You don't need to break the bank.

By Kayla Greaves
Nov 18, 2020 @ 5:21 pm
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During the pre-COVID era, holiday shopping was known to put a bit of a strain on people's wallets. But now that we're still in the thick of the pandemic, with many either out of work or working at reduced hours, budgets are understandably a little tighter.

That said, with the holidays right around the corner, if you're still able to pick up a few gifts (and no shame if you can't), you won't need to break the bank to put a smile on someone's face.

Here, 10 holiday gift ideas for the beauty lover in your life — all of which you can get for under $25.

Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Mask Kit

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Give a special someone the luxury of five Peter Thomas Roth masks this holiday season. This set features the brand's Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask, Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox Hydrator, and 24k Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm.

To shop: $19;

Lancôme Confort Kit Rosy Skincare Collection

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This makeup remover, scrub, and toner is the perfect skincare starter kit for the makeup lover in your life. Together, the three products work to remove impurities and oil from the skin, leaving behind a beautiful, rosy glow.

To shop: $20;

e.l.f. Cosmetics Flawless Face 6 Piece Brush Collection

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Get an ultra-soft six-piece makeup brush set for less than the price of a pizza delivery. Included in the kit are concealer, eyeshadow, small angled, small stipple, eyebrow duo, and blending brushes. It truly doesn't get any better than this.

To shop: $15;

Bulldog Original Beard Care Kit

Since quarantine started, it seems like more people than ever have grown out beards. Get your loved one's facial hair looking right with this three-piece care kit containing star ingredients like green tea and aloe from Bulldog Skincare.

To shop: $24;

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Lip Smacker Boom Box Lip Balm Vault

Give the gift of nostalgia with this boom box Lip Smacker set. Inside, you'll find 10 throwback flavors of the lip balm, including strawberry and kiwi — all in their signature packaging.

To shop: $11;

Mario Badescu Grab and Go Travel Set

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With many of us currently struggling with maskne, you can't go wrong with gifting this Mario Badescu Set. The Drying Lotion is perfect for spot treating stubborn pimples, while the Facial Spray refreshes skin after a long day of wearing a mask.

To shop: $22;

Jergens SOL Tone Enhancing Body Bronzer

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On top of being (somewhat) still in quarantine, Daylight Savings Time is unfortunately here, which means we're all getting less sun than ever. So surely no one on your list will mind getting some bronzing lotion this year.

To shop: $20;

NYX Diamonds & Ice, Please! Butter Gloss Trio

Masks may hide our lips while were outside or around others, but we can still show them off during video calls. The Diamonds & Ice, Please! trio includes three shades of neutral and berry-infused nudes.

To shop: $10;

beautyblender Blender Defender Protective Case

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If your special someone is a beautyblender believer, then you have to get them the Blender Defender. This shatterproof case helps to keep the sponge protected from dirt and germs — a must in this new COVID world.

To shop: $16;

Beekman 1802 Milk Drops and Massager Gift Ornament

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Beekman 1802's Milk Drops Probiotic Ceramide Serum is packed with ceramides, squalane, hyaluronic acid, and plant enzymes to give an undeniable glow over time. Don't forget to tell your loved one to use the massage tool after applying the serum to make the experience that much more luxurious.

To shop: $23;