Keep reading to shop on-sale tech, kitchen gadgets, beauty, skincare, toys and fun gift ideas ahead of Christmas and Hanukkah. But hurry — we can’t guarantee how long these Black Friday deals will last (or stay in stock).
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You don’t need to spend a lot of money to find the perfect present this Black Friday. We’ve found great budget gift picks for just about everyone on your list. Take a look at our list of the best Black Friday deals under $100 you can shop today.
Of course, there’s no need to wait until the holidays to gift the items below. These options make great birthday gifts, Thanksgiving appreciation presents and more. And there’s no rule that says you can’t gift yourself something fun and useful right now.
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The best gift for Christmas 2022: An Amazon gift card
We think the best gift for Christmas 2022 is one of the most universal: an Amazon gift card. That way, the recipient can buy whatever gift they’d like.
No matter their age, gender or personality type, an Amazon gift card is a perfect addition to every Christmas stocking in the house. Choose the amount you want to put on this gift card, from $50 to $2,000.
You can also get an Amazon gift card in a premium Hanukkah box. Choose any denomination between $25 and $2,000.
The best tech gifts under $100
Save on Apple products, tech accessories and more.
Apple AirPods (2nd generation): $79
Just about anyone will love these budget-minded Apple AirPods. They’re not the latest model, but they’re still one of the most sought-after earbud models on the market.
Retailing for $159 at Apple, they’re on sale at Walmart this week for $79. These AirPods boast more than 24 hours total listening time (with the wireless charging case), a foolproof, one-tap setup for Apple device owners and a low-latency wireless connection (for full immersion when consuming movies and music).
This is another one of Walmart’s early Black Friday deals, so act fast if you’re interested.
Beats Solo3: $79
The on-ear Beats Solo3 may be a good fit for music fans looking for a pair of bright-sounding headphones, especially those partial to rock, folk and country tunes. These headphones support spatial audio for a more immersive listening experience, soft ear foams for comfort, and up to 40 hours of battery life on a single charge.
HP DeskJet wireless all-in-one color printer: $49
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.
11.6″ HP Chromebook: $79
Whether you’re streaming, doing schoolwork or playing light mobile games, this 11.6-inch HP Chromebook is a great, inexpensive Chromebook option. The device has metal reinforce corners and is 122cm drop-tested, so it’s a durable option if you’re looking for a Chromebook to take on the go or to gift to a young student.
Priced at $79 during Walmart’s early Black Friday sale, it’s an unbeatable deal for a Chromebook from a respected brand.
Lenovo Tab M8: $79
If you’re looking for an affordable tablet this holiday season, check out the Lenovo Tab M8. The tablet offers an eight-inch HD display that’s great for streaming videos. The battery life is fairly long, with up to 15 hours of video playback on a single charge. The tablet also comes with a built-in kids-mode with Google Kids Space, making it a great gift for children.
This is another one of Walmart’s early Black Friday deals, so act fast if you’re interested.
Apple AirTag (4 pack): $80
Apple AirTags will help you keep track of important items. Stick one on your luggage, your pet, your wallet or some other thing, and then track it from your , or other device.
Philips Hue (2 pack): $90
Unlike older versions of Philips Hue smart bulbs, this Bluetooth-compatible three pack doesn’t require a Hue Hub to work. You will want to add a Hub, however, if you’re installing a large number of Hue bulbs in different rooms or want to control your lights while away from home.
Setup is relatively easy with the Philips Hue app, and takes just seconds. The bulbs, while unusually sized, fit most lamps, overhead lights, and 4-inch recessed cans.
Sengled smart light bulbs (4 ct.): $40
Looking for an even more affordable smart light option? These color-changing light bulbs can connect to Bluetooth. Use Alexa voice controls to turn the light on and off, change its color, dim, brighten and set light schedules.
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen): $25
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.
Best streaming gifts under $100
Give the gift of seamless movie streaming this holiday season.
Roku Ultra LT 4K streaming device: $30
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.
Apple TV 4K: $100
Apple devotees should definitely consider streaming all their favorite shows on an Apple TV 4K. The device is equipped with Dolby Vision, a Siri-enabled remote and SharePlay, which enables you to enjoy the next NFL game or new movie you want to watch with a group of pals. You can also take advantage of Apple Arcade gaming.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K: $25
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 Cube: $60
With a hexa-core processor that delivers fast, fluid 4K streaming, the Fire TV Cube is the most powerful option when it comes to Amazon’s Fire TV streaming systems. Equipped with a voice-control-compatible soundbar and A/V receivers, you can go entirely hands-free, and just ask Alexa when you want to change something on the TV.
Best gifts for kids under $100
These top-rated gifts for kids, pulled fromand , won’t break the bank.
Lego Star Wars Imperial Shuttle: $40
Build the Imperial Shuttle from the Star Wars trilogy with this 660-piece Lego set. The set comes with 3 Lego minifigures; Darth Vader ,Luke Skywalker and an Imperial Officer.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle: $25
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 Flamingo: $35
Is a pooping turtle not quite the right gift? Well, good news: Little Live Pets also makes a pink pooping flamingo named Sherbet.
Slumberkins lynx self-expression collection: $34
Slumberkins are snuggly companions that come with two 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.
Little Tikes Tobi 2 Robot smartwatch: $44
This cute, splashproof Little Tikes smartwatch with a built-in interactive robot companion — named by Amazon as one of the — tracks steps, takes photos with its two built-in cameras, and even plays games.
Barbie Dreamcamper: $64
The Barbie Dreamcamper comes with more than 60 accessories, including a pool and a tall slide. The camper has a kitchen, dining area, sleeping area, bathroom and den with a TV for Barbie to hang out in.
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Best cozy gifts to buy ahead of the holidays
See seasonal candles, comfy slippers, coffee gift cards and more top-rated cozy gifts to give this holiday season.
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.
Apotheke Votive candle gift set: $64
Stock up on soy wax candles at Nordstrom to keep things cozy this winter. This set of six candles from Apotheke includes a Charcoal candle, Earl Gray Bitters candle, Hinoki Lavender candle, Santal Rock Rose candle, Sea Salt Grapefruit candle and a White Vetiver candle.
Woodwick large hourglass scented candle: $27
This wood-smoke-scented, crackling-wick candle provides 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.
The Comfy original oversized microfiber and sherpa wearable blanket: $50
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 long-haired friends and family in your life will appreciate these revolutionary double-scrunchies. “Not only are they adorable-looking, but Sleepy Tie helps set and protect my freshly blown-out and curled hair styles,” explained CBS Essentials senior writer Lily Rose.
“These hair accessories are more gentle than your regular hair elastic and don’t rip out or snag my strands.”
Best kitchen gifts under $100
We found great deals on air fryers, Instant Pots, Ninja blenders, Keurig coffee makers, cocktail shakers and more budget-friendly kitchen gifts to give this year.
Gourmia quart digital air fryer toaster oven with french doors: $50
This digital air fryer has 19 one-touch cooking functions, including air fry, bake and dehydrate. It has a touchscreen and a preheat option. It’s large enough to prepare a full 12-inch pizza or toast up to six slices of bread at a time. The best part is that it’s currently only $50.
Bodum Chambord French press coffee maker: $24
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.
Simply Essential kitchen starter set (34 pc.): $48
This affordable 34-piece kitchen set includes all the essential tools you might need to get started in the kitchen, including two fry pans, a saucepan, a Dutch oven, a baking sheet, a muffin tin, a colander, a microwave rice cooker, five measuring cups, four plastic containers, stainless steel tongs, a nylon spoon, slotted spoon, slotted turner, egg whisk, scoop and spaghetti spoon.
The best part? This starter set is $32 off right now at Bed Bath & Beyond.
Crock-Pot 7-quart manual slow cooker: $30
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.
Dash Tasti-Crisp mini air fryer: $40
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.
Anova Nano sous vide precision cooker: $99
If you’ve never had sous vide cooked meat and vegetables, well — you’re missing out. The 12.8-inch Anova Nano sous vide precision cooker circulates heated water at exact temperatures to cook foods to perfection. Rated 4.7 stars on Amazon.
Keurig K-Mini coffee maker: $50
This mini coffee device is a great option for small spaces. The 5-inch-wide Keurig coffee makers lets you brew up to 12-ounces of coffee, hot chocolate, tea and more. It offers an energy efficient feature that automatically turns the coffee maker off 90 seconds after you’ve brewed your cup.
Elevated Craft Hybrid cocktail shaker: $70
Backed by a lifetime warranty, this stainless steel, dishwasher-safe, double-walled, vacuum-insulated cocktail shaker promises to be “the last shaker you will ever buy.” It’s one of the best gifts for a budding bartender.
“This is the absolute perfect cocktail shaker,” a five-star reviewer raved. “First, it is insulated so your hands don’t freeze. Second, there is a measurer in the cap. Third, the cap twists off to expose the strainer that is built in.
“This is the fourth one I have bought. I gave two as gifts and now have two of them for myself. The gift recipients loved them as well.”
Cosori air fryer (5 quart): $85
The five-quart Cosori air fryer can heat up to 450 degrees, and cook enough food for four people. It features nine, one-touch cooking functions. Worried about the air fryer making a commotion? Cosori claims that, while running, the kitchen gadget makes about as much noise as moderate rainfall. The air fryer’s non-stick basket is dishwasher safe, and BPA- and PFOA-free.
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 (6 quart): $76
This 7-in-1 Instant Pot model functions as an electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, sauté pan and food warmer. The machine has 13 customizable smart programming options.
Ninja professional blender: $90
This 72-ounce countertop blender boasts a 4.7-star rating on Amazon. 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.
The best beauty gifts under $100
Give the gift of self-care with these beauty and hygiene gifts, all under $100.
Stratia The Essentials Kit: $29
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.
Casper Sleep silk pillowcase and sleep mask set: $52
This 100% mulberry silk pillowcase is soft on hair, skin and the eyes, too. It comes in three aesthetically pleasing neutral colors and with a matching silk sleep mask. Right now, you can score this silk pillowcase and sleep mask set for more than half off.
Laneige lip sleeping mask: $24
Treat someone to this moisturizing, antioxidant-rich leave-on lip mask from Laneige.
Coco & Eve Silky Hair set: $51
Our CBS Essentials senior writer, Lily Rose, loves this on-sale hair duo. “I have wavy, dehydrated and damaged hair,” she said. “The Coco & Eve Silky Hair set turned my strands from straw to silk. Both the mask and hair serum are made with coconut and fig — a good source of fatty acids that help strengthen and repair hair. I really like that the mask is made with argan oil. I have found that the ingredient is helpful for adding shine.
The real M.V.P. of the haircare set is the Miracle Hair Elixir. I apply a lot of heat to my hair, and usually my ends look and feel fried. This lightweight serum not only made my hair feel incredibly soft, it erased the look of my frazzled ends. Even my friends agree. A pal recently brushed against my ponytail and commented on how soft it felt and healthy it looked.”
Rodial ‘Love Your Skin’ sheet mask kit: $40
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.
Crest 3D Whitestrips teeth whitening kit: $41 with coupon
This pack of 44 Crest whitestrips — that’s 22 treatments in total — promises to get your teeth significantly whiter in just 20 days. Plus, it’s safe on enamel.
Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4100 electric rechargeable toothbrush: $60
One Amazon customer raved that the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4100 had been “life changing.” Wrote the user in a 5-star review: “My teeth feel like I have just left the dentist office every time I brush! This has made me a convert to electric toothbrushes for sure.
Waterpik water flosser for kids: $45
Save 15% on Amazon right now on this colorful Waterpik device designed for children.
The water flosser includes an orthodontic tip for braces, a classic jet tip for general cleaning, and 20 customizable, removable cling labels (so your children can decorate their flossers). The water flosser features three pressure settings.
Gel nail polish kit with UV lamp: $30
This kit has everything you could want for an at-home gel manicure, including a UV nail lamp, nail separators, file and buffer, a cuticle trimmer and six gel polishes. You can save $19 on this all-in-one kit right now at Amazon.
Though there are risks associated with UV radiation, the FDA considers curing lamps as low-risk when used as directed by the label.
Best gifts for pets and pet owners under $100
Save on pet cameras, water fountains, AirTag collars and more.
Bark Super Chewer box: $29 and up
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.
Smartish Snitch Airtag pet collar attachment: $15
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.
Wild One harness walk kit: $80
For the extra stylish pet parent, Wild One’s walk kit includes a lightweight dog harness, dirt-resistant and water-proof leash and waste bag carrier, all in one chic and on-trend color. This kit is a great marriage of fashion and function, and is sure to grab some attention at the dog park.
Petcube pet monitoring camera: $30
Check in on your pets while you’re at work or out to dinner with the Petcube pet camera. The Petcube streams and records in 1080p video, while providing sound and motion alerts.
If it records anything suspicious or concerning, pet parents can access 24/7 live chat with a veterinarian via the Petcube app.
PetSafe Drinkwell water fountain for cats and dogs: $35 and up
Keeping your pets hydrated is important. If you don’t want to have to worry about constantly refilling the water bowl this summer, check out the PetSafe Drinkwell water fountain. Available in 1-, 1.5- and 2-gallon sizes. Pets can drink from the fountain or the open bowl. Pet parents can adjust the water flow to their pets’ preferences.
More Black Friday 2022 deals to shop now
While there’s still some time to wait until the officialstart, there are plenty of great deals you can get right now. Check out our Black Friday deal articles.
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.