The 12 best holiday gifts for your girlfriend that are both thoughtful and affordable — all under $50
Look, girlfriends are notoriously hard to shop for — and it doesn’t matter if you’ve been together for a few months or a few years. And admitting that doesn’t make you a trash partner. However, she deserves all of the presents in the world, so we rounded up the best holiday gifts for your girlfriend to help you out.
Yes, it is the thought that counts, but there is something special about giving her a gift that’ll make her seriously smile and want to brag about to all of her friends and randos on the street. What we’re saying is that you really shouldn’t just give her a gift card and call it a day. And those brag-worthy gifts don’t have to break the bank, which is why we love a good “under $50” cap.
Whether she loves beauty must-haves, home decor or has the sweetest sweet tooth, you’ll score major points with any of the gifts on this. Keep scrolling to shop this treasure trove of holiday gifts for your girlfriend. You’re welcome!
Glossier You is one of the most beloved perfumes out there, mainly because it's made to smell like "you" but better. Essentially, it smells different on everybody — and the solid form is a no-brainer when it comes to gifts.
Unlike the regular formula, Glossier You Solid has an alcohol-free, anhydrous wax base your girlfriend can rub onto her skin, from her wrists to her neck. It gives you small, subtle whiffs of the scent throughout the day.
Speaking of flowers, we're obsessed with the idea of gifting your girlfriend a LEGO flower bouquet. First, it's such a fun activity for the two of you together. Second, she never has to worry about flowers withering away. It's seriously so cute and charming.
She is Barbie, and you are just Ken — or Allan or Midge or any other person in the entire world except Barbie. Those are the rules! And the rose and jasmine scent of this Barbie Dreamhouse candle is the perfect way to remind her of that.
This best-selling vibrator has three versatile and simple-to-use settings, making it the perfect gift. The 100% platinum-grade silicone device comes with a cute canvas travel pouch and lock. Also, it’s kind of chic.
A couple who kept an unexploded missile as a garden ornament for decades were ready to "go out with our home and everything in it" after a bomb disposal unit told them it needed to be detonated. Jeffrey and Sian Edwards had kept the 19th-century relic outside their home after moving in back in 1982. Mr Edwards, who's lived in the same street in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, for 74 years, said he was told by the property's original occupants it had been there for more than a century.
In 1976, gunmen stormed a school bus carrying 26 children – ages 5 to 14 – and their bus driver in Chowchilla, California. As part of a ransom plot, they drove the hostages into a rock quarry and forced them into what could have become a mass grave: a moving van soon to be covered with 6 feet of dirt.
Two months before he died of lung cancer in 2021, Thomas Randele made a shocking confession to his wife and daughter: He’d been living under a fake name for almost five decades after robbing an Ohio bank of $215,000.
The former Minneapolis police officer convicted in the death of George Floyd was stabbed 22 times by an ex-mafia member in prison. Derek Chauvin, 47, was attacked by another inmate in Tucson, Arizona, on Friday, November 24. Former gang leader John Turscak has been charged with attempted murder one week after the attack.
Extra police patrolled one of South Africa's most violent townships Sunday after a "mob" tied-up and burned to death seven men accused of a crime wave, police and residents said."There are more police today and we hope they will stay because we need them," the resident added, speaking on condition of anonymity because of tensions in the township.
Seconds after Palestinian gunmen began shooting up a busy Jerusalem bus stop last week, Yuval Castleman raced toward the scene and opened fire on the attackers — only to be shot and killed by an Israeli soldier who apparently suspected he was also an assailant. The shooting of Castleman, who in security camera footage is seen kneeling, raising his hands and flinging open his shirt to indicate he isn’t a threat, underscores what critics say is an epidemic of excessive force by Israeli soldiers, police and armed citizens against suspected Palestinian attackers. “He took all the necessary steps so that he could be properly identified,” Castleman’s father, Moshe, told Israeli Army Radio on Sunday, “and they kept shooting at him.”