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    37 Of The Best Last Minute Gifts Under $10 Anyone Would Love To Receive

    A bunch of fun and affordable ideas, whether they're into makeup, games, their dog, self-care, wine, problem-solving, or something else entirely.

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    Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Christmas, shipping times are especially tricky this year and can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. Shop early and be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 25th!

    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

    Promising review: "This is super cute. Was a gift for my daughter and she loved it. Pretty good quality for the price and the brittles are pretty soft as well. This is a nice starter set for a young girl or anybody who wants to add some cute brushes to their collection, something cute to travel with." —Alimah Ali Muhammad

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99; also check out an 11-piece mermaid set for $7.99.

    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

    Promising review: "Great gadget for a great price. Easy to use and does its job well. It's a nifty little thing. It pours smoothly and aerates well. I wash it by rinsing and running hot water through it and that seems to work." —Chicago Sports Fan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    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.


    I have one of these back at the office; it's truly hilarious to hear the little scream!

    Promising review: "I spend about 90% of my day silently screaming at the computer because, well, welcome to customer service. Since this little goat arrived, I no longer look like I am practicing for my appearance on Jerry Springer.

    I just push the little goat. He screams (but not in a disruptive way). I smile. I am no longer annoyed." —Gab

    Get it from Amazon for $7.18.

    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.

    The card game's box, with cute illustrations

    You deal all the cards out to your two to four players, and everyone keeps their mini-deck face down. Everyone takes a turn putting a card down in the middle of the table, saying one of the words "taco," "cat," "goat," "cheese," and "pizza," in that order. If the picture on your card matches the word that's said, everyone slaps their hand on the card in a pile as quickly as possible. The last person on the pile has to take the stack and add 'em to their cards, and whoever runs out of cards first wins!

    Promising review: "Easily one of the best party games I've ever played!! We played this on Thanksgiving — just a group of adults — for like 4 hours. Our hands hurt like crazy but we had a blast!!! Such an insanely clever and amazing game!" —Sabphilly

    Get it from Target or Walmart for $9.99, which both also offer curbside pickup (it's sold out on Amazon).

    5. 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.

    Amazon, Samantha Weider / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This contains a great assortment of masks. Most seemed to have a fruit base. The sheets were easy to unfold and put on. I find they don't stay on the face when sitting or walking around, so this is a lay down and relax mask. There was a lot of concentrate in it but a minimal smell. It was very light and natural smelling, not like a perfume. This sheet has eye folds; you can either leave then down or you can fold over your eyes. (This is the first sheet I have used that had this feature and it was great.) The mask left my skin soft and smooth and felt wonderful on. It had a cooling effect that was very soothing while wearing it." —Elizabeth Cameron

    Get the pack from Amazon for $9.99 — or if that won't arrive on time, get a different pack from the same brand for $11.99, or see all their face mask options here.

    Samantha, a writer here at BuzzFeed, has actually tried these masks and loves them! She says that, despite her normally sensitive skin, "these face masks have ZERO negative effects and they actually have POSITIVE effects! They hydrate my skin and leave it feeling firmer." Read her full Dermal Face Mask Review for more.

    6. 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.


    There's a spread for each week with a (secular) inspirational quote, then space to write down three things each day.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A double-layer glass to give literally any tasty beverage they pour inside it an instantly cute and festive upgrade.


    Promising review: "I expected this to be plastic, but it's actually glass which I am thrilled about! This is adorable. Not even ashamed to say I bought this for myself, but it would make a perfect gift! :)" —Katherine Beccera

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in two colors) — or if that won't arrive in time, get a similar style that (as of the time of this update) will for $12.99.

    8. 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.


    They're each full of prompts relevant to the person the book targets, like "You are my favorite [blank] in the world" and "It's hard to put into words how strongly I feel about your [blank]."

    Promising review: "This was my first Christmas with my boyfriend, and I got this as a stocking stuffer. He ended up buying the "What I Love About Us" version and we had so much fun looking through them and seeing our similar/different answers. The prompts are really cute and simple but allow for a lot of creativity, and you can set the mood with each page whether you want to be funny or sweet. This was one of our favorite gifts." —Kerry C.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58+ (available in 13 versions).

    9. A set of lenticular cat or dog (or shark!) cards for the ~meow-rriest~ post-holiday poker games you've had in years.

    Amazon, Kikkerland

    Promising review: "Heavy duty cards. Nice for playing with but still easy to shuffle. Fun pictures. Some change positions and others just go from smaller to bigger. Very cute. Good for people who are tough on their cards and love cats!" —Rebecca

    Get them from Amazon for $8.70+ (available in 10 varieties).

    10. A pack 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.


    Promising review: "These seemed like really high quality laptop stickers when I got them. It was actually a present for my friend for Christmas and she loved them. Not all of them are great but most of them are from really funny parts in the show. There were only a couple of repeats in the packages so it's a pretty wide variety too. Definitely would recommend." —Jillian

    Get it from Amazon for $9.59.

    11. 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.

    White pillow cover that says "Dwight You Ignorant Slut" in all-caps black text

    FYI is just the cover; you'll need to add an insert ($8.49 on Amazon) or re-use a pillow you already own.

    Promising review: "Love this pillow! I get so many laughs from it! It’s definitely canvas, but in the month I’ve had it it’s softened just a bit — but it feels extremely durable. The print is clear and not just stuck on letters, it actually dyed on, so I know this pillow will last! It really makes my couch feel personal to me, and my love for the show." —toni

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    12. A single giant 7-oz love bath bomb so they can treat themselves to a fizzing, chill, gardenia-scented escape after all the holiday season bustle.

    The red and white bath bomb in ints package

    It has a little pirates-booty-like surprise inside and will turn their bathwater pink!

    Promising review: "Smells great and doesn't seem to have a bunch of stuff in it that would make me break out. Been using this brand bath bombs for a few baths in a row and haven't had any skin irritation like with some bath bombs.—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50. (And/or check out the company's other available bath bombs on Amazon — like the honeydew Glow Bomb, lavender "F" Bomb, and rainbow sherbet Unicorn Bomb.)

    13. 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

    They'll just gently twist the attached brush to dispense the solution, then brush that onto their diamond, sapphire, emerald, and other precious-gem rings for a sparkling clarity worthy of a professional cleaning. Rinse, dry, and done. (It works on all kinds of metals and precious stones, but not pearls).

    Promising review: "I worked several years in a fine jewelry store that sold this product. We used the Dazzle Stick from time to time to add a quick shine to merchandise that was just tried on and on days our jeweler was not there to professionally clean items. I was always impressed with the instant shine the diamond stick provided. The brush tip is very helpful for getting under the stones and in the setting where gunk builds up reducing that brilliant shine. I recently got engaged and immediately purchased a diamond dazzle stick of my own. It's the perfect way to quickly give my ring some shine before leaving the house. You simply brush, rinse, dry and go." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.87.

    14. A pair of gold-and-green coin earrings because they're the perfect balance between casual and formal, and they'll go with dozens of their outfits not matter what season it is.


    The last day to order (to get it by Christmas Eve) by ground shipping is the 14th, but if you upgrade to three-day shipping you have until the 21st (although ordering early is always better).

    Promising review: "I never really wear statement jewelry because I usually stick to the basics but these earrings are amazing!!!! I got so many compliments! They also aren't heavy so my ears aren't uncomfortable at all. Get them!" —Kaitlyn N.

    Get them from Lulu's for $7.20.

    15. 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

    Promising review: "It's just the right amount of heat to make it interesting, but not so hot that it'll interfere with other flavors. One of my peeves about spicy versions of normally non-spicy items is that it's often all about the heat but the flavors imparted by the chiles aren't particularly noticeable or interesting. This honey has a great chile FLAVOR to it, in addition to the heat, but it doesn't overwhelm the flavor of the honey at all. I like it on buttered toast and on fried chicken equally well, and this has definitely become a staple 'sauce' for me!" —S. Ferguson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (for a 10 oz. bottle).

    16. 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

    Promising review: "In a house full of almost adults, clips were definitely needed to keep stuff in order. Pros: cute, colorful, hard to lose track of, does the job. Cons: a little on the small side (but they still work for Costco sized bags of stuff), not magnetic but we all knew what we were getting into." —Goodjuju

    Get the set of six from Amazon for $4.49+ (also available as sock monkeys or cats).

    17. 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.

    the circular light clipped to the top of a smartphone

    It has three brightness modes, and it can be clipped on anything that's not thicker than 18mm (a little over half an inch), so you can easily aim the light at any angle you need. You also get a micro USB cable for easy charging!

    Promising review: "Pleasantly surprised by the ease of use. Only one button to operate, and more sturdy than expected. Never had a selfie ring light before and I'm digging it! I no longer have to go outside or setup my large ring light for a quick video! I’ve been carrying it around in my purse so I can use it at anytime! And I just realized I haven’t had to charge it yet, so the battery last awhile." —DebrahP

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    18. 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

    BTW, the sauce isn't included, so you'll have to fill it from your own stash before giving it to them!

    Promising review: "I actually bought this as sort of a 'white elephant' style gift for my boyfriend for Christmas, but it is really good quality. It is sturdy and I don’t worry about the lid popping open when it is not in use!" —Celesta Nagel

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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


    Note that it's just a cover/case, not the full pillow — you'll have to get an insert ($8.49 from Amazon) or just use a pillow you already own.

    Promising review: "I bought two of these as I was redecorating my daughters' room and they love them! The zipper was easy gliding and hidden very well, making the pillow look seamless. Just be cautious because this is just the pillow COVER, you must provide your own pillow (which I noticed, I just wanted to reiterate). I used one of my outdated throw pillows and just switched it to this cover for them! The sequins are nice and smooth, no jagged ends or uneven look as some have mentioned. Great for the price!" —Tanika Horne

    Get one from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in 15 colors)

    20. A donation of a gift for a refugee from the Choose Love store: you buy something that's sent to someone in need, and get a downloadable card to give to whoever you're shopping for.

    Choose Love

    Learn more about it here.

    Donate diapers, a basic wash bag hygiene kit, or lighting and power for $10.

    21. 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.


    Promising reviews: "If life has taken you to the point that you need a key chain screwdriver I think you'd be hard pressed to do better. I like these a lot and have had a few occasions to put them to use where they've solidly performed." —Paul

    "I originally got these for my husband to be funny but he really does use them quite frequently when he's at work 'cause it's so convenient. He brags to the guys, 'my wife got me these', LOL." —Vanessa

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in two styles and two colors).

    22. A highlighter kit with nine luminescent, sparkling colors so they can shine like the superstar you know they are.


    Promising review: "I love everything about this palette! The mirror is big, shades are cute, there is one for every look, the pans are pretty big, and the glow goes from natural-cute to see-you-in-space. It lasts all day, and actually lasted over 24 hours while I was at work doing a back-to-back shift tonight/this morning." —Cyndi

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    23. 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.


    Promising review: "Son is obsessed with Rubik's, and is able to solve the regular cube very well. This was a great next step challenge to him: the algorithm is not different, but the mirror faces to the sides adds just enough difficulty to the solve, without creating excessive frustration. If your kid learned to solve the regular cube, and is looking for another challenge, I'd say this is a great next step." —A. Sun

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    24. 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.


    Promising review: "Wonderful quality for the price. I love these dupes for very expensive designer earrings! I get compliments every time I wear them. I’ve had these since late December and it is now March — they haven’t turned in color and they haven’t turned my ears green, so that’s great. Recently I was at a boutique and found a pair of earrings identical to the larger face earrings that come in the pack — I happened to be wearing my earrings so I did a direct comparison and they are THE SAME in every way, except the earrings at the boutique cost $40 for just one pair. " —Hannah

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. An ice cream cozy that says something cute like "Spoon Me" or "Namaste In And Spoon", both of which are entirely appropriate for nomming their way through their pint of choice.

    Kanudle / Etsy

    I have a couple of these and love them because my hands really do get particularly cold when I'm holding a pint, and this lets me skip that problem entirely! And yes, it does slow down how quickly the ice cream melts too. Plus it's just plain cute.

    Promising review: "Fits perfectly on my ice cream! Normally my hand freezes when I eat ice cream from a pint, but not anymore. I got through the whole thing without my hand even feeling cold." —Lynley Latimer

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ if you want to get 'em before Christmas: "Spoon Me" here (available in six colors) and "Namaste" here.

    If you're on less of a timeline, get them from Kanudle on Etsy for $8.99 in either Spoon Me (available in 3 colors) or Namaste In And Spoon (available in 2 colors).

    26. A Jeopardy trivia book so they can commemorate and celebrate one of the greatest and most iconic TV hosts we've ever known.

    The Jeopardy trivia book
    PIL Books

    Get it from Barnes and Noble for $8 — you might even be able to get it for free curbside or in-store pickup, if it's in stock near you. (It arrives after Christmas from Amazon).

    27. 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

    It's all comes down to the routine: because it's not something you have to think about, showering lets your brain ~free associate~.

    Promising review: "You know when something pops into your head that you have to buy or finish, but it's a totally inopportune time, like when you're just falling asleep or when you're driving? Yeah, this happens to me a lot in the shower. I think shampoo activates my neurotransmitters or something. So I got this handy little notepad to keep in my shower. I love this thing!! It sticks to my sliding shower door and hasn't fallen down once. The pencil works great, and the paper has kept its form perfectly. Super impressed." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50, or a ~love notes~ pad for $9.75.

    28. A pack of three infinitely-reusable makeup removing cloths that require nothing but water to help their face be perfectly clean at the end of the day.


    Promising review: "This product... I have no clue how this works, but it does! Let me start by saying I was wearing a full face of make up. I mean foundation, contour highlight, eyeliner, seriously the whole nine yards. All I did was wet it and wipe my face, my jaw literally dropped. This is hands-down my favorite make up remover at the moment. The best part is that they are reusable so you don't have to keep buying those expensive disposables that leave your face feeling greasy." —Heather and Ryne Griffith

    Get the pack of three from Amazon for $5.49 (also available in packs of five, and in up to three color sets).

    29. A silicone cat egg mold because it'll make so many breakfasts purr-fectly memorable, not to mention tasty!

    Reviewer photo of eggs made with silicone egg mold over vegetables in bowl next to coffee

    Promising review: "Never knew eggs could be improved upon until I received this mold. Just used lots of oil or spray." —J. Weidman

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89+ (available in four styles).

    30. A cupcake decorating kit for the frequent baker in your life who also secretly wishes they could live in a world where unicorns genuinely existed.

    Promising review: "I thought this was a lot of fun to use. It's nice to get the three colors without trying to put all three icings in one bag. I was able to pipe an entire 9-in. layer cake in about 15 minutes with adding a bit more icing to each bag near the end. Getting the three couplers to lock together requires that you cut the bag at the right point so that the plastic bag doesn't cover the notches and grooves that are meant to interlock. I will definitely be using this again." —Nicole S.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.38.

    31. A set of three brush attachments for their drill that will make cleaning caked-on grime incredibly fast and maybe even a little fun., Amazon

    There are three brushes: the one toilet-brush shaped domed one, the flatter circular one, and the smaller circular one .

    Promising review: "Cleaning our shower just got 45 minutes faster. I used to use an old electric toothbrush to clean the white grout in our shower and this saves me so much time. It's extremely effective and I found myself looking for more things to clean because it's so quick and easy. So far I've had immense success using it to clean tile grout, sliding door tracks, and the oven. The different sized and shaped brushes help getting into all the various nooks and crannies around the house and my lower back really loves the extender bit!" —Dana F.

    Get the set of three from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in six colors).

    32. A set of 12 pearl hair clips whether they like to make a statement with everything they wear or prefer to find little ways to dress up a classic T-shirt and jeans combo — who ever said you had to wear a dress to feel a little fancy?

    The clips, each covered in faux pearls

    You get seven extra-large bobby pin-like clips, two triangle-shaped snap clips, and two rectangle-shaped snap clips.

    Promising review: "These clips are beautiful. They don’t hold a lot of hair but do the job if you just want to add an accessory to your hair. I originally bought these for my girls but decided to keep them for myself. They will not disappoint at all. They look expensive!" —Nancy Logan

    Get the set from Amazon for $9.99.

    33. A silver best friends necklace for your work wife who will message anyone she can the latest adorable video of her pup.


    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    34. A microfiber towel turban that will minimize frizz without accidentally coming undone while they make their way through their meticulous, tried-and-tested skincare routine.

    Model twisting it up. it says: Bend to hang your hair down, but hair towel on your head. Wrap your hair with the hanging part. pull up the loop in front and secure it under your button

    Promising review: "This is great!!! I always hate having the towel fall off my head, plus a normal towel is actually damaging for your hair. This just works so well, stays on, and reduces frizz. I had to buy a few more because I love it so much. Seriously, everyone with hair past your ears needs this." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in six colors).

    35. A tear-off 2021 mini-calendar where every single day features a new adorable puppy (and occasionally a sweet quote about dogs) so they can start their mornings with a little dose of aww.

    Andrews McMeel Publishing

    It can either set up as an easel or hang on their fridge as a magnet. Know it is mini: approximately 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.5".

    Promising review: (for the cat version) "I have bought this calendar for years. It is mini size and magnetic so I can put on my refrigerator. It helps me keep track of the days. Plus who doesn't love a cat picture to start their day. (okay, dog pictures are good too.) Some days include a quote about cats. I recommend." —NV LADY 19625

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99: either with dogs or cats.

    36. Some mini enamel pins (in either a cute set or a space set) that can deck out their backpack, tote, gym bag, or denim jacket with little things that just bring them joy both because they like 'em and because you're the one who picked them out!


    Promising review: (for the space set): "Super cute and they seem to be well made. I'm really happy with these. The clips that hold them secure seem to work good. I like the enamel work." —Pat

    Get them from Amazon for $7.75: the cute set here and the space set here.

    37. A manatea tea infuser to chill out with them and a cup of their fave chamomile evening after evening.


    Promising review: "ADORABLE!!! It works great and looks awesome on the side of all my favorite mugs, the loose tea is really easy to get out and it's fairly easy to clean, although little spice bits get stuck in the holes sometimes, so you just gotta keep an eye out to make sure it doesn't get clogged. Highly recommend this!!" —Alppa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in eight other styles).

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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