Secret Santa season is approaching, and while there’s no better feeling than gifting your friends, the search for the perfect present can be straight-up stressful. To make the process easier, we’ve rounded up ten charming, budget-friendly gifts any beauty lover would adore. From luxe shadows to chic nail polishes, keep reading for some stellar Secret Santa ideas.
Bite Beauty Best Bite Redux: This charming set features four bold shades of Bite’s cult-favorite Matte Creme Lip Crayons. These lip crayons are completely opaque, long lasting and moisturizing…plus, it’s infused with an intoxicating citrus scent. Encased in a sleek, red tin, the set features two striking reds, a bright pink and a vampy berry shade. ($25)
BECCA Blushed with Light Palette: BECCA’s blushes are some of the best out there, and this beautiful palette features two of the brand’s best-selling shades, in addition to a brand new one. Each blush in the set imparts that signature BECCA ‘glow,’ giving your cheekbones a stunning, lifted look. BECCA’s blushes can be worn alone for a subtle flush, or layered to add dimension and drama. ($34)
Peter Thomas Roth Mask Sampler Kit: Who doesn’t love a good mask? There’s nothing like pampering yourself at home with a rejuvenating face mask. This incredible set from skincare guru Peter Thomas Roth features six of the brand’s best-selling masks. The standout? The 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask – everyone deserves a little opulence during the holidays. ($25)
Fresh Sugar Lip Entourage: As the temps get colder, odds are everyone’s lips are feeling more chapped than usual. Anyone would appreciate this set of the most beloved Fresh Sugar products. The five-piece collection features two of the signature Sugar Tinted Lip Treatments (perfect for popping into your purse), ($40), Sugar Lip Serum, Sugar Nourishing Lip Balm Advanced Therapy and, my personal favorite, Sugar Lip Polish. Use the lip polish to exfoliate lips before applying liquid lipstick…you’ll be amazed at the difference it makes. ($40)
Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 5: Natasha Denona is famous for its ultra-luxe $200+ eyeshadow palettes, but did you know there are mini-palettes available for less than fifty bucks? The Eyeshadow Palette 5 features five Denona shadows, and it’s available thirteen beautiful combinations. The hype is real with these shadows: they are so creamy, easy-to-blend, pigmented and ridiculously eye-catching. Most of the mini-palettes feature a transition shade, crease color and pops of color, so you can easily create breathtaking, complete eye looks. ($48)
NYX Liquid Suede Lip Cream Vault Set: The perfect gift for any liquid lipstick lover, this set features deluxe sizes of all 24 Liquid Suede shades. From nudes to berries to bold shades like turquoise and gray, this collection truly has it all. The Liquid Suede formula is extremely comfortable – long-wearing, but with a velvety, non-drying finish. It’s more saturated than NYX’s other beloved liquid lipstick formula, the Soft Matte Lip Creams. ($49.99)
ColourPop Love A Flare: ColourPop’s shadows are simply the best. So easy to use (love how you pop them onto your eyes with your finger), so pigmented, so good. This value set features six perfect-for-winter shades that can be used alone or worn together for a smoldering look. The set features mattes, pearlized shadows and even two duo-chromes! ($25)
Besame Cosmetics Brightening Face Powder Trio Set: Besame is a line that Sephora recently added to their lineup, and their products are phenomenal. This trio of powders features yellow, pink and purple shades that all brighten and enhance the complexion. Secret Santa is the perfect time to introduce someone to a new brand or product that could become their holy grail. Plus, the old school packaging is so gorgeous. ($25)
Formula X City Chic CLIX!: Formula X is one of the best polish lines on the market. These nail polishes go up to a week without chipping. This little set – a perfect stocking stuffer idea – features six timeless shades. From a striking red to a beautiful burgundy and jet black, this is ideal for someone who loves elegant classics. ($25)
Benefit Girl O’Clock Rock: Benefit consistently knocks it out of the park when it comes to holiday sets! The packaging is always unique and fun, and the deals are crazy good. This set features twelve of the brand’s best-selling products, including the phenomenal POREfessional primer, They’re Real mascara, Hoola bronzer and more. Any beauty addict would appreciate this packed-with-essentials set. ($45)
What are your favorite beauty-related Secret Santa ideas? What’s on your wish list? Let us know in the comments below!