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.
Footage posted on social media appears to show a security guard mopping the floor where a homeless man was sitting. The video was taken on Victoria Street in London on Saturday night - and shows the man trying to move his sleeping bag and duvet away from the water as it seeped underneath. The homeless man had been sitting outside a Nationwide bank branch - next door to the McDonald's where the security guards were working.
A shop assistant has died after a customer beat him and impaled him with a golf club. The 66-year-old was attacked on Friday at the Oak Grove Grocery, a small store in a residential area near downtown Minneapolis. Police responded to a call just before 1pm and found the victim behind the counter with a golf club impaled through his torso.
A teenager who fatally shot four classmates two years ago at his high school has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Ethan Crumbley was just 15-years-old when he opened fire on 30 November 2021, with a semi-automatic handgun his father had bought him as a Christmas gift days earlier. Along with the four classmates he killed, Crumbley wounded six other students and a teacher at the school in Oxford Township, about 40 miles north of Detroit.
Authorities in Israel don't know, and may never know, how many people were sexually abused by Hamas on 7 October, but evidence that many women were subjected to rape and assault has grown over recent weeks. Many of the dead were then buried quickly under Jewish law before the testimonies of sexual violence were properly realised or understood. Securing convictions for sexual violence are incredibly hard.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has filed a discrimination complaint on behalf of a Black Muslim Arab American teacher in Maryland, who was placed on administrative leave for her email signature, which included a controversial phrase supporting Palestinian rights.
At least 11 people have been killed in an apparent fight between suspected drug cartel members and residents of a farming community in central Mexico. It happened in the town of Texcaltitlan, about 80 miles (130km) southwest of Mexico City. State police said eight of the dead were gang members and the other three were locals.