We’ve all been there – scrabbling around last minute to source a Secret Santa gift and not being able to find anything that your friends will love, in the budget you’re confined to. This year, we’ve done all the prep for you by getting together a list of star Secret Santa present buys that you can shop right now and be super prepared. Plus, we’ve kept your budget in mind – they’re all under £12. If you want a quick win that you know your friends are guaranteed to be obsessed with, then check out our list below.
BEAUTY BAY EYN BRIGHT MATTE 9 COLOUR PALETTE
It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, the brights trend is going nowhere. The BEAUTY BAY EYN Bright Matte 9 Colour Palette is the ideal buy for your trend-led friend. Featuring nine bright matte shades in the colours of the rainbow, this palette can be used for all kind of looks from night out vibes to festive Christmas day looks.
REVOLUTION SKINCARE X JAKE JAMIE WATERMELON FACE MASK
Struggling to buy for your vegan friend? The Revolution Skincare X Jake Jamie Watermelon Face Mask is the perfect match thanks to its 100% vegan and cruelty-free formula. This hydrating face mask gives skin the drink it needs whilst you sip on some mulled wine. Plus, it smells so good.
L.A. GIRL SHOCKWAVE NEON LINER
Just like brights, we don’t see neon going anywhere anytime soon, so stock up on the L.A. Girl Shockwave Neon Liners for your extra friend. Available in greens, yellows, purples and reds, whatever their vibe, you’ll find a shade to match. Coming in at £5 each, you can treat them to more than one too!
MARIO BADESCU FACIAL SPRAY TRAVEL TRIO
You can never go wrong with a Mario Badescu buy. You’ll struggle to find anyone who hasn’t tried and loved Mario Badescu’s coveted facial sprays, making this set of minis the perfect gift for any of your friends. The cute travel sized versions in three different blends makes them ideal for using at Christmas, or throughout the year when you’re travelling.
REVOLUTION FOIL FRENZY HYBRID SHADOW PALETTE
If you can’t wear shimmer shadows at Christmas, then when can you? Revolution palettes are always top of the list when looking for Secret Santa buys thanks to their unreal formula for an affordable price. The Foil Frenzy Hybrid Shadow Palette features 15 shades in a range of rich, festive foil metallics and it checks out at under a tenner.
WET N WILD MIDNIGHT GODDESS COLLECTION
If you’re looking to get the maximum for your money, then this is the set you need to add to your haul. The wet n wild Midnight Goddess Collection features a shimmering highlighter, a sultry eyeshadow palette, a creamy lip colour and a makeup bag, all for £10 – we’re obsessed.
SKIN79 LIMITED EDITION ANIMAL MASK CHRISTMAS SET
If you want to go all-out Christmas for your skincare-obsessed friend, then these festive-themed masks are sure to get you some bonus points. Not only are the Skin79 Limited Edition Animal Mask Christmas Set masks super cute, they also target different skincare concerns to help soften and clear your complexion in just ten minutes. Perfect for party season pampering.