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Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-For People on Your List

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Each of the friends and family members on your holiday gifting list is one of a kind, and that’s what you love most about them. But with so many different personalities to shop for, the options can feel a bit overwhelming. Don’t worry—we’re here to help you choose a gift that’s as unique as your giftee’s ultra-specific taste. This season, think beyond the generic gift card and give them something that shows you really get them.

Gifts for the Wellness Buff

Fueled by leafy greens and asanas, this self-care champion favors natural ingredients for peak performance, inside and out.

  1. Rahua Dermstore Exclusive Daily Essentials Kit 3piece

    For healthy hair and a healthy planet: The volume-boosting shampoo, conditioner and hair spray in this exclusive kit are made with organic, pure plant-derived ingredients from the Amazon rainforest (all eco-friendly and sustainably sourced, of course).

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  2. Naturopathica Clean Getaway Set 1kit

    This set boasts a complete regimen to boost skin’s health and well-being, with natural ingredients like clarifying manuka honey, calming calendula and soothing arnica. Skin Tea sachets round out the relaxing spa experience.

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  3. Gifts for the Tech Lover
    This early adopter always has the latest gadget, so why not help them update their skin care routine? These efficacious, science-backed devices are worth geeking out over.

  4. NuFACE Trinity Shimmer All Night Collection 5piece

    In-the-know skin care obsessives swear by this facial toning device to help improve firmness. This set, which includes the device, serum, primer, dust bag and mirrored compact, has everything your giftee needs to get started.

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  5. FOREO’s pulsating device for face and body is an upgrade to cleansing 2.0. The LUNA™ 3 goes deep into pores to remove dirt and impurities, leaving skin better able to absorb the nourishing squalene- and hyaluronic acid-infused serum that comes as part of this 2-in-1 kit.

  6. Gifts for the Holiday Host
    When it comes to making merry, this expert entertainer spares no effort. Show your thanks for the hospitality with the perfect gift for your favorite party thrower.

  7. TOCCA Beauty Crema Veloce Hand Creams 3piece

    After spending all those hours in the kitchen, your host will appreciate a little pampering courtesy of these moisturizing hand creams. Enriched with coconut oil, shea butter and aloe, this fragrant trio will leave skin feeling soft and smelling luxurious.

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  8. Slip Beauty Sleep Collection (2 piece)
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    Slip Beauty Sleep Collection (2 piece)

    Once the festivities end, it’s time for some well-deserved rest. Treat your host to a good night’s sleep with this two-piece set. Made from 100% mulberry silk, this sleep mask helps prevent signs of eye fatigue, while the pillowcase helps reduce damaging friction on skin and hair.

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  9. Gifts for the Jet Setter
    This world traveler makes crisscrossing time zones look good, thanks to beauty favorites that stow in a carry-on and pack a bevy of benefits on the go.

  10. Sunday Riley Pro Vitamins Vol. 1 Collection (4 piece)
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    Sunday Riley Pro Vitamins Vol. 1 Collection (4 piece)

    Get a glow on the road with travel-sized versions of Sunday Riley’s illuminating vitamin C formulas. This kit packs a face oil, brightening serum and hydration cream all rich in antioxidants, plus a caffeine-infused eye cream to minimize dark circles and puffiness.

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  11. Harry Josh Pro Tools Travel Essentials Kit 4piece

    With this four-piece set, they can take their entire styling routine along for the ride. The mini curling iron and flat iron pack as much power as their full-sized counterparts (both heat up to 450 degrees in just 30 seconds) but take up less precious space in a bag—leaving plenty of room for the travel-sized brushes, too.

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  12. Gifts for the Shining Star
    Being the life of the party is a lifestyle—and a look. This social butterfly gravitates to makeup essentials that make it easy to show up gorgeous.

  13. beautyblender Dripping in Diamonds 4piece

    With two multitasking makeup sponges and a pair of gemstone-shaped solid blendercleansers, creating a flawless complexion has never been easier—or more glamorous. Plus, having two sets in rotation means using a clean sponge every time.

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  14. Kevyn Aucoin Dermstore Exclusive Volumizing Lashes Kit 2piece

    This two-piece set is just what your giftee needs for lashes that light up a room. The slim, stainless steel eyelash curler is a favorite of professional makeup artists, and the volumizing mascara intensifies lashes with look-at-me volume and length.

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Dermstore Content Manager

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz

Wendy Rodewald-Sulz is Dermstore's Content Manager and a lifelong skin care and beauty devotee. She graduated from cruising the drugstore aisles for Lip Smackers as a teen to a career as a beauty editor, where she learned her antioxidants from her AHAs by interviewing top dermatologists. Her skin care must-haves include hyaluronic acid and sleep.