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    24 Gifts That Absolutely No One Needs (But They'll Love Anyway)

    The best gifts are things you don't need.


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    1. A pack of beard ornaments for a Christmas tree on the go.

    Promising review: "Just what I was looking for! No these aren't high-end glass ornaments. But come on, you're gonna use them once? Twice? And the price! This Christmas, my beard will be extra festive (the past two I've done glitter...too messy!) These are perfect." —N. Sands

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $11.99.

    2. An iridescent backpack to make them the flashiest kid at school.

    Promising review: "This is super cute! It's a little smaller than your average Jansport but you're able to fit normal sized notebooks and folders in just fine. I love all the secret pockets on the inside; it's a very nice touch." —Marisya

    Get it from Amazon for $32.69.

    3. A rubber chicken purse that's really clucking amazing.,

    Promising review: "This is great for some grins and giggles — 'wait! I'll get that out of my Hen Bag' — this bag is a scream. Very durable, giant funny zipper, well-adhered red handles. What a great gift." —M. Heiss

    Get it from Amazon for $26.94.

    4. An eggcellent cat mold to make breakfast a purrfectly delicious affair.

    Promising review: "I had fun making breakfast with this earlier. Easy to use and when I followed the instructions provided, it came out perfectly!" —Carleyn

    Get it from Amazon for $8.01 (available in five shapes).

    5. A pawsome teapot for the tea-loving cat person in your life.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $58.

    6. A rosé gummy bear cocktail kit for jet-setters with a sweet tooth.

    It comes with elderflower syrup, rosé gummy bears, a bar spoon, a jigger, a linen napkin, and a recipe card, all contained in a classy metal tin. All they need is some booze.

    Get it from Sugarfina for $24.

    7. A set of macarons filled with glorious slime.

    They even come in a cute little pastry box.

    Promising review: "These macarons filled with slime were a perfect present for my three children. I even honestly like playing with them myself. They come in a cute box, so it doesn't even need to be wrapped." —Goodson

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $19.99.

    8. A deck of jumbo cards for a truly novel game of Go Fish.

    Promising review: "We just love these!! The kids thought they were so cool!! We love them for family game nights!" —Nicole Alicea

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97+ (available in three sizes).

    9. A Peanuts gummy maker so they can have a snack to go with the Sunday comics.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $20 or JC Penney for $19.99.

    10. A pair of animal undies with little ears on the back they'll fauna over.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in six animals; a six-pack with all the animals available).

    11. A color-changing chameleon lamp for anyone whose favorite part of Tangled was Huey.

    The lamp can cycle through colors or be set to match whatever color he's sitting on.

    Get it from ThinkGeek for $9.99.

    12. An adorable dog bank so saving money won't seem so ruff.

    Promising review: "Adorable and sturdy. This is a gift for a high school girl who loves dogs and is starting to save for her college fund." —crabbin harper

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98 (available in four breeds).

    13. A set of pushpins that look like paper airplanes for anyone you know who goofs off at work.

    Promising review: "I love these pushpins! They look great in my cubical. They're solid and very durable." —randomlooking

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $7.24 or Design Ideas for $4.80.

    14. A festive scarf so their dogs can celebrate the holidays too.,

    Promising review: "Be warned the cuteness is going to overload. The dog looks adorable even though he IMMEDIATELY ate the white fuzz ball off his pretty scarf." —Amanda Songer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.06.

    15. A silicone mold for the most glamorous person you know.

    The mold makes six diamonds made out of anything from soap to ice.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    16. A catstronaut enamel pin they'll be over the moon for.

    Promising review: "Such a fun pin! I get lots of compliments and it's a great conversation starter. It made people laugh in a meeting when they realized I was wearing it." —Chandler

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    17. A Vincent van Gogh stuffed toy with a removable ear for people who appreciate realistic odes to art history.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    18. An octopus ring so cute they'll want eight of them.

    Promising review: "It's exactly like it looks in the picture and I love it!" —Kristin

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    19. A coloring book filled with obscenities for people who love to curse.,

    Promising review: "This book will do exactly as it says: It will help you calm the F down. The book is awesome. It has one image per page, not front and back, so no worries about markers bleeding through and ruining another image. I love that there are a couple of pages at the front to test your colors on. The book has awesome images and sayings." —Melissa S

    Get it from Amazon for $5.24.

    20. A string of flamingo lights they can use to inject some tropical fun into their lives this winter if they can't afford a vacation.

    Get a ten foot string from Amazon for $13.99 (available in seven styles).

    21. Wooden coasters that look like sleeping animals they'll never get tired of.

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $7.99.

    22. A color-changing lipstick with a teeny-tiny flower inside.

    Promising review: "This stuff is MAGICAL!!! It smells lovely — tropical and floral. It slides on like chapstick. It doesn't flake like lipstick or get sticky like lipgloss. It just feels like a fancy chapstick. BUT even though it's clear, in about 10 seconds and it really does turn into a lipstick tint!! I don't know how! It's probably my new favorite beauty product." —Grace Roberts

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    23. A pair of pink unicorn slippers that will keep their feet so toasty and warm, it'll feel like magic.

    The slippers even heat up! They connect with USB to charge.

    Promising review: "These slippers were purchased as a gift from my husband. They are absolutely adorable (duh!), and they get super warm when plugged in. They're a great concept." —Stella and King

    Get them from Amazon for $42.95.

    24. A pair of paw mittens they'll think are clawsome.

    Promising review: "These are my 'make me happy' gloves. No one else needs to know that they are paws. They're surprisingly warm and soft. And I just love them. It's my little secret, and I can meow to myself when I catch a glimpse of them." —Skipro56

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    How you'll feel when you totally nail gift-giving this year:

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