Here are the best secret santa gifts under £10 so you won’t bankrupt yourself this Christmas

Why is seminar group secret santa even a thing?!?


It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, the sun has given up trying to shine through the rain and your bank account is looking emptier and emptier as you’re forced to spend money on people you don’t really care about. But, don’t worry – we’ve got a way to protect your last few pennies. We’ve created a list of all the best secret santa gifts under £10 (yes, there’s even one for that useless guy in your group project).

So, whether you need a great gift for your housemate who, thanks to the bank of mum and dad, already has everything or, if you’re looking for something for that coursemate you’ve never actually spoken to – here’s a guide to the best secret santa gifts under £10:

Retro Sweets Gift Box – £9.99

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How can you go wrong with sweets?! With all this grim weather, a duvet day in with Netflix and this huge box of goodies sounds like a dream. Plus, if you buy this for someone’s secret santa they’re guaranteed to share it with you – right? Click here to buy. 

Colour-changing gin infusion kit – £7.99

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People don’t just casually like gin, they’re usually OBSESSED. Plus, who wouldn’t appreciate some colour-changing alcohol to spice up pres? At only £7.99, this is the perfect secret santa prezzie for anyone (and for your bank account). Click here to buy.

 

L’Oréal Pure Clays Face Mask Kit – £4.52

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Self-love is priceless. But, luckily for you, this version comes in at less than a fiver. And, don’t think this secret santa gift is just for the girls – guys deserve a good pampering too! So whoever you draw out of the hat this Christmas, this secret santa gift is guaranteed to put a smile on their (soon to be purified, detoxified and glowing) face. Click here to buy.

11 piece makeup brush set – £9.99

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Ah mermaids. Everyone loves them, and everyone wants to be them. But, since turning into part-fish isn’t medically possible yet, it’s time to indulge the fantasy in other ways. Aka, buying mermaid-themed everything. So, why not help your secret santa with their growing addiction and supply them with some fish-tailed makeup brushes – it’s what a good friend would do. Click here to buy. 

Beard baubles – £6.50

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Maybe check the guy you’re going to buy this for can actually grow facial hair first. Uni is that weird stage of life where half the guys look like they’re forty-years-old and got three kids and the others look like they’re barely out the womb. But, for only £6.50 maybe you should just risk it anyway? What says Christmas more than trying to attach mini baubles to some upper-lip fluff. Click here to buy. 

 

Matte Liquid Lipstick set – £6.68

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This is one for all the people that want to look like Kylie Jenner but can’t afford it. With six shades for only £6.68, there’s guaranteed to be at least one your secret santa loves! Click here to buy.

 

 

Ferrari Red Eau de Toilette for Him – £9.34

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Fast cars, Italian sex-appeal, fancy-sounding name – what’s not to love? Give your secret santa a taste of luxury this Christmas with some seriously discounted aftershave. Click here to buy. 

The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale – £10.00

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Yes, you would be forgiven for thinking that this list of secret santa gifts under £10 would be full of tat. But, you are so so wrong. Margaret Atwood is a 21st Century literary icon. If you haven’t heard of The Handmaid’s Tale where have you been, living under a rock??? Get your secret santa this as a gift and you’ll forever be held up as the BNOC of the Christmas world – trust us. Click here to buy. 

925 Sterling Silver Fire Opal ring – £9.99

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Yes, you may only have a tenner to spend on a secret santa gift but that doesn’t mean it has to look budget. In sterling silver, this is a ring to outdo all others. Say goodbye to rings that turn your finger green, and hello to buying THE BEST secret santa gift ever. Click here to buy.

 

Funny Christmas jumper – £9.99

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Christmas jumpers from your grandma may be awful, but Christmas jumpers AND pugs? Well, that’s genius! Genius, and well worth spending £9.99 on. Click here to buy.

 

Beer and Prosseco Pong – £6.01

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What do all students love more than alcohol? I mean, that’s a rhetorical question but, just in case you don’t know the answer, it’s nothing. As much as we’re all becoming more health-conscious and self-loving, alcohol is still a HUGE part of uni culture. Which, although not great for your liver, is ideal for when you have to buy a secret santa gift. Click here to buy. 

 

Racing willies – £6.00

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Okay, okay, so this isn’t exactly a “useful” secret santa present but can you imagine how jokes the look on their face will be when they unwrap this?! Ha. Yes, priceless. Click here to buy.

 

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas – £5.00

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With Adam Kay’s last book selling over a million copies, this Christmas spin-off is perfect for your secret santa no matter if they’re a medic or an uninterested art history undergrad. Plus, if they don’t like it, you can always re-gift it to your mum. Click here to buy. 

Desktop duck shoot – £5.72

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Have you ever been bored in lectures? Ha, of course you have – you’re a student aren’t you? Can you imagine pulling this bad boy out mid-lecture when you’ve run out of social media to scroll through? That has legend status writeen all over it. So, why not share the fun and buy this for your secret santa now. Click here to buy.

 

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