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The Best Gifts for $25 or Less

The Best Gifts for $25 or Less

There’s no need to spend big to make someone’s Christmas. No doubt there will be a few big ticket presents on your list this year, but also stocking fillers and courtesy gifts.

We offer plenty of products and sets that sit under the $25 mark, so you don’t have to be a big spender. To make Holiday shopping even easier, we have hand-selected a number of gifts that suit all the personalities in your life.

Take for example the Soap & Glory Wish Upon a Jar, elegantly encased in a shiny silver mirrored ball. The sassy brand’s 14-day peptide, rejuvenating moisturizer features EFA antioxidants, super-peptide P3000, an anti-wrinkle complex and an energizing skin booster system, all for just $22!

Achieve maximum impact with the Make Mine a Double Mascara Domination Duo from bareMinerals. Using an advanced long-wear formula, the duo define and thicken lashes, even reaching the ultra-fine hairs that are harder to reach. Expect bold, enhanced eyelashes with smudge and flake resistance.

skyn ICELAND's New Skin 4-Piece Hangover Kit is the best pre-New Year's Day gift. This kit contains the Icelandic Relief Eye pen, Hydro-cool Firming Eye gels, the Arctic Face mist and the 'Fresh Start' Blue Clay mask.

BE A GLOW GETTER! H2O's Waterbright set is hydra-powered with effective brighteners that diminish dark spots, even skin tone, and promote overall radiance. The Illuminating Day Serum is clinically proven to improve skin tone in seven different ways and the Illuminating Night Cream is clinically proven to brighten skin. H2O recently updated packaging too, with cutesy designs that put a little sass into your skincare routine.

Hit brand Grow Gorgeous have come up with something new and exciting for the hair. Infused with a beautiful blend of exotic oils, this quick-absorbing solution helps to replenish up to 90% of the hair's natural shine in just 2 applications.

Did you know that Elle Macpherson AKA The Body body brushes everyday? Her three skincare secrets are literally "exfoliation, exfoliation, exfoliation". The Mio Skincare Body Brush is made with natural boar bristles, rubber massage nodules and sustainable bamboo. It is a great gift for someone who enjoys taking care of themselves.

theBalm's cheeky Autobalm California Palette offers blush, highlighter and eyeshadow shades for fun, flirty and feminine looks. All shades are multi-tasking, and come housed in a compact with quirky driving license design.

There's nothing unoriginal about AHAVA's mineral rich, Dead Sea Body Mud and Salt gift set. This duo will not only relieve stress and reveal soft, glowing skin, but the therapeutic black mud stimulates circulation and improves skin texture and tone. Rich in health-inducing minerals from the region including magnesium, calcium, and potassium, the relaxing natural bath salts ease muscle tension and stimulate skin hydration.

Molton Brown's Instagram-worthy 12 Days of Christmas gift collection is filled with 12 luxurious body washes with long-lasting, unforgettable fragrances that envelope the skin. Just some of the favorites include Tobacco Absolute Bath & Shower Gel, Coco & Sandalwood Body Wash and Bushukan Body Wash.

Beautiful skincare brand REN has collaborated with London-based contemporary design studio Kangan Arora, to create seasonal gift sets housed in beautiful boxes. This set contains a mix of Moroccan Rose Otto and Neroli and Grapefruit treats that smell divine. Bonus: the box is reusable with a handle that opens it like a drawer. Each REN gift set is a different size, color and pattern, finished with a unique, uplifting message!

Eve Lom present the Kiss Mix Disco Ball; a hydrating lip treatment that can be applied under lipstick, over lip colour or worn alone for enhanced shine. Infused with a luxurious blend of active extracts, including cooling menthol and moisturising beeswax to protect lips from dryness and chapping, the treatment defends against environmental aggressors and weather conditions. Expect soft, smooth and comfortable lips throughout the year.

Mr Natty's Face Forest Fix Up gift set is just the ticket for the hipster in your life. Featuring the Shipwreck Soap for face and body, alongside Mr Natty' Famous Beard Elixir, this very British set comes in feel-good packaging too.

Ole Henriksen's 'Trust Us, Love Us' Holiday Kit works as a Secret Santa gift, a stocking filler or just as a great present for a great person. The set contains three coveted treats: wipes to cleanse, African red tea foaming cleanser to hydrate and a Sheer Transformation oil-free crème to nourish.

Line and define eyes with the Belle Eye Liner Duo from Sigma, a staple for every makeup collection. Giving you the opportunity to create precise winged line, the duo contains two of Sigma’s best-selling eye liner products that work harmoniously to create a makeup artist finish.

Explore our Holiday shop for more gift inspiration.



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