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

You can always buy one for your bestie and one for you — win-win.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it. 

1. Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask that starts to bubble once it's applied — get one for you and each of your roomies and prepare for a fun night of selfies (all the while banishing your blackheads).

2. Nooni Marshmallow Whip Maker 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

3. Lashes in Wonderland falsies named for Cinderella's famous exit from the ball, they'll help your pal's lash game without going *too* over-the-top. You'll likely want to order multiple sets to help 'em create a stash — they're that fabulous.

a model with the natural looking fake lashes
the lashes in a pretty white box with a jeweled handle
Lashes in Wonderland

Lashes in Wonderland is a Latina woman-owned small business that sells stunning, dramatic, fake lashes for all kinds of occasions. The "Home by Midnight" set is 20mm rounded and features a V-stitch style. Each order comes with a lash brush and magnetic sliding case. They've also all been truly put to the test and have stayed put throughout rides on Disney's Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, and Big Thunder Mountain...hehe.

Shipping info: Orders are typically processed within five days and then shipped out three to five business days after that.

Get them from Lashes in Wonderland for $12.99.

4. Lovoir Flick Stick for your sister who obsesses over makeup tutorials but hasn't been able to nail liquid eyeliner just yet.

5. Luv Scrub mesh body exfoliator with so many uses, they'll want to spend more time in the tub than ever before. They can use this unique piece of material to dry brush their skin, exfoliate with their fave body wash, and remove ingrown hairs.

the luv scrub in pink and black

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

7. Shalac Matte Hair Clips made to work with *all* hair types — yes, even if they've broken their hairbrush while trying to comb through their bedhead, they can rock one of these beauties!

8. Esarora Ice Roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink the look of pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Their skin will thank you.

9. Ammiy Unicorn Makeup Brushes that'll have any YouTube tutorial fan squealing.

a set of makeup brushes with purple handles that look like unicorn horns

10. Macaron bath bombs to make them feel French, and fabulous. And why would they want to ever feel any other way???

a box of bath bomb macarons

11. Mickey and Friends Truth Be Bold Mega Matte Lipstick Trio, also known as the perfect gift for anyone who loves to feel glamorous but also loves the magic of Disney.

red, nude, and pink lipstick tubes

12. 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

13. Festive 3D nail stickers that'll ensure their nails are Santa-approved this holiday season.

nail stickers with holiday icons on them

14. Velvet scrunchies so they can easily dress up even the most boring of hairstyles.

15. e.l.f Cosmetics Powder Blush Palette they can use to create beautiful natural looks that'll transition nicely from day to night.

16. Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint that'll be easier than ever for them to integrate into their day-to-day makeup routine — it creates a long-lasting, weightless, buildable lip color they won't ever tire of.

17. Skinfood Black Sugar Strawberry 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

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

19. Mane Club's smoothing hair mask will be the perfect addition to their at-home spa night and leave their hair looking moisturized and healthy for all of holiday activities.

a pink packet of 5-in-1 deep conditioner with a fun font on it that says "babe alert"

20. Dermal Korea Collagen Sheet Masks so they don't ever have to fret about whether they have a quality mask on hand after a particularly stressful day when they're looking to unwind.

21. BlushLips Exfoliating Lip Brush to remove any dry skin from their precious pout before applying lipstick.

a model holding three lip scrubbing brushes

22. Tarte 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.

23. Dr. Teal's "Soothe and Sleep" Foaming Bath for the ultimate spa night soak that'll also help soothe their skin (whether it's dry or burnt).

24. Glossier 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.

25. 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

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

27. Whipped Shower Icing available in over 50 scent combinations — please remind your friend *not* to eat this even though it kinda looks and smells delicious...

28. Bedsure 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?

29. An Olive and June Poppy — 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.

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

31. 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.

32. A set of SpongeBob face masks that'll have the two of you rolling on the floor laughing while singing "F is for friends who do stuff togetherrrrr."

two models wearing spongebob and patrick face maks

33. 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.