18 Christmas gifts for every type of friend

Best bit? Each one is $50 or less.

Find the right presents for your eclectic friends
Find the right presents for your eclectic friends
06 Dec 2019

Find the right presents for your eclectic friends

For that office gift exchange or Secret Santa game you’re playing with friends, we’ve got you covered. Best bit? Each one is $50 or less.

For your sleepy head friend: Laneige Sleeping Masks Mini Set, $40
For your sleepy head friend: Laneige Sleeping Masks Mini Set, $40
06 Dec 2019

For your sleepy head friend: Laneige Sleeping Masks Mini Set, $40

A trio of overnight masks to get skin healthy and glowing when you wake. The iconic Water Sleeping Mask intensely hydrates, the Water Sleeping Mask Lavender relaxes the senses to promote better sleep and skin repair, and the Cica Sleeping Mask soothes and heals. 

Available at Laneige boutiques and counters.

For your colleague who’s a handful: Etude House Rudolph, Coming to Town Hand Cream Set, $19.90
For your colleague who’s a handful: Etude House Rudolph, Coming to Town Hand Cream Set, $19.90
06 Dec 2019

For your colleague who’s a handful: Etude House Rudolph, Coming to Town Hand Cream Set, $19.90

Enriched with Cacao and Coconut oils, these hand creams hydrate and nourish the hands, leaving them soft and smooth, and with no tacky finish behind. The soft floral scent makes them pleasant to use too.

Available at Etude House boutiques.

For your scent loving friend: Innisfree Bright Music Notes Scented Candle, $36
For your scent loving friend: Innisfree Bright Music Notes Scented Candle, $36
06 Dec 2019

For your scent loving friend: Innisfree Bright Music Notes Scented Candle, $36

The subtle spicy woody notes will warm up any space. Also comes with an ornament mobile that doubles up as a beautiful Christmas decoration.

Available at Innisfree boutiques.

For the beauty junkie colleague: Sephora Frosted Party Makeup & Skincare Surprise Box, $40
For the beauty junkie colleague: Sephora Frosted Party Makeup & Skincare Surprise Box, $40
06 Dec 2019

For the beauty junkie colleague: Sephora Frosted Party Makeup & Skincare Surprise Box, $40

This goodie box comes with six beauty surprises - three makeup products (Volume On Mascara, an easy-to-wear Cream Lip Stain in 13 Marvelous Mauve and Colorful Blush in 16 Heated-Glittery) and three skincare treats (Pineapple Face Mask, Pomegranate Eye Masks and Shea Lip Mask) to prep the skin and beautify you for the festive season.

Available at Sephora stores.

 For your K-beauty loving friend: The Face Shop Twinkle Party Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam Set, $24
For your K-beauty loving friend: The Face Shop Twinkle Party Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam Set, $24
06 Dec 2019

For your K-beauty loving friend: The Face Shop Twinkle Party Herb Day 365 Cleansing Foam Set, $24

Keep face clean and healthy with these new editions - Acerola and Blueberry, Aloe and Green Tea, and Lemon and Grapefruit, of the signature Herb Day Cleansing Foam.   

Available at The Face Shop stores

 For the friend who loves coming clean: Fresh Charming Duo, $36
For the friend who loves coming clean: Fresh Charming Duo, $36
06 Dec 2019

For the friend who loves coming clean: Fresh Charming Duo, $36

The iconic Soy Face Cleanser effectively removes makeup and impurities, while the new Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash gently sloughs off dead skin cells. Together this duo keeps skin clean and oh-so-soft. 

 

Available exclusively at Sephora stores.

For your insomniac colleague: Neal’s Yard Remedies Prepare for Bed Night Time Gift, $28
For your insomniac colleague: Neal’s Yard Remedies Prepare for Bed Night Time Gift, $28
06 Dec 2019

For your insomniac colleague: Neal’s Yard Remedies Prepare for Bed Night Time Gift, $28

An aromatherapy duo to calm frazzled minds and ease tension. Spritz the relaxing Goodnight Pillow Spray with its soothing scent of Lavender, Vetiver and Mandarin then unwind with the Relaxation Remedies to Roll and its comforting fragrance of Lavender, Bergamot and Frankincense.  

Available at Neal’s Yard Remedies boutiques.

For the princess friend: Anna Sui Treatment Lip Balm, $21
For the princess friend: Anna Sui Treatment Lip Balm, $21
06 Dec 2019

For the princess friend: Anna Sui Treatment Lip Balm, $21

Infused with Rosa Canina Fruit extract as well as Rosa Canina Fruit, Peach Kernel and Macadamia seed oils, this nourishes and hydrates the lips, leaving them soft and supple. The lip balm comes in a festive packaging that even doubles up as an ornament to hang on your Christmas tree. Comes in two party-ready shades - 300 Fantastic Unicorn Pink and 600 Glossy Butterfly Orange.

Available at Anna Sui counters.

For the colleague who loves the limelight: Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Mini Lip and Face Set, $35
For the colleague who loves the limelight: Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Mini Lip and Face Set, $35
06 Dec 2019

For the colleague who loves the limelight: Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Mini Lip and Face Set, $35

Two of Fenty Beauty’s most-wanted must-haves in one kit. Bring light to your face, eyes, lips and décolletage with the Killawatt Foil Hilighter in Sand Castle, and complete the high-shine look with the limited edition Gloss Bomb in $weet Mouth.

Available at Sephora stores.

For the adventurous friend: The Body Shop The Rocket Gift Set, $35
For the adventurous friend: The Body Shop The Rocket Gift Set, $35
06 Dec 2019

For the adventurous friend: The Body Shop The Rocket Gift Set, $35

A bath and body set that includes two shower gels, two bath bombs and two hand creams from the brand’s well-loved Strawberry and Coconut collections, packed in an adorable and reusable rocket ship tin. To infinity and beyond!

Available at The Body Shop stores.

For the colleague who loves bath-time: LUSH Christmas Lights, $29
For the colleague who loves bath-time: LUSH Christmas Lights, $29
06 Dec 2019

For the colleague who loves bath-time: LUSH Christmas Lights, $29

These two bath bombs guarantee a shimmering good time in the bath. Shoot for the Stars is a honey-scented, cocoa butter-enriched bath bomb infused with Brazilian Orange and Bergamot while The World’s Smallest Disco is enriched with Ylang-Ylang and Citrus notes.

Available at LUSH stores.

For the glamorous colleague: Milani Gilded Ember Eye and Face Palette, $43.40
For the glamorous colleague: Milani Gilded Ember Eye and Face Palette, $43.40
06 Dec 2019

For the glamorous colleague: Milani Gilded Ember Eye and Face Palette, $43.40

Embrace the 2019 Pantone colour of the year, Living Coral, with this nine eyeshadow and two highlighter palette. From fiery red tones to soft mattes and saturated metallic hues, let your inner makeup artist go wild! 

Available at select Watsons stores.

For the sweet-toothed colleague: Philosophy Chocolate-dipped Shortbread Cookie Set, $45
For the sweet-toothed colleague: Philosophy Chocolate-dipped Shortbread Cookie Set, $45
06 Dec 2019

For the sweet-toothed colleague: Philosophy Chocolate-dipped Shortbread Cookie Set, $45

For fans of desserts, this bath and body set will have you salivating with its yummylicious scent of chocolate and cookies. The Shampoo, Bath & Shower Gel is all you need to get clean from top to toe. When done, slather on the Body Lotion to keep skin soft and sweet.

Available at Philosophy counters and Sephora stores.

For the overly-friendly colleague: Urban Decay Sweet Little Vices Set, $45
For the overly-friendly colleague: Urban Decay Sweet Little Vices Set, $45
06 Dec 2019

For the overly-friendly colleague: Urban Decay Sweet Little Vices Set, $45

Get ready to pucker up with this kissable set. It includes four new mini limited edition shades in three different finishes - sheer, matte and metallic, for the perfect pout.

Available at Urban Decay boutique and Sephora stores.

For the attention-seeking friend: Becca Your Glow-To Glow Primer, Highlighter & Lip Kit, $48
For the attention-seeking friend: Becca Your Glow-To Glow Primer, Highlighter & Lip Kit, $48
06 Dec 2019

For the attention-seeking friend: Becca Your Glow-To Glow Primer, Highlighter & Lip Kit, $48

Everything you need to get glowing in one travel-friendly kit. It includes a trio of the brand’s best-selling products - Backlight Priming Filter, Ultimate Lipstick Love in Orchid and Shimmering Skin PerfectorTM Pressed in Champaign Pop.

Available at Sephora stores.

For the health conscious friend: Pixi Beauty Best of Vitamin C Skincare Set, $33
For the health conscious friend: Pixi Beauty Best of Vitamin C Skincare Set, $33
06 Dec 2019

For the health conscious friend: Pixi Beauty Best of Vitamin C Skincare Set, $33

Boost skin’s health, radiance and youth with this antioxidant-rich Vitamin C trio. The Tonic preps the skin, the Lotion hydrates and the Caviar Balm works as leave-on mask to brighten the complexion with ease.

Available at Sephora stores.

For the friend in a new relationship: Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment, $28 each
For the friend in a new relationship: Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment, $28 each
06 Dec 2019

For the friend in a new relationship: Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment, $28 each

Enriched with Coconut Oil, these lip treatments, available in Untinted or with a hint of colour in Simply Rose, are much-needed saviors for dry and chapped lips. And for the festive season, these nourishing and hydrating lip treats come with a whimsical packaging design that will brighten your day.

Available at Kiehl’s boutiques and counters.

For your sun-averse colleague: Supergoop! Your Everyday SPF Skincare Kit, $50
For your sun-averse colleague: Supergoop! Your Everyday SPF Skincare Kit, $50
06 Dec 2019

For your sun-averse colleague: Supergoop! Your Everyday SPF Skincare Kit, $50

The Everyday Sunscreen SPF50 is a daily must-have while the Unseen Sunscreen SPF40 ups the ante with its blue light protection. And for protection on-the-go, the Defense Refreshing Setting Mist SPF50 not only helps makeup last longer but is ideal for sunscreen touch-ups anytime, anywhere.

Available at Sephora stores.

Related:
10 dazzling Christmas displays for the ‘gram
Best festive takeaways for your year-end parties
Bubble tea bread pudding, and 9 more Christmas desserts to try if you have log cake fatigue

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