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    33 Cheap Gifts That'll Work For Your Friend, Cousin, Coworker, Or Anyone In Between

    A few people on your list got you stumped? We found some affordable and universally loved gift ideas.

    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.

    1. A silver cuff with a hidden message perfect for a loved one who needs a little pick-me-up., Amazon

    The bracelet above says, "You are unstoppable." But, there are TONS of other motivating messages to choose from including: "Be fearless," "Just keep swimming," and "Life is tough but so are you."

    Promising review: "I got this bracelet for a friend who was having a tough time. It is great quality and well made. The engraving is well done! Heavier than I thought it would be! Would order again! Thank you!" β€”HeatherMarie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in 33 different phrases).

    2. A felt letter board for the person who always has the cutest decor or posts the best quotes in their Instagram captions.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love my felt letter board & letters. It's super easy to assemble & works beautifully with my Instagram aesthetic. I've received so many compliments about it! The light pink is true to color & the letters are sturdy & easy to place. I'm ordering the pastel letters next!" β€”Mandy Farmer - A Fierce Beauty

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in 25 colors).

    3. A stemless wine glass that'll make an a-meow-zing gift for any of your cat-loving colleagues.


    Promising review: "This is made out of heavy glass, not plastic. It has been through the washer more than a dozen times and the engraving is still intact and looks as great as it did from day one. Got this for my cat-loving wife for Christmas. Success! Always a winner for that cat-lover in your life, including yourself." β€”Arrr Matey

    Get it from Amazon for $14.58.

    4. An illuminating essential oil diffuser to give the gift of aromatherapy to anyone who would enjoy some soothing scents flowing through their home.

    This cool mist humidifier is perfect for winter because it adds moisture to the air to eliminate dryness, which can help with dry chapped skin and sinuses. And just a drop of essential oil can fill the room with their favorite scent. This device features seven color LED lights and programmable on/off cycles, with an auto shut-off once the water runs out.

    Promising review: "This is a really great diffuser, especially for a first timer like myself. It's small and simple and also succeeds in freshening up my entire room. The 30 second burst is great at keeping your space feeling and smelling great throughout the day, while the continuous mode lasts for about six hours so I keep it on while I'm sleeping." β€”Pascal Ibe

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four colors).

    To take the gift to the next level, you can add a pack of assorted essential oils!

    5. A zodiac flag tapestry so they can personalize their workspace or a corner of their apartment.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Looks exactly like the photos, nice size to decorate small places like a dorm room or a section of an apartment. Recommend steaming since the fabric is folded in packaging." β€”khe42481

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16 (available in 10 signs).

    6. A Carhartt beanie made of warm and stretchy rib-knit acrylic fabric that I've actually bought for my best friend as a gift before. They are a great mix of style and function.,

    Promising review: "Great color, kept me warm in Iceland from hiking windy cliffs to glacier caves to late night aurora borealis hunting. Became my go to beanie for its comfort and cute-factor. My skin is sensitive and doesn't do well with wool β€” this is soft and comfortable. It even stayed pretty dry around water spray." β€”Krystal Carden

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 35 colors).

    7. A very honest "to do list" mug that'll surely make your friend or relative laugh. We're pretty sure it'll be their new favorite coffee cup!


    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband for Christmas. It gave me a giggle because it describes his morning routine to a T. The mug was just fine; the print was clear, mug was sturdy, and my husband loved it! It's his new favorite!" β€”Sissy39

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    8. An electric wine opener for your wine-loving friend. No more struggling to pop a cork on movie nights.,

    Promising review: "So convenient, looks great, works awesome, long battery life. Not much else to say. We love this bottle opener. We can also leave it off the charger for a while with no problem using it days later." β€”Nicole W.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. A variety box of tea including flavors such as earl grey, organic peppermint, green tea with jasmine, and more. Perfect for anyone who loves to start or end their day with a warm cup of tea. 🍡

    This variety pack includes six tea bags of each flavor: English breakfast, earl grey, decaffeinated breakfast, lemon and orange, pure Assam, green tea with jasmine, organic peppermint, and organic chamomile.

    Promising review: "Wow! Very high quality and the package is absolutely gift worthy. I am really enjoying this assortment. I really feel like I am in on something now that I have tried this brand. Sort of like going to England without actually going! I wish they carried this brand in my local super market." β€”Ryan

    Get a box of 48 from Amazon for $11.49.

    10. A set of satin pillowcases, because they're a game changer for improving breakage, tangles, and frizz. Plus, they'll look nice and luxurious on anyone's bed. Gift a set of these to someone who recently got a new place or someone who loves a good beauty secret.


    Promising Review: "LOVE THESE! They are a beautiful shade of gray, well-made and a perfect price! I ordered these to help protect against hair-breakage and I've already noticed a huge difference!!!" β€”shawnellnewberry

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.98 (available in three sizes and 16 colors).

    11. A pair of mousey holiday cat toys that any cat-owner would be happy to give their fur baby.


    Promising review: "As soon as I gave my cat one of these toys he hopped on it and swatted and played with it for the remainder of the night. It sits out now and is one of his favorite toys!" β€”sew4128

    Get a pack of two from Petco for $2.50 (originally $4.99).

    12. A 16-color toilet nightlight so they can pee in peace in the middle of the night without stubbing their toe or waking up their partner.


    Honestly, I want someone to get me this.

    Promising review: "I freaking love this light. The motion detector is super sensitive and as soon as i walk into my bathroom it lights up. I hate turning on the light in the middle of the night and I'm also scared of the dark so this is perfect. Also the colors are awesome!!!" β€”Ashley Young

    Get it from Amazon for $11.93.

    13. A bottle of Bliss lemon and sage body wash, because everyone likes to smell good! It'll hydrate and soften their skin with aloe leaf extract and glycerin. Plus, it's 100% vegan.

    Promising review: "Lightly scented lather that rinses clean and leaves skin feeling hydrated. The scent is not obvious 10 minutes after using the product, so you can use your favorite scented body lotions and perfumes without conflicting aromas. Product arrived in perfect condition with pump already in place. Pump works flawlessly. This product would be the perfect addition to a gift basket of self care items." β€”Scots-Irish Lass (terri)

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. And a pack of prosecco bath bombs that'll make their next bath the fanciest one they ever had. It'll turn their water gold and shimmery.


    Get a pack of 10 from Firebox for $10.99.

    15. A silicone Apple Watch band for your techy friend who would love to accessorize their device with a new colorful band.

    Promising review: "I've been through a few of them, and this one is the most comfortable. I have it in the light grey and it looks great with my silver watch. The closer is easy, comfortable, and totally secure. And the price! Awesome." β€”Ms.Crea

    Get it from Amazon for $5+ (available in sizes 38mm–44mm and 33 colors).

    16. A stinking cute Groot flower pot perfect for the Marvel fan who cried with you throughout Avengers: Endgame.

    I AM GROOT!! (That's Groot-speak for "OMG, I need it" 😍).

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this!! My mom got this for me for a late Christmas gift, along with a ton of cute succulents to pick from to plant in my new baby Groot. He is so cute and I can't get over it! I planted two alien-like succulents in them because they reminded me of space and The Guardians of the Galaxy." β€”Susan Larson

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    17. A pair of silicone face mask brushes guaranteed to benefit your friend who lives for a good face mask. These will help spread the mask evenly and minimize the mess.

    Promising review: "I love these! I no longer dread putting on my face products. I was using my fingers to apply the product to my face, it was so messy and got in my nails too. When I came across these silicone brushes I knew I had to have them. They are amazing and the low price is a steal. These brushes really changed my routine. I use my facial products more often because I'm no longer worried about the annoying mess. The silicone brush is very flexible and spreads the product on my face nicely. Cleaning the brush is a simple task, just rinse and pat dry. Highly recommended!" β€”Wells Family

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $3.98.

    18. A holographic Pantone-inspired travel coffee cup for the person who always has a coffee in their hand. This way they can carry it around in style, without it getting cold.


    Promising review: "So glad I found this mug online. It is just what I was looking for. The travel mug is very well insulated and keeps beverages warm for hours. The colors are bright and the image is very clear and clean, just as I saw in the online image. Would definitely get another for myself or as a gift." β€”Rachel B.

    Get it from on Redbubble for $24.20.

    19. A Harry Potter-inspired cookbook so the Potterhead on your list can properly dine like a witch/wizard at Hogwarts.


    This ~magical~ cookbook includes more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques. It'll teach them how to make everything from treacle tart (Harry's favorite dessert), to Molly Weasley's meat pies, to pumpkin pasties (from the Hogwarts Express cart).

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS. I'm no master chef, but this cookbook might change that: I might even become a master wizard chef! Anyways, the recipes are phenomenal. The book has a bunch of cute references, and my younger siblings go crazy whenever I make something from this book. I most recently made the meat and potato pies, which can be found on page 44." β€”Tigerlily

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    20. A pair of fleece-lined memory foam slippers to give to anyone who just loves to be cozy. They'll probably never want to take these things off., Amazon

    Promising review: "I really love these cozy, cute slippers! I read lots of slipper reviews before choosing these, and I'm glad I picked them. They feel really soft and warm on my feet, they stay on well, and they look nice. You might want to order the next size up if you're between sizes. The customer service for this was also excellent β€” super helpful and quick. If you need slippers, I highly recommend these!" β€”Elizabeth O'Brien

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and five colors).

    21. A pack of 16 Dermal Korea collagen sheet masks for anyone on your list obsessed with skincare. The scents of these cult-favorite masks vary, but they each contain vitamin E and collagen to help make skin healthier, clearer, and more elastic (plus, they're mess-free).


    Promising review: "These masks are amazing!!! Having 'ice pick' scars left over from acne I was told that I'd have to pay for expensive laser therapy because the body can't produce enough collagen to heal deep scars. I've been using these masks for two months and I've seen SIGNIFICANT reduction in my scars. They are almost completely gone!" β€”Shaun

    Read what another BuzzFeeder had to say about these collagen sheet masks!

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. A windproof inverted umbrella with a c-shaped handle, available in tons of beautiful designs that'll totally brighten up anyone's rainy day. This is a functional and clever gift that the receiver is sure to put to good use!

    Promising review: "This is technology, genius, and design at its best!!! This umbrella is fantastic! And stands up to all that it proposes to be. Sturdy, perfect functionality, large breadth to keep dry, great designs to choose from. A stroke of GENIUS!!!" β€”Andrea E. McCarthy

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in 29 designs).

    23. A Himalayan sea salt lamp to send your friend or relative some positive energy. This unique light fixture will fit with almost any home aesthetic and it's meant to have a zen, peaceful presence.,

    Promising review: "I gave this salt lamp as a gift to my daughter for her college dorm. I know that she is enjoying it very much. It’s very calming and therapeutic for her especially when she is up late doing assignments." β€”Elle Warron

    Get it from Amazon for $16.14.

    24. A simple and elegant faux leather Lemome planner with a pen holder and inner pocket they can easily have handy at all times and use it to write notes, remember upcoming plans, keep special dates at top of mind, and more.


    What it includes:

    –Each monthly spread contains an overview of the month and a notes section

    –Includes calendar stickers, two ribbon bookmarks, a yearly overview, list of holidays, and contacts section

    –Reference information for states, capitals, and time zones

    –88 additional note pages

    Promising review: "I have finally found the day planner that is PERFECT for me. Most are too big or too small. I don't like the silly ones that are, I guess, for teenaged girls with images of kittens or flowers. I don't like the ones that have a slot for every 30 min. This one is big enough that I don't have to scrimp my writing. But it's small enough so that if I need to take it with me, I can easily fit it into my tote. It's very stylish looking so I can impress my friends. :-) And I love the little holder on the outside where I can hook in a pen. Don't have to search around for something to write my appts. I'm finally happy with my day planner." β€”Marianne Beasley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two sizes and four colors).

    25. A scalp massager that'll help them feel super relaxed, as well as help them with blood flow and assist in removing any product residue that may be hiding in their scalp. (You might want to grab one for yourself too.),

    Promising review: "This is just what I wanted! Great for a scalp massage. I wanted a product that would not pull my hair, and did not have hard, plastic seams, to pull or damage my hair. This is it! Very relaxing, to use. It is light, and comfortable to hold. I don't have to worry, about straining my hands, trying to grip this. I can control the amount of pressure perfectly without scratching my scalp. I bought one for my mom, and two for me! Love these. Great gift, for the natural hair enthusiast, or anyone looking for a non-motorized scalp massager." β€”BunnyLove2

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in three colors).

    26. A pack of divider sticky notes that may seem like a boring gift, but trust me; your super organized coworker or friend will be obsessed with them.


    Promising review: "I use these dividers in my bullet journal in lieu of a key or index. They work perfectly. I actually laminated them and attached them with decorative washi tape because I literally use it everyday and didn't want the paper to wear out. I'm sure they would work without doing this, but I'm a little lamination obsessed. Lol." β€”PDiddy

    Get them from Amazon for $5.69 (also available in packs of two, three, four, six, eight, nine, and 12).

    27. A foot massager so the busybody on your list can give their dogs a rest after being on them all day long.

    Promising review: "I have had this product for a few days and used it several times a day for up to two minutes each time. The product is absolutely fantastic! Comfortable, easy to use β€” just sit, relax, and gently move your feet back and forth. Now, as for results, WOW! My feet feel so relaxed where before they always felt tight. Nerve endings are soothed. More than this, there have been all body reaching effects. For instance, I carry stress in my shoulders and neck. After a session with the massager, that area feels relaxed. When I use it briefly after a meal, my digestion seems greatly improved. I experience overall relaxation throughout my body. Thank you for this great product!" β€”Caro

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    28. A clip-on LED selfie light that'll make the best stocking stuffer for anyone who is always trying to get the perfect pic for Instagram.


    Promising review: "Right out of the box it was easy to use and I was taking amazing pictures with my iPhone like I never had before. A lot of power in a tiny package; it's easy to slip into my purse or pocket and I take it with me everywhere my phone goes so I'm always ready to grab the perfect shot. Love it!" β€”Allison C.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    29. A 12 oz. bottle of Mike's Hot Honey, because the foodie on your list will love to try this sweet-heat chili pepper-infused honey with their pizza, wings, tea, cocktails, and more! Plus, it's gluten-free.


    Promising review: "This is now a staple for my kitchen. How I cooked without it before, I'll never know. Makes the best vinaigrette ever, quick pan sauces for pork, unexpected zip in dozens of dishes. Does it come in gallons? Have given it as hostess gifts several times and everyone gets hooked." β€”Martha Ronemus

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    30. A copy of Strange Planet by Nathan W Pyle, because it's full of funny, lighthearted comics that'll put a smile on almost anyone's face.


    Promising review: "A perfect Christmas present for everyone on your list! This book is so funny! While the illustrations are very basic, the text is just hilarious, taking the simple in life and making it complex while wringing humor out of it. My favorite are the comics with cats. Everyone in my house LOVED this book." β€”DisneyDenizen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    31. A pair of humorous novelty socks that'll make a great gift for a bacon lover, wine lover, taco lover, and more. Basically, these are an adorable add-on or stocking stuffer for pretty much anyone on your list.


    Promising review: "Funny and well made. Got these for my lady friend, who funny enough drinks tea and wears socks. She loved the colors, the graphics and the material. Extra soft and comfortable. Highly recommend." β€”Rick Baird

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in 11 designs).

    32. A set of four decorative natural soy wax candles scented with essential oils (rose, lavender, lemon, and Mediterranean fig) that are sure to look and smell lovely in anyone's home.

    Promising review: "This is the third time I have bought these candles and I will keep buying them. They smell great and I love the colors and the quality containers they come in. They are packaged in a box that is perfect for gift giving. I give them for birthday gifts, teacher gifts, and get well gifts. They are really good to give for any occasion. They burn really clean also which is what I also love about them. Just a really great candle for the price." β€”Megan M. DeMeo

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99 (available in six set designs).

    33. And a Reverse Charades game sure to make a great addition to anyone's game night collection. It's like regular Charades, but with a twist: the whole team acts out the word, while one team member guesses!


    The game includes 300 cards, a 60 second timer, and an instruction sheet. It's recommended for ages six and up.

    Get it from Spin Master on Amazon for $14.99.

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