Gifting is joyous, but breaking the bank is not. If you are low on cash and need to purchase presents for a social group or office party, don’t sweat. From skincare to stationary, inexpensive gifts of quality are readily available.
Practicality is the key to exceptional gifting; people appreciate products they will find useful. Therefore, we rounded up budget-friendly products that a coworker or friend will love, and so will your wallet. With our recommendations, you’ll sleigh the day and blow them away!
Essentials are always in style. Quality lotion and lip balm go a long way in the winter months. Since EOS products are going viral for keeping people’s skin moisturized and smelling good, you can’t go wrong with gifting someone a holiday pack of their hand cream and chapstick.
If the person you’re gifting is a wellness enthusiast, super-organizer, or dream-chaser, this is the perfect gift for them. Be Rooted has a series of guided journals and planners to help anyone streamline their life. The cover art is the icing on the cake, as it beautifully captures the essence of Black women.
Everyone has to pop a pimple from time to time. That’s why you can never go wrong with gifting a blemish reducer. Anyone can benefit from applying a pimple patch before work or a night out, making it the perfect, practical gift. Buy a stocking and stuff it with patches and other drugstore products for the cutest presentation of a skincare bundle.
Black Girl Magic Wines – $20
Gifting your well-off friends or coworkers is challenging because they don’t need anything. To keep it safe and sophisticated, buy a bottle of wine. If you’re gifting a black woman, you can show admiration for her by presenting her with a Black Girl Magic bottle.
LATHER Bath Bombs – $20
Who doesn’t love self-care? Ideally, that looks like a bath in a five-star hotel with a killer view of Europe. LATHER, these bath bombs are the perfect gift for a coworker or friend who needs a self-care day.
When you smell good, you feel good. Gifting someone a staple fragrance is one way to win them over. The Sol de Janeiro sprays have gone viral for their light, long-lasting, flavorful notes. If your coworker or friend loves to stay on top of trends, this is for them.
How many times have you lost a hair tie this year? Exactly. A Scünci gift set is ideal because women always lose track of their scrunchies. Replenish the stock of whoever you are gifting! Knowing they have extra hair ties allows the person to explore new updos and pulled-back- looks, too.
Kahawa 1893 Coffee Beans – $17
If you have a friend or coworker who always has a cup of coffee in their hand, lighten their load by gifting them coffee beans. Kahawa (1893) was a Black woman-owned coffee line where women cultivated the beans. Whoever receives this gift will be thankful you’re responsible for their morning kick.
Plant moms and dads are growing in popularity. If someone you’re gifting has a green thumb, a sunflower kit is a foolproof purchase. You’ll take on your role as a plant auntie by adding to their collection of flowers.
LuMee Studio Clip Light – $20
We all have that one coworker or friend who wants to be a content creator. Support their dreams by giving them a ring light for their phone. LuMee sells portable lights at Target so they can record quality videos on the go. When whoever receives your gift blows up, they have you to thank!