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The best Secret Santa gift ideas for every budget this Christmas

Get them a Secret Santa gift they'll actually want to keep

Like Mariah Carey, family arguments and the Coca-Cola advert, Secret Santa is inescapable at Christmas, and you'll probably be taking part in one this year. While it can make gift-giving more fun (and practical), it also means you could be stuck buying a present for someone you barely know, or you might draw out that one person who's impossible to buy for.

Struggling to choose a Secret Santa gift? We've pulled together some options anyone is sure to love that you can shop online now. Whether you've agreed to a budget of £5 or £100 and everything in between, we've found all of the best gifts from Amazon, Marks & Spencer, ASOS, John Lewis and more.

Secret Santa gifts £5 and under

Things I Want To Say At Work But Can't: Adult Colouring Book, £4.99, Amazon


The perfect funny gift for your stressed-out colleague.

Gift Republic palm reading cards, £4.99, Amazon


They might not believe in palmistry, but these cards are sure to liven up any Christmas drinks or office party.

I Heart Revolution bath fizzer, £4, ASOS


Because who wouldn't want a bath bomb that looks like a pink doughnut with sprinkles? 

Secret Santa gifts £10 and under 

Monogrammed mugs, £10 each, Anthropologie


These lovely personalised mugs can be used for sipping tea from or as an office desk tidy, and they're just £10.

The Good Bagel, Everything Bagel seasoning, £6.99, Amazon


If they've never experienced The Good Bagel seasoning, this is the best foodie gift you'll find for under a tenner. Added to salads, sushi and anything on toast - it's a total game-changer.

The Little Book of Drinking Games, £6.99, Urban Outfitters


They'll never get bored this Christmas with The Little Book of Drinking Games. Including all of the usual favourites and some lesser known, it's the best way to get the party started.

Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse trio bauble gift set, £10, Escentual


As bauble gift sets go, this is one of the best. Inside they'll find three cult NUXE Huile Prodigieuse products to nourish and beautify the skin, face and hair - and it's just £10.

Tin of Grind Coffee, £9, Grind


Grind's pod-filled pink tin is the gift that keeps on giving for coffee lovers. Once they run out of coffee pods (which are compostable and sustainably sourced) they can continue to purchase a subscription and receive letterbox refills.

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Secret Santa gifts £25 and under

Magic Night phone case, from £17.95, BURGA


Everyone needs a phone case and Burga does the best - even Taylor Swift has one.

This Works Deep Sleep pillow spray, £13, Amazon


The perfect gift for a tired friend or busy colleague, This Works Pillow Spray is iconic and for good reason. It's a natural sleep aid which blends lavender, vetivert and camomile.

'Grow Your Own Herb Kit' by The Little Allotment Company, £24.50, Etsy


Ideal for cooking enthusiasts or those who don't have much outdoor space, this handmade herb garden kit includes everything they need to begin growing their very own windowsill herb kitchen.

Drunk Elephant Been a Long Day gift set, £24, Cult Beauty


We think everyone would appreciate this gift set from Drunk Elephant. It includes the bestselling T.L.C. Framboos Gylcolic Night serum and Lala Retro Whipped Cream to upgrade their overnight skincare routine and give them a clear, glowing complexion.

Bottled Ale Gift Set, £15, M&S


For beer lovers, you can't go wrong with this popular gift set from M&S. It includes three bottles and a bag of nuts.

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Secret Santa gifts £50 and under

Pillow Talk Beautifying Lip Kit, £39, Charlotte Tilbury


Charlotte Tilbury's Pillow Talk is the suits-everyone nude-pink lip shade anyone would be happy to receive. This luxury gift set includes the full-size lipstick, plus a mini liner, gloss and balm.

Ocean Bottle 500ml, £35, Ocean Bottle


If they care about the planet, get them this stylish reusable bottle for the office or the gym. It retains hot and cold temperatures for up to six hours all while saving the ocean. 

NEOM real luxury scented candle, £45.60, Amazon


Candles are always a crowd pleaser and this luxury three-wick from Neom's Scent to De-Stress range has been formulated to smell amazing and bring a sense of calm.

Myza women's cotton pyjama trouser set, £50, Myza


Treat someone to this luxurious Myza pyjama set. It's perfect to wear on cold winter nights.

Ceramic fondue set, £42, John Lewis


We can't think of many people who wouldn't appreciate their own fondue set. It's ideal for serving chocolate or cheese for Christmas and beyond. Pass the Camembert?

Cashmere bed socks, £36, The White Company


The White Company's super soft cashmere bed socks are bestsellers - and who wouldn't want to snuggle up on Christmas Eve in these?

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Secret Santa gifts £100 and under

Mini pyramid charm hoop earrings, £89, Missoma


Everyone loves Missoma jewellery, and you can't go wrong with these stunning charm hoop earrings. Princess Kate has this exact pair.

The Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Maker, £99.95, Hotel Chocolat


Hot chocolate fans will love being able to make a barista-grade version of their favourite drink from home. Using Hotel Chocolat flakes and their choice of milk, it takes less than three minutes.

Clifton vanity case, £79, Antler


If they have any upcoming travels planned, get them excited with this Antler vanity case. The luggage brand has downsized the bestselling Clifton suitcase and it's just the right size for all of their beauty products or other essentials.

Ancestry DNA Kit + Traits, £69, Ancestry


What to buy the person who has everything? How about an Ancestry DNA kit? They can learn exactly where they're from and trace their ancestors' journey over time, as well as find out the traits they're most likely to have. Plus right now they come packaged in these festive boxes.

Instax Mini 11 Instant Film Camera, £78, Amazon


The new Instax 11 is about as good as it gets when it comes to Polaroid cameras. Producing instant credit card-sized photos, it features a built-in selfie camera and automatic exposure. Choose from a range of colours and add film bundles if you want to take the price up.


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