Everyone loves a good splurge, but that doesn’t mean you can’t snag something incredible $50 or less. With an emphasis on self-care, and the vast array of items within beauty, home decor, tech, appliances, and then some, getting something good on a budget isn’t as hard as it may seem. So how about gift ideas under $50?!
There’s a common misconception that budget-friendly gifts make you a bad gift-giver. So not true!
In fact, gift sets are so clutch. This year, we got you (and your budget) covered. Tap in and see some great gifts for under $50 you can buy yourself or your loved ones and there’s even one for a fun, virtual game night!
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Do you love hashtags? Can you easily decipher phrases like IYKYK? #CultureTags launched earlier this year and it's perfect for virtual game nights! The categories range from Daily Sayings, Family/Friends, Songs/Lyrics, TV/Film, and much more! It also just hit the mainstream and is now available at Target.
Working and living at home can be a lot, so snag this humorous piece for your collection. This hilarious "commuter" mug mimics a subway map and the best part is that on your Zoom call, nobody will know what's in your cup. It's always happy hour somewhere!
Need a full self-care experience? This Alexandra Winbush set is the one for you. The sets come in three options and include a candle, loose tea, and a curated playlist. It doesn't get much better than that! If the full set isn't your thing, you can also purchase the products individually.
This matte texture and cream-colored Crock Pot is what you need in your kitchen. If you are traveling for the holidays, the locking lid is perfect to prevent spillage. Also, after the cooking time is complete, the cooker automatically switches to mode to prevent overcooking and with the capacity to feed 7 or more people, it's great for large functions or enough leftovers when you're meal-prepping.
If you are one of the many women who haven't ventured to the nail salon all year, don't worry you're not alone. Houston-based creator Ci has you covered! With her sets ranging from short to long, square to almond, and the design options being endless, you can have a new set of nails every week! This featured minimalist set will only cost you $45.
The beauty of The Scrunchie Club is that each artist who designs one is doing so with something good in mind. 15% of the profits from the 'Fat & Happy' scrunchie goes to the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) in support of the work they do around weight stigma and body positivity. Why not have a conversation starter that also supports a great cause?
If press-ons aren't your vibe, this gel lacquer will solve all your problems and I'm a bit biased because I'm obsessed with Pear Nova! For an alternative DIY option, this long-lasting option is a winner, it's only $20, and this garnet colored option with gold shimmer is wonderful for the winter months.
Love, Vera is sexy, sensual and the type of lingerie every curvy girl needs! The options and colorways will have you swooning, so treat yourself or have your partner send a gift card your way. Luckily for you, most sets are $50 or less.
Plus size blogger Stephanie Yeboah's debut book is a memoir of sorts and needs to be apart of your at-home library ASAP! It's a quirky and insightful read about the highs and lows of being a curvy, Black girl in a very insane world. Get yourself a copy for less than $20!
Life right now can be a bit daunting and stressful. Don't let that weigh you down. Instead, grab a weighted blanket that'll help put you to sleep or just put you at ease. Target has this amazing one for $25.
Taking care of your skin the right way can be incredibly costly. So, if you're still in the product-testing phase, try out Fenty Skin from the Queen, Rihanna. This starter set comes with mini versions of the cleanser, toner and 2-in-1 moisturizer with SPF. So, yeah you need it.
Need a break from your hangover? Get your cocktail on with these alcohol-free spritzers. Sweetened with pure monk fruit, wine grape nectar, or maple syrup, these drinks are delicious and without second-guessing, you might even think they're the real deal.
Mya Abe is a poetic cinephile who produces content full-time and studies R&B for fun. Subscribe to her newsletter (takeitpersonal.substack.com) where she connects the dots between R&B, love, pop culture, and personal experiences.