$50 and Under: Beauty Gifts to Shop For Your Friends and Family
Gift-giving is an art and you often want to gift something to your loved ones that is thoughtful and that suits their tastes. This can be a difficult ask when you have a shopping list as long as your arm and increasingly less time to execute said list.
You have enough to think about in the lead-up to the holidays, so to make present shopping all the easier for you, we’ve curated some ideas that the beauty lovers in your family and friendship group are sure to love. All of these pressies are $50 and under, so you won’t break the bank during the festive season.
Laneige Dream Team Skincare Set
Laneige’s Dream Team Skincare Set ($29) is the secret to soft and hydrated lips. This set contains the Lip Glowy Balm to keep lips moisturised during the day, while the Lip Sleeping Mask keeps dry skin at bay.
Mount Lai Gua Sha Facial Lifting Tool
Give the gift of facial massage this holiday season with the Mount Lai Gua Sha Facial Lifting Tool ($45). Made from rose quartz, this tool helps lift and smooth skin and can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles through targeted massage.
who is elijah Discovery Set
It can be difficult purchasing fragrances as a gift, which is why the who is elijah Discovery Set ($35) is the perfect option. This set includes four vials of gender-neutral scents so your loved one can enjoy all of them and pick their favourite.
James Cosmetics 24K Gold & Collagen Crystal Eye Mask
The James Cosmetics 24K Gold & Collagen Crystal Eye Mask ($35) works wonders on the eye area, leaving it looking hydrated and plump thanks to ingredients like hyaluronic acid and 24k gold. And, with five sets included in the kit, your loved one will be able to reap the benefits for a while to come.
Sol de Janeiro Star Treatment
Treat your loved one to their best hair ever with the Sol de Janeiro Star Treatment ($42). This pack includes a hair treatment for hydration as well as a nourishing shampoo and conditioner that works to gently cleanse and repair the hair after each wash.
Maison Balzac La Chapelle Incense Box
Incense adds a lovely aroma to one’s home and Maison Balzac’s La Chapelle Incense Box ($39) leaves a moody, evocative scent. The box includes 50 incense sticks, with the aroma consisting of notes of cedarwood and musk.
ECOYA Guava & Lychee Sorbet Bodycare Pamper Pack
The ECOYA Guava & Lychee Sorbet Bodycare Pamper Pack ($39.95) contains the brand’s fragranced Hand & Body Wash and Hand & Body Lotion, which both feel lovely on the skin. The chic packaging makes this a gift your loved one will want to display in their home.
Huda Beauty Contour & Glow Lip Duo Kit
Huda Beauty’s Contour & Glow Lip Duo Kit ($44) helps create a fuller-looking pout sans fillers thanks to the Power Bullet Cream Glow Lipstick and the Mini Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Lip Liner.
Karla Brush Defence
Karla’s Brush Defence ($37.95) is a great gift for the makeup lovers in your life. This tool cleanser removes all of the nasties within your brushes, while the addition of oils helps to nourish and soften brush hairs. This product leaves a lovely scent of lavender behind on your brushes too. Love!
The Ordinary The Daily Set
Skincare doesn’t have to be complicated, which is why cult brand The Ordinary has created The Daily Set ($33). This kit includes skincare basics that are suited to all skin types and will leave skin feeling hydrated and healthy.
Sand & Sky Down Under Duo
Sand & Sky’s Down Under Duo ($23) is designed to refine pores and boost brightness. This kit includes the Australian Pink Clay Porefining Face Mask and the Australian Emu Apple Super Bounce Mask, which are perfect for dealing with lacklustre skin. The Clay Mask detoxifies and brightens while the Bounce Mask targets dry skin and amps up the glow.
Juliette Has A Gun Not A Shower Gel
Despite its name, Juliette Has A Gun’s Not A Shower Gel ($39) is in fact a shower gel. Fragranced with Juliette Has A Gun’s Not A Perfume, this clean and fresh shower gel inserts a little luxury into one’s bathing routine.
Glasshouse Fragrances Scent Scene Diffuser
The Glasshouse Fragrances Scent Scene Diffuser Duo ($44.95) includes two scents — Amalfi and Kyoto in Bloom — so you can mix and match the aroma in your home. Simply pop the Scent Stems into the vessel and enjoy the delicious fragrance.
MECCA MAX Party Flex Eyeshadow Palette
MECCA MAX’s Party Flex Eyeshadow Palette ($40) includes 25 shades that cater to one’s party needs. This palette includes mattes, shimmers and glitters in a variety of bold colours and neutral shades. The perfect pressie for an eyeshadow enthusiast.
Grown Alchemist Hand Cream
There’s nothing quite like a luxe hand cream and Grown Alchemist’s Hand Cream ($27) is a cult favourite. This cream softens hands and cuticles, while also hydrating skin without feeling greasy. The addition of vanilla and orange peel also makes it a lovely sensory experience.