30 Best Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
We've got the right gifts at the right price for all your family, friends, or coworkers.
Why Secret Santa?
Secret Santa gifts can be a fun way to save money when exchanging gifts among a group of friends or coworkers. Finding jus the right thing can also be somewhat confounding, so we searched high and low for great gifts all will love! These 25 thoughtful gifts for coworkers are another smart place to start looking for ideas.
For those who like to keep it real
The holidays invoke all of our senses, and this cheeky-true ornament is a nice reminder that it’s ok to “feel all of the feelings” this season.
This amazing-smelling travel gift set from a lavender farm in New Mexico is a secret Santa gift that will be the office favorite. Check out 20 more perfect gifts for the jet setter in your life.
Perfect for the fab foodie
This pineapple ceramic cookie Jar is pretty, spacious, and idea for the friend, relative, or colleague with the sweet tooth! For extra points, fill it with one of these 17 delicious and easy-to-make holiday cookies.
This 20-piece gift box of chocolate biscuits will be gone before the secret Santa gift exchange is over! Cookies, chocolate, and milk. What better combination could there be for Christmas? These adorable vintage photos of kids meeting Santa will warm your heart.
Bring the heat, under $20
Sass up someone’s kitchen with this spicy six-pack sampler of hot sauces housed in an adorable fire truck.
Crave-worthy lip balms
Everyone, and we mean everyone, can use lip balms, which is why this Three-Pack of Moroccan Magic Organic Argan & Essential Oil Lip Balms is sure to be a hit when it comes time for Secret Santa gifts. They’re loaded with real Moroccan nut oils to soothe and replenish dry, chapped lips. They make great stocking stuffers, too.
For a 3 p.m. boost
For the coworker who needs that afternoon boost of java, Brooklyn Roasting Company Fair Trade Certified Peru Coffee is the eco-friendly and delicious way to get the job done. Since a cup of Joe is so in-demand in offices, this is one of the top Secret Santa gifts out there!
For brighter smiles
Bright, white smiles are universally appealing, which is why we know this Smile Box Teeth Whitening Foam will be a hit with any adult Secret Santa exchange group. It cleans, whitens, freshens, and is safe enough to use daily.
Stressed people will love this
If your office is high-energy and high-stress, it’s a fact that a good night of restful sleep is completely necessary, but not always easy to get. This Calm Sleep Mist is an easy-to-use pillow spray that utilizes the power of essential oils like lavender, frankincense, chamomile, and clary sage to lull even the most over-worked friends into a peaceful night of sleep. Or check out these top-rated sleep products on Amazon.
The silkiest hand lotions
Weather is colder and dryer and just about everyone in the office can use some extra hand cream. This Ahava trio of creams is the perfect answer for anyone in need of a dose of moisture and features real Dead Sea minerals. Don’t miss these 101 Christmas gifts for people who are impossible to shop for.
A laptop sleeve they’ll love, under $20
Aside from the price point being on point, the style of this ProCase laptop sleeve will leave style-conscious men and women alike smiling. In fact, it’s on par with the 41 coolest tech gifts you’ll want to keep for yourself.
Add some office “Om”
Brings some instant chill to your cube with this pretty singing bowl from Tibet. Ideal for meditation or relaxation, this secret Santa gift will infuse some Zen vibes into your workday.
Come sail away, under $20
With scents of sea salt, honey, and geranium, this candle is as transporting as it is pretty on the desk or table. Instruct the receiver on the right way to burn candles.
Stay hydrated and healthy
Clean Kanteen water bottles are popular for their pretty colors, durability, and eco-friendly properties, which include being lead-free, non-toxic, and BPA- and phthalate-free. These are our favorite smart water bottles that will help anyone stay hydrated.
Sip in style
We wanna see this on the side of a bus—Carrie Bradshaw is making wine, y’all! This Sauvignon blanc from New Zealand has notes of passionfruit and honeysuckle and is the perfect secret Santa gift for friends or fam!
An exotic trip abroad
This luscious set of soaps from Bali —with scents of coconut lemongrass, and papaya among others— will transport you to paradise.
Soak in the goodness
Made with dead sea salt, echinacea, and juniper berries this relaxing bath soak detoxes and boosts immunity, perfect for winter months.
Wow up your winter
Gloves are always the perfect secret Santa gift, and everyone will be clamoring for this one! Vibrant colorblock gloves, designed by Isaac Mizrahi are snazzy and snug all at the same time.
Catch a buzz
These adorable gold stud bee earrings are sure to cause a stir and are less than $10!
Be coffee chic
You won’t ever confuse coffee cups with your own monogrammed mug! This sleek, black, white, and gold mug is the smartest of secret Santa gifts.
Bask in nature
Plants are proven to boost joy and creativity! Give the gift of green and glam with this sophisticated glass terrarium that will look lovely in your workspace or on a windowsill. Find out the 12 plants that will bring you good luck.
Journals are instrumental for brainstorming, jotting, and dreaming. We love this collection of notebooks designed from small, independent artists.
May the force be with you, under $18
As a secret Santa gift, or really anytime, this black and white distressed Storm Trooper hanging will be appreciated by kids (and adults) of all ages.
This fun trivia game, with over 400 questions, is ideal for your office party or next family gathering. These are more of the classic board games everyone should own.
Be a lunch lady (or dude)
Coming in a variety of cool styles, this neoprene lunch bag will undoubtedly be the most used secret Santa gift around! Need a gift for your boss? Don’t miss these 20 clever ideas under $25.