50 gifts under 10 euros (which you can buy on Amazon)

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You don't have to spend a lot of money on a gift for it to be thoughtful.And if you know where to look, you can find plenty of cheap options to delight every single person on your list.Shopping for someone who becomes competitive on their crossword puzzles? There is a book for them.For the friend who keeps urging you to follow him on TikTok?There is an FYP approved microphone for them.There are also more than a few hyper-specific gifts you can buy for anime-obsessed interpolation or gardening grandpa.To save you the time it takes to find something great (and affordable) for your best friend, your secret Santa, your nephew, and your brother's new dog, we've put together a list of 50 gifts for all the above recipients and everyone in between.They all cost less than $10 (though they don't look like it) and should arrive by December 25. But beware: we have updated this post for the last time, so stock, prices and delivery times are subject to change.

Below, each gift was chosen because someone from our team of experienced and fashionable experts actually tried and loved it or thinks it would be an incredible gift for someone with an incredibly specific taste.And to make things even easier, everything here is available on Amazon (with some items also available elsewhere, for those who like to shop).

Food & Drink

For the person who refuses to mix nut butter

Justin's classic peanut butter
Justin's classic peanut butter

$6

It is such a pain to fight with a separate jar of peanut or almond butter.But this, of a brand loved by chefs, is ready to be spread and consists of only two ingredients.

$6 AT AMAZON
$6 A WALMART

For the greedy geologist

Kimmie Candy Regular Mix ChocoRocks Chocolate Pieces Rocks
Kimmie Candy Regular Mix ChocoRocks Chocolate Pieces Rocks

$6

Get them this cheeky package of realistic-looking rock-shaped chocolates that are as delicious as they are fun.

$6 AT AMAZON

For the delicious snack

Cookie sticks covered with Pocky chocolate cream
Cookie sticks covered with Pocky chocolate cream

$4

Bling Empire star Christine Chiu says Pocky sticks are her favorite snack."I usually lick off all the chocolate or flavor before eating the stick," he says."This drags out the snack, so a package takes me about 30 minutes to finish."

$4 AT AMAZON

For the tea drinker that does not contain caffeine

Teapigs Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Bags
Teapigs Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Bags

$6

Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Patsy, says this caffeine-free herbal tea is the best I've found "for long days and nights of writing."

$6 AT AMAZON

For salt fanatics

Maldon salt, sea salt flakes
Maldon salt, sea salt flakes

$7

This Maldon salt is approved by the chefs and Cameron Diaz."The flakes have a unique pyramidal shape," he says."When you break them on food, you get that little crunch of salt without overdoing it (unlike table salt)."

$7 AT AMAZON
$8 A WALMART

For the coffee drinker who overcame nervousness

Matcha jade leaf
Matcha jade leaf

$10

When we asked Brenda Song about things she can't live without, she mentioned this matcha, which she found during the pandemic."It gives me the burst of energy I need, but I never get the crash I used to get from coffee," he says."So now I start every morning with a matcha latte mixed with hot water and some almond milk."

$10 AT AMAZON
$12 TO THE GOAL

For the person who always hosts the movie night

Flavacol popcorn dressing
Flavacol popcorn dressing

$9

Author Jenny Han says this is what you need to bring home the authentic cinematic experience.Just a teaspoon three-quarters of this flavored salt and "you'll swear you're in the movies," he says.

$9 AT AMAZON

For the candy collector

C. Howard purple candy
C. Howard purple candy
$8

Strategist writer Dominique Pariso and actor Debi Mazar love these retro purple candies, which according to Mazar "were popular in New York City in the '40s."Pariso recalls that "My mother always kept a pack of them in her bag" and observes that "While mints have a purpose, violets are just for pleasure."

$8 AT AMAZON

For ketchup connoisseurs

Amore Sun-Dried Tomato Paste
Amore Sun-Dried Tomato Paste

$7

If craving nostalgic flavors, Grub Street senior writer Chris Crowley recommends this pasta made with sun-dried tomatoes, which he said was the "No. 1 ingredient in '90s salads.

$7 AT AMAZON

Beauty and self-care

For the person whose lips are chapped

Lip Balm Jack Black Intense Therapy
Lip Balm Jack Black Intense Therapy

$8

According to Meena Harris, this lip balm simply "does the job."In addition, it is odorless and tasteless.

$8 AT AMAZON
$19 FOR 3 AT NORDSTROM

For the person whose skin may need some calming

Aveeno Calm + Restore Nourishing oat cleanser
Aveeno Calm + Restore Nourishing oat cleanser

$10

New York dermatologist, Dr. Karan Lal, recommends this cleanser, our choice for the most convenient face wash for sensitive skin, because it is formulated without alcohol, fragrance, sulfates and phthalates.

$10 AT AMAZON
$10 TO THE GOAL

For the night owl

Newgo refreshing eye mask
Great deal
Newgo refreshing eye mask

$9

A refreshing eye mask to relieve dry eyes, headaches and stress.

$9 AT AMAZON

For the sister who prefers megalong eyelashes

Essence Lash Princess Mascara false eyelash effect
Tested strategist
Essence Lash Princess Mascara false eyelash effect

$5

This top-notch mascara boasts a stamp of approval from numerous makeup artists we've spoken to, plus our discerning friends at the Cut and over 160,000 five-star Amazon reviewers."It really gives you amazing length and volume," says makeup artist Anabelle LaGuardia. "Separate well; does not make lumps; I have no smears or relapses.

$5 AT AMAZON
$5 TO THE GOAL

For the person tinkering with tinctures

Herbal Resistance Liquid for Wellness from Source Naturals
Great deal
Herbal Resistance Liquid for Wellness from Source Naturals

$9

They will appreciate the immunity-boosting supplement that the famous tattoo artist Doctor Woo takes almost every day.

$9 AT AMAZON

For fans of European pharmacies

Original Euthymol toothpaste
Original Euthymol toothpaste

$7 for 2

If they stock up on micellar water French, they'll love this bright pink British toothpaste that tastes like "if Fernet Branca were enriched with the mildest whisper of spearmint."Collaborator strategist Angela Serratore wrote that she had "requested (and received) a stocking full of Euthymol" for Christmas.

$7 FOR 2 AT AMAZON

For the high school student who grows his hair

Tiweio Butterfly Mini hair clips
Tiweio Butterfly Mini hair clips – 50 pieces

$8

We have been told by teenage girls that butterfly hair clips are one of the (many) 90s accessories they would like to receive as a gift.

$8 AT AMAZON

For the person with a superior sense of smell

Champa incense sticks
Champa incense sticks
$5

Give them the incense that Piper Perabo burns when she travels to make her hotel room "homely and welcoming."

$5 AT AMAZON

For the person who would prefer to receive a massage

Exfoliating gloves Urbana
Exfoliating gloves Urbana

$7

It is not a jjimjilbang  (Korean spa), but these exfoliating gloves are recommended by TikTokers to leave your skin "soft".

$7 AT AMAZON

For the person with a dewy complexion

Mario Badescu face spray with aloe and rose water
Great deal
Mario Badescu face spray with aloe and rose water

$5

If they haven't tried it, they' ll appreciate the introduction.If they already have some, they will be happy to backup .

$5 AT AMAZON

Gifts for kitchen, office and garden

For the cook who likes a good char

Stainless steel cast iron chain mail scrubber
Stainless steel cast iron chain mail scrubber

$10

This scrubber, recommended by WNYC host John Schaefer, will help them return their trusty cast iron to its pre-burn state.

$10 AT AMAZON

For the parent of the plant

Mister spray bottle for Hovico glass plants
Mister spray bottle for Hovico glass plants

From $8
Photo: dealer

This cute plant   misterwill help keep their green babies alive.

FROM $8 ON AMAZON

For the gardener for all seasons

Seeds of Change Organic All mixed lettuce seeds
Seeds of Change Organic All mixed lettuce seeds

$9
Photo: dealer

If they perfected their tomato plantations during the summer, they can now try their hand at a suitable crop indoors like arugula, which can withstand frequent pruning, according to urban agriculture professor Melissa Metrick.

$9 AT AMAZON

For snobbish scissors

Fiskars Scissors with Micro Tip, 5 Inch
Great deal
Fiskars Scissors with Micro Tip, 5 Inch

$10

Finding a pair of extra sharp scissors that work well for sewing, cutting bangs and caring for puppies is not easy.But that's exactly what we discovered in these .

$10 AT AMAZON

For the baker

Staggered staggered stainless steel icing spatula Ateco
Staggered staggered stainless steel icing spatula Ateco

$8

An indispensable baking tool recommended by Dessert Person author Claire Saffitz , this sturdy offset spatula will help them improve their cake decoration.

$8 AT AMAZON

For the baker driving a pickup truck

Ann Clark Cookie Cutters for vintage trucks
Ann Clark Cookie Cutters for vintage trucks

$8

The pine and reindeer cookies are great, but have you ever made vintage pickup truck cookies?

$8 AT AMAZON

For the artist in the family

Canson Artist Series Montval watercolor
Canson Artist Series Montval watercolor

$9

A white notebook in watercolor paper for the person who spends every holiday painting by the pool.

$9 AT AMAZON

For the family designer

Travel Sewing Kit Singer
Travel Sewing Kit Singer

$5

Natalie Toren, stylist for magazines like Elle and Bon Appétit, replenishes her kit with travel sewing sets like this one for on-the-go repairs.

$5 AT AMAZON

For the compulsive notator

Cahier Moleskine softcover diary
Moleskine Cahier Softcover Diary (Set of 3)
$11 for 3

A notebook loved by multiple Strategist staff members, in a format that you can always carry with you in your pocket.

$11 FOR 3 AT AMAZON

Children and pets

For the child who helps around the house

G&F JustForKids Genuine Leather Work Gloves for Kids
JustForKids Genuine Leather Work Gloves for Kids

$8

Most likely the cutest gift you can give to a child who likes to do chores with mom and dad.These gloves will keep their hands protected from twigs or splinters making them feel like a big baby.

$8 AT AMAZON

For the teenager who complains about long car journeys

'Quixx'
'Quixx'

$10

This dice game, recommended by Strategist contributor Steven John, is featured in our guide to the best travel games approved by kids (which are also fun for adults)."It's a mix of probability, luck and the ability to read your opponents," he says."With children, it's a great learning opportunity; Without them, things heat up.

$10 AT AMAZON
$10 TO THE GOAL

For Star Wars fans

Funk Pop!  Star Wars: The Mandalorian - The Child (Grogu) with the vinyl figure of Cookie
Great deal
Funk Pop!Star Wars: The Mandalorian – The Child (Grogu) with the vinyl figure of Cookie

$9

This Baby Yoda figurine from The Mandalorian as a mini-bobblehead is the perfect addition to any middle school child's bedside table.

$9 AT AMAZON

For the restless

Enterprise Products Monkey Noodle Fidget Toys
Enterprise Products Monkey Noodle Fidget Toys

$15 for 5

In our back-to-school rundown, sixth-grade Riya told us that she keeps a "really elastic" Monkey Noodle in her backpack for days when she feels bored or nervous in class.

$15 FOR 5 ON AMAZON

For the new child in the family

CREVENT Safety blanket for animal face in soft plush
CREVENT Safety blanket for animal face in soft plush

$10

A plush toy in the shape of a puppy to put in the stroller.

$10 AT AMAZON

For the new kitten in the family

Yeowww!  Catnip toy
Great deal
Yeowww!Catnip toy

$6

Nora Wood, adoption event coordinator for Anjellicle Cats, a volunteer, nonprofit cat rescue service based in New York, tells us that this is the best catnip toy because it's the ideal shape for cats to sniff, snuggle and kick and it's better than "lots of shitty catnip out there."

$6 AT AMAZON
$6 A GUMMY

For the new dog in the family

Outward Hound Squeakin' Squirrels Replacement Toys for Plush Dogs
Great deal
Outward Hound Squeakin' Squirrels Replacement Toys for Plush Dogs – Pack of 3

$7

This trio of squirrels is a perfect gift for the teething puppy or dog known to chew every stuffed animal. 

$7 AT AMAZON

For the child who likes puzzles

Mudpuppy New York Mini Puzzle, 48 Pieces, 8" x 5.75"
Mudpuppy New York Mini Puzzle, 48 Pieces, 8" x 5.75"

$5

Senior editor strategist Winnie Yang recommended this New York-themed mini-puzzle in our guide to the best socks stuffers.She and her children come back often.

Nota del redattore: questo articolo potrebbe non arrivare in tempo per Natale, ma pensiamo comunque che sarebbe un ottimo regalo in ritardo per gli appassionati di puzzle. ]

$5 AT AMAZON

Books & Entertainment

For the obsessive subway

"Underground", by David Macaulay
"Underground", by David Macaulay

$10

Strategist writer Lauren Ro called this classic book by David Macaulay, which illustrates the entire underground network of a fictional city, after one that would send her subway-loving child "dizzy." But according to her, it's just as fun for adults to watch as it is for children.

[Nota del redattore: questo articolo non arriverà in tempo per Natale, ma pensiamo comunque che sarebbe un ottimo regalo.]

$10 AT AMAZON

For the repentant corner bending machine

Post-it note page
Post-it note page

$6

Eilene Zimmerman, the author of Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy, recommends these Post-it notes in our guide to the best gifts for writers.He says these very thin rectangular pageholders "are great for marking a particular phrase on a page."

$6 AT AMAZON

For regular game night

Amigo Strategy Card Game 'Saboteur'
Amigo Strategy Card Game 'Saboteur'

$13

If you want to impress the biggest game nerds you know, get them this German card game that strategy writer Erin Schwartz says "fits well with the skill level and competitiveness of its players."

$13 ON AMAZON

For D&D enthusiasts

Chessex Festive Circus Dice
Chessex Festive Circus Dice

$10
Photo: dealer

This set of multifaceted dice, necessary to play Dungeons & Dragons, has been described to us as "the most beautiful object I have ever seen in my life".

Nota del redattore: questo articolo non arriverà in tempo per Natale, ma pensiamo comunque che sarebbe un grande regalo in ritardo. ]

$10 AT AMAZON

For the bartender at home

"The new rules of coffee", by Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen
"The new rules of coffee", by Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen

$13
Photo: dealer

This book was recommended by experts as a guide to the "rules that every coffee lover should know" that still avoids "the hipster coffee culture of 2013 or so and earlier."

$13 ON AMAZON

For the cookbook devotee

Tripar postcard holder
Tripar postcard holder

$9

This convenient cookbook holder from our gift guide for writers will help free up important counter space so they can prepare their next party.(It can also be used for an iPad in a pinch.)

$9 AT AMAZON

For the cruciverbalist

"New York Times Saturday Crossword Blockbusters"
"New York Times Saturday Crossword Blockbusters"

$9

The most difficult puzzles in the world.

$9 AT AMAZON

Personal accessories

For the disorganized dad

Leather valet keychain
Leather valet keychain

$11

Help him keep his barn keys separate from those of the boat with this set of four beautiful leather key rings.

$11 AT AMAZON

For the dad who still can't find the keys

Belkin Apple AirTag Secure Holder with Keychain
Belkin Apple AirTag Secure Holder with Keychain

$10

This protective holder for AirTag can also act as a keychain, so you will never lose it again.

$10 AT AMAZON

For the kawaii style collaborator

Generic cute female fruit earrings
Generic cute female fruit earrings

$7

If you love designer jewelry in the shape of fruits and vegetables, these realistic strawberry earrings are a fun option.

$7 AT AMAZON

For the person watching TV (on the phone) in bed

VisionGlobal glasses that block blue light
VisionGlobal glasses that block blue light
$10

Doctors say wearing glasses that block blue light at night can help you sleep better after staring at a screen all day, and this pair is a solid choice with more than 1,000 five-star reviews.

$10 AT AMAZON

For the person with a mile-long podcast queue

Oqplog 3D Case for Airpods
Oqplog 3D Case for Airpods
$14

If they're like most college-age people we've talked to, they already own a pair of AirPods, and this cute Vaseline-shaped case doubles as a keychain to keep track of them.

Nota del redattore: questo oggetto non arriverà in tempo per Natale, ma pensiamo comunque che sarebbe un ottimo regalo in ritardo. ]

$14 AT AMAZON

For the gym mouse

Men's socks Max Cushion Crew by Hanes
Men's socks Max Cushion Crew by Hanes

$11

Whether it's a gift for an adult or a middle school, a six-pack of comfortable sports socks is always super helpful.

$11 AT AMAZON

For the person who hates schlepping a bag

AgentWhiteUSA Mobile Wallet
Mobile credit card holder

$6

This convenient wallet with adhesive back helps to simplify daily carrying.

$6 AT AMAZON
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