This post will show you the best gifts for women under $30.
Giving the perfect gift is a rewarding feeling, but it also can be stressful when it comes to sticking to your budget.
The good news is, you don’t have to break the bank in order to give a fabulous gift. I’ve found 30 gifts that are $30 or less that your bestie, sister, mom or any other woman in your life will love.
These affordable gifts are perfect for the holidays, birthdays, and more, with options that are personal, thoughtful, useful, and fun.
Read on for our top cheap gift ideas for women (that seem anything but cheap)!
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30 Gift Ideas For Women Under $30
1. beautyblender Charcoal Besties Set
I don’t know any girl that doesn’t love using a beauty sponge to do her makeup, so this beautyblender set, which includes a sponge, charcoal-infused cleaner, a silicone scrub mat, and a ventilated pouch to stash it in, is a fantastic gift (and value). Called the “Besties” set, this will be perfect to gift your BFF with.
2. Mini Waffle Maker
Who wouldn’t adore this mini waffle maker?
The miniature size and fun colors like pink, yellow, or aqua make this waffle maker so unique and adorable. She’ll be thrilled to make yummy waffles in this – and hopefully make you some, as well!
3. Monogram Mug
Monogrammed gifts feel especially personal, and these monogram mugs are a thoughtful and useful gift to give.
This mug has a chic, tiled design and is sure to become her new favorite way to enjoy coffee or tea at home.
4. Zodiac Bath Balms
Personalized gifts don’t just mean monograms. Show her you know her star sign with a zodiac bath balm. She’ll love the thoughtful gesture as much as she’ll love to soak in these handmade, all-natural dissolving bath balms, which feature coconut milk and ylang ylang essential oil.
These bath balms are especially perfect for a birthday gift, but could be given for any occasion!
5. Double-Sided Puzzle
Keep her entertained with a beautiful double-sided puzzle featuring two iconic Gray Malin photos. His fine-art photography is beloved by fashionistas, so now she can capture his prints in her own home, in the form of a fun 500-piece puzzle.
6. Lip Sleeping Mask Set
Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask is a cult-favorite beauty product that keeps your lips hydrated throughout the night. Gift her not one, but three of these beloved lip masks in berry, peppermint, and gingersnap. This set is a total deal and must-have gift for women under $30.
7. Color-Changing Clip-On Selfie Ring Light Mirror
Your selfie-loving friend is going to be a fan of this clip-on selfie ring light mirror that changes colors. She’ll be able to clip it to the top of her cell phone to check her reflection and illuminate all of her selfies, vlogs, TikToks, etc. with different colored light.
This portable ring light is also rechargeable with a USB cable and small enough to fit in a purse.
8. Milk Bar Assorted Cookie Tin
If your friend has a sweet tooth, she’s sure to appreciate a tin filled with Milk Bar‘s famous cookies! With six different cookie flavors included (and individually wrapped), she’ll be able to indulge as she pleases – and re-purpose the adorable pink and white tin afterwards.
9. Faux Fur Throw Blanket
Let her cozy up in a plush faux fur throw blanket by Ugg, which comes in four pretty colors to choose from. This ultra-soft throw feels luxurious thanks to its lush faux fur material, and will look great on her bed or sofa.
10. Facial Mist Set
This set of facial sprays is going to have your friend glowing and feeling refreshed. With three different sprays featuring ingredients like aloe, rosewater, and lavender, she can spritz her face based on her mood.
11. Cozy Robe
A comfy robe is always a welcome gift, especially one that features cute touches like buffalo plaid print and fuzzy interior.
This soft robe has pockets and a hood for extra functionality, and the fuzzy interior is going to keep her warm and cozy.
12. Happy In A Million Little Ways Gratitude Journal
A gratitude journal is a heartfelt gift that is going to increase your gift recipient’s happiness through self-reflection. Filled with prompts to reflect on what she’s grateful for, this journal also comes with a pen, making it totally gift-able.
13. Face Mask Pack
These trendy face masks are made from 100% clean ingredients and feature Korean hydrogel technology that works on all skin types.
This gift-worthy pack comes in a cool travel pouch with three face masks, an under-eye mask, and a lip mask for the full LOOPS Beauty experience.
14. Nail Art Set
If she likes giving herself manicures and having eye-catching nails, she’ll love this nail art set. It comes with easy-to-use nail decals which stick to your nails and make them pop.
The decals include zodiac signs, letters, and symbols, along with an applicator that doubles as a cuticle pusher.
15. Color-Changing Oil Diffuser
She’ll be able to fill her room with soothing scents thanks to this oil diffuser, which features an adorable design that changes colors.
Its round, part-gold, part-clear design is going to look fab as a part of her room decor, while diffusing her favorite oil scents for up to nine hours.
16. Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag
This travel toiletry bag is ideal for the gal on the go. It’s perfect for storing her makeup and toiletries when traveling in the various zippered compartments, and is able to hang on the back of a door thanks to its hanging hook.
Whether she’s heading on a trip or just going home for winter break, she’s sure to get plenty of use out of this practical bag.
17. “For the Girls” Party Game
Games are always great gift to give because you too can take part in the fun afterwards! This game is aptly named “For the Girls” and can be played on your next girls’ night in, party, or get-together.
18. DIY Bracelet Kit
Let her get crafty with this do-it-yourself bracelet kit. She can create her own unique bracelet using the adjustable cord and mix-and-match beads included in this kit for a fun, fashionable project.
19. Zodiac Keychain
She can show off her star sign with this adorable zodiac keychain. Its retro-inspired design gives it a vintage vibe, while also being practical. This would make for a great stocking stuffer!
20. Self-Care Lifestyle Planner
Help your friend or loved one make time for self-care in the new year. This 2022 lifestyle self-care planner is a great way for her to focus on her wellbeing while also keeping her weekly and monthly plans organized in this cute spiral.
21. Mini Face Mask Set
Because seriously, who doesn’t love a good face mask sesh?
This holiday-themed set includes five types of Origins face masks, which all tackle different skin concerns. She can pamper herself with an at-home facial based on her skincare needs, with masks to hydrate, re-texturize, clear pores, and more.
22. Tiny Planetarium
Help her see the stars with this charming tiny planetarium. It projects 12 different constellations that she can learn about with the included booklet. This unique gift is so adorable and will turn her room into a celestial wonderland.
23. Monogram Candle
This ultra-affordable scented candle is personalized to perfection with the letter of your choice. Available in six different colors, its glass container will make for a sweet decorative room accent even after it’s burned.
24. Jade Face Roller
This wouldn’t be a list of gift ideas for women under $30 without this affordable cult classic!
A jade roller is a great gift for a woman who is into skincare or needs some more self-care in her life. She’ll be able to use this after a long day to relax facial muscles and improve blood circulation.
It’s made from genuine jade stone, which is said to carry extra benefits (as opposed to synthetic materials).
25. Make Your Own Cocoa Bombs Set
This adorable and delicious activity is such a fun gift, especially during the holiday season.
She’ll be able to make her own cocoa bombs (and hopefully, share some with you!) thanks to this kit which includes everything she’ll need, including the mold, spatula, and gift bags. Yum!
26. Beauty Sample Box
If you can’t decide what beauty product to gift her, go for this sample box filled with eight different beauty product samples plus a terry spa headband.
Packaged in a cute box that says “Glow So Bright,” this super cute gift for women under $30 is packed with glow-boosting beauty products like a brightening moisturizer and radiance balm.
27. Yoga Mat
Is your friend a yogi or do you have a loved one who is getting into fitness? Upgrade their yoga practice or at-home workout with a new yoga mat.
This cushioned yoga mat comes in gray, pink, and aqua, all with a beautiful Shibori print.
28. Fruit Snack Lip Stain Set
This set of three fruit snack-inspired lip stains are a makeup lover‘s dream. With antioxidant ingredients and a hydrating formula, she’ll have three rich shades to choose from that have the staying power of a lip stain, but the glossy look of a lip gloss.
29. Taylor Swift evermore Vinyl
If your friend or loved one is a Swiftie and owns a record player, she’ll freak out over this exclusive Taylor Swift “evermore” vinyl.
With 17 tracks on this red vinyl, the Taylor Swift fan in your life will cherish this tangible music gift.
30. Fashion Playing Cards
Card games are about to get a lot more fashionable with these fabulous playing cards featuring illustrations of fashion icons such as Jacquemus and Karl Lagerfeld. Perfect for your fashion-obsessed pal, she’ll want to keep these out as a part of her room decor in addition to playing with them.
What do you think of these gifts for women under $30?
For even more gift ideas, see: The Best (Under $100) Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend’s Parents
Which gift idea is your favorite? Would you gift these items? Leave a comment and let us know!