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    26 Things That Totally Belong On Your Birthday Wish List

    Send this list to all your friends and family as a not-so-subtle hint. ๐Ÿ˜

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI โ€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pack of gel highlighters that'll dry instantly and won't smudge your writing.


    Promising review: "I bought these for my daughter who is dyslexic. She struggles with regular ink highlighters because they smear the writing on her papers and make her reading difficulties worse. These highlighters don't smudge at all. She loves them. I have purchased these highlighters more than once!" โ€”cdwickli

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A Stitch-eating-Dole-Whip enamel pin to bring on your next trip to Disneyland... speaking of which, some plane tickets to Anaheim would be great, thanks!

    MagicAwaits / Etsy

    Orlando is cool, too โ€” I'm not picky!

    Get it from MagicAwaits from Etsy for $12.

    3. A Harry Potter house crest blanket so you can show off your Gryffindor pride. Not a Gryffindor? Don't worry โ€” it comes in all four houses!


    Get it from Amazon for $42.99 (available in nine designs).

    4. A luxe velvet backpack for the prettiest way to carry around all your stuff.

    Kabir Fernandez / Baggu

    Get it from Baggu for $72.

    5. A quirky book featuring cats in famous works of art that'll be an absolute joy to flip through.


    Promising review: "As a person who loves both art and cats, I have to say that this was a fantastic purchase. The subject of this book is works of art that contain anthropomorphized cats instead of the original humans. The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous and feature the original names of the art and artists." โ€”Olan Wise

    Get it from Amazon for $18.69.

    6. A press-and-go tumbler to make brewing ice tea as easy as one, two, three.


    1) Add hot water and loose-leaf tea or a tea bag to the outer chamber, let steep; 2) fill the inner chamber with ice; 3) press inner chamber down into outer chamber. Just toss it in the dishwasher when it's dirty!

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $28.99.

    7. A lightning bolt neon light you should buy before it's gone in a flash.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.30.

    8. A minimalist stainless steel pendant necklace with a secret compartment for bobby pins.


    Get it from Uncommongoods for $40 (available in two finishes).

    9. An eyeshadow palette packed with rich and pigmented shades that'll pop against all skin tones.


    Promising review: "I rarely leave any reviews but this eyeshadow palette really took my breath away. I had very low expectations because Iโ€™m so used to my high-end eyeshadows, but these are very pigmented and easily blendable. Also, a very nice Huda dupe." โ€”Gabriel Tomas

    Get it from Amazon for $11.

    10. A soothing citrus basil-scented candle to burn when you really need to chill the f*ck out.


    It has a 90-hour burn time so you can chill for a looong time before it runs out.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    11. A pair of fuzzy slippers so cute and cozy, you'll ~Totoro-lly~ fall in love with them.


    Get them from Firebox for $22.99 (one size fits most).

    12. A vegan lip scrub formulated with coconut and sugar for buffing away flaky skin, and avocado and jojoba oils for leaving your lips soft and supple. Did I mention it tastes like almond cookies?


    Promising review: "Bought this on a whim, but no regrets! It smells delicious! The smell reminds me of toasted almonds and almond cookies! I love how you can lick it off (no weird chemicals added), although I just wash it off. But the little bit I have tasted tastes like an almond cookie! I used the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediately tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my Chapstick lasts much longer on my lips. I made my husband use it once, and his lips were also much smoother and super soft after one use!" โ€”Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    13. A cotton kitchen towel that'll dish out some words of wisdom.


    Get it from Amazon Handmade for $12.

    14. An Oculus Go โ€” a virtual reality headset to give you a completely immersive gaming and viewing experience.

    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Read our full review of the Oculus Go!

    Here's an excerpt: "Many of the games (at least the ones I've braved) are super satisfying in how simple they are. Wanna walk around a park and hang out with some dinosaurs? Sure. Spend 10 minutes watching a time-lapse of a breathtaking aurora? Yeah, I'm gonna. These apps don't need cheap tricks to trick your brain into being there. You're just... there.

    Like many of the games and apps available with Oculus Go, you control the direction of your person in Mount Wingsuit by turning with your head... it's almost as fun to watch people play this game as it is to actually be playing it." โ€”Mallory Mower

    Get it from Amazon for $199.

    15. A Gandalf doormat so people know not to disturb you during a week-long LOTR marathon.


    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    16. An Aladdin VHS caseโ€“inspired clutch will make a ~genie-us~ addition to your accessories collection. Ah, nostalgia.

    Disney Store

    Get it from the Disney Store for $14.99.

    17. A tarot card mug that can accurately predict what you're doing on any given night โ€” Netflix and chilling at home with your cat. (The best activity, TBH.)


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    18. A pair of Betty and Veronica sweatshirts to wear with your BFF while binge-watching Riverdale together.

    Iconic Duo

    Get them from Iconic Duo: the Veronica sweatshirt or the Betty sweatshirt for $42 (available in sizes Sโ€“L)

    19. A mini blobfish plushie you'll just want to hug and let her know that everything will be okay.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.99. This adorable blobfish also comes in a larger size.

    20. A pair of velvet leggings for anyone who loves to look fancy and feel comfy. ๐Ÿ™‹

    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $10.43 (available in sizes 0Xโ€“3X and three colors).

    21. A not-your-average planner that'll dole out unsolicited (but good) advice throughout the year.


    Promising review: "Love this so much, itโ€™s quirky and funny, and has everything that any fancy planner would include plus more. Highly recommend and will definitely be buying each new year." โ€”Cynthia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.40.

    22. A moisturizing hair mask formulated with natural butters, oils, and botanicals to help restore scalp health and replenish thirsty strands. Goodbye bad hair days!

    Free People

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this mask! It does what the description says: leaves my hair feeling soft, silky, and nourished with moisture. My hair is fine and slightly wavy, and this mask doesn't weigh it down, even though it is almost a cream-like consistency. The smell is super nice, too!" โ€”cecew

    Get it from Free People for $28.

    23. The Bob's Burgers Burger Book โ€” it's packed with inside jokes from the show and delicious recipes you'll actually use.


    Promising review: "This book is so good in so many ways. Let me list them:

    1. It's hilarious. The puns are great. The cover is cute. The pictures are funny. Even the little descriptions throw some references in there.

    2. The recipes are actually really good. The burgers themselves are delicious.

    3. It has the basics. There are several pages devoted to learning burger basics. It really helped me out on making better burgers.

    4. There are a variety of recipes. It has all sorts of flavor combos and even non-beef burgers (including vegetarian burgers).

    Overall, a definite win. I'm working my way through all the recipes one by one. For now, my favorite has been 'A Good Manchego is Hard to Find.'" โ€”Michelle R

    Get it from Amazon for $13.56.

    24. A pair of UFO socks worth making space for in your sock drawer.


    Get them from Amazon for $12.

    25. A pretty unicorn jewelry tray that certainly won't dissapoint.


    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    26. A bottle of nail polish to remind you of those retro hologram stickers from your childhood. ๐Ÿ‘ฝ,

    Get it from Amazon for $9.79.

    When other people ask you what to bring to your birthday party:


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeedโ€™s gift guides!

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