The 30 best skin care sets of 2022
There’s just something about a skincare set that not only makes us happy, but really happy.
After all, what’s better than opening a fresh box of fabulous formulations to help you take ahold of your self-care nights — in the best way possible?
That’s why we’re elated to bring you our edit of the 30 best skin care sets to keep on deck so you can (1) bundle and save or (2) treat yourself after a long work week.
That said, we combined all the healthful ingredients — from hyaluronic acid and niacinamide to retinol and salicylic acid — to target different skin concerns and benefits.
Our top picks below also make great gifts (yes, we’re already thinking about holiday shopping — naturally).
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Best Skin Care Sets on Amazon
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1. E.l.f. Cosmetics Jet Set Hydration Kit, $15
As one of Amazon’s top-rated skin care sets, the E.l.f. Cosmetics Jet Set Hydration Kit is next-level (and you don’t have to be traveling to reap its benefits, though it is a great travel-sized buy). It includes everything you need to reset and recharge: a cleanser, an eye cream, a multi-use balm, a night cream and a moisturizer.
2. TULA Skin Care Discovery Kit, $52
If minis are what you’re after, then the TULA Skin Care Discovery Kit is for you. Namely, its probiotic-infused products help to achieve balanced and glowing skin, while everything is nicely contained in its travel-sized pouch. Just above $50, it’s a rockin’ set.
For more TULA, check out its best-sellers we rounded up.
3. Biossance Overachievers Set, $58
We love Biossance (and so does Reese Witherspoon). To get aboard the celeb-loved beauty brand, pick up its five-piece Overachievers Set that comes with a night serum, rose oil, eye cream, gel moisturizer and squalane cream. It’s ideal if you’re looking to soothe the skin — products that can double as your best makeup primer.
4. Mario Badescu Essentials Kit, $50
We can’t express how much we love Mario Badescu (if you’re ever in NYC, go grab a facial at its salon). Its Essentials Kit is the $50 bundle of our dreams, containing a cleanser (that just feels like your most luxe spa experience), its top-rated facial spray, the TikTok-famous Drying Lotion and two treatments to have you looking and feeling your best.
5. First Aid Beauty FAB Faves to Go Kit, $30
For sensitive skin types especially, First Aid Beauty’s FAB Faves to Go Kit is the less-than-$50 buy we need to turn you on to. Specifically, it comes with its cleanser, best-selling Ultra Repair Cream (which is one of the best dry skin products we reviewed) and its Facial Radiance Pads to help tone and brighten your complexion.
6. Tatcha The Starter Ritual Set, $72
Japanese skincare brand Tatcha is revolutionary, and its Starter Ritual Set is only one iconic offering from the brand. Inside, you’ll find its cleansing oil, rice polish treatment, essence, eye cream and moisturizer to lock in the much-needed hydration your skin has been craving.
7. Paula’s Choice CLEAR Regular Strength Acne Kit, $57, original price: $61
If you struggle with acne, you know how difficult it can be to treat it. That’s why we recommend picking up the Paula’s Choice CLEAR Regular Strength Acne Kit. It comes with a cleanser, exfoliant and skin-clearing treatment that’s both fragrance- and paraben-free.
8. Proactiv 3-Step Acne Treatment, $60
Speaking of acne, you’ve likely heard of Proactiv: the as-seen-on-TV brand that’s an acclaimed problem-solver for most individuals with acne-prone skin. There’s no surprise its 3-Step Acne Treatment is an Amazon best-seller, either; more than 40,000 reviewers rave about its easy-to-follow regimen.
9. Olay Vitamin C Face Mask Kit, $20, original price: $23
For that brightening glow once a week or so, we love Olay’s Vitamin C Face Mask Kit. After using your favorite vitamin C serum, treat yourself to the brand’s vitamin-infused Resurfacing Mask and AHA Peel Activator to help give your skin the radiant boost it deserves.
10. Glow Recipe Fruit Babies Skin Care Kit, $52
Not only are we in love with Glow Recipe’s Instagram-worthy packaging, but its collection of fruit-scented goodies make a great cocktail for your skin. Pick up its best-sellers to try a little bit of everything from the brand, including its top-rated Watermelon Glow line.
Best Skin Care Sets at Sephora
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1. Sunday Riley Go To Bed With Me Anti-Aging Night Routine, $93
Now, this is a nighttime skincare routine. Sunday Riley’s complete set has you covered for bedtime (perhaps with the best mattress we reviewed). With its best-selling Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment, the complete collection is best for dry, normal and combination skin and helps target anti-aging (thanks, retinol!)
2. Farmacy Healthy Skin Starter Kit, $42
Farmacy’s Healthy Skin Starter Kit is less than $50 and just feels clean on your skin. Its Deep Sweep is one of the best toners, too, and you’ll go absolutely nuts for its Honey Halo (think: beeswax meets ultimate moisture).
3. Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Jet Set, $30
Ah, Sol de Janeiro. How we love you. Its Bum Bum Jet Set (say that ten times fast) has the most luscious, tropical scent we’ve ever had the pleasure of using. Oh, and along with its mist and gel, that signature tub is one of the best body butters we reviewed.
4. Laneige Limited-Edition Sweet Dreams Trio, $32
Laneige’s assortment of lip masks is not only a nightstand staple but a great gift as well — especially in this less-than-$35 set. You’ll adore its hydration, deeply rooted moisture and travel-friendly tubs. Keep one in your work tote and one at the office, too.
5. Supergoop! Bestsellers Starter Kit, $25
We recommend using a facial sunscreen year round (or, at the very least, a moisturizer with SPF). Luckily, Supergoop! has its Bestsellers Starter Kit for that $25 beauty buy worth your coin. Its products are also water and sweat-resistant.
6. Olehenriksen Mini 3 Mega Wonders, $22
Looking to brighten and target dark spots? Olehenriksen has a specially curated Mini 3 Mega Wonders Kit for you that comes in a super gift-able package. With a toner, a serum and a brightening cream, it’s a versatile trio that works well on any skin type.
7. Sephora Collection The Essentials Kit, $20
Pick up a box from none other than Sephora Collection itself. The retailer’s Essentials Kit is vegan and includes a regimen that’s easy to follow (only three steps required). Say goodbye to complicated routines and hello to this skin-boosting pack.
8. Clinique Great Skin, Great Deal Set for Combination Oily Skin, $33
There’s a reason why you see Clinique all over department stores (and the Internet): it has incredible moisturizing properties, is dermatologist-recommended and is apt for sensitive skin types. Add its Great Skin, Great Deal Set to your cart if you’re looking for some new products — including a facial soap.
9. Drunk Elephant Lactic Acid Serum + Protini Moisturizer Duo, $28
Drunk Elephant wins the award for best packaging and best formulation. Its best-selling Protini Polypeptide Cream is now paired with its Resurf Serum to use with you while you’re on the go. Though best for combination skin, its clean, firming formulation works well on our oily skin, too.
10. Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit, $35
Yes, skincare extends to some men’s grooming. Whether you need to polish up or are looking for a snazzy gift for the guy in your life, the Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit contains luxurious products for that less-than-$50 price point.
Best Skin Care Sets at Ulta Beauty
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1. Kylie Skin 3 Step Mini Skin Care Set, $29
The Kylie Skin 3 Step Mini Skin Care Set is that celeb-founded brand we adore, namely for its pink packaging (more importantly: its formulation). This trio includes the brand’s Foaming Face Wash, Vanilla Milk Toner and Face Moisturizer for an easy “one, two, three, go” process.
2. Lancôme Advanced Gentrifique Anti-Aging Discovery Set, $46
Lancôme’s Advanced Gentrifique Anti-Aging Discovery Set not only looks luxurious, but it’s wonderful for those who are interested in upping the ante on their anti-aging regime. It comes with a cleanser, face serum, eye cream and sheet mask to have your skin prepped and primed.
3. Beekman 1802 Milk Probiotic Skincare Starter Kit, $59
Known for its rich milky formulas, Beekman 1802 is a force to be reckoned with in the skincare world. Just shy of $60, it comes with its Milk Wash, Milk Drops (the best, trust us on this), an eye cream and a moisturizer that are all infused with probiotics.
4. Too Faced Hangover Skincare Obsessions Set, $29
Too Faced not only has a bundle that’s perfect for your bestie, but it’s one of the best treat-yourself gifts to buy. You’ll love everything in its Hangover line (especially that dreamy Pillow Cream!)
5. Peach & Lily Glass Skin Discovery Kit, $39
To achieve that glass-skin look made popular on TikTok, Peach & Lily has you covered. Inside its box, you’ll find a gel cleanser, an essence, a refining serum and — drumroll please — a Matcha Pudding Antioxidant Cream — that puts the V in vegan skincare.
6. Elemis Pro-Collagen Anti-Aging Trio, $75
Elemis’ Pro-Collagen Anti-Aging Trio is a premium beauty buy that’s one of the best value kits on this list. We wholeheartedly recommend it for dry skin types, specifically, as its cooling formula feels like we just took a bath in the ocean.
7. CeraVe Skin Barrier Restoring Kit for Acne-Prone Skin, $44
If you’re into all things skincare, you have definitely heard of CeraVe. Its Skin Barrier Restoring Kit is specially made with acne-prone skin in mind as it features a retinol serum, an AM moisturizing lotion (an Amazon best-seller) and a PM moisturizing lotion to follow suit in the evening.
8. Murad Brighten Trial Kit for Dark Spot Correction & Even Tone, $52
Brighten and correct dark spots in one with the Murad Brighten Trial Kit. This four-pack comes with the clean-formulated, travel-sized items that will absolutely *brighten* your day.
9. Philosophy The Wrinkle Takeaway, $47
If you’re asking yourself, how do I get rid of wrinkles?, then the Philosophy Wrinkle Takeaway set is for you. Everyone loves the brand during the holidays, too, and its four-step process will help target all the fine lines you want to help reduce the appearance of.
10. Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Kit, $19
We love our face masks, and we love the Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Kit. If you want to try a quality sampling of the brand (or, are looking for a less-than-$20 gift), this Ulta Beauty grab is beyond compare.
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