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    20 Things From Amazon That Make Perfect Gifts

    Some gifts that your loved ones will love.

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    1. A pair of narrow square-framed sunnies that'll have people wondering if your loved ones are TikTok stars. Pair these with some cargo pants for the ultimate Y2K look.

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    Promising review: "Since receiving these sunglasses, I've been extremely impressed. Once I opened my product for the first time, I could tell how high quality and sturdy the hardware is on these sunnies. The product looks just like the pictures and matches the description exactly. If you are looking for an affordable but high-quality pair of sunglasses, look no further!" —Cindy G

    Price: $11.88 (originally $20.99; available in 23 colors and packs)

    2. A rechargeable milk frother for the latte lover in your life. But this baby can do more than just help you achieve a coffee-shop-worthy mug of joe at home — you can also use it to whisk matcha, or even dabble in making a frothy Greek frappe, which involves whipped instant coffee.

    a person using a milk frother to froth milk
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    Promising review: "So after going through three previous milk frothers from a different company, I scrolled through the Amazon list and saw that this one was chargeable!!! It instantly intrigued me because my previous ones weren’t and by day three, you would usually have to replace batteries!! I have had my new one for almost a month now and I believe I’ve only charged twice and I use it daily! The froth I get from this was is AMAZING!!! Highly highly recommend!!!" —Deavin Warner

    Price: $13.89+ (available in two colors)

    3. A portable Bluetooth speaker to please your favorite music lover. This speaker is LOUD — so loud, you might wonder how so much sound can come from something so tiny. Oh, and it's waterproof, too, meaning that it'll be a hit during trips to the pool or beach, or just daily showers.

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    Promising review: "What a great speaker!! I've been a DJ for over 20 years and I know good sound. Now keep in mind, Bluetooth can’t hack higher quality audio as well as wired. So if you are listening to this speaker via Bluetooth, it's going to be a lower quality sound (not the fault of the speaker). That being said, this speaker can push the base and hit the highs better than any other speaker at this compact size...I carry this one around with me on the disc golf course, garage or just working around the house. The battery life is excellent as long as you're not playing it a peak volume." —Don Quixote

    Price: $98.95+ (available in six colors)

    4. A car vacuum cleaner for your friend who has a small child...and beautiful memories of how clean their car was back before they had a small child. The vacuum has three attachments, and plugs directly into the 12v aux outlet.

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    Promising review: "Decided to buy this vacuum cleaner because we have a baby and we need to keep our surroundings clean. The vacuum itself is powerful, easily cleaned out the sand from the car seats, as well as the other dirt from the floor mat. The cord is long, so you don't have to worry about the back seats and trunk. Easy to clean, comes with an extension to get into narrow spots. We're satisfied!" —AsadaFries

    Price: $34.99 (originally $49.99; available in two colors)

    5. A pair of funky ballet flats so that you can add some pizzazz to your friends' outfits while providing them with maximum comfort.

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    Promising review: "I can't believe I am the type that NEVER wears flats because I can never find a pair that is comfortable enough for a long day at work. I've tried 'comfortable flats' that claim to hug your feet, but they never really do. It feels SO nice to have finally found a pair that fit my feet and has nice padding in the bottom to support your heel. I don't have an issue with these rubbing on my ankle bone or on my Achilles tendon. They also seem to give a little bit when I walk too! I think the more you wear them, the more they will form to your foot." —Michelle

    Price: $20.99+ (available in sizes 6—11 and 12 colors)

    6. A 70mm travel telescope for your friend who can't resist pointing out the Big Dipper every time you're out at night. Now, they'll be able to actually see beyond the major constellations.

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    Promising review: "For the price this is a steal! Got this telescope for my grandfather for his birthday. He is outside a lot on the patio at night and always watches the stars so I figured it was time to give him what he never knew he always wanted. A great beginner scope! After focusing the scope properly and taking a glance at the moon it almost feels like you could reach out and grab it. Wonderful!" —DrHanSoloMD

    Price: $99.95

    7. An all-in-one virtual reality headset so that the gamer in your life can fully immerse themself into their playtime. This VR headset works with video games but also connects to VR YouTube videos and shows.

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    This bundle includes the headset and handheld controllers.

    Promising review: "Very good quality headset. Feels very comfortable to wear if you put back strap near your occipital bone but sadly lot of people don't know how to wear properly. Great for watching Netflix movies and also tons of 3D VR 180 videos on YouTube. There are so many VR games to choose from and more new games come out every week." —Suk W. Yu

    Price: $299+ (available in two sizes and in four styles)

    8. A pair of blue-light-blocking glasses, for the person whose work keeps them in front of a computer all day. Everyone has the right to protect their retinas and skin from damaging blue light, and to look dang cute while doing it!

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    Promising review: "Love these!! I tried three different brands before deciding on this one. They definitely block blue light, and they are high quality (which was not the case with other brands). Got them in black also, as well as another style. I can tell my eyes strain less when I wear them and I fall asleep better at night." —Dark Star

    Price: $16.99 (available in six designs)

    9. A sterling silver snake chain bracelet that is the perfect gift for both minimalists and maximalists: Minimalists can wear this bracelet on its own to amp up their spare, curated style, and maximalists can stack charms onto it to show off their more-is-more tendencies.

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    Promising review: "It fits my wrist perfectly. I only have two charms on it for now but I can't wait to get more and fill it up. Its really good material and feels really nice on the wrist. It also has a classic look to it. Perfect for any outfit." — Jennifer

    Price: $17.90+ (available in six lengths)

    10. A set of cable-hugging critters, because there's no reason working from home shouldn't be this cute. Give your WFH friends something adorable to look at during their workday.

    The cable protecting animals including a crab, lobster, turtle, penguin, spider and octopus
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    This comes in a set of 18. 

    Promising review: "My kids asked for these for Christmas, so I got a big pack to hand out. They LOVED them. My daughter has them on all her charging cables and they do not come off easily. They were a little tough to get on but once they are on they do not move. So far, my daughter has not needed a new charging cable since putting these on them." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $13.98

    11. A classic aviator – they're all the rage on social media these days. Try out a color lens for a trendy frame, or opt for a black lens for a sleek look.

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    Promising review: "I have purchased these sunglasses multiple times (I lose sunglasses easily so I don't buy expensive ones) and are of great quality. They are very similar to the designer and I love that the nose pieces are attached so they don't pull my hair." —Anna

    Price: $12.98 (available in 18 colors and packs)

    12. A trio of minimal-chic vases for the person in your life who is always creating beautiful bouquets. This vase set also works well as decor, flower-free.

    blue, pink, and periwinkle vases in different curved shapes
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    Promising review: "The cutest little vases I've ever owned!!! These are amazing!! Make sure to look at the specs because they’re smaller than I anticipated but they’re super high quality and ridiculously adorable. I’d buy these 8 million times over." —Christina Loeffler

    Price: $26.90

    13. A waffle-knit lounge set to help your friends stay cozy on a Saturday morning while still looking extra chic.

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    Promising review: "I am OBSESSED. I got a pair for myself and a pair as a gift for someone else. So glad I did and now I wish I had it in all of the colors. It’s so comfy, doesn’t feel too hot but warm enough to be an in-between. Although it’s that waffle type, the material is very soft, comfortable, and fits amazing. I am obsessed!" —Suladys

    Price: $37.99+ (available in size S-2XL and in 12 colors)

    14. A yoga mat for your loved one who is always working on their poses. This mat comes in a variety of colors and designs, meaning you'll even be able to grab this in their favorite color, too.

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    Promising review: "I was given one of these mats with a different pattern as a gift 6 years ago. It was finally starting to lose some foam, so I decided to buy a new one. I love how these mats are thicker than a standard mat: it adds cushion for my knees and forearms for certain yoga poses." —Courtney

    Price: $25.50 (originally $29.98; available in 40 colors)

    15. A set of cat sponges so that your loved ones can be reminded of their favorite fur baby at every moment, even while doing the dishes.

    people using the sponges, which look like cats wearing sweaters
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    Promising review: "The way they sit up helps them dry rapidly and they work very well too. I used them as stocking stuffers." —pinkzin

    Price: $6.98

    16. An electric wine bottle opener*, because anything that helps to get to the wine quicker is a welcome gift. With the press of a button, your loved ones will be able to open all their favorite bottles of Syrah.

    the bottle opener next to a bottle of wine
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    *Wine (sadly) not included. 

    Promising review: "I got this gift for a friend with arthritic hands who is also a regular wine drinker - she absolutely loved it.... no more painful use of traditional wine openers! There is something cool about the way it kicks out the extracted cork from the housing. Simply set the 'unscrew' function in reverse and presto, after a few seconds the cork just emerges from the housing. Also, I felt this was a very reasonable price for the value it brings. 5 stars!" —Carl and Kerry

    Price: $19.99+ (originally $24.99)

    17. A recipe preparation kit for the foodie in your life who also just so happens to be clean-obsessed. This kit organizes all components of a recipe so that you'll never forget a key ingredient ever again.

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    This compact kit includes a cutting board that offers a generous 1.7' 2" (0.15m) of cutting surface, 15 BPA-free meal prep containers (5 large, 2 medium, 2 small, 6 mini with measurement markings in ounces, cups, and milliliters), removable 13” trash bin, utensil storage, and multi-Use prepping tools including a grater, zester, juicer, slicer, garlic grater, vegetable peeler, julienne, green stripper, and bottle opener.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this! I am a professional chef and am usually very skeptical of “home chef” products, I got this as a gift and I am OBSESSED. The containers are perfect sizes and everything cleans so easily, it’s also super easy to transport if you need to cook somewhere else. I’ve seen a couple of reviews that the cutting board doesn’t stay flat- just bend it backward at the fold and it will stay flat! 10/10 I love this." —Stephanie

    Price: $99+ (originally $149.99; available in four colors)

    18. A set of absorbent coasters to keep your friends' spaces chic while keeping their surfaces ring-free.

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    This set includes six coasters and a coaster holder.

    Promising review: "I like the metal holder along with the beautiful designs in the coasters. I've seen these in department stores for over $25 dollars & more. So I never purchased them. I'm keeping one for myself and one as a gift! Great Buy!!!!!!" —Ann Marie

    Price: $14.99

    19. A functional fragrance by The Nue Co. This gender-neutral perfume goes further than the average fragrance sitting on your dresser — the functional fragrance uses aromatherapy to soothe the senses while smelling earthy and floral. I swear by this fragrance and use it to calm my nerves during the *very* busy holiday season.

    Isabella holding her functional fragrance perfume
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    Other than acting as a calming scent in my arsenal of soothing products, it also smells ahhh-mazing. I always receive compliments when I wear it! 

    Promising review: "Very subtle and lovely fragrance. Definitely helps me feel a bit more zen and just breathe it in." —Suzanne

    Price: $30+ (available in two sizes)

    20. And a karaoke microphone, because everyone has that one friend who belts their heart and soul out when their favorite tune comes on. There's no reason you *shouldn't* help them project their voice with a Bluetooth-capable karaoke microphone.

    a reviewer holding their microphone in gold
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    Cue: "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush. 

    Promising review: "I’m so happy with my purchase! I got this as a Christmas gift for my 6-year-old who loves to sing. Right when she opened it, she said 'mom I’m so glad you got me a fancy colored one and not just a plain black one.' To be honest when I was searching online the color and look of the microphone was what jumped out to me first. I love the rose gold look! We purchased on Christmas and have already spent hours singing and spending time as a family, taking turns." —Heather

    Price: $30.99 (originally $39.99; available in 11 colors)

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