The weather outside is frightful, but you know what isn’t? Shopping from the comfort of your cozy home. With the holiday season in full force, finding the coolest gifts to put under the tree without breaking the bank can be tough. Luckily, we’ve got the best beauty gifts under $50 on deck.
From a luxe hand cream to the ultimate makeup palette, these goodies level up the holidays and beyond.
If you’re still on the hunt for beauty treasures to complete your holiday shopping, might we suggest the best beauty advent calendars and holiday beauty gift sets? With so many items to choose from, you’re bound to find the top gifts for any beauty junkies in your life.
The best beauty gifts under $50 to buy right now
Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm
This chic hand cream from Aesop is a must-have for the colder months. It’s a fragrant blend of botanicals and skin-softening emollients that delivers rich hydration to labour-wearied hands and cuticles.
The medium-weight cream is praised by over 1,000 shoppers for its long-lasting properties and sleek packaging.
Grace & Stella Under Eye Masks
FYI: Eyes are the first thing people notice. With the holiday stress getting the best of us, allow your loved one to achieve hydrated and tightened under-eye skin with these luxurious gold eye masks for dark circles and puffiness.
By adding it to their daily skincare routine, they’ll feel refreshed, awake and youthful in an instant. This simple act of self-care will brighten their day — at least 18,000 reviewers think so.
Laneige Heavenly Hydration Set
Give their skin some extra TLC with this ultra-hydrating AM to PM essentials kit. Known for the beloved overnight sleep mask, try a sample of Laneige’s best-selling products, including a mini Cream Skin toner, the Water Bank Cream Moisturizer and of course, the iconic Lip Sleeping Mask.
Vichy Minéral 89 Fragrance-Free Booster
This luxe serum is number one in Canada for a reason. With naturally derived hyaluronic acid, this ultra-hydrating product is designed to repair, hydrate and fortify skin. This face serum provides a daily dose of strength while revealing a healthy-looking glow after each use. For best results, gift this to a loved one with sensitive skin.
Olaplex No. 7 Bond Oil
Small but mighty, this luxury hair oil is the ideal treat for dry hair affected by winter winds. Free of DEA, aldehydes and formaldehyde (yuck!), the high-concentrated reparative styling product increases shine, softness and colour vibrancy with extended use.
Better yet, it can be used daily on wet and dry hair or before styling with heat. It’s a multi-use hair product that we can’t get enough of. Be sure to read our guide to the best hair oils and shampoos for curly hair, too.
Philosophy Snow Angel Gift Set
This festive season, gift cheer and sweet smells with this duo set from Philosophy. Infused with fresh air scent and white flowers, the set includes a dreamy 3-in-1 shampoo, shower gel and bubble bath to cleanse and condition from head to toe.
It’s all topped off with and a luxe body lotion to help nourish winter skin. No wonder over 50 people have snagged this in the past month!
BaBylissPRO Ceramix Xtreme Ceramic Curling Iron
Holiday curls? Check! Perfect for curling iron beginners, this affordable ceramic curling iron provides even heat distribution, up to 430°F. The ceramic radiates far-infrared heat and emits negative ions, reducing static electricity and decreasing styling time.
Thanks to its ridged slim handle and a built-in stand, say hello to excellent grip and easy handling with each curl.
Burt’s Bees Essential Kit
Give the gift of healthy, glowing skin with the Burt’s Bees travel-size gift set. Not only do their natural products make the perfect present, but they nourish skin throughout the winter to keep your loved ones glowing inside and out.
Pamper them from head to toe with the eco-conscious brand’s top sellers including their Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Milk & Honey Body Lotion and iconic Beeswax Lip Balm.
Verb Ghost Shampoo & Conditioner Duo
Perfect for all hair types, this iconic haircare duo from Verb is a must-have. This gentle shampoo and conditioner set is formulated with moringa seed oil to naturally smooth frizz and promote radiant shine for everyone. I
ts superstar ingredients are sunflower seed extract, which provides natural UV protection and quinoa protein, which strengthens, protects and encourages hair growth.
Billie DreamPop Starter Kit
With a phrase like “razors built for womankind,” it’s hard not to love razor brand Billie. While shaving is a personal choice, this colourful razor makes it a fun experience. The five-blade razor is surrounded by aloe shave soap, allowing for a close and comfy shave. Talk about effortless, velvety glide—this razor is easy to love.
This kit includes two razor refills, and bold red magnetic holder to enhance the shower shaving experience.
NITION Ceramic Hair Dryer
Perfect for on-the-go days, this 1800W professional hair dryer allows users to dry their hair in five minutes, without sacrificing moisture! It has three speeds — natural, high, low — and one cool/hot shot button to quickly and easily lock styles in place.
The best part? It includes three attachments, including two concentrator nozzles for precise styling, and a diffuser to enhance texture and natural curls.
The Body Shop Soak & Slather Berry Bath Set Gift Set
Berries and cream was a TikTok relic of the past, but this gift set is bringing it back! It’s the ideal treat for those who like to relax and unwind. With a sweet-smelling body wash and a hydrating body yogurt cream, this duo leaves their body feeling instantly hydrated and nourished. Plus, who can say no to a cutesy bath accessory?
NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette
This truly is the ultimate makeup palette. This is a pro-level set of shadows packed with 16 high-performance colours in a rainbow of tone-inspired shades. Each set features a mix of velvety-rich, complementary colors in mesmerizing finishes that range from mattes and satins to shimmers and metallics.
Take the palette from day to night in a flash with all the possible color combinations!
Jade Roller & Gua Sha Facial Tool Set
Let’s face it, the holidays are a stressful time! If one of your loved ones needs to unwind, this facial roller and gua set is perfect. Made of 100% natural jade stone, say hello to soft, smooth and well-massaged skin. With each use, the tools aim to strengthen and regenerate every facial crevice. Better yet, the set includes high-quality zinc alloy handles for the best grip.
Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy Eau De Parfum Spray
It’s the year of Britney Spears, and we aren’t complaining. To capture the days of youth and nostalgia, add this perfume to your loved one’s rotation. This intoxicating fragrance is made of luscious fruits with a mysterious realm of temptation and intrigue.
With notes of exotic plum, velvet iris and amber, it’s a sophisticated take on the pop star’s original fragrance.
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