If You're Cheap But Want To Give Good Gifts, Check Out These 62 Things

These gifts are thoughtful and cool — and you can still pay the bills.

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So you know you want to give your friends and loved ones something that shows them how much you care about them, but you'd also like to be able to pay your bills once all the gifting is done. It can be a balancing act, but buying presents doesn't necessarily have to be a budget-breaking situation, and these good but cheap gifts are proof of that. This list covers all the bases, too, so whether you're exchanging gifts with a co-worker or looking for a special treat for your BFF, you'll find something here (and you won't find yourself cringing when you look at the price tag).


This Genius Mug That Keeps Your Fingers Warm While You Drink

Great for coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, this mug is uniquely designed so that you can slip your fingers into the curve to gently warm your hand while you sip. The dishwasher- and microwave- safe porcelain mug comes in an array of colors and left- and right- handed options.


A Ceramic Jewelry Tray With Their Engraved Initial

For a truly chic gift that feels custom-created, opt for this elegant ceramic jewelry tray that comes with your choice of engraved initial. Made with a gold rim and gold lettering, the ceramic dish features an uneven texture that lends it a hand-modeled look. With all of these elements combined, it’s clear why it has earned a near-perfect 4.9-star rating.


This Embroidery Kit To Create Beautiful Botanical Designs

The art of cross stitch has come back in a big way which makes this embroidery kit a true winner. It comes with everything needed including cotton embroidery cloth, hoops, needles, and threads to begin creating beautiful designs. Three botanical patterns are provided that, along with instructions, will help them to work on a range of stitching techniques.


This Microwavable Popcorn Popper With A Built-In Butter Melter

Made from durable, BPA-free borosilicate glass, this popcorn popper is the perfect accompaniment to movie night. Available in a snack size and a family size, it doesn't require oil, but it does have a built-in butter-melting tray on top for extra deliciousness.


A 3-Pack Of Fluffy Socks That Are Super Soft And Cozy

Give the gift of warm feet with these wool-blend socks that reviewers report are "so soft and cozy" and the "best wool socks I have ever owned." The fluffy crew socks come in a variety of combinations and are one-size-fits-all for convenience.


A 3-In-1 Avocado Slicer That Any Cook Will Love

Any guacamole aficionado would welcome the opportunity to add this avocado slicer to their kitchen arsenal. The easy-to-grip tool splits, pits, and slices avocados with minimal effort on your part, and it's dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.


This Wireless Charger That's Earned Thousands Of 5-Star Ratings

Instant charging is always close at hand with this award-winning charger that's earned thousands of five-star ratings. The versatile charger is compatible with both iPhones and Android phones, and it can even charge through thick protective cases.


These Toothbrushes With Charcoal Nano-Bristles To Whiten Teeth

These toothbrushes feature thousands (!) of nano-bristles that are gentle on sensitive teeth, and they're infused with charcoal, which naturally whitens. They're a great way to get a deep cleaning without going harsh on the gums, and each set comes with two brushes in modern black and white.


These Faux Fur Slippers That Are Pure Luxury

Available in nine gorgeous colors, these slippers have a faux fur lining that's super snuggly on the feet and a memory foam insole makes them extra comfy to walk around in. Plus, the durable, anti-slip soles give feet a firm grip while you're shuffling around the house.

  • Available sizes: Small - X-Large
  • Available colors: 9


These Drink Chilling Stones For Whiskey Lovers

These drink chilling stones are an amazing choice for the mixologist in your life, amateur or otherwise. Because they’re made of natural granite, they won’t melt and water down drinks, but they will keep them cool. This kit includes six reusable drink cubes, so your favorite beverage enthusiast will be able to share the wealth with guests for years to come.


This Reusable Insulated Lunch Box That Looks Professional

When you're bringing lunch along to work or school, you probably want to carry it in style; that's why this reusable insulated lunch box is an awesome choice. With a heavy-duty exterior fabric that won't scuff or stain, you can clean it with soap and water in between delicious meals. Bring it with you on a bus or an airplane for mess-free snacking on the go.


These Solid Shampoo And Conditioner Bars That Smell Like Heaven

For those who are passionate about sustainability, these eco-friendly shampoo and conditioner bars make a great gift. Compact and travel-friendly, these bars will help restore your hair’s shine while the added conditioner keeps hair soft. This four-pack includes lavender, honey, seaweed, and chamomile scents to match your mood.


This Foot Scrubber That Massages Tired Feet

With hundreds of flexible bristles, this foot scrubber is designed to give feet a thorough clean while also providing a relaxing massage. It's perfect for the spa lover or anyone who's on their feet a lot.


A Burt's Bees Hand Repair Set That Soothes Dry Skin

Now that everyone's deeply invested in hand-washing, this hand cream set is an ideal gift. It comes with six shea butter creams in scents like jasmine, cherry blossom, and lavender, and the cute tin means that all you have to do is add a ribbon.


A Memory Foam Wedge Pillow That Reduces Neck & Back Pain

If sleep sometimes brings discomfort, from neck and back pain to acid reflux and snoring, this memory foam wedge pillow could help. When you sleep at an elevated angle, you could reduce or prevent a number of sleep-related health concerns, and it's unbelievably soft. Use it while you watch TV, curl up with a book, or even recover from pregnancy or surgery.


This Lip Plumper Set For A Hydrated Pout

For fuller-looking lips without the needles or heavy price tag, try this lip-plumping duo. Formulated with mint, ginger, and vitamin E, this set repairs dry lips and boosts circulation for a plumper pout. Use it as a base before lipstick application or on its own for a fresh, dewy look.


A Bike Mount Bag That Holds Your Phone, Keys, And Wallet

If you've ever had to juggle your phone, keys, and wallet while biking, try storing them easily with this bike mount bag. Its touch-sensitive front frame means that you'll be able to navigate while you pedal, and it's compatible with most smartphone models. When it rains, you can still use your bike mount with confidence, because it's fully waterproof.


This Lap Desk That Has *All* The Features

With built-in features like a convenient mousepad, a smartphone slot, and a ledge to secure your computer, this lap desk is the perfect WFH gift. Plus, the two cushioned bolsters on the other side make it super comfortable to use.


These Affordable Bluetooth Earbuds With 135,000 Ratings

If you're looking for Bluetooth 5.0 earbuds that won't break the bank, these are it. Boasting 135,000 ratings, they're perfect for calls, but since they're waterproof, they're perfect for sweaty workouts, too.


The Small But Mighty Wireless Speaker That Goes Everywhere

Roughly the size of a hockey puck and weighing in at just under 2 ounces, this compact but powerful Bluetooth speaker can go with you anywhere. What's more, it's waterproof and features a suction cup on the reverse so you can even use it in the shower.


A Net Bath Sponge For Full-Body Exfoliation

This net bath sponge won’t cost more than $10 and is designed to exfoliate the entire body thanks to its lengthy design. It’s made of stretchy nylon that works to slough away dead skin cells and clean the skin of dirt while folding up into a small footprint when stored. Choose from eight vibrant colors such as orange, rose, or chartreuse green, and toss it in the washing machine for easy cleaning.


A Skin-Care Starter Kit From A Cult-Favorite K-Beauty Brand

This comprehensive four-piece starter kit from COSRX, a K-beauty brand with a cult following, is a great gift for anyone who is interested in adding snail mucin to their skin-care routine. Containing a gel cleanser, a moisturizing essence, an eye cream, and an all-in-one cream, all infused with a high concentration of snail mucin, this travel-friendly quartet is an easy way to repair, soothe, and hydrate skin for a glowing result.


These Lenses That Work With A Smartphone Camera

Any smartphone can become a high-end camera with this lens kit. The kit comes with nine lenses that clip onto your phone, including wide-eye, fisheye, and starburst, and the case keeps them safe when not in use.


A Cold Brew Maker For The Coffee Aficionado

Get some refreshing java at home with this cold brew coffee maker. Made of durable glass, the carafe can brew up to a liter of coffee and features a fine mesh filter and a tight-fitting, leakproof lid. Add the grounds, pop it into the fridge, and wait overnight to have a smooth, delicious-tasting cold brew come morning.


The Sparkly CZ Earrings Plated In 14K Gold

Available in yellow, white, and rose gold finishes, these huggie earrings feature cubic zirconia stones that'll add sparkle to any look, whether dressed up or in sweats. The delicate earrings are nickel-free and hypoallergenic.


An Electric Wine Opener That Will Be Any Oenophile's New Best Friend

Anyone who enjoys wine will love this sleek electric wine opener that requires only the touch of a button to make uncorking any bottle fast and easy. Choose from a battery-powered or rechargeable model, with both including a helpful foil cutter for an even more streamlined process.


The Hair Repair Treatment That Leaves Strands Soft And Silky

Rich and concentrated, this hair repair treatment nourishes hair and makes it glossy and smooth. Formulated with hydrating ceramides and strengthening collagen, this little tube is a salon-worthy treat at an affordable price.


A Derma Roller That Makes Skin Glow

Outfitted with hundreds of ultra-tiny titanium needles, this derma roller glides over the skin to promote collagen production and brighten the complexion — and you don't have to shell out aesthetician prices. Using it before bed can also prep skin for absorption of serums and moisturizers.


An Adorable Loose-Leaf Infuser For Those Who Love Tea

How cute is this tea infuser that looks like a sloth hanging from the rim of your mug? Made from silicone, this little guy is completely dishwasher- and microwave-safe, too.


The Knife Set That'll Add A Pop Of Color To The Kitchen

The perfect gift for anyone who's taken up cooking, these colorful knives feature sharp stainless steel blades and comfortable grips. The set includes five knives: paring, utility, Santoku, carving, bread, and chef's, all with accompanying blade guards.


This Facial Cleanser Whip Maker That Creates A Luxurious Foam

Skin-care devotees will truly appreciate this facial cleanser whip maker that transforms gels and liquids into a luxurious, cloud-like foam. It comes in a set of two and only requires a drop of regular cleanser, some added water, and a bit of pumping to create a large amount of foam. Skin will adore the soft and airy texture that won’t strip it of its moisture.


A UV Sanitizer That Keeps Smartphones & Other Small Items Hygienic

With just the touch of a button, this UV light sanitizer is an easy way to blast away germs on phones, keys, watches, and other small items. Plus, its compact shape and USB charging function allow you to take it on the go.


The Vitamin C Serum That Leaves Skin Glowing

This vitamin C serum also includes ferulic acid, and together they work to brighten the complexion while evening out skin tone and protecting from environmental damage. The K-beauty serum has won over thousands of fans who say the "holy grail" formula is "outstanding."


A Selfie Ring Light That Clips Onto Devices

It’s a cinch to have your loved one’s face illuminated during video calls with this selfie ring light that easily clips onto computers, phones, or tablets. It comes with a range of brightness levels as well as three lighting modes (daylight, white, and warm light) to best suit their environment. Plus, it conveniently charges via USB to provide up to two hours of light on the brightest setting.


A Handheld Vacuum For All Those Tight Spaces

With a sleek, bullet-shaped design, this handheld vacuum is built to quickly clean small spaces. The rechargeable vacuum comes with a crevice tool and dusting attachment, so you can even clean your laptop keyboard and reach between couch cushions.


A Fabric Shaver That Restores Sweaters And Upholstery To Like-New Condition

Everything from fine linens to knitwear and even upholstery can be restored to like-new condition with this fabric shaver. It uses a combination of stainless steel razor blades and a protective honeycomb mesh panel, to get rid of fuzz and pilling without damaging fabric.


A Pet Hair Remover That Picks Up Every Bit Of Fur

This pet hair remover has thousands of five-star reviews for its ability to effectively extract all fur from upholstery, carpet, and clothing — something any pet owner will thank you for. As opposed to constant sticky paper refills, it utilizes static electricity created by rolling back and forth over the material to pick up hair. A built-in receptacle makes it easy to empty the collected hair right into the trash.


The 2-In-1 Hair Dryer And Volumizer With Over 250,000 Perfect Ratings

This two-in-one hair dryer and volumizer boasts hundreds of thousands of five-star reviews from devoted fans. The barrel leaves hair smooth and shiny, while the unique combination of pin and tufted bristles allow you to style and boost volume where it counts — at the roots — without tangling your hair.


A Bidet Attachment With Adjustable Water Pressure

Add a touch of luxury to someone’s day-to-day without spending more than $30 by gifting them this bidet attachment. It can be mounted to any standard toilet and comes with the ability to adjust both water pressure and the angle of the nozzle. All hardware is included for a fast and easy installation.


The Solar Charger That Powers Up Electronics, No Matter Where You Are

Giver your phone or tablet a charge with this solar power bank, even when you're nowhere near an outlet. A perfect gift for campers or anyone else who likes to go off the grid, the charger also features a built-in flashlight and handy compass.


These Silk Scrunchies That Reduce Friction For Healthier Hair

Give the gift of salon-quality haircare with these silk scrunchies. Because they won't tug or pull on hair, they reduce breakage and creases, which make these an especially good choice for anyone with fine or damaged hair. Plus, the silk material is timelessly beautiful, and these will make a sweet statement worn on anyone's wrist.


A Jewelry Holder That Organizes Earrings, Bracelets, And More

Made with clear acrylic that makes it easy to see everything, this jewelry organizer features hooks for storing all types of earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. It’s lightweight, compact, and holds up to 128 pairs of earrings.


The Battery Organizer That Comes With Its Own Tester

This incredible battery organizer can not only store up to 93 batteries, but it also includes a battery tester to ensure each one is in top form. Batteries ranging from AA to AAA to 9-volts are neatly placed in specific slots to be quickly grabbed when needed. Mount it to a garage wall or cabinet door or easily store it in a drawer.


A Plush Electric Blanket That's Perfect For A Cozy Night On The Couch

Winter chill has met its match in this cozy electric blanket that doubles as a wearable shawl. Made from plush fleece, it heats up fast and is machine-washable for easy care.


A Sunrise Alarm Clock That Gently Illuminates The Room

If you know someone who hates jolting out of bed at the behest of a deafening sound, they will appreciate this sunrise alarm clock that gently and gradually awakens them. It slowly gets brighter over the course of 30 minutes and casts a warm glow in a range of three shades of white or eight vivid colors. As an added bonus, there are seven nature sound options to accompany the light.


These Hand Warmers That Are Perfect For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Just snap these hand warmers a few times and they'll keep your fingers toasty and warm for up to 60 minutes at a time. They're reusable. too — simply recharge by boiling them in water for 10 minutes. This is a great stocking stuffer for skiers, snowboarders, or anyone with perpetually cold hands.


The Digital Notebook That Sends Doodles And Notes To The Cloud

This smart notebook has codes that can be scanned with your phone so you can blast an image of the page to your cloud service of choice. Available in eight colors, it comes with an accompanying Pilot Frixon pen, and the pages can be wiped clean and used again and again.


The Nail Drill That's Great For Acrylics, Pedicures, And More

Perfect for use on both acrylic and natural nails, this nail drill is lightweight and suitable for both left- and right-handed users. It's quiet, low-heat, and comes with multiple drill bits so you can grind, carve, cut, and remove gel polish.


An Ice Roller For A Cooling Facial Massage

This ice roller comes with its own case and lives in the freezer to provide a cooling facial massage whenever the mood strikes. It features a double-sided design with two different-shaped rollers and works to relax tense or inflamed muscles. Perfect for soothing headaches, the roller is small enough to be conveniently portable.


A Lightweight Backpack That Folds Up Into A Small Pouch — In Your Choice Of 13 Colors

Available in a rainbow of colors, this backpack weighs in at a mere 0.68 pounds. It won't feel heavy on your back and it folds up into a small pouch, so you can stash it in your glovebox or suitcase the next time you take a trip. The water- and tear-resistant material is durable and long-lasting, and the multiple pockets make organization a cinch.


This Bamboo Charging Station With Space For All Your Devices

Crafted from renewable bamboo, this charging dock is made to house a multi-port USB charger, and it provides a place for you to organize and power up all your electronics. It features seven slots for tablets, smartphones, and even laptops, plus it comes with an attachable smartwatch stand and five charging cables.


These Aesthetic Highlighters In Pastel Shades

It’s high time to give that neon yellow an upgrade and that’s exactly what these aesthetic highlighters do — something any avid note-taker will appreciate. They come in a set of 16 in beautiful pastel colors ranging from green to blue to pink shades. The ink won’t bleed through the page and the angled tip can create both thin and thick lines as desired.


A Book Vase Any Reading Enthusiast Will Love

Bibliophiles will love this clever book vase that’s designed to look like a literary tome. It’s made of clear acrylic and features writing on both the front and side — just like true bookbinding. It can be placed within an existing library as if flowers were springing from the pages or on surfaces such as coffee tables to act as decor.


A Vanity Mirror That Doubles As Decor

This vanity mirror is great for getting ready in the morning but also acts as fun decor thanks to its expressive wavy design. It comes with its own wooden base and is made of hardened acrylic that reflects images without distortion. And, thanks to its reasonable price tag, you get to deliver a stylish gift while still remaining well within budget.


An LED Neck Light For The Bookworm

This around-the-neck reading light features LED lights at the end of each arm so you can aim a beam at your book. The lights feature customization options, like multiple brightness settings and yellow, warm white, and cool white temperature modes.


These White Wine Glasses Made Of Lead-Free Crystal

Perfect as a housewarming or hosting gift, these white wine glasses will no doubt go into rotation quickly due to their inherent sparkle. They’re constructed of lead-free crystal which gives them high clarity and are designed in a graceful shape with long stems. Two come in every set and there’s even a gift box included ready for wrapping.


A Bamboo Bathtub Tray With A Built-In Tablet Stand

Give your bestie the chance to catch up on their favorite episodes from the comfort of the bath with this bamboo bathtub tray. Along with a stand designed to hold up a tablet or a book, it also includes plenty of surface area for candles, bathing supplies, or drinks, whether that be a hot cup of tea or a glass of bubbly. Expand it easily to accommodate different tub sizes.


These Magnetic Dual-Sided Measuring Spoons That Save Drawer Space

Anyone squeezed for kitchen space will love these stainless steel measuring spoons with built-in magnets that let you nest them together for compact storage. Even better, they're double-sided, so each piece is essentially two measuring spoons in one.


A Cotton Rope Basket That’s Part Decor, Part Storage

Boasting an artsy style that feels vintage-inspired, this cotton rope basket is the definition of functional decor. It can be used to organize hand towels in the bathroom, toys in the living room, or to corral laundry or desk supplies. Choose from several neutral shades such as green, gray, or beige, with all of them sporting stylish tassels around the perimeter.


This Cheese-Serving Set That's A Foodie's Delight

This cheese set comes with four serving tools, so you can tackle brie and manchego alike, without shredding or gooeyness. The stainless steel tools feature a gold-tone finish, and the accompanying acrylic stand shows them off on your counter.


A Strawberry Night-Light For Fruit Enthusiasts

This adorable strawberry night-light casts a warm glow while adding a touch of delicious-looking decor. It’s rechargeable via USB and can be adjusted to multiple brightness levels by tapping the base. Plus, it’s small enough to be easily moved from room to room.


This Zodiac Necklace With A Tarot Card-Shaped Pendant

For those who live by the astrological weather, show them how much you care with this beautiful zodiac necklace. It comes with pendants in all 12 signs, with two on each chain — one in a unique tarot card shape and a smaller accompanying one just to the side. Made of stainless steel and 18-karat gold, the necklace is fully waterproof and can be worn daily.

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