Fashion & Beauty

The best beauty, fragrance and makeup gifts for 2023

For this year’s selection of beauty and wellness gifts and goodies, all that glitters is gold — with splashes of holiday-perfect red and green rounding out the mix, bien sur

From an impossibly chic highlighter compact and perfume case to a forest-inspired candle and super-cute foot masks straight from an elf’s “me time” playbook, there are options for all.

Highlight real

Play up your best facial features with a sweep of this shimmering pixie dust, then wave the stunning case about with abandon.

Precious Gold Illuminating Powder, $102 at
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Green peace

Fir, pine, cedar — welcome to a crisp forest in a candle. But the real beauty part? The charming, “good fortune” illustrations, including
a lucky golden horseshoe.

Acqua di Parma “Bosco” candle, $108 at
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Goldie locks

Why settle for a ho-hum hair conditioner when you can go for the gold? Formulated with high-powered ingredients (think: peptides and amino acids), it brings parched, heat-fried tresses back to life.

Russian Amber Imperial Gold hair mask, $230 at
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Case closed

The only way to elevate this legendary jeweler’s sophisticated scents is by popping them into a stunning protective shell lacquered in the maison’s signature red.

Nécessaires à Parfum patterned case, from $952 at
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Crowning glory

For occasions that call for kicking it up a notch (or 10), rein in your mane with this dazzling number.

18-k gold-plated “Pont des Arts” chain headband, $494 at
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Lacquered up

The youngest sibling in the Kar-Jen clan is a fan of this bright cherry nail hue, which she shouted-out on TikTok immediately post-mani.

Gel polish in “Messy Business,” $12.50 at
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Glow for it

Behold the hardworking skin brightener that will have pride of place on your bathroom counter.

Radiance Repair Retinol Serum, $185 at
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Double scoop

This sleek tool has dual functions: scooping out your favorite bath salts and body butters, and deflating under-eye puffiness. Just pop it in the fridge for an hour, then gently press against your skin. Aaaah.

Golden spoon, $12 at
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Mistletoe moment

As if its rich ruby color and subtle shimmer weren’t holiday-party perfect enough, this luxe lippie is lightly scented with gingerbread.

Kiko Milano Holiday Première Sparkling Lipstick, $19 at
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Kit me, baby

It doesn’t get more cool-girl covetable than this collection of makeup must- haves, which includes travel sizes of Limitless Lash mascara, Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40, Multi-Stick for cheeks and lips, and an adorbs pint- size buffing brush.

Ilia Shades of You Essentials set, $98 at
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Take a shine

When saffron, pistachio and rose top the ingredient list, you know you have an elevated hair oil on your hands. This Persian powerhouse pretty much does it all, from detangling and defrizzing to nourishing and boosting shine.

Saffron Hair Elixir Oil, $28 at
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Bougie bouche

Make like a MUA with this mix-and-match array of impossibly beautiful matte red lip shades, laced with anti-oxidant vitamins A and E plus cold-pressed cherry oil.

Lip Suede palette in “Les Rouges,” $85 at
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Party prep

When your skin’s in need of a little extra pep in its step, swipe on this high-tech hydrator, powered by an origin story that starts at Harvard University’s Stem Cell Institute.

NAD+ Cell Energizing Lotion, $55 at
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Emerald eyes

This mesmerizing eye shadow is just one delight in the Lancôme x The Louvre face palette, which nods to one of the beloved museum’s famous sculptures, “Corine.”

Richelieu Wing face and eye shadow palette, $89 at
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With these coconut-scented, macadamia butter-infused booties, stiletto season just got a lot sweeter.

Holler And Glow Naughty And Nice Babe Printed Foot Masks (pack of 2), $4 at Rite Aid, 81 First Ave.
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