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Get ahead of your Christmas shopping by grabbing fun and unique finds this November! That includes stocking stuffers for everyone, as well as bigger items for under the tree. By avoiding last-minute Christmas shopping, you’ll find that there are many possibilities when it comes to small, affordable presents for women that can still make a big impact. Whether you’re browsing for gifts for your wife, gifts for your mother-in-law, gifts for your best friend, sister, or daughter, these are the best stocking stuffers for women of 2023 — with ideas to suit everyone’s interests and personalities.
Our list includes classic stocking stuffer ideas for women, like books and beauty products, as well as more unique and specialized options. There are sporting goods for athletes, storage items for organizational gifts, trendy accessories for fashionistas, as well as food gifts that may or may not be gone before Christmas dinner. Even better, since these are gift ideas under $30, with many gifts under $20, you can grab multiple items and still stay within your budget. With so many presents available, and so much time left to finish shopping, you can rest assure her stocking will be filled with her favorites.
Midnight Minis Set
This new, 5-product holiday gift set full of Laneige's best-selling lip masks offers a ton of value, whether she's new to their products or not.
Reflective Scrunchies with Pockets
These machine-washable scrunchies are perfect for keeping her hair in place during rigorous workouts. If she prefers running outside, they are made with a reflective material to help her stay safe. They also include a pocket for secretly storing cash or an Apple AirTag — just in case.
Thumbstick Caps for Nintendo Switch
If she loves to play Animal Crossing, she'll be excited to slip on these soft, silicone Nintendo Switch caps that make toggling analog sticks more comfortable. Plus, the smiling bunny and bear are just plain adorable!
Pocket Pharmacy with Brand Labels 4-Pack
This mini pharmacy kit is perfect for women of all ages. They can store the essentials such as ibuprofen, Lactaid, and more for on-the-go care. This 4-pack set comes with brand labels, so they never take the wrong medicine by accident. These mini kits are great for storing in purses or backpacks.
Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
This staple shade from Clinique has seen an uptick in popularity in the last year. Many claim it looks great on everyone and adjusts to flatter any skin tone. This not-quite lipstick, not-quite lipgloss has a balm-like consistency that hydrates lips.
'The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times' by Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama's latest book will help her navigate some of life's toughest questions with stories from Michelle's journey, inspiring her to use her own light to make the world a better place.
Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio
If she loves her bubbles, this sugar cube trio will allow her to try several mimosa variations. All she'll need to do is drop a cube into a glass of champagne, and soon, she'll have a peach, citrus, or berry-flavored cocktail.
Cozy Scented Warming Coaster
She can keep her drink warm while also experiencing the enticing scent of cinnamon and clove with this coaster, filled with spices that emit a cozy scent when heated.
Bracelet Hair Ties
Instead of standard black hair ties, gift her this 3-pack set of bracelet hair ties that look like accessories when on her wrist and add style when holding her hair up.
Blackhead Remover Peel Off Mask
Is there anything more satisfying than cleaning the gunk out your pores? If she agrees, add this peel off mask to her stocking. This beauty treatment will remove unwanted blackheads in no time.
Coffee Run Wallet 2.0
Ideal for coffee runs and other quick errands, this lightweight wallet is designed to transport the essentials. It can comfortably hold two cards, a few dollars bills, and also comes with a hook to attach to larger bags, when needed.
Tweed Baseball Cap
This camel tweed cap is a stylish option for winter that will easily transition her wardrobe from season to season.
Knit Apple Watch Band
This knit band for an Apple watch happens to look just like a Christmas sweater, but it's also a trendy piece she can wear throughout the year.
Core Reusable Smart Notebook
Thanks to this smart notebook, she can transfer her handwritten notes to Google Drive, Dropbox, and iCloud. Just wipe off to reuse!
Gel Lab Pro Nail Color
Deborah Lippmann's Gel Lab Pro polishes offer the shine and texture of a gel manicure without the nail damage. They come in 17 versatile shades, including a deep red for the holidays.
For an every day jewelry gift, opt for these gold-dipped hoop earrings that look high-end at just $30.
Round Ravioli Stamps
Homemade ravioli takes pasta to a whole new level, and this two-stamp set will shape each piece perfectly. You can also buy the ravioli ingredients in advance to coordinate a date night or family activity.
Large Rectangle Iridescent Hair Claw
Claw clips are trendy, thanks to their effortless look and ease of use. This iridescent option from Claire's is neutral enough to match practically any outfit, and large enough to hold all types of hair.
100 Dates Bucket List Scratch Off Poster
Add a little romance to her stocking with this fun, scratch-off gift. It includes 100 different date ideas, such as going out for brunch and enrolling in a cooking class.
Beach Trip Eau De Parfum
This top-rated Anthropologie perfume is part of their nostalgia collection that evokes scents from special memories. Options include Beach Trip, Golden Hour, Road Trip, Slow Dance, and more, so you can pick the blend that reflects a positive memory for her.
Fell Asleep Here Magnetic Bookmark
For the woman in your life who loves to get immersed in a good book, this magnetic bookmark will ensure she never loses her place. The "fell asleep here" text is especially appropriate for nighttime readers, but it can also be used for everything from cookbooks to journal entries.
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Regardless of what her makeup routine entails, she can always use a high-quality, black mascara. This one from Jones Road has over 5,000 five-star reviews and is clean, cruelty-free, and conditioning for her lashes.
Assam Black + Ginger Tea
Alaya's teas are sourced from organic, biodynamic, and ethically-run farms in India, making them perfect for any tea lover. They have a variety of blends to choose from, but this black tea and ginger combination is especially cozy for cold winter nights around the holidays.
Connection Heartwarming Oil Blend
Saje's oil blends can be rolled directly onto her head and pulse points to promote wellness. This particular blend smells of mint, citrus, and herbs and is designed to support feelings of openness and connection to others.
Cool Mom Beaded Stretch Bracelet
Cool moms deserve cool accessories such as this sparkly bracelet. Not only is it sentimental, but the blue and gold-toned beading makes it a fun addition to any outfit.
Maple Pecan Freshly Roasted Ground Coffee
If she's hosting Christmas this year, it'll likely take her several cups of coffee to get through the day. Treat her to this flavorful brew that features notes of pecans, Vermont maple syrup, and milk chocolate.
L'Amour Medium Silicone Spatula
This heart-patterned spatula will remind her just how much you love her culinary creations throughout the year. It can withstand heat up to 482 degrees, and the silicone top is removable and dishwasher safe.
Ultimate Detangler Hairbrush
This detangling brush has over 1,000 five-star reviews from happy customers who used it either on their hair or their child's hair. One reviewer wrote that it's "absolutely game changing. I’m texting all of my friends right now about it. I love it so much!!"
This brightly-colored notebook can be used for everything from to-do lists to doodles. With 96 pages to fill with ideas and three color options to choose from, they are sure to enjoy!
Aperol Spritz Room Spray
Her entire house can smell like summer with this Aperol Spritz room fragrance. The top notes include bitter orange, grapefruit, and tangerine — to remind her of the classic cocktail.
Women's Ruffle Ankle Socks
Socks are a classic stocking stuffer for good reason since she can never have enough pairs. The ruffled detailing on these adds just enough charm to make them feel special upon opening on Christmas morning.
Anna Faux Pearl Chain
While a new purse might not fit into her stocking (or your budget), this faux pearl chain can elevate a bag she already owns. It hooks easily onto most hardware and is available in multiple sizes.
This foldable bag can carry up to a whopping 50 pounds, which makes it functional for laundry, large grocery hauls, and travel. It's sustainably designed and made from recycled materials. Plus, it eliminates the need for single-use shopping bags.
Moodpatch Eye Gels
These "mood-boosting" eye gels slip under the eyes for a quick dose of self-care before bedtime or in the morning. Choose between Happy Place, with aromatherapy to brighten her mood, or Perk Up, which uses energizing green tea for de-puffing.
Clarifying Face Wash
This facial cleanser was formulated with melanin-rich skin in mind and is designed to maintain her skin's natural pH levels, oils, and moisture. It's made with natural ingredients, such as coconut and palm oil to condition her skin and lavender extract to soothe stress.
Does she have a tropical vacation coming up? This point-and-click camera with a waterproof casing will ensure she can capture all the best underwater memories at the beach or pool.
Margaux Binder Clips
Whether she's in her early years of schooling or getting an advanced degree, these cheerful binder clips will keep her organized and interested in her studies.
Organic Cotton Bandana
The possibilities for styling a chic bandana are practically endless. This one comes in 11 patterns that she can wear as a headband, neck tie, bracelet, bag accessory, and more.
These calming shower steamers have over 24,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, so you know they're guaranteed to give her the relaxation she desires after a long day. Place one on the shower floor, and wait for the aromatherapy to kick in.
Hella '90s Pop Culture Trivia Game
Put her '90s knowledge to the test with this trivia game, featuring over 400 questions that cover everything from fashion trends to TV, movies, and more. It even comes with a complimentary Spotify playlist to listen to while playing!
Fresh Cut Flowers Tote
Spring will seem just a little bit closer with these totes designed to carry freshly cut flowers. On her way home from the grocery store or farmer's market, she can slip her blooms into the tote, fasten the canvas tie, and sling it around her shoulder for safe transport.
Mini Waffle Maker
If she has a small kitchen or lives in a dorm, this nifty appliance will make preparing delicious waffles a cinch. It can also be used for grilled cheese sandwiches, cookies, and potato bites.
Ring Cleaning Towelettes
If she recently got engaged, or just owns a lot of fine jewelry, this eight-pack of towelettes will keep her rings sparkling throughout the year.
No. 3 Hair Repair Perfector
Olaplex's No. 3 is a pre-shampoo treatment designed to reduce breakage and split ends resulting from hot tools and chemicals. It has over 2,000 five-star reviews on Sephora from customers who wrote that it's an easy way to strengthen hair (that also smells great!).
Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash
Unlike hand sanitizer that can carry a strong chemical scent, this rinse-free hand wash from Aēsop is hydrating and naturally fragrant. It'll be a purse staple for whenever she needs a quick clean-up.
Seeing Stars Book
She can dive into the meaning behind her astrological sign with one of these colorful books that depicts in detail what her zodiac sign means. One happy customer wrote, "These books are fun to read and to give as gifts. Their size also makes them easy to carry for astrological consultations on the go!"
Mike's Hot Honey
Mike's Hot Honey is a pantry staple. It adds a delicious combination of sweet heat to everything from pizza to cheese, cocktails, and more.
'All Out Of' Grocery List Note Pad
Available in several colors, this magnetic notepad will help her keep track of everything she needs at the grocery store — from fruits to toiletries.
Crystal Glass Nail File
For the woman who takes her manicure very seriously, this glass nail file offers an alternative to the traditional sandpaper design and comes with a sturdy, protective case for travel.
Desktop Vacuum Cleaner
As an adorable vacuum designed to keep desktops spotless, it's safe to say this is the only mouse your friends will actually want to see. All that's needed to run this compact vacuum are two AA batteries. It's especially great for crumbs and dust bunnies!
Calm the F*ck Down: An Irreverent Adult Coloring Book
Each illustration has its own sassy quip that Amazon reviewers say adds to the relaxation of this activity by making them laugh.
Satin Pillowcase Set
Sleeping on silky, smooth pillowcases is the key to protecting your hair. These satin pillowcases come in a set of two, so she'll have a back-up when one's in the wash.
Moisturizing Heel Socks
Help her get some pampering in, even while she sleeps. These heel socks will help relieve dry, irritated, and cracked feet, as they are infused with jojoba seed oil, olive oil, and vitamin E.
'Self-Love Workbook for Women' by Megan Logan, MSW, LCSW
This workbook includes prompts, goal setting activities, quizzes, and more to help her build self-compassion and learn to love herself, just as she is.
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Bluetooth Shower Speaker
This bluetooth speaker is waterproof and perfect for shower jam sessions. Many reviewers mention its impressive sound quality for such a small device.
Shea Butter Hand Cream
In a consumer test done by the brand, 97 percent of users found their skin to be soothed after just one application of this ultra creamy hand cream, and 100 percent said their skin felt protected from dehydration after one week. It's formulated with 20 percent organic shea butter.
Lip + Cheek
This popular 2-in-1 lip and cheek balm is vegan, cruelty-free, and paraben-free for a clean beauty staple she'll use on repeat.
Get ready for "awws" among family members upon gifting. It might look like a lump of coal, but this rock is engraved with a sweet message that she'll hold dear.
This dishwasher- and microwave-safe mug will become her go-to coffee cup, not only because of its ease of use, but also because the manatee slowly ascends as she drinks her morning brew.
Makeup Brush Cleaner Sponge (Set of 2)
Her makeup brushes will be clean as a whistle thanks to these dry black sponges. She can swipe her brushes over the sponge for a quick clean.
Froth'y High-Grade Milk Frother
This battery-powered milk frother from Joe'y will help her achieve the perfect texture for her morning latte, whether she prefers coffee or matcha. It also comes with a stainless-steel case that locks into place for easy storage and travel.
Everyday Inspiration: 80 Bible Verse Cards
For women on their spiritual journey, these scripture cards are sure to be a hit on Christmas Day, as they encourage inspiration, hope, and peace upon reading.
Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers
Introduce her to her new favorite game: one that's all about corny jokes and belly laughs.
This handy sauce holder will clip onto her car's air vent, so she can easily dip her fast-food fries and nuggets on the go.
Wonder Blading Peel & Reveal Lip Stain Kit
All the rage on TikTok, this long-lasting lip stain goes on dark and reveals it's true color after peeling. The longer she keeps the stain on, the more intense the color will be.
Electric Mug Warmer
If her coffee always goes cold, after running around her office or home, gift her a mug warmer that will keep her drink at her preferred sipping temperature.
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Clip On Book Light
The book lovers in your life are sure to utilize this book light for late-night reading sessions.
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Blue Light-Blocking Glasses
She'll complete her work in style with these blue light-blocking glasses. They come in prints, such as tortoise shell and leopard, and solid colors, such as pink, blue, and black.
Butta Drop Mini Whipped Oil Body Cream
This highly-rated Fenty Beauty body cream also comes in a mini version that's perfect for adding to her stocking.
AirPods Case Cover
It may seem counterintuitive to put your AirPods in a second case, but this thin, silicone layer protects the costly earbuds and lets you check the battery status at any given time. With over three dozen colors and patterns, you'll be able to find a cover that matches her style.
Ma Damn Short Almond Press-On Nails
For a timeless look that she can wear any time of the year, gift her these award-winning press-on nails that will save her money at the salon.
Eyeglass Repair Tools Kit
Okay, so this may not be the most exciting stocking stuffer, but it's certainly a practical one if she wears eyeglasses or has a few pairs of sunglasses in her rotation.
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