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    42 Presents That Actually Won't Get Re-Gifted

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    1. An embroidered cap, because the only sound better than "Here, this is for you" is the "DUN DUN" that begins every Law & Order episode.


    Get it from Brain Dazed on Etsy for $14.99 (available in eight hat colors and six embroidery colors).

    2. Villainous, a strategy-based game featuring your favorite Disney villains (duh!) so everyone in the family can bring out their inner evil queen.

    Six people (ages 10+ recommended) can play as their favorite villain — Maleficent, Jafar, Ursula, Captain Hook, the Queen of Hearts, and Prince John — each with different abilities and objectives.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.97.

    Promising review: "I love board games, particularly more adventurous and more adult ones, but getting my wife to play them with me is like pulling teeth. This one is very easy to learn but a challenge to master, which makes it accessible for those who are casual board gamers but enjoyable for the more hardcore enthusiast. Each play-through is different depending on what characters each player chooses, the strategy they apply, and the random draw of the cards. Can't wait until they release expansions with new villains." —Phil

    3. A cute and colorful air frier that'll harness the magic of circulating hot air to add a crunch to all your favorite foods with ease. Just a warning, the gift of perfectly crispy fries, wings, and more at home without hauling out a deep frier might bring a tear to someone's eye.

    Wow, I just saw that one reviewer uses this to give frozen potstickers that pan-fried crunch, and now I'M crying.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "This is my first air fryer and it is great. Easy to use, clean and small enough to leave on the counter. It is a great size to make sides for two people. I have tried fries, tater tots, and mozzarella sticks and they were all crispy and not greasy at all. I don't love Brussels sprouts but tried them in the fryer and with some seasoning and a little oil they were wonderful. No fried smell in the house with using this so another perk. Definitely recommend this product." —Craig B.

    4. A sheet mask — FOR YOUR BUTT, because why should your face have all the fun? It'll moisturize and tone (hello aloe and chamomile), with one sheet for each cheek. 🍑

    Fre People

    They're available in three varieties:

    * Slap It (pictured; retexturing & detoxifying with caffeine)

    * Squeeze It (brightening & rejuvenating with citrus)

    * Shake It (firming & illuminating with marine algae)

    Get them from Free People or Amazon for $9 each. You can also get a set of all four from Amazon for $32 (aka you save $1 per mask).

    5. A wine-aerating spout that'll help your three-buck chuck breathe and open up, helping the individual flavors and ~nuances~ of the wine be more apparent — even to beginner wine palates.


    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99.

    Promising review: "I am not a wine specialist, but I know what I like and buy very good wine at very reasonable prices. I did a taste test to see if I could notice a difference. Sipped some wine out of the bottle left to breathe for a couple of minutes; then some wine poured through the aerator and sipped immediately. The difference is VERY NOTABLE, even to my untrained palate. The wine tasted fresher, smoother, less harsh and more flavorful! I no longer drink reds without using these. And if I forget, I pour the wine back in the bottle and attach the aerator. Another nice feature? There are no wine drops coming down the side of the aerator, so no more risk of dripping onto a tablecloth or a shirt." —J. Long

    6. A tongue-in-cheek planter anyone who's been trying to cultivate their green thumb will understand. You've gotten a lot of plants over the years — will this one make it? 🙏


    Get it from ModCloth for $25.

    7. A John Frieda hot brush for anyone who loves a good blowout. This is like getting a gift card to a blow dry bar, but it'll last wayyyyy longer.

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    Give a girl a blowout and she'll be set for three-ish days. Give a girl a John Frieda hot brush, and she'll be set forever.

    P.S. this is almost 30% off right now, so it's a great time to buy!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    I gave this to myself, and it's one of my all-time favorite self-gifts. Check out my full review of the John Frieda hot brush for more info!

    8. Socks you can customize with your pet's face. That's it, your holiday shopping is complete.

    Just select "customize now" and upload your photo — they'll do the rest. Opt for expedited shipping at checkout to make sure these bbs arrive before Christmas!

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available with blue, white, and yellow backgrounds).

    Promising review: "I purchased these as a gift for my friend with a photo of his cat. They arrived today and exceeded my expectations. The material is soft and thick and the graphic is very professionally printed. I’m sure I’ll be back for more!" —Miss X

    9. A wanderlust coloring book featuring both real and imagined cities to while away the time before your next trip, slowly watching your pennies stack up to afford to go.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.10.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this book. The pages and the pictures are really great. I've had the book now for a couple of weeks. I color in the pictures at the end of the day or if I'm stressed out. It really works and the pictures are so detailed that it makes coloring them very relaxing. When I finish a picture, it really come to life. Mr. McDonald is a brilliant artist. They should require all art students to color pictures in this book." —L. Brown

    10. And a scratch-off LED map that'll show your progress through your travel bucket list in a ~new light~.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    11. An extra large skull ice cube mold for the ~coolest~ drink of all time — and like a "king cube," you only need one per glass!


    Each silicone mold makes two at a time, so you and a ghoulfriend can enjoy your scotches together.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    Promising review: "I was looking just to make fun ice cubes for parties and came across this. I was a little skeptical at first but followed the directions and wow! The ice came out in skull shapes perfectly. Removal from the silicone tray was simple. These are great for parties or for everyday use as they last longer than regular ice cubes." —RJM 73

    12. A quintet of Colourpop's best-of red lippies, including matte glossy, satin, and blotted shades — it's great for lipstick enthusiasts and anyone looking for their perfect shade alike.


    Get the set of five from Colourpop for $22 (originally $37.50).

    13. A Pop-Up Guide To Hogwarts for a three-dimensional look at the castle that's *almost* as cool as the Marauder's Map.


    Get it from Amazon for $67.50.

    Promising review: "This books is beautiful. The illustrations are detailed and intricate with subtle things you may not notice on the first viewing. The spine is magnetically attached so you can make it lay completely flat to see each page spread. And!!! It comes apart (gently) to make a full map!! Definitely a worthwhile addition to a Harry Potter–related collection" —_fksksxjxjjajs_

    14. A three-year Listography journal with one fun list per day — fill it out with your answers on the same date for the next three years, then look back on how your thoughts on everything from favorite childhood movies to your personal goals to things that make your laugh have changed.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.52.

    Promising review: "This is my fourth Listography book and this latest one is just as awesome as the others. I bought one for me and one for my sister-in-law. The list topics are broad and give me something introspective and fun to think about all day, the layout is clean and the overall size is adorable and perfect (kind of reminds me of a childhood diary which I love — not too big, not too small). And it's the perfect gift for practically everyone. Ms Nola knocks it out of the park AGAIN! The perfect gift!" —LucyGoosey

    15. 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 for $8.90 ($6.23 for the first box; includes four entry-level* masks) or $19.90 ($13.93 for the first box; includes seven premium* masks), both with free shipping.

    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

    16. Cuddly corgi slippers that'd make perfectly appropriate attire for meeting the queen — or binge-watching the upcoming season of The Crown.,

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (fit up to women's size 12/men's size 10).

    Promising review: "I bought these slippers for my wife for Christmas and she loved them and thought that they were hilarious and adorable. They seem to be very well made and for what it's worth, my two corgis seem to like really like them also." —LM

    17. Or a pair of ridiculously cozy slipper socks with a thick sherpa fleece lining to keep your tootsies toasty and rubber soles so you don't go skidding on shiny floors.


    Get them from Amazon for $10.39+.

    Promising review: "My wife's feet are always cold. She has worn alpaca slippers to bed for years. Then I saw these Pudus and decided to try them. They are superior to anything we've ever found. They are snug and the warmest socks/slippers ever. The rubbery stuff on the bottom serves as a non-slip surface without being solid like a shoe sole. They are simply perfect for lounging and sleeping." —Richard Mann

    18. An Amazon Fire TV stick you can simply pop into your existing TV and stream all the shows, movies, and music you want.


    You can use the voice button to find shows, launch apps, search for type of movie ("Alexa find suspense thrillers") OR EVEN ORDER A PIZZA from Dominos!

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    Promising review: "Earlier this month, my TV entertainment included Dish 200+ channel satellite TV, 20Mbps turbo internet, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. After doing some research, I bought three Amazon Fire Sticks with the voice remote, cancelled Dish, upgraded to 30Mbps internet, added Sling 25 channels, added standard Hulu, and CBS All Access. Guess who still gets 96+% of the channels watched, added Prime Music and several hundred shows (that networks don't play) to all the TVs in the house, and saved over $700 per year compared to what I paid this past year? I did. I never thought of cutting the cord until I really looked into it all. Getting Amazon Fire Sticks are worth it and they work well....and once you get used to knowing what show plays where, it's a no-brainer. If you're like me, and you don't watch 80% of the channels you pay for, it's so worth it." —Amazon Customer

    19. A gift card to Winc, a wine subscription that'll deliver your favorite grape product right to your door — an ~expertly curated~ selection of everything from sparkling wines to pino noir... from all across the world.


    Get a gift card in the amount of your choosing at Winc. When choosing your amount, note that subscriptions start at $13/month.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review in This Wine Subscription Service Will Change Your Life.

    20. And a stemless wine glass for dachshund lovers who need to sit! and stay! in one place with a glass of the good stuff after a trying week.


    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I love these glasses. I bought a couple of them as a gift for some friends for their new apartment and everyone loves them! They're super durable and cute. They really made the perfect present!" —S

    21. An enclosed pizza blanket to keep your feet as warm as melty mozzarella on your favorite slice.


    Queue up your current binge-watch, order your favorite 'za for delivery, cozy up into this, and live your best possible Saturday afternoon.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+.

    Promising review: "Best thing I’ve ever purchased, let me tell you. I like the way the mermaid tail blankets seem to keep you warm, but I hate the mermaid trend. It’s played out man. Who would really want to be forced to live underwater 100% of the time. It would be cool originally, I won’t lie. Lots of fun exploring. But what would you eat, raw fish? Ugh. Sushi grosses me out as is. But a pizza.. you aren’t pretending to be the pizza, you are embodying the pizza’s lifestyle. More concordant to the lazy-day TV binge, if you ask me." —Christina

    22. Or a 10-pound weighted blanket that'll feel just like a soothing hug for an added dose of security. And unlike other weighted versions, this just looks like a regular fleece blanket, thanks to its (washable!) cover a with a silky side and a nubby side for fully customizable relaxation.

    Get it from Amazon for $155 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE! I cannot say it enough, this has been the best purchase! I've always had trouble sleeping and with my new blanket those troubles have gone away. I feel such a sense of security that I know right out! It is super soft and really great quality. I've had everyone in my family try it and I will now be buying one for my husband and one for my son. Totally recommend to all for a great night of sleep!" —Aleyda Galdamez

    23. A gorge Moschino wool scarf people think you big-time splurged on (but it's 60% off!).

    Century 21

    Get it from Century 21 for $59.99 (originally $150; available in six colors).

    24. A Harry & David gift assortment chockfull of treats so you can prove just how sweet you really are.

    Harry & David

    The holiday-print box includes Moose Munch popcorn, chocolate-covered cherries, their signature chocolate truffles, and tree-cutout shortbread cookies.

    Get it from Harry & David for $24.99.

    25. A board of wizard's chess for spontaneous (and ruthless) games.


    "That's totally barbaric."

    "That's Wizard's chess."

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    26. A half-inch ceramic travel flat iron with a metallic case to bring sleep hair on any vacation, minimal effort required. I'm not saying forgetful people should keep this in their suitcase, but I'm totally saying that.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $30.

    27. A *44-piece* tool set in a toolbox masquerading as Thor's hammer, because we love a practical gift that's still low-key geeky (or should we say ~Loki geeky~).


    It includes: 6" pliers, a 10-foot tape measure, belt clip and lanyard, 24 1/4" sockets, 2" extension bar for sockets, 2-in-1 stubby ratchet screwdriver with 6 bits, 30mm double-ended bits, a 3 1/4" extension bar for bits, 6" wrench, 40Cr quick-release ratchet wrench, a13 oz. claw hammer, a level, a 4" folded knife (with five replacement blades), four drive brake caliper tool bits, cross slot bits, and slot bits.

    Get it from ThinkGeek for $99.99.

    28. A trio of snowball makers for anyone to get their Buddy the Elf on in no time flat.


    Get a set of three from Amazon for $13.95.

    Promising review: "Easy enough for a 4-year-old girl to use. She made 10 snowballs in just two minutes. And two minutes later, all the snowballs are shooting on me. We had a great fun snowball fighting." —acheyueliang

    29. A subscription to Book of the Month, because you deserve to treat yourself to a new pick every month, selected from an array of shouldn't-be-missed new releases, plus a fun little surprise.

    Each month you choose from five available titles — plus, you can always get more books or even skip a month if none of the options sound like the right fit!

    Subscribe at Book of the Month for $14.99 per month — and add any extra books on for $9.99 each!

    30. An adorable slow cooker so when you tell your friends you made a bomb dinner, they'll say "Pixar it didn't happen."


    Get it from Amazon for $22.88.

    Promising review: "I'm not going to lie, I was drawn to this because it was Disney. Ironically I ran across this right when my crock pot broke. So since I needed a new one I decided to give it a whirl. It is perfect. Super cute and super functional. Have made many meals in here and I have no complaints." —Tim

    31. A mason jar herb garden kit to add a little flavor to anyone's life — no backyard required.

    Uncommon Goods

    They use a ~passive hydroponic system~ to bring nutrients up to the plants' roots while regulating moisture — so you don't need to play the "how much should I water this?" guessing game.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20 (available in six herb varieties).

    32. A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey so you never have to decide between sweet and spicy. You can be (and eat) both!


    Need more inspiration? Learn more about the life-changing power of this honey in I Tried This Spicy Honey And It Changed How I Eat Every Meal.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.06.

    Need to bring that hot 'n' sweetness on the go? You can get a 12-pack of hot honey packets from Amazon for $12.

    33. A lace-accented plunging bralette, because true ~breast friends~ love to give each other gorgeous lingerie.


    Get it from Soma for $39.98 (originally 48; available in cup sizes B–D).

    34. A softcover book personalized with your favorite photos and memories together — and if they give it to someone else after getting it from you, they'll just seem really self-centered.

    Artifact Uprising


    Get it from Artifact Uprising for $20+

    35. Tarte Cosmetics Tartelette In Bloom Clay Palette, with 12 versatile shades (nine matte, three sparkly) that are perfect for building any sort of look, whether it's daytime casual or nighttime glam — and the Amazonian clay is super easy on the eyes.

    Get it from Dermstore for $46.

    Promising review: "I have about 30 eyeshadow palettes, but this is the one I use the most. This is great for a neutral or daytime look, but the darker shades can be used to amp it up for nighttime looks. The eyeshadows have great staying power. Most of the shades are mattes, which I love because I use them a lot for work. I also really like the texture: powdery with very little fallout. Also, the package is absolutely beautiful! It's definitely a must-have for all makeup kits." —TH

    36. A compact Shiatsu massager they can use on their neck, back, legs, and more to relax overworked muscles. Plus, it has an optional heat setting for even more pain relief. It's like giving the gift of a portable spa!


    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    Promising review: "Over the years I've bought and returned a few different massagers. The ones that attach to the chair are just too big. The smaller ones hurt or just vibrate. The sharper image ones are junk. So... I took a chance with this one. Wow! This really works. I like that it's smaller so you can actually position it where you want. It turns in one direction for a little while and then it switches and goes the other way. When it turns, it really feels like a massage instead of that vibrating feeling. I really like how compact it is and how it doesn't move too fast. It's just a steady massage that's hands free. I can use it on my calfs, legs, back, shoulders and neck. If this breaks I will definitely buy another one. This is the best massager I ever had." —cbear

    37. A 100% Mongolian cashmere sweater with detailing at the neckline to make it look like a vintage-y sweatshirt for a dose of cozy, casual cool. Cashmere for $100?! Nice!


    Get it from Everlane for $100 (available in sizes XXS–XL and seven colors).

    Promising review: "This is literally the softest and most comfortable cashmere from Everlane yet! It’s the perfect weight, not too hot and not too thin so you need a shirt under it. I need one in ever color!" —NYak

    38. A The Good Place–inspired mug for anyone who needs a devastating insult at the ready, even before you've had a sip of your morning brew.


    Get it from One Skill Wonder on Etsy for $18+ (available in two sizes).

    39. A pair of designer-brand tube socks because, well, you don't re-gift Gucci (unless it's to yours truly, please and thank you).


    Get them from Nordstrom for $100 (available in sizes M–L).

    40. 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.

    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

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in seven colors).

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

    41. A variety box of actually alcoholic, cocktail-flavored gummies for kids at heart who are over 21.


    They do have 7% APV, by the way, the equivalent of half a shot of booze. We're talking five variety packs including flavors like elderflower gin spritz, mocha espresso martini, hibiscus negroni, mandarin aperol spritz, and more.

    Get a box of four varieties from Firebox for $19.99 (available in five varieties).

    42. A Mean Girls cookbook (written in part by Aaron Samuels himself) that'll make anyone say "~Fetch~ me a frying pan, STAT!" It even has behind-the-scenes stories from filming to go with the recipes!


    With recipes like Fetch-uccine Alfredo, You Go, Glenn (Hot) Cocoa, You Can't Sip With Us and Just Stab Caesar Salad, prepare to grool all over. Sorry, I mean drool.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this cookbook! I am a huge fan of Mean Girls, along with cooking at home. The second I saw this I immediately got excited and bought it - and I wasn’t disappointed! There are so many different categories of things to make, even cocktails and healthy options. Plus, they’re all pretty easy to make. I highly recommend getting this if you’re a fan of the movie too!" —Shelby Zeller

    On our way to beat Santa at his own game:

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