Who doesn’t like a little pampering, especially during the stressful holiday season? Here are a few of my picks for beauty gifts under $50 that are sure to unwrap a smile!
1.LUSH Jolly Hollydays ($49.95) – Give the gift of pampering with Lush! This jolly green and pink hatbox holds a gorgeous hand-picked collection of moisturizing treats to keep skin happy and hydrated all winter long. It’s loaded with indulgent, luxurious skincare goodies like Dream Cream body lotion to soothe and soften, seasonal favorite Rose Jam shower gel, refreshing Ocean Salt face & body scrub and Buffy Body Butter that contains ground almonds to whip skin into softness. And the Keepsake reusable box is perfect for keeping the holiday decorations safe until next year!
2. Juara Coffee & Creme Skin Smoothing Body Ritual ($49) – Packaged in a giftable, decorative can, this delightful ritual set ($72 value) includes the full-sized Invigorating Coffee Scrub and Candlenut Body Crème. Made with fresh Indonesian coffee beans, the aromatic coffee scrub awakens the senses as it exfoliates and cleanses. Because it contains gentle, sulfate-free cleansing agents so no other soap or shower gel is necessary. And the rich, luxurious body creme provides the nourishing benefits of candlenut oil, known for its high content of essential fatty acids, to treat dry, rough skin and leaves a smooth, velvety finish.
3. MAKE UP FOR EVER Ever Lasting Liners Set ($39) – This kit ($90 value) features Aqua Eyes in three full size and three mini must-have shades ranging from every day neutrals to bright pops of color. Waterproof, smudge-proof and fade-proof, Aqua Eyes is a highly pigmented, creamy eyeliner for creating intense, non-stop color. Shades include Aqua Eyes in 25 L (matte brown), 3L (iridescent navy blue) , 0L (matte black), 11L (purple), 23L (champagne) and 20L (forest green).
4. Fresh Sugar Treasures Mini Lip Collection ($50) – This gift set offers the very best of the Sugar Lip Collection, with a shade for every occasion! Perfect for the fans of this ultra-nourishing beauty staple, the collection includes seven mini Sugar Tinted Lip treatments that hydrate, protect and plump the lips. Each universally flattering shade allows for buildable coverage to create a sheer or rich hue while protecting lips from the sun’s harmful rays.
5. It Cosmetics Special Edition 6-pc. Vanity Brush Collection ($49.50) – Perfect for even the most sensitive skin types, this collection of six full-size, ultra-plush brushes are designed to give you a flawless makeup application for a smooth, airbrushed look without tugging on the delicate skin and eye area. It also comes with an ultra-luxe vanity case to store and display the brushes easily. Available at QVC.com
6. CAUDALIE Divine Indulgence Set ($49) – A divine blend of skincare and fragrance for a luxurious sensory experience, this three-piece indulgence set includes Divine Oil (3.4 oz.), a dry oil that moisturizes and nourishes skin with botanical essential oils including grape, hibiscus, sesame and argan oils ; Divine Scrub (1.76 oz.) gently eliminates dead skin cells and, upon application, transforms into a silky milk to leave skin soft and delicately scented ;Divine Legs (.84 oz.), a tinted body lotion that glides onto legs and body for a beautiful, touchable, natural-looking tan without sun exposure or self-tanner, and rinses easily with water.
7. Rogue by Rihanna Bracelet Set ($49) – ROGUE by Rihanna is a feminine concoction that captures the mischievous nature that lies within every modern woman. The notes for this flirtatious and sensual oriental fragrance include lemon blossom, cyclamen, jasmine, rose, plum, muguet, sandalwood, patchouli, vanilla and amber. This gift set includes a 2.5 oz Eau de Parfum spray and a collection of 4 bracelets. Retail Outlets: Macys, Dillards and Belk
8. Tarte Kiss & Makeup Holiday Amazonian Butter Lipstick Set ($43.50) Exclusive to QVC, this festive set of five full-sized Amazonian Butter Lipsticks in brand new shades is sure to please any makeup loving gal on your list! Infused with emollient butters, essential fatty acids, and vitamin A, these lippies have a lightweight, creamy formula that wears comfortably all day. Shades include Angelic Nude, Sweet Peach, Merry Berry, Pink Poinsettia and Candy Red.