The 50 Best Gifts for Your Wife Under $50
Wow her this holiday season without breaking the bank.
The holidays are almost here, and that means one thing: the pressure's on to get your significant other a great gift. Even if you're working with a strict budget, there are countless amazing gifts for your wife without breaking the bank. Whether she's into jewelry, travel, exercise, or even designer goods, we've rounded up amazing finds to suit every taste. Read on to discover a gift under $50 your wife is sure to love. And for more potential presents in that price point, Here Are Oprah's Favorite Things of 2020 Under $50.
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This Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse lip gloss set
Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line has become a cult hit, and it isn't hard to see why: with great colors for every skin tone, it's a line as inventive as it is inclusive. This year, give your wife some of RiRi's most popular products with this genius four-piece Glossy Posse lip gloss set—a bargain at just $26.
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These freshwater pearl studs
Who says you have to spend big to get some heirloom-quality jewelry? These freshwater pearl studs are elegant, understated, and decidedly budget-friendly.
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This zodiac trinket box
Of course, she'll need something to keep those new baubles in, too. This zodiac trinket box is perfect for keeping her valuables in one place (and keeping her nightstand organized).
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This 10-piece Pioneer Woman bowl set
Have a home chef in your life who needs the tools to nail those signature recipes? These cute melamine mixing bowls are ideal for prepping everything from salad to souffles.
This Michael Kors scarf
If she loves luxury goods, she'll flip for this Michael Kors scarf. Despite the designer brand, it'll set you back just $20.
This Asha Joy shower scrub and floral soak box
Your wife deserves a little R&R, and that's just what she'll find in this Asha Joy bath kit. Made using cruelty-free, vegan ingredients, this kit's Wild Glory lavender sugar body polish and Salud Mia botanical bath soak will help her unwind at the end of a long day.
These Sherpa slippers
It's getting cold out there, so help keep your wife cozy and warm at home by gifting her these stylish Sherpa slippers. They're the perfect antidote to those chilly winter mornings!
This Revlon hair dryer and volumizer brush
Bad hair days? What bad hair days? With this Revlon hair dryer and volumizer brush, your wife can have a polished, salon-worthy coif in mere minutes.
This three-pack of jar cakes
If your wife's got a serious sweet tooth, she's sure to love these adorable jar cakes from Mrs. Turbo's Cookies. Made using the finest ingredients, like premium Belgian chocolate, Himalayan sea salt, and organic butter, these delicious treats are sure to hit the spot—and they even make gluten-free versions!
This Kate Spade lunch bag
Can't swing a designer purse this year? This pretty pink Kate Spade lunch box is the next best thing.
This velvet headband
Sometimes, the simplest accessories are the ones that make the boldest statement. This ruched velvet headband is demure enough to wear to a buttoned-up day on the job, but looks just as cute with T-shirt and ripped jeans on the weekend.
This woven plant hanger
Got a plant lady in your life? This stylish woven plant hanger is sure to lend a little boho flair to any room in the house.
This color-changing essential oil diffuser
The holidays aren't the only time of year when your home could benefit from an olfactory upgrade. With this color-changing essential oil diffuser, she can make your home smell like her favorite scents all year long.
This three-wick candle
Have Diptyque taste on a decidedly less baller budget? This Bath & Body Works three-wick soy wax candle is ideal for the holidays—reviewers rave about its Christmas tree-like scent.
This Beautyblender sponge set
The burgeoning beauty guru in your life deserves the tools she needs to make that look pop. With this Beautyblender set, she'll never have to worry about splotchy foundation or an overly-sharp contour ever again.
This stylish yoga mat
Want to get your favorite yogi an om-azing gift this year? Then look no further than this stylish yoga mat, the purchase of which supports an independent artist.
This sourdough bread making kit
Now that we all have sourdough starters at home, the question remains: what are we going to do with them? Luckily, with this sourdough bread making kit, you'll be neck-deep in fresh bread before you know it.
This custom Apple Watch band
Gifts for your favorite techie don't have to break the bank. If she's an Apple Watch devotee, wow her with a customized band this year, like this gorgeous number from Etsy.
This plush robe
You can't really put a price on your wife's coziness, but it's still good news that this plush robe is less expensive than you might think.
This marble iPhone case
The iPhone 12 may cost a pretty penny, but getting your wife a gorgeous case for hers doesn't have to. This marble case will not only keep that pricey device from getting dinged up, it'll make it look darn good, too.
This Fresh soy face cleanser and lip treatment gift set
If your wife loves luxury skincare, she'll flip for this set from Fresh, which combines the brand's bestselling soy face cleanser and advanced therapy sugar lip treatment. They're the perfect combo to battle any winter skin woes.
This recycled plaid scarf
What do you get for the woman who loves style, but hates how wasteful fast fashion can be? This stylish recycled scarf, of course!
This cheery print
Whether she's been searching for ways to add cheer to your home or is looking for fun décor from her cubicle, this colorful print is sure to add some positivity to any space.
This bubble tea kit
Bring the fun of bubble tea home with this amazing kit. The set contains everything she needs to make and enjoy her drink of choice, including chai and royal milk loose leaf teas, a bag of boba, and an extra-wide metal straw.
This zodiac constellation necklace
You don't need to spend your whole paycheck to get her a piece of jewelry she'll treasure forever. This gold-plated stainless steel zodiac constellation necklace is pretty, personal, and falls in a price range that you can feel good about.
This stylish sleep mask
If she's always dreaming of her next vacation, make those dreams a little bit sweeter with this stylish sleep mask, which can even be customized with a name or initials.
This Ted Baker patent leather wallet
Getting your wife some designer goods don't have to be cost-prohibitive. This Ted Baker patent leather wallet is pretty, posh, and above all, practical.
This 3D wooden marble run puzzle
If your wife is a puzzle fan, this intricate marble run game is sure to win you brownie points. It will challenge even the biggest puzzle-heads—and give anyone who completes it a serious sense of accomplishment.
This eight-piece makeup brush set
You don't have to spend a fortune on a pricey brush set for your makeup-obsessed wife. This highly-rated eight-piece collection from Sephora does all the work of its more expensive competitors without draining your bank account.
This sunflower growing kit
If she's been talking about getting into gardening, but doesn't exactly have a green thumb yet, this genius kit will give her everything she needs to start. It comes with seeds to grow six different heirloom sunflower varieties.
This programmable 6-qt. slow cooker
There's practically no appliance as versatile as a slow cooker—and no slow cooker as aesthetically pleasing as this Crock-Pot from Hearth & Hand. It's even got carrying handles, making it perfect for parties and potlucks.
This blooming tea flowers and teapot set
If teatime is an essential part of her daily routine, make it extra special with this blooming flowers tea kit. In addition to eight tea pods in two different flavors, it even comes with its own clear teapot, so she can enjoy watching her blooms brew.
These Swarovski ear climbers
Ear climbers are one of the biggest trends in jewelry right now. If she wants to try out this look for herself, nab her a pair of these Swarovski studs, which are sure to make a statement.
This "mama bear" mug
Does your wife's parenting prowess stun you on a daily basis? Then get her this "mama bear" mug for the thing she loves almost as much as you and the kids: coffee.
This picnic cooler bag
Dining al fresco has become all the more popular at home in 2020. If you want to give your wife a gift that's both pretty and practical, make it this sweet floral picnic bag—and fill it up with her favorite treats for a romantic date night.
This mini waffle maker
Have a breakfast connoisseur at home? This mini waffle maker is an amazing price-conscious gift for anyone who thinks the best things in life come topped with maple syrup and whipped cream.
This beaded bracelet
The proud co-parent in your life deserves some recognition for her hard work. This sweet little bracelet is a great way to remind her just how amazing you and your kids think she is.
This embroidered tote
Who says reusable bags have to be boring? This adorable tote is good for the environment and great for your wife's aesthetic.
This "love potion" decanter
Face it: leaving liquor bottles out isn't exactly a sophisticated look. If you want to level up her bar game, this "love potion" decanter will give her libations a little extra style.
This hair tool organizer
Flat iron-scorched countertops are never a good look. Luckily, this hair tool organizer will ensure those gadgets are safely stashed until the next time she needs them.
This moon cycle banner
Whether she's hanging it above your bed or her desk, this gilded moon cycle banner is the perfect way to add some elegant witchy vibes to any location.
This Nest eau de parfum set
Not sure what her favorite perfume is? Then get her this set from Nest, which comes with eight of the beloved brand's rollerball fragrances for her to choose from, like Sunkissed Hibiscus and Black Tulip.
This faux rabbit fur blanket
Make those movie nights at home a whole lot cozier with the addition of this fuzzy throw. While it may look and feel like the real deal, it's 100 percent cruelty-free!
This motivational water bottle
This year has been all about taking care of ourselves, and if your wife is making hydration a priority, this motivational water bottle will get her ever close to that elusive goal of actually drinking eight glasses of water a day.
These sterling silver dove earrings
Trendy jewelry and jewelry that's designed to last don't have to be mutually exclusive. These sweet dove earrings are made of sterling silver, meaning they're sure to last a lifetime.
This gel manicure kit
While going to the nail salon might not be a safe prospect right now, that doesn't mean your wife can't get enjoy a great manicure. With this genius gel manicure kit, she can apply her own glossy, long-lasting polish right at home.
This braided statement necklace
Anyone who loves a little glitz will be thrilled to receive this shimmering Sugarfix by BaubleBar necklace for the holidays. While it looks great with an LBD on date night, it can also add some subtle glamor to her jeans and T-shirt days, too.
This bath time wine holder
The only thing more relaxing than a bath? A glass of wine in the bath, naturally! And you can ensure that she enjoys her bathtub libations carefully with this wall-mounted wine holder.
This rose quartz roller
Glowing skin is in—and there's no easier way for your wife to achieve it than with this rose quartz roller. In addition to feeling amazing, it can help soothe and depuff skin, giving her a luminous complexion in no time.
This hummingbird swing
Avid bird watchers will go positively wild for this hummingbird swing, which will draw the adorable creatures close to your home without scaring them off.