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    45 Valentine's Day Gifts That Are Actually Super Practical

    Presenting things they will actually *le gasp* use. More than once.

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    1. A moisture meter because they skipped over the sourdough phase and dove headfirst into the ~plant~ era of 2020. All they'll have to do is pop this color-coded tool into the soil to determine whether or not their green babies require more agua., Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    "I love having this tool in my home! I jumped on the 2020 plant trend fast and have filled my home with tons of botanicals (that all have different watering schedules). The meter tells you if a plant is being over-watered or under-watered right down to the root, which is very necessary for a plant parent (who used to be a plant murderer) like myself." —Mal Mower, BuzzFeed Writer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.97.

    2. A W&P Porter cocktail glass to give their homemade margarita some extra zhush. It's even equipped with a splash-proof lid because red wine spills while wearing white T-shirts = practically inevitable and also incredibly sad.

    the white wine glass with confetti designs

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in two colors).

    3. A color-changing LED string for extra lighting if their room is best described as dungeon vampire chic. This has six levels of brightness ranging from warm to light, takes minutes to install, is 32-feet long, and adds a bit of oomph to any WFH corner.,

    This even has a remote control so you can adjust the light settings from your bed (or office chair).

    Promising review: "These lights were so much easier to install than I thought they'd be! The tape on the back is really strong and the lights themselves are brighter than the main light in my room. Everything was really dark and bland before, but these really made everything feel prettier than it was." —Shayna

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    4. A set of ceramic dishes inspired by the franchise they've been begging you to binge for a decade. Will you ever watch Star Wars? Not a chance. But at least you can give them a proper, thoughtful place to eat their roasted porg from.

    the white plates with black illustrations

    These are safe to use in both the dishwasher *and* microwave.

    Promising review: "Soooo cute these plates are! Love them so much I do!" —Brittany

    Get a set of four white plates and four illustrated plates from Amazon for $39.99 (available in three styles).

    5. An Amazon Fire TV stick with the ability to turn any TV into a smart TV — they can just plug this puppy into the HDMI port, connect it to Wi-Fi, and simple streaming awaits. Let's pour one out for the times of DVR and lengthy commercial breaks.

    The HDMI stick and remote

    Promising review: "After months and months of debate. I finally decided to drop cable and go 100% streaming. My only regret is that I didn't do this sooner. This device provides you with many apps and ways to watch a lot of TV, movies, news, sports, and local programming. I haven't fully dug into all the apps. But so far I'm highly satisfied. The set up was easy and I can always find something to watch. I can't believe I was paying Comcast up to $200 monthly for the same shows." —Greg

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (originally 39.99).

    6. A Dash mini rice cooker for the perfect two cups of rice in ~20 minutes, minimal effort required on their part. This no-frills gadget is easy to operate (just add water and press the cook button), keeps their meal warm, and can even be used for oatmeal, stews, soups, veggies, and more.,

    Promising review: "It works really well and my rice comes out perfect every time! I love that it keeps the rice warm after it cooks so when I go for more rice it’s still fresh!!! Honestly best purchase I’ve bought in a while and the pink color is really cute." —baby

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

    7. A celestial pour-over coffee set more gorgeous than anything that has ever crossed the threshold of my kitchen, myself included. This hunk of ceramic is dishwasher-, microwave-, oven-safe, plus it's a literal piece of art for under $25.

    the celestial coffee kit
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    8. A Tushy bidet attachment so they can ditch the wasteful TP once and for all — no more screaming out to a roommate for a fresh roll because they've realized, all too late, that there wasn't any left.


    It comes with everything they need to install their bidet in ~10 minutes! There's even a 60-day money-back guarantee — so if they absolutely hate bidet life, you can simply return and buy them, idk, a sweater or something.

    Promising review: "This was our second Tushy! Our first was installed in our master bath. We just remodeled a guest bathroom and could not call it 'finished' without a Tushy in it. Once you get Tushy clean, nothing else will do!" —Teresa S.

    Get it from Tushy for $89 (available in six colors; use our exclusive promo code BUZZFEED at checkout for an extra 10% off).

    9. A portable pack of soap sheets that will certainly come in ~handy~, particularly during *eye twitches* these times. Public toilets — and the decorative dispensers that never contain soap — will no longer have to feel like the enemy.

    The pink plastic container with ears and a nose, plus the pink paper-thin soap sheets

    Promising review: "Exactly what I wanted! Hands feel very clean after wash! Highly recommend! I read other reviews and decided these had the best reviews, those reviews did not disappoint! Each sheet of soap produces enough soap to give the comfort of knowing your hands are throughly clean. We liked our first order so much that we bought 10 packs for my fiancé's work crew to help make keeping their hands clean during this pandemic! ( he’s a delivery driver/repair tech). If you have wanted to try something like this product, I highly recommend this brand!" —Clippin4you

    Get a set of four boxes from Amazon for $9.99 (50 sheets each).

    10. An Atlas Coffee Club subscription that delivers fresh beans ::immediately thinks of Even Stevens:: to their doorstep. Each box curates a new coffee type with personalized roasts and grinds, a postcard from a new country each month, plus tasting notes and tips for each batch. If they weren't already a coffee snob...

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, atlascoffeeclub / Via

    My fellow BuzzFeed editor Kayla Suazo tried out Atlas Coffee Club and only had good things to say:

    "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).

    To learn more, check out our full review of Atlas Coffee Club!

    11. A Lodge pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet with the uncanny ability to sauté, sear, bake, broil, braise, fry, or grill any meal to perfection. Look no further than this beauty when it comes to a solid kitchen gift, which is perfect for almost every meal they'll want to whip up — we're talking breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    the black skillet with salmon asparagus

    Promising review: "This is the cast iron I have, and it just lives on my stove top because I use it literally everyday. To clean, simply hand wash (I usually opt for no soap, but you do you) and rub with vegetable oil to keep it nice and seasoned." —Rachel Dunkel, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88 (available in multiple sizes).

    12. Reusable silicone straws for guzzling down iced coffee with gusto. The secret perk of this particular set? Cleanliness! Snap closures mean they can open the straws in half to ensure they're dry and gunk-free! All they'll have to do is give 'em a good wipe down. No more "cleaning" brushes required.,

    Promising review: "I never thought I’d be writing a review for straws, but here we are. These are FANTASTIC. I try to be as eco-friendly as possible but was ready to give up. I’ve tried metal straws, but they are tough to clean and I don’t love metal against my teeth. I’ve tried other reusable plastic and silicone options but they don’t work for thicker drinks like smoothies. These actually address all of my issues. I’ve used them for thick smoothies, that I drink daily, and just for other everyday drinks like water. They couldn’t be easier to snap open and clean, dry, then easily snap back into shape to use again." —M. Alexandra

    Get them from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in four colors).

    13. A skin scrubber for an at-home facial that *feels* like a splurge. Dead skin cells, leftover makeup, blackheads, and whiteheads will be sloughed away thanks to high-frequency vibrations that replicate all the ~slightly gross yet extremely satisfying~ TikTok videos that have taken up an alarming amount of their time., Amazon

    This has three different functions (cleansing, lifting, and smoothing) and is best to use when your skin is still damp!

    Promising review: "Love this tool! I recently got a professional facial and they used a tool like this one on me! I was so intrigued that I had to purchase one for myself! The price point is amazing and it does the job. Once I used it, I noticed I was able to exfoliate my skin nicely and get some extractions from my clogged pores on my nose and chin. I then used it with a serum, which was nice and how it was used during my facials. Can’t wait to use it more! There are tons of different ways to use it! Great price for a great tool!" —Stephanie Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    14. A mug warmer that no WFH setup is complete without (at least not according to the NYC bloggers I follow). This is perfect for slow drinkers who prefer their caffeine hot, hot, and hot, even if they poured it hours ago.

    the pink desktop heater

    Promising review: "It does an excellent job keeping my coffee hot every day. Easy to operate, and three different modes with different temperatures perfectly meet all my needs. I even used it to heat up a cup of miso soup once, and it warmed up my soup well with the highest temperature option (the red one)." —Kaylee L.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in eight colors).

    15. Sponge cloths so they can recreate satisfying before-and-after cleaning shots in their own abode. These biodegradable beauts are fabricated with a durable cellulose material that is ultra absorbent *and* reusable — they can just chuck 'em in the dishwasher or washing machine when needed.

    Promising review: "I rarely write reviews, but these deserve a shoutout. SO much more substantial than Handiwipes and you can really, really scrub with them but they never feel yucky like a sponge does. I have soaked them in bleach, thrown them in the washer, and they come out great every time. I've used the same two for a month now and they still look great! When they go downhill, I can compost them. I only wish they had a few other colors, maybe a royal blue or sage green?" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $19.95 (available in 10 colors).

    16. Faux fur slipper booties to give their hooves a warm hug. If you have had it up to *makes arm gesture above my head* with them sticking their freezing feet between your legs, I urge you to buy this ASAP because it may just save your relationship.

    the yellow slipper booties

    Get them from Anthropologie for $20+ (originally $38, available in sizes S/M-ML and in four colors).

    17. A stackable mug set and holder serving major Pinterest vibes. Not only will the aesthetics run deep with every morning sip of java, but this is also *fab* for anyone with limited cabinet space.


    Promising review: "My husband no longer complains about not having enough coffee cups. I love that each one says Coffee on it. These are perfect for placing right next to the coffee maker. Easy to clean, stack and doesn’t take up much space at all. The capacity is perfect. Holds enough without being too big." —Cori Holland

    Get it from Amazon for $32.98.

    18. Neutrogena's Norwegian Formula hand cream, because winter weather and extra hand-washing translates to dry, dry, d-r-y. Beloved by the TikTok community, this fragrance-free cream manages to heal chapped skin overnight, which means they can finally bid adieu to scaly skin.

    Hand holding the small tube of cream with text "wave buh-bye to flaking, dry hands from all that hand-washing"
    BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

    Promising review: "During COVID times, the hand-washing is more frequent than ever. And in September I ran out of regular lotion for one day (one day!!) and my hands started getting these flaky patches that regular ole lotion just wouldn't heal. So when I saw this hand cream touted by one of my favorite skincare TikTokers, I immediately added to cart. And it is a *great* thing to have around. It healed my dry, flaky patches in just a day or two, thanks to it's viscous, gel-like formula that unlike other hardcore hand creams, somehow doesn't feel greasy. I only use it when I need it, sticking to regular lotion for everyday use, but when New York Clanking Radiator Season began a few weeks ago (also known as DRY AS TOAST season), I've started using it as needed again. It's really healing and great – 10/10 would recommend, *before* your hands start to get seriously chapped. And for anyone who doesn't like (or can't tolerate) scents, this bb is fragrance-free!" —Maitland Quitmeyer, BuzzFeed Editor

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    19. A reclaimed wood serving board because you can't spell charcuterie without a "U" and rest assured that "U" will be the main beneficiary of this gift — they'll have no choice but to put out a spread of Manchego and prosciutto whenever you stop by from here on out. God, I love cheese.

    the reclaimed board covered in cheeses
    Crate & Barrel

    Get it from Crate & Barrel for $34.95.

    20. A Kodak instant camera with Bluetooth capability for printing full-sized photos either directly from their camera *or* their phone's camera roll. The photo paper is even equipped with adhesive on the back, which means they may finally tackle that study abroad scrapbook they've wanted to make for, like, eight years.

    Jasmin Suknanan / BuzzFeed

    "When I opened the package, I charged the camera for a bit until it was ready to go and followed the instructions for installing the printing paper. I've used instant cameras and the like before, but I thought the installation instructions were pretty clear and easy to follow even if someone had never used a similar camera. The booklet says you can download the Kodak 2-in-1 app on your phone so you can print photos that are already on your camera roll, so I downloaded the app and paired the camera to my phone using bluetooth to test out with some photos I took on a Labor Day trip to Rhode Island. Pairing the two was super easy with the instructions from the app. The app also lets you edit and customize the photos before printing. So no one photo, I added some text before printing, and the other I left blank.

    They printed out beautifully!!!!! I also love that the photo paper is actually adhesive — you can just peel off the back and stick it anywhere. That's perfect for me since I actually keep a travel journal with photos and things from my trips — no glue or tape required to keep those pics in place. I can definitely see this being a bonus for anyone who loves journaling or scrapbooking and wants an easy way to hold onto their memories." —Jasmin Suknanan, BuzzFeed Staffer

    Get it from Amazon for $149.95 (available in four colors and in bundles with photo paper).

    21. A TubShroom invented by a wizard to catch all the hair in their shower (the kind that inevitably leads to clogs). They can think of this magic weapon as their new bathroom bodyguard *and* an easy way to avoid emergency phone calls to the plumber.

    the stopper / Via @tubshroom

    Get it from CVS for $12.99 (available in white).

    22. A limited edition Balm Dotcom Roulette — think three iconic salves (with scents ranging from fig and birthday cake to mint and coconut) beautifully packaged in a deck-of-cards-inspired gold box which, tbqh, makes for the perfect gift if the thought of wrapping paper and clear tape makes you shiver.


    Balm Dotcom enlists the help of castor oil, beeswax, and lanolin to moisturize your lips while subtle tints provide a splash of color! Plus, this can keep those irritatingly dry spots feeling and looking hydrated (we're all looking at you, pointy elbows and painful, peeling cuticles).

    Get it from Glossier for $30.

    23. A "Did you feed the dog?" sign for anyone who lives with a partner or roommate who shares dog duties. If there have been multiple days in which your pupper has scarfed down two breakfast due to human error...get this ASAP.

    device with sliders for two meals each day of the week

    Fun fact! My boyfriend often feeds our French Bulldog before he heads out... but our intelligent pet will then wait by the bowl when *I* wake up to try and indicate he has not had his breakfast. Rockie does not know how to roll over! But he sure knows how to manipulate me out of an extra serving of organic salmon.

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning. Now I just to see if it's green and if not, I feed them and indicate it. We all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    24. A set of Pact waffle bath towels so they can finally replace the ones they've been using since freshman year dorm days. These babies are ultra soft and absorbent, which is fantastic — but the *real* pièce de résistance relies in their ability to dry quickly ergo preventing potential towel odor.

    BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

    "Towels aren't something I've cared all that much about before. I knew my cheap Target ones could be better, and they'd definitely gotten less absorbent and less soft but there wasn't much I was gonna do about it. Then I got these Pact towels. And I'm in love with them — the upgrade was long overdue! These towels are my home now. I got a set with bath *sheets* instead of towels (aka they are giant and you can really wrap yourself cozily in them), which I highly recommend. Now let me get into the specifics:

    They're made of organic cotton in a beyond cuddly waffle texture that is both very soft to the touch, but also thick-thin enough to dry very speedily. I towel off after the shower, and then by the next time I've gone into my's dry! What is this magic?! They absorb beautifully, so I've finally been able to follow the skincare tip of gently patting your face dry instead of rubbing it with a towel. They wash up beautifully and don't take FOR -E-EVER (::The Sandlot voice::) to dry in the dryer, either. And did I mention how SOFT they are?!" —Maitland Quitmeyer, BuzzFeed Editor

    Get a set of six towels (two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths) from Pact for $120 (available in five colors, and available sold separately as well).

    25. An electric space heater because their landlord controls the temperature and they are freezing 24/7. They can either a: start scouring Zillow for a new apartment or b: use this energy efficient tool, which can fit compactly on their nightstand, has three heat modes, and is what the kids would call ~aesthetic~.

    Promising review: "I have never written a review before, but I feel compelled to for this product. I moved into an apartment where the radiator schedule is out of my control. It gets very cold in the evening and I was looking for a space heater to warm up my living/office area. I must admit, I was fully expecting this heater to be bigger, as it looks large in the photos. It’s really just a a desk heater. However, it is SO WARM. I’ve only been using it for a day but it really does warm up my entire living/office area. Though I had to dock a star for the false sense of size, I am very happy with my purchase. Not to mention it is very sleek looking and fits the decor in my living space very well." —Madiha M.

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

    26. Personalized coasters that can be customized with a photo of the two of you! This will come across as romantic, but you and I both know that this gift is really a subtle way to remind them — ever so gently — to stop ruining the coffee table.

    the coasters
    CVS Photo

    Get a set of four from CVS Photo for $19.99.

    27. An oversized balloon-sleeve sweater perfect for adding a ~pop~ of color to their wardrobe. And if they're not a fan of daring reds (although it would be ideal considering it is Valentine's Day and all)... it's available in a ton of neutral hues, too.

    reviewer wearing the red sweater

    Promising review: "As someone who loves sweater season, I have a plethora, some of which I had paid $$$ for, but this is probably my new favorite! Super flattering, cozy, and soft." —Allyson Gilbert

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 0-14 and in 16 colors).

    28. An expandable and adjustable wooden caddy tray that even has a designated spot for their wineglass. Tell them to envision a fizzy bath bomb and perhaps a good show streaming on Netflix, perched on a sturdy surface that guarantees their laptop won't suffer water damage.,

    Promising review: "I was so nervous about ordering this. I have a huge bathtub and I was worried it wouldn't fit — but it does. It's incredibly sturdy and I can safely put my Macbook Air 13" on it and enjoy my bath. the wine glass holder is wonderful and the cellphone holder is perfect, but I have the 7Plus (iPhone) so i do have to remove it from the case in order to fit it into the holder as I have an incredibly large phone. It expands and shortens nicely and is very user friendly." —Jesse

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    29. A Sur La Table online cooking class for a gift that keeps on giving. Each interactive course starts at $29, lasts up to two hours, is lead by expert chefs, *and* means they'll be able to whip up their very own pad thai. Or dumplings. Or [insert food to make my stomach growl here].

    hands kneading dough
    Sur La Table

    Courses from Sur La Table starting at $29.

    30. A Wilton nonstick mini loaf pan that even I, a terrible baker at best, am interested in purchasing. This baby is the perfect size for whipping up the banana bread recipes they've been inundated with for the past ~seven months. I'll give you a minute to drool over the chocolate chip banana bread with maple pecan glaze pictured below.,

    Plus, reviewers swear it's perfect for tons of recipes — think egg casseroles, chicken thighs stuffed with jalapeño, and so much more.

    Promising review: "I love this!! It makes the perfect size little mini loaves. I bought for Christmas to make little loaves to include in my goodie bags. I prefer a loaf to slicing up a larger loaf. I did research how much batter and people said it is just like one recipe for a large loaf so that's what I did. It fit perfectly!! Way to go Wilton. Loafs just fell out of the pan and I didn't spray it with anything." —Lori Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $15.59.

    31. A two-tier folding desk because living in NYC and working from home = typing emails in a space so tight, their elbows can't stretch too far from their side. This designated workspace doesn't take up a ton of room because it can thankfully be folded when not in use. *adds this to shopping cart*

    Two-tier wood-top desk with black metal crossing legs

    Promising review: "I ordered this desk in a pinch. I live in Brooklyn in a smaller apartment where I quite frankly have no space to have a freestanding desk with my other furniture. When my company implemented a WFH policy last week, I took a gamble and ordered this desk because 1. I could collapse it and tuck it under my bed when I wasn't using it, and 2. It was spacious and sturdy looking enough to actually do work on. I received it today, and I am beyond pleased. No setup required — quite literally took it from the box, slid it from collapsed to open, and began working on it. I cannot recommend this enough for the price, functionality, and delivery speed!" —Sydney

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    32. A universal plush cover for anyone who feels like they've brushed against Jack Frost's soul whenever they touch their steering wheel mid-January. I understand. It hurts. Thankfully this ~beary~ good car accessory can remedy that problem for your coldest pal in a second.

    reviewer photo of the gray bear cover on steering wheel

    Promising review: "Looks really cute and is just as soft and fluffy as the pictures suggest. Keeps my hands from burning in the summer, and I have zero doubt it will keep them from freezing this winter." —Enoch A. Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $17.51.

    33. A sunlamp because *breathes in the same air that's been trapped in my bedroom since March* nature. This mimics sunlight to boost their mood, improve focus, and help their body create a more consistent sleep schedule. (Psst, this is especially great for night owls who prefer working late!)

    The rectangle-shaped light sitting on the counter with a pour-over coffee next to it

    Promising review: "I live in Seattle and the seasonal depression during the winter months can be intense (sunset by 4:30 p.m., cold and rainy, etc.). My doctor recommended a sun light and I genuinely think this is the best Amazon purchase I've made in years. It sits on my desk at work - I use it for about an hour or two every day (with the comfort lens). I absolutely feel more energetic, focused, and calm/less stressed." —R. Bender

    Get it from Amazon for $68.50

    34. A down alternative duvet insert filled with a high quality polyester that will keep them warm but not *too* warm, because they wake up many a morning drenched in sweat. It's even purposely oversized by a tad to prevent their partner from hogging the covers.

    two models laying under a white duvet cover
    Tuft & Needle

    Promising review: "The medium weight is like a big fluffy marshmallow. My previous Target comforter was old and flat, and all the stuffing collected into little balls. I thought was already pretty thin to begin with, even for an all-season comforter, so I wanted to go big or go home with my new one. The medium weight did NOT disappoint. It's definitely warmer, but I haven't felt like kicking it off of me during the night (although, I am a colder sleeper and also haven't used it in the summer yet). Every time I get a glance at my bed I want to hop in. I love this thing." —adozenbakers

    Get it from Tuft & Needle for $155+ (available in three sizes, two colors, and two weights).

    35. A mini fabric steamer that scoffs in the face of deep wrinkles. Yes, they just pulled this button-down out of the hamper! No, they don't have anything else to wear! A quick run with this steamer (it heats up in 90 seconds flat) means a crisp blouse that looks as if it were just picked up from the cleaners.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I am beyond thrilled with this little gizmo. It has worked wonders on everything in my closet from delicate chiffon and poly-blends, to heavier cotton and wool-blends. I have even steamed stubborn wrinkles from blazers and purses and linen. I considered purchasing a larger steamer, but they tend to be clumsy, heavy and difficult to maneuver. This steamer is perfect. And for frequent refills, I simply keep a pitcher of water nearby. For the price, you can't beat it." —Savvy Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    To learn more, check out "I’m Not Joking, This Mini Clothing Steamer Will Help You Be A Better Adult."

    36. An electric wine opener with a cordless, rechargeable design that uncorks bottles in a jiffy: They'll just have to press the button and 'tis done in only seven seconds. That $7 bottle of vino awaits. One single charge = enough power to open 80 bottles.

    A graphic showing the foil-removing cap, and how the cork is removed

    Promising review: "This is one of the coolest gadgets that I own now. I never knew that opening a corked bottle of wine could be so easy and so entertaining as well. No more old fashioned corkscrews for me! With the press of a button and about seven seconds this awesome automated device pulls the cork right out of the wine bottle. Not to mention, it has a very cool blue light that illuminated the cork as it’s being removed from the bottle. This may be the best $20 I’ve ever spent. Surprisingly this is made very well and the fact that it’s rechargeable really blows my mind. I used to own a similar device that took regular batteries, but I always seemed to be replacing them. With this, you don’t need to buy anything else other than more bottle of wine! If you’re contemplating purchasing one of these and you’ve read my review up until this point, stop reading now and go make the purchase. You won’t be sorry! Cheers!" —SocDiesel

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    37. A wick trimmer because they absolutely bought 103 candles from the annual Bath & Body Works sale — and no judgement, because #same. But did you know that cutting the wick prevents soot and makes for an even burn so that every dollop of wax melts into eucalyptus goodness?! Now you do.

    reviewer using silver candle wick trimmer

    Promising review: "This is amazing! I never knew I needed this until I purchased it! It is perfect for cutting wicks with ease. I always have a problem with my Bath & Body Works candles' wicks being to long and chunking up a bit, but not anymore!!" —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    38. An OXO avocado slicer to pit, split, and slice avocados like there's no tomorrow. I guess you can say that this time-saving tool truly ~guacs~ at making morning avocado toast an absolute breeze.,

    Promising review: "This product is life-changing for avocado eaters. Borrowed my brother's one day and immediately ordered my own. Even if you only eat avocados once a month, this is a must-have. I am totally against single-use products, but this is different! And the piece on this that takes the pit out is amazing." —Emily Stivers

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    39. Reusable twist ties that will help them put all "this charging cord is tangled beyond help" situations to rest. These simple pieces of rubber are an easy (but genius) solution that keep everything from chargers to USB cables in check.

    reviewer photo of yellow tie around white chord

    Promising review: "Does what it says. The greatest thing is, it stays WITH the cord so you won't lose it. That's why I like these over the kinds that do not have the loop part. Hint: you don't HAVE to stretch it over the connector if it doesn't fit. Simply loop it around itself and feed the tie itself through the stretchy part. Feed the power cord, or whatever, through the loop you just made, and then tighten the loop. It will stay just as well." —IMHO

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.97.

    40. An LG stick vacuum because they've reached peak adult which means there can be no greater gift. None. The gunk caked between carpeting threads and the dirt that has accumulated under their kitchen table will be gone, and they'll lovingly think of you whenever they empty the mess-free bin and marvel at the amount of dirt that has made its way into their home.

    BuzzFeed / John Mihaly, LG

    "I've been a Dyson stick vac user for many years now and have been fairly happy with it. I certainly wasn't in the market for a new vacuum, especially one that has a price tag even higher than a Dyson. But LG sent me the CordZero A9 Kompressor Stick Vacuum to test out. Yes, it is more than you'd ever want to spend on such a device. But it does a significantly better job than my Dyson (sorry, James). I was gobsmacked at the amount of dirt the vacuum sucked up from a carpet that had just recently been vacuumed. But here's the best part: there's a 'Kompressor' lever for compressing all that dirt so you can empty the bin without making an even bigger mess than the one you just cleaned up.

    The vac comes with two detachable and rechargeable batteries for up to 120 minutes of cleaning time. There's a charging stand, standard brush attachments, an easy-to-clean filter, and the dang thing has Wi-Fi that uses an app to "check on your vacuum's cleaning history and conduct product diagnostics." Totally forgot my password too! Because of its price, this is certainly not for everyone. But if you want the Mercedes of stick vacs, this is it!" —John Mihaly, BuzzFeed Editor

    Get it from Amazon or LG for $599.

    41. Vinyl record coasters to keep their Ikea furniture protected in style. Music buffs will rejoice at the idea of their coffee mugs being graced by the likes of Pink Floyd, Elton John, and The Beatles.,

    Promising review: "OMG I love these!! Super high quality! This gives my coffee table the extra ZING it needed." —Emily G.

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $14.99.

    42. A Corkcicle glass set to guarantee that their whiskey stays colder than cold: we're talking ice cold. This glass includes a silicone mold to form a perfectly proportioned ice wedge that will keep their drink chilled but *not* watered down.

    the glass with ice and Whiskey inside

    Promising review: "Purchased this as a gift and it was a huge hit. The packaging was really well designed and looked awesome. The product actually works too! It kept my whiskey drinks cold for the whole night without swapping out the cube. Suprisingly, the glass was actually really nice quality as well. The size, shipping speed, and quality were all as advertised." —Loladex

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    43. A pair of wireless sleep headphones for anyone who can't fall asleep in less-than-perfect conditions. This plays a steady ~stream~ of white noise or music of their choice in soft headband form, which means even side sleepers won't have to wake up with sore ears.

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

    Promising review: "I love this headband. The band is comfortable in the head. Super easy to set up and connect to your phone, even on iPhones. The earphone can easily be adjusted and place right by your ears. Charging port is located on the rear end of the headband but you wouldn't even feel it existing. The sound quality is good. And the controls are very satisfying to press. I'm in with love this headband!" —Nico

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    44. A six-quart Instant Pot pressure cooker capable of turning meal prep into something that is *le gasp* not difficult. This handy thing can make everything from golden lentil soup and mac 'n' cheese to chocolate lava cake and French toast. (Look at them! Turning into Betty Crocker!)

    the silver and black Instant Pot

    This Instant Pot is basically seven kitchen tools in one! It can be used as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, cake maker, and warmer! It can also sauté, because #fancy.

    Promising review: "This is quite possibly the coolest, most versatile kitchen gadget I’ve ever owned. I love it so much that I’ve purchased two more for friends and relatives. What can it do? I think the real question is 'What can’t it do?' I truly believe you could replace every cooking appliance (including your oven and stove top) and do EVERYTHING in the Instant Pot. I purchased two sizes for my own use: the 3-quart (which is my almost-every-day workhorse for two person dishes) and the 8-quart (which I bring out to handle my dinner party dishes). Everything I’ve tried has been fabulous. In the realm of kitchen appliances, there is no better investment than the Instant Pot." —Stereoman

    Get it from Amazon for $79 (originally $99.95).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of the Instant Pot!

    45. A balance ball chair to (surprise) improve their balance, engage their core, and prevent them from slouching over their laptop. This feels lovely on the tush but also prevents back pain — if this balance ball chair were an exam, it'd receive a perfect grade of A+.

    Reviewer pic of a green balance ball with a black holder in front of a desk

    Promising review: "I work from home and sitting too long in my ergonomic desk chair would make my back and hips ache. When I would use my standing desk adjuster and work from a standing position, it would be great for a while, but my knees would ache. When I ordered this, it comes with the small ball, I didn’t think I would be able to use it. However, all I had to do was lift the small ball off the base and put a large stability ball on the chair. I use it every day. It keeps my back and hips from aching. Very happy with this!" —Michelle K Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $64.96+ (available in eight colors).

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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