Bank account feeling the sting from all the Christmas festivities? We can relate.
Whether you’re saving up for a big purchase or just plain, flat-out, broke, the holiday season can be a pretty difficult time to handle, especially with all the gift-giving that is going on.
Luckily for you, though, you can easily find some great buys at under SGD30 this year. Here are 14 of the best Christmas gift ideas under SGD30 we found that are guaranteed to keep you from wincing at your bank balance. Best part? They are every bit awesome so whoever receives them are going to be pleased. A Merry Christmas, indeed!
1. Kiehl’s Hand Me Some Love
The Kiehl’s Hand Me Some Love makes an excellent (and inexpensive!) gift option for many. Containing the Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve as well as the Kiehl’s Soy Milk and Honey Body Polish, we recommend gifting this for anyone looking to pamper themselves this holiday season.
One of the best parts about this set? How it is unisex, and can work for just about anybody — whether it is for a family member or colleague. After all, who’s not going to appreciate a great hand cream and body scrub? And from Kiehl’s, no less!
The Kiehl’s Hand Me Some Love Set is available at all Kiehl’s outlets and retails at SGD27.
2. Fenty Beauty Two Lil’ Mattemoiselles Plush Matte Lipstick Duo: Chill Owt Edition
The Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipsticks are known to be a cult product of sorts amongst certain beauty circles, so why not treat a friend or loved one to two of them with this adorable set?
For a limited time only, snag the Fenty Beauty Two Lil’ Mattemoiselles Plush Matte Lipstick Duo, which comes in their best-selling shades Spanked and Griselda. One works more for day, the other for night, making it the only lipstick set you need for the holiday season.
One of the best Christmas gift ideas under SGD30? No doubt about it!
The Fenty Beauty Two Lil’ Mattemoiselles Plush Matte Lipstick Duo: Chill Owt Edition is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD28.
3. Crabtree & Evelyn Pink Rocker Pear & Pink Magnolia Treats
Love both fruity and floral scents, or know of someone who does? Then the Crabtree & Evelyn Pink Rocker Pear & Pink Magnolia Treats is a good option. This adorable little bauble contains a set of the Crabtree & Evelyn Pear & Pink Magnolia Body Wash, Body Lotion, and even a Hand Cream!
All of them are in cute travel-sizes, and serves to uplift and reenergise flagging spirits. It doesn’t hurt that you (or your giftee) can reuse the bauble as a Christmas ornament next year, of course!
The Crabtree & Evelyn Pink Rocker Pink & Pear Magnolia Treats is available at all Crabtree & Evelyn outlets and retails at SGD29.
4. Sephora Collection Steal A Kiss Lipstick Palette
One of the best Christmas gift ideas under SGD30? Anything from the Sephora Collection, of course! This Sephora Collection Steal a Kiss Lipstick Palette is no exception, available at a very affordable SGD17.
With four lipstick shades and a single holographic topper available, this allows whoever receives this to craft out a gorgeous, super innovative look for the holiday season.
We recommend mixing up the shades for a one-of-a-kind look, and sealing it all in with the holographic topper, of course. Apparently, it doesn’t just work to protect lip shades from smudging or fading, but also enriches puckers with an iridescent shimmer. Nice!
The Sephora Steal A Kiss Lipstick Palette is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD17.
5. This Works Sleep Tight Set
The end of the year can be an exhausting time for everyone, so make sure to get your loved ones some R&R with the This Works Sleep Tight Set. Containing two relaxing pillow sprays (in super yummy scents) as well as a roll on perfume, users are sure to invigorated and recharged after use.
Psst! We recommend using it at night before dozing into la la land, or whenever you need a break (or two!) in the office.
The This Works Sleep Tight Set is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD26.
6. Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray Travel-Size Ornament
It is everyone’s favourite setting spray, but now in a even more gorgeous packaging than before! Gift it to die-hard Urban Decay lovers, or makeup junkies — they are sure to appreciate the sentiment, as well as the weightless formula that seals all makeup in flawlessly.
And hey, if anything, it makes a great ornament to hang from Christmas trees, too!
The Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray Travel-Size Ornament is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD22.
7. Sabon Bauble Kit
Who wouldn’t want a bauble filled with delectable body care treats under the tree (or on it)? This Sabon Bauble Kit is a great pick for those who are feeling a little broke at the moment, since the set is available at just SGD22.
In it, you’ll be able to find a Green Rose Scented Shower Oil, a Green Rose Scented Body Lotion, and two skincare samples — a face cream and face polisher! Score! They supposedly smell divine, and does wonders for your skin.
The Sabon Bauble Kit is available at all Sabon outlets as well as at major departmental stores such as Tangs. It retails at SGD22.
8. Innisfree Perfumed Hand Cream Miniature Set
There is no cuter (or more convenient) gift than hand creams during the Christmas period, really. Snag this lovely set from Innisfree, which comes with six Jeju inspired fragrances!
Adorable packaging aside, each cream also comes with a distinctive scent such as Guesthouse Laundry, Sunshine Wild Berry, and Tangerine Farm. What’s not to love?
The Innisfree Perfumed Hand Cream Miniature Set is available at all Innisfree outlets and retails at SGD19.
9. The Body Shop Don’t Ask Just Mask
The holiday season can take a toll on one’s skin, especially with all the ongoing feasting and festivities. Ensure that your giftee maintains their complexion with this skincare set from The Body Shop.
The Body Shop Don’t Ask Just Mask Set contains two of their iconic Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Masks, two British Rose Fresh Plumping Masks, two Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Masks, and an adorable deer headband to pull hair back during application. How considerate! Oh, and did we mention that everything costs just SGD15? Way to sweeten the deal!
The Body Shop Don’t Ask Just Mask is available at all The Body Shop outlets and retails at SGD15.
10. Etude House Tiny Twinkle Bath Bomb Set
Fly like a unicorn or melt like cotton candy with these two (aptly named) and very cute bath bombs from Etude House.
Perfect for anyone who loves soaking in the tub, these two bath bombs are lightly scented and can fill a tub with fluffy, frothy bubbles. It also leaves skin feeling smooth and aromatic after use, so we recommend gifting it to anyone who is looking to sit back and unwind after a long day.
The Etude House Tiny Twinkle Bath Bomb Set is available at all Etude House outlets and retails at SGD22.
11. The Face Shop Holiday Herb Day Cleansing Foam Trio Set
Finding the right cleanser can be a real tricky business, so why not help your loved one out by giving them The Face Shop’s Holiday Herb Day Cleansing Foam Trio Set to get them started?
The set contains three popular The Face Shop Cleansers — namely, The Face Shop Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam in Aloe, Acerola, and Lemon— that helps remove makeup and impurities effortlessly. It also costs a very reasonable SGD19 as compared to its usual price of SGD29.70, so we recommend snapping them up quickly before it sells out!
The Face Shop Holiday Herb Day Cleansing Foam Trio Set is available at all The Face Shop outlets and retails at SGD19.
12. Aromatherapy Associates Pearl of Wisdom Bauble
Aromatherapy has been rapidly picking up in popularity as of late, so consider gifting this gorgeous Light Relax Bath & Shower Oil from Aromatherapy Associates.
Apparently, the essential oils can start working on your wellbeing in just 20 minutes, so even the busiest of your friends and family will be able to enjoy it! Plus, the bauble packaging can be kept as a Christmas ornament or paperweight, too.
The Aromatherapy Associates Pearl Of Wisdom Bauble is available on Lookfantastic and retails at SGD22.
13. Mamonde Holiday Eve Sleeping Duo
K-beauty junkies are sure to love the Mamonde Holiday Evening Sleeping Duo, which comes with Mamonde’s much raved over Lip Sleeping Mask and Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask.
The lip mask works to melt away dead skin cells and impurities, leaving users with smooth, kissable lips after, whereas the Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask calms irritable skin during sleep to create a hydrated and revitalised look after. Sounds like quite a duo to us, and all at under SGD30 too!
The Mamonde Holiday Evening Sleeping Duo is available at all Mamonde boutiques as well as at selected Sephora outlets. It retails at SGD29.
14. Kora Organics Balancing Rose Mist
The Kora Organics Balancing Rose Mist makes a perfect gift for Singapore’s impossibly hot and humid weather. Not only does it provide skin with antioxidant protection and hydration, it also minimises the appearance of pores, dullness and uneven texture. Say what?!
Yup, gift it to friends or family who looks like they could use a pick me up with regards to their complexion, or anyone who will appreciate the beyond adorable packaging.
The Kora Organics Balancing Rose Mist is available at all Sephora outlets and retails at SGD23.