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The 25 Best Stocking Stuffers for Men and Women, Boys and Girls, All Under $15

Where these stocking stuffers are concerned, good things do come in small packages. Among the compact indulgences to make the holiday-gifting cut? A polka-dotted jacquard eye mask, gentleman's shaving kit, mini-sized whisk set for the burgeoning chef, battery-free iPhone amplifier (for dancing wherever, whenever), and a fuzzy leopard-print beanie proved instant shoe-ins.

Interested yet?

From beauty junkies to the wanderlust set, this list covers all the bases without breaking the bank — $15 and under! — or taking up too much room. Proceed for more awesome stocking stuffers, right this way.

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Mix-and-Match Earrings

Mix-and-match earrings are this season’s answer to The Man Repeller’s “arm party.” Just make sure whoever is on the receiving end actually has pierced ears.

Follow the Arrow Earring Set, $10, nastygal.com

Leopard-Print Beanie

Between the faded print, soft angora finish, and slightly rolled edges, this beanie showcases a perfectly broken-in vibe — cool kid status achieved.

H&M Knitted Hat, $10, hm.com

Art Project

Whether she’s naturally artistic or has yet to indulge her creative side, this is a cool, frame-worthy photo project to take on. Pray for sunny days ahead.

Sun Art Paper, $10, restorationhardware.com

Lip Balm

This subtle rose-scented lip balm is not only addictive, it actually does wonders for chapped lips. And let’s be honest, the old-school packaging is exponentially cuter than a generic tube of ChapStick.

Rosebud Perfume Co. Smith’s Rosebud Salve, $4, drugstore.com

Eye Mask

Between holiday travel, the holiday party circuit, and general life things, this polka-dotted sleep accomplice is a necessity. We love the sweet print, but if you’re looking for something a little more gender-neutral, this mask would also do the trick.

Zara Polka-Dot Jacquard Eye Mask, $8, zarahome.com

Moisturizing Skin Toner

While toner might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think “stocking stuffer,” this Muji-branded version is kind of like a Christmas miracle — especially for the beauty-obsessed. Because it’s formulated for sensitive skin, it’s guaranteed to cleanse and stimulate a winter-weary face without drying it out.

High Moisturizing Toner, $5, muji.us

Frozen Hot Chocolate

Skip the lines and make the at-home version of Serendipity 3’s famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate instead. Just add milk and ice — fireside date night optional.

Serendipity 3 Frrrozen Hot Chocolate Packet, $6, blueribbongeneralstore.net

Nail Polish

A “taste the rainbow” kind of gift for the girlie girl. You really can’t go wrong with nail polish, and for every personality, there’s a color and sheen to match.

butter LONDON Billy No Mates Nail Lacquer, $15, butterlondon.com

Bag Light

One of the greatest (random) inventions: the mini LED bag light. Made of scratch-free silicone and easily fastened with a magnetic loop, there’s no reason to lose things in the depth of your purse anymore.

Bag Light, $12, restorationhardware.com

Monogrammed Ring

These one-size-fits-all rings are a much more personalized jewelry gift option, thanks to the monogrammed letter detail.

UO Stackable Initial Ring, $8, urbanoutfitters.com

Hand Sanitizer

If cleanliness is next to godliness, then let’s stock pile the good stuff. With this mini pack, you can divvie them up between friends’ stockings.

Bath & Body Works Classic Faves 5-Pack PocketBac Sanitizers, $5, bathandbodyworks.com

Travel Candle

Unlike many vanilla-scented candles, this one by Henri Bendel is mixed with warmer patchouli and jasmine notes. It’s exotic, but cozy and comforting too.

Vanilla Bean Travel Candle, $15, henribendel.com

Loose Tea Strainer

Tea drinkers, here’s a cheekier way to steep loose tea. Anchor’s away!

Vandue Deep Tea Diver Loose Tea Strainer, $14, rakuten.com

Fun Socks

Swedish brand Happy Socks knows how to put a bright, cheery spin on — what else? — socks.

This red-and-blue paisley print is slightly festive, but more importantly, it’s the kind of accent you want to see peeking out from a pair of ankle-cropped jeans.

Happy Socks Paisley Sock, $12, happysocks.com

Mini Whisk Set

A mini whisk-turned-survival kit for the burgeoning kitchen whiz. It’s perfect for someone testing the cooking/baking waters or someone who doesn’t have much kitchen space to begin with.

Fox Run Brands Mini Whisks, $6 (set of 4), amazon.com

Bar Soap

With a description that reads “big ass brick of soap,” and a manly bergamot and pepper scent, this black bar is all-around awesome.

Duke Cannon Supply Co. Soap, $9, cb2.com

Earbuds Holder

This mustache-shaped earbud holder will be the savior of all those guilty of letting their earbuds get mangled and tangled with every use.

Moustache Headphone Wrap for Earbuds, $5, etsy.com

Spice Jars

Sweet little spice jars with customizable chalkboard labels. Use them for their intended purpose or get crafty — Q-tips, cottonballs, and lavender sprigs all seem like fair game for these containers, too.

Chalkboard Spice Jar, $10, anthropologie.com

Shaving Set

There’s nothing like a well-curated gift set, and this gentleman-worthy shaving kit is as slick as it gets.

Harry’s The Truman Set, $15, harrys.com

Daily Planner Notebook

Let 2014 be the year of organization, courtesy of a classic red mini day planner.

Moleskine Mini 12-Month Daily Planner, $12, moleskineus.com

Cupcake Mix

The holidays are for indulgence and this red velvet cake-and-cupcake mix certainly plays into the gluttony. And it tastes so much sweeter if it’s homemade, right?

The Invisible Chef Red Velvet Cake & Cupcake Mix, $13, crateandbarrel.com

Eye Pencil Sharpener

The three-in-one sharpener is a makeup lover’s secret weapon, and this compact-sized iteration is small enough to be by your side no matter where you travel.

Sephora Collection 3-in-1 Sharpener, $10, sephora.com

Milk Frother

For the breakfast/ brunch lover, this itty-bitty milk frother tool will give any milk-infused drink that professional espresso machine-made foam finish.

Milk Frother, $3, ikea.com

Travel Pouch

A compact travel pouch with a shiny metallic stripe means not having to store your on-the-go items in a plastic bag. Bonus: this zipper pouch is lined with water-resistant material.

Metallic Horizon Zipper Pouch, $9, westelm.com

iPhone Speaker

For the person in your life that craves a dance party 24/7, this battery-free iPhone amplifier lets you blast your Spotify list wherever and whenever — within reason, that is.

Meggabeat iPhone Stand and Amplifier, $10, uncommongoods.com

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