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34 "Shark Tank" Gifts To Buy Before They Go Flying Off The Shelves

::also buys the seat gap fillers, oversized fuzzy sweatshirt, and Scrub Daddy to gift myself::

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1. An acupressure back-and-body massager so they can get relief for the tension in their back (and shoulders, and feet, and legs) ~on demand~. It's designed with a curve to give the person using it leverage so they won't have to do a lot of work to get the pressure they need.

2. Pop-up cards that don't just say just the right thing — they're basically a little gift in and of themselves.

3. An infinitely-reusable silicone zip bag that'll help them use less plastic every day, and could save hundreds (if not thousands!) of single-use plastic bags from ending up in the trash.

Sliced apples in the snack-sized bag, a sandwich in the, well, sandwich-bread size

4. A few fun colors of lipstick from The Lip Bar, because besides coming in a bunch of gorgeous shades, the formula is packed with shea butter, coconut oil, avocado oil, and vitamin E to make sure their pout never dries out.

Lips wearing a red lipstick

5. The Comfy, a reversible blanket-slash-sweatshirt that's perfect for pretty much anyone who likes to lounge around under a blanket, but wishes the blanket followed them everywhere they went.

Model "family" lounges on couch, each wearing a different color of oversized fleece-lined velvet Comfies

6. The Squatty Potty toilet stool (yup!) because A) it'll be hilarious when they unwrap it and B) it really does align everything in a natural way to make pooping easier and faster.

Fully clothed model sits on toilet with their feet on the stool, raising their knees above their hips

7. A racheting leather belt — instead of having holes every inch or so, it adjusts to precisely fit their waist every single time they put it on.

8. A set of seat gap fillers so *you* can be the one that saves them from the frustration of dropping their phone down the crack of no return for the umpteenth time — or from their teenager accidentally losing a few pieces of popcorn leftover from a movie, never to be recovered.

the black fabric-covered foam product over a seatbelt holster, blocking a phone, fries, and change from falling into the gap

9. A whole-grain, protein-packed pancake and waffle mix that you can either bake for everyone *or* neatly wrap for your friend who's really into exercising but also loves to bake, because it works as a substitute for flour.

10. A handy gift wrap cutter so they can get perfectly straight lines every time, and *so much* faster than with scissors. The open cylinder slides over the roll of paper, with a sharp blade that cuts precisely where the paper comes off the roll.

11. Some high-fidelity, nearly invisible earplugs designed to cut down on the decibels during all their favorite concerts and events so their hearing stays protected without completely muffling the music's clarity and sound quality.

12. A pair (or two or three) of Bombas Socks because just like all your podcast hosts swear, they're incredibly comfortable, fit really well, and are overall simply high quality.

A model's feet in pink ankle socks with teal toes and heel

13. A UV phone sanitizer because it can help annihilate a bunch of (bacteria) germies every night, even if it doesn't get rid of all the smears of grease on their screen.

Hand reaching into the phonesoap box (tanning bed for phones) to pick the phone up

14. A few packs of NeuroMints, which combine caffeine with l-theanine and vitamin B to give them a quick boost of energy that'll help carry them through the rest of their workday, workout, or whatever their day brings.

Model about to do yoga holding the tin of mints in one hand and a single round mint in the other

15. A set of two magnetic glasses holders so your dad will finally always know exactly where he left his reading glasses.

Hands place glasses onto metal bar stuck on a dress shirt

16. A silicone Frywall for the home chef who loves trying new recipes but detests the necessary cleanup afterward — they'll be able to easily cook all kinds of food in oil without coating the entire stovetop.

17. Single-serve Vietnamese pour-over coffee packs so they can enjoy a cup of delicious, fancy coffee without paying big bucks at the store, but also don't have to put together some contraption every time they want a delicious caffeinated treat.

hand pouring water from kettle over coffee pod hung over opening of clear cup you see the coffee begin to drip out of the bottom

18. And a ~water enhancer~ that says it optimizes the water (with certain minerals) for brewing the tastiest cup of coffee possible, no matter how they brew their morning cup.

The box of enhancers next to pots of coffee

19. A silicone wedding band so your S.O. can leave their ring someplace safe while they do whatever, whether they're a busy mom, a mountain climber, a cross-fitter, a nurse, or just want a super comfy everyday ring.

hand wearing the band, which has a subtle two-wave pattern in it

20. A pack of fizzy cleaning tablets for your friend who's always carrying around a giant metal water bottle or coffee mug.

21. A pupper costume so your bestest furry friend in the whole world can try what it's like to be a panda, lion, bear, or bunny for once in their lives.

two small dogs, one dressed as a panda and one as a lion

22. A subscription to BootayBag, which will mail 'em a fresh pair of cute undies every month for 6 or 12 months (depending on the package you choose) and give them a little something fun to look forward to even after the holiday season's long over.

23. Some Joe's Gourmet Fish Fry breading mix so they (or you, cooking for them) can make an incredibly flavorful feast that contains less salt and absorbs less oil than other fry mixes. And yes, they can use it to fry chicken, green tomatoes, vegetables, and all kinds of other goodies too — AND it works in air fryers!!

24. A tacky or just plain funny sweater or tee from Tipsy Elves for anyone who you know will immediately keel over laughing the moment they open the package.

25. A bottle emptying kit because it will let them get every last drop out of their favorite shampoos, lotions, and even food products like honey or that gourmet salad dressing they're always talking about.

26. A tube of Nerdwax that'll keep their glasses firmly in place on their face, so they can stop pushing them up every time they slip a little.

27. A pack of two silicone microwave covers that also multitask as a trivet, potholder, food cover, and jar opener.

28. A reusable silicone zip bag because they can use it to pack snacks and sandwiches, steam veggies in the microwave, and even seal up sous vide (if they're fancy enough to cook like that) — all while wasting significantly fewer disposable bags.

29. The iconic Scrub Daddy smiley-faced sponge with a mouth that opens to make cleaning all of their silverware a simple matter of swipe-and-wipe. If this doesn't bring them joy when they wash dishes, I just don't know what would!

30. Some stretchy elastic shoe laces so they can turn any lace-up pair of shoes into slip-ons but still have their shoes look like....any other ordinary pair of shoes.

reviewers shoes with the laces in them, looking like normal laces

31. A ramen cooker because sometimes they just want to enjoy a hot, cheap, and delicious meal fast, with the most minimal dishes possible.

32. A Beard King trimmings catcher that'll make cleaning up after shaving (their face, at least) SO MUCH easier. All they have to do is carefully grab the edges off the mirror — the corners of the catcher secure there with suction cups — and take the whole thing over to the trash can.

33. An EZPZ mat, which is completely un-budge-able by toddlers. They still might drop the food on the floor, but at least it'll be just a piece or two at a time, instead of the entire bowl of painstakingly cut up fruit at once.