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    35 Things From Amazon That'll Make Perfect Gifts

    Long distance bracelets, a jerky bouquet, running shoes, and more amazing gifts to give.

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    1. A link chain necklace for the friend who is always wearing trendy jewelry. This beauty is fab for layering and brightens up any #OOTD.


    Promising review: "Love, love! I adore this necklace. The length is perfect for layering, and it is easily adjustable. It has a nice soft gold tone, not brassy, so it looks great even with my high-end pieces. I receive lots of compliments!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $14.99+ (available in two colors and also in sets)

    2. A bath caddy because they'll love spending their OOO time sipping wine and reading a juicy bestseller in the tub. This tray is expandable and can also fit a tablet, in case they want to binge-watch their fave TV shows too.

    Reviewer's light wood bath caddy with a glass of white wine, a book, and candle over their bath tub
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    Promising review: "This baby is awesome! There’s nothing quite like relaxing in the tub after an exhausting day, and having the luxury of this table to put your glass of wine and your tablet on so you can drink wine and watch your favorite TV shows in peace!" —Kat

    Price: $34.99

    3. A milk frother so your parents can whip up amazing Dalgona coffees or iced matcha lattes at home. This handy gadget is super easy to use and is *chef's kiss* perfect for caffeinated drinks.

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    Promising review: "The Zulay milk frother is very easy to use and only takes about 15 seconds to froth milk. We use ours everyday for lattes and frothy hot chocolate. The sleek design makes it easy to hold while using. It comes with a stand so it's easy to store on top of your kitchen counter or anywhere. This is a great gift and you can't beat the price! You won't be disappointed!" —Bono

    Price: $12.74+ (available in 26 colors)

    4. A lightweight duffle bag for anyone who basically lives at the gym. With multiple compartments for activewear, shoes, and more gear, they'll be covered for their next sweat session.

    Model sits on gym bench next to gray gym duffle bag with mesh side pockets

    Promising review: "I bought this gym bag as a gift for my father. He loves that there is a separate pouch for his shoes and the small pouch inside for his keys and phone. He swims at the gym, so he really loves the compartment for his towel and swim trunks. The bag is made of good, quality material that can be used for a long time." —Taylor Cabaniss

    Price: $26.99+ (available in five colors)

    5. 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.

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    My colleague Emma owns these and said "I love them to pieces, TBH, I use them as decor every bit as much as I use them to eat." You can read more of her lightsaber chopsticks review here.

    Promising review: "Bought these for a white elephant and everyone loved them! My friends are huge Star Wars fans and absolutely love these chopsticks. Great color quality and great LED light quality. They're well made, easy to clean, and a nice weight! Would recommend for sure, very fun and cute gift!" —Nik

    Price: $9.97+ (available in six colors).

    6. A striped sweater that'll be a cold weather staple for the fashionista in your life. When the temperature drops they'll be cozy as heck and wear this gem over and over again.

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    Promising review: "This was a really a really comfy sweater. It is came really soft right out of the package. I ordered a size large, but I could have fit into a size medium, but I didn't want to return it, and I like my sweater a little bit bigger anyway. I was not disappointed at all with this sweater which will be in heavy rotation this winter." —Lynn Wright

    Price: $16.99+ (available in sizes S—XXL and 19 styles)

    7. A jerky bouquet to give to your S.O. who is always snacking and appreciates something a little tastier than a granola bar. This yummy bundle will ~meat~ their expectations with four stick flavors, including Buffalo, Elk, Venison (Mild), and Venison (Hot).

    Hands pull red jerky packages out of red bouquet that says "Carnivore Club"

    Promising review: "I got this for my husband for Valentine's day. He loved it! He said the meat was really good and flavorful. His friends thought it was the best bouquet ever. He'd order it again just for the jerky." —Kelly Hansen

    Price: $69.99

    8. Soft joggers so your sister, cousin, or bestie can rock a loungewear staple that's comfy as hell and matches their tank tops, tees, and hoodies.

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    Promising review: "The pants are made with the softest of materials, they fit perfectly and hang beautifully, hugging close to the body, but not tight. I will wear these around the house or to sleep in, yet would not hesitate to wear them out to shop or very casual events. For the price, you cannot beat the value. I could not love these more and will be purchasing more as gifts!" —Chris

    Price: $9.99+ (available in sizes S—3X and 69 styles)

    9. A plush Baby Yoda for family members who can't get enough of The Mandalorian and the little cutie that kickstarted so many memes.

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    Promising review: "This is, without a doubt, one of the most adorable things I've ever purchased. He is very soft and huggable. He has a good weight to him since he has a beanbag-like body. I don't think it is necessarily a negative that he doesn't have feet. It makes it easier to stand him upright without him tipping over. Great for all ages! " —Laura Cole

    Price: $17.49

    10. A Wonder Core so they can do sit-ups, bridges, push-ups, and scissor-kicks in their tiny living space. This compact device will give their abs, butt, and leg muscles a killer workout.

    Model uses black and yellow Wonder Core compact exercise machine to crunch abs on hardwood floor

    Promising review: "I've been using this in combo with my regular home workouts. I use it for push-ups, thigh work, and core work. It's a keeper. The adjustable tension knobs are easy to use. There is no setup. Comes all put together." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $99.99 (available in two colors).

    11. A fun coloring book because it'll let your friend end their work day with happy hour animals. Each coloring page has drink recipes, so they can sip on a spritzer or cosmo while they color their heart out at home.

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    Promising review: "I love coloring and I love cocktails, so this coloring book couldn't be more perfect! I usually like to drink alcohol and color on my Friday nights, so this makes it even more fun!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $7.97.

    12. Pretty planters that'll be anything but a basic storage option for your sibling's plant babies. They can place them on a windowsill, shelf, or mantel *and* admire their green display indoors.

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    Promising review: "These planters were exactly like shown in the pics! I was so happy when they arrived, they do look 'hand painted' I don't know if they are or not, but they are just so cute. I have mine sitting on my kitchen windowsill. I was also extremely impressed by the way the planters were packaged so well! They are definitely an item that could be sent as a gift." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $13.99 for a set of six

    13. Flexible curling rods because they can create beautiful curls without using hot styling tools. Leave these rods overnight and take them out in the morning for ah-mazing, "I just went to the salon" hair.

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    Promising review: "I have thick 4c hair and I love this set. My hair came out so curly. It really reminded me of the movie star curls because it has been such a long time since I have seen my hair curl without having to use heat to it. I will either use a curling cream or a curling gel and leave the rods in overnight and then I get my curls in the morning." —Marisa Fields-Williams

    Price: $10.99 for a 42-pack

    14. A squeaky hide-and-seek toy that'll delight any doggo and challenge them to find "sweet treats." ~Donut~ forget to gift this adorable plush to your fave fur baby.

    Fluffy brown dog hovers over pink mug-shaped squeak toy that says "Donut Disturb" and plush brown, pink, and blue sprinkle donuts

    Promising review: "I sent this to a friend who just adopted her first dog. I knew that this fur baby was in the 'clever' class of dogs, that she liked squeakers, and was a big cuddler, so a soft pillow filled with squeak toys seemed like a good idea. It was a huge hit! Puppers uses it has a head rest, and loves getting the cookies out and squeaking them around. I've been reliably informed that it is a great toy." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $9.99

    15. A patch sweatshirt just begging to be part of their loungewear wardrobe. They can't go wrong with soft material, a tiny alien patch, and comfy shape that'll be perf for self-care time or nature walks.

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    I personally own this sweatshirt and I wear it all the time! It goes well with joggers and leggings and it's my go-to piece of clothing whenever I'm relaxing at home or spending solo time outdoors.

    Promising review: "I love these shirts, I got the black alien and the white wave shirt. They fit perfect and have held up (as well as the designs) through lots of washes. I wear these out during the day and I also wear them to bed sometimes because they’re so comfy. ❤️" —sara

    Price: $18.99+ (available in sizes XS—XL and 35 styles)

    16. Bond Touch bracelets that'll give your partner a subtle sign of love whenever they're missing you. They'll seriously melt when they receive a "touch" and their wrist lights up during the day or night.

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    Here's how it works: Slip on the bracelets, sync them with the Bond Touch App, and you can send touches (aka the bracelets light up) if you can't physically be together.

    Promising review: "Loved being able to give this gift to my boyfriend. We are in a long-distance relationship living over an hour away from one another. With our very busy life schedules it makes it hard to always text to let each other know we’re thinking about the other person. This product is great! We can let each other know throughout the day we’re thinking about them with our secret touch codes." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $98 for a pack of two bracelets.

    17. A soothing jasmine candle for anyone who needs a little more "me time" in between their busy schedules. When lit, it gives a soft glow and makes their living space smell like a spa.

    Chesapeake Bay Peace + Tranquility candle lit on a bedside tray with a vase and gray bowl

    This candle is also available in 14 other scents, including oak moss amber, Mediterranean citrus, cranberry dahlia, and more!

    Promising review: "This candle smells absolutely amazing! I have burnt it for hours and not much of the wax is gone. They say scent can help you relax and this is so true with the smell of this candle. I have put it in the bathroom during a bath and it truly helped me relax and unwind before bedtime.The scent is not too strong, but just enough for you to feel relaxed. I plan on ordering more to give as gifts this holiday season." —Rebecca

    Price: $10.99+ (available in 14 scents)

    18. A gorgeous solar wind chime that'll make your parents' porch look like a colorful disco after the sun goes down. When it's nighttime, these vibrant circles will provide light and look fab in the neighborhood.

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    Promising review: "When I first took this out of the box, I thought 'oh boy I don’t know about this,' but I went ahead and hung it up outside to charge. When nighttime came, it started to light up and it is so neat. The colors gently change and none of them are muted. I am so happy with it." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.99.

    19. A Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver if they want gorgeous, beachy waves without spending hours at the salon. Boost shine and keep strands frizz-free with this great styling tool.

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    Promising review: "Okay, I love this thing so much. My hair is down to my chest and I love to curl it, but have zero patience to do so. This is very easy to use and makes my hair look great, as well as cuts curling time in half. I've already had two friends ask me what I used to curl my hair and one ordered it for herself and I gifted one to my other friend." —Marianne R. Brown

    Price: $29.99

    20. Running shoes they'll love if their feet hurt all the dang time. Midsole cushioning and a comfy shape will literally leave them on Cloud 9 whenever they exercise.

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    Promising review: "Beautiful shoes! I bought them to use as indoor workout shoes and they fit like a glove in my original size (8). I was worried the tongue would rub on my ankle because of how these are designed, but they didn’t upon multiple uses. I primarily use them for various aerobic exercises, like walking on the treadmill or elliptical." —Sarah S.

    Price: $34.69+ (available in sizes 5—12 and 52 colors).

    21. 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

    Promising review: "Yes, yes, yes, and yes. I got this as a gift for my best friend who is obsessed with sharks and it was better than I could've expected. It's very durable and makes every beer look so much cooler." —Ashley Barnas

    Price: $8.74

    22. A robot vacuum so they can have a clean house sans crumbs, pet hair, and more messes. This baby sucks up debris and has adaptive navigation, so it'll move from room to room on its own. Gift this cool gadget that *takes care of the dirty work* for them.

    Black robot vacuum moves toward leaf and debris on a gray floor next to boots

    Promising review: "This was a life-changing purchase for me. I have two kids and four cats and this thing picks up all the fur and spilled stuff. It makes random patterns but seems to get everything. I set it to run once a day and it is so nice to come home to a clean floor each day. It does carpet and linoleum just as well. My favorite thing is that it runs over rugs in the bathroom without moving them, but it cleans them really well. It is amazing!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $299.98

    23. A floating mountain wall shelf for anyone who can't stop talking about cottagecore. Transform their living room into a cozy, rustic-inspired oasis with this beautiful piece of decor.

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    Promising review: "I thought about making this myself, but for the price, it’s worth it just to buy. It’s well-constructed and looks nice in my mountain/snowboard-themed room. I found a cool yeti Christmas ornament my aunt gave me to stuff in it. It looks pretty cool." —Greg Collins

    Price: $29.98

    24. A snowflake multitool because your S.O. is always repairing bike chains and other gear on the go. This tiny device is super portable and won't be too much to carry on rides.

    Hand holds silver snowflake-shaped multitool to repair a bike part

    Promising review: "I finally have a tool that can handle all problems! I am constantly running up and down the stairs to get a screwdriver to fix something; now I have whatever I need in one tool. I was so happy to see what this could do that I bought two of them — one for each floor!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $8.49

    25. A pair of suede boots that'll match everything in their closet (even dresses they still want to wear during the winter) and still be comfy to walk in when it's cold outside.

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    Promising review: "These are seriously the cutest fall/winter boot. And what a bargain for the quality of these! They don't fall down at the thigh but also aren't overly tight and uncomfortable. They are definitely true to size so I would recommend ordering the same size you normally do." —Gabriella

    Price: $39.99+ (available in sizes 5—10 and 13 colors).

    26. Some clip string lights your bestie or sister will adore if they like to display small photos and postcards. Arrange them above a headboard or couch for all the cozy feels.

    Tiny photo notecards hanging on lit string lights with slim clips

    Promising review: "This product is so cute! All of the lights in the clips work perfectly fine and give a soft glow. My favorite part of this product is that with the remote you can turn it to whatever setting and brightness you choose. This also allows me to shut it on and off without out having to get up out of my bed at night if I need some light late at night. The clips are also great quality and are perfect for hanging pictures, cards, money, etc." —Dee Vee

    Price: $11.99 (available in two sizes and 11 colors)

    27. A smart reusable notebook for anyone who's always taking notes. Instead of carrying multiple spiral notebooks to classes or meetings, this gadget saves memos and sends them to Dropbox and iCloud. They won't have to flip through pages of writing to find what they need again.

    Hands sketch letter on smart reusable notepad

    Promising review: "I was given my first Rocketbook by a family member as a gift. The app and the ability to send sheets directly to email, Google Drive, Dropbox or other places is one of the best features. By simply naming your pages and setting the destination you can create a system for storing notes that makes sense instead of having notes in a notebook that are stuck there forever." —BrandonS

    Price: $23.70+ (available in eight colors)

    28. A Venus flytrap plant that'll be their new WFH buddy and require minimal maintenance, thanks to a high-tech gel that'll help it grow, grow, and grow some more.

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    Promising review: "I ordered one of these several months ago, and it’s adorable! It was so tiny, I wasn’t hopeful but all of the sudden it’s quadrupled in size. It sits on my desk which gets lots of natural light. However I keep it in a corner where it doesn’t get direct light and it’s thriving." —Deb

    Price: $8.99

    29. A rainbow knife set for your grandparents who love serving cheese, bread, and more charcuterie delights. It comes with different-sized knives and scissors, so they can slice everything from bread to veggies in little time.

    Iridescent rainbow knives with black handles next to cutting board with bread slices

    Promising review: "The knives are sharp and beautiful! Worth the money! Everyone who comes over to my home always gives me compliments! I am not a kitchen knife expert or a chef, but they are perfect for the average joe. I have only hand-washed them but they seem very durable." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $61.99+ for a 14-piece set (available in three colors)

    30. A set of cactus shot glasses that'll make amazing barware decorations *and* serve as great convo starter for your friend's virtual happy hours.

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    Promising review: "I got these as a little secret Santa gift for a family event. I was a little worried about how the quality would be because they were such a good price. I was pleasantly surprised when I received them how durable they seemed and how cute they were! My friend really enjoyed them as well." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $12.99 for a set of five.

    31. A makeup organizer to get their brushes, sponges, cleaners, and other beauty goods in order. They'll find this storage solution incredibly useful, especially if they have limited counter space for cosmetics.

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    Promising review: "I posted a before and after picture for reference. This was super easy to assemble and held almost everything I needed it too. My makeup, skin, and hair care products. Easily freed up 50% of the space I was previously using." —Cynthia Downs

    Price: $19.99+ (available in three colors)

    32. Over-the-door hooks so ~purrfect~ for that family member or friend who has limited closet space. Hang up towels, hats, coats, and more things on these adorable paws.

    Black cat over-the-door hanger holding up a red towel and a blue shirt

    Promising review: "This is such a cute idea. It is the perfect gift for someone that loves cats. It's not something to clutter up a shelf and collect dust. You could use it in the kitchen or the bathroom and it's very practical." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $8.99

    33. A lap desk they'll want to use if their WFH area *is* the couch and they don't feel like pulling up a table for a laptop. There's also room for a mousepad and smartphone, so they can keep essentials on hand.

    Model uses gray lap desk to work on laptop while sitting on a gray couch

    Promising review: "With me working from home, I sleep late and wake up just in time to log into work. This has been perfect, I get this on my lap in bed and start working. I love the little bump for the laptop that allows me to shift positions without laptop sliding off." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $29.99+ (available in four colors)

    34. A burrito blanket for the person who loves to ~wrap~ themselves in a warm cocoon when it's a cold day.

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    Promising review: "What a great blanket. I bought it as a gift for my adult nephew, and he loved it. It’s big, it’s very soft and lightweight, and it actually looks like a real tortilla. For gifting, I rolled it up like a burrito and wrapped it in aluminum foil — like a real burrito. Even the dog got excited, licking his lips, thinking it was a burrito." —Natalie A.

    Price: $17.99

    35. And a neon ice cream light so your roommate can ~melt with joy~ every time they want to illuminate their bedroom.

    An neon white, pink, and yellow ice cream light on a brick wall

    If they're more into cactuses or unicorns, you can check out the other available designs here!

    Promising review: "I bought two neon signs both are super cute on my wall behind my computer desk. The lights show up well on my webcam while the clear plastic backing remains invisible. They are safe to touch, as they remain cool while plugged in. They appear to be made of a rubber/plastic material, so they are also unlikely to break." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $34.99

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