12 stunning gift ideas for beauty-obsessed teens
Tailored from novice to enthusiast level
By Olga Scorer
Content Producer / November 30 2023
With Christmas approaching, you may be thinking of getting your gift shopping sorted (or at least adding items to your ‘to buy’ list). Tailoring your present to your audience can pose a challenge, however.
For the teen/s in your life, gift hunting can be even harder. For those who have no clue what to get their loved ones in their teen years, we’ve curated a top-notch gift guide for teenagers, whether they’re a beauty noice or total expert.
Get ready to spoil the teen in your life with a beauty set that tops all other gifts…
Anastasia Beverly Hills Rose Metals Deluxe Trio
Think glitter and glam with this trio set. The Rose Metals Deluxe Trio brings the drama with Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Rose Metals Palette, Lash Sculpt Mascara and Clear Brow Gel. Any teen would be over the moon receiving this gift!
$102 at Anastasia Beverly Hills
Ela Cosmetics The Face Bundle
Are they short on makeup brushes? This seven-piece essentials kit includes everything she could wish for and more. Smooth foundation, sculpted contour and flushed cheeks, here we come!
$155 (currently $85) at Ela Cosmetics
Eye of Horus Complexion Duo Universal
Have you ever seen a cheek palette this luxe? Mineral-based beauty brand Eye of Horus deliver two richly-pigmented bronzer and blush powders in a stunning, refillable gold mirrored palette. Infused with skin-loving ingredients like moringa oil, not only will you achieve radiant cheeks, but you’ll also work towards radiant skin with every use.
$75 at Eye of Horus
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Toner
Indulge your older teens in the viral sensation that is the Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Toner. Because of its active ingredients (AHA and PHA), this exfoliating, glow-inducing, acid-based toner is best suited to those in their later teens.
$61.38 at Cult Beauty
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Beautifying Lip & Cheek Secrets
Charlotte Tilbury's iconic Pillow Talk collection is any beauty-loving teen’s dream. This lip and cheek set features the best-selling Pillow Talk matte lipstick alongside travel-sizes of the lip liner, lip gloss and Beauty Light Wand in the same universally flattering shades.
$84 at Charlotte Tilbury
Drunk Elephant Wild Night Out Evening Kit
Make their evening skincare routine that more indulgent with Drunk Elephant's curated selection. The quartet includes the full-size favourite Lala Retro Whipped Cream moisturiser alongside deluxe minis of the T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, Ceramighty AF Eye Balm and Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser.
$157 at MECCA
Pixi Best of Hello Skintreats Duo Holiday Limited Edition
Pixi's holiday set is a gateway to glowing skin with its duo of skin care favorites. With an adorable Hello Kitty theme, the set is a simple, sweet introduction to the world of skin care for any teen looking to up their beauty game.
$38 at Sephora
Laniege Divine Lip Duo
The kiss of hydration Laneige's lip duo provides is nothing short of divine. Anyone who receives this limited-edition holiday set will have the softest pout in town.
$31 at Sephora
Burt's Bees Tips & Toes Kit
This sweet pamper kit is an ideal starter set for a teen’s first foray into the world of beauty. Featuring Burt’s Bees classics, not only will the recipient delight in this six-piece kit, their skin will thank them for it!
$24.95 at Oz Hair & Beauty
Oribe Hair Alchemy Collection
Transform their tresses with Oribe's luxurious Hair Alchemy line. Featuring their full-size shampoo and conditioner + travel-size hair serum, not only do you get a nice discount, your teen’s hair will be in its healthiest state yet.
$155 at Oz Hair & Beauty
Philosophy Amazing Grace Fragrance Eau De Parfum Set
Philosophy's Amazing Grace is a perfect teen scent. This trio pack will envelop any user in the clean, floral scent of rose, juicy berries and soft musk. Scrumptious!
$99 at Adore Beauty
Benefit Mistletoe Blushin' Set
Add a dash of rosy tint into their makeup routine. This super cute blush set includes Benefit’s iconic multi-use Benetint and Shellie powder blush - perfect for any makeup user who loves a healthy, natural flush.
$55 at Adore Beauty
Main image credit: @avaphillippe
Check out our best friend Christmas gift guide for more festive gifting inspo…
Olga is BEAUTYcrew's Content Producer. When she's not writing about beauty, she's probably watching endless TikTok videos about the topic. Her extra one per cent of brain space is reserved for her two poodles. She can be easily bribed with a good blush or lip tint (take notes, please).