Christmas Gifting: The Budget-Friendly Edit

Christmas doesn’t have to mean spending a small fortune. In fact, we’re so sure that you don’t have to break the bank when giving the gift of beauty that we’ve created a whole category of treat for £20 and under. Whether you’re shopping for friends, family, or the all-important office Secret Santa – we’ve rounded up a few of our favourites here…

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The gift of calm

Know someone who works hard, plays hard, yet struggles to get a good night’s sleep? The This Works Dream Team contains two aromatherapeutic solutions to help you wind down and drift off. This Works’ stress check™ breathe in uses eucalyptus, frankincense, and lavender to help relieve mental and physical feelings of stress and tension while their bestselling deep sleep™ pillow spray’s 100% natural essential oil blend will help lull you to sleep faster.

The gift of a good hair day

The perfect stocking filler for everyone from time-stretched mums to girlfriends who love a a glam night out on the town is this Bumble and bumble. Great Hair Bauble. Inside you’ll find the hugely popular Pret-a-powder – a dry shampoo that packs a punch to instantly create volume and texture whilst absorbing oils to leave hair feeling fresh and smelling amazing. Plus, there’s a set of Popbands – the ultimate no-kink hair ties that hold hair up tight without denting your locks in the process. Perfect for down time or disco time!

The gift of sweet-smelling skin

Forget the party hats and dodgy jokes, your Christmas cracker is about to get a beautiful upgrade thanks to this Caudalie Christmas Body Cracker. Filled with a body lotion, shower gel, and fragrance, each of the products inside is scented with Caudalie’s Thé des Vignes fragrance – a party-perfect mix of white musk, orange blossom, jasmine and ginger.

The gift of the ultimate beauty tool

Whether you’re shopping for a beauty junkie or a make-up newbie, a beautyblender® is a must-have for any make-up bag! Created without edges in order to eliminate visible lines and streaks, the beautyblender® is a cult make-up tool for a reason – it helps you to achieve a flawless base that rivals a professional make-up artist! Just wet the sponge, squeeze out the excess, and stipple it over your skin to buff in your favourite concealers and foundations.

The gift of long-wear lipstick

Boasting 12 hours wear and 3 universally0flattering shades, lipstick lovers everywhere will adore the stila 3 Piece Stay All Day® Liquid Lipstick Set. The matte yet creamy formula is ideal for a comfortable feeling finish that lasts all day, with avocado oil and vitamin E ensuring moisturised lips are guaranteed. Warm hues suit every skin tone and mean you’re sorted for every occasion – and the full-coverage finish means you’ve no need to worry about reapplying after eating or drinking! Ideal for low maintenance ladies everywhere.

The gift of a #sheetmaskselfie

Though everyone would love to spend more quality time with our PJs, cosy blankets, and soft sheets, our hectic lives rarely allow us to get serious beauty rest – even at Christmas. That’s why you’ll love these rejuvenating sheet masks from Korean brand Manefit. Enriched with nourishing honey and packed full of antioxidants, this mask locks-in moisture, instantly healing and soothing tired, stressed skin for a healthy glow – and only £1.99 each!

Discover more purse-friendly gifts in The Birchbox Christmas Shop.