11 Cheap Holiday Beauty Gifts That Only Look Expensive

It's not even mid-December, and personally speaking, my bank account is already empty. (How does this happen every year?!) From new holiday party outfits to irresistible Black Friday deals, there are just so many opportunities for the holiday season to drain our bank accounts. So when it comes time to buy gifts for our friends and family, we find ourselves strapped for cash. Let's just say the phrase "cheap holidays" is a complete oxymoron.

Finding affordable beauty gifts can be particularly tricky if you're buying for someone who's obsessed with makeup and skincare—as in, someone who can smell a cheap beauty gift from a mile away. If that's the type of person you're shopping for, you've come to the right place. We Byrdie editors put our heads together to come up with a list of 11 gift ideas that are all super affordable but look five times the price. Keep scrolling for 11 luxurious beauty gifts you can get for $25 or less!