25 clever gifts under $10 everyone will love
You don't need to spend a lot to give the perfect gift
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Shopping for gifts is easier said than done sometimes. It’s hard enough to figure out what to get for your loved ones, let alone what buy for bosses, co-workers, dog walkers, office secret Santas, or second cousins twice removed who deserve a little something, too.
Worry no more, because we’ve compiled 25 amazing gifts under $10 that will make sure everyone in your life gets a little holiday joy this season.
1. For the tea drinker: Fred Manatea Silicone Tea Infuser
The Fred & Friends Manatea Tea Infuser is the best tea infuser you can buy—and it comes in at under $10. Not only is the design adorable for any tea lover, but the infuser is easy to clean, keeps the leaves in place without letting them loose in your tea, and it effortlessly attaches to the side of your cup. Made of silicone, this infused makes a great stocking stuffer or gift for your co-worker.
2. For the person who colors outside the lines: An adult coloring book
Coloring isn't just for kids—adults can get in on the fun, too. Sasha O'Hara's "Calm the F*ck Down: An Irreverent Adult Coloring Book" is full of 21 single-sided adult color pages full of sassy and amusing sayings like "Home is where the vodka is" and "Suck it up, buttercup." The paperback coloring book, which has 4.5 stars out of 2,118 Amazon reviews, includes moderate to hard images like animals, people, fairies, and more.
3. For the person who loves to eat their veggies: Ontel Veggetti Power Electric Spiralizer
Veggie noodles are all the rage these days, and our favorite spiralizer can help turn your favorite vegetables into pasta form. We were hesitant when we spied an "As Seen on TV" label on this product, but the truth is, it beats out the competition by a long shot.
The 4-in-1 spiralizer is sturdy enough for frequent use and comes with a small brush that makes the cleaning process a cinch. This affordable kitchen gadget can be used on zucchini, spaghetti squash, carrots, and other vegetables.
4. For the person who is always cold: A 5-pack of cozy socks
You can't go wrong gifting a pack of comfortable socks. This 5-pack of women's cozy socks clocks in at under $10 and features fun and colorful patterns. Made for women's shoe sizes 5 to 8, the knit wool socks are perfect for relaxing indoors on a chilly day.
5. For the person who is always thirsty: SipWell Stainless Steel Drinking Straws (4-pack)
Our favorite reusable straws for the money are SipWell's Stainless Steel Drinking Straws. This four-pack is ideal for someone who is trying to use less plastic—or for the person who is always sipping on iced coffee. The straws can be tossed in the dishwasher for easy cleaning and measure roughly seven to eight inches from top to bottom.
6. For those who enjoy a challenge: The "Of Course!" book of riddles
Some people like their Sudoku and coffee in the morning. While others like puzzles and crosswords. A brain teaser book is perfect for keeping anyone’s mind sharp, killing time while traveling, entertaining kids, or just relaxing on their own.
7. For the person who loves to relax: The TheraFlow foot massager
Massages can be expensive, and they definitely don't cost less than $10. However, if you're looking for a more affordable way to gift your friend or family member a little rest and relaxation, the TheraFlow Foot Massager will get the job done and then some.
The wooden roller has nubs and grooves designed to reach even the achiest spots like the arch of your foot, heels, and more. However, it isn't just for feet, either. They can use the massager on their hands, back, and other parts of the body.
8. For the person who loves to read: Nabob Leather Bookmark
Bookmarks might be one of the simpler gifts on this list, but they’re also among the most useful. Whether for work, school, or leisure, everyone needs a durable bookmark. Made from full-grain leather, the navy-colored bookmark comes with a tassel attached to the end, so the gift recipient can easily pick up where they left off.
9. For the first-time shaver: The Billie Starter Kit
A quality razor can be hard to come by. If you know someone who is on the market for a new razor, the Billie Starter Kit is a great place to start. It comes with a Billie handle, a magnetic holder, and two 5-blade razor cartridges. Not to mention, the razor provides a close shave and is easy to maneuver.
10. For the spa fan: Threshold Performance Bath Towel
There's not much like stepping out of the shower and drying off with a plush and cozy bath towel—and Target's price hits just right when it comes to a great holiday gift under $10. The Performance Bath Towel is made from OEKO-TEX certified cotton and comes in 15 color options your relative or friend will love.
11. For those who loves lip balm: Burt's Bees Kissable Color Holiday Gift Set
The Burt's Bees Kissable Color Holiday Gift Set comes with Burt's Bees lip shimmer in three different shades including Rhubarb, Fig, and Peony. These make a great stocking stuffer and are also perfect for tossing in their work bag or travel bag.
12. For the person who loves photography: TENRUY Photo Clips String Lights
This LED photo string light display is great for your niece or nephew who just moved into a new apartment or your parent friends in need of a creative way to display their children's artwork. Measuring 17-feet long, the strand comes with 50 photo clips and each clip contains a warm, white LED light. The strand runs on 3 AA batteries, however, those are not included with your purchase.
13. For the nerd in your life: Groot Flower Pen Pot
Life is too short to be boring and this "Guardians of The Galaxy" Groot Pen Pot is anything but dull. Your coworker will get a kick out of using the 6-inch pot to hold markers, small plants, and other trinkets like this 20-pack of mixed flower pens.
14. For the commuter in your life: A Laptop Sleeve
Taking a laptop in and out of a backpack or purse without the proper protection is just asking for an accident. Your pals will appreciate a high-quality laptop sleeve to keep their electronics safe when they're taking the train into work.
Made from thick, water-resistant neoprene material, the sleeve helps to safeguard laptops from dust, water, scratches and more. It's available in 16 different colors and patterns.
15. For the fashion-forward person: Ties and tie clips
With stylish accessories like a skinny necktie and a three-pack of tie clips to hold it all together, dressing to the nines doesn't have to cost a small fortune. Even the most fashion-forward person on your holiday shopping list will love receiving a couple of new accessories to freshen their look.
16. For the kids who love tattoos: Superhero temporary tattoos
Temporary tattoos will always be a treat for kids and silly adults alike, and they make great small gifts or stocking stuffers. This set comes with 150 temporary tattoos featuring popular superheroes like Spiderman, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more. Don't worry, these tattoos come off (relatively) easy and are totally harmless.
17. For the person who loves to bake: A Rachael Ray loaf pan
The Rachael Ray Yum-o! Oven Lovin' Loaf Pan is perfect for your recipient who loves all things banana bread. It landed in the top spot in our testing for a reason. With a nonstick surface, this pan ensures that their sweet and savory dishes come out perfectly for family and friends. The firm handles with silicone inserts are easy to use, and the pan is oven safe up to 500°F.
18. For the person who has too much hair: The Invisibobble
Straight, curly, thin, or thick—the Invisibobble hair tie is ideal for all hair types, making it an ideal stocking stuffer for anyone on your holiday shopping list who's rocking long hair. The coiled hair ties are waterproof, won't break or damage most hair types, and, most importantly, don't leave a crease behind like other hair ties might.
19. For your best friend: A pair of matching Lucky Fortune bracelets
Whether you want to show some love to your best friend or are shopping for the teenager in your life, these matching bracelets make for a budget-friendly gift. These fun and colorful bracelets are hidden inside of two fortune cookies, along with a propitious paper fortune.
20. For the over-packer: A digital luggage scale
Does your favorite travel buddy always overpack, resulting in a suitcase that's too heavy? A digital luggage scale can help save them time at the airport by making sure their suitcase isn't over the airline's bag weight limit. The scale has an LCD backlit screen and can determine the weight of luggage up to 110 pounds.
21. For the person who loves to cook: A miniature Lodge Skillet
Those who spend too much time on Pinterest or watch a lot of cooking shows will love a few individually sized cast iron skillets. Lodge makes the best cast iron cookware out there because it lasts a lifetime, comes pre-seasoned, and is always very affordable. These mini skillets are extra adorable and the perfect size for a personal brownie or single serving of shakshuka.
22. For the person who's obsessed with skincare: Mario Badescu Facial Spray
Mario Badescu's facial spray is a cult favorite amongst skincare fanatics. The 4-ounce hydrating mist is formulated from aloe, herbs, and rosewater. All it takes is a few spritzes to leave your friend, relative, or coworker's skin feeling refreshed.
23. For the phone-obsessed one: PopSockets
PopSockets have been popular for a couple of years now—and they serve two great purposes. PopSockets offer an extra grip on the back of your phone, so you don’t drop it when FaceTiming or taking a picture.
Additionally, the small plastic doo-dads also serve as a great stand for lazy video viewing. Offered in a variety of different designs and styles, PopSockets are easy, stylish, and practical gifts to give anyone.
24. For the stylish one: Wet n Wild lipstick
At Reviewed, we tested the best liquid lipsticks, and despite its low price, Wet n Wild was our No. 1 pick by a large margin. It stayed on the longest, was easy to wash off, and didn’t leave marks anywhere. So for cheap, stylish, and strong lipstick that’s perfect for a gift, look no further.
25. For the person who has too many cords: A pack of cable clip organizers
Between laptop chargers, phone cords, and other electronic cables, it's easy for things to get twisted. This six-pack of cable organizers will keep your coworker's cords in order. The peel-and-stick wire holders can be used for TVs, computers, cell phones, or even in the car to keep everything tangle-free.
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