50 PRESENTS UNDER $50

Beauty gifts

31 Burt's Bees Outdoor Adventures, $24, from Sephora stores, including L1-05/06 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, tel: 6509-8255

A handy kit for a winter holiday. The ointment soothes dry and cracked skin, the vitamin E-enriched beeswax lip balm moisturises lips, the cuticle cream ensures nails do not dry out and the two sachets of treatment mask will keep skin supple.


32 Butter London Password Please nail art set, $38, from Sephora stores

A set of nude, pink and deep purple nail polish with three complementary bottles of glitter overcoat polish.


33 Innisfree 2015 Christmas Nail Set, $14, from Innisfree stores, including B2-34/35 Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road, tel: 6733-6728

A trio of red and glitter polish, with two sets of Christmas motif nail decals.


34 The Body Shop Sparkler Golden Shimmer, $39.90, from The Body Shop stores, including B1-37 Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, tel: 6734-6050

Made for adding a touch of shimmer on the decolletage and bare shoulders.


35 Crabtree & Evelyn Windsor Forest Home Fragrance Candle, $50, from Crabtree & Evelyn boutiques, including B1-29 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, tel: 6337-2474

This scented candle smells just like Christmas - it has an accord of fir needle, spruce, pine, holly and juniper berries.


36 Laura Mercier Creme De La Creme Luxe Body Cleanser Collection, $45, from Laura Mercier counters, including Tangs Orchard Level 1, 310 Orchard Road, tel: 6733-8130

An indulgent set of delicious- smelling, dessert-themed shower creams.


37 Handmade Heroes Christmas Mint Gift Set, $49.90, from Handmade-heroes.com

An all-natural beauty set made up of a minty rice body scrub, a cocoa-flavoured lip scrub and a lip balm.


38 Fresh Sugar Desire set, $42, from Fresh boutiques, including B3-45/46/47 Ion Orchard

This set prepares lips for puckering up under the mistletoe. The Sugar Lip Polish exfoliates, while the Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy plumps up the pout.


39 Fragonard Rose Ambre Soap Set, $50, from Rue Madame, 03-13C Takashimaya Shopping Centre

The set comprises a bar of perfumed soap and a vividly patterned soap dish.


40 Etude House Snowy Dessert Ginger Cookie Contour Maker, $23.90, from Etude House stores, including B2-30 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, tel: 6238-0445

Do not mistake this cute gingerbread man-embossed bronzer for a cookie.


41 Tarte Shine Bright Statement Lash Essentials set, $34, from Sephora stores

Widen those peepers with a crystal-encrusted lash curler. The set comes with a travel-sized tube of mascara.


42 Sephora The All-In-One Brush Set, $36, from Sephora stores

A trio of essential brushes for applying blush, bronzer and eyeshadow.


43 Chanel Le Vernis Rouge Noir, $38, from Chanel counters, including B2-43 Ion Orchard, tel: 6634-5500

This iconic black-red cherry garnet nail polish is 20 years old this year, but it is still a hot favourite.


44 Maison Kitsune For Shu Uemura Tricolor-in-a-blink False Eyelashes, $34, from Shu Uemura counters, including B2-40/41 Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-8931

Drama-mama friends will love these striking false lashes.


45 Algenist Kiss & Wink Collection, $35, from Sephora stores

An anti-ageing lip balm and eye cream travel set for the jetsetter.


46 Kiehl's Santa's Favourite set, $35, from Kiehl's counters, including Tangs Orchard Level 1, tel: 6732-5394

Worth $43, the set has a 250ml bottle of Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash and a 90g bar of Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap.


47 Diptyque mini scented candles, $44 each, from Escentials, 03-02/05 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, tel: 6737-2478

These fragranced candles will put anyone in the right mood to relax.


48 Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Kiss & Love Rouge Pur Couture, $49 each, from YSL Beaute counters, including B2-34 Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-7423

Five shades of limited-edition lipsticks - four popular ones and a new, deep dark red - come carved with pretty lip motifs.


49 Philosophy Twinkling Snowflake Trio Set, $45, from Philosophy counters, including B2-03A Takashimaya Shopping Centre, tel: 6733-9020

Feel festive - even in the shower - with this collection of snow- themed shimmering bath gels.



-- PHOTOS: BURT'S BEES, BUTTER LONDON, INNISFREE, THE BODY SHOP, CRABTREE & EVELYN, LAURA MERCIER, HANDMADE HEROES, FRESH, FRAGONARD, ETUDE HOUSE, TARTE, SEPHORA, CHANEL, SHU UEMURA, ALGENIST, KIEHL'S, DIPTYQUE, YVES SAINT LAURENT BEAUTE, PHILOSOPHY, LANEIGE

50 Laneige Spade Makeup Palette, $49, from Laneige counters, including B3-66A Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-8872

A value-for-money set with two easy-to-wear eyeshadows, two bright liquid lipsticks and a bottle of red nail lacquer.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2015, with the headline 'BEAUTY GIFTS'. Print Edition | Subscribe