10 Holiday Gifts Under $30 for the Beauty Lover

The last of the holiday gift guide series is here, and today we’re giving all attention to the beauty lovers in your life! Some of my favorite beauty stores have curated some amazing value packages and holiday sets, and I can’t wait to share my favorites below! If you’re loving these items, be sure to shop them today with two-day shipping or “buy online, pick up in store” to make sure they arrive by Christmas! If you don’t celebrate Christmas, then be sure to still check out this year’s holiday gift guide collection to find a perfect (affordable!) New Year’s gift for the special people in your life!

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1. Birchbox Radiant Finish Kit | $26
Birchbox does a stellar job curating incredible gift sets at affordable prices. This kit would be perfect for someone who’s always searching for that glow. I love that it already includes three products I love: the original beautyblender, Supergoop! CC Cream SPF 35+, and Cargo Blush and Bronzer Duo along with some other amazing samples.

2. Dior Crème de Rose Smoothing Plumping Lip Balm | $30
Everyone I know absolutely loves this balm. It’s a luxurious-feeling balm that’s perfect for the girl in your life that likes to take good care of herself in the evening! Plus, it’s great for combating winter lips.

3. TULA Multitasting Detox Duo | $28
TULA has been killing the skincare game. I absolutely love their Exfoliating Treatment Mask (mentioned in this year’s fall beauty favorites to buy now for the holidays) and I’m so glad they decided to include it in this duo. I think this set would be a great way to try out a new mask and cleanser and even discover some new favorites.

4. Sigma Color Pop Brush Kit | $29
This Sigma brush kit will become your beauty-loving friend’s go-to to create flawless looks with minimal brushes. The angled brush works well for blush and contour and the blending brush is the perfect size!

5. Amika #TheChicOne Travel Set | $22
I’ve used all these hair products in this travel set, and I absolutely love all of them…especially the nourishing mask! Plus, let’s talk about the packaging – so cute!

6. First Aid Beauty Delights Set | $18
Winter skin woes…be gone! This set includes a dreamy-smelling vanilla citron soufflé-like body butter with a rosy red lip treatment. As a gal who suffers from dry skin almost every winter, I think this set would be a great gift to make sure your friend’s skin stays nourished and hydrated this season!

7. Stowaway Cosmetics Dawn to Dusk Palette | $25
Also included in this year’s fall beauty favorites, this little palette has been a game changer. It’s packed with amazing colors in the cutest little size, and I love carrying it around with me in my travel bag. If you’re feeling generous, they also have an incredible customizable Basics Kit that includes everything you need from blush to concealer to create a perfect look.

8. Liz Earle Try-Me Kit | $25
This is the kit that made me fall in love with Liz Earle. The Hot Cloth Cleanse & Polish is so luxurious-feeling, it makes taking off my makeup not feel like a dreaded chore anymore. Plus, the pump does an incredible job getting every last bit of product out.

9. Tweezerman Slant Tweezer | $23
Boring? Maybe. But seriously, a good pair of tweezers needs to be in every girl’s makeup bag. This tweezer offers lifetime sharpening and they always get the job done well.

10. Coastal Scents Revealed Palette | $20
At $20, this palette is a steal! It has about every neutral shade you need and will be a go-to favorite to create natural daytime looks and glam holiday looks.

Christmas is coming around soon, so be sure to choose two-day checkout when you shop online! I hope you’re having an amazing holiday season so far. I’m currently in Dallas with the sweetest elementary school girls at a youth group camp, but I can’t wait to get back to Houston and talk to y’all soon! Stay warm, friends!

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  1. 12.21.16

    I have wanted the Liz Earle set for years! Great list!


  2. 12.27.16

    Love these finds! My sister-in-law got me the First Aid Beauty Kit (#6) for Christmas and I absolutely love it!

  3. 12.29.16

    nice post!
    thanks for sharing with us. keep this blog update