Gift Guides - December 13, 2019

Gifts for the Clean Beauty Hoarder

The holidays present the perfect opportunity to spoil your friends and family with little luxuries that bring a dash of joy to their everyday routines. Enter our favorite clean beauty gift ideas. After all, how nice is it to know that your best friend felt extra confident on her first date thanks to the brand new perfume you gave her, or that your sister-in-law (who just became a mom) can give her sleep-deprived skin a little TLC? 

Sure, they may seem like small gestures, but these holiday gifts offer the perfect way to show your beauty-loving friends how you support and encourage taking a few extra minutes to nurture themselves. Ahead, find our 12 favorite clean beauty items to gift this year!

Herbivore Botanicals Blue Tansy Mask

This mask suits all skin types, making it a foolproof gift for anyone on your list. It’s both clarifying and cooling, giving your friends and family a little encouragement to relax and rejuvenate.

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Goop Exfoliating Instant Facial

If you really want to spoil the beauty lovers in your life, look no further than this goop face mask by Juice Beauty. Yes, it’s an investment at $125, but trust us when we say they’ll be feeling as fresh as Gwyneth after just a couple of uses. 

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Bite Beauty 4 pc Amuse Bouche Supercharged Lipstick Set

This gift set is ideal for the person in your life who loves to rock a bold lip. This set comes with four different shades, from spicy red to warm nude, so they’ll have a new shade to try everywhere from the office to date night.

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ILIA Multi-Stick

This product is perfect for the busy beauty lover who wants to feel put together in the morning but only has a few minutes to make it happen! It’s moisturizing, nourishing, and melts effortlessly into both lips and cheeks for a dash of healthy color.

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Kosas Pressed Powder Blush & Highlighter Duo

This duo palette offers natural-looking shades that are easily buildable, making it an easy go-to for everyday makeup application. One Sephora reviewer says, “I use it every time I do makeup. I don’t know quite how to explain it but there’s something about this product that just makes everything better.” Consider us sold.

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RMS Beauty Oil

Thanks to buriti oil, tamanu oil, and rosehip seed oil, this noncomedogenic beauty elixir hydrates and calms redness, all while giving skin a radiant glow.


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Aether Beauty Rose Quartz Crystal Gemstone Eyeshadow Palette

You can feel totally confident that your gift recipient will fall in love with this versatile eyeshadow palette. The colors are neutral, gorgeous, pigmented, AND the packaging is totally recyclable. 

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Playa Ritual Hair Oil

This hair oil gets rave reviews for its ability to provide weightless moisture that tames frizz and adds shine. The secret? Rather than simply coating hair with moisture, it actually treats hair follicles from the inside out. The perfect gift for all hair types, from straight to tightly coiled.

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Fog by Henry Rose Perfume

This airy and crisp scent was created by Michelle Pfeiffer, born out of frustration for the lack of transparency in the beauty industry. Its sexy fragrance is clean and non-toxic, so your friends and family can enjoy worry-free. 

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Biossance Clean Favorites Trio Set

Comprised of the bestselling Squalene and Omega Repair Cream, Squalene and Vitamin C Rose Oil, and Squalene and Marine Algae Eye Cream, this gift set promises to boost moisture, radiance, and give skin a glow in even the coldest winter.

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100% Pure Jetsetter Kit

This kit is perfect for that friend who spends more time on an airplane than they do at home. Including caffeinated eye cream, brightening serum, and under-eye masks, it’ll leave them feeling rested and beautiful long after they’ve hit the runway.

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Beautycounter Fresh Faced Trio

We love this trio for someone who enjoys a super simple makeup routine, or even for a student who’s just beginning to build their makeup bag with quality products. With clear brow gel, lengthening mascara, and a universally flattering lip gloss, you can’t go wrong with this gift set.

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Whether you’re shopping for your mother-in-law or your work wife, we hope these tried-and-true clean beauty products inspire you to gift a little extra self-care this holiday season.

**If you haven’t had a chance yet, head over to MAED Holiday for more of MAED’s holiday goodness!!

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