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35 Useful Gifts For The Twentysomethings In Your Life

You won't find these shoved in the back of their closet the next time you help them move.

1. AirPods Pro, perfect for the family member who's somehow always on a run, tuning into a conference call, and ordering takeout — all at the same time.

2. A pair of mop slippers with removable soles for the friend who's too lazy to pick up after themselves. If they're anything like me, and the spilling of food and beverages is an hourly occurrence, they might consider permanently gluing these to their feet.

Reviewer wearing the mop slippers

3. A Ninja personal blender, so they can make delicious smoothies in seconds. I'm sure this'll be a MAJOR upgrade to the old blender they're currently using, which is nothing but a margarita mixer from their college days.

Step-by-step photos showing how to make a smoothie using the Ninja

4. A cult-favorite Always Pan designed to replace all their other pots and pans. This nifty piece of cookware can be used to braise, sear, steam, strain, sauté, fry, AND boil — all they'll have to do is wash it in between uses! 😎

The Always Pan styled on a blanket

5. An Instant Pot for the person who says they never have time to cook. This countertop pressure cooker takes all the legwork out of cooking, and they can use it to make *literally* every meal of the day (think oatmeal in the morning, soup for lunch, and a stir-fry for dinner). Easy peasy!

Reviewer photo showing Instant Pot on kitchen countertop next to a cutting board with chopped vegetables on it

6. A pair of blue light–blocking glasses to protect their eyes from harmful digital eye strain, especially for people who stare at screens all day for work or school. Plus, they're actually pretty cute! 🤓

7. A waterproof portable speaker for the notorious shower singer in your life who just shouts the same three lyrics over and over again as they shampoo and condition.

8. A cup holder so they never have to go without their favorite drink while taking a bath or shower.

Glass of wine attached to cup holder in bath tub

9. Or, a bamboo tub caddy to make their bathing routine a little more luxurious. Whatever they want in the bath with them — wine, candles, Netflix, a good book — this gives them a solid place to put it.

10. A Slip silk pillowcase that'll provide them with a crisp, cool surface to lay their head each night while keeping their hair from ending up in knots by morning time.

Model hugging a pillow with a navy Slip silk pillowcase on it

11. A handheld steamer because wrinkled clothes have NO place in any twentysomething's wardrobe.

Plaid flannel before and after being steamed

12. A stainless-steel wine stopper so they can keep their half-finished bottle tasting fresh and delicious for up to 10 days after they pop the cork.

Reviewer photo showing the wine stopper in use on a bottle of red wine

13. A mini knife sharpener that'll keep their blades from prematurely dulling, buying them some time before they have to shell out a small fortune for a new set.

Reviewer photo showing knife sharpener next to a kitchen knife

14. A portable photo printer for your sibling who's always taking aesthetically pleasing pics that are *actually* worthy of being printed (your blurry selfies could never).

Reviewer photo showing the mobile printer next two four prints

15. An Ember smart mug that'll keep their coffee or tea at their preferred drinking temperature for however long it takes them to finish it.

16. A bottle of anti-fog spray to prevent their glasses from fogging up while wearing a face mask, because not being able to see can be almost as dangerous as not wearing a mask in public.

Reviewer photo showing reviewer holding a bottle of anti-fog spray and showing their face with a cloth mask on as well as glasses which appear to not be fogged

17. A heated razor (the world's first!) that'll have them feeling like they're getting a luxurious hot towel shave every morning.

Reviewer shaving with the heated razor

18. A handy lil cable organizer to help them get organized and keep track of their phone charger so they stop stealing yours.

Several multicolored leather cord organizers arranged in a circle

19. A scalp massager with soft, thick bristles designed to stimulate blood flow to the scalp, while also cleansing and exfoliating. It's the perfect size (and price) for their stocking!

20. A L'Occitane Magic Key so they can squeeze every last drop of their expensive skin cream out of the tube.

21. Reusable makeup remover pads for the eco-conscious person who'll appreciate the fact that they can simply toss these in the wash and reuse them day after day.

22. Or, a rechargeable facial cleansing brush that'll quickly and effectively remove their makeup and cleanse their skin in under a minute's time.

BuzzFeed editor using the Foreo Luna mini facial cleanser in pink

23. A nifty page holder to make life a little easier for all the bibliophiles in your social circle.

Reviewer using the book page holder to prop their book open while they read

24. A customizable face mask necklace that'll take their collection of fashion masks to a whole ’nother level of style. These make it easy to hang their mask up when they get home, and will also prevent two people with the same mask from accidentally mixing them up.

Reviewer wearing their mask with customized mask necklace chain

25. A reading pillow to conveniently prop them up in bed while they read, color, do homework, and binge-watch.

26. A mini light because their purse or backpack is a vast, unknown world that somehow has more stuff shoved in it than Mary Poppins' magical bag.

27. A hair tie bracelet for the friend who's always asking if they can borrow one, and then never gives it back. This handy cuff will ensure they always have two hair ties readily available AND prevent annoying digging on their wrist.

Reviewer photo showing the hair tie bracelet on a wrist with two hair ties placed around the bracelet

28. A foot file and callus remover that'll make their feet shinier and smoother than ever. Plus, watching all that dead skin fall off will be a satisfying, cathartic activity for them.

Reviewer photo showing before-and-after photos of their dry, cracked heel looking shiny and smooth after using Colossal foot rasp

29. A splurge-worthy robot vacuum to do all the dirty work for them. With the press of a couple buttons to set its cleaning schedule, this thing will be off and running — sucking up pesky crumbs and pet hair so they (and you) can finally walk barefoot in their apartment again.

30. A back and neck massager that's basically a personal masseuse whenever they need one. This thing even comes with a car adapter so they can always get a neck massage, regardless of where they are.

Reviewer photo demonstrating how the Naipo Shiatsu massager fits over the shoulders

31. A foot scrubber because, let's be real, washing our feet is actually a lot of work (and low-key dangerous, like, helloooooo slippery tile!?). This'll motivate them to *actually* wash their feet, since that's something they apparently thought wasn't necessary.

Reviewer photo of their foot being washed with the scrubbing pad

32. A rechargeable hand warmer so they never have to deal with cold fingers ever again. Plus, it'll give *that person* in your life one less thing to complain about!

Model smiling holding the Infray hand warmer in their left hand while outside on a chilly day

33. An avocado slicing tool for the broke brunch lover in your life. Instead of shelling out $16 for a piece of toast, they can use this to split, pit, and slice — getting them an avo toast just as pretty as their favorite brunch place.

34. An egg cooker equipped to magically cook six hard-boiled, soft-boiled, or poached eggs in under 10 minutes. If they think boiling eggs is a guessing game, they've definitely never tried poaching them. This contraption takes out all the confusion — no whirlpools or vinegar required.

Product photo showing egg cooker cooking poached eggs

35. And lastly, a pair of fleece-lined leggings that they'll probably end up wearing *every* day this winter.

reviewer wearing the fleece-lined leggings with winter boots

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