By Dianna Mazzone
Updated Dec 06, 2015 @ 11:00 am
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As beauty editors, we’re tasked with discovering, testing, and sharing the absolute best products with you 24/7. And come the holidays, you can bet our friends and family know we’re experts when it comes to gifts of the cosmetic variety. Peep the products that made the cut, below.

Marc Jacobs Mini Fragrance Variety Set

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"My 12-year-old niece is one of the coolest, most on-trend girls I know. When I saw these miniature Marc Jacobs fragrances, I was positive she would love the adorably designed bottles and sweet scents of Daisy, Honey, Dot, and Daisy Dream." —Angelique Serrano, Beauty Director, InStyle

Philosophy Amazing Grace Holiday Collection

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"I’m giving out this Philosophy gift set to all my aunts this year. The scent was a favorite of my saint-like grandmother, who sadly passed this summer. The smell is so comforting—it makes me feel like she’s here, sitting beside me telling some rambling story about some friend named Tilly she used to drive to church.” —Maura Lynch, Senior Beauty Editor, InStyle

Sephora Favorites Lashstash

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"My favorite beauty gifts are the Sephora Favorites boxes. Each one is basically a sampler of the best brands in each makeup category. My cousin is mascara-obsessed so she is going to find Sephora Favorites Lashstash under her tree. It has all the greatest hits from Benefit, Make Up For Ever, Nars, YSL, and more!" —Selene Milano, Senior Beauty Editor,

Simone LeBlanc Staycation Spa Box

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"One of my closest friends is expecting. To keep her relaxed before the big delivery date, I’ll be gifting her this staycation kit filled with Herbivore Botanicals bath salts, oil, and a lovely candle.” —Sheryl George, Beauty Editor, InStyle

Tory Burch Absolu Eau de Parfum

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"My best friend, Diana, is obsessed with trying out new fragrances, particularly of the luxury variety. So this holiday I'll be giving her the new Tory Burch Absolu scent. It's a more intense, sexier take on the OG formula, which perfectly complements Diana's outgoing personality. Plus, if you pick it up at the Macy's Herald Square location in New York, they'll engrave the bottle for an extra personalized touch." —Marianne Mychaskiw, Assistant Beauty Editor,

$130 for 3.4 oz;

Mavericks Face Kit

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"All my male friends and family can expect to receive Mavericks’s new three-part skin care set, comprised of sunscreen, cleanser, and an overnight moisturizer. The bottles are labeled with the purpose of each step, so it’s super user-friendly.” —Dianna Mazzone, Beauty Assistant, InStyle