Gift Guide: 10 style and beauty holiday gifts

The holidays are becoming more expensive each year and gift giving can be stressful. This year give your poor bank account a break, by searching to find the perfect gifts for your friends within a reasonable budget.

There are many cute holiday gifts for women that can be found in stores like Forever 21, Target and Charming Charlie for $25 or less that will satisfy even your most difficult-to-shop-for girl friends.

Some affordable beauty gift ideas include cosmetic makeup sets and bags, lotions or soaps, holiday nail polish kits, and lip gloss.

If you’re looking for accessories, Charming Charlie and Forever 21 have tons of inexpensive jewelry, scarves, belts and handbags.  Stores such as T.J. Maxx and Marshalls carry brand name label clutches for bargain prices as well.

Lotions along with body scrubs and washes can be found at reasonable prices in stores like The Body Shop and Bath & Body Works.  Look for special offer deals on mini candles at Bath & Body Works; they usually have deals that include three mini candles for $10, or two for $22 three-wick candles.

The best places to buy your favorite style/beauty gifts:

Scarves – Forever 21

e.l.f. Makeup Sets – Target

Lotions, Soaps & Fragrances – The Body Shop

Watches – Charming Charlie

Candles – Bath & Body Works

Makeup Bags – Forever 21

Clutches – T.J. Maxx

Nail polish & Sets –

Lip Balms & Gloss Sets – Sephora

Flannel Pajama Boxers – Aerie


Info Grapic gift quide

1. Thick Striped Infinity Scarf, FOREVER 21, $21.80; Remixed Plaid Scarf, FOREVER 21, $12.80; 2. e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palette, TARGET, $3.00; 3. Cocoa Butter Creamy Body Wash, THE BODY SHOP, $4.80; Ginger Sparkle Body Butter, THE BODY SHOP, $12.00; Chain and Stud Wrap Watch, CHARMING CHARLIE, $20; Dial the Dazzle Watch, CHARMING CHARLIE, $20; Twisted Peppermint Mini Candle, BATH & BODY WORKS, three for $10; I Need Mascara Midsize Cosmetic Bag, FOREVER 21, $8.80; I Need Lipstick Midsize Cosmetic Bag, FOREVER 21, $8.80; Handbag Republic Clutch with Studs, T.J. MAXX, $19.99; Essie Holiday Nail Polish Kit, ESSIE.COM, $15; Downtown Brown Essie Nail Polish, ESSIE.COM, $8.50;  Smashbox Heat Wave Lip Gloss Set, SEPHORA, $10; Aerie Flannel Girly Boxers, AERIE, $13.96