I love gift cards.
Gift cards for holidays, birthdays, special occasions, I don’t care whatever it is I love ’em. I like giving gift cards alot.
Ok, go on, you can say it. OMG Muse you impersonal biatch! But listen….my sister is the type of person that freaking has everything and alot of my friend’s are like that too. It’s really difficult settling on a gift for people like that so gift cards are so awesome. I really like the idea of giving someone a little extra cash to spend at their favorite store, it’s a rather great thing for the receiver in my humblest.
Now to some extent I agree they are kinda impersonal which is why I always try to spice up the gift card with a small gift or little goodies to make up for the impersonal aspect of the card itself.
Here are 20 GREAT palette ideas that are $20 and under which would be great to stuff in a stocking, give as a small gift to people, or to accompany with a gift card.
Pop Beauty Pin Up Pop Palette ($9.99)
This is a nice one in my humblest and lord knows at $10 bucks you can’t beat the price.
- Jet black Liner
- Smokey Steel Liner
- Sapphire Blue Liner
- Silver Liner
- Deep Plum Eye Shadow
- Deep Blue-Violet Eye Shadow
- Burnished Bronze Eye Shadow
- Emerald Green Eye Shadow
- Green Olive-Gold Eye Shadow
- Perfect Nude Glow Eye Shadow
- Opal Gold Eye Shadow
- Sparkling White Eye Shadow
I absolutely love this palette. I have one and truly I can’t think of a single makeup lover that wouldn’t dig right into this. The cool packaging, the beautiful shadows, and the incredible price tag make it a must have for holiday gift giving.
Milani Runway Eyes Fashion Shadows ($8.99 or Less)
In my humblest nobody does drugstore cosmetics like Milani. There Runway Eye Palettes are $8.99 or less in some cases and a perfect little stocking stuffer.
This palette is an ideal one for those just starting out in makeup or even the advanced user who likes a natural, fresh look.
Can’t thing of many tweens or adults for that matter who wouldn’t dig on a mark Flip It Palette. These contain all the basics for eyes, cheeks, and face.
mark Super Flip Color Kit ($20)
Amp up the flip palette with the new Holiday edition which includes 18 total shades for lips and eyes.
Avon 8 in 1 Lip Palette ($4.99)
It’s not illegal to cheap up your holiday palette shopping! Under $5 bucks, 8 shades of lip treats? Why not!
Ah why not, go to hell in a hand basket and just snag the shadow set too! Hey, it comes with mascara!
8 Eyeshadows, 4 Lip glosses, A Blush, and funky cool pull out draw packaging, total winner to slap together with a Sephora Gift Card.
Stila Can Cam Palette ($18)
Bella Beauty Bella in Bloom Face Palettes ($20)
Available from QVC, Item Number A178983.
Stila Record A Message Palette ($20)
I brought about five or six of these last year, hit record, went into the shower, sung a quickie Christmas jingle, and gave them to friends, no joke, true story.
Bella Beauty Bella in Bloom Eye Shadow Palettes ($13)
Available from QVC, Item Number A178981 in three shade selections. Looks like a great cheap dupe for the new Too Faced Holiday Palette and heaps cheaper!
Marked down at Ulta, it may be a Summery look but who wouldn’t want Urban Decay for a gift?
Ulta Gift of Color Mini Gift Set ($14.99)
Trying to keep it real with the Ulta sets as I’m not a fan but I give them props as some sets are looking nice!
NYX Smokey Look Kit ($8.99)
Likey NYX, ’nuff said.
Ulta Glitterati Palette Gift Set ($14.99)
I like this alot actually. Again, I’m not really a fan of these all in one cheapie palettes but this looks very nice.
Too Faced Glamour to Go III ($19.50)
All in one face kit with gorgeous shades of shadow, lip colors, and blush!
Pop Bronze Face Palette ($14)
The shades in this are festive enough to pull off for the holidays in my humblest and the price can’t be beat!
Hopefully some of these will appeal as a friendly little gift or as I said above to tuck in with a gift card of some sort. Some aren’t the best choices in my humblest as I’m not sure on quality, such as the Ulta palettes, but for $20 bucks and under it’s worthy of a try out for a stocking stuffer or a Secret Santa.
Tell me your fav palette finds $20 or under!
Disclosure: Please take note links included in this post are NOT affiliate links. They are simply links to online stores I’ve shopped from in the past and enjoyed. I do not make money from these stores, I am not paid to post about them nor do they even know they’ll be featured on my blog, this is a simple and fun gift guide created by me.