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Must-Have Beauty Gifts

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Coworker

    Philosophy Home-Baked Holiday Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath Set ($40 for two,

    "It smells like a bakery; cute gift bags are included, so there's no need to wrap." — Danielle Paquette, Indianapolis

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Mom

    Lather Peppermint Swirl Soap Set ($20,

    "Its olive oil leaves my skin soft, and the minty scent is delicious." — Liz Hampton, Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Boss

    Slatkin & Co. Winter Cabin Candle ($20, Bath & Body Works stores)

    "This three-wick candle transforms any home into a cozy hideaway with its cedar and cinnamon notes." — Eleanor Langston, beauty director

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Sporty Friend

    Benefit Crescent Row Fragrance Set ($36,

    "I've been using the same perfume my entire life, so this is a great way to mix it up. The mini vials are perfect postgym." — Lynn Williams, Deerfield Beach, Florida

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Sister

    Tarte Lip Service LipSurgence Collection ($29, Ulta stores)

    "Five lip stains means there's a match for everyone. Even after the gloss faded, the pretty color stayed put." — Jenna Williams, Chatham, New Jersey

  • Claire Benoist

    For a Makeup Maven

    Stila Daydream Palette ($18,

    "This is a fun, affordable way to play with new eye shadow colors. There are 22!" — Annie Heissenbuttel, Los Angeles

  • Claire Benoist

    For Your Niece

    Sephora by OPI 18 Piece Mini Blockbuster ($48, Sephora stores)

    "The tiny bottles are ideal for travel, and the polishes outlast many I've used in the past." — Kelsey Greenwald, New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Originally published in FITNESS Magazine, November/December 2011.