Year-end travel and Christmas dinners can take a toll on our pockets – and we haven’t even budgeted for gifting! If you are expecting many “Secret Santa” or gift exchanges, consider this list of gifts under SGD10 that most people will appreciate more than a mug, photo frame, or cheap chocolates.
1. LUSH Santa Baby Naked Lip Scrub
Perfect for those with dry lips or travelling to countries with freezing climate, LUSH’s Santa Baby Naked Lip Scrub helps exfoliate off flaking skin on lips while moisturising them at same time, thanks to coconut and jojoba oil in its formula. This product doesn’t just look cute but smell really good as well!
LUSH’s Santa Baby Naked Lip Scrub retails at SGD9, available in LUSH boutiques and its online store.
2. Sephora Collection 3 Masks To Party!
Are you the Secret Santa of someone who is mask fanatic? Sephora Collection’s 3 Masks to Party might just be the unique gift that you are looking for.
This multi-masking set comes with three separate pieces of mask targeted for eyes, nose, and lips. Each piece of mask piece is designed to address the problems the particular area usually have. The eye mask contains pomegranate to perk up the eye area, the nose mask is formulated with charcoal, a pore-purifying ingredient to clear out those stubborn blackheads, while the lip mask moisturises your pout with shea butter.
Sephora Collection 3 Masks to Party set retails at SGD9, available at Sephora.
3. Sephora Collection Midnight Is Coming Palette
If your girlfriend loves eye makeup, you can consider Sephora Collection’s Midnight Is Coming Palette as a gift for easy touch-up on the go! This will also be a great gift for makeup beginners, as it comes with step-by-step instructions on the palette. (How thoughtful!)
Sephora Collection’s Midnight Is Coming Palette retails at SGD9, available at Sephora.
4. The Body Shop Animal Head Band
In two adorable designs, choose between a bunny or a mouse headband for your friend. This is perfect for those who love to mask or who is serious about her morning skincare or makeup routine, as it keeps their hair out of their way as their indulge in their favourite beauty ritual.
You can find them in all The Body Shop islandwide, retailing for SGD8 each.
5. The Body Shop Polar Bear Sleeping Mask
If you know that your receiver has difficulty falling asleep, this will be an awesome gift to help them have sweet dreams every night in 2018. This adorable gift is available in two designs, featuring a male polar and female polar respectively.
These Polar Bear Sleeping Mask can be found in all The Body Shop outlets, retailing at SGD8 each.
6. Cassardi Mini Body Care Trio Limited Edition
We like that this is beautifully packaged – check out the floral boxes, complete with tassels at the top. The Cassardi Mini Body Care Trio contains a body cream, body scrub and body butter in travel sizes, and available in two scents: garden and jasmine.
They are available at all Watsons islandwide, retailing at SGD9.90 each.
7. Get it Beauty CeLABrity Mask
Chip into your loved one’s mask stash by introducing him/her to the Get it Beauty CeLABrity masks. There are three variants available for different skin concerns: aqua mask, shining mask and pure mask. Made of cellulose, these masks are smooth and gentle on skin.
Each mask retails for SGD2.90, exclusively at Watsons.
8. COSRX One Step Kits
Each COSRX One Step Kit contains the brand’s signature products in one pack. The Pimple Clear Kit comes with the Low pH Good Morning Cleanser, Pimple Pad, and Holy Moly Snail Mask, and the Moisture Up Kit contains the same cleanser and mask, as well as the Moisture Up Pad. This is perfect for those new to the brand or need something convenient to bring along on their vacations.
COSRX One Step Kit retails for SGD6.90 each, at all Watsons outlets.
9. Watsons Hand Warmers
A travel essential that could also save her day in a cold office, these hand warmers aren’t just functional but super cute as well. Trust us when we say that she’d want to use it even when the temperature is comfortable.
These hand warmers retail at SGD5.90 and are available at Watsons.
10. Travel Blue X’mas Set
Help gear your friend up for all her/his travels next year. There’s nothing more practical than a neck pillow and eye mask set to help them get better rest while on the plane.
The Travel Blue Xmas Set retails at SGD9.90 (worth SGD15.80) and is available at all Watsons outlets.