You know that your OCD has kicked in when you start creating color-coded gift guides! That’s exactly what I decided to do this holiday season—to separate gifts for different types of people in your life—mom, significant other, girlfriends, beauty addicts, fitness junkies, fashionistas, yourself—by the dominant color of its packaging. The first roundup of all the cutest holiday gifts of 2017 is all about Millennial pink goodies that I personally had a chance to test and enjoy myself. Whether it’s a makeup palette or a feminine jewelry set, I can’t help but feel the good vibes coming from all these light pink colored goodies.
TOO FACED BOSS LADY AGENDA ($58, sephora.com) // This two-in-one makeup palette and a planner is a perfect gift for a girl who loves all things cute and pink. The limited-edition palette contains 24 matte and metallic eyeshadows as well as everything you need to contour your face—a blush, bronzer, and luminizer. In addition to the palette, you also receive a deluxe version of best-selling Better Than Sex Mascara and a mauve lipstick from my favorite liquid lipstick line, Melted Matte Long Wear Lipstick. Top all this compactly packaged makeup set with the cutest paper-bound agenda (with stickers!) and a mini zip-around planner holder – and there you have it the best makeup palette set of the season!
This gift is perfect for… A college or a high school girl, a makeup lover, or a person who is obsessed with cute stationery!
MILK + SASS MACARON FOR HAIR ($12.99, milkandsass.com) // Who knew that a detangling brush could look so cute? These macaron-style packaged brushes offer everything you need to fix your hair while on-the-go: a compact brush with sturdy but soft bristles and a mirror. My favorite thing about this set is that it completely closes to look like a macaron—so your hairbrush doesn’t touch anything else in your bag.
This gift is perfect for… A girl on-the-go, a macaron lover, or anyone else—we all need to brush our hair so it’s a truly universal gift.
GUERLAIN METEORITES BIRTHDAY CANDLE ILLUMINATING POWDER ($62, saksfifthavenue.com) // Brand’s iconic handcrafted pearls received a packaging makeover to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Guerlain’s iconic Météorites collection—and it’s cute and luxurious looking at the same time. This illuminating powder sets the face flawlessly making skin softer and brighter, while evening out the texture and finish of makeup. I personally have been testing this illuminating powder for the last few months and I can’t recommend it enough!
This gift is perfect for… A classy lady, a makeup fanatic, and a girl who is obsessed with everything French.
ZAZEN BEAR FRAGRANCE CANDLE ($50, zazenbear.com) // There are so many cute holiday candles out there, but none of them are as cute as this Millennial pink candle. Packaged in the most adorable ceramic container with a meditating bear topper, this fragranced candle would be a perfect gift for any house. It’s adorable, it has a cute cover, it burns for an impressive 35 hours—and you could use it as a shelf décor afterward.
This gift is perfect for… A candle lover, a person who is looking for peace and harmony in their life, or for anyone who just moved to a new apartment.
LES NEREIDES PARIS JEWELRY (from $49, amazon.com) // I purchased this earrings and rings set over my latest trip to Paris where I fell in love with this brand of whimsical jewelry. Depending on the collection, you could find either super girly and cute items or standout pieces that everyone will notice. I especially love their ballerina shaped earrings and pieces from the Alice in Wonderland collection—these are so incredibly adorable!
This gift is perfect for… A jewelry lover or a fashionista.
FIZZ & BUBBLE BATH CUPCAKES ($10, ulta.com) // I feature these bath bomb in every gift guide for a reason: in my humble opinion, these are the absolute cutest. Not to mention that they feature some of the most hydrating formulas I’ve ever tried—you get out of a bath and you don’t need to moisturize afterward. Each bath cupcake comes in an individual package that makes it a perfect stocking stuffer or just a cute reminder for yourself to take some time off to truly enjoy the holiday season.
This gift is perfect for… A bath-taker, desserts lover, and a person you don’t know too closely – it’s a neutral and adorable gift for any girl in your life.
GIVENCHY LE ROUGE PERFECTO BEAUTIFYING LIP BALM ($36, sephora.com) // This artfully packaged lip balm naturally reacts on the pH level of your skin to bring a soft color to your lips. In addition to delivering the most natural-looking pinky finish, the balm also plumps and hydrates your lips which makes it a perfect everyday companion. Have this luxurious lip product in your handbag at all time—to moisturize your lips throughout the day and obsess about the gorgeous packaging.
This gift is perfect for… Yourself! Or any girl in your life who loves muted shades in makeup and appreciate luxury products.
ANKIT KITTY SHOT GLASSES ($14.99, amazon.com) // You don’t need to be a cat lady to appreciate how adorable these shot glasses are. Made from black and white ceramic, these miniature glasses will work not only as handy drinkware but also as a cute piece of décor you could put on display in your house.
This gift is perfect for… Party girls and animal lovers and a girl who appreciate whimsical décor.
KOPARI COCONUT KISS KIT ($30, sephora.com) // I included this nourishing coconut balm in my list of best lip balms of all time for a reason: it’s my personal favorite lip product for the cold season. Not only it’s vegan and made without any harsh chemicals, it also tastes good! This holiday gift set provides a great value for your buck as it contains three delicious lip balms (pinkini, hibiskiss, and mai tai) that will take you (or the person you are gifting it to) through the winter and even longer.
This gift is perfect for… Everyone! I mean, who doesn’t hate chapped lips? And who doesn’t love yummy lip balms!
OGX x KANDEE JOHNSON FROSTED SUGAR COOKIE HAIR CARE LINE ($5.99 each, target.com) // What would you feel if your hair and shampoo smelled like… delicious cookies your grandma made? This holiday season, everyone’s favorite YouTuber Kandee Johnson collaborated with all natural haircare brand to introduce the most delicious smelling line of everyday hair care products that smell like holidays. I tested out the limited edition Frosted Sugar Cookie line and truly enjoyed this sweet-smelling formula that hydrates and smoothens hair.
This gift is perfect for… Girls obsessed with YouTube, a cookie lover, or any person you’d like to give a holiday gift, but don’t know what to pick.
BEING I DON’T GIVE A SIP GIFT SET ($18, ulta.com) // The brand Being by Sanctuary SPA just launched at Ulta, but I already appreciate playful designs and punchy slogans that it offers. While I personally adore this compactly packaged bath set, there are many more cute options to consider for your gift list, including body butters, makeup bags, body scrubs and more. If you have a friend who stays on top of all beauty launches, surprise her with a gift from a new cool brand she might not hear about before!
This gift is perfect for… Anyone! We all take showers and could extend our collections with some cute bath essentials!
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There you have it: a roundup of all cute gifts that grabbed my attention this holiday season. I hope you found some new non-trivial ideas on what to gift for holidays to different types of girls in your life. I wonder which of these gifts stands out for you the most and why? Also, what are some of the cutest gifts that you spotted recently? Please share your thoughts in the comments area below.