This time of the year is best when it comes to beauty. Makeup and skincare brands pull out all the stops, selling cute holiday kits and stocking stuffer versions of their most popular products. These items are great to give your child’s teachers, girlfriends, clients and service providers. This list of beauty gifts includes products for your skin, nails and hair, all for under $10 each.
Bliss Citrus Stars Duo
The little duo from Bliss is citrus balanced with sage for a clean, universally appealing scent. This stocking stuffer is a perfect introduction to the famous spa company’s best selling creams and body washes. Only $10 at ULTA, Kohl’s and blissworld.com.
Miss Spa Brighten Mask
Moisturizing treatment masks can be relaxing until its time to clean them off your face. Miss Spa has created a line of paper and gel treatments for the face, eyes, lips, face and hands that you simply peel off and throw away. Individual masks start and $3.99 and are available at ULTA and Walgreens stores.
Sinful Colors Nail Polish
Everyone likes to have a festive mani for the holidays. But spending big bucks on colors you’ll only wear for a month isn’t necessary. Sinful Colors is a drugstore brand that rings in at only $1.99. In 2014, it was rated the number one longest wearing nail polish by Consumer Reports. Add a little cheer to your nails with “Charmed,” “Cauldron Couture” and “Go Go Girl”. Find Sinful Colors are your local Walgreens.
The Body Shop Cracker Gift Set
These cute holiday “crackers” from The Body Shop are both festive and philanthropic. Each one includes a mini soap and body lotion and is available in glazed apple, frosted plum and frosted cranberry. They are priced at $7 each or two for $10 and each one provides a family in Ethiopia one day of safe water. Available in store or online.
Queen of the Shower Cap
Beauty brand NPW is showing us that shower caps don’t have to boring. The company’s line of hair protectors includes a cupcake, frog, raspberry and a regal crown. Grab a few for friends and one for yourself to shower in style all year round, $4.99 at Kohls.com.
Savvy Travelers portable wipes
Keep your body and electronic devices clean and moisturized with these clever little packs by Savvy Travelers. The line includes a facial cleanser and moisturizer, lens and screen cleaner, antiperspirant and a mouth cleanser. Each box has six individually wrapped wipes that are TSA compliant for only $10. Find them in store at Nordstrom, or order online and get free shipping.
Besame Matchbook in red velvet
This cute matchbook from Besame has five matchsticks that can be used up to three times each. Drop it in your bag for touch ups on the go or share them with friends. the books come in five red colors including Besame’s signature red. Get them for $6 each at Sephora and BesameCosmetics.com.