Here Are Oprah's Favorite Things of 2020 Under $50
From clothes to games to presents for your pet, here's what's worth scoring from Oprah's list this year.
If the thought of heading to your local mall to pick up holiday gifts amid the coronavirus pandemic leaves you with chills, you're not alone. Luckily, Oprah's Favorite Things list has returned for 2020, and every item can be purchased from the comfort of your home. Read on to discover what Oprah's got on her wish list this year. And for more great buys, This Is the Best Deal from Target's Black Friday Now Sale, Experts Say.
From books to games to accessories, this year's list has something for everyone—yourself included. Better yet, they're all available on Amazon, meaning you can still score an amazing gift, even if you're shopping at the last minute. With that in mind, we've rounded up Oprah's best picks under $50 this year, so read on to find the perfect present for everyone on your list. And if you want to avoid buyer's remorse, This Is the One Thing You'll Regret Buying on Black Friday, Study Says.
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These fluffy slippers
If you're spending more time at home than ever, your shoes may not be getting much use, but having a good pair of slippers on hand is still key. This fluffy faux fur pair is a favorite of Oprah's, and they come in three stylish colors: tan, chocolate brown, and dark grey. Better yet, their treaded sole means they can even be worn outdoors. And for more cozy gifts, check out these 15 Hygge Accessories That Will Make Your Home Warm and Cozy for Winter.
This cozy beanie
It won't be long before winter's here in full force. If you want to prep for the chilly weather, snag this adorable beanie, which will look every bit as stylish with your favorite jeans and a flannel as it does your après-ski gear. The pompom topped hat—which also comes in gray and orange—even has a satin lining, meaning no frizzy hair or flyaways when you take it off.
This trio of lipsticks
Whether you're buying for a burgeoning beauty guru or yourself, this lipstick trio is sure to please. Made with vegan, non-toxic, and paraben-free ingredients, these lipsticks come in three flattering semi-matte brown and pink shades. And for more ways to revamp your look, check out these 15 Makeover Essentials You Can Buy from Sephora.
This foot smoothing kit
If your tootsies could use a little TLC, or you have someone on your list who's mourning the loss of their weekly pedicure, this is the perfect gift. The gift set comes with a callus buffer, a jar of eucalyptus foot cream, and a pair of cotton socks to lock that hydration in. And for more great gift suggestions delivered to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
This hilarious card game
Family game night just got a whole lot more fun, thanks to Black Card Revoked. The question-and-answer card game is great for kids of all ages—in fact, it's such a hit for Oprah that she's got five different varieties on her list. And for more fun ways to spend an evening at home, check out these 19 Puzzles for Adults That'll Keep You Busy For Hours.
This unfiltered raw honey set
Small businesses could use a leg up during the pandemic, and that's just what you'll be giving Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm with your purchase of this raw honey set. This adorable gift set comes with two 16-ounce jars of unfiltered honey, as well as information on the business' adorable namesake kids.
This earring trio
You don't have to break the bank to get a gorgeous jewelry gift for someone on your list. Case in point: this hypoallergenic trio of earrings, which comes with two small pairs of huggie hoops and a pair of freshwater pearl dangle studs. It's equal parts gorgeous, wearable, and affordable. And for more great jewelry box additions, check out these 20 Etsy Jewelry Items That Will Become Instant Heirlooms.
This relish trio
Your favorite gourmet will flip for these delicious relishes, which come in regular, hot, and Nashville hot flavors, from Winfrey Foods, a company owned by three of Oprah's cousins. "This savory-sweet relish is magic with salads, sandwiches, and eggs—or just straight out of the jar," says Oprah.
This stretchy hair wrap
Bad hair days will be a thing of the past with this easy-to-wear no-tie hair wrap from The Wrap Life, which comes in eight stylish colors. Oprah loves this brand so much she even recommends its turbanette non-ribbed wraps this year, too.
This paint by numbers kit
Sure, sudoku and puzzles kept you occupied for the first part of lockdown, but if you want something new to occupy your evenings, this paint by numbers kit is key. Not only will you feel accomplished after completing this Eiffel Tower painting, you'll have a great statement piece for your wall when you're finished, too.
This sriracha and ranch set
Truffles are delicious, but adding them to every meal isn't exactly a wallet-friendly choice. If you want to give your favorite foods some extra oomph—or know someone who does—make sure to score this gluten-free, polyphenol-rich black-truffle-infused hot sauce and ranch set, perfect for topping everything from eggs to pizza.
This two-pack of habanero jams
Looking for a sweet stocking stuffer for your favorite foodie? This vegan, gluten-free set of habanero fruit jams will give a pleasant kick to any meal.
This barbecue sauce two-pack
The barbecue boss in your life deserves the tools to get the job done—and that's just what this kit will give them. Each box includes one 16-ounce jar of Pat's House sauce, a mild-flavored red sauce, and one 16-ounce jar of Brown Brown Sauce, a brown sugar and molasses-infused condiment.
These high-waisted leggings
Squat-proof, seamless, and incredibly comfortable, these leggings are perfect for any avid gym-goer. With their moisture-wicking fabric and flattering fit, they're also ideal for going straight from a workout to running errands without anyone being the wiser.
This five-spice set
Whether you're buying it for your favorite amateur chef or just want to perk up your own spice rack, this low-sodium spice set is just what the doctor ordered. It comes with everything you need to make flavorful meals from a wide variety of cuisines, including fried chicken seasoning, Moroccan spice, cinnamon coffee rub, Raging Cajun spice, and a jerk spice.
This peach cobbler pie
Satisfy that sweet tooth Oprah-style with this peach cobbler pie from Detroit-based Lush Yummies Pie Co. With just eight ingredients, it's the closest you'll get to homemade!
This colorful set of plates
Is it time to upgrade your place settings? Then snag this elegant modern toile plate set from Sheila Bridges, which is BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, resistant to breaking and fading, and comes in six gorgeous, vibrant color combinations.
This pet shampoo and conditioner set
Your pets could use some love this holiday season, too. If you want Fido to look like a million bucks for your family photos, make sure to grab this pet shampoo and conditioner set—or if they have more specific fur-care needs, grab the brand's sensitive set or the set for pets that shed.
This future scientist jigsaw puzzle
Help the kids in your life dream big with this adorable future scientist jigsaw puzzle from Puzzle Huddle. The brand, which aims to incorporate multicultural representation into its products, is so popular with Oprah that she also put their future astronaut, future firefighter, and news anchor puzzles on her list.
This triple-insulated mug
Make cold coffee a thing of the past with this triple-insulated mug, which keeps drinks hot for up to three hours. It's also got a shatterproof lid and a non-slip bottom, meaning you don't have to worry about knocking it off your desk.
These stylish reading glasses
The only thing better than reading a good book? Looking great while doing it—and that's just what you'll get with these stylish polycarbonate readers from Ryan Simkhai. Oprah loves them so much she's also got a pair of the brand's blue readers on her list.
This family pajama set
The perfect family pajama set does exist—just ask Oprah! Starting at just $28, these family jammies are ideal for holiday photos or just lounging around the house.
This set of 12 cookies
No time to bake cookies for your family this holiday season? No problem! This 12-pack of treats includes flavors like sweet potato pie, peppermint hot chocolate, maple pecan, gingersnap cheesecake, Texas toffee, sugar, chocolate chunk, salted caramel, banana pudding, chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, and cookies and cream.
This golden brownstone chocolate set
Combining your love for culture and cocoa has never been easier. This Harlem Chocolate Factory Golden Brownstone Gift Set comes with six premium gold-dusted chocolate bars designed to look like gorgeous Harlem brownstones.
This lightweight crossbody bag
Whether you're adding to your own handbag collection or gifting it to a friend, this chic crossbody bag is perfect for carrying all your essentials—from your phone to your keys to your wallet—without weighing you down. It even comes in 10 colors!
This ultra-light down jacket
Who says you have to spend a fortune to find a fashionable and flattering winter coat? This slim puffer jacket, which comes with a zip-off hood, side zip pockets, and elastic cuffs, is just $50, but looks like a million bucks.
This first responder doll
Representation matters, from the models we see in magazines to the dolls we play with as kids. That's why this first responder doll from Fresh Dolls, who comes with a set of purple scrubs, a surgical mask, and a lab coat, is such an amazing addition to any kid's toy arsenal. Oprah's also got the brand's party-ready Kylie doll on her list. "What child wouldn't want a doll that looks like them? I sure did," says Oprah.
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Having racially charged conversations isn't easy, no matter how old you are. That's why this book by Fox sports analyst and former NFL player Emmanuel Acho is such an important read, with The Washington Post calling him "a new voice in the dialogue about racism" and Oprah herself calling it a "must-read."