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    46 Of The Best Gifts Under $10 To Give This Year, Before They Go Flying Off The Shelves

    Fun, affordable ideas for all ages, whether they're into Ted Lasso, makeup, board games, wine, Disney, fashion, or something else entirely.

    What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

    Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

    1. A set of nine unicorn horn makeup brushes (plus a handy storage case!) to add a little bit of fantastical whimsy to any beauty newbie's collection.

    The brushes with purple unicorn-horn-looking twists for handles, silver metal connectors, and pastel yellow, pink, purple, and blue bristles

    2. A wine aerator that goes directly into the bottle, so they can pour as usual but enjoy the ~upgraded~ taste (no matter how cheap or fancy their bottle happens to be).

    Long, thin, clear aerator with wine pouring through it

    3. A downright hilarious little screaming goat — simply press on him, and he lets out a bleaty yell basically guaranteed to make them laugh every time they hear it.

    4. The Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza card game for anyone who loves family or roommate game nights, especially ones that have a dose of high-energy, adorably illustrated easy fun.

    5. Watercolor brush pens they can pair with a set of watercolor paints or watercolor pencils to easily take their hobbyist art — or even their coloring books — to the next level.

    6. A pretty monogram mug so every morning they feel like they've stepped into a beautiful forest meadow.

    off-white mugs with colorful florals and medium-size black serif letters

    7. Or a more minimalist monogrammed mug because it'll go with pretty much any decor.

    white cups with black letters in a stylized font

    8. A pack of 16 hydrating sheet masks with over 3,100 positive reviews — it's the closest you can get to giving them the gift of soft and glowing skin.

    9. And a cute kitty ears headband to make them smile with delight when they slip it on to hold every strand of hair back when they wash their face in the evening, or when they apply their favorite face masks.

    A reviewer wearing the thick white headband with two ears

    10. A duck-shaped dog toy that both reviewers and one of my coworkers swear is basically indestructible, even for dogs that are heavy chewers. Idk about you, but we love to get our dog a new toy for their stocking every year, and he really does love playing with it when we give it to him!

    11. A 52-week gratitude journal so they can spend a few minutes each morning or evening jotting down all the wonderful things in their life.

    12. A fill-in-the-blank book because you can customize it to reflect all the sweetness, goofiness, and happiness of your relationship with your S.O. — or your mom, or your grandparents, or your best friend.

    13. A set of lenticular — aka 3D holographic-y — cat (or shark!) cards for the ~meow-rriest~ post-holiday poker games you've had in years.

    14. An elegant metal hair claw that disguises what's actually an easy, lazy hairstyle as something a little fancy.

    model with triangular metal claw clip in their hair

    15. Or a pack of 50 mini butterfly claw clips because they'll let them relive their late-'90s/early-'00s childhood (or let you pass on your nostalgia from that era onto the kiddos in your life).

    16. A pack of three ChapSticks — one spearmint flavor, one cherry flavor, and one strawberry flavor — because they're fun, flavorful, and hey, they actually work.

    17. A set of 50 different stickers with quotes or iconic faces from The Office anyone who watches the series over and over will immediately love so much you might catch them quoting the rest of each famous scene.

    18. And a pillow cover any fan of The Office would be proud to feature front and center in their living room, especially when they start their 57th rewatch.

    19. A single giant 7-oz unicorn bath bomb so they can treat themselves to a ~fantasy~ escape.

    20. A ring-cleaning pen to help all of your married friends keep their wedding bling satisfyingly clean and sparkling.

    Before: a reviewer's dull, dirty, cloudy emerald ring and After: the same ring, now clean and sparkling

    21. Some delicate botanical ear crawlers if they're more into dainty jewelry than the statement stuff.

    model's ear with olive branch ear crawler on it

    22. A book of 100 of the greatest-hits New York Times crossword puzzles from their preferred day of the week so they can feel that deep pride and satisfaction every time they crack a tough (or even not-so-tough) clue.

    23. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey that experienced home chefs and newbies will obsess over alike — it makes adding just the right flavor to all kinds of dishes (from fruit to chicken to ice cream and, yes, pizza) almost too easy.

    The bottle of honey honey pouring onto a pepperoni pizza

    24. A set of six little cute monster clips certain to make them say "Aww!!!!" out loud every time they open their pantry door.

    The six clips, each with a different monster face and in a different color

    25. A tennis ball attachment for their phone that's a surefire way to capture their doggie's cuteness on camera quickly and easily, because otherwise their dog has no idea why they're waving that weird shiny rectangle around. And yes, it squeaks and is removable, so they can actually play afterward!

    26. And a clip-on, rechargeable selfie ring light so all their mouthwatering food photos are always perfectly lit, even if they're eating on a dimly lit restaurant patio. (It also helps with Zoom calls, too!)

    27. A pair of socks that any Potter fan will treasure like they're priceless, the same way Dobby dearly loved his very first sock.

    A reviewer's pair of socks; one says "Master has given Dobby a sock" and the other "Dobby is FREE", both in the Harry Potter font

    28. A mini Sriracha keychain so they'll never be forced to choke down another meal without their favorite condiment ever again.

    The 1.5 fl oz keychain bottle

    29. A reversible-sequin ~mermaid~ pillow cover — it's practically impossible to have too much color and sparkle in life.

    30. A screwdriver keychain because there are countless opportunities to use a Phillips or flathead in everyone's life, but you just don't notice them until you actually have the tools.

    31. A terra-cotta brown sugar bear that they simply soak in water, gently dry, then pack in with their brown sugar to keep it from hardening up into an impossible-to-use rock.

    the flat, clay bear next to a jar of brown sugar

    32. A shiny mirror cube that will look pretty and interesting in any configuration, so they don't even have to be expert puzzle solvers to enjoy playing with it.

    33. A little Animal Crossing something — either a pencil case with recurring characters or a Redd the art dealer enamel pin — to memorialize all the quality time they spent with their villagers over the past year.

    34. A set of three pairs of gold statement earrings in the shape of stylized illustrated faces and hands, to make pretty much any outfit they wear instantly both more artistic and downright playful.

    35. An ice cream cozy that adorably says "spoon me" and will snugly fit around their favorite pint of Ben and Jerry's. They'll be able to eat as much as they want without their hands getting too cold OR the ice cream melting too quickly.

    blue cozy that says "spoon me" around a pint of ben & jerry's

    36. A waterproof notepad and pencil because the thoughts we have in the shower shouldn't stay in the shower — it's where lots of people have their best ideas!

    Hand writing on the shower pencil pad, in the shower