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We can all probably agree on one thing: Gift shopping can be very, very stressful. And finding presents for Every! Single! Person! in your life while also staying within a budget? Even more of a challenge. Since a fancy eyeshadow palette or pair of cute pajamas can cost upwards of a hundred bucks, most of the items on anyone's wish list (ourselves included) aren't usually budget-friendly. So if you’re searching for a lil something special for someone who loves luxurious gifts (because, like, who doesn’t?!), but you don’t have a ton of extra money to blow on presents (because, like, who does?!), we’ve got you covered.
Here at Cosmo, we like to think of ourselves as bougie and ~economical~, so when it comes to finding the best cheap Christmas gifts that are top-tier quality, we know all the ins and outs on where to purchase them. And since you have your whole family (and then some!), to buy presents for, you can trust you're in the right place.
We've scoured the internet for the absolute best holiday gifts that won't wreak havoc on your credit card. So whether you're on the hunt for a gift for your mom, sister, brother, or BFF, below are 64 inexpensive holiday gifts—all under $75—that look and feel expensive without a jaw-dropping price tag.
Brazilian Bum Bum Jet Set
Sol de Janeiro can’t seem to make a scent immune to going viral, and this bundle boasts three of the brand’s beloved products. The iconic Brazilian Bum Bum Cream, Moisturizing Shower Cream Gel, and Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist create a routine for buttery soft (and amazing-smelling) skin.
Room Linen Spray
Sustainable fragrance brand DedCool wants everyone to create a cohesive signature scent. So, not only do their fragrances come in perfumes, but also candles, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, and even room sprays. Refresh and elevate any space with Dedcool’s Room Linen Spray in the brand’s musky MILK scent.
BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Cream Blush
Tower 28 is no stranger to the hybrid beauty space, and this Lip + Cheek Cream Blush is no exception. Infused with aloe vera and green tea extract, this multitasking compact not only gives the complexion a rosy flush, but it does so without compromising on ingredients. We’ll take two, please!
BIOGRAPHY Fragrance Discovery Set
Fragrance is v personal, so choosing a perfume for someone can be tricky. Luckily, Ellis Brooklyn basically solved all of our problems. Enter: the BIOGRAPHY Fragrance Discovery Set. The kit features nine of the brand’s best-selling scents, so your giftee can spritz them all, eliminating the guesswork for you.
JBL Go 3 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
This pocket-size speaker is the perfect little sidekick for setting all the music vibes while on-the-go. The mini speaker boasts five hours of charge, so you can listen to Taylor Swift’s All Too Well 10 Minute Version just about 50 times over (girl math!).
Morgan Ring Set
If they’re a jewelry lover, look no further than this Morgan Ring Set from BaubleBar. A stack of four dainty rings for less than $60? Say less.
Bedside Lamp Glass Striped Mushroom Table Lamp
Who says you need to break the bank when buying glass decor? This ~groovy~ lamp is a funky addition to any table and you can add it to your cart for just $30! TBH, a steal if we’ve ever seen one.
Scalp Revival™ Shampoo + Scalp Massager Gift Set
Give the gift of a salon-level wash with Briogeo’s Scalp Revival set. The exfoliating shampoo has a bounty of hair-loving ingredients and deeply cleanses the scalp– no excess buildup here! And to top off the treatment, the massager increases scalp circulation and promotes hair growth (it’s also super soothing).
As cold weather commences, we’re obsessed with all things oversized, and you can’t go wrong with gifting this chunky scarf. Did we mention the cozy accessory comes in eight different colors?
Opaque 50 Denier Tights with Rhinestones
We love anything and everything with sparkles for the holiday season, and these rhinestone-studded tights from Calzedonia have the ability to add a little ~glamour~ to any outfit.
Alpha W Beanie
Holiday szn is basically synonymous with comfy winter accessories, which is why a beanie is a perf Christmas gift for anyone on your list.
The Cosmetic Pouch Set in Black
When it comes to travel accessories, you can’t go wrong with BEIS. This pouch duo is durable and spacious, making it a perfect gift for any type of traveler (and overpacker).
Modern Rodeo Belt
Buckle up, fashion girlies! For those whose closets are overflowing with Western boots, this belt is sure to be their next obsession. The stylish gold hardware and leather combination rivals some of our fav luxury accessories for just a fraction of the price.
Masking Minis 5-Piece Kit
Peter Thomas Roth is our go-to for all things self-care. Whether you want a dose of hydration or a pore-sweeping exfoliation, this set has it all. Achieving that post-facial glow at home just became sooo much easier.
Drinking Glasses with Bamboo Lids
In theory, drinking glasses don’t seem like the most glamorous prezzie, but these reusable cups make giving the gift of hydration actually cute. Whether they love an iced coffee, matcha, or just some good ole’ water, these glasses are sure to elevate anyone’s drinking experience.
51mm Ceres Rectangular Sunglasses
We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: Everyone could use a pair of chic sunnies in their rotation. This rectangular pair from AIRE embodies the Y2K look that we love so much, and they come in black, pink, and green colorways.
Dainty Layering Initial Necklaces
It's not hard to find a thoughtful gift when initial necklaces exist. This one has two dainty gold chains for an easy layered look that instantly elevates any outfit. Meaningful to them and nice on your wallet—kinda hard to beat!
Mother of Pearl AirPods Case
If they're still holding on to that plain white AirPods case, do them a favor and give 'em an upgrade with the pearl case made for those who want a little something something.
Vanilla Beige Lip Butter Balm
Summer Fridays' butter balm is a bestseller for a reason. Its silky, 100% vegan formula gives the hydration lips need (especially during the winter) and leaves them with that "clean girl" aesthetic shine—plus a hint of vanilla flavor.
Wooden Digital Alarm Clock with Wireless Charging
We love a good multi-function product. This pretty wooden alarm clock is also a wireless charger for devices, so they'll never forget to charge them overnight.
Dripper with Blue Bottle Coffee Filters
FYI, a good cup of coffee doesn't have to be hard or require you spending $7 at your local cafe. This dripper system is perfect for coffee lovers, no matter if they're a beginner or a connoisseur.
The Five Minute Journal
Gift giving season can get chaotic, but sometimes, it's nice to slow down and reflect. This journal is meant to help you start your day with a little appreciation and positivity—something I'm sure we all could use.
Mini Fridge Electric Cooler and Warmer
Whether they love to have snacks at the ready or need a cool place to store their beauty products, this mini fridge will definitely get use.
Cherry Treat Conditioning + Strengthening Lip Oil
Dior's Lip Glow Oil is all the rage, but if you don't want to drop $40, allow us to introduce you to Rihannna's Fenty Cherry Lip Oil. It's a fraction of the price, and will leave your lips just as silky and hydrated! Thank us later!
Gabine Bucket Bag
Finding a chic, on-trend bag that's gift-worthy is challenging, but Charles & Keith is a go-to for under-$100 bags that look wayyyy more expensive than their price tags. This sleek mini bucket bag is available in violet, navy tweed, brown, and black leather, so there's one for every style.
Positive Light Silky Touch Highlighter
Easy way to feel like a million bucks? Rare Beauty's latest highlighter that will give you instant It girl level of glow.
Satin pillowcases are just what your bed is missing. Not only do they help tame frizz and reduce hair breakage due to the gentle material, but it also helps reduce breakouts by absorbing less moisture and dirt.
Ceramic Catchall Tray
If someone doesn’t gift you this ceramic catchall tray for the holidays, get it for yourself with your initial on it. At such a good price, you might as well treat yourself too.
Trust me when I say, you can never have too many gold hoops. Take it from someone who seems to have an endless amount of hoops, but never any that match. Gift this pair to your BFF or sis. They’ll thank you later.
Help your giftee limit their use of single plastic with this veryy cute reusable tote. The smiley face print is just too, too good.
Mixed Florals Essentials Card Box
Not only is this card box cute on its own, but it actually houses different cards for any occasion—from birthdays to thank you notes.
Grilled Personal Pizza Maker
Picture it: a Friday night in making your own personal brick oven-style pizza right on your grill. Need we say more? Grab one for someone on your list and one for yourself!
Single Serve Coffeemaker
This sleek coffee maker is ideal if counter space is limited for them. This lil guy can make a full 16-ounce cup of coffee using pre-packaged coffee pods or their fave coffee grounds. Plus, there's no paper filter needed, as it has a removable filter for easy cleaning.
LIT Nail Co
Give the gift of fab nails with these custom press on sets. Similarly to Etsy, West Tenth is a marketplace where you can shop small businesses; with LIT Nail Co. being a Black-owned salon that specializes in nail art and has stunning reusable sets you can buy all for under $65.
1ct tw Cubic Zirconia Earrings in Platinum
A pair of stunning (and under-$30!) studs to add to their earring collection? Sold.
Cozy Chenille Casual Socks
Does it get any softer than these plush socks? No, no it does not. And when it comes to inexpensive gifts, it doesn’t get any better than this either.
For the person who loves the smell of a fresh bouquet, snag them this pretty candle that'll look amazing on their nightstand.
Who said chic wireless headphones have to cost a ton? This pair is under $30 and is perf for any music lover.
The Have You Ever? Game
This fun game comes with an added "After Dark" pack, so your giftee can break out the booze and play late into the night.
Luna Sleeping Night Oil
If they’re obsessed with skincare, grab ’em this night oil they can wear while they’re snoozing! Its goal is to increase skin plumpness and alleviate redness.
Kaya Shorty Ceramic Planter
For any plant parents on your list, this adorable striped planter is a must. And if you’re really feeling generous, you can add in a little succulent or other green bb too.
Champagne Glitter iPhone Case
Just like shoes and bags, one can never have too many phone cases. Gift this glittery number to the person on your list who’s always scrolling through TikTok.
Original and Hotter Black Truffle Hot Sauce 2-Pack Bundle
For the at-home chef or foodie, this pair of truffle-infused hot sauces is the perfect present. They can put it on anything for an added layer of flavor.
Jonathan Adler Gala Mug
This Jonathan Adler mug looks way more ~luxe~ than its $24 price tag suggests and gets the *aesthetic* just right. The recipient of this gift is def going to think you spent a whole lot more than you did.
Wine Aerator and Pourer
If you know someone who loves their cheap boxed wine, get them this aerator to make it taste just like the expensive stuff.
Jewel Garden Succulent Plant
Why give them flowers when you could gift them the cutest little succulent? Each succulent is locally grown and hand planted in Los Angeles. The best part? These plants require minimal care, so they’re super hard to kill. (That includes even the most forgetful of people.)
Electric Coffee Mug Warmer
If a fancy schmancy self-heating coffee mug isn't in the budget, this mug heating pad is the next best thing.
You’ll ask yourself how you ever lived without a mini straightener once you have one. This one is the perfect size to slip right in your handbag, and with 100 percent ceramic plates, it doesn’t skimp on quality.
The Original Mini MakeUp Eraser
If you know someone who just can’t kick their makeup wipe habit (as they should!!), replace their disposable pack with these reusable wipes that easily remove every trace of makeup.
Art: The Definitive Visual Guide Coffee Table Book
Colorful coffee table books are trending, but they always seem to cost a fortune. Well, my friend, say hello to this equally colorful, equally fun option—oh, and did I forget to mention it’s almost half the price?
LABS LUST Lip Gloss
Pat McGrath makeup does not run cheap. But you can join in on the fun at a more affordable price with this gold glitter gloss. Heck, even Emily Ratajkowski agrees, considering it’s one of her faves.
The Amethyst Gua Sha Facial Lifting Tool
If you inhabited the TikTok space last year, you likely know what a gua sha is. In case you missed out, a gua sha is a traditional technique used in Chinese medicine that involves rubbing the skin with a stone to improve circulation—giving a more defined and glowy look. Aka the ultimate self-care gift.
Baby Blue Retro Flowers Laptop Sleeve
If you’re anything like me, you drop *everything*. And that, unfortunately, my friends, includes my laptop. If you have somebody on your list that’s just as clumsy, consider buying this cute baby blue retro flower laptop sleeve.
Ice Tray Treats Book
If you know someone with a serious sweet tooth but not the baking skills to back it up, get them this cookbook full of no-bake recipes—and throw in a cheap ice tray to go with it!
Silk Eye Mask — Lavender
You’ve got your loved one a purple silk pillowcase, they’re def going to need a purple silk sleep mask to match.
Papaya Bright Exfoliating Face Mask
If your loved one is a skincare aficionado and hasn’t yet been introduced to Golde, this papaya mask is the gift for them. Made from a whole bunch of superfoods, their skin will be left soft and bright after using this mask.
Honeysuckle Rose Hydrating Mist
For the ones obsessed with hydrating, refreshing face mist, this honeysuckle rose one will be right up their alley.
Set of 2 in 1lb Each
Is your workout buddy on your gift list? These one-pound bangles allow for a full range of motion while exercising. This is a present that you want but probably would never buy for yourself. But aren’t those the best kind?
Scallop Spine Notebook
You can’t go wrong with a journal. This one is extra-special with customizable initials—making the gift totally personal.
Lip Sleeping Mask
This cult-favorite lip mask leaves lips feeling moisturized and soft. Take it from someone who suffers from constantly chapped lips—this mask is my savior.
Rose Quartz Crystal Facial Roller
De-puff and soothe your skin with a cooling face roller that’s so easy to incorporate into any beauty routine. Just a couple minutes of rolling the stone over your face will make you feel so calm.
Coconut Milk Bath Soak
Transform your bathroom into the most luxurious spa with a heavenly bath soak that not only smells amazing but also makes your skin so dang soft.
Classic Turkish Cotton Slipper
No matter who you give these fuzzy house shoes to, it’ll be hard to convince them that they shouldn’t wear them everywhere. They’re not gonna want to take them off, trust.
Thriving Minds Mug
This darling mug-and-saucer combo was designed by artist Kenesha Sneed in partnership with Nespresso. The collaboration benefits Thrive Scholars, a non-profit dedicated to helping students of color achieve their wildest academic dreams. Sipping for a cause! Win win.
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