Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Gift Ideas for the Budget-Savvy Shopper

BY Rahimah Herd · November 7, 2017

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Sometimes buying great holiday gifts can break the bank—but this shouldn’t apply to beauty products. Though a good beauty item doesn’t have to be the most lavish product out there, it should involve a lot of thought, research and personalization throughout the selection process. Luckily, many retailers during the holidays are offering great deals on gift sets—making the products even more of a steal! Here at Dermstore—where shipping is always fast and free—we’re featuring a pretty competitive lineup of exclusive and gift-worthy kits this holiday season.

Here are our top holiday picks for beauty items under $60.


beautyblender Gold Mine, $40

Looking for a holiday gift idea for your makeup-obsessed bestie? We recommend this four-piece beauty kit from beautyblender. Armed with cosmetic tool essentials, like its award-winning makeup sponge, a reusable blotter and a solid sponge cleanser, this brush set keeps your makeup application effortless and your skin shine-free throughout the day. With its travel-ready packaging and easy-to-clean pieces, you may want to snag this must-have item for yourself, too.

Tarte Treasured Tools Brush Set, $44

Give your usual makeup application an upgrade with this festively decorated set from Tarte Cosmetics. This limited-edition makeup brush kit features five full-size tools crafted with soft bristles that effortlessly glide across your skin. Plus, it includes a chic geometric brush holder for easy storage. Treat yourself or your closest friend to this $44 beauty gift this holiday season!

Glo Skin Beauty Lip Service Skin Beauty Collection, $50 ($90 Value)

Unveil a healthy pucker with Lip Service Skin Beauty Collection by Glo Skin Beauty. Packed with a lip polish, lip balm, lipstick and gloss enriched with skin-friendly ingredients like aloe vera and jojoba beads, this brilliant set effectively diminishes the appearance of dry and chapped lips. Valued at $90, this festive set is a must-have item at $50.

Briogeo Ultimate Hair Goals Best of Briogeo Kit, $39 ($54.50 Value)

‘Tis the season for fabulous hair—and the Best of Briogeo Kit delivers just that. This four-piece set gives life to your locks, thanks to a nourishing blend of rose hip, argan and coconut oils. The Scalp Revival Shampoo supports your scalp’s health using binchotan charcoal that draws out impurities and unclogs follicles, while the Don’t Despair Mask strengthens and smooths your strands. Valued at $54.50, this hair care collection is a steal at $39.

AQUIS Waffle Luxe Long Hair Towel - Moody Grey, $45

When you need to cut down on drying time when it comes to your long locks, this hair towel by AQUIS saves the day. Boasting a generous size and ultra-fine fibers, this hair-drying towel absorbs water at a faster rate than a standard bath towel. We adore its gentle texture that minimizes frizz and hair breakage for a less rough experience. Perfect for gifting to your bestie or keeping for yourself, this essential item is priced at $45.


L'Occitane 3-Piece Hand Cream Collectibles, $29

Colder temps mean dryer hands, so give the gift of silky mitts with this incredible collection from L’Occitane. Featuring Shea Butter Hand Cream (a popular hand cream that is literally sold every three seconds around the world!), this set includes moisturizing ingredients like coconut and almond oil that leaves your skin feeling silky without the greasy feeling. This adorable holiday kit is priced just under 30 bucks and makes for the perfect stocking stuffer.

FOREO Get Up & Glow, $39 ($60 Value)

FOREO believes feeling good equates to looking good and this pampering skin care kit is ready to give your skin that holiday-ready glow it deserves! This must-have collection includes the LUNA™ play—a mini facial device that effectively removes dirt, oil and makeup, thanks to T-Sonic technology, along with two facial cleansers that hydrate and nourish your skin. Valued at $60, this travel-sized set is quite the bargain at $39.

Nurse Jamie Kiss Me Twice, $40 ($52 Value)

Looking for a holiday gift for the women in your life? Nurse Jamie offers the ideal solution for keeping her pout soft, smooth and even more kissable (trust us, we tried it and it works!). This set includes an all-natural lip balm and an anti-microbial silicone lip brush that plumps your pout with rich oils while gently exfoliating to remove dry skin. A $52 value, this duo is a sweet deal at $40.

Korres Greek Sleeping Beauties Gift Set, $45

Not just for fairytale princesses, sleep is considered to be one of the best ways to prevent premature aging. Armed with that knowledge, natural skin care brand Korres presents a trio of skin-friendly products that work their magic while you get your beauty sleep. If your skin is more on the dry side, the Greek Yoghurt Advanced Nourishing Sleeping Facial is your best bet with its hyaluronic acid and vitamin-enriched formula that deeply moisturizes. We also love the Black Pine 3D Sculpting Firming Sleeping Oil that visibly plumps skin and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles.

slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask - Gold, $45

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep prevents premature aging, but why not look glamorous while doing so? slip is a brand devoted to making every night’s sleep a lavish beauty experience and their Pure Silk Sleep Mask is no exception. Made from 100% pure mulberry silk, this mask helps to reduce signs of friction, stretching and tugging while also promoting a restful night’s sleep. Priced at $45, this anti-aging staple is an ideal choice for treating yourself or close friends this winter.

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Beauty Escape, $59

We all want a winter escape sometimes, but for those of us who can’t make the trek to Rio, this bath and body kit brings a taste of the tropics to your skin. Using nutrient-rich ingredients sourced from the Amazon, this set boasts a body cream, lip butter and fragrance mist that soften and condition your skin while imparting an unforgettable aroma. Priced just under $60, this decadent holiday gift is perfect for travelers or anyone who wants to flaunt smoother-looking skin!

Rahimah Herd

Rahimah Herd is a Content & SEO analyst at Dermstore.  Throughout her copywriting career, she’s written across multiple categories from children’s footwear to home decor to young women... Read More >

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