Great gifts for a richer life

Get more with a gift set

Cosmetic companies tend to go wild around the holidays, creating gift sets that are packed with extras, making them seem like gifts within gifts.

Aveda De-Stress: A perfect gift for your overstressed sibling, spouse or road-warrior best friend, this gift set comes lusciously packaged in handcrafted lokta bark paper from Nepal and includes a full-size stress-fix body lotion, travel-size stress-fix bath salts and a mini roller ball stress-fix. ($66; aveda.com)

Pixi Early Bird Beauty Kit: This is almost an embarrassment of riches for the beauty addict. This slim case contains four eye base shades, 16 eye shadows, three blushes and two face glows. A perfect gift for your best friend to keep in her car or desk drawer. ($34; target.com)

Liz Earle Daily Grooming Gift: This is a pared down and incredibly elegant shaving gift for the man in your life. Included are full-size tubes of Cleanse & Polish along with skin guru Earle’s signature muslin face-polishing cloth, Face and Body Wash and After-Shaving Moisturizer. ($42.50; us.lizearle.com)