Luxe Beauty Gifts Worth Lusting For

While there is no shortage of amazing, affordable beauty gifts to give this season, sometimes it's more fun to think about those wild and crazy wish-list items. As a kid, wasn't the actual daydreaming about what could happen so much more fun than the actual reality of receiving?
We know these extravagant, majorly expensive beauty products won't be showing up under our Christmas tree anytime soon (unless Warren Buffett is feeling very, very generous this year), but that doesn't mean we can't let our minds wander and fantasize about all the pretty products we wish would find their ways into our stockings. Who knows, maybe Santa thinks you've been really good this year. They don't call it a Christmas miracle for nothing. Click through to check out this year's crop of big ticket beauty items and get ready to start coveting.
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Photo: (clockwise from top) Courtesy of Make Up For Ever, Courtesy of Thierry Mugler, Courtesy of Barneys
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This ninth edition of RéVive's Artbox series features a keepsake box adorned with imagery by abstract artist Ross Bleckner. Inside you'll find full sizes of the brand's Moisturizing Renewal Cream, Eye Renewal Cream, Sensitif Cellular Repair Cream SPF 15, Fermitif Neck Renewal Cream SPF 15, and Moisturizing Eye Renewal Cream — everything you need to make sure your skin looks pristine.

RéVive Limited Edition Artbox 9, $550, available at RéVive.

Photo: Courtesy of RéVive
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A makeup lover's wet dream, this set features 10 Aqua Cream shadows, a professional eyeshadow brush and a chic clutch to hold it all together.

Make Up For Ever Wild & Chic Aqua Cream Premium Set, $175, available at Sephora.

Photo: Courtesy of Make Up For Ever
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This limited-edition gift from Thierry Mugler is a study in excess (the good kind). It features a super-sized bottle of the infamous Angel fragrance, plus an insanely chic necklace inspired by the perfume's star-shaped flaçon.

Angel By Thierry Mugler Deluxe Metamorphosis Supreme, $3,000, available by request only at Thierry Mugler.

Photo: Courtesy of Thierry Mugler
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Nothing says fancy quite like pricy platinum, and this skin care set is chock-full of it. Housed in a silver jewelry box, the serum, cream, and eye treatment feature collodial platinum, which is said to strengthen the skin's buffer zone to keep pollutants out and nutrients in

La Prairie Extraordinary And Rare Platinum Collection, $1,250, available at Nordstrom.

Photo: Courtesy of La Prairie
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This ultra-luxe solid perfume compact depicts a beautiful elephant, adorned with Swarovski crystals and created by designer Jay Strongwater. Sure, it's pricey, but it's said to invite luck and wealth....

Estée Lauder Beautiful Luck Elephant Solid Perfume Compact By Jay Strongwater, $295, available at Neiman Marcus.

Photo: Courtesy of Estée Lauder
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Why wear diamond earrings when you can rock blinged-out lashes? Hand-set with a band of 18k white gold and 20 carats of diamonds, these false lashes will definitely put a twinkle in your eye.

Kreat Diamond Half False Lash, $1,350, available at Barneys.

Photo: Courtesy of Barneys
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This flashy fragrance holds the title of "The World's Most Expensive Perfume," a moniker it doesn't take lightly. The gorgeous flaçon features a crystal stopper with a diamond-adorned cap; just a drop of the perfume inside is enough to scent your skin for the entire day

Clive Christian No1 Pure Perfume, $2,350, available at Bergdorf Goodman.

Photo: Courtesy of Clive Christian
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This artisan gift set features three potent anti-aging creams, plus a handcrafted green tea aroma potpourri. The box was created by Korean-American artist Jamie M. Lee, and is an original and exclusive design.

Amore Pacific Time Response Limited Edition Art Of Skincare, $450, available at Neiman Marcus.

Photo: Courtesy of Amore Pacific
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If you can't get enough perfume, this super-sized gift box is right up your alley. Inside the mirrored train case you'll find 20 full-size bottles of popular celebrity fragrances — everything from old-school Britney Spears to the latest Mariah Carey concoction.

Perfumania Celebrity Fragrance Gift Set, $500, available at Perfumania.

Photo: Courtesy of Perfumania
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