20 gift ideas for her
November 29, 2022 11 min read
Celebrate the women in your life this holiday season with thoughtful gifts to make them feel special.
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your mother, grandmother, sister or girlfriend? Maybe you want to bring some holiday cheer to your aunt, niece or cousin? Or perhaps you’re holiday shopping for a white elephant gift for your friend, neighbor, boss or co-worker?
No matter who you’re buying for, what their interests are or what your holiday budget is, you’re covered with this holiday gift guide that’s full of Christmas ideas for her—from the world of food, fun, fashion, décor, travel, beauty, creativity and self-care.
Christmas gifts for her under $200
Does she like to relax at home, all snuggled up in a comfy bed? Or venture out into the world for some fun? Or maybe she likes to go out on the town for the night? Whether she’s a jetsetter, a homebody, an outdoor adventurer or a fashionista, consider one of these gifts for Mom or any other special lady.
1. Coolife 3-piece luggage set
She can travel in style with this innovative yet classic 3-piece luggage gift set, which comes from the young and creative design team at Coolife. It has everything she needs for her travels: lightweight but durable hard-shell exterior, interior mesh pockets, 360-degree spinner wheels, TSA-accepted locks and retractable trolley grip handle. It comes in 17 colors, and one piece can be stored inside another.
Shop: Coolife 3-piece luggage set by Coolife from Amazon
2. Egyptian bedding luxurious king/california king size goose down fiber comforter
She’ll sleep well with this luxurious, quilted, palatial king-sized duvet that’s fluffy and white as a cloud. It has a 100% Egyptian cotton shell, 80% down fiber and 20% waterfowl feather fiber, with a baffle box design that keeps the fill evenly in place. Cruelty free, ethically sourced and responsibly harvested, the material is Responsible Down Standard certified. It comes in twin, full, queen, king and California king.
Shop: Egyptian bedding goose-down fiber comforter from Amazon
3. Columbia women’s heavenly long hooded jacket
Keep her warm while looking good in this water-resistant down-style coat with a classic fit, long silhouette and drop tail. Side pockets hold her small items, the sleeves have built-in thumb holes and comfort cuffs, and the collar is lined with plush fleece. It has 100% polyester insulation, Omni-HEAT reflective lining and breathable fabric that dissipates hand moisture. And it comes in 20 colors.
Shop: Columbia heavenly long hooded jacket from Amazon
4. Lancome Paris Magie Noire Perfume Eau de toilette spray for women
She’ll smell nice with this luxe Lancome Paris perfume, whose name means Black Magic in French. Described as “sultry, exotic and mysterious,” Magie Noire mixes amber, patchouli and sandalwood for its base notes; jasmine and ylang-ylang for its heart notes; and Bulgarian rose and black currant bud for its top notes. The spray bottle holds 2.5 ounces.
Shop: Lancome Paris Magie Noire Perfume Eau de toilette spray for women from Walmart
Christmas gifts for her under $100
Whether you’re looking for a practical gift or a white elephant gift for a Secret Santa gift exchange, you can’t go wrong with jewelry, food and drink gift baskets, or self-care beauty products for women.
5. Kendra Scott 14K gold-plated Elisa pendant necklace
She’ll turn heads in this eye-catching Kendra Scott necklace that she can dress up or down. The uniquely shaped pendant is 14-karat gold-plated over brass, but comes in silver too. The gemstones come in 20 colors, including opal, drusy, iridescent and mother of pearl. The necklace has a lobster closure and 15-inch chain with an optional 2-inch extender.
Shop: Kendra Scott Elisa pendant necklace from Macy’s
6. Margarita Craze Margarita gift basket
It’s party time! Margarita mix is the star of this ribboned keepsake basket, but this gift set is packed with other goodies. The actual items will vary, but common snacks include bruschetta, plantain chips, focaccia crisps, honey mustard pretzels, pepper jack cheese and more.
Shop: Margarita Craze Margarita gift basket from Amazon
7. NUWAVE flex precision induction cooktop, 10.25”
She can cook anywhere with this portable hot plate that comes with a 9-inch ceramic nonstick fry pan. With its stay-cool technology and automatic shut-off safety features, it’s great for RVs, dorm rooms, camping or outdoor buffets. It boils water in 90 seconds—with no flames or hot coils.
Shop: NUWAVE flex precision induction cooktop, 10.25” from Amazon
8. Burt’s Bees therapeutic bath crystals
Transform her bathroom into an aromatherapy spa with Burt’s Bees aromatic and therapeutic crystals. Made of 100% natural ingredients, these bath salts combine lemon, eucalyptus and natural sea salts that contain nutrients and minerals to soothe her tired muscles and melt away her everyday stress. These three 1-pound jars make the perfect Christmas gift for women.
Shop: Burt’s Bees therapeutic bath crystals from Amazon
Christmas gifts for her under $75
These luxe gift ideas for every budget won’t break the bank, especially if you use a cash back credit card.
9. Kendal Huge leather jewelry box
She can store her baubles and keepsakes in all the nooks and crannies that Kendal built into this huge faux leather jewelry box with hand-lined suede fabric and high-gloss handles. There are five removable drawers and two swing-out cabinets, each with eight necklace hooks and two storage ledges. The lid contains a beveled mirror, and the removable top section has two compartments, including one with three ring slots. This nine-pound lockable jewelry box comes in white, brown or black.
Shop: Kendal Huge leather jewelry box from Amazon
10. U.S. Art Supply 162-piece deluxe mega wood box art painting and drawing set
Let her unleash her inner artist with this 162-piece gift set that contains a sketch pad, painting pad, field sketchbook and professional-grade wax crayons, watercolors, oil pastels and colored graphite pencils. The wooden case contains a ruler, eraser, pencil sharpener, 15 paintbrushes, three mixing trays, plastic painting palette and double-sided color mixing wheel. U.S. Art Supply has designed this kit for beginners, art students and professional artists. The nontoxic, water-based, acid-free materials are kid-safe.
Shop: U.S. Art Supply 162-piece deluxe mega wood box art painting and drawing set from Amazon
11. inDigi 2-in-1 smart watch and phone
She can stay connected wherever she may roam with this sports watch that connects to her smartphone. This Bluetooth-compatible device uses Global System for Mobile (GSM) technology and lets her make, end or reject calls on a 2-inch screen with built-in speaker and microphone. A pedometer records her steps and calorie consumption. A sleep monitor records how long and how well she slumbered.
Shop: inDigi 2-in-1 smart watch and phone from Amazon
12. IRIS USA photo and craft storage organizer
She’ll be able to store all her photographs, craft supplies, stickers, small accessories, small parts, office supplies and more in this two-pack stackable organizer. It has a snap-tight closure, in-molded handle and rounded corners to prevent damage. Each case holds 100 4X6 photos inside 16 individual cases. This clear case comes in different sizes, and the handle and individual cases come in different colors.
Shop: IRIS USA 4" x 6" photo storage craft keeper, 2 pack from Amazon
Christmas gifts for her under $50
If you’re looking for stocking stuffers or gifts under $50, consider these ideas. Whether she likes to keep busy with projects or just relax in the great outdoors, these gift ideas could be right for her.
13. Chillax travel hammock
Let her relax in this Chillax double travel hammock. It barely weighs 2 pounds—so it’s great for a stocking stuffer—but the 100% parachute silk and integrated suspension can hold two people totaling 395 pounds. It comes with two weatherproof hooks and two nearly 10-foot polyester ropes. The breathable, fast-drying and machine-washable material comes in green, dark green and turquoise.
Shop: Chillax travel hammock with integrated suspension from Amazon
14. Hallmark Card Studio
Because she cares enough to send the very best. Now she can with this gift set that contains 15,000 customizable Hallmark cards and other projects. In three steps, she can choose from among 12,000 sentiments and 21,000 clip art images—or add her own digital photos, which she can enhance with the built-in photo editor. With one click, she can print, email or share her cards on social media. The kit even includes an event planner to remind her of important dates.
Shop: Hallmark Card Studio from Amazon
15. iGlow 6-pack outdoor assorted solar-powered mosaic lights
She can brighten up her patio, garden, balcony, fence, poolside deck or landscape path with this six-pack of ultra-bright white, weatherproof, wireless LED lights. The crushed mosaic crystal glass ball comes in four colors or an assortment. The pre-installed AA rechargeable batteries last up to 100,000 hours or about two years. For a more romantic atmosphere, she can replace the solar light, which has an automatic sensor that activates at dusk, with a candle or tea light.
Shop: iGlow 6-pack outdoor assorted solar-powered mosaic lights from Amazon
16. Olaplex No. 3 hair perfector
She’ll be able to give herself an at-home hair treatment that goes beyond conditioner. Just apply from roots to ends on damp hair, then comb through and leave on for 10 minutes before using shampoo and conditioner. The editors at Byrdie, one of the largest beauty sites on the internet, swear by this Olaplex hair perfector. It comes in a 3.3-ounce bottle.
Shop: Olaplex No. 3 hair perfector from Sephora
Christmas gifts for her under $25
Inexpensive gifts don’t have to be cheap gifts. Both practical and fashionable, these gifts under $25 are great Christmas presents that women actually like.
17. FashionPuzzle triple zip small crossbody bag
Big things come in small packages, like this stylish purse that’s compact but still roomy enough for all her essentials, including a smartphone. Made of soft faux leather with gold-tone hardware, this tote has an open pocket and interior zipper pocket, plus a 26-inch adjustable shoulder strap. Choose from 30 colors.
Shop: FashionPuzzle triple zip small crossbody bag from Amazon
18. Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life
This New York Times Best Seller book can help her create a home that reflects her style. In this fully illustrated hardcover book, Boston-based interior designer Erin Gates shares her ideas, advice, inspiration and lessons learned from her own home renovation and work with clients.
Shop: Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from Amazon
19. BS-MALL makeup brush set
She’ll feel like a professional makeup artist with this gift set. The compact carry case—which doubles as a travel kit—holds 11 nylon bristle brushes with bamboo handles. Plus there’s a makeup sponge that can be used wet or dry. The flat and angled brushes are perfect for applying and blending liquid, powder or cream eye shadow, concealer, foundation, blush, setting powder and lip color.
Shop: BS-MALL makeup brush set from Amazon
20. Hanes EcoSmart® women's crewneck sweatshirt
She’ll be warm and comfortable while helping the environment in this cute crew that comes in five sizes and 10 colors. The EcoSmart materials—half cotton and half polyester—are up to 5% recycled polyester made from plastic bottles. It’s machine washable.
Shop: Hanes EcoSmart® women's crewneck sweatshirt from Hanes
Gifts for her in a nutshell
You don’t have to agonize over buying the perfect present for the special women in your life.
These are just some of the gift ideas you can explore in Capital One’s 2022 holiday gift guide.
With suggestions ranging from gifts under $25 to gifts under $200, you can find the perfect Christmas present and still stick to your holiday budget—especially if you get cash back on your credit card.