The Best Beauty Gifts For Literally Everyone On Your List

The funny thing about working in the beauty department is that everyone always comes to us for gift advice. Sure, the fashion girls know a thing or two about how to pair pants with flatforms — or even how to convincingly pull off a "party coat" — but it's us they come running to before heading off to a friend's birthday party, telling us all about the lucky giftee-to-be and what they might like.
That's what gave us the idea to put together a list of pretty much everyone you could possibly shop for this holiday season — and what to get them. As our fashion-department friends will agree, beauty gifts are delightful because you're giving the recipient an opportunity to spend a little more time on themselves, with something they may not have bought on their own. Plus, people are far more likely to experiment with a lip color or perfume than with, say, their jewelry. Beauty is inherently more ephemeral — it all washes off at the end of the day.
Ahead, we chose some top-notch finds for everyone from your grandmother to your landlord — so you can cover all your bases. If we go over your budget, you can check out our nice little under-$20 list, too.

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