The holidays are just around the corner and it’s time to starting buy gifts for loved ones and it’s the perfect time to purchase from Latina-owned brands. Shopping for your bestie on a budget may seem like you have a limited number of options but that’s not the case! Whether you need to shop for your work bestie, your childhood amiga, or your best amiga, we have rounded up the best gifts for this holiday season and they’re all under $50. For the beauty lovers, we have an eyeshadow palette from Sigma Beauty. For the Bad Bunny fanatics, there’s “The Original Bebesota” sweatshirt, and plenty more for a variety of styles and interests. What all these gifts have in common is they show your friend you care and know what they’d like. Read on to learn about 10 gift ideas all under $50 from some of our favorite Latina-owned brands.
Latina Power Pouch from Shop JZD
Your amiga will love this unique and fun Latina Power pouch from Jen Zeano Designs, which sells tote bags, apparel, and headwear. This particular pouch can fit make up, jewelry, money, and your phone. The bold design and “Latina Power” etched in front make it functional AND a beautiful addition to any outfit.
Latina Power Pouch, $24, available at shopjzd.com
Big Hoop Energy Candle from Casita Candles
This “Big Hoop Energy” candle is anything but basic, the description literally says that it smells like Selena rocking the Astrodome. It’s made with ethically sourced wood and infused with essential oils featuring Warm Amber, Lavandin, Copaiba Balsam. This is a total vibe and it’s perfect for when your amiga needs a confidence boost.
Big Hoop Energy Candle, $38, available at shoplatinx.com
Love Spell Earrings from Sunday Energy
We all have that one amiga that loves a little bit of bling and these beautiful love spell earrings from Sunday Energy are the perfect gift for your jewelry-obsessed friend. These huggie style earrings are 18 karat gold plated and the green stone eye design will offer her protection all throughout the holiday season.
Love Spell Earrings, $34, available at sundayenergy.co
Papaya Woven Headband from Woven Futures
Your amiga will absolutely love this incredible papaya woven headband from Woven Futures. It’s woven by hand by Guatemalan artisans using organic cotton and plant-based dyes. It’s inspired by the nature in Guatemala with color inspired by the abundance of the lands, according to their website. We love that they highlight the labor that goes into these pieces including 55 hours of weaving time!
Papaya Woven Headband, $26, available at wovenfutures.com
Holiday Candle Tin Gift Set from Bonita Fierce Candles
Bonita Fierce Candles founder Melissa Gallardo is dedicated to uplifting the bicultural experience of being Latinx in the U.S. through her candles. This holiday tin candle set is the holidays in candle form, celebrating our cultura. The set includes coquito, white pine, and sacred smoke scents in their signature minimalist tin. All candles are hand poured and made of coconut soy wax.
Holiday Tin Candle Gift Set, $44, available at bonitafiercecandles.com
Raise A Glass Bundle from Lights Lacquer
We love the “Raise a Glass!” nail polish bundle from Lights Lacquer – the name says it all! The colors are versatile, bold, chip resistant, have that gel-like shine, so of course your nail-obsessed friend will love them. It includes three colors: “I’m All Toasty Inside” (gold with champagne hues), “Lady In Red” (berry red), and “Adaline” (pink with neutral undertones). They contain no parabens and will give your amiga the perfect polished look.
Raise A Glass Bundle, $29, available at lightslacquer.com
Enchanted Eyeshadow Palette from Sigma Beauty
We love this bold and versatile palette that works well for day and night makeup. The colors are so elegant, you can use it for work, going out, a bold look, or even a natural look. The variety makes it easy to blend colors and the shimmers adds that extra pop. Sigma Beauty’s enchanted eyeshadow palette is vegan and comes with a dual-ended brush.
Enchanted Eyeshadow Palette, $49, available at sigmabeauty.com
Starter Kit from Ceremonia
Ceremonia founder Babba Rivera created the hair care brand to better represent Latin culture using natural, nutrient-rich ingredients through a sustainable process. We love the Ceremonia Starter Kit because it’s a great way to try each product and easy to travel with. Each bottle is silicone and sulfate free, sourced directly from Latin America, and made with organic oils like coconut, chia, and acai.
Ceremonia Starter Kit, $39, available at ceremonia.com
The Original Bebesota Sweatshirt from Baja Betches
Your amiga reggaetonera of the group will love “The Original Bebesota” sweatshirt from Baja Betches. It’s perfect for that oversized look and can be worn out to brunch or just lounging around the house. While not officially Bad Bunny approved, we think he’d love this and it’s perfect for your bestie to wear to his next concert.
The Original Bebesota Sweatshirt, $35, available at bajabetches.com
Triple Goddess Necklace from XIO by Ylette
This triple Goddess necklace from XIO by Ylette is the perfect accessory to add to any outfit and it has significant meaning behind the design. The three colors symbolize the three phases of a woman’s life: the maiden phase (rose), the mother phase (gold), and the elderly phase (silver). It’s 18 karat gold filled and 16 or 18 inches in length, which makes it perfect for layering.
Triple Goddess Necklace, $30, available at xiobyylette.com