Everyone has that friend: she can’t go to CVS without stopping in the makeup aisle, her YouTube subscription box is full of makeup tutorials, and she’s slowly spending her way to Sephora VIB Rouge status. She’s the first person you call when you’re not sure which lipstick to wear on your big night out, and you just happened to pull her name for your squad’s Secret Santa. What do you get beauty aficionado who seems to have everything? Here are a few great gifts that won’t break the bank.

Formula X Studded X: Mini Lip + Nail Duo

This set from Sephora is perfect for the beauty addict with a bit of a wild side. It comes in five daring colors, including shimmer navy and pitch black. Coming from Formula X and Kat Von D, you know this set will be high quality, too. Sephora, $15


Soap & Glory Winter Wonderland Gift Set

Want to make the winter a little easier on your bestie’s skin? Give her this awesome set from Soap & Glory. It features three mini tubes of their renowned Hand Food Hand Cream in different scents (Original Pink, Sugar Crush, and Smoothie Star). Perfect for the skincare addict on the go! 

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Lush Secret Santa Wrapped Gift

Okay, I’ll admit, this one is a little on the nose. It even comes pre-wrapped so it’s a bit of a lazy girl gift. Still, this gift features two amazing Christmas-themed bath bombs, Peeping Santa and Dashing Santa, that will help your Secret Santa relax during this stressful season. Lush, $18.95

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Real Techniques Core Collection

This is a real bang for your buck. The Real Techniques brushes are some of the best on the market, and this set features four of their most popular products. The contour brush will help your Secret Santa take Kardashian-level selfies. Plus, since these brushes are made with 100% synthetic bristles, you can feel good about purchasing a cruelty-free gift. Ulta, $17.99


Lipstick Queen Galactic Gorgeous Lip Gloss Set

Have a friend who can’t go a few hours without a gloss touch-up? Give her this set from Lipstick Queen, one of the hottest new names in lip products. This set contains four travel-sized Big Bang Glosses with shades for every look. Ulta, $24


Besame Cosmetics Lipstick & Matchbook Set

Besame Cosmetics is bringing vintage beauty to the masses with their amazing lipsticks and face products. This set, featuring a full-size Red Velvet lipstick and a set of lipstick matches for on-the-go touch ups. It’s perfect for your friend who’s watched Mad Men a few too many times. Sephora, $23


Urban Decay Total Perversion Set

She’s been trying to perfect Adele’s winged eyeliner ever since she dropped “Hello.” Help your Secret Santa up her liner game with this amazing set featuring full-size versions of the popular Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil and Perversion Mascara. These products will stay on all day, so no need to wrap up some makeup wipes with them. Urban Decay, $24

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NYX Cosmetics Butt Naked-Underneath It All

This set is perfect for the beauty addict who also loves to travel. It may be small, but it features 15 gorgeous neutral eye shadows, 4 blushes, and 3 highlighters. That knocks at least three products out of your Secret Santa’s makeup bag. Trust me, she’ll thank you. Ulta, $24.99


BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Glow On The Go

Who doesn’t love a little shimmer? BECCA makes some of the best highlighters on the market and here they’ve bundled two of their best products into one awesome gift. Give your Secret Santa the gift of a year-round natural glow! Ulta, $20



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