33 Cheap Secret Santa Gifts Under $10 That People At Your Office Will Fight Over

Whether it's in your office, with your book group, or among friends, chances are you are going to find yourself involved in one or more gift exchanges this holiday season. If you're lucky, the price limit will be on the lower end, and you'll need to find cheap secret Santa gifts for under $10. But, what can you really get for so little that isn't totally lame? Surprisingly, a lot of things.

While secret Santa is meant to be a fun way to celebrate, it inevitably becomes yet another stressful task to add to your ever growing holiday to-do list. You want to find a cool gift that is personal and original, all while staying on budget, but it isn't always that easy to find the perfect gift. We've all been on the other side of things, so you know what it's like unwrapping a gift from your secret Santa to find something positively impersonal, impractical, or just plain boring. Don't let that happen to your secret Santa this year.

Here are 33 gifts for under $10 that your secret Santa will actually like. Oh, and shout out to whoever my secret Santa is — feel free to pick from this list.

1. Floral Woodblock Catch-All Dish

If your secret Santa is anything like me, then she is constantly looking for a place to toss her keys or put her jewelry. A decorative catch-all dish is not only cute, but it's practical, too. Whether she takes it home or leaves it by her desk, this is a secret Santa gift that will actually get used.

Floral Woodblock Catch-All Dish, $6, Urban Outfitters

2. Full Swing Fringe Socks

Sure, you could go with fuzzy winter socks for your gift exchange, but if your secret Santa is into fashion, then opt for something a little more, well, fashionable. These fringe socks are a cool, original accessory that will keep your secret Santa warm and fabulous.

Fringe Cuff Socks, $4.95, amazon.com

3. Mini Spa Gift Box

We've all gotten those holiday-themed bath sets, but does anyone actually want gingerbread-scented body wash? Instead, get your secret Santa a spa kit she'll actually use (and probably love), because everyone needs a little pampering around the holidays.

Mini Spa Gift Box, $10, Etsy

4. Cactus

A plant that even the laziest owners probably can't kill, a cactus is a great secret Santa gift for someone in your office. It will brighten up their fluorescent-lit lives, and just look at how funky they are. Everyone loves cacti, right?

Instant Cactus/Succulent Collection-5 Plants, $9.50, amazon.com

5. Nail Set

For the girl who likes to do it herself, a set of nail polish is a great gift. Pick one that comes with some festive colors as well as some neutrals, so your secret Santa can use her gift for the holidays and long after that.

e.l.f. Nail Set - 3 pc, $6.70, amazon.com

6. Wine Stopper and Charm Set

If your secret Santa is a not-so-secret wino, she would certainly appreciate anything wine-related, like this bottle stopper and charm set. It's practical, useful, and super cute.

Mollitiem Wine Stopper Gift Set with 6 Pieces of Wine Charm , $9.99, amazon.com

7. Jewelry Holder

Another practical yet adorable gift, a jewelry or ring holder is something every girl can appreciate. Whether your secret Santa puts it next to her bed, by the sink, or on her vanity, she will love the decorative touch it adds to her life.

Ceramic Reindeer Jewelry Dish, $6.90, Forever 21

8. Simple Cardholder Wallet

You can never have too many wallets, right? Get your secret Santa a small wallet or card holder, and watch her incorporate it into her wardrobe ASAP.

Leather Cardholder Wallet, $8.49, amazon.com

9. Stone Cuff Bracelet

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but they are not a friend to your $10 budget. That doesn't mean that you have to write jewelry off entirely. A small bracelet, like this adjustable one, can easily be found for less than $10, and all other secret Santas will be green with envy over it.

Matte Gold Crystal Dagger Open Cuff Bracelet, $10, amazon.com

10. Pixapet

When in doubt, go the nostalgic route, especially when it comes to gift giving. And since every '90s kid was obsessed with their digital pets, why not remind your secret Santa of their childhood? It's fun, it's original, and it is only $8.

Pixapet, $7.99, amazon.com

11. Passport Holder and Luggage Tag

For those secret Santas with constant wanderlust, a travel-themed gift, like a luggage tag and matching passport holder, is always a great go-to. It is something that your secret Santa will actually use, and who knows? It might inspire them to go on a trip that much sooner.

Passport Holder and Luggage Set, $9.99, Forever 21

12. Temporary Tattoo Set

Another funky gift that will remind your secret Santa of childhood, a temporary tattoo set is a fun way of saying "Happy holidays!" There are tons of designs out there, most for under $10, so make sure to pick something personal that says you actually know your secret Santa.

INKED by Dani Tattoos, inkedbydani.com

13. Single Ladies Dance Poster

Who doesn't like Beyonce? Furthermore, who isn't still obsessed with the "Single Ladies" dance? This poster is perfect for every secret Santa out there who has a Queen Bey alter ego.

Single Ladies Dance Music Poster, $10, Etsy

14. States Mug

Show your secret Santa how well you know them by getting them a mug from their home state. It's cute, sentimental, and useful for anyone who drinks coffee or tea. So basically everyone.

Clay Art 13-oz. States Mug, $6.49, Kohl's

15. Fahionista Poster Set

Another decorative item for the home or office, a poster aimed at your secret Santa's interests really says you know the person you are giving the gift to. Plus, it will brighten up their apartment or cubicle, and everyone could use a home or office makeover every once in a while.

Paris, London, Roma and New York Poster Set, $7.99, amazon.com

16. Doughnut Sticky Notes

If your secret Santa exchange is with people you work with, then office supplies are a good way to go. Forget lame pens and boring organizers, and instead go for something fun and unique, like these doughnut sticky notes. It will make your secret Santa's day at the office that much prettier.

Doughnut Sticky Notes, $8, Topshop

17. Macaron Lip Gloss Set

Lip gloss + macarons = the perfect secret Santa gift. It's cute on the outside, and what's inside will make your secret Santa feel cute, too.

Macaron Lip Gloss Set, $9.90, Forever 21

18. Assorted Coasters

For the secret Santa who loves sending you Someecards on the reg, these NSFW coasters will make a great addition to their home. They're hilarious, and they will save your secret Santa's coffee table from getting rings on it, so really, it's a win-win.

Someecards Uncensored Assorted Coasters, $8, Amazon.com

19. Lantern Candle Holder

Everyone loves candles, but if your secret Santa is like me, they have plenty of candles, and not enough holders. Instead of picking a holiday-themed candle holder, get them one they can incorporate into their decor and use all year long.

Gifts & Decor Lantern Blue Glass Candle Holder, $6.99, amazon.com

20. Antler Ring

Small, delicate, pretty, and inexpensive, a ring is another jewelry-related option that makes a great secret Santa gift. You can stay on the safe side and get a simple decorative band, or go with something a little funkier, like this antler one, that will stand out from the rest of the rings on your secret Santa's fingers.

Gold Antler Deer Ring, $6.99, amazon.com

21. Phone Power Bank

We've all been there, including your secret Santa — the night is barely starting, but your phone battery's life is already dwindling. A phone power bank is a great gift that will actually get used regularly, and it will save your secret Santa from having to ask the already busy bartender to charge her phone.

Ankit Rainbow Metallic Phone Power Bank, $9.90, Forever 21

22. Pocket Notebooks

If your secret Santa is a writer, likes to make to-do lists, or journals regularly, then she is probably always in need of a new notebook (I know I am). Get her some pocket-sized notebooks with a beautiful design on the cover, and she will absolutely love filling up all of its pages.

Martha Stewart Pocket Notebooks, $10, amazon.com

23. Pug Handwarmers

Make Doug the Pug proud and fans of his happy with these adorable doggy hand warmers. Whether your secret Santa is hitting the slopes or just waiting for a train, these cute little guys will keep her happy and warm.

Pug Hand Warmers, $10, Topshop

24. Harry Potter: The Coloring Book

Since your secret Santa already has all the Harry Potter book in the series, get her a HP-themed coloring book instead. It's filled with page after page of magical drawings just waiting for her to fill in with color.

Harry Potter: The Coloring Book #1, $9.20, amazon.com

25. Candles

Candles do a lot — calm you, make your home smell better, set the mood — so get your secret Santa one that they can take with them wherever they go. Whether it's to a hotel or at their significant other's house, they can bring these candles with lids wherever they go, and calmness will be sure to follow.

Voluspa Candle Mokara, $9.99, amazon.com

26. Sleep Set

Just because your secret Santa is an adult doesn't mean they don't appreciate a good nap. Get them a warm, fuzzy sleep set that will help them hibernate through the rest of the cold, snowy winter.

Fuzzy Racoon Sleep Set, $7.90, Forever 21

27. Ode to Alcohol Mad Libs

Games and activities make great secret Santa gifts, and not just for kids. This adult-themed Mad Libs books, which is perfect for the morning train ride or a trip to the airport, will have your secret Santa actually laughing out loud.

Ode to Alcohol Mad Libs, $4.99, Amazon.com

28. Infinity Scarf

Scarves are a great accessory, and one you can never have enough of. You can easily find one for under $10 with a print, color, or pattern that your secret Santa will like.

Floral Blossom Infinity Scarf, $6.99, amazon.com

29. Beer or Wine

You can never go wrong with booze at a secret Santa gift exchange. Pick a bubbly wine or a festive beer, and if you're lucky, the person who gets your gift will feel like popping it open that night.

Port Brewing Santa's Little Helper, $9.99, Quality Liquor Store

30. Winter Hat

If this winter is anything like last year, then your secret Santa will probably be in need of a warm winter hat. This cute winter-themed one from Forever 21 will keep ears toasty and outfits fashionable.

Snowman Classic Pom Beanie, $9.90, Forever 21

31. Chocolate

Like wine and beer, almost everyone loves chocolate. Since we're adults now and (probably) don't get stockings anymore, your secret Santa will appreciate getting a sweet holiday treat.

Russel Stover Tall Hexagonal Box, $7.99, Target

32. DIY Crystal Saguaro Cactus Grow Kit

For those people who can't keep a house plant alive, this cool DIY crystal cactus grow kit will give them a chance to know what it's like to have a green thumb. Like those science kits you wished for as a kid, this is a fun activity with funky, beautiful results.

DIY Crystal Saguaro Cactus Grow Kit, $10, Urban Outfitters

33. Fashion Emergency Kit

We've all been there — a broken elastic at the gym, a blister at the beginning of girls' night out, a deodorant stain you didn't notice until right before a meeting. Whoever your secret Santa is, she will love this kit that has the answer to all of life's fashion emergencies.

Hollywood Fashion Secrets Fashion Emergency Kit, $7.90, Forever 21

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