Some people are drawn to the biggest presents, but savvy people know that what’s hidden in their stockings can be just as good. The old saying about good things coming in small packages definitely applies to stocking stuffers. Stocking stuffers don’t have to be big or cost a lot to get the recipient’s approval. They just have to be interesting. If you’re looking for fresh stocking options besides your go-to orange, chocolate bar and toothpaste, we’ve rounded up some budget-friendly picks.

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Check out the stocking stuffers for under $10 that will impress everyone:

1. Panda Blotting Papers ($6, Topshop)

Topshop Blotting

Blotting papers may be a practical thing but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. These papers in an adorable panda package certainly aren’t.

2. When The Dust Settles Square Bandana ($5, Nasty Gal)


Oversized scarves may get all of the attention in the frigid months, but a bandana is one of the easiest ways to update an outfit. The recipient will be able to wear this one over or under almost any shirt.

3. Pack of 100 No More Snags Hair Ties ($4.50, ASOS)

hair ties

Hair ties are something that seem to disappear randomly. It doesn’t matter how many you have, the package always seems less empty the next time you look at it. Top up your friend’s stash with this pack of 100 snag-free ties.

4. NYX Cosmetics Cream Blush in Red Cheeks ($2.99, Ulta)


Who doesn’t love finding makeup in their stocking? This vibrant red cream blush will brighten pallid winter complexions. At this price, you could get three of them to pop in the stocking.

5. Transparent Mini Pouch ($6, Urban Outfitters)


Do you know someone who can never find anything in their purse? (Besides you.) This sleek pouch will help keep them organized. Plus, they’ll be able to see what’s inside of it thanks to to the transparent finish.

6. Father Christmas Bath Bomb ($6.75, Lush)


If you love giving a gift that has a holiday theme, you cannot go wrong with the bath bomb. Santa’s blushed cheeks will reveal a festive green center as you soak in the tub. FYI: It smells like freshly spun candy floss.

7. Honey Bear Graphic Ankle Socks ($1.90, Forever 21)


Does your family always include socks in your stocking? Participate in the tradition with these adorable bear socks. At this price, you can get multiple pairs.

8. Noel Cookie ($6, Anthropologie)

Noel Cookie

No stocking is complete without something to eat. This festive nutcracker cookie couldn’t be more appropriate. Plus, look at how amazing the detail on it is.

9. Pink Ribbed Beanie ($9, Missguided)

Pink Ribbed Beanie

It might prove difficult to get a floppy hat into a stocking, but you can easily get this beanie in there. The rose gold color is right on trend.

10. Bésame Cosmetics Classic Color Lipstick Matches in Bésame Red 1920s ($6, Sephora)


This is the ultimate on-the-go lip set. The lip colors come in a tiny matchbook pack that will fit into the tiniest of clutches. There will also be no trouble getting it into the recipient’s stocking.

11. Oh K! Beauty Blender Sponge ($5, Boohoo)


The best stocking stuffers are ones that are practical and adorable. This makeup sponge ticks both boxes. This package won’t be tossed in the garbage like the used Christmas wrapping paper will be.

12. Voluspa Maison Jardin Mini Decorative Tin Candle ($8, Nordstrom)


People are always appreciative of a good candle. The packaging on this one is as impressive as the apple and blue clover scent.

13. Keyring ($5.99, H&M)

key ring

This fuzzy keyring will help personalize the recipient’s bag. The dusty pink and gold color combination makes it look more expensive than it actually is.