5 Gen Z stocking stuffers that are too cool not to be the main gift

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This year, gift-giving looks a little bit different for everybody. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t save money and find some Gen Z stocking stuffers that could easily replace a main gift.

Some people are used to receiving little trinkets in their Santa stocking in addition to receiving one big present. But here’s a tip: There are plenty of smaller (and way more inexpensive) gifts out there that your loved one will cherish. Plus, when you’re shopping Gen Z goodies, a lot of them don’t have to cost more than $30 – $50. 

If you want to take a different route on gifts this year, you can legit buy a monogram Santa stocking and stuff it with things like budget-friendly makeup, skincare, hair accessories and headphones for a present that’s sure to please. Here’s a list of Gen Z stocking stuffer ideas to make their holiday more meaningful this year. 

Shop: INNBEAUTY Project Glaze Trio, $39

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Why we love it: Not only does this InnBeauty Project kit offer three different flavors of its top-rated lip oil-gloss hybrid, but it comes packed in a pretty pink pouch if you want to skip out on the stocking altogether.

Shop: Forvr Mood Mini Candles, $38

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Why we love it: If you really want to save on Gen Z stocking stuffers, snag the Forvr Mood mini gift set and plop one of each scent in a stocking. That way, you’ve got four different stocking stuffers already covered.

Shop: JBL Tune 115TWS True Wireless Headphones, $29.99 (Orig. $69.99)

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Why we love it: JBL makes quality audio gear, and these wireless headphones are less than $30 at Kohl’s right now. In case you know someone who’s lost an earbud or two, this stocking stuffer makes for a budget-friendly replacement.

Shop: Kitsch Blush Satin Sleep Set, $36

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Why we love it: No more excuses for bedhead. This satin sleep set is perfect for your hair care or skincare-loving friend. The set comes packed up with a sleep mask, a satin pillow and a pink satin scrunchie.

Shop: Anker PowerWave Stand Upgraded, $19.99

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Why we love it: Though most people aren’t moving about outside, chances are your gift recipient is spending a lot of time pacing around their home. This Anker PowerWave stand makes it easy for phone-obsessed friends to charge, grab and go as they please.

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