Gift & stocking stuffer ideas under $25

Gift guide

Anna Sui
| Limited Edition Moisturizing Care Kit (C$22)

  • Nail Care Oil, 8 ml: a 3 tiered nail oil that protects nails from dryness and moisturizes to support healthy, radiant nails.
  • Rose Hand Cream, 10 ml: a deep moisturizing hand cream to provide enriched nourishment to help protect and keep hands soft.
  • Moisturizing Lip Balm, 5g: lip balm to moisturize and plump lips without a greasy residue.

Birchbox | Subscription (C$10 + C$4.95 S&H) – For the budding beauty enthusiastic, a Birchbox subscription makes a great gift. Each month you receive a selection of deluxe travel sized, hair, makeup, and/or skincare products for you to try out. The products are custom tailored to your preferences, such as if you have curly hair, they will send you products for curly hair, if you have fair skin, they’ll send fair skin products, etc. It’s an easy and convenient way to expand your beauty arsenal.

Bliss | “Night Night” Facial in a box (C$17) – the night-time version of Bliss’s best-selling Facial in a Box, this box is the perfect gift for the younger beauty lover who are just starting out in the world of makeup and skincare. It contains deluxe minis of three of Bliss’s popular products so you can re-create one of Bliss’s famous facials right at home. This box contains:

  • 20 ml Fabulous Makeup Melt gel-to-oil cleanser – breaks down and melts away all traces of oil, impurities and makeup leaving skin clean, silky-smooth, and perfectly nourished.
  • 2×4 ml packettes Multi-‘face’-eted All-In-One Anti-Aging Clay Mask – all-in-one anti-aging clay mask evens skin’s tone and texture, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and purges impurities from the skin.
  • 5ml Triple Oxygen Ex-‘glow’-sion Vitabead-infused Moisture Cream vitabead-infused moisture cream with oxygen and micro-algae hydrates the skin for an instant glow.

Burt’s Bees | Mani-Pedi Gift Set – a great hostess gift or easy present for your significant other’s mother, this handy kit contains everything you need to keep your hands and feet in tip-top shape.

  • Peppermint Foot Lotion – Formulated with Peppermint, Menthol and Coconut Oil to revive tired feet and soften calluses
  • Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream Mini – Featuring Lemon Oil, Cocoa Seed Butter and Vitamin E, this cream moisturizes cuticles as it nourishes nail
  • Ultimate Care Hand Cream – Made with Baobab Oil and Green Tea Extract, this exceptional hand cream provides all day moisturization
  • EcoTools Foot Brush & Pumice – The perfect tool to prep those toes for nourishing goodness

Fresh | Skincare ornaments

  • Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil Ornament (C$18.50) – a blend of precious oils containing moisturizing omegas 3, 6, 7 & 9 to preserve a youthful appearance
  • Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream with Super 7 Complex Ornament (C$16.50) – a daily moisturizer containing seven supercharged ingredients to maximize hydration and promote radiance
  • Sugar Rose Extreme Tinted Lip Treatment Ornament (C$22.50) – a tinted lip balm that moisturizes, smoothes, and protects with SPF 15, while leaving a sheer rosy tint

LUSH | Joy to the World gift (C$19.95) – one of Lush’s pre-packed gifts this year include a bar of Snowcake soap (yay marzipan!) with a tub of the new and not yet released Love And Light hand cream.

Philosophy | Holiday variations of the Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath (C$22) – Philosophy’s cult favourite all-purpose Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath is now available in a plethora of holiday scents. My favourites are Vanilla Bean Nutmeg, Iced Orchid, and Christmas Cookie. These scents range from fresh light floral to warm and joyful and perfect for both men and women. My boyfriend loves these because he’s lazy and prefers to use one product for his entire body, so these products are perfect for him.


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