Your Loved Ones Will Glow With Glee Over These 12 Brilliant Beauty & Bodycare Gifts

Joyance Partners
3 min readNov 15, 2023
Photo by Cindy Kelso Montgomery

One (or all) of these superb self-care creations from the inventive companies in our portfolio is the perfect present for that special someone on your list.

Exponent Beauty keeps anti-aging ingredients at peak potency, clinically proven to visibly benefit the skin. Don’t miss their luxurious holiday limited edition cashmere collaboration with Favorite Daughter clothing company! Use code Joyance20 to get 20% off sitewide.

Bubble is the first modern, affordable, science-backed skincare line formulated specifically to clean, balance, and hydrate teenage skin. Their products are vegan, cruelty-free, fragrance-free, and totally non-toxic, and since they’re created by teens, for teens, this is a sure winner for those notoriously hard-to-shop-for adolescents.

Dune’s suncare is clinically proven to “protect and perfect all skin tones,” with fans ranging from the Kardashians to the VP of Nike Outdoor. With its focus on gender-inclusive, planet-friendly, all-natural products, Dune has just the right option for anyone on your gift list who is ever exposed to sunlight (so, basically everyone).

Revea uses cutting-edge science to deliver precision skincare formulated just for you. Right now they’re running a holiday special of a free ($50 value) moisturizer gift with any purchase. And as a bonus for anyone in SF for the holidays, they’re including a free custom treatment serum for any signature facial through Dec 31st!

Luna Daily makes microbiome-balancing body care for all skin, even your most intimate. Specially formulated by expert dermatologists and gynecologists, these products are designed to nurture everything from your head, vulva, knees, and toes, for every age range, skin type, and class of concern.

Scent Lab uses immersive video, machine learning, and self-reported preferences to generate specially curated candle scent recommendations. All it takes is a few clicks to engineer a feeling, mood, or memory to create the candle of your giftee’s wildest dreams — use discount code JOYANCE to get 20% off sitewide.

Mantl makes naturally derived, thoughtfully formulated smart self-care for modern men. Their special edition Year of MANTL kit includes quarterly Complete Routine sets delivered throughout the year. For a limited time, you can also buy one, get one 50% off their travel-size stocking stuffers!

Mybacs offers specially formulated microbiome-based packages to help with everything from mood enhancement, to sleep management, to PMS. Right now you you can up to 25% by mixing and matching to create a personalized “feel-good” set!

Conserving Beauty makes innovative, solutions-based skincare that improves radiance and luminosity. From their zero-waste oil cleansing wipes to their cult favorite facial oil, their water(less) products will become your giftees’s skin’s new best friend, with the satisfaction of sweet sustainability.

Loli is the world’s first zero-waste beauty company, using upcycled ingredients, a 100% waterless formulation process, and all reusable or compostable packaging. Check out their new Sumo Citrus Cleanser, a gentle, brightening jelly that’s as good for your skin as it is for the planet.

Yours makes self-care simple and sustainable, creating personalized products and experiences by eliminating the trial-and-error process. Yours practices conscious beauty — being thoughtful and making ethical and responsible choices when it comes to the supply chain, ingredients, and how products are developed.

Phyla uses science that selectively alters the microbiome, resulting in incredibly effective acne care. Their new Phlya+ Package includes their revolutionary topical acne-fighting phage system plus a personalized skincare and diet plan to support both microbiome and skin health goals.

Ave + You’s skincare regimens are specially tailored to each individual’s needs. Their vegan formulations are developed based on a personalized assessment test and perfected by AI algorithms to optimize natural beauty.

For even more ingenious gift-giving-goodness, check out our top picks for wonderful women, finicky foodies, and fitness fanatics.



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