Let's face it, if you haven't done your Christmas shopping by now, you're a last minute shopper. 

Same. I'm definitely not judging.

With all the festivities involving catch-up dinners, impromptu sundowners, and even occasional shopping sprees, our real responsibilities are looking at us dead in the face like this:

So perhaps it's time to reel it in and start making more financially savvy purchases.

Luckily, when it comes to gifting, it really is the thought that counts and not necessarily the price tag, so sticking to a small budget shouldn't bee too daunting a challenge.

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As the recipient of a present, you really feel like someone gets you and has been paying attention when you get a thoughtful gift from them. And those are usually the small, neatly wrapped boxes under the tree.

Want to make someone feel like what I've just described?

Then peruse through these 10 ideas all under R180: 

For the budding MUA

#SwiitchMix - makeup mixing palette that fits onto your hand. R120 from Swiitch Beauty

Swiitch Beauty

Rose gold bronzer brush. R149 from Cotton On at Superbalist

Bronzer brush

Trendest Makeup Brush Shampoo. R89.95 at Dis-Chem

Trendest makeup brush shampoo

For the shoe fiend

Strappy block heel, R179.99 at MRP

Strappy block heel in black

For the wine lover

Personalised wisdom wine glass, R179.95 from NetFlorist

Personalised wine glasses

Send a message in a bottle

Bottega Millesimato Brut - 750ml, R159 on Takealot

Bottega brut

For mother, brother & sister nature

Ornamental olive tree in hessian bag. R159.99 at Woolworths

Ornamental Olive Tree

For the one who plans ahead

2019 A5 weekly buffalo diary, R169.99 at Typo

Available in 9 colours

For the gym bunny

Marco armband cellphone holder. R85 on Takealot

Marco armband cellphone holder

For the bookworm

A Long Way From Paradise by Leah Chishugi. R128 at Exclusive Books

A Long Way From Paradise Author: Leah Chishugi

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