Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Bauble

23 celebrity-approved beauty gifts for 2023: Hair, makeup, skincare, more

With the holiday season nearly here, plenty of luxe labels are decking the halls — and stocking their websites — with festive beauty buys.

Sephora started things off in September with a slew of gift-ready sets, while Charlotte Tilbury dropped its highly anticipated holiday collection on Wednesday — featuring a a buzzy collaboration with Elton John and a campaign starring Kate Moss.

From ornaments stuffed with lipsticks or silk scrunchies to full sets from the likes of La Mer and Dr. Barbara Sturm, there are plenty of ways to give the gift of glam this year.

Whether you’re stuffing stockings or stocking up on your own favorites, ’tis the season to make things merry and bright with the beautiful bundles below.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Matte Revolution Bauble

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution BaubleCharlotte Tilbury

From Meghan Markle to Britney Spears, stars are obsessed with Charlotte Tilbury’s iconic Pillow Talk lipstick — now available in festive ornament form. The perfect nude-pink shade is also included in the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Beautifying Lip and Cheek Secrets Set ($54).

  • charlotte Tilbury $18.00

Fenty Eau de Parfum + Scarf Wrap Set

A Fenty holiday perfume setFenty Beauty

Got “Love On the Brain”? Treat your special someone to a fragrance set from Fenty Beauty, which comes with a complimentary scarf.

  • fenty beauty $140.00

Dr. Barbara Sturm Serum House

Dr. Barbara Sturm Serum HouseDr. Barbara Sturm

Give your loved one’s skincare routine a (literal) home for the holidays with this cute set from this celebrity-loved, doctor-founded brand.

While Bella Hadid, Victoria Beckham and the Kardashian-Jenners are all Sturm stans, Oprah called the Glow Drops (included in this set) her “favorite, favorite” in a conversation with the founder herself, per Oprah Daily.

  • goop $470.00
  • dr. barbara sturm $470.00

Augustinus Bader The Winter Radiance System

Augustinus Bader Winter Radiance SetAugustinus Bader

Forget “Silver and Gold”; Augustinus Bader’s blue-and-gold bottles are a must for the holidays.The brand’s Rich Cream once appeared on Jennifer Aniston’s Instagram Stories, while Hailey Bieber told her followers she’s gone through three bottles of the hydrating formula.

Kris Jenner, meanwhile, prefers the original Cream — also included in this winter-themed set — which she reportedly calls “the crack.”

  • saks fifth avenue $220.00
  • nordstrom $220.00

Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Rock Star Beauty Icons

Charlotte Tilbury Rockstar Lipstick SetCharlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury’s holiday collaboration with Elton John is star-studded in more ways than one. Kate Moss modeled shades from this limited-edition set — which comes packaged in a starry clutch — for the brand’s 2023 holiday campaign.

  • charlotte tilbury $133.00

Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Mini Blush & Glow 4-Piece Set

A Rare Beauty Holiday setSephora

It’s rare to see Selena Gomez’s beauty brand on sale, but this gift-ready set packed with its viral liquid blushes and luminizers just might be the next best thing.

  • sephora $54.00 $34.00

Olaplex Strong Days Ahead Hair Kit

Olaplex Strong Days Ahead Hair SetDermstore/Olaplex

Whether you’re looking for a gift that goes under the tree or on it, Olaplex has you covered. The haircare brand — which counts stars like Jennifer Lopez, Billie Eilish and Kim Kardashian as devotees — dropped a set featuring its shampoo, conditioner and hair perfector just in time for the holidays.

For a smaller surprise, consider the Olaplex No. 3 Perfector Holiday Ornament ($17).

  • dermstore $55.00
  • Saks fifth Avenue $55.00

Ilia Shades of You Essentials Set

Ilia Shades of You Essentials SetIlia

Several famous folks could find their favorites in this holiday set; Olivia Wilde shouted out Ilia’s mascara in an InStyle interview, while Kristen Bell’s made the Super Serum Tint part of her beauty routine.

Meanwhile, the Multi-Stick — designed to serve as a blush, lip tint and highlighter in one — counts Megan Fox, Emma Watson and Camila Mendes as fans.

  • ilia $152.00 $98.00

Color Wow Dream Coat Anti-Frizz Treatment Duo Hair Set

A Color Wow setSephora

Wow them this holiday season with a frizz-busting gift from Color Wow; as the brand’s global creative director, celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton uses it on A-list clients like Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian. Meredith Marks is also a fan, recently telling us the product’s a “literal lifesaver.”

  • sephora $40.00 $28.00

Sunday Riley Morning Buzz Vitamin C 3-Piece Holiday Set

Sunday Riley setQVC

Before Christmas morning arrives, treat giftees to this skincare trio from Sunday Riley, one of the most celebrity-loved skincare brands out there. The special-edition set — which boasts a retail value of over $150 — is designed for “anti-aging” and “all day radiance” in addition to hydration, per the site.

  • qvc $150.40 $83.00

Summer Fridays The Lip Butter Balm Set

Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm SetSummer Fridays/Revolve

Summer Fridays is quite literally on every star’s lips these days. Sai de Silva, Iskra Lawrence, Charli D’Amelio and Molly Sims have all praised this product’s powers in Page Six Style interviews, with Sims telling us it’s “a go-to and never disappoints.”

  • revolve $49.00

La Mer Holiday Mini Cream Collection

A La Mer holiday setLa Mer

La Mer’s luxe products are loved by everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Selena Gomez to Scott Disick. Give giftees the red carpet treatment with a value set of mini products from the high-end favorite.

  • nordstrom $242.00 $95.00

Lancer Skincare In A Flash Facial Set

A Lancer Flash Facial SetLancer/Nordstrom

Dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer’s client list is practically a who’s who of Hollywood; Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham and Jennifer Lopez are among the famous faces he treats. The doc’s namesake line is equally famous among A-listers, and Margot Robbie and Sofia Richie have both name-checked it in interviews over the years.

  • nordstrom $160.00 $85.00
  • lancer $160.00 $85.00

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare The Holiday Peel Vault

A Dr. Dennis Gross peel gift setSephora

Naomi Campbell, Barbie Ferreira and Constance Wu are all fans of Dr. Dennis Gross’s daily peel pads, with the latter once telling the New York Times she “definitely” uses them if she wants “to be really glow-y the next day.”

  • sephora $245.00 $153.00
  • bloomingdale’s $245.00 $153.00

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Dreams Come True Box

A Charlotte Tilbury Holiday SetCharlotte Tilbury

If they’re dreaming of a glam Christmas, this Charlotte Tilbury set will give them plenty of products to play with — including several Pillow Talk mainstays stars have worn to red carpet events like the Grammys and Oscars.

  • charlotte tilbury $556.00 $390.00

111SKIN Reparative Precision Repair 4-Piece Edit

A 111Skin Holiday SetSaks Fifth Avenue

There’ll be no masking their surprise when they unwrap this set of luxury skincare staples (including face masks and serum) from 111SKIN. The brand is a favorite for editors and stars alike, and it’s popped up on the Instagram feeds of Lady Gaga, Priyanka Chopra, Margot Robbie and more.

  • saks fifth avenue $230.00
  • nordstrom $230.00

Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Balms Set

Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Balm SetNordstrom

Leave Santa more than sugar cookies with this Fresh Sugar lip balm set featuring four pink tints. Margot Robbie and Meghan Markle are both fans of the brand’s bestselling balms.

  • nordstrom $51.00 $33.00

Tarte The Icons Best-Sellers Set

A Tarte bestsellers setTarte

Plenty of stars swear by Tarte’s cult-favorite Shape Tape Concealer, including Shay Mitchell, Kyle Richards and Bebe Rexha. Pick up the star beauty buy — plus the brand’s TikTok-loved Marajuca Juicy Lip Gloss — for nearly $20 less with this value set.

  • tarte $55.00 $31.00

Sunday Riley Mini Power Couple Travel Kit

A Sunday Riley Power Couple skincare setDermstore

Giftees needn’t look under their seats for this Oprah “favorite” — just under the tree. The media mogul included this set’s Good Genes Serum on her 2019 “Favorite Things” list, along with the Ceramic Slip Cleanser ($35).

  • dermstore $41.00 $28.00

Dyson Airwrap Multi-Styler

A Dyson AirWrap Special Edition SetDyson/Amazon

Before it’s a wrap on holiday shopping season, pick up a Dyson Airwrap in this special seasonal hue. Fans of the viral tool include everyone from Kylie Jenner to Lindsay Lohan.

  • amazon $599.99
  • ulta $599.99

LolaVie Restore & Protect Travel Kit

A Lolavie travel setUlta

Whether you’re selecting a surprise for family or “Friends,” consider picking up this pack of four from Jennifer Aniston’s haircare brand. This set’s Restorative Shampoo and Conditioner also have places of honor in Gwyneth Paltrow’s bathroom.

  • ulta $40.00

M.A.C Celebrate in Colour Powder Kiss Lip Vault

A MAC lipstick setMAC

For the lipstick lover in your life, why not wrap up this bow-shaped box? The 12-piece set is currently on sale, making it over $100 off its original value.

  • M.a.c $168.00 $59.50

Slip Pure 4-Pack Skinny Scrunchies Ornament Set

A Slip silk scrunchie-filled ornamentNordstrom

Slip some silk scrunchies into their stocking with this festive ornament. The brand’s award-winning skinny hair ties have appeared on the wrists (and ponytails, and messy buns) of A-listers like Taylor Swift, Hailey Bieber and Sofia Richie.

  • nordstrom $25.00