We thought we’d start our Gift ideas this year with the €10 and under, great for Secret Santa or as a stocking filler for your friends/colleagues, mum or a teacher.
First up is the Travalo … this is a personal favourite of mine, I carry one of these in my handbag at all times for a little squirt of my favourite fragrance throughout the day or if I’m on a night out.
1. Travalo is a refillable travel perfume atomizer spray bottle, refills in seconds with a unique repeat pump action. No funnels, no spills! Carry your favourite fragrance wherever you g without the worry of breaking your bottle with one of these. Packing over 55 sprays, the contents window helps see you never run out. Pocket sized, travel friendly, it’s a travel essential for both men and women. €9.99. Click her to BUY
2. Speaking of nights out, this leather Coin Purse is the perfect fit for your clutch bag on a night out rather than you usual bulky wallet/purse. It is Irish designed and has 3 slip in pockets which will fit credit cards. Click here to BUY
3. Who doesn’t want to look good on the go and what better way to do it is with this Beurer Illuminated Pocket Mirror … allows you to see your flawless makeup and touch it up anywhere in any light with its bright LED light. Its sleek, compact and fits in even the smallest of bags, it has 2 mirrors – normal & magnification. Its only €9.99 too. Click here to BUY
4. Staying on the subject of beauty on the go and if like me you always spot a stray hair (in the most unforgiving mirror ever … the rear view mirror in the car that is!) while you’re out these Beurer Illumniated Tweezers is a must have. The illuminated tweezers comes complete with a lipstick sized carry case with integrated mirror which will fit into even the smallest of clutch bags. Bright LED light for precise plucking, small & Handy and fits in any bag. €9.99. Click here to BUY
5. On to nails and every girl loves pretty nails and nothing is more flattering than the elegant French manicure. With the Paese Professional Kits it makes the perfect gift/stocking filler for any beauty lover and at just €5.99 its a steal! It provides beautiful nails, in 3 easy steps to create the perfect manicure, salon quality. Kit includes: white polish for nail tips, sheer nail polish, stickers for immaculate manicure. Three colour combos to choose from too! Click her to BUY
6. Every girl loves a really good lipstick and these Paese Sexapil Lipsticks with Argan Oil are a bargain for €6.99! The new formula lipstick with addition of argan oil gives strong coverage, intensive colour and mirror-like shine nourishes and moisturises lips. So many to colours to choose from and the festive red will go down a treat. Click here to BUY
7. Staying with Paese … these Blushes with Argan Oil are an ideal stocking filler for €9.99 for beauty lovers. This Blush emphasising the cheekbones, helps to achieve a more youthful, fresh appearance. It has a delicate consistency and ensures long lasting effect. The addition of argan oil helps to nourish the skin (moisturising, antioxidant and regenerating effect). Contains Vitamins A, C and E cocktail and available in 15 new colours, both in matte and illuminating, for achieving different looks. Contains no parabens, no allergens and only €9.99. Click to BUY
8. For all you beauty junkies and makeup artists we have a fabulous selection of professional makeup brushes starting at just €3.50 from AYU Makeup and Blank Canvas Cosmetics … click here to see our full selection of brushes.
9. Bia Beauty’s natural lip balms are made with pure beeswax, cocoa butter and nourishing sweet almond oil which keeps your lips moisturised whatever the weather. It will leave your lips soft and kissable for under the mistletoe. Irish company and only €4.95. Click here to BUY
10. Human+Kind, natural skincare with a conscience is an Irish brand with gorgeous packaging and best of all chemical free! This Shampoo + BodyWash is ideal for those who are time pressed or who travel frequently, it is formulated for all Hair Types and contains a combination of ingredients suited to both the hair and skin and has a pleasant grapefruit fragrance. €7.95. Click here to BUY
11. Staying on Human +Kind, these Cleansing Cloths are super soft cloths that are not only kind to your skin but kind to the environment too. Replacing the need for cotton pads, these cloths help to gently exfoliate dead skin cells and reveal your beautiful radiant skin. These Cleansing Cloths are re-useable and machine washable and beautifully packaged, pack contains 2. €6.95. Click here to BUY
12. If you love body oils this Pixy Softening Body Oil penetrates your skin to nourish and protect it and fights against the loss of elasticity with jojoba, apricot and borage seed oils in this charming bottle. Sensuous jasmine and magnolia fragrances complete the experience. Pixy is another Irish company and this oil will set you back just €9.95. Click her to BUY
13. Crabtree and Evelyn’s multi-award winning natural hand cream La Source Hand Therapy with rich shea butter, will protect and moisturise hands from the elements to leave them silky soft and lightly scented with a relaxing sea fragrance. This is a beautiful gift for any girls handbag and comes in beautiful packaging too! €9.00. Click here to BUY
14. Emma’s Eco Soy Candles another Irish company, all natural, handmade and fragranced with only pure essential oils. Made from renewable soya wax and a cotton wick that’s a candle made from pure plant ingredints. The Wax Tart Melt for use in an oil burner are long lasting and clean burning. No paraffin, no artificial dyes, no synthetic fragrances and are only €4.99 or Emma’s Eco Soy Candle in a tin with lid will burn for 20 hours for €9.95. Click here to BUY
15. From another Irish company these Green Angel Bath Soak range are beautifully packaged. With the combination of rich Sea Salt, Irish Seaweed and high quality essential oils, you will feel an immense sense of calm and tranquillity. Green Angel has developed a superior range of skincare products based on the ancient practice of blending seaweed and essential oils. €10. Click here to BUY