10 best gifts for under $100

Whether it’s an upcoming birthday, the holiday season, or a housewarming gift, it isn’t always easy to figure out what the right gift is for the person you have in mind. Would they like something their whole family can enjoy or something unique to their tastes?

While it’s the thought that counts, it helps when you know someone will thoroughly appreciate their gift. So we have for you 10 top-rated gifts that you can purchase for less than $100.

1) Electric Toothbrush

Who doesn’t want a toothbrush that feels like a professional cleaning after each use? If you know someone who only uses a manual toothbrush, they are truly missing out on a clean teeth experience. The Philips Sonicare 2 series removes up to 6 times more plaque than a regular toothbrush and the timer allows for a 2-minute brushing session, as recommended by dentists. Purchase this gift now for $61.24.

2) LapGear Home Office Lap Desk

Know someone who works from home? If you do, they need the LapGear Home Office Lap Desk. Fitting up to a 17" laptop, this lap desk also leaves room for a mouse and holds your cell phone upright. In addition, this lap desk helps keep the laptop from overheating thanks to proper ventilation. Purchase this home office gift for $39.99.

3) Flight Approved Compression Travel Pack

This Flight Approved Compression Travel Pack is waterproof, durable and will fit in the overhead compartment and under the seat of any flight. It’s designed with a large main compartment with four separate internal pockets for toiletries and other necessary items. Outside pockets will help the traveler stay organized and stress-free — an important feeling when anyone travels. Purchase this travel pack at the price of $74.99.

4) Ninja Professional Touchscreen Blender

Whether or not someone is a smoothie fan, when you give them the Ninja Professional Touchscreen Blender, they will realize how much they were missing. This blender creates the perfect smoothie, but can also puree fruits, blend cocktails, and so much more. When you purchase this blender, included is a 35-recipe guide sure to inspire your future blending desires. Purchase this now at the sale price of $89.00.

5) Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

If you haven’t been paying attention, vinyl is making a comeback. To fuel that desire for that full vinyl sound, this Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable is an excellent gift. This plays 33-1/3 and 45 RPM records and even the more modern records now being released. You can purchase this turntable for $99.00.

6) Instant Pot

It goes without saying that Instant Pot is on the subject of every cook’s lips. This 6-quart Instant Pot Multi-Use Pressure Cooker speeds up cooking 2-4 times faster than a slow cooker and uses less energy. This is a must-buy for someone who loves to cook or is interested in cooking on their own for the first time. Now available for $69.95.

7) Complete Calvin and Hobbes Set

Who can resist the wisdom of Hobbes and the imagination of Calvin? Relive the days Calvin, schemes against little Susie, and explore the monsters under Calvin’s bed, and so much more in this complete Calvin and Hobbes Box Set. Now available for $49.49 as a paperback (or $94.99 as a hardcover), you will please any longtime fan or even a child new to this classic comic strip.

8) Bluetooth Speaker

For the music fan on your shopping list who can’t go long without listening to their playlist, consider the Amazon Echo, the smart speaker that does more than just play music. Available for $79.99, this speaker can play music, audiobooks, make calls and so much more. It’s a hands-free device and includes an Alexa voice assistant, so you can ask about weather, traffic and add to your shopping list. With superior sound quality and the ability to connect to most Bluetooth capable devices, this speaker will please any music lover.

9) Sound Machine

If you know a restless sleeper in your life, then you are sure to please them with the Sound + Sleep High Fidelity Sound Machine. This sound machine includes 30 rich and immersive sounds that will help improve their sleep and block out any disruptive noises. In addition, it adjusts to your sleep patterns thanks to the sleep timer that reduces volume after 30 minutes up to 2 hours. This gift is available for $82.00.

10) Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker

If you are buying a gift for a coffee lover in your life, consider the Secura Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker available for $29.98. Made of stainless steel, this brews up to 34-ounces of coffee and keeps coffee hot for several hours. This is also portable, so a coffee lover can take this with them on road trips or camping trips without sacrificing quality coffee.

Nicole Pyles is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money. BestReviews never accepts free products from manufacturers and purchases every product it reviews with its own funds.

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