Christmas is the time of year where we splurge on gifts to spoil those we love. If you love the gift-giving feeling but find it easy to neglect yourself this festive season, then keep reading. Here are 10 of our favourite Australian budget beauty products under $20, so you can afford to treat yourself without breaking the bank.
#1 Hair Pamper Pack – Bloom Cosmetics ($6)
Packed full of quality organics, this small but mighty set contains travel-friendly sachets of shampoo, conditioner and an intensive hair treatment. Perfectly sized for travel you can bring these along wherever the festive season takes you.
#2 Body Pamper Pack – Bloom Cosmetics ($6)
What a steal. You can not go wrong with these mini products to hydrate your skin after a day spent in the summer heat. The Body Care Pamper pack contains sachets of scented body wash, apricot kernel body scrub and a nourishing Vitamin E body cream. Make these a part of your post-beach routine stat!
#3 Frank Body Cacao Coffee Scrub ($17)
Ideal for dry skin, this antioxidant rich scrub gently polishes to reveal smooth, bright and hydrated skin that will be the envy of everyone at your work Christmas party. With a mix of cacao, coffee grounds and natural ingredients, this is one bargain beauty buy to include into your routine year-round.
4. Frank Body Cherry Bomb Lip Scrub ($15)
Sometimes our lips need some TLC after one too many lipstick wearing nights or drawn out beach days. Made with a blend of coffee, raw sugar, and ethically-sourced beeswax this lip scrub will keep your lips smooth and hydrated.. Plus, who can say no to anything cherry-scented?
#5 Lanolips Tinted Balm SPF 30 ($15)
A tinted balm is perfect to throw into your purse in hot Australian summers. Lanolin deeply hydrates the lips while the tint enhances your natural lip colour. Available in four different shades, there is no excuse not to add one to your makeup kit.
#6 Kora Organics Balancing Rose Mist 30ml Ornament ($20)
Enhance your skin’s natural radiance with this indulgent facial mist. Rose flower water, geranium oil, hibiscus and noni extracts add hydration to the skin and provides antioxidant protection and adds vitamins and minerals to your skin. Also available in lavender.
#7 Sukin Nourishing Hand Cream Trio ($15)
You couldn’t ask for better value; this dream set features the signature Sukin scent of mandarin, tangerine, lavender and Vanilla and two other variations; lavender hand and nail cream and rose hand and nail cream. Star ingredients like jojoba oil, vitamin E, borage eil and aloe vera will soothe and soften dry hands.
#8 Eleven Hair I Want Body Texture Spray ($10)
Ideal for those with fine hair, this spray creates body and lived-in texture while being lightweight and comfortable. The spray combines powder and liquid to create a messy summer hair look.
#9. Lipstick Queen Secret Garden Mini Lip Trio ($22)
This one pushes above our initial budget, but it is worth it for all the girls that absolutely love eccentric beauty. A dreamy mauve trio that gives both sheer, buildable and bold, creamy coverage (plus a matching lip pencil) is all we could ask for this holiday season.
#10 Frank Body Illuminator ($17)
If you crave that sun-kissed glow, this one is for you! Made from coconut and Jojoba oils, this illuminator gives you a buildable, lit-from-within glow that is guaranteed to turn heads. Use it on the high-points of your face or mix with your moisturiser for an all-over radiant look.