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It’s gift-giving season! And if you have trouble coming up with decent ideas for your own family and loved ones, it can be next to impossible to pick out a decent gift when you can’t ask the recipient what they want. And yet, Secret Santa get-togethers are always a blast.
From gag gifts to boring gifts, there are inevitably a few presents that get “accidentally” left behind, but there are also always one or two presents that are far and away the best of the bunch.
Below, find 15 gift ideas that anyone and everyone will want to take home this year – all for $50 or less.
1. Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener with Foil Cutter, $24.99 (Orig. $29.99)
A good wine opener isn’t appreciated until you find yourself struggling with a bad one. This automatic opener uncorks wine bottles in seconds and even comes with a foil cutter.
2. Emi Jay Big Effing Clip, $34
This blush palette from Tarte is sure to be a hit. It features five new, limited-edition blushes and one of the brand’s best-selling bronzers.
Who wouldn’t love unwrapping a luxury fragrance set? This rollerball gift set from Ellis Brooklyn includes five of the brand’s best scents.
These festive earrings are perfect for those with multiple ear piercings who want to bring a little holiday vibe to any outfit.
6. Aerie LumberJane Waffle Shirt, $50 (Orig. $69.95)
Do your friends live in loungewear? If yes, then everyone will wish that they were given this super cozy waffle shirt from Aerie (it comes in 12 colors!).
7. Williams Sonoma Wine Pairing Chocolate Bars, $22.95
Help your friends turn their next wine night into a wine and chocolate pairing event! This cute gift from Williams Sonoma includes four 2-ounce bars of gourmet chocolate.
8. Brentwood Appliances Non-Stick 12 Cake Pop Maker, $27.99 (Orig. $32.55)
9. Anecdote Self Care Candle, $26
Anecdote makes a ton of cheeky candles, but Self Care is our current favorite. It smells like mint and eucalyptus and is the perfect compliment to a night in.
10. Mario Badescu Coconut Body Trio, $25 ($36 value)
Save your friends’ skin this winter with this coconut body care kit from Mario Badescu. It includes a body scrub, a body butter and a body oil.
11. Lanolips 101 Gold Collection, $45
These super dewy, tinted balms from Lanolips are true multitaskers: the “color mimics the effect of blood rushing to the lips and cheeks.”
12. Scout Pleasure Chest Soft Cooler, $36.50
Anyone could use a new cooler, and this one from Scout comes in 23 different patterns. It can fit 15 cans or five bottles of wine.
13. The Good Patch Rest & Recover Duo, $22 (Orig. $24)
These plant-based wellness patches are sure to be true holiday heroes after a night of too many glasses of champagne. This duo includes four Relief patches and four Nite Nite patches.
14. We’re Not Really Strangers Card Game, $30
If you want to really get to know your group, toss We’re Not Really Strangers into the mix. This card game asks intimate questions that are perfect for those looking to bond and go deeper with close friends.
15. That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life by Marissa Mullen, $28
Foodies and kitchen novices alike can appreciate a nice cookbook. This “how-to guide shows how to craft the most scrumptious cheese boards for both entertaining and self-care.”
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