We Found The 13 Most Giftable Makeup-Brush Sets

Karina Hoshikawa
·2 min read

When it comes to beauty tools of the trade, makeup brushes are it. Whether you're crafting a meticulous smoky eye, an A+ base, or a flawless contour, brushes are the magic wands that will help you achieve your makeup masterpieces. And while, yes, brush sets are available 365 days a year, they make for especially giftable material during the holidays.

Once the seasons start changing, these beauty bundles get a makeover of their own: glammed up with reimagined handles in sparkles, red lacquer, or some dazzling combination of the two. Plus, the range of everything from affordable-quality sets to über-posh kits that your favorite influencer would adore is bountiful. A brand new lineup of luscious makeup brushes is a surefire way to please any beauty lover, plain and simple (especially since we don't clean them nearly as often as we should) — and we've bagged the 13 best of such stunning sets ahead.

At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

<br><br><strong>Bobbi Brown</strong> The Essential Brush Kit, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saksfifthavenue.com%2Fproduct%2Fbobbi-brown-the-essential-brush-kit----231-value-0400013157175.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


Bobbi Brown The Essential Brush Kit, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>Laura Mercier</strong> Sweeping Beauty Essential Brush Collection, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saksfifthavenue.com%2Fproduct%2Flaura-mercier-sweeping-beauty-essential-brush-collection-0400013130695.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


Laura Mercier Sweeping Beauty Essential Brush Collection, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>Space NK</strong> Ultimate Edit Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spacenk.com%2Fus%2Fen_US%2Faccessories%2Ftools%2Fmakeup-tools%2Fultimate-edit-brush-set-MUK200023185.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Space NK" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Space NK</a>


Space NK Ultimate Edit Brush Set, $, available at Space NK
<br><br><strong>Utowa</strong> The Utowa Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fvioletgrey.com%2Fset%2Fthe-utowa-makeup-brush-set%2FSET-000045" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Violet Grey" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Violet Grey</a>


Utowa The Utowa Brush Set, $, available at Violet Grey
<br><br><strong>bareMinerals</strong> 3-Piece Brush Set + Bag, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bareminerals.com%2Fholiday%2Fshop-all-holiday%2F3-piece-brush-set-%252B-bag%2FUS41700231101.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:bareMinerals" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">bareMinerals</a>


bareMinerals 3-Piece Brush Set + Bag, $, available at bareMinerals
<br><br><strong>Sephora Collection</strong> Bright and Beaming 8 Piece Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Ffave.co%2F2TA3tHG" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sephora" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sephora</a>


Sephora Collection Bright and Beaming 8 Piece Brush Set, $, available at Sephora
<br><br><strong>Clinique</strong> The Essential Brush Trio, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saksfifthavenue.com%2Fproduct%2Fclinique-the-essentials-3-piece-makeup-brush-set-0400013143844.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


Clinique The Essential Brush Trio, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>IT Brushes For ULTA</strong> Your Superheroes Full-Size Travel Makeup Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fyour-superheroes-full-size-travel-makeup-brush-set%3FproductId%3DxlsImpprod11061196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


IT Brushes For ULTA Your Superheroes Full-Size Travel Makeup Brush Set, $, available at Ulta Beauty
<br><br><strong>MAC</strong> Limited Edition Sparkler Starter Kit Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saksfifthavenue.com%2Fproduct%2Fmac-sparkler-5-piece-makeup-brush-set-0400013107598.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Saks Fifth Avenue" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Saks Fifth Avenue</a>


MAC Limited Edition Sparkler Starter Kit Brush Set, $, available at Saks Fifth Avenue
<br><br><strong>Morphe</strong> Morphe X Jaclyn Hill The Eye Master Collection, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fmorphe-x-jaclyn-hill-eye-master-collection%3FproductId%3DxlsImpprod19101111" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


Morphe Morphe X Jaclyn Hill The Eye Master Collection, $, available at Ulta Beauty
<br><br><strong>Real Techniques</strong> In The Spotlight 6 Piece Kit, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fin-spotlight-6-piece-kit%3FproductId%3Dpimprod2019723" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


Real Techniques In The Spotlight 6 Piece Kit, $, available at Ulta Beauty
<br><br><strong>BH Cosmetics</strong> Bombshell Beauty - 10 Piece Brush Set, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fbombshell-beauty-10-piece-brush-set%3FproductId%3Dpimprod2007493" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


BH Cosmetics Bombshell Beauty - 10 Piece Brush Set, $, available at Ulta Beauty
<br><br><strong>EcoTools</strong> Flawless Winter Shine 7 Piece Kit, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ulta.com%2Fflawless-winter-shine-7-piece-kit%3FproductId%3Dpimprod2019137" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ulta Beauty" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ulta Beauty</a>


EcoTools Flawless Winter Shine 7 Piece Kit, $, available at Ulta Beauty

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