Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping doesn’t have to mean blowing your holiday budget. We’ve found the best Black Friday deals under $50 you can still shop. If inflation is high on your list of worries, holiday shopping may be (understandably) daunting.
That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the best budget-friendly gifts under $50 you can grab during fall’s biggest deals event. Shop under $50 kitchen gadgets, tech gifts, beauty and skincare kits and more.
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Amazon gift card in a premium holiday gift box
The Pioneer Woman Blooming Bouquet aluminum non-stick cookware set, $49
Roku Ultra LT 4K streaming device, $30 (reduced from $80)
Whether you’re looking for holiday beauty gift sets, crowd-pleasing gift cards, super helpful travel products or just the best, most affordable toys to buy for the kids in your life this year, we’ve found under $50 Black Friday and Cyber Monday gifts for everyone.
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Below, find our top picks for Black Friday deals under $50, all sure to make the 2022 holiday season special.
Amazon gift card
No matter their age, gender or personality, an Amazon gift card makes a perfect gift this holiday season. That way, everyone can buy what they want. Choose the amount you want to put on this gift card.
Amazon gift card in a premium holiday gift box
Invicta Men’s Diver Collection watch: $47
There are plenty of great watch deals this Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, but Amazon has some of the best. Right now, you can get a 4.5-star-rated Invicta men’s watch — an Amazon No. 1 bestseller — for less than $50.
This scratch-resistant 40 mm steel watch features a black dial and luminous hands. It’s waterproof to 200 meters (656 feet).
Says one Amazon reviewer: “The gold and stainless steel two-tone styling is dressy, formal and elegant without being too flashy. It looks like a professional’s watch and anyone wearing it will instantly be perceived as professional.”
Invicta Men’s Diver Collection watch, $48 (reduced from $75)
Best kitchen gadgets and gifts under $50
Shop on-sale air fryers, coffee makers, slow cookers and more.
Bodum Chambord French press coffee maker
For the coffee-fan who is looking to transition to a more involved coffee-making process, the French press is an easy, hands-on way to get more familiar with your morning brew.
Bodum Chambord French press coffee maker, $24 (reduced from $69)
30-piece glass storage set: $20
Struggling to put away all those Thanksgiving leftovers? You probably need a new kitchen storage set. And Walmart has one heck of an amazing deal on food storage containers: You can get a 30-piece glass storage set for just $20 this Black Friday.
These glass storage containers are microwave-safe, dishwasher-safe, freezer-safe and even oven-safe up to 425 degrees. The set includes one 7-cup round container with lid, three 4-cup round containers with lids, three 2-cup round containers with lids, six 1-cup round containers with lids and two 4-cup rectangular containers with lids.
Anchor Hocking 30-piece glass food storage set, $20
26-piece Rubbermaid storage set: $8
For just $8, you get four 0.5-cup containers, two 1.25-cup containers, two 2-cup containers, two 5-cup containers, one 5.5-cup rectangle container, one 7-cup container and one 8.5-cup rectangle container. All containers come with vented lids.
Rubbermaid EasyFindLids 26-piece plastic food storage container set, $8
Crock-Pot 7-quart manual slow cooker
This 4.7-star-rated Crock-Pot can quickly cook up to seven pounds of food at once.
Do you serve your holiday meals buffet-style? This oval-shaped Crock-Pot has a warm setting that will keep your food hot as long as it’s plugged in.
Crock-Pot 7-quart manual slow cooker, $30 (regularly $50)
Ninja professional blender: $50
This 72-ounce countertop blender boasts a 4.6-star rating on Walmart. It features a 1,000-watt power base with ice crushing technology, making it perfect for smoothies. It comes with a recipe guide with 25 chef-inspired recipes.
Get the Ninja professional blender now for $50% off right now.
Ninja professional blender, $50 (reduced from $100)
The Pioneer Woman Blooming Bouquet cookware set: $49
The Pioneer Woman’s Blooming Bouquet cookware set comes in three colors and features Ree Drummond’s signature Fancy Flourish floral print.
It includes 19 kitchen essentials. When you shop this Walmart Black Friday deal, you’ll get a 2.5-quart saucepan, a 5.5-quart Dutch oven, a skillet, a mini skillet and a cast iron skillet, an Acacia wood spoon, an Acacia wood turner, a 4-piece melamine measuring cups set, a 4-piece melamine measuring spoons set and a 12″ x 8″ ceramic baker with a lid.
The Pioneer Woman Blooming Bouquet aluminum non-stick cookware set, $49
Dash Tasti-Crisp mini air fryer
If you want the convenience of air frying but don’t have the counter space for another kitchen appliance, check out the Dash Tasti-Crisp 2.6-quart air fryer. It’s the perfect size for a one or two-person household.
Dash Tasti-Crisp mini air fryer, $40 (reduced from $50)
Best beauty gifts under $50
Holiday makeup gift sets, beauty advent calendars and more budget-friendly beauty gifts.
Stratia The Essentials Kit
Want to protect your skin barrier this winter? Start here. This highly rated Stratia skincare kit has everything you need to create healthy, happy skin.
This set of minis includes Stratia’s Velvet Cleansing Milk, a moisturizing, non-foaming cleanser; Soft Touch AHA, a hyper-gentle, highly effective exfoliant; and Liquid Gold, a lightweight but powerful moisturizer.
Stratia The Essentials Kit, $23 (reduced from $29)
Too Faced Lip Injection Plumping Mobile: travel trio
This festive holiday lip gloss set includes three travel-size plumping lip glosses, including a limited edition shade that’s scented to smell like rainbow sprinkles.
Too Faced Lip Injection Plumping Mobile: travel trio, $25 (reduced from $36)
Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse holiday gift set
This holiday gift set includes three full-sized tubes of Fenty Beauty’s popular Gloss Bombs. There is a fuchsia gloss, a warm-toned coral gloss and a pink volumizing gloss.
Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse holiday gift set, $38
Sephora Collection Wishing You Advent calendar
Unwrap 24 beauty surprises, worth over $105 for just $45, with this Advent calendar from Sephora. It’s filled with everything from lipgloss and eyeshadow to face masks, all from the beauty superstore’s brand.
Last time we checked, this Advent calendar was out of stock. Luckily, Sephora has been restocking their inventory pretty frequently.
Sephora Collection Wishing You Advent calendar, $45
Laneige lip sleeping mask
Treat someone to this moisturizing, antioxidant-rich, leave-on lip mask from Laneige.
Laneige lip sleeping mask, $24
Rodial ‘Love Your Skin’ sheet mask kit
This $40 sheet mask kit (a $100 value) includes Rodial’s Dragon’s Blood jelly eye patches, Vit C Energizing sheet mask, Pink Diamond Instant Lift sheet mask and Snake Oxygenating and a Cleansing Bubble sheet mask. This kit makes a luxurious and easy-to-store present.
Rodial ‘Love Your Skin’ sheet mask kit, $40 ($100 value)
Revlon one-step volumizer hair dryer and hot air brush
The Revlon one-step hair dryer and hot-air brush, a CBS Essentials bestseller, can dry and style your hair in one step. It has rave reviews on Amazon, where it boasts a 4.6-star rating. Verified buyers say it’s an ideal budget choice for people with curly, straight and wavy hair.
Revlon one-step volumizer hair dryer and hot air brush, $30 (reduced from $40)
MyKirei by KAO foaming hand soap dispenser
This Japanese Yuzu flower foaming hand soap is dispensed in the shape of the flower to add a touch of joy to every hand wash.
MyKirei by KAO foaming hand soap dispenser, $17 after coupon (reduced from $20)
Best tech gifts under $50
Streaming sticks, waterproof speakers and more tech gifts that work on a budget.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 7+ bundle
This adorable Fujifilm Instax bundle is just $49 for Black Friday.
The on-sale bundle includes a mini instant camera and a 10-pack of Instax film. Choose from six colors.
“This camera has been pretty fun to use,” wrote a Walmart customer. “It came with everything you need to get started: camera, batteries, film, and wrist strap. This would be fun for kids, teens, and adults!”
Fujifilm Instax Mini 7+ bundle, $49 (regularly $67)
HP DeskJet wireless all-in-one color printer
This budget-friendly HP color printer offers scanning, copying and mobile printing functionality. Get a free six-month ink subscription for it, when you activate a free HP+ plan.
HP DeskJet 2723e wireless all-in-one color printer, $49 (reduced from $69)
Roku Ultra LT 4K streaming device
This compact streaming device lets you stream your favorite shows and movies from streaming services like Paramount+.HBO Max, Netflix and more in 4K. The Roku interface is fast and easy to navigate. Right now, you can get this device for only $30.
Roku Ultra LT 4K streaming device, $30 (reduced from $80
Comiso waterproof Bluetooth speaker
If you’re looking for an affordable speaker option with a super long playtime, the Comiso waterproof Bluetooth speaker is for you. It plays for 24 hours at full volume or up to 36 hours at two-thirds volume on a single charge. Plus, it comes in seven cheerful colors, from yellow to rose gold. You can pair two of these speakers for an enhanced stereo sound experience via a single device.
This speaker is also IPX5 waterproof, which means it can resist a gentle splash but cannot be partially or fully submerged.
Comiso waterproof Bluetooth speaker, $40 (reduced from $50)
Willing to spend a little more? The Sonos Roam is our must-have portable speaker this season.
Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense wireless controller: $49
Now’s a great time to pick up an extra controller (or two) for your PS5: Walmart has marked the Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense wireless controller down to $49 for Black Friday.
Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense wireless controller, $49 (reduced from $75)
Your friend or family member who is constantly losing their keys, wallet or Apple AirPods could really use some Apple AirTags this Christmas. These tiny trackers work by sending out a Bluetooth signal that can be anonymously detected by nearby devices. Then, even if your own phone isn’t handy, you (and only you) can locate these trackers on an Apple “Find My” map.
If your iPhone is handy, then it can lead you straight to the AirTag via the phone’s “Precision Finding” feature (found on the Apple iPhone 11 and newer models).
Apple AirTags are water-resistant and designed to last for up to one year on a standard, replaceable battery.
Apple AirTags (4 pack), $80 (reduced from $99)
You’ll get the best per-AirTag price when you buy a four pack. But if you only need one, single Apple AirTags are available at Amazon for less than $50.
Apple AirTag, $22 (reduced from $29)
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen)
The fifth-generation Amazon Echo Dot has a number of new-for-2022 features, including improved audio, a temperature sensor and Eero Wi-Fi built in (requires a compatible Eero network). Use this Amazon smart speaker to control your home via voice commands, make calls hands-free, play music, set an alarm and more. Choose from three colors.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen), $25 (reduced from $50)
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is compatible with Alexa and lets you watch all your favorite streamers (Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, etc.) in 4K resolution.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, $25 (reduced from $50)
Best travel gifts under $50
A trendy new type of travel pillow, gift cards and more great and affordable gifts for travelers.
Trtl travel pillow
This soft, machine-washable travel pillow wrap is designed to hold your head in a more comfortable ergonomic position while sleeping upright. This lightweight, easily packable pillow is available in four colors.
Trtl travel pillow, $50 with coupon (reduced from $60)
Stojo collapsible reusable coffee cup
Stojo silicone coffee cups collapse, accordion-style, to fit anywhere — including a Christmas stocking. This environmentally friendly cup (with a reusable straw) makes a great gift for coffee lovers.
Stojo collapsible silicone travel cup with straw, 16 oz., $20
Starbucks gift card
Want to give the gift of a yummy, festive Starbucks drink — or even grab one for yourself? Grab a Starbucks gift card on Amazon, available in $25 and $50 amounts.
Starbucks gift card (physical), $25 and up
Best kids’ gifts and toys under $50 to gift this year
Shop pooping turtles, elaborate lego sets and more great toys under $50 to give kids this holiday season.
Squishmallows two-piece luggage set: $38
The set includes 18-inch luggage with an easy-carry retractable handle and zippered storage compartment, plus a 10-inch plush backpack with adjustable shoulder straps. You can choose between four different characters and luggage designs: Cameron Cat, Fifi Fox (shown), Lola Unicorn and Winston Owl.
Squishmallows luggage and backpack set, $38
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle
The Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle is a battery-powered toy that’s sure to be one of the hottest Christmas gifts of 2022. The 13.4-inch-tall turtle value pack comes with a bib and some Turdle food. You feed your Gotta Go Turdle, and then shortly after, the toy sings “Uh oh, gotta go!” You then place it on the included toilet, which it poops into. The so-called magic poop can be reclaimed from the water and turned back into Turdle food when dried.
The 4.3-star-rated Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle is wildly popular with Amazon reviewers, who say it’s great for potty training. Writes one: “Bought this for my 3 year old great grandson for his birthday and he loved it!”
“It’s very hilarious to know he has to go,” writes another verified Amazon buyer.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle value pack, $24 (reduced from $35)
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo
Is a pooping turtle not quite the right gift? Well, good news: Little Live Pets also makes a pink pooping flamingo named Sherbet.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo value pack, $35
Lego Disney ‘Encanto’ the Madrigal house building kit
Build the Madrigal house from “Encanto” with 587 Lego pieces. It’s a three-level house that comes with a sticker sheet for decorating. It comes with two mini-doll figures and one micro-doll figure (of Abuela, Mirabel and Antonio), as well as capybara and butterfly figures.
Lego Disney “Encanto” the Madrigal house building kit, $40 (regularly $50)
National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit
The National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit is for the budding paleontologist on your list.
The main feature of the kit is a slab (or brick) that once chipped away at, reveals what are billed as 15 real fossils. A chisel, brush and magnifying glass help complete the set. A 16-page fossil guide is also included.
The Mega Fossil Dig Kit is recommended for ages 8 and up.
National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit, $21 (regularly $25)
Slumberkins lynx self-expression collection
Slumberkins are snuggly companions that come with helpful children’s books on topics including conflict-resolution, creativity, grief, change and more. Slumberkins come in many fun forms, such as a hammerhead shark, sloth, dragon, and the lynx (pictured above). They’re machine washable, feature soft fur (with no detachable plastic pieces) and are stuffed with hypoallergenic fiberfill. Lynx comes with a book on self-expression.
Slumberkins lynx self-expression collection, $34 (regularly $48)
Lego Star Wars Advent calendar
Fun for Star Wars fans of all ages, this Lego set includes minifigures, droid figures and mini builds inspired by the popular movie franchise. Ages 6 and up.
Lego Star Wars, $36 (reduced from $45)
Add to your little one’s Squishmallows stuffed animal collection with this 14-inch rainbow platypus, named Brindall.
Pokemon Advent calendar
Pikachu, Eevee, Piplup, Growlithe and Torchi are just a few of the Pokémon characters they will unwrap with this fun holiday calendar. Ages 4 and up.
Best cozy gifts under $50
Cozy candles, wearable blankets and more.
Woodwick large hourglass scented candle
This wood-smoke-scented, crackling-wick candle evokes the feeling of sitting around a roaring fireplace. With a strong cedar fragrance and WoodWick’s patented wooden wick, which creates a fireside-like crackling sound, this candle offers the gift of coziness. Plus, it’s currently on sale.
WoodWick large hourglass scented candle, $27 (reduced from $31)
The Comfy original oversized microfiber and sherpa wearable blanket
As seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” this bestselling, ultra plush wearable blanket is perfect for staying cozy around the house. The Comfy original, oversized, microfiber and sherpa, wearable blanket comes in plenty of fun patterns and colors, making it easy to personalize your present to the recipient.
The Comfy original oversized microfiber and sherpa wearable blanket, $50 (reduced from $55)
Best gifts for pets under $50
Great gifts for pets (and their owners) all under $50.
Bark Super Chewer box
Give the magical gift of a monthly dog toy and treat delivery with a subscription to the Super Chewer box from Bark. Starting at $29 per month, the Super Chewer box offers destruction-prone pups two extra tough toys, two full size bags of treats and two meaty chews for chomping. Super Chewer also offers fun and festive-themed collections, like the “Harry Potter” inspired box pictured above. Boxes are available in subscription form or as a one-off purchase, perfect for gifting.
Bark Super Chewer box, $29 and up
Smartish Snitch Airtag pet collar attachment
Give the gift of peace of mind with the Snitch collar attachment from Smartish. This Apple AirTag holder fits up to 1.5-inch collars and creates a water-resistant seal around the tag to keep your pup and your tech safe. Apple AirTag ($29) not included.
Smartish Snitch Airtag pet collar (2 pc), $15
Apple AirTag, $22 (reduced from $29)
More Black Friday 2022 deals to shop now
While there’s still some time to wait until the official Black Friday 2022 sales start, there are plenty of great deals you can get right now. Check out our Black Friday deal articles.
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Holiday gift guides
As always, check back to CBS Essentials for holiday gift guides for every special someone in your life. Check back for more throughout the season.
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