20 Excellent Gifts Under $20 for Secret Santa

Theoretically, Secret Santa gift exchanges should be fun because who doesn’t love getting a gift? But, if you have been tasked with shopping for someone you do not know too well, it can be a real challenge. Further, Secret Santa gifting usually has a price cap which adds an additional layer of difficulty. You might come up with multiple gift ideas to only discover that they are above the spending limit. We are here to help.

We have been sharing our favorite gift ideas all holiday season long, and we looked back at some of the best under $20 to find affordable yet lovable Secret Santa gifts. These no-fuss gifts are just what you need. Find the best one for your Secret Santa party below.

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W&P Peak Silicone Extra Large Cube Ice Tray

$14 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Do you know someone who enjoys a nice drink on the rocks? This is the perfect Secret Santa gift for them. It makes jumbo ice blocks that are perfect for a rocks glass. Cheers!

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Smyrna Original Turkish Hand Towels Set of 2

$18.99 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Some fancy Turkish towels cost a fortune, but Smyrna Turkish Cotton has them available for a fraction of the price. These hand towels are made with 100% cotton, and they get softer with each wash. Two towels come in this set, and they could be the perfect Secret Santa gift for someone who has recently moved.

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Brooklyn Botany Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

$10 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

One of the best-selling and highly-rated salt scrubs on Amazon comes from Brooklyn Botany and costs just $10. What makes this one a winner is the combination of Himalayan salt and almond butter. It’s the one-two punch that the skin needs to feel invigorated and recharged. This is a great Secret Santa gift for your friend who complains about dry skin all winter.

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Timberland Short Watch Cap

$15.96 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

One of the easiest Secret Santa gifts can be found in a nice, warm cap. This cap from Timberland will keep their ears and head warm all winter long.

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Leden Tea Infuser for Loose Leaf Tea 

$10 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

How cute is this infuser? This is a loose-leaf tea steeper with fine mesh and flexible silicone arms, which make it compatible with nearly all teapots, mugs, or cups. Simply twist the top to open and close it. It comes in various colors that any tea lover will be thrilled with.

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Hooga Amber Book Light

$13 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

For late-night readers, this rechargeable amber book light is a game-changer. The amber hue keeps the blue-light blues at bay and ensures others around will not be disturbed. Unlike other lights, this one’s warm tone is perfect for those who love to read before bed. A truly practical Secret Santa gift for any reader.

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Rosewater Hydrating Facial Spray

$13.39 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

A skincare beauty potion in a bottle, The Heritage Store’s Rosewater is beloved by Jennifer Aniston. The $10 daily facial mist includes damask rose oil to soothe and soften the skin, plus unique “vor-mag water” (purified water) to energize and boost mood. This is a great Secret Santa gift for the beauty enthusiast in your life.

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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight

$13.99 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Do you know a history buff? This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about abolitionist Frederick Douglass is a must-read. Author, David Blight, has drawn on new information held in a private collection that few other historians have consulted, as well as recently discovered issues of Douglass’s newspapers. That makes this one of the most in-depth biographies of one of this country’s most consequential individuals.

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Stojo On The Go Coffee Cups – 12 oz

$15 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

This cup is created by a company called Stojo. The most amazing thing about it is that the silicone material it is made of allows it to be folded up when it’s not being used. If you know someone trying to reuse and be more eco-conscious this product is a real winner for anyone on the go.

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Prima-Bath Gem CBD Bath Soak for Relaxation & Recovery

$15 at the time of publication.

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Sephora

“An effervescent bath bomb for relaxation and recovery with Epsom salt, moisturizing oils, and broad-spectrum hemp extract with naturally occurring CBD,” Prima says of this awesome bomb. A perfect Secret Santa gift for someone who needs to take a break. This bath bomb is so good we encourage you to order one for yourself. The holidays are stressful, and you could likely use an unwind.

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Explorer Gift Pack | Cold Brew Super Concentrate 

$20 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

We all know at least one iced coffee devotee who swears by the stuff even in the coldest months. This fun sampler pack celebrates their passion. We also recommend a cold coffee brewer, which will also be a hit.

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Desktop Vacuum Cleaner

$11.99 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Our desks tend to get dirty often. A great tool for most to help keep tidy is this mini vacuum that charges via USB. If you’re looking for a Secret Santa gift for your coworker, this could be the ticket.

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Warm Blanket Scarf

$15.49 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

For the person who is always shivering, give this stylish Secret Santa gift. It’s a scarf and blanket hybrid. It’s so very warm and soft. What’s not to love?

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Merino 10 Ultra Light No Show Tab Sock

$20 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Not only does running with sweat-soaked socks feel disgusting, but it also can cause painful blisters that will stop a runner dead in their tracks. To prevent this, moisture-wicking socks are the way to go. Wool is a naturally moisture-wicking material that helps regulate temperatures, whether hot or cold. A quality pair of socks for running is never a bad idea as a Secret Santa gift.

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JTLMEEN Cloud and Moon Led Neon Light

$13 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Here is one of the best Secret Santa gifts for a young dreamer. They can hang this light in their room for some gorgeous whimsy. The sign has two wall hooks for easy installation and is powered by a USB cord. It doesn’t get easier than that!

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Personalized Premium Leather Bookmark

$14 at the time of publication.

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Etsy

Give the best bookmark your reading friend will over own. Choose from several different leather colors and the type of personalization you want. You can do your friend’s initials, full name, a sweet message, or whatever you want. Just make sure it is thoughtful!

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The Floor Is Lava Game

$16.97 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

This is one of the award-winning kids’ games that is almost guaranteed to be a hit for kids 5-7. It’s a fun and physical activity that pairs the rules of a board game with the lava floor leaping that most of us did as kids. It would undoubtedly be one of the best Secret Santa gifts for kids.

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Selamica Porcelain 18oz Handwarmer Mug

$18.99 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Not only are these unique coffee mugs gorgeous, but the design also serves a purpose. These cute mugs have a lip for fingers to fit in that will help keep hands warm on those cold winter mornings. Give the gift of a warm beverage and warm hands with this fabulous mug.

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Medley Hills Farm Cereal Marshmallows

$11.99 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

Do you know a kid or kid at heart who fully embraces their sweet tooth? We’ve got just the Secret Santa gift for them. Any bowl of cereal can become a lucky one with these delicious cereal marshmallows. Yum!

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Heilala Vanilla Bean Paste for Baking

$16 at the time of publication.

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Amazon

We got turned onto this amazing vanilla bean paste by the baking genius Claire Saffitz who swears by the stuff. For the baker in your life, you could do no better than giving this as a Secret Santa gift.

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