Holiday 2016 skincare sets for a vibrant season

Holiday 2016 skincare sets for a vibrant season
Murad, Glossier, Clinique
Murad, Glossier, Clinique

We all want vibrant, healthy skin and an easy way to achieve that is with a skincare set.

The holiday season is the perfect time to shop for sets because brands like Clinique and Kiehl's group some of their most popular products with others that you may have overlooked — or completely new items they want you to try. There are also the skincare sets that go outside the norm to address full-body skincare or more intimate areas.

All in all, when shopping skincare, you want to look for packages with balance. For daily sets, a basic cleanser, moisturizer and toner are key. Also consider brands that the person you're buying for already uses. More than likely, that brand has sets with a little bit of every product your loved one loves.

Below, see some of our favorite holiday skincare sets.

Clinique Clean Skin, Clear Skin Acne Solutions Sonic Cleansing Brush Set, $89

Included in set: Clinique Sonic System Acne Solutions Deep Cleansing Brush, Acne Solutions Cleansing Gel, Acne Solutions Clarifying Lotion and Acne Solutions All-Over Clearing Treatment  Sephora

The rave reviews for this skincare set should be expected. Clinique is known for providing top-notch ingredients packaged in sets just like this. For a daily solution to rid acne, this is a great and beautifully packaged option with an easy-to-use deep cleansing brush.

Fresh Rose Daily Essentials, $59

Included in set: Soy Face Cleanser, Rose Hydrating Eye Gel Cream, Rose Face Mask and Rose Floral Toner  Fresh

Honestly, who doesn't want the fresh scent of rose water on their face every day? There's basically nothing fancier. In addition to providing hydrating essentials, like golden root extract and actual rose petals, there's an undeniable calming factor to this Fresh set.

The Dreslyn Home Limited Edition No. 02, $175

Included in set: Maison Louis Marie No.04 Bois de Ballincourt fragrance, Oribe Cote D'Azur Hair Refresher, Ilia All of Me Multistick, Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist from Herbivore Botanicals and their Coco Rose Lip Conditioner  The Dreslyn

Think of this Dreslyn box as the ultimate refresh kit. It includes a cedarwood and sandalwood fragrance, hair spray that neutralizes odor, multistick to add color to dull skin, Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist and their Coco Rose Lip Conditioner. Oh, and that crisp white fold-able box is reusable.

Glossier Phase 1 Set, $80

Included in set: Milky Jelly Cleanser, Priming Moisturizer, Balm Dotcom, and Perfecting Skin Tint  Glossier

For first-time Glossier users, this skincare set is the perfect gift. Packaged in a cute pink box is a Milky Jelly cleanser, priming moisturizer, Balm Dotcom and Perfecting Skin Tint in a range of inclusive shades.

Honey Pot Gift Card, $50

Source: The Honey Pot

We've got a curve ball for you with this holiday gift. The Honey Pot is an Atlanta-based company that makes a range of organic and vegan feminine care products. While they do have sets, we suggest a gift card for your loved one to shop for whatever their heart desires. Since, clearly, this is a very personal buy.

& Other Stories Cotton Care Hand Gift Set, $29

Included in set: Duvetine Hand Soap, Chenille Hand Lotion and Zephyr Hand Cream  & Other Stories

Have a friend who's obsessed with lotion or struggles with staying moisturized in the winter? This all-white set is a chic option that will, without a doubt, look good in their bathroom and feel good to the skin.

Skin Inc. Glam Up Kit, $65

Included in set: Pure Revival Peel and Pure Deepsea Hydrating Mask  Sephora

Sometimes skin just needs a reset. That means using sensitive products that remove dead skin cells and leave the skin feeling vibrant. For that, this Skin Inc. kit with a Pure Revival Peel and Pure Deep Sea Hydrating Mask is fantastic.

Murad Youth Activated 30-Day Kit, $52

Included in set: Renewing Cleansing Cream, Retinol Youth Renewal Serum, Age-Balancing Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 and Renewing Eye Cream  Sephora

All four products in this set are paraben, sulfate and phthalates-free. Leave it to Murad to promise younger-looking skin in 30 days. 

Illume Watermint Luxe Lather Gift Box, $33

Included in set: Bubble Bath, Body Soufflé and Fragranced Candle  Vivrant Beauty

Gift the body, with a skincare kit full of relaxing goodies from Illume. In this box shipped from the Vivrant Beauty boutique in Harlem, you'll find an all-natural bubble bath, body soufflé and scented candle.

Kiehl's Collection for a Cause, $45

Included in set: Daily Reviving Concentrate, Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream, Limited Edition Creme de Corps and Limited Edition FAILE sticker  Kiehl's

New York-based brand Kiehl's gives to worthy causes all year round. This holiday season, they have a hydration collection of three items with proceeds going to Feeding America food banks.