Let's be honest, now that Black Friday is over holiday shopping can become daunting and pricey. That's why we've created a gift guide of our favorite beauty buys this season and everything is under $30. From stocking-fillers to Secret Santa suggestions, we've got a little something for everyone, maybe even you!
Estee Lauder Double Wear Eye Looks That Last
This perfect little gift contains three basic Estee Lauder essentials: lash primer, mascara and an eye-pencil. The mascara is full-sized and, valued at $21, will give you some serious bang for your buck. The best part? Combining these products will create a long-lasting lash look that carries you from work hour to happy hour.
$25 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
MoroccanOil Oil Treatment
If you haven't hopped on the Moroccan Oil bandwagon yet, now is the perfect time. A rich, heavenly-smelling formula, this oil will help keep your hair hydrated even during the driest of months. It may seem a pricey for one small bottle, but a little goes a long way and could even last you until next winter.
$18 at Buy.com.
Lancôme Juicy Tubes Dazzling Splendor Holiday Gift Value Set
It's hard to turn down a super-shiny lip-gloss, especially when it’s a Juicy Tube from Lancome. Though sheer in color, these six small lip-glosses have a way of adding major oomph to your lipstick, leaving lips looking bold and shiny. Bring on the mistletoe!
$30 at Macy's.
Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Rollerball
Flowerbomb has taken off like wildfire over the last two years and has women everywhere smelling like a gorgeous floral explosion. That said, a standard-sized bottle could break the bank, making this rollerball the perfectly affordable gift.
$25 at Sephora.
Bliss Hot Cream Manicure
Not sure what to get the girl who has it all? Here it is. Bliss spa is notoriously fabulous, with trendy, clean facilities and a sassy staff that makes you feel like royalty. If you're not in a chatting-mood, get your manicure while watching one of their personal flat-screen TVs. Don't mind if we do!
$25: book appointment at Blissworld.
Essie Bobbing for Baubles
If you're tired of the usual black and maroon winter nail colors, this is the stocking filler for you. A dark, icy sapphire nail polish, Essie has created the perfect seasonal shade without sacrificing color.
$9 at Essie.
Philosophy Purity Made Simple Ornament Facial Cleanser
As the most adorable gift we've seen this year, you won’t want to miss out of one of Philosophy's beauty must-haves. Not only does this one-step facial cleanser leave skin feeling clean and fresh, it works as a festive tree decoration too.
$10 at Philosophy.
Mary Green Sleeping Silk Eye Mask
Keep light out this traveling season with one of Mary Green's eye masks. The silk is irresistibly soft, while the elastic stays in place without denting your hair. A perfect stocking-stuffer for women of all ages!
$24 at Linda's Online.
MAC Glitter and Ice Mineralize Eye Shadow
For the girl who loves limited edition items, these mineral eye shadows will be the perfect present. The six shades from MAC's holiday collection are highly pigmented, but come off looking winter-chic with their frosty pearl finish.
$21 at MAC.
Tweezerman Must-Have Lash Beauty Duo
Perfect for travel, Tweezerman has created this must-have eyelash kit. The lash curler creates some potent, lengthy lashes, but what we really love is the lash brush: a fine toothcomb that separates clumped mascara and leaves eyes looking flawless.
$30 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Thick Braidie Headband
If updos, hair braids and anything other than ponytails baffle you, Santa needs to send you this gift. This braided headband, made out of synthetic hair, looks like a flawless styling technique and will add an element of elegance to any part look.
$10 at Sephora.
Conair Red MiniPRO 1" Ceramic Curling Iron
This mini curling iron may fit into a small pencil case, but don't let its size fool you: it does the job just as well as its full-sized counterpart. An ideal gift for the girl on-the-go, this Conair product will be such a hit you'll want one for your purse too.
$15 at Target.
L'Occitane Set of Four Deluxe Soaps
When giving grandma one more photo of you and your sibling seems overdone, check out these soaps. With ingredients like Shea butter and lavender, this collection of soaps feels as good as it smells. Its rich, creamy lather is suitable for all skin types and will leave you smelling delicious.
$24 at Nordstrom.
Nordstrom Makeup Palette
Not sure what to buy? How about a bit of everything. This giant, fun-colored palette from Nordstrom's (valued at $150) contains 64 eye shadows, 32 lip colors and 8 cheek colors. Need we say more?
$29 at Nordstrom.
Victoria's Secret Ultimate Eau de Parfum Gift Set
If you're looking for the perfect secret Santa gift, look no more. With 12 of their best-selling fragrances in a box, one of these Victoria's Secret mini-fragrances is bound to catch the eye of whoever receives it.
$25 at Victoria's Secret.
NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
Don't let the need to reapply hold you back from wearing bold lipsticks this season. Instead, try a lip pencil from NARS; it packs on just as much color as a traditional matte lipstick but lasts much longer.
$24 at Lord and Taylor.
Fekkai Travel-Sized Essential Holiday Gift Set
Don't damage your well-maintained hair with hotel shampoos this season, rather pack one of Fekkai's gift sets. This limited edition box (valued at $30) comes with a travel-size shampoo, conditioner and hair spray to keep your hair healthy until you return home.
$20 at Fekkai.
Pedi Go Ultimate Pedicure Slippers
For the girl who does her own pedicures, these post-pedi slippers are a must. The massaging base gives the feeling of being at a spa, while the padded toe separators ensure a smudge-proof result. Extra bonus? They're soft, pink and fluffy!
$18 at Amazon.
Williams-Sonoma Essential Oils Meyer Lemon Hand Soap & Lotion Set
If you're shopping for someone who has fancy guest towels, candles on the toilet and special occasion soap, you've just hit the jackpot. William's Sonoma makes this delicious-smelling lemon hand soap and lotion perfect for a guest bathroom or kitchen sink— an ideal for your holiday hostess.
$30 at Williams-Sonoma.
Revlon Grow Luscious Mascara, Black
For those who need a little lash-love this season, try Revlon's Grow Luscious Mascara. This mascara contains a lash enhancing formula that boosts lash growth and helps them look bigger and better than ever before.
$9 at Drugstore.com.
Hello Kitty Shower Cap
Save styling time and keep hair dry with this fun, girly shower cap by Hello Kitty.
$16 at Sephora.
OPI Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener, Regular Formula
Know someone who needs a little mani-help? Help your time-deprived friends with this three-birds-one-stone formula from OPI. One swipe will ensure your nails are strengthened and your polish stays in place.
$11 at Drugstore.com.
Stila Lip Glaze Set
Stila has long had some of the tastiest, brightest lip-glosses around, and this holiday season is no exception. Snap up this set of eight glosses—made up of four bestsellers and four limited edition items—for maximum lip color. This gift set in particular is flying off the shelves; so if you want to get your hands on it, don't wait too long.
$25 at Sephora.
Sephora by OPI Nail Patches
These stick-on nail patches have become uber popular this year with everyone from Katy Perry to Rihanna making them a hot trend. Nail stickers are a great alternative to getting a traditional manicure and, with OPI's wide selection of patterns, would be an excellent gift for the trendsetting women in your life.
$15 at Sephora.
Bumble & Bumble Pin Tin
If your beauty drawers look anything like ours, hair ties and bobby pins are scattered everywhere. Help you (and your friends) get organized this winter with Bumble & Bumble's Pin Tin. This tiny little box comes with 50 winter-white pins and instructions on how to whip up six fun holiday party-do's.
$15 at Sephora.
Bare Escentuals The Golden Touch Mini Brush Collection
Shopping for makeup brushes can be daunting, especially when there are so many to choose from. Bare Escentuals has taken the stress out of brush buying with their new holiday brush kit. With four essential brushes, including one for powder, blush, eyeliner and shadow, this is the ideal kit for beginners or travelers.
$28 at Macy's.
Buddha Nose Meditation Bath Tea Sachets
When holiday parties and family members become overwhelming, it's time to run a bath and relax a little. This organic beauty company has whipped up an incredibly calming bath sachet filled with essential oils, dead sea salts, green tea and other ingredients that'll having you feeling zen in no time.
$30 at Buddha Nose.
GIGI All Purpose Honee Waxing Kit
Just because the holiday season gets busy, doesn't mean we need to deprive ourselves of down-there maintenance. Save money and time with this home-waxing kit that warms in the microwave. Use on any hairy areas that need some attention.
$17 at Amazon.
Bobbi Brown Beauty Book
Shopping for a beauty beginner? Check out Bobbi Brown's Beauty Book. The makeup-guru has compiled her beauty wisdom into one ideal, page-turning guide. These instructions not only provide basic beauty tips, but will be very helpful for holiday party-prepping too!
$30 at Macy's.
Clinique All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage
This cooling serum is perfect for anyone who's partied too hard, slept too little or is simply battling bags. It will cool and brighten eyes in no time and fight dark circles too. Just be sure to give this item to someone with love, or better yet, keep it for yourself!
$26 at Lord and Taylor.