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    35 Last-Minute Gifts From Amazon That Might Seem More Thoughtful Than They Are

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    1. A Groot pot so adorable, you'll want it RIGHT NOW — even if you're not a Guardians of the Galaxy fan. This is perfect for storing succulents (it's designed with a drainage hole and all) or any of your other knick knacks that need a home. I'm looking at you, pens.


    Promising review: "I am madly in love with this planter. It's perfect! I recently bought a bunch of two inch baby succulents and the little plastic pot it came in dropped right in! No need to re-plant. How adorable is this?!" —D. Shaffer

    Price: $5.42

    2. A Torani pumpkin pie sauce because PSL season is fantastic, but fleeting (and requires leaving the house). Top off your morning cup of caffeine with this delicious treat... and not just for one season, but all year long.

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    Promising review: "Nailed it! This is the perfect syrup (yeah, I know it's technically called a sauce) for making pumpkin spice lattes. Look no further. This is what you need. After trying another brand's syrup and being terribly disappointed, I decided to try this based on reviews...and BAM! This is the one! Tastes similar to what coffeehouses use to make their pumpkin spice lattes, which is exactly what I've been looking for. Love it!" —Tara Jacobs

    Price: $10

    3. A Tony Moly ~mini house~ packed with five sheet masks that are perfect for gifting (to loved ones or to yourself). These inexpensive babies contain a generous helping collagen extract to give complexions around the world a boost of hydration, elasticity, and glow.

    Promising review: "Buy it now, thank me later. This is perfect for after you exfoliate and adds a significant glow the day after using it. Also super saturated with serum, so just apply the leftover product for an extra boost!" —Olivia

    Price: $8 (for a pack of five)

    4. A high-waisted satin midi available in the only pattern that everyone's eyes have had the pleasure of seeing this past month: LEOPARD. I truly don't care if everyone and their mother owns something similar to the below. I love it. They'll love it. We all love it.,

    Promising review: "Beautiful skirt! Looks just like the picture, fits like a dream, and is nearly identical to a certain three-figure version. You won’t be disappointed with this purchase!" —c_lee

    Price: $23.99 (available in sizes S-XL)

    5. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, a book of poetry that chronicles love in all forms: from the very worst to the very best. Prepare to highlight your favorite passages and re-read them about, oh, a hundred million times.


    Promising review: "A beautiful read for hurting souls. Rupi Kaur writes from the heart about all things women go through; love, heartache, healing. It's amazing. I can read them over and over." —Sara

    Price: $10.29

    6. A Kikkerland night light in the shape of PIZZA. Need I say any more? Or does the warm, glowing light shown by that hunk of faux cheese and sauce pictured below do the product enough justice?,

    Promising review: "The subtle, sexy glow that this pizza nightlight shines transcends space and time. Sure, it might make me hungry everytime I go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, but I find the pros to significantly outweigh the con." —SqueegyBuckenheim

    Price: $7.53 (available in seven designs)

    7. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey they'll never want to leave home without! This all-natural honey, chili pepper, and vinegar mixture add the perfect touch of spicy and sweet to any meal. Thought pizza was already perfect? Add some of this on a slice and prepare for your taste buds to explode.


    This paleo-friendly, gluten-free condiment is truly the cherry on top of any meal.

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this! My entire family (with the exception of my husband, who doesn't like spice) reaches for this bottle of Mike's many times a week. We've tried it on biscuits, cornbread, fried chicken, bacon (AMAZING), and more. Mike's offers just the right kick of heat to balance the delicious sweetness of the honey. I plan on keeping this in my pantry." —MichiganTraveler

    Price: $8.06

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review on Mike's Hot Honey.

    8. A palm reader stand for a touch of gorgeous decor and useful organization on your desk. Use this pretty little thing to store all of your favorite jewelry pieces (and prevent them from getting lost and/or tangled in that very cluttered junk drawer of yours)., Amazon

    Promising review: "It’s almost the size of my actual hand and holds a lot of rings. I'm really into divination, so it’s a nice touch to my room! It's also very durable...I accidentally knocked it off my shelf and onto my floor and it lived. I wouldn’t throw it across the room or anything but it survived a fall onto an area rug." —Julian

    Price: $14.99

    9. A mint- or vanilla-scented bath bomb that acts as an aquatic sorting hat. That's right! They'll just drop this into their tub to find out which house they belong in: blue for Ravenclaw, red for Gryffindor, green for Slytherin, yellow for Hufflepuff.


    This bath bomb is made with a mixture of epsom salt, coconut oil, and essential oils to soften your skin as you soak.

    Promising review: "This was a great bath bomb! I loved the surprise of finding out what house I had been sorted into (Ravenclaw) The bath bomb had a pleasant smell and made my skin nice and soft, too. I’ll be buying these again to give to friends for gifts." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $9.95

    10. A travel planner for the ~constantly traveling~ friend with a severe case of wanderlust and an Instagram account that is THE envy of your entire friend group. This little books is particularly awesome because it has designated pages for things to do, places to go, places to eat, budget, and transportation.


    You can even jot down some Dear Diary notes in lined pages meant for all your travel thoughts.

    Promising review: "My wife loves this planner! It's lovely, comprehensive, and (most importantly) compact. With the complicated game of packing tetris involved in international travel, this is a huge plus. It's also made planning our trip much more fun and enjoyable." —Kris Steele

    Price: $13.95

    11. A Jack and Sally ceramic shaker set you may not want to purchase. It's rumored to be an absolute nightmare, especially before Christmas.


    Promising review: "These are super cute! If you are a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas, you NEED these! They are great as salt and pepper shakers, but also make great decor if you’d rather not fill them. They are sturdy, came well wrapped and protected, detailed, and functional. We love them!" —Cherry B

    Price: $19.99

    12. A sushi sock set that doesn't even need to be wrapped because the packaging itself is too pure for this WORLD. If you've got a friend who orders sushi an alarming amount of times via Grubhub, I present to you the absolute perfect gift., Amazon

    Promising review: "These socks were SO cute! The packaging was amazing and they really look like sushi. They were a gift for a friend and were a huge hit! She loved them!" —Candace R Harrison

    Price: $28.99 (for a pack of five)

    13. A microwave- and dishwasher-safe ceramic mug designed with a *muahahaha* evil surprise at the bottom. Is their coffee laced with poison? Probably not! The skull at the bottom is sure to have them wondering, though.

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    Promising review: "This is quite a nice size mug with a lovely black finish on the outside. Best of all, the skull reveals itself as you drink down your coffee. Very fun! And very good quality." —Kimberly A. Mitchell

    Price: $14.99 (available in four designs)

    14. A Dash mini waffle maker so adorable, it *may* inspire them to replace that morning cereal bar with an actual sit-down breakfast. Anything edible in the shape of a pumpkin = a very happy human.


    This waffle maker heats up super quickly, is designed with non-stick pans, and is fairly no-frills: just plug it in, pour some batter, and wait for the light to turn green. Your waffles are now ready!

    Plus, this comes with a neat little recipe book packed with recipes for hash browns, paninis, biscuit pizzas — basically a bunch of recipes that can be done using just this little waffle maker.

    Promising review: "This thing is incredible. I just mix up a batch of waffle batter and keep it in the fridge and in the morning, I plug this in while pouring my coffee. It reaches temp in about a minute, and then I'll pour in the batter and about the waffle is done about another minute later." —Seanster

    Price: $9.99 (available in 10 colors and designs)

    15. A cotton linen pillowcase for anyone who has several shows they'd like to *eventually* watch, but are way too preoccupied with re-bingeing The Office for the 90th time to bother actually beginning a new series.

    Promising review: "Bought this for a friend as a gift when she got her puppy. She loves The Office and named her dog Dwight after it! The pillow case was perfect and exactly as described." —MJH

    Price: $8.99

    16. An oversized cowl neck pullover so buttery soft and cozy, they'll probably be wearing it from now until next spring (when overbearing humidity will force you to finally give it a break).


    Promising review: "I cannot believe how comfortable this sweater is! It seems so lightweight and incredibly soft. I just got it in the mail so I don't know how it will wear, but I can't wait to wear this on the first cold day of fall! It's so soft that I'm going to have to get it in all the different colors!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $32.95 (available in sizes S/M-M/L and in two colors)

    17. A vegan and cruelty-free Eve Hansen facial oil that not only *looks* extremely luxe, but *is* extremely luxe. This formula is packed with quality rosehip seed extracts, rosemary oil, vitamin e oil, and vitamin a oil to deliver hydration, banish redness, and help combat acne and dark spots. / Via @evehansenbeauty

    Promising review: "I'm a skincare fanatic, and I was introduced to rosehip oil by my daughter who brought some back from Paris to me as a gift. After finishing the entire bottle, I tried to replace it but couldn't find the brand anywhere in the states. I finally let go of trying to replace the oil and decided to experiment with other rose oils, but didn't like the results: They were either too oily, smelled funny, or just didn't give me the desired results. I saw the Eve Hansen brand on Amazon and decided to give it a try. It was even considerably cheaper than the other brands that I had tried previously! After washing my face, I apply the rosehip oil before applying my facial moisturizer and I really love the results. My skin feels softer, smoother, and has a healthy glow." —Leslie

    Price: $24.99

    18. A cheese slice holder for the friend that a) appreciates quirky gifts, and b) loves cheese. This BPA-free holder can house up to 24 slices of queso and keeps half-eaten slices (a travesty) fresh for a longer period of time.

    Promising review: "I can't believe I'm actually coming on to Amazon to review a plastic box...yet, here I am. Our French Bulldog loves American cheese, both as a treat and as a way to deliver his pills. But because he's so small, we rarely give him more than half a slice at a single time. Every time we wrapped up partial slices and popped them back in the 'fridge, the edges would get hard within hours. We bought this box which, as a bonus, fits nicely into the dairy section of our fridge door - and ever since, partial slices stay nice and fresh while wrapped simply back in their wrapper and placed in the box. The silly little cow face also makes it easier to get a grip on the lid to open and close the box." —AC

    Price: $6.79

    19. A Corkcicle four-in-one tool that acts as a chiller, aerator, pourer, and stopper for their favorite bottle of wine. This nifty device works OT to keep ~vino~ fresh for a longer period of time, cools down room-temperature reds, and keeps white bottles cold. Congrats! That $7 bottle now tastes like it costs $98.


    Promising review: "If you know anyone who drinks white wine, this is an EXCELLENT hostess gift instead of the usual bottle of wine. I've given so many away and they are universally raved about. I love mine, too!" —DaisyH

    Price: $24.95

    20. A Fujifilm printer that connects with your smartphone, meaning they'll be able to instantly print out all the photos that have been gracing their Instagram account — all with the push of an app.

    This printer comes equipped with a rechargeable battery and USB charging cable.

    Promising review: "Do you love the look of Polaroids but suck at taking pictures on the instax cameras?? Well you're in luck! This printer minimizes the money you waste on blurry or overexposed photos because you know exactly what you're printing. Setup for the printer and app are really easy, and I love the customizable features it provides on your polaroids (like collages!!!!). This is the cutest way to decorate a dorm or apartment, save precious memories, scrapbook, and much more. I also love the size of the printer and the design. It looks very chic and sleek, and the gold or silver is a classic touch. I did find that you need to adjust your picture brightness to a few notches darker when printing because the photos do come out a little overexposed, but once you get the hang of it it isn't a problem. I love using this to print out vacation photos for my journal and scrapbooks!" —AdoraMeow

    Price: $81.90

    21. A scratch-off bucket list featuring100 must-read books ranging from Lolita and Frankenstein to Bridget Jones' Diary and The Help. Give this to a bibliophile, prepare for tears of happiness.


    Promising review: "This is a great gift! I got this for my mom who is a book worm. She has told all of her friends about it and already asked around to borrow the books she hasn’t read, that way she can scratch them off! A fun way to encourage the classics." —Alexander D Campbell

    Price: $14.99

    22. A coloring and activity book packed with ~boss babes~ like Tina Fey, JK Rowling, Serena Williams, Malala, and Beyonce. Prepare to be soothed by the coloring but inspired by the absolute icons lining these pages.

    Promising review: "YASSS. Absolutely love this. Cute compact size but thick with pages full of cute, quirky drawings and activities. It includes tons of brilliant lady icons! I sent these to my girlfriends for Galentine's Day and they loooved it." —MegLama

    Price: $7.98

    23. An Aesthetica contouring kit here to take their hand and lead them into the path of chiseled cheekbones. This vegan, cruelty-free, and hypoallergenic palette includes a handy how-to guide (pictures and charts included!) that helps this makeup technique seem 10000000x less intimidating.


    The makeup itself is super creamy and buildable, meaning mistakes can be easily fixed or blended out.

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with my kit. I have not bought a professional contouring kit before and was nervous about buying this one, but the product is easy to put on and it stays on all day. The kit also comes with a how to guide that helped me know where to place the contour and highlight specifically for my face shape. Also super easy to blend in!" —steph

    Price: $28.99

    24. Miracle-Gro food spikes they'll appreciate if they love plants, but a) weren't blessed with the advantage of a green thumb, and b) laziness is one of their defining features. These slowly release micronutrients into soil for up to two months, thus allowing your indoor plants to thrive.

    Promising review: "I swear by these plant food spikes!!! The package says they are for indoor plants, but I actually use them for all of my outdoor plants, especially my herbs. I first tried these after planting some basil and other herbs that seemed to be taking an eternity to grow. I went to a local home improvement store and searched the garden center for plant food, but many of them were priced much higher than I was willing to spend until I found these spikes. I figured I'd give them a try since they were so inexpensive and wow! Within just a few days, my plants had grown more than double what they had grown in the previous several weeks. One of my friends (who also enjoys gardening) came over to my house and was in awe of how big and healthy all of my herbs were. When I told her about these spikes, she went straight from my house to purchase some and had the exact same growth results." —GatorDO17

    Price: $6.77 (for a pack of 46)

    25. A Lucky Feather charm necklace bound to become your best friend's new favorite accessory. What will they officially love more than you? This necklace. / Via @theluckyfeather

    Price: $21.98

    26. A Takeya cold brew maker with an airtight lid and stainless steel filter that will keep their coffee fresh for up to two weeks. "No more having to wake up extra early to stop for cold brew at that expensive coffee shop," they'll say to their reflection in the mirror, heart jittering as they sip their 15th cup of cold brew for the day.

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    Just add up to six tablespoons of your go-to coffee beans into the filter, fill it with water, and leave it in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Then, remove the filter from the pitcher and — BAM — you've got some delicious coffee.

    Promising review: "This was my first cold brewing experience, but this product made it easy! Just put your coffee in the filter, fill it with water, and forget it in the fridge for a day! Plus, I love that everything comes apart easily and can be put in the dishwasher." —shackelforrd

    Price: $18.99

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review on this Takeya cold brew maker.

    27. Computer glasses that take away the headache of staring at a laptop screen all day. Literally! These block all that pesky blue light seeping in from a monitor, the culprit behind those mid-afternoon headaches made worse by non-stop Excel sheets and "per my last email" responses. For friends who are constantly typing away, this is the most useful gift to give.

    Promising review: "I work in front of a screen all day and had recently been getting headaches due to blue light exposure. You can clearly see the change of color when you put these on, and they've made a world of difference for me. Plus, you can't beat the price!" —kwatson

    Price: $14.93+ (available in 11 colors)

    28. A set of Rifle Paper Co. cardboard coasters featuring gorgeous illustrations inspired by four cities: New York, London, Tokyo, and Paris. It's your travel bucket list immortalized in table protecting form.


    Promising review: "Awesome, just like every other Rifle Company item I have bought (and I've bought a lot)! I got these this summer and I put two on my desk at work right away. It has been two months and I finally replaced one this week, but the second still looks perfect even with ice water condensation getting on it." —Charles

    Price: $16 (for a pack of eight)

    29. Moisturizing socks enriched with aloe vera and botanical oils, which will be slowly released to moisturized even the roughest of feet. Wear these for about 20 minutes up to three times per week (they're machine-washable) and prepare to marvel at the state of your hydrated hooves.

    Promising review: "I have been having trouble with badly cracked heels and I have tried vaseline in my socks overnight, but I would get hot and end up taking them off. These provided great breathability all night and in the morning, my cracked heels already looked a million times better. If you are looking for a product that softens your heels and starts working away at those dry, cracked areas immediately, I would recommend these." —Victor Farrell

    Price: $12.99+ (available in three sizes)

    30. A Pre de Provence hand soap inspired by painter Edgar Degas (hence the ballerina packaging). The soap itself uses a blend of shea Butter, coconut butter, and argan oil to both cleanse *and* hydrate while invigorating your senses with hints of floral and cinnamon.

    Price: $7.64 (available in four styles)

    31. A vanity tray that will house all of their perfume bottles, pretty lipstick tubes, facial serums, and etcetera! This luxe gift has the ability to transform any bathroom into a spa-like oasis that looks as if it's frequented by very wealthy people.


    Promising review: "Purchased two of these trays to organize our extensive fragrance collection. They were perfect! The trays are sturdy, hold a lot of perfume, and look gorgeous on our bookcase. Would definitely recommend." —E. G.

    Price: $29.99

    32. A hand-poured Homesick candle perfect for people who are, yes, homesick. This will allow your new abode to smell exactly like your home state! Mmm, New York garbage. / Via @homesick

    These have a burn time of up to 80 hours, and each state has it's own unique scent. For example, New Hampshire smells like apple cider with hints of cinnamon, clove, and vanilla.

    Price: $29.95 (available in all 50 states)

    33. A Mason Jar measuring cup set for the Betty Crocker-esque person who considers their ideal Friday night to be one filled with baking. I am not that person, but props to whoever is!


    Promising review: "Love these measuring cups! They're functional and decorative. I don’t usually put things on my counters, but I love the pop of color it brings to the kitchen." —arlene j watson

    Price: $15.99

    34. Enamel pins featuring le QUEEN, Frida Kahlo. Their faded denim and canvas backpacks aren't even ready for the sheer art that's about to him 'em.


    Promising review: "I gifted these to a friend and they were fantastic quality. They came exactly as pictured and were a reasonable pin size. Plan to gift these again! The packaging was also simple and neat." —Jaz Massa

    Price: $15.99

    35. A cupholder caddy to give their wine a place to rest whilst bathing. Just picture it! A fizzy bath bomb, perhaps a good book, and your favorite glass of red loyally by your side.


    Promising review: "Holds all my drinks like a boss! I put this in my shower in March '16 and it has yet to fail me! I've used it with wine glasses, bottles, and cans... it really is great and affordable." —Lauren

    Price: $13.95

    Me at your birthday party, feeling particularly grateful for Amazon Prime:

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