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Top 10 Beauty Stocking Stuffers

...Ten beauty favorites for everyone on your list!

...Ten beauty favorites for everyone on your list!

If someone tried to argue that stocking stuffers are the best part of the holidays, you wouldn't hear any complaints from us. Full of mysterious little treasures, your stocking is the first thing you're drawn to on Christmas morning, so it definitely needs to be chock full of the best buys! When it comes to little treasures, we can confidently say that this list is stocked with ten of the best beauty stocking stuffers out there. We've got lip and cheek tints, nail polish, must have creams and more, all of which are guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone's face. To make our picks we used our exclusive algorithm, which sorts through top sellers that have the highest user reviews, and are loved by beauty editors and industry insiders alike. So, rest assured that you're in good hands – happy holidays!

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December 21, 2015

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Just looking at these bright shades makes us want to put them all over our kisser. Even better? They also double as a cheek tint, so you can gift your favorite pals with a double duty gift they'll come to count on. 

Tom Ford Beauty Blackout Nail Polish

Black nails are severely underrated. If you've got a pal who likes to rock the all black look, give her everything she needs with this luxe nail polish that's got a slight glittery sheen to keep it interesting. 

Essie Holiday Mini Nail Color Kit

Anything mini is perfect for a stocking stuffer, and Essie is a great gift all the time. Embrace the festive season and give her the tools to get a great mani at any point. This limited-edition set has five festive colors to celebrate the season with. 

Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm

Need serenity asap? Who doesn't. Fight the good fight and get some with this cleansing balm that removes makeup and impurities like a pro, and should be everyone's last step before drifting off to sleep. 

Le Labo Liquid Balm

Every smart woman should have a travel-sized fragrance that makes tired travelers smell like a million bucks. Orange blossom and cedar wood combine forces for a lovely, woodsy scent that lasts for hours. 

Herbivore Botanicals All Natural Cleansing Soap Bars

Does she like to keep it natural? If so, gift her with this charcoal and pink clay soap bar. They both work to remove toxins from the body, allowing her to get a feel-good clean that'll carry her through the day. 

Tata Harper Plumping and Line Reducing Lip Treatment

Fight each and every sign of aging with this smoothing and plumping lip treatment from beauty guru Tata Harper. Spanish lavender inhibits muscle contraction to decrease expression lines in this lovely little product that will improve any makeup bag. 

Urban Decay UD Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette

If you know anything about Gwen Stefani, you know she's got a seriously vibrant style. Take after the iconic singer with this exciting eye shadow palette that allows you to craft nearly any look under the sun. 

Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Pure Retinol Express Smoothing Eye Mask

If she's got fifteen minutes, she's got enough time to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also great for use on laugh lines (please don't stop laughing) her skin will get an invigorating boost that shaves off years.

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask

Your lips during the winter months can certainly take a beating, but holiday parties are made for kissing — what to do? Slather on this nourishing and smoothing treatment that hydrates your pucker like a boss. 

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