Holiday Beauty Gifts Under $50

By Erin Donnelly

You’ve got a gaggle of important ladies to shop for this holiday season: mom, sis, your BFF, assorted gal pals, co-workers and cousins…the list is endless. You know they want something girly and stylish, but you’re really, REALLY loathe to make the “guess my clothing size” mistake again this year. (Oops—who knew Aunt Sheila had convinced herself she’s a Size Four?) Instead, go the goof-proof route with a to-die-for beauty gift that any woman would love. These $50-and-under finds make terrific choices.

Prescriptives Colorscope Petites Lip Gloss Palette: This darling, party-ready clutch comes stocked with eight (yes—eight!) mini lip glosses. Perfect for the glam gal on the go. $29.50 (shown)

Bliss Season’s “Treat”-ings Gift Set: Treat your loved one to this trio featuring blood orange and white pepper-scented body butter, hand cream and soapy suds. (And while you’re at it, get one for yourself too!) $34

Smashbox WISH Eye Wish Palette: 12 eye shadows, four cream liners, one Photo Finish Lid Primer, and a fun hot pink case? All that’s missing is the partridge in the pear tree. Bonus: With every purchase of this kit (valued at $234!), Smashbox will donate $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network. $44 (shown)beauty-smashbox

Fresh Hesperides Gift Set: This citrusy scent is too good to pass up. This holiday gift set contains Hesperides Body Lotion and an oval soap. $32

Borghese Essentials Holiday Set: Get more for your money with this set for spa-lovers, valued at $183! You get a cleansing mud mask, body moisturizer, SPF hand cream, shower gel, daily moisturizer, moisture booster, eye compresses and a sponge. Phew! $47

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