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    34 Gifts That’ll Probably Make Everyone Say “Ooh” When They Get Unwrapped

    Because it's not too late for impressive gifts.

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    1. Drinking Like Ladies, a compilation of 75 cocktail recipes from today's leading women bartenders, for any feminist looking to get a little ~sloshed~.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.77.

    Promising review: "What an awesome addition to the world of cocktail books! This book highlights so many amazing women from history that you should have heard of, but probably haven't. I found it truly inspiring to read their stories, and have that reminder that we can ALL accomplish amazing feats if we pursue our dreams relentlessly. These stories are presented through the frame of modern women in the bar world who offer fantastic cocktails to help tell their stories. A killer book about badass ladies by badass ladies!" —Ramona Shah

    2. A six-in-one rose gold curling iron with interchangeable barrels


    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in black).

    Promising review: "New favorite curling iron. I LOVE this curling iron! Such a great value for 6 different irons! So far I’ve used the two biggest barrels, and they work amazingly! My hair held the curls through wind, running, and even sleep! Shipped super fast! Highly recommend this seller, and this product!!!" —Amazon

    3. A macrame hanging shelf so they can display the plants they struggle to keep alive... or their fave tchotchkes... or their prettiest beauty products... in the most stylish way possible.


    Get it from Amazon for $18.98.

    Promising review: "This looks as photographed and is exactly what I was looking for. I LOVE It! Sooo cool. Beats just a hanging plant. You can have a plant, stones, and a basket. It is like a cool floating shelf." —CD125

    4. Werewolf, a sneaky party game you need to order for your friend group ASAP — especially if you love the game Mafia. Everyone will get excited when this gets unwrapped, because now you have a sneaky + fun after-present activity!


    It works a little bit like mafia — you draw a card and play the role assigned to you (if you're a werewolf, you're trying to destroy the village; if you're a villager, you're trying to save it, etc.). You can play with up to *35* people, so it's great for even larger gatherings — though warning, your friendships will be tested.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    Promising review: "My group of friends love game night. We've tried all sorts of games, and when I brought this game out, everyone was skeptical. Now no one wants to play any other game but this one. Super fun! The fact that it comes in a simple deck of cards makes it so easy to carry around and bring to any party occasion just in case. With the different characters you can mix it up so no two games are ever the same. The witch character has truly tested some friendships already. The game also gives you extra cards for you to create your own characters with their own unique roles and powers. We are looking forward to creating some interesting new roles and throwing them in the mix. If you have a loud group of friends, this is the game for you!" —Amazon Customer

    5. A faux fur blanket with two sides — one fleece, one furry — so they can customize their heat level while cuddling. Whether you know someone who freezes in the office but still wants something chic, an interior design–aspiring college student needing to spruce up their dorm, or just the most stylish dog alive, this is a great blanket.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in five sizes and 12 colors)

    Promising review: "This is the softest blanket you'll ever feel. It keeps you warm and does not overheat. It the the best throw/ accent blanket we have ever had for our living room, including our electric blankets (which can get you too warm and are not as soft). Wish we would have gotten the twin size, since everyone in the house (including the cat) like to use it. We'll probably end up getting another one!" —Kristen Madrigal

    Check out all the deets and reviews from people who can't stop raving about this blanket in This Impossibly Cozy Blanket Is Everything You Need This Winter.

    6. A Facetory sheet mask subscription box for the gift of relaxation & a little me time *AND* wow-I-didn't-know-my-skin-could-feel-this-good hydration.


    Each kit comes with a detailed info card explaining the benefits of each mask too — so you know the what amazing things you're putting on your face.

    Get a curated box from Amazon. It's available in three levels: $8.90 ($4.96 for the first box; includes four entry-level masks), $19.90 ($9.56 for the first box; includes seven premium masks), both with free shipping, or $34.95 ($23.77 for the first box; includes three full-sized skin care products, three sheet masks, and one specialty item).

    Promising review: "It's fun to try out new masks that a well-reviewed by experts (I'm definitely no expert), and I love the subscription model! This weekly face mask tradition has helped banish the Sunday scaries this fall/winter." —Emily Berglund

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


    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 $17.99.

    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

    8. A cozy pair of faux fur headphone earmuffs so you can jam out to your favorite songs while taking long winter strolls so you can feel like you're in the most dramatic part of a Hallmark holiday film masterpiece.



    Get them from Athleta for $38.

    Promising review: "I bought these for a friend who walks outside in the winter so she could listen to music, podcasts, books etc. I tried them and they are very comfy and the sound is very good." —Spiniorita

    9. Literary Listography, a twist on a reading journal that'll encourage users to create lists to document their favorite books, characters they'd want to hang out with, their favorite book stores, books that made them cry, and so much more.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    Promising review: "If you're an avid reader, this is absolutely awesome! I can tell it might take a while for me to fill mine out, but looking through it I know I'm going to have fun. The lists make you think and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the artwork! This would be a great buy for a gift or just for yourself, but it's worth the money!" —Monica

    10. A nonstick Captain America waffle maker for extra super breakfasts — but don't worry, the golden brown results will be much easier (and more pleasant) to chew than a vibranium shield.


    And if Chris Evans wanted to come over and help 'em make some, that'd be ok too.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.67.

    Promising review: "We make a lot of waffles, so we were pleasantly surprised that this thing was not only cute, but actually works really well and maybe even better than our other waffle maker! There's no way this could get a bad review unless you just don't know how to cook or used a bad recipe. They turn out like a perfect shield just like the ones in the photos. If you know a captain America fan, buy this. Hubs got a real kick out of it." —Joshua

    11. A dainty 16K gold–plated necklace with rhinestones in the shape of their zodiac sign's constellation. Your giftee and this necklace? A pairing written in the stars.


    Get it from Amazon for $18.50 (available in all 12 zodiac signs).

    Promising review: "Very happy with this, I've been wearing it frequently since I bought it two months ago. So far it's held up well. It's a pretty, delicate, subtle way to tell the world about my trashy astrology obsession." —Amazon Customer

    12. An HP portable photo printer that'll print photos on-the-go for trendy photo-within-a-photo Instagrams or at home for easy wall décor.

    It's pocket-sized and ready to go anywhere! AND you can edit photos before printing to make them *extra* artsy!

    Get it from Amazon for $75.83+ (available in four colors and bundled with printing paper).

    Promising review: "I agree with the reviews I read before buying this printer. If you're looking for professional quality prints then use professionals but if you want instant prints that are fun and shareable this is for you. The lighting on some of my prints seem off if it's bright or outside but easily fixed by changing filter before printing. I love sharing pictures with friends and luv that being so busy I can make a scrapbook super easily with the sticky pictures." —deadmanjane

    13. A Van Gogh coloring book they can fill out while watching the "Vincent and the Doctor" episode of Doctor Who — they'll have to be careful not to cry onto the book while watching, they won't want the artwork to smudge.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    Haven't watched the episode? What are you even doing. Stream it on Amazon Prime for freeeeee.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous coloring book with thick paper. I love the strokes that are there to paint. This is very well done. I also like that is is thick and has a piece of chip board to hold it flat and is a nice surface to color on." —Craig Wales

    14. A trio of mini Pat McGrath MatteTrance lipsticks for makeup enthusiasts 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.


    Get the set of three from Sephora for $25 (valued at $45).

    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

    15. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, a volume filled with delicious dishes like treacle tart (Harry's favorite, duh!), Kreacher's French onion soup, and Mrs. Weasley's mince pies – all with the scenes that inspired them.


    There's a section with four different cake recipes inspired by the four birthday cakes sent to Harry on his 14th birthday by Hermione, Ron, Sirius, and Hagrid. Yep, I'm crying again.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    Promising review: "I love this book! Some of the recipes are complex and wouldn't be great to try with smaller children — not all of them though. Other than that, each recipe refers to the book and chapter where it appears in the Harry Potter series and includes a short history about the origin of or inspiration for the recipe. The chocolate buttermilk sheet cake has become a family favorite that people request for their birthday cake (my mom calls it the Harry Potter cake). I even bought this book as a graduation present for two of my Harry Potter obsessed students." —Jenn Pond

    16. A doggone cute Christmas sweater they'll unwrap and *immediately* wear the whole rest of the day. I mean... who wouldn't??


    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–5X and eight colors).

    Promising review: "I get tagged in memes that say “dachshund through the snow” every winter so I finally decided to get a shirt and I have to say I’m obsessed. I absolutely love this sweatshirt. It fits large but that’s only because I ordered a size up. Also, it arrived two days before the expected delivery date so that was a plus! Thank you so much for a great product!" —Rachel

    17. A minimalist filtering bottle for refreshing cold-brewed tea anywhere they go — it also just happens to be gorgeous.


    Get it from Amazon for $23.68+ (available in four sizes and seven colors).

    Promising review: "Amazing — the iced tea this makes is so much more tasty than regular iced tea (store-bought or homemade) and is much more versatile as it can be used with any looseleaf tea or a tea bag. Cleaning is also very easy" —Ben

    18. A Star Wars–themed coding kit to teach young'uns (recommended for ages 6–900, like Yoda) how to build a sensor that responds to their movements — and use the force of course!


    *No* coding experience is necessary, and it works with most tablets and computers. It comes with step-by-step creative challenges, and they can do anything from making X-wings fly, to force-pushing Stormtroopers, to maneuvering a lightsaber — to even making Baby Yoda levitate!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    Promising review: "As a programmer and a huge Star Wars fan, this kit is right up my alley and I was so excited to give it to my niece who is also a huge fan! She loved putting the kit together, connecting it to her parent's iPad, and learning to code. The software provides a great framework that starts fast so kids can see cool results from their code quickly, but it's proved to be surprisingly deep in the time we've spent working on it. My niece has started to grasp some core programming concepts that I hope will start her journey to becoming a programmer like me (okay maybe I'm planning a little too far ahead). The Star Wars tie-in is great, as it got my niece interested in something she otherwise might be hesitant to try! I think the only downside is that my sister and her husband don't see their iPad very much anymore. :)" —LBT

    19. Personalized cufflinks that'll make a great ~initial~ first impression.


    Get them from Amazon for $7.99 (also available in silver tone).

    Promising review: "I bought these for my fiancé's father for our wedding coming up. I was blown away by how great quality these are! If you are looking for a great product at a decent price, these are the ones you want! They even come in a cool gift box." —Amazon Customer

    20. The entire *extended* Lord of the Rings film trilogy on a whopping 15 discs, including almost two hours of extended movie content (plus 26 hours of bonus material) to get them obsessed — you could even say watching this once a year will become a ~hobbit~.


    Get it from Amazon for $57.99.

    Promising review: "A friend lent me his copy of the first movie with the making-of DVDs and I was gobsmacked, so I ordered my own set immediately. The movies are beautifully done and the behind the scenes documentaries alone are worth the purchase price. One by one I am introducing them to other members of my family. I think it is interesting to note that one of my grandsons has developed an interest in art as a result of viewing the behind the scenes documentaries. Frodo Lives!" —Trivia Queen

    21. A set of laboratory-style shot glasses to truly make drinking a science. Experimenting with different kinds of tequila? Perfect.


    Just started dating someone, not sure what to get, but want to prove you two have ~chemistry~? These are perfect.

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $19.47.

    Promising review: "Such a cute addition to any bar cart — especially for someone with an interest in chemistry! The etching/printing on the glass is clear and quality. I would probably hand wash just to avoid it coming off in the dishwasher but so far so good!" —Cait

    22. A countertop Aerogarden for growing all the herbs, tomatoes, and more they want (no backyard required). And thanks to the LED grow lights, plus a watering-reminding system, no green thumb required either.


    The grow lights are energy efficient (aka they turn on and off automatically), and it tells them when to water and feed their baby greens, so these herbs'll basically grow themselves. Choose between four kits: Ranch (with dill, parsley, and chives) Southwestern (with cilantro, chives, and oregano), Caprese salad (with cherry tomato and two Genovese basil pods) and Cocktail/mocktail: (with mint, Thai basil, and lavender).

    Get BuzzFeed Tasty's Aerogarden for $49.95 (originally $99.99; available in four kinds).

    23. A cozy mermaid tail blanket so they can live our their ~fantasy~, aka when someone asks them to do something, they can say, "I can't get up — does this look like the ocean to you?!"


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two sizes and 10 colors).

    Promising review: "Fast delivery! Beautiful, high quality product. The color and quality far exceeded my expectations, considering the reasonable price I had paid. The material is soft yet heavy, like a comfy cable-knit sweater. The blanket even comes with its own drawstring carrying bag, which will make it easy for my daughter to pack it for college. We washed it on the hand wash cycle in our washer, and it came out perfectly with no stretches or color running. At the risk of sounding like I work for their company, I believe this truly a gorgeous product that you will be very pleased with!" —LisaKay

    24. 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.


    Get it from Amazon for $114.99+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "We purchased this for my father-in-law, age 92, and wanted simplicity for him to be able to digitize his phonographs which is something he wanted to do. This was not only simple for him to use it also had GREAT SOUND. We were amazed. It really made the old phonographs some awesome. We thought we'd have to connect to external speakers to give it better sound (which the unit has connections for external speakers if you desire to do so)...but that was not necessary. The speakers delivered fine sound. We were very happy with this purchase. We will probably order one for ourselves. This 8 in 1 records to USB. We are very pleased." —Janine

    25. Acrylic drop earrings for a statement look that won't hang heavy from their lobes. They come in tons of colors and styles so you can find the perfect pair for your most stylish friend.


    Get them from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 11 colors and shapes).

    Promising review: "I have a hard time with statement jewelry because they are typically pretty heavy and I end up having to take them off quickly. These however are very light weight. I wore them to dinner over the weekend and didn't have any issues with them. They are very cute and went perfect with my outfit. I would recommend these for a pop of color to any outfit!" —Lindsey Barlow

    26. A trio of spicy sauces (honey, maple syrup and gochujang sriracha) they'll want to drizzle on *everything* — think roasted veggies, pizza, and cocktail glass rims. Y U M.


    Get the set of three from Amazon for $39.99 (or the individual sauces for $10.99 each).

    Promising review: "Very good, and great for cooking with or adding/spicing up after the good is done. The flavors transform when you cook with them, and it’s delicious. Was a Valentines gift for my partner and he asked for another bottle of the Spicy Maple already. Will definitely be purchasing again!" —Kyla

    27. Toasty slippers with a super-cushy foam footbed they can put on the instant they're feeling a bit chilly. Brrrrrr(ger)!


    Get them from Amazon for $21.24+ (available in sizes S–XL).

    Promising review: "These slippers look even better in person. They are extremely comfortable. These were thee best slippers I have ever ordered." —Markaisa

    28. A wireless karaoke microphone that'll bring the party wherever they go — it's compatible with any smartphone or tablet and can jam for up to *10 hours* on a single charge. That's a lot of "Total Eclipse of the Hearts" on repeat.

    It can also connect to their device via cable.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.95+ (available in seven colors).

    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

    Check out our closer look at this karaoke mic for more info.

    29. A coloring book filled with patterns, flat lays, outfits, hair styles, street scenes and more inspired by Paris and Parisian style that'll make anyone say "Ooh la la!"


    Get it from Amazon for $15.73.

    Promising review: "I've ordered many adult coloring books (I'm kind of addicted) and this is the second Zoe de las Cases book I got through Amazon (these are hard to find and I was on a waiting list for this one). 100% worth the wait! I will be ordering all of her books. They are very well made. The paper is beautiful. The cover of this book is absolutely gorgeous in person. The picture does not do it justice. It is quite exquisite looking and will be on my coffee table. It looks like you bought it from Paris Fashion Week. It is smaller than most books, but that is also what I like about it. I've never reviewed any book before but this one well deserves it. You won't be disappointed. I also purchased her Secret Japan book and liked it so much I bought a second one. I will most likely be buying another one of this book for myself and would also make a great gift idea!" —Linda M. Olarin

    30. A pair of Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones so they can work out, get a snack, or ignore text messages while listening to their favorite playlist — all without being ~tied down~.


    I have these and use them just about every day at work — I like that they don't overheat my ears, and sometimes I forget I'm in an open floor plan and just jam out with some ridiculous head-bobbing dancing.

    Get them from Amazon for $199.95 (available in nine colors).

    Promising review: "These headphones are amazing! The sound is great and clear, they get loud, noise canceling when music is playing, basically noise canceling even when music isn’t playing. They are comfortable except after a few hours of constant use they start to hurt your ears but that is like any over ear headphones. The battery life also lasts soooo long, they are great headphones, I definitely recommend!" —Dixie Freeman

    These also won best $$$ wireless headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    31. A DIY cross stitch kit so they can bring out their ~crafty~ side, one thread at a time.


    It comes with an embroidery hoop, thread, cotton aida with the patern on it, needles, and instructions.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 25 patterns).

    Promising review: "Love it! This is one of those rare occasions in life where I feel like I got MORE than what I paid for. This kit is just about perfect. The only thing I would recommend you purchase in addition to it is either better needles, or a good needle threader. The eyes of the needles it comes with are a bit too small to thread three embroidery strands through, in my opinion. Otherwise, the kit is awesome. If you’re wondering, I didn’t embroider mine exactly as per the instructions. I had plenty of thread, but it does warn you that if you go rogue, you could run short." —Addictedtoammmazzzon

    32. A pair of meat-shredding claws for the barbecue or rotisserie chicken aficionado in your life. Seriously tho, do you know all the great ways you can rehash chicken?


    If you don't we're talking about 24 Easy Meals You Can Make With Rotisserie Chicken.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.95 (available in six colors).

    Promising review: "This has to be one of the best gifts for your favorite foodie. It's excellent for so many different kitchen tasks. Makes a big shredding job easy as slicing bread. I've bought several of these for gifts and they were much appreciated. They come in many different colors. Easy to store and a very handy tool to have around for BBQs and Thanksgiving. Pretty much any time that you are working with a large cut of meat, beef, poultry, pork, even a melon, you name it, this is the tool you'll want to reach for every time. Moving from pan to platter would otherwise be unmanageable and spell train wreck in many cases. Not so with these. You will not be disappointed!" —Angelonia

    33. A floral snake print that'll please any ~aesthetic~ Slytherin in your life.


    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $55.99+ (available in five sizes, and with a black or white frame).

    34. A velvety pajama set, because you shouldn't ~sleep on~ luxurious gifts that'll look like you splurged. It's like when Walter Hobbs opens Buddy's gift in Elf, but they'll actually like it.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and nine styles).

    Promising review: "I was super nervous about purchasing, because I know pictures can sometimes be deceiving. It looks just like the photo, so glad I bought it! You can wear the bottoms high rise (no adjustable pull strings) & the top has adjustable straps. Overall, cutest pajama set I’ve ever seen, satisfied & will definitely be purchasing more in the future." —Luna Contreras

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