Need a good gift but don’t want to break the bank? Our list of the best Valentine’s Day gifts under $50 has a little something for everyone. Find more gift recommendations here!
Tosaryu Hinoki Bath Flakes
From the misty forests of Japan to the warm waters of his bathroom, these sustainably-harvested Japanese cypress flakes are perfect for winding down.
Ikea Tradfri Smart Light Bulbs
Ikea’s smart bulbs are a pretty entry-level smart home gift because they’re affordable and compatible with most smart home ecosystems. Most importantly, these filament bulbs are beautiful, exuding a warm moody light.
Nippon Kodo Kayuragi Incense Sticks
The home may not be a temple, but it is a sacred place. These Japanese incense sticks are perfect for your sanctuary.
Aesop Rosehip Seed Lip Cream
This lightweight, hydrating cream is loaded with vitamins C, E and botanical extracts to nourish lips every day.
Casio A168W-1 Illuminator
A fun gift for those on a budget, Casio’s iconic digital watches fit a range of wrist sizes and offer s surprising amount of value for their price — they’re even considered quite stylish, we’re told.
Crown & Buckle Checker Melange Perlon Strap
Breathable Perlon is a great option for keeping cool, and it offers a unique look quite unlike other kinds of straps. Those from Crown & Buckle, like this Checker Melange example, have a refined feel that’ll look elegant on your Valentine’s favorite watch.
Goodnow Farms Chocolate Bars
It’s okay to buy her chocolates for Valentine’s Day, just make it thoughtful. This is single-origin chocolate made with fresh cocoa butter. It’s on another level.
Smith & Cult Nail Polish
It’s hard to go wrong with Smith & Cult, and the brand’s color assortment is full of winners.
Leather Mouse Pad
A full-grain leather mouse pad will never not have a place on somebody’s desk. It’s elegant, useful and will patina over time.
Brouk & Co. Travel Cord Roll
Carrying around a bundle of wires is a curse of modern day life, but a lovely looking roll can make that more plesant than a bag ful of cables could ever be.
Bodum Brazil French Press
Bodum’s staple French presses work, are easy to clean and come nice and cheap. The Brazil line is a little better looking than the standard options.
This jade roller restores balance and removes puffiness from the face — and it’s actually affordable.
Felt is the superior coaster material. It looks good, doesn’t get stuck to the bottom of a drink and doesn’t pick up weird wet stains. Plus, it comes cheap.
Personalized Yankee Candles
Candles are a go-to romantic gift, but if you opt for a more personalized variety — especially one with one of their favorite photographs — they’ll know you put some thought into it.
Panatime Sky Blue Silicone Flat Diver Strap
When she’s in the water — or at the gym — a rubber dive strap ensures comfort and dries quickly. Panatime’s version is affordable and comes in several colors, but this sky blue color should work with plenty of watches.
Wildsam Travel Guide
A Wildsam isn’t just a travel guide. It’s a key that unlocks the soul of any city. It’s a special kind of traveling companion, a who’s who, what’s what digest, serving up unexpected and smartly written insights via interviews with locals, essays and relevant literary excerpts.
Le Bent Hike Light Socks
Innovative foot mapping plus the perfect blend of bamboo rayon, merino wool, nylon and elastane equals some of the most comfortable socks ever constructed.
If she won’t like the abstract print, pick another from Society6’s hundred-page-long collection. They’re affordable and they’re not Ikea levels of ubiquitous.
Opinel No.10 Corkscrew Knife
A gorgeous wood-handled pocket knife with a blade large enough for picnicking, and a corkscrew too? Yeah, that’ll do the trick.
Timex’s absolutely classic Weekender field watch is a great and inexpensive gift for someone who’s perhaps not accustomed to wearing watches. At 38mm wide, it’s versatile enough for all kinds of wrists.
Activist Raw Manuka Honey
Immune support, digestive benefits and beauty applications. Whether you believe the claims or not, manuka honey is a tasty addition to granola or tea.
Heart-Shaped Green Philodendron
A sublte, easy-going plant with crudely heart-shaped leaves? It’s an upgrade over roses that won’t fall to pieces in a week.
East Fork “The Mug”
Set a calendar reminder for Tuesday at 11:55 a.m. and go to East Fork’s website. At noon, the company restocks Asheville-made internet-famous coffee mugs. Known as #TheMug on Instagram, it’s one hell of an interesting story.
Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm
They’ll never go back to the cheap stuff, thanks to you. And they’ll thank you for it.
Moon Juice Dream Dust
This herbal supplement promotes relaxation and sleep, so your partner can feel their best all the time.
One of Patagonia’s most iconic products is made of quick-drying 100 percent recycled nylon, so it’s not only great for everything from hiking to swimming, but also Earth-friendly too.
Ciele Athletics Go Cap
The perfect running hat from our favorite running hat maker: COOLwick fabric minimizes moisture, UPF +40 sun protection shields your dome and reflective detailing keeps you visible on after-dark jaunts.
Yeti Rambler 26oz
Even Yeti’s water bottle isn’t too burly for Valentine’s Day.
Minnetonka Pile Lined Hardsole Slipper
If it’s not a foot massage, the next best thing is probably these furry house slippers.
Revolution Green Camo Leather Watch Pouch
In soft suede with a green camouflage pattern, this is an easy and downright tasteful way to pack or store a precious watch. It’s the pampered treatment a beloved watch deserves.
Fujifim Instax Camera
The only thing better than a keepsake Valentines Day gift is a gift that will generate its own keepsakes. The Instax is fun for shooters of all skill levels and stripes. Include an extra pack of film for the cherry on top.
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