Happy Monday, beauties! In our second installment of Budget Finds, we’re stretching your allowance-per-head by a cool hundred bucks. From lipsticks and lacquers to soaps and scrubs, we’ve got giftables aplenty—and for under P200, to boot!
DELIGHTFUL DRUGSTORE LIPSTICKS
There’s nothing we love more than cheap thrills that look oh-so-upscale.
SHOP IT: MeNow Kiss Proof Soft Lipsticks in #4, #7, #18, #17, and #3, P149 each
SHOP IT: Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Polish in POP 5, POP 6, GLAM 2, GLAM 5, and GLAM 15, on sale at P150 each
SHOP IT: L.A. Colors Purely Matte Lipstick in Red Tango, P119, Hydrating Lipstick in Passion Flower, P199, Moisture Lipstick in Taupe Envy, P119
CHRISTMAS PARTY NAIL COLOR
From soothing headaches and sore muscles to providing stuffy-nose relief, these rollin’ oils do it all.
SHOP IT: Zenutrients Muscle Mend Roll-On Oil, Ginger Rx Roll-On Oil, and All Is Well Roll-On Oil, P130 each
COOL-GIRL KIKAY KITS
A girl’s got to stuff her stuff somewhere, and that somewhere might as well be stylish.
SHOP IT: Halo+Halo Supplies Pouch, Keep Distance Pouch, Feelings Pouch, and Wires Pouch, in Small, P150 each. Pouches are also available in Medium for P200: click here, here, here, and here.
We haven’t heard this much hype over false lashes since Effie Trinket wore a Paperself pair in The Hunger Games. Makeup artists <3 Red Cherry Lashes.
SHOP IT: Red Cherry Lashes #747XS, #205, #213, and #1, P160 each
KOREAN FACIAL CLEANSERS
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: nobody knows good skincare like our Seoul sisters.
SHOP IT: Tony Moly Clean Dew Aloe Foam Cleanser, Clean Dew Blueberry Foam Cleanser, Clean Dew Red Grapefruit Foam Cleanser, and Clean Dew Lemon Foam Cleanser, P198 each
DESSERT FOR THE SKIN
These luscious local soaps use everything from carabao milk to barako beans to pamper the skin.
SHOP IT: By Nature Yummy Choco Latte Soap Bar, Rich Milkenhoney Soap Bar, Pure Cocoa Butter Melt Soap Bar, and Sea Mud Pie Soap Bar, all on sale at P140 each
SHOP IT: Kala Milk Soaps in Lavender, Peppermint, Citronella, Lemongrass, Coffee, and Original Milk, P150 each
EPSOM SALT SCRUBS
Epsom salt is not an actual salt, but it is a real godsend for stress relief. Read this to find out exactly what the big deal is, then shop away!
SHOP IT: Zenutrients Soothing Epsom Salt Green Tea, Invigorating Epsom Salt with Coffee & Vanilla, and Refreshing Epsom Salt with Cucumber, P125
Okay, we admit it—sheet masks show up in pretty much every single gift guide we put together. Why? Because they’re the perfect gift, you guys—regardless of age, skin type, and lifestyle. Trust us on this.
SHOP IT: Leaders InSolution Mediu Amino Clearing Mask, Mediu Amino Lifting Mask, Mediu Amino AC-Free Mask, and Mediu Amino Moisture Mask, P128 each. (Editor’s note: All masks are made with soft cotton for a comfortable fit.)
SHOP IT: Leaders InSolution Coconut Bio Masks with Tomato, Blueberry, Broccoli, and Orange, P148 each. (Editor’s note: All masks are made with coconut bio-cellulose for a jelly-like feel.)
MORE GIFT GUIDES:
- Budget Finds: Gift Ideas for P100 and Below
- 12 Super Practical Gift Ideas for Beauty-Obsessed Girls
- 10 Uniform Gift Ideas for the Barkada Buyer
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