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    55 Gifts You Basically Can’t Go Wrong With

    Truly great gifts for everyone on your list, no matter your budget.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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    1. A Kindle Paperwhite that's thin, glare-free, and – did I mention? – WATERPROOF. Plus, it has a ton of storage so they can schlep around that 1,000-page book without breaking their back.

    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    I've been an avid Kindle user for the past four years, but when I saw this version, I knew it was time to upgrade. The main selling point is the fact that this one is waterproof. So waterproof, in fact, that it can be in up to 2 meters of fresh water for more than 60 minutes. Plus, it's lighter, has more storage, and the battery lasts for WEEKS. I took this on vacation with me after I got it two years ago, and I was so impressed. I was able to sit on the ledge in the pool and read without worrying about getting the device wet. And I even put it in the water to test, and it still works perfectly (see above!). Plus, I used it every day and didn't have to charge it the whole time I was on the trip.

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99 (available in two sizes, with or without ads, and in four colors).

    2. A pair of Greats sneakers anyone would appreciate because we're at a point in our lives in which we need to realize that investing in comfortable shoes is basically as important for your body as sleeping. When our feet are happy, we're happy.

    hand holding the white sneakers with white soles and laces

    They do run a little small, so order a half size up for a better fit.

    Promising review: "I was hesitant because of the price point, but I am glad I got these sneakers! They are comfortable and yet classy. They are also a little different, so they stand out in a beautiful way. I am glad that I took a chance and purchased them. Go for it; you will enjoy them. Now order a pair." —Ann D.

    Get them from Greats for $179 (available in women's sizes 6-10 and in four colors and men's sizes 7-15 and in eight colors).

    P.S. These were one of our picks for Best Everyday Casual Sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    3. A set of wooly crew socks because one can never, and I mean NEVER, have enough warm socks.

    Five pairs of knit socks in a variety of colors folded and set on a table

    Honestly, more warm socks are on my Christmas list every year. And these look extra cozy because they're made with 35% wool.

    Promising review: "I love them. I waited to rate them until after I had washed a pair. There was very little shrinkage, and I absolutely love the patterns and colors. They would make really great stocking stuffers, though I am not willing to share." —ET

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 17 style combinations).

    4. A personalized tote bag (with a beautiful print designed by an independent artist) anyone will love to carry around and show off.

    Model with the black tote bag with white, pink, and green floral pattern all of it with a small rectangle name tag in the top middle

    The bag is made of 100% cotton and has a copper snap closure at the top and soft leather straps. Plus, before you add it to your cart, you can click the 'Add Personalization button, which will then let you add up to 12 letters (a-z) and pick from six different font styles before you add it to your cart. This floral print is designed by artist Alethea and Ruth from Seattle, Washington.

    Get it from Minted for $30.

    5. A Sony portable Bluetooth speaker designed to be small and waterproof so they can take it anywhere and bring great music right along with them.


    Plus, the battery lasts for up to 16 hours.

    Promising review: "I was surprised at how small it was when I opened up the box. I charged it for a few minutes and then turned it on, using the Bluetooth on my iPhone. It connected right away and when it started playing music, I was shocked! I can’t believe that so much sound comes out of such a small speaker. I’m going to get one or two more for myself and keep one in the kitchen and one in the living room. This would also make a great gift. This is one of those purchases I just feel good about... I highly recommend it." —KM

    Get it from Amazon for $50.17 (available in five colors).

    6. A 500-piece puzzle illustrated by Amsterdam-based artist B.D. Graft with an adorable print of dogs and plants that'll be a ~dog-gone~ good gift to give your friend who has basically mastered the art of puzzles over the last six months.


    Whiled is a WOC-founded brand focusing on creating products specifically designed for downtime. This puzzle is made in the USA with100% recycled paper. It also comes with a cotton drawstring bag to hold all the pieces.

    Get it from Whiled for $37.

    7. A HyperChiller that can chill freshly brewed coffee – or other liquids, such as wine (!!) – in a minute without watering it down.

    The black cylinder HyperChiller with a circular hole in the top with a carafe of coffee being poured into it

    This 12.5 oz cup chills all beverages except carbonated ones. You fill it with water and put it in the freezer for 12 hours before using it. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I bought this item for my husband as a Father's Day gift. He is a coffee 'freak' and loves espresso, though in the hot summer he enjoys cold coffee in the evenings after work. That usually involved making it in the morning and putting in the fridge. But this HyperChiller changed everything! We LOVE it! It really takes no more than 90 seconds to get the perfect ice-cold coffee!! If you want to be able to make an ice-cold drink in seconds, this item is for you!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    8. A set of cocktail-inspired soaps anyone will be ~intoxicated~ with because they look cool, smell even better, *and* are practical to use.

    The four soap bars in different colors, two have cardboard packaging on them with labels of Limoncello and Elderflower Mimosa
    Uncommon Goods

    The soaps are handmade by Danielle Martin, who runs a Black woman-owned "soap distillery" in Chicago, Illinois. The soaps are made with olive oil and glycerin, so they're mild on all skin types but also leave the skin feeling moisturized. You can select either a set of Lavender Bitters and Elderflower Mimosa soaps or Mint Mojito and Limoncello ones.

    Promising review: "I bought this soap earlier this year direct from her site, it smells amazing. I tried the absinthe and negroni varieties back then, excited to try these. They don't leave residue on the skin." —DANA

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $16 (available in two styles).

    9. A pair of plush slippers to ~slide~ on a bit of warmth without worrying about overheating and having sweaty feet (because that's one of the worst feelings ever).

    Reviewer pic of their feet in the air with the fuzzy slippers on with a criss-cross over the top of the foot and an open-toe style in light pink

    Promising review: "These slippers feel like a hug on my feet. They have a hard bottom so you can wear them out. The top part is so incredibly soft!!! I love these! If you’re worried about sizing — size up." —Cyndi Lundeberg

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99 (available in women's sizes S-XL and in nine colors).

    10. A Homesick state candle as a nice reminder of their home state when they're missing where they came from. (Especially if they can't go home for the holidays this year. This may be a tear-worthy gift. I'm just saying...)

    The candle in a clear jar with a white label that says Texas on it with an illustration of the state

    The all-natural soy wax candle has a 60- to 80-hour burn time and is made in the USA.

    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money. :)" —Bailey K

    Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in all 50 states).

    11. An Allbirds wool sweater made with the same sustainable wool of the fan-favorite shoes but with a thicker gauge and heavier weight to prevent any stretching during wear. Plus, the simple yet classic style means you can get it for basically anyone on your list.


    Get it from Allbirds for $135 (available in women's sizes XS-XXL and men's sizes S-XXL in white, black, and purple).

    12. A large slate cheese board to help them show off their meat, cheese, and crudité arrangement skills, even if it's just for their friends and followers on Instagram.

    Reviewer pic of the black slate rectangle-shaped board  with a variety of cheese, crackers, and nuts on it with silver tools suck into the cheese

    The 12"x16" slate board includes four stainless steel knives and chalk that can be used on the board.

    Promising review: "I love this slate cheese board. The soapstone chalk pencil is precise and better than regular chalk because it does not leave dust or rub off until you are ready to wipe it off. The stainless steel serving knives have a sturdy, sleek design. Unlike some utensils with handles that eventually loosen or break off, these are one piece and easy to clean. It has slip-proof rubber feet that keep it in place. I was very impressed by the quality and value of this product. It looked very impressive this past Christmas with my different cheeses, meats, fruit, and wine pairings." —Vera

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    13. A chunky-knit blanket knitting kit filled with everything they need to make their own blanket at home. And don't fret if they're not an A+ knitter yet, this beginner style (plus videos online) will help them jump right in and learn a new skill at the same time.

    Modl with a large chunky knit blanket in light pink over their lap
    We Are Knitters

    The kit includes nine skeins of wool, circular knitting needles, the pattern, a small sewing needle, and an embroidered label.

    Get it from We Are Knitters for $185 (available in 11 colors, in English and Spanish, and with or without knitting needles).

    14. A box full of British chocolate bars because it's a fact that chocolate makes a great gift for practically anyone *and* British chocolate is wayyyyyy better than the American version.

    Reviewer pic of the box and the assorted nine candy bars included

    You get 10 full-size top-selling Cadbury chocolate bars in the box.

    Promising review: "This was a wonderful gift for a British friend who's lived in the states a long time. She remembered some of these candy bars from growing up, and they brought back pleasant memories. She pointed out that 'Cadbury' bars in America are actually Hershey bars with a Cadbury label, and these, from England, are the real thing -- a better brand of chocolate." —Frank

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in box and bag styles).

    15. A Quip electric toothbrush so chic they won't even realize how practical a gift it really is — until they start using it every single day.

    Four toothbrushes with white on top and rose gold, black, gold, and silver bottoms in their cases and a cup
    Quip / Via

    Plus, you can sign them up for a plan, and they'll get a delivery of brush heads and batteries (depending on the plan) to their door every three months. Not only is the brush beautiful, but it's also practical = it pings every 30 seconds to let them know how long they've been brushing.

    Get one from Quip for $25+ (available in plastic, metal, and speical edition and seven colors).

    If you want to learn even more about it, check out our full Quip electric toothbrush review on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    16. A basic letter board the recipient can personalize with a new message weekly or daily to get the inspiration they need.,

    The 10x10 letter board is made of black felt and comes with 340 letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and symbols, plus a bag to keep the extras in.

    Promising review: "We have used this for everything you can imagine and more! This is a great purchase and is so versatile! I change it by the season, even by my mood. Just get it!" —Tara Magana

    Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ (available in four sizes).

    17. A Patagonia insulated hooded jacket made to be lightweight yet warm so they stay comfortable no matter what the temperature is during their adventure (even if that adventure is just a trip to the grocery store).


    Promising review (for the women's style): "This jacket is amazing. I love how lightweight it is yet it keeps me so warm. It's perfect for camping/backpacking/skiing you name it. And it looks cute when you're just hanging out. I normally wear mediums so that is the size I got. It fits great! It's not too fitted so I have room to add layers underneath." —Courtney McNiff

    Get it from Backcountry for $139.30+ (available in women's sizes XXS-XXL in five colors and men's sizes S-XXL in 12 colors).

    18. An Always pan designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, and look good while doing it. This means they can have a decluttered cabinet and yet still make all the different kinds of food they want.

    Our Place

    I've been eyeing this pan (from a WOC-founded company) for a few months, and it's def on my wish list this year because it can do SO much. You can braise, sear, steam, strain, saute, fry, boil, and more with this pan. It does the same job as a fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, nonstick pan, spatula, and spoon rest. The spatula is designed with an integrated spoon rest. Plus, the pan is dishwasher-safe and only weighs 3 lbs.

    Promising review: "My Always pan is going to be my new favorite cooking ware. It's super versatile and absolutely beautiful. I love the functionality that it possesses and the versatility range, someone really thought about all the best way to cook with this! Safe, easy to clean, and beautiful to look at! Makes you want to cook more delicious meals all day long!" —Celyn V.

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in six colors).

    19. An AeroGarden so anyone can grow their own herbs (and even veggies) at home, no matter if they live in an apartment without any outdoor space.

    Reviewer pic of the black Aerogarden on a counter with lettuce leaves growing in it and their hand on one of the leaves, showing how big it's growing

    The Aerogarden includes an herb seed kit with six pods, including basil, parsley, dill, thyme, basil, and mint and a bottle of natural plant nutrients that will last a full season of growth. Plus, it's super easy to use as it will remind you when to add water and plant food. It automatically turns the lights on and off, so even if you don't have a green thumb, you can grow herbs at home.

    Promising review: "I considered purchasing this product during our stay at home orders. I purchased the product on March 25, and I started growing on March 26. As of April 27, I have been impressed with the amount of growth that my tomato plants and basil plants I have achieved. I am so impressed with this product that I have planned on ordering two more for the wintertime gardening needs. No more shopping for fresh vegetables at the store for me with my new indoor garden I will have fresh vegetables, herbs, and spices year-round." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $99.97+ (available in black, white, and sage).

    20. A Bon Appétit petite sweet and savory box filled with delicious French treats the giftee will exclaim are "très bien".

    The box with the box of waffles, caramels, honey, and tapenade inside
    Bon Appetit Box

    Bon Appétit Box brings the best of French food. This box comes with Pur Buttle Waffles (from the Dunkirk region), honey made from acacia flowers, sea salt caramels, and tapenade from the South of France. Plus, you can add a personalized note and ship it right to the giftee's door.

    Get it from Bon Appetit Box for $35.

    21. Otrio, which takes tic-tac-toe to another (more complex) level so even grandparents (and grandchildren) can compete and have a great time together.

    A family of four sitting around a small table with the wood square-shaped board and rings of different sizes and colors around the outside

    Instead of just trying to get three in a row, the goal is to get three of your color rings in a row based on the size. You win when you get three in one space, three of the same size in a row, or three of increasing or decreasing sizes in a row.

    Promising review: "This game is an absolute blast. The games go pretty quickly, so it's a great way to spend a little bit of downtime but fun enough to play for long periods of time. I started with two people and have worked up to three, which totally changes the game. I haven't ventured to four yet. It's such a blast I just bought another for a Christmas gift. I highly recommend it." —...

    Get it from Amazon for $23.60+ (available in two versions).

    22. A Dagne Dover duffle bag made out of neoprene and mesh for a super soft bag they'll be able to fit SO much stuff in that they'll never travel without it again.

    Model with the long strap of their shoulder and the square-shaped duffle in grey with shorter straps
    Dagne Dover / Via

    Promising review: "I love this bag. High quality and stylish fabric. Well thought out design and organizational pockets. I plan to use this as my everyday gym bag, and for travel if I need to." —mklein85

    Get it from Nordstrom for $185 (available in black, grey, and green) or Dagne Dover for $185 (available in four other sizes and six colors).

    23. A Nespresso Vertuo, which will mean a ~latte~ to any coffee lover because they'll be able to make a delicious cup of coffee or espresso in their own home every morning. Just think, while they're taking their first sip, they'll be thinking of you and how great of a gift-giver you really are.

    Reviewer pic of the machine, plus the aeroccino milk frother next to it and a drawer of pods under it

    Plus, it comes with a milk frother, so they can make your own lattes and cappuccinos.

    Promising review: "I am really enjoying my new Nespresso machine. I have used it to make regular cups of coffee and also to make lattes. The frother that came with it works great! It makes both hot and cold froth! I also bought a pod holder that you can put the machine on top of, and I’m really glad I’ve got that storage space for the pods. I’ve had my machine a couple of weeks now, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in a pod type of machine. It makes way bette- tasting coffee than my previous machine did." —K Dunn

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99+ (available in five colors, plus bundle options with the aeroccino (Nespresso's milk frother) and/or sets of coffee pods).

    24. A pre-made felt flower bouquet because flowers are always a great gift, but they're an even better gift when they don't die after only one short week.

    hand holding a bouquet of all different types and colors of flowers made out of felt
    SustAinable Home Goods

    SustainAble Home Goods is a Black woman-owned business that sells fair trade and ethically-sourced goods from artisans around the world. These flowers are made by woman artisans in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Get it from SustAinable Home Goods for $45+ (available in 3, 5, 7, and 9 stem bouquets).

    25. A NutriBullet to help them ~whip~ up smoothies (and soups and more!) in a matter of seconds.


    It comes with a 600-watt motor base, extractor blade, 24-oz cup, a to-go lid, a lip ring, and a recipe book. Plus, it's simple to clean. All you have to do is twist off the blade, clean it with soap and water, and put the cup in the top rack of a dishwasher.

    Promising review: "I’ve wanted a NutriBullet for years, and finally got one!! I’ve only used it twice, but it exceeded my expectations in every way!! It comes with a cool quick start instruction page that allows you to use it right away! And it’s not just good for smoothies! It also makes sauces, chops nuts, and grinds granular sugar into powdered sugar. Yes, simple tasks, but I’m just thrilled with it, and it was exactly what I wanted and needed!!" —Jeff & Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $46.86.

    26. A set of custom stickers you can personalize to represent anyone — from the recipient, to their pet, to even their favorite celebrity.


    And all you have to do is click 'Customize Now' and then upload a well-lit image!

    Promising review: "I think this might be one of the best things I've ever bought on Amazon. I bought one sheet for my mom for Christmas, and they just came. She hasn't seen them, but I know they'll crack her up. They look fantastic. I'll definitely buy more!!" —Claudia Basile

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. The Glossier Body Hero collection here to turn their shower into a luxurious spa-like experience where they leave with fresh, clean, and moisturized skin. Now doesn't that just sound wonderful??

    All four of the body products that are included in the set in their pink packaging

    This collection smells of Neroli and includes:

    -Body Hero daily perfecting cream (moisturizer with small pink and gold light-reflecting particles for an added glow)

    -Body Hero daily oil wash (made with seven oils to clean without drying skin)

    -Body Hero dry-touch oil mist (moisturizes without leaving any residue)

    -Body Hero exfoliating bar (works to remove dead skin)

    Promising review: "I naturally have very dry skin, which dries out and gets itchy during fall and winter. Because of this, I'm always looking for products that can maintain the moisture on my skin. I was hesitant to get this because of the price, but I finally decided to bite the bullet, and boy am I glad that I did!!!! The oil wash doesn't dry my skin out at all but it still feels clean, and following that up with the scrub bar feels AMAZING! And after that using the lotion and the dry touch oil literally keeps me soft all day. And I haven't even mentioned the scent of the line which is SO good!! All in all, I HIGHLY recommend!!" —Raisa

    Get it from Glossier for $70 ($82 value).

    28. A microwave popper that'll basically revolutionize the way they make popcorn. They'll get delicious, homemade popcorn with fresh butter in a matter of minutes and won't have to keep buying the microwave bags over and over again. Movie night has never tasted so good.

    The red bowl with a clear top with popped popcorn in it and a model's hands pulling it out of a microwave.

    I should know, I only this to make popcorn now. With one of these, I'm able to make as much or as little popcorn as I want, whenever I want. It's convenient and easy to use. Plus this bowl is collapsible, BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "Amazing! I love that I do not have to buy microwave popcorn anymore! This is so easy. I bought one for my parents who still make their popcorn in a kettle on the stove top. They use theirs almost every night! My mom’s favorite part is that now dad makes the popcorn; her second favorite part is that it collapses for easy storage. Dad’s favorite part is that nearly every kernel pops, so there is less waste. The silicone is food-grade quality. I highly recommend this product to all popcorn lover’s out there!" —Stephanie Launier

    Get it from Amazon for $15.90 (available in 22 colors).

    29. An acacia wood spoon rest *almost* too beautiful to use. And if they don't want to use it, they can simply keep it out on their counter to add a touch of glam.

    The wood spoon rest, which is round a wider on one side and smaller on the other,  and black and white resin in the inside
    Mercia Moore Artisan Studio

    Mercia Moore Artisan Studio is a Black woman-owned business creating handmade home decor and jewelry out of epoxy resin and acrylics inspired by African American diaspora.

    Get it from Mercia Moore Artisan Studio for $30 (available in black and white).

    30. A couch caddy that securely holds coffee cups, wine glasses, and more right next to you on a couch, chair, or in bed so they can truly relax without worrying about spilling.

    The oval-shaped couch caddy in brown with two cup holders and a smaller holder in the center attached to the side of a couch with a model lying and reading above it

    Promising review: "I received one of these for Christmas. After using it, I bought three more! It is durable, stays in place, and so versatile. I use it on my couch that has individual recliners on it. I put one of these between the cushions and it stays in place, even while moving the seat up or down. I've used it on the side of the bed for my granddaughters to put their milk and snacks. I look forward to using it at the beach this summer too. It is simple but perfect. It really does solve a problem in a great way! I highly recommend these and I don't doubt I will be buying more in the future when I find more instances that this will solve. Fabulous product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in four colors).

    31. A fleece crewneck sweatshirt perfect for lounging around the house but nice enough that if they need to venture out (or even jump on a video call) they totally can.


    Promising review (for the women's sizes: "This sweatshirt it PERFECTION. It has a perfect dolman sleeve and is wonderfully oversized. I ordered my regular size and it gives me the voluminous look I was going for. I have washed it several times and no pilling or color fading. It is the sweatshirt I always grab!" —663693636

    Promising review (for the men's sizes): "I bought this and my husband loves it. It’s warm but lightweight. It washes great and dries quickly. The color is a vibrant blue." —Karenmc

    Get it from Nike for $45+ (available in women's sizes XS-2XL in five colors and men's sizes XS-4XL, S-4XL Tall in 20 colors).

    32. And an electric bottle opener useful for helping them open a wine bottle in three seconds. Yes, that's right. No more struggling to get their wine bottle open. With this gift, they will have entered the good life.


    This removes corks in seconds, can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge, and has a built-in rechargeable battery.

    Promising review: "OMG! I LOVE this wine opener. It opens with ease. I don’t post many reviews, but this is definitely worth the money. I can't say enough good things about this wine opener. It comes with an awesome charging stand and foil cutter. Don’t waste your time on other electric wine openers. This is the one! I love it! The blue light is really cool too!" —Allison Parks

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    33. And a waterproof bathtub caddy tray for the person in your life who takes "me" time to a new level. They may never leave the bathroom now because they'll be able to keep all their essentials (i.e. a candle, tea, phone, etc.) close to them without fear of anything getting wet.

    A wood tray over a bathtub with a tablet holder, wine glass slot, and two removable trays for other accessories.

    The two-sided tray has extendable handles and accessory slots to fit books, magazines, or even an electronic device. It's waterproof and has non-slip silicone grips. The sides extend up to 43 inches to accommodate most bathtubs.

    Promising review: "I love this caddy tray. It took a while for me to review. I needed to test it out a few times. Royal Craft Wood really had taken the time to construct this product for consumers. I did not know that the soap dish and small tray were removable/interchangeable. It's very convenient for additional space or storing elsewhere in the tub. The product comes with strips to place where you desire to prevent the wood from scratching your porcelain tub. Did I say I love it?!" —Inalah@2219

    Get it from Amazon for $49.97+ (available in seven colors).

    34. A Baby Yoda-inspired coffee mug for your friend that has not stopped sharing memes of this cute little munchkin all year. With this, they'll be able to enjoy their cup of coffee in the morning with an extra big smile on their face.

    White mug with an illustration of Baby Yoda drinking out of a coffee cup on it

    Get it from Zazzle for $18.95.

    35. An initial necklace for a personalized gift without an outrageous price tag – they'll find it so thoughtful they'll probably wear it every day.

    Four gold rectangle pendants on chains with the letters 'L, O, V, E' on them

    Promising review: "This necklace is an amazing quality for the price. I have this in both silver and gold and wear them daily! I haven’t experienced any tarnishing." —SK

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94 (available in gold, platinum, or platinum with engraving on the back in 26 letters).

    36. A gift subscription to Book of the Month Club — it'll allow the giftee to choose a new book from a selection of five (from different genres) each month.

    A selection of presents wrapped along with a blue one with the words "Book of the Month" written down the side of it
    Book of the Month

    Book of the Month Club is the gift that keeps on giving. Each month, they search through hundreds of new releases and pick the best five, and subscribers get to pick which one they want to add to their book collection.

    Get it from Book of the Month starting at $49.99 for three months (also available in a six- or 12-month gift).

    37. A Vitruvi diffuser brilliantly made to look so chic sitting in their home — while also releasing steam and essential oils to help them destress a bit.

    The oval-shaped diffuser with steam coming out of the top in dark grey

    Promising review: "I wanted to try this brand out for a while, and I finally pulled the trigger. I was hesitant because of the price and some of the bad reviews, but I gave in to temptation and made the plunge. I did some digging and found out they have a 1-year warranty if anything breaks, but so far so good! I've had absolutely no issues and the diffuser looks amazing!! I constantly get compliments on how good it looks, and it really is a premium diffuser compared to the other ones I've tried. The porcelain cover has a nice heavy weight to it, and the finish looks really sharp. I will definitely be getting another for gifting this holiday season." —ENG

    Get it from Amazon for $95.89+ (available in four colors).

    38. A hanging photo display to create a personalized photo collage, so they can display their favorite photos and mementos. Just think, with this gift, you'll be the reason they smile at least once a day when they pass it.

    Two wood sticks with five wires strung between them with small clothespins holding a selection of pictures on each one

    This photo display has five twines that hold a variety of differently sized pictures. It comes with 40 removable mini clothespins and hardware and a placement template to help them easily mount it to the wall.

    Promising review: "THIS IS ADORABLE. I am so happy with this! I got it as a Christmas gift, and I absolutely love it! I actually want to buy another one. I get so many compliments on it. The simplicity of it is the best part. If I want to switch out a picture, I simply just unclip one and replace it with another. I'm very happy with this! I will definitely buy more of these in the future!" —Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five sizes and styles and five colors).

    39. A basic leather tote they'll be using for years because it's the perfect bag to fit everything they need for a day while still looking oh-so chic.

    The black leather tote bag with shoulder straps over a model's shoulder and a large pocket on the front with shorter straps

    Promising review: "I love the versatility of this purse. It's a perfect everyday bag for work and for the weekends to throw things in. It's not too big and not too small. It fits my laptop, a binder, a few small notepads, a water bottle, and any other small items without feeling bulky. 10/10 I would recommend if you're on the fence." —hannahbray

    Get it from Nordstrom for $158 or a similar style from Amazon for $44.95 (available in tan, black, and dark red).

    40. A beautiful city skyline ring to show off their hometown or just a favorite city.

    A hand with silver rings with Paris, London, and Rome skylines
    CaitlynMinimalist / Etsy

    Caitlyn Minimalist is a woman-owned business that has been crafting dainty personalized jewelry since 2014. All orders are made custom to order and take about six to 10 business days, but this can change during peak season. Thousands of people have purchased them — some even coming back a second or third time for beautiful jewelry with that personalized touch. These rings are made of sterling silver, although you can also have them plated with 18-karat gold or rose gold. And if the city you want isn't an option, you can add a note describing what you want before you purchase it.

    Promising review: "I’m absolutely in love with this ring. I wear it every single day. The quality is amazing, and the detail in design is so beautiful." —katiebug2325

    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $23.62+ (available in sizes 4–12, three finishes, and 69 cities; custom orders allowed).

    Learn more about this skyline ring in our closer look!

    41. A Furbo dog camera for the dog lover who hates to be away from their best friend. This high-tech camera can help ease anxiety (both theirs and their dog's) when they leave them home alone. With livestream video, two-way audio, *and* treat-dispensing, they can make sure their pup is behaving while they're away, or just reward them for being oh-so-cute.


    Promising review: "I bought this item for my girlfriend who is deployed overseas in Bahrain. She loves her dog more than anything, so I knew this would be a perfect gift for her. The first night I had the Furbo, I was awaken several times in the middle of the night by high pitched squealing and giggling of glee from my girlfriend not being able to contain herself. She was so excited to see him, talk to him and give him treats and OH BOY does she like giving him treats! By the time she gets back from her deployment, I am sure he will be overweight and won't be able to run to her when she gets home. Thanks, Furbo, your product is awesome, and we all love it!" —Alex Batlle

    Get it from Amazon for $198.98.

    Read our full review of the Furbo Dog Camera here.

    42. A set of colored stemless wineglasses they'll feel absolutely *regal* drinking out of for years to come.

    A set of six stemless wine glasses in a dark purple color
    Estelle Colored Glass

    Estelle Colored Glass is a Black woman-owned business bringing hand-blown glassware by artisans in Poland. The glasses are hand-wash only.

    Get the set of six from Estelle Colored Glass for $160. (also available in 14 other colors and also sets of two).

    43. A heated massager they can use to relieve the tension they get from just being out in the world. Those tense shoulders aren't going to fix themselves.

    A model using the massager with arms and loops on the end on their shoulder, lower back, calves, and stomach.

    The massager has eight deep-kneading nodes plus a heat function that automatically shuts off in 15 minutes. There are also three speeds (or intensities) and two massage directions. Plus, with the convenient arm straps, you can control how much pressure you get on your body. The massager must be plugged in to use, but it does come with a car adapter, in case you want to take your massager on the road.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying a massager online, but I guess I wanted to try anything at this point because the tension in my neck was so bad! I am using it right now for the first time, and it's amazing. Just the right pressure and hitting all the spots that I have knots in. It's very warm, but I wouldn't say 'hot'. I can't wait to use this every night to relax!!! I am so grateful." —Jamie Shepard

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in beige and black).

    44. A subscription to Atlas Coffee Club so they get new fresh coffee delivered to their door every couple of weeks, meaning they'll feel the holiday love for months.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, atlascoffeeclub / Via

    My BuzzFeed Shopping colleague Kayla Suazo said:

    "My first observation after opening the box was the smell. It smells FAN-FREAKIN'-TASTIC. It also comes with sweet postcards from the cities where the batches are from, so the entire experience feels so lovely and personal. As for the coffee itself, it's heavenly. I am used to store-bought coffee — which yes, is fine — but both of these tasted incredibly fresh and different from each other. The Peruvian coffee has this dark, almost chocolate taste to it, so I imagine it would be delicious with a morning sweet treat (maybe I should start eating pie every day?). The Colombian batch, on the other hand, was a little lighter roast-wise but still had delicious notes of rich sweetness. TL;DR: both of them were incredible both in taste and quality."

    Get a subscription to Atlas Coffee Club for $9+ (available in a half bag, single bag, or double bag and shipments every two or four weeks).

    Read our full review of Atlas Coffee Club here.

    45. A Revlon One-Stop Hair Dryer & Volumizer designed to be the gift that keeps on giving — great hair for 365 days a year., Amazon

    This brush has hype with more than 83,000 (!!!) 5-star reviews, and it really does live up to it. The oval brush design smooths the hair and the round edges create volume — leaving you with a salon-worthy blowout at home. It also has two heat and speed settings and a cool option.

    Promising review: "I love this hair dryer!! I bought it because I broke my shoulder and only have the use of one arm. Before my shoulder was broken, I used a very expensive hairdryer and the best brushes. This hair dryer works better than all of my high-end products. I'll never go back. The brush is big and I was concerned that it would be too much for my short hair. It will work great on any length of hair. The bristles grab even the shortest hair and dry it smooth and soft. My hair is naturally curly and before trying this dryer, I'd dry my hair, straighten it and then use hot rollers. I am now achieving the same results with the Revlon dryer. I haven't written a review on a product in years but needed to share my experience with this dryer. It's worth every penny!" —M J

    Promising review: "I have 4C kinky-coily hair. This dryer cuts my drying and straightening time to just 20-25 minutes! I part my hair in four sections, apply my heat protectant, and use this dryer and in no time my hair is straightened! This hairdryer is comfortable and practical to use. I highly recommend for textured hair!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99+ (available in five colors).

    46. Or a Slip silk pillowcase here to make sleep feel even more like a ~dream~, especially when they wake up with their beautiful curls still in tact and frizz-free. (Not to mention their skin looking great too!)

    Model hugging a pillow with the silk pillowcase on it in black

    The pillowcase is made from 100% silk, which is less absorbent than other fibers. This means that all those products you put on your skin and in your hair stay where they belong. Plus, silk reduces friction, causing less pulling on both your hair and skin — leaving both looking and feeling better when you wake up in the morning.

    Promising review: "This is an investment, and it is so worth it. I have curly frizzy hair, and this has been a lifesaver. I actually wake up with my curls looking okay rather than a crazed clown. The pillowcase is soft and no doubt good for my skin. You do have to hand wash it, which isn't too difficult and it dries super quick too." —Peanut13

    Get it from Nordstrom for $89+ (available in queen and king sizes and in nine colors) or a similar style from Amazon for $8.99 (for a set of two; available in three sizes and 24 colors).

    47. A deluxe foot spa that's heated *and* has a bubble massager for a spa treat they can use every week (or every day TBH).

    The square-shaped foot bath with rounded edges and water in it with two feet in it
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This product is simply wonderful. From the massaging pads, soothing bubbles, and delightful look, this foot bath I definitely a product you should buy! I used to love going to nail salons and slipping my feet in the relaxing foot bath, but now I can do just that from the comfort of my home!:))))" —ebells

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

    48. A wine aerator made to speed up the breathing process of red wine, giving it a smoother and fuller flavor. Everyone will be shocked when they taste the difference in their wine. So you're basically giving the gift of luxury, and how cool is that?

    The small oval-shaped aerator over a glass of wine, with a bottle of wine being poured into it, showing how it works
    William Sonoma

    Plus, it's dishwasher-safe on the top rack.

    Promising review: "This aerator works well, does not take up too much space, is not fragile, and is easy to clean. The screen filters out sediment or that occasional piece of cork. It's also very good for an inexpensive weeknight bottle of red. We think it makes a $10 bottle of wine taste like a $15 bottle and so on..." —SuSu2

    Get it from Amazon for $23.63 or Williams Sonoma for $29.95.

    49. A custom star map that shows what the sky looked like at an exact location (and time) so you can commemorate the moment you met your partner, a wedding anniversary, someone's birthday, or even just a special moment in time.

    Rectangle print with a circle full of stars and the words "Under This Sky It All Began" plus the names Michelle & Aaron, as well as a date and coordinates
    Amazon Handmade

    Before adding it to your cart, you click customize and then can add a title (where it says "Under This Sky It All Began" above) up to 50 characters, the two names, date, and the location (be sure to be as specific as possible). You can also add the time, which will not appear on the print, but it will just be used to get a more exact star map. Then pick a font from the three choices, and add it to your cart.

    Promising review: "This was a great gift for my fiancé. Our first date was to a Coldplay concert, so the saying 'A Sky Full of Stars' has always been a thing for us. I’ve wanted to get him one of these prints for a while, but I feel like they are always really expensive. This print was a great value so I went for it, and I am so glad I did! It looks really great, and was the perfect gift." —JO

    Get it from Amazon Handmade for $20.97+ (available in three sizes).

    50. A storm cloud designed to change patterns as the air pressure changes, so they know just after they open their eyes what they're about to head out into, whether it's clear, cloudy, or even snowy.

    The clear cloud-shaped device with wood base
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is such a sweet and unique item, and it really works with the changes in the weather!! I've had a number of friends who have remarked how cool it is. This is the perfect gift for anyone who has an interest in the weather or wants something different." —MM

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

    51. A pair of Beats Powerbeats headphones perfect for helping them tune out any noise around them so they can focus on work or even their workout.

    Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed Editor Emma McAnaw says: "These Beats headphones have been a real game-changer for me. The sound quality is SO MUCH better than my cheap headphones, which has actually really improved my experience while working out. I find it easier to stay motivated now that my music is *crystal clear* (and I can't hear myself wheezing). They can hold a charge for a pretty long time, as long you always store them in their charging case. I usually use them for a full workday without needing to recharge them. Plus, they're really comfy in my ears and never fall out, thanks to their clever hook design (if you have comfort issues with Apple headphones, these will probably feel better)!"

    Get them from Amazon for $249.95 (available in seven colors).

    Read Emma's full review of the Powerbeats headphones here (#4).

    52. A wet shave kit that'll make them look super ~sharp~ and also feel super fancy. Don't be surprised if they start walking around with their pinky in the air after using this.

    Gentleman Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit box with everything included in the box in front of it

    The kit includes a safety razor, badger hair brush, alum block, stainless-steel shave bowl, shave soap, and five astra razor blades.

    Promising review: "I bought this for my boyfriend as a Christmas present, but after hearing him complain multiple times about how long it takes to shave with his cheap disposable razors, I decided to give him this gift early. He absolutely loves it, and it gives him a super clean shave (which means his stubble isn't irritating my face when we smooch, so it's a win for me as well. Haha). The sandalwood shave soap smells really nice, and the bristles on the brush are soft. The razor itself is very durable and high quality. The packaging and label designs are really nice and give the kit a fun old-school feel. I'd definitely recommend this set — everything you need for a great shave." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $49.50.

    53. A throw blanket with pockets at the end, so they can stick their feet in and keep them toasty and warm while they dive into a new show on Netflix.

    Model with the beige blanket wrapped around them and their feet in the deep pockets at the bottom
    Bass Pro Shop

    Get it from Bass Pro Shop for $19.97 (available in red or beige).

    54. A Little Tikes kitchen set by BuzzFeed's Tasty complete with an oven, fridge, stove top, and lots of food accessories that just may ~beat~ out all the other gifts and take the crown as top gift. Plus, it will actually grow with the child, so they can really work on their cooking skills to one day be the next Top Chef (or just a good cook, either is totally fine).

    Little Tikes

    The kitchen can be configured to be low and wide (for younger children) and then converted into a thinner and higher countertop for preschoolers. It also comes with more than 40 pieces of play food and accessories and three play recipes based on Tasty videos. There's also a built-in smartphone holder, so kids can take a picture (or video) of their creations Tasty-style. You can also watch this Tasty video to see this play kitchen in action!

    Promising review: "My 18-month-old-daughter loves this kitchen and so do we! It will convert to a taller kitchen as she grows, which means we will get lots of use! I was shocked at the quality and how nice it was for the price, not to mention all the accessories it came with. My daughter loves making the pizza and cupcakes and pouring coffee with the coffee pot! I would say my only suggestion is the shelves in the fridge and oven aren’t level at all and everything just slides right off. It’s not that big of a deal but does frustrate her when she wants to use those and fill the fridge or oven. It's super cute and fun to play with though, and that’s what matters!" —amazonlover

    Get it from Amazon for $93.99.

    55. And a splurge-worthy Airwrap complete styler that'll make you the best gift giver *ever* because this will give them the gift of never having a bad hair day again.

    The silver base with a small oval-shaped hair dryer attached and all the interchangeable heads sitting around it in grey with pink accents

    The kit includes two different size barrels to create curls, a firm smoothing brush, soft soothing brush, round volumizing brush, pre-styling dryer, the base, nonslip mat, and a storage case. It also has heat control, that measures the temperature to prevent heat damage while styling. And I can tell you first hand that it's worth the hype and price tag: I recently got a chance to try it, and I have one word for it—AMAZING. I stepped out of the shower at 12:15 p.m. and had beautiful, curled hair by 12:50 p.m. Yep, what would have taken me an hour to an hour and a half with my normal hair dryer/curling iron, took about half that, and it was my first time using the device. Plus, all the other attachments allow you to switch up your look easily, so there's really no bad hair day ever again.

    Promising review: "I had my eye on this for a while and once I got some birthday money, I decided to go for it. Honestly, I’m mad I waited so long. This honestly changed my life. It sounds dramatic, but I used to spend so much time doing my hair (it’s thick, coarse, difficult to manage) and this has saved me so much time getting ready and always improved my hair. So many people give me compliments now, and it is because of this. Don’t waste time. You won’t regret it!"—sarahfab

    Promising review: "I have 4b/c natural hair, and I was looking for a to blow dry quickly on the days when I'm bored with my coils. I wasn't sure about the curling attachments getting hot enough to style my hair, but thought if it worked, this might be worth the investment. So far I'm very impressed! I was able to blow dry my hair in about 25 mins (a task that usually takes twice that long) and use the barrels to create some nice beachy waves. I've even used the dryer without attachments to quickly dry make-up setting spray and nail polish. I'm pretty happy with my purchase." —TrishaLJ

    Get it from Nordstrom for $549.

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    Walt Disney Productions

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