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    41 Of The Best Valentine's Day Gifts Under $50

    Because we know how much you love 'em, but we also know how much you love not having to spend an arm and a leg on their gifts.

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    Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Valentine’s Day, shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. Be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 14th!

    1. A lip-smacking white truffle-infused hot sauce that any foodie will drool over. With this spicy condiment, they'll be able to fancy up a boring ol' burger faster than they can post an above-view pic of it on their story.

    Hannah Loewentheil/BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeeder Hannah Loewentheil absolutely *loves* this stuff (those are her pictures above!).

    She says, "I've been doing much more cooking lately. There's one ingredient that makes even my most average home cooking taste amazing, and it's this Truff truffle-infused hot sauce. The white truffle infused hot sauce quite literally tastes like heaven, but IMO, the classic black truffle hot sauce is the most versatile and a staple in my kitchen. And while at first $20+ seemed like an absurd price to pay for hot sauce, this stuff is worth the price tag. I mean...truffles. And I've tried plenty of truffle-infused hot sauces, olive oils, and what-nots in the past, but they often taste overpowering or low-quality. But this hot sauce is the perfect balance of decadent truffle, heat, spice, and a tiny bit of sweetness. I slather it on pretty much everything savory from eggs and tacos to sandwiches and fried rice. Even if my cooking tastes mediocre at best, a drizzle of this makes it taste almost restaurant quality and so full of flavor." Check out her full Truff hot sauce review.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    2. A One Line A Day five-year memory book for the person who always harps on about wanting to keep a journal but finds writing a full entry too much effort. This handy book makes room for quick sentiments to jot down so they can look back at the same day each year and see their #growth.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed

    Over 2,000 reviewers love it and so does BuzzFeed writer, Katy Herman! She says: "Each page is dated and has five small spaces and room to fill in the year for each one, so you can keep a short record every day for five years and compare what you wrote over time. I adore this and it's the first thing that's actually gotten me to journal every day. I usually write more of a blurb than a sentence, but it literally takes me two minutes or less right before bed. I just started it a little under a year ago, but I can't wait to have a full, long-term log of my life!"

    Promising review: "This is a very good gift. I hate taking the time to write but heard it is always a good idea to look back on. It is nice to be able to see how much we have grown. This allows that without having to invest so much time. It gives me a glimpse of where I was at, at that time in my life and I can compare the day through the year. Very good way to track growth. I have even purchased this as a gift for someone because it is such a great idea." —Krystal Hames

    Get it from Amazon for $16.31 or Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $15.59.

    3. A simply gorgeous lace balconette and bikini set in a repeating V-day themed pattern — because wearing your heart on your lingerie is one fun way to show yourself (and/or S.O.) some LoOoVe.

    Adore Me

    Get it from Adore Me for $24.95 when you sign up for the VIP membership (originally $44.95; available in bra sizes 38DD–46DD, bikini sizes M–4X, and four colors).

    4. Plush animal slippers that they can traipse around the house in — so even if they're dressed in their ~fancy~ on-camera outfits, it'll be your little secret that their feet are encased in a pair of goofy (but totally cute) panda moccasins.


    Promising review: "The fit was great and they're comfortable and super soft. They look better in person and aren't slippery on tile/hardwood floors. The kids bought these slippers for their dad and he loved them, I'm just not sure the dog did." —Jenn

    Get them from Amazon for $28 (available in six sizes, including for kids, and over 50 animals).

    5. A mug to exemplify their love for their number two snuggle bug (because, obviously, you're number one, even if their feisty feline thinks they hold first place).

    The mug with "Cat Daddy" graphic
    Shop BuzzFeed

    Get it from Shop BuzzFeed for $16.15 (with code "15LOVERS" automatically applied at checkout, otherwise it's $18.99).

    6. A cute and comfy Rose Apothecary sweatshirt so you can show your lovable Schitt's Creek fan that they're ~simply the best~.

    The black sweatshirt with the Rose Apothecary name and logo and motto "Handcrafted with care"

    Promising review: "This is one of the comfiest sweaters I’ve ever owned! The inside is so soft and the quality is so good! It makes me wish that I could wear it every single day! 10/10 would recommend!" —katieziniuk

    Get it from UpTopNorth on Etsy for $29.94+ (available in unisex sizes S-2XL and in five colors).

    7. Coloring Without Borders, a beautifully illustrated and nonconventional coloring book whose proceeds go to support Families Belong Together, an organization fighting to reunite immigrant family members. Over 80 artists from the around the world contributed to send this message: there are no lines kids should have to worry about staying within. ❤️

    Families Belong Together, @coloringwithoutborders / Via

    All the text is written in both English and Spanish!

    Get it from Families Belong Together for $24.95.

    8. A fun and clever scratch-off map poster because even if they're not jetting off around the world, they can cross off all the adventures they've already taken with you.


    Promising review: "These are great. I bought one when my daughter did a study abroad program and she liked it so much that we bought another when our other daughter went two years later. They are easy to transport (just roll them up) and the countries scratch off easily." —Michael R.

    Get it from Amazon for $35.95, or get a similar version in white here.

    9. A snuggle-worthy set of satin pajamas for a perfectly festive 'fit. Plus they're so cute and comfy, they'll want to wear these for every one of your sleepovers — no matter the occasion.

    Model wearing pink heart shape patterned pajamas

    Psst! These will fit anyone 5'7 and over. And if you're looking for something in a regular height, might we suggest this satin belted number?

    Get it from Boohoo for $21.00 (originally $42 available in sizes Tall 2–6).

    10. A green-tea infused memory foam mattress topper that reviewers say suits side- and back-sleepers alike. Because at the end of the day, a restful night's sleep is everyone's ~cup of tea~.

    The light green topper on a mattress

    In addition to giving their mattress just the right about of cushion, it'll also help eliminate odor thanks to the green tea.

    Promising review: "I bought this mainly just to add 2 inches to a mattress so it would clear a wooden box frame. When I first got it, I was worried that it would be much too soft (I've slept on a firmer mattress for years). I slept like a baby the first night on it. I've been sleeping on it now for over a week and I'm consistently sleeping better. I've also noticed that I have less lower back pain when I wake up, and throughout the day. To say that I'm happy with my purchase is an understatement." —C Chapman

    Get it from Amazon for $48.09 (available in three thicknesses and five sizes).

    11. A set of out-of-this-world Glossier masks for the skincare lover who's really good at ~multi-masking~. This stellar duo will refresh their pores and drench them in *so* many nourishing ingredients that they'll be thanking you for the gift of radiant skin.


    This cruelty-free duo includes the Mega Greens Galaxy Pack (a detoxifying, pore-minimizing antioxidant-rich clay mask) and the Moisturizing Moon Mask (a hydrating hyaluronic acid, sweet almond oil, and squalene formula).

    Promising review: "I started using the Mega Greens mask a few months ago and I am not kidding — it changed my life. I use it once a week on my combination skin and I started seeing results almost immediately. I have recommended it to all of my friends and have even given a canister to my mom to try. I recently started using the Moisturizing Moon Mask and I can say that this product is equally as good and is making my skin baby soft. The amount of compliments I get with people telling me that I am glowing is unbelievable. These products together are incredible — I do them right after each other and I have not been happier with how my skin looks. 10/10 would recommend." —

    Get a set of two from Glossier for $40 (originally $44).

    12. A puffy-sticker making kit that literally any kid at heart will enjoy. If scrapbooking has become their new favorite pastime, these 3D stickers will definitely ensure their memories are brought to life.


    It comes with a sticker-making press, instructions, and the materials to make 60 stickers! Some of the designs are already colored in, while the others are left to be colored in by the sticker artiste.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my 6-year-old niece for her birthday. She's a planner girl like her mother and I, and I thought she would enjoy being able to add stickers to her planner that she made herself. She went absolutely wild making them as soon as she got it! The process for making the stickers is very easy and she got the hang of it very quickly. The set comes with several sheets of sticker adhesive, puffs, and paper decorations to make the stickers, and the sticker adhesive is pretty quality. Even I had fun making stickers with her. Definitely reminds me of an '80s toy. So much fun!" —Tamara Nguyen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    13. A portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker to take their shower time to *inserts jazz hands* Show Time! Especially since the only concerts they'll be attending are incredibly affordable ones that take place in the comfort of their bathroom — and we hear the acoustics in that venue are great!,

    It can be paired with any Bluetooth-enabled device and works from up to 33 feet away!

    Promising review: "I live on the river, and we kayak and tube all the time. We've spent lots of money on waterproof products that never work long after getting splashed. I actually dropped this one and submerged it under water accidentally, but we've used it four times since — it didn't phase it. I LOVE IT! It's very loud and the acoustics are great! It's so easy to connect, and it has a bag to keep it in. I've spent seven times more on others that weren't nearly as good! Update: Two months later, it still works great, after being dropped and splashed in river and after several trips down the river, tubing, and biking. And we can use it for two days without recharging before battery dies. The BEST EVER!!!!!" —

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this speaker (#2)!

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in three colors).

    14. A top-rated set of moisturizing bath bombs in 12 different soothing aromas for their most ethereal bathing experience yet. They'll just have to drop these in and poof! Their tub will transform into a delightfully calming spa.


    They've got over 9,000 (!!!) 5-star reviews, and reviewers say they're great for sensitive skin. Plus, they come in a cute, gift-able box!

    Promising review: "I am basically a bath bomb connoisseur. I have a bathtub addiction, so when I say I’ve tried all the bath bombs Amazon provides, I’m serious. I keep going back to these, not only because of the price but because they actually work well. They don’t have all those annoying glitters and the scent actually sticks to your skin and serves a hydration purpose. I can’t say enough how much I love these over the 10-12 other brands I’ve tried." —JH

    Get a box of 12 from Amazon for $26.78.

    15. A thoughtful donation to refugees from the Choose Love store, which allows you to buy an item or service for someone in need on behalf of your loved on. Once you order, you'll be sent a link to a downloadable gift card to give your Valentine to let them know the awesome thing you did in their name!

    Choose Love

    Learn more about the program here.

    Donate a child's coat for $15, mental health support programs for $30, and clean water for $30.

    16. An amazing heat changing mug that'll transform into a beautiful constellation design once they pour in their steamin' morning joe. This is ~destined~ to be the best gift any stargazer receives.


    Promising review: "Really cool gift idea! I bought this mug as a gift for a friend on a Christmas and he absolutely loved it. When the mug isn’t warm, it’s a really nice matte black, and when a hot liquid is put inside the design is amazing and works perfectly! The whole design did appear and it looked exactly as pictured." —Kohai

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    17. A minty fresh lip balm made from moisturizing ingredients like rosehip oil and vitamin E, so they can kiss goodbye 💋 to chapped wintry lips and say hello to pillowy-soft smooches from now 'til the end of time!

    Crabtree & Evelyn

    Get it from Crabtree & Evelyn for $16.

    18. A Rocketbook Everlast smart notebook, a reusable pad that will allow your partner to write an infinite amount of notes (and love letters to you), scan them to their device, and then wipe the page clean to start over. = them after you gift 'em with the most innovative piece of "stationery" to ever exist.

    Once scanned, the Rocketbook app will automatically send their notes to preselected apps or email. They can mark each page with one of several special symbols that the app will read and send the notes on that page to the location they've matched with that symbol. Yes, this is the future of office supplies, a genre we never knew we needed until now. It comes with a pen but also works with any Pilot Frixion writing utensils.

    Promising review: "OMG! This device is so cool and works beautifully. The scanning and syncing capabilities are awesome. I have it scanned and synced to my Microsoft Note account. Writing with the pen is smooth and the paper actually feels like paper. A wet cloth erases and works exactly like they said it would. I wish I had this product in college. It's worth every penny." —Tulla Bell

    Get the notebook, pen, and a microfiber cloth from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    19. An a-dor-able Baby Yoda LED lamp they can use to guide them on their next journey to the couch so they can binge-watch The Mandalorian... yet again.

    The seven-inch lamp shaped like a cutesy Baby Yoda in his pod

    Get it from Toynk for $29.99.

    20. A customizable photo book so you can document all the days, months, years you've been *heart-eyed* over each other.


    Get it from CVS Photo starting at $19.99 (available in multiple hard cover styles).

    21. A wireless Bluetooth karaoke mic that will spice up any and every Saturday night in. Throw on a YouTube lyric vid and watch them transcend into stardom.,

    It can also connect to their device via cable. Plus, it's got over 4,000 positive reviews! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this karaoke mic.

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, I love this! I got mine in the mail yesterday and ended up playing with it for about five hours last night LOL. It connects via Bluetooth so you can connect it to your phone — the music and your singing comes out of the microphone's speaker. It has a volume control for your voice and for the music and also an echo feature. You can put an SD card into the bottom of it and record yourself, or connect it with an audio out to record on one of those karaoke apps on your phone. Between this and being able to find just about any song on karaoke via YouTube, you could easily have your own karaoke parties at home!" —Ferretocious

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in 11 colors).

    22. A lovable mug with a tiny little critter waiting to be revealed in the bottom of it — guaranteed to put a smile on their face during their afternoon of back-to-back meetings.

    five of the small mint mugs, with a duck, cat, panda, bunny, and tiger figure at the bottom of them

    Promising review: "This is possibly my GF's favorite thing I've ever bought for her. Every morning she laughs about the little panda in her cup. SO CUTE." —KevinS

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in seven animals).

    23. A heart-shaped desk plant because even if you think love ~succs~ sometimes, you can't deny how unbelievably adorable these are.

    two green heart shaped plants
    The Sill

    The Hoya kerrii plant (aka a Hoya Heart) requires bright to indirect sunlight and needs watering every two to three weeks.

    Get it from The Sill for $20.

    24. A custom canvas print to signify one of your favorite moments together. This site has all sorts of layouts and shapes to choose from, plus it even allows text to be overlaid so they can be reminded of the date when you were living your best dang outside life.

    Canvas Champ

    Get a classic rectangular print starting at $4.80 (available in six sizes or a custom size) and a hexagonal print starting at $18.99, both from Canvas Champ.

    25. A gift subscription to Sips By for the tea enthusiast whose taste levels go beyond the sleepy time varieties. This curated box will feature four flavors that are specifically tailored to their preferences — *pinky's up* for a more refined tea time.

    Sips By

    Each box comes with enough tea for at least 15 cups, plus tips and recipes from tea experts (I didn't know there was such a thing, other than my own tea-obsessed BFF, but the more you know).

    Get a three-month subscription gift card from Sips By for $45.

    26. A professional-looking pizza stone to replicate restaurant-style brick oven 'za. And, of course, to show them that they have a ~pizza~ your heart. (Sorry, had to.)

    It can be used in the oven and on the grill!

    Promising review: "I can’t believe we lived this long without a pizza stone. This one is just the charm. In fact it’s going to be bought again as Christmas gifts. Changes the entire way we enjoy a pizza. No more half baked crust. No more chewy mess. Just a lovely crispy baked thru top to bottom pizza. Great product. A must have for any kitchen." —D. Ojanpera

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

    27. An ~unbearably~ cuddly teddy bear coat so you can give them something that looks ultra stylish — and when you're apart, it'll emulate the feeling of one of your warm and cozy hugs. Awww!, Amazon

    Some reviewers recommend sizing up for a slouchy fit and more room to layer.

    Promising review: "OBSESSED!!! Exactly like a coat from Urban Outfitters except at a fraction of the cost. It's super comfy and warm! Love love love it! It feels expensive and is super cute. You don't have to spend so much money on trendy items — it's so not worth it when you can find cute dupes." —Vanessa

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3XL and in 33 styles).

    28. A sequin changing pillow that you can personalize with a pic of their sweet, photogenic pup. Now you see them! *Cries tears of joy.* Now you don't. *Cries real tears.* (Let's just keep it on their face shall we?)


    Get it from OliverandOliviaKids on Etsy for $22.17+.

    29. A screaming goat to anthropomorphize the noises they've been making with each month that quarantine has dragged on. Add this to their WFH setup for an afternoon pick me up — you won't (might ) regret it.

    The goat standing on a stump figure and the booklet

    He also comes with a little book of equally delightful goat facts.

    Promising review: "This little guy has put a smile on the face of everyone who has met him. Affectionately known in our house as Scruffy, this item was a wonderful gag gift for anyone who loves goats or has a good sense of humor. The book is entertaining and surprisingly well-made and designed. Perfect stocking stuffer or just-because surprise." —Faith Marlow

    Get it from Amazon for $7.25.

    30. A cutesy little nonstick griddle for when either of you is ready to cash in that "breakfast in bed" coupon. This space-saving baker is super easy to use which means even a cooking newb will be able to figure it out.


    It comes with a book of recipes plus access to an online database with even more!

    Promising review: "I LOVE this little gem. The portion size is perfect for one and you can get creative. It cooks stir-fry-size meats quickly and perfectly. It makes a grilled cheese on a small bun perfectly and cooks an egg perfectly. Clean up is so easy and quick; I love not messing up a pan and the stove. I like to eat, but for me, cooking for one is not especially fun. This is almost fun and so easy. All I really use now is this, the microwave, and a coffee pot. The kitchen stays immaculate!" —Jaiyen

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six colors).

    31. Tie-dye classic Crocs for anyone who has fully adopted the aesthetic that can only be described as full on comfort. And for the person who happens to be a Dead Head, no joke, they'll be eternally ~grateful~ for this purchase.

    The purple, blue, red, yellow, and green rubber clogs with holes

    These would also be a great gift for teens who didn't get to experience the comfy joys of the Crocs trend the first time around!

    Promising review: "My daughter loves them and gets SO many compliments." —Darleen

    Get them from Crocs for $44.99 (available in women's sizes 6-12 and in three colors and in men's sizes here).

    32. A crafty collage kit magazine complete with 120 pages of unique patterns, colors, and photographs by up-and-coming artists for the easiest (and dare I say, most enjoyable) DIY project they'll find themselves doing.


    Get it from FreePeriodPress on Etsy for $28.

    33. A roomy rotating makeup organizer for the beauty expert who could really use some help in Marie Kondo-ing their collection of products.


    The height of each tray is adjustable, so it can fit several different-sized items. It claims to hold at least 30 brushes and 20 other products!

    Promising review: "I love this thing so much. I got the clear kind and it looks fancier than I thought it would. It was super easy to assemble (the instructions are on the box, easy to follow, and have pictures). I also think it’s great how customizable it is because I have bottles of all shapes and this design was able to utilize the vertical space in my bathroom cabinet!" —Akash B.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three colors).

    34. Fenty mini Flyliner and Stunna Lip Paint set, aka the longwear lippy and liquid eyeliner that reviewers swear stays put, feels weightless, and makes for THE staple red and winged look in any makeup collection.


    Promising review: "This is actually my second Fenty liquid lipstick in Stunna. I lost the full sized one that I previously had :'( This is a great set because I had been curious about the Fenty liner too, and both products exceed my expectations: the liner is very easy to use and this red shade on my skin color? I've been trying to find a dupe for "stunna" but nothing is really like it. I'm satisfied with my purchase!" —Customer

    Get it from Sephora for $24.

    35. A pair of dainty chevron earrings if unique + minimal is your sweetheart's go-to aesthetic.

    A model wearing one of the stud earrings in the gold finish. It wraps slightly around the back your earlobe and forms a point about where your piercing is, so it's a stud that looks like a cuff

    BuzzFeed writer Mal Mower has and adores these. She writes, "I love wearing statement pieces but almost never wear earrings — I don't like the feeling of having something dangle off my ear. I got these because I wanted a striking pair of earrings that I could throw on and keep on at all times. These work with headphones on, they're comfortable while sleeping, and they add a smart detail to every outfit I own. I absolutely love them."

    Promising review: "These earrings have exceeded ALL of my expectations. They came packaged beautifully, in a velvet bag, tucked inside a little gift box with ribbon. It was really beautiful to open the package and see that. The earrings themselves are really unique, well-crafted, and truly comfortable to wear. I have gotten dozens of compliments on them. I plan on ordering another pair in silver (I got the oxidized pair). They are affordable and would make a really excellent gift for a unique jewelry lover!" —Nicole

    Get them from Amazon Handmade for $49 (available in five finishes).

    36. A four-in-one phone camera lens kit for the aspiring photographer who is looking to totally reinvent their Insta grid., Amazon

    It comes with a 12x zoom telephoto lens, a fisheye lens, a wide lens, and a macro lens, all of which can be clipped onto most smartphones! The kit also includes a phone holder and tripod, a cleaning cloth, four lens covers, and two clips.

    Promising review: "I used to carry a heavy DSLR camera, but it's not convenient, especially when I travel. Recently, I found this cellphone telephoto lens kit, and was very happy with the purchase. The lenses are very easy to install — basically, you just screw the lens on the clip and attach it to the cellphone, no extra tool needed. It's very sturdy. I've tried the telephoto lens and the macro lens, and I'm pretty happy with the results. The images are clear, and the macro lens can show details." —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    37. A Smoko hotdog light if they're someone who's not a fan of the sun going down earlier in the winter. This will bring them so much joy that they'll actually look *forward* to illuminating their starting-at-4:30p.m. evenings.

    The hotdog light illuminated in a bedroom setting

    Get it from Smoko for $18.

    38. A five pack of wool-blend kitty face socks for the cat-lover who's due for a sock drawer overhaul. A gift for them and you, because you're tired of seeing their big toes poke through their boring, mysteriously colored (aka once white) hosiery.


    Promising review: "These adorable little kittens keep my toes nice and toasty. The multiple colors are fun and I like the variety, they way they are packaged actually gives you the option of breaking them up and giving each pair individually as gifts if you wish too which is fun. They are very soft and snuggly but not so thick you couldn't wear them with shoes. They also don't make my feet sweat which is very important in a sock! All in all, great socks!" —Victoria Hoover

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 11 styles).

    39. An ingenious iPhone adaptor keyring case so they can finally keep tabs on the dongle that allows them to listen to their favorite tunes and podcasts (this is especially useful if they don't have the latest generation of iPhone headphones). This is a tiny, but *super* annoying problem you just solved for them!

    Two of the black, flat, rounded triangular cases with a dongle-shaped slot, one of which is holding a dongle, clipped to a keyring

    Get it from DukeofCases on Etsy for $15.

    40. A beyond comfy faux fur throw blanket — the cozy new couch addition you'll both find joy in. Picture this: you plus them swaddled together for your next feature-filled Sunday of back-to-back flicks.


    And it's machine washable!

    Promising review: "Un-freaking-believable! My family fights over this blanket. It's like being wrapped in a silky, feathery, warm cloud! It's even soft on both sides. I've been told to buy more so my family will stop fighting. It's simply like chicken noodle soup for your body." —Melinda Deas

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in five sizes and 26 colors).

    41. And a unique lightbulb-shaped vase to accompany the floral arrangment you're obviously going to be gifting them with this Feb 14.

    The gold-trimmed light bulb vases
    Karen Jai

    Karen Jai Home is a Black woman-owned business based in Dallas, Texas that specializes in elegant home decor.

    Get it from Karen Jai for $42+.

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