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    29 Last-Minute Gifts From Amazon That'll Seem More Thoughtful Than They Are

    "I would never forget your birthday!" —me, after forgetting a birthday.

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    1. An assortment of sheet masks perfect for at-home spa days. We're talking lime, pomegranate, tea tree, aloe, cucumber, rose, and acai ones.

    This is a perfect gift for: The friend who walks the skincare aisles of Sephora as if it were heaven itself.

    Promising review: "This pack is amazing! I use one every other night, and it really helps make my skin glow and shrinks my pores. Put one of these on in bed while you watch a movie, and you'll see your redness vanish!" —Gypsy Mountain

    Price: $18.90 (for a pack of 15)

    2. A game of Cards Against Humanity that guarantees hours and hours of maybe-not-child-appropriate fun. "A party game for horrible people" is accurate.

    This is a perfect gift for: The hostess with the mostess who constantly has people over. This game guarantees hours of fun. Seriously.

    Promising Review: "I'm pretty sure that owning this game is the only reason I get invited to parties these days. Worth it." —Shads

    Price: $25

    3. Polite wood coasters your guests will feel intimidated by, but you know what? It's effective. No more stained coffee tables in YOUR home.

    This a perfect gift for: The new apartment-renter who paid a lot for that Ikea table, thank you very much.

    Promising review: "What can I say? These are BRILLIANT! They're really sturdy and work well." —Jay Tay Kuzara

    Price: $12.99 (for a set of four)

    4. Non-stick silicone baking mats that get rid of the need for oil and cooking sprays. Give a gargantuan GOODBYE to ruined cookie sheets, folks.

    This is a perfect gift for: The aspiring baker who has yet to make a chocolate chip cookie without burning it.

    Promising review: "I love these mats because they keep my cookie sheets in perfect condition. They cook evenly, clean up easily in the sink, and they're a great value for the price!" —Shawn

    Price: $9.62 (for a pack of two)

    5. Every Person in New York — a book filled with illustrations that depict (surprise!) New Yorkers in every New York environment. Eating fast food, hanging out on the subway, admiring artwork at the MoMA, etc.

    This is a perfect gift for: Someone moving to New York City or currently living in New York City.

    Promising review: "Yo, this book is straight-up inspiration. So powerful and so moving! Looking at people and observing is key to any creative process. This book is a beautiful thing because it is a pure celebration of that basic human thing — looking at people." —T. Selby

    Price: $16.95

    6. A lip balm formulated with beeswax, green tea leaf extract, shea butter, and cocoa seed butter to provide intense, long-lasting moisture to even the most chapped of pouts.

    This is a perfect gift for: That friend who constantly complains about how chapped their lips are. TBH? They're probably using lip balms that are more drying than they realize.

    Promising review: "This is genuinely the best lip balm I’ve ever tried. I’ve had severely dry, cracked lips since I was a teenager, and basically everything I’ve tried in the past has failed me on one level or another. I’ve been using these Jack Black balms for the past six months or so, and my lips have looked soooo much better. I used to have cracks, and the layer of skin would constantly peel away. I had light scarring and discoloration due to years of dryness and peeling, but not anymore! This even kept my lips protected during a very cold winter in the Midwest. I have six of these floating around my house/purse/work backpack. And I don’t ever see myself using another lip product." —Cara

    Price: $7.50 (available in five flavors)

    7. A Bob Ross heat-changing mug that — when you pour hot coffee (or tea) inside — changes to reveal a beautiful painting. A happy accident, if you will.

    Just an FYI that this mug is NOT dishwasher-safe. Be sure to hand wash it!

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone with a weird sense of humor AKA my entire friend group.

    Promising review: "My brother bought this for me for my birthday. It's Bob Ross, and the painting fills in with the hot water! What's not to love?" —Renea McKenzie

    Price: $15.95

    8. A luxurious French artisanal soap available in 41 different scents — just imagine everything from lavender and lemongrass to rosemary mint and coconut.

    Psst, this soap is infused with shea butter to soften and moisturize your skin.

    This is a perfect gift for: The daydreamer who has yet to see the Eiffel Tower in person BUT FULLY INTENDS ON DOING SO EVENTUALLY.

    Promising review: "This is French soap at its best. It leaves my skin soft and moisturized, the bar lasts way longer than I thought it would, and the scent is great! You really have to try it to believe it — it's worth every cent." —HelloKitty

    Price: $7.50+ (available in 41 scents)

    9. A citrus juicer to take brunch to the next level. Hello, mimosas mixed with FRESH-SQUEEZED OJ. Plus, this thing has a three-year warranty — yahoo!

    So, how does this work? WELL! Just hold your freshly-cut fruit of choice — which doesn't have to be an orange, you can use this on grapefruits, limes, etc.! — on top of the juicer, press the fruit down on the top spinner, and you'll have fresh-squeezed juice in a matter of seconds. This juicer also has pulp-control settings (high, medium, and low) to give you as much or as little pulp as you want.

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone who spends about half of their weekly paycheck on unlimited mimosas at brunch.

    Promising review: "This is a great unit that is available in several different colors to accommodate most any décor, plus it boasts a three year warranty in the owner’s manual. I recommend this to anyone looking to upgrade to an electric juicer!" —B.

    Price: $22.49 (available in three colors)

    10. A lipstick-sized portable charger because a dying phone in 2018 means a very, very bad day. No Google Maps? How would I survive?

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone with a phone that is constantly about to die.

    Promising review: "I've been using this charger for a while now on road trips and music festivals, and it works absolutely great. I'm able to get at least one full charge of my iPhone out of it and usually more (depending on how much I'm using my phone at the time). Plus, it's small and I can usually find somewhere to keep it safe while I'm carrying it around." —Joey L.

    Price: $19.99

    11. Playing cards featuring gorgeous HP-inspired illustrations. The Sorting Hat! Hedwig! The Triwizard Cup! Scabbers! The bewitching list goes on and on.,

    ...or do I say that the playing card features Peter?

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone who has ever cancelled plans due to an ABC Family Harry Potter marathon weekend. #RIPABCFamily

    Promising review: "This is such a great card set! There is a different Potter item on each card, but the cards are clear enough to use while playing conventional card games. I purchased two sets: one to play with, and the other to keep sealed as a collectible set." —Michelle

    Price: $6.98

    12. Turquoise earrings designed to add a pop of color to your earlobes. They scream, "It's okay to wear all black..."

    "...just wear me if you want to not look like a sad raincloud all day." —these earrings, talking to me.

    These are a perfect gift for: Pretty much anyone who enjoys a good accessory.

    Promising review: "These earrings are gorgeous, well-made, and sturdy. They don't feel heavy on my ears at all!" —Loree Holmes

    Price: $7.99+ (available in seven colors)

    13. An all-in-one tool that'll split, pit, and slice your avocado to perfection. Instagram toast has never been so hassle-free.

    This is a perfect gift for: The cousin who insists on 'gramming their avocado toast every single day. Do they have a life outside of brunch? You'll never know.

    Promising review: "Do you eat avocados every day like I do? Do you eat avocados a few times a week? A month?! If it's any of those options, you NEED this. When I first excitedly told my friend I bought a slicer tool specifically designed for avocados, she scoffed at me. But I kid you not, it is literally the best thing. I LOVE tools that are designed to make prep work enjoyable. I love avocados but did not love that I needed a knife, then a spoon, to cut and scoop out the insides. But this slicer has an attractive green color and is easy to grip and clean. I love that while the knife end can easily slice through any avocado skin, it will not cut mine! Removing the pit is soooo much easier now." —Vivian

    Price: $9.89

    14. Mug shot glasses so clever, it's practically a crime. Boom boom chh.

    These ~bad boys~ are dishwasher-safe and come in a too-cute box that doesn't even need to be wrapped.

    This is a perfect gift for: The pun connoisseur who makes terrible jokes that no one laughs at. Which, me.

    Price: $16.95 (for a pack of six)

    15. A make-your-own-wine kit that lets you make a gallon of your very own wine (duh). Who needs the vineyards of Italy, am I right?

    You can choose between making your own merlot, chardonnay, pinot grigio, and cabernet sauvignon. So what does this kit come with? I'm so glad you asked! It comes with a funnel, a one gallon fermentor, yeast additives, vineyard pressed juice, an airlock, a racking cane, a rubber stopper, transfer tubing, and five ZORK closures. Plus, a how-to guide, of course!

    The process itself is super simple: just mix the juice and yeast, let it ferment for two weeks, then add the clarifiers. Next step? Bottle it up and drink! Your very own wine in just four weeks!

    This is a perfect gift for: The wine lover who dreams of owning a vineyard in Napa one day.

    Price: $58.99 (available in four flavors)

    16. A book filled with 12 fold-and-mail letters you can save and open on special occasions. Anniversaries, for example.

    Okay, who said that love letters were dead?

    This is a perfect gift for: Any sappy, hopeless romantic who reads a ton of Nicholas Sparks.

    Promising review: "This is so much fun and such a thoughtful idea. I was so excited about this book that I wrote all the letters out in one day!" —MTS

    Price: $12.31

    17. Corn holders guaranteed to have been much more suitable as hot dog holders, but whatever. Just my opinion.

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone currently running an Instagram account for their beloved dachshund pup.

    Promising review: "Maybe we're biased because we own a mini Dachshund, but these things are cute as can be! They were nicely packaged, arrived when promised, and feel like they'll last a long time! This is such a cute stocking stuffer idea." —MOD, Wisconsin

    Price: $4.38

    18. A multipurpose cleaning vinegar that doesn't SMELL like vinegar. It does, however, smell like lavender, eucalyptus, lime mint, or mandarin.

    I personally use (and love) this cleaner because it's not packed with a bunch of harsh chemicals I can't pronounce — those harsh cleaners tend to give me headaches because they smell so damn strong! But this stuff leaves such a subtle scent, I almost don't notice it at all.

    This is a perfect gift for: The logical, clean person who prefers a gift that they will use every darn day. Hey, these kind of people exist.

    Promising review: "This stuff is great! I have a kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, and this cleaner works on all of it! It does a very nice job on our gas range, too — and that thing's always a mess. There *is* a bit of a vinegar odor at first, but it fades pretty quickly and leaves behind the lime/mint smell. Will definitely be ordering more!" —Cherie Priest

    Price: $7.99 (available in four scents)

    19. Adorable mop slippers to clean up dust and minor spills as you walk. Can you IMAGINE? Cleaning while walking to get a snack from the fridge? This is a lazy person's dream.,

    Feel free to throw these in the wash when they get super dirty. They'll come out looking fresh and brand new!

    This is a perfect gift for: People who absolutely hate to clean. OR for people who have children.

    Promising review: "I buy mopping slippers. Yup, that's right. This isn't my first pair. So why do I like mopping slippers? I have a two-year-old and these are great for mopping up little splashes and drops of water from doing dishes. No paper towels wasted and it's immediate! Plus, these are cute." —G. Kim

    Price: $11.99+ (available in sizes 4-10 and 15 colors)

    20. A passport holder with slots to store credit cards, your ID, gift cards, used gift cards from 2008 that you can't bear to throw out yet, etc.

    This passport holder also comes with slots to hold your essentials, like an ID, credit cards, cash, etc.

    This is a perfect gift for: The cool aunt who has a trust fund and no job because all she does is travel.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous! This is a great quality passport holder for the price, and it has a nice, cushioned feel to it. Plus, the slots inside also let you take an ID, credit cards, and cash. I highly recommend!" —Marianne

    Price: $7.99 (available in 32 colors)

    21. An art print featuring a gorgeous blue octopus. This gorgeous thing is made from an upcycled vintage dictionary.

    This is a perfect gift for: Bibliophiles who refuse to buy a Kindle.

    Promising review: "This is amazing! The color is so vibrant and beautiful, and I am super happy with this purchase. It's well worth the money!" —Laci Bridger

    Get it from Vintage Book Art Co. on Amazon Handmade for $12.99.

    22. A tri-fold magnified makeup mirror that comes with four different light settings: day, office, evening, and home.

    Each light setting emits a different light that lets you tailor your makeup ~lewk~ to fit different scenarios, squashing all your “I have terrible lighting in my room” complaints. Plus, you can alter the magnification on the mirror to get up close and personal with every blemish on your face. While this sounds dreadful, it really does help to put on concealer when you can actually see what you’re trying to conceal (and then blending that concealer out — that way it doesn’t look like there are random blotches of pale orange on your face). Also, this thing is great for when you’re trying to tweeze your eyebrows: It helps you see every one of the little suckers you’re trying to pluck out.

    This is a perfect gift for: The beauty guru who is thinking of starting her own Youtube channel.

    Price: $33.91

    23. A gorgeously illustrated book filled with a hundred women who changed history. This includes Cleopatra, Empress Wu Zetian, Madam C.J. Walker, and many more!

    This is a perfect gift for: The ~bad girl~ in your life.

    Promising review: "This book is full of beautiful artwork featuring 100 rule-breaking, precedent-setting women. This delightful volume is not only the perfect coffee table accent (all the pretty pictures!),but it's a brilliant and inspiring read. The depictions are stunning, and the write-ups that accompany each illustration are jammed with useful tidbits of information. Who knew a history lesson could be so much fun?" —Eileen Chai

    Price: $16.46

    24. A durable and nonstick brownie pan that adds delicious, chewy corners to every brownie you bake. Excuse me while I salivate over the masterpiece below.

    Plus, the nonstick coating (and the included spatula) guarantees that no crumbs will be left behind on your pan.

    This is a perfect gift for: Anyone who associates the phrase "brand loyalty" with a delicious homemade brownie.

    Promising review:"These are the best brownies I have ever cannot stop eating them. I saw this pan on SharkTank and had to try it. I know it's on the expensive, but it is the only brownie pan you will ever have to buy! I love it!" —globalgamble

    Price: $35.95 (originally $39.95)

    25. A ceramic teapot adorned with gorgeous cherry blossoms that absolutely demands to be on display in a tea-loving kitchen.

    Psst, this little teapot makes tea for two.

    This is a perfect gift for: The crazy souls who prefer tea to coffee. I will never understand.

    Promising review: "This thing is so awesome! I love tea, and this makes having a teapot at work so easy. The construction feels sturdy, the painted design is very pretty, and it's easy to clean." —Iris

    Price: $30

    26. OR! A stovetop moka espresso maker that delivers a cup of deliciousness in ~5 minutes. This is proof that heaven is a place on earth.

    Plus, this was made in Italy AKA it has to be amazing.

    This a perfect gift for: Anyone with coffee running through their veins.

    Promising review: "Never have I ever had a better cup of coffee or espresso! We put the max amount of water and coffee grounds and, it's not as strong as espresso, but it's much stronger than coffee. Whatever it is, it is the best I have ever had, hands down. Plus, this thing is easy to clean." —Brian

    Price: $19.99+ (available in five sizes and seven colors)

    27. A scratch-off poster that gets rid of all "what movie should we watch tonight?" bickering. This provides the ultimate list of must-see, bucket list films.

    This is tae perfect gift for: The person who goes to see allllll the indie film movies that come out.

    Price: $14.99 (available in three styles)

    28. A coloring book to commemorate the royal wedding that you 10000% woke up early to watch. You would have given your pinky toe to have been at Windsor Castle that day. Don't lie.

    This is a perfect gift for: The friend who woke up at an ungodly hour just to watch the two royal lovebirds above get married.

    Promising review: "I love that these pages are perforated and printed on one side of the page. I also love each of the images! They all look easy to color, but are still intricate. What a fun way to commemorate the royal wedding!" —Andrea Cooper

    Price: $3.99

    29. A splurge-worthy, cruelty-free moisturizing set you will definitely go coco-NUTs for: coconut sheer oil, coconut balm, coconut melt, and coconut body glow. Like I said, coco-NUTS.

    Makeup remover, body moisturizer, face moisturizer, lip balm, conditioning hair mask, shaving oil, massage oil, and belly balm rolled into four high-quality products!

    This is a perfect gift for: The person who is constantly on-the-go and traveling. OR! They just like to try out new products.

    Promising review: "I love Kopari products, so this was the perfect set to try! The coconut melt is my favorite and I would buy a tub-sized version of it, if possible. I have tried every body lotion available, from inexpensive to very expensive, and this my favorite! Plus, the body glow gives my skin a nice glow without getting on my clothes." —Beverly C.

    Price: $38

    Me, presenting my BFF with the gift I got her from the list above:

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