There’s something about skincare sets that we just can’t get enough of. They feature a round-up of the most important skincare products, with a set for every skin type, goal, and obsession. If you’re looking for skincare on a budget or want to test the waters with a new range of products, they’re perfect. What’s even better is that the best skincare sets make the best skincare gifts.
So, whether you’re haulin’ for yourself or about to make the skincare obsessive in your life very happy, here are the best skincare sets to add to your wishlist. Buy now, thank us later.
1. The Ordinary The Clear Set
Designed to target breakout-prone skin, The Clear Set features three skincare essentials – a cleanser, serum, and moisturiser, all with breakout-busting benefits. The Glucoside Foaming Cleanser gently foams and helps to cleanse and refresh skin without stripping the skin barrier, while the Salicylic Acid 2% Serum works to reduce existing (as well as prevent future) breakouts by acting as an anti-inflammatory and exfoliating buildup from pores. The final product, NMF + Beta Glucan is a lightweight gel moisturiser which delivers surface hydration to moisturise skin without feeling thick or heavy.
2. By BEAUTY BAY The Skin Cycling Kit
If you’re up-to-date with the latest beauty trends, then you’re going to want to jump on the By BEAUTY BAY The Skin Cycling Kit. Inspired by the viral skin cycling trend — not heard of it? Read all about it here — this four-piece set has a different serum for each day of your cycle. Exfoliate with AHA and PHA, treat with retinol and peptides, recover with niacinamide and copper, and soothe with cica and mushroom. These are the most important skincare products all in one set.
3. Ultra Violette Supreme Sunscreen Set
The Ultra Violette Supreme Sunscreen Set is often at the top of the list when we’re asked for the best skincare sets. We’re big supporters of the SPF everyday message, which is why we couldn’t make this list without featuring an SPF skincare set. The set features two of our beauty BFFs for you to keep your skin protected at all times. The Supreme Screen SPF 50+ is a hydrating sunscreen for daily use, whilst the Preen Screen SPF Mist 50+ is ideal for those top-ups throughout the day.
4. Zitsticka Ex-Zit Strategy Kit
Experiencing a skin SOS? The Zitsticka Ex-Zit Strategy Kit is your treatment hero. This five-piece skincare set contains some of the most iconic Zitsticka products to make your breakouts a thing of the past. Inside you’ll find hardworking spot patches, a pore-unclogging clay mask, a breakout-proof SPF 50, and ultra-cooling sheet masks to de-stress and strengthen the skin during a tough time.
5. CeraVe Daily Essentials Kit
Have that one person who you’re never sure what to buy for them? Luckily for you, we’ve got some of the best skincare gifts, and the CeraVe Daily Essentials Kit for one of them. You can always rely on CeraVe to deliver and the products in this kit are perfect for every skin type, so it’s a fail-safe bet. Inside you’ll find micellar water, foaming cleanser, SPF moisturiser, and a night lotion, making it the go-to set whatever your skincare obsession.
6. Peter Thomas Roth FirmX Face & Eye Power Pairs
For dramatic skincare results, look no further than the Peter Thomas Roth FirmX Fae & Eye Power Pairs. This four-piece set contains some of the most important skincare products you’ll ever find — trust us, they’re game-changers. Targeting fine lines, dehydration, and dull skin, the eye cream, face peel, and two face masks will give you smooth, glowing, youthful-looking skin in no time.
7. Dermalogica Sensitive Skin Rescue Kit
Sensitive skin? Looking for the best skincare sets? We’ve got you. The Dermalogica Sensitive Skin Rescue Kit does exactly what it says on the tin. Everything in this skincare set is designed to soothe, calm, and protect, leaving you with fresh, clear, and most importantly, comfortable skin. Featuring a cleanser, mist, and moisturiser from Dermalogica’s iconic UltraCalming range, it’s a must-have for good reason.
8. Estée Lauder Power Nap Facial Repair + Hydrate Skincare Set
We’ve all heard of Estée Lauders Advanced Night Repair, but if you’ve never taken the plunge (or just want to get more bang for your buck), then this set is the ideal purchase or skincare gift. Designed to boost and brighten dull, tired skin, the Estée Lauder Power Nap Facial Repair + Hydrate Skincare Set features some bestselling products, including a foaming cleanser, moisturiser, eye cream, and serum.
9. Herbivore Waves of Clarity Pore Purifying Set
Herbivore’s aesthetically pleasing products always make for good skincare gifts and the Waves of Clarity Pore Purifying Set is the perfect example. This three-piece skincare set has everything you need to clear, cleanse, and reset oily, congested skin, leaving nothing but a glowing complexion behind. The cleanser, mask, and moisturiser all work together for your best skin yet.
10. Laniege Besties Set
Looking for a new skincare bestie? The clue’s in the name with this one. The Laniege Besties Set is the go-to skincare gift for the BFF in your life. Featuring five of Laniege’s most iconic products (we’re looking at you, lip mask), this set includes a cleanser, serum, moisturiser, mask, and lip balm for those day-to-night skincare needs. Or, you know, you could just keep this one for yourself. We won’t tell anyone, we promise.
11. Clinique Skin School Supplies: Anti-Blemish Basics
We’re taking it back to beauty school with the Clinique Skin School Supplies: Anti-Blemish Basics. This is one of the best skincare sets for those of you with breakout-prone skin. We know how difficult it can be to find the right products, which is why Clinique has done the hard work for you. Featuring four mini products, you’ll find a cleanser, toner, moisturiser, and treatment that have been specially formulated with acne-prone skin in mind.
12. Avène Tolérance Control Moisturising and Soothing Kit
Does your skin need some TLC? This is the best skincare set for you. Get your hands on the Avène Tolérance Control Moisturising and Soothing Kit to soothe and hydrate your complexion. Featuring a gentle cleanser, comforting facial spray, and skin recovery cream, damaged skin barriers, irritation, and dryness will be a thing of the past once you have this skincare set in your life.
13. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Trial Kit
If you know us, then you’ll know we’re obsessed with https://www.beautybay.com/p/dr-jart/cicapair-trial-kit/ range. Want to try it out but scared of the commitment? Then the Cicapair Trial Kit is the best skincare set for you. Featuring a mini version of the viral Colour Correcting Treatment, Re.Pair Cream, and Re.Pair serum, this kit has everything to calm, soothe, and heal your complexion no matter your skin type.
14. Glow Hub Dive Into Clean Skin Set
The best skincare sets don’t have to break the bank and the Glow Hub Dive Into Clean Skin Set proves our point. The philosophy behind this set is to treat and heal breakouts with Glow Hub’s spot wand, toning pads, and exfoliator. Featuring spot-busting ingredients like salicylic acid and tea tree, spots will be cleared in no time.
15. The Ordinary The Daily Set
We’re going to finish the list of the best skincare sets on a high — of course, we’re talking about The Daily Set from The Ordinary. Don’t be fooled by the no-fuss vibes of this set. It’ll still leave you with clean, fresh, healthy skin and is perfect for all skin types. Featuring three of their bestselling products, the Squalane Cleanser, Hyaluronic Acid Serum, and Natural Moisturising Factors, this is a must-have for everyone’s skincare collection.
FYI: This article was previously published at an earlier date and has since been updated.