10 Beauty Gifts for $25 or Less

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BEAUTY GIFTS FOR LESS

Giving beauty products as gifts is a no-brainer. Easy to store, always in style, and sure to fit, these little luxuries make recipients feel pampered -- for less than the cost of an ugly holiday sweater. Here are 10 items to spoil the ladies on your holiday list, from best friend to secret Santa.

TATCHA LUMINOUS DEWY SKIN MIST TRAVEL SIZE

Give girls-on-the-go the gift of skin hydration -- a must when traveling on planes or in dry, winter air. TSA-friendly, travel-size skin mist from Tatcha ($15) keeps even the most ambitious jetsetters looking glowy. With red algae and other emollients (and very little alcohol, which can be drying), this mist soothes dry skin with just a few spritzes.

EOS SMOOTH SPHERE LIP BALM VARIETY PACK

Kissable lips are a must, even when not standing under the mistletoe. This cute stocking stuffer ($8 at Sam's Club) contains four kinds of EOS lip balm: strawberry sorbet, summer fruit, sweet mint, and honeysuckle honeydew. These 95 percent organic balms are paraben and petroleum free. They sell individually for $3.29 each.

TRILOGY EVERYTHING BALM

This celeb-favorite skin care line (Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and model Cara Delevingne are reportedly fans) can be found at all Whole Foods locations. The brand is best-known for its winter skin saver, Everything Balm ($21), a rich blend of plant oils including rosehip oil and sweet almond oil. For the multitasker on your list, the product can be used as a lip balm, moisturize face and hands, and even tame flyway hair.

INKLING SCENTS ROLL-ON FRAGRANCE

The indie fragrance company Inkling Scents makes "100 percent pure" essential oil perfumes and colognes (with none of the quickly evaporated alcohol used in most scents). The bestseller is the 0.33-ounce roll-on ($25), which is the perfect size for a purse or desk drawer.

DOIE LOUNGE SLEEP MASK

She can't buy beauty sleep, so give her a sleep mask to block out light -- a must for travel. Doie Lounge's 100 percent silk sleep masks ($24) help even the most sensitive of sleepers doze -- without waking up to annoying creases on their skin.

STOWAWAY COSMETICS

This "right-sized" line of cosmetics ($10 to $22) is perfect for travelers or women who don't want to be weighed down with a purse stuffed with products. Every Stowaway Cosmetics item -- from lipstick to mascara and beyond -- costs less than $25.

SPOILED NATURALLY NATURAL BODY BUTTER PARFAIT GIFT SET

She can say good-bye to dry winter skin with this body butter parfait gift set from Spoiled Naturally ($23.50). Each set includes a jar of natural body butter and a lotion bar to moisturize on the go. Scents include pineapple strawberry, lemongrass, coconut cream, and more.

BATH BOMBS

Give the gift of relaxation (a must after holiday mayhem) with Tiger Lily Soaps Bath Bombs ($5 each). These handmade bath bombs come in a variety of yummy scents, including Asian pear and black raspberry vanilla. Keep a few on hand for impromptu hostess gifts.

GIOVANNI HOT CHOCOLATE SUGAR SCRUB

Buy the chocolate lover in your life this hot-chocolate-scented body scrub from Giovanni Cosmetics ($14). The sweet-smelling sugar scrub gently exfoliates using crushed cocoa beans for glowing skin. For those who don't love chocolate, there's also a mint lemonade version.

BECCA SHIMMERING SKIN PERFECTOR OPAL GLOW ON THE GO

Give the gift of shimmer and sparkle with a travel-size duo from Becca ($20 at Sephora). This pressed and loose powder pairing lights up even the dullest winter skin when swept across cheekbones, brow bones, and the bridge of the nose.