Stocking Fillers & Secret Santa Gift Guide

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‘Tis the season of joy, and as the festive spirit envelops us, the anticipation of finding delightful surprises nestled within the confines of our stockings grows. Stocking fillers, those charming treasures that bring a twinkle to the eyes and warmth to the heart, play a whimsical role in holiday traditions. These petite gifts, carefully chosen and lovingly tucked away, embody the essence of holiday cheer.

Stocking fillers add an extra layer of excitement to Christmas morning, ensuring that the magic of the season is not only found under the tree but also hidden within the festive socks hung with care. As we eagerly await the jolly arrival of Santa, the allure of discovering these little wonders within our stockings creates a sense of wonder and delight, making the holiday season truly magical.

I’ve discovered a range of products suitable for stocking fillers, catering to all ages, and versatile enough to serve as Secret Santa surprises, budget-friendly gifts, or charming table presents. Whatever box it checks on your list, consider my mission accomplished!


Transform stockings or Secret Santa exchanges into glamorous delights with the perfect makeup essentials, compact enough to be a festive surprise that adds a touch of beauty to the holiday season. Elevate the gifting experience with these makeup treasures, sure to bring a sparkle to anyone’s celebration.

Emolyne Cosmetics Creme Eyeshadows - That September Muse

Emolyne Cosmetics Creme Eyeshadows are weightless and creamy eyeshadows that effortlessly glide on, crafting sparkling, high-impact eye looks. Enjoy ultra-comfortable, all-day wear thanks to its buttery, buildable formula—an ideal addition to festive gifting for beauty enthusiasts.

I also recommend checking out Emolyne Cosmetics Defining Lashline eyeliner – a creamy retractable kohl liner with an intense, quick-dry formula for all-day wear. You may gift these as Secret Santa presents or add these to the stockings, either way, these are going to bring joy to anyone who loves makeup!

Introducing Milani Gilded Mini Eyeshadow Palettes, featuring enhanced pressed pigment powders. These buttery, high-intensity shadows guarantee significant color payoff and minimal fallout for a stunning eye makeup experience.

Milani Gilded Mini Eyeshadow Palettes- That September Muse

KISS Beauty, the renowned nails and lashes brand, transforms your home into a salon with a diverse selection of high-quality, professional-grade products. Covering brows, lashes, and nails, each formula aims to achieve a refined, salon-quality finish from the convenience of your own space.

Unleash your creativity with everything from magnetic lashes and a falscara starter kit to a variety of glossy acrylics in different shapes and sizes. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a novice, elevate your beauty routine with the brand’s user-friendly, salon-inspired collection.

Kiss Makeup products - That September Muse
Love Vicci Makeup brushes- That September Muse

Meet the Love Vicci 3-in-1 Multi Makeup Brush, the ultimate makeup companion that fulfills everyone’s dream! This compact and versatile makeup brush is a space-saving gem, perfect for a night out or when you’re on the go. Crafted with the highest quality synthetic hair for durability, the brush features three components in one: a dome powder brush for powders and blushers, a foundation/concealer sponge for blending liquid foundations and concealers, and an eyebrow/eyeliner brush for precise application of eyeliner and brow products.

Complete with its own convenient makeup bag, this brush is the perfect companion for your handbag, ensuring you have all the tools you need for flawless makeup anytime, anywhere.

Rock & Ruddle luxury brush - supersize brush and baby brush - That September Muse


Add a touch of everyday luxury to the holiday season with a sleek hair brush like a supersize Rock & Ruddle luxury brush—a thoughtful stocking filler that combines practicality with a touch of self-care. The natural boar bristles glide beautifully through the hair, keeping it shiny and healthy and detangling gently without pulling or pain. The brand also offers Baby Bristles for babies or anyone with an extra sensitive scalp due to hair loss or medical treatments. This gift of smooth tresses and a pampered scalp will make each brushstroke a reminder of warmth and care during this festive season.


Enhance the gift of tranquility this Christmas with a sleep spray, a wellness stocking filler designed to promote restful nights and serene dreams. Infused with calming scents, it’s a thoughtful gesture to invite relaxation and ensure a peaceful night’s sleep during the festive season. This Works Sleep Club gift set includes five mini Deep Sleep Pillow Sprays for blissful sleep, wherever you are. Deep Sleep Pillow Spray is clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster, so you wake up feeling more refreshed in the morning.

Another gorgeous set to check out is This Works Dream Team – a fast-acting, calming nighttime duo designed to aid relaxation and help promote a deep and restful night’s sleep. Relieve tensions and clear your mind before sleep with eucalyptus, frankincense, and lavender oil. This perfectly sized duo also makes the ideal stocking filler.

This works Stocking Stuffers - That September Muse
The Humble Co. Bamboo Toothbrush - That September Muse

Elevate oral health in the stocking this Christmas with a trio of dental care delights. Glide into the New Year with grin dental floss, wield the power of sustainability with a bamboo toothbrush from The Humble Co., and unveil a brighter smile with Glo32 teeth whitening strips—a thoughtful combination for a dazzling and conscientious holiday season. These goodies will fit easily in the stocking and brighten the smiles of gift recipients.

TempleSpa Lip Thirst Aid


Experience instant lip nourishment and radiance with TempleSpa Lip Thirst Aid, a richly hydrating and revitalizing mix of seven natural oils, including jojoba, sweet cherry, grape, and pomegranate.

Presented in adorable bauble packaging for a festive touch, Evolve Beauty’s Smooth Kiss bauble is the ultimate vegan lip balm. Crafted to delicately nourish and revive dry lips, especially in colder weather, it offers a sensory delight with the invigorating scent of organic sweet orange essential oil.

Evolve Beauty's Smooth Kiss bauble


Elevate the joy of giving with skincare gifts—perfect stocking fillers or Secret Santa surprises. These pampering treats promise a radiant glow, turning the holiday season into a delightful self-care experience.

Experience the radiant and moisturizing outcomes of natural and biodynamic beauty, coupled with the therapeutic influence of crystals, through AEOS Starter Kits. Crafted to provide an initial encounter with the brand’s comprehensive skincare regimen, the Starter Kit Blue fosters tranquility and calmness, facilitating a pause, deep breaths, and the alleviation of stress from both your skin and mind.

Meanwhile, the Starter Kit Pink nurtures the heart chakra, promoting self-kindness, care, and love. These kits are under £10 and fit well in the stocking stuffers category.

Aeos starter kits - That September Muse
BeautyPro Skincare Trio

Searching for an ideal gift for someone passionate about skincare? The BeautyPro Skincare Trio gift set features a curated assortment of Beautypro favorites, designed to replenish, moisturize, and induce relaxation. These nourishing treatments are specifically chosen for their effectiveness in addressing winter skin concerns and are perfect for pampering throughout the festive season.

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Stocking Stuffer - That September Muse

This Christmas, indulge in the gift of silky, hydrated skin with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter, available as both lotion and solid formula. Enriched with the goodness of cocoa and shea butter, it’s a luxurious treat that nourishes and soothes, leaving behind a velvety softness. Let the rich, chocolatey aroma add a touch of festive delight, making it the perfect stocking stuffer for a season of self-care and indulgence.

L'Occitane Magic Key - That September Muse

While we’re in the skincare section, you may have noticed that we often find difficulty squeezing out the product from the aluminum tubes, especially when they’re about to finish. L’Occitane Magic Key is a clever and covetable accessory to help you squeeze every little bit of your favorite cream out of the tube. Just slide the key at the bottom of the tube and twist. What a practical gift to add to the stockings!

Until next time, Ashh xo

*This gift guide features press samples. Any opinions shared are my own and unbiased.

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