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Secret Santa Gifts Under $25

A charcuterie board is filled with cheese and meat, an oil diffuser lets out steam, and popcorn maker pops popcorn
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What better way to spice up a holiday get-together than participating in an exciting Secret Santa gift exchange? The popular Western holiday activity of anonymously giving gifts to whatever random name you pull from a hat is a tradition that many enjoy doing each year.

Whether participating at the office holiday party or with family and friends, there are countless gift ideas out there sure to fit the common $25 spending limit for Secret Santa.

If you have the privilege of being a Secret Santa this year and are on the hunt for a reasonably priced gift anyone is sure to love, look no further. We collected several of the best Secret Santa gifts under $25 that you definitely should check out.

Aromatherapy Diffuser Gift Set

An oil diffuser lets off steam, and two bottles of essential oil sit on a wooden plate.

Essential oil diffusers are a must-have in every home! Designed to fill the air with naturally calming aromatic fragrance, diffusers give that boost of relaxation that many desperately need after a long day. Plus, this Aromatherapy Diffuser with 6 Essential Oils Gift Set comes with 14 color-changing lights and six essential oils, doubling perfectly as a cozy bedside table light.

Coffee Cup Warmer

A woman holds a coffee cup, and a coffee cup sits on a warmer.

Give the gift of a piping hot cup of coffee until the last drop with a coffee cup warmer. Perfect for those who are always savoring a warm beverage at their desk, this cup warmer automatically shuts off when not in use and is suitable for glass, ceramic, tile, and metal cups. It’s small yet mighty, which is great for small desk spaces. Goodbye room-temperature coffee!

Coffee Cup Warmer

For a hot sip of coffee, every time.

Charcuterie Board Serving Tray Set

Food sits on charcuterie board and cheese knives sit to the side.
Panda Eye

Perfect for hosting parties and displaying an array of cheese, crackers, fruits, and more, a Charcuterie Board Serving Tray is a great Secret Santa gift anybody would love. This set even comes with four cutlery pieces for slicing and serving. Plus, this one is made of 100% bamboo, making it incredibly durable and hygienic.

Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set

Perfect for those who love to host parties.

Wall Mounted Toothbrush Holder with Toothpaste Dispenser

A toothbrush holder and toiletry holder is mounted onto a wall and dispenses tooth paste.

Figuring out where to store your toothbrush can be a hassle, but with this thoughtful gift, it doesn’t have to be. Can we talk about that genius toothpaste dispenser, too? Perfect for those who love to stay organized, this Wall Mounted Toothbrush Holder with Toothpaste Dispenser can also hold other bathroom essentials and toiletry items. The best part? No tools required to mount!

Toothbrush Holder Wall Mount

Give the gift of bathroom organization.

Hot Air Popcorn Popper Maker

A small popcorn maker makes popcorn into a glass bowl.

Who doesn’t love popcorn? With the Hot Air Popcorn Popper Maker, making it has never been easier, faster, and healthier. Because this popcorn maker uses hot air to pop the corn instead of oil or added preservatives from those popcorn bags, the savory snack is healthy and delicious. It also makes up to 16 quick cups — handy for large gatherings and family movie nights.

Bathtub Caddy Tray

A bath tray features a book, toiletries, and a cell phone, and a woman sits in a tub behind a caddy while reading a book.

Your Secret Santa recipient will love kicking back and relaxing in the bath, while enjoying a drink and watching a show on their electronics with the help of a Bathtub Caddy Tray. It expands to fit most tubs and features a glass holder, book or tablet rest, and phone holder. Practical and luxurious wrapped in one.

Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray

For a relaxing bath experience.

Flat Plate Book Light

A flat, clear book light illuminates pages.

What an awesome gift for that book lover! The Flat Plate Book Light evenly directs light on the entire page of the book, making the reading experience enjoyable and easy, especially dimly lit areas like airplanes. The plate is made of 100% thin acrylic with a protective film to prevent scratches. Plus, the two color temperatures — warm and white — are adjustable and battery-operated.

Plate led Book light

For a new reading experience.

Ceramic Small Space Personal Mini Heater

A small, square speaker sits on top of a desk.
Amazon Basics

Amazon Basic’s Ceramic Small Space Personal Mini Heater is the ideal Secret Santa gift for that person who’s always cold. This heater starts up in seconds, providing that much-needed warmth for those always-freezing office spaces and bedrooms. Also available in four fun colors and has tip-over protection so everyone stays safe (and warm!).

500-Watt Ceramic Small Space Personal Mini Heater

Small enough for tables and desktops.

Drinking Glasses with Bamboo Lids and Glass Straws

Four full glass tumblers feature bamboo lids and glass straws.

These can-shaped glasses are a great addition to anyone’s glassware collection. Not only do the thick glasses have durable bamboo lids, but the reusable glass straws add a classic touch as well. Great for any occasion or beverage, these Drinking Glasses with Bamboo Lids and Glass Straws make a gorgeous gift for anyone. Oh, and they are dishwasher-safe, which is a huge plus!

Drinking Glasses with Bamboo Lids

Glass cups great for any occasion.

Two Bottle Wine Carrier

Canned and bottled drinks sit in a wine bag, and a wine bag sits on picnic blanket.
2 Bottle Wine Carrier

This gift is for the adventurous wine lover. The 2-Bottle Wine Carrier has comfy straps and is insulated with internal foam padding to keep white wine cold and protected. Not only that though, but the stylish design is super sophisticated and sleek. Those who love to bring a bottle or two of their favorite wine on picnics, trips, and other adventures will love this.

2 Bottle Wine Carrier

Stylish, convenient, and durable.

Neck and Back Massage Pillow

A woman uses a massage tool on her neck in a car and on a desk chair in an office.

From the computer chair to the car seat, the Neck and Back Massager Pillow provides relaxation anytime, anywhere. There are four different massage settings, plus a heated function, which makes for a customizable and soothing massage experience. The elastic straps attached to the pillow are easily adjusted to any seat. Perfect for that coworker who sits in a chair all day!

Neck and Back Massager Pillow

For a personal massage, anywhere.

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

A person writes in a blank notebook, and a person fills out a planner.

For the religious note-taker, the Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook is a lifesaver. With 32 pages that are wiped clean with a damp cloth, the notebook can be used over and over — with the pages being downloaded to a smartphone for safekeeping. The notes can even be quickly searched with the help of sophisticated AI technology. (Available in many colors, only a select few are under $25.)

Couch Cup Holder

A can sits in in a rubber, over the couch holder.

Give the gift of anti-spill hydration and relaxation with a Couch Cup Holder! Made of certified high-quality food-grade silicone and waterproof materials, this cup holder is sturdy and prevents any liquids from spilling within arms reach. Holds cup sizes from beer and soda cans to coffee cups and more.

Couch Cup Holder

Goodbye spills, hello convenience.

Lalees Candy Gift Box

Candy fills a box.

Does your Secret Santa recipient have a sweet tooth? If so, they are sure to love Lalees Candy Gift Box, which is packed with three entire pounds of assorted candy. With individually wrapped classic candies like Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids to Blow Pops, Laffy Taffy, and so much more, this box will satisfy those sugary cravings.

Lalees Candy Gift Box

The perfect candy assortment for that sweet tooth.

Eddie Bauer Throw Blanket

A throw blanket is draped over a chair and a decorative ladder.
Eddie Bauer

A cozy sherpa fleece blanket is the perfect gift for anybody, especially the extra-soft Eddie Bauer Throw Blanket. These blankets come in a variety of different colors and prints and are 100% fleece or 100% sherpa, depending on the one you choose. Plus, throw blankets are always high in popularity, especially during the cold winter months.

Secret Santa gift exchanges are always a fun time but can be a little stressful if the person you have been assigned to shop for isn’t someone you know all that well. However, the picks above may be a great place to start. And for those heading into a White Elephant gift exchange, we have a gift guide for you too!

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Lindsay is a lifestyle and beauty writer currently living in Arizona. She has several years of experience as a freelance writer and reporter, with a specialized interest in the beauty and lifestyle space. From beauty hacks to DIY home décor and everything in between -- Lindsay has a passion for crafting stories that entertain, educate, and inspire. Her writing has appeared in Thought Catalog, The List, Drink Me Magazine, the Auburn Examiner, and Litro Magazine in the United Kingdom. Read Full Bio »
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