Valentine’s Day is just around the corner— has your significant other asked what you want yet? A beauty gift is an awesome alternative to the same ol’ jewelry or chocolates… especially when there are so many awesome new and limited edition releases out right now! Valentine’s Day beauty gifts don’t need to be hard on the wallet, either.
Keep reading to discover 10 Valentine’s Day beauty gifts under $45 that are sure to impress! Whether you’re shopping for a long-time love or celebrating Galentine’s Day with friends, these gifts will set the tone and show appreciation.
1. beautyblender All.About.Face ($42)
Few things can top a fresh set of sponges! This set from beautyblender comes with an original, plus a grey blusher and green micromini sponge to cover your whole face routine. What’s even better, this set comes with a blendercleanser solid refill to help you get your sponges good as new after heavy use.
2. Tarte Flawless On the Fly Color Collection ($19)
This value set is a steal! This Ulta-exclusive set includes a limited edition eyeshadow palette, a deluxe travel size of Lights Camera Lashes mascara and a sample of their famous Shape Tape concealer. The eyeshadow palette features their Amazonian clay formulas in a rosy copper color scheme.
3. MAC x Nordstrom Christen Dominique Set ($42.50)
Beauty and fashion influencer Christen Dominique collaborated with MAC to create this kit of her favorite everyday products. Included is a full size lipstick in Half’n Half, a full size lip pencil in Spice, and two full size shadows in Brown script and Amber Lights.
4. Sephora Favorites Lashstash To Go ($28)
A little sampler of all the most popular mascaras at Sephora right now! You get five sample sizes, plus a voucher to trade in for a full size of your favorite pick from the bunch! Included are Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara, Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara, Tarte Lights Camera Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara, Too Faced Better than Sex, and Urban Decay Perversion Mascara.
5. Fresh Lips Don’t Lie Set ($25)
This set of lip treatments will help protect, smooth and tint your lips in pretty pink. The limited edition kit includes Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15, Sugar Tulip Lip Treatment, and Sugar Rosé Lip Treatment.
6. Morphe The James Charles Palette ($39)
This palette has taken the beauty community by storm, and has been in and out of stock since its release. This is the perfect gift for the beauty lover who is tuned into the YouTube community and loves playing around to create new out-of-the-box looks.
7. Ecotools Jade Roller Duo ($14.99)
A perfect gift for self-care! This jade roller duo includes a traditional double-ended face roller as well as a smaller roller ball for the delicate eye area. Face rolling has many benefits such as de-puffing and tightening pores. Learn more about the practice here.
8. NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil Duo ($20)
A little taste of luxury, this lipstick pencil duo comes in two versions featuring the brand’s most popular shades. One option is Cruella/Dolce Vita, and the other is Damned/Walkyrie. They create a classic matte lip look in super creamy colors.
9. Benefit Cosmetics Brow-Raising Lineup! Mini Brow Set ($24)
Three of the best Benefit brow products in fun-sizes! This mini brow set includes Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Eyebrow Gel Mini, a Goof Proof Brow Pencil mini and a Ka-BROW! Cream-Gel Eyebrow mini. The set comes in three color options to cover a large range of brow shades.
10. Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27)
These 9-pan shadow palettes are perfect for travel and come in so many different shade selections for whatever personality you’re vibing with. I’m personally a fan of the Mauve palette which is totally perfect for Valentine’s Day.