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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 just draw out that one person who's impossible to buy for.

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Struggling to choose a Secret Santa gift? We've pulled together some options anyone is sure to love that you can shop online right 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 under £5

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Alphabet tumbler, £4.50, Marks & Spencer

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This personalised tumbler from M&S can be used for sipping drinks from or as an office desk tidy, and it's just £4.50.

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The Good Bagel, Everything Bagel seasoning, £4.99, Amazon

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If they've never experienced The Good Bagel seasoning, this is the best foodie gift you'll find for under £5. Added to salads, sushi and anything on toast, it's a total game-changer.

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Gift Republic palm reading cards, £4.99, Amazon

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Whether they believe in palmistry or not, these cards are super fun and sure to liven up any Christmas drinks or office party.

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Tony's milk chocolate bar, £4.99, Selfridges

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Chocolate lovers will be more than happy with a bar of Tony's Chocolonely. It tastes amazing and it's ethically made, too.

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Secret Santa gifts under £10

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Sunday Rain Bubble Bath Trio, £7.50, Skinnydip London

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Bubble bath is always a good idea, and this sweet set with three delicious scents will please any colleague or friend. 

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The Comfort Book, £9, Amazon

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After another challenging year, Matt Haig's The Comfort Book comes at just the right time. The collection of consolations and suggestions for making the bad days better will be a bit of light in difficult times.

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Tin of Grind Coffee, £9, Grind

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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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TYPO phone ring light, £8, ASOS

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Another winner for the work Christmas party, this selfie ring light is rechargeable and offers three brightness levels.

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

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They'll never get bored this Christmas with Quentin Parker's 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.

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Secret Santa gifts under £20

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This Works Deep Sleep pillow spray, £19.77, Amazon

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

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'Grow Your Own Herb Kit' by The Little Allotment Company, £19.50, Etsy

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How cute is this herb garden? Ideal for cooking enthusiasts or those who don't have much outdoor space, the handmade kit includes everything you need to begin growing your very own windowsill herb kitchen.

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Drunk Elephant Been a Long Day gift set, £19.20, Cult Beauty

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

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Malfy Gin gift set, £12, Amazon

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If in doubt, go for gin. This mini Malfy set comes in four delicious Dolce Vita-worthy flavours: Malfy Originale, Malfy Con Limone, Malfy Gin Rosa and Malfy Con Arancia.

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World Of Zing Cocktail Baubles, £20, Not On The High Street

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Forget candy canes on the tree - we think everyone would appreciate a slightly more grown-up version, so these World of Zing baubles will keep them happy all month!

Secret Santa gifts under £50

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NEOM real luxury scented candle, £46, Amazon

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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.

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Bluebella pyjama set, £40, John Lewis

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

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Paxton & Whitfield ceramic fondue set, £40, Selfridges

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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?

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Headspace yearly subscription, £49.99, Headspace.com

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Gift a stressed out colleague or friend a Headspace subscription. The mindfulness and meditation app, which has over 70 million users, teaches techniques to help you meditate, focus, move and sleep. 

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Cashmere bed socks, £36, The White Company

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You can't go wrong with cashmere and there's a reason The White Company's bed socks are bestsellers. Who wouldn't want to snuggle up on Christmas Eve in these?

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Secret Santa gifts under £100

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Birthstone pendant necklace, £98, Missoma

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Everyone loves Missoma jewellery, and this gold plated birthstone pendant necklace is not only a little bit personal, you can go one step further and add engraving for free.

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The Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Maker, £99, Hotel Chocolat

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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.

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Esteé Lauder Advanced Night Repair + Renew Skincare gift set, £82, ASOS

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Give them the gift of flawless skin with this Esteé Lauder set. We challenge you to find anyone who doesn't love Advanced Night Repair, and this includes a full-size bottle, plus a mini Concentrate Reset and more.

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Superstar Shooting Star Studs, were £95 now £76, Tada & Toy

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Tada & Toy's celestial jewellery would make a beautiful gift for anyone who loves a bit of sparkle. We're not responsible if you want to order everything for yourself...

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Instax Mini 11 Camera, £69, Amazon

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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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