50 Gifts Under $50 Your Forever Bestie Will Absolutely Adore
Whether it's a spontaneous Facetime call or an unforgettable adventure, your best friend has been by your side through thick and thin. From mending a broken heart to celebrating your biggest wins, your bestie has got your back. This holiday season, show your girlfriends how much you appreciate them with a thoughtful yet affordable gift you know they'll adore. If they're into all things beauty and self-care, treat them to a pamper-worthy gift set. Get them a helpful gadget or fun find they'll actually use all the time. Treat them to a stunning fashion or home find, perfect for their aesthetic. Shopping for your best friend can be a challenge, especially on a budget. Ahead, we curated our favorite finds, all under $50.
A Functional Home Decor Find: Mahli Himalayan Salt Sunrise Alarm Clock
Make their mornings more positive and uplifiting with this stunning Mahli Himalayan Salt Sunrise Alarm Clock ($38). The clock shows the time and temperature, and has a snooze function. It comes in three colors including white marble, black and grey marble, and a wooden texture.
For the Couch Potato: Smoko Tayto Potato USB Heated Slippers
How adorable are these Smoko Tayto Potato USB Heated Slippers ($42)?! They're perfect for embracing your inner couch potato. These USB-powered slippers can be plugged into any compatible USB port, like your laptop. If they want to walk around, they can just unplug them and take the warmth all around their dorm.
A Stylish Mini Fridge: Chefman Portable Mirrored Personal Fridge
Whether it's for snacks or skin care, the Chefman Portable Mirrored Personal Fridge ($40, originally $60) will be put to use. It's perfect for bedrooms, vanities, and even work-from-home desks.
A Birthstone Gift: Kendra Scott Elisa Birthstone Pendant Necklace
Make someone feel special with the Kendra Scott Elisa Birthstone Pendant Necklace ($50). It comes in 12 choices that represent each birth month, and you can get them theirs or that of someone special to them.
For the Skin-Care Fan: I Dew Care Let's Get Sheet Faced Face Sheet Mask Pack
The I Dew Care Let's Get Sheet Faced Face Sheet Mask Pack ($18 for 14) is perfect for those who love to indulge in some self-care with a nourishing face mask. It includes so many masks that they will love to experiment with.
A Cozy Find: Sioro Long Sleeve Silk Pajama Set
You can't go wrong with a pair of trendy, luxe PJs, and these Sioro Long Sleeve Silk Pajama Set ($29, originally $49) are so soft and lightweight, you'll probably end up buying yourself a pair, too! These come in a variety of colors as well.
For the Gloss-Loving Bestie: Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse Fantasy 4Sum 4-Piece Gloss Bomb Set
If your bestie loves to complete every look with a layer of lip gloss, they'll thank you endlessly for this Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse Fantasy 4Sum 4-Piece Gloss Bomb Set ($38). It comes with three mini Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizers in brand-new holographic shades like Fenty Glow Fantasy, Hot Chocolit Fantasy, and Champ Stamp Fantasy, plus a full-size Gloss Bomb Cream in the shade Candy Milk.
For the Ones Who Need a Personal Assistant: Echo Dot
The Echo Dot ($35, originally $50) will be their new best friend. They can ask Alexa to play music, set timers, call anyone hands-free, control the rest of their smart home, get information about almost anything including the news, and so much more.
A Sensorial Experience: Mala the Brand Candle
The Mala the Brand Candle ($30) will set the mood with the ultimate sensorial experience. It's a woodwick candle that crackles as it burns, so it sounds like a relaxing fireplace. It comes in a variety of fresh and cozy scents including fireside and morning dew, you can shop them here. If you're shopping for a college student who loves ASMR, this candle is a must!
For Space-Lovers: Brilliant Ideas UO Exclusive Galaxy Star Projector
Get this Brilliant Ideas UO Exclusive Galaxy Star Projector ($40) for the person who loves space. It makes for a seriously cool nightlight and dorm decor.
A Gratitude Practice: The Five Minute Journal
You've probably seen this The Five Minute Journal: A Happier You in 5 Minutes a Day ($30) everywhere, but it really does work. If they love to journal or want to embrace being more mindful in their daily life, they'll appreciate this gift. There's something so satisfying about starting and ending the day with gratitude and reflection.
For Iced Coffee Fans: Mr. Coffee Iced Coffee Maker With Reusable Tumbler and Coffee Filter
If they can't go without their iced coffee, rain or shine, they need the Mr. Coffee Iced Coffee Maker With Reusable Tumbler and Coffee Filter ($35). It brews a perfectly chilled cup in less than four minutes. Just add water and your favorite coffee grounds to the machine, fill the tumbler with ice, and brew. Finish off with milks, sweeteners, and syrups.
A Dorm-Friendly Game: We're Not Really Strangers Game
Whether it's your close friends and family or a truly complete stranger, the We're Not Really Strangers Game ($25) is an interactive game that lets them get to know the people they are playing with on a deeper level. It's all about empowering meaningful connections and growing the relationships in your life; we even reviewed it.
For the Content Creator: UBeesize Portable and Adjustable Phone Tripod
This UBeesize Portable and Adjustable Phone Tripod ($18) will level up their content creation game. They won't have to lean and balance their phone on random objects around the house. Plus, it's portable so they can cerate wherever they want! It comes with a wireless remote for a total hands-free experienece.
For the Astrology-Lover: Seeing Stars: Harness the Power of the Zodiac by Stella Andromeda
If they're into astrology, we know they will love the Seeing Stars: Harness the Power of the Zodiac by Stella Andromeda ($12). You can get them the book on their sign, and maybe another one for a fun collection.
For the Ultimate Bestie Playlist: Personalized Spotify Code Necklace
If you and your bestie bond over music and love to create playlists for each other, this Personalized Spotify Code Necklace ($11, originally $23) is such a thoughtful find. Just create the playlist that's the ultimate soundtrack of your friendship, send over the Spotify code and any other customizations, and enjoy!
For Wine-Lovers: JoyJolt Claire Collection White Wine Glasses Set of 2
If you're shopping for someone who's basically the sommelier of your group, get them the super-trendy JoyJolt Claire Collection White Wine Glasses Set of 2 ($20, originally $40). They can have a glass of their favorite red, white, or rosé in style.
For a Cozy Gift: Eddie Bauer Home Sherpa Fleece Throw Soft Reversible Blanket
If they're all about that cozy vibe, get them this Eddie Bauer Home Sherpa Fleece Throw Soft Reversible Blanket ($30). It comes in a variety of patterns that totally match the holiday aesthetic.
A Pamper-Worthy Gift: Women's Cross Band Cozy Open Toe House Shoes
These Women's Cross Band Cozy Open Toe House Shoes ($22, originally $25) are so soft and plush, they'll feel like they are walking on clouds. They come in a variety of colors as well!
An Elegant Find: Ekouaer Women's Lace-Trim Kimono Style Short Satin Robe Sleepwear
If they're all about that fabulous, luxurious vibe, they'll obsess over this Ekouaer Women's Lace-Trim Kimono Style Short Satin Robe Sleepwear ($26). It will make them feel like royalty. Plus, it comes in a ton of different colors and patterns so you can choose their favorite color.
A Nourishing Nighttime Routine: Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Sleep Set With Eye Mask
Complete their nighttime routine with the Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Sleep Set With Eye Mask ($29). The set comes with a travel-size Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil, a travel-size Midnight Recovery Concentrate facial oil, and a super-soft eye mask.
A Go-To Eyeshadow Palette: Huda Beauty Brown Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette
You can't go wrong with a trusted neutral palette, and the Huda Beauty Brown Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($29) has them covered. Whether they like to go glam or keep it simple, this eyeshadow palette will be put to use all year long.
For the Fragrance Enthusiast: Yves Saint Laurent Mini Black Opium & Libre Eau de Parfum Duo
If they love trying out new perfumes and figuring out their scent for the season, they'll truly enjoy the Yves Saint Laurent Mini Black Opium & Libre Eau de Parfum Duo ($30). Libre is a floral scent that has notes of lavender, orange blossom, and musk accord. Black Opium is a seductive and spicy fragrance with notes of coffee, white flowers, and vanilla.
For Healthy Hair: Fable & Mane HoliRoots Hair Oil
If they love to treat their hair to luxury, the Fable & Mane HoliRoots Hair Oil ($34) is a gift they'll obsess over. The prewash hair oil will give their roots and scalp the nourishment they deserve for healthier-looking hair. Plus, it's such a great way for them to indulge in some much-needed me time.
For the Skin-Care-Lover: Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Peel. Love. Joy. Set
If you're shopping for someone who is an absolute skin-care pro, the Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Peel. Love. Joy. ($34) set is something they'll actually use and appreciate. The set comes with three different strengths of the bestselling Alpha Beta peel.
For a Candle Enthusiast: Forvr Mood Mini Candle Gift Set- Core Collection
Set the ambience with the Forvr Mood Mini Candle Gift Set- Core Collection ($50). Created by Jackie Aina, this gift set is a must have with a range of scents including warm and spicy, woody and earthy, and floral. If you want more curated, fall-inspired sensual scents, the limited-edition Forvr Mood Mini Candle Gift Set in Send Moods ($48) is a great option. It features notes of pumpkin, spices, coffee, and nuts.
A Whimsical Experience: Enchanted Crystal Candle
The Enchanted Crystal Candle ($42) is more than just a cotton-candy-scented candle. It's a home-decor piece decked out in amethyst crystals and glitter. Plus, the candle has a wooden wick that makes the most soothing crackling ASMR sounds that will relax them. It has notes of strawberry, raspberry, and black currant.
A Relaxing Bath: Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray
I mean, how cool is this? Now you can read in the tub without worrying about drowning your reading material, thanks to this Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray ($40). You can also bring in drinks and snacks, because self care.
Stylish Drinkware: Godinger Jax Double Old Fashioned Beverage Glass Cups
We're absolutely obsessed with these trendy Godinger Jax Double Old Fashioned Beverage Glass Cups ($20 for four). It's perfect for the one who loves to host.
You've Got This! A Creative Guide to Powering Your Happy
POPSUGAR's You've Got This! A Creative Guide to Powering Your Happy ($11) is an inspiring creativity workbook that includes 128 pages full of writing prompts, feel-good quotes, de-stressing methods, and more!