15 Under-$50 Gifts for Any Beauty Lover, Curated by Byrdie Readers

Updated 07/12/19

If you're ever looking for the perfect gift for the beauty lover in your life, we're here to help. We asked our savvy community on Instagram to sound off on their no-fail beauty gifts under $50 that work every time. And unsurprisingly, they seriously delivered.

From cult-favorite staples to newer finds, keep scrolling to see the 15 beauty gifts recommended by Byrdie readers that are guaranteed to delight.

Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado
Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado $30
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Nothing says self-care like decadent avocado oil to hydrate the under-eyes. This rich cream makes for the perfect daily pampering session for anyone from your mom to your best girlfriend.

Facial Spray With Aloe
Mario Badescu Facial Spray With Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater $12
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"Everyone can use a spritz! Great to keep on your desk at work." — @caybabe

Glossier Boy Brow and Brow Flick
Glossier Brow Flick + Boy Brow Duo $30
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Give the gift of enviable brows to your friend who's always perfecting her Instagram #nofilter selfie.

Rosebud Salve
Rosebud Perfume Co. Rosebud Salve $7
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As @emilykkong points out, "If it's good enough for Beyoncé, it's good enough for everyone else." We're with you on that one.

Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara
Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara $26
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A reader-favorite, buy one for your friend, and one for yourself. "It's my new favorite mascara." — @victoriacannizzo

Facial Cotton Sheets
Shiseido Facial Cotton Sheets $12
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"Shiseido cotton is life. Paired with some Bioderma, it's seriously the most luxurious combination ever that any type of beauty lover will appreciate!" — @danielle_etc 

Sensibio H2O 500 ml.
Bioderma Sensibio H2O 500 ml. $15
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A classic for a reason. Gift this to that friend who always wears a full face of makeup to seriously upgrade their nightly routine. We promise they'll thank you later.

Hydration Lover Rubber Mask
Dr. Jart + Hydration Lover Rubber Mask $12
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A cult favorite any skincare devotee is sure to love, Dr. Jart's rubber masks address a variety of skin concerns and make for plenty of memorable blue mask selfies.

Rose Lip Polish
French Girl Organics Rose Lip Polish $18
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A simple luxury that's perfect for those weathered chapped lips in winter. "This is the best stuff on earth." — @miramirasf 

Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm
Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm $30
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When it comes to hand creams, Aesop's rich balm is unmatched and truly a crowd-pleaser. A gift for the person on your list who keeps their beauty routine minimal for something luxurious they wouldn't normally get themselves. 

Lid Tint
Jillian Dempsey Lid Tint $28
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This organic lid tint is a must-have for the all-natural, green beauty lover in your life. Use on its own for a subtle sheen or apply over eye shadow for a bolder look.

Lady Danger Matte Lipstick
MAC Lady Danger Matte Lipstick $19
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Who doesn't need the perfect shade of red lipstick? We love this classic gift for your partner in crime or a friend who's always dressed to impress. MAC Lady Danger ($19) is always a great pick.

Moroccanoil Treatment
Moroccanoil Moroccanoil Treatment $34
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For that friend who always has perfect hair. Moroccan oil works wonders on every hair type and gives new life to locks in the winter.

Diptyque Baies Scented Candle
Diptyque Baies Scented Candle 2.4 oz. $36
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Essential for any spa day. "I always give a mini Diptyque and Glossier Balm Dotcom ($12)." — @whosdonnarama

Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone
The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone $7
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This staple packs a clinical strength punch to rejuvenate and brighten the skin. As @tkgehrig says, you can't go wrong with "basically the entire Ordinary Skincare line."

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