It’s no surprise that the holidays can put a strain on your wallet. Think: festive banquets, wardrobe updates, and presents for everyone from your mom to your bestie. It all adds up—fast.

To lend you a helping hand, we’ve picked out 6 affordable lippies to please every woman on your list. Each one of these tubes ring in at less than P500, so your bank account is safe. No judgment here if you end up hoarding a few of them for yourself!

1. Pink Sugar Lip & Cheek Tint in Queen Bee, P349
Long loved on BeautyMNL, Queen Bee is a rosy caramel that suits all skin tones. Plus, its moisturizing, last-forever formula makes it a crowd-pleaser.

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2. Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream in Cannes, P390
Cannes is a nudey pink with a creamy, lightweight formula. It’s perfect for everyday use and no-makeup makeup looks. Best for girls who like to go au naturel!

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3. Maybelline Inti-Matte Nudes in Chili Nude, P299
Although it’s understated enough to be a neutral, Chili Nude adds a truly chic touch to any look. This muted brick sets to a flat-matte finish without looking overly dry. Bonus: a single coat delivers full coverage!

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4. L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick in Maple Mocha, P400
Maple Mocha is a pinkish-brown that makes for a wonderful MLBB. It’s so pretty and pigmented, you can swipe it on and go on days when you simply have no patience. Got a low-maintenance girl in your life? This is the lippie for her.

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5. April Skin Fixing Tint in Bloody Mary, now on sale at P410 (limited time only)
For gals who love to go out and have a good time, Bloody Mary is the perfect shade. This vibrant fuchsia-red glides on with ease and can look as sheer and flirty or rich and vibrant as you desire. All it takes is strategic layering.

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6. Skin Genie Lip and Cheek Stain Alive in Merlot, P80
By now a household name among beauty junkies, this lip-and-cheek hybrid creates the perfect flush. Merlot, a deep wine, gets you G-L-A-M, whether you wear it sheer or opaque. Gift it to a pal who loves drama in her #lewks.

Shop it here.

For more gift ideas, visit our Christmas Tab.

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