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24 Awesome beauty gift ideas based on favorite color

Christina Kallery is a beauty writer living in Detroit. She has red hair, a British Shorthair named Freddie and an intimidating collection of products.

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color

Sure, we want our beauty products to be effective, smell great (or not at all) and make us look amazing. But if they happen to come vibrantly packaged in our favorite hue, you won't hear us complaining! Here, we’ve rounded up a bevy of brilliant stocking stuffers and gift ideas by shade.

Red

1. Zoya Amal MatteVelvet Nail Polish

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Zoya

Looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer? This chic matte crimson is a right-now take on the classic holiday red nail. Best of all, the formula is free of the “big 5”: formaldehyde, toluene, camphor, formaldehyde resin, and phthalate. (Zoya, $10) 

2. Shiseido Honey Cake Red Soap

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Sephora

This limited edition French-milled soap in bright red is infused with honey to gently cleanse and soften skin. (Sephora, $10)

3. Cle de Peau Bal Masqué le sérum

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Cle de Peau

We’re coveting this serum not only for its luxurious formula, but the limited edition bottle that looks like an enormous red gem. The perfect statement gift for Mom or anyone else who deserves a major indulgence. (Cle de Peau, $325)

Pink

4. Beauty Blender pretty.posse

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Beauty Blender

This set reminds us of the play makeup kits we used to pine for when we were little. It comes with the classic pink makeup-blending wonder sponge, a blinged-out holder ring, a mini sponge for blending concealer and other fine-tuning, a cleanser and re.activate™ — a sponte re-hydrator and makeup refresher. (Beauty Blender, $45) 

5. Clarisonic Mia 1 Electric Pink Holiday Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Clarisonic

The perennial fave of skin care enthusiasts everywhere made over in a fun electric pink hue. The set comes with cleanser and an extra brush head. (Clarisonic, $99) 

6. Slip Silk Sleep Mask

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Slip

A movie-star-worthy — and (literally) easy on the eyes — way to ensure a peaceful night’s sleep. This 100 percent silk sleep mask glides over delicate skin around the eyes without tugging or creating wrinkles. (Slip, $40)

Purple

7. Foreo Luna™ Mini

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Foreo

This silicone skin care brush uses sonic vibrations to gently yet deeply clean skin. We’re fans of this cool purple shade. (Foreo, $139)

8. MAC Irresistibly Charming — Purple Mini Pigments & Glitter Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: MAC Cosmetics

Perfect for the purple- and sparkle-loving lady in your life. This set comes with four boldly pigmented, shimmering powders from violet to lavender. (Nordstrom, $35)

9. ghd Amethyst 1” Professional Styler Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: ghd

This limited edition jewel collection comes with the brand’s crowd-pleasing flat-iron, a matching paddle brush and keepsake box in shimmering metallic amethyst. (ghd, $235)

Blue

10. Nest Blue Garden Candle

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Nest

An elegant sapphire-blue glass holds a fresh floral blend of blue hydrangea, hyacinth and forget-me-nots. (Nest, $38)

11. Herbivore Lapis Facial Oil Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Herbivore

Thanks to the deep azure hue, this may be one of the prettiest facial oils we’ve ever seen. But it packs a powerful skin care punch. Blue Tansy oil helps hydrate, calm inflammation and reduce redness while antibacterial properties stave off blemishes. (Herbivore, $82)

12. Lipstick Queen Hello Sailor

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Lipstick Queen

This omega-3-infused gloss is a shimmering ocean-blue in the case but glides on to leave lips a flattering deep mauve hue. (Lipstick Queen, $25)

Green

13. Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber De-Tox Hydrating Soothing Kit

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Sephora

A super-calming set of cucumber-based skin care products: De-Puffing Eye-Cubes, Foaming Cleanser, Hydrating Gel and the brand’s crowd-pleasing Cucumber Gel Mask. Tip: Stock them in the fridge for an extra cooling boost. (Sephora, $48)

14. Deborah Lippmann Calypso Duet

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Bloomingdale's

Two gorgeous lacquers, a pale seafoam and a glittery teal, are tucked into a mermaid-esque sparkling case. (Bloomingdale's, $19)

15. Honest Beauty Eyeshadow Trio

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Honest Beauty

Three flattering shades make it easy to create an array of green-based eye looks, from a single hue swiped across lids, an ombre wash or an artfully contoured smoky eye. (Honest Beauty, $25)

Yellow

16. The Whole Truth Kit

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Ole Henriksen

Three vitamin-C-infused products to brighten, boost collagen and protect from damage. The set contains Truth Serum® Collagen Booster, Truth Crème™ Advanced Hydration and Total Truth Eye Crème SPF 15. (Ole Henriksen, $46) 

17. Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil™ Longwear Eyeliner

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Sephora

We love a pop of unexpected color on eyes. This liner pencil glides on smoothly for precise application, making it the perfect tool for creating graphic looks — and a great stocking stuffer for the avant-garde beauty in your life. (Sephora, $23)

18. Versace Yellow Diamond Gift Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Bloomingdale's

A glamorous, sun-soaked fragrance set. Bergamot, neroli, orange blossom and freesia combine with richer wood and musk notes. Includes a gilded wristlet. (Bloomingdale's, $104)

Gold

19. NuFACE® Mini

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: NuFACE®

This travel-sized facial toning device uses micro-currents to stimulate and give the complexion a little lift. This limited edition version features 18K rose gold-coated spheres. (NuFACE, $225)

20. Kérastase Elixir Ultime Holiday Gift Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Kérastase

A limited edition set featuring three of the brand’s beloved products that leave hair soft and super-shiny. (Kérastase, $89)

21. Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition Facet-nating Brush Set

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Target

This 10-piece kit has everything you need to create endless makeup looks. Besides adding a sparkling accent to your vanity, Kashuk’s brushes offer solid quality at an affordable price point. (Target, $40)

Silver

22. Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow in Comex Platinum

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Stila

This sparkling stocking-ready shadow is about as close to metallic silver on your lids as you can get. The cream-to-powder formula leaves a foil-like finish that’s both super-festive and on-trend. (Stila, $32)

23. Guerlain Météorites Voyage Enchanté Illuminating Matte Powder

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Saks

At $179, it's certainly an indulgence, but Guerlain's elegantly designed, refillable compact is a work of beauty product art that's an accessory in its own right — and ideal for public touch-ups. It houses a white Météorites powder that banishes shine while illuminating the complexion. (Saks, $179) 

24. Paul Mitchell Neuro® Smooth Flat Iron in Silver

Color-coded beauty gifts to give based on your loved one's favorite color
Image: Paul Mitchell

An iridescent sheen transforms this limited edition styling tool into countertop eye candy. But it’s more than a pretty case — the titanium plates heat up to 450 degrees in 30 seconds to create perfect waves and sleek styles. Visit site for purchasing info.

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