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    25 Cool And Useful Gadget Gifts For The Person Who Basically Has Everything

    Fun, practical, and innovative presents ya just can't go wrong with.

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    1. A CleanKey — their new handy way to do all the public essentials without having to touch everything in their path. This'll push buttons, pull doors, touch screens, and do all the dirty work for them.

    series of photos showing the key ring CleanKey to push buttons, pull doors, and touch screens

    Reviewers note that it doesn't work on all touch screens, so keep that in mind!

    Promising review: "I love this!!! Really comes in handy with so many different situations. I use it to open doors to stores that aren't automatic, when I pay with my debit card to punch in the buttons on the keypad, and at the ATM. My family has seen this in action and purchased it for themselves. As more people I know see it, they order it because it really is a fantastic product." —lilady

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $34.99.

    2. A Fujifilm Instax instant film camera so they can take retro-style pictures — of you, of course. 😎,

    Promising review: "This was a Christmas present for my son, and he really loves it. It's a great little camera and super fun with the instant Polaroid film. I had the original camera when I was a little girl and the photos are similar although half the size (mini). It's a fun little camera to play around with. If this is the type of camera you are wanting, then this one does the job well." —Vicki

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A faaaancy wine preservation system that'll allow wine snobs to pour a glass without having to remove the cork, so they can enjoy their expensive bottles over time (and not in one sitting).

    the Coravin wine preserver pouring wine into a glass

    The preservation system draws the wine out through the actual cork using a thin needle and pressurized capsule (up to 15 pours per capsule). Once done, it's like the bottle was never even opened! This gift set comes with three needles, two extra capsules, and a case.

    Promising review: "So worth the money. I was so excited to be able to finally get this. It's pricey but was able to get everyone to get me gift cards for my b-day so I could afford it, and so far I love it. I love to drink wine, but I end up drinking more than I really want to because I don't want to waste a bottle. Now with this, I can have a glass without having to drink it within the next couple days. The directions in the package are vague and basically just show pictures so I had to go to YouTube, and there I found the best way to learn how to use it." —Shani

    Get it from Amazon for $209.97+ (available in two models, or get the newest model here), and get extra capsules for $17.95.

    4. And! A stainless-steel wine chiller to keep their rosé, bubbly, and wine at peak coolness — a picnic must.

    the Vinglace wine chiller with a bottle of rose inside
    The Grommet

    Order by December 14th for delivery by Christmas!

    Promising review: "Very sturdy thermal bottle holder with a sealed fit at the top. I have used it several times already to keep my sauvignon blanc cool/cold. I use it in my Texas backyard, and it has kept the bottle cold for at least two hours (after that, there was none left). I tried out my favorite champagne bottle, and it fits perfectly. No need to hassle with an ice bucket." —John

    Get it from The Grommet for $89.95 (available in five colors).

    5. 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 4 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

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    6. An egg bite mold attachment because they already have the Instant Pot (and talk about it constantly), now they just need some fun new gadgets for their favorite kitchen toy.


    Promising review: "Seriously the BEST $10 I have ever spent! Mix your stuff, pour in molds, add a bit of water to InstaPot, and steam for 8 minutes...job done." —Polly Robinson

    Get it from Goodful on Amazon for $9.99.

    7. A reel viewer (oh, I can feel the nostalgia now!) you can customize with THEIR OWN PHOTOS. My childhood self is screaming, and so will your childhood bestie when they see this.

    A classic reel viewer with reels featuring custom photos

    Promising review: "I bought two of these to give as gifts to my mom and to my best friend. For my mom I filled the reel with pictures from her life leading up to her granddaughter being born! She absolutely loved it. My best friend recently lost her father so I made a reel in memory of him and she loved it! And it's great that once you have the viewer you can order as many reels as you want!" —Lauren

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $29.95.

    8. A handy dandy liquid plastic melding tool for fixing all those frayed cords and broken household items. Practical and cool, double win for you!

    the Bondic LED UV light used on a frayed cord to put it back together
    The Grommet

    Fix circuit boards, toys, glasses, and more. One side spits out liquid bonder and the other side has a UV light that dries the bond when you're ready to finish up the repair job.

    Promising review: "I was really impressed with this product as far as how easy it was to operate and also how durable the plastic repair has been. I have used it to repair a cooler whose lid broke off and fix the arm of a ceramic turtle that my girlfriend bought for me. Both worked great and I still have plenty of plastic left for other repairs." —Anthony

    Get it from The Grommet for $11.95 or Amazon for 19.99.

    9. A projector here to take their weekly movie session to an entirely new level, all thanks to you. This + a mountain of blankets + popcorn = pure success.,

    Promising review: "This projector packs a punch in a small package. It's relatively small and portable (comes with it's own travel case) but still delivers solid picture quality. The picture is crisp, detailed, and allows for adjustment for different lighting options. It performs best in darkness, of course, but the picture is still passable when used during the day with ambient light coming in through the windows." —Kyle Ritchie

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    10. Light saber chopsticks so they always have the force with them, even when they're eating dinner.

    four chopsticks on a table that light up and look like Light Sabers from "Star Wars"

    Promising review: "Our kids each received a set in their stockings this Christmas and they all LOVED them. They are bright and work well. Yes the “handle” of the light saber is just a sticker so you have to be careful when washing, but still overall a great purchase!!!" —UllaBee

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.37.

    11. A handheld milk foamer that'll give 'em cafe-quality lattes right in their kitchen. Saving money, drinking fancy, staying indoors — what is better than that??


    Promising review: "This is the best thing since sliced bread! No need to spend a small fortune drinking lattes from overpriced venues. A bit of warmed milk, half and half, cream or dairy substitute, and I am my own successful barista. It takes only a few minutes to create your highly valued, frothy latte. It takes the same or sometimes less amount of time to clean it. I am in love with this frother. No need to pay for multiple, expensive attachments that you don’t need. Warm your dairy/non-dairy source, add your spices, and froth away — light, heavy, just right. You make it your way, and for a lot less." —SMP

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five colors).

    12. A critter catcher so they can catch bugs and other crawlies while keeping a very safe distance.


    The gentle bristles pick up bugs without hurting them so they can be safely chucked outside. Everybody wins!

    Promising review: "For months, I've had big ugly wolf spiders invading my home. They're not venomous, but for a long-time arachnophobe they're a real disturbance. One big fella, with a body about 2" long (!), popped up in my bathtub while I was showering. After a week-long stalemate (he couldn't climb out, and I wouldn't climb in), I got this nifty device — and IT WORKS! The bristles easily captured the spider and I was finally able to dispose of him. Hallelujah, I can shower again!" —Jeannine DeWald

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

    13. An aroma diffuser that is as beautiful as it is useful, making it a great gift from you. Good job, you.

    The Hathaspace Marble Essential Oil Aroma Diffuser in a bedroom

    All you need now are a few drops of essential oil!

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a diffuser that actually works and have to say that I couldn't be happier with this aroma diffuser. With the time settings, I'm never worried about it running too long and the lights are a great bonus! It works like a charm and fills my living room with scents from my therapeutic essential oils. I get compliments every time I have guests." —Daryl O.

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (also available in black marble).

    14. A teensy vacuum designed to pull out all the gunk and dirt that's lurking in their pores. Give them a spa day at home, they deserve it!,

    It's designed for all skin types, thanks to its five different levels. Level one is for sensitive and dry skin, levels two and three are for neutral skin, and levels four and five are for mixed and oily skin. The set comes with four suction heads: for blackheads, removing dirt/grease, reducing dead skin buildup and fine lines, and tightening your skin. It's also rechargeable and they really thought of everything!

    Promising review: "I honestly can't run out of great things to say about this! This blackhead remover works WONDERS I use it about once or twice a week & absolutely love it. It works very well, and I have seen a size reduction in my pores since using it for the past few weeks. I highly recommend this blackhead remover!" —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in blue, pink, and green).

    15. A handbag light so they can actually find what they're looking for in their massive Mary Poppins bag.

    the little light lit up inside a purse to show contents

    Promising review: "This is an awesome purse light (and could be used in other small spaces). I have several different types, but what attracted me to this particular light is that is much more "flat" than my others. The other work very well in my backpack or music bag, but this light has some really great differences. It can attach inside the space you need it for, it automatically turns on when I open my bag instead of having to be shaken. Really a great and bright light." —m

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A Tile they attach to their belongings that they, uh, lose far too often than they'd like to admit. Where the heck did I leave my keys? I swear I left my purse right there... Yeah, no more of that when they have Tile!

    Tile attached to the zipper of a bag

    It's simple! They just attach the Tile to their most misplaced items and download the app. The second they can't find something, they open the app, and tap to find. It has a 400-ft Bluetooth range, a loud ring, and a replaceable battery.

    Promising review: "I leave my belongings everywhere. I have a tile for my keys and all of my purses. I have saved endless hours of frustrated searches. I will never be without Tile in my life." —Robyn

    Get the Tile Pro from Tile for $34.99.

    17. A snazzy Garmin fish finder for the fisherman who does *not* need another rod. This compact sleek scanner will allow them to create routes and place waypoints so they can easily return to their newfound hot spot.

    product shot of the "Garmin Striker Plus 4cv Fishfinder"
    Bass Pro Shop

    Available for curbside pickup!

    Promising review: "I bought one in the spring for my fishing boat and another mid-summer for the pontoon. Both work great. The images are very clear, used them to spot sturgeon in the Flambeau River this last weekend. Easy to see the fish and the outlines then circled back dropped a line and had them taking the bait in less than 15 minutes." —brentt123

    Get it on sale from Bass Pro Shop for $149.88 (originally $179.99).

    18. A delightful AeroGarden so even anyone with a notorious black thumb can finally grow their own fresh herbs (and actually keep them alive) in the comfort of their own home. This smarty gadget waters, feeds, and emits lights on schedule so there's not forgetting to water here, folks.

    AeroGarden Bounty  model in white

    Promising review: "This is an amazing product. I couldn't figure out why it was so expensive (to me anyway) until I realized how much work it is to keep a hydroponic garden growing. With the AeroGarden, all the work is done for you. It's quick and easy to set up, takes minutes, literally, to get it going. We're looking forward to growing salad and herbs, especially during this time when we can't all go to the store and we're stuck at home. Fresh will be a real treat. Every one in my family owns one." —TheAssemblagist

    Get it from Amazon for $354.57+ (available in white and black).

    Read our full review on the AeroGarden!

    19. A phone light featuring three light intensity settings for taking their selfie game to the next level. You know, the important things.

    Amazon, eryckahvii /

    Promising review: "Great product and works as described. The light has three settings that gradually get brighter as you click the power button. Definitely makes a difference in your pics." —eryckahvii

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    20. A Waterpik water flosser to leave their pearly whites squeaky clean and get in those hard to reach places. More practical gifts, please!

    Waterpik flosser sitting on sink counter

    It has 10 pressure settings, seven water flossing tips, and 90 seconds of water capacity.

    Promising review: "I love this product. It makes your mouth feel so clean. After using it for several weeks, I noticed several things: no more bad breath, no more bad taste in my mouth, my gums are much healthier, no more bleeding, and my teeth are less sensitive at the gum line. This is, by far, one of the best buys I've made this year. I highly recommend for folks with a lot of crowns, receding gum lines, pockets, or if you are not great at flossing due to bleeding or teeth so close that it's difficult to floss." —JS

    Get it from Amazon for $66.82 (available in seven colors).

    21. A Foreo facial cleansing brush to thoroughly wash the makeup and dirt off their face, while gently exfoliating skin and leaving it smooth and soft. It's basically like a fancy facial at home, and that sounds like a great gift to me.

    Foreo, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Order by Dec. 17th for Christmas delivery!

    One BuzzFeed editor swears by this cleansing brush:

    "Look, I'm not new to face cleansing machines — I had a Clarisonic Mia, which I tried for long stretches of time over several years, but just never fell in love with.

    *None* of the brush heads were soft enough to use on my sensitive skin every day. And whenever I tried to use it for a weekly exfoliation, more often than not the battery would have run out from just sitting in my drawer. The most annoying part? Buying super expensive replacement heads. But unlike the Clarisonic, this beauty stays charged for 300 uses (using it twice a day, that's up to five months!), and requires 0.0 replacement heads. Ever." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Read the rest of her review here!

    Get it from Foreo for $139 (available in six colors).

    22. A Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS running watch that'll help them keep track of their fitness progress so they'll be motivated to hit 👏 those 👏 goals 👏. It's easy to use, and can track their steps, calories, and intensity minutes, making it perfect for beginner runners.

    closeup of person's wrist wearing the Garmin watch

    Promising review: "This is my first running watch, and I could not be happier. It tracks all your statistics in an easy-to-understand format. Heart rate, distance, your route, speed overall, mile splits, cadence — you name it, and it seems to do it. The app you put on your phone or computer is awesome also. It comes set up and ready to go. I received mine on a Friday and ran a 10k on Saturday morning. Sure has made running more efficient and fun. But it is a computer, so expect a few glitches every now and then. All in all, this is a lot of watch for the price. My son is a personal trainer, and he says it is one of the most popular watches liked by his clients." —Stephen Perreault

    Get it from Amazon for $99.68+ (available in four colors and with a heart monitor option).

    23. A set of in-sync lamps they simply touch to light up when they're really missing their person (you). After they turn theirs on, yours will light up and you'll know they're thinking of you.


    Promising review: "My friend, who lives long distance, bought me this for my birthday. At first I thought nothing of it, but then we set it up the magic happened. It has a super nice design, very good quality. It definitely brings a smile to my face every time he presses his and mine lights up." —Cyan Fish

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $85/each (also available in a cool wood option).

    24. A mini beauty fridge so their toners, serums, and jade rollers stay cool and fresh — they feel much better that way, anyway! The beauty fanatic in your life could not love you more.

    the mini fridge open with tons of beauty products inside on the shelf
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I thought this might be a silly addition to my beauty routine until I tried it! I love applying cool drops to my eyes and serum to my face every morning and night. It has plenty of space for six-plus beauty products. Highly recommend." —Abbaygrace

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.95.

    25. A smart photo frame that cycles through a gallery of photos — perfect for anyone with way too many pictures to frame them all.

    the smart frame displayed on dresser

    Order by December 15th for Christmas delivery!

    This is a super-smart frame. It has a built-in light that will change its brightness depending on its surroundings. It also has a motion sensor: It knows to start a slideshow when someone is nearby and reacts to gestures if someone wants to swipe through the images. Using facial recognition, it can prepopulate with photos of friends and families. You can also send pictures to other people who have smart frames.

    Get it from The Grommet for $299 (available in two colors), or something similar from Amazon for $96.99+.

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