/31 Gifts From Walmart That Only Look Expensive

31 Gifts From Walmart That Only Look Expensive

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A glass-jarred blue Better Homes & Gardens candle to spruce up their coffee table, nightstand, or bathroom. And the scent, Soft Cashmere Amber, just sounds cozy.


Promising review: “Love this candle! Wasn’t a big fan or crazy about candles, but after getting this one as a Christmas gift, I have to buy more.” —Niabia

Price: $8.88


A Mainstays faux fur throw pillow that will add a luxurious touch to anybody’s sofa. And its neutral colors will go with whatever colors are already in their living room.


Promising review: “This pillow is beautiful. Looks way more expensive than it is. Very nice faux fur. The price is great. Back side feels like very soft suede.” —omanan

Price: $13.87


A shiatsu back and neck massager to undo any holiday stresses. The heating feature makes it just as cozy as it is effective.


Promising review: “I love this. You will not be disappointed. I was thinking about going and paying for a massage due to a bad neck and shoulders causing headaches. Instead I bought this. It works wonders!” —Irene

Price: $32.99


A mirrored tray because it will bring a glam edge to their vanity or bathroom counter. It looks like it could be straight out of an upscale hotel room.


Promising review: “I love this vanity tray! It gives my dresser a touch of elegance and looks absolutely gorgeous! It’s perfect for easy access to your perfume while keeping them organized with a touch of elegance!” —Alice

Price: $19.99


A L’Occitane foot cream so you can offer them a high-end touch for their self-care routine.


Promising review: “Love L’Occitane products. This cream is very nice to use and helps to keep the feet soft. It does what it’s supposed to. The hand cream is also a great product. Can’t go wrong with this product.” —Maggie

Price: $22.99


A Scoop houndstooth sweater that’ll make them look practically runway-ready. And it’s knit, so it’ll be super cozy.


Promising review: “This sweater is super soft and hits right at the hip line. Looks great paired with the Scoop red leopard pants and high-heel booties!” —shopgirl444

Price: $32.95


A garnet and white diamond necklace that will go with pretty much anything they wear. Plus, the price for diamonds can’t be beat.


And since it comes in both sterling and gold settings, you’ll have extra options to make it extra-personal.

Price: $16.88


A Philosophy Amazing Grace shower gel and lotion set so they can both cleanse and moisturize luxuriously. The reviews practically speak for themselves.


Promising review: “I love the clean, fresh smell you get from using this product, it’s not heavily perfumed and keeps your skin feeling silky, I love it!” —Len

Price: $29.98


A 16-piece dinnerware set because it’ll be both an elegant and practical addition to any kitchen.


This set comes with four place settings: four mugs, four bowls, four salad plates, and four dinner plates (gold flatware not included).

Promising review: “Lovely set. Its very chic. The plates are a suitable size and weight. The bowls are big enough to be used as soup bowl. I am very pleased. Additionally, I had no issues w/my order. This set exceeded my expectations. So much so, I’m buying a set for a family member.” —Keeks

Price: $20.79


A Betty Crocker pizza maker — it will satisfy ~all~ of their late night pizza cravings. It does frittatas, quiche, nachos, giant cookies, and other delicious concoctions they’ll create in the moment.


Promising review: “I love everything about it, have made two pizzas and a batch of cookies so far. It works great! I had seen the ones where the pizza rotates and they are so bulky, did not want that type. This is working out great.” —grandma

Price: $27.99


A pink salt lamp to channel positive vibes and create the perfect mood lighting all-in-one.


Promising review: “The lamp gives off a glow that is very soothing. I bought two2 of them. One for my room and one for my desk at work. I feel that it has helped with my anxiety. I have told all my friends about it. I have bought several of them that I am giving as Christmas gifts. I know everyone will enjoy theirs. This is definitely worth purchasing for yourself or as a gift. It doesn’t get real hot when left on for hours. It’s warm to the touch. But not hot. You won’t be disappointed.” —Saltlamp

Price: $12.99


An EltaMD Sunscreen that’ll help ’em out on any winter getaway plans. It’s practically a cult favorite product.

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Promising review: “I tried four other brands of sunscreen before trying the EltaMD brand. It is not waterproof but is more of a cream. Other brands just sat on my skin and left a residue. The cream rubs in well and has no odor.” —DianeT

Price: $26.90


A Faberware Air Fryer for every side dish, from french fries to Brussels sprouts.


*Chef’s kiss*

Promising review: “Absolutely love this air fryer! It’s light to handle easy to use, easy to clean, and cooks great! Oh and by the way…I’ve used it just about every day for one year and two months now!” —Brooklyn22

Price: $39


A freshwater pearl and earring set to elevate their jeans ‘n’ tee shirt days or get fancy for a big event.


Promising review: “I purchased this set for my granddaughter. She loved the set! Great price also.” —Deb61

Price: $16.88 (available in six colors)


A Better Homes & Gardens Marble Covered Jar that will be super useful for their bathrooms, but it’s also just pretty and decorative.


Promising review: “I use this cute marble box for paper clips and rubber bands in my office. It looks so fancy! The marble is gorgeous!” —Ashley

Price: $9.97


A set of botanical framed prints because they make for the perfect warm decor year-round, no matter what wall color. They can keep them grouped together on a wall or spread them out into different rooms.


Promising review: “I like them very much. They were larger then I thought but they turned out to look better then what I expected. I placed three of them in a row over my bed. And the colors are very nice and blend in with the room. For what they cost I was very pleased.” —J

Price: $20.69


A Mainstays towel and bath towel set for their bathrooms because nothing says *adulting* like gifting plush towels.


Promising review: “Getting four towels and some wash rags for $10 is an unbelievable value. These towels are extremely soft and stylish. I would recommend to anyone looking to decorate their home/bathroom fashionably and affordably. Walmart really hit it out of the park with this set!” —Todd

Price: $15.99


A wood and glass jewelry box that will keep their jewelry super organized while also serving as a decorative dresser-top piece.


There’s also a drawer for smaller rings, earrings, and bracelets.

Price: $39.99


A Google Home Mini to help with everything: from DJing to setting alarms and giving the weather on-command. It even comes in four colors.


Promising review: “I bought this one to place in my kitchen, which is amazing when I need to search for a recipe or set a timer. It even locates and calls out the ingredients along with the step by step. I am also able to listen to books while preparing meals amazing. I now have one in all my main rooms.” —scatherine

Price: $25


A Keurig single-serve for upgrading their morning routine only makes caffeine that much more accessible. All they have to do is press the button after loading the pod.


Promising review: “Being a Keurig fan and owning the original brewer and giving the compact brewers as gifts to family, I was anxious to get this updated slim version of the original. It takes up much less cabinet space but still has a reservoir to allow three different size brewing options.” —Sismyn

Price: $40


A pair of in-ear Bluetooth earbuds that even come with their own charging case, so they’ll always have easy chordless music access on the go.


Promising review: “These wireless earbuds have great sound for the price, the charging case is conveniently small, and the sound isolation is really good with the right ear tips. Update to follow in a few weeks.” —James

Price: $29.88


A Mainstays essential oil diffuser because it’ll bring aromatherapeutic benefits to any room in the house. Plus, it’s just downright pretty.


Promising review: “Loved this diffuser! It was so pretty and gave off a really nice stream. It has a lot of color options and runs for a very long time. Loved it!” —CaylaH

Price: $21.87


A Montblanc cologne that will be the ritzy go-to for their big work days or events. Even the bottle looks pricey.


Promising review: “Large presentation and a great price… Unbeatable combination.” —ConcernedBuyer

Price: $36


A Logitech G233 gaming headset because it’ll bring their gaming chats up a notch, and they’ll probably be able to wear it for hours — the padding looks that comfy.


Promising review: “I haven’t seen my kid since I purchased this. He still lives here of course, but hasn’t felt the need to leave his lair and complain about things. 10/10 would recommend.” —Sam

Price: $25


A Timex 35mm watch so they can add a sleek flair to any of their outfits and be sure to catch eyes. And it literally says the date and day of the week, too.


Promising review: “For an all around affordable watch, this Timex is the ticket. Beautiful, big, easy-to-see numbers and a nice, well put-together brown strap that rounds this watch out and keeps perfect time. For the price, you can’t go wrong, trust me.” —Dretsel

Price: $31.92


A Boucheron cologne that will smell just as fancy as it looks. And the reviews on the price even note what a steal it is.

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Promising review: “I was looking for this specific perfume and this is the best price I found. Great price and it is an original product.” —MichaelJackson

Price: $36


A pair of emerald cut earrings because they’ll make a statement in any color or season. They’re even coated in 18K rose gold.


Promising review: “Gorgeous! I like them so much, I am ordering more in different stones.” —JuJuBaby

Price: $15.88 (available in six colors)


A Clinique moisturizing gel to knock out any dry, winter skin for the holidays. They’ll be super glowy for any holiday party and in the new year!


Promising review: “I’ve been using Clinique’s Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel every day for nearly eight years. Small amounts go a long way. It’s extremely light but moisturizes very effectively without clogging your pores. I use this along with Clinique’s toner and I don’t see myself changing my skincare routine anytime soon. This is a product I recommend to all my friends whenever they’re looking to upgrade their moisturizer.” —Caroline

Price: $26.37


A white sapphire heart-shaped necklace that’ll really show them your love. I mean, who doesn’t love jewelry?


Promising review: “Looks just like the picture. It shines in every light. It feels expensive and even has the quality. If you’re looking for an awesome anniversary gift or Christmas gift, this is a great place to start.”jewelrygift12

Price: $31.88


A Pioneer Woman Dinnerware Set – it’ll work with any kitchen since they come in so many colors. And the dainty detail makes them look extra fancy.


This pretty place setting set has four bowls, four salad plates, and four dinner plates.

Promising review: “I got these mainly to put in my glass cabinet cause that’s my accent color. First of all they are the prettiest color of red! Then I wondered if they would chip easy cause we use them everyday. Not at all! They go through the dishwasher with no problem, stack in the cabinet & no chips at all! Love them!” —Nancy

Price: $30.39


A Burt’s Bees Tips & Toes gift set because it’ll keep them covered all through the winter and spring without as much as a dry cuticle.


This kit focuses mostly on fingers and toes with two hand creams, a hand salve, cuticle cream, foot cream, and a lip balm. Their hands won’t ever go dry!

Promising review: “Bought as a Christmas present for my grandmother seeing she loves Burt’s Bees products. She only wanted the hand cream seeing it can be somewhat expensive. With this she got everything she loves and it was very inexpensive.” —LotsofLoveformyson

Price: $11.14

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