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    57 Small Gifts To Surprise Your Significant Other With This Holiday Season

    Prove once and for all you actually *were* listening when they told you what they wanted for the holidays.

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    1. A hydrating sweet candy-flavored Laneige lip mask to keep their lips nice 'n' soft throughout the winter months when they tend to get dry and cracked (and encourage them not to pick at their pout when they're stressed).

    a model applying sweet candy laneige lip mask

    2. 1,000-piece Mystic Maze puzzle with over 50 hidden Easter eggs in it! It's a real journey of an activity (including a hidden twist at the end!) that'll delight and amaze anyone who works on it. 

    close-up of a section of the puzzle showing its whimsical illustration style
    Amazon

    You can check out a TikTok of the Mystic Maze puzzle in action (but warning, it will spoil the surprise!). 

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my husband because he absolutely loves puzzles and magic, so it was a no-brainer! I was honestly way more excited to finish putting this puzzle together than a normal puzzle because I couldn’t wait to see the end result. Blown away. I’m super impressed and will be purchasing a different version. Oh, and they weren’t kidding about the no dust in the box...very pleased with this purchase!" —Nlbrimberry

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    3. A mystical colorant that'll transform your loved one's fireplace into one seemingly filled with magic and dancing colors — who wouldn't want that?

    4. An activity book that has been specifically designed for the writer to destroy once they've finished it — your loved one will get the chance to dig deep into their past, present, and future without any pressure to commit to daily journaling.

    a copy of "burn after writing" with a dark blue cover and gold celestial designs on it

    5. A plush blanket reviewers swear is *just like* a Barefoot Dreams (y'know, the blanket the Kardashians are always seen toting onto their private jets?) but without the extra dollar signs on the price tag. 

    A green and white checkered blanket draped on a couch
    The blanket in dusty rose, blue, ivory, and navy stacked on each other
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I saw this blanket on TikTok and I have to say I absolutely love it. I washed it several times now and it’s maintained its elasticity and softness after each wash. It’s warm enough but not too hot for a throw. Absolutely recommend this blanket!" —Amy

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in 12 styles and two sizes). 

    6. A colorful pin that'll help take the guesswork over what you guys should order for dinner — no more silly arguments about takeout!

    7. color-shifting mushroom light for the ~fun guy~ in your life who would appreciate the cozy lil' cottagecore aesthetic these bring to any room.

    Reviewer holding white plug with pastel mushrooms and leaves blooming out of it
    The mushrooms lit up in the dark

    Check out a TikTok of the mushroom nightlight in action. 

    Promising review: "I LOVE this night-light. It's in my bathroom and is a lovely addition. It turns off the second the lights go on, which is nice because I don't have to worry about accidentally leaving it on. Super cute and the little itty-bitty lighting element does a good job lighting, just enough so I don't have to turn the main lights on in the middle of the night." —1Thand

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97

    8. Fabulous pink wineglasses, so when Margot Robbie's Barbie film hits streaming services they'll be able to celebrate properly.

    hot pink wine glasses

    9. A cube of Table Topics to pop into your partner's stocking, perfect for anyone whether you've just started dating *or* have known each other forever.

    10. A coffee table book filled with over 100 photos of Harry Styles in iconic outfits (though, if we're being honest, everything he wears is iconic). Your S.O., who you went to the concert with, will absolutely appreciate this thoughtful gift.

    11. A heated eye massager complete with five different massage modes and Bluetooth music so they can fully indulge and relax while relieving pain from eye strain and headaches.

    Reviewer wearing black over eye massager mask

    12. A beloved Stanley tumbler, because there a few things as exciting as receiving a new water cup to become emotionally attached to.

    13. A delicate initial necklace for anyone who prefers simple jewelry they can wear every day.

    14. A custom ornament that was clearly *mint* to be theirs — they can admire year after year and think of you when they lovingly place it on their Christmas tree.

    a candy cane ornament with the name "smith" in the middle of it in crystals

    15. The Great British Baking Show game, a must-buy for your partner who you religiously watch all the seasons with so you'll have something to do once your finish all of the episodes.

    the great british baking show game

    16. A luggage drink caddy they can attach to their wheeled luggage — it'll become their saving grace when traveling during the busiest times of year. They can use it to hold their Starbies, phone, ID, etc., and prevent them from fumbling around for all those items while heading to the gate at the airport.

    Promising review: "This cup holder is perfect! It helps me a lot! Last time I took a plane with a suitcase and a cup of coffee, when it’s my turn to check my passport and ticket, the coffee cup fell to the ground and coffee sprinkled. It was a nightmare! This time I bought this cup holder, it did do me a favor! I don't have to worry about where my cup and phone are! I can free my hands to do other things. I love it so much! Hope you love it too." —Philip

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 34 colors).

    17. A pull-tie bracelet in support of their favorite NFL team that'll look fantastic when they add it to their stack on game day (or every day!).

    18. BYO Blush Oil, which will make applying makeup easier than ever for anyone that is lucky enough to find it in their stocking this year — it reacts with the pH of your skin to create the *perfect* blush shade!

    editor dabbing clear blush on cheeks as it changes color to pink
    The green and orange bottle of blush
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    Youthforia is an Asian woman-owned small business established in 2020 that specializes in environmentally friendly, cruelty-free makeup made with at least 90% renewable ingredients.

    Fun fact: All of Youthforia's makeup is designed with ingredients that make it A-OK for your skin to sleep with it on! 

    BuzzFeed writer Emma Lord is a fan, she said: "I tried this out myself and I have to say, it is WILD watching it adjust to your skin's pH in real time. It was a very bright pink at first but super easy to spread — a bit like Glossier's Cloud Paint, except personalized. It's very long lasting, too — I applied in the morning and could still see a rosy glow by the end of the day. "

    Promising review: "Dewy and glowy. I tried it over makeup and it appeared as a strong pink shade but settled to a flushed, glowy color. I had my little sister try it too because I wanted to see the color change again and it lasted a really long time on her. The texture was smooth and it was easy to rub in and blend out." —Summer

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Youthforia for $36 or Amazon for $35.99

    19. A carbonated bubble clay mask that starts to bubble once it's applied — get one for both of you to prepare for a fun night of selfies (all the while banishing blackheads).

    20. A Jeopardy trivia book to properly commemorate one of the greatest men to ever grace our televisions and you and your love's favorite way to spend your weekday evenings.

    The Jeopardy trivia book.

    21. A Baby Yoda night-light that, for lack of a better term, can become their *guiding light* as they make their way through the hallway in the middle of the night when they'll inevitably have to pee.

    22. A gift assortment of Popbar hot chocolate sticks to upgrade their fave winter beverage from a standard powder hot chocolate mix to one you'd see the main character sipping on under twinkle lights in a Hallmark movie.

    the Popbar hot chocolate sticks

    23. A tabletop fireplace with removable glass so they can enjoy a freshly made s'more any time of year — yum.

    The small tabletop fireplace with rocks and a small flame

    24. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink the look of pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Their skin will thank you.

    25. A makeup set inspired by Disney's Magic Kingdom complete with a castle-shaped palette and a coordinate lip gloss that'll make them feel as pretty as a princess any day of the week.

    a castle shaped makeup palette alongside a lip gloss

    26. A scratch paper art set that'll take them right back to their elementary school days but also provide a fun way to de-compress after a stressful day.

    27. A hunter green nail polish to match their Christmas tree — who doesn't love a wintry aesthetic?

    28. Or Essie's "Set in Stones" glitter polish, a must-have for anyone who wants to *~make the whole room shimmer~* a la Taylor Swift (or at the very least, your nails).

    29. An embroidered hat for the Bella to your Jacob — a gift that'll surely elicit some giggles from you both.

    a black baseball cap that says "bella! where the hell have you been, loca?" in white embroidery

    30. A double-layer glass to bring a touch of holiday whimsy to their morning.

    a clear up with an inner layer shaped like an upside down bear with a face painted in black

    31. A rechargeable lighter that'll let them light every candle in their house to create the *perfect* ambience without concern they'll run out of lighter fluid.

    32. A Wreck This Journal – it can encourage them to get more in touch with their artistic side, great if you've they've been intimidated by trying to fill out the blank pages of boring old regular journals. This journal may not start out as a personalized item, but it'll certainly be one when they're done with it.

    33. A trio of products from Glossier for your partner who has always *wanted* to know how to put together a daily makeup routine but never had the right items to do so.