Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day 2023 is already fast approaching. Ifis still high on your list of worries, or your budget hasn’t quite bounced back from the holidays, finding the right gift for that special someone may be extra daunting this year. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the best budget-friendly Valentine’s Day gifts you can grab for under $50.
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Here are our top picks for Valentine’s Day 2023 gifts under $50, all sure to still make someone feel special this Valentine’s Day — without stretching your budget.
Best Valentine’s Day jewelry under $50 to gift this year
Minimalist necklaces, heart-shaped jewelry and more.
Fettero tiny gold initial heart necklace: $14
Shopping for your minimalist Valentine? This 14k gold-plated initial heart necklace makes a simple but romantic gift.
Cilili forever love heart pendant necklace: $11
This paperclip chain necklace is plated in 18K gold. The necklace features an eye-catching enameled heart pendant, which can be ordered in eight different colors.
Mealguet personalized stainless steel engraved couple link bracelets: $26
These matching engraved bracelets are a great gift for you and the Valentine who prefers to wear something subtle instead of something pink or covered in hearts. The matching bracelet set is made with stainless steel and can be engraved with 21 different romantic sayings.
Best beauty gifts under $50
These makeup gift sets, face masks and more budget-friendly beauty picks make great Valentine’s Day gifts.
Rodial ‘Love Your Skin’ sheet mask kit
This $40 sheet mask kit (a $100 value) includes Rodial’s Dragon’s Blood jelly eye patches, Vit C Energizing sheet mask, Pink Diamond Instant Lift sheet mask and Snake Oxygenating and a Cleansing Bubble sheet mask. This kit makes a luxurious and easy-to-store present.
Revlon one-step volumizer hair dryer and hot air brush
The Revlon one-step hair dryer and hot-air brush, a CBS Essentials bestseller, can dry and style your hair in one step. It has rave reviews on Amazon, where it boasts a 4.6-star rating. Verified buyers say it’s an ideal budget choice for people with curly, straight and wavy hair.
Sleepy Tie: $30
The long-haired love in your life will appreciate these revolutionary double-scrunchies. “Not only are they adorable-looking, but Sleepy Tie helps set and protect my freshly blown-out and curled hair styles,” explained CBS Essentials senior writer Lily Rose.
“These hair accessories are more gentle than your regular hair elastic and don’t rip out or snag my strands.”
Stratia The Essentials Kit: $29
This highly rated Stratia skincare kit has everything you need to create healthy, happy skin.
This set of minis includes Stratia’s Velvet Cleansing Milk, a moisturizing, non-foaming cleanser; Soft Touch AHA, a hyper-gentle, highly effective exfoliant; and Liquid Gold, a lightweight but powerful moisturizer.
Tru Alchemy vitamin C glow serum: $39
Vitamin C serums are very popular right now. This cruelty-free vitamin C glow serum from Tru Alchemy helps hydrate your skin and provides a radiant glow. It is made with vitamin C, bakuchiol, and glycolic acid, lactic acid and phytic acid to reveal smoother, clearer skin.
MyKirei by KAO foaming hand soap dispenser
This Japanese Yuzu flower foaming hand soap is dispensed in the shape of the flower to add a touch of joy to every hand wash.
Bath bomb DIY kit
This kit can work as both a gift and a fun date night activity all rolled into one. It includes all the dry ingredients, plus essential oils, spray bottle, molds and step-by-step instructions to make 12 bath bombs, plus fun wrapping paper and stickers, just in case you decide to gift any of your creations.
Best cozy gifts under $50
Looking to stay warm and cozy this Valentine’s Day? Take a look at these cozy slippers, a fuzzy lounge set and more.
Ugg Fluff Yeah genuine-shearling slingback sandal
The open-toe design of these genuine shearling slingback sandals means that, unlike a standard slipper, you wear these stylish shoes anywhere. Right now, select styles of these chic shoes are on sale for $50.
“I love you” hidden message candle
This 100% soy wax candle is lightly scented with magnolia essential oils and has a secret “I love you” message hidden underneath a heart-shaped layer of wax. After one hour of burn time, the hidden message will be revealed underneath the melted wax. Choose between a pink or blue wax heart accent.
Warmies lavender neck wrap
This microwavable faux-fur neck wrap from Warmies is a great gift for the busy mom or professional in your life that just needs a bit of TLC (or some neck pain relief).
They also have stuffed animal versions for kids that need a warm and comforting bedtime buddy.
Fuzzy three-piece open front cardigan lounge set
This sherpa set is simultaneously chic and comfortable, on-trend and available in 26 colors.
Best tech gifts under $50
Earbuds, waterproof speakers and more tech gifts that work on a budget.
JBL Vibe 100 true wireless in-ear headphones
These Bluetooth earbuds from JBL promise to provide great sound quality with a deep bass. They offer up to 20 hours of battery life, including five hours in the earbuds themselves.
The earbuds come in three colors: black, blue and purple.
JLab Studio Pro Bluetooth wireless over-ear headphones
If you’re looking to gift solid, over-ear headphones at a great price point, consider these JLab Studio Pro headphones. They offer 50 hours of wireless playtime. Many Amazon reviewers praised these headphones for how comfortable they are. The headphones include cloud foam cushions around the ears, which are easily adjustable for a comfortable fit. They also have a built-in microphone with voice assistant for hands-free calling.
Comiso waterproof Bluetooth speaker
If you’re looking for an affordable speaker option with a super long playtime, the Comiso waterproof Bluetooth speaker is for you. It plays for 24 hours at full volume or up to 36 hours at two-thirds volume on a single charge. Plus, it comes in seven cheerful colors, from yellow to rose gold. You can pair two of these speakers for an enhanced stereo sound experience via a single device.
This speaker is also IPX5 waterproof, which means it can resist a gentle splash but cannot be partially or fully submerged.
Best home and kitchen gifts under $50
Level up someone’s living space or gift them a delicious treat this Valentine’s Day with these great gift ideas under $50.
Godiva Valentine’s Day heart assorted chocolate gift box
It’s hard to go wrong with a quality box of chocolates. This heart-shaped Godiva chocolate box contains 14 flavors, including a white praliné heart, milk praliné heart and dark ganache heart.
Dash mini heart-shaped waffle maker
If the way to your Valentine’s heart is through their stomach, a plate of mini heart-shaped waffles could do the trick. Simply whip up a batch of waffle batter, plug in the mini waffle maker to heat, pour the batter over the 4-inch nonstick surface and close the maker. After just a few minutes you’ll have an adorable (and delicious) token of your affection.
Gourmia ice coffee maker
This is the perfect gift for the iced coffee addict in your life. This machine can easily brew iced coffee at home and it comes with a reusable tumbler.
Glazed ceramic fondue set
Nothing says romance like a pot of fondue, and with this fun and festive fondue pot set you can keep the romantic date nights rolling and serve fondue at home whenever the mood strikes.
This set includes ceramic bowls that are safe to set over an open flame to heat the chocolate or cheese the old fashioned way. The heart-shaped glazed ceramic bowls are also microwave and dishwasher safe for easy prep and clean up. The set comes with one large serving pot and six small bowls.
Atlas Coffee Club World of Tea gift set
This gift set makes a fun gift for the tea lovers in your life. It comes with four pouches of loose-leaf tea from four different countries. The gift box also includes a postcard from each country with the story behind the tea.
Starbucks gift card
Want to give the gift of a yummy Starbucks drink — or even grab one for yourself? Grab a Starbucks gift card on Amazon, available in $25 and $50 amounts.
The Welly Traveler features triple-walled vacuum insulation to keep drinks cold for up 24 hours or hot for up to 14 hours. It’s made with with premium-grade stainless steel, natural bamboo, silicone and BPA-free plastic. It also comes with a removable infuser, making it an excellent choice for athletes that prefer naturally flavored infused water.
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