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Gifts for Women That Are $10 or Less (But Don't Look Like It)

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When your gift list includes a lot of ladies, from sisters to cousins, friends to co-workers, it can be a real challenge when you need to stick to a tight budget. After all, you don’t want your recipient to feel you scrimped on something for her. Read on for a sampling of items that you can give with confidence, knowing the recipient will be pleased — and you won’t be broke. Do you have more ideas for gifts for her at $10 and under? Share them in the comments.


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Related: Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Her Under $50

heart earrings
Amazon
V-Neck T-Shirt
Michael's

V-Neck T-Shirt

$6 from Michael’s

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Forget cheap T-shirts with silly logos or phrases. This classic women’s-fit T-shirt is a year-round staple that will be worn more than one might imagine. The V-neck style from Gildan will add a polished edge to any outfit. It’s available in classic black or white, as well as colors ranging from Heather Purple to Royal blue.


Related: Unique Gift Ideas for the Woman Who Doesn’t Want Anything

 


Pumpkin Pancakes Candle
Target

Pumpkin Pancakes Candle

$5 from Target

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For fans of all things pumpkin — and we know a lot of fans of all things pumpkin — this 4.1-ounce Lidded Glass Jar candle from Opalhouse features a heady scent that will keep pumpkin lovers feeling cozy on cooler nights ahead.


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Gratitude Journal Notebook
Amazon

Gratitude Journal Notebook

$4 from Amazon

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It’s easy to forget what’s important in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Help your favorite gal keep things in perspective with this highly rated (4.7 out of 5 stars) notebook from Sweet Gratitude that offers daily gratitude and self-care affirmations.


Reusable tote
Amazon

Reusable tote

$9 from Amazon

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A reusable tote bag may not be a “sexy” choice for a gift, but count on this stylish model from Allydrew getting used regularly. The nylon tote folds up easily and encourages a green lifestyle. Design options range from Leopard Print to Cuddly Kitties, Vintage Chrysanthemums to Bicycles.


Ribbed Plush Throw Blanket
Target

Ribbed Plush Throw Blanket

$10 from Target

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Whether she tosses it over her knees at her son’s football game or cuddles up in it to watch TV on a chilly evening, a throw-size blanket is a practical choice. This ultra-soft model from Room Essentials has a ribbed style that adds a hint of elegance. Choose from Blush, Dark Green or White.

 


Essential Burt’s Bees Kit Gift
Burt’s Bees

Essential Burt’s Bees Kit Gift

$10 from Burt’s Bees

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A little gift set from Burt’s Bees is imbued with a sense of luxury and a nod to sustainability, as the company is committed to “working in harmony with the power of nature.” Your recipient will sample products ranging from Body Lotion with Milk & Honey to Coconut Foot Cream to Beeswax Lip Balm with Vitamin E and Peppermint.


Lindt Fruit Sensation
Lindt

Lindt Fruit Sensation

$5 from Lindt

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Anything with chocolate tends to be a crowd-pleaser. Add a bit of fruit to the mix so there’s an air of “healthy” and you have an indulgent gift likely to be warmly received. Lindt’s Fruit Sensation packages, which feature Dark Chocolate with Blueberry & Acai or Raspberry & Cranberry, seem destined for a treat any time of day.


Super-Soft Slipper Socks
Lakeside Collection

Super-Soft Slipper Socks

$10 from The Lakeside Collection

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After a long day, all you want to do is slip into something cozy and relax. Plush socks can get expensive, but this set’s quite the deal. You get eight pairs of cozy slipper socks, available in either Earthtone or Bright selections. Expect your recipient to give a welcome sigh as she luxuriates in the silky softness of this machine-washable footwear.


Floral & Striped Pens
Hobby Lobby

Floral & Striped Pens

$2 from Hobby Lobby

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Help a gal elevate bill-paying — or other tedious writing tasks — into something more refined with this set of four Fiddlestix Paperie pens with a selection of delicate patterns and gold-hued tops and tips.

 


Air Plant
Amazon

Air Plant

$7 from Amazon

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Not everyone can have a green thumb. Those who don’t can still enjoy being surrounded by plants. Choose a pair of hardy Garden in the City air plants, here the Tillandsia in Brachycaulos Red variety, for real impact. These easy-to-grow beauties require just a weekly watering and partial sunlight to bring a bit of decorative flair to any room.

 


Love Beauty & Planet Hand and Body Lotion
Target

Love Beauty & Planet Hand and Body Lotion

$8 from Target

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As the days (and nights) start to cool, our hands tend to get chapped. Offer your recipient a bit of pampering with this Shea Butter and Sandalwood lotion rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by nearly 400 buyers. Its velvety texture, “provides nourishment and indulgent skincare.”


Oil Painting Sticky Notes
Etsy

Oil Painting Sticky Notes

$3.50 from Etsy

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When there’s the need to jot down a boring old note, you can still do it with style. Thanks to this set of 100 nature-themed sticky notes from TwinkleLifeStudio, your recipient may just find herself smiling when she writes, “Buy more milk.”


Rose Gold Necklace
Etsy

Rose Gold Necklace

$8.50 from Etsy

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This Double Ring Cubic Zircon Rose Gold Necklace from KristinIrina can add a touch of glamor to any outfit, whether the wearer is heading to work or a night out on the town. It’s handmade, crafted out of gold-plated stainless steel, and accented with cubic zirconia.


Cotton Printed Kitchen Towels
Target

Cotton Printed Kitchen Towels

$6 from Target

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For those who’ve just moved into a new place — or are simply in need of a little kitchen refresh — this two-pack set of kitchen towels from Threshold makes a statement in chic patterns ranging from Coffee to Lemons to Herbs.

 


Lightweight Scarf
Etsy

Lightweight Scarf

$10 from Etsy

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A woman can never have too many scarves … or so they say, especially when they are distinctively patterned and offer a signature touch to any outfit. This soft, chiffon-poly long scarf from 12thKnit, which can be worn as a wrap, comes in a wealth of patterns ranging from an Asian-inspired White Green Peony to a bold Blue Mustard Leaf.


PlaneAire Hand Sanitizer Lotion
PlaneAire

PlaneAire Hand Sanitizer Lotion

$8 from PlaneAire

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The pandemic taught us the importance of having hand sanitizer at the ready, but the constant applications can really dry out the hands. Give someone the PlaneAire Hands Pomegranate Basil smooth lotion hand sanitizer, a portable and vegan creation, and turn the most routine act into a spa-worthy moment.

 


Electronic Memory Game
Oriental Training

Electronic Memory Game

$6.50 from Oriental Trading

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If your recipient spends a lot of time waiting around for doctor’s appointments, riding the subway or bus, or otherwise, this handheld, battery-operated game might just help pass those dreaded minutes with a bit of memory-improving activity and fun.

 


Ginger Peach Black Tea Bags
The Republic of Tea

Ginger Peach Black Tea Bags

$10 from The Republic of Tea

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Sitting down to a cup of tea brings a sense of serenity — not a quick gulp of coffee on the way out the door, but rather an opportunity to slow things down. The Republic of Tea’s tin of 50 bags will offer many opportunities to sip and savor. Selections including a Ginger Peach Black Tea that’s said to offer “the sweet lushness of a fancy peach seasoned with the tingle of spicy ginger.”


eye mask
Amazon

Eye Mask for Sleeping

$7 from Amazon

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Light sleepers will delight in this glam, eyelash-motif spin from Sleep Masks by YIDAAN. This silk option, ideal for catnaps, features an adjustable strap.

 


Desktop boxing kit
Little Obsessed

Desktop Boxing Kit

$10 from Little Obsessed

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This playful gift can make the day of friends who struggle with stress — a mini punching bag is the centerpiece of this desktop accessory, with two tiny boxing gloves designed for pointer fingers. It even comes with a manual that describes finger-boxing moves along with boxing history.

 


Classic ’80s Sunglasses
Amazon

Classic ’80s Sunglasses

$6 from Amazon

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Sunglasses aren’t just for summertime. Your recipient may put on these vintage-inspired plastic sunglasses from Happy Tabby for a sunny autumn day of apple picking or a wintery morning on the ski slopes. One five-star reviewer noted, “Nice pair of sunglasses. The sides have some flexibility to them, which is great. They look exactly as advertised.”


Wine Tasting Notebook
Amazon

Wine Tasting Notebook

$5 from Amazon

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Opt for the paperback version of “Wine Notes” by Three Over Eight Planners, designed to help wine lovers and connoisseurs keep track of what they sip — and what they like. The recipient can record everything from the name of the wine and its vintage to the people it was shared with. (Hopefully, you.)

 


Bicycle Aureo Black Playing Cards
Amazon

Bicycle Aureo Black Playing Cards

$9 from Amazon

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Everyone’s seen and likely played with the traditional pack of Bicycle playing cards, a workmanlike set of cards. When this deck from The Bicycle Store is pulled out, the sense of luxury takes a card game to another level. This gold-foil edition is said to be “suitable for any card game or as a decorative piece in your home when not being used.”


Small Moon Jewelry Dish Tray
Amazon

Small Moon Jewelry Dish Tray

$7 from Amazon

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Add a touch of celestial magic to a woman’s vanity or bedside table with this moon-themed trinket tray from SweetGo that looks like a specialty-boutique find. The ceramic crescent tray is also ideal for holding rings while doing the dishes.

 


Fashion Cosmetic Bag
Walmart

Fashion Cosmetic Bag

$6 from Walmart

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High heels, perfume bottles, and lipstick tubes — along with fanciful prints — decorate this practical-but-lovely little cosmetic bag from OH Fashion. Ideal for carrying makeup or mani-pedi tool. It can easily be tossed into the pocketbook or displayed on the bathroom sink.

 


Earbud Carrying Case
Walmart

Earbud Carrying Case

$9 from Walmart

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She’ll never misplace earbuds again, and that’s enough of a gift. But this compact accessory from ACOUTO also packs a punch when it comes to style thanks to its vivid pattern. It features a charging hole and an anti-loss hanging buckle.


Mini Travel Jewelry Box
Walmart

Mini Travel Jewelry Box

$8 from Walmart

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A gal can never be without her jewelry. This charming model from Casegrace, available in four color choices, offers two layers of storage and a durable zipper lock. Now she’ll just have to decide which baubles make the cut to bring.


Adult Coloring Book
Barnes and Noble

Adult Coloring Book

$7 from Barnes & Noble

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The title pretty much sums up this gift idea by Lacy Mucklow and illustrator Angela Porter: “Be Calm and Color: Channel Your Anxiety into a Soothing, Creative Activity.” Adult coloring books may have fallen off the radar a bit, but there are still countless fans of this relaxing activity who would delight in such an elegant option.


Inspirational Mug
Amazon

Inspirational Mug

$10 from Amazon

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A mug might seem like a cop-out when it comes to a gift idea. But a clever mug with a real jolt of encouragement can make a big impression. This one from SFSOC, which holds 11 ounces, reminds her that “Sometimes you forget you’re awesome, so this is your reminder.”


Reusable Metal Straws
Amazon

Reusable Metal Straws

$7 from Amazon

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Ladies with an eye on the environment will appreciate this two-pack of reusable stainless steel collapsible straws from Doboli. It comes with a cleaning brush, keychain, and case that’s designed in multiple color combinations from rose gold and black to red and blue.


Botanical Magnet Set
Mountain Rose Herbs

Botanical Magnet Set

$6 from Mountain Rose Herbs

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The luxurious magnet sets sold in museum gift shops are elegant, practical, and often pricey. Offered as a set of four, these botanical-themed magnets are a deceptively thrifty choice that carries a personal touch from Oregon artist Sarah Bast.

 


Vintage Suitcase Luggage Tag
Walmart

Vintage Suitcase Luggage Tag

$8 from Walmart

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Anything that eases the headaches of travel is welcome. We’re charmed, as most ladies might be, by this Kate Aspen retro luggage tag, complete with 3D elements.

 


Ceramic Stone Coasters
Amazon

Ceramic Stone Coasters

$6 from Amazon

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Ladies who love to entertain will appreciate this artistic addition to their hosting accessories. The Nuovoware set, available in two patterns, features a cork and ceramic design and includes six coasters housed in an attractive iron holder suitable for display.

 


100 Puzzles Paperback
Amazon

100 Puzzles Paperback

$8 from Amazon

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If you have an avid puzzle fan on your gift list, consider this compact-yet-stylish volume from Pocket Posh Logic 4. It features 100 puzzles to “exercise the mind,” all contained within an art-splashed cover that leaves dollar-store finds in the dust. A free trial subscription to The Puzzle Society is included.


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