For the third part to my Cruelty Free Christmas Beauty Gift Guide series, I'm coming at you with the presents under the £25 price tag. From skincare, to bath and body and makeup to nails, there should be a little bit of everything here for that beauty lover in your life. I've rounded up ten of the best, ranging from £9-£25 meaning there's a little something for everyone price-wise, as well as the cute miniature and full-size beautifiers inside, whether it be for a loved one or for yourself wanting to add to the wish list, and so, from top, middle and bottom left to right, we have...
Becca Opal Glow on the Go Collection - £20 CultBeauty - Featuring two of Becca's best selling makeup treats, the Shimmering Skin Perfectors in both pressed and liquid form, this duo is all that's needed to get up and glow your way through festive season more so since they come in clutch-bag sizes.
Instant Calm Discovery Collection - £20 Pai - Gifted in a beautifully illustrated box, then tucked inside a muslin pouch are three travel-sized versions of Pai's products suited for hyper-sensitive and redness-prone complexions; a 30ml Camellia and Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, a 12ml Lotus & Orange Blossom BioAffinity Skin Tonic, a 10ml Chamomile & Rosehip Calming Day Cream and an organic muslin cloth, make for the perfect routine for an introduction to Pai, for holidays or stays away. It also comes available in Perfect Balance for combination or blemish-prone skins.
REN Grab & Go Travel Kit - £20 CultBeauty - Boasting incredible value, this skincare taster pack contains some of REN's best; Rose Centifolia Cleansing Gel (50ml), Vita Mineral Daily Supplement Moisturising Cream (15ml), Vita Mineral Active 7 Eye Gel (3ml), Vita Mineral Lip Balm (15ml), Neroli and Grapefruit Body Wash (50ml), Neroli and Grapefruit Body Cream (50ml), Oat and Bay Conditioning Shampoo (50ml) and Pro-Vitamin Conditioner (50ml), all housed in a see-though bag,perfect for travel.
Butter London RSVP Set - £24.99 Boots - This is one set I already own and I think it's so amazing it should be gifted to every lacquer lover out there. Four half-sized Butter London bottles complete this kit with their latest and greatest Patient Shine 10x formulas and come in wearable hues: Ta-Da, muted, lilac-toned grey, Dearie Me!, a cool rose creme, Her Magesty's Red, a true, vibrant red and Posh, a warm nude-beige.
Nude Double Dose of Genius Set - £20 Space NK - Exclusive to this site and store, this box brings you two Nude travel-friendly favourites - a 10ml tube of Progenius Omega Milk Treatment, a beautifier loaded with concentrated superfoods for a complexion boost and a 10ml Progenius Omega Treatment Rescue Oil to calm, hydrate and protect. An all-round lovely treat for any skincare newbie or Nude line lovers.
Joy to The Word - £9.95 LUSH - Gifts from the best bath and body store in town come in all shapes and sizes, but for under a tenner, here you'll unwrap a Yog Nog creamy skin drink soap and a Love and Light moisturising hand cream - two of LUSH's best in a box.
Balm Balm Bijou Aromatherapy Bath & Shower Oils - £24.99 LoveLula - A different take on Aromatherapy Associates' offerings with seven rainbow labeled bottles each filled with beautifully blended oils to use in the tub or slathered onto the skin pre-wash. With a scent for every mood, there's a little treat for every day of the week to leave you feeling either balanced, calm, detoxed, indulged, recovered, refreshed or relaxed.
Soap & Glory Soaper Star - £20 Boots - Each and every time I pass this in store, I can't get over what a steal of a deal it truly is. For a head to toe cleanse and nourish, this rather large gift gives you a full-size Scrub of Your Life and travel-friendlies in Clean On Me, The Righteous Butter, Heal Genius and Hand Foot, plus a pair of fluffy socks and a body polisher. Bargainous, amiright?
Vitamin E Skincare Collection - £22 TheBodyShop - For a festive skin treated aimed at all skin types making it perfect for anyone and everyone, this gift box is filled with vitamin e hydrating and cleansing treats; a Vitamin E Cream Cleanser 60ml, a Vitamin E Overnight Oil-in-Serum 28ml and a Vitamin E Moisture Cream 50ml complete a routine for any skincare Queen who might need a bit of a complexion pick-me-up over the party period.
Lipstick Queen Galactic Gorgeous - £20 Space NK - A mini wardrobe of purse-friendly Big Bang Illusion Glosses, that are gloop-free in formula but are light reflecting with shimmer. Four 3ml shades make up the set and come in Infinite, a shimmery pinky-peach, Energy, a sheeny bright red, Creation, a glistening rose and Black Hole, a shimmery deep wine.