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    30 Gifts You Should Probably Just Keep For Yourself

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    1. This cheery plant pot that'll give your teeny succulents a cute lil' home. It has a drainage hole at the bottom, meaning you won't ever have to stress about over-watering.

    A person holding a smiling ceramic succulent pot against a leafy wallpaper
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    Get it from cacticus on Etsy Canada for $35.

    2. A pair of reusable hand warmers that'll keep your fingertips from freezing off during the cold winter. They're made of double-layered cotton and unscented rice grains that'll retain heat for longer.

    A person holding a hand warmer in each palm
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    Get a pair from Upcyclosets on Etsy Canada for $8.99 (available in 31 fabrics).

    3. A slim humidifying wand that'll turn any glass or bottle of water into a lean, mean, diffusing machine. It's whisper quiet and is equipped with handy timers, so you'll be able to set it and forget it.

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    Get it from KOKOGiftCrafts on Etsy Canada for $62.56 (available in two colours).

    4. These oversized gold eye masks that'll give your entire eye area some major TLC (because undereyes shouldn't have all the fun). They're packed with hydrating hyaluronic acid and peptides that'll help give tired, puffy eyes a visible boost.

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    Sure, it took me an extra few seconds to put on each patch (so gooey!) but the results were 100% worth the effort. They managed to de-puff my sleepy eyes, brighten up my dark circles, and leave my skin looking glowy as heck, even after a late night of assembling IKEA furniture. That counts as a win in my books!

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the SDARA 24k gold eye masks (they're #10 on the list).

    Get six pairs on Amazon Canada for $17.96.

    5. This handmade laptop sleeve that'll protect your tech. Each one is ethically crafted by Syrian refugees and supports refugee communities around the world, making it one gift you can feel good about giving yourself.

    A handmade laptop sleeve with Asian and Middle Eastern design influences
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    It's made of vegan suede and leather.

    Get it from Made51 for $99.

    6. This Lindt hazelnut chocolate spread that will add a welcome dose of decadence to your breakfast (or snack). Unlike similar products, it doesn't contain a drop of palm oil (great if you're trying to be eco-friendly!).

    A smear of hazelnut chocolate spread on a croissant
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    There's a dark chocolate version, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.97.

    7. This chic ceramic French press that'll brew up a silky-smooth and grit-free cup of java. It’ll keep your coffee hot for longer than a glass or steel press, and it features a double-layered mesh filter that even the finest grind won’t escape.

    A marbled French press on a breakfast table
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    8. This airy cashmere scarf that'll swaddle you in coziness all winter long. It's hypoallergenic, softer than wool, and long enough to wrap around your neck a few times when the frosty breezes start up.

    A cashmere scarf curled up on a blank background
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    Get it from Club Monaco for $139.50 (available in five colours). Get 30% off your order with the code GETGIFTING.

    9. These unbeelievably cute hoop earrings that'll make you the envy of your coworkers during your next Zoom call. They're hypoallergenic and lightweight, making them perfect for sensitive lobes.

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    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $34.99.

    10. This leather satchel that'll fit all your odds and ends (yes, even your laptop). The adjustable shoulder strap means it'll even fit over your bulky winter coats!

    A person holding the satchel against a pair of jeans
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    Get it from PandaUA on Etsy Canada for $120.30+ (available in two sizes, ten colours, and in monogrammed and non-monogrammed styles).

    11. A delightfully crinkly linen pillow sham that'll keep your noggin cool and comfy during bed time. They're stonewashed, meaning they'll feel extra soft on your face the next time you wanna catch some zzz's.

    A set of four wrinkled linen pillowcases on a bed
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    Get it from EcoZoneBoutique on Etsy Canada for $20.05+ (available in 23 sizes and in 25 colours).

    12. This beard oil that'll become your beard's new best friend. Using a combination of eight natural oils, along with vitamin E and natural fragrances, this skin-conditioning formula prevents itching and annoying ingrown hairs.

    A bottle of beard oil on a wooden counter
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    It's also free from parabens, mineral oils, sulphates, artificial scents and colours, and any animal products, so you can feel confident knowing you're putting the very best stuff on your face.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.50.

    13. This mulberry silk eye mask that'll have you feeling like royalty the next time you tuck in for a snooze. It's naturally hypoallergenic, unbelievably soft, and extremely flexible to prevent unpleasant pinching or squeezing.

    A person wearing the silk eye mask
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    It's naturally resistant to dust mites and other pests, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.95+ (available in six colours).

    14. An oversized sweatshirt that'll inject a bit of optimism into your year. It's made of a soft, stretchy jersey, and is lined with plush fleece, meaning it'll keep you cozy during all your holiday movie binges.

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    Get it from Simons for $62 (available in two colours and in sizes S—XXL).

    15. These enormous bath cubes that'll infuse your bath water with the delectable scents of coconut, rose, and zesty citrus. They're made of an all-natural blend of coconut and olive oils, plus a bit of baking soda for *fizz*.

    A person holding a large bath cube under running water
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    Their cool angular shape means they won't roll around, making them a relaxing addition to showers, too.

    Get a set of four cubes on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in six packs).

    16. These charcoal-infused blotting linens that'll help detoxify and mattify your complexion — all while absorbing excess oil, of course! Unlike their crunchy counterparts, these are silky soft.

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    Reviewers love their fresh scent, too.

    Get a pack of 100 sheets from Sephora Canada for $14.

    17. This thermal straightening brush that'll leave your mane looking glossy and smooth as hell. It's equipped with cool-touch bristles, so you won't singe yourself the next time you're doing your 'do.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $165.

    18. A set of flannel bed sheets that'll take the comfort and warmth of your fave flannel shirt from the closet to the bedroom. You'll feel like you're tucked away in a mountain cabin sipping a hot cocoa (even if you're stuck in the city).

    A set of flannel sheets on a neatly made bed
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    They're made of 100% cotton, meaning they're both breathable AND soft.

    Get a set on Amazon Canada for $76.92+ (available in eight colours and in sizes twin—California king).

    19. This adult colouring book that'll help you release some tension while having a giggle at these "triggered" animals. Reviewers love the humour and say colours show up beautifully on the shaded illustrations.

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    Get yourself a pack of markers or coloured pencils so you can get started right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    20. A set of stainless steel whiskey stones that'll help you ~chill out~ after a long day (or year — who's counting?). Unlike regular boring ice, these cubes take less time to chill and won't dilute your drink.

    Someone dropping the steel cube into a glass of booze
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    Each set comes with eight stainless steel liquid-filled cubes, a freezing tray, and tongs.

    Get a set of eight stones on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    21. These glow-in-the-dark adhesive stars that'll transport you to a galaxy far, far away. The best part is that they're invisible during the day, so they won't mess up your decor vibes.

    A bedroom with the glow in the dark lights scattered around the ceiling
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    Get a pack of 252 stickers on Amazon Canada for $14.42.

    22. These bestselling (and ultra cozy!) wool blend socks will keep your tootsies toasty, without making them unpleasantly sweaty. Reviewers love how they're super warm, soft to the touch, and don't pinch at the ankles.

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    They have reinforced heels, toes, and ankle cuffs to help keep them from wearing out.

    Get a pack of five pairs on Amazon Canada for $10.51+ (available in ten packs).

    23. This pack of charcoal sheet masks that'll help any skin-related issues or concerns. They're packed with skin-loving serums and lots (and lots) of collagen for the ultimate spa treatment at home. Plus, they're free of synthetic fragrances, parabens, and sulphates.

    Six individual sheet masks arranged on a vanity next to a snake plant
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    Each pack contains four different masks infused with natural essential oils to target different skin concerns. Pick your poison, apply, and relax while they work their magic.

    Get a pack of eight masks on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    24. The cult-fave Bio Oil that'll help restore elasticity, eliminate uneven skin tone, and speed up the healing of scars. Reviewers keep raving about how it helped improve the look of their scars and stretch marks within a short amount of time (or even prevented them altogether)!

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    It's also hypoallergenic and totally non-comedogenic, meaning it won't make you break out.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.99.

    25. This Cosrx poreless power liquid that'll help you achieve skin smoother than a baby's bottom. It has a refreshing cooling effect that'll help the appearance of pores and controls your skin's production of sebum (the gunky stuff that clogs pores).

    Many bottles of the serum arranged neatly on a simple background
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    It uses a combination of all-natural willow bark water and a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) to help break down any build-up on the skin's surface. Their acne patches are also SUPER popular!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.36.

    26. This seasonally-appropriate and über-handy 19-in-1 multi-tool that will prevent you from ever feeling screwed during an emergency. It even includes a bottle opener, so you're all set.

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    This portable multi-tasking tool is corrosion resistant and durable. It can fix a loose screw, cut open boxes, tighten a bike handle, and more! Plus, you can attach it to your key chain.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    27. These tiny herb shears that'll save you time and energy in the kitchen. Their spring-action hinge automatically opens after each cut to reduce hand strain. No more fiddling around with teeny tiny herb leaves and stems!

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    The stainless steel blades also stay sharp for longer, so you'll spend less time sharpening the shears and more time sharpening your culinary skills.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $19.26 (available in four shear styles).

    28. These liquid chalk markers will help you keep all your bits and bobs organized (and you way less stressed). They dry quickly and won't smudge, meaning you could use them to label jars of homemade goodies, write to-do lists on your bathroom mirror, or even doodle holiday decor on windows.

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    Don't worry if you're not a professional artist — these guys are totally mess free. The can be easily wiped off with just a cloth and some water!

    Get a set of ten markers on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    29. This chic set of stainless steel flatware that comes with a carrying case perfect for on-the-go meals. Do yourself a favour and skip the crappy plastic cutlery that comes with food deliveries and whip out these bad boys instead!

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    The set is rust resistant and comes with a spoon, a fork, and a pair of chopsticks.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $16.55+ (available in seven colours).

    30. And lastly, this USB-rechargeable and self-cleaning water bottle that'll bathe your water in purifying UV light at the touch of a button and eliminate up to 99.99% of bacteria and odour-causing germs.

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    The double-walled insulation keeps cold beverages frosty for up to 24 hours and hot beverages scalding for up to 12 hours — plus, it has a waterproof cap! It also intelligently activates every two hours to keep your water (and the inside of the bottle) clean and germ-free. One charge lasts a full month.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $125+ (available in five colours and two sizes).

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