February 14th always seems to come way too soon after the December holidays, and there just isn’t enough time between the two for your bank account to recover. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip treating your friends!
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If you’re looking for affordable Galentine’s Day gifts for your crew, all these ideas are under $20. Show your friends you love them to the max, without maxing out your credit card.
1. Hanging Heart Lamp
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Tell your best friends they light up your life with this adorable heart-shaped lamp. The lamp’s LED bulbs are battery-operated (and it’ll look so cute in an Instagram photo).
2. Mini Metallic Pouch
This metallic pink zippered pouch with a heart-shaped cutout is adorable on its own, but fill it with your friends’ favorite Valentine’s Day candies and it makes the perfect gift. Bonus: they can use it as a makeup bag after.
3. Heart Socks
You can get three of your friends one pair each, or all three pairs for one friend. No one ever turned down cute and cozy socks!
4. Babe Mug
Pop a packet of hot chocolate mix, a bag of tea, or a $5 gift card to your friend’s favorite coffee place in this pink mug and it instantly becomes the perfect low-budget Galentine’s Day present — and super cozy for February.
5. Heart-Shaped Glitter Nail Polish
Let your friends give themselves the perfect V-Day manicure with this nail polish loaded with red and pink heart-shaped glitter pieces. Layer it over white nail polish for maximum effect.
6. Rosebud Bath Bomb
Is there anything more luxurious than taking a bath surrounded by roses? Skip a bouquet and instead let your friends relax with this rose-infused bath bomb.
7. Hibiscus Peach Lip Balm
This gift lends itself to a witty homemade Galentine’s Day card (like, “My friends are ‘the balm!'”). Winter’s the time for chapped lips, but the tropical scent of this one will whisk them away to somewhere warmer.
8. “Bestie” Lip Gloss
Not only is this lip gloss the perfect shade for any of your friends (it’s described as a crème mid-tone pink), it also has the perfect name for a Galentine’s Day gift: “Bestie.”
9. Perfume Sampler
You can totally afford to let your friends try out EIGHT different fragrances with this collection of mini perfumes from Tocca. Each scent is inspired by a different far-off place.
10. Inspirational Candle
Your friends will know you support them every time they light this pillar candle. It’s unscented so it’ll appeal to everyone, and once it’s done they can reuse the cute jar however they’d like!