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Foolproof Presents for Everyone (Including goop’s Beauty Editors)

The goop beauty department sees (and tries) just about everything that comes out in the clean beauty space, and to say we’re well supplied with beauty indulgences is the understatement of the century. Still, we’re human, and some of what we see—especially at this time of year—is just plain irresistible. And if we can’t resist it, we’re thinking that very few people on your gift list could, either.

jean godfrey-june

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Obsessed-Over Skin Care

“One of the most-wanted-by-literally-everyone super indulgent gifts I can think of is a bottle of serum from Vintner’s Daughter. ‘Oh, so have you ever tried Vintner’s Daughter?’ is literally one of the most common questions I get as a beauty editor, and this modestly brown-boxed set with both serum and essence takes generosity to the next level (also next-level: the benefits that will start showing up on the giftee’s skin). It’s a present anyone you love—including me—will love you forever for. It’s a splurge, but it’s also absolutely foolproof, present-giving-wise. Who do you know who doesn’t want great skin?” —Jean Godfrey-June, executive beauty director

  1. Vintner's Daughter Ultimate Experience Set
    Vintner’s Daughter Ultimate Experience Set goop, $410
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brianna peters

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The Chicest Makeup Kit Ever

“Ever since I swiped on my first coat of the inky-black Eye Love You Mascara, I’ve been obsessed with Westman Atelier. This gorgeous red-lacquered box—it’s called The Shanghai Edition—contains what are quite possibly my two favorite products ever: the Eye Love You and Lip Suede, a quartet of four ultranourishing lip colors that you can mix to create your perfect shade (meaning, among other things, that it works for every skin tone). This is the ultimate present for anyone who needs a little chic in their life, which, right now, is pretty much everyone. Bonus: The reusable box looks amazing on a coffee table, vanity, or desktop.” —Brianna
Peters, assistant beauty editor

  1. Westman Atelier The Shanghai Edition
    Westman Atelier The Shanghai Edition goop, $133
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megan o'neill

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The goop Glow (There’s Actually a Kit)

“I’m obsessed with each of these glow-boosting treatments on its own, and the fact that they come bundled together makes establishing a routine even easier. First, you get a travel-size lusciously whipped Microderm face polish—GP calls it ‘a facial in a jar’—that gently exfoliates with glycolic acid and microcrystals, leaving skin instantly luminous. Then there are three sachets of GOOPGLOW skin superpowder: essentially drinkable skin care made with skin-boosting antioxidants and nutrients. It’s citrusy and delicious mixed with water (I like room-temperature water, which is easier on the system). And you get three overnight peel pads, which are soaked in a powerful concentration of glycolic acid. They work their retexturizing, radiance-boosting magic while you sleep—it’s pretty miraculous. Give this to anyone of any age with any skin type and they will go into raptures and, later, go into raptures over their new, next-level glow. The box is adorable, so I say just stick
a bow on it instead of wrapping it up.”
—Megan O’Neill, senior beauty editor

  1. goop Beauty Glowing Skin Bestsellers Kit
    goop Beauty Glowing Skin Bestsellers Kit goop, $59
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simone kitchens

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The Most Delightful Towel on Earth

“Unwrapping a towel sounds hard to get excited about, but hear me out: This super luxe, ultra-absorbent, deliciously soft, waffle-weave microfiber hair towel is cut into a unique shape that’s easy to wrap and somehow never leaves your ends exposed. Once you’ve twisted your hair into it, there’s a wide elastic band at the nape of the neck that secures it; you could probably go jogging and the towel would stay tucked in. It will dry anyone’s hair—long, short, frizzy, straight, unmanageable—significantly faster than a regular towel, without causing the breakage, roughness, or split ends that regular towels can. It leaves anyone’s hair smoother, softer, frizz-free, and full of shine. So every time they wash their hair and (inevitably) have a spectacular hair day, they’ll think of you.” —Simone Kitchens, senior features editor

  1. Crown Affair The Towel
    Crown Affair The Towel goop, $45
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