There are so many lovely stocking filler ideas in this gift guide, with options to suit all budgets. If you have a beauty addict to buy a small present for, this festive gift guide is definitely for you.Too Faced Limited Edition Holiday 2019 Gingerbread Lane Eyeshadow Palette Trio – $35, Ulta
This is such a beautiful set of three eyeshadow and blusher palettes. You can gift the box containing all three, or you can split them up and give each seperately. Each palette has a little to and from space to write on if you wish to gift them seperately. Each of the three palettes has a different festive foodie scent, and contains colours inspired by that scent – purples and golds for the Sugar Plum Cookie palette, rosy reds and pinks for the Berry Pie palette, and gold and nudes for the Banana Bread palette. The quality and pigmentation of these shadows and blushers is great, and they blend beautifully.Shane O’Sullivan SOS Keratin Rescue Treatment – £39.99, Easilocks
If you are a fan of Olapex or have just been desperate to try it; this is a fantastic lower-cost alternative for you to do at home. This kit is a keratin protein treatment like Olaplex, and is designed to condition, add shine and de-frizz your hair. It has been designed by celebrity hairstylist Shane O’Sullivan and contains the solution to apply to your hair, an applicator sponge and gloves to wear during the procedure. The whole process takes just 10 minutes; but results can last for up to 12 weeks. You will definitely see hair that’s shinier, smoother and softer.Nude by Nature Twinkle Cracker*** – £22, Debenhams
Nude by Nature are a lovely Austrailian mineral makeup brand that contains 100% natural ingredients and is cruelty-free. This limited edition Christmas cracker contains a full-size Moisture Infusion Lip Gloss in pinky-nude shade Dusk, as well as a travel-sized Sheer Luxe Illuminator – a champagne-toned highlighter for the highpoints of your face, or a liquid illuminator to mix in with your foundation for an all-over glow. This is a set with shades that will suit every makeup lover.Seoulista Beauty Let it Glow Crystal Clear Collection*** – £17.20, allbeauty
I’ve spoken about Seoulista Beauty’s masks before on this blog, as they are great quality. This is a set of three of their masks – their Rosy Hands conditioning hand mask, their Rosy Toes softening foot mask, and their Correct & Calm soothing facial sheet mask. All three of these products have real skin benefits and would suit all ages of both men and women. Grab this trio of masks before it disappears!Too Cool for School Egg Cream Mask*** – £6.50, Cult Beauty
Korean skincare brand Too Cool for School are known for their quirky products and ingredients, and this sheet mask is no exception. From one of their most popular ranges – the Egg range – this creamy Egg Cream Sheet Mask contains egg yolk extract, coconut water and Niacinamide to hydrate, brighten and nourish the skin. It has no scent or strange texture, and will leave your skin feeling very soft, supple and plump. A fun and beneficial addition to any stocking.Madame LA LA Bronzing Ball*** – £14, Madame LA LA
If you are buying for someone who likes to top up their tan, this ball-shaped bronzing makeup is perfect for them. The Madame La La Bronzing Ball contains a cream bronzer that softens upon contact with the skin. You can apply it all over the face for a bronze glow, or use it to contour and sculpt cheekbones. It blends well and you can apply just a little, or layer on for a darker glow.Glowlixer Skin Like Summer Super Hydrating Mask – £40, Glowlixer
This hydrating and soothing cream mask has super-Instagramable packaging! It contains humectants to attract moisture to the skin and lock it in, as well as key skin-moisturising and conditioning ingredients. As well as the incredible humectant Glycerin, there’s also soothing and conditioning Shea Butter, skin firming and elasticity-boosting anti-ageing ingredient Collagen, antioxident CItrus Oil, and skin cleansing and cooling Peppermint Oil. It’s amazing mask that will completely revive skin and leave it looking healthy, youthful and plump.Lacura 3-Piece Makeup Brush Set in Marble Pouch*** – £TBC, Aldi
Aldi might not be your first thought for beauty products; but they have brought in a huge range of new items for Christmas gifting. This three-piece makeup brush set with stylish marble pouch is actually really good quality. The brushes are soft and don’t shed, they look beautiful and they blend makeup really well. The sturdy and wipe-clean marble print pouch is also a great handbag makeup bag or pouch for any of life’s essentials.Only Curls Silk Scrunchies x 3 – £10, Only Curls
If you haven’t seen the rise in the love of silk hair ties recently, you must have been living under a rock. Silk scrunchies are the hair bobble of choice – stylish and with real hair benefits. These silky smooth scrunchies are gentle on the hair and don’t tug or cause breakages. The silk also acts as a de-frizzing hair smoother, and ties hair up a lot more softly that other hair ties, so avoids leaving bumps when you then take your hair down again. This three-pack is excellent value and are so long-lasting and reliable.skinChemists Rose Illuminating Glow Hydrogel Eye Pads*** – £34.99 for 5 Pairs or £5.99 each, skinChemists
These rose-scented hydrogel under-eye pads are applied for 15 minutes to de-puff and smooth the under-eye area. You then pat in any serum residue left on the skin. These are very effective masks at instantly making you look more awake, and with less lines and creases. They contain Hyaluronic Acid to really hydrate and plump the skin,, as well as the antioxidants Chinese Peony extract and Rhodiola Rosea Root extract to firm, brighten and protect the delicate skin in this area. I have a code that will get you 30% off the brand – LAURA30.Essie gelcouture 2-Step System Nail Polish & Top-Coat Duo – £14.99, Amazon
This bright red festive polish is a perfect colour for the holiday season; finished off with this glossy, protective clear top coat. This duo will give you the shiny plump look of gel nail polish, without having to be cured by a lamp. These a really great quality nail polishes for those who don’t have the time for gel manicures, or who like to change their nail colour more frequently.
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