The 30 Best Holiday Beauty Gifts $15 and Under
By Liz Ritter, Executive Editor |
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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Fresh scents and the magic of minerals merge in this mega-popular, mega-hydrating duo.
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.
Skip the fruitcake and gift these fruit-flavored, always-effective balms instead.
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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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.
A thoughtful gift for anyone who travels, these purse-sized sprays instantly make skin look better.
Jurlique Rose Love Balm ($12)
This antioxidant-packed, rose-scented salve moisturizes, softens and protects dry and chapped skin.
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.”
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.
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).
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.
This best-selling lip balm relies on honey and precious oils to help nourish and repair the driest lips.
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.
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.
Another serious eye shadow set in the bunch, these multipurpose, satin-effect loose powders deliver neutral, suits-all shades.
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.
This luxe-looking container can be used for brushes or simply leave it on your desk to give your regular penholder some pizazz.
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.
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.
You can’t go wrong with these automatic, so-easy-to-use liners: They’re effortless, smooth and there’s five in a pack.
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.
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.