These Beauty Sets Give You The Best Bang For Your Buck

Value sets are often limited to the holiday season, but we think these kits are underestimated and so much more than just easy last-minute gift options. Filled with a handful of hero favorites from some of our most-loved brands, these gift sets are treasure troves that let you try a line's best products without fully committing.

After all, you'd never urge your mother to buy that full-size night cream without sampling it or your broke best friend to go for a $52 body scrub. And when you're in a beauty rut and confused about what works for you, these sets will push you in the right direction without running up your credit card debt.

Click ahead to see some of the best bang-for-your-buck value sets that are perfect for the holidays — or whenever.
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Buying the mascara and lip gloss alone would cost the same price of this whole kit — so worth it.

Bare Minerals Keep It Glowing, $39, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Buying five Beautyblenders individually would set you back $100, but snagging five at once is a steal. And if you rarely wash your brushes, well, you can go even longer now.

Beautyblender Fab Five Set, $75, available at Sephora.
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Filled with the famous No-Poo cleanser, conditioner, styling cream, and a curl-protecting scarf, this is the ultimate set for the curly haired woman in your life.

DevaCurl Celebrate Curly Kit, $40, available at Sephora.
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Traveling with skin care can be tough and condensing your routine for a trip can upset your complexion. This trio includes a cleansing water, moisturizer, and serum, and doesn't feel like you've sacrificed anything if it's the only thing you have room to pack.

Caudalie Vinosource Hydrating & Soothing Stars Set, $49, available at Sephora.
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This quartet of bold shades works for work, dates, errands, anything.

Bite Beauty Best Bite Redux, $25, available at Sephora.
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We're still not sure if the appeal of this fragrance is the luxurious scent or the unique packaging, but either way, $128 to smell like a Marc Jacobs muse sounds good to us.

Marc Jacobs Fragrances Divine Decadence Gift Set, $128, available at Sephora.
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This whole kit should normally cost you $124, but at just under $90, your skin can get the reset it needs.

Clinique Sweet Sonic Cleansing System Collection For Combination Oily to Oily Skin Types, $89.50, available at Nordstrom.
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One jar of this decadent body scrub is around $40, so catching these babies on sale is a chance we're not passing up.

Caudalie Grapest Body Essentials, $35, available at Caudalie.
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All the pros use and love ghd, so for a cute carrying case, a rose gold theme, and two exclusive Nails Inc. polishes, we're okay with dropping $249.

ghd Copper Luxe Platinum Styler Premium Gift Set, $249, available at Sephora.
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There are few products that smell as delicious as Korres' Greek Yoghurt and Wild Rose lines. And how chic is the design?

Korres The Best Of Korres, $65, available at Korres.
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The AHA Kit features a full size of the T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum (that costs $90 on its own) and two sample sizes of the C-Firma Day Serum and and B-Hdrya Intensive Hydration Gel.

Drunk Elephant AHA Kit, $96, available at Drunk Elephant.
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Running out of shampoo when your hair is on day four of extending a blowout is a real bummer, so give your friend who never remembers to stock up a gift she'll use to the last drop.

Pureology Hydrate Holiday Gift Set, $58, available at Ulta Beauty.
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They may look pretty and pink, but these creams are badass when it comes to fighting dry winter skin.

Lancôme Bienfait Multi-Vital Moisturizing Cream Dual Pack, $68, available at Nordstrom.
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15 different lip shades (and formulas) will ensure you never get bored.

Buxom Freezes Over 15 Piece Mini Lip Collection, $45 ($59), available at Sephora.
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Six products for $45?! Yeah, we think this we need this revamp our routine, ASAP.

Origins Bestsellers, $45, available at Sephora.
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This set includes two matte liners (brown and black) and a sample size of the Excessive Lash Arresting Volume Mascara to give you a sexy, smoky eye with little effort.

Make Up For Ever Artistic Smoky Eye Kit, $16 ($20), available at Sephora.
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Those who are just starting to see the effects of aging will go wild for this skin-care line of potent serums and creams.

Perricone MD PRE:EMPT Series The Travel Set, $95, available at Sephora.
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This brand-new set includes everything a beauty lover will need to start the year off right: an eyeshadow palette, cheek palette, and lip palette. Oh, and also a setting spray, lipliner, eyeliner, brow tint, eyeshadow primer, lip gloss, two color-correcting concealers, a blush brush, eyeshadow brush, and — we're exhausted — a lip brush.

Ulta Beauty Love Makeup Color Essentials Collection, $19.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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This Hope In A Jar set has you covered in terms of hydration and complexion renewal, day and night.

Philosophy Renewed Hope For the Holidays, $59, available at Sephora.
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At-home laser hair removal can save you loads of money. This device from Tria has professional-level technology and comes with its own cooling and prep gel, but the best part is that it's currently $100 cheaper than usual.

Tria Hair Removal Laser 4X + SmoothStart Calming Gel, $339, available at Sephora.
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You only really need a few solid blush options. This set comes with four — one for every skin tone — so split them up among friends if you're feeling generous.

Tarte Sculpted Cheeks Deluxe Amazonian Clay Blush Set & Brush, $35, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Little sleep and a lot of fun parties means puffy eyes. Ward off any inflammation with this set dedicated entirely to that delicate area.

Shiseido Best In Eyes Set, $65, available at Nordstrom.
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Yes, these masks are just as good as everyone says they are. If you haven't experienced the transforming results, now's the time to get the whole range and ring in 2017 with amazing skin.

Glamglow Mask Set, $69, available at Nordstrom.
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No one knows your hair better than you do, so cocktail your own treatment to make it stronger than ever.

Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Custom Hair Masque Cocktail Set, $38, available at Sephora.
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Give the friend who only ever uses soap and water to wash her face the gift of really, really nice cleansers. She'll never be the same.

Lancôme Double Cleansing Must-Haves Set, $30, available at Sephora.
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A blush and highlight for every need — in adorable packaging for every age.

Too Faced Let It Glow Highlight & Blush Kit, $25, available at Sephora.
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We have yet to meet a beauty editor who isn't obsessed with Sunday Riley's products, which truly deliver noticeable results in little time.

Sunday Riley #SquadGoals Skincare Essentials Kit, $90, available at Sephora.
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This set comes with a gentle cleanser and soap bar for a price that can't be beat.

First Aid Beauty Gentle Cleanse, $10, available at Sephora.
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Get Gigi Hadid's sun-kissed glow even when it's 20 below outside.

Sephora Collection Blush, Bronzed, and Ready to Glow! Face Palette, $21 ($32), available at Sephora.
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Bring these TSA-friendly products on your next trip to guarantee you step off the plane looking like an off-duty model.

Ouai Style Edit Set, $25, available at Sephora.
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A body lotion, fragrance, and deluxe mini spray will have you smelling like peonies, magnolias, and French-girl cool all year.

Chloé Signature Gift Set, $80, available at Sephora.
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