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    45 Stocking Stuffers To Make Them Smile

    Smiles make the world go 'round, and a great stocking stuffer? Even more.

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    1. An LOL-worthy (but probably true) ghost enamel pin to use on their jackets, caps or backpacks.

    the pin of two ghosts with heart eyes hugging either side of a black heart that says "you're never alone if you have demons"
    Ectogasm / Etsy

    Ectogasm is a woman-owned business selling unusual horror-inspired accessories.

    Get it for $11.99: from Amazon here or Ectogasm on Etsy here.

    2. A quirky Harry Potter bookmark for the readers and HP fans. Whenever they're unmotivated, those Quidditch boots and broomstick sticking out will def draw them back to finish that book!

    the bookmark

    Get it from Amazon for $25.59.

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    3. A Baby Yoda Funko Pop vinyl figure that'll watch over them while they finish binge-watching The Mandalorian.

    the figure

    Get it from Toynk for $15.99.

    4. An adorably packaged Peripera holiday kit because it's a perfect intro to the beloved K-beauty brand. It offers three Ink Velvet lip tints in two different textures, and a twinkling liquid eyeshadow to make eyes pop. The tints are super lightweight and give a petal-like bloom of color that's weightless and bold, lasting through meals and storms!


    I have all three shades in this kit and they're always my go-to simply because of how it lasts all day without me having to reapply because of the stain effect. It's effortless! The shades are beautiful and you don't need to worry if the color is there. If your lips feel dry, just rub some lip balm over it — the color doesn't move! You can also build up for intensity or swipe it once and blot for a natural-looking gradient stain. The glitter eyeshadow also gives Stila a run for its money!

    The kit features: Ink The Velvet Lip Tint in shades Celeb Deep Rose and Red Only, Ink Airy Velvet Lip Tint in Selfie Orange Brown and Sugar Twinkle Liquid Eye Shadow in Kitten Beige.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    5. This dinosaur cookie cutter set if they're bored of plain baked goods. It's time to make roarsome Tyrannosaurus cookies instead!

    the set of cookie cutters

    Promising review: "These cookie cutters are too cute and they actually make normal-sized cookies, which is a plus. Who doesn't want to eat dinosaur cookies?? They're made with good quality and seem like they'll stand up to use for countless batches to come." —Jenn

    Get it from ModCloth for $18 (comes with three cookie cutters and three cookie stamps for icing).

    6. A darling set of holiday stickers to remind everyone to wear their masks and be socially distant while celebrating. Just because the holidays are here doesn't mean the pandemic is over!

    the sticker set, which includes a gingerbread man and reindeer wearing masks, a 6 ft apart sticker, and a Christmas tree

    My personal fave is the sticker of the red-nosed reindeer wearing a mask!

    Get them from Redbubble for $3.12: the set of three mask stickers here and the "6 ft" sticker here.

    7. A coin pouch shaped like this adorable alpaca because life is too short for alpaca-less coin pouches. Throw it in their stocking so they can wow everyone when they take it out — and keep wowing once it goes into their bag for daily use!


    You can also use this as a toiletry pouch. Look how cute it is, I'm sobbing. This adorable character (whose name is RJ btw) is part of Line's BT21 line made by BTS!

    Promising review: "This is such a cute coin purse! I can store my cards, cash, loose change, lip balm, earbuds, and more. There is also a tiny loop on the left end of the zipper where you can add keychains or your own strap. I bought this directly from Line Friends to ensure it was authentic (it has the official sticker on the tag)." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (available in seven BT21 characters).

    8. A pair of cute and funny French hen socks featuring, well, French hens pattering about in berets! They'll be egg-cited to ~cluck-cluck~ about in style.

    the pale blue socks, decorated with French hens wearing berets
    J Crew Factory

    Get it from J.Crew Factory for $4.

    9. A 10-piece autumn-themed nail polish kit so they can truly appreciate the last of the falling leaves and pretty colors before winter comes through! This kit has everything they need for an at-home mani — no need to miss those trips to the nail salon.

    Halo Hand

    The kit includes four nail polishes, one 2-in-1 base and top coat combo, a two-ounce bottle of soy-based nail polish remover, a file, buffer, and lint remover wipes (to keep the light colors staying bright!)

    The nail polish shades include:

    - Granite: a shimmery black-brown

    - Everglade: a deep emerald with a hint of blue

    - Clay: a nude shade of burnt-red

    - Moss: a celery green

    Halo Hand is a small women-owned business whose aim is to make clean, chemical-free nail polish that prioritizes reliable color and nail health for the modern, health-conscious working woman. All polishes are made with clean ingredients, and are cruelty-free, vegan, and fragrance-free.

    Get it from Halo Hand for $39.

    10. An adorable Totoro figurine for the Studio Ghibli fans. It really will make them smile every time they see it!


    This is 4 inches tall. It'll add a nice touch to their desk or shelf collection, especially for fans of Studio Ghibli and anime.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    11. A cheerful holiday snowman makeup sponge because doing their makeup with this will def get them in the holiday spirit! Plus, the gold-speckled bauble it comes in can be used as a hanging Christmas ornament!

    Baseblue Beauty

    Get it from Baseblue Beauty for $13.

    12. A Fair Isle beanie to keep their lil noggin nice and warm (and stylish) this winter!

    the beanie in red
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $9.99 (also available in green).

    13. A Kaja lip gloss stick to gift them the supplest, prettiest lips ever. Its rich formula basically melts on their lips for high shine and color. And the fun heart-shaped applicator fits right in their cupid's bow, which is sure to make them pucker up immediately!


    This is cruelty-free and vegan.

    Promising review: "I love how moisturizing this is! I’ve bought three of these and will absolutely continue to purchase them. It is right between a lip balm and lipstick where it provides more pigment than a tinted lip balm, but is not as in-your-face as a lipstick. It’s also very moisturizing when you apply, and after it wears off it leaves an even, light lip stain so you still have some natural-looking softer color left on your lips. Hunny Bun is a great your-lips-but-better color." —jessicacwang

    Get it from Sephora for $17 (available in nine shades and two finishes).

    14. A squishy portable night-light they'll love because, well, just look at it! With seven colors and light modes they can customize with just a tap, and that cute little face, this is a hundred times better than those "sophisticated" (read: boring) night-lights marketed to adults.


    Promising review: "These kitty lights are super adorable, super fun, and super loved by my kid. I bought this light as a gift for my daughter for her birthday... she loves it. The kitty is soft and squishy, the light colors are bright and pretty, and it has a good battery life... I loved it so much that I bought another for a friend's daughter. Great little light." —KMMR

    Get it from Amazon for $19.59.

    15. A miniature baking set so they can whip up adorable bite-sized meals for the holidays! Fans of Tiny Kitchen will def love this.

    teeny-tiny slice of cake on hand

    The set comes with a storage tin, rolling pin, wee-knife, pizza/dough cutter, mixing spoon, three wee-spoons, mixing bowl, pizza/pie pan, pie server, sheet pan, silicone cake and cupcake molds, two silicone finger mitts, and 48-page recipe book. The recipe book comes with explanations on how the food chemistry works so it's great for newbie food scientists.

    Promising review: "I gave this to my sister for Christmas and she immediately used it to make mini treats with the kids. They LOVE it! I just kept getting texts and pictures from them about how functional and FUN it is." —Leslie Palmer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    16. And keeping with tiny things, this tiny collectible storybook that retells their favorite beloved fairytales and features illustrations pulled straight from the films! They'll love this in their book collection.


    Get them from Amazon: Beauty and the Beast for $4.43 and Cinderella for $9.99.

    17. A stack of premium Belgian chocolates in different flavors because they only deserve the very best, of course!

    all the chocolates strewn about and the chocolate stack
    Dylan's Candy Bar

    The pack has 30 squares of Belgian chocolate in color-coded assorted flavors that include Dark Raspberry, S'mores, Milk Toffee Crunch, Hazelnut, Dark Espresso, Almond, Caramel, and Milk.

    Get it from Dylan's Candy Bar for $25.

    18. A slapstick square magnet to slap onto their fridge so they'll always make giggle when they go to grab milk.


    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in a variety of designs)

    19. A woodland necklace that'll make them feel like a flittering fairy. Real dried heather flowers are preserved in a nontoxic resin topped with a real acorn cap. It's perfect for the romantics and anyone who loves fairytales!

    the necklace
    Zafirenia / Etsy

    The resin is UV-resistant and based on plants and renewable bio materials rather than petro-chemicals.

    Zafirenia is a woman-owned shop who runs the business with the help of her family. The shop makes real flower jewelry, pressed flower and resin jewelry, bridal and bridesmaid gifts, flower necklaces, and more. Plus, the owner is more than happy to work with you on custom orders or ideas you might have.

    Get it from Zafirenia on Etsy for $32.50+ (available in four finishes and four necklace lengths)

    20. A large vinyl sticker of this very supportive cat who will cheer them on because we all know adulting is hard and 2020 has sucked so far! You go!

    a cute anime-like cat hanging on a branch with the words "hang in there"
    TutAndRogueStickerCo / Etsy

    TutAndRogueStickerCo is a woman-owned shop of original Japanese-inspired cute vinyl stickers, sticker sheets, and accessories like keychains and mousepads.

    Get it from TutAndRogueStickerCo on Etsy for $3.49.

    21. A sweet little succulent planter that looks cheeky, at peace, and like its head is in the air all at the same time (just like that certain person you know).

    the human-shaped planters with the succulents emerging from the head
    HomeGreenDecor / Etsy

    HomeGreenDecor helps give your greenery a home with hanging planters and succulent pots!

    Get it from HomeGreenDecor on Etsy for $16.94+ (available in four colors and designs and two quantities).

    22. A sushi cat keychain for anyone who loves cats. And sushi. This comes in a blind box design, which means they won't know which cat out of five they've received until they've opened the box! It'll be a cute surprise for you and whoever you give it to. We love surprises in this household., Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in five versions)

    23. A set of pun-filled postcards to bring joy to anyone with a sense of humor.


    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $9.52.

    24. A drawing book that'll give them 642 tiny things to draw. Whenever they need a spark of inspiration, they can open this.

    the book

    Promising review: "Bought this for my very artistic 13-year-old daughter. She's forever asking, 'what should I draw?' I crossed my fingers when I ordered this, as we've tried many other books to inspire her that didn't. When I gave it to her, I was expecting a lukewarm response. However, as she thumbed through the book, she started giggling and smiling and couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I even got a spontaneous hug. She ran to the door when her dad got home to show him the book. And I think that the 642 options may just keep her inspired for a few weeks! ;) Any book that can charm a 13-year-old girl is a keeper in my book!" —Fascinated viewer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.69.

    25. A delicate cityscape ring for anyone who can't get the travel bug out of their system but needs to stay put for now (obviously). You can choose from over 40+ city skylines so you're bound to find a city they love (or is on their bucket list)!

    CaitlynMinimalist / Etsy

    CaitlynMinimalist is an Asian woman–owned business specializing in dainty personalized jewelry!

    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $23.62 (available in 40+ cities, three finishes, and sizes 4–13) or from Amazon for $28.62.

    26. A vampire garlic mincer that I'll judge you for if you don't buy because this is the best personification of a pun. Tell them to give him a name and keep him on the counter!

    the mincer

    This is BPA-free and dishwasher-safe. Just twist this and you can chop or mince garlic, nuts, herbs, fruits, and vegetables.

    Promising review: "This is a lifesaver! It saves so much time when using garlic in a recipe! Super easy to use and dishwasher-safe! Plus extremely adorable." —kaila

    Get it from Amazon for $17.60.

    27. A handcrafted all-natural soap bar in the shape of a cute animal. Ingredients like butters and olive, lavender and coconut oils means that each one is moisturizing and safe enough to use on their body and face!

    the assortment of colorful animal soaps

    Zaaina is a small bath and beauty company founded by a South Asian woman! It focuses on clean products made with simple ingredients that don't irritate sensitive skin. All products are natural, handcrafted, and cruelty-free.

    Get it from Zaaina for $6.99 (available in six animals and three quantities).

    28. A pair of chicken leg socks for the scaredy cats in your life. They can strut around in these all winter.


    Promising review: "These are hilarious and got here quicker than I thought! Got them for my husband and we crack up every time he wears them. They are good thick socks and seem to be of good quality he has worn them several times and they have held up wonderfully." —Courtleightx

    Get them from Amazon for $2.99+ (available in two sizes and six designs)

    29. A set of funny colorful brooches for adding plenty of personality and spunk to all their clothes and bags.


    Promising review: "I bought these to give as a gift. They are fantastic! Came packaged great and undamaged. Color is bright and design is clear. Pins are the perfect size with many varieties. Pin attachment is hardy and stays in place. Would highly recommend!" —TAB

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99 (available in five sets).

    30. An oven mitt perfectly suitable for all the cooks and bakers in your life.

    oven mitt with vintage illustration of woman cutting carrots and saying "I've got a knife"

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this. Cute and functional. I have gotten so many compliments. It's a conversation piece and I love to see it in my kitchen." —Sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    31. A pair of goldfish-in-a-bag earrings to help them show off their quirky side.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love these earrings. I get compliments all the time. I was really surprised by the quality and they're really comfortable!" —Madison

    Get them from Amazon for $2.99+ (available in four colors and two designs)

    32. A pack of cat magnets so ridiculously cute they should be illegal. Slip them into their stocking but you might just be tempted to take one.

    the magnets

    Promising review: "Amazingly cute! I was very excited upon receiving these magnets. They were much smaller than I had thought but the size is what makes them so cute! They are made of resin so they are durable and sturdy. Perfect for my new vintage magnet board. They are so adorable I’m going to buy a pack for all the cat lovers I know!" —Kelly

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $13.99.

    33. A TonyMoly banana hand milk with the cutest packaging. It's loaded with shea butter and coconut oil, and smells like freshly baked banana bread so come winter, their hands will be soft and moisturized, and they'll smile every time they use it!,

    Promising review: "It's exactly what I was looking for! As soon as I opened the package it was delivered in I could smell the banana scent. The lotion rubs right in without leaving my hands oily. The adorable banana container makes me smile every time I take it out. The banana smell isn’t heavy once you put it on, so you don’t need to worry about an overpowering scent. Even though it’s a small container, it doesn’t come flooding out like with lots of other lotions, leaving you with too much in your hands. This lets you control exactly how much you want to dispense so you aren’t wasting product." —Kristana

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    34. A mini huggable cooling + heating plushie pad perfect for this winter. It'll be there for them whenever they need it!

    the llama plushie pad
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14 (available in four designs).

    35. A set of lovable ceramic cat measuring spoons to elevate your cooking/baking experience from "eh" to "aw!"

    the cat spoons tied with a ribbon

    They come tied with a ribbon for hanging!

    Promising review: "Functional and beautiful! I bought these as a gift for a cat lover. She just adores them. They are so beautiful and unique that she displays them prominently in her kitchen." —David C

    Get the four-piece set from Amazon for $23.99.

    36. A pack of classic playing cards that'll allow them to play everything from blackjack to poker to Go Fish! They'll never be bored again, especially in quarantine.


    Promising review: "I bought these to use as prizes for children and teens I was working with. They loved them and actually commented on the high quality of the paper the cards are printed on. They seemed to hold up well through the abuse the kids put them through as well. The cards themselves are easy to read, hold, and shuffle. If you are looking for high-quality cards which will stand up to some use and abuse, these are great. Kids love them!" —Austin Ellsworth

    Get it from Amazon for $2.97.

    37. These cute squishy toys for squeezing when they need to distract themselves.

    The mini animal-shaped squishies

    Promising review: "Had to order them for two stressed teens and an overactive elementary school kid. All of them love these little stress relievers that they can squish to their hearts content while focusing on something other than the anxiety they feel. So glad I bought them." —Cheryl C. Malandrinos

    Get a pack of 16 squishies from Amazon for $8.99.

    38. A pack of suction cup cat phone holders that'll be very happy to hold their phone for them at a moment's notice!

    the cat phone holders

    Promising review: "I bought a set of these adorable cats for my friend and a set for myself. The suction cups worked well for attaching the cats to my phone. I also attached a couple of them to the inside of my car window. It seems they're quite sturdy. They're certainly cute and colorful." —Julie C

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $9.59.

    39. A way too cute flash drive for happily storing all their precious memories in a safe place.

    the flashdrive in the shape of a cute yellow traditional Japanese wooden doll

    Promising review: "I just love this little Japanese girl flash drive, I bought three of them to put my mom's story of her life from an old audiotape I had done 20+ years ago. They are perfect since my mom was born in Japan 90+ years back when her dad was in the Navy and stationed there. These are such cute little figures and I know my brother and sister will each love to have one with mom's life story." —Loulou

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in 32GB or 64GB, two colors, and nine characters).

    40. A set of way-too-cute cat-shaped sticky notes they can use as bookmarks, memos, reminders...these cuties will be here to help!


    Promising review: "These cute sticky notes are not just for kids, any cat lover would love them. It makes me smile when I see the cute cat marking my place without destroying the book. Thank you for these cute cats. They bring smiles to others when I use them as gifts as well." —annoymous

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

    41. A magnetic cloud key holder if they're tired of tossing their keys goodness knows where and then almost losing them every time. This is a much more cute and creative way to hold 'em!,

    Promising review: "This is one of the most useful purchases I've ever made on Amazon. I use it every single day to hang my keys. I've had it for at least half a year now it seems. It hasn't lost any magnetism and it holds my car keys, remote start, USB, rewards/gift cards, house and work keys, etc. I'm in love. One of the best purchases I've made." —Makenah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    42. An expressive bunny gloss bar to moisturize lips while imparting a sweet tint and shine. Each one has a different fruity scent, shade, and bunny expression so you can choose whichever one you think will tickle their fancy because bunnies are the best.


    Promising review: "I love chubby lip color sticks. And this is pretty similar to those but it gives you more moisture. Not too much pigment, but just enough. Smells kinda fruity. You get a lot of product, even though it's a small tube. And not to mention the super adorable packaging! I want to buy it in every color." —Sylina Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in two colors).

    43. A combo pack of Dermal sheet masks that contain vitamin E and collagen for plump, hydrated skin. They can choose whichever one their skin needs that day, kick back, and let the mask do its work. Skincare is always a win!,

    I use this and absolutely love how refreshed and healthy my skin feels afterward. It also doesn't feel thirsty or starved for nutrients after; with consistent use, I also break out less and my skin naturally looks brighter and dewier.

    Promising review: "These sheet masks are legit. I use one every night and my skin has never looked better! After using these consistently, I actually want to go out without foundation. My skin feels smooth, it looks soft, clear, bright, and glows! 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 on for 30 minutes and remove. Massage the extra essence into my skin and neck and 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 quantities).

    44. A mini screaming goat figure because it's a real-life version of those viral screaming goat videos they. Have them press the button to hear it shriek and make everyone laugh or jump.


    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 $7.18.

    45. A roll-on migraine relief stick they'll probably cry over (and then smile). Loaded with therapeutic essential oils like peppermint and spearmint, this is designed to help ease headaches and is small enough to carry in their purse.

    Katy Herman / BuzzFeed, Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    You can apply this to temples, forehead and the back of your neck. We here at BuzzFeed swear by this too! Check out our review of the Migrastil Migraine Stick Roll-on for more info on this beloved migraine stick.

    Promising review: "I have no earthly idea why this works, but it brought me back from the dead after an 11-day headache. I found it worked better to rub it all over my hot pack, zap it in the microwave, and wrap it around the base of my neck. The aromatherapy was great, and it dulled my headache enough to restore my will to live. 5/5." —Katie

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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