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Tools Needed for DIY Gift-Making Success

With the holidays around the corner, now’s the perfect time to keep an eye out for some tools you’ll need when making DIY gifts this year.  Stocking up now can save you time and money as the gift-giving season looms large.

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1)  Jars, Tins, and Containers

You’ll need something to house nearly every DIY gift you can imagine–whether a fab cosmetic concoction or a trio of delicious desserts.  Glass jars, in particular, are versatile, easy-to-find, and relatively cheap (not to mention eco-friendly).  I’ve found some great deals on jars by browsing at thrift stores, buying in bulk at retailers, keeping jars from foodstuffs consumed during the year, and plain ole asking friends.  Other good items to watch out for are tins (like those altoids come in), screw-on pots, tiny tupperware containers, and anything else that might make your gift all the more appealing and practical.

Total Cost: Free-$2 per container

2) Essential Oils

Since many homemade beauty recipes call for essential oils, it’s good to have a few handy so you can whip something up quickly.  Mint, eucalyptus, and lemon are my three top choices with lavender, sage, tea tree, and bergamot close behind.  The initial investment in essential oils may seem daunting, but a little goes a long way (I still have more-than-half-full bottles of essential oils I purchased a few years ago).

Total Cost: $2.70-$10 per 1oz bottle

3) Decorative Accouterments

No DIY gift is complete without a bit of sparkle.  Bows, ribbon, customized labels, candy canes, and special wrapping paper are just a few of the extras that can transform a homemade gift into a real treasure.  Best of all, these extras tend to be on the cheap side.

Total Cost: $0.05-$2.00 per gift

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The Aftermath of Christmas: What to do with Unwanted Gifts

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We’ve all been there–Aunt Bessie’s fruitcake, Grandpa Fred’s book on medieval toe-nail cutting customs, Mom’s “absolutely beautiful” sweater that’s just “perfect” for you, etc.  Gifts given in the right spirit are a blessing in and of themselves, and it is important to keep the giver’s intentions at heart, but, there is no sense in cluttering up your home with unusable items.  The question is, what to do with unwanted gifts?  Here are a few ideas:

1. Regift: Save an unwanted gift until an opportunity rolls around for you to give it to someone who would appreciate and enjoy it.  I am a hearty believer of regifting (though, to appease any relatives who may read this blog, I haven’t had to in a few years!).  🙂

2. Repurpose:  Many of the gifts you receive can be used in creative ways (perhaps not intended by the items’ progenitors).  Turn an ugly sweater into a Christmas Tree skirt, or a bed for your pet, or a foot warmer.  An unwanted book can be transformed into a hiding place for money, or spray-painted on the outside and used decoratively.  Repurposing gifts honors the spirit in which they were given (and allows you to whip out the item should the giver ever wonder what became of it!).

3. Donate:  If you can’t regift or repurpose an unwanted gift, the third-best option is to donate it.  This benefits both the charity and you (soul and tax-wise).  This is an especially appealing option for food or other perishable gifts you receive.  Local homeless shelters and other organizations will happily accept your donation, and your unwanted gift may become someone else’s welcome one.  (I do not endorse giving crap to homeless shelters and other charities — just items that you personally have no use for.)

4. Exchange: This is an especially good idea if you received unwanted beauty items.  I’m pretty particular about the beauty products I use, and receiving neon pink lipstick would force me to do something aside from wearing it.  Cosmetics and beauty products in general are great for regifting if you can do so within a reasonable amount of time (before they expire), but if you receive something truly outrageous, try to exchange it before resorting to other more drastic measures.

5. Barter:  Got your third mp3 player of the season?  Consider bartering it for something else.  Craigslist and other such sites are great resources for trading what you’ve got for what you want.  This is especially true if you are offering a valuable item in exchange for professional services.

6. Sell:  I admit, this can be a tacky option to consider; but, if you are forced to choose between letting something collect dust or selling it, the latter is definitely better.  Of course, don’t rule out donating something, but if you need cash more than the gift, selling isn’t the worst thing you can do.

The bottom line is that even if you received a gift you will not use, there are options you have.  Just don’t forget to be grateful, even for something bizzare!


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Pre-Shaving Oil for Men or Women ~ Fast and Cheap Homemade Christmas Gift

Christmas is mere hours away, which means that the mad dash toward the end has begun.  Inspired by this video, I decided to give a few of my (hard-to-shop-for) male relatives some pre-shaving oil (like this, but much cheaper!), which helps soften hair prior to shaving, prepares the skin for shaving, protects it during the process, leaves it soft afterward, and prevents razor burn.  My husband swears by pre-shaving oil, but this is a great last-minute, inexpensive, handmade gift for women or men.

A little shaving oil goes a long way–most store-bought pre-shaving oils come in 2oz jars, so you don’t need much to create a nice gift.

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The Ingredients

1. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2. Castor Oil

3. Jojoba Oil

4. Essential Oil (optional, but highly-recommended)

5. Measuring cup

6. Garnish (optional)

7. Storage Bottle/Container.  I found the bottles shown above at Michaels Craft Store for about $1, but in a pinch, you can use any jar/bottle you can find.  I almost used a tiny bottle of worchestire sauce (which I planned to empty into a larger container for our use) that had been cleaned and aired-out.

8. Tag with directions for use and ingredients (optional)

The Recipe

1.  If you don’t know how many ounces your storage container holds, fill it with water and pour into a measuring cup to find out (then dry it out).

2.  Pour roughly equal amounts of olive, jojoba, and castor oil into the jar.  I fudged a little on this and added less jojoba oil because I was running out, so this recipe is by no means strict.  To make it a bit cheaper, you can use more olive oil than other the oils. Hint: If you are making multiple bottles of this, figure out the total number of ounces of oil you will need, combine (equalish parts of) them all into a larger container, and pour from there.

3. Add your essential oil, cap the storage container, and shake.  While essential oils are usually optional, olive oil has a lingering odor that may not be pleasing to slather on your face or other body parts, so I highly suggest using a bit of it.  I chose cinnamon, and added about 10-15 drops per ounce.

4.  Add any garnish (like dried mint, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, etc), cap, and present!

The Result

I tested this bad boy out (because I had to know if it worked or not) and was extremely pleased to find that it made shaving much easier.  I slathered it on under conditioner (with which I shave) on one leg, and shaved normally on the other leg.  I had no razor burn on the oiled leg (which I cannot say was true for the other one), my skin was soft afterward, and very lightly scented with cinnamon.  I had such a great experience with it that I’m going to make myself a little Christmas present of it as well!


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Homemade, All-Natural, Ultra-Moisturizing Lipstick: A Cheap, Quick, Last-Minute Christmas Gift

One of my family members can’t use store-bought lipstick for health reasons.  In an effort to find a suitable alternative, I came across a recipe that produces awesome lipstick in less than five minutes and for about $1 a pop here.  I tweaked the recipe to make it a bit softer and more moisturizing and these are the results.

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The Ingredients

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1. 1 to 1 1/2 Crayons, Red or Pink Shade (I know, weird!  But crayons are non-toxic wax that provide great pigmentation).  You can mix and match different sizes and colors to get a customized shade.

2. 1 heaping 1/2 tablespoon of Shea Butter

3. 1/2 teaspoon or so of Coconut Oil

4. 1 teaspoon Castor or Jojoba Oil

5. 10-15 drops of the Essential Oil of Your Choice (optional but highly recommended)

6. Tin/container for storing lipstick (mini Altoids tins work fantastically!), washed and ready to be filled

7. Something tiny to stir with (I used a disposable chopstick)

8. A small metal or heat-resistant bowl (I used a disposable tin-foil pan for ease)

9. A pan to in which to simmer water

The Recipe

1. Begin warming a pan about half an inch of water full.  Do not let it boil at all during this process.

2. Place everything except the essential oil into your small metal container.  Spread the ingredients out so they melt at about the same rate.

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3. Once the water is simmering, put the container in the middle of the pan.  (The tinfoil container floats on top, slowing down the melting process and rendering a very smooth mixture.)  Make sure you constantly stir everything so that it is fully-blended (the crayons take the longest to melt).  I held the container with tongs and used my chopstick to stir and stir.

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4. Once everything has melted, add your essential oils and blend carefully.  The ingredients should be one color and consistency.

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5. Pour the mixture quickly into the waiting tin or container.  It will firm up very fast.  (Don’t worry, if something goes awry, you can always reheat and re-pour).

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6.  Let cool for a few minutes, and wait to enjoy the final product!  (Hint: I use the remnant lipstick in the bottom of the melting container to test it out ~ I would suggest this too.)

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Last-Minute, Homemade Christmas Gifts

This is a complication post of all the last-minute, frugal, DIY gifts we’ve suggested over the past few weeks.

For Women:

1. Facial Scrubs: These facial scrubs range from pennies (baking soda + water) to about $2.  It’s probably a better idea to give each of these items separately along with a recipe card instead of premixing the ingredients (can we all say days-old milk mixed with mashed  banana?)

2. Lip Balm: This gift requires some specific ingredients that you may not have on hand, but if you do (or can get them easily at a local store), you’ll end up with with an amazing, giftable (or keepable!) lip balm for about $1.15 per tin.

3. Tasty Lip Stain: The trickiest thing about this gift is finding a suitable container for it.  For  about $0.50 a pop (or less!), you can give your friend sweet, colorful lips for an incredible price.

4. Olive Oil Facial Cleanser: This fantastic recipe doubles as a makeup remover and cleanser in one.  A small batch (1-month supply) will cost you about $1-$2.

5. Hair Treatment:  Luxurious locks don’t happen overnight, unless you use this hair treatment.  It requires only one ingredient, Olive Oil, but adding essential oils or other natural oils (like coconut or argan) will improve this treatment’s scent and efficacy.  Cost?  $1-$3 (depending on size and other ingredients added)

6. Bath Fizzies: These delectable-looking bath treatments will provide your friend a luxuriant, stress-relieving treat.   Hint: substitue lemon Kool Aid for citric acid to save time and money!  These babies will cost you about $3-$5 a batch.

7. Bath Salts: Epsom salt is the main ingredient in this recipe, and it is exceedingly cheap.  You can make a sizable batch of this recipe for $2-$3.

8. Natural Body Moisturizer:  This recipe does call for an ingredient that may not be readily available, but if you can find beeswax, you’ll be able to make a heavenly moisturizer for about $2.

9. Lotion Bar: If, like the previous post, you can get your hands on some beeswax, creating lotion bars will provide a very unique and useful gift for about $2-$3.

10. Translucent Face Powder: Help your friend’s skin remain oil-free this year by making a batch of sheer powder.  This will cost about $1-$2.

11. Facial Scrub/Mask: This simple, yet effective, recipe will give your friend glowing skin.  As the author notes, you can add in various ingredients to give your skin’s friend the extra punch it needs to be its best.  If you have a do-it-herself type of friend, you may consider giving her the ingredients separately (in inexpensive but decorative jars/bottles/containers) along with a hand-written recipe card so that she can enjoy making the mask herself.

12. Hand Care Set:  ‘Tis the season for dry, cracked hands.  Your friend will appreciate this brown sugar hand softener recipe paired with a moisturizing hand cream.  You can power the hand cream up by adding an essential oil for a delicate scent and jojoba oil for additional moisture.  Inexpensive jars with hand-printed labels round out a wonderful pair!

13. Scented Body Dusting Powder:  A unique (and cheap!) gift is scented body powder.  Use cornstarch and baking soda (in place of other, more expensive ingredients in this recipe) and herbal tea (which you have ground finely) to save even more.  If your friend enjoys sparkle, cosmetic glitter is a great finishing touch.

14. Lightly-Scented Body Spray: To continue our idea of sweet-smelling Christmas concoctions, consider making this super-easy recipe to keep your friend pleasantly fragranced throughout the new year.  If you know her favorite scent, you can use the same essential oil in the previous two posts as well.

15. Kool-Aid Lip Balm:  Give your friend the perfect pucker with this simple and cheap homemade lip balm recipe.  You can house this balm in a small jar or tube, but another cute alternative is to find funky contact lens holders and give two servings of different-colored balms.

16. Sugar Scrub: Give the gift of soft skin without breaking the bank.  This recipe is cheap, easy-to-make, and has endless possibilities for customization.  Find a cute jar to put the scrub in, add an essential oil or two, put a ribbon on top, and the recipient will enjoy glowing skin.

17. Coconut Milk Shampoo: Home-brewed shampoo has been all the rage recently, and if your friend enjoys high-end shampoos, try your hand at making one for her.  HIt a thrift shop or antique store to find a vintage glass bottle to house your concoction.

18. Heat Therapy Pillow: There’s something soothing about having a warm, sweet-smelling pillow draped around your neck and shoulders.  Give you friend the gift of relaxation this holiday season by creating a heat therapy pillow.  If you’re not big into sewing (like me), buy a small tube pillow, take out the stuffing, and fill it with your herbal mixture.

19. Herbal Tea Bath: Let your friend soak her worries away in a luxuriant herbal tea bath.  Simply find an organza bag, and fill it with the ingredients mentioned in this post (to make finding herbs cheap and easy, head town the tea aisle in your local grocery store and pick out your friend’s favorite tea).  To spice things up a bit more (no pun intended!), give your bud a trio of different teas to enjoy in her bath.

20. Super Smoothie Recipe Cards: When you’re healthy on the inside, it shows on the outside.  Write out a few of your favorite super-healthy smoothie recipes on nice notecards to share with your bestie.  Try them out yourself before passing them off so you’ll know if a recipe works (or not).  Spinach is quickly becoming my new best friend!

For Men:

1. Cologne: Who doesn’t like to smell nice?  This recipe provides a simple way to craft a custom scent for your man that won’t break the bank.

2. Urban Survival Tin:  By stuffing an altoids tin with travel-size personal care necessities (like aspirin, breath freshener, mini/samples colone, individually-wrapped tush wipes, a pocket knife, tissues, etc), you can give peace of mind this holiday season (see a sample picture here).  The whole post is worth reading if you need non-personal care gift ideas.

3. Shaving Essentials: Homemade shaving soap and after shave treatments are fantastic, customizable gifts.  If you want to help him save time and money, complete his kit with a safety razorbladesbrush, and shaving guide (which will cut his shaving bill by a hefty chunk–we’ve saved over $200 this year after my husband made the switch!).

4. Bay Rum Aftershave: I know, I know, I just mentioned aftershave.  But, this particular recipe has been lauded for both its efficacy and manly scent.  There’s really no aftershave (homemade or store-bought) that can compare quality-wise with this bad boy!

5. Muscle Salve:  Help sooth his aches and pains with a deliciously-scented and effective homemade salve.  If giving this concoction to your man, throw in a hand-written coupon for a massage and he will be on cloud nine.

6. Toner: Skincare is not just for women.  Help him achieve healthy skin by using this toner recipe.

7. Tooth Whitening Kit: I suggest putting each ingredient in a resealable container as well as including a cool toothbrush and mixing bowl to add the perfect touch to this economical idea.

8. Body Wash (err Manly Liquid Soap!): Give him a scentual, cleansing experience every time he steps into the shower with this masculine body wash recipe.


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Homemade Personal Care Gifts for Men

If you’re like I am, the men in your life are perhaps the hardest people to shop for.  My husband, fathers, brother, and other friends/relatives seem only to be interested in the latest (ridiculously expensive) gadgets.  Yet, don’t despair–this holiday season you can whip up heartfelt and useful (and frugal!) gifts for the opposite sex in a jiffy.

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1. Cologne: Who doesn’t like to smell nice?  This recipe provides a simple way to craft a custom scent for your man that won’t break the bank.

2. Urban Survival Tin:  By stuffing an altoids tin with travel-size personal care necessities (like aspirin, breath freshener, mini/samples colone, individually-wrapped tush wipes, a pocket knife, tissues, etc), you can give peace of mind this holiday season (see a sample picture here).  The whole post is worth reading if you need non-personal care gift ideas.

3. Shaving Essentials: Homemade shaving soap and after shave treatments are fantastic, customizable gifts.  If you want to help him save time and money, complete his kit with a safety razor, bladesbrush, and shaving guide (which will cut his shaving bill by a hefty chunk–we’ve saved over $200 this year after my husband made the switch!).

4. Bay Rum Aftershave: I know, I know, I just mentioned aftershave.  But, this particular recipe has been lauded for both its efficacy and manly scent.  There’s really no aftershave (homemade or store-bought) that can compare quality-wise with this bad boy!

5. Muscle Salve:  Help sooth his aches and pains with a deliciously-scented and effective homemade salve.  If giving this concoction to your man, throw in a hand-written coupon for a massage and he will be on cloud nine.

6. Toner: Skincare is not just for women.  Help him achieve healthy skin by using this toner recipe.

7. Tooth Whitening Kit: I suggest putting each ingredient in a resealable container as well as including a cool toothbrush and mixing bowl to add the perfect touch to this economical idea.

8. Body Wash (err Manly Liquid Soap!): Give him a scentual, cleansing experience every time he steps into the shower with this masculine body wash recipe.


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Last-Minute, Low-Cost Homemade Christmas Gifts for under $5

This is the next installment of a continuing series of frugal, non-cheesy, DIY gifts (see here and here) you can make for the friends and family in your life who appreciate personal care items.  Feel free to add your own ideas!

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With Christmas fast approaching, the time for last-minute gifts has arrived.  Instead of rushing to the nearest store in a frenzy (and spending loads of cash in the process), why not create a personalized gift for your loved one?  Cheap jars, bottles, and other decorative containers round out gifts that truly capture the spiring of the Holidays: caring for those you love.

I’ve given a very broad estimation of the cost of each gift listed below, but your results may vary.  The cost does not include containers in which to house the beauty product.

1. Facial Scrubs: These facial scrubs range from pennies (baking soda + water) to about $2.  It’s probably a better idea to give each of these items separately along with a recipe card instead of premixing the ingredients (can we all say days-old milk mixed with mashed  banana?)

2. Lip Balm: This gift requires some specific ingredients that you may not have on hand, but if you do (or can get them easily at a local store), you’ll end up with with an amazing, giftable (or keepable!) lip balm for about $1.15 per tin.

3. Tasty Lip Stain: The trickiest thing about this gift is finding a suitable container for it.  For  about $0.50 a pop (or less!), you can give your friend sweet, colorful lips for an incredible price.

4. Olive Oil Facial Cleanser: This fantastic recipe doubles as a makeup remover and cleanser in one.  A small batch (1-month supply) will cost you about $1-$2.

5. Hair Treatment:  Luxurious locks don’t happen overnight, unless you use this hair treatment.  It requires only one ingredient, Olive Oil, but adding essential oils or other natural oils (like coconut or argan) will improve this treatment’s scent and efficacy.  Cost?  $1-$3 (depending on size and other ingredients added)

6. Bath Fizzies: These delectable-looking bath treatments will provide your friend a luxuriant, stress-relieving treat.   Hint: substitue lemon Kool Aid for citric acid to save time and money!  These babies will cost you about $3-$5 a batch.

7. Bath Salts: Epsom salt is the main ingredient in this recipe, and it is exceedingly cheap.  You can make a sizable batch of this recipe for $2-$3.

8. Natural Body Moisturizer:  This recipe does call for an ingredient that may not be readily available, but if you can find beeswax, you’ll be able to make a heavenly moisturizer for about $2.

9. Lotion Bar: If, like the previous post, you can get your hands on some beeswax, creating lotion bars will provide a very unique and useful gift for about $2-$3.

10. Translucent Face Powder: Help your friend’s skin remain oil-free this year by making a batch of sheer powder.  This will cost about $1-$2.


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Beauty Emergency Kit ~ The Perfect Last-Minute Homemade Gift

Everyone’s been there–you’re in the middle of school or work and your bra strap fails.  You’re boogying in a sleek little black number when, to your horror, you see deodorant stains nearly crying out for attention.  A botton on your blouse loosens then falls to the floor.  You catch a glimpse at yourself in the mirror and find your face has transformed into an oil slick.  Chances are, your friend has been there too!

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The solution?  A Beauty Emergency Kit, created by you!  This idea has been mainstreamed recently.  Products like this Hollywood Fashion Secrets collection and Minimergency kit are great in concept, but hefty in price.  Make your own emergency kit for a fraction of the cost of a prefab one, and you’ll save not only money, but your friend some embarrassment down the line.  (Best of all?  It’s more cost-effective to make multiple kits, allowing you to give several friends the gift of preparedness.)

To get started, you’ll need a cute cosmetics bag to store all the goodies you plan to include.  You can find great ones for $1-2 at stores like Target and CVS.  Plan which items you’d like to include before purchasing the bag to ensure everything will fit.  (In fact, it may be better to buy the bag last.)

Here are some items that you may consider putting inside.  This list is extensive (and you’ll be hard-pressed to cram everything below into something portable), but you should get some great ideas of what to include.  (Many, if not all, of these items can be found in your local grocery, dollar, or drug store.)

Beauty

– Oil-absorbing sheets

– Bobby pins

– Hair tie

– lip balm/gloss

– Q-tips

– Nail file

– Concealer

– Gel or Hairspray

– Small mirror

– Travel hairbrush (with small mirror if possible)

Fashion

– Safety pins

– Stain removing wipes

– Mini sewing kit

– Earring backs

– Clear nail polish (for stocking runs)

– Blister patch

Hygiene

– Mini body splash or perfume (samples or small rollerballs are great for this)

– Lysterine strips, gum, or mints

– Intimate wipes (for her ahem-area)

– Single-use deodorant wipe (or an extra ahem-wipe)

– Hand sanitizer

– Tampon and/or pad

– Dental floss or floss picks

– Wisps mini tooth cleaner

– Travel tissue pack

First Aid

– Bandaids

– Single wipe of alcohol to disinfect minor wounds

– Single packet of antibiotic ointment (or pretreated bandaids)

– Pain Relievers

– Aspirin! (in case, heaven forbid, she or someone nearby has a heart attack)

Mini first aid card

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Deal Alert! *Urban Decay* Free Next Day Air w/$35 Purchase

Deal Alert

For those of you yet to take the holiday shopping plunge, this deal may just save the day.  Enjoy free next day air shipping from Urbandecay.com with a minimum purchase of $35 today and tomorrow only (12/17-12/18).  Not sure what to buy?  Check out the gift suggestions below:

1. Mystery Goodie Bag, $16: Surprise your friend and yourself alike with this goodie bag full of sample and full size products.

2. Deluxe Shadow Box, $19:  This is a smokin’ deal even without the free shipping.  I’ve owned this palette for years and love it.  Too bad I paid full price back then!

3. Eye Primer Duo, $22:  UD makes the best eye primer in my opinion, but judge for yourself.  For $11 per tube, this truly is a great deal.  (You might even keep one for yourself…)

4. Glide-on Eyeliner Set of 6, $38:  While paying $38 for eyeliner seems a bit much, these liners will last your friend a long time (I still have the travel-size I received when I purchased my first palette from UD) and provide great coverage (with the bonus of easy application).

5. Naked, Basic Palette, $27: At one point, UD couldn’t produce their original Naked Palette fast enough.  They’ve wised up a bit, and now have variations on the original.  One of these variations is a smaller palette with the basic neutral shades every girl needs in her arsenal.

PS – Use the promo code “ipsy” to receive a free deluxe travel bag filled with samples (min $25 purchase).


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20 Last-Minute Beauty Gifts Under $20

Looking for that last-minute beauty gift online?  Here are 20 great ideas for $20 or less–to get your gifts in time for Christmas, order soon!  (These prices do not include shipping, which you can get for free at each site by purchasing a minimum dollar amount.)

Sephora.com ($50 min for free shipping)

Codes: YOURGIFT (free deluxe mystery gift with $25 purchase), GIFTABLE (free Josie Maran sample)

1. Korres Butter to Go Lip & Body Duo: $10

2. Pore Perfection Kit: $10 (happens to include one of my faves!)

3. Tarte Clean Slate Primer Set: $9

4. Harajuku Mini Fragrance Set: $15

5. Too-Faced Beauty Galore Set: $19

Ulta.com ($25 Min for Free Shipping)

Codes: 72507 ($5 off $10 of non-premier products), HOLIDAYFREESHIP2012 (free shipping with $25 min order), 76385 (20% off entire purchase of non-premier products)

6. Stila Travel Palette: $10

7. Smashbox Gloss Set: $19

8. Eco-Tools Brush Set: $14

9. Benefit Skincare Trio: $12

10. Pacifica Fragrance Set: $16

Bloom.com ($49 min order for free shipping)

11. Befine Evening Skincare Sampler: $12 (with code)

12. TheBalm Mini Palette: $18 (with code)

13. Pop Beauty Huge Makeup Set: $18 (with code)

14. Gilden Healthy Feet Set: $6 (with code)

15. Mor Sweet Honey Nectar Body Collection: $12 (with code)

Codes: THANKFUL35 (up to 50% off!)

Beauty.com ($25 min for free shipping)

16. Claus Porto Bath Salt and Soap Duo: $20

17. Crabtree & Evelyn Lavender Body Set: $16

18. The Body Shop Shea Butter Scrub & Soften Collection: $20

19. Jane Tran Lace Print Bobby Pins: $11

20. Caudalie Beauty from the Vine Set: $15

Codes: $10 off $50 purchase with link through retailmenot

If you shop one of these sites, be sure to use ebates (each site will yield you cash back!)