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    38 Gifts That Are Cool Enough For The Gen Z'ers On Your List

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    1. A pair of over-ear headphones that'll tune out the noise, so they can listen to their music, without being disturbed. They have a sleek design, high-quality sound, and flexible band that'll conform to the shape of their head.

    A pair of headphones lying on a desk
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    They also have a built-in microphone for video chats and hands-free phone calls.

    "They're incredibly lightweight. Like, 'wear all day and never get a headache' kind of lightweight (#bless). These guys also include a slew of neat little features that make using them super easy and downright enjoyable pleasant to use, like a toggle knob that allows you to switch songs, change the volume, and even answer phone calls — without ever having to take out your phone." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Urbanears Plattan Headphones (#6 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $51.74+. Available in four colours.

    2. A Hydro Flask water bottle they'll never want to leave the house without. The stainless steel makes it practically indestructible and will help keep their drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.

    Two water bottles placed on large rolls of fabric
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    Plus, the narrow mouth will make it easier for them drink from, without spilling water on themselves.

    Get it from Simons for $40. Available in four colours.

    3. A set of oval-shaped makeup brushes that'll make them feel like a professional makeup artist every day. The soft brush hairs are made of synthetic fibres that'll glide over their skin for an even and flawless makeup application.

    A set of makeup brushes popping out of a small rectangular box Each brush has a oval-shaped head
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    Reviewers say they're easier to use than traditional brushes, feel super soft, and blend their makeup like a dream.

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon Canada for $14.48.

    4. A pair of Nike Air Max sneakers that'll add a pop of colour to their look and make any outfit look fresh as heck. Chunky sneakers are not only incredibly comfortable, but they're also super popular right now.

    A pair of chunky running shoes
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    Get them from Nike Canada for $145. Available in sizes 5—12 and in two colours.

    5. A T-shirt dress that they'll look for excuses to wear. It's made of a soft corduroy material that makes it a bit cozier than a cotton dress. Plus, the ribbed texture and satiny finish make it look a little more sophisticated.

    A person wearing a corduroy T-shirt dress
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    Get it from Joe Fresh for $22.94 (originally $29). Available in sizes XS—3XL.

    6. A small, but mighty power bank charger, so they can charge their tech on the go. The sleek and compact design makes it easy to travel with and it has two USB ports, so they can charge a couple devices at once.

    A person holding a slim rectangular power bank charger in their hand
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.99+. Available in three colours.

    7. A vampy pyjamas set that is equally spooky and cute. The bold print makes them look less like PJs and more like a matching loungewear set, so they'll want to wear them even when they're not in bed.

    A person wearing a matching pyjamas set
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    Get it from ModCloth for $72. Available in sizes S—L.

    8. A stylish duvet cover that'll upgrade their bedroom decor. The pastel shades and dreamy marble print will add a little zen to their space. Plus, it has a hidden zipper that'll make it easy to put on and take off their duvet when they're ready to wash it.

    A duvet on a bed with tons of pillows on it
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    The twin sheet set includes a pillowcase, a flat sheet, a fitted sheet. The full, queen, and king sheet sets include two pillowcases, a flat sheet, and a fitted sheet.

    Get it from Simons for $130+. Available in sizes twin—king.

    9. A 2-in-1 hair dryer and volumizer that'll help them achieve that effortless, bouncy blowout that Cindy Crawford and Cher Horowitz perfected in the '90s. They can easily streamline their hairstyling process with this powerful, one-step hair tool.

    A hot air brush leaning against a small pot full of stones
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    It has three heat and speed options, a ceramic coating, and tiny airflow vents to dry and style hair quickly without damaging or over-styling it. The oval shape of the brush and the nylon pin bristles detangle hair and let them get right down to the root to add extra lift.

    "I have very thick and wavy hair, and I don't have anywhere near the coordination it takes to style my hair using both a hair dryer and a round brush at the same time. This Revlon gadget is AMAZING, giving me the closest thing to a salon-worthy blowout as I've ever experienced. My hair looks and feels amazing, and my hair is dry and styled in way less time than before." — Kat Angus

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $54.96. Available in blue and pink.

    10. A cropped puffer jacket that'll keep them looking cute and cozy all season long. It's made from recycled plastic bottles and has a thick polar fleece lining that'll keep them warm on the chilliest winter days.

    A person wearing a cropped puffer jacket
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    Get it from Simons for $170. Available in sizes S—L.

    11. A vegan Unicorn Snot lip gloss and body gel set, because glitter makes everything more fun. This lip gloss and body glitter duo has an otherworldly holographic glow, smells like cotton candy, and comes off easily with makeup remover.

    A container of glitter gel with a tube of matching glitter gel balance on top of it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.99. Available in four colours.

    12. A ring light that'll make them shine bright like a diamond. It has three brightness levels and a flexible phone mount, so they'll always have perfect lighting while they video chat, apply makeup, take selfies, and film TikToks.

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    There isn't a lot of light in my room, so it's made a world of a difference. I use it in the mornings when it's still dark out to apply my makeup. And now that I'm working from home, I set it up behind my laptop, so I look less like a dungeon troll during my Zoom calls. I don't know why I waited so long to buy this, because I've used it every day since I bought it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    13. An adorable makeup case that’ll store and organize all their beauty essentials. It has multiple spacious compartments and a true '90s aesthetic.

    A makeup case full of beauty products
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    Plus, the sturdy handle and secure latch, making it the perfect makeup case to travel with.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.92+. Available in 13 colours.

    14. A mini Fujifilm Instax camera, so they can take aesthetically-pleasing instant photos whenever they want. It'll take their selfie game to the next level thanks to the macro lens adapter and tiny selfie mirror on the front of the camera.

    An instant camera with a person's hand holding a photograph above it
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    They'll need a pack of film to print photos that you can get here. Two AA batteries are included with the camera.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $69.99+. Available in five colours.

    15. A green beauty set for the person who's trying to be more eco-conscious. The set includes a few skincare essentials that are all handmade in Montreal. Plus, all the packaging is either reusable or compostable, so they won't have to worry about generating more waste.

    A cardboard box filled with lip balm, a tin with toothpaste in it and a small sack with a shampoo and conditioner bar
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    The set includes two tubes of lip balm, a tin of toothpaste, a shampoo bar, and a conditioner bar.

    Get it from Simons for $60.

    16. A handy Popsocket phone grip, because they always have their device in their hand. It'll prevent them from dropping their device and make it easier to hold their phone, tablet, or Kindle for a long period of time. Plus, the acetate pattern will add a little sparkle to their case.

    A white kindle with a blue acetate popsocket, with the text "no more dropping my Kindle on my face when lying down"
    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "After I got a PopGrip for my phone, I thought...why don't I stick one on my KINDLE?! Long story short, it was a great idea, 10/10 recommend. I haven't dropped it on my face SINCE. The PopGrip makes gripping with my right hand and turning the pages way easier. Pop one of these pretty bbs on your favorite device — it'll make things just a little bit easier." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the PopSocket PopGrip (#25 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    17. A pair of waterproof ankle boots that have all the style and comfort of classic Chelsea boots, but are made of rubber so they can wear them on rainy days, too. They're made of cushy, durable rubber and have a stretchy elastic on the sides to prevent rubbing.

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    "These boots were made for walking — especially if you live in Canada and you're walking through snow and slush. I was unsure what to expect with these boots, because I’d never purchased shoes off Amazon before. To my delight, I’ve become obsessed with them! These boots are now a staple in my wardrobe. They are lightweight, waterproof, and super comfy. They’re also black, so they can match pretty much any outfit. They aren’t super insulated, but I usually just wear a thick pair of socks if I know it’s going to be cold out, and I'm fine. But the best thing about them is their super affordable price tag." —Liza Hicks

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Asgard Waterproof Chelsea Boots (#3 on the list).

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $36.99+. Available in 11 colours/styles and in sizes 4—12.

    18. A light therapy lamp that they'll probably want to have around now that the days are getting shorter. It mimics sunlight and will help boost their energy, mood, and focus. It's the perfect gadget for anyone who work long shifts indoors and doesn't get enough natural sunlight during the day.

    A person standing behind a table with a square shaped light therapy lamp in front of her
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    Reviewers like that they can adjust the brightness level and have noticed improvements in their mood and sleeping habits after using it.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $118.73.

    19. A tiny crossbody bag that has a special compartment for their cellphone. There's a separate pocket for their cards on the back and a little sack on the strap where they can store their lip balm.

    A small faux leather bag with a tiny sleeve on the strap for lip balm
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    Get it from Simons $39. Available in four colours.

    20. An oversized blanket sweatshirt, which is basically the love child of a blanket and a hoodie. It combines the best of both worlds! It has the perfect fit of an oversized sweater and the comforting weight of a large fluffy blanket.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $70. Available in three colours.

    21. A soft leather belt with an eye-catching gold buckle that'll add a little shine and polish to their look. It looks a lot like a certain belt by a popular luxury brand, but at a fraction of the price. That's what we call a style steal!

    A person siting with their hand on their hip They are wearing a long sleeved shirt, jeans, and a belt with a buckle in the shape of two interlocked circles
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    This belt comes with its own puncher, so they can make new holes for a perfect fit.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.39+. Available in sizes 26—43, in three colours, and in packs of two.

    22. A Foreo Luna Mini 2 that'll cleanse their skin in 60 seconds with gentle pulsations (instead of intense scrubbing). The silicone bristles will also help exfoliate their skin, giving them a mini massage in the process.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "Did I mention it's TOTALLY WATERPROOF?! Yep, you can use this in the shower and not worry about anything happening to it at all! My skin feels softer and (with the help of all my favorite products) clearer than ever. It changed the life of this girl with acne-prone, super sensitive skin, and it just might change yours, too!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.12+. Available in five colours.

    23. A pack of statement earrings that are all about that ~face~! The designs are minimalist, yet artsy, and are made of lightweight, gold-plated brass, so they can wear them comfortably all day long.

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    They're also hypoallergenic, so they won't irritate their skin.

    Get three pairs from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    24. This adorable dinosaur night light that will give their bedroom a customized glow. It's made of a squishy silicone material that's satisfying to squeeze and they can change it to any colour they want.

    Sarah Aspler / BuzzFeed

    "This little dino light brings me so much joy! I didn't expect it to, but it does. It's soft, squishy, and oh-so cute. I like to keep it on my desk and just randomly play with during the day. I even show it off on Zoom to my colleagues whenever I get the chance. I especially love that it's rechargeable, so I didn't need to search around my house desperately for batteries after opening it. The holidays are coming up and I'm thinking of getting a bunch of them as stocking stuffers!" —Sarah Aspler

    Get it from Showcase for $19.99. Also available in a unicorn style.

    25. An oversized sherpa jacket that’s stylish enough to wear outdoors, but so damn comfy, they'll want to wear it at home, too. The soft, fluffy texture will make them feel like a real-life teddy bear every time they put it on, too.

    A person wear a soft plushy jacket with faux leather pants and boots
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    Get it from Simons for $79. Available in sizes S—L and in three colours.

    26. A petite watering can, because they're probably a proud parent to a collection of plant babies. It's made of extra durable stainless steel and has a long narrow nozzle, so they can get right to the center of their plants, without disturbing them.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.90+. Available in two colours.

    27. A pack of hair scrunchies that'll look just as good on their wrist as they will in their hair. It comes with a variety of different textures (velvet, chiffon, and satin) and colours, so they'll be able to coordinate them with their outfits.

    A bunch of scrunchies made of satin and velvet on a table with a tray and a candle
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    Get a pack of 65 from Amazon Canada for $20.99.

    28. A bomber jacket that'll make them look way too cool for school. It has the sporty vibe of a puffer coat, but the sleek, faux leather material makes it even more stylish.

    A person wearing a faux leather puffer jacket
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    Get it from Simons for $79.95 (originally $99). Available in sizes XS—L.

    29. A set of face mists that'll hydrate and refresh their skin. They can use them before or after they apply makeup to give their skin a little pick-me-up. Plus, their miniature size makes them easy to take anywhere.

    Four bottles of face mist on a plain background
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    There are four in the set and each one has a soothing hero ingredient like rose, green tea, lavender, and orange blossom that'll add a calming fragrance to their skincare routine.

    Get a pack of for from Sephora Canada for $22 (originally $27).

    30. A set of minimalist huggie hoops, so they can create a perfectly curated ear. They probably have (or really, really want) multiple ear piercings, and these gold hoops are a great way to try out the stacked earrings trend.

    Three pairs of thin small hoops
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    They're made of sterling silver and hypoallergenic.

    Get three pairs from Amazon Canada for $26.99. Available in gold and silver.

    31. A pack of sheet masks they'll want around for their next spa day. They're probably obsessed with sheet masks, and these ones are packed with essential oils that'll help hydrate their skin all winter long.

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    Each mask is equal to half a bottle of serum and they're all incredibly gentle, so they can be used on almost all skin types. These masks have hyaluronic acid, which is a miracle molecule that can hold 1,000 times its weight in water.

    Get a pack of six masks from Amazon Canada for $23.94.

    32. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide a much-needed escape for any video game lover. It has a compact, lightweight design with a huge backlit screen that they can use anytime and anywhere. They can also play the updated versions of classic '90s games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.

    A person's hand holding a Nintendo Switch Lite console
    Sarah Aspler / BuzzFeed

    "I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $259.99+. Available in four colours.

    33. A rose gold cinema light box that they can use as stylish piece of home decor or as an Insta-worthy prop in their next social media photo session. It comes with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols, so they can get creative with the messages they make.

    A rectangular cinema light box with the words rosé all day written on it
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    It also includes built-in letter storage in the back of the light box.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.24.

    34. A jade facial roller that'll release all the tension from their face, reduce puffiness under their eyes, and promote relaxation. And if they put it in the fridge to cool, it'll make their skin absorb beauty products better.

    Three jade facial rollers on a plain background
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $40.

    35. A pair of Birkenstock sandals that'll be as comfy as their favourite fluffy slippers. The cork insole has a sheepskin lining that'll keep their tootsies toasty, so they can wear their Birks all year around.

    A pair of Birkenstock sandals with sheepskin lining
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    Get it from Simons for $140. Available in sizes 36—40.

    36. A skin for their Airpod case that is so cute, it'll melt their heart like an ice cream cone. It'll protect and accessorize their case, and it has a little cutout at the bottom, so they can charge their case without taking off the skin.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in four colours.

    37. A set of Fenty Beauty lip glosses that'll make a great addition to their collection of lippies. They can wear them alone or swipe them over their favourite lipsticks to create colourful and shiny lewks.

    Four tubes of lip gloss in different shades
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    "This is absolutely my go-to lipgloss. Its formula doesn't feel heavy and gloopy like most high-shine glosses, and it doesn't leave my lips feeling tacky at all. I have the color 'Diamond Milk' (which is described as a shimmering pearl) and wear it by itself for a more "natural" look (by gloss standards)." —Rachel Dunkel

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Fenty Beauty (#14 on the list).

    Get a pack of four from Sephora Canada for $33.50 (originally $48).

    38. And finally, a brain-teasing puzzle box that also doubles as a piggy bank, making it the perfect gift for the person who just wants cash. There's a slot on the top to insert the money, but they'll have to solve the puzzle to access that dough.

    A plastic puzzle box with a coin slot at the top
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in two colours.

    They're going to love their new gift:

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