NPD: Holiday Beauty Gift Sets Sales Soar

While curated beauty boxes are the hottest must-have in beauty this Holiday season, gift sets sold in U.S. department stores are giving them a run for their money.

The NPD Group, Inc., released results on the total prestige beauty gift set industry Tuesday morning revealing that in the U.S., overall sales of gift sets in prestige department stores year-to-date (January to October 2012), grew a whopping 16%, versus the same time last year.