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    31 Problem-Solving Products That Make Great Stocking Stuffers

    AirPod cases, nugget dippers, and more great stocking stuffers that'll give them a little help when they need it.

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    1. A cute AirPods case that'll safely hold their AirPods and charger case and protect them from water damage (hi rain and snow). They can even clip this lil' guy on their backpack or purse for easy access.

    2. A Can Coolie for the person who's always grilling and spending time outdoors. This soft pouch will ~take the bite~ out of sweating beverages with insulated fabric and a sturdy design.

    Shark mouth-shaped can holder with soda can inside of it on a picnic table

    3. A Tile Mate that'll help them find their iPhone at home, even if it fell under the bed, is buried in a stack of clothes, or is right in front of them. 🤦‍♀️ This little gadget will make it ring, so they can get to its location before giving up their search.

    Hand holds makeup pouch with white Tile Mate tracker fasted onto a gold zipper

    4. Colorful hair barrettes to hold up strands and transform a boring 'do into something beautiful. They'll love wearing these beauties with their hair up or down.

    Colorful tortoise shell-print, dark blue, and mixed marble hair clips in neat lines

    5. A cold weather reflective baseball cap because they can *hit the pavement* and keep their head warm when they take their training outdoors. It has a fleece-lined interior (buh-bye feeling chilly) and reflective material for visibility. Plus, it'll go with all their fave workout outfits.

    Model wears black reflective Athleta baseball cap with gray mockneck top

    6. Glow-in-the-dark LED bands for the person who's always walking or running when it's dark outside. Each band can be worn on an arm or ankle for optimal visibility early in the morning and late at night.

    Model wears green glow-in-the-dark bands on their ankles while they run at night

    7. A face mask chain that's equally pretty and practical for your friend who's always losing their face masks. This portable accessory will securely clasp on their face masks, not feel too tight on their neck, and go with all their outfits.

    8. The Poppy Manicure Tool because they can paint their nails with precise strokes and not make a mess. Plus, who wouldn't want to treat themselves to a salon-worthy mani at home?!

    Model holds Olive & June The Poppy Manicure Tool while painting nails with pink polish

    9. A pair of shredding claws for brisket, chicken, and pulled pork sandwiches. They can easily grasp and shred pieces of meat (no carving knife required) for their next barbecue or picnic. They're also melt-proof, so they won't have to worry about excessive heat ruining them.

    Hands use two black shredding claws to cut up pulled pork on a white plate

    10. Shoe deodorizer that'll be a perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who's always on their feet. This essential oil-based formula minimizes gross odors in shoes, sneakers, and more athletic footwear.

    Model sprays shoe deodorizer into white Nike basketball shoe

    11. An RFID-blocking credit card holder so they can keep their driver's license and credit cards safe from identity theft. It also fits great in a backpack or tote bag for easy access.

    Hand pulls pink RFID-blocking credit card holder out of black tote bag

    12. A USB cord bracelet that'll be incredibly handy if they forget a charging cable at home. It blends in with their other jewelry and easily connects to a portable phone charger or computer if their gadget batteries are running low.

    13. A personalized nylon collar for their "adventurous" fur baby. You can add their name and your phone number just in case they take a little field trip to your neighbor's yard.

    Red collar that says "Bailey" with a number on a dog's neck

    14. Clinique's All About Eyes because they'll love applying this gentle cream during their skincare routine. It helps minimize dark circles and puffiness, especially if they may have stayed up a too late the night before. Another great benefit? Their eye makeup will actually stay in place, thanks to this non-creep formula.

    Pink jar of Clinique's All About Eyes Eye Cream on top of a silver lid

    15. Light saber chopsticks so they can enjoy takeout ~in a galaxy far, far away~ (aka the kitchen). These babies glow and grip well on sushi and noodles, making their next lunch break a super fun and mess-free experience.

    16. A Wallet Ninja multi-purpose pocket tool to take off beer caps, unscrew bolts, and more. It easily fits in their wallet, too, in case they need to open beverages or repair sunglasses on the go.

    Hand uses camo print 18-in-1 multi-purpose pocket tool to open beer bottle

    17. A bottle of Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray so they can do their business in peace *and* leave a heavenly scent in the bathroom.

    Bottle of black Poo-Pourri on a bathroom counter with a grooming kit

    18. Glossier's Boy Brow + Generation G Duo that'll come to the rescue if they need to do their makeup on the go. A brow pomade will instantly groom unruly eyebrows and a sheer matte lipstick will give their lips a just-blotted look. And both easily fit in a cosmetics bag!

    19. A LifeStraw Personal Water Filter to help them get clean drinking water on camping trips and avoid bringing plastic bottles. Whenever they're in the great outdoors, this tiny device captures unwanted impurities (including bacteria) and allows for easy sipping.

    Camper uses blue water filtration device to safely drink water from a stream

    20. A water-resistant armband for anyone who loves listening to a good playlist during workouts. They won't have to hold onto their phone anymore and worry about drops if they're walking, running, or lifting weights.

    Reviewer wears light blue armband while running a marathon

    21. An all-in-one avocado slicer that'll divide, pit, *and* slice their avocados. This nifty gadget ~halves~ the time it'll take to get these fruits ready for guacamole and toast.

    22. Mighty Patch's Hydrocolloid Acne Pimple Patch Spot Treatment that'll lift gunk out of whiteheads while you sleep. This overnight treatment will help shrink bad pimples and leave you with a clearer complexion in the a.m.

    23. Goodr Circle G's Polarized Sunglasses because they won't have to deal with an annoying glare or UVB lighting when they're hiking or running. If they love spending time outside, these babies will help make sunny days more tolerable.

    Polarized pink sunglasses with yellow lenses on white cushion

    24. Cable savers so they don't have to say goodbye to their frayed laptop or phone charger. These babies help extend the life of lightly damaged cables and wires. ('Tis *not* the season for tech repairs.)

    Green and pink cable savers around frayed phone charger wire

    25. The Sign Tribe's Remove and Chill Nail Polish Eraser Cream that'll gently take off stubborn glitter and polish without scrubbing. If they give themselves manis at home, they'll appreciate this gentle formula that removes polish and helps hydrate cuticles.

    Model uses nail polish eraser cream to gently remove white nail polish from fingers

    26. Crochet hanging baskets for all the little things cluttering their bedroom. These bright beauties will hold tiny succulents, skincare products, chargers, and other essentials that don't have a storage spot.

    27. An Invisawear smart bracelet so versatile for everyday wear and helpful when it comes to safety. Inside the charm, there's a button that'll notify up to five contacts about their exact GPS location if they need assistance. All they have to do is press twice to alert their parents, bestie, or S.O. should something come up.

    model wearing silver expandable bracelet

    28. A set of reusable food huggers that'll help keep their fave fruits and veggies fresh in the fridge. They'll get to eat leftover apple halves and save canned greens without having to deal with a leaky (and wilting) mess.

    Green reusable food huggers on half an apple and jar of capers

    29. Milk Makeup's Vegan Milk Moisturizer that'll quench their thirsty skin with a blend of vegan milks (desert milk, aka extracts from arid environment plants, fig milk, and oat milk) and olive-derived squalane. You can give them the gift of healthy, baby-soft, and moisturized skin for the holidays.

    30. An anti-chafe balm because it's about time they can wear sports bras, shorts, and compression leggings without irritation issues. No more skin rubbing when they go hiking or running outdoors.

    Model rubs anti-chafing stick onto thighs

    31. A Saucemoto Dip Clip so they can eat nuggets and fries without making a mess in the car. This baby easily clips onto a car vent and securely holds sauce containers and packets. The days of ketchup dripping into their lap when they drive are over.

    That feeling when you find a stocking stuffer they'll use again and again:

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