Shopping Guide

10 Gift Ideas Below P600 You'll Want For Yourself

Don't worry, you can always buy two of each

Photography: JP Meneses | Miniso Philippines on Facebook (Main Photos)

When shopping for gifts, many of us follow a criteria and ask a few questions before heading to the cashier. Is it cute? Will it be useful? Is it within my shopping budget? Shopping for gifts is never an easy taks so to help narrow down your choices, we've scoured different budget stores for gift ideas that meet these requirements. Not only will you be able to find a present for your close friends, we're sure you'll end up buying something for yourself, too. Check out our finds that are easy on the pocket:

For a friend who loves hosting get-togethers (and eating)

Who wouldn't be captivated by these cute bowls? Even if you're not hosting parties, these can look good as part of a centerpiece.

Different Japanese bowls, P99, Japan Home Express

For a friend who loves to keep things organized

Whether it's paper, books, accessories, and other knickknacks, organizers in different colors and sizes always come in handy.

Snag a few containers that can fit in your kitchen, bedroom, or bathroom too. Chances are, you'll need three or more for your space as well.

Assorted organizers, P88 each, Japan Home Express

For a friend who needs a calming boost

Anyone would appreciate a slow night at home with a refreshing scent dominating the space. Miniso has scents like lavender and apple cinnamon that will surely calm one's nerves.

Scented candles, available at P149, P199, and P299, Miniso

For the young at heart

Whether you're shopping for your inaanak who loves cars or a friend who has a toy car collection, a teeny tiny Mini Cooper or BMW will definitely be a welcome sight. Planning to buy your own car? Grab one for yourself and place it on your side table to serve as motivation.

Car models, available at P149 and P549, Miniso

For a friend who loves to cook

Pastel-colored pans can liven up even the tiniest of cooking corners. We can't take our eyes off the pink and teal ones, too!

Ceramic coated frying pan, available at P449 and P549, Miniso

For a friend who loves going to the gym

It's best to help keep them hydrated! Pick a cute tumbler in a bright color as a sweet gift.

Colorful tumblers, available at P99 and P149, Miniso


For a friend who loves to travel

A handy bath set that they can bring anywhere is a good choice. Since they can grab these essentials in one go, packing for a trip can be a breeze.

Bath set, available at 99 and P140, Mumuso

For a friend who loves to sleep

Power naps can be more rewarding with a fluffy pillow. A cute neck pillow may also come in handy if your friend needs some shut-eye during lunch break at work.

U-shaped pillow, P199, Miniso

For a friend who loves coffee and tea

Coffee breaks can be more fun with cute and colorful mugs. Can you spot Totoro on the shelf?

Ceramic mugs, available at P149 and P199, Mumuso

For the girl scouts and boy scouts of the barkada

Do you have a friend who's always ready with a first-aid kit, a sewing kit, and emergency snacks? Add soaps and sanitizers in cute bottles to their arsenal.

Hand soaps and sanitizers, available at P99 and P149, Mumuso


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