Calling All Penny-Pinchers—Great Gifts Under $50 Exist (Here Are the Best Ones)

Updated 11/08/18
Gifts Under $50

Is your extended family the size of a small country? Are you buying gifts for your entire work team and everyone from your doorman to your hairdresser? Do you simply want to get through the holidays without a maxed-out credit card and nothing to show for it save for a few half sincere smiles and thank you notes? We hear you. Gift-buying season can be a stressful time both mentally and financially. That said, it doesn't have to be the case.

In the interest of helping you find next-level gifts for everyone on your list without you having to file for bankruptcy at the end of it, we rounded up our 16 favorite gifts under $50 to please just about anyone. Need the perfect gift for your work wife or a little something to bring to your next holiday party? Don't delay your holiday shopping any longer. We bet you can find something for everyone in your extended circle and—best of all—these gifts start at only $18.

Hill House Home Clover Grocery x HHH Eye Mask $45
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The perfect gift for someone who's always on the go—this sleep mask will bring a deeper snooze to your loved one, whether they're in bed or on the plane.

TRNK Ripple Champagne Coupes $48
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We love these vintage-inspired champagne coupes as a gift to your favorite newlyweds (or newly engaged friends). Give them another reason to celebrate.

Brooklinen Dusk Scented Candle $35
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Believe us when we say that this is one of the best-smelling candles we've had the pleasure of experiencing recently—and it's only $35.

HAY Time Large $35
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This simple piece brings major style to any coffee table or desk.

CB2 2-Piece Walnut and Marble Salt and Pepper Grinder Set $50 $45
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Every host needs a great set of stylish and functional salt and pepper grinders. This one by CB2 fits the bill.

Athena Calderone Cook Beautiful $20
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Athena Calderone's new cookbook gets our pick for the recipe book we want to see under the tree this year.

Wooden Cutting Board
H&M Wooden Cutting Board $18
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Hands down our favorite cutting board under $20. Let your favorite foodie wow you with their next cheese spread.

Mojave Ghost Body Wash
Byredo Mojave Ghost Body Wash $50
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This trusted gift has never failed us. Give this Byredo bodywash to your favorite ladies—it's a surefire hit.

Jessica Flint and Anna Kavaliunas Matcha Guide Book and Whisk $50
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Give this handbook and battery-powered whisk to your favorite matcha lover, and take their obsession to the next level.

Pigeon Toe Matte Ceramic Mug $42
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The perfect gift for your work wife, this chic matte ceramic mug comes in five colorways and would add style to any desk.

Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity Cards Against Humanity $25
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For your morally deviant friends who love a good game night, this game is endless amounts of fun and laughs.

Age-repair Hand Cream
Grown Alchemist Age-Repair Hand Cream $39
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Everyone needs a seriously great hand cream for the colder months. This Grown Alchemist tube makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

Bastide Corps-a-Corps Body Cream $48
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Give this rich body cream to your favorite Francophile. This new Provence-based skincare brand brings the best of French beauty to North America.

Dress Scandinavian By Pernille Teisbaek Hardcover Book
Pernille Teisbaek Dress Scandinavian $25
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You favorite in-the-know It girl will be delighted to receive this newly launched fashion coffee table book by Scandinavian blogger Pernille Teisbaek. 

Washed Linen Bathrobe
H&M Washed Linen Bathrobe $50
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You'd never guess this luxe washed linen bathrobe is under $50. Give it to someone who could use a little TLC.

Dream Dust
Moon Juice Dream Dust $38
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The perfect gift for the Goop fanatic, this Moon Juice powder is the perfect addition to a nighttime tea and will help your sleep-deprived friends sink deep into dreamland.

ESYM Parisian Morning Linen Spray $18
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Who wouldn't want their bedding to smell like a Parisian morning? Give this to your favorite homebody or someone who loves to sleep in.

Up next: the best gifts on Amazon to buy for every special person in your life.

This story was originally published on November 25, 2017, and has since been updated.

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