19th Dec 2019
Are you looking for stocking-filler ideas this Christmas? You’ve come to the right place. Ciara Carroll has selected 10 items, all under €10, that might help
Christmas stockings are one of the many great things about Christmas. There is no wrong way to fill a stocking – you can put just about anything into them and whoever receives it will be thankful.
When filling a stocking, you need to know what the person likes and put in a few things based around that. You can throw in bits based on inside jokes, something that makes you think of them, or even something you think could come in handy someday.
If you need some last-minute inspiration, here’s a list of stocking-filler items for under €10 each.
Mario Badescu facial spray
Mario Badescu facial spray with aloe, herbs and rosewater
€8.50 from beautybay.com
Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs & Rosewater is a refreshing, hydrating mist for all skin types. It is made with a blend of herbal extracts and rosewater, it refreshes the skin while boosting hydration and relieving tight complexions. Lightly spray it over your moisturiser for a hydration boost or use it to set your make-up. It can even be used on dry hair as a light moisturising mist.
eos Lip Balm
eos Organic Sweet Mint Lip Balm
€6.37 from Boots
The Organic Sweet Mint eos is a hydrating lip balm. Not only is it sweet-smelling and refreshing, but the balm also works to moisturise and protect the lips while nourishing with antioxidant protection. Ninety-five per cent of the ingredients are organic and enriched with Shea Butter and Vitamin E, which means the balm keeps your lips soft, smooth and hydrated.
Lipsy – Crystal Chain Chandelier Earrings
€6.90 (reduced from €23) from Debenhams
Crystal Chain Chandelier Earrings are a great idea as a gift for someone (or for yourself). The difference a pair of earrings like these could make to an outfit is outstanding; they can help you look stylish and well-thought-out, even if you’ve just thrown on the first thing you saw.
Uriage Thermal Water
Uriage Eau Thermale Pure Thermal Water 150ml
€5.50 from cometicsonline.ie
Uriage Thermal Water is a skincare water for daily use; a treatment formulated with trace elements and mineral salts, a source of radiance for your skin. Thanks to its high concentration in mineral salts similar to the skin’s natural moisturising factors, it offers unique moisturising benefits. It soothes sensitive skin as a result of its high content of calcium and magnesium salts. It also helps restore the cutaneous barrier.
Apivita Lip Balm
Apivita Lip Care Chestnut
€6 from cosmeticsonline.ie
Chestnut extract and Vitamin E work together to hydrate and protect against environmental stressors, while shea and cocoa butters nourish and soften lips for a healthy appearance. The balm leaves your lips soft and moisturised.
Burgundy Super Soft Knit Socks
€4.99 from New Look
Everyone loves fluffy socks – which makes them the perfect stocking filler. This fluffy pair is made from super soft knit fabric for extra comfort and warmth. Ideal for anyone who likes snuggling up on the couch.
Rituals Hand Cream
The Ritual of Sakura Hand Balm
€9.90 from Rituals
Hand cream is always a good stocking-filler idea. In this case, for someone with dry hands as the rice milk and cherry hydrates the skin and leaves hands smelling fruity and sweet. Rice milk extract makes your skin soft and creates a healthy glow.
Soap and Glory Face Mask
Soap & Glory Speed Plump Miracle Moisture Mask
€4.99 from Boots
Speed Plump Miracle Moisture Mask leaves you with super smooth hydrated skin. The mask comes in two separate pieces so you can fit it to your face perfectly. The hydrogel inside is soaked with great moisturisers including hyaluronic acid, rose, peony flower root and safflower plant extracts.
€8.99 from H&M
Beanies are always great this chilly time of year, so why not treat someone to one in their stocking? This cosy option from H&M is a winner at €8.99.
Recover Gemstone iPhone 6/6s/7/8 Case
€10 (was €22) from Urban Outfitters
Decorate your phone with this gemstone patterned phone case. This case wraps around the edges of your phone to protect it from getting scratched on the corners (plus it looks good too).
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