I don’t know about you, but I have been doing a TON of Christmas shopping over the past two days. I’ve bought ornaments for our Christmas trees, holiday decor for our home, and even stocked up on a few staple presents for my friends and family. Even though it’s been tons of fun to have a bit of a holiday shopping spree, I have really been trying hard to stick to a budget this year. With so many people to buy presents for, things can get very expensive very quickly.
Thankfully, there are SO many affordable gifts on the market right now that are guaranteed to please without breaking your wallet. Keep reading to the see the best Christmas gift ideas for women under $30! P.S. If you’re looking for gift ideas in another price range or for someone else on your holiday shopping list (kids, teens, men, etc.), scroll down to the bottom to see a comprehensive list of all of my gift guides- including gifts by price point, including The Best Christmas Gifts for Women Under $50, under $15, and so many more.
Just scroll to the bottom of the post to see the full list of gift guides OR click the gift guide tab at the top of the page. Also, don’t forget to bookmark my Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide page, where I have all of my latest gift finds in one spot. There are unique gift ideas in every price range that I think you’ll absolutely love. Happy shopping, my friends!
The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Women Under $30
26. Memory Foam Slippers (available in several colors): These slippers are just as luxurious as more expensive brands! These are equally well-loved online with hundreds of amazing reviews. CLICK HERE to buy these highly-rated slippers.
27. Cooling & Brighting Rose Eye Balm: Let’s face it. We never get enough sleep, so undereye circles are here to stay. This incredibly popular eye balm is easy to apply and feels cooling under your eyes while providing a brightening glow. A must-have for any busy gal in your life! CLICK HERE to buy this eye balm with rave reviews.
28. Rotating Acrylic Beauty Organizer: Every beauty lover needs this affordable rotating acrylic beauty organizer! You can customize the height of each compartment to fit all of your products and display all of your favorites on your vanity without taking up too much room. I have this organizer in my bathroom, and it’s been a game changer for keeping my side of the bathroom clean – plus it’s really pretty to have all of the products displayed! CLICK HERE to buy this functional beauty organizer!
29. Short Sleeve Pajama Set (comes in a variety of colors): This short sleeve pajama set is a major bestseller and has over 1,000 4.5-star+ reviews! It’s a cute and comfortable gift for any lady in your life! CLICK HERE to buy this bestselling pajama set.
30. Best Lip Balm: Looking for the best lip balm for the beauty lover in your life? This cult favorite has over 1.4k nearly 5-star reviews, and it really lives up to the hype! It makes your lip so soft and silky, and the formula comes in a traditional clear in additional to several other pretty shades. CLICK HERE to buy this ultra-popular lip balm.
31. The Candle Everyone Loves: Have you ever walked into Anthropologie and smelled the most amazing fragrance in the world? Guess what, it’s this candle in the Volcano scent. In addition to smelling like heaven, this gorgeous iridescent and gold packaging will look beautiful in any home. Available at Nordstrom and Anthropologie. CLICK HERE to buy one of these famous candles.
32. The Best Travel Perfume: This perfume has nearly-perfect reviews at every online retailer for a reason. It’s an iconic scent that’s irresistible to women of all ages. It’s a floral without being overpowering and can be worn all year. LOVE this travel version to keep in your purse! Available at Nordstrom, Macy’s, and Sephora. CLICK HERE to buy this bestselling perfume.
33. Checkered Makeup Bag (available in three colors): I’ve been using this checkered makeup bag for months now, and it is one of my favorite purchases of all time! Crazy affordable, great quality, and the perfect size for carrying your makeup on-the-go. CLICK HERE to buy this adorable toiletry bag.
34. Affordable Everyday Eyeshadow Palette: I bought this eyeshadow palette earlier this year, and it was love at first sight. I literally can’t believe that it’s such good quality considering how affordable it is, and I find myself reaching for this eyeshadow palette over high-end palettes that cost double or triple the price! Available at Ulta and BH Cosmetics. CLICK HERE to buy this affordable eyeshadow palette.
35. Colleen Rothschild Hand Cream: I’m SUCH a huge fan of Colleen Rothschild Beauty. Her skincare products have been in my daily skincare routine for years, and I am hooked on her hand cream! It’s packed with all sorts of amazing ingredients that make your hands look and feel absolutely incredible. Available at here, Colleen Rothschild (usually has great coupons!), and Neiman Marcus. CLICK HERE to buy this incredible hand cream!
36. Gold Bracelet: This beautiful bracelet is the perfect accent to any outfit! It has over 250 nearly 5-star reviews and is guaranteed to make any bracelet stack better. CLICK HERE to buy this pretty bracelet.
37. Rose Quartz Face Roller + Gua Sha Set: I started using a face roller last year, and it’s been a gamechanger in my skincare routine. It’s so cooling and soothing on your skin, and it also helps your skincare to sink in and work more effectively. This set comes with a face roller and matching gua sha tool, which you can use to reduce puffiness and contour your face. CLICK HERE to buy this skincare tool set.
38. 30 oz Insulated Tumbler (available in a variety of colors and prints): I’m one of those girls that is never without a giant drink by her side, and this insulated tumbler is a lifesaver for keeping your drink chilled all day long. This product has over 400 4.5+-star reviews and comes in a ton of colors and pattens! CLICK HERE to buy this highly-related and affordable insulated tumbler.
39. Cable Wire Bangle Bracelet: Over the past year, I’ve collected several of these bracelets, and I’ve loved each and every one. The quality is amazing, and the jewelry literally matches any outfit! CLICK HERE to buy this classy bracelet. Shop gorgeous jewelry HERE.
40. Comfortable Leggings (available in a variety of colors and patterns): I bought these leggings after reading the 200 nearly 5-star reviews, and I fell in love the second I put them on. The material is so soft and thick enough to prevent showing your undergarments – even when you’re squatting! They’re SO comfortable and perfect for everyday wear or working out. By far one of my favorite purchases of the year! CLICK HERE to buy these highly-rated leggings.
41. The Best Mascara + Bronzer Gift Set: I’ve raved about this mascara for years, and it truly is the best formula for creating super long and voluminous lashes (even better when you use it in conjunction with this affordable drugstore lash primer). This gift set includes full-size versions of my all-time favorite mascara and a fabulous bronzer for less than half of the retail price. It’s the perfect gift for the beauty Available at Ulta. CLICK HERE to buy this amazing beauty gift set.
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42. Gorgeous Purse (available in a variety of colors): Every girl needs a fabulous purse in her wardrobe, and this beautiful handbag is so classy and SO affordable. It comes in a variety of colors, so you’ll be able to grab one in the perfect shade for your BFF. CLICK HERE to buy this chic purse.
43. Earring Gift Set: Why buy one pair of earrings when you could get this huge earring gift set for less than $30? Grab it for the fashionista in your life or split it up to create affordable stocking stuffers! This set has nearly 5-star reviews, so you’re guaranteed to love every pair! CLICK HERE to buy this affordable and trendy earring gift set or CLICK HERE to view other earring gift sets.
44. Checkered Wallet (available in three colors): Seriously, this wallet is such a good deal. The quality is great, and it looks so chic! CLICK HERE to buy this checkered wallet.
45. Coin Necklace: This chic gold coin necklace is a total bargain and will look great with any outfit! CLICK HERE to buy this cute coin necklace.
46. Purse Organizer (available in different colors and sizes): Over 1,000 4.5-star reviews! I have it and love it! CLICK HERE to buy this highly-rated purse organizer.
47. Cult-Favorite Highlighter Kit: The Champagne Pop highlighter is well-known in the beauty community as one of if not THE best highlighter on the market. This gorgeous gift set includes a travel-sized version of the famous highlight (which will last you ages), a well-loved foundation primer, and a stunning everyday lipstick. CLICK HERE to buy this everyday makeup set.
48. Halo Cubic Zirconia Stud Earrings: It can be hard to find simple and good-quality stud earrings, but this design is a major winner! Quality construction, tons of sparkle, and great reviews.CLICK HERE to buy these pretty halo stud earrings.
49. Checkered Makeup Case (available in multiple colors): I have a solid black train makeup case that I love for travel, and when I was searching for the item to buy a second as a gift for a friend, I stumbled across this gorgeous checkered makeup case. It is gorgeous, has a 5-star rating, and quality construction. Definitely adding this one to my Christmas list! CLICK HERE to buy this makeup case or CLICK HERE to buy the makeup case in solid colors.
50. Coconut Beauty Kit: I am OBSESSED with this brand. The entire line is infused with coconut, and the smell is divine. It smells exactly like Hawaii! Plus, all the formulas are fantastic. I own and love all three of these products, and this gift set is the perfect kit for any gal on your Christmas list! CLICK HERE to buy this popular beauty gift set.
51. Cubic Zirconia Earrings: These CZ earrings have a stellar reputation and come in a variety of price points based on the size of the stone. If you’re looking for a sparkly and classic gift that she can wear every day of the year, this earrings are guaranteed to be a hit! CLICK HERE to buy these popular CZ stud earrings.
53. Brow Power Duo (available in a variety of shades): This brand makes the world’s most popular brow products, and I’m SO happy they came out with this gift set for the holidays! I’m obsessed with their cult favorite brow pencil, but their new brow gel is AMAZING. I use it everyday, and it has just enough pigment to define your brows without looking too unnatural. A must-have for any beauty addict! Available at Nordstrom, Ulta, Bloomingdale’s, and Sephora. CLICK HERE to buy this highly-rated brow gift set.
54. Packing Cubes Set: I bought this chic set of packing cubes earlier this year, and I’ve used it for every single trip I’ve taken throughout the year. The cubes are the perfect size to organize your outfits for a trip and maximize the amount of things you’re able to fit in your luggage. Once you start using packing cubes, you’ll never go back to regular packing! If you have a travel fanatic in your life, this set is the perfect gift! CLICK HERE to buy this gorgeous packing cube set.
55. Face Roller (available in several colors): I know this thing looks funny, but it’s a miracle worker for your face. It helps de-puff and massage your face while allowing all of your serums, oils, and moisturizers to sink in to provide even better results from your favorite skincare products. There’s a well-known company that makes an identical face tool for three times as much, and this one is identical! Save your money, and buy this awesome skincare tool! CLICK HERE to buy this crowd-favorite skincare tool.
56. Custom Starbucks Iced Drink Cup (available in a variety of colors and patterns): Also available in a hot coffee cup style here. CLICK HERE to buy a cute custom Starbucks iced drink cup or check out different options here and here.
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1. The Coziest Socks: You guys know that I’m crazy for anything Barefoot Dreams, but these socks have been one of my favorite purchases of the past year. I bought a pair for my husband last Christmas, and he went BANANAS over them. I seriously need to buy him a few extra pairs this year because he wears the one pair he has all the time. I actually had to buy myself a pair because my husband was upset that I kept stealing his pair haha!
They are just as soft as your favorite Barefoot Dreams blankets and sweaters, but the price is much friendlier on your wallet! These socks sell out every year, so be sure to grab a few pairs while they’re still in stock. You won’t regret it! Click here, here, or here to shop the world’s coziest socks (available in a men’s version here).
2. Memory Foam Fluffy Slippers: I bought these slippers a few weeks ago, and OH MY GOODNESS, I am in love. They are extremely comfortable – way more comfortable than most slippers in this price range. The faux fur is extremely soft, and the soles have memory foam to cushion your feet. Plus, they are super cute and come in a variety of colors. Definitely a must-have for Christmas morning, and they also make a fantastic gift idea under $25! Shop these comfortable slippers here – available in multiple colors.
3. MAC Lipstick: MAC lipsticks are still some of the best on the market, and every lady needs a good lipstick in her makeup bag! Some of my favorite shades that look good on a variety of skin tones include: Angel, Syrup, Brave, Candy Yum Yum, Creme Cup, Faux, Patisserie, Whirl, Kinda Sexy, and Velvet Teddy, but there are tons of colors and formulas available. Shop this best-selling lipstick here.
4. Leather Ring Backpack: Most of the colors in this backpack ring up at under $30! It has nearly 5-star reviews and free shipping too! Shop this chic backpack here.
5. Jewelry Box Organizer: I can’t even tell you how many pieces of jewelry I’ve ruined by storing them incorrectly. This cute jewelry organizer is pretty enough to display in your home and functional enough to take with you on your travels. Definitely a necessity for any fashionista. This organizer comes in a variety of colors too, so you can pick one that suits the recipient’s style perfectly. Shop this jewelry organizer here – available in different colors and sizes.
6. Makeup Brush Set: I’ve been a fan of BH Cosmetics makeup brushes for years, and this new set is GORGEOUS. The brushes are extremely versatile and great quality too. So great, that they have nearly 1,000 5-star reviews! Available at Ulta and BH Cosmetics (great sales). Shop the best makeup brush sets under $30 here.
7. Oversized Round Circle Sunglasses: I am obsessed with these sunglasses. I bought the 2-pack for under $20, and I am so impressed! They are comfortable and SO cute. Shop my favorite sunglasses here.
8. The Best Lip Gloss: I have raved about this lip gloss for years and years because it. is. awesome. It looks clear in the tube, but it turns into your perfect pink shade the second it touches your lips. In addition to creating a beautiful and flattering pink color, the hydrating formula keeps your lips plump and soft all day long.
And the icing on the cake is the stain. The gorgeous pink color doesn’t just sit on top of your lips – it stains your lips. That means that as the lip gloss wears off, you’re still left with a beautiful color. You can touch up less and still look great. I’ve gone through tubes and tubes of this stuff and give it as a gift every single year. A makeup must-have! You can also buy this lip gloss in a set with three different shades here. Available at It Cosmetics and QVC. Shop this bestselling lip gloss here.
9. Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines: Chip and Joanna are taking over the world with their trademark farmhouse home decor, and they deserve every bit of their success because they have impeccable taste and infectious personalities! I’m so inspired by Joanna Gaines’ signature style, and I can’t wait to learn all of her home decor secrets in her new book! Click here to shop this must-have book.
10. Perfume Gift Set: Zoe Sugg AKA Zoella is my favorite YouTuber of all time, and with nearly 16 MILLION subscribers across her two channels (here and here), she might be yours too! A few years ago she created the most adorable bath and body line, and I’ve loved all of the items I’ve sampled from the line. You can read my review about some Zoella Beauty items here.
This gift set includes four of her top-selling fragrances in adorable little bottles that are perfect for display or travel. This one is on my Christmas list for sure! Shop this cute perfume gift set here.
11. Coconut Lip Gloss Set: This brand is one of my latest beauty obsessions, and I’m LOVING this cute little lip gift set. It includes two full-size lip glosses made with coconut oil that leave your lips silky smooth! Shop this fun lip set here, here, and here.
12. Mini Candle Set: These candles never disappoint. They have beautiful packaging, an amazing formula, and of course, yummy-smelling scents. This cute candle set includes candles scented like macarons, persimmons, and prosecco bellinis – what more could you ask for? Shop this beautiful candle set here. Shop more Voluspa candles here.
13. The Best Eyeshadow Palette: If you only buy one beauty item this season, let it be this palette. I have been BLOWN AWAY by the quality of this palette for the price. It seriously rivals a few items in my collection that double and even triple the price. The versatile colors will suit any skin tone, and the gorgeous formula is guaranteed to impress you. Seriously SUCH a beautiful eye palette. Shop this stunning eyeshadow and highlight palette here and here.
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14. Leopard Print Scarf: A leopard print scarf is a must-have accessory – especially when it’s so affordable! So cute and perfect for the season! Shop this trendy scarf here.
15. Blush Pink Velvet Jewelry Box Organizer: Is there anything cuter than this blush pink and rose gold jewelry box? It’s absolutely adorable, and it’s a versatile home decor piece too. The jewelry box organizer pieces are removable, so you can create a larger storage area if desired. So beautiful for the price! Shop this stunning jewelry box here in blush or grey.
16. Glitter Liquid Eyeshadow Set: I am head over heels in love with this liquid eyeshadow. It is so beautiful, so sparkly, so magnificent. I know I’m being dramatic, but seriously, this stuff is so pretty! If you have a woman in your life who’s equally into all things glamorous and shimmery, this set is for her! If you’re looking something with an equally great formula but no glitter, this gift set is also beautiful. Available at Ulta and Nordstrom. CLICK HERE to shop this amazing liquid glitter eyeshadow.
17. Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen: I am obsessed with Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings cookbook, which has over 1,500 5-star reviews in addition to my stamp of approval. This year, she’s released a follow up cookbook that looks just as amazing! Shop this yummy cookbook here + her other cookbook here.
18. Studded Bowtie Flip Flops: These studded sandals have solid reviews and a super cute-aesthetic! Grab a pair in a variety of colors here.
19. Waterproof Nylon Anti-Theft Lightweight Shoulder Bag: Ok, this bag is SUCH a cool idea! In addition to being a super cute backpack, it’s also water-proof and has an anti-theft design. The zipper is on the back of the backpack, so your belongings will be safe no matter where you go. This backpack would be amazing for students, travelers, theme park visits, and honestly – just everyday living in a big city! Shop this affordable and functional bag here.
20. Beauty Gift Set: The Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer has a cult following for its creamy formula, perfect color, and of course, it’s signature pina colada scent. This gift set includes not only a full-size Butter Bronzer, but also a full-size Butter Blush, Butter Highlighter, Body Butter, and perfume! Grab this pretty makeup gift set here.
21. Mini Eyeshadow Palette: Huda Beauty is just KILLING it lately with their makeup collection. These eyeshadow palettes are jam-packed with stunnnnning eye shadows that will make your eyes pop! Shop these gorgeous eyeshadow palettes in 5 different color combos here and here.
22. Phone and Key Tracker: I know I talk about Tile all the time, but it’s only because it is awesome and LIFE-CHANGING. I seriously use this thing every day to find either my keys or my phone. So helpful! Shop this amazing device for under $25 here.
23. Twisted Cable and Pearl Bracelet: This gorgeous bracelet is a staple in my collection Shop this pretty bracelet here + similar designs here.
24. Portable Jewelry Roll: LOVE these travel jewelry organizers! They keep everything in place without getting damaged, and they’re great for around the house too. Shop these cute jewelry organizers here.
25. The Best Sugar Scrub Set: This is the ultimate bath and body care line with absolutely stellar products! They’re famous for their body scrubs and body butters, and this gift set has both in a yummy scent with citrus, rose, and vanilla notes. It’s perfect for dry winter skin. Shop this awesome body care brand at here and here.
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The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your ListFor more Christmas gift ideas, check out my Christmas Gift Guide page to see the best gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list or check out these posts! You can also follow me on Instagram and the LiketoKnow.it app under @ashleybrookenicholas to stay up-to-date with all of the new posts and items as they’re added throughout the season.
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