Festive Beauty Fixes For Less Than A Fiver

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  • Looking fabulous this season doesn’t need to cost a bomb. From super pigmented eyeshadows to long-lasting lipsticks, there’s plenty of great value products that won’t let you down.

    Whatever your festivity, whether it’s a work Christmas party or family gathering, there’s a beauty fix for it, and you don’t even have to spend £5!

    Here’s our edit of the best beauty bargains that are perfect for Christmas:


    Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heart Breaker, £4.99, Rimmel

    You can’t go wrong with a festive red lip and this affordable lippy has up to 8 hours of wear – perfect for surviving a Christmas party. The smooth creamy texture is nourishing on your lips and doesn’t dry them out. We love this show-stopping shade – and for less then £5, it’s an absolute bargain.

    BUY NOW for £4.99 from Rimmel at Boots

    Nail Polish

    Barry M Glitter Nail Paint, £2.99 each

    Nothing says Christmas like glitter. If you’re looking to embrace sparkles this season (but you don’t want to go over the top), then opt for a glittery nail. With 10 shades to choose from, these Barry M Glitter polishes are perfect for all kinds of festivities.

    BUY NOW for £2.99 from Barry M at Boots


    Max Factor Kohl Eyeliner Pencil, £4.99 Max Factor

    Mastering a smokey eye doesn’t have to cost a small fortune, as the high street has excellent alternatives to high-end products. This Kohl pencil can be used to define and shape your eyes and is the perfect texture to smudge along the eyelid.

    BUY NOW for £4.99 from Max Factor at Superdrug


    Colour Tattoo in Eternal Gold, £4.99, Maybelline

    Gold eye make-up is perfect for Christmas. This brilliant gel eyeshadow is creamy on the skin plus it’s super pigmented for a vibrant colour that doesn’t fade as the day goes on! For the ultimate festive combination, team it with a bold red lipstick and generous amounts of mascara.

    BUY NOW for £4.99 from Maybelline at Superdrug


    Golden Lights Highlighter, £3.00, Makeup Revolution

    Party season is the perfect time to invest in a good highlighter, so you can add some extra shimmer to your skin. This product may be small but it’s incredibly pigmented, so you can achieve a beautiful festive glow in a matter of seconds. For maximum impact, apply to your brow bones, cheekbones and anywhere the light would naturally hit your face.

    BUY NOW for £3.00 from Makeup Revolution at Superdrug

    Hair Touch Up

    Root touch up, 4.99, Nice’n Easy

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget about your hair amongst the hustle and bustle, but it’s important not to neglect it this party season. However, you don’t need to book in a professional appointment to give your hair some TLC, as this at-home root touch up kit comes in at less than £5 and lasts up to 3 weeks!

    BUY NOW for £4.99 from Nice’n Easy

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