50 Beauty Gifts That You Can Buy For $10 and Under
While you're playing mind chess trying to decide what to get who for the holidays, some of the season's best beauty gifts are selling out faster than you can say Santa. But not to worry, there's still plenty to go around — especially on the beauty front.
Whether you've already started your stash of stocking stuffers or you've crafted a mental checklist of items for the doorman, the dog walker, or any person who helps makes your life a little more sane, there's an abundance of beauty goods ready to be shared. Even better, these all cost less than two days' worth of peppermint mochas.
Saturday Skin Quench Intense Hydration Mask
An easy win for pretty much anyone on your list who cares about their skin is a stocking full of sheet masks. Be sure to include this Saturday Skin Quench Intense Hydration Mask ($6), which has hyaluronic acid, watermelon, and aloe.
Milani Make It Dewy 3-in-1 Setting Spray Hydrate + Illuminate + Set
Dewy makeup is always fresh. The look is even easier to pull off (and make last) with this Milani Make It Dewy 3-in-1 Setting Spray Hydrate + Illuminate + Set ($10).
AOA Studio Paw Paw Charity: 5-Piece Ova Brush Set
If you want to see what the magic of an oval-shaped brush does for your makeup without spending a whole lot, give this AOA Studio Paw Paw Charity: 5-Piece Ova Brush Set ($6) a shot. A nice holiday bonus is that with every purchase, an additional $0.55 will go to an animal rescue charity.
Bath & Body Works Black Pepper & Pine Hand Soap
This Bath & Body Works Black Pepper & Pine Hand Soap ($9, available Nov. 20) not only looks good on your bathroom sink, but it also has olive oil to nourish and moisturize hands as you wash. Hello, perfect hostess gift!
Christian Siriano X imPRESS Press-On Manicure Collection
Make someone's nail wardrobe as fashionable as their clothes with this chic collab between fashion designer Christian Siriano and Kiss Nails. The Christian Siriano X imPRESS Press-On Manicure Collection ($8) includes seven styles designed by Siriano and inspired by his work.
INGLOT Cosmetics Freedom System Eyeshadow Palette
The INGLOT Cosmetics Freedom System Eyeshadow Palette ($9 for the starter palette) gives the person on the receiving end the choice to create their ideal palette from over 300 color combos.
Meow Meow Tweet Geranium Frankincense Travel Body Oil
Let the cute packaging on this Meow Meow Tweet Geranium Frankincense Travel Body Oil ($8) stimulate your visual senses while the essential oil blend inside refreshes your spirit and skin.
Lush Bubble Spinner
This fidget-spinner-inspired bath bomb is both cute and functional. Hold the wooden center of the Lush Bubble Spinner ($7) under running water. It'll spin your tub into a froth-filled oasis with the mind-clearing scent of lemon, lime, and grapefruit oils.
Formula 10.0.6 Merry Multi Masking Holiday Collection
The Formula 10.0.6 Merry Multi Masking Holiday Collection ($10) comes with a trio of skin perfectors to brighten, clear pores, and calm irritated skin. It's exactly what postholiday faces will need.
OGX Limited Edition Kandee Johnson Shampoos
Leave it to beauty influencer Kandee Johnson to come up with the sweetest combos of hair cleansers and conditioners with this OGX Limited Edition Kandee Johnson Shampoo collection ($8 each). And as the names suggest, it all smells like nostalgic holiday treats.
Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge Ornament
This Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge Ornament ($6) is a three-in-one tool that gives you the flexibility to cover, conceal, and contour without a bag full of brushes.
Bath & Body Works Winter Candy Apple Lip Gloss
The Bath & Body Works Winter Candy Apple Lip Gloss ($6) packaging may say naughty, but the red apple, Winter rose petals, candied orange, maple leaf, and fresh cinnamon scent blend is all the way nice.
Bath & Body Works Vanilla Bean Noel Lip Gloss
The other half of the Naughty and Nice pair is this Bath & Body Works Vanilla Bean Noel Lip Gloss ($6), which melds the holiday sweetness of fresh vanilla bean, warm caramel, sugar cookies, whipped cream, and musk.
Sleek Makeup Major Matte Metallic Must Haves
If you know someone who has been wanting to give the metallic lip trend a try, the Sleek Makeup Major Matte Metallic Must Haves ($10) minis are a perfect place to start.
Rimmel London Magnif'Eyes Blush Edition
With pretty much endless shade combos possible, the pinky nude Rimmel London Magnif'Eyes Blush Edition Palette ($8) will be an easy fave for both the beauty minimalist and maximalist in your life.
Smolder Cosmetics Emerald City Loose Glam Dust
The Smolder Cosmetics Emerald City Loose Glam Dust ($9) is basically mermaid perfection in a pot that you'll want to smear from head to toe (if you're into that kind of thing).
Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes Discovery Kit
Warning: you'll have a hard time deciding which full-size version of these exfoliators (that smell good enough to eat) to commit to after trying the Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes Discovery Kit ($10).
NYX Halo Graphic Halo
This NYX Holographic Halo Shimmer Stick in Primal ($9) lilac highlighter is a solid dupe for the Fenty Beauty Confetti Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick.