December 14, 2016 Diana Crisan Product Picks

The Best Makeup "Stocking Stuffers" Under $10

­Presents under the tree? Check.

Goodies in everyone’s stocking? Uhm, not quite.

Don’t fret, we’ve got just the thing! Every beauty-obsessed girl loves waking up on Christmas morning to find the season’s hottest makeup products in her stocking. Here we bring you the best stocking stuffers under $10—which means you only have to forgo two lattes this week.

Holiday Stocking Stuffers

1. NYX Professional Makeup Ombre Blush

For the girl who’s on top of all the ombre beauty trends (hair, nails, lips …), this $10 blush makes the perfect addition to her makeup collection.


2. Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Cheek Flush Blush

For the minimalist or girl-on-the-go, this beauty two-fer gives your lips and cheeks a hint of color!


3. L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Feline Mascara

Because fierce, feline eyelashes make the perfect gift for the lash-lover in your group (guilty!). Plus they cost waaaay less than extensions—as in, only $9.


4. NYX Professional Makeup Bright Idea Illuminating Stick

Stash a few of these $8 illuminators into someone’s stocking and they’ll be the light of the party!


5. essie in sequin sash

With rose gold on our minds, and on our lips, this sequin shade should also make its way into someone’s stocking, followed by their fingertips.


6. Garnier Whole Blends Nourishing Mask with Avocado Oil & Shea Butter

For your beauty-loving bestie who winds down with a hair mask, sheet mask and glass of wine in hand, this $7 nourishing hair treatment is the perfect way to say, “You do you.”


7. Maybelline FaceStudio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter

It doesn’t cost big bucks to shine bright like a diamond. Give the gift of radiant skin and add this highlighter to any glow-getters stocking for less than $10!



Which of these gifts do you hope to find in your stocking? Tell us below!



    About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.