25 Beauty Gift Sets Under $50 That Seem Like A Splurge

By now you've likely started to pull together the list of friends and family you'll be shopping for this holiday season. It's probably fairly safe to bet that the list (which is likely still growing) is enough to throw your usual budget out of whack, and you may be wondering how you'll pull off buying presents for everyone without depleting the savings you swore you'd only touch in the event of an emergency. But don't sound the alarm and drain that account just yet, because this round up of beauty gift sets under $50 is here to make every serious skin care, makeup, hair, and nail enthusiast feel spoiled this season — without putting you in a financial pinch. Crisis averted.

While you're focused on how you're going to surprise friends and family during the season of giving, all your favorite brands are ready to return the favor by making the process that much easier. The name of the game? Holiday sets that do the hard work for you, by bundling together limited-edition launches, bestsellers, or beauty shelf essentials that you can simply grab and gift, at incredible prices to boot. In some cases the packaging is so pretty you don't even need to carve out time for wrapping (check out this luxe Omorovicza ornament set for proof).

And because the sheer variety of these gift sets can become seriously overwhelming — honestly, where does one even start —  scroll through this selection of $50-or-less bundles and kits for major inspiration. The best part is that friends and family will think you splurged, but in reality you'll make a major dent in your shopping list without doing the same to your bank.


Drunk Elephant The Midi Committee Kit

Drunk Elephant dropped several of its bestselling skin care products in travel-ready sizes into one sleek gifting drawer, so you can easily give someone special a glowy, healthy complexion. Inside you'll find these fan favorites: A-Passioni™ Retinol Cream, B-Hydra™ Serum, Protini™ Moisturizer, and Slaai™ Cleansing Balm.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Melt-Proof Brow Kit

The last thing anyone wants to worry about during the busy holiday season (or anytime, really) is their makeup melting, smudging, or flaking off their face. With Anatasia Beverly Hills' limited-edition Melt-Proof kit, you can help someone keep their brows in top shape with three of the brand's bestselling eyebrow products: full-size DIPBROW® Pomade, a full-size DIPBROW® Gel, and Brush 12. It comes in five different shades so you can shop it for everyone on your gift list.

Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Maestro Mini Set

Know some beauty obsessives that'll be on-the-go this holiday season? Help them take glamour to go with Giorgio Armani Beauty's travel-size trio of Lip Maestro Liquid Lipstick, which includes three iconic and bestselling shades of pink, nude, and red. They're rich, creamy, highly pigmented, and wear comfortably on lips all day — and so luxe that the recipient will have no idea the set only rang up at $45.

12 Days of Party Prep Beauty Advent Calendar

Gift someone with everything they could need to create a glamorous party-ready look with this 12-day advent calendar that's crammed with well over $100 worth of beauty goodness (like a Lapcos Pearl Sheet Mask, a Slip silk scrunchie, and a Pinrose Eau De Parfum Rollerball). And despite its splurge worthy value, the whole thing only costs $49.50.

Herbivore Self Love Body Ritual Kit

Herbivore's known for its natural, clean skin and body products that help refocus personal care regimes on restoration and self-love. Its Self Love Body Ritual Kit is no exception, and comes with two body-smoothing scrubs and a glow-getting Jasmine Body Oil. Someone's bath time is about to get a serious upgrade, and it'll only set you back $48.

Omorovicza Perfecting Duo

Winter is known to be rough on skin, so treat someone to this set from Omorovicza to soothe and restore their complexion. The Perfecting Duo kit comes with a mini Queen of Hungary Mist to instantly refresh the face and a full-size Perfecting Lip Balm to moisturize and plump lips to save them from serious cracking and dryness. It's little luxuries like this one that'll make your loved ones feel extra special.

fresh Sugar Lip Legends Gift Set

fresh's crowd-favorite Sugar Lip Treatments are little luxuries that anyone can appreciate — after all, having soft, smooth, and comfortable lips plus the perfect kiss of color is ideal for everyday use. This deluxe set is a $74 value but up for grabs at just $48, so it'll make loved ones feel special but keep your bank account intact.

Milk Makeup MVPs Set

You'd think a kit that's so bursting with beauty goodness couldn't possibly be under $50, but Milk Makeup is here to say it's possible with the $39 MVPs Set. It's a festive makeup bag that's filled with some of the brand's most beloved products in mini size, including a multitasking primer, on-the-go sticks, and KUSH Mascara. Gift it to the beauty lover in your life who's always on the go.

Hanacure All-In-One Facial Starter Kit

Just about anyone who considers themselves a luxury mask maven knows about Hanacure's cult-favorite firming and smoothing face mask — so opening up this starter kit is bound to make their masking dreams come true. The All-In-One Facial kit comes with a single use Lifting Serum ampoule and Gelling pack to mix up your mask, plus an applicator brush.

Best of Kiehl's Doorbuster

Kiehl's collection of complexion savers is expansive, so it can be hard to choose just a few favorites — but this gift set does a pretty good job (and an incredibly great value). Treat skin care enthusiasts to the brand's bestselling Ultra Facial Cream, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Mask, plus a couple others that'll have and face feeling spoiled.

Hourglass Confession™ Refillable Lipstick Duo Ghost

Two luxe shades (one nude and one rich wine) in one refillable sleek applicator is a luxe gift that's sure to make any lipstick enthusiast smile. This limited-edition set from Hourglass features totally new colors in a satin finish plus the brand's Holiday 2019 exclusive Ghost packaging that'll disappear after this season.

R+CO Stocking Stuffer Kit

Give the gift of good hair with R+Co's three-piece Stocking Stuffer Kit, which combines the super-versatile Centerpiece All-in-One Elixir Spray in a deluxe size, travel size High Dive moisture and shine cream, and travel size Balloon Dry Volume Spray for one good hair day-getting kit. If you've got any friends who've yet to try R+Co, it could be a great way for them to try out the brand.

Nourish by The NOW Refresh Eye Masks

Not only does this set of five Nourish by The NOW Refresh Eye Masks feel luxurious, but it'll also come in handy for anyone who experiences long days, late nights, lots of travel, and anything else that can make you feel (and look) fatigued. The hydrating hydrogel eye masks include vitamin V, algae, and shea oil to brighten and plump the area under eyes. The gift of revitalized eyes? Nearly priceless.

Party of Four Drybar Favorites Kit

That friend who frequents her local Drybar will love this bestsellers roundup that'll keep her tresses in top condition from home, too. It includes the Prep Rally Prime & Prep Detangler, Triple Sec 3-in-1 Finishing Spray, Detox Dry Shampoo, and Hot Toddy Heat Protectant Mist — everything necessary to get (and maintain) a Drybar signature blowout at home.

Aromatherapy Associates Essential Bath & Shower Oils

Know someone who needs to de-stress during the holidays? This trio of 100 percent natural shower oils is a great addition to a self-care regime, with three mind and body-soothing scents: Relax, Revive, and De-Stress. Pour some into a bath for an extra luxurious soak.

Clinique Lip Looks to Give & Get

Clinique always comes out with holiday gift sets that stun without depleting your savings — and this 15-piece value set is no exception. Gift the whole kit to the lipstick lover in your life, or split it into thirds to surprise your group of BFFs. Either way, you're sure to see smiles.

OPI Hello Kitty Nail Lacquer Advent Calendar

For the friend who always has her nails in top shape, the Hello Kitty advent calendar by OPI is the ideal gift with 25 fresh shades to strengthen her manicure game. It features Hello Kitty x OPI fan favorite shades, plus some new and never before seen polishes.

Sunday Riley Starter Vol. 1

Spoil the skin care lover in your life with a four-piece selection of Sunday Riley's bestsellers: Good Genes, C.E.O. Serum, Luna face oil, and Tidal moisturizer. It's an $80 value, but up for grabs at only $49.

Black + Jane Jade Roller and Lavender Mist

Bring someone a little zen this holiday season with this two-piece kit from Black + Jane, which includes a chic jade roller plus a rose and lavender essential oil infused mist. Used together, the two will create an entire spa-like experience at home (or anywhere the holidays take you) but only costs $30.

tarte 9 Ways To Shine Cheek Wardrobe

Nine blushes for $35? Nope that's not a typo, it's tarte's 9 Ways To Shine Cheek Wardrobe, which comes with three swivel compacts that each open to reveal a trio of blushes in the brand's fan-favorite long wearing Amazonian clay formula. The kit is up for grabs at less than the price of two tarte blushes normally cost, so it's a gift that feels splurgy but still won't set you back too far.

Too Faced Tutti Frutti Gingerbread Lane Makeup Collection

Too Faced's limited-edition trio of palettes is what holiday beauty dreams are made of. Inside you'll find the Raspberry Palette, Banana Cake Palette, and Sugar Cookie Palette, and each one presents enough product to create a full face look, with four eyeshadows and one blush to make eyes and cheeks pop. Plus, it smells fittingly sweet so it's sure to make any makeup lover smile.

Deborah Lippman Treasure Chest 9-Piece Set

Dazzle any manicure enthusiast with this selection of polishes from luxury nail brand Deborah Lippman. The Treasure Chest set is a limited-edition collection of nine mini nail colors, including four sparkly new shimmer polishes and five new high-shine creme shades. That's enough to keep their nails looking nice for the holidays and far beyond.

Briogeo Healthy Hair Game Kit

Briogeo's Healthy Hair Game is here to save strands from distress from too many blow outs and harsh weather this holiday season. The playfully packaged kit comes with a full-size of the brand's bestselling Don't Despair, Repair™ Deep Conditioning Mask, plus travel-ready minis of Scalp Revival™ Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo, Farewell Frizz™ Rosarco Milk Leave-In Conditioning Spray, and Farewell Frizz™ Blow Dry Perfection Heat Protectant Crème. Your friends will thank you for keeping their manes in mind.

Juice Beauty Replenish & Renew Holiday Essentials

Organic and natural skin care fans have probably already fallen in love with Juice Beauty — so restock them on some of the brand's bestsellers with this four-piece kit. It comes with four products from the STEM CELLULAR line, including the 2-in-1 Cleanser, Exfoliating Peel Spray, Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer, and Anti-Wrinkle Eye Treatment. And considering the set is valued at $110 but will only cost you $49, it's a gift that'll feel much more expensive than it is.

beautyblender Dripping in Diamonds Set

Just about any makeup enthusiast wouldn't be caught anywhere without their trusty beautyblender. So you can be sure they'll appreciate a gift set that gives them two fresh makeup sponges and two cleansing gems that'll keep them fresh and clean for months to come. Plus, it's hard to resist the bold jewel tone colors of this limited-edition kit.