How to Make Cosmetic Gift Sets

by Sianne Statile

Decorate your gift with flowers for a feminine touch.

natural cosmetics image by Julia Britvich from Fotolia.com

Items you will need

  • Basket
  • Cosmetics
  • Tissue paper
  • Wrapping paper
  • Bows
  • Fake Flowers

Cosmetic gift sets are a perfect gift for many women. Cosmetics are not just limited to makeup, the category also includes lotions, perfumes, bath soaps, nail polish and makeup applicators. Creating a cosmetic gift set allows you lots of options. The person receiving the set will be delighted with the products, and appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Step 1

Decide on a budget. Be sure to account for all materials that will be needed. This includes; the container you will use to place the gifts in, cost you plan to spend on the cosmetics themselves, as well as the wrapping you will use.

Step 2

Choose a theme. A gift set usually includes things that work well together. Some good additions would include; bath sprays, soaps, shower gel and a poof or loofah. Makeup sets should include, lip gloss, a pocket mirror, application brushes, eye shadows, mascara and makeup remover.

Step 3

Pick a suitable container. It should be large enough to hold the items, and be to your liking. Containers can be a simple gift bag, box or basket. In using something like a basket, it gives the gift an additional purpose.

Step 4

Assemble your gift set. If using a gift bag as your container, place some tissue paper inside the bag. If you chose a box, wrap the gift and add a decorative bow. For a basket, purchase some clear wrap -- gather it at the top -- and tie it with ribbon.

Step 5

Save time and go online. There are several online resources that will help you assemble a gift basket. You can achieve a professional look, while choosing specific products to be included in your gift set.

Photo Credits

  • natural cosmetics image by Julia Britvich from Fotolia.com

About the Author

Currently residing in Fredericksburg, Va., Sianne Statile officially began writing in 2010 and is currently writing articles for various websites. Her expertise includes parenting, relationships and arts and crafts among other topics. Statile is also working towards obtaining an associate degree in business at a local community college.