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    30 Valentine's Day Gifts For The Person Who Says They "Don't Want Anything"

    Brews, board games, boxers, and more for your hard-to-shop-for boo.

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    1. A mirrored skincare fridge they can use to store the serum, moisturizer, and jade roller they've come to love *almost* as much as you.

    The mirrored four-liter mini fridge which has two shelves
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Cutest fridge for my facial products! I keep all my jade stones and cooling products in here. Absolutely love the mirror! No one knows it’s a mini fridge!" —Rothy chan

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in three colors).

    2. A variety pack of Reese's candies for the person who doesn't like random doodads but who will never say no to chocolate — especially peanut butter-laced chocolate.

    The variety pack which comes with 30 candies
    Amazon

    The pack comes with 30 treats including classic Reese's Peanut Butter Cups as well as PB Crispy Wafers, White Crème Peanut Butter Cups, Peanut Butter Cups stuffed with Pieces candies, Reese's Pieces, and Big Cups.

    Promising review: "WOW. Talk about a great gift for a Reese’s lover! My boyfriend is the biggest lover of Reese’s candies I’ve ever met and I bought this as a gift for Valentine’s Day. His face lit up like a Christmas tree. All the candies were in great condition and tasted excellent. Would recommend to anyone to purchase." —Bobbi K

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    3. A custom photo album so they can flip through all the cherished memories you two have shared whenever the mood strikes. Everything down to the layouts and fonts is customizable, making for a truly personal keepsake.

    Shutterfly

    Whatever theme you choose is just a framework. All layouts, embellishments, text, and elements are fully customizable. Just make sure you select expedited, rush, or super rush shipping (when available) so it makes it to you/your loved on on time.

    Get it from Shutterfly for $13.98+ (available in six sizes, three binding options, and soft or hardcover).

    4. A silky massage oil with a tropical jasmine and ylang-ylang scent that helps to ease muscle tension and leaves skin feeling oh so hydrated. Massage all their tough-to-reach spots and you'll rack up some serious romantic bonus points.

    Crabtree & Evelyn

    In order to receive it on time, select 2nd business day or express delivery ($14 and $18 respectively for orders in the contiguous U.S.).

    Promising review: "Absolutely love love love this massage oil! The smell is heavenly and it goes on not greasy at all. I use it after my shower in the morning and a little on my arms and neck before bed. I also use the remainder left on my hands through my hair. Can’t say enough about this oil. Five stars for sure!" —Dawn W.

    Get it from Crabtree & Evelyn for $35.

    5. An elegantly packaged apéritif with a refreshing lemony flavor that'll upgrade their at-home cocktail game while doubling as something for the two of you to sip on during a romantic night in.

    A tray with a bottle of Haus with a model holding a glass sitting on the floor
    @drinkhaus / Via instagram.com

    Note that due to shipping laws, Haus is currently unable to ship to AL, AK, AR, DE, HI, KY, RI, ND, SD, MS, and UT. Additionally, make sure you select expedited 2-day or overnight shipping at checkout in order to get it on time.

    Promising review: "First bottle opened — Citrus Flower. Very good! I tried it alone and it was good to sip — but then tried it with club soda and it was perfect for me! Very balanced! I have every night this week fixed this aperitif to sip on while I'm making dinner. I'll be ordering more" —Candace H.

    Get it from Haus for $35.

    6. A pair of Ugg Fluff Yeah slippers to treat their toes to some of the coziest cushioning on Earth.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got a lot of compliments when I had these on for Valentine’s Day! The red is very pretty!! Thinking about getting the multi color ones. They are true to size for me!" —Tisha

    Get them from Amazon for $99.95+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 44 colors).

    7. A jerky sampler box for the curious taste tester so they can mark a few new types of meat off their "I've tried that" list. Ostrich meat? Check.

    Man Crates

    For the meat lover in your life, Man Crates presents a selection of the most delicious and exotic meats you can (legally) buy including Wild Boar Honey Bourbon Jerky, Buffalo Jerky, Elk Hickory Smoked Jerky, Ostrich Jerky, Duck Maple Jerky, and Pheasant Jerky.

    Promising review: "My guy is hard to buy for because if he wants something he just goes and gets it. I sent this to his work and he thought it was cool. Big hit!" —Nancy

    Get it from Man Crates for $39.99.

    8. A Book of the Month subscription that'll send them a hardcover book of their choice every month. It takes the scary guesswork out of offering book recs and gets more great titles on their shelves for less $$$.

    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed, Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    I received a three-month Book of the Month subscription for Christmas one year, and it was the best surprise! I really underestimated how much I would enjoy having books picked out for me. It’s like never having to choose where to eat ever again. A dream come true! Also, two great things will happen when you have a BOTM subscription: 1) You’re going to discover new, amazing authors (ily, Sally Rooney). 2) You’re going to become the friend who already read that amazing book before it got popular. Who woulda thought a book subscription could up your cool-factor so much?

    The giftee will receive a current, best-selling book of their choice (from a rotating selection of five titles from different genres) every month for three, six, or twelve months.

    Get a three-month subscription from Book of the Month for $49.99.

    Need more details before taking the plunge? Head to our more in-depth Book Of The Month review for more deets!

    9. A marble cheese slicer to level up your weekly charcuterie board dates even if your Two-Buck Chuck isn't going anywhere fast.

    The marble cheese slicer with a block of cheese on top
    Amazon

    It comes with two replacement wires and has plastic feet on the bottom for stability and counter protection.

    Promising review: "Gave this as a gift and, after a year, the recipient still loves it!" —eric

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    10. An Amazon Echo Flex smart speaker for your partner or "special" friend so neither of you have to fumble around searching for the Spotify app on your phone when the mood strikes. 😉

    The miniature speaker which is roughly the size of a deck of cards
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have had this for a year and it works flawlessly. I use it to set alarms, play music, look up the weather, hear movie listings, etc. I find it plays music loud enough for me. I have it in my living room, and can hear it in bathroom, bedroom, and kitchen. (I live in a 1,000-square-foot apartment.) When I am talking on the phone, the other party on the line says they can hear it very plainly so it is loud. I also have the night light attachment and it comes on automatically at dark and in the morning I have to tell Alexa to turn off light. And that works perfectly also. I just love it. You will too." —Sandra Knight

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available individually or with add ons).

    11. A tray of Baked by Melissa cupcakes because who doesn't love miniature baked goods?? I mean seriously — they're like the size of a quarter so they can try out all the flavors without getting a stomachache.

    A tray of 25 miniature cupcakes
    Baked by Melissa

    The sampler comes with all of the bakery's best-selling flavors including: Tie-Dye, Cookies & Cream, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Cookie Dough, Triple Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Chip Pancake, Red Velvet, Mint Cookie, Pink Frosted Doughnut, Snowball, Snowcap, and Chocolate Peanut Butter.

    While orders are never in transit longer than two days, if you place your order last-second it's wise to select expedited or priority shipping.

    Promising review: "Whenever I have an occasion coming up this is my go-to gift. Birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, everything! Everyone loves these treats!" —Hayley

    Get them from Baked by Melissa for $32+ (available in trays of 25, 50, or 100).

    12. A MeUndies gift card for a membership so they can get high-quality, comfortable underwear with make-them-smile prints sent straight to their door. Up the romance factor and get each of you a matching pair!

    Two model wearing matching red underwear with illustrations of hearts and love-themed text messages
    @meundies / Via instagram.com

    A membership will get them a fresh pair of underwear every month in their preferred style. They'll choose the size and fit preference. Boxer briefs, trunks, boxers, or briefs in men's sizes S–4XL are available. Hipsters, cheeky briefs, bikinis, boy shorts, or thongs in women's sizes XS–4XL are available. When it comes to color/pattern, you can go for adventurous (prints), bold (solid, bright colors), or classic (solid, neutral colors).

    Get a gift card from MeUndies for $25+ (available in larger amounts).

    13. A matte disposable camera so you can take a bunch of silly photos together and then — while they're being developed at a local CVS — wait a suspenseful week to see if you nailed your shots or overexposed everything.

    Urban Outfitters

    To ensure you receive it in time, select express or rush shipping at checkout!

    Promising review: "Cute little novelty and really nice considering these are really hard to find now and can be super expensive. Just make sure you know a place that will develop the film for you!" —egghead

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    14. A gift card for a Sips by subscription box filled with premium teas, personalized to match their taste preferences. Every month, they'll get sent everything they need to steep and sip their way to serenity.

    A top-down view of a model holding a mug of tea and sitting in front of a box filed with different kinds of tea
    @sipsby / Via instagram.com

    In every box, they'll get four premium teas, enough to make 15+ cups (45+ if they re-steep), steeping guidelines, exclusive discounts, and recipes created by tea experts!

    At checkout, you'll have the option to choose between downloading a printable card or scheduling an email delivery.

    Get a gift card for a three-month subscription from Sips by for $45.

    15. A potted plant that won't poison their furry friends and arrives pre-potted in a stylish ceramic pot. A fun fact to share with the giftee: this plant self-propagates, and the sprouts are called "pups."

    A small potted pilea peperomioide plant on a side table next to a book and a smoking palo santo stick
    The Sill

    Note: Orders typically take five to 10 days to ship out so last-minute orders may not make it time for Valentine's Day. That said, if you live in the New York City, Los Angeles, or San Francisco area, some of The Sill stores are now open for curbside pickup. Just call ahead to make sure!

    Get it from The Sill for $22+ (available in three planter styles).

    16. An admittedly cheesy but still really cute novelty tee emblazoned with everyone's favorite Jedi master and a sweet little love note.

    The blue shirt which has a Yoda illustration and says "Yoda one for me"
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love the design! It was perfect for my Star Wars-loving fiancé for Valentine's Day! Fits him great, and he gets compliments on it often." —Richard V Bush

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in Youth 2–12 and Men's and Women's S–3XL).

    17. A vintage Kate Spade kettle caffeine drinkers are sure to adore. If they have a thing for matching sets, you can also get accent plates, mugs, trays and more in the same darling design.

    The polka-dotted white kettle which has a cherry pattern
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love Kate Spade and this kettle adds so much character to my kitchen!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $50.

    18. An easy-to-learn board game that will have you tuning in to each other's mental ~wavelengths~ and getting to know each other a little better with every round!

    Amazon

    Wavelength is a social guessing game where individuals take turns being "the psychic" and must get their teammates to correctly guess the location on the spectrum dial that associates with their clue!

    Everyone I know who has played this game loves this game! Brother, boyfriend, mom — everyone! You learn a little about the "psychic" every time, and it's incredibly flexible to accommodate huge fluctuations in players (2—20). It's a simple concept with a lot of depth since you have to adjust your thinking every round to match that of the "psychic."

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    19. Or, if you want to double up on board games, Azul, a tile placement game that's exceptionally pretty (it's inspired by Moorish art) and super simple to pick up.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    In Azul, players (two to four in total) earn points by arranging patterned tiles on their board. Though the objective is pretty straightforward, there's also room for strategy as any unplaced tiles = negative points and once players really get the hang of things, they can begin to manipulate who gets stuck with what.

    Promising review: "What can I say? It’s basically a perfect game. Easy to learn but has a lot of depth as you get more acquainted. And it passed the wife test (my wife admittedly hates games but she will play this one with me every time). I gifted it two times for Christmas 2019. Both parties loved it. This is a must for your collection. Get it!" —Pop Tarts?! ROFL

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    20. A plush donut pillow sure to win over any sweet-obsessed friends. If strawberry isn't their favorite, donut worry — it also comes in chocolate.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Super cute pillow! It looks just like the picture. The stuffing is compressing over time as you’d expect from any pillow, but the stitching seems really strong. Either way, it’s adorable!" —Make It Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. A United Sodas of America gift card so your loved one can purchase a variety pack of the Instagrammable cans.

    The variety pack which comes with 12 flavors
    United Sodas of America

    The organically sweetened sodas don't have any artificial ingredients and each is just 30 calories. The brand's 12 flagship flavors include: Cherry Pop, Strawberry Basil, Extra Peach, Orange Nectarine, Young Mango, Lemon Verbena, Pear Elderflower, Gingery Ale, Sour Blueberry, Toasted Coconut, White Grape, and Blackberry Jam.

    Get a gift card from United States of Soda for $35+ (available in sums up to $400).

    22. A symbolic wildlife adoption for your favorite do-gooder and animal-lover. It comes with information about the species, an adoption certificate, and a plushie version of the adopted animal they can snuggle up with in your absence.

    A sloth plushie sitting in front of a cardboard box with a mix of sloth-related fact cards and an adoption certificate
    Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

    Get it from Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute for $75+ (available in 13 species).

    23. A Framebridge gift card so they can finally frame their favorite photos — including that embarrassing one of the two of you where they're absolutely glowing but your eyes are only half open.

    A gallery wall with various styles of frames
    Framebridge

    Get it from Framebridge for $25+ (e-gift cards and physical gift cards are available).

    24. A pair of light saber chopsticks for an out-of-this-world mealtime experience any Star Wars fan will love! A set comes with two pairs, so any food battles you two have can be settled the Jedi way.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    This set includes two lightsaber chopsticks, and batteries are included!

    Promising review: "These are the coolest chopsticks I have ever seen. The instructions for use and cleaning were clear and concise and the light that they give off is amazing!" —Jennifer P. Lane

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $14.97.

    25. A year-long subscription to Stitcher Premium so they can finally catch up on the podcast you've been telling them about for months. Nothing says Happy V-Day like access to thousands of hours of true crime, right?

    Three available podcasts including My Favorite Murder
    Stitcher Premium

    Stitcher Premium has more than 60,000+ hours of bonus content from popular networks like Wondery, Earwolf, and Witness Docs.

    Get it from Stitcher Premium for $34.99/year.

    26. A modern canvas that just looks like a bunch of lines, but is actually their favorite film — as represented by a chronological color strip from every scene. This here is Good Will Hunting.

    The Good Will Hunting Frome
    Gytis Vaitkus / artjafara - stock.adobe.com

    Frome has more than 1,200 cinematic canvasses from classic romances like Titanic and Brokeback Mountain to ultra-quotable comedies like Step Brothers and Mean Girls.

    Standard delivery takes up to a week so to make sure you/your loved one receive it in time, select express or premium shipping at checkout!

    Get it from Frome for $89.95+ (originally $224.95; available in four sizes and two finishes)

    27. A cacao turmeric blend for the wellness-obsessed that'll make incorporating the health benefits of turmeric a delicious treat and not a chore!

    Golde, @golde / Via instagram.com

    Golde is a Black woman-owned business creating vegan wellness and beauty essentials with the goal of making it easy for anyone to enjoy the benefits of these powerful superfoods.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE ❤️ Cocoa & Turmeric powder. I add it to my coffee every morning and it makes my coffee so delicious I look forward to my morning cup of coffee. I plan on starting my subscription so I always have it." —Erica S.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.20 or from Golde for $29 (select expedited shipping).

    28. A house-shaped tissue box cover because the best gifts solve mundane problems, like transforming their unsightly tissue box into enviable decor.

    A three-dimensional house-shaped tissue holder sitting next to a vase of flowers
    amazon.com

    A few reviewers thought to personalize this product with fun decals!

    Promising review: "Got this as a gift for someone that pretty much has everything and unfortunately that includes terrible allergies. Hard person to shop for so I thought why not give this person something cute and functional. Something that takes up very little space and may even be a conversation piece in their home while they are grabbing for Kleenex. Hope this person likes it and if they do not I'll gladly keep it because I like it..." —K S

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    29. A spray hand and surface sanitizer — aptly named "Germaphobe" — that has a festive pine scent and actually leaves hands feeling moisturized instead of woefully dry and sticky — like the goopy sanitizers your S.O. is probably toting around now.

    A hand holding a spray bottle of Every Humans Germaphobe hand sanitizer
    Everyday Humans

    Germaphobe has none of the nasty chemicals found in a lot of traditional sanitizers but it's just as effective, killing 99.9% of germs and exceeding CDC sanitizer guidelines.

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Elizabeth Lilly swears by this hand sanitizer. In her own words:

    "A lot can be said about 2020, but one positive thing is that I've found a new favorite hand sanitizer. This beaut from Everyday Humans is small enough to fit in my purse, leaves my hands feeling sanitized *and* moisturized, and has a nice black tea smell that has me sniffing my hand throughout the day (totally normal!). It's fully converted me to spray hand sanitizer. No more gloopy liquid for me. Quite frankly, I should just go ahead and buy a case."

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $25.50.

    30. And a deck of monochrome playing cards so they can ace their next game night, or make their next round of solitaire extra *aesthetic*.

    A set of white playing cards with simple red and white suit markers in the corners
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These cards are awesome and came in perfect condition! I got them for a friend, and they love the design of them." —Brandon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.86.

    Opening their gift after they told you they didn't want anything:

    Pop TV

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

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