isn't an option anymore—it's a priority. Only bad friends allow their friends to be ashy. This argan oil-infused collection of the brand's bestsellers is the secret to staying hydrated.
Does gifting your girlfriend Tom Ford need any explanation at all? It's Tom Ford. It's f***ing fabulous. Period.
If you have a curly-haired friend, she'll thank you later for this edge slayer. Using soft boar bristles, this styler will lay and smooth down frizzy edges. They're lifesavers and you'll probably be tempted to keep it for yourself.
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