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    Updated on Feb 1, 2019. Posted on Dec 7, 2018

    46 Gifts Under $10 That Won't Make You Seem Cheap

    The best gifts to give are the total unexpected steals!

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    1. A K-beauty sheet mask subscription that'll cost less than $10 a month, even after the introductory special!

    FaceTory

    I've used this sheet mask subscription before and it's LEGIT.

    Get a four-mask box from Amazon for $6.23 for the first box and $8.90 a month for every box afterward.

    And if they're so inclined, you can direct them to the FaceTory site where they can buy past boxes for more than $10, including the including the October box (shown) for $24.95.

    Also check out a nine-pack of sheet masks for $8.99.

    2. Fancy (LOOKING) earrings to upgrade most outfits. Maybe even athleisure? Whatever. They're the ones who get to wear them and decide.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $9.29+ (available in 17 colors).

    3. Children of Blood and Bone, an instant bestseller everyone's already talking about, so maybe it's already on their to-read list!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "After hearing Tomi's interview on NPR I ordered the book immediately, My 11-year-old daughter grabbed it upon arrival. 'Mom, this is the exact book my librarian recommended to me just yesterday!' (So, I get mom points for being 'in the know.') She started reading it before bed. At two in the morning I woke to lights on. She hadn't stopped reading! We talked this morning about it and her favorite word to use was 'WOW.' She is in love with the heroine (a young girl) who fights for her beliefs without fear. When I told my kiddo that she might want to think about how this story is somewhat of an analogy to race relations in America her eyes went wide (and I got another "wow). 'Mom, that's true! OK, now I have to go finish it this morning.....'

    Thank you Tomi for bringing a story to my family that has so many levels: strong female characters, a worthy struggle, and a clear method of analogy to discuss the difficulties of race in our country." —Mom of 8 in Texas

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+.

    4. A colorful reading log full of fun prompts that'll be a step up from the note they've been keeping on their phone.

    Amazon

    Surely I'm not the only one who keeps a note on their phone like this?!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87.

    5. A couple of plant watering stakes to split between two green thumbs whose house plants are still alive. (How?!)

    Amazon

    Plz teach me your ways.

    Get two from Amazon for $12.89.

    6. A flashy "EAT ME" sign in case they're forever making you wait to eat dinner so they can get the perfect table shot for Insta.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.38+ (available in three more styles).

    7. A pretty pot holder (in a range of patterns) because last time you were over theirs looked a little charred. And you don't want anything to come between you and their cooking.

    Amazon

    Oh, you're trying a new recipe? I'll be right over.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 15 patterns).

    8. A charming elephant teapot you can pass off as something you picked up on your last vacay.

    World Market

    Get it from World Market for $6.49.

    9. An adorable Groot planter ready to listen to all their troubles.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A quartz crystal-like soap for the guest bath where the kids will *never* be allowed to use it.

    Rock Hound Soap / Etsy

    Get it from Rock Hound Soap on Etsy for $5.99 (available in a variety of scents).

    11. A coffee mask that'll match their morning bev.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $3.

    12. A comprehensive masking kit can make mixing, applying, and removing masks a total breeze.

    Amazon

    Includes a mixing bowl, measuring cups, sponge, spatula, spray bottle, and small jar.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. Slouchy fashion socks as an easy way to jazz up some old shoes.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon: two pairs of the left for $7.95 or one pair of the right for $4.19 (available in six colors)

    14. A velvet bow scrunchie — it'll make an impromptu messy bun on mornings they kept hitting the snooze look like that's what they planned all along.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $8 (available in two colors). And check out a similar knotted bow scrunchie.

    15. A cocktail spoon to motivate you both to stay in and drink what you already have on the bar cart. (Cocktails are expensive!!!)

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $8.

    16. And an adorable cocktail kit because of the same reason, but under the guise that you're adults now and should know how to mix a delish cocktail or two at home.

    Amazon

    This is inspired by Tim Federle's drink recipe book with wry commentary on the literature that inspired them, (which is also less than $10! on Amazon). Includes a measuring jigger, cocktail stirring sticks, and mini 48-page abridgment of Tequila Mockingbird.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.54+.

    17. A marble-print planter to help distract from their succulent serial killer status.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $5.

    18. A cute pin as a gentle reminder to passersby that they need some ~space~.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    19. Watercolor brush pens in case they've grown a little tired of adult coloring backs and regular colored pencils. Time to step it up!

    Amazon

    Get six pens of varying brush sizes from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. Frida Kahlo sticky notes that'll mark important things to consider later.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $7.95 (available in 11 styles).

    21. A 12-pack of succulent votive candles for the aspiring old plant lady whose track record for keeping actual plants alive is less than stellar.

    Amazon

    I just killed an air plant! So I can relate.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in seven combos).

    22. A tiny Caboodles organizer so they can practice their '90s love on the go.

    Ban.do

    Get it from Ban.do for $9 (available in five colors).

    23. A gorgeous hand cream tin for the body and ~soul~. Or at least that's what the nice packaging says!

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $3.50 (available in two scents).

    24. A reusable Baggu shopping bag your friend who has more Instagram followers than dollars in the bank will adore.

    Amazon

    OK so this is right at $10 and not under $10 like the rest of the things in this story, but it is SO useful.

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in 37 patterns).

    25. A dainty charm bracelet trio as a placeholder for the Cartier love bracelet you'll most definitely be able to afford by next year.

    Forever21

    Get them from Forever21 for $3.43.

    26. Coconut oil–coated floss that'll make them think "Why did they get me floss?!" but then they'll get *why* once they start using it like I did. (Seriously, this stuff is slick and great!)

    Anthropologie

    Get one from Anthropologie for $8 or a three-pack from Amazon for $22 (available in four flavors).

    27. A truer-than-words tray for the coffee addict whose kitchen cabinets are already overflowing with coffee mugs from holiday gift swaps past.

    HM

    Get it from H&M for $9.99.

    But *just in case*, there's also a matching mug for $5.99.

    28. A sleep mask with your signature cat-eye flick that'll say "Come hither and smell my morning breath."

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors).

    29. A book of hidden pictures for keeping 'em entertained *and* engaged — the best of both worlds!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    30. A reversible sequin pillow case to update their couch for about the same price as your go-to McD's order.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim (I don't even know how I found it because I wasn't looking for a pillow). It is so cool. My 6-year-old daughter loves it and my son loves making pictures or words on it. Fun purchase!" —Henry_McC21

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98 (available in 26 color combos).

    31. An Eos lip balm that'll keep their pucker soft and moisturized for the season.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $2.79+ (available in two flavors).

    32. A hungry fox or inquisitive narwal keychain as an adorable accessory that's just so you cute you could die. But don't. Plz stay alive to witness them enjoying this instead!

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $7.94 each.

    33. An adorable photo frame you can fill with a snap you took at your last party with an instant camera you spent all your pennies on.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $6 each or three for $12.

    34. A globe-trotting laundry bag that'll lend a hand with their laundry for minimal effort on your part. And then it folds into a tiny pouch when they're done!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in an airplane design).

    35. Hidden message socks that may just make them swear you'll have your very own Harry Potter weekend over the holiday break.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four colors).

    36. A pretty apple candle would be a sweet gift for a teacher you know next to nothing about.

    HM

    Get it from H&M for $9.99.

    37. A 20-pack of nature illustration post cards as a delightful stationery solution for the person who still stans snail mail. Or, they would make for beautiful wall art!

    amazon.com

    Get them from Amazon for $8.98.

    38. A cruelty-free Gourmand lip balm with chic, minimalist packaging the pickiest of beauty obsessives won't be ashamed to pull out of their bags.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $6 (available in two scents).

    39. A snazzy luggage tag for the person who spends all their cash on travel and has the well-worn luggage to prove it.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.41+ (available in six designs).

    40. A pretty nut bowl to make them feel 1000% better about eating a bag of peanuts for dinner.

    Anthropologie

    Don't @ me. They're filling!

    Get it from Anthropologie for $6 (available in three colors).

    41. Spine-tingling pens for your favorite creep or medical professional.

    Amazon

    Or both! They are *not* mutually exclusive IDs.

    Get a 10 pens from Amazon for $7.90.

    42. A loose-leaf tea subscription that'll have 'em sipping in delicious style.

    CrateJoy

    The mini tea of the month club includes two new flavors of organic tea and a reusable loose-leaf tea infuser.

    Get it from CrateJoy for $9+/month.

    43. And a monogram mug to add to their collection because monogram mugs are just fun, OK?!

    Anthropologie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $7.50 (available in every letter).

    44. A fill-in-the-blank journal as a better option than a handwritten poem that they know cost you $0.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for my best friend for Christmas and she loved it! It's the perfect gift for people who are sentimental and love personal gifts! I enjoyed filling this out, it's amazing because you can make it one of a kind and get as creative as you want!" —Julia ☆

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95. (And check out several more versions.)

    45. A cute little bottle opener that'll help next time they decide to bike to the park for a picnic.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    46. A pizza wall calendar for some cheesy, delicious inspiration for dinner on the reg all dang year.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.28.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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