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Give your wallet a break: 45 thoughtful gifts under $10

Everyone on your list will love these budget-friendly picks.
Courtesy Danielle Murphy/ Katie Jackson/ Emma Stessman

Shopping for presents can be pretty rough on your wallet. But here's some good news: You don't have to break the bank in order to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

As evidence, we compiled a list of items that you can score right now for less than $10. From beauty kits to cocktail essentials, we looked beyond your basic tchotchkes to find gifts that your friends, coworkers and family members will actually want to use.

To quickly jump to the category you're looking for, click on the links below or keep scrolling to see all 45.

Best gifts under $10 for her

Old Navy Perforated Clog Shoes

New kicks for a Hamilton? Count us in! This pair of trendy Old Navy clog shoes featured a molded footbed and a textured exterior. Plus, in an effort to be more eco-conscious, they're partially made with renewable sugarcane.

Your Smile Silk-Like Scarf

Designer on a dime! If this chic, silky scarf with 8,600+ verified five-star ratings looks familiar, it's probably because you've seen it on your TikTok's FYP with micro-influencers rocking it in various versatile ways.

Pura Vida Rising Sun Ring

Whether you layer it with other statement-making accessories or keep it simple and wear it solo, this etched ring is bound to add a sunny touch to whatever you're rocking.

Urban Outfitters Crease-Free Hair Clip Set

If you can't beat the trend, join it. Give one of this year's "it" hair accessories — retro-inspired hair clips. And this set from Urban Outfitters comes in several edgy colors to complement their throwback outfits of choice.

Century Star Fuzzy Slipper Socks

Their tootsies deserve all the warmth it can get during chilly nights. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, these top-rated fuzzy socks will do just the trick.

Best gifts under $10 for him

Maikun Canvas Belt

This practical belt with a canvas strap and leather-wrapped tail is sure to please any of the men in your life, especially if they're trying to get reacquainted with "hard" pants and business casual attire.

Old Navy Straight Lived-In Khaki Shorts

Every guy needs some quality shorts in their closet. This khaki pair are equally classic and laidback with its cotton twill blend that makes it feel lived-in upon first wear.

Leather Cord Organizer

For the techie who has more products than they can manage, this simple leather organizer will help their cords from getting tangled. Add their name for a thoughtful, personalized touch.

H&M Cotton Twill Cap

Even if he has more than enough baseball hats, it doesn't hurt to add one without a sports logo to the mix. This option from H&M comes in five hues and is adjustable enough for bigger heads, according to a few shoppers.

Best gifts under $10 for kids

Nee Doh Cool Cats Squishy Fidget Ball

If they can't get enough of their fave fidget toy, they'll adore this gooey, squishy cat ball. (We wouldn't blame you if you used it as your own personal stress ball while they aren't looking, either.)

The Don't Laugh Challenge: 10-Year-Old Edition

While this hilarious joke book is geared towards 10-year-olds, we think any witty child will appreciate the belly laughs that stem from flipping through this read.

Connect 4

Chances are you played this two-person game when you were a child, so why not introduce a younger generation to an old favorite?

My Squishy Little Dumplings

These playful treats are too adorable to resist. Each Little Dumpling comes with their own unique accessories, emotions and personalities, so the temptation to collect them all is too real.

Highlights Best Hidden Pictures Puzzles EVER

Keep them engaged (and away from the screens a bit) with this page-turner filled with all kinds of kid-friendly puzzle. Aside from keeping them entertained for hours, they'll also be boosting critical development skills along the way. That's what we call a win-win!

Athleta Girl Take On The Universe Headband

If you're looking for a gift for a fitness enthusiast (or just someone who like to keep their hair out of their face), this universally flattering headband is a perfect fit.

Best beauty gifts under $10

EcoTools Dry Brush

"Dry brushing is a technique that, when performed properly and consistently, can yield healthier and younger-looking skin by exfoliating, assisting lymphatic flow and stimulating collagen production," New York City-based board-certified dermatologist Dr. Blair Murphy-Rose, FAAD, previously told Shop TODAY about the wonders of this form of exfoliation.

Fortunately enough, incorporating this new regimen into their skin care routine should be relatively simple thanks to this top-rated dry brush from EcoTools.

Onyx Professional Nail Strengthening Cuticle Cream

With notably nourishing ingredients like jojoba seed oil, beeswax and four types of vitamins (A, C, D and E), this bestselling nail strengthener has won thousands of fans over — including one former Shop TODAY editor.

"For years, I’ve struggled with weak and brittle nails that split as soon as they grow past the tips of my fingers," she said. "When I started using the Hard as Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream, they became stronger in less than a week."

L'Oréal Paris Elvive 8-Second Wonder Water

If they're looking to shave some crucial minutes off their beauty routine, this "wonder water" hair treatment strives to have locks looking good to go in just seconds. Just take the word of nearly 24,000 verified Amazon shoppers who gave it five stars, along with one Shop TODAY writer who said her hair texture felt like she'd "gotten a Brazilian blowout" after using it.

Burt's Bees Essential Gift Set

This bestselling essential skin care set will give them everything they need to feel pampered to the max. It includes five of Burt’s Bees most popular products, like their cleansing cream, hand salve and beeswax lip balm. The nourishing products will definitely come in handy during the harsher winter months.

Heeta Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush

Any shower will feel like a spa session thanks to this affordable massager that promotes scalp exfoliation.

"In theory, these devices can promote a healthier scalp by dislodging any scalp scales or flakes," Dr. Lady C. Dy previously told Shop TODAY. "Massaging the scalp can also increase blood flow, so again in theory, it delivers oxygen to the follicular bulb so that it stimulates growth," she added.

Alaska Bear Organic Mulberry Silk Sleep Mask

Amidst the stress of the last few years, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by. This sleep mask is perfect for any friend or loved one who has been struggling to get their full eight hours. It blocks light so they can sleep in and the mulberry silk satin lining is soft on the skin.

The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

While this Gen Z-approved product looks really creepy while it's on your face, the end result is worth inciting a few nightmares. The peeling solution from The Ordinary not only deeply exfoliates the top layer of your skin, it gives your pores a satisfyingly deep clean.

Pacifica Eye Bright Undereye Vitamin C Patches

Their eyes will light up (literally and figuratively) when they throw on these under-eye serum patches infused with vitamin C and mineral-rich marine plant extracts.

Best home gifts under $10

Baudville Appreciation Plant Cube

Even if your colleague swears they have a green thumb, this gift may convince them otherwise. Available in over a dozen different varieties, each thoughtful cube comes with everything they need for plant parent success.

HFHL Constellation-Style Bookmarks

Combine their love of reading and constellations in one sophisticated package. These bookmarks look more expensive than they are thanks to their abstract designs — plus they'll prevent your favorite literary lover from dog-earring every other page of their novel.

Urban Outfitters Tiny Hanging Wall Mirror

Even if they're limited on wall space, they can add a special decorative touch here and there. This vertical oval mirror, fortunately, is small enough to fit just about anywhere in their personal sanctuary.

Bath & Body Works Leaves Concentrated Room Spray

For the homebody who loves everything about sweater weather (including the aromatics associated with it), bring the outdoors inside with this popular Bath & Body Works spray. They'll instantly want to cozy up once they whiff autumnal notes like cloves and crisp apples.

Personalized Wooden State Magnet

Maybe your friend just moved to a new state or your coworker is constantly talking about how much she misses home. Either way, they’ll be able to appreciate this cute and subtle reminder of their favorite place.

Stratalife 4-Layer Rotatable Jewelry Storage Box

For the woman who has enough jewelry for every day of the week, this cute storage box will give her a place to store all of her faves.

Project 62 Lavender and Eucalyptus Candle

You can never go wrong with a candle, and this one from Target burns for 70 hours, according to the brand. Made with a plant-based palm oil and paraffin wax blend, you can spend a cozy night in with the subtle scents of lavender and eucalyptus.

Best kitchen gifts under $10

"Harry Potter" Snitch Hot Chocolate Bomb

Even muggles can enjoy a little bit of Quidditch. While this Golden Snitch doesn't fly, it is filled with deliciously rich hot cocoa mix and marshmallows, which feels like a solid consolation prize to us.

"Free the Tipple: Kickass Cocktails Inspired by Iconic Women"

Perfect for the hostess with the mostest, this illustrated read features more than 60 cocktail recipes inspired by some of the most esteemed women spanning across music, science, sports and beyond.

Whiskey Stones Gift Set by Royal Reserve

Whiskey drinkers who prefer their spirit of choice being served “on the rocks” will appreciate this thoughtful gift. They can store these stones in the freezer, so they’re ready to use for a nightcap.

Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce

Does your friend add spice to everything they eat? This hot sauce will be an excellent addition to their collection. Featured on the YouTube series “Hot Ones,” this sauce delivers big flavors and an intense slow burn.

Meway Stemless Wine Tumbler

Whether they're sipping tipples in the park or a smoothie at their work desk, this double-insulated tumbler glass is bound to keep their drink cold for up to nine hours, according to the brand. This travel-friendly glass has also earned near-perfect ratings for its durable make.

Blockprinted Monogram Mug

Perfect for hot chocolate or hotter toddies, this stoneware mug was made for anyone who loves drinking cozy sips.

Taorish Musubi Making Kit

Date nights at your favorite Japanese spot probably add up, but you can recreate them at home with this kit. Give it to your significant other or go-to foodie friend for a fun activity to do together.

Corkcicle Straws

Is your friend looking to build sustainable habits this year? These metal straws will be perfect for their morning coffee or daily smoothie. Plus, they come with a handy brush for easy cleaning.

Unique gifts under $10

Wreck This Journal

This is probably the only book they'll encounter that encourages them to destroy it. Inside they'll find a variety of prompts like painting, cutting, scratching and licking (yes, that last one's serious) that encourages them to tap into their creative side.

The Screaming Goat

"Okay, so no one REALLY needs a little plastic screaming goat. But, with that in mind, you absolutely need a little plastic screaming goat," one verified Amazon shopper said about this funny gift that's earned over 24,000 five-star ratings over time. "This little guy helps us express ourselves clearly when words fail. He just gets it."

Bug Bite Thing

While this tool looks more like a summer essential than a stocking stuffer, you never know when you're going to encounter a pesky fly, mosquito, bee or other bugger who's looking for a nibble.

"It doesn't matter where I am or where I've been bitten — this thing works!" one Shop TODAY writer said about its effectiveness. "Every time I've used it, my bite has never turned into a bump or irritated me in any way."

YAEILOV Personalized Photo Film Roll Keychain

A personalized gift doesn't have to be a splurge. This retro-inspired keychain can be customized with thoughtful engraving and up to 20 photos of your choosing.

Plantable Wish Cards

They’ll be able to see their wishes bloom right before their eyes — simply write a goal on the card, plant and water, and it’ll grow into beautiful wildflowers.

Drinking Animals Coloring Book

For anyone who needs a little stress relief (don't we all?), adult coloring books are a fun option. This one features cute designs that they can color in, as well as cocktail recipes.

"You Are a Badass" Talking Button

In her New York Times bestselling book, "You Are a Badass," Jen Sincero doled out inspiring advice and persuasive anecdotes. For lovers of the book or those who need a little daily reminder, this button spouts inspiring messages from Sincero every time you push it.