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    Just 33 Great Gifts To Buy Your Sister This Year

    "I'm just borrowing it for the weekend!" no sister meant, ever.

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    There are few people in your life that will give it to you straight like your sister can — and you love her unconditionally in spite of that.

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    Whether it's a cozy sweater, a set of matching PJs, or something nostalgic from your childhood, there's no one better to shower with gifts than your sister.

    1. A set of Turbie Twist hair towels to fight frizz as soon as your sister steps out of the shower.

    The one thing my sisters fight over when we're all staying at my parents' house are the Turbie Twists. Believe it or not, these microfiber towels make a huge difference when it comes to drying your hair and eliminating frizz. They're also amazing if you want to multitask while your hair dries. I will definitely be ordering this four-pack for my siblings so they STOP STEALING MINE.

    Promising review: "These are amazing! They look super cute, dry your hair, and keep it from getting damaged. I like that it keeps my hair out of my face long enough for me to finish my routines before addressing my hair." —Vicki

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $21.99.

    2. A Queen Elizabeth II Funko Pop for the sister who's convinced she was separated at birth from Will and Harry.

    Is your sibling constantly giving you updates like "Kate Middleton wore a fabulous blue dress today" or "Did you see that new photo of Prince Louis?!" If so, she is sure to gush over this mini figure of the Queen herself. I have one on my desk and my coworkers can't stop cooing over the accompanying corgi.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.91.

    3. A set of velvet scrunchies so your sis can easily upgrade her hairstyle.

    Is your sister forever running late? After gifting her these pretty velvet scrunchies, she can simply throw her hair up in a pony or a (somewhat) neat bun, and head for the door!

    Promising review: "The scrunches are very soft, are very strong and stretchy, and surprisingly smell pretty good. They can make an outfit more interesting even by just wearing them on your wrist. 11/10 would recommend." —Torence H.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in a pack of 10 or 13).

    4. A Homesick candle to remind her of memories you made together in your childhood home.

    Whether your sister is heading off to college for the first time or moving to another country, this candle will serve as a happy reminder of growing up together at home.

    Promising review: "I’ve spent my entire life in Ohio and if you asked me what it smelled like, I wouldn’t have been able to put it into words. I recently moved to NYC and thought I’d give this a shot. As soon as I lit the thing it felt like I was back there. Crazy." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in all 50 states).

    5. A cozy blanket over 3,000 Amazon reviewers are obsessed with — and your sister will be too.,

    This blanket is machine-washable, luxurious, and hypoallergenic. What more could you want? It's perfect for snuggling together while you watch To All the Boys I've Loved Before for the hundredth time this winter.

    Promising review: "Un-freaking-believable! My family fights over this blanket. It's like being wrapped in a silky, feathery, warm cloud! It's even soft on both sides. I've been told to buy more so my family will stop fighting. It's simply like chicken noodle soup for your body." —Melinda Deas

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in four sizes and 21 colors).

    6. A Tamagotchi that will happily transport you and your sibling right back into the '90s. Just don't forget to feed it!

    Barnes & Noble

    Can you believe it's been TWENTY years since the debut of the Tamagotchi? I can remember when my sisters and I got our first ones and how much fun it was taking care of it. The revival of this classic toy now gives you the chance to share your childhood memories with your siblings again. It lets you feed, play, and take care of a little virtual pet — who wouldn't want that?

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $19.95.

    7. An open-front cardigan that your sister will never want to take off.,

    Everyone can use a new cozy cardigan — your sister included. Make her day by gifting her one of these snuggly suckers for the holidays. Snag one for yourself while you're at it!

    Promising review: "So soft and comfortable!! Fits really big though!! I got an extra large, which is my normal size, but definitely could’ve gone with a large. I would suggest sizing down. I love oversized sweaters though! It’s 100% acrylic so it doesn’t shrink which is nice. It’s also super soft without being scratchy. I love the cable knit design also! It’s washed up really well and I want it in all the other colors now!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in10 colors and styles).

    8. An AncestryDNA kit, so you guys can finally confirm just how Italian you really are (get the sauce going, Ma!).

    I invested in one of these kits over two years ago and it's one of my favorite purchases to-date. And who better to learn about your DNA and ethnicity with than your sisters? My sisters and I loved seeing the percentage breakdown of each nationality once the results came back.

    Get a kit from for $99.

    9. A personalized reusable Starbucks cup that your caffeinated queen of a sibling will adore.

    If your sister is someone who is constantly sipping on a PSL or caramel macchiato from Starbucks, she will definitely be into this cup. It holds 16 oz (also known as a grande) and can be made in a variety of colors and customized with her name or any other phrase.

    Promising review: "It came sooner than I expected. The quality is very good. I got it as a gift for a friend who loves Starbucks. The inscription I chose was 'Name's Livin' La Vida Mocha,' for those of you looking for good coffee puns." —Joan Watson

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    10. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Your sister's skin will thank you.

    Ok, ok. Maybe my sister already bought this for me and I'm obsessed with it — which is why I know it's an awesome gift! It's my favorite thing to start my pampering with, but I also use it in the morning before I apply any makeup. All you have to do is pop the separate roller piece into your freezer and you'll be ready to de-puff in no time.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors).

    11. An aromatherapy lotion and body wash set with eucalyptus and spearmint essential oils that will soothe your sissy's soul.


    Designed to create the ultimate spa-like environment, this will surely take your sister's shower experience to the next level. The lotion/body wash combo pack was gifted to me when I was super stressed out while planning my wedding — and it has become part of my routine ever since. She can use the body wash while in the shower or as a bubble bath and the lotion to hydrate after.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.20.

    12. A zip around phone wristlet, so your sister who hates lugging around a handbag still has a way to keep her phone and credit cards in check.

    Dooney & Bourke

    Does your sister prefer convenience over everything else? Then she is sure to love this lil' wallet. It has compartments for her phone, cash, and credit cards. It comes in SO many colors — she's gonna love it.

    Get it from Dooney & Bourke for $148 (available in 10 colors).

    13. A basic T-shirt dress because your sister continues to take yours out of your closet and then refuses to return it.,

    The biggest perk about having sisters is sharing clothes — which is why any time you buy your sibling something it's basically like you're buying something for yourself too! Win-win!

    Promising review: "I want to order all the colors in this dress!!! I don't usually wear dresses, but this one is everything!!!🙌🏼🙌🏼 Very comfortable and soft! Love to wear them with boots or my Converses! No scarf or with a scarf, it's perfect! I am 170 lbs, curvy, and I ordered a medium. I love it!!" —Angela Alston

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 21 colors/styles).

    14. A set of owl planters for the sibling who is constantly boasting about their green thumb (but actually only knows how to keep succulents alive).

    These lil' cuties are made of ceramic and come in a set of six. They're a fun way to add a touch of whimsy to your sister's home and are honestly just adorable. She'll be asking, "HOO got me this amazing present?!"

    Promising review: "These little owl planters are super adorable (without being too cutesy) and nice quality. They are small though. The opening in the top is about 1.5 to 1.75 inches. It's a nice size for small succulents. They also have that oh-so-important drainage hole. I love them and may buy more to use as gifts." —Mich81

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. And an entire pack of succulents to fill those adorable planters with — and also the rest of your sister's apartment.

    You might think 20 succulents seems like bit much, but you're wrong. I gave out succulent plants as my wedding favor and had friends clamoring for more. My very own two sisters took about 10 plants each, proving the point that you can truly never have enough of these tiny living cuties.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in packs of four and twelve).

    16. A pair of socks that will keep your sissy's toes toasty all winter long.

    Each year, without fail, around the holidays I am gifted a pair of socks — and you'll never hear me (or anyone else) complaining about it. I truly believe there is not ONE person on this planet who would turn down these snuggly socks. They're made of wool and will brighten up any cold winter morning.

    Promising review: "These are wonderful socks. Soft and warm and not itchy at all like socks with such a high percentage of wool can be. They fit perfectly, hugging your foot instead of slipping around like a sloppy mess. Love the muted colors as well. Thinking about getting more in other colors!" —Debra A. Scott

    Get a five-pair pack from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight styles).

    17. A colorful eyeshadow palette, so your talented makeup artist of a sibling can create countless ~looks~.


    With a colorful variety of deep yellows, oranges, pinks, reds, greens, blues, this rainbow palette is perfect for the sister who wants to really perfect that smokey eye makeup tutorial she's been working on.

    Promising review: "This is a very good quality product. The makeup is smooth, easy to apply, and very pigmented for the price. I highly recommend if you're starting out with makeup and want to practice and experiment with different colors but perhaps lack the funds for some of the high-end products.

    The eyeshadows are highly colorful so a little goes a very long way, and if you use a good primer it will last alllllll day and then some. They cause no skin or eye irritation on me and there is no noticeable odor." —Angie Pi.

    Get it from Karity for $29.

    18. An appetizing junk food-themed blanket for the sister you can always count on to go on a fast-food crawl with you.


    If your sister won't stop what she's doing to grab a slice of pizza or drive through McDonald's with you, then you need to reevaluate your relationship. Commemorate that special junk food–fueled bond by gifting your sis this handmade woven throw blanket!

    Get it from FrankiePrintCo on Etsy for $79+ (available in three sizes).

    19. A phone case that is both protective and glamorous, because you're both still on the family plan and need to keep it that way as long as possible.

    My dad's favorite "threat" is that he's going to kick me and my sisters off the beloved family phone plan. It's a fear the three of us equally share, so it would only be fitting to gift one another protective (but cute!) phone cases. This one features a shock-absorbent bumper and a scratch-resistant back plate. Here's to hoping our phones last another year.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this case! It fits my XR perfectly, giving a safe amount of protection without being too bulky. The front screen protector is also great. I was worried it was going to make the screen less responsive and be in the way but I honestly can’t tell it’s there. Overall, very happy with the case." —Allison Kagle

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available for Apple iPhone XR and in four colors).

    20. A Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Camera for the sister who is always asking the fam to pose for photos, but then forgets to upload them to Facebook.,

    This camera bundle is a gift that's great for sisters of all ages! It's easy to use and comes with a ton of accessories you can test out together — starting with the selfie mirror, obvs. Your sis is sure to also enjoy the colored plastic frames, film stickers, colored lens filters, and cute matching case.

    Promising review: "Amazing bundle!! I bought this for myself and I absolutely love it! The case is functional, the front unbuttons in the back so you can keep it in the case and still take a picture which is super cool. And the photo album is so cute. The camera works so smoothly and the quality of the pictures is everything I wanted. I love the vintage aesthetic." —Cailyn Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $104.99+ (available in five colors).

    21. A zodiac tee so the next time someone tries the pickup line "What's your sign?" your sister can roll her eyes and point at her shirt.


    I'll be straightforward with you — I check my (and my sister's) horoscope As someone who loves astrology, I am here for this shirt. It has a retro vibe to it that makes it even more appealing. It is made of a super-soft cotton and is sure to make even your stubborn Taurus sister smile.

    Get it from Couthclothing on Etsy for $18.90 (available in sizes S-XL and in six colors).

    22. A book about shop cats inhabiting famous locations throughout New York City that your feline-loving sis is sure to enjoy.


    Does your sister live for her cat? Then she will definitely thank you for gifting her Shop Cats of New York. This book showcases adorable felines and their fabulous residencies all across Manhattan. From yoga studios to famous record stores, your sis will love reading the background stories on these cats and then tracking them down for some snuggles IRL.

    Promising review: "Being a lifelong New Yorker and cat lover I'm delighted to see some of my cat pals in this charming book that captures the cats in their glory — roaming, greeting customers, and manning the register! A welcome addition to my library of cat books!" —Yanksgal

    Get it from Amazon for $10.55.

    23. A blush and highlighter trio that will keep your sister looking cheeky at all times.


    This cute little palette combines two stunning blushes with a glitzy highlighter to help create a jaw-dropping look your sister can show off on her next next out. It comes in a bunch of color combinations, so you might even want to pick up more than one set.

    Promising review: "The quality of this blush palette is nothing short of what I expect from Karity — it's excellent. It's very pigmented, but if you use a light hand with the darkest color, it gives you such a pretty flush look. The first blush is matte, the second has a little shimmer, and the highlighter is stunning. You can also use these as eyeshadows. I highly recommend you try this if you were even considering." —Nicole S.

    Get it from Karity for $14 (available in four colors).

    24. A body polish made with pink Himalayan salt that will leave her skin silky and smooth.

    I'm a sucker for any bath product made with pink Himalayan salt, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to try out this body polish in my shower. This product is made with coconut oil, vitamin E oil, lavender, and rose petals. It smells AMAZING and leaves my body feeling like velvet — definitely a luxurious add-on for any shower experience. My sister often comes over for at-home spa nights, so she'll love having this one as a go-to in her own house.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    25. A gold bar bracelet you can personalize with something meaningful, like the coordinates of the street you grew up on, your sister's name, or a quote you both love.

    Do you have multiple sisters and want to get something extra special for each of them? Then you need to check out this bracelet. You can easily have it customized to include an inscription on the front or the back of the bracelet. You can also choose from a variety of finishes and fonts, making it extra personal.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.50+ (available in three styles).

    26. A citrus mimosa body bar that will transform her morning shower into a delicious-smelling hydration station.


    Infused with a clean citrus mimosa scent, this body bar is about to become your sister's favorite shower accessory. It contains organic shea butter as well as organic marula and mongongo oils, so it beautifully cleanses, hydrates, and softens skin. Delightful!

    Promising review: "I tend to prefer a bar or soap to body wash and this one is my new favorite! A little goes a long way and it smells amazing. Most importantly is that it feels good on your skin and you know it is! Highly recommend!" —Natalie K.

    Get it from BeautyCounter for $22.

    27. A set of personalized coasters featuring your sister's favorite snapshots (or maybe the most embarrassing ones you can find...hehe).

    Whether your sister is a photographer or simply loves surrounding herself with pics of her friends and family, this is a gift she will appreciate. Made to look like old school polaroid photos, you can have these coasters made with whatever yo want! Put your sister's pet on one, your parents on another, and of course finish it off with a cute selfie of you guys together. Love!

    Promising review: "I love these coasters! I was concerned that it would be difficult to get pictures in but had no problems and used the sample photos as a cutting guide. I've placed snapshots from my travels in the slots and love the potential they have to be conversation starters and how the coasters match and personalize my home decor." —L. C. Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    28. An illustrated print your sister can hang up in her dorm or apartment and remember how much you love her each time she looks at it. Adoooorable!


    Whether your sister lives just down the hall or in another state, you can show her how much you care with an illustrated print that looks just like the two of you! Complete with a sentimental quote, your mushy over-emotional sister will gush over this gift for daaaays.

    Get it from PrintableLifeStyle on Etsy for $25.47.

    29. A cinematic light box so she can light up her life (or at least her bedroom) with fun messages.

    During a white elephant exchange last year, my friends and I all fought over this exact light box for a solid hour. It comes with 192 letters, numbers, symbols, and emojis, so your sibling can pretty much create any message she can think of! The vintage cinema style of the light box will amp up any aesthetic she has goin' on.

    Promising review: "This cinema light box with letters is the perfect size to fit in my kitchen counter without taking too much space. It’s super easy to slide the letters in every line and it looks very nice when the light are on. It comes with plenty of letters, a Christmas tree, and lots of emojis. I received a lot of compliments recently at my holiday party." —Fodder

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    30. A subscription to Lunarly that brings a combination of tons of products perfect for a night of self-care right to your sister's front door.

    Each month she'll receive an assortment of treasures like incense, crystals, candles, and houseplants. Inspired by the new moon, this kit encourages you to relax, set intentions, and work to be your best self. What more could she need?

    Get it from Lunarly for $40+.

    31. A book about sisterhood written by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush that is sure to warm your sister's heart.

    The Bush twins' book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life is a wonderful gift to give your bookworm sister — regardless of her political views. The ladies share their stories about growing up in a political dynasty and in the public eye. It's worth the read I'm sure your sis will agree.

    Promising review: "This book is SO funny and so hopeful and so full of love! What a fun, wild and wonderful read. They are so honest and real. They share these incredible stories about their family and their relationships. I was really craving a book that would make me feel good and this book is that!! I love these girls and I can't believe what beautiful writers they are." —Bookworm

    Get it from Amazon for $14.17.

    32. An Amazon Fire Stick so even if you and your sis are arguing over what to binge-watch, you can have endless options at your fingertips.


    I think nearly every member of my family now has an Amazon Fire TV Stick. My sisters were fighting over one for a while until one caved and finally bought her own — that's how much we love this product. Movie marathons will never be the same after buying this little gadget, you and your siblings can truly watch anything your hearts desire.

    Promising review: "We have cut the cord and are streaming all content on the Fire Stick. We have so much to watch! We have access to Amazon Prime videos, Amazon channels that we love, Acorn TV, Masterpiece, and Brit Box, Netflix and Hulu with live TV. This change over has been very easy and we are saving $80/month by dropping cable and using the streaming content apps." —walesgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    33. A Drake enamel pin for your sister who insists on playing "Hotline Bling" until the end of time.


    I mean, it IS still a jam. If your sister is a diehard Drake fan, she'll have no problem accepting this gift and immediately pinning it on her jean jacket or backpack.

    Get it from HelloSailorTees on Etsy for $9.50.

    Remember, sisters make the best friends (and sharers of awesome gifts...hopefully).

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