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    36 Things From Amazon That'll Make Perfect Gifts

    A charcuterie board and spirit infusion kit? Tempting, you might want to get two of those.

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    1. A spirit infusion kit to take 'em from rookie to mixologist in no time. Handcrafted pomegranate vodka? How do you sign up to be a taste tester...?

    person pouring a berry concoction into a funnel with berries

    This set includes a recipe book and instruction guide, 1,000-mL infusion jar, liquor bottle with cork top, funnel, strainer, mesh filter, and a chalkboard tag for labeling.

    Promising review: "This is a quality DIY kit that teaches you how to infuse spirits! The book's instructions are easy to follow and enjoyable to read, this book alone is worth the price of the entire kit!. Each item is of the highest quality in materials! I have several batches infusing to give as gifts and/or use for cocktail parties." —CJB

    Price: $42.99.

    2. A charcuterie board that is what charcuterie board dreams are made of. IDK if you'll be able to give this gift away...

    round charcuterie board with two layers that open up to provide more space

    The set includes the four bowls and a matching knife set with four utensils.

    Promising review: "It really is beautiful! The packaging is super elegant! The wood is nice and thick. The ceramic dishes are generous in size and four was really enough for the kalamata olives, pickled onions, roasted peppers and black olives. All three cheeses fit nicely in the center. The utensils worked very well and storing them inside was a nice touch. The magnetic closure worked well. Overall, we really liked it, and will use it each time we have an 'appetizer meal'. It is beautiful as well as practical!" —Mona Amer

    Price: $57.99

    3. And! Platters and Boards — a helpful guide with presentation tips and charcuterie board ideas so they can pack their new serving platter with yummy foods and treats that are both savory and sweet.


    Promising review: "At first I thought, I’m going to buy this and then think, 'why did I bother buying a book that tells me what to buy to spread out on a board, it’s really not rocket science.' But, no, it really does have some very nice charcuterie suggestions I wouldn’t have thought of and some cute ideas for entertaining. I will definitely keep referring to it." —Cynthia

    Price: $22.46

    4. A custom-dyed, ribbed-stretch hair wrap — in possibly the most gorgeous set of colors I have ever laid my eyes on — that they can style in a variety of ways. But guys, the colors...

    Two models wearing different color hair wraps and styled in different ways

    The hair wraps are featured on Oprah's Favorite Things list on Amazon, and are from a Black-woman owned business, The Wrap Life. Each color is inspired by Pantone's 110 skin tone guide in order to complement a diverse range of skin tones. I truly need every color.

    Price: $16 (available in seven colors)

    5. A gorgeous set of tapestries for that person who knows the lunar phases like the back of their hand and swears Mercury is in retrograde.

    tarot tapestries of a star, earth, the moon hung on a wall

    Promising review: "VERY impressed with the material quality. Its really thick and sturdy with solid grommets and comes with everything you need to put up immediately." —Tara

    Price $13.91+ (available in three sizes)

    6. A matching tie-dye lounge set because we are extending permanent loungewear into 2021 *bangs gavel*. Be the good friend and add to their ever-growing collection with this cutie set.

    model wearing long sleeve top and matching shorts in a blended tie-dye print

    Promising review: "Best purchase I’ve made on Amazon. SUPER soft and comfy. The top is definitely larger than the bottoms when it comes to accurate sizing, but I like my pajamas to fit loose so it doesn’t bother me too much. Other than that, no complaints!" —stephen

    Price: $30.99 (available in sizes S-XXL and nine prints)

    7. And why stop there? A pair of darling tie-dye socks that'll become their new favorites, no doubt.

    model wearing purple/pink tie-dye socks with heeled sandals
    Masha Apparel / Amazon Handmade

    These adorable socks are from small biz Masha Apparel on Amazon Handmade. If you think they'll love these (or shoot, if you love 'em for yourself!), be sure to check out other tie-dye goods from Masha Apparel.

    Promising review: "I love these socks. The tie-dye pattern and colors are pleasant to the eye. But it is the quality of the sock itself that is really superb. If they ever decide to make a pillowcase from the same material, I'm buying!" —M. Brock

    Price: $12.50

    8. Dried pampas grass for a plant gift they *can't* kill. This will look *chef's kiss* in their home and they'll have you to thank for that!


    Promising review: "Big, tall, and fluffy. The price is great, the product is great, the packaging is great. Don't bother looking for better deals, I'm very happy with my purchase :)" —Darya Ro

    Price: $27.99 (available in two sizes and four set sizes; just click customization options to select your size)

    9. A trio of I Dew Care's mini face masks, including their brightening diamond mask, that you should treat them to, especially if they've been *under a lot of pressure* lately.


    Promising review: "I really, really like this mask. When you apply the mask to your face it looks like shimmering pearls. What I really like about the product is that it is a peel-off mask. Depending on how thickly you put the product on your face it only takes 20-30 minutes to dry. That sounds like a long time but it is worth the wait. When you peel this off your face and then do a final rinse your face feels and looks wonderful. I then follow with a moisturizer (that's just me). I use this product once a week. I highly recommend this product to anyone who wants younger- and better-looking skin." —Grandma Fran

    Price: $17.28

    10. A wireless Bluetooth karaoke mic that is basically a portable party to snag for the person that is also essentially a portable party. It's compatible with any smartphone or tablet and can jam for 5 to 10 hours on a single charge.

    reviewer image of two mics (black and pink) standing next to each other

    It can also connect to their device via cable. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this karaoke mic.

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, I love this! I got mine in the mail yesterday and ended up playing with it for about five hours last night LOL. It connects via Bluetooth so you can connect it to your phone — the music and your singing comes out of the microphone's speaker. It has a volume control for your voice and for the music and also an echo feature. You can put an SD card into the bottom of it and record yourself, or connect it with an audio out to record on one of those karaoke apps on your phone. Between this and being able to find just about any song on karaoke via YouTube, you could easily have your own karaoke parties at home!" —Ferretocious

    Price: $31.99 (available in 11 colors)

    11. A set of whiskey- and rum-aged coffee beans because just like you and your bestie, booze and brew go together like PB&J.


    Promising review: "If you know anyone who likes alcohol and loves coffee this is a perfect gift set for them! I bought this last year for my boyfriend for Christmas, and he loved it! He was using it sparingly because he wanted to save it. The beans are very fresh and smell a lot like the barrels/casks they came from. They grind beautifully and he uses them in his French press. Very impressed with the beans and the customer service from this company! He loves his new box (different flavors!) that he just got for his birthday a few days ago. Looking forward to buying again." —Quincy

    Price: $34.95 (available in whole bean and ground)

    12. An industrial lamp with Edison bulbs and metal pipe base that'll become the ~bright spot~ of their new WFH setup.

    steampunk lamp styled on desk
    Urban Industrial Craft / Amazon Handmade

    See more lamps like this (and other industrial goods) from Urban Industrial Craft on Amazon Handmade!

    Promising review: "Quality is fantastic, looks even better than expected, and service was phenomenal I will definitely be ordering another lamp again soon! It's not bright enough to light up the room, but does establish a warm and pleasant ambiance. I purchased with the dimmer socket, and it makes it very effective to use as a 'night light' if you want to sleep with it on ultra low light." —Garry H.

    Price: $120

    13. A cozy tortilla blanket for taking their burrito game to the next level. Honestly, what more is there to say — a tortilla blanket is the best thing to exist.


    Promising review: "I never write reviews but thought I should after buying this funny tortilla blanket! Very surprised. It's a lightweight blanket that's still very fluffy and super cozy. I think it's perfect. Washed it and still super soft. No pilling. It's holding up well, both in feel and in shape. The trim is sewed on well, so no problem there either. This is the BEST purchase I have ever made. I’m recommending this to everyone I know." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $25.99+ (available in four sizes and 10 styles)

    14. A beer cap map — a fun way to keep track of all the amazing craft brews they try. Finally! A fun place for their cap collection.

    reviewer image of beer caps in each hole in the map

    Promising review: "Bought this for my husband for his birthday and he LOVED it!! What a great unique gift. He loves to try new beers and collect the caps along with making his home brew. Think I hit a home run with this one. Wish it was just a little bigger but overall pretty awesome. May need another design soon!!!" —casey

    Price: $33.99+ (available in three wood finishes and in individual state maps)

    15. A pretty-in-pink eyeshadow palette comparable to Huda Beauty's Rose Gold palette (if you don't know what that it is, just trust me on this, the beauty fanatic in your life will be ecstatic). It has 18 buttery shades, great staying power, and I can keep going on about how stunning this thing is!


    Promising review: "This is an AMAZING palette and it’s a GREAT dupe for the Huda New Nudes. I purchased this because I heard it was a good dupe, they are my kind of colors, and I couldn’t afford the Huda one. It has great longevity, the color payoff is great, the metallics are beautiful, the mattes blend easily." —OneWhisper

    Price: $9.99

    16. A sleek version of the infamous Squatty Potty that'll help 'em position themselves (and their colon) properly for some major #2 efficiency. More poop-related gifts!

    image of the clear Squatty Potty at the base of the toilet

    Yes, sleek and toilet stool can go together. And ICYMI, this product first became famous when it appeared on Shark Tank. And people at BuzzFeed adore it. Check out our review.

    Promising review: "This thing is SLEEK! I bought this for my new home's main floor guest bath. We wanted to provide guests with the convenience of the 'squat pot' without the eyesore of the white one. I feel like if Kim and Kanye had a Squatty Potty, it would be this one. I like them and I like the sleek style of this squatty potty. My guests didn't notice it was there until I pointed it out. Go with the ghost acrylic you wont regret it!" —Durga D

    Price: $76.18.

    If you're thinking "THIS MUCH FOR A POOP STOOL?!" then no problem. There are *much cheaper* versions, like the original for $24.99.

    17. A hand lettering 101 book featuring detailed instructions for nine lettering styles that'll teach them all the basics they need for some flawless penmanship. *Slowly chants*, bring back snail mail.


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this book. So easy to follow along and practice. Love that there's a sample for you to trace and space to practice right after. Someone mentioned half the book is blank pages but in reality, it's space to practice and I actually like it. I like to compare my handwriting side by side with the example." —Lourdes

    Price: $21.94 (and don't forget to grab a calligraphy brush pen for $5.35)

    18. A modern jewelry box that's compact but mighty. It features multiple compartments lined with a soft linen fabric for all of their small pieces, plus a ring roll for ultimate organization.

    The jewelry organizer styled on a counter with different jewelry stored in it

    Promising review: "This looks great on top of my dresser! It was a little pricier than I intended to spend on a jewelry box but it does seem very sturdy and good quality and I absolutely love the simplicity and elegance of it. I also think the side drawer is pretty cool!" —Anna T

    Price: $32+ (available in two sizes and three colors)

    19. A 12-piece cookware set from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection because their mismatched set they've accumulated throughout the years has done its time. Upgrade them to this snazzy nonstick set and give 'em something to talk— er, cook about!

    non-stick cooking set in black with all of the included items

    The set includes two fry pans, sauce pan, Dutch oven, steamer basket, sauté pan, griddle pan, three lids, and a bamboo turner and spoon.

    Promising review: "Wow! They are silky smooth, nothing sticks at all to these babies. And they’re dishwasher-safe. I have only had them a few weeks but I have no complaints so far! I’m impressed by this relatively inexpensive set." —NattyPoo87

    Price: $119.99 (also available in red)

    20. A fashion watch that only *looks* expensive so your wallet can be just as happy as them when they open this!

    model wearing the rose gold face and faux brown leather strap watch

    Promising review: "I ordered this watch not expecting to be blown away because, of the price. Boy, was I wrong! I immediately put on the watch as soon as I opened it up; it fits comfortably and the band wasn’t too small, which I was a little concerned about. I’ll definitely be looking to purchase other styles of this watch. Great buy, especially for the price!" —Jessica Kurry

    Price: $16.99+ (available in 12 colors).

    21. A Himalayan pink salt bath set made with eucalyptus and peach hibiscus for a heavenly soak that'll transport them to the spa. Except they'll be at home, where it's nice and cozy.

    bath salts in cute bottles styled on a table

    Promising review: "These are super luxurious! I was worried about the size of the crystals at first, but they're great. They dissolve nicely. The eucalyptus salt is super relaxing, and the peach hibiscus smells heavenly. I definitely recommend these!" —Lydia

    Price: $25 (also available in lavender)

    22. An oversized, 25-ounce prosecco glass that *computes math* is equivalent to one champagne bottle. Yup. I will let you figure out who needs this one.


    Just to break this down further: 25 ounces = four standard-size glasses of bubbly.

    Promising review: "I was shocked! At first look, I didn't think one flute glass would hold the entire champagne bottle. IT DOES!" —Vaygar-Ingvald Elmersson

    Price: $13.99

    23. Or a matching globe decanter and glass set to properly honor the greatest whiskeys of the world.

    the globe decanter and matching glasses that look like the earth

    The decanter can hold up to 850 mL of whiskey, and the set comes with two matching glasses.

    Promising review: "This turned out way better than I thought it would! I purchased this and a set of whiskey rocks in a decorative box as a housewarming gift for my boyfriend. He absolutely loved it and everyone who enters the home and sees it also pays it a compliment and asks where they can find one for themselves. All the pieces were very secure in the box and protected by a few inches of styrofoam so shipping encountered no issues, which was my main worry when ordering this. Overall, great item — especially for the price." —B. Gibbs

    Price: $49.97

    24. A glass teapot and blooming tea set they'll want to use every day, it's just that darling. It comes with a glass infuser making it perfect for loose teas, and is microwave and stove top safe!,

    This gift set includes a 40-oz tea pot, infuser, and two blooming teas.

    Promising review: "So beautiful! I didn't expect to be so giddy after opening this teapot, it definitely brings joy. I was skeptical about boiling on my coil electric stovetop, it's glass so of course I was. But due to the coating/treatment it seems to be safe! (I've boiled in it twice, I still keep the kids away from the kitchen while boiling, though) all in all a great purchase! Makes me happy and will be great for my daughter's tea party birthday!" —Shelby Sorrells

    Price: $34.99

    25. A salt shooter so they can hunt the trickiest game out there: the pesky housefly. That...or use it to season their food in the most exciting way possible.

    Reviewer holding the salt shooter in backyard

    This should not be pointed at or used on humans or animals.

    Promising review: "This is a beautifully designed product. It shoots a consistent pattern that will knock down flies and wasps at up to four feet away. You can use it indoors, not much salt comes out with each blast. If you do use it indoors, make sure you aren't shooting at windows coated with interior window films; the salt will scratch these. Don't buy this for a young kid. The salt can do serious damage to eyes, and the gun requires more strength to cock than most 11-year-olds have." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $44.95

    26. A heavenly candle in possibly the cutest packaging — which, hey, makes gift-giving easier than ever. No wrapping here.

    reviewer image showing candle and the gift-ready box it came in

    Promising review: "I was quite skeptical since it's my firs time buying candles online, and I'm relatively picky with my scents, but I was so pleasantly surprised to receive these. I purchased the combination set so I got both Jasmine and Plumeria. As a Thai ethnic, I find these scents remind me so much of home. I knew I liked these the moment I took them out of the Amazon box because it was so fragrant that I was able to smell it before I even opened the packaging. Moreover, the packaging for these candles are AMAZING. They look like high-end candles but for such affordable price. I'm going to be purchasing more for gifts later on!" —chariya kaeomani

    Price: $16.99 (available in jasmine, plumeria, rose and fig scents).

    27. A neck pillow in the shape of a FREAKIN' SHRIMP. Why should they use a plain neck pillow when they could be sleeping on a shrimp one?!? This isn't up for debate, this pillow rocks.

    Person resting on the shrimp pillow on a table

    Promising review: "This pillow changed my life. Birthday for someone you're in love with? Wanna show your teacher you appreciate them? Does your hairdresser give you solid looks for solid prices and you need a Christmas gift for them? Does your neck need support late at night when you're playing scary video games in the dark at 2 a.m. when you should be studying for finals? This shrimp neck pillow was the answer to all those questions. It's so comfortable. It's so fashionable. It's so iconic. No one will ever disrespect you with this on your neck. If you have doubts, take my word for it. This pillow is where it's at." —McHoot

    Price: $17.99

    28. A pearl-studded, velvet headband because sometimes all their outfit needs is a trendy accessory to tie it all together.


    Promising review: "I am in love with this headband. I was pleasantly surprised that it’s really high quality for the price. The color is a perfect neutral that goes with everything. The pearls are securely attached and it’s comfortable to wear. I have a lot of baby hairs, and this keeps them held back and looks super cute!" —Lauren Riggs

    Price: $7.82 (available in seven colors).

    29. A set of silky-soft satin pillowcases designed to help keep their hair from frizzing, their skin from breaking out, and their dreams sweet.

    two rich aqua colored satin pillowcases styled on a bed

    Promising review: "I love this SOOO MUCH! The hype for silk pillowcases is real! I have a FULL head of hair that is very long, which has also been processed to death. Since my hair is always so dry due to all of the color processes, I like to air-dry it to save it from being damaged further by the heat. Well, my hair would always look like a frizzy mess the morning after, even though I saturated my hair with leave-in treatments and treatment oils. Finally, I decided to try out a silk pillowcase and I'm obsessed! I can now rock my air-dry hair the next morning without looking like I have a rat's nest on my head. The only thing I wish this had is zippers. Since silk is slippery, the cover tends to fall off the pillows often. Other than that, this is perfect. I'm going to bring a pillowcase with me when I travel!" —Rubicant

    Price: $9.99 (available in standard, queen, and two king sizes and in 24 colors)

    30. An AeroGarden so they can *finally* have the herb garden of their dreams, without the looming fear that it could die at any moment. This smarty gadget waters, feeds, and emits lights on schedule so there's not forgetting to water here, folks.

    the AeroGarden styled on a counter with tons of leafy greens growing

    Promising review: "I travel a lot for work and the Aerogarden, despite its price, has actually saved me a lot of money. I love fresh herbs and lettuce but I tend to throw so much away. With this I pick what I need which I love. The leaves are lush and huge compared to store bought bagged/boxed mixes which are great for sandwiches and burgers. I have three of these, two with herbs and this one with various lettuces. The company is great too, I had a seed pod that didn't sprout and they sent me a new one." —Vanessa MS

    Price: $124.32

    31. A One Line A Day journal with space for them to jot down a few sentences every day for five years. Each date lets them record all five entries on the same page, so they can see the changes in their life each year!

    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!

    Price: $10.25 (and see more styles of this journal here)

    32. A memory foam seat cushion to gift to the practical person, because there's no better gift than the gift of comfort.

    memory foam seat placed on a car seat

    Promising review: "I bought two. One for me, and one for my 87-year-old father. I think mine is great. My father said he doesn't think about his much, because he forgets he's sitting on it. Translated from old man speak, that means he LOVES it! Dad spends hours a day, sitting on a hard wooden dining room chair, watching all of the TV judge shows, news shows, financial reports, and anything else that could cause an old man to have a sore ass. Since I got this chair pad for him, he's actually cut back on his political rants!" —PapaBear

    Price: $39.95

    33. A pocket-sized wireless photo printer that'll take their smartphone and turn it into an instant camera. Their fridge will thank you, trust me.

    reviewer image of the printer next to a phone with a picture printed out

    Just connect a smart phone (compatible with iPhone and Android) or tablet via the Instant Color app to print out digital pictures. You can even edit photos on the app, add backgrounds and borders, and decorate before you print. It's rechargeable, and one charge can print 40-50 photos!

    Promising review: "I love this product. I often time take pictures from my iPhone but never spend the time to get the pictures printed out. No longer! The setup was easy, and the printing was almost automatic. I now have my fridge covered with pictures of our family which makes my day each time I walk past." –David E Zelazo

    Price: $89.99.

    34. A multipack of geometric mesh socks so even their feet can work their best ~angles~. Who knew socks (SOCKS!) could be fancy???


    Promising review: "I love these! I thought they'd be quite flimsy because of the sheer material, but they actually feel like real socks, and I've gotten SO many compliments on them! Haven't tried washing yet, but so far, LOTS of bang for my buck!" —Rachael

    Price: $10.99 (available in 20 style sets)

    35. Rainbow stainless-steel straws — they're not only environmentally-friendly, but simply darling. What more could you want in $7 gift?!?

    Reviewer image of straws half in bag, showing the straight and bent straws

    Each set comes with a mix of bent and straight straws, plus a cleaning brush.

    Promising review: "Got them to eliminate the use of plastic straws for environmental purposes, and they’re great, I love them! They’re beautiful and feel very durable and honestly make my cold beverage taste crisper." —STINAXOXO

    Price: $6.99

    36. A large sideways initial necklace they can pair with literally any outfit for a dainty but statement-making accent. I don't know how those two things go so well together, but they do.


    Promising review: "This necklace is more pretty in person. I love the large size of the letter pendant, chain length, and how it's attached to the chain to give it a offset angle once you put it on. It looks really trendy and personalized once you match it with a cute outfit." —Erin Delancy

    Price: $7.11+ (available in each letter of the alphabet)

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