Sometimes, you don’t want to spend a ton of money on a gift — but that doesn’t mean you want it to be terrible. So whether it’s a pick-me-up for someone muddling through self-isolation, a quarantine-birthday gift, or just a simple get-well gift for a loved one, we compiled a list of under-$25 options that will still impress even the hardest-to-shop-for folks in your life. All of the presents are available on Amazon, but due to their shipping delays, we added a few other retailers, just in case. And if you’re specifically searching for a Mother’s Day gift, check out the rest of our coverage here.
Dubbed “the Rolls-Royce of coffee scoops” by coffee expert Dinah Lenney, this Apace scoop has a pleasant rose-gold color, a slightly curved handle to fit your thumb, and as Lenney puts it, “heft, weight, [and] integrity.”
Rapper G-Eazy uses this pomade to achieve his perfect “greaser–meets–Elvis Presley–meets–gentlemen from the ’50s and ’60s” look. It’ll give that shiny, slicked-back style when used with a comb if that’s the vibe you’re going for.
A gift for a kid and their mom. Even the cleanest of kids (do they even exist?) still need a placement. One interior designer calls these “a lifesaver for families during cleanup” because it catches all the messes kids create during meals.
If you’re feeling like splurging (or are looking for a gift to share with your siblings), you can give your mom a wine-themed Mother’s Day this year by gifting her a wine subscription box, an aerator, and some glasses. This aerator has over 3,000 five-star reviews on Amazon because of its ability to make any bottle of wine taste even better.