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The 15 Prettiest Last-Minute Beauty Gifts

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    Oops, you did it again. You totally meant to start your holiday shopping right after Thanksgiving. But, hey, sh*t happens. And, now that The Big Day is right around the corner, you might be cursing yourself for forgetting some key ladies on your list. (Rest easy that we're experiencing this same special brand of holiday-induced panic right along with you.)

    So, rather than heading to the mall or wandering the streets in an overwhelmed haze, let us propose a plan: beauty products, for everyone, all the time. The following 15 gifts range from thrifty to luxe, but they all have one thing in common: They are sure to delight every tough-to-gift family or friend left on your long, long list.

    So, grab a few of these pretties and sleep sweet dreams of sugarplums — you'll be totally covered come Christmas day.

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