Beauty addict alert: the 5 best affordable-luxe gift sets at Sephora


With the holidays approaching, gift giving is on many a New Jersey fashionista’s mind! So I swung by Sephora to get the scoop on the hottest in gift-sets! This is an affordable way to give a luxe gift to your bestie, mom, a co-worker and even treat yourself! Hey, why not?! The Garden State Plaza store or Newport Mall always has a fab selection! I could peruse the isles for hours. Here’s what caught my eye and you should know about:

Get your glow-on! This highlight kit is everything for the holidays! A multibranded sampler set of six liquid, powder, gel, cream, and oil highlighters — all in a collectible box. This set contains: Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid in Moonstone, Benefit Cosmetics Watt’s Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter in Champagne, Cover FX Custom Infusion Drops in C+ Lemongrass – Radiance , Hourglass Ambient® Strobe Lighting Powder in Incandescent Strobe Light , Lancôme Glow Subtil Silky Crème Highlighter in Glowing Lights 06 , MILK MAKEUP Sunshine Oil. This is a $75 value for $30.


The Naturally Nude Stay All Day liquid lipstick set is stunning! Liquid lips are all the rage and you can try these out for a reasonable price. Delivering weightless, matte, and full-coverage lip colors, these lipsticks are designed to stay up to six hours and feature three deluxe and limited-edition hues. They are enriched with lip-nourishing vitamin E and avocado oil for a hydrated, beautiful finish. A $36 value for $20. This makes a fab gift!


Glam Glow is definitely a luxe skincare treatment. Get the GLAMGLOW Gift Sexy SUPERMUD® Set for an incredible savings! A trio of GLAMGLOW’s bestselling masks to smooth, brighten, soften, hydrate, and calm the look and feel of skin. This is $152 worth of beauty treatments for $69.


Too Faced always has the best holiday gift sets! This season it’s all about the Grand Hotel Cafe‘. A makeup set with 18 eye shadows, two blushes, a bronzer, a mascara and a how-to guide for looks that are perfect for the season. A $292 value for get this —$49! These colors are stunning and the packaging is adorable!


It’s all about that gorgeous lip for the holidays! The Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Lip & Liner is a multibranded sampler set of perfectly paired lipsticks and liners — all in a giftable, collectible box. Worth $185 get this set for $60.  This 14-piece set features full and deluxe size bestsellers, including Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi Shine Lip Lacquer in Pretty Thing to Ciaté London’s Liquid Velvet™ in VooDoo.


Journalist, editor, stylist and host: Jersey girl and OMJ Trendsetter Dana Prigge’ has a wealth of experience in every aspect of the high-paced world of fashion, lifestyle and beauty. Twitter: Dana Prigge