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Good / inexpensive (under $20) gifts for women co-workers and female friends in your life

Updated on January 19, 2013
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Men are clueless when it comes to what women like as gifts. When you have female friends and co-workers, it is important to be able to get them the gifts that they love and save money at the same time. Nobody wants to spend extra money in this economy. This hub gives you a very good list of inexpensive items that women will love as gifts.

Scented soap – women have a keen sense of smell and love good smells every time they wash their hands. This gift is very good for female friends and co-workers because they will love it and it wouldn't cost you very much. Another good thing about scented soaps is that it comes in lots of different varieties for you to choose from. Its visual appeal is very high and women love things that look good. Some scented soaps are in multicolor and different patterns as well. For gifts at the workplace, you can choose several different scented soaps and give them to each female co-worker. They will be very happy and you would have saved lots of money at the same time.

Scented candles – Along with scented soaps, women also love scented candles. You can buy an assortment of very small scented candles wrapped in a cute package for less than $20. This gift is suitable for all female friends of any age group.

Continue with the scented theme, you can gift lotions / scented hand sanitizers to many female friends and co-workers. These things can be very inexpensive if you purchase them on sale or with other special promotions. Women love to carry these scented items in their purses and will think of your thoughtfulness every time they use it.

Many women love small key chains because they have lots of keys and other items. Key chains can be very inexpensive if they are not from a famous brand. You can also select a car themed key chain for the female friend or co-worker in mind. Many dealerships and other stores sell car themed key chains for way less than $20 each. Your friend will think of you as thoughtful if you notice the kind of car that she drives.

Women love to have lots of different items in their purses. Although handbags and wallets are somewhat expensive, you can get coin purses for the friends and co-workers in mind. They will love the cute designs and use it everyday for small items that they carry with them. Again, coin purses that are not from a famous brand will be very inexpensive.

Some women love to cook for their families and friends. You can get them a cookbook with many recipes. However, it is important for you to find out if the friend or co-worker likes to cook or not. If not, you should select another gift that is more suitable for her.

Books are great gifts for women because lots of people love to read interesting fictions or learn something new. Because this category is so broad, you should select the topics that interest the friend that you have in mind. For example, if your friend loves shopping and fashion, you should get a fashion guide. On the other hand, if your friend likes to travel to Europe, you can get her a guide on traveling to Italy. The choices are almost limitless, you can never run out of options on this gift.

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