Beauty sets can solve eleventh-hour holiday shopping conundrums, while bestowing on the receiver a gift of pure indulgence. Here are some of the latest for her or for him, with prices that range from tolerable to a luxurious splurge.

'The Firestarter' candle and lighter set

Light up her life with the eco-friendly MCMC candle and Moroccan-inspired bronze lighter, decked out with a lavishly fringed tassel, from Cobra Society. Made of a green blend of soy, vegetable oil and beeswax, the candle boasts decadent notes of tobacco, Bourbon vanilla and fir balsam. Curated by the folks at Reformation on Melrose Avenue, this set comes ready for giving, packaged in a recycled box tied with grosgrain ribbon.

$90 at Reformation in West Hollywood and

Lafco Claus Porto mini-soap gift box

A perfect present for the hostess, these long-lasting shea butter guest soaps are a miniature version of the brand's signature oversized bars. Wrapped in the same fashionable packaging and hand-milled in a factory in Portugal, the soaps come in an assortment of scents, including red poppy, honeysuckle and lavender iris.

$60 at Santa Maria Novella/Lafco in Beverly Hills and

Tom Ford nail lacquer boxed gift set

She can paint her nails (and the town) with this designer wardrobe of 16 well-edited Tom Ford nail lacquers, ranging from neutral hues to bold and bright — all with a luxurious, high-shine finish. Also available in a personalized selection of four, the sets are presented in an elegant mahogany box with gold trim.

$480 for the 16-piece set, or $120 for a four-piece set, at Neiman Marcus stores and

D.L. & Co. 12 Days of Christmas set

No holiday is complete without the scents of the season. A find from California company D.L. & Co.'s first stand-alone boutique on Beverly Drive, this collection of 12 gold votive candles, themed for the 12 days of Christmas, is infused with the aromas of mistletoe, cinnamon-clove and wintery berry. The set comes in a book-like box imprinted with the lyrics of the classic carol.

$200 at D.L. & Co. in Beverly Hills and

Chanel Essential brush set

Present the femme fatale in your life with equally stylish beauty accessories: five makeup brushes from Chanel in a chic carrying case. The limited-edition set includes matte black powder, blush, foundation, eyeshadow and contour shadow brushes.

$225 at Chanel boutiques and

Fresh 'Sugar Soiree' set

Who knew how kissable, colored lip balms could change our lives? A must for every lady's pre-mistletoe pampering, these ultra-moisturizing lip treatments come in a set of two sheer, reparative formulations and six softly tinted shades with SPF15, including berry, coral, nude and sheer rouge.

$65 at Fresh at the Grove and in Century City, and

Bobbi Brown lip and eye palette