The 10 best beauty gift sets

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Cheap and cheerful or a luxurious treat, there are perfectly packaged stocking fillers to suit every budget and age

1. Celebrate The Truth

£60, Ole Henriksen, harveynichols.com

Danish Henriksen is now one of LA's most exclusive skin experts. This set contains cleansing wipes, eye cream, moisturiser and a collagen boosting serum.

2. Versace Miniatures

£25, Boots.com

Five classic and cool fragrances from Versace – Versense, Crystal Noir, Bright Crystal, Yellow Diamond and Vanitas – are perfect for picking, mixing and taking away for the weekend.

3. Nars Silver Factory

£150, selfridges.com

Part of Nars's latest Andy Warhol-inspired capsule collection, this gift set contains luscious lilac eyeshadow, classic black eyeliner, metallic silver highlighter, rosy pink blush, lipstick and tools.

4. Burt's Bees Beeswax

£5.99, available nationwide

Burt's Bees has become a forerunner in simple but effective, earth-friendly and natural products. This box combines the hero lip balm product with a rich hand salve too.

5. Benefit She's So Jet-Set

£29.50, available nationwide

Every beauty obsessive loves the kooky, cartoonish style of Benefit, and this is as youthful as it is useful, with eyeshadow, a new pore minimising product, lip gloss and face powder,

6. Clarins Daily Energisers collection

£20, johnlewis.com

After Christmas, anyone would be grateful for this set of energising cream, cleansing gel and serum, that will leave skin refreshed and ready for the new year.

7. Estée Lauder Art of Nails

£24, available nationwide

Nail varnish has become practically an art form in recent seasons, so giving someone a range of of-the-moment shades is a nice way of propping them up trend-wise in 2013.

8. Christmas Beauty Box

£75, Lancôme, available nationwide

If you're looking for a practical, all-rounder, this is just right. The brand's acclaimed eye make-up remover is included, as is a selection of skincare products.

9. Mac, Divine Desire Paramour Pink

£45, maccosmetics.co.uk

Master day-to-night make-up with this all-round cosmetics kit that will make touching up your look on the go a doddle. The case will easily double as a clutch bag.

10. Space NK Laughter Happiness

£25, uk.spacenk.com

Space NK may be known for obscure new labels, but its own brand is good too. This contains the Laughter eau de toilette with notes of grapefruit and lime.

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