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.
Hostages released by Hamas have described weeks of fear and hunger inside the warren of tunnels beneath Gaza, and called on the world not to forget about those still in captivity. Brother and sister Itay and Maya Regev were at the Supernova festival on 7 October when armed Hamas gunmen opened fire, killing more than 350 people. "The days there pass like an eternity," Itay said, sitting next to his sister in the video.
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.
REUTERSSix teenagers have been convicted with connection in the beheading of their teacher Samuel Paty, who was killed in 2020 after showing his class caricatures of the prophet Muhammad to talk about freedom of expression. One girl, who was 13 at the time, was convicted of making false accusations and given an 18-month suspended prison sentence. She had wrongly said that Paty, her 47-year-old history teacher, asked Muslim students to identify themselves and leave the classroom before he showed
From Gaza to the West Bank and far beyond, there is a collective anger at the US veto of a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Pictures from the Rafah crossing show one of few aid trucks entering Gaza being mobbed by crowds of people desperate to get their hands on a little food, or anything they can find. This former Bedouin settlement, which the Israel Defence Forces says is a safe zone, is a barren wasteland at the best of times - now it's the worst.
Two girls aged 13 and 14 have been arrested on suspicion of the robbery of a Jewish woman in north London. A 20-year-old woman, who is from the orthodox Jewish community, was assaulted and had her handbag stolen in Stamford Hill on Thursday. The Metropolitan Police said she suffered bruising and was left "very shaken", although she didn't need hospital treatment following the attack in Rostrevor Avenue at around 4.30pm.