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    21 Amazing Gifts Under $20 That'll Come In Time For Christmas

    Including tea sampler boxes, Harry Potter pop-up cards, 2019 wall calendars, and a whole banana bunch of other stuff β€” all under $20!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Hey! While we're doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Christmas, shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchased, and more. Be sure to double check the retailers' websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 25th!

    1. A pop-up card sourced from this ADORABLE little stationary shop in Diagon Alley. I believe it's right next to Ollivanders.


    Promising review: "Obsessed with how great this card is!! My friend loves Harry Potter and I thought this would be the perfect birthday card. The card comes blank and with an envelope, and it's worth the money for sure." β€”Lane Callahan

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    2. A 2019 wall calendar featuring le QUEEN, Frida Kahlo. Not only will this thing remind you of the date, but these gorgeous illustrations will line your walls with some much-needed ART.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.53.

    3. Whiskey in a Teacup by my favorite gal, Reese Witherspoon. Read about her life growing up in the south and all the fun tidbits of info she learned along the way β€” the recipe for mouth-watering cheddar biscuits, for example.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.06.

    4. A weekly mud mask that acts as a vacuum for all the pesky gunk trapped in your pores. YOU KNOW, the kind of gunk that leads to blackheads, enlarged pores, and *gasp* cystic acne., Amazon

    This mud mask contains Dead Sea mud, aloe, chamomile extract, vitamin a, sunflower seed oil, and jojoba oil to gently exfoliate your skin and absorb excess oil. Oily t-zones? Consider those a thing of the unthinkable past.

    Promising review: "Can't live without this! I use this on my face once a week, I never have pimples anymore and it's cleared my face of discoloration and large pores. I also use it on my sons who are going through puberty and it works great them. Screw you, expensive creams! This is a must-have." β€”Janelle Norris

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    5. A horror-themed coloring book for the pal who prefers Halloween to Christmas, thank you very much.


    Promising review: "This coloring book is AWESOME. If you’re a fan of horror, then I suggest you buy this ASAP! The details in this book are beautiful, the coloring pages are thick, the drawins are great, and it looks really expensive and high-quality." β€”Tanya

    Get it from Amazon for $11.55.

    6. A waffle maker you'll actually get up on Sunday mornings for. Chocolate chip waffles = the perfect way to end a week.


    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter to have at college, and she loves it! It makes the perfect waffles. I think I'm going to pick up another for our house!" β€”D. H. Schmid

    Get it from Amazon for $13.41.

    7. A mini projector that can turn any blank surface into a giant movie screen. Get ready for a home theatre right on the ceiling of your bedroom, fellow movie buffs!


    This projector is especially fantastic because it can be hooked up to ANYTHING β€” a TV Box, an Amazon Fire TV Stick, a ChromeBook, tablets, Blue-ray DVD players, SD Card, USB flash drives, and smartphones. It even comes with all the cables necessary to connect!

    Promising review: "I’ve been wanting to get a projector for some time now, but was having a hard time deciding on one. I’m glad that I decided on this one! The price point is great, the unit comes with cables, an adjustable stand, and a remote, and the setup is easy. I hooked it up to my phone and was able to view live sporting events that I was watching on my phone! After the game was over, I hooked it up to a DVD player and my kids watched Frozen and were able to operate the machine themselves. They went crazy when we aimed it at the ceiling while laying on the floor to watch!" β€”Liz Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (originally $198.99).

    8. An organic, loose leaf tea sampler box you'll want to gift your personal Kermit. These single serve packets include flavors such as blood orange, chocolate rose, black cherry, and peach brΓ»lΓ©e.


    Promising review: "I purchased this as a gift for a tea lover. It appears to be a very nice sampler set β€” each loose tea is portioned out into a cup size which is a nice touch, so all she needs to do is open a single package and fill her tea ball. I'm a bit jealous that I won't be trying these teas myself!" β€”tiredmommy

    Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $14.25.

    9. A 2019 wall calendar featuring sloths doing YOGA. Maybe it's time we change the position name from downward dog to downward sloth, eh?


    Get it from Amazon for $12.39.

    10. A wine bottle vacuum pumper that removers air from your ~vino~ to preserve freshness for up to a week. Not that a bottle of wine would last a week in your house, but... / Via @vacucin

    Just insert this wine vacuum into the bottle, pump until you hear a click noise, and that's it! Just add in a bottle stopper (this set comes with two!) to prevent air from getting in the bottle again.

    Promising review: "Wow! I have had this for about 5 months now and it works great! I drink red wine quite a bit and almost always leave a glass or two in the bottle. Prior to buying this, that glass or two is basically vinegar within one to two days (depending on the type of wine). If you have a half bottle or more remaining, this pump will keep that half bottle tasting like it was just opened." β€”Red

    Get it from Amazon for $16.88.

    11. A Ben Franklin experiment guaranteed to make tea drinkers rejoice. Finally, a mug not intended for coffee!


    Electrici-TEA, amirite?

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    12. A minimalist-inspired book packed with a ton of (affordable) ideas to help anyone achieve that cozy, pulled-from-Pinterest interior design look. Say goodbye to CLUTTER, my friends.


    Promising review: "I loved every page of this book! It feels like having a professional organizer, who also happens to be a dear friend, come into your home and show you what to do! The author writes in a way that makes having a beautiful, intentional home feel so doable for everyone. Her down-to-earth approach and step-by-step process makes so much sense for those of us who struggle to know what to do next. This book will stay close by as reference as I tackle each room in our home. This book is a must-read for those who crave beauty, simplicity, and coziness in their homes." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.19.

    13. A mini power bank with over 16,000 (!!!!!) positive reviews on Amazon. Can you imagine the ego on this thing? It's probably huge.


    This charger comes with a travel pouch, a micro USB cable, and an 18-month warranty.

    Promising review: "Love this product! If I’m out all day with this thing, my phone definitely won’t die on me. It holds about one full charge and then some. It's perfect!" β€”Natalie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    14. A makeup brush set that adds a touch of "I wear genuine pearl earrings" class to any AM makeup routine. Swiping on that blush will feel like a delight with all this gorgeous marble.


    Promising review: "These brushes are awesome! Super soft bristles, pick up lots of color, blend nicely, and clean easily. I have only had them for a few months, but they have stood up to weekly cleanings thus far. This set is such a great deal when you consider how much individual brushes cost at Sephora, Ulta, and even Target or Walmart." β€”Rachel Reddish

    Get a set of 15 from Amazon for $14.98.

    15. A journal designed to help you de-stress. How? WRECK IT. Poke holes through the pages! Paint pages with coffee! SCRIBBLE!!


    This journal literally has prompts that encourage you to "wreck it" AKA is the perfect way to let off some steam. PRAISE.

    Promising review: "This is a fun way to blow off some steam, and it's something that you can keep returning to. I've been dealing with the college application process and midterms lately, and this has been my outlet when I need a quick five minute break. It's fabulous and a lot of fun!" β€”tubaqueen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

    16. Facial sprays with so so many uses, it's hard to keep track of 'em all. They can set and refresh your makeup, give foundation a dewy appearance, add refreshing hydration to dull-looking skin, and help keep breakouts at bay. / Via @mariobadescu

    The pink bottle is made with aloe, herbs, and rose water, and can add a glowy, dewy complexion to your dehydrated skin. Meanwhile, the green bottle is made from aloe, cucumber, green tea, and peppermint essential water, and can give tired skin a refreshing boost.

    Promising review: "I love this product! It's amazing to use in the morning, at night, or any time during the day β€” it helps my face feel fresh and moisturized. Plus, it smells amazing. This is my second time buying this product and I'll continue to buy it in the future." β€”Madalyn

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.

    17. Reusable chopsticks for the pal who would likely eat sushi for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if it weren't for the inconvenient possibility of mercury poisoning.


    Promising review: "This is a very good quality product. The packaging is great, it includes a nice box and an instruction sheet on how to hold your chopsticks, as well as very funny and interesting little known facts about the use of them." β€”AnelidosR

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $9.95 (available in seven colors).

    18. Metallic glitter (for both face and eyes!) because who doesn't want a little sparkle in their life? Plus, NYE is fast approaching and I firmly believe that 2019 needs to begin with a fun beauty look. / Via @nyxcosmetics

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in six colors).

    19. Stemless wine glasses capable of surviving an American Horror Story-style apocalypse. These BPA-free babies are seriously shatterproof.


    These wine glasses are the kind that you'll ALWAYS want to keep on hand, because they're inexpensive and cant be broken into a million little glass shards. Just be aware that they're not dishwasher-safe (I'm sorry), and need to be washed by hand.

    ALSO! They're stackable!

    Promising review: "These are exactly what I've been looking for. I wanted something with no stem that was unbreakable, and these are excellent! They stack for storing, are super lightweight, and really durable. I dropped one from about six feet high, it went skating across my Mexican tile floor, and there wasn't so much as a scratch or a nick on it. Plus, they're affordable!" β€”Vegan for life

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $11.99.

    20. A stainless steel water bottle available in a bunch of gorgeous prints and colors. How will you choose ~just~ one to gift? I have no idea.


    Promising review: "If you like cold water, get this. If you like your hot beverages staying hot, get this. This bottle is absolutely beautiful! The design is very chic, and I feel great taking the bottle with me everywhere." β€”Koty

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in 24 colors and in two sizes).

    21. A luxurious French artisanal soap available in 41 different scents β€” just imagine everything from lavender and lemongrass to rosemary mint and coconut.


    Psst, this soap is infused with shea butter to soften and moisturize your skin.

    Promising review: "This is French soap at its best. It leaves my skin soft and moisturized, the bar lasts way longer than I thought it would, and the scent is great! You really have to try it to believe it β€” it's worth every cent." β€”HelloKitty

    Get it from Amazon for $8.32 (available in 41 scents).

    My conscience says that I cannot keep these gifts for myself, but my heart? Not feeling very ethical.


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