With Christmas just a few weeks away, many of us are seemingly scrambling to find gifts for what seems like an endless list of friends and family. From your mum, who has everything and claims there is nothing she needs, to your bestie who is super picky and returns everything, Christmas shopping is often a daunting task.
Beauty gifts are a go-to. Perfect for even the most difficult of recipients and the perfect way to treat the most important people in your life. If this year funds are a little tight, we’ve got your back. With this list of beauty buys on a budget, you can make christmas gifting a breeze without breaking the bank.
For make-up fans
Treat your favourite make-up fanatic to a gift they’ll love this christmas. This strictly limited-edition gift set by make-up maestro Charlotte Tilbury, is the perfect holiday season purchase. The fan favourite, Collagen Lip Bath formula is infused with firming marine collagen to plump lips, whilst coconut oil hydrates and peppermint extract adds a refreshing tingle.
The beautifully packaged set features three iconic shades, ideal for that new years eve party and at only £20, you can tick your beauty-guru bestie off of the gift list.
For skincare newbies
Skincare is always the ideal gift but for those new to the skincare scene, this introductory set from The Ordinary is the perfect place to start. For your boyfriend who doesn’t know his hyaluronic from his niacinamide or for a teen figuring out their perfect skin routine, look no further.
Featuring full sized products, including the brand’s bestselling Squalane Cleanser, the Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA and the Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5. Known for their stripped back approach to skincare and surprisingly budget friendly products, this is the perfect gift for those dipping their toes in the skincare pool or existing fans looking to replenish.
For self-care fans
What better way to give the gift of great hair and treat someone special to a luxurious self-care moment than with a hair mask. Perfect for busy mums in need of some me time. Sol de Janeiro harnesses the power of the latest and greatest ingredients fresh from the Amazon and their heavenly-scented products whisk you away to a tropical paradise.
Show dry and damaged strands some love with this luxuriously rich restorative mask. Using deeply hydrating ingredients to hydrate hair and repair damage. Have them step into the new year with the smoothest and shiniest hair ever.
For the glitterati party
For those obsessed with all things shimmer, this exfoliating scrub is the glow-giving gift on everyone’s wish list. In true Frank Body style, this 100% natural body scrub contains sugar, salt, coffee seed oil and vitamin E to buff away dry skin and nourish.
With the addition of tiny rose gold particles, this shimmering scrub will leave skin dazzling post-shower and party ready. The ideal secret santa gift, after all it is Christmas and who doesn’t want to glitter like a disco ball?
For the person who has everything
This girl power loving, woman-owned accessory brand has an abundance of gorgeous beauty and wellness gift ideas. For the person who has everything, this silky-smooth satin pillowcase is the perfect addition to their beauty routine, they didn’t know they needed.
The satin fabric won’t pull on hair whilst you sleep, so you’ll wake up with smooth and frizz-free locks. If that’s not enough, the material has also been designed to hydrate and age-defy leaving you looking and feeling youthful and rested. Available in five colours, this is the boudoir addition that should be under every Christmas tree.
For the sleepy or not so sleepy heads
From pillowcases to pillow spray. From cult brand Sunday Riley, comes the ultimate nighttime ritual. Containing lemon verbena, vetiver and lavender, this deliciously scented pillow spray will help you to drift off in no time. The ideal gift for tired out mums or those who love a sunday snooze.
Formulated to naturally encourage a more restful sleep, so you wake up feeling your best, this restorative spray will guarantee the perfect night’s sleep. Ideal for recuperating after the holiday season parties.
Whether shopping for your dad, boyfriend, brother or other, bearded friends and family are covered. The ideal treat for any grooming enthusiast, this beard oil eases irritation, encourages growth and enhances shine. Packed with skin and hair nourishing oils, this beautifully sandalwood, jasmine and cedarwood scented oil is a must have.
Make it a staple in his everyday routine. This formula nourishes your beard and the neglected skin beneath with a blend of squalene and avocado oil, while vitamin E softens hair, treats uncomfortable irritation and improves manageability and hair growth.
For wellness fanatics
From lifestyle blog, to fan favourite beauty brand, Goop creates the ultimate wellbeing must-haves to keep every health freak happy. If you know someone who believes beauty starts within, then look no further than GOOPGLOW. The ideal way to drink your way to glowing skin this supplement has an orange and lemon verbena taste and is a power shot of antioxidants designed to reduce the free radical impact of the sun, pollution, stress and more.
Packed with top quality ingredients, these effortlessly easy to use sachets are the perfect gift for any wellness buff and will get them glowing just in time for 2022.