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    Just 26 Creative And Useful Gifts To Help Check Everyone Off Your List

    This is for those who are hard to shop for and you just never know what to get them. Well. Now you know.

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    1. A seasonally scented all-natural deodorant that smells like cardamom and ginger so they'll always smell warm and spicy like a crackling fire in a winter cabin (and not like sweat!). Plus, with just five simple ingredients, and the cardamom and ginger essential oils being sourced from the Malabar coast of India, they'll know exactly what they're using!

    Each and Every

    This deodorant uses dead sea minerals to control odor, tapioca starch to absorb wetness and antioxidant salts to fight bacteria. The natural ingredients means no rashes! It also has no aluminum, baking soda, parabens, gluten or synthetic fragrances. It's vegan, cruelty free, and uses ingredients based on their Environmental Working Group (EWG) safety.

    Promising review: "I have really sensitive skin and when I sweat, I need a strong enough deodorant but I wanted something that was not full of bad chemicals so I decided to try this out. I wanted to test to see if this could handle anything so I put it on, went to work and when I came home, I decided to mow the lawn. After an hour of mowing the lawn, I noticed I didn't smell musty at all, which is a surprise because normally with other deodorants, they typically wear off within 8 hours. This stuff didn't irritate me at all and it lasted for well over 12 hours plus it didn't cake up under my arms which is nice as well. I am a customer for life with this product." —Enriquez

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in six scents)

    2. A combo pack of 16 K-beauty sheet masks that contain vitamin E and collagen for supple, hydrated skin. Each one targets different concerns so they can choose whichever one their skin needs that day, kick back, and let the mask do its work. Perf skin for the holidays? Yes, please!,

    I use these and absolutely love how refreshed and healthy my skin feels afterward. It also doesn't feel thirsty or starved for nutrients after, and my skin naturally looks brighter and dewier.

    Promising review: "These sheet masks are legit. I use one every night, it has been week one and my skin has never looked better! I haven’t had the confidence to step out without foundation in a while. After using these sheet masks consistently, I actually want to go out without foundation. My skin feels smooth, it looks soft, clear, bright, and glows! Not only does it work on me but my mom has been using them with me and there has been obvious improvement in her skin texture. After washing my face at night, I slap one of these babies on for 30 minutes and remove the sheet. Massage the extra essence into my skin and neck and I wake up with dewy, soft, supple, and glowing skin. My skin stays moisturized all day. I can’t live without these now. The price is so worth it for the results." —Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four amounts).

    3. A fun book by Rotten Tomatoes on 101 "Rotten" films that were panned by critics and the RT team but went on to become cult classics and box office hits anyway (Home Alone 2, anyone?). The book celebrates these films that are "so bad they're good" because "Fresh" films shouldn't take all the credit, right?

    Running Press Adult

    Get it from Amazon for $21.49 or from Barnes & Noble for $23.99.

    4. A pair of cozy memory foam slippers. They can pad around in these all season and maybe even show up to the family dinners in them. They're that comfortable.


    These are loved by over 1,500+ Amazon reviewers who gave it five stars! Reviewers note these run a little small so order a size up.

    Promising review: "LOVE these slippers! They are so soft and comfortable. I agree with those who suggest that you buy your pair one size larger than what you normally purchase. Doing that keeps your slippers very roomy inside and keeps your heels away from hanging off of the back ridge. They feel safe on my feet and are very warm. They were packaged well and actually arrived BEFORE my expected shipping date! —Marjorie

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in five colors).

    5. A vintage-looking five-year journal for some self-therapy — they can jot down their thoughts, clear their head, and have a little something to look back on when they're reminiscing on themselves five years from now.


    Promising review: "I used to journal and I've been wanting to get back into it. I just don't have the time. And it intimidates me, writing so much every day. This eliminates both problems. I write only a couple of sentences per day. It forces me to be creative and concise. I really have to think about what was most important for the day to write down. What will I want to look back and remember in the coming years? I find it thought provoking. This is just a great system. The book is quite small. It's very attractive looking. I love the ribbon bookmark, which is very functional." —Boxman

    Get it from Amazon for $10.17

    6. Novel-themed black teas tagged with classic literary quotes so they can lose themselves in old eras, characters, and stories with a hot cup of rich, flavorful tea. It'll boost their reading experience by a thousand.


    The teas come with 25 quoted teabags. Reviewers note that it tastes great!

    Promising review: "I just fell in love when I saw this. I love finding unique gift items and surely this is one of them! My friend loves history and tea and I can't believe I found the perfect gift to represent them both. The design is perfect and just like described. And I love that they put quotes on them individually as well. Worth every penny. And the tea is just delicious." —Nora

    Get them from Amazon for $10.

    7. A super soft and shaggy throw blanket to curl up in and be so warm and cozy they'll never want to leave their bed or couch. Is that a bad thing?


    Promising review: "I can't explain enough how much I love this throw! I bought it with the intention of only using for decoration, but it's so soft and fluffy that it feels like being wrapped in a marshmallow. It did shed worse than a cat when I first took out of the package, but wash dramatically reduced the shedding. I folded it carefully so the shaggy material was on the inside, and the down material was on the outside. I used only cold water and the most gentle wash cycle, then air dried. It kept its original look and possibly got even fluffier. Love love!" —Breanna

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in 19 colors).

    8. A small sound spa so they can fall asleep to soothing sounds like ocean waves, rain, and wind. With 20 sounds and 30 volume levels, they'll def find their sweet spot!


    This is portable and has continuous play, memory function, non-looping sounds, and an auto-off timer between 1-7 hours.

    Promising review: "I love this sound machine. I'm a very light sleeper so any sound can wake me. What I like is not only the small size, but the sound quality is excellent and some of the sounds are so different and they sound so real. My favorite right now is Arctic wind. It makes me feel cold and snuggle into the my blankets and I can adjust the volume perfectly for me." —Kimsf

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    9. A set of silicone face mask brushes to make applying their face masks and other skincare products bacteria-free. They won't have to dip their fingers in those containers anymore! Their skin will thank you 😉.,

    These brushes would work great with a face mask like this!

    Promising review: "I love these silicone brushes; they helped me keep bacteria definitely to a minimum on my face, which is the goal when you don't want acne. It also makes the products that I use last way longer, because I can get everything out of the jar and I can spread the products on my face so much more evenly." —Marisol Porrata-oviedo

    Get them from Amazon: the face brushes for $3.98 and the Aztec Indian Healing Clay Cleansing Mask for $12.95.

    10. A pair of Vibes earplugs that comfortably decrease the volume of loud environments while still letting them hear clearly so that they can bounce everywhere from holiday concerts to noisy parties to tiring flights with ease (and while protecting their ears!). Plus, the almost invisible design means no one has to know.


    Promising review: "I have tinnitus/ear ringing and VERY sensitive hearing, but still love to watch live music, so I have to do SOMETHING. So I went a-searchin. That's when I came across these, remembered seeing them on Shark Tank, and took a chance on buying some. I have REALLY small ears and usually need children's versions of anything for ears, so I was worried these wouldn't fit. Guess what? They did! They're meant to create a seal, not just be shoved into your ear canal like others. It feels SO much better. So all ya'll adults with small ears and/or ear canals, get you some of these. They'll complete you. These are awesome, and I am so happy I bought them. I could hear the sound well (don't be thinking you can wear ear protection and not lose ANY sound quality, I could carry on a conversation with them in, and was so happy overall. Best ear protection experience I've ever had! They weren't uncomfortable or falling out. I am a fan. A big, big fan." —KP

    Get a pair from Amazon for $23.98 (includes sizes S-L and comes with a carrying case)

    11. A cute ceramic coffee mug to add some quirky personality to their mug collection.


    Reviewers note this can be used as a pencil holder, makeup-brush holder, and other things! So versatile — we stan.

    Promising review: "Gave this to my grown daughter for her birthday — it was a huge hit. The mug arrived very carefully and safely wrapped, and the colors are vibrant." —islandgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three styles that'll ship by Christmas).

    12. A Disney+ 1-year subscription because let them hop on the Disney+ train, why not? They'll love you for it.

    Disney Plus

    Get it from Disney Plus for $69.99.

    13. A TonyMoly peach hand cream that'll nourish dry hands and cuticles, and softens rough skin with peach extract and shea butter. With the cute packaging and moisturizing benefits, they'll be sold instantly.,

    Promising review: "This is probably one of the best smelling hand creams I've ever owned! The product is slightly thick but not clumpy whatsoever. It easily soaks into the skin and leaves a clean fruit scent afterwards. I usually keep it in my bathroom for after I wash my hands. And who can pass up on the cute packaging?" —Sheilaaa

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    14. An ethereal color-changing moon lamp — it emulates soft moonlight so they can recreate the feeling of sleeping under a full moon and always get a well-rested night. It also comes with a wooden stand.


    If they don't want to use the stand, the moon comes with a string attachment so they can hang it from the ceiling!

    The lamp has been made to look realistic, with craters and marks all around to mimic the moon's surface based on NASA's photos. It has a USB charge and is rechargeable with any compatible USB port. It has a touch sensor that allows it to change color by tapping (colors are cool white, warm white, and yellow). It's also turned off simply by tapping. It can stay on continuously for eight hours after full charge. It is made of eco-friendly, non-toxic material.

    Promising review: "It is like sleeping under the moonlight. This is an awesome lightweight moon lamp. It is compact and a perfect size for the side table. Light has three different colors and I like all three colors. Each touch will turn on each color and will turn off by the fourth touch. Kids will love to have the moon in their room while sleeping. Really love the light turning on with finger touch rather a remote or switch. It is like you are transferring the current from your finger tip to the lamp. An awesome magic lamp, I love it. I love the stand design too. It is simple to assemble, no screws or nuts to tighten. If you like, you can paint the stand with whatever color you like." —o^V^o

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in six styles).

    15. A circular 1,000-piece puzzle of the moon that celebrates the lunar landing and will give them a reason to stay warm and cozy indoors and do this instead of attending all those stuffy holiday events. This puzzle uses the clearest NASA image of the moon to date, and features details like the tiny craters in stunning detail so no two pieces are exactly the same!

    Four Point Puzzles

    Get it from Four Point Puzzles for $24.95.

    16. A memory foam lumbar pillow to help give them the back support and pain relief you know they need., Amazon

    Promising review: "The cushion fits my back well. My major is computer science so I am sitting at a computer most of every day. I've had issues with my back for as long as I can remember and have two deteriorating discs in my lower back. With the memory foam, I'm good all day, have significantly less back pain and have just ordered another one so I don't have to lug it back and forth between home and the office because I refuse to be without it. Great follow up customer service too. Highly recommended." —Ziqi

    Get it from Amazon for $25.89 (available in eight colors)

    17. A personalized name necklace to make them feel like the special person they are. You can even choose to include their birthstone!


    Get it from MilfordJewelry on Etsy for $23.10+ (available in six finishes and nine lengths)

    18. A mini screaming goat figurine. It's a real-life version of those viral screaming goat videos you love. Have them press the button to hear it shriek and make everyone around you laugh or jump in surprise., Amazon

    The figure comes with a 32-page illustrated pocket guide filled with fun facts and trivia about, well, goats!

    Promising review: "This was hilarious! Both the figurine and the book. Bought for a co-worker, we all laughed and laughed each time we made it scream! We even played it over the loudspeaker for our warehouse workers to hear, and hearing it over that loudspeaker had us cracking up the rest of the day! Wouldn't have thought it be so popular but everyone loves it, especially the guy who it's for!" —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $6.58.

    19. A bidet (yes, a bidet) so they can take their bathroom experience to the next and most luxurious level. It also has a self-cleaning nozzle, easily attaches to any standard toilet, and they'll save tons of money (and trees) on toilet paper, so it's a win-win!


    Promising review: Easy to install, everything included, instructions are easy to read, follow, and understand. After using this, toilet paper seems so primitive. Not only are we going to save money due to buying a lot less toilet paper, I feel that this is going to be healthier as well. This model gives you the ability to control the force of the spray which is very important. Everyone's water supply is going to be different so this helps even it out. This is helping the environment while giving us that clean, just showered feeling without all the trouble. After installation, I can see that it will be easy to keep clean. It has a self-cleaning feature as well as a guard the nozzle sits behind to protect it from whatever is coming in to the toilet. Water is just so much better than toilet paper! I wish we had done this years ago." —Doxiemom

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in two colors)

    20. A rose salt soak to help soothe their stress and tiredness, and clear their busy head. It has a relaxing scent and organic ingredients loaded with antioxidants and vitamins so there's no hesitation in trying — or giving!


    Get it from Verishop for $25.

    21. A stylish pair of blue light filter glasses. You can choose everything from normal to round to hexagon-shaped to tinted!, Amazon

    Promising review: "When I opened the package I noticed the glasses came with a case and a rag along with a blue light testing kit which was really cool. They do seem to block the blue light well seeing as that I don’t get migraines as often and my eyes feel less strained. Being a graphic designer it’s important that the lens isn’t tinted and I don’t detect any hint of yellow at all. They fit my head really great along with looking very stylish! (: I would suggest anyone should buy this brand." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90 (available in 18 styles)

    22. A BuzzFeed Birchbox full of luxe products handpicked from quality brands so they'll never have to work too hard to have some quality time with themselves.


    Get it from Birchbox for $62.

    23. A mistletoe candle to help them get into the spirit, especially if all they wanna do is curl up on the couch and not dress up or brave the cold or any such extra-ness.


    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    24. A spunky doormat to compliment them every day when they come home from work/school.

    Promising review: "My wife and I have an incredible sense of humor, we also like to let people know when they look good. When we saw this door mat we just HAD to have it. It's the first door mat for our new home and we couldn't have asked for anything better. The mat is heavy and super durable. We have had it now for about three months and it's hanging in strong!" —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $30.39.

    25. A versatile blanket scarf they can wear in different ways to suit their outfit. Apart from the usual use, they can use it as a shawl for Christmas parties or on nights out. What else do you need from a scarf?


    Reviewers note how soft this scarf is!

    Promising review: "I love love love this scarf. I ordered the camel colored one. It's soft, warm, and lightweight. It's like the best of a blanket scarf but without the weight." —MC

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in 18 designs, some of which will ship by Christmas).

    26. A serene ready-to-hang print to bring those calm and stress-free vibes into their home. It comes with a gallery frame so you have nothing extra to worry about!


    Get it from Verishop for $150 (available in two frames)

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