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    40 Unique Gifts The Guy In Your Life Won't Hate

    As my father Freddie Mercury would say: "I want it all."

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    1. An incredible weighted blanket thousands of people swear by for helping with anxiety, stress, and nightmares because everyone is their best self with plenty of sleep! And anyone who can gift that is a true angel.

    the weighted blanket on a bed
    Amazon

    You choose the weight of the blanket based on the body weight of the person using it. To give you an idea of the weight you'll need, the 5 pound blanket is suitable for 90–150 pound individuals, and 20 pound blanket is suitable for 150–200 pound individuals.

    Promising review: "I sleep better than ever. No anxiety or panic attacks, no night terrors. Despite its weight, my body temperature stays extremely comfortable. It's expensive but worth every penny." —William Hinchman

    Get it from Amazon for $53.90+ (available in 13 colors, cotton or bamboo duvet, sizes Twin–King and kid's size, choose from 5–30 lbs. of added weight).

    2. A Jerky Snob subscription so the one you love can open up a box of artisan jerky every month and say "so, we ~meat~ again."

    an unpacked box of jerky in many varieties
    Jerky Snob / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: two bags, half a pound, or a pound of artisan jerky each month

    Promising review: "All right, so my husband and I love jerky but the real stuff. We didn't want processed, nasty gas station jerky, we wanted the 'craft' of jerky. We found it with Jerky Snob! The fact that they choose jerky from companies all over the country and send various flavor profiles is awesome. It makes you feel like you're giving back to your fellow jerky lovers, and there's a taste for everyone. Plus, it's not processed crap! Hooray for jerky!" —Gabriella

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15+/month.

    3. A splurge-worthy waterproof heated razor to make shaving as smooth and comfy as possible. This razor has adjustable heat sensors and flex disc technology that conforms to every contour, and is honestly a gem of a gift!

    Gillette

    This razor also features an aluminum-zinc handle, and a wireless magnetic charger so you can store it just about anywhere. It's time to kiss razor burn and knicks goodbye once and for all!

    Promising review: "I have this razor and can without a doubt state it is the best I have used. I have served in the military for the past 25 years and shave EVERY day. All I can say is how it has made my daily grooming process a little easier and proudly state I’m an owner of this awesome experience." —HappyMilitaryMan

    Get it from Gillette for $200.

    4. An Office-themed game of Clue that's truly ideal for any fans of The Office and classic board games.

    "The Office" themed Clue game
    BoxLunch

    Promising review: "Anything Office is great but time went into this and u get the classic game of Clue with a twist, fun to mix it up for game night. High quality!" —Anonymous

    Get it from BoxLunch for $34.23.

    5. A warm and cozy Carhartt hat reviewers swear by for its durability and classic style.

    instagram.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I was looking for. It is very warm and plenty long enough to get down over your ears. I especially like that it is made of an acrylic material that feels nice and soft on your head. I would definitely not hesitate to buy another if I needed it." —Dennis L. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 22 colors).

    6. A customizable wallet so you can give them a personal and practical gift this year!

    hands holding an engraved wallet
    Script Leather / Via Etsy

    Get it from Script Leather on Etsy for $32.90+ (engraving available in multiple fonts and places on the wallet).

    7. A sweet card or set of handmade ceramic coasters that'll help your guy's holiday be memorable and full of smiles. These gifts are Black-owned and made by Ms James, a paper goods company that makes relatable, jovial and unique crafts and goodies!

    By Ms James

    Ms James is based on the real-life experiences and adventures of Tara James, a quirky creator guided by her spirit and creativity.

    Get them from Ms James: the card for $6 and the coaster set for $75.

    8. A whiskey appreciation crate (literally, it comes in a crate) so you can give a gift that's as fun to open as it is to enjoy. It also comes with personalized glasses, cheers!

    the whiskey crate with whiskey, glasses, and nuts
    Man Crates

    What you get: personalized hand-made whiskey decanter, two personalized heavy bottom rocks glasses, two ice sphere molds, two slate coasters, whiskey-drinking journal, spiced peppercorn peanuts, salted pistachios, and cranberry pecans

    Promising review: "I ordered this set for my husband for our 25th anniversary! He loved it. And it was priceless watching him try to open the crate. It wasn't that difficult but we laughed and wished we had recorded it. He couldn't just rip it open like a typical present, so he had to study the crate to figure out to best attack. When he saw the decanter set he was sooo happy and it now has a permanent spot on our counter. Thank you!" —Cindy Bates

    Get it from Man Crates for $159.99.

    9. A bold, gold matte liquid lip that's just the perfect shade for holiday parties and other festive times!

    a model wearing the gold liquid lip
    Fluide

    I personally swear by Fluide as all their lips are vegan, cruelty-free, super pigmented, and their company is queer-owned!

    Get it from Fluide for $16.

    10. A Matter science subscription that delivers the world's most interesting matter to one lucky recipient. It's part museum, part lab project, and it will give them plenty of satisfying exploration/science experiment time each month.

    an array of fossils, test tubes, stones, and scientific objects
    Matter / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: four to six items every month (worth $50-60), such as computer chips, fossils, minerals, and detailed explanations for all the objects in the crate. Plus the packaging is 100% recyclable/compostable!

    Promising review: "We are beyond satisfied with our subscription. Every box has a handful of real, interesting, educational, stuff. We all love it, from my 5-year-old to my 46-year-old." ⁠—Richard F.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29.99/month.

    11. A bonsai growing kit to give your man everything one needs to grow four mini bonsai trees. Who says you can't garden in the winter time?

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Set includes: four organic tree seed packets — Jacaranda Mimosifolia; Pinus Aristata; Ficus Religiosa; and Picea Mariana. It also comes with four peat soil discs, biodegradable growing pots, plant markers, and instructions

    Promising review: "I was very impressed with this bonsai kit. The instructions were very easy to follow and I had a sprout in six days! I can't wait to see how they mature." —CAH

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    12. A luxurious after shave balm with shea butter to moisturize, soothe, and leave skin smelling great.

    a close-up of the after shave cream
    instagram.com

    Promising review: "Smell like your granddad in the absolute best way! What more can be said that hasn't already. This seems universally loved, and I now I know why. It all comes down to the scent. It just has such a classic, gentlemanly fragrance. Whenever I slather this stuff on, I think this is what a New England fisherman must smell like on his days home from sea. Amazing stuff. There is no sort of tingling or burning or cooling or any of the other stuff we often expect from after shave creams, balms, gels, etc. It's just soothing and calming and nice. I have pretty sensitive skin, and this keeps the burn and redness at bay. I can't say enough." —Jason Zurawski

    Get it from Amazon for $34.

    13. A quartley Comma Vintage subscription box someone needs to send to my doorstep like yesterday 👀. This subscription will be like gifting a personalized vintage stylist, it doesn't get better than that!

    a vintage outfit next to the Comma Vintage box
    Cratejoy

    What you get: curated boxes of vintage menswear and accessories, featuring brands like Levi's, Pendleton, L. L. Bean, Nike, Champion, and more

    Promising review: "Every four months I'll get an email saying that I have a box on the way from Comma Vintage, and I get super excited to see what they sent me this time. I haven't been let down once. So far my favorite item has been a vintage down vest that I wear multiple times a week. I loved the service so much that I bought my brother a subscription for Christmas, and due to the survey everyone fills out, he gets very different items than me — but also loves them. I look forward to continuing to be a subscriber!" —Oliver

    Get it from Cratejoy for $45/every three months.

    14. A small but mighty waterproof Bluetooth speaker that'll hold up on beach trips, BBQs, road trips, and many many dance like no one's watching sessions in the shower.

    the speaker in orange floating in water
    Amazon

    I own two and I love these so much. This orange one is my designated shower speaker — still going strong!

    Promising review: "Sound is amazing for price. Fantastic compact design. Giant easily accessible volume control buttons on front. Simple set up. Simple to operate. Great deal." —Sean K

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in six colors).

    15. A set of four pizza socks ready to roll on out and give everyone extreme pizza cravings.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as a surprise for my significant other, and he LOVED it! He is a sock fanatic and is always looking for new fun pairs of socks, and the presentation of this was a perfect touch to make it even more fun to deliver. Everything fit perfectly, and the socks in the pizza box looked exactly like what was expected! Thanks so much!" —Logan

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99.

    16. A delicous elk, wild boar, and venison sausage gift set that'll honestly make anyone's mouth water.

    the sausage set served with cheese and fruit
    Bass Pro Shop

    Promising review: "Wow, is all I can say about this selection. The meat is great and I bring some to each holiday get together. It goes like hotcakes. Even a friend who swore he would never try these meats loved them and cleaned us out! All three have a distinct but great summer sausage taste to them." —campergrl

    Get it from Bass Pro Shop for $39.99.

    17. A set of four merino wool socks featuring seamless toes and awesome color-blocked patterns. Plus every sock bought equals one donated!

    Bombas

    Get them from Bombas for $78 (available in sizes S-XL).

    18. A chemical-free, machine-washable, and reusable cooling cloth that screams "I love you but sometimes you get really sweaty at the gym, pls cool down."

    Amazon

    Just wet and ring the towel, and it will stay cool for up to two hours; and once it dries, you can restart the process to activate again!

    Promising review: "Took this cooling cloth out of the box, added a little H2O and took it to the hubby out mowing the lawn. No joke! No exaggeration! he thought it had been the fridge because it was so cool to the touch. Unfortunately, he will not give it back. Ordering another one...." —Bimmerfiend

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in six styles).

    19. An investment-worthy sunrise alarm clock featuring light cycles that speak to our circadian rhythm and will help your precious boy sleep better and get up in the morning!

    the sunrise alarm clock glowing on a nightstand
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Purchased this as a gift for my husband. Very easy to use, and he loves it. His old alarm clock was obnoxiously loud, waking up the kids down the hall every morning. This one is a gentle, relaxing wake-up to the warm glow of the 'sun' and birds happily chirping. We also love falling asleep to the 'sunset,' a 10-minute progressive sleep timer that slowly dims until completely dark and has a sound machine feature. Love this clock!" —D. Fisher

    Get it from Amazon for $154.99.

    20. An adorable camper-themed birdhouse to bring all the birds to the yard.

    a birdhouse that looks like a camper
    Bass Pro Shop

    Get it from Bass Pro Shop for $19.99.

    21. A Finders Seekers escape room subscription so you can both decode secret locations and get into detective mode when boredom strikes.

    the Finders Seekers box
    Finders Seekers / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: fun puzzles, mysterious codes, and cryptic messages themed around the month's location

    Promising review: "I just finished my second box, and I absolutely adore this new fun part of my life!! I love that it is challenging, but when things get too rough there is a wonderfully warm and helpful community to turn to for help. Love it love it love it!" —Stacey

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25/month.

    22. A trans* equality T-shirt to empower and uplift your partner/boyfriend when they need it most.

    Flavnt

    Get it from Flavnt for $32.99 (available in sizes XS–3X).

    23. A French press that'll put full-flavored coffee (in just a few minutes!) back at the top of the morning priorities list.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this, use it every day. Coffee is so much better tasting from this press than it is from a plastic coffee maker! You also have the ability to brew stronger by adjusting the time. It was exactly what I was looking for. Would recommend, and will consider buying for gifts for our coffee drinker friends!" —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $36.86+ (available in three sizes).

    24. A pair of very comfy slip-on slippers made for those days when it's just time to be a sloth and only a sloth.

    the slipper in brown
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great slipper for the price! Bought these as a gift, and my husband loves them. Very comfortable." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.98 (available in sizes 8-13 and two colors).

    25. A pair of touchscreen-friendly gloves lined with fleece so your man can send you selfies in the snow without freezing ❄️.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love that these are touchscreen on the entire glove and not just the tips of the fingers. They are cute and really soft on the inside. I went to the Aglove's website to help determine what size to get, and they fit great." —ms_bananas09

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–XL and two colors)

    26. A Tamed Wild subscription that just may help your partner stay grounded — this box is packed with intention setting rituals, herbs, teas, crystals, and alter items for a monthly lunar ritual.

    an unpacked Tamed Wild box with crystals, tea, dried flowers, candles, and other items
    Tamed Wild / Via Cratejoy

    This is a great box for both beginners and those who already have magic practice!

    What you get: up to five items including crystals, herbs and teas, altar items, jewelry, essential oils, and a monthly intention setting lunar ritual

    Promising review: "I've received a few of these boxes now and will renew my subscription for sure. High-quality products worth more than the price of the box. The curation is thoughtful and serves the month's theme. I'm really glad I found Tamed Wild :-)." ⁠—Andrea D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20/month.

    27. A Freestone Fly Fishing subscription stocked with high-quality flies, gear, and trail snacks, so their love for fishing doesn't *scale* down any time soon.

    an unpacked box featuring fishing flies, a hat, and other fishing gear
    Freestone Fly Fishing / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: 12-24 premium fishing flies, fishing gear and tools, trail snacks, stickers, and informative fly fishing reading material

    Promising review: "I bought this as a birthday gift for my husband, he has received two boxes. He is extremely excited and has caught several fish with his flies." —Claudia

    Get it from Cratejoy for $37.50/month.

    28. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey that will add just the right amount of spice and sweetness to every meal.

    squeeze bottle of honey next to cheese board
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is now a staple for my kitchen. How I cooked without it before, I'll never know. Makes the best vinaigrette ever, quick pan sauces for pork, adds an unexpected zip to dozens of dishes. Does it come in gallons? I've given it as host gifts several times, and everyone gets hooked." —Martha Ronemus

    Read our full review of Mike's Hot Honey.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    29. A small Keurig for those Sundays when your babe is so engrossed in a novel, just getting up to make a pot of coffee is too much! Instant caffeination is a gift we all need.

    the Keurig in the corner of a small kitchen
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is perfect for a small area in your kitchen or even your room! Love it and it’s super fast to make your coffee." —Tim C.

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in seven colors).

    30. And a box of holiday single-serve brew cups ideal for big coffee drinkers. According to the reviews, these flavors are so scrumptious, you just may have to stock up and buy 12!

    the box of Christmas coffee
    Bass Pro Shop

    Promising review: "I bought 12 boxes at Christmas, I loved it so much. Now I'm out and on the search for them. Wish I could get them year-round. The Winter Warmer is my favorite." —insomnia3d

    Get it from Bass Pro Shop for $17.99.

    31. A creamy and cooling face mask for your absolute angel to try and adore! This mask is packed with nourishing ingredients like coconut, honey, ginger, and hyaluronic acid.

    Sephora

    This mask is free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, and mineral oil.

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this moisturizer as needed for a little over a year. In particular, I use it a few times a week during the drier winter months and after getting a little too much sun in the summer (my husband also uses it for the latter). When my skin is extra dry, it really soaks it up and I can feel the difference in my skin the next morning. I swear by this stuff as a hydrating treatment!" —ashtenj

    Get it from Sephora for $25+ (available in three sizes).

    32. A Hydro Flask designed to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold, so whether you're shopping for a daily commuter or outdoor adventurer, they'll be stoked and hydrated all day long.

    Reviewer photo of HydroFlask bottle in blue
    amazon.com

    The Hydro Flask also has a slip-free powder coating (no bottle sweating all over the car).

    Promising review: "Great water bottle! Keeps my water nice and cold while being out in the yard all day. I love the vibrant hibiscus color and straw top. I also bought one for my boyfriend in blue. For me straw top water bottles make me drink more water throughout the day. I also like how easy it is to clean." —Jennie M

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90+ (available in two sizes and 10 colors).

    33. A bidet to give the gift of a quick but powerful bathroom upgrade. Not to mention the savings on TP.

    Tushy

    Promising review: "I am loving my Tushy! It is powerful and so easy to install! Not gonna lie, I wish my sink was on the same wall so I could do the warm water option but it is super effective and definitely wakes you up! I believe this is the best way to keep things happily clean and, coupled with my Squatty Potty, I think 2019 is going to be the year of the happy BM!" —Natalie D.

    Get it from Tushy for $89 (available in nine colors).

    34. A heat-wicking 10-inch hybrid mattress with adaptive foam layered over springs (not too soft and not too firm), so you can give the gift of sleeping like a baby. Reviewers swear by this mattress for staying cool.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my fifth memory foam mattress. Some of my previous mattresses include everything from name brand (Tempurpedic) to a knockoff memory foam King size. Once you've slept on memory foam, you'll quickly understand why they are popular. I personally love them. The only true downside is they tend to sleep pretty warm. The Nod Hybrid employs cooling gel, but I was pretty skeptical because of how less expensive it was. I was pleasantly surprised that it legitimately felt cooler than all the other memory foam mattresses I have ever slept on. It doesn't sleep as cool as the really expensive beds mind you, but it also cost a lot LESS, so keep that in mind. The hybrid of springs and memory foam works pretty well. Yes, it is soft as a memory foam mattress usually is, but it also provides a comfortable firmness underneath that will probably be a life-saver for those with bad backs. All in all I am very satisfied with this, and after having extensive experience with cheap memory foam to expensive ones, I can say that you CAN get your money's worth without spending a fortune. I'm very happy with my bed and won't hesitate to recommend it to anyone." —Jeff Edwards

    Get a Queen sized mattress from Amazon for $607 (also available in sizes Twin-California King).

    35. And a chemical-free foam mattress topper featuring a breathable knit cover and three-year warranty to give any bed a quick, comfy upgrade!

    a hand lifting up the mattress topper
    Amazon

    This mattress topper is certified to free of harmful chemicals, substances or materials

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS! I wasn't sure about ordering it — I thought the thicker the better — so I was mainly looking at 3 to 4-inch toppers like I had in the past, but the reviews were so good that I decided to give it a try. It unrolled perfectly without the terrible smell of toppers and foam mattresses that I've had in the past. I put it on my bed immediately and was completely won over. It's soft without being too soft. It doesn't take away from the firmness of my mattress — it just provides a perfect amount of cushioning and coziness. I sleep so much better now without the shoulder and hip pain that came with sleeping on my side on just my regular mattress. It's so comfortable that I never want to get out of bed." —DH in TX

    Get it from Amazon for $108+ (available in six sizes).

    36. A 500-piece Baby Yoda puzzle to put a smile on their face and keep them busy in the cutest way possible.

    the cover of the puzzle featuring Baby Yoda
    Barnes & Noble

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $10.99.

    37. A wonderfully-scented and colorful after rain bath bomb, because we could all use more relaxation and rainbow displays in our lives!

    the cloud shaped bath bomb and rainbow bath water
    Zen Bath Candies LLC / Via Etsy

    Get it from Zen Bath Candies LLC on Etsy for $8.49.

    38. An ultra-sharp knife that'll hold up to nearly any task in the kitchen for an affordable price.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "After using whatever was in the knife drawer to trim fat off of meat, a friend highly recommended this knife as his experience with it was equal to another knife by the same manufacturer for nearly twice the price. After having used the knife to trim fat on a prime rib and then on a brisket, all I can say is WOW! The knife is comfortable in my hand, trims and cuts beautifully, and is an essential item in my kitchen." —BYUcougarfan

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in 14 sizes and varieties).

    39. A Black-owned Matcha kit by Golde to ensure they have everything they need to stay evenly- and deliciously-caffeinated throughout the day.

    the matcha kit with a stirrer and matcha
    Golde

    Promising review: "Absolutely delicious. Very rich, creamy and so easy to make. Will purchase again." —Von G.

    Get it from Golde for $45.

    40. And a Crated with Love subscription for anyone shopping for their S.O. This will take the work out of date night by sending them precious, pre-curated date night activities and games for you both to enjoy!

    a Yosemite-themed Crated With Love box
    Crated With Love / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: one date night box per month featuring four to six activities, challenges, or games to bring you and your S.O. closer, all while having an absolute blast! Each date night is themed and the theme changes each month.

    Promising review: "This box is aaahh-mazing! What better way to connect with your significant other than through laughter. The games and activities found within this small box are geared toward bringing you two closer; you learn how to reconnect and remember why you got together however long ago." —Chanda F.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $20/month.

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    Nickelodeon / Via Giphy

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