Skincare Kits That Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck

It’s nearly impossible to wander the aisles of Sephora without letting one of the store’s skin care sets catch your eye. Maybe in the past you’ve been strong enough to resist the siren call of these curated minis — but why should you? These skin care sets actually tend to be pretty cost-effective — and practical. For one, they let you sample the buzziest new launches, without blowing your entire beauty budget, and they can give you a way to tote luxe, carry-on-sized products on your next trip (bonus: they often come in an adorable, travel-ready pouch. Not to mention sets can make a great gift — so really, when you think about it, it’s a win-win-win. So, where to start? Here, 16 skin care sets to check out during your next Sephora trip.

If you’ve been dying to give beloved natural brand Drunk Elephant a try, this might just be your opportunity. This skin care set includes adorable mini versions of eight of their most popular products, including their best-selling Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil. Plus, the brightly colored packaging makes the set a great gift.
Have you ever smelled L’Occitane’s signature almond scent? The delectable fragrance smells just like your favorite French macarons; sweet and luxuriously sophisticated. This set gives you the chance to try out their whole almond-scented line, and it comes in an adorable pouch to boot.
To try Erborian’s Bamboo Waterlock Mask is to love it, and this kit gives you a chance to sample that, as well as their Solid Cleansing Oil, and their Bamboo Cràme Frapée. Together, the products work to clear, moisturize and plump your skin for a seriously hydrated, glowy complexion.