We may not have been in the office for over half the year, but with the Christmas season coming in faster than it left us, we’re already looking to the silly season to bring some much-needed joy. There’s no better way to spread a little merriment than with a small Christmas gift to mark the occasion.
If you’re looking for an epic Secret Santa idea or even just some stocking fillers, we’ve got the perfect gift guide that even Tiny Tim can afford. And don’t worry, even with the smallest of budgets, you can still find a gift that is thoughtful, funny or useful, which can be a challenge.
Shopping for stocking fillers (or people you’re not super close with) is always a challenge come Christmas but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve compiled some of the best gifts across a number of different categories including tech, beauty, travel, lifestyle and health and wellness. Best of all, they’re all under $10, are quirky and fun and can be enjoyed by everyone.
Novelty-shaped chocolates are a must at Christmas and you can’t go wrong with Koko Black. These smooth and sweet hazelnut praline Prancing Prawns are covered in milk chocolate and make a lovely treat for colleagues or as an extra goodie in the Chrissy stocking.
The silly season can pose a problem for skin, thanks to the indulgent eating and drinking that usually occurs. These Blemishes Busting Patches by MECCA MAX are infused with ingredients to keep pimples at bay. Pop the patch on a pimple and it’ll help blemishes recover quickly with minimal scarring.
For a meaningful gift that doesn’t break the bank, why not donate a tree for bushfire recovery? The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife, the charity partner of Australia’s National Parks, is calling for all Aussies to support its mission of planting one million trees in bushfire affected areas around Australia. Your donation of $10 plants one tree.
While we all have all gotten out of the habit of using reusable cups due to the pandemic, many cafe’s are once again beginning to accept them. Carrying a reusable cup for coffee and tea is an easy way to lessen our impact on the environment and makes a great gift.
Know someone that is struggling to put down their phone? The Phone Jail from Kmart is the gift for them! With six slots for standing up smartphones, the Phone Jail locks away phones for some screen-free time.
With NIVEA’s best-selling Q10 and Vitamin C Body Lotion as well as NIVEA’s Shower Creme & Oil Pearls Cherry Blossom, you can’t go wrong. At just $10, this is an affordable gift to add to Christmas stockings.
Watermelon enthusiasts will love the opportunity to grow their own fruit with these Watermelon Bush Sugar Baby Seeds. Produced by a small Melbourne-based business who passion it is to help others grow their food, these seeds are great for the green-thumbed person in your life.
A recent survey undertaken by CouriersPlease found that 87% of Australians want to shop ethically and sustainably this Christmas. There’s no better way to do this than by shopping a product that is made from all-natural ingredients right here in Australia.
Give the gift of natural deodorant this year with No Pong’s All Natural Anti-Odourant. The sweat-resistant formula is 100% paraben, aluminium, cruelty and plastic-free and is the perfect pressie for those conscious of the environment and the products they use.
Rich in pigment, these velvety smooth single eyeshadows come in a whopping 24 shades, from metallic shades to bronze tones and bright colours, so there’s literally a colour for everyone’s tastes.
Everyone’s favourite cocoa butter is Palmer’s, which makes this Silky Skin Pack the perfect pressie for those who like lathering up their skin with Palmer’s classic Cocoa Butter Body Lotion as well as the Cocoa Butter Formula Hand Cream.