Best Secret Santa gifts for beauty lovers

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Picking a Secret Santa gift can be tricky. Here’s Stylist guide to a range of beauty gifts for all budgets.

Ah, Secret Santa. Among the joy of Christmas, those two alliterative words are enough to make anybody break out into a cold sweat.

From tricky-to-navigate budgets to Instagram-stalking the colleague’s who’s name you pulled out of a hat, it can be a minefield.

But if the recipient of your gift is a beauty lover, you’re in luck. More and more brands are upping their festive offering game (think cute beauty miniatures, handy bath and body sets and useful giftsets), meaning there’s a lot to choose from.

Whether you have a budget of £5, £10 or £20, here’s the Stylist edit of the best Secret Santa gifts for beauty lovers…


Sleek Makeup Ultimatte Lips, £4.50

From a pretty nude to a bold rouge, this lip set has all the shades needed for party season.

Sloap & Glory Make Your Smooth Gift Set, £5

This body polish and moisturiser tag team for the softest skin ever.

Burt’s Bees Pomegranate Lip Set, £4.66

Keep your lips hydrated and protected with this Burt’s Bees kit.

Lush Santa’s Belly, £4.95

Scents of grape and apply juices create the ultimate shower treat.


Real Techniques Miracle Beauty Ball Sponge Ornament, £5.09

Use this make-up sponge damp for a flawless foundation finish.

Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic, £10

Pixi’s cult Glow Tonic is a guaranteed gift-winner.

No 7 Gel Finish Nail Duo, £8.50

These nail polishes will compliment any party outfit.

Sanctuary Spa Wet Skin Panettone Trio, £8.50

Sanctuary Spa’s Wet Skin Miracle cuts moisturising time in half. Apply it to damp skin and you’re good to go.


Benefit Confection Cuties, £14.50

This cake-inspired tin contains Gimme Brow+, POREfessional and Roller Lash.

Charlotte Tilbury Mini Hollywood Lips Duo, £20

Nestled inside this chic gold packaging, you’ll find two mini liquid lipsticks in the shades ‘Too Bad I’m Bad’ and ‘Show Girl’.

Zoeva Eye See Eye Palette, £19.50

This Zoeva palette is packed with duo-chrome, shimmer, metallic, and glitter eyeshadows.

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