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    25 Gifts From Small Businesses For Everyone — Yep Everyone — On Your List

    Finding everyone a gift in this post means more time for holiday movies and eggnog.

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    What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

    Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

    1. A literary gift box perfect for anyone who just *really* loves books and anything related to them.

    A box open with various book-related gifts inside

    What's included: A "Bookshelf" Woodmark by Seasonal Pages, a Black Authors Trivia Game Volume 1, a "Bookish" candle by A Scent Story, and a "It's The Books For Me" book pouch by Blk & Bkish. 

    Bifties is a gifting destination, whether you're shopping for your loved ones or yourself, and everything in the shop is sourced from Black- and Afro-Latinx-owned brands. You can even customize your own gift box with up to five of their items and a card or shop all their pre-curated gift boxes here.

    Shipping info: They have a 48-hour processing time and your order will arrive between two to six business days depending on if you choose priority or express shipping. 

    Get it from Bifties for $75.

    2. A glass water bottle because you care about their hydration levels, and this pretty baddie will actually make them *want* to drink more water.

    A pink glass water bottle with a terrazzo design throughout
    Sweet Lulu

    Psst! They're dishwasher safe *and* BPA free!

    Sweet Lulu is a woman-owned, Chicago-based small biz that sells uniquely bold and fun products for the home. They believe in rainbows and fairy dust and impromptu dance parties and wearing fancy tutus to the grocery store, which easily explains how amazing they are.

    Shipping info: Orders are typically out within two to three business days. Custom items take two to three days to process and will ship once they're ready. They are currently experiencing holiday shopping delays. If you have a specific "need by" date, you can leave that information for them in the notes at checkout. Find out more info here.

    Get it from Sweet Lulu for $35 (available in two colors).

    3. A passport/vaccination card holder to keep the two most important things they'll need while traveling all in one convenient place.

    The passport and vaccination card holders in various colors
    Henneys Boutique / Etsy

    Henney's Boutique is a Los Angeles–based shop that sells vaccine card holders, passports, wallets and more.

    Promising review: "LOVE this! Super simple and sleek and fits my passport and COVID vaccine card perfectly." —Samantha Costa

    Shipping info: Free shipping and expect your order in four to seven business days. Expedited shipping is available at checkout.

    Get it from Henney's Boutique on Etsy for $10 (originally $20; available in three colors).

    4. A cozy hoodie for any Swiftie fan who just can't get over the new album. I know that feeling...all too well.

    Model is wearing a light pink hoodie with the words "This is me trying" written in black
    Made With Magic Shop

    Made With Magic Shop is a woman-owned small business based in the Berkshires, Massachusetts, that focuses on cozy apparel.

    Shipping info: Everything is made to order, so allow up to 10 days for your order to be processed, made, and shipped. You can find out more about their shipping policy here.

    Get it from Made With Magic Shop for $42 (available in men's/oversized sizes XS–XL).

    5. Some super-soothing eye patches because you know how stressed they can get, and these patches will provide some much needed TLC after a long day of work.

    the eye patches

    Lockwood is a small, queer-owned brand based in New York that carries a variety of products with a nice balance of fun and practical designs. You'll find stuff for gifts, home goods, paper goods, personal care, and so much more.

    Shipping info: Orders ship for a flat rate of $6.95 (free shipping on $75+). If you need an item rushed, reach out to for help.

    Get them from Lockwood for $3.95 (available in four formulations).

    6. A personalized Disney Starbucks tumbler because it's been a long time since they've visited their happy place, so let's bring some of that magic everywhere they go, like while working from home.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, For The Love of Pixie Dust

    Don't forget to add what name you would like personalized on the cup to the "notes to seller" section when checking out.

    For the Love of Pixie Dust is a woman-owned small business based in New Jersey that sells a *ton* of Disney-inspired cups.

    Shipping info: Ready-to-ship items ship between 7–14 business days.

    Get it from For the Love of Pixie Dust for $21.

    7. A pair of humorous socks to remind them of the last time you went to visit them wearing black leggings and left wearing their entire cat.

    Person is wearing pink and red socks with a cat graphic and the words "Cat hair on everything" on one sock and "Cat is the new black" on the other
    Badge Bomb

    Badge Bomb is a small biz based in Portland, Oregon. All purchases support 1% For the Planet! They make everything in the US and also partner directly with artists!

    Shipping info: Orders leave their warehouse within one to three business days via USPS. For more information about their shipping policy, click here.

    Get a pair from Badge Bomb for $10.

    8. A nostalgic cereal candle that'll provide them all the ~feels~ every time they look at it in between work meetings. Warning: It may make them want to eat cereal for lunch.

    Three glass bowls with wax that looks like milk and cereal
    Ardent Candle / Via

    They have a 60-to-70-hour burn time and when it's done, they can reuse the bowl and spoon! 

    Ardent Candle is a Black-owned small business based in Norfolk, Virginia, that sells soy wax candles in a unique, nostalgic style and in traditional jars. 

    Promising review: "This smells so good I want to eat it! I have only lit it a few times because I want it to last as long as possible lol. When I have friends come over they do a double-take because it looks so much like a real bowl of cereal." —Amber V.

    Shipping info: Free shipping will take five to eight business days, but you can upgrade to express shipping for an additional $10 and have it delivered in one to two business days.

    Get it from Ardent Candle for $40.

    9. Or a Birthdate Co. candle to add a bit of ambience to their home while paying homage to the best day of the year: my birthday. OK, fine. *Their* birthday.

    A hand-poured white candle in a jar with a label that says "March Sixteenth"
    Birthdate Co.

    The candles are an all-natural blend of soy, coconut, and apricot wax and custom natural fragrance oils. The jar is a recyclable premium glass jar with a 100% cotton wick. Each candle burns for about 60–80 hours.

    Birthdate Co. is a small business that sells candles based on specific days of the year *and* also zodiac ones, each one having its own unique scent!

    Promising review: "I got this and the book for my bestie for her birthday and it came together in the cutest packaging! The candle smells so good and looks so pretty; I can't wait for her to receive it!" —Natalie M.

    Shipping info: Each candle is personalized so it may take up to one week after ordering to ship. Every order is shipped via UPS ground, which can take three to eight additional days after processing. You can choose Next Day Shipping for an additional cost.

    Get it from Birthdate Co. for $38.

    10. Or a cheeky candle that will remind them that all they do is, indeed, win.

    A person holding up a candle that says "All I do is win, infused with the tears of my opponents" and the words "it even smells like their tears" written on the image
    Stephanie Hope / BuzzFeed

    I absolutely love the candles from woman-owned Malicious Women Co. They're quirky, fun, and make me laugh. Not only that, but they actually smell so good. This candle specifically smells like citrus and sage and gives off a cozy, musky smell I'm obsessed with. 

    Malicious Women Co. is a woman-owned small biz that sells *very* cheeky candles that'll easily put a smile on your giftee's face.

    Promising review: "I love the novelty and originality of the candles. Aside from that, the candle smells awesome! I bought this as a gift for my daughter who needed a little inspiration! She loves it! Thank you for creating such a unique product! I give 5 stars all the way!" —Regina W.

    Shipping info: Standard shipping will take up to three to seven days for delivery via USPS.

    Get it from Malicious Women Co. for $17 (originally $22). 

    11. A button-down robe so they can enjoy the comforts of working from home they love so much while *also* looking put together for Zoom meetings.


    I got the button-down robe in white and it's honestly so fun to wear. Not only is it super comfortable, but it lets me look like I'm *not* wearing pajamas while working. I will say it doesn't look like a form-fitting button-down, but more like a chic oversized blouse. It's so cute!

    WorkRobe is a woman-owned small business based in Miami.

    Shipping info: Orders are processed within one to three business days. All domestic orders are shipped via USPS. UPS ground, priority, or next-day shipping are available at additional cost.

    Get it from WorkRobe for $62 (originally $69; available in sizes S/M–L/XL and two colors).

    12. A bralette and boy short set because they've been complaining for months about never having a matching set and you're just the *best* gift giver.

    model wearing the bralette and booty shorts in tan
    Love, Vera

    This Black woman-owned lingerie brand is dedicated to inclusivity and increasing the representation of Black women in the fashion industry.

    Promising review: "Its just so comfortable, and I even slept in it. LOL. I got this to wear as a lounge set, so I went one size up because I didn't want an exact fit. I achieved the fit I was looking for. I'm happy with my purchase." —Shawna

    Shipping info: Flat rate shipping available for $7.99. Items are shipped two to three days after processing.

    Get the set from Love, Vera for $50 (available in women's sizes S–4X). 

    13. A Nappy Head Club logo blanket they'll be cuddling in all year long while simultaneously making their home look ~oh so chic~.

    Nappy Head Club

    Nappy Head Club is a Black-owned small business that sells apparel and accessories. They also donate a portion of proceeds each month to different charities.

    Shipping info: Flat rate shipping is available for $4.99. Shipping takes three to four days after processing.

    Get it from Nappy Head Club for $92.

    14. Or a throw blanket of their zodiac sign because we all know at least one Virgo and they'd absolutely love this blanket.

    A black throw blanket with fringe throughout the edges and a celestial zodiac design on the front for Gemini
    Frankie Print Co

    Frankie Print Co is a small business that was started in 2016 by Calgary, Alberta–based designer Diane Scaman. Items are shipped from North Carolina, USA. 

    Promising review: "My aunt is into astrology and all things beautiful, cozy, and unique...and this blanket is exactly that! The quality and the pattern are wonderful. It also came a lot faster than I had expected. 10/10" —Vera

    Shipping info: Every blanket is made to order and will ship within four to eight business days.

    Get it from Frankie Print Co for $79+ (available in three sizes and every zodiac sign).

    15. A woven mini bag for the person who genuinely *exudes* effortlessly chic energy. You know exactly who it is.

    brown rectangular woven bag with gold hand and shoulder chains
    Lilly's Kloset

    Lilly's Kloset is a Black woman–owned online boutique that has been bringing women fashion-forward clothing, shoes, and accessories since 2012. Their mission is to help dress women for their most memorable moments.

    Promising review: "The bag is gorgeous. Great quality!!! I can't wait to wear it this weekend." —Cesnee M.

    Shipping info: All orders are processed and shipped within one to two business days. Expedited shipping options are available for an additional cost. 

    Get it from Lilly's Kloset for $78 (also available in black).

    16. A beet and Fresno hot sauce because the best way to your friend's heart is through their stomach, and they are *always* looking for new hot sauces.

    Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    Hot N Saucy is a Black woman–owned, NYC-based small biz that has some super-flavorful sauce options.

    BuzzFeed Shopping's deputy editorial director Elizabeth Lilly says:

    "I've had this sauce over eggs, with grilled chicken and plant-based breaded 'chicken' pieces seen here. It hasn't disappointed for anything! I'm somewhat obsessed with hot sauce and have five in my fridge at any given time but find myself reaching for this one often. The beet gives it a sweet twist and the Fresno still gives it a bit of a kick that's not *too* hot. (Sometimes I like stuff that's too hot, but people who are OK with medium spicy would be happy with this.)"

    Shipping info: Standard shipping rate is $4.90 and expedited shipping is $6.90.

    Get it from Hot N Saucy for $10.

    17. A fit kit for that person who is constantly trying to convince you to come to their favorite hot yoga class but, ugh, you're busy. 👀

    A pale pink box with a yoga mat, two yoga blocks, three bands, and a mesh bag, that all have magnolia flower graphics throughout
    Popflex Active

    Included in the kit is a vegan suede yoga mat, two yoga blocks, a mesh bag, and three booty bands. 

    Popflex Active is an Asian-owned small business based in Los Angeles, California, that specializes in boutique fitness apparel and gear. 

    Promising review: "The blocks are smooth like velvet and the mat is a dream. The bands are not for the weak of heart or thighs! Even the lightweight seems pretty challenging... YAY!" —Linda Baker

    Shipping info: Allow up to five to seven days for delivery of your order. Free shipping for orders over $100.

    Get it from Popflex Active for $105 (available with or without the outer box).

    18. A simple tee with a subtle reminder that the drama is O-V-E-R. Unless it's, like, The Bachelorette. That doesn't count.

    The white tee with the words "Se acabo el drama" written on it which translates to "the drama is over"
    Clan Destina

    Clan Destina is a queer- and Latinx-owned small business with sustainable designs that are created in Cuba and made in the USA.

    Shipping info: Orders ship via USPS First Class and will take about three business days to arrive.

    Get it from Clan Destina for $48 (available in women's sizes S–2XL).

    19. A cross-stitch kit so they can be creative while also making something that would look oh so adorable in their home. It's also *perfect* for an introvert who truly believes we should just stay home.

    A cross stitch on a shelf that says "Let's Stay Home" but each letter is a different color
    Common Dear

    Everything you need is included: A 13-cm-diameter hoop, white aida fabric, DMC threads, needle, wadding, backing disc, instructions card, and ribbon to hang.

    Common Dear is a queer-, woman-, *and* family-owned shop based in the United States that specializes in unique gifts and products for the home.

    Shipping info: $5 standard shipping on all orders. Orders ship within 24–48 hours. Read their policy to find out more!

    Get it from Common Dear for $20 (originally $26.50).

    20. A customizable bar necklace for that person who has been obsessing over Carrie Bradshaw's "Carrie" necklace since they saw the series and has been dying for something similar.

    Something 2 Share / Etsy

    Something 2 Share is a small Etsy shop based in Houston, Texas, that specializes in custom jewelry.

    Promising review: "I got it almost a month ago and wanted to put it to the test before leaving a review. It is perfect and the engraving is exactly what I asked for and prettier than expected. I've had it on since the day it came. Workouts (super sweaty), showers, sleeping. I haven't taken it off AT ALL. And it's still just as great as it was as the day I opened the box. No scratches, tarnishing, or discoloration." —Dorian Turner

    Shipping info: Free standard shipping arrives in four to nine days, and expedited shipping options are available for an additional fee.

    Get it from Something 2 Share on Etsy for $22+ (originally $37+;available in three colors and two engraving options).

    21. A *very* cool coffee maker because your friend is just ~way~ too cool for a regular coffee machine and this one just matches their aesthetic perfectly.

    A black and pink coffee machine pouring coffee into a glass mug
    Cool Coffee Clique

    This K-Cup machine is slim, which makes it easy to fit beautifully on any countertop. It brews three different cup sizes with just one push of a button. It also has a removable water reservoir and saves energy as it automatically turns off minutes after the last brew.

    Cool Coffee Clique is a Black woman–owned shop that sells all-things coffee!

    Shipping info: Allow up to 3 business days for your order to be processed. USPS ground orders arrive within three to five business days after your order has been processed. Find out more about their policies here.

    Get it from Cool Coffee Clique for $129.99.

    22. A meaningful bouquet that's perfect for that person who definitely doesn't want anything, but you just can't help yourself.

    Model is holding a bouquet of flowers wrapped in newspaper
    Fresh Sends

    This bouquet changes daily in order to get you the freshest pick of flowers.

    Fresh Sends is a small biz based in Denver, Colorado, that has seasonally curated (modern!) flower bouquet delivery.

    Shipping info: All of their orders are sent via FedEx Priority Overnight. They typically arrive by midday on the selected delivery date. Order by 5 p.m. ET to be eligible for next-day delivery. 

    Get it from Fresh Sends for $55+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A mini olive oil bundle to make their cooking sessions feel like they've just stepped into an episode of Master Chef.

    A yellow box with four small olive oil bottles inside it

    Brightland is WOC-owned shop that specializes in authentic olive oils and vinegars that are never rotten, over-processed, or fraudulent. They also have absolutely no fillers or artificial preservatives.

    Promising review: "I have yet to find another olive oil with better flavor than Brightland. I find myself making meals specifically just to use this lovely olive oil. It is a total game changer. Say goodbye to that nasty bitter flavor that comes with most commercial oils and hello to an explosion of flavors and spice." —Jen

    Shipping info: Free shipping with orders over $80. Standard shipping may take up to one to three business days. You can choose overnight shipping for an additional fee.

    Get it from Brightland for $70.

    24. A bubble bath and bodywash set that'll allow your spookiest of friends to have the bubble bath of their dreams.

    Three bottles of purple and green bubble bath and body wash that say "Cthulhu" on the label
    Girl In The Graveyard

    Girl in the Graveyard is a woman-owned small business based out of Los Angeles, California that sells vegan and cruelty-free bath products.

    Shipping info: Free shipping with orders over $100. Orders will be shipped out one to three business days after they're received depending on the rate of shipping you choose at checkout. 

    Get it from Girl In The Graveyard for $13.75.

    25. And finally, a set of perfumes so they can finally find their signature scent or mix it up every so often with a new one every week.

    Six perfume bottles in various colors
    Lavender Clouds And Poetry

    Lavender Clouds and Poetry is a Black woman–owned small business that sells dreamy, magnificent scents unlike anything else on the market.

    The set includes seven vial samples of each fragrance and a digital gift card for one free full-size fragrance!

    Shipping info: Orders ship Monday–Friday and you can choose between Priority Worldwide USA, Expedited US Business, Xpress Post, and Tracked Packets USA. Find out more about their shipping policy here.

    Get it from Lavender Clouds And Poetry for $70.

    Your friend when you give them the *exact* gift they didn't even know they wanted:


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