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29 Cool And Random Last-Minute Gifts Under $25

Time may be running out, but there are still plenty of neat lil' gift ideas left.

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1. A ping-pong set that'll transform any table they already have into their new favorite game.

Two kids playing ping pong with a net over a wooden table

2. Essence's Lash Princess mascara, which over *50,000* 5-star reviewers swear by for dramatic length and volume *without* clumps, thanks to the flake- and gob-free formula and cone-shaped brush.

A reviewer's lashes before mascara, after one layer, and after two layers, with dramatic length and volume after

3. A chunky knit satin-lined winter beanie to keep their head toasty warm when the temperatures drop *and* help protect their hair from damage and moisture loss without disrupting their style or curl pattern.

4. A pair of meat-shredding claws for the barbecue or rotisserie chicken aficionado in your life. Seriously tho, do you know all the great ways you can rehash chicken?

The black claw-like shredders and a piece of meat

5. A cozy mermaid tail blanket so they can live our their ~fantasy~, aka when someone asks them to do something, they can say, "I can't get up — does this look like the ocean to you?!"

A model in the purple tail-shaped blanket

6. A Facetory sheet mask subscription box for the gift of relaxation & a little me time *AND* wow-I-didn't-know-my-skin-could-feel-this-good hydration.

The set of seven sheet masks

7. A just-the-right-size planner with a stately faux leather cover, tabbed sections, gold foiling, and weekly and monthly sections so they at least feel like their life is in order. Mood.

The brown planner with gold foil year stamp

8. A pair of 14-karat gold-plated padlock dangles, because although they don't *literally* lock onto lobes, your giftee will love them so much that they might as well!

Small gold hoops with little padlocks hanging from them

9. An ice sphere mold so they can whip up stunning (and slower melting) cubes to keep their fancy — or not-so-fancy — drinks colder than regular cubes without watering them down. Plus it comes with a cool funnel lid for easy filling!

10. Botanical Line Drawing, a how-to book filled with 200 step-by-step instructions and illustrations to teach you how to create your own stunning flowers, plants, and succulents — with just a pen!

11. An overflow drain cover so they can soak in a deeper (and therefore warmer) bath during these coldest months of the year. It just suction cups over the overflow drain so they can sit back and relax — a great stocking stuffer for the bath fan in your life.

A tub before and after use, with a deeper amount of water after

12. A silicone lip-exfoliating brush to finally banish dryness and chapping from their pout so they can break out those liquid lipsticks once again.

Model holding the brushes in three colors, showing both sides

13. A pair of dress socks featuring Dwight Schrute wearing the CPR dummy mask so they can tug up their pant leg in an important meeting and get their work spouse to break down laughing.

 model in the grey socks

14. BuzzFeed's Tasty Adulting cookbook to walks them through cooking basics to ~build kitchen confidence~ plus 75 (dare I say it?) tasty recipes they can whip up with ease.

The cover of the book

15. A pair of pom-pom-topped slipper slides for a plush, old fashioned style you can wear year-round without overheating your tootsies.

The slippers in blush pink and grey

16. A five-in-one wine stopper that'll also aerate, filter out cork particles, pour neatly, and re-cork the bottle.

Wine pouring from a bottle with the stopper on it

17. A sloth to-do notepad to make their everyday tasks a little more cheerful. Is "take a nap" an important thing to get done? Absolutely.

A hand holding the notepad with sloth motif and to-do section, errands, people to contact, and appointments

18. An ice roller that'll feel ahh-mazing on tired, puffy, or just blah-feeling skin. For any skincare aficionado in your life, this is great for the feeling of an at-home facial.

A reviewer using the roller on their eye

19. A surprisingly soft tortilla blanket so they can wrap yourself up like the couch burrito they were always meant to be — and surprise the delivery guy with their new look. Wrap it in foil for an even MORE genius gift!

A model in the blanket

20. A collection of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat prints for adding both style and information to their kitchen walls. It contains 20 8"x10" prints, including useful guides to different knife cuts, essential kitchen tools, kinds of salt, and more!

The book of prints

21. A resealable container of moisturizing sheet masks formulated to tone and prep their skin. In just a few minutes, their a.m. skincare routine just got a whole lot more luxurious.

The wipe-like container of masks

22. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey any foodie would love to add to their fit-to-bursting Condiment Cabinet. Drizzled on pizza, added to charcuterie boards, or even just on its own, this brings the sweet and the heat they won't be able to resist.

The honey being drizzled on pizza

23. A pair of monstera leaf statement earrings for a little gift for your trendiest friend that you you *don't* have to ~dangle~ your whole paycheck out to buy.

The pink earrings

24. I Love Science, a guided journal filled with writing, drawing, and other creative prompts to inspire people of all ages to explore different scientific areas.

The cover of the book

25. A Fenty Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer available in six universal shades that'll look gorgeous on lit'rally EVERYONE. Rihanna never lets us down.

The swatches of glosses on four arms with different skin tones — the gloss colors include pinks, browns, and clears

26. A creative journal chock-full of prompts and activities designed to spark your creativity and bring out your inner...well...weirdo. This makes a great gift, even if you get a strange look when it's first unwrapped.

The cover of the journal

27. A sheet mask — FOR YOUR BUTT, because why should their face have all the fun? It'll moisturize and tone (hello aloe and chamomile), with one sheet for each cheek. 🍑

A hand holding the different kinds of masks

28. An enamel pin for any truly clever girl. It'll make anyone read their denim jacket or backpack with ~rapt(or)~ attention.

The jurassic park-inspired pin with a raptor that says "clever girl"

29. A ball launcher that'll be a years-long treat for any four-legged friends who love to R-U-N — gift to your dog, *or* to anyone who is just tired of throwing the often-soggy ball.

Find the perfect gift for any occasion, from white elephant gift exchanges to gifts for teachers, housewarming gifts to birthday gifts, and even the perfect gift basket if you’re truly stumped. Plus, check out the BuzzFeed gift guide for even more incredible gifting ideas.