The 30 Best Holiday Beauty Gifts $15 and Under

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Having a hard time finding that perfect holiday gift? Look no further than this beauty-themed, no-gift-receipt-required, totally affordable list of 30 products we love. 

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Ahava Holiday Minerals Shower Gel & Hand Cream Ornament ($12) 

Fresh scents and the magic of minerals merge in this mega-popular, mega-hydrating duo.

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Archipelago Black Forest Travel Tin ($15)

You can never go wrong with a candle, and you can’t get much hipper than this one (rumor has it Rihanna actually requires it in her dressing room while on tour). It’s intoxicating, woodsy and just gives off a “warm” vibe.


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Burt’s Bees Beeswax Bounty Fruit Mix ($9)

Skip the fruitcake and gift these fruit-flavored, always-effective balms instead.


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Claus Porto Bath Soaps (Starting at $7) 

You’ll never be without a hostess gift with these fragrantly gorgeous bars of soaps. (Bonus: They’re also already wrapped!) They’re so affordable, you can pair two together and throw on a bow for an instant present.

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Miss Spa Deep Wrinkle Hydrogel Lip Treatment ($7)

This incredibly unique mask is perfect for the on-trend beauty-lover who likes to test and try everything. Caviar extract and sodium hyaluronate deliver mega hydration to give the appearance of better-looking, plumped lips.  

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CLEAN Reserve Rollerball Layering Trio ($10)

Featured scents of Blonde Rose, Sueded Oud and Warm Cotton round out the mix in this limited-edition, everyone-will-ask-what-you’re-wearing rollerball set.

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Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Lip Balm ($15)

Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone who is nine or 99, these moisturizing lip balms offer up the perfect amount of tint in a tin.

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e.l.f. Endless Eyes ($15)

There are 100 eye shadow shades in this palette. Enough said.

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Hard Candy Lips & Nails on Its Way ($15)

This nail color and lip gloss kit is perfect for anyone in need of a little shimmer, shine and sparkle this season.

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Invisibobble ($8 a pack)

There’s nothing standard about these telephone cord–looking hair ties. They hold back everything, yet never leave indentations in your hair.

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jane iredale Hydration Spray Minis ($10) 

A thoughtful gift for anyone who travels, these purse-sized sprays instantly make skin look better.

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Jurlique Rose Love Balm ($12)

This antioxidant-packed, rose-scented salve moisturizes, softens and protects dry and chapped skin.

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BigKidProblems Makeup Pouches ($15)

One can never have enough makeup bags or pouches, and this beauty-themed one is compact enough to take anywhere, yet big enough to actually hold your “stuff.”

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L’Occitane Holiday Baubles ($14)

There are three versions—Shea Butter, Verbena and Cherry Blossom—and each pack in enough products that your recipient will have to make room on their vanity.

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Mayfair Soap Foundry Grapefruit Bergamot Holiday Set ($10)

This spa in a box contains the most decadent citrusy-scented crème and bubble bath (and both are in very big sizes that will last a while).

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Missha Senseful Lady Hair Mist ($5)

If the gift of a full-size perfume isn’t in the plan, go for one of these super-effective hair mists. They smell amazing, leave strands fresh and you can gift three of them and still hit the $15 budget.

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Moroccanoil Treatment Ornament ($15)

Everyone loves this conditioning, styling and finishing treatment, and this stocking stuffer–sized version is the perfect choice for anyone interested in a smoother, silkier style.

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Molton Brown Bauble ($15)

They come in a sophisticated box, and each of these festive bath and shower gels smells—and leaves skin looking—amazing.

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NUXE Reve de Miel Lip Balm ($15)

This best-selling lip balm relies on honey and precious oils to help nourish and repair the driest lips.

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Ouai Luxe Minis ($8–$12)

Be completely on trend with these incredibly popular travel-size minis of the much-lauded Jen Atkin (she’s the stylist behind the Kardashians) line.

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Peach & Lily Dream Sheet Mask Collection ($15 for a set of three)

This just-launched targeted collection is the “dream” of beauty expert Alicia Yoon. There’s a lot of vitamins, antioxidants and potent ingredients; it’s pretty much the closest thing you can give to a gift certificate for a facial.

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Pixi Beauty Fairy Dust Favourites ($12)

Another serious eye shadow set in the bunch, these multipurpose, satin-effect loose powders deliver neutral, suits-all shades.

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Sephora Collection Mini Cream Lip Stain Set ($12)

Get four of Sephora’s best-selling Cream Lip Stains in this limited-edition set. They’re lightweight, long-wearing and the color payoff is flawless.

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Soap & Glory Get Into the Smooth ($12)

This incredibly hydrating trio of body butters boasts great fragrances and guaranteed better-looking skin.

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Sonia Kashuk Serpent Brush Cup ($13)

This luxe-looking container can be used for brushes or simply leave it on your desk to give your regular penholder some pizazz.

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Tangle Teezer Candy Cane Styler ($15)

It’s referred to as the “life-changing” brush; it works for all hair types (even extensions) to painlessly smooth out tangles and cut down on that much-dreaded drying time.

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TATCHA Aburatorigami Beauty Papers ($12)

These fancy blotting papers are the beauty product you didn’t even know you needed. The all-natural sheets absorb excel oil and just make makeup look better.

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Ulta Beauty Collection Eyeliner Love ($14)

You can’t go wrong with these automatic, so-easy-to-use liners: They’re effortless, smooth and there’s five in a pack.

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yes to Coconut Mask ($3 per mask)

At $3 a mask, you can give all five of these new paper masks. Our favorite, the Coconut variety, which delivers tropical-scented skin perfection.

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Zoella Beauty Gingerbread Fizz Trio ($12)

Stop everything: You can now get the much in-demand, just-hit-the-U.S. bath products at Target.com. Need them faster? Run to your nearest Target store for the gingerbread fizz bath bars goodness. 

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