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41 Beauty Gifts Under $20 You Might Want To Keep For Yourself

Gift 'em, keep 'em, either way someone is going to look glamorous for the holidays.

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1. Lipstick by Barbie and PÜR that is so beautiful they won't believe it exists for simple commoners like us. Luckily — it does!

2. A carbonated bubble clay mask with over 6,000 5-star reviews that starts to bubble once it's applied — get one for you and each of your roomies and prepare for a fun night filled with stress-evaporating giggles (all the while banishing your blackheads).

3. A face wash foamer they can use to make the cleanser they're already accustomed to feel extra fancy.

The pink container with a pump top to fluff the cleanser and foamed up cleanser all around it

4. A winged eyeliner stamp for your sister who obsesses over makeup tutorials but hasn't been able to nail liquid eyeliner just yet.

5. Glossier's Boy Brow, because the gift of flawless eyebrows will truly be the gift that keeps on giving.

6. A face mask combo pack from nügg you can give to each of your friends and steal one away for yourself.

a six pack of different nuug face masks

7. A reliable eyeliner they'll exclaim is simply *eye-mazing* after trying it out once – trust me, I've put it to the test!

8. A set of macaron bath bombs that'll make them feel French, and fabulous. And why would they want to ever feel any other way???

a box of bath bomb macarons

9. Acne-absorbing cover patches that'll blend in with any skin tone and are gentle enough for any skin type, so they can go about their day without worrying that it looks like they're growing a second head on their face.

10. A hydrating Glossier hand cream to help your friend finally banish their dry skin for good.

a model holding a pink rounded container with a flip top cap

11. A set of durable press-on nails that *also* come with a PopSocket, perfect for your friend who is forever over-spending on fancy manicures and taking mirror pics to show off their phone case and their nails.

12. A black sugar strawberry wash-off face mask — perfect for encouraging your bestie to relax with an at-home spa night after the chaos of the holidays is over.

the open jar with a strawberry-like scrub

13. And a set of face mask brushes your glamorous pal who already seems to have every beauty gadget on the market will absolutely love.

14. A hydrating argan oil hair mask to refresh their dry or damaged hair and give them an excuse to spend their Friday night at home.

15. Shape tape contour concealer your friend has likely been eyeing for months now and will be so excited to test it out. Fingers crossed they offer to give you a makeover using it.

16. Clip-in synthetic hair extensions that'll give them the luscious locks they've always dreamt of with minimal effort.

17. Velvet blending sponges to replace the one with caked-on concealer your friend has likely never cleaned / has been using for FAR too long.

blue velvety blending sponges

18. A bar of soap infused with a crystal your pal will find so enchanting whether they use it zen out in the shower or keep on their desk for decor.

19. Disney Princess face masks that'll have them looking like royalty by the time they finish belting out "Part of Your World."

the face masks that are themed after belle, aurora, jasmine, and ariel

20. Glossier's Cloud Paint, which will add a touch of color to your pal's cheeks with a quick swipe of lotionlike formula. Powdered blush? IDK her.

21. A Makeup Eraser cloth they'll wonder how they lived this long without after seeing how it magically takes ALL of their makeup off with just a few swipes.

buzzfeed writer using the cloth to remove lipstick

22. Or reusable makeup remover pads to replace the stack of cotton ones your roommate has been scattering all over your shared bathroom for months.

23. Tea bags for the bathtub that'll turn your pal's bath water a lovely shade of purple, fill it with luscious bubbles, and create a soothing aroma that'll make them completely forget they have responsibilities.

a tea bag bath bomb

24. Satin pillowcases to not only help reduce frizz in their hair and prevent breakage, but'll also assist in retaining moisturize from their face. AND they come in a ton of stylish colors. What more could anyone want?

25. A universal nail polish bottle handle from Olive and June for your friend who loves doing their own nails but is forever struggling to do their opposite hand as beautifully as their dominant one.

26. Acrylic barrettes, so they can easily accessorize on days you they don't have the motivation to really do their hair.

27. A crème lipstick or subtle blush from KKW Beauty to complete your Kardashian-obsessed friend's Kristmas look.

28. A Billie razor subscription that'll make sure they never find themselves without a razor on the ONE occasion they actually want to wear a sexy dress and show off silky smooth legs.

29. A foot file to transform your partner's scaly dragon-like heels into soft soles that'll be so smooth you won't even recoil if they accidentally touch your leg in bed.

30. Clump-free mascara with a lightweight and long lasting formula that'll have people asking if they recently got eyelash extensions. Joke's on them!

31. A hair scalp massager that'll quickly become their favorite shower accessory. They can use it to exfoliate and deep clean their scalp while applying shampoo — it's a game-changer.

32. Twist flex rods — great for your roomie who hasn't been able to master their curling iron technique yet, but still wants bountiful waves on the daily.

33. A hunter green nail polish that'll match their Christmas tree — we love a wintry aesthetic!

34. A face mask mixing tool kit that'll let them get creative and concoct their own creations at home for you and all your pals to try out during your next night in.

35. A waterproof eyeshadow primer to keep their carefully blended eyeshadow in place — they'll definitely *thank you later* for this precious present.

36. A smart portable pack of soap sheets so your loved one will never find themselves panicking in a public bathroom that *just* ran out of soap (especially during times like these!).

The pink plastic container with ears and a nose, plus the pink paper-thin soap sheets

37. An edge control gel for your pal who is forever being irritated by their stray baby hairs.

38. A Lily England detangling hairbrush they'll love because it has an ergonomic handle and gentle bristles that'll help battle their bed head each day. Oh — and it's just SUPER pretty.

39. Or! A detangling brush made for folks with 3a–4c hair types, perfect for anyone who is tired of mornings filled with super painful brushing.

the two brushes in pink and green

40. A Winky Lux flower balm they'll find simply magical when it goes on clear, then blossoms into the perfect shade of pink as it combines with their natural pH level.