Gift Guide: Favorites You’ll Love (And Love to Give)

The holidays are fast approaching! Have you made your gift-giving list yet? As excited as we get about making wish lists, we think there’s definitely something to the saying that it’s better to give than to receive. Every holiday season at Beautycounter, our staff gets so excited about who is going to get what because it means we get to share what we love with the ones we love—beautiful, effective, safer products. This year, we’ve upped the ante with a holiday shop filled with gorgeous gift sets for everyone on your list, all wrapped up in festive ruby-red packaging. To make it easier for you, our staff reviewed all of their favorite, most giftable products and compiled their own list of cleaner cosmetics and skin care for everyone on your list. So, without further adieu, we give you the Beautycounter Gift Guide. Happy gifting!


1. Our Favorites for Your Favorite

Five best sellers in travel-friendly sizes. That hard-to-shop-for friend is no longer hard to shop for.

“My skin has never looked so good! The secret? These five products are everything you need to clean, moisturize, and tone. Perfect for busy people who want an easy one-stop-skin care shop!”
–Lindsay D., Community Affairs and Engagement 


2. The Jet-Set

Must-pack travel staples for that friend who always seems to be somewhere fabulous.

“I travel a lot, especially around the holidays, and always seem to leave packing to the last minute. These are my essentials for any trip. The pouch is durable and small enough to stash in any suitcase or bag.”
–Kat H., Environment, Health and Safety

3. Kiss, Kiss

A duo of super-hydrating Lip Conditioners in classic Peppermint and pink-tinted Rose. Give one, keep one!

“I love the fresh, minty flavor of Lip Conditioner Peppermint and keep one in my bathroom, purse, and at my nightstand so I can apply before bed and wake up with smooth, hydrated lips! And I absolutely love the slight tint pink it gives my lips (plus the scent is incredible).”
–Hanna T., Marketing


4. Shimmer & Shine

This is what spa-day at home looks like: shimmer oil, sugar scrub, and body butter.

“These three are the ultimate dream team! Most shimmer oils I’ve tried make me feel like I sat through a Mardi Gras glitter parade, but this one leaves me with the perfect post-vaca glow. Our sugar scrub wipes away dead skin and smells good enough to eat! And my skin eats up the body butter without leaving me feeling greasy, gooey, or oily.”
–Sarah J., Product Development


5. Love & Luster

Four juicy Lip Glosses including two new festive hues—pearly Blossom and sparkly Sunshine—add high-wattage color to any holiday look.

“Lip Glosses are my favorite product! They add luster to my lips without drying them out. I always carry at least two in my purse to play with layering colors. Plus, they go so well with the Lip Sheers!”
–Pema L., Digital Production


6. Luminous Nudes

Our best-selling Sheer Lipstick in Twig has met its match: New Lip Gloss in Bare Shimmer delivers a glistening sheen for a party-ready pout.

“I always seek out the best way to sparkle during the holidays and this duo is it! I can’t wait to give someone this special set, and I’m definitely putting one on my own wishlist!”
–Laura B., Brand Experience


7. Naughty to Nice

These little ‘lumps’ of coal are breaking new ground with their purifying powers, and they’re perfect for him and her.

“After using the Charcoal Cleansing Bar and Purifying Charcoal Mask consistently for a month, people at work told me how great my skin looked (not joking!). The mask is really fun to use. When it gets all dried up, it definitely feels like it’s working. And it smells really good!”
–Andrew P., Creative 


8. Winter Warmth Palette

A curated palette of our most popular warm-toned powders, plus two new shades for eyes and cheeks.

“I like the lighter shades for daytime and then layer on the deeper shades to transition my look for night. The new highlighter is beautiful and gives a subtle, luminous glow that isn’t shimmery…perfect for the holiday season and into the new year!”
–Lindsey R., Marketing


9. Winter Dream Palette

Cool-toned shades for eyes and cheeks that transition effortlessly from desk to dinner.

“I LOVE every shade in the Winter Dream Palette, especially the five brand new eyeshadows and the perfect highlighter. The cool wintery hues are so versatile, great for everyday wear or the makeup junkie in you!”
–Christy C., Product Development


10. Cleansing Balm

A hydrating and nourishing facial cleanser, makeup remover, and overnight mask that melts into skin.

“The cleansing balm is an incredible multi-use product! My skin is intensely dry, especially during the winter months. I use it as an overnight mask, lip conditioner, and dry spot treatment for my elbows. I have one in my bathroom and carry one with me at all times. It’s the GREATEST product ever!”
–Simone G., Marketing


11. Retractable Foundation Brush

A dome-shaped brush you’ll want to take with everywhere for flawless application every time.

“I have never found another brush that allows foundation to go on so smoothly without being too heavy. The brush is soft to the touch and leaves my skin looking natural and radiant. I’ll never use anything else!”
–Ellie R., Sales


12. Travel Bag

Pack it all in a chic cosmetic bag that’s conveniently shaped to stand upright for easy access.

“The Travel Bag is my ultimate go-to travel companion! It is just the right size to carry all my favorite essentials on any adventure, and it fits easily in my luggage or a weekend bag—even my gym bag! With a lovely striped inside and easy-to keep-clean outside, I can’t imagine traveling without it.”
–Tami P., Customer Care

What’s On Your Gift List?

Tell us which safer beauty products you can’t wait to give your friends! Tag us on Twitter or Instagram @Beautycounter with #BCGiftGuide.