These $40 & Under Holiday Beauty Buys Are Everything

photo credit: @sugarpaperla

photo credit: @sugarpaperla


We all understand what it means to be on a tight budget around the holiday season, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting a great gift. When it comes to finding that perfect something for the beauty and skincare lover on your list, we’ve come up with our top six items that we’d even like to keep for ourselves. Hey, we’ve been very good this year!

REN Mini Body Gift ($25/$32 value)
Perfect for the traveler on your list, this four-piece set comes in two scents: REN’s award-winning “Moroccan Rose Otto and Neroli” and “Grapefruit.”


Benefit Kissy Missy Lip Set ($26/$40 value)
This kiss-proof lip set is perfect for the mistletoe stalker in your group. All four products are mini-sized, which makes them perfect for stashing in your clutch when you’re on the go.


AVEDA A Gift of Pure Comfort ($39.50)
For those who need a calm before the holiday storm of relatives and in-laws, this kit by Aveda is the perfect gift. With blissful scents of certified organic ginger, ginger lily, and flower essences, their body will be blessed with zen from head to toe.


Honest Beauty Falling For You Makeup Palette ($35)
For the beauty junkie who needs to have it all in one place, this Honest Beauty palette will save their day. Packed with five gorge fall eyeshadows, a crème blush, and two lip colors, everything they need is in one place.


No7 Sun Swept Bronzing Set ($20)
Winter is coming, or rather, it’s already here, says your pale skin. But we can fix that with the No7 Bronzing Set, which comes with a soft kabuki brush to create all those “sun kissed” areas on the face.


100% Pure Boxed Fruit Body Scrub Gift Set ($35)
Scrub away the rest of 2016 and bring in the New Year with moisturized and glowing skin all over, and feel rejuvenated knowing that these scrubs are free of harsh ingredients, toxins and are also cruelty-free.