There's something so underrated about a good stocking stuffer. If you think back to childhood, it's not always the presents under the tree that you remember, but rather, those little treats and knick-knacks tucked away in your stocking.
And while we may be too old to still believe in Santa (sorry if this is news to you), we will always be young enough to enjoy a stocking stuffer.
Similar to this year's luxurious adult advent calendars, our preferences for stocking stuffers have changed since the days of candy canes and sticker books.
From Apple AirTags and cashmere gloves to temporary tattoos and Christian Lacroix playing cards, these are the 22 best stocking stuffers for adults in 2022. Oh, and one more thing — they're all under $50.
Best stocking stuffers under $15
These high-quality custom magnets are printed in high-resolution and have been called "super cute" by Etsy shoppers. "Obsessed with how these came out," writes one reviewer. "The pictures are so clear and [they] came out even better than imagined! 10/10 would buy from again."
Local Canadian brand Galerie au Chocolat has you and your sweet-toothed friends covered this holiday season, thanks to their assortment of stocking stuffers, hostess gifts, sugar-free treats, and more. One eye-catching gift worth checking out? This Holiday Star Ornament.
Toss out those single-use undereye masks for good with these reusable crescents from The Detox Market. The under-eye patches come free of products so that you can personalize them with your own serums and creams.
A fan-favourite from The Ordinary, this volumizing lash and brow serum is formulated to give you a thicker, fuller, and healthier look. It's "fantastic," according to one shopper. "I have used it for fourteen days and it [has] already made my lashes fuller."
Pimple? What pimple? Say goodbye to pesky whiteheads and trouble spots with these adhesive hydrocolloid bandages. The skin stickers effectively treat the appearance of blemishes, drawing out gunk without aggravating the skin.
Is this not the prettiest catch-all bowl you've ever seen? This scalloped stone bowl is the perfect resting place for your earrings, keys, stray lip glosses, and more.
It's a well-known fact that you can't go wrong with a gift of Burt's Bees lip balms. This festive pack includes four holiday flavours: peppermint, salted caramel, shortbread cookie, and cranberry spritz.
So...what is it, exactly? These body crescents are designed to stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems to help release stagnant toxins and energy, boost well-being, soothe sore muscles, and diminish the look of cellulite.
Best stocking stuffers under $25
Pair this charming lidded mug with a festive hot chocolate and baked goods for the most photogenic snack you'll have all winter.
Remember growing up and thinking socks were such a lame gift? How wrong we were! Nothing will be cozier (or more appreciated) this holiday season than these oh-so-Canadian cabin slouch socks from Roots.
Take it from me, someone who uses this all-over beauty balm several times a day — it's the best. Sade Baron is a vegan body care line from a mother-daughter Canadian duo who pack their products with nutrient-rich superfoods. The All Moi balm can be used wherever you need a bit of TLC, including your lips, elbows, and other dry spots.
All of the fun and none of the commitment: this cute temporary tattoo is easy to apply and lasts up to two weeks.
Dry, cracked hands — meet cuticle oil. This milk and honey cuticle oil is formulated with a rich blend of oils to moisturize, protect, and nourish dry, brittle, cracked cuticles, nails, and skin. Oh yeah, one more thing: it has over 93,000 ratings on Amazon.
This best-selling AirPods case doubles as a keychain and is compatible with AirPods 1/2/3/Pro. If you like what you see, the AirPodCaseBoutique has dozens of other options to choose from. Click here to see them all.
If all you want for Christmas is a good night's sleep, why not try this Snore No More roll-on for size? The roll-on is blended with tranquil and comforting essential oils to relieve minor respiratory conditions and encourage deep, open and clear breathing.
Best stocking stuffers under $50
Get a power boost when you need it the most with this compact portable phone charger. The "Amazon's Choice" power bank is the size of a lipstick and compatible with most newer iPhone models.
Nothing says "I have my s**t together" like cashmere gloves. These soft, fine-knit gloves are crafted from a blend of wool and cashmere are come in three colours: dark beige, light beige, and black.
This top selling oil is designed for acne-prone skin and made from a powerful blend of clean ingredients to clear skin, without compromising hydration. According to one reviewer, it's the "only face oil that doesn’t make me break out."
This is, quite possibly, the chicest deck of cards ever made. Perfect for holiday gatherings or plain old home decor, shoppers say this "unique" set of cards is "cool to have on display."
Never lose your keys, wallet, or luggage again with the Apple AirTag. The AirTag connects with your iPhone or iPad and helps you find missing items. With over 123,000 reviews on Amazon, shoppers call it the "best of its kind."
Montreal-native Ruby Brown teamed up with Le Germain Hotels to create this cozy amber fragrance. Trust me — it's a personal favourite of mine and well worth a place on your coffee table.
This full-size, limited-edition lip gloss trio contains shades Fenty Glow, Cupcakin', and Fuchsia Flex. Fans call the set "worth it" and say the glosses "go on super smooth," have a "beautiful pigmented colour and [are] super glossy."