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    36 Beautiful Gifts That Almost Don't Need To Be Wrapped

    It's not too late for some truly gorgeous finds!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A set of acrylic dominos with a marbled finish and iridescent case to give a rosy outlook to your next game night, no matter how competitive the group is.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59 (gorgeous acrylic mancala, chess, and Chinese checkers sets also available).

    2. Double-wall insulated rocks glasses that'll look amazing sitting out on the bar cart, keep your drink cooler (or warmer, if you use 'em for coffee) longer, and DON'T SWEAT!

    Amazon

    That's right, no annoying condensation. They're made of sturdy borosilicate glass, so you can use them for hot or cold drinks, because any beverage deserves to look a little more beautiful. AND they're scratch-resistant and microwave- and dishwasher-safe.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $16.99.

    Promising review: "These were much better than I could have imagined. They feel great in the hand and don't sweat. I use mine almost every day and they still look great after being put into the dishwasher. The size is perfect for old fashioneds as well as rum and Cokes or gin and tonics. They were shipped in a first-class box with plenty protection. These would make a great gift for connoisseur on your list." —riovalley

    3. And a set of eight faceted chilling rocks for the booze (or coffee, or tea, or whatever) aficionado whose arch-nemesis is diluted, watery drinks.

    Amazon

    Get a set of eight (plus silicone-tipped tongs and a storage box) from Amazon for $28.95.

    Promising review: "You can just put the whole tray in the freezer and not worry about losing them! I like my drinks to have ice, but do not like when it's diluted. These are just perfect to keep my drinks cold! I'm thinking about getting these for everyone in the office as a fancy and inexpensive gift to keep everyone happy with their drinks! CHEERS!!" —Issy

    4. An insanely pretty celestial or abstract journal to inspire short and sweet daily reflections. There are only a few lines per day, so use them well!

    Amazon

    It's gorgeous AND durable, so they'll actually want to use it for the full five years. The pages also also gilded. FANCY!

    Get the celestial from Amazon for $13.77 and the abstract one from Amazon for $13.66.

    5. A monogrammed solid oak board and knife set for a thoughtful gift that isn't too ~cheesy~.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (currently available in the following letters: A, C, D, E, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, R, W).

    6. A metallic Bluetooth speaker with 12-hour playback, high-def sound, and a compact size that packs a punch.

    Amazon

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

    Promising review: "I love this Bluetooth Speaker it's has great quality sound, its small and attractive. It plays for hours at a time, I love the rose gold color. Although it's small the sound is awesome! As you can see I'm very pleased with this product!! I highly recommend this product. The price is unbelievable for such a great product! Also it's very easy to set up." —Ms P

    7. Matcha, A Lifestyle Guide a book with dozens of recipes for sweet and savory foods, drinks, and cocktails including your fave ingredient — and the cover art makes this book the perfect ~ingredient~ for Instagram flatlays too.

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    Get it from Amazon for $17.

    Promising review: "Neat book, nice pictures, and just enough text to keep it interesting and manageable. Priced nicely for a coffee table book too. Looks like an item from Pottery Barn or Anthropologie. Worth checking out – esp if into Matcha. Good for the soul & the body..." —Amazon Customer

    8. A marble and rose gold hair tools set, because practical gifts should be gorgeous too. It includes a paddle brush, round brush, rattail comb for teasing and sectioning, and two sectioning clips.

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    And even though they look luxe, they're lightweight so you can blow dry without tiring out your arms.

    Get the set from Amazon for $31.95.

    9. A trio of mini Pat McGrath MatteTrance lipsticks for red lip lovers looking for luxury at a less-than-splurge price — and they come in an adorable glitter-filled bag for a fun 'n' fancy unwrapping experience.

    Sephora

    Get the set of three from Sephora for $25 (available in two color sets: pinks and reds (pictured above) and nudes and burgundies).

    These are our pick for best $$$ matte lipstick on BuzzFeed Reviews too!

    Promising review: "This lipstick stayed on well after Thanksgiving dinner. Through greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes, chicken, lamb, ham YOU NAME IT. I wore the color Elson from the Lust mini lipstick trio and the formulation is super velvety and stays velvety, not like your typical matte lipsticks that dry out the lips. I only had to reapply seven hours later. This lipstick is the real deal, Holyfield." —Rubysinclair

    10. A etched gold cocktail set with everything you need to whip up any fancy drink your heart has ever desired.

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    We're talking a cocktail shaker, muddler, double-ended bar spoon/fork, strainer, two bottle pouring spouts, and measuring jigger.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (also available in a plain gold set for $44.99).

    Promising review: "This was a Father's Day gift and I was delightfully surprised by the quality of this set. First of all it comes in a nicely designed box, and each item fits into its own cut out space in a large dark foam insert. There was a beautifully designed cocktail recipe book included that had wonderful pictures for every drink! I highly recommend this cocktail set!" —pdxjo

    11. A knife block set to add some ~sharply~ minimalistic design to your kitchen — how cool are those sleek black knives and the acrylic stand?

    Amazon

    The set comes with the acrylic block, 13 knives (chef's, bread, carving, utility, paring, cheese, pizza, plus six steak knives), kitchen scissors, a peeler, and a two-stage knife sharpener to keep things ~on point~.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    Promising review: "These are flippin sweet! I love these knives. I've gotten so many compliments of them too. So different. And very sharp. I cut a little tomato perfectly yesterday. I've been hand washing them because I couldn't find anything that says they were dishwasher safe. Great knives. Very sleek and cool looking" —Josh Seidler

    12. A quartz watch with a subtley sparkly face to mimic the starry night sky for an everyday accessory that's truly out of this world.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available with six watch strap colors).

    Promising review: "For a $16 watch I'm very impressed!!! Bought it as a cheap cute little work watch but its definitely gonna be perfect for jazzing up spring/summer outfits. The gold detail is actually more of a rose gold which is even better because I looove rose gold. It gets wet when washing my hands sometimes but I haven't fully submerged it to know how waterproof it is but no problems yet so I'm happy! Will definitely order more colors!" —Zsa Zsa

    13. A supremely luxurious faux fur throw that'll transform anyone's home into Winterfell itself — minus the violence.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in four sizes and 13 colors).

    Promising review: "SUPER soft throw! This throw is so soft and cozy that my whole family fights over it. The color is beautiful and it looks and feels much more expensive than it is. I have other much pricier throws and this one beats the expensive ones in every category. This throw is softer, warmer, bigger and so much prettier in person. I want one in every color. Based on the way my family is fighting over it I might need one in every color! So far the cat is winning." —Kathy

    Learn more about it in This Impossibly Cozy Blanket Is Everything You Need This Winter.

    14. A lovely jade roller and gua sha set you can use to massage your favorite serum into your skin. And when you're done? Definitely display it on your vanity.

    Amazon

    They come in a pretty pink and green box, so you *really* don't even have to bring out the wrapping paper.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.47.

    Promising review: "I'm totally obsessed with my jade roller. I waited a long time to buy one and have been following the witty company on instagram for awhile. When they announced they were coming out with jade rollers I bought one immediately. The packaging was super cute and really informative, and the roller itself is gorgeous. The quality is great, I haven't run into any issues and i've been using it daily (over a month now) along my jaw to help relieve tension, it's a lifesaver." —Kit's Picks

    15. Iridescent stainless steel straws to provide extra incentive to ~stop sucking~ and use less single-use plastic.

    Amazon

    These bbs are extra long, perfect for 20 or 30-ounce tumblers.

    Get a set of six straws and two brushes from Amazon for $10.78. You can also get a set of three bent ones and three shorter, straight ones for $11.78 *or* six shorter straight straws for $10.38.

    Promising review: "These straws are infinitely reusable. That's great! Really cool colors, LOVE that they get cold when used to drink iced drinks, kinda extra refreshing. I keep a couple at work and use everyday, I have had co-workers come into my office and fawn over how wild the iridescent color is. So cool factor 10/10 and environmentally conscious factor 10/10. Why are you still reading this and not already hitting the purchase button!!" —Scubagirl

    16. A highlighter, blush, and bronzer palette housed in a glittery clutch for the ultimate ~glow up~ so you can be the life of the party.

    Tarte

    We're talking a removable makeup palette with three Amazonian clay powder blushes, one bronzer, and one highlighter — plus a mirror and card-holding slot, all in an adorable glittery case.

    Get it from Tarte for $25 (originally $42).

    17. A hardcover compilation of Grimm's fairy tales (with over 800 pages of your favorite stories!) with cloth binding and a ribbon bookmark that'll also look lovely on your bookshelf or bedside table.

    18. A 10-piece set of makeup brushes with super soft, densely packed synthetic hairs designed to create a flawless and airbrushed final look. You know they'll look really cool sitting out on the vanity or bathroom counter.

    Amazon

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $10.44.

    Promising review: "After seeing these type of makeup brushes plastered all over Instagram, I decided to try them out. They were cheap enough so I figured if I didn't like 'em, no harm really done. Well, I LOVE them. I haven't used my other makeup brushes or my sponge since. The two larger ones I use for liquid foundation and under-eye concealer. The largest one is also fantastic to smooth out & blend your makeup look. The three smaller ones I use to contour and highlight. These work with both powder and liquid. I also feel like these are more sanitary than the beauty blender I was using every day (though I cleaned it often). I can't believe I waited this long to try them!" —Liz

    19. An old Hollywood–style rhinestone choker everyone will think you bought at a high-end vintage store.

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    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    Promising review: "This was one of the best purchases I made. Super sparkly and eye catching for such a good price! Pulled my outfit together perfectly!" —Carissa

    20. A pair of wireless over-the-ear headphones (you can also use 'em wired!) with a geometric design so you can crank your favorite tunes at the office in style — and drown out Gina from sales talking about her weekend plans.

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    They have 9.5-hour playback with one charge, or use them with a cord for non-stop enjoyment.

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "I'm upset there's not more reviews on this, these are so cool! I didn't read the full description before purchasing because I'm reckless and coming to find out and the radio AND micro SD slot was really an awesome surprise. These do so much, sound AMAZING, are comfortable, stylish AND AFFORDABLE! Would recommend and buy again." —Amazon Customer

    21. A pair of crystal hair pins you can pop into a messy bun for a exquisitely ethereal final look, without a whole lot of effort.

    Free People

    Get a pair from Free People for $28 (availalbe in four colors).

    22. A stunning box of floral-scented soap petals that'll transform a regular old bath into a five-star spa experience.

    Urban Outfitters

    They'll melt into warm water, adding a touch of color + fragrance of wildflower. Fill your bathtub, drop in a few petals, and relax.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14.

    23. A set of four golden ballpoint pens to brighten up your cubicle with a floral arrangement that *wont'* actually die.

    Amazon

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.99 (also available in a multicolor set for $14.99). You can get a set of 12 ink refills for $7.99 too!

    24. A stainless steel and wooden kettle you'll want to leave on display on the stovetop for an elegant addition to your daily tea time.

    Macy's

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $31.99 (originally $56.99).

    25. A dozen moisturizing, all-natural bath bombs that'll be *almost* as good as a whole weekend at the spa — but infinitely cheaper.

    Amazon

    Each bomb has a different scent, but they're all made with grapeseed oil, coconut oil and vitamin E!

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $25.70.

    Promising review: "My new holy grail bath product! I used to be an avid LUSH fan, but I'll never buy another of their bath bombs after trying these! They're about half the size of a typical LUSH bomb, but 100x more moisturizing. They also leave your skin lightly scented, which I love. They are packed full of color, but left zero residue in my tub — I just did a quick rinse with water after it drained. These also come beautifully packaged. They'd make a perfect gift." —Jason C.

    26. A Sephora x House of Lashes eyeshadow palette with a gorgeous antique box-like design and a pull-out drawer with molded interior to store your false lashes.

    Sephora

    Get it from Sephora for $35 (originally $45).

    27. A dainty 14K gold–dipped birthstone necklace in an adorable cork-stoppered bottle with an inspirational message inside. "Isn't she loooovelyyyy?" you'll sing about this lil' prezzie.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98 (available in all 12 birthstones).

    28. A stone and brass three-taper candlestick that'll turn any Ikea table into a gorgeous dinner party–worthy showstopper.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    29. A limited-edition Diptyque candle set housed in a foiled gift box that'll make anyone say "OMG, you shouldn't have!" and not mean it at all.

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    The scents include: Sapin de Lumière (green; scent of fir and cedar), Amand Exquise (red; scent of almond and tonka bean), and Baume d'Ambre (blue; scent of vanilla, benzoin, and lavender).

    Get it from Nordstrom for $114.

    Promising review: "I buy these Christmas special editions every year. They smell divine, look stunning and keep me mellow and content throughout the darkest winter days. I start burning them just before the festive season starts. I found the set is beautiful as a gift but I often buy another one for myself." —Kayceen

    30. A vinyl record organizer with clear acrylic end caps to show off all the cool album art.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in five colors and two sizes).

    Promising review: "The perfect storage for my vinyl collection! It's sleek, modern and I love the fact that I can easily flip through my records. So happy I found this, because it's by far better than anything else I've looked at. I'm going to buy a second one." —Modern Decor Fan

    31. A gorgeous textured travel wallet that'll store your cash, boarding pass, passport, credit cards, and more — all while looking like a chic mini clutch.

    Amazon

    It's made of Rfid-blocking material too.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 34 colors).

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this wallet. I needed a new travel wallet, and this holds everything I need all in one place, and it still closes nicely and stays flat! Boarding pass, passport, ID and credit cards, money, checked baggage tickets, receipts, etc! Yet it doesn’t bulk up or look like an overstuffed mess. Just amazing. The description says it only holds US money, but I just used the boarding pass flap to hold all my Japanese Yen (¥), which are larger. I didn’t use the zippered pocket for coins as I much prefer a separate coin purse for that sort of thing. I definitely recommend to anyone who travels a lot!" —Anthony Luu

    32. An insulated, marbleized water bottle designed to keep your water cold for 24 hours for a stylish reason to stay hydrated. Just tie a ribbon on it and it'll look fab under the tree!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes and 45 patterns).

    Promising review: "I am never without one of these bottles. I keep one by my bed at night and drink cold water throughout the night. The ice stays ice for about 12-24 hours. I even travel with one by stocking it with ice — yes, ice is allowed through airport security, then I fill it with bottled water and have it at my disposal during the long overseas flights. I take one in my car and fill it with cold juice for the day. I love that they are spill proof. When I have to take medication, there is always cold water at my disposal. Thanks for these bottles!" —lareine

    33. A gold-trimmed box of Earl Grey that'll make you feel like you're having high tea at Buckingham Palace. Pro tip: this makes for an adorable gif wrap if you stick a couple other tiny gifts inside the tin, along with the tea!

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    Get a box of 20 sachets from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 11 tea blends).

    Check out all the available blends here.

    Promising review: "Great tea! I have bought many other flavor of teas from this company. My all time favorite is Earl Grey so I don't know why I hadn't bought this sooner. Buying from Amazon actually saved me money and I got it a lot sooner than buying direct from company. The tin is great for other uses when you have drank all the tea. Also, I so love the tea in sachets rather than in the paper bags...such a more full bodied flavor." —Cely Smith

    34. A reproduced vintage mineral poster (complete with everything you need to hang it) for the person who is truly your ~rock~.

    Amazon

    Did you steal this from the Museum of Natural History? No! It's made right here in the USA from sustainably-sourced wood.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    Promising review: "I love this poster! I teach science and my classroom is mineral-themed. The paper is thick and textured. The print is beautiful and colorful. The wooden hanging posts mean that the poster hangs straight straight out of the shipping tube. Lovely." —VolcanoMom

    35. A vintagey 8-in-1 entertainment center that'll do it all: play records, stream music from your phone via Bluetooth, record from vinyl, CD, or cassette directly to USB, AND play CDs, cassettes, aaaaand AM/FM radio.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $131.99+ (available in five colors) or the white one from Urban Outfitters for $150.

    36. A 24-slot glass lipstick organizer with a lid to ~flatter their vanity~ and keep their favorite tubes dust-free and organized.

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    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (other makeup and jewelry organizers also available in the same listing).

    Promising review: "Love it. Considering the astronomical prices of a lot of the plain acrylic makeup organizers, I'd much rather spend $10-$15 more for an all glass, heavy, sturdy piece, that looks beautiful. Looks great on my vanity holding my lipsticks. The lipstick slots are also removable, so the box could also be used to hold other things as well, if you wanted. Overall very pleased with my purchase." —Jessica Leide

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