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    If Anyone Asks You What You Want This Holiday Season, Just Send Them This List

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    1. An oversized faux shearling coat so you can essentially wear a blanket for the rest of the year — no one can question it.


    Promising review: "I love this jacket! I wasn't sure how the quality was going to turn out but it's super soft and exactly what I wanted. I got a small and it fits in the over-sized way that I wanted/expected. It's soooo warm!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 12 colors).

    2. An Amazonian Clay 12-hour blush for a vegan and cruelty-free pigment you can smile about, cheek to cheek.


    Promising review: "These are the most long-lasting pigmented blushes I’ve ever tried! They’re very buildable which I love and they blend out like a dream!" —Megan

    Get it from Tarte for $29 (available in 10 shades).

    3. A gold-colored mirror that'll be sure to tell you you're the fairest of them all.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    4. A set of colorful metal straws so you'll be on the (environment's) nice list in 2019.


    Set comes with three bent straws, seven straight straws, two cleaning brushes and carrying bag.

    Promising review: "I love these so much! The colors are gorgeous, they’re super sturdy, and they’re as thin as plastic straws typically are. I especially love the short, bent ones, as I have a toddler, and the long bent ones, because they’re almost like using a bendy straw! They’re all easy to clean, and even came with two straw cleaners, which is super convenient. I’m really happy with this purchase!" —Chloe G

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $12.97 (available in seven color combinations).

    5. A Homesick candle infused with aromas inspired by your home state to give you a cozy scents of home, no matter where you are.


    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell, but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but they managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back immediately. Definitely worth my money." —Bailey K

    Get them Amazon for $29.95.

    6. A metal bracelet so you can keep a handy hairband on deck without getting those indentations on your wrist. Plus this looks way more ~chic~. Genius.

    The Grommet

    Get it from The Grommet for $31.50 (available in three finishes).

    7. A leak-proof Klean Kanteen made with double wall, vacuum-insulated stainless steel so you don't have to worry about your eggnog getting cold by the fire.


    Promising review: "Overall, this new Kanteen has been engineered to perfection and I am definitely a huge advocator of it! Klean Kanteen finally caught up and passed its major competition by making the necessary modifications to its previous classic style. If you have an old, wide-mouth insulated Kanteen or any other type of steel bottle you should switch to this! You will not be sorry with your purchase, spend the extra money and acquire a bottle made with your lifestyle in mind." –Dylan

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in ten colors).

    8. A turtleneck sweater perfect for cozy family dinners over the holidays.


    Get it from Tillys for $24.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

    9. A heating and cooling avocado pad so at the end of the day you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

    Urban Outfitters

    You can microwave or freeze this cutie, depending on your needs. It's stuffed with natural buckwheat grains and lavender, so it smells really good too!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    10. A 23andMe DNA ancestry kit that'll break down your ancestral roots into percentages and alert you of various health risks just by simply mailing in some spit in a tube (which they provide)!


    Promising review: "I'm a sperm donor baby. I followed the instructions, spit in the vial, and found my genetic father. Life is weird but good. Thanks 23andMe." —A. Roos

    Get it from 23andMe for $69 (additional health + ancestry testing available for $139).

    11. An Instant Pot, because you've wanted this all year and now is the perfect time to ask for one!


    It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and food warmer all rolled into one nifty appliance. Check out a BuzzFeeder's review of the Instant Pot for all the deets!

    Promising review: "I have owned my Duo for over a year now, and I have used it at least five times each week. For cooking pasta, it’s a 'set it and forget it' appliance. Dump in pasta, sauce, meatballs, and water. Set the time and go off to fold laundry, pack lunches, or whatever else needs to get done before bed. No more standing over the stove or stirring. Roasts come out great, with potatoes soaking in all the amazing juices at the same time. Cheesecakes are easier than ever. The best part is that there’s no cleanup and no hot kitchen, like cooking with an oven. The stainless steel liner just goes straight into the dishwasher, saving busy families even more precious time. I have since added another Instant Pot to my collection and purchased five as gifts for family and friends." —Elissa Spicer

    Get it from Amazon for $63.99+ (available in three sizes).

    For more like this, check out our "The Best Gifts Under $100 To Give In 2018" gift guide.

    12. A pair of socks to keep your feet toasty while you binge watch Harry Potter. If Dobby comes along, you know what to do.


    Promising review: "Bought as a gift for a friend and she absolutely loved the socks! She put them on immediately and kept saying how soft they are. Thinking about buying myself a pair too, so cute!" —Ewelina

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in a set of three).

    13. An ornament that'll have you singing "fa la la la la, la la Llama!"

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (available in two colors).

    14. A fold-over card holder so you have a place to put all your new gift cards. That way, you'll actually spend them this year before losing them. SMH.


    Get it from Express for $16.90 (available in seven colors).

    15. A bar of French soap made with shea butter to keep your skin moisturized and protected against the harsh dryness of winter.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.53 (available in 39 scents).

    16. A classic pair of Under Armour leggings to get a head start on those New Year's resolutions. (which is to own more leggings...)

    Under Armour

    Get them from Under Armour for $49.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    17. A criss cross ring that'll easily stand out with your everyday style.


    Promising review: "Breathtaking piece! The ring is so elegant and beautiful. It came in a cute jewelry pouch and I could not be more happy with the quality and look." —Elan Rotklein

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes 5-9 and in three colors).

    18. A charcoal combo pack, because how cute would it be to gather the family around for some face mask fun!? Your holiday cards just got way coal-er.

    Beauty Counter

    Set comes with the Balancing Facial Mask, which helps draw out dirt and minimize the appearance of pores and the Charcoal Cleansing Bar, which is great for blemish prone skin because it includes antioxidant green tea and hydrating coconut oil.

    Get the set from Beauty Counter for $49.

    19. A set of velvet hair scrunchies that'll be gentle on your hair. No pulling, tugging, or other damage. So if your family makes you want to pull your hair out, these won't help!


    Promising review: "These velvet scrunchies look just as pictured! They are beautiful jewel tones and the size of them is perfect." —Zen

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $16.99 (available in two color mixes).

    20. A PopSocket, because you're like me, drop your phone like 100 times a day, and just can't get a grip.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.89.

    21. A Happy Holidays Snack Box so you have something to munch on while watching Elf for the 5th time this week.

    The Popcorn Factory

    Snack box includes: Jelly beans, milk chocolate covered cherries, milk chocolate Popcorn Bites, and four flavors of Popcorn: Cheese, Caramel, Cracked Pepper & Sea Salt & Holiday Cookie Dough.

    Get it from The Popcorn Factory for $32.

    22. An Italian leather wireless charging accessories tray to keep your phone charging and your glasses, rings, wallet, and keys all in one place! My 2019 goal is to stop losing all my shit.


    Psst! This was one of Oprah's Favorite Things this year. Check out our guide to both her best under-$50 faves *and* her most splurge-worthy faves!

    Get it from Amazon for $175 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I have the black tray and it is constructed beautifully. The leather is of superior quality and looks great in my apartment. The tray fits all my everyday essentials and I couldn’t bro happier with this purchase." —Ditty25

    23. A pair of crewneck sweatshirts you and your BFF can wear to the office holiday party.

    Iconic Duo

    Get the Christmas Crew Neck from Iconic Duo for $42 (available in sizes S–L) and the Hanukkah Crew Neck for $42 (available in sizes S–L).

    24. An Amazon Fire Stick so you can finally cut the cable bill out of your life and watch all your favorite TV shows and more with just one remote.


    Promising review: "Earlier this month, my TV entertainment included Dish 200+ channel satellite TV, 20Mbps turbo internet, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. After doing some research, I bought three Amazon Fire Sticks with the voice remote, cancelled Dish, upgraded to 30Mbps internet, added Sling 25 channels, added standard Hulu, and CBS All Access. Guess who still gets 96+% of the channels watched, added Prime Music and several hundred shows (that networks don't play) to all the TVs in the house, and saved over $700 per year compared to what I paid this past year? I did. I never thought of cutting the cord until I really looked into it all. Getting Amazon Fire Sticks are worth it and they work well....and once you get used to knowing what show plays where, it's a no-brainer. If you're like me, and you don't watch 80% of the channels you pay for, it's so worth it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    25. A sonic massager, because these sonic pulses (different than traditional vibrations) are felt around the entire clitoris, bumping this toy to the top of the nice list.


    Promising review: "Holy crap is this thing good. I have a pocket rocket that usually does the job in about 60 seconds. Now it's 10 seconds and my eyes were rolling back in my head. And it's sooooo quiet! THIS. IS. THE. REAL. DEAL!" —angie

    Get it from Amazon for $69 (available in three colors).

    Want proof? Check out Anyone With A Clitoris Needs To Stop What They're Doing And Buy This Sex Toy.

    26. A Mario Badescu travel set with three best-selling facial sprays: cucumber and green tea (to hydrate and tone), rosewater and herbs (to energize your complexion midday), and chamomile and lavender (to calm in the evening).

    Urban Outfitters

    Details on each bottle:

    * Aloe, cucumber, and green tea: to wake up dull tired, skin, hydrate, tone, and reduce redness in irritated complexions. Also popular for treating breakouts throughout the day.

    * Aloe, chamomile and lavender: to comfort irritated, dry skin, hydrate, overall de-stress both you and your complexion.

    * Aloe herbs and rosewater: to hydrate, and treat dry, uncomfortable skin throughout the day. Also great for refreshing makeup.

    Get the trio set from Amazon for $21.

    For more like this, check out our "37 Of The Absolute Best Beauty Gifts To Give This Year" gift guide.

    27. A pack of five knit wools socks that'll be perfect for hot chocolate mornings by the fire or for your annual family ski trip!


    Promising review: "These are my favorite winter socks! They're warm and just thick enough. I've had 'em for a full year with no rips, tears, or worn-out spots." —Ribbon Leigh

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in eight styles).

    28. A Stila All Day Waterproof eyeliner so your perfect wing won't skip, smudge, or run. Where you put it is where it stays (all day). Plus they come in so many fun colors, you might want to ask for more than one!


    Promising review: "This is the best eyeliner I have yet to try. I went to a water park and spent the whole day there. I got to the hotel and checked my eyeliner and it was still intact! It didn't fade even a little bit. I haven't used any other eyeliner since then. It also has the perfect size brush. I love it." —MV

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in 12 colors).

    FYI, this won best mid-price liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    29. A green faux fur aviator jacket, because being bundled up for winter doesn't mean you can't look fierce.

    River Island

    Get it from River Island for $150 (available in sizes 14–24 and two colors).

    30. A Philips Sonicare Diamondclean toothbrush with four modes, three intensities, and three different brush heads so you can customize your cleaning to your dental needs. And it has sensors to show you on your smartphone where you missed so you can improve your brushing habits. You know you're a full fledged adult when you can't wait to open this gift.


    Promising review: "Bought this at the suggestion of my dentist. I particularly like the pressure sensor and the indication that you are brushing too fast. The timer is also very helpful. The app itself tracking focus areas for brushing I find a bit inaccurate but it does help. Overall very pleased. It is a toothbrush that feels like what a dentist uses when I get a check up. Expensive most definitely but it gets the job done very effectively." —Richard

    Get it from Amazon for $170 (available in six colors).

    31. A vintage inspired 8-in-1 entertainment center so you can listen to records, AM/FM radio, stream music from your phone (via Bluetooth), record from vinyl, play a CD, or cassette directly to USB, play CDs and cassettes! I mean, what's left people!?


    Promising review: "This record player really breaks all boundaries. I used to have a super old, plastic covered turntable that I bought for five dollars at a consignment shop. I decided that it's time that I splurged on a really nice player that was multifunctional. I spent weeks looking at different models and reading reviews. Everything kept coming back to Victrola's Nostalgic Aviator. The 8 in 1 is an amazing touch, as I have a lot of mix CD's and collectible cassettes that I scarcely get to use because I had to use so many different things to play them with. I just couldn't keep up with them all. I can play my records, CD's, cassettes and use Bluetooth​ on my phone if I want to listen to Spotify. The speakers are great and so clear, and when playing records you get a nice old-timey sound between songs. I just love it. The white wood is also such a retro touch and it really looks so good anywhere I put it in my house. Thank you for this product! I would recommend it to anyone who wants a reliable player to play their records without any worry that it will scratch them." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $131.99+ (available in five colors).

    32. A set of Bose wireless headphones to block out all the chaos around you while you listen to Mariah Carey's Christmas album on repeat.


    Promising review: "These are way more comfortable than they have any right to be. I wear glasses and these have caused no issues whatsoever with ear fatigue. Also they sound pretty good. It took me a while to get used to the active EQ feature, but once I got used to it I really appreciate that at lower volumes you have much better situational awareness and can still enjoy the music." —bob lawblaw

    Get them from Amazon for $179.

    33. A super soft and shaggy blanket Santa will need to get you two of, because your furry friends are not going to share.


    Promising review: "I have a $120.00 faux fur throw and this one is so much better! I was concerned the lining would be rough but it is super soft. It is luxurious and so soft and cuddly. It is super thick but not heavy. I ordered two and am keeping both. Love this product." —k shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in five sizes, and 21 colors).

    34. An adorable mug so you can take your coffee without sugar now, because look how sweet these little guys are!


    Promising review: "This is possibly my GF's favorite thing I've ever bought for her. Every morning she laughs about the little panda in her cup. SO CUTE." —KevinS

    Get it from Amazon for $10.82+ (available in six animals).

    35. A Nespresso Vertuo coffee and espresso maker that'll save you tons of money in the long run on those countless cafe splurges. Just pop in a pod (both espresso shots and full-size coffees available) and press a button.


    It heats up in 15 seconds and has a 40-ounce water tank so you don't have to fill it every morning.

    Get it from Amazon for $169.87 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "I like iced coffee with high caffeine. This fits the bill perfectly and is a joy to use and drink. My Starbucks monthly bill has come down considerably after buying this unit, and I'm ready to hit the ground running that much sooner in the morning. I especially enjoy the self cleaning feature and the ability to run it for smaller or larger cup sizes. Truly a premium product." —David T.

    36. A One Line A Day journal you'll write a sentence in every day for five years! Each year you'll come back to the same page and see what you wrote the year before on that same date! Your future self will thank you for this.


    Promising review: "I adore this journal. It allows me to write down daily memories or thoughts and puts my current self in a good mood. I'm excited to run across my old notes as the years go on! I take this with me on travels in a storage bag. There's something special about writing on the plane, in a new city, on a beach, etc. — any time you just feel like you're experiencing a special moment." —Mikayla

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this journal!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.17.

    37. A comfy blanket sweatshirt, so your family holiday card can be the coziest one yet.


    Promising review: "I LOVE my Comfy. Be aware that it is short. I’m 5’2” and it falls above my knees. However, the materials are lush, cozy, and warm! The large cozy hood is amazing. The oversized sleeves are spacious and are perfect to pull my arms in. I have a leather couch and during the winter I usually have one blanket under me, behind me and two on me (yes, I run my heater, lol). Now all I need is my Comfy and one blanket for my lap. I bought the blue and it’s beautiful! It’s great to jump up off the couch and not have to remove a bunch of blankets, get chilled, then have to bundle up all over again!" —Athena

    Get one on Amazon for $39.99 (available in three colors).

    For more like this, check out our "22 Gifts From "Shark Tank" For Basically Everyone On Your List" gift guide.

    38. A set of customizable stickers that'll have you and your family laughing your heads off!


    Upload a picture and make sure it's high-res and that the face fits inside the preview box and watch the magic happen! You'll get 4 1.75" Stickers, 12 0.75" Stickers, 18 0.5" Stickers. Plus they are waterproof, microwave and dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "I gave these to my sister for her dog's birthday this year and she LOVED them! It was such a cute, personalized gift that really meant a lot. It was a great item, especially for the price. Sometimes personalized things are so expensive, but this was great. I will definitely purchase again!" —Kelly O.

    Get a set of 21 stickers from Amazon for $17.99.

    For more like this, check out our "30 Of The Best Personalized Or Custom Gifts You Can Get On Amazon" gift guide.

    39. A set of six bath bombs, because if a bubble bath isn't on your to-do list over the holidays you need to revisit your priorities.


    Promising review: "Love these bath bombs! I wanted to give them all a try before I wrote a review. I was pleasantly surprised with the lavender and sandalwood because normally I don't really like lavender. However it wasn't too strong and there was a good balance between the scents. I liked all the bath bombs; they were good quality. I also liked how there wasn't any bits or bobs (herbs, petals, etc.) in the bombs because those can be hard to clean. The bombs don't leave residue, nor do they stain the tub." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99.

    For more like this, check out our "29 Small Gifts Under $15 Every Teacher Will Appreciate" gift guide.

    40. A faux leather iPhone case designed with a built-in card holder that'll magnetically snap shut on the back. Much better than coal in your stocking!


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five colors).

    41. A gorgeous and affordable cheese board complete with four stainless steel cheese knives perfect for that New Year's Eve party you're finally hosting at your place.


    Promising review: "This is a clever and high-quality product, particularly for the price. I'm very pleased by how expensive it looks and the accompanying drawer and accessories are outstanding." —Sam I. Am

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    42. A pair of memory foam animal slippers so you can instantly warm your toes and your heart.


    Promising review: "These are absolutely ADORABLE. They're comfy and very well made! The packaging is top-notch, which makes them perfect for gifting. I'm super pleased with this purchase and would recommend these slippers to anyone. Love, love, love!!!" —kitsunecool

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 5/6-11/12 and in 24 animals).

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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