This is the week of December when we’re all asking ourselves “Where did the time go?” Christmas is coming up fast, and even if you’ve read a month’s worth of gift guides, there are probably plenty of people left on your list. That’s why we’ve been sourcing the dark corners of Amazon for the best fast, easy, fun gifts under $50. Read on for 29 great ideas, from cult-favorite face masks for your beauty-obsessed friend to Bluetooth speakers for your tech savvy cousin.
For Your Friend Who’s a Homebody
A delicious-smelling soy candle will be the perfect the finishing touch for her apartment.
For the Person Who Takes Her Beauty Routine Very Seriously
These pimple patches are life-savers. Anybody who has acne will be forever converted once they try one.
For Your Co-Worker Who’s Always on Twitter
Buy this convertible iPhone holder for someone who never has more than 20 percent of battery life.
For the Friend Who Spends All Her Money on Matcha
Help her budget in 2019 by giving her a tea set that will make her feel like a professional barista.
For Anyone Who Wants to Be More Organized
For Your Friend, the #Content Creator
We all know that millennials love marble, so this reusable water bottle will be a sure winner.
For the Person Who Loves Wellness
The Japanese charcoal allegedly absorbs bacteria, leading to fresher breath. Plus it’s just cool-looking.
For the VIB
If she’s a Sephora addict who already bought all the holiday gift sets, get her these so she can try out all her new products.
For Your Co-Worker With the Messy Desk
‘Tis the season for gifting aesthetically pleasing (and passive-aggressive) desk organizers.
For the Person Who Forgets Everything
Your brother won’t ever lose his keys again with this nice-looking key ring.
For the Skin-Care Addict
If this mask is good enough for 1,400+ Amazon reviewers, it’s good enough for your co-worker, bestie, roommate, you name it.
For the Minimalist
Some hard-to-kill succulents in the simplest white planters.
For the Budding DJ
Give this to whoever always plays the best music when you pass them the aux cord.
For Your Friend Who’s Obsessed With Self-Care
Do all your friends already have jade face rollers? Try this ice roller instead.
For Anyone Who’s Bad at Keeping Plants Alive
It’s a humidifier and an artificial cactus, all in one.
For Anyone Who Loves Beauty Sleep
For Someone Who Loves Flowers (Like Your Mom)
Team up with your sibling to buy your mom flowers and a cute vase to go along with them.
For Your Co-worker Who’s the Life of the Party
The perfect way to relax after any holiday event.
For Your BFF Who’s Sworn Off Plastic Bags
Save the planet, but make it fashion.
For the Friend With a Green Thumb and a Tiny Space
This seed starter kit is a great gift for anyone who wants to turn her 200-square-foot apartment into a garden.
For the Person Who’s Too Busy to Drink Her Coffee
This mug warmer says “I know your life is hectic, but I want your beverages to stay hot.”
For the Person With Too Many Plants
In 2019, no plant will be left without an aesthetically pleasing planter on your watch.
For the Person Who’s Always Carrying a Giant Bag
Give her the freedom from schlepping all of her belongings everywhere she goes.
For the Person Who Loves Sparkle
Give this to your cousin to wear when the whole family gets dressed up to hang out in the family room.
For the Beach-Goer
Nobody can resist a good handwoven towel.
For the Friend Who Wants You to Know What She’s Cooking
Good for the farmer’s market, great for the ‘gram.
For the Friend Who Wants You to Know How Cozy Her Apartment Is
These candles not only smell good, they also look great in flat-lay pictures.
For the Dad Who Claims He Doesn’t Want Anything
He can definitely use these anti-slip slippers.
For the Person Who Loves Spas
At this price, everyone should get a robe this Christmas.
For the Person Who Needs a Nap
Because everybody loves a good sleepwear upgrade.
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