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Holiday Gift Guide – $10 & Under

Maybe you’ve been hoodwinked into playing secret Santa at the office, or maybe you’re just looking for that little something that lets someone know that he or she is not your naughty list. Whatever the reason, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of the most affordable beauty buys from$10 and under, from all your favorite brands. These gift ideas are sure to lift your holiday spirits and keep you smelling better than a Christmas cookie!

And while we know it’s better to give than receive, there’s no harm in picking up a little seasonal treat for your self. After all, haven’t you been good this year?

The Body Shop Chocolate Cupcake Bath Set, $7
The Body Shop’s Chocolate Cupcake Bath Set is so ridiculously adorable with its cupcake packaging. Inside, there are 3 products from the Chocomania collection: a mini heart soap, mini shower cream and an orange bath lily.

Philosophy- Peppermint Bark Duo, $9, SEPHORA.COM
Mint chocolate, umm, need we say more? This festive gift set is almost good enough to eat! This duo includes a mint chocolate shower gel that can also be used as a shampoo or bubble bath, and a peppermint lip-gloss in a sheer cherry red.

Soap & Glory Hand Food
Made with Shea Butter, Soap & Glory Hand Food is deeply hydrating but doesn’t leave hands feeling slippery and greasy. And the packing is so pretty, it feels like a total steal at just $10.

Kat Von D- Mini Lipstick Duo $10, SEPHORA.COM
This mini duo comes with “Underage Red” described as a bright crimson, and “Forever & Never” which is a metallic golden peach. These colors take any lip stick lover from day to night, and their rich moisturizing formula makes them super long-lasting and comfortable to wear.

Benefit- Dr. Feelgood Mini, $9
This little tin is like a secret weapon against fine lines unwanted shine. Smooth this balm over bare skin or makeup to mattify skin. Nourishing ingredients vitamins C and E.

Tarte- Deluxe Primer Trio, $9
Help give the gift of longer wearing makeup with this primer trio! Formulated to improve the texture and feel of your foundation or eye shadow, this product helps you achieve a more “pore-less” and “crease-free” look for up to 12 hours. The set contains:

– 0.09 oz Clean Slate™ 360° Creaseless 12-Hr Smoothing Eye Primer
– 0.25 oz Clean Slate™ Poreless 12-Hr Perfecting Primer
– 0.25 oz Clean Slate™ Flawless 12-Hr Brightening Primer

LUSH Crackersnap Bath Bomb, $9.95
LUSH’s Crackersnap is more than just a bath bomb. Once it starts dissolving in the bath, not only does it release a fresh lemongrass, bermagot and rosewood fragrance, it snaps and crackles until all that’s left is a party hat to wear in the bath, a joke to make you smile and a crocodile-shaped bubble bar. Who’s King of the Bathtub now?

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Photos Courtesy of: Sephora, Benefit, Tarte, Kat Von D, LUSH

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