· By Emelie Pelenkahu
Beauty Gift Set under $50
It’s that time of the year where we get to gather with family and friends, eat mom’s home cooked meals, listen to jazzy holidays tune, drink some peppermint latte, watch Home Alone and … exchange gifts. We round up a list of gift sets, most are paraben free and full of natural goodies, for the ladies in your lives who is a beauty queen!
For the Glow Getter Chick
$23.00 ($30 Value)
Image: Drunk Elephant
Drunk Elephant is formulated with both cutting-edge synthetic, natural ingredients; and without the ubiquitous “toxins.” Their philosophies are to use natural ingredients and that less is more – therefore putting your skin to its healthiest state, producing that natural glow. This gift set consists of two of their most popular products;
B-Hydra™ Intensive Hydration Serum - Uniquely formulated with pro-vitamin B5 and pineapple ceramide, B-Hydra™ helps to diminish drabness, dryness, uneven texture and the appearance of fine lines.
C-Firma™ Day Serum - A super-potent vitamin C serum packed with essential nutrients and fruit enzymes. C-Firma™ works synergistically to help skin appear firmer and brighter.
This dynamic duo is a great combo to keep your skin really hydrated especially during winter time!
$28 ($55 value)
We think you should Glow For It! This highlighter set is exclusively available at Sephora and it is a multi-branded sampler set that provide intense and instant glow. This is a good combination of popular highlighters like Milk, Fenty Beauty and Benefit with some darker undertone highlighter such as Cover FX and Artist Couture. You can’t go wrong with it! Besides, it comes with an illuminated & cute make-up bag.
This set contains:
- 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder in Illuminati
- 0.13 oz/ 4 mL Benefit Cosmetics High Beam Liquid Face Highlighter
- 0.095 oz/ 2.8 mL Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops in Moonlight
- 0.1 oz/ 2.8 g Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Mini Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick in Starstruck
- 0.2 oz/ 5.7 g Milk Makeup Luminous Blur Stick
For the Fragrance Lover
Tori Burch really have come up with some killer fragrances since it was first started the collection. For the fragrance lover, this keepsake Deluxe Mini Coffret comes with a trio of perfumes: Tory Burch, Love Relentlessly and Bel Azur. The bottles are packaged inside a signature orange gift box, wrapped in a sleeve with the floral print of the season, Happy Times a modern take on botanical prints and a nod to beauty, strength and eternal optimism. These smells fresh and floral but still fitting for fall/winter.
- Tory Burch Eau de Parfum Deluxe Mini (0.24 oz)
- Love Relentlessly Eau de Parfum Deluxe Mini (0.24 oz)
- Bel Azur Eau de Parfum Deluxe Mini (0.24 oz)
This is a great gift for someone who likes fresh yet sexy fragrance plus … who doesn’t like Kate Spade?! This set includes four kate spade new york Eau de Parfum sprays:
- Live Colorfully Eau de Parfum, 0.34-oz.
- Walk On Air Eau de Parfum, 0.34-oz.
- 2 In Full Bloom Eau de Parfums, 0.34-oz. each
- Mood: Fresh & Flirty
For the Korean Beauty Queen
We are absolutely a big fan of Korean beauty regime. It really has gotten popular the past few years thanks to of brands like Glow Recipe, Nature Republic and Soko Glam. But why do Korean Beauty really work? According to Glow Recipe, in Korea, beauty equals healthy, youthful skin. Korean women will try anything & everything to keep their skin youthful and glowing. Hence the constant anti-aging innovations such as BB creams, now a global staple. Every form of innovation is linked directly or indirectly of the benefit of dewy, glowing, youthful skin. Now let’s get into what to give to your sister (or yourself) who just jump into this K-beauty train!
$35 ($51 value)
Image: Glow Recipe
Glow Recipe is one of the 3 biggest K-Beauty platforms in America. Their founders, Christine and Sarah, are beauty pros that has 20+ years experience and they came up with their own brand a few years ago. This set is full of products with amino-rich watermelon extract and moisturizing hyaluronic acid so you can glow all day every day.
1 Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer 25ml
Spiked with vitamin and amino acid-rich watermelon extract, plumping hyaluronic acid, and soothing botanicals like peony and jasmine extracts, this cooling gel-emulsion absorbs instantly to seal in hydration and prep skin for the day ahead.
1 Travel Size Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask 30ml
The Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask is a luxuriously bouncy, breathable sleeping mask that smoothes and perfects skin, overnight.
1 Watermelon Glow Jelly Sheet Mask
A sheet mask like you’ve never seen before: A transparent jelly made out of watermelon extract that wraps seamlessly around the face (no drip and no slip!) to provide a quick fix for dry, irritated skin. Comes in two separate pieces for an effortless fit!
1 Pink Jelly Tote
A limited-edition pink Watermelon jelly tote to carry all of your favorite products on the go!
If you are new to the Korean skin care wave, The Face Shop is a good brand to start. It is very affordable, well-known in Korea and has brick-and-mortar stores all over big cities in the U.S like Los Angeles, New York and Washington DC.
These simple paper-thin mask sheets are Korea's best contributor to glowing skin. They add extra moisture and care compared to other, comparable skin care products in bottle. It is also an easy to use facial mask sheets that are made from natural ingredients, no parabens and contain a serum with moisturizing and nourishing properties that leave your skin soft and healthy.
ADDRESS VARIOUS SKIN CONCERNS: Hydrating / Revitalizing / Brightening / Nourishing / Firming / Radiance / Purifying / Pore Minimizing / Blackhead Removal / Soothing & Relaxing
For the Make-up Maven
Smashbox liquid lipstick is one of our favorites! It is soft on lips and stays on for hours without being to sticky. These cruelty-free formulas deliver rich, lightweight, liquid matte color that stays put. The non-drying formula won’t flake, bleed, or feather. Smashbox’s newest matte metallic shades precisely glide a tinsel-like effect onto lips without requiring a single swipe of liner pencil, while the matte shades deliver bold, comfortable color. Both stay put all day so you can party hop, kiss under the mistletoe, or sip without needing a single touch-up.
$49 ($230 Value)
Image: Too Faced
3 individual palettes full of eye shadows and face products come together magically (and magnetically) to form a beautiful Christmas tree full of pretty treats. Give the palettes together as one amazing gift or split them up amongst friends to spread even more Christmas joy!
3 individual palettes that join in the shape of a Christmas tree
18 eye shadows
3 face products: bronzer, blush, and highlighter
Deluxe Better Than Sex Mascara
Morphe’s 8 millions followers on Instagram totally is a reflection that this brand is one of the biggest beauty brands in America. Its beloved by millennials, beauty influencers and make up pros. Now this 12-piece set has a range of essential brushes for face and eyes to easily accomplish a full makeup look. Each brush features a unique and classy bronzed ferrule and handle, complete with a coordinating brush case for easy travel.
We hope this list is helpful for you to give to the ones you love!