The holidays are a great time for beauty. There are so many new products and fun sets to try. And especially if you find yourself stuck in a bit of a beauty rut, holiday skincare sets will help fix that. You've probably experienced that feeling of discovering what you think will be your holy-grail moisturizer or serum, only to find on your third or fourth bottle of the stuff that it just doesn't seem to be working anymore. While it's always a little disappointing when that happens, it can be fun to try and find a new favorite.
After all, according to Real Simple, there are quite a few reasons why your skincare may seem to lose its efficacy. Some such reasons include changes in how you use your products; changes in your diet, hormones, or the climate; and even that you just aren't as excited to use it anymore. So if you happen to be feeling particularly tired of some of your products, or like they just aren't doing what they used to, try one of these 18 skin samplers that will help you get out of your beauty rut and be excited to go through your skincare routine again.
1. Mini Masks
GLAMGLOW Gift Sexy Treatment Set, $69, GLAMGLOW
Whether you need a hydrating, firming, exfoliating, or even clearing treatment, let your skin have it all with this set of four mini masks.
2. The Essentials
No matter if you need to replace one step or all of them, this set of essentials has you covered.
3. Redness Reducers
Origins Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega Relief, $72, Origins
Soothe stressed and sensitive skin with this set that contains a cleanser, serum, toner, and moisturizer.
4. Skin Squad
Sunday Riley #SquadGoals Skincare Essentials Kit, $90, Sephora
Try out cult-favorite picks with this sampler of minis.
5. Mist Mixer
Ole Henriksen Love To Fly, $18, Ole Henriksen
Accommodate your skin's changing needs with this set of mists that can hydrate, energize, and mattify.
6. Eye Love
Shiseido Dramatic Eyes Anti-Wrinkle Set, $55, Sephora
Live for eye care? Switch up your routine with a new cream, mask, and concentrate.
7. New Routine
If you like a little bit of everything, this kit will give you a taste of cleansers, serums, moisturizers, and more— all pH-balanced.
8. Oodles Of Oils
Josie Maran Nourishing Argan Oil Skincare Collection, $49, Sephora
Skin will drink up this hydrating set of cleansing and treatment oils.
9. Detoxifying Darlings
Boscia Balanced To Pore-Fection, $39, Boscia
Clear out pores by adding a deep-cleansing step or two to your skincare routine.
10. Black & Gold
Peter Thomas Roth Black & Gold Kit, $65, Peter Thomas Roth
For when you can't decide if you need purifying and decongesting treatments or anti-aging and illuminating ones.
11. Day & Night
Estee Lauder Daywear Starter Set: Defend by Day, Detox by Night, $38, Sephora
Regardless of how many steps you need to replace in your morning or night routine, this set will give you options.
12. Fine Line Fighters
Clarins Multi-Active Experts, $95, Clarins
Try a new anti-aging serum while sampling line-fighting creams for your face and eyes.
13. Moisturizing Marvels
The Body Shop Vitamin E Moisture Lock-In Collection, $35, The Body Shop
Add a nourishing step to your routine to calm and soothe dry or sensitive skin.
14. Mask Stack
Kiehl's Jeremyville Must-Haves Mini Masque Set, $29, Nordstrom
Detoxify, unclog pores, and brighten dull skin by introducing these mask samplers into your weekly regimen.
15. Egg On Your Face
Too Cool For School Egg-ssential Skincare Set, $39, Sephora
Cleanse, treat, and moisturize with these totally cute, egg-cream picks.
16. Hydration Heaven
Dr. Jart+ Snow Time Like The Present, $46, Sephora
Whether you prefer your moisturizer thinner, thicker, or tinted, an improvement to your routine is in this set.
17. Skincare Boosters
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Clinical Concentrate Boosters, $58, Sephora
Target troubled areas specifically or mix a booster into your skincare to add hydrating, radiant, or purifying benefits to your current routine.
18. Natural Nurturers
No matter your skin type, a new, natural exfoliator, serum, or moisturizer is just the ticket.
Because nobody likes being in a beauty rut.
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