The Best Secret Santa Gifts Under $30

 

FOR THE KID AT HEART

Watch their eyes light up like a little kid as they speed down a snow covered hill on this peppermint snow tube. Nordstrom $25

FOR THE FRIEND WHO'S PHONE IS ALWAYS AT 15% BATTERY

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They'll have a hard time losing a holographic charger like this. Free People $14

FOR THE GIRL WHO IS CONSTANTLY WRITING

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Don't let the weather get in the way of her need to keep on taking note. This waterproof journal works no matter what Mother Nature has in store. REI $10

FOR THE FIRESIDE SNUGGLER

A faux fur pillow is just about the best cuddle buddy a girl could ask for. H&M $18

FOR THE GLITTER-LOVING PARTY GIRL

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Pre-fill this sparkly flask with holiday libations for a gift she'll really love. Nasty Gal $25

FOR THE GIRL WHO'S TOO BUSY TO EVEN WASH HER HAIR

Hey, it happens to the best of us. Introduce her to the life-changing magic of dry shampoo or replenish her stock with her favorite brand. Sephora $22

FOR THE SNOW BUNNY

This fuzzy pom pom beanie is calling her name. Express $25

FOR THE GIRL WHO'S HIGHLIGHTER IS ALWAYS ON FLEEK

Give her the gift of glowing on the go with this portable highlighter kit. Sephora $20

FOR THE QUEEN BEE

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Finally, the crown she deserves. Free People $28

FOR THE FRIEND WHO'S ALWAYS LOSING HER KEYS

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And her phone, her bag, her wallet, her shoes... Tile $25

FOR THE GIRL WHO LIKES TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

You just know she'll be rocking these babies with some sparkly heeled sandals, even in the snow. Storets $18

FOR THE CANDLE LOVER

Instead of trying to guess what scented candle she'll love, give her candles personalized with her zodiac sign. Anthropologie $11

FOR THE FRIEND WHO'S DETERMINED TO PACK LUNCH MORE OFTEN IN 2017

Who wouldn't want to pack lunch in a bento box as cute as this? ASOS $26

FOR THE FRIEND WHO GETS MAJOR POST-CHRISTMAS BLUES

It's the gift that keeps on giving: a beauty advent calendar. Target $25

FOR THE WORKOUT FIEND WHO ALREADY HAS EVERYTHING ELSE

I'm willing to bet she'll always appreciate a fun new water bottle. (Especially one as cool as this.) S’well $25

FOR THE NEW FRIEND YOU DON'T KNOW SO WELL YET

Does she like candles? Or chocolate? Or crazy cat lady themed gifts? You'll find out eventually, but for now you can't go wrong with a monogrammed tumbler. Anthropologie $18

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Snuggle Up With Some Faux Fur

It may not be snowing yet, but that doesn't mean you can't start breaking out your favorite faux fur pieces right now. Start small with a keychain or baseball cap, then go all out in cotton candy colored coats and fuzzy booties once Jack Frost comes knocking. Trust, these faux fur items are so cozy, you won't even care that your landlord doesn't allow pets. Shop the best faux fur snuggle buddies below. (Bonus: They're definitely easy to care for than a puppy and better for your animal pals.)

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The Best Halloween Costumes Under $100

There are three nights of the year when it seems absolutely everyone is expected to have fabulous plans with fabulous people: New Year's, Valentine's Day, and of course, Halloween. Take some of the stress out of planning for the fright filled night with these cheap, easy and totally chic costumes. Because you shouldn't have to spend a fortune to have a roaring good time.

Beyonce in Lemonade:
Zara dress $50 + Ziginy shoes $25 + Baseball bat $15 + Forever21 earrings $5 = $95

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Eleven from Stranger Things:
Uniqlo jacket $50 + H&M dress $20 + Target sneakers $17 = $87

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Rosie the Riveter:
REI bandana $4 + H&M jumpsuit $60 + Forever 21 boots $35 = $99

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Yeezy Season 4:
H&M sweatshirt $25 + American Apparel bodysuit $25 + GoJane boots $47 = $97

The Final Five:
Balera leotard $45 + Gold medals $7 + Topshop sneakers $12 + Etsy scrunchie $4 + NYX Cosmetics body glitter $6 = $74

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10 Embellished Bags to Get You Ready For Party Season

Wedding season may be over, but party season is only just begining. The major plus to the switch of seasons? Instead of spending money on champagne flutes, salad bowls, or honeymoon adventures for another happy couple, this time around you can spend all your hard earned cash on something special for just you. Why not make your new treat something extra special? An embellished clutch is an easy way to dress up a simple LBD, velvet frock, or slip dress and is sure to bring a smile to your face every time you see it shining back at you.

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