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Cheap treats for £2-10 for birthday present

(13 Posts)
IvankaTrudeau Mon 27-Feb-17 20:33:30

I want to get my friend some nice makeup/toiletries for her birthday (she's in her 50s).
I want to get a few things, hence they all have to be low budget.
I'm thinking small things that get good reviews/cheap but nice stuff or little gimmicky things that you don't mind spending on as they're only a few quid.
Any ideas?

chanie44 Mon 27-Feb-17 20:52:49

If you have a Tiger store, they have nice

chanie44 Mon 27-Feb-17 20:53:41

... Stuff.

Hand cream
A nice pen
Fold up shopping bag

Handbaghag Mon 27-Feb-17 20:57:03

What about some travel size things like hand cream, shampoo, conditioner from Tesco/super drug and a face mask, bath scrub etc

Rockaby Mon 27-Feb-17 21:19:59

This^^ is great for dryish hair.

glenthebattleostrich Mon 27-Feb-17 21:26:45

A nail file
Nail varnish
Face mask

Have a look on latest in beauty. They have big sample sizes of some really nice products.

wobblywonderwoman Mon 27-Feb-17 21:31:46

- A perfume decanter bottle for her handbag

-nice passport cover from primark(lots of good stuff actually)


-pretty keyring

-something for the car - air freshener

RJnomore1 Mon 27-Feb-17 21:33:30

There's still a few things in the sale on space nk. If you have a store near there's free collection and usually they throw in a sample or two.

I use the late summer sale for Xmas stockings it's great.

phoolani Mon 27-Feb-17 22:08:55

This stuff is fab - first time I used it I thought I'd accidentally photoshopped my hands. A tenner.

SesameSparkle Tue 28-Feb-17 01:14:05

On the back of the what's good to buy in waitrose thread, I just bought the olive oil soap from the little soap company. They also sell organic soap/handsoap/bubble bath with lavender or geranium essential oils, which are on offer for £2-£4 just now. I'd be delighted to get something like that as a gift.

esmaesmomma Tue 28-Feb-17 01:22:27

Black mask xxx

notnowfrank Tue 28-Feb-17 09:19:17

EOS lipbalm in the little bubble shape (£6 ish)
Fun Korean sheet masks from TK Maxx (£5 ish)
GOSH lipliner - use all over lips for unbudgeable lipstick, a top tip from the Beauty Bible! (£5 ish)
Seche Vite topcoat from TK Maxx (£3.99 usually, rather than £9 in Boots)

IvankaTrudeau Tue 28-Feb-17 15:57:21

Some really nice ideas on here, thanks all.

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