If you’re here scrolling through BeautyMNL, chances are you’re just as in love with all things beauty as we are, and we’re sure you’ve got the kikay friends to match. Blanking on what to get them for Christmas? The good news is e-commerce has made gift shopping easier than ever—and the even better news is we’re flush with all the essentials that show up in every beauty junkie’s wish list.
Below, we round up the best in skincare and makeup for your stocking-stuffing needs. Not only do they do their prettifying job super well, they also do it for under P1,000. That means you can fulfill all your besties’ wishes without burning through your bonus. Can it get merrier than that?
For a smoother, brighter complexion free of pore-clogging dirt.
SHOP IT: CosRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, P540, Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam, P450 (limited time only), Banila Co. Clean It Zero Foam Cleanser (150ml), P595, Shiseido Perfect Whip Foam, P420, Beauty Bakery Witch Hazel Face Wash, P225
For gentle exfoliation, added hydration, and better product absorption.
SHOP IT: ACWELL Licorice pH Balancing Toner, P990, Skin Genie Apple Cider Vinegar Toner, P250, Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner, P800 (limited time only), Banila Co. Dear Hydration Toner, P845, COSRX Centella Water Toner, P680
For thoroughly rehydrating parched skin.
SHOP IT: Snailwhite Snail Secretion Filtrate Moisture Facial Cream (30ml), P995, Nature Republic Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel Tube (250ml), P295, Esfolio Pure Snail Moisture Soothing Gel 95%, P175 (limited time only), Beauty Bakery Witch Hazel + Tea Tree Antioxidant Facial Cream (50g), P320, In Her Element Rose Gel Serum Moisturizer, P895
For protection against sun damage and all its harmful effects.
SHOP IT: Face Republic Super Screen Sun Gel SPF 50+ (50ml), P499, Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50+ PA++++, P445, Innisfree Perfect UV Protection Cream Triple Care SPF50+ PA+++ (50ml), P618, Bath Junkies Sun Kissed Sunblock Gel, P130 (limited time only), Lauren & Co. Beauty Bare Skin Facial Sun Mist with SPF 70 (100ml), P499
For dislodging stubborn dirt and buffing away dead skin.
SHOP IT: Beauty Bakery Witch Hazel Facial Scrub, P199, V&M Naturals Pore-Refining Face Polish, P880, The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution, P900, Skin Genie Black Mallows Fluffy Scrub for Face and Body, P450, Some By Mi Cereal Pore Foamcrub, P790 (limited time only)
For plumpness, extra moisture, and at-home spa days & nights.
SHOP IT: Esfolio Pure Skin Aloe Essence Mask Sheet, P27 (limited time only), Simple Pollution Protect Sheet Mask (21ml), P89, Dear Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Tencel Sheet Mask, P160, Leaders Insolution AC Balancing Control Mask, P59, Innisfree My Real Squeeze Tea Tree Mask, P75
BASES & CONCEALERS
For covering up imperfections and evening out skin tones.\
SHOP IT: Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless Liquid Foundation, P279 (limited time only), V&M Naturals Silk Serum Foundation, P850, Lioele Super Gold Snail BB Cream, P900, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, P199 (limited time only), L.A. Girl PRO Conceal, P349
LIPSTICKS & TINTS
For touches of flattering color that tie together any look.
SHOP IT: Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick, P249 (limited time only), Rom&nd Zero Gram Matte, P780, Benefit Benetint Mini, P800, Innisfree Vivid Cotton Ink, P549 (limited time only), Vice Cosmetics Lip & Cheek Tint (3.5ml), P145
BROWS & LASHES
For polished arches and fluttery lashes that give you an edge.
SHOP IT: The Face Shop Designing Eyebrow Pencil, P225, Holika Holika Wonder Drawing Skinny Eyebrow, P415, Milani Stay Put Brow, P499, Lioele Bubi Bubi Mascara, P200, Red Cherry Lashes #213, P200 (limited time only)
LINERS & SHADOWS
For bold or subtle definition that make your peepers pop.
SHOP IT: K-Palette Real Lasting Eyeliner 24H Waterproof, P795, Maybelline Hyper Glossy Liquid Liner, P199, BLK Cosmetics Intense Color Liquid Eyeshadow, P299, Colourette Coloursnaps, P249, Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow, P596
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