If you’re not the person to layer skin serum onto toner each morning, you may feel lost as to what to gift that beauty-obsessed person on your list. This guide is here to help! From decadent body creams to festive eyeshadow palettes, here are some budget-friendly stocking stuffers that any beauty-lover will be thrilled to receive. Whether your budget is $50 and under or $15 and under, check out the list of fabulous little prezzies by price.
$50 and under
Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Gloss Bombs are the crème de la crème of lipgloss: they’re long-lasting, not sticky and come in an array of shades that complement numerous skin tones. This special edition set clocks in at just under $50 (a full size gloss costs $25) and features four shades, which is great for someone looking to build their lip gloss wardrobe.
Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse Mini Gloss Bomb Set Holo’Daze Edition, $48, Sephora
This watermelon duo by IG-famous brand Glow Recipe will brighten any skincare lover’s day (while leaving their skin looking dewy, hydrated and refreshed, of course!). It includes the Watermelon face mist in full size, as well as a sample size of its popular sleeping mask, and is valued at $57.
Glow Recipe Glow Together With Watermelon, $45, Sephora
Briogeo’s Merry Multi-Masking Kit features three of the brand’s popular hair masks, all of which are packed with nourishing ingredients and suitable for colour- and chemically-treated and relaxed strands. (This kit, valued at $84, gives you a savings of 41 per cent.)
Merry Multi-Masking Kit, $48.95, Briogeo
Canadian brand Céla is known for its super luxe body creams and scrubs, but they aren’t cheap — the Seed to Skin body scrub on its own will put you out a hot $42. The Spa Essentials Discovery Kit, on the other hand, is $35 and includes mini sizes of the scrub and other best-selling products.
Spa Essentials Discovery Kit, $35, Céla
YouTube beauty vloggers swear by Anastasia Beverly Hills palettes. This limited edition mini version includes an ample amount of shades to create versatile eye looks for the festive season and beyond; the formula is also highly-pigmented, which means this palette can last a while.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam II Mini Eye Shadow Palette, $38, Sephora
Considering the full-sized tube of Lancôme’s Monsieur Big mascara (praised for its volumizing abilities) costs $33, this set is a steal — it includes a travel-sized tube which runs for $17 on its own.
Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara Set, $33, Sephora
This beautiful cotton-wax headwrap by Canadian and Black-owned brand Kwesiya is an easy protective piece for those with natural hair. It’s also great for wrapping hair while deep-conditioning, especially if doing it on-the-go.
Ewa Scarf Headwrap, $33, Kwesiya
$30 and under
Orgasm blush by Nars has been around for decades and is a cult-classic for good reason: it’s a universally flattering shade. This mini compact features the bestselling hue alongside a complementary highlighter; both are highly