18 Budget-Friendly Galentine's Day Gifts Under $50
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There's no Valentine's Day rulebook that says that you can only buy gifts for a significant other. If your bestie is your true soulmate, consider turning Valentine's Day into Galentine's Day to show how much you appreciate her! Whether you’re looking for easy DIY Valentine’s Day gifts or creative ways to save on Valentine’s Day gifts, our guide below combines the two — made just for your best friend. Our top picks are fun, creative ideas — all under $50 — to show your favorite gal(s) some love.
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Top Valentine’s Day Deals in 2022
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- Journeys: Celebrate big with 15% off your next order when you sign up for the Journeys Birthday Club.
- Justice: Shop now to receive 25% off sitewide from 2/4 - 2/6 and take 35% off all toys from 2/7 - 2/9.
- Macy's: Enjoy 20% off your order with code “CVDAY" from 2/8 - 2/14.
- Shari's Berries: Grab 15% off all orders with code “15ORDER" at checkout.
- SHEIN: Take 20% off all orders by entering the code “FrSARAHRAE20" at checkout.
- The Sak: Enjoy 20% off all purchases with code “5EF4AM-ABENQB" at checkout.
- Zales: Score up to 50% off Valentine's Day Specials through 2/14.
Price: $52 $36 at Sephora
Help your best friend's skin glow as much as her personality with the REN Clean Skincare It's All Glow Kit at Sephora. It includes a daily AHA tonic and a brightening eye cream to target dullness, dryness, enlarged pores, and uneven skin tone. All orders get free shipping!
Price: $15.65 at Vistaprint
Add a personalized pizazz to your friend's desk with these custom Post-It notes from Vistaprint. Design the sticky notes by choosing a pattern, adding a name, and even uploading your own photo or design. Need some help with your design? Ask a Vistaprint designer to do it for you starting at $5. When you buy more than one pad of 50 custom Post-Its, you'll get discounted pricing.
Price: $15.99 $14.99 at Amazon
Help your friend stay organized while making her smile with this trinket dish's heartfelt sentiment about friendship: "A true friendship is a journey without an end." The 3.9-inch square ceramic dish at Amazon is just the right size for holding jewelry or decorating a dresser or countertop.
Price: $22 $13.75 at SHEIN
We all know a gal who would adore this flouncy polka dot dress from SHEIN! Its bright pink hue matches the Galentine's vibe perfectly. Pair it with leggings, a wide belt, or glitzy accessories to dress it up or down.
Price: $45 $20 at CANVASDISCOUNT
This out-of-this-world gift is one of the most creative Valentine's Day gifts for friends. Customize the map with a special date — for your bestie, you might choose the date you first met — and CANVASDISCOUNT will create a personalized star map with that exact date's star configuration. Add a title and location when customizing to commemorate the occasion, and she'll have a forever keepsake as a reminder of your friendship.
Price: $79 $39.50 at Zales
If gifting your favorite gal pal bling for Valentine's Day is your goal, this flip-flop pendant from Zales is the way to do it. Commemorate your days hanging out at the beach or your recent girl-cation with the diamond-accented flip-flop charm. The sterling silver necklace is a steal at 50% off, so buying lifetime jewelry protection for $24.99 might even fit in your budget.
Price: $47.95 $35.96 at Macy’s
Does your bestie spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking her favorite meals? Pick up this case of six Bettye’s Seasoning Blends at Macy’s, all of which are plant-based. The flavors include basil garlic dazzler, red pepper dazzler, smoked za’atar, smoked watermelon salt, shakshuka shaker, and elote love. Each comes in a glass jar with illustrated labels so your friend won’t put in the wrong seasoning by accident!
Price: $77.99 $46.79 at Michaels
This beautiful 24 x 16-inch canvas-framed art brings the floral gentleness of Paris right into your friend's home. It also has a romantic, V-day-like feel without giving off too much amour to your friend! This print is currently half off at Michaels, so you may want to stock up to gift one to all your girls.
Price: $24 $12.99 at Justice
Is your Galentine's Day a mom-daughter date? Treat your little lady to a pair of cozy, yet totally fashionable leggings from Justice. They're cute enough for a night out on the town and comfy enough to lounge around in the house after!
Price: $4.99 $2.49 each at JOANN
Fancy hot cocoa is an all-time fave, and this hot cocoa mix at JOANN will be an instant hit for your Galentine's Day celebration. When added to hot water, this gourmet hot chocolate mix turns into a subtle cotton-candy pink color, creating a colorful surprise. Does your gal pal have a different favorite color? The mix also comes in purple, blue, and green!
Price: $39.98 $32 at Walmart
For under $50, you can't find a much better gift for the foodie in your life than this retro mini fridge at Walmart. It holds up to six cans, but she can squeeze her favorite single-serve wine bottles in it too. Or buy and add her favorite drinks to the fridge yourself! Available in five colors, including pink, blue, and black, you can gift her the one that suits her personality best.
Price: $24.99$18 at Old Navy
Self-care can prevent burnout from the pressures of daily life and offers lots of health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease and improved mental health. Give your friend the gift of comfort with these cozy, warm, sherpa-lined slippers from Old Navy. Get the Champagne Gold Foil set at half off during checkout, and you might want to consider snagging one for yourself too!
Price: $29.99 $19.99 at Personalization Mall
Help your gal show off your friendship with this personalized photo frame from Personalization Mall. Choose between three different titles that fit your relationship best and three color options. Then, add your favorite 4 x 6 photo of you two together. It's 100% free to customize, and Passport members get free shipping.
Price: $64.99 $29.99 at Journeys
Marked down by $35, you simply can't pass up this deal on these rainbow-striped K-Swiss Classic sneakers for women. The classic style gets a lift with colorful side stripes that pair with almost any athleisure outfit. Plus, the cushioned footbed will keep her cozy with every step in her day.
Price: $44.99 $38.24 at Home Depot
Who says a plant has to be real to give off good juju? Research shows that greenery is good for the mind, even if we see it in photographs or through windows. Adding an artificial plant at home can be an excellent way for your bestie to reap some of nature’s benefits, especially if she has pets or isn't so savvy with gardening. Send her this fake-but-looks-totally-real Monstera plant from Home Depot to admire and brighten up her space.
Price: $79 $45 at The Sak
Gift your gal pal a stylish option for carrying her cards and cash with a Fernwood embossed leather wallet from The Sak. There are several colors available, but watch out – this deal’s only good for the chestnut variety. It’s super cute and goes with almost any look, so you won’t have to second-guess yourself or make her dig through her closet to find an outfit to match it. With enough room for 12 cards and three pouches, you can be sure she’ll feel safe, secure, and stylish with all the essentials in easy reach.
Price: $44.99 at Shari’s Berries
Sweet gifts aren’t just for couples – send a fun message to your friend this month with a cute set of adorable chocolate-dipped smiley strawberries. It’s impossible not to smile looking at these sweet little strawberries. Order them in a standard shipping box or a special gift box to spread the joy this Valentine’s Day.
Price: $39.99 $34.99
Let’s face it – we all feel like a little sloth some days. This adorable hanging sloth and pothos plant gift will remind her that it’s ok to bum around in pajamas sometimes. Your friend’s sure to appreciate the low-maintenance pothos and (even better) the quirky, cute sloth it comes with. This one’s a gift she’ll enjoy hanging around with all year long.