It’s time to up your gift giving game. This year bypass the same old gifts and instead, give your nearest and dearest skin care. Your loved ones will be surprised and delighted with dermatologist-approved, high-quality skin care products that support the health of their skin. But, before you checkout, ensure your gift is both thoughtful and the perfect product for their skin with our top tips on how to give skin care the right way. Plus, find out our favorite limited edition skin care gift sets that are all dressed up in their holiday best.
Tip #1 - Consider their skin type.
Picking the perfect skin care product for someone else can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. First, consider their skin type. Have you heard them complain about dryness or struggle with blemishes? Maybe, they’re one of the lucky ones with normal skin! Whichever skin type they have, LovelySkin has the skin care products for them.
GLAMGLOW Clear Skin Superheroes Instant Pore-Clarifying Set. – This duo of mini best-selling masks are ideal for oily and blemish-prone skin. Formulated with a blend of six super clarifying acids, this treatment sweeps pores of excess oil and impurities for a tighter, smoother complexion. Bentonite clay and activated charcoal further detoxify skin and refine pores, creating a perfectly even canvas for makeup application.
Caudalie SOS Intense Hydration Duo – Dry, flaky skin doesn’t stand a chance with this powerful serum and moisturizer duo that does so much more than hydrate skin. Hyaluronic acid binds moisture to the surface of the skin for immediate hydration benefits, while grape seed polyphenols infuse skin with protective antioxidants. Organic grape water soothes and softens skin for a comfortable, supple complexion.
IMAGE Skincare Renewing Ritual Collection – Perfect for just about anyone, this six-piece set boosts radiance in dull or tired skin. This kit includes products formulated with plant stems cells, hyaluronic acid and botanical brighteners to create a glowing complexion just in time for holiday party season.
NuFACE Trinity Pro Shimmer All Night Collection – Limited Edition – This limited edition facial toning kit is a perfect pick for every skin type and tone and is perfectly packaged for the holidays with a chic, rose-colored dust bag and shimmery mirror compact. Beloved by aestheticians and spa professionals, this limited edition holiday kit features a mini NuFACE Trinity device to immediately tone and lift skin for a more rejuvenated, youthful appearance. In addition, it includes the NuFACE Hydrating Leave-On Gel Primer to prep skin for microcurrent treatment and the NuFACE FIX Smoothing Serum to minimize puffiness and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
Tip #2 - Consider their lifestyle.
More and more, people consider what they put in their bodies and what they put on their skin. Fortunately, a multitude of effective skin care formulas align with the values of your nearest and dearest whether they prefer natural skin care with organic ingredients or environmentally vegan products. Here are two to try:
bareMinerals 24 Days of Clean Beauty – Give them a reason to celebrate all season long with this unique, clean beauty advent calendar that contains 24 skin care and makeup minis in universally flattering shades. Behind each door hides a bestselling product that is 100% cruelty-free and formulated without harmful chemicals and mineral oil.
Eminence Organics Cleanse & Glow Duo – Limited Edition – Formulated with organic ingredients, this full-size cleanser and travel-sized exfoliator duo polishes and renews skin, so your loved one can let it glow all holiday season long. Lactic acid serves as a gentle exfoliator, dissolving the bonds that hold dull skin cells to the complexion, reviving your skin’s natural radiance.
Tip #3 - Consider skin concerns.
Giving products to address skin conditions can be tricky, and you should leave the more serious issues to their board-certified dermatologist. But, these gems take existing regimens to the next level by targeting specific concerns.
FixMySkin 1% Hydrocortisone Healing Balm – This multipurpose healing balm is a lifesaver for so many conditions including chapped skin, bug bites, bee stings, contact dermatitis and as a spot treatment for flaky eczema patches. This handy formula contains 1% hydrocortisone to heal inflammation while shea and cocoa butters maintain moisture and comfort. Plus, it’s pint-sized, making it the perfect stocking stuffer!
Intraceuticals Divine Eyes Essentials – Have a friend who works long hours or travels frequently? What about a new mom? This two-piece eye gel and eye mask set immediately refreshes tired eyes, minimizing puffiness and dark circles. Multiple types of hyaluronic acid immediately infuse skin with moisture while chamomile and green tea soothe and calm stressed, sleep-deprived skin.
Natura Bisse Diamond Extreme Gift Set – This ultra-nourishing gift duo is ideal for anyone who deals with very dry, dull-appearing skin. It features two Natura Bisse Diamond Extreme favorites, formulated with ultra-emollient ingredients like mango seed and shea butter to immediately soften skin. In addition, cutting edge ingredients like artemia salina work to stimulate the energy in skin’s natural defense system, restoring vitality in the skin. The complexion is nourished, hydrated and more youthful.
Tip #4 - Consider their age.
As we age, skin becomes thinner, drier, less elastic and in some cases, discolored. Before giving someone skin care products, consider their age. Mature skin benefits from different products and formulations than more youthful skin that still has most of its collagen and elastin intact.
DefenAge All in One Kit – Limited Edition – If your friends have mature skin, this anti-aging starter kit just might be their favorite gift. It contains the best-selling, five star-rated DefenAge Clinical Power Trio, which includes a masque, serum and moisturizer, formulated with proprietary alpha-defensins. This unique amino acid facilitates the production of new skin, instantly revealing a smoother, younger-looking complexion. It also includes a nourishing eye cream and chic travel bag, so they can take their skin care with them, no matter how far away they roam for the holidays.
Sunday Riley Acid Appeal Vol. 2 - Limited Edition - This beginner kit is for your friends who are just starting to consider committing to a serious skin care regimen. This five-piece kit contains travel-sized versions of rejuvenating Sunday Riley favorites, packing with important exfoliating skin care ingredients like vitamin C and retinol. Plus, this kit includes a full-size bottle of the Sunday Riley cult-favorite lactic acid exfoliator, Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid Treatment.
Tip #5 - Consider letting them choose!
Still not sure which skin care products are best for your nearest and dearest? Skip the guesswork and wrap up a LovelySkin Gift Card, so they can choose for themselves! Whether they want to stock up on a tried and true favorite or try something new, you can’t go wrong with a gift card. LovelySkin gift cards can be emailed to your loved one for easy online shopping. If you want to place your gift under the tree or in a stocking, choose a physical gift card, and, as a bonus, choose a few samples for yourself at checkout!
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