60 Gifts With 5-Star Ratings That Seem More Expensive Than They Are


Whether you're shopping for a birthday present or the holiday season is in full swing, finding an impressive gift at a reasonable price is a relatively tricky task. Luckily, there’s no need to max out your credit card in order to treat your loved ones right. In fact, Amazon is a veritable treasure trove of easy, foolproof gifts with five-star ratings that seem far more expensive than they are.

Of course, what makes a great gift is the thought behind it, but that doesn’t mean you should settle for handing out presents that you’re less than proud of, either. By choosing items that seem like they're expensive, but are actually surprisingly affordable, you get the best of both worlds: gifts that you are genuinely excited to give to everyone on your list, with enough money left over to treat yourself to something special, too. If you’re wondering where to find these deceptively inexpensive gifts, you’ve come to the right place — from luxe cashmere scarves to gorgeous home goods, this thoughtfully curated edit features 60 of the chicest gifts Amazon has to offer, each with an impressively high average customer rating and surprisingly low price tag. Curious? Just keep reading.


A Cast Iron Dutch Oven With A Gorgeous Enamel Finish

Reviewers can't stop raving about this popular dutch oven, saying it's well-made, cooks evenly, and is super easy to clean. Made of solid cast iron with a sleek enamel finish, its six-quart capacity is the perfect size to cook a meal for four hungry people. "This is the best purchase I’ve made in a long time," one reviewer wrote. "I know I’ll have this Dutch oven for many years to come." Get it in four colors.


A Top-Rated Facial Steamer That Comes With An Extractor Kit & Hair Band

Adding a facial steamer to your arsenal can revolutionize your skin care routine. Steaming in an excellent way to open up pores and prep your skin for other skin care products, and it can also help loosen up blackheads and hydrate dry skin. Garnering over 1,000 positive reviews, this user-friendly, option has managed to maintain an impressive overall rating of 4.7 stars.


Fluffy Faux Fur Slippers With Memory Foam Cushioning

Fun and fabulous, these fuzzy slippers prove being comfortable can look glamorous, too. Made of the softest, fluffiest faux fur, their plush memory foam footbeds feel like you're stepping into a cloud. Choose from three colors: jet black, dove grey, or a pretty baby pink. "They are beautiful, luxurious, and best of all, super soft and comfortable," reported one reviewer.


A Bamboo Bath Caddy To Upgrade Your Nightly Soaks

Take your soaks to the next level with this gorgeous bathtub caddy. The perfect gift for anyone who could use a good self-care sesh, it holds a wine glass, candles, books, a tablet, and just about anything else. Since it's made of solid bamboo, it's naturally quick-drying and antimicrobial, and its extendable sides can be adjusted to fit most tubs.


A Rotating Makeup Organizer To Keep Your Cosmetics Neat & Accessible

Like a space-saving carousel for your cosmetics, this top-rated makeup organizer rotates a full 360-degrees, making it easy to keep all your products neat and accessible. Made of a sturdy acrylic material, it's quick and easy to wipe clean, and it's completely transparent, allowing you to see what's inside.


A Best-Selling Humidifier That Doubles As An Essential Oil Diffuser

Not only does this top-rated humidifier pump moisture back in the air — a must for anyone living in a dry environment — but it also doubles as an essential oil diffuser. The user-friendly top-fill design makes for easier cleaning and refilling compared to traditional humidifiers, and the 1.8-liter tank is perfect for a medium-sized room, such as a bedroom or office.


An Eight-Piece Set Of The Most Important Essential Oils

Whether you plan on buying the diffuser above or you already own one, this deluxe set of essential oils is a must-have. Aptly named "The Essential Eight," the set includes eight of the most popular essential oils: lavender, frankincense, peppermint, eucalyptus, lemon, clove leaf, cinnamon, and rosemary. The oils come pre-packaged in a premium gift box, too.


A Chic, Lightweight Bathrobe Sold In An Variety Of Colors & Prints

At-home spa days aren't complete without this luxuriously soft spa robe. Made of silky-smooth, stretchy cotton that feels lightweight yet substantial, it's the perfect weight to keep you comfortable in any of the four seasons. Plus, since it's non-bulky, it looks chic, too — get it in a variety of solid colors and prints, including the cozy plaid (pictured) or a pretty floral.


The Cult-Favorite Hot Air Brush That Makes It Easy To Blow Dry Your Hair Like A Pro

Reviewers swear by this best-selling hair dryer brush, giving it over 8,700 glowing five-star reviews. Combining the drying power of a blow dryer with the smoothing, volumizing capabilities of a great round brush, fans say it's the fastest, easiest way to achieve a professional-level blowout at home. "For me, there are no cons," one reviewer gushed. "This thing has literally changed my life."


A Luxurious Cashmere Wrap At A Great Price

A luxe way to add a rich touch of color to any cold-weather outfit, this sumptuous cashmere wrap is the definition of timeless elegance. Made of 70 percent cashmere and 30 percent lamb's wool, it's luxuriously soft, warm, and large enough to bundle up in. Available in a range of sophisticated colors, it comes beautifully packaged in a premium gift box.


The Environmentally-Friendly Way To Remove Stubborn Makeup Using Nothing But Water

Like magic, this best-selling makeup removing cloth erases even the most stubborn waterproof makeup using nothing but water. That's right — no irritating soap, expensive products, or harmful chemicals required. Plus, since it's machine-washable it can be reused up to 1,000 times before it needs to be replaced.


An Ice Roller To Soothe Skin, De-Puff Eyes, Ease Migraines, & More

Store this ice roller in your freezer, then pop it out whenever you need to soothe tired, puffy skin. It has a whole host of other benefits, too: reviewers swear by it for relieving the pain associated with migraines, tension headaches, sinus infections, allergies, and more.


The Virally-Popular Hot Sauce With An Unexpected Gourmet Twist

Hot sauce gets a gourmet update with TRUFF, the Instagram-famous hot sauce that's been taking the world by storm. The recipe includes real black truffles, ripe chili peppers, organic agave nectar, and savory spices. It's approved by celebrities ranging from Oprah to Pusha T. "Once you go TRUFF, you’ll never go back. This is THE BEST HOT SAUCE," commented one reviewer.


An Indulgent Gift For The Person Who Needs A Good Pampering Session

This gorgeously-packaged gift set is a foolproof gift for that person who's difficult to shop for — after all, who doesn't like bath bombs? The set includes six extra-large bath bombs in a variety of scents, including "Coco Bombe" and "Shea Bliss." Free of harsh dyes, chemicals, GMOs, or animal products, the bath bombs are lovingly handcrafted in the U.S. by a small, female crew.


Gorgeous Handcrafted Coasters Made Of Solid Marble & Brass

A chic way to protect counters and tabletops, this set of six handcrafted coasters is both practical and beautiful. Made of solid marble with an elegant brass inlay, each coaster is made by hand and is completely one-of-a-kind. "Weighted nicely; the gold accent is beautiful," wrote one reviewer. "The bottom has a protective felt that ensures the coasters do not scratch surfaces."


A Space-Saving Organizer To Keep Eyeshadow Palettes Neat & Accessible

A must for all makeup addicts, this top-rated palette organizer is a space-efficient (and stylish!) way to keep all your eyeshadow palettes neat and accessible. Made of sturdy plastic that's easy to wipe clean, it's completely transparent, giving you a clear view of each palette. "This is much better than drawer-type acrylic makeup organizers, because I can see at a glance what I have, and it easily accommodates palettes of all sizes," wrote one reviewer.


A Beautiful Holiday Gift Set Of L'Occitane's Cult-Favorite Shea Butter Line

Featuring all the products from L'Occitane's iconic shea butter line, this gorgeous gift set is enough to get anyone excited. Formulated with a generous percentage of deeply nourishing shea butter, the set includes a hand cream, shower cream, body cream, hand balm, lip balm, and soap, all packaged together in a festive holiday-themed gift box.


A Jewelry Organizer That's Perfect For Travel

Curating a jewelry collection takes a ton of time and money, so it's wise to protect it from loss or damage with this travel-ready jewelry organizer. Made of a soft, durable material with a sturdy zipper closure, it has pockets, hangers, and compartments for all your rings, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.


A Soothing Foot Bath To Soak & Massage Sore, Tired Feet

When a trip to the spa just isn't possible, pamper tired feet and toes with this at-home foot massaging bath. Gentle bubbles pump oxygen into the warm, soothing water, while four removable rollers treat your feet to a deep, kneading massage. It heats up, lights up, and has a pumice stone at the bottom to exfoliate and soften dry feet.


A Chic Pair Of Sunglasses You'd Never Guess Cost $15

With a vintage-inspired design that feels trendy and timeless all at once, these retro-chic sunglasses will look great on anyone. More importantly, they boast a UV 400 rating, meaning they'll protect your eyes from 100 percent of the sun's harmful rays. Choose from a range of frame/lens combinations.


A Set Of Slate Cheese Boards To Serve Snacks At Your Next Event

An ideal gift for the person who loves to entertain, these mini slate boards are a stylish way to present cheese, fruit, and other hors d'oeuvres. Sold in a set of six, each board measures 6 inches by 8.75 inches. The set even comes with three mini pieces of chalk so you can label your cheeses and meats.


Comfortable High-Waisted Panties From Rihanna's Lingerie Line

Marked with the seal of approval from Queen Ri herself, these slinky high-waisted panties prove that lingerie can be comfortable and gorgeous at the same time. Made of silky-soft microfiber for a sleek, smooth fit, a sheer scalloped trim adds the perfect hint of feminine detail. Choose from eight colors.

  • Available sizes: XS-3X Plus


A Veggie Spiralizer That Won't Take Up Tons Of Counter Or Cabinet Space

For your friend or family member who's obsessed with cooking, this user-friendly vegetable spiralizer will provide endless inspiration in the kitchen. The handheld device features three versatile settings to create thin, medium, and ribbon-style "noodles." Unlike many competitors, it's super easy to clean, and its compact size won't take up a ton of space in a cabinet.


The Cult-Favorite Reusable Bag That's Compact Enough To Keep In Your Purse

It's easy to see why Baggu's cult-favorite reusable shopping bag is such a go-to choice for many. Made of 100 percent ripstop nylon, it's strong enough to carry up to 50 pounds, yet lightweight and compact enough to fold into a 5-by 5-inch flat pouch. Choose from 37 gorgeous colors and prints, including butterflies, poppy flowers, and metallic lilac.


A Gorgeous Bath Mat Made Of Solid Bamboo

Solid bamboo looks absolutely gorgeous, but that's not the only reason it's an excellent material for a bath mat. Bamboo is one of the most environmentally-friendly materials out there, and it's also naturally antibacterial and quick-drying. The "mat" is made with sturdy bamboo slats that provide plenty of ventilation, with a skid-proof finish that prevents it from slipping around on the floor.


A Luxuriously Soft Throw Blanket With More Than 4,400 Glowingly Positive Reviews

Anyone would be thrilled about receiving this best-selling, luxuriously soft throw blanket. Made of plush faux fur, it comes in five sizes to fit any bed, chair, or couch. It's available in a range of neutral and bold colors, including brown beige, pink, and ivory. "It's magical, and it's changed my quality of life for the better," raved one reviewer.


An Ideal Gift For The Person Who Drinks Coffee Or Tea All Day Long

For those who like to sip on the same cup of coffee or tea over an entire afternoon, this nifty mug warmer and mug set is an absolutely perfect gift. Put any hot beverage in the sleek stainless steel mug, and the warmer will ensure it maintains the perfect temperature for drinking all day long. Featuring touch-tech controls and an bright LED display, the warmer is compact, water-resistant, and super easy to use.


Purifying Bath Salts That Smell Like Lavender & Eucalyptus

If someone in your life could use a little pampering, give them the gift of self-care via these delicious-smelling bath salts. In addition to relaxing lavender and sinus-clearing eucalyptus, they're infused with purifying Cambrian blue clay to detox skin. "After using this product, my skin has less redness," one reviewer reported. "I also soak in these bath salts before shaving and notice that I have less ingrown hairs."


A High-Tech Massager For Your Face, Temples, & Eyes

This innovative massager utilizes three spa-like therapies to effectively revitalize the skin around your eyes, neck, and face: heat, high-frequency micro vibrations, and LED light therapy. Compact and user-friendly, it can also help relieve tension, soothe headaches, and de-puff tired eyes.


A Foldable Blow Dryer That's Portable Enough To Bring Anywhere

Thanks to its lightweight, foldable design, this top-rated blow dryer is portable enough to bring anywhere. Despite its compact size, it packs a powerful 1400 watts, producing a salon-worthy blowout in no time at all. Plus, the dryer utilizes nano technology to infuse hair with moisture-rich particles drawn from the air, which minimizes heat damage and gives you softer, smoother strands.


A Skin Care Set That Smells Like Freshly Baked Cookies

One reviewer described the 'almond cookie' smell of this skin care set as "absolutely glorious;" another said it's "probably the best smelling body lotion I've ever used." Formulated with nourishing sweet almond oil to hydrate dry skin, the set includes a body wash, whipped body lotion, and hand cream. "It feels rich and luxurious without being too thick," reported one reviewer.


A Blackout Sleeping Mask With Built-In Bluetooth Headphones

For those who prefer to fall asleep to the lull of gently soothing sounds, this Bluetooth eye mask will come in handy in a whole range of situations. Not only does it block out light like any other sleeping mask, but it's equipped with tiny bluetooth speakers at each ear, allowing you to play gentle music, white noise, or an audiobook without the discomfort of bulky earbuds or headphones.


A Nourishing Hair Mask That Reviewers Say "Works Miracles'"

Rescue dry, damage hair with this revitalizing treatment mask. Made with powerful natural ingredients like argan oil, sunflower oil, and guava fruit extract, the rich, nourishing formula leaves hair soft, smooth, and shiny. "I've tried many different hair masks, varying in price range, and while some were pretty good, none have given me results like this after just ONE USE," wrote one reviewer.


A Trifold-Style Vanity Mirror With Over 1,700 Glowing Reviews

A practical gift any beauty lover will appreciate, this tri-fold style vanity mirror is loaded with useful features. The mirror is lit with 72 dimmable LED bulbs, with several different settings to mimic the typical lighting in various situations. Full 90-degree rotation allows you to freely adjust the mirror's angle for a perfect view, while double and triple magnifying mirrors ensure you won't overlook a single detail.


A Stylish Crossbody Bag That Comes In 42 Different Colors — & Has Over 3,000 Five-Star Reviews

It's hard to believe the price tag on this chic crossbody bag — from the soft, buttery vegan leather it's made with to its decorative tasseled zipper pulls, it has the elevated look and feel of a far more expensive bag. An easy, hands-free way to carry the essentials without added bulk, it's the kind of practical piece that's worth buying in multiple colors.


A Heated Electric Eyelash Curler For Seriously Dramatic Results

This electric eyelash curler uses gentle heat to quickly (and safely) deliver dramatic results without creating an unnatural-looking crease your lashes or risking accidental breakage. "I honestly feel like this heated eyelash curler is a game changer," one reviewer wrote. "Everyone should have one!"


A Quality Heating Pad To Help Ease Cramps, Body Pain, & More

A good heating pad can help ease tension, manage body pain, and even make menstrual cramps vanish. Whether you've never tried one or simply need to replace yours, this heating pad is an excellent option. Giving it an impressive average rating of 4.9 stars, customers love that the pad heats up quickly, has six heat settings ranging from cool to hot, and is generously sized at 12-by-14 inches.


This Fan-Favorite Clothing Steamer To Replace Your Iron

Reviewers can't stop raving about this best-selling steamer; garnering over 2,800 glowingly positive reviews, it has an impressive average rating of 4.1 stars. Not only is it far more portable and compact than a bulky iron and ironing board, but many people find it faster and more effective at removing wrinkles from clothing.


A Sleek White Noise Machine That Doubles As A Night Light

If you or someone you know has trouble getting to sleep, it's worth giving this stylish white noise machine a shot. Choose from 31 different types of gentle, soothing sounds, including white, brown, and pink noise, plus natural sounds such as ocean waves, campfire, or rain. Plus, the machine also doubles as a dimmable night light, with eight different color options and a timer for automatic shut-off.


Gorgeous Hand-Blown Globes To Water Your Plants When You're On Vacation

With their vibrant colors and unique swirled patterns, these hand-blown glass globes certainly look gorgeous — but they serve a practical purpose, too. Fill one up with water and insert it into the soil of a potted plant, and it'll gradually release the water over time, automatically watering your plant for up to two weeks.


A Multi-Use Facial Spray Infused With Hydrating Aloe & Rose Water

Spritz your face with this gentle hydrating mist to hydrate and refresh your skin throughout the day. Infused with rose extract and aloe vera, it also makes for an excellent toner, primer, and makeup setting spray. "I was so impressed with the packaging and glass bottle, you get a lot of product and it feels like a luxury item!" wrote one reviewer.


A Cozy Cardigan With A Hood & Plush Lining

It's no wonder this knit sweater has over 1,400 enthusiastically positive reviews — from the chunky cable knit design and plush, soft lining to the deep, roomy pockets and warm, cozy hood, everything about it is basically begging to be snuggled up in. A hidden zipper keeps out the chill, while a row of decorative buttons maintains the sweater's classic, polished look. Get it in a variety of colors and striped prints.


An Adjustable Mirror That Won't Get Foggy In The Shower

Even when left in a steaming hot shower, the view in this fog-resistant mirror will remain crystal-clear. It securely fastens to any shower wall using a heavy-duty, locking suction cup, and the mirror can be swiveled a full 360 degrees to adjust its angle. "I love this mirror," one reviewer wrote. "It rotates with relative ease, and the bonus razor holder was the cherry on top."


A Moisture-Wicking Sports Bra With A Cool Strappy Back

An excellent option for low-impact workouts such as yoga or pilates, the intricate straps on the back this sports bra will look so pretty peeking out under a flowy workout tank. Featuring soft, wireless cups with light removable padding, it's made of soft, stretchy, moisture-wicking fabric and comes in a range of colors. "The quality is that of a more expensive bra, at a fraction of the price," commented one reviewer.

  • Available sizes: S-XXL


A Luxurious Silk Pillowcase To Protect Your Hair & Skin

Not only does this pure silk pillowcase look and feel luxurious, but sleeping on silk can help promote healthier skin and hair, since it reduces breakage and knots and prevents pillow lines on your face. Available in 35 colors and prints to complement any style of bedroom decor, the pillowcase has over 1,700 positive reviews, with an average customer rating of 4.7 stars.


24-Karat Gold-Infused Eye Gels To Soothe & Hydrate Tired Eyes

Not only do these best-selling eye gels make for an easy, foolproof stocking stuffer for any beauty obsessive on your list, but reviewers say they're a seriously effective way to soothe and refresh tired, puffy eyes. Infused with real 24-karat gold, they're sold in packs of 15 pairs and come beautifully packaged in an elegant black gift box.


The User-Friendly Cold Brew Coffee Maker Reviewers Can't Stop Raving About

An addiction to cold brew doesn't have to cost a fortune, thanks to this user-friendly cold brew coffee maker. Just put your favorite coffee in the reusable stainless steel mesh filter, add water, and steep it in the refrigerator overnight — it's that easy. Made of thick, durable borosilicate glass, it's also a quick and easy way to make looseleaf tea or infused water.


A Waterproof Pillow That Suctions To Your Bathtub

Use this bath pillow to provide your head, neck, and shoulders with some much-needed support next time you're soaking in the tub. An innovative two-panel design allows the pillow to conform to the shape of your bathtub, while four extra-strong suction cups attach it securely to the tub's wall.


Gorgeous Hoop Earrings At A Can't-Beat Price

There's no such thing as owning too many hoop earrings, and this gorgeous pair will make an excellent addition to any collection. Made of premium stainless steel with a high-polished finish, each earring has an inlay down the center that's lined with twinkling cubic zirconia "diamonds." One reviewer wrote, "These earrings are gorgeous and sparkle like nobody's business."


A Powerful Bluetooth Speaker That's Small Enough To Fit In Your Pocket

For the person who believes a moment without music is a moment wasted, consider this portable Bluetooth speaker — not only does it have remarkably solid sound quality and a sleek, stylish design, but its ultra-compact size means it's about as portable as it gets. "This is amazing," one reviewer gushed. "Fits into your purse, but gives you loud, great sound."


A Bamboo Lap Desk For Eating, Working, & Reading In Bed

A must for anyone who works from home, this solid bamboo lap desk allows you to comfortably use a laptop as you're lounging in bed or on the couch. The thoughtful design features a fully adjustable tray, with a small built-in drawer to stash essentials such as a flash drive, pens, or sticky notes. It can also be used for studying, breakfast in bed, and TV dinners.


Top-Rated Hair Vitamins Packed With Nourishing Natural Oils

If your hair could use some serious TLC, these top-rated vitamins are here to help. Each capsule contains nourishing argan, avocado, and macadamia nut oils, and is fortified with essential vitamins A, C, E, plus pro-vitamin B5. The pre-measured capsules make dosage effortless — use them as a leave-in treatment on wet or damp hair. "I can’t even explain how good my hair smells right now," one reviewer wrote.


Foolproof Eyeliner Stamps For Perfectly Symmetrical Cat Eyes Every Time

Winged eyeliner is notoriously tricky to apply — without this ingenious eyeliner stamp, that is. The set includes two dual-sided pens, one for the right eye and one for the left. One side of the pen features a regular fine-tipped liquid eyeliner, while the other is a cat-eye shaped stamp, making it easy to create perfectly symmetrical wings in mere seconds.


A Comfy-Chic Tunic For Running Errands, Working Out, & Casual Days At Home

Unbelievably comfortable without sacrificing on style, this super soft tunic is the type of piece you'll want to live in all year long. Made of soft terry with a healthy dose of stretch, the chic funnel hood adds athleisure style points, while the long fit will pair perfectly with leggings.

  • Available sizes: XS-XXL


An Exfoliating Face Scrub From A Fan-Favorite Australian Brand

Use this exfoliating facial scrub from Sand & Sky to slough away dead skin cells to leave your skin clear and glowing. The natural formula includes the purifying Australian pink clay that made Sand & Sky a fan-favorite skincare brand. Reviewers swear by this scrub to fight breakouts, extract blackheads, and deeply cleanse the skin.


Adjustable Drawer Dividers To Maximize & Organize Your Storage Space

Make the most of your storage space with these adjustable drawer dividers. Sold in packs of four, the dividers measure 4 inches high and can be extended from 11 to 17 inches across. The user-friendly design uses spring-loaded tension to lock each divider in place, ensuring they'll stay upright and won't slide around.


A Gorgeous Set Of Gua Sha Tools For Aesthetician-Worthy Face Massages

They certainly look beautiful, but these gua sha tools serve a practical purpose, too. Hand-carved out of rose quartz, each of the three tools utilize pressure to promote blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, leaving your face looking contoured, tight, and glowing. "They are affordable, the quality is excellent, but most importantly THEY ACTUALLY WORK!" one reviewer gushed.


A Smart Water Bottle That Reminds You When To Hydrate

Each hour, this smart water bottle glows to remind you when it's time to hydrate. But that's not all — it also features a built-in Bluetooth speaker and colorful LED lights, functioning as a portable party wherever you bring it. "It reminds me to drink water hourly, the lights are nice and bright, and the speaker is so loud! I can’t stop telling people about this bottle," one reviewer gushed.


A Space-Saving Wall Outlet With A Handy Built-In Shelf

Not only does this wall outlet create six AC outlets and two USB ports, but it even features a handy little shelf to hold your phone or tablet while it's plugged in. You can also use it in the bathroom to keep an electric razor or toothbrush out of the way, or to prop up your phone in your kitchen so you catch up on Netflix as you're cooking.


An Insulated Tote To Keep Wine Chilled On The Go

A easy, thoughtful gift for any wine lover, this insulated tote keeps two bottles of wine perfectly chilled for hours at a time. Generously padded to prevent fragile glass bottles from being shattered, it features an adjustable shoulder strap and a sturdy handle at the top. It even comes with a wine key to put in the wine key holder inside the lid!

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