5 Perfect Presents for People Who Love the Science of Skin Care
If you know someone in your life who’s obsessed with ingredients, devices or the latest skin-care innovation trend, narrowing down what to give them for the holidays can be a little difficult, especially if you’re not fluent in cosmetic chemist speak. No worries, though, because we rounded up five gift sets that anyone who’s obsessed with what’s on the IL — that’s short for ingredient list (see you’re learning already) — will go crazy for.
For the Skin-Care Science Rookie...
Kiehl’s Healthy Skin Squad Starter Kit, $68 MSRP
If one of your BFFs is just starting to get into the skin-care scene, we recommend purchasing the Healthy Skin Starter Kit for them. This set comes with the perfect rookie routine made up of the Calendula Deep Foaming Face Wash, the Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, the Ultra Facial Cream and the Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado. This one is sure to set up any budding science-minded -skin-care enthusiast with a healthy regimen.
For the Tool-Obsessee...
If you know someone who is obsessed with skin-care devices, Clarisonic made figuring out what to give them a lot easier with its Mia Smart Radiant + Uplifted Skin-Care Set. This device comes with a firming massage head, two brush heads and a cleanser for the ultimate daily routine.
For the Skin-Care Patch Wearer…
Peace Out Jet Set, $18
Skin-care patches are an innovation that we only see growing as we head into the beauty future, and we have a feeling that the science-y skin-care guru in your life would agree. Get them the Peace Out Jet Set kit this holiday, to help them address visible acne, pores and puffy eyes all with a convenient patch. The kit comes with ten Peace Out Acne Healing Dots, one pair of Peace Out Puffy Eyes Under-Eye Patches and four Peace Out Pores Pore Strips.
For the Ingredient Junkie…
The Inkey List Wake Up Duo, $15 MSRP
Ingredient-obsessed skin-care gurus will appreciate a set that celebrates a minimal yet effective skin routine, which is why this Wake Up Duo by Inkey List is a perfect gift option. It contains two basic, yet highly concentrated products for a brightening morning routine: the Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Caffeine Eye Cream.
For the Skin-Care Curious…
Youth To The People The Discovery Set, $58 MSRP
If your science-loving skin-care pal is a routine loyalist but wants to try some new ingredients and formulas, pick up the Youth To The People Discovery Set for them this holiday. It contains four cult-favorites from the brand: Kale + Green Tea Spinach Superfood Cleanser, Adaptogen Moisture Cream, Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask and the Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Toner that will surely get them addicted.