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    58 Gifts For The Most Practical Person You Know

    You won't find this stuff in a shirt box crammed under a guest bed a decade from now.

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    1. A MakeupEraser cloth to help them take off a full face without using tons of disposable cloths or ruining their nice washcloths. I should know, I swear by these things!


    I can personally attest that these things get off all of your makeup, unlike disposable wipes. I wear three(!) kinds of waterproof mascara, long-lasting liquid foundation, and a whole other mess of makeup every day, and I use these on the reg. But if my word isn't good enough for you, we tested and determined it as the mid-price pick for the best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    2. An odor-neutralizing candle that'll be better than ANY OTHER candles for folks who live in multiple pet households. Or non-pet people who just like to cook smelly food!

    Amazon, Fiorella Alvarez

    You're thinking "A candle in a gift guide? Revolutionary, Elizabeth." But HEAR ME OUT. I used to live with an adorable but v slobbery English bullie named Cleo (pictured in her festive glory) and lighting one of these for 10–20 minutes annihilated any hints of eau de dog or roasting Brussels sprouts in our small apartment. And these smell like regular candles, (not your typical odor-neutralizing ones), so really they're the best. Check out my full review of One Fur All Pet House Candles.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.85 (available in 26 scents).

    3. And Poo-Pourri — it can APPEAR like a gag gift but will turn out to be the most useful thing in a bathroom (aside from toilet paper and indoor plumbing). Did someone say "stocking stuffer?"


    Promising review: "We are a family of six in a small one-bathroom house. This is, to put it lightly, a horrific nightmare — particularly after my teenage son spends some time in the bathroom. After a couple of weeks of gentle encouragement ('YOU ARE KILLING EVERYONE. SPRAY THAT STUFF ON THE WATER BEFORE YOU POOP OR I'M TAKING AWAY YOUR PHONE AND, SO HELP ME GOD, I WILL CALL YOUR GIRLFRIEND AND TELL HER EXACTLY WHY YOU GOT IT TAKEN AWAY.') he started using it regularly. The bathroom is much less disgusting now after he leaves." —Supa D

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in several sizes and scents).

    Also consider a Poo-Pourri travel gift set. I could go into detail about how I was very glad I packed one of these travel sprays when I visited my friend for a long weekend, but I won't.

    4. A tangle-taming brush any parent with a kid full of hair will love you for gifting because it'll turn the post-bath chore into something possibly even pleasant?!?! (But adults will appreciate it for themselves, too!)


    Promising review: "I'm a single dad of a 6-year-old girl and combing her hair is the hardest part of taking care of her. She gets really bad knots in her hair. This brush is the only thing that has ever worked. Thank you so much. She even likes to comb her own hair now." —Nguyen P.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88.

    5. A tactical writing pen with a point that can break glass or serve as a weapon against an attacker if they need it to. This takes the pen being a sword to a whole other level. Hopefully they'll use it for writing considerably more often than breaking glass.


    Made from aircraft grade aluminum for superior strength and portability. Includes six ink refills.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    6. An iced tea tumbler so they'll serve up the tea *and* drink it while they're going on about their day. *And* it's dishwasher-safe!


    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $19.99.

    7. A bidet attachment — it could be just the thing for folks who use SO MUCH TOILET PAPER you can't believe.


    SERIOUSLY. What the heck? We tested (yep, tested) to zero in on the best toilet paper for BuzzFeed Reviews and rather than suggest a super pricey disposable thing you use to wipe yourself clean, we recommended investing in this bidet attachment for the highest price point.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.50 (available in two color combos).

    8. Phonesoap, a gadget you've seen on Shark Tank that'll charge their phone *and* sanitize it at the same time. It also works for any item you can fit inside, like reading glasses!


    Promising review: "What a perfect gadget for getting your phone clean. After touching who knows what while commuting to work and it being that time of year everyone around you gets sick this comes in handy. After the first use it looked great and then I wiped it down with the sponge that came with. I feel so much better about using my phone now." —Crystal Gardener

    Get it from Amazon for $79.94 (available in 10 colors).

    9. A minimalist planner for folks who are already overwhelmed by the mere mention of bullet journaling but still need to stay organized on paper.


    I can't be the only one stressed by the thought of all the organization it takes to keep up a bullet journal.... This planner has 12 months of weekly and monthly pages, 68 ruled pages, calendar stickers, and in inner pouch.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in two sizes and four colors).

    Not quite what they'd like? Check out our top picks for the best planners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. A wood polish and conditioner that'll leave them with *such* impressive results, that I threw in not one, but TWO before and after pics to show you what it can handle. You're welcome. Even the laziest DIYer will love this.,

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a Magic Eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $6.03.

    11. A *waterproof* diaper bag that'll look like a regular ole (but v stylish!) backpack any expecting or existing parents will appreciate. You may have to buy this for all the adults without kids in your fam too. There are worse things!,

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE this bag! It has made life with a toddler and newborn so much easier. Has every compartment you could possibly need in such a lightweight, comfortable, durable and fashionable design! Front pocket has tons of space and insulated bottle pockets. Main compartment has multiple zipper storage areas and mesh storage pockets which literally fits everything such as, pacifiers, wipes, diapers, bottles, snacks, clothes, toys, etc. it’s also super convenient for parents items as well like your keys, phone or sunglasses. When main compartment is open, it holds its shape and stands straight which makes looking for something so much easier. The back bottom zipper allows easy access to inside the bottom main compartment, I love this for getting a diaper or change of clothes without digging through the whole bag. This same zipper flap has an internal zipper compartment which is awesome for wet items or items you want to keep sealed separately. Side pouches can hold multiple bottles or items and on one side there is even a design with a slit to access wipes!" —Sarah Haas

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in 20 colors).

    12. And mitten-like butt wipes any new parent may break down and happy cry upon unwrapping.


    This'll help you get into all the crevices during the messiest of diaper changes. They're also safe to use on adult humans and pets!

    Promising review: "After a few trials and tribulations with this, I have found it to be a very durable product. Both forward/reverse and lateral wipes with the mitten achieve desirable results. Its durability stands up to even the most abrasive medias such as corn and oats. The amount of wiping area is also impressive, it allows the user to not only have detailed action with the finger tips but also utilize the anterior and posterior faces of the mitten for wiping. Of course all of this is subject the wrist flexibility of the user." —Justin P.

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

    13. A *buzzy* electric toothbrush that won't break the bank and that their dentist will be very glad you bought for them.


    They'll also be glad they're not getting yelled at every time they go in for a dental cleaning. The Quip won our budget category for the best electric toothbrush on BuzzFeed Reviews. It's recommended by the ADA and on a subscription so they'll be able to get a *fresh* toothbrush head on the reg. (C'mon, how many times have you asked "Is this your tile-scrubbing toothbrush?" only to find out that haggard thing is what they put in their mouth!!!)

    Get the plastic version from Quip for $25 (two colors) or the metal version from Quip for $40 (four colors).

    14. And a water flosser for anyone who has braces, crowns, or who just really hates flossing but is tired of being on the receiving end of their dentist's wrath.


    This flosser was awarded the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. Has 10 pressure settings, 7 water flossing tips, and 90 seconds of water capacity.

    Promising review: "I purchased two of them for my daughter and husband and they love it. They both have braces and have a hard time flossing so their orthodontist recommended a Waterpik to help. I found this one and it had good reviews so I tried it. This product worked so well for them and it's so easy to use. Since using this their orthodontist gave both of them great reviews. On their last cleaning and checkup the dentist told them they see a huge improvement. She told them to keep using it because it's working well for them. I highly recommend it to anyone with braces. 😬👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽 The only thing I don't like is that there is no case for the other attachments. I'd like to be able to put them up or hang them up." —Charles & Rosanna Kaelble

    Get it from Amazon for $79.97+ (available in seven colors).

    And if they're short on bathroom counter space (I can relate!), consider a travel Waterpik for $48.66+ (available in two colors).

    15. A seamless undies subscription that'll prevent 'em from the awkward dance of trying to pull out a wedgie of rolled "seamless" panties that just won't stay put. TL;DR: These stay put.


    Box options include thongs or G-strings, briefs/cheekies or briefs/bikinis, and some of each style. I've spent way too much coin on "seamless" undies that yeah I guess didn't show when I first got dresses but would roll at the edges and refuse to lay flat throughout the day underneath my clothes. BUT THESE really do stay put. And are so comfy that I forget that I'm wearing them. I highly recommend!

    Build a box on Eby (available in sizes XS–4X).

    16. A memory-foam cushion for anyone whose rear could use a real treat. So, arguably, everyone.

    Promising review: "I put it on my office chair (in the picture). It felt very comfortable and nice, a notable upgrade. But the real difference was felt after I was using it for a couple of days and decided to try taking it off. Wow, what a difference! From super comfy I felt like I was sent back in time to sit on an ancient torture device. If you're like me, sitting in front of a desk for 6–8 hours each day, this is definitely a worthwhile investment in your rear :)" —Coolguy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    17. A cleaning pen to *gently* revive the look of their jewels. This is an amazing cheap but useful gift for any newly engaged person rocking a rock.

    Promising review: "I worked several years in a fine jewelry store that sold this product. We used the Dazzle Stick from time to time to add a quick shine to merchandise that was just tried on and on days our jeweler was not there to professionally clean items. I was always impressed with the instant shine the diamond stick provided. The brush tip is very helpful for getting under the stones and in the setting where gunk builds up reducing that brilliant shine. I recently got engaged and immediately purchased a Diamond Dazzle stick of my own. It's the perfect way to quickly give my ring some shine before leaving the house. You simply brush, rinse, dry and go. I don't feel this product replaces the need to professionally clean your jewelry every now and then, but it does help with the maintenance of that new shiny sparkle." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

    Check out our full review of Diamond Dazzle Stick here!

    18. Italian stemless wine glasses that actually won't break. Really. I've seen 'em in action. Which is good because remember when you broke one of their wine glasses last time you were over? Yup.


    And it gets better! They're dishwasher-safe!

    Get a set of four from Snowe for $48.

    19. A Bombfell gift card so they can step up their fashion game with the help of stylist-selected pieces, even if they refuse to wear anything you pick out for them.

    The recipient fills out a personal style survey, stylists hand select items, the recipient tries on the pieces, and your recipient only keeps and pays for what they want. My brother recently tried the service and is *extremely* into the nice-looking dress pants he did a lunge in his kitchen while wearing to demonstrate their flexibility via text. lol

    Get a gift card from Bombfell for $100+.

    20. A brown sugar saver disguised as an adorable terra cotta bear that baking fiends *might* be sad they didn't know was a thing 'til now.


    Promising review: "Had a large amount of brown sugar and couldn't keep it soft, even in a tight container. I purchased new 5-quart jars for my flour, sugar, and so forth, and quickly realized my brown sugar was a ROCK! I purchased this, soaked it, and placed it in the sugar as instructed. Within hours it was soft again! I have about 2 lbs. of sugar in the 5-quart jar currently. The jar is sealed with a gasket but I haven't had to re-soak the bear yet (only a month in use currently). Would recommend to anyone at this point, just mad I have wasted so much brown sugar over the years. I have not used it for any of the other uses, like cookies or bread, but will probably purchase more in the future since this little bear is dedicated to my brown sugar." —diosa

    Get two from Amazon for $7.89.

    21. Suede mocs with toasty sherpa lining they can shuffle around in indoors but have an outdoor sole for tasks like taking on the trash and running to the grocery store.


    Promising review: "I bounce sizes depending on makes of shoes. 10.5 to 11. Bought the size12. Just a touch more toe room that I love after being on my feet all day. Great cushioned insole. Soles are quite on hardwood floors. Soles are not slippery on stairs. Yes they are warm and breathable slippers. Slippers do not flop around as you walk. Tag on inside can be pushed under insole if it bothers you. Great product." —Scott in NC

    Get them from Cabela's for $24.77+ (available in men's sizes 7–14).

    22. A wind-resistant umbrella that won't end up in the graveyard of warped umbrellas that failed them during soggy gusts.


    Promising review: "I get so many compliments on this umbrella! It is cute, and it has stood up to every storm I’ve been through with it. Also, it’s a pretty cool perk that when I fold my umbrella down, the outside is dry! Didn’t even think about that when I bought it, but that’s pretty darn cool." —Melanie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 36 styles).

    If you're willing to spend a little more coin, check out our picks for the best umbrella on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    23. A travel pillow even frequent flyers who pack light and have sensitive skin will find room to bring along on their next adventure.


    FYI, this won as the best travel pillow in our highest-price category on BuzzFeed Reviews. Highlights include straps that'll attach to headrest wings so you can avoid disturbing neighbors, a flat back for an aligned spine, raised sides for extra support, and a removable machine-washable cover.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in eight colors).

    24. Blue light-blocking glasses that'll help lessen eye strain for someone who looks at a computer screen all day... and then scrolls through Instagram for an hour before bed every night. (It me!) They won't need a prescription to wear 'em but they *will* have to tell passersby where they got 'em. The public deserves to know!,

    Promising review: "These are exactly what I was looking for as I was getting horrible headaches from the computer screen. I wanted something that had a trendy look but also versatile as well. These glasses are lightweight and very sturdy. I have received so many compliments from my colleagues about these glasses as well. I will be buying a second pair to keep one at the office and one in my home office. I’m also on the hunt for a male version because my husband is jealous of my glasses." —Amy Carey

    Get them from Amazon for $14.97 (available in black or tortoise frames).

    25. A Ninja blender people who adore smoothies and other blended concoctions swear by... and they will too!


    This is a solid blender for cocktail and smoothie lovers. Also, lots of parts are dishwasher-safe! If you aren't already sold, this won out in the budget price point for the best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Get it from Amazon for $73.95.

    26. A S'well 2-in-1 food bowl built to keep food cold or hot for longer (like their fave water bottle) in a stylish lil' package that'll turn them into the envy of the packed lunch crew at work.


    Includes a triple-layer, vacuum-insulated exterior bowl and durable Tritan inner prep bowl. The exterior is condensation-proof, leak-free, and dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from S'well for $40+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A 20" snow thrower for doing the difficult job of clearing a pathway because maybe you won't be in town the next time they get a couple feet. (Pssst, this would make a great group gift!),

    Promising review: "Bought this in September to save my back and do thankful I did! Northern Virginia just got hammered with one of the top 5 worse snowfalls on record. We had over 24" inches. We ran this a few times on fresh snow and it worked great. The final clean up was about 20". It was slow going and we had to take a few passes but she did a great job. Will buy again!" —Dobbie

    Get it from Greenworks on Amazon for $130.87+ (available in several models).

    28. Gorgeous measuring cups to not only look lovely in Insta flat lays, but that will also come in handy with their hook-able handles, and etched measurements that won't fade in the wash.


    My mom bought these for me last Christmas and they look just as gorgeous IRL. Oh, and they also work really well!!! Includes spoons and cups for 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 tbsp, 1/4 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1-cup.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.55.

    29. A luxe-looking blanket they can use to protect their couch from the dog, or just snuggle up in for some serious winter hibernation!,

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in several colors and sizes).

    30. Or a weighted pet blanket for the pupper who gets a lil' anxious. After all, they can't wear a thunder coat or spoon you all the time.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Please no one tell Hank Lilly that he's getting this from me for Christmas.

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $29.99 (available in two colors and two sizes).

    31. Stone drink coasters that'll be so pretty, guests will barely register that they're *even more* practical because they're absorbent!


    Get four from Amazon for $14.99.

    32. A cool-touch tea kettle perfect for the tea obsessive who's always losing their oven mitts.


    My mom got me this for Christmas last year (yep, I told her to) and I just love using it nearly every day. Plus it looks so nice on my stovetop, even if the rest of my kitchen is a mess. (It normally is.)

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $38.99.

    33. A fleece-lined flannel shirt because eventually at some point during the holidays they'll have to peel themselves from the couch where they're hunkered down underneath a fleece blanket. This'll help ease that upsetting development.

    Bass Pro Shops

    Get it from Bass Pro Shops for $29.99+ (available in men's sizes S–3XL and four color combos).

    34. A collapsible laundry tote anyone who lugs their dirty duds to the laundromat or up and down stairs is sure to greatly appreciate.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.03+ (available in four colors).

    35. A post-shave mask they can apply after shaving and then moisturizing that'll help give sensitive skin some relief from razor burn. Plus, even if they're stuck in their shaving routine, this'll be a quick treat that even the most stuck-in-their-ways person will find time to add.

    The Art of Shaving

    It contains good-for-skin ingredients like rose water, kaolin clay, and chamomile essential oils, and will leave their skin looking bright and matte. It can be used post-shave or any time!

    Get a 10-pack from The Art of Shaving for $45 (also available on a subscription basis!).

    36. And wool dryer balls that'll be a wonderful effective alternative to fabric softener sheets or liquid that can cause some serious buildup on machines.


    Promising review: "I have been using these for over year now and I absolutely love them. I only use four in my dryer and they have reduced the time it takes to dry clothes. I did not add a scent to the balls so I sometimes throw a dryer sheet in with the balls. They make a soft thud sound while drying. I have given them as gifts to all of my sister-in-laws and they love them." —P. King

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    37. Colorful mesh packing cubes that'll let 'em designate a hue for each family member or leg of a whirlwind enviable trip.

    Stoney Clover Lane

    The five-piece set includes one small packing cube, two medium packing cubes, one large packing cube, and one envelope pouch. Each cube has a top handle for easy moving and a label window so they can better keep track of what's what.

    Get them from Stoney Clover Lane for $62 (also available in black).

    Pssst, if your recipient is a pouch person they'll love most anything from this brand!

    38. An all-in-one printer to help them print, copy, scan, and fax documents. And then, of course, print photos so everyone can take home that amazing family holiday photo opp *right* after they pose for it.


    It has simple Wi-Fi setup and automatic two-sided printing. I bought this very printer a few months ago after not having my own printer since college and let me tell you, every adult could really use one. Sometimes you just do not want to print off sensitive stuff at work!

    Get it from Amazon for $62.85.

    39. A kid-size Dyson vacuum that'll ACTUALLY suck up things. OK it won't work as well as the full-fledged adult version but talk about a practical addition to the toy arsenal.


    I'd be lying if I said I hadn't considered buying this for myself to use as an actual vacuum....

    Promising review: "Our 1.5-year-old son is OBSESSED with vacuums and carpet cleaners. He has nearly broken my vacuum a few times because it's a bit too large for him to maneuver. We got him this for Christmas, and it was the only gift he cared about. He wouldn't open any other gifts after getting to it. His sister had to do the rest of them. He has been 'vacuuming' for four days straight. When I vacuum, he follows along side me with it. It is a lot quieter than I expected. The sound doesn't get annoying. I love it! If it ever breaks, I'll buy him another." —Kelsie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.46+ (available in three color combos).

    40. A barista-approved cold brew maker — it could help them cut down on their Starbucks habit. So really, win-win.


    Oh and it's Japanese, which'll convince them it's way more luxe than its under $20 price. More important deets include that it makes 4-6 servings, has a 1-liter capacity, is dishwasher-safe, and has a reusable filter. We're a little obsessed with it because it won out as our budget pick for the best cold brew coffee maker on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    41. Death Wish Coffee (yep, that's the name!) anyone who loudly and proudly talks about how they can never get enough coffee will be intrigued by and adore.


    Your caffeine content will still depend on how you brew, but if you use these beautiful beans you'll get about 660 milligrams per 12 fluid-ounces. Just listen to the Dethklok coffee jingle while you brew up this stuff. Trust me.

    Promising review: "Ok folks words of warning....if you have heart conditions, ration out your coffee. I'm serious; heed my warning or you could end up cleaning your entire house, doing all your yard work, making love to your partner, waxing your car, building a garage, or single handedly raising the Titanic on your own; all in the first hour after drinking this wonderful coffee. You have been warned!" —ITsTheXFactor

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96.

    42. Or if they're a lil' less extreme, a coffee subscription delivered right to their door so they can stay deliciously caffeinated as the universe intended.

    This coffee-of-the-month club includes a bag of coffee, postcard detailing the deets of the beans, and roasting tips. You can choose between whole bean or ground, three bag sizes, and two roast types. Check out our full review of Atlas Coffee Club.

    Get a 3-month gift subscription from Atlas Coffee Club for $60.

    43. Dishwasher-safe spoon rests for the chef who's tired of waiting on the wash cycle for a novelty spoon rest to be ready for saucey messes once again.


    Includes four spoon rests made of 100% food-grade silicone that's heat-resistant, non-toxic, BPA-free, durable, and flexible.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in two sizes).

    44. A kitchen scale with etched measurement conversions any baker or meal prepper extraordinaire will find themselves using on the reg.


    It measures grams, ounces, pounds, mililiters, and fluid ounces. Has a 11lbs/5kg capacity and requires one CR2032 battery (included).

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $13.93.

    45. A heat-resistant mat for hot hair tools so they'll be able to park their hot-as-heck curling iron without leaving a path of destruction.


    AND this curls up around your hair tool to create a protective barrier for travel!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.91+ (also available in gray).

    46. A bright (but great!) razor you can subscribe to on their behalf so they'll never be forced to use an irritating, dull blade in desperate times.

    I use Billie razors (and shave cream and lotion), and love them. The razors feel nice in your hand and are bright enough to spot in the shower before I put in my contacts. (My vision is bad.) Oh, and they can mount the magnetic handle to their shower wall!

    Get a starter kit from Billie for $9 (includes the razor handle, magnetic holder, and two 5-blade razor cartridges).

    47. A ~refreshing~ spray in some pretty low-key packaging for someone who'd appreciate aloe and witch hazel extracts for anti-inflammatory, anti-burn protection for sensitive bits.


    BTW, enter BUZZFEED at checkout to get 20% off!

    Get it from Manscaped for $17.99 or sign them up for a monthly subscription for $8.99 a pop.

    48. But if some outright branding won't offend 'em, a "sack pack" of ball wash, solid nut rub cologne, and sack spray could become their new personal-grooming go-to.


    I spotted this Ball Wash in one of my most discerning friends' shower who shall not be named (that's right, VOLDEMORT) and he looooves the stuff. I know this because I asked him. And then he started to go into detail and I was like "um, no thanks, I believe you!"

    Get it from Ballsy for $40.

    49. A moisturizing nail and cuticle cream anyone who's tough on their hands or just routinely gets gel manis (give those poor bbs a break!) will appreciate and come to swear by.

    Sally Beauty

    Get it from Sally Beauty for $2.99.

    50. A holy grail Instant Pot to please people who love to cook or people who swear they can't even boil water.


    It works as a rice cooker, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer. Pinterest has been all about the Instant Pot for a few years and you should really hop on this bandwagon. Just check out a BuzzFeeder's review and Instant Pot recipes that'll basically cook themselves. Still unconvinced? Look at all the yummy Amazon reviewer photos.

    Promising review: "There are so many people who say the can't cook, but I swear I'm on a whole new level of not being able to cook. This little appliance helps expand our menu and I Have learned to do so much with it. I will sum up in a nutshell, I love how easy it is and how I throw everything in it comes out done. No stirring and not many messy dishes. I still don't love it for meats (which I don't eat much of anyway), but I think that's just a matter of needing to experiment more with them. I seriously can't believe how many foods can be cooked in here!" —Aundrea

    Get it from Amazon for $59.87+ (available in 3-, 6-, or 8-quart sizes).

    51. Slow-cooker liners could be the perfect companion gift for the IP. Or be a total lifesaver for anyone who uses the appliance on the reg.


    I adore my slow cooker but hate cleaning up after using it. So I use these handy lil' bags. Read my full review of Reynolds Slow Cooker Liners (#4).

    Get a box of six liners from Amazon for $2.94.

    52. A water filtration straw that'll lighten their water load on remote camping or hiking trips. OR just be the best thing any prepper gets for the holidays.


    Filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water without iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals. Does not require batteries and has no moving parts. Removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns; surpasses EPA filter standards.

    Promising review: "I frequently hike and camp in the backcountry all over the United States. Carrying the amount of water that I need to survive during these trips is just not feasible due to the weight. I recently took a LifeStraw out for a test on a backcountry hike in the Rocky Mountains. Every stream, lake, or other water source that I came across, I stopped for a drink. I was drinking fresh snow melt and also from lakes that are home to beavers and other wildlife. There was no added taste to the water and I didn't get sick during or after the trip. The one drawback to the LifeStraw is that it does take a bit of suction to start and keep the water flowing. When you're at high altitudes in the mountains this leads to longer 'drink breaks' because you can get winded pretty easy while trying to suck up water through the LifeStraw. However, its size and weight advantages when hiking mountainous terrain vastly outweigh this minor drawback." —Charlie

    Get it from Amazon for $17.47.

    53. Quick-dry bath towels because maybe theirs look so bad, you never want to actually dry your hands on them. But, uh, work on your delivery for when they open them.


    Not only are these 100% cotton and quick-drying, they're easy on the wallet and won out as the top pick for the best bath towels on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get a three-piece set (a washcloth, hand towel, and bath towel) from Amazon for $10.39 (available in eight colors and several size combos).

    54. A spinning makeup organizer that'll help clear their vanity and keep them organized. (But really, it's mostly for your sake.)


    Get it from Amazon for $26.88.

    55. A portable external battery for the person whose phone always seems to be on 10%. Or really anyone! Chargers are GREAT. I own three.


    Has enough power to provide two charges to an iPhone 6s or at least one to a Galaxy S7. Includes the PowerCore 5000, travel pouch, Micro-USB cable, welcome guide, and 18-month warranty.

    Promising reviews: "I bought this during the height of the Pokemon Go release craze, and it worked great for keeping my phone alive so I could try and find something other than Pidgeys. I don't play anymore but it still works as a good life extender while on long flights between my two work offices." —Kim Dee

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

    56. A Nivea gift set for the person who has everything but really could do without a 10-pack of tiny floral-scented hand lotions this year. It's packed with legit products that'll fit into their un-fussy grooming routine.


    Includes NIVEA Essentially Enriched Body Lotion, NIVEA In-Shower Nourishing Body Lotion, original NIVEA Creme, and NIVEA Foaming Silk Mousse Creme Moisture Body Wash.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    57. Incredibly resilient socks because ones with an avocado print are great and all but they'll probably appreciate some with with a lifetime guarantee considerably more.


    Want more info on that warranty? They're unconditionally guaranteed for life.

    Promising review: "Best socks ever! I'm a nurse full time and a carpenter part time. These socks are amazing, as are most high content merino wool garments. But, these are are well-made America products! These are ALL I wear. It took 4 pairs 2.5 years to wear down the external layer on the balls of my feet. Cost me a couple bucks to return them, had new ones on my abused feet within a few short weeks! I'm good for a couple more year's! Merino wool is amazing, no stink, no itch, durable, and feels great when it's hot or cold outdoors. Ask any back country hiker/climber, nearly every garment they use is typically made of merino wool; long johns, gloves, hats etc. Did I say, 'these are made in Vermont!'" —William

    Get them from Amazon for $20.95+ (available in eight colors combos and sizes S–2XL).

    58. And an Amazon gift card to buy the toilet paper they're too embarrassed to put on their wish list.


    TBH, I would not mind getting toilet paper for Christmas. Just as long as it's shipped to my apartment and I don't have to pack it for a plane back to NYC!

    Get a gift card from Amazon for $25+.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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