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22 Inexpensive Gifts For Under $5 That Don’t Look Cheap At All

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There’s not much you can get nowadays with just $5, not even a happy meal at McDonald’s, or a frappuccino at Starbucks.  But I have compiled a list of Amazon cheap gifts under $5 that don’t look cheap at all! 

I love Amazon for its fast shipping and easy return.  Gas is too expensive and time is too valuable for me to be running around hunting for deals.

Other than this cool cheap gifts under $5 list, you can also check out cheap gifts under $10 and cheap gifts under $20

*Please note that while writing this article, everything on the list was under $5, but prices might have changed due to supply and demand, or sales and promotions offered by sellers.

Cheap Gifts For Under $5

1. Urbana Exfoliating Gloves 

gifts for under $5Remove dry and dead skin before you bathe with the exfoliating gloves, and then use them with your favorite cleanser while in the shower.  By using them daily, they will also improve circulation, unclog pores, prevent acne, increase overall cell turnover, and many other benefits just from exfoliating the skin. 



 2. Daily Notepad

cheap gifts for coworkers under $5Being able to physically see my tasks on a to-do list has helped me be more productive.  There is a sense of accomplishment in being able to cross each item off of the list.  Each pad contains acid and lignin-free paper to ensure that each color stays vibrant and doesn’t become brittle.



3. Fruit Coaster

cool cheap thingsSuper cute coaster that makes drinking a little bit more fun! The fruit coaster set comes with 7 pieces, including orange, lemon, lime, kiwi, watermelon, pitaya, and carambola.  Made from food-grade silicone with FDA approval. You won’t have to worry about these coasters leaving imprints of any kind.



4. Laundry Clean/Dirty Sign

inexpensive stocking stuffers for menLet each family member or roommate know about the dishes’ situation with this clean/dirty sign. A convenient magnetic hold allows this accessory to readily stick to most dishwashers so it’s directly in view with no hassle and no residue left behind. 



5. Mushroom Sensor Led Night Light

gifts for under $5Dusk to dawn cute and flexible sensor, the mushrooms and lotus leaves can be bent in any direction you want.  Not too bright nor too dim, illuminating it in a pleasant way that soothes you. The middle bulb automatically changes colors when on, with 7 different colors.



6. Pendant Bookmark

gifts for her under $5The exquisitely designed metal feather bookmark is made of pure copper, will not fade or rust, and can always stay as bright as new.  This is one of those cheap gift i that don’t look cheap at all!  A great gift for a bookworm or for a coworker. 



7. Going Places Necklace

gifts for under $5Packaged with a love heart envelope and with many different pendant designs such as going places, infinite love, beyond the horizon, free spirit, life’s a journey and many more.  Whatever message you want to convey, you will find one that helps you do that.  



8. Artisanal French Soap

cheap gifts for coworkers under $5Traditionally crafted using the old-word method in French Provence, the artisanal French soap has very few impurities and incredibly smooth textures.  There are many scents for you to choose from such as cashmere woods, honey almond, white gardenia, lime zest, and many more.



9. 101 Blessings Cards

cheap gifts for coworkers under $5101 Blessings is taken from the Gospel of Matthew and is designed with the intent to encourage and inspire others. These cards are an excellent way to spread a little encouragement to anyone. Each card features a beautiful full-color watercolor design and a Scripture verse. 



10. Waterproof Notebook

cheap gifts for girlsAll-weather paper won’t turn to mush when wet and will repel water, sweat, grease, mud and even survive the accidental laundry mishap. Everything in this bound book is designed to survive Mother Nature’s wrath and is completely recyclable.



11. Artisan Hot Sauce

cheap stocking fillers for himA little heat to spice up your life.  The sweetness from coconut is blended with sriracha to give this new flavor.  Certified GMO-free and vegan so even the ones with the strictest diet can still enjoy it – as long as they can handle a little heat.  Most importantly, this is a product of USA. 



12. Thank You Tag and Clover Charm Keychain

cheap gifts for coworkers under $5Packaged on a card with the saying “Lucky to work with you!”, this would make a great gift for coworkers or someone you collaborated on a project with to show them your appreciation.  The thank you tag with the clover charm would make a nice addition to the keychain without making it bulky.



13. Resistance Exercise Bands

affordable gift for menIncluded is a set of 5 bands ranging from extra light to extra heavy, a carry bag, and instructions.  The extra light and light bands are great for beginners, while the medium, heavy and extra heavy exercise bands are for strength training.



14. Personalized Keychain

inexpensive personalized giftsThe 4-sided bar can be personalized with a date, name, location, word or phrase.  You can have all 4 sides engraved, it also comes with a chain so you can switch and wear it as a necklace.  This would make for a great inexpensive personalized gift.



15. Bracelet Keychain

cheap gifts for girlsThe wristlet keychain bracelet is made of BPA-free and food-grade silicone with an elastic and durable cord.  It is soft and comfortable to wear.  The gold key rings and door opener are made of quality alloy metal.  The wristlet keychain not only ensures that you won’t misplace your keys but can also be used as a fashion statement. 



16. Waterproof Phone Protector

cheap gifts for girlsEnjoy all the water activities and capture those moments without having to worry about damaging your phone with this waterproof pouch case.  The windows and sides of the phone water protector pouch are made of high-quality soft material. It is very sensitive and touchable.



17. Japanese Chopsticks

cheap gift ideasJapanese chopsticks are made of various natural kinds of wood, such as beech, Indonesian ironwood, sandalwood, and pear wood.  The non-slip design makes it easy to grip and effective at preventing food from falling, even for first-time users.



18. Bath Bombs

gifts for her under $5Slip into the tub with this ultra-calming bath bomb filled with essential oils to help you clear your mind and soothe sore muscles.  Made with pure essential oils of Chamomile, Marjoram, Bulgarian Lavender, and Vetiver.



19. Manicure Set

gifts for her under $5The professional manicure kit includes 7 pieces of tools for personal care that can meet all of your needs.  The grooming nail kit comes with a travel case, so you can just put it in your bag and take it anywhere you go. 



20. Car Coasters

cheap stocking stuffer ideas for himMade of high-quality environmental silicone. These 2 pieces of high-quality car coasters will keep your cup holder clean and dry.  The standard size is designed to fit cup holders in most car holders and they’re easy to clean, simply run them under the faucet and brush off the stains or dust. 



21. Motivational Notepad

cheap gifts for coworkers under $5The bright and colorful “I’ve Got This Notepad” brings a nice touch to your daily routine.  Conveniently sized small notepads can be used for reminders, calendar notes, homework notes, and to set your everyday schedule.



22. The New York Times Daily Crossword Calendar

cheap unique giftsThe gold standard in crossword puzzles for every day of the year.  The array of themes keeps each day fresh, and if you get stuck, you’ll find the solution on the reverse of each page.  You will also receive one free month of full digital access to New York Times Games with a purchase of this crossword calendar.



There you have it!  A list of cheap gifts under $5.  Don’t forget to check back as I continue to update when I see more deals!


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