Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Think you can’t get amazing, thoughtful and awesome Christmas gifts for your loved ones for $25 or less? Think again – SHESAID’s done all the hard work for you this festive season with these fabulous gifts which won’t break the bank. Shop to it, Santa baby!

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Smooth operator: This Natio Explore Gift Set, $24.95, is a great gift idea (if I do say so myself) for any bloke. It’s convenient, no-fuss and straightforward skincare that’ll leave him feeling clean, comfortably smooth and invigorated. Complete with a toiletries bag, this gift set from Natio Men includes a cleansing face wash, SPF 30+ facial moisturiser and body wash. It’s exclusive to David Jones stores and via davidjones.com.au.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Bag it, baby: I am in love with this gorgeous Lulu and Lipstick Make-up Bag, $24.95. It’s small, but mighty – the perfect pineapple make-up bag for yours or a BFF’s handbag! Lulu and Lipstick’s signature make-up bags are big enough to fit a range of lipsticks, pencils and your powder compact. Find it at Lulu and Lipstick via www.luluandlipstick.com.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Feeling festive: This philosophy peppermint stick duo, $20, features cooling and invigorating peppermint guaranteed to put you, or a loved one, in a festive spirit. The super-cute and handy Christmas gift pack contains a shampoo, bath and shower gel and lip shine. Find philosophy’s Christmas gift sets at selected David Jones stores, via davidjones.com.au, Mecca Maxima and adorebeauty.com.au. Phone 1800 812 663.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

London calling: Get the London look, so the slogan goes, with these amazing, little star performers: the Rimmel Keep Calm Lip Balms, $3.95 each. A nourishing lip balm with a fresh hint of a tint, in a long-wearing formula, this powerful, little bullet softens and protects lips while helping to seal in moisture. Presented in eye-catching, bright lipstick-style packs, the five shades each have a playful name and personality – Keep Calm And Shop, Kiss, Rock, Play Or Party. It’s the perfect gift for everyone! Find them at Priceline, Priceline Pharmacy, Target, Chemist Warehouse and selected pharmacies. For stockists, phone 1800 812 663.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Nail it down: Could this pink nail polish be the hottest ever party colour? It makes me feel happy just looking at it: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Anime, $24. OCC’s Nail Lacquer range is densely pigmented, quick-drying and long lasting. The result is lots of colour, using very little product – winning! Best of all, the OCC range is 100 per cent vegan and cruelty-free. Find it at Lulu and Lipstick via www.luluandlipstick.com.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Love actually: Scottish Fine Soaps Soap In A Tin Occasions Message in Love You, $11.95, is cuter than any snowman. Exclusive to David Jones, this snazzy, little gift is presented in a collectable embossed metal tin and wrapped in Scottish Fine Soaps paper. And this luxurious triple-milled soap has a pleasing sea kelp fragrance. Love, love, love! Find it at David Jones stores and via davidjones.com.au.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Miracle drug: If perfect nails elude you, as they always do me, this might be a cute and inexpensive Christmas gift for yourself: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel gift set, $19.95. This baby is said to offer a salon-quality manicure with the first-ever part lacquer, part-gel manicure system which can deliver up to 14 days of lasting colour and shine in two steps. You simply apply the Miracle Gel Colour Coat, followed by the Miracle Gel Top Coat. Done! Find it in nine shades at Priceline, Priceline Pharmacies, Target, Terry White Chemists, Chemist Warehouse and independent pharmacies nationally. Phone 1800 812 663.

Christmas Gift Guide, beauty tips, cheap presents

Bees’ knees: Having a baby, or know someone who is? Gift them this fabulous Christmas gift set that’s both pretty and practical: Burt’s Bees Baby Bee Getting Started Kit, $24.95. Filled with a collection of Baby Bee favourites, it includes: Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion; Baby Bee Shampoo and Body Wash; Baby Bee Diaper Ointment; Baby Bee Nourishing Oil and Baby Bee Buttermilk Soap. It’s everything a baby ever needs for soft, smooth skin and – even better – these products are sulphate, paraben, phthalate and petrochemical free. Find it at David Jones stores and via davidjones.com.au.

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