Too often cheap presents get confused with "throwaway gifts" or generally poor choices, but there are so many options to buy on a budget that aren't destined to be re-gifted or immediately donated. Ahead, 25 of the best gifts to shop this season that they'll actually use, most well under $25 (because you know you've got to save up for all those post-holiday sales, anyways).
Wear this neckerchief bandanna-style, knotted on your head, or like an ascot.
A prettier way to store your toothbrushes.
Urban Outfitters, $15
It won’t look as cute when it’s covered in dust, but just think of it as a nice wooly jacket for your li'l dude.
A cushy exercise mat to practice yoga poses or lay out for a disco nap.
The coolest way to chill your drink.
Natura Brasil, $33
A handmade raffia bag with two delicious-smelling Açaí body products straight from Brazil.
Pretty enough to leave out on the counter all year long.
An Instagram favorite in art form.
An extremely on-trend makeup brush set.
A space-saving compression bag in which you can stuff all your many outfit combinations (up to two weeks of clothing—count ‘em).
To ensure that you never have trouble picking your phone out in a lineup.
Kate Spade New York, $30
It might actually convince you to quit your midday takeout habit.
An award-winning all-purpose ointment crafted from sheep's wool grease (yes, really). It's a skin essential for the winter since it tackles ashy everything: elbows, lips, cuticles, and everything else.
Poppin, $16 for set of 10
A rainbow set of notebooks that will always come in handy for grocery lists and thought collecting.
Urban Outfitters, $10
A marbled disposable camera with 24 different exposures and the option to switch up prints and backgrounds.
Karine Sultan, $30
This ring looks way more expensive than it is, making it the perfect addition to her jewelry collection.
A ceramic plate that says it all.
Frank Body, $18
Exfoliation is 🔑. This coffee body scrub leaves skin soft and smooth during the dry winter weather.
Urban Outfitters, $8
Cheers to women reclaiming their power in 2017. Keep this notepad on a desk as a reminder. 💪
Perfect for Christmas morning (and every other morning). After slipping into these, she's probably not going to want to leave the house.
A cookbook for that friend or family member who *swears* they know how to cook. Bonus: it totally doubles as decor.
West Elm, $16
For the hostess: a moscow mule mug that's (wait for it) monogrammable.
A mini clutch for your jet-setting bestie.
Will she ever buy a Chanel soap for herself? Probably not, but that's what makes it so special.
A golden ornament to hang on your Christmas tree or Hanukkah bush. ⭐️🎄