Affordable holiday gifts that women actually want


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The act of giving gifts is easy (and fun!), but actually shopping for those gifts can be hard. Every year, you make it your mission to purchase the most perfect presents, and sometimes, you fall a little short. The ladies in your life deserve so much, and in most cases, a boring gift card isn’t going to cut it.

 That’s why we put together this list of affordable holiday gifts ideas that women actually want. 

From trendy jewelry to quality gadgets, our holiday gift guide is filled with the most affordable and unique items for women.

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1. Ana Luisa jewelry

Generic necklaces are out, but Ana Luisa jewelry is in. The designer retails carbon-neutral jewelry designs, including necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings. We’re obsessed with these simple Scarlett earrings, perfect for your friends who like to wear little hoops. Ana Luisa also has a gift guide with gifts under $79.

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2. Portable charging station

Ladies on the go will love this Portable Charging Station from Amazon. Retailing for $27.99, the charging station can charge three Apple products at the same time, including the iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods. The portable dock can be set up anywhere you like, from your home office to the bedroom.

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3. The Skincare Edit from Glossier

Glossier products make great gifts. Known for its collection of simple skincare, makeup and fragrances, the brand retails The Skincare Edit, a set of best-selling skincare products in miniature sizes. The kit includes the Milky Jelly Cleanser, Super Bounce serum, Balm Dotcom and Futuredew oil serum, as well as a pink headband with the Glossier logo. This gift is perfect for friends and family who are always traveling.

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4. Espresso machine

Shopping for someone who loves coffee? Give them the amazing gift of espresso. The De’Longhi Stilosa Bar Pump Espresso Machine is $99.95 at Best Buy. Available in black and stainless steel, the appliance can make single and double espresso shots. It also comes with a manual milk frother that will make the most perfect cappuccino, latte or flat white. 

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5. Book of the Month club

Book lovers will appreciate a gift membership to Book of the Month. The company offers monthly book subscriptions where readers can choose from five new books every month. You can purchase a three, six or 12-month plan starting at just $49.99 ($16.99 per book).

Some of the November reads include The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker, and How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days by K.M. Jackson.

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6. Massage gun

Help the women in your life relax and reset this holiday season with a Comfier Mini Massage Gun. Priced at $52.99 on Amazon, the portable gadget will work through knots in your neck, back, arms and legs. If you want to complete the gift, pair it with a candle, lotion and bath salts for the ultimate spa experience.

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7. Gift set from Sephora

Currently, Sephora is advertising discounted gift sets from brands like First Aid Beauty, Dyson, Fenty Beauty, Olaplex and Briogeo. You can save money on designer makeup, perfume, shampoo, conditioner, skincare solutions and more.

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8. Polaroid camera

A Polaroid camera is a gift that keeps giving. The portable device makes it easy to capture candid moments in everyday life. Polaroid has a collection of instant cameras as well as color and black-and-white film for a reasonable price. Retailing for $164.99, the Polaroid Now Starter Set is a great place to start.

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9. Winc Wine subscription

You can never have too much wine, especially during the holidays. Surprise your girlfriend, Mom, friend, neighbor or sister with a subscription to Winc. Winc is an online wine club that makes it easy to try different blends of red, white and sparkling wine.

Shoppers can choose from a one, two or three-month membership starting at just $60. The one-month subscription will include four different bottles of wine.

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10. Papier planner

A new planner is an incredibly thoughtful and useful gift. If you’ve never heard of Papier, the stationery brand designs gorgeous planners, notebooks, calendars and cards for a great price. Choose from the assortment of 2022 planners, including best-selling covers like “Constellation,” “In The Groove” and “LOVE.”


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