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Christmas Gift Guide: Christmas Gifts Under $20

Christmas Gift Guide: Christmas Gifts Under $20
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The holidays are on their way, which means it's time to start looking for gifts for your friends and family. If you've got a strict budget this year, we've got you sorted with the best Christmas gifts under $20, so whether you're looking for stocking stuffers or Secret Santa gifts - we have got them all.

From top brands including Pixi, theBalm, Maybelline and St. Tropez - you're spoiled for choice with these christmas gifts under $20, so why not treat yourself, too? It is Christmas, after all...

One of our favorite christmas gifts under $20 is the St. Tropez Self Tan Starter Kit. When winter is in full swing, this is one gift set your friends will certainly be thankful for. The set contains four of St Tropez's top products to help you to achieve a flawless golden glow.

The set contains:

  • St Tropez Tan Enhancing Body Polish
  • Tan Enhancing Body Moisturizer
  • Self Tan Bronzing Mousse
  • Tan Applicator Mitt

Worth over $28, you can get your hands on this gorgeous set for just $20 this holiday season.

christmas gifts under $20

PIXI Glow Tonic 100ml


PIXI Glow Tonic is a global bestselling exfoliating toner that helps to perfect skin tone, even out texture and tighten skin for a more youthful look. Even dull, tired and dry skin will be left with a healthy glow after use. Botanical extracts and natural oils work along with Aloe Vera and ginseng to help soothe skin and enhance circulation, while 5% glycolic acid gets to work, accelerating cell renewal. The brightening tonic helps to shift dead skin cells, leaving users with a radiant, more youthful and healthy look.

PIXI’s alcohol-free products work on all skin types, even the most sensitive, to create a fresh and dewy complexion, so even if you’ve had a late night, your skin won’t give the game away. It’s little wonder that PIXI Glow Tonic has inspired a devoted following all over the world, enjoying cult status among everyone from beauty bloggers and editors to loyal customers. PIXI is passionate about skincare and its affordable quality range of products, which aren't tested on animals, make beautiful skin accessible to all.

Caudalie Hand and Nail Cream Trio


Give hardworking hands a treat with the Caudalie Hand Cream Trio; a luxurious gift set housed in limited edition festive packaging. It contains three of their best-selling, naturally-derived hand creams, each imbued with a distinctive scent to uplift and soothe. An ideal gift this Christmas season.

The Set Contains:

Hand and Nail Cream (30ml)
Moisture, softness and youth are combined in this anti-oxidant Hand and Nail Cream. The fresh orange pulp protects your skin and leaves it silky smooth, with a voluptuous fragrance softened by almond powder and a drop of rosewater. Containing anti-oxidant grape seed polyphenols, nourishing grape seed oil, shea butter and avocado extracts the non-greasy formula provides relief to dry, chapped hands whilst leaving your nails wonderfully invigorated and strengthened.

Hand and Nail Cream Thé Des Vignes (30ml)
A plant-based hand moisturiser formulated with active ingredients to deeply nourish and repair. It’s enriched with Aloe Vera and Grape Polyphenols to prevent signs of premature ageing, whilst Glycerin promotes firmer, smoother looking skin. Scented with a delicate blend of Ginger Liqueur, Orange Blossom and Jasmine, perfectly encapsulating that magical dusk-time moment as the sun goes down over the golden grapevines.

Hand and Nail Cream Eau Des Vigne (30ml)
Envelop skin with the sophisticated aroma of the Eau des Vignes Hand and Nail Cream; a captivating summer scent, inspired by the childhood of Caudalie’s founder, Mathilde Thomas, which was spent in the family’s château in the heart of the Bordeaux wine-growing region. Intensively nourishing and hydrating, the naturally-based formula rapidly absorbs into skin to promote a supple, soft texture.

NUXE Skin Care Cracker


With everything you need for a sparkling complexion, the NUXE Skin Care Cracker is a treat for your skin.

The Set Contains:

Rose Petal Micellar Water (35ml)
With its gentle and sweet-smelling formula, this cleanser lifts dirt and impurities from the skin and removes makeup in a single effortless stroke. With calming and soothing properties, the water leaves the complexion fresh and radiant.

Crème Fraîche de Beauté (15ml)
This moisturiser works deep into the skin layer to thoroughly hydrate and nourish cells and prevent dryness. Infused with Botanical Milks and Algae Extracts, the lotion provides 48-hour protection from outside pollutants.

Huile Prodigieuse Gold (10ml)
Tsubaki Oil is the miracle ingredient within this multi-purpose dry oil treatment. Use on skin for a silky-soft, luminous glow or on hair to create subtle golden highlights. Silicone-free.

Philip Kingsley Polished Perfection Gift Set


Give the gift of enviable locks with the Philip Kingsley Polished Perfection Gift Set; a luxurious two-piece collection housed in a festive Christmas cracker. The set combines the coveted Elasticizer and PK Prep Polishing Balm, each working in synergy to offer ultra-smooth, soft and strengthened locks that are nothing but salon-worthy.

The Set Contains:

Elasticizer (40ml)
Achieve ultra-smooth hair with the Elasticizer; a concentrated formula that leaves hair incredibly smooth and supple, with the bonus of added sunscreen protection. The hydrating formula effortlessly glides through locks, smoothing each strand to incredible silkiness. Offering an elasticising effect, the treatment instantly improves hair’s suppleness, strength and shine, whilst leaving locks softer, less brittle and lustrous.

PK Prep Polishing Balm (20ml)
Achieve smooth, sleek locks with the PK Prep Polishing Balm; a frizz-fighting formula that works to condition, protect and style hair. Utilising lightweight, innovative Silicones, the unique formula tames unruly hair and improves manageability, whilst a nourishing blend of Pro-Vitamin B5 and Vitamin A enhance radiance for a salon-style finish. Transforms from a balm to a serum when warmed in palms for easy distribution throughout hair. Suitable for colour-treated hair.

St. Tropez Self Tan Starter Kit (Worth $46)


The St. Tropez Self Tan Starter Kit combines a smoothing body polish, a nourishing body lotion and a lightweight bronzing mousse, making it the perfect kit for achieving a gorgeous glow all year round.

Perfect for both novice and experienced tanners alike, the compact size makes it ideal for travel, so you can say hello to glowing skin no matter where you are. - L.M.

The Set Contains:

Tan Enhancing Body Polish (75ml)
Specially formulated to work with your tan, it contains spherical beads which exfoliate without damaging or scratching your skin. It creates a smooth blank canvas for tanning, whilst ensuring even and streak-free colour after tanning.

Tan Enhancing Body Moisturiser (75ml)
Perfect for achieving soft and supple skin, this nourishing moisturiser reduces tan break up and improves fade. Your skin will be left feeling smooth and touchably soft.

Self Tan Bronzing Mousse (50ml)
Lightweight and easy to apply, this mousse delivers beautiful, even colour that dries in an instant, allowing for seamless application every time.

Tan Applicator Mitt
Achieve a professional, streak-free tan with the convenient applicator mitt. Working in synergy with the bronzing mousse, the mitt glides over skin and guarantees the perfect application.

PIXI Lip Lift Max Trio


Treat your lips to the volume-maximising properties of PIXI Lip Lift Max Trio, a limited edition kit combining a selection of plumping lip glosses.

Offering three universally flattering shades, including an exclusive, sparkly, lip-brightening shade, the peptide-infused formulas glide effortlessly onto lips, delivering a cooling sensation on application with a tingling mint flavour. Working to hydrate, plump and firm the appearance of your pout, the moisturising lip glosses contain a cocktail of nourishing Jojoba, Chamomile and Aloe to leave lips feeling supple and comfortable. Nourishing and enhancing, each lip gloss is perfect worn alone as a pre-lipstick treatment, or layered over other lip colours for a lacquered effect.

Contains Lip Lift Max Lip Gloss in 'Sparkling Quartz', 'Sheer Rose' and 'Honey Sheen' (3 x 1g)

Free from parabens and alcohol.

Not tested on animals.

this works The Big Bang


Achieve a restful, undisturbed night's sleep with this works' The Big Bang; a Deep Sleep™ Pillow Spray and a luxurious eye mask housed in cracker-shaped packaging.

Expertly blended with natural oils, including Lavender, Vetivert and Wild Chamomile, the sleep-inducing spray is the perfect solution for those who wish to wind down. The award-winning, aromatherapeutic formula is dedicated to calming and soothing the mind and body to leave you feeling refreshed, restored and de-stressed.

Includes: Deep Sleep™ Pillow Spray (0.35 fl.oz) and 1 x Eye Mask.

Maybelline Gimme Some Sugar Baby Lips Gift Set


Accentuate your pout with the Maybelline Gimme Some Sugar Baby Lips Gift Set; two of the brand's favourite lip balms that glide on effortlessly to soften and hydrate lips.

Infused with moisturising oils, the easy-to-apply lip crayons nourish and condition, whilst delivering long-lasting, kissable colour with a super smooth finish. Housed in a gift box.

Shades Include: 'Creamy Caramel' and 'Candy Red'.

men-u Style+ Black Pepper & Bergamot Shower Gel 100ml - Spray Fix


Show your skin and hair who's boss with the men-ü Style+ Black Pepper & Bergamot Shower Gel and Spray Fix. The pair work in synergy to leave your skin clean and fresh, and your hair styled to perfection.

The Set Contains:

Black Pepper & Bergamot Shower Gel (100ml):
An invigorating shower gel enriched with a host of active ingredients and moisturizing agents to leave skin clean and refreshed. Transforming into a rich lather, the concentrated formula delivers Pro Vitamin B5 and Vitamin E to keep skin soft and protected. Infused with a spicy, fruity scent to energise the senses.

Spray Fix (100ml):
A fine hair styling spray with high hold and medium shine. Working to add body and lift to hair, its lightweight formula delivers weightless root lift and hold, lending hair a fuller, more volumized appearance. The ultra-concentrated and flexi-hold precision spray is perfect for all hair types and styles, including fine and thin hair.

Time Bomb Hand Cream Cracker


Time Bomb’s Hand Cream Cracker serves as the perfect festive treat for hardworking hands.

Housed in cracker packaging, the 'Hand to Hand Combat' hand creams help to smoothen and plump the appearance of skin, nourishing and hydrating to moisturise and protect against signs of ageing. Infused with a cocktail of Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, Pea extracts and anti-ageing Argan Oil, the formula will help counteract the ageing process whilst replenishing skin and softening cuticles for younger, smoother-looking hands.

Contains 2 x Time Bomb Hand to Hand Combat Cream 30ml.

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As a qualified make up artist, I love all things make up! I'm also really passionate about health and nutrition, so I'm always on the look out for the latest Superfood to improve my skin, nails and hair!