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

Still trying to check a few people off your list? These affordable and universally loved gift ideas should do the trick.

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

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

a reviewer's felt letter board on their porch with pumpkins

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

a stemless wine glass with a cat on it that says "it's not really drinking alone if the cat is home"

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

the humidifier, glowing purple and blue

5. 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.

6. An iridescent resin initial keychain because it's cute, personalized, and will def come in handy when they're trying to dig their keys out of the deep abyss of their bag.

a model holding six keychains of different letters

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!

white coffee mug that says: "To do list: 1. wake up 2. drink coffee 3. poop 4. be awesome"

8. Or a monogram mug so their morning cup of coffee can be an aesthetically pleasing experience.

9. 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.

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

11. 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. 🍵

the box of tea with eight different flavors

12. A cute and snarky cross-body bag for anyone who loves a good "designer" label.

purple purse that sayd "designer logo" and "insert cash here" in black letters

13. A ridiculously cute Groot flower pot for your friend who cried with you throughout Avengers: Endgame.

14. A 16-color toilet night-light so your loved one can pee in peace in the middle of the night without stubbing their toe or waking up their partner.

15. 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.

model reaching for the bottle of body wash

16. 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.

17. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dinah Bucholz, a cookbook that'll allow the Potterhead on your list to properly dine like a witch/wizard at Hogwarts.

18. 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.

reviewer wearing the slippers in red

19. 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).

20. 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!

21. A tube of Glossier's Cloud Paint liquid blush for a bit of rosiness on their cheeks. It's super easy to apply and it'll add some dimension to their lovely face.

22. 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.

23. A simple and elegant faux leather 2021 Lemome planner with a pen holder and inner pocket so they can easily have everything they need to keep their busy schedule in order at all times.

24. 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.)

25. 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.

The divider sticky notes in yellow, orange, pink, green, blue, and purple

26. A cozy scarf, which is the perfect gift for a fashion-lover when you don't know their size. This versatile accessory is equally as cozy as it is stylish.

the scarf in gray

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

reviewer's foot on the small roller foot massager

28. A clip-on LED selfie light with three levels of brightness for the extra friend who is always trying to get the perfect Instagram shot.

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.

the mikes hot honey being squeezed on pizza

30. A set of four mini nail polishes in creme and shimmer shades so they can create the perfect mani from the comfort of their own home.

31. 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.

the cover of Strange Planet

32. 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.

33. 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.

reviewer opening the box of decorative candles

34. U-lace shoelaces to turn the giftee's sneakers into convenient slip-ons, without ruining their style (in fact, these might even make the sneakers look cooler).

35. 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!