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    50 Useful Gifts To Help Make Anyone's Life Easier

    This season, give the gift of convenience and practicality.

    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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A rechargeable sonic facial cleansing brush that'll remove all traces of dirt and makeup and provide gentle exfoliation with very little effort on their part.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Read our full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2!

    Here's an excerpt: "It removes up to 99.5% of dirt and oil — and leaves your face free of ANY makeup residue. I wear a full face every day, and I am consistently amazed by the results of this tool.

    At $139, it's not exactly ~inexpensive~, but there are no hidden extra costs down the road. You're spending this one chunk now, but you're set for years to come! And with the charge that lasts and lasts, it's perfect for tossing in your suitcase and bringing on vacation — no worrying that it'll die in the middle of your trip.

    And for me, it has *so* been worth it. My skin feels softer and (with the help of all my favorite products) clearer than ever." —Maitland Quitmeyer, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Foreo or Amazon for $119 (available in six colors).

    2. A page holder so they can hold a book wide open with one hand and still have the other free for a glass of wine.

    Model wears the page holder like a ring on their thumb and holds it in between the pages of a book so the edges hold the page open
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This little piece was sanded so well that it feels like velvet on your thumb! It's nice to be able to hold a book open without the hassle of using an extra hand. It hasn't done any damage to my pages or bothered my thumb while reading. I hesitated to buy this because it seemed like a want more than a need, but now that I have it, I see that I really needed it." —Daniela Pimentel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes).

    3. An adorable key cover for someone who has a LOT of keys that all look the same. Now they'll know which one is which immediately.

    The black cat key holder
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very easy to put on my key. Makes it very easy and fast to find the correct key." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.50.

    4. A bamboo tub caddy to hold all their bath time necessities securely in place.

    The tub caddy holding an iPad, iPhone, drink, towel, towels, and other bath essentials  balanced over a full tub
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Simply put, this tray is awesome! It looks beautiful on my tub and functions very well. The grooves for the tablet and phone holders are deep and secure, so the devices are very stable when they are in them. I love this tray." —Cosmopolitan

    Get it from Amazon for $39.97.

    5. A brilliant stand so they never lose a single crumb of their precious taco filling!

    Three soft shell tacos held upright with a stand with three grooves in it
    TacoTender / Etsy

    Promising review: "These taco shell holders do just the trick! Taco night is so much more delicious now with their help!! Thank you!" —Elizabeth Schultz

    Get it from TacoTender for $2.99+ (available in four colors or five oven-safe colors).

    6. A plush reading pillow that'll make reading or working in bed even more comfortable.

    Two reading pillows in two colors
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for my wife. Being propped up only by pillows is not good for holding a book and she says the arms on the Linenspa makes it much easier. We've only had it since Christmas, but it looks durable and easily cleaned. A handle at the top makes it easy to lift and move aside to make the bed." —Albert N

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in three sizes and two colors).

    7. A very cool floating bedside table that'll easily attach to their bed frame so they can keep their essentials within reach at all times.

    BedShelfie / Etsy

    BedShelfie is a POC-owned small business that focuses on space-saving minimalist nightstands.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in four sizes) or from BedShelfie on Etsy for $35.99 (more sizes available here).

    8. A cuff bracelet designed to hold elastic hair ties and prevent those awful red indentations.

    Model wears two cuff bracelets in two different colors
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this bracelet for my sister-in-law for Christmas and had other relatives all in a tizzy wanting one of their own. The metal's very sturdy, so it doesn't become deformed or warp even if you exert a good amount of pressure on it. The hair tie that's included was a good strength, too. Can be a bit tricky to nudge the hair tie into the groove, but once it's in place it stays there well." —deweybird

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in five finishes).

    9. A toilet night light so midnight trips to the bathroom don't require turning on the way-too-bright overhead light.

    The toilet light turned on in a dark bathroom, illuminating the inside of the bowl and dimly lighting the bathroom
    Amazon

    This LED toilet light has 16 colors that can work on a rotation or as a solid color.

    Promising review: "This seemingly silly little gadget has turned out to be great! The light level (brightness) can be dimmed down if desired, and the color can be set to whatever you want, but the bottom line is that you don't need to turn on a bright overhead light (which wakes me up and makes me angry, not a good combination) when you need to go into the bathroom at night. Cleaning it is a breeze, too; what seems like it's going to be a problem...isn't. I can't recommend this toilet night light highly enough, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. Could be on the gift list this December." —Lee R. Gurr

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. A multi-use pocket tool that'll open bottles, tighten/loosen screws, open letters, peel oranges, and more!

    Model using the tool to open a bottle
    The Grommet

    It can also act as a phone kickstand, door latch slip, ruler, and headphone wrap.

    Promising review: "I purchased two: one for my BF's Christmas stocking, and one for myself. I am a realtor, and I carry this on my person at all times! I recently used it to rehang a real estate sign that had blown off in the wind, and I also tightened the handlebars on a little girl's bike. Get one! I guarantee that you'll use it and need it!" —Cathleen

    Get one from Amazon for $11.95 or a two-pack from The Grommet for $19.95.

    11. A set of two hand-painted leather cord organizers to keep their chargers and other cords from getting all tangled up.

    Two of the cord organizers, one wrapped around a charging cable
    R-KI-TEKT

    R-KI-TEKT is Black woman-owned small business that provides quality, hand-crafted goods full of color, pattern, texture, and good vibes, inspired by elements of West Indian and African Diasporic culture.

    Get a set of two from R-KI-TEKT for $25 (Shop Pay, Google Pay, and Paypal available).

    12. A clever iPhone adapter case so they can finally stop losing their dang dongle.

    The triangular case, which has latches to hold onto the dongle and is on a keychain
    DukeofCases / Etsy

    DukeofCases is a Black-owned small business!

    Promising review: "Love it. I’m always losing my cord or leaving it in my other jacket or pants pocket. Now all I have to do is put it back on my key ring. Brilliant!!!" —Mel Roberts

    Get it from DukeofCases for $16.

    13. A manual food chopper so they can forget dragging out the cutting board and chopping their veggies one by one, when they can just toss 'em in this device and pull the cord.

    Model's hands pulling back on the handle and holding down the device while it chops up some greens
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an absolutely wonderful product and I would recommend it to anyone who doesn't like to spend time chopping their veggies. I was awestruck by how powerful and simple the device is. It has very sharp blades. It is very easy to pull the handle all the way. I thought it might be tiring to keep pulling the handle but it wasn't. It was surprisingly very easy. I used it to chop up onions and tomatoes. This is a small device. I would say you could easily chop up one small/medium-sized onion with it or half of a large-sized onion at a time. It takes about five to six pulls and 30 seconds to get absolutely finely chopped onions. You can make a puree/salsa of the tomatoes. Obviously, you can't chop the tomatoes, which is understandable. The product is also very easy to wash. All in all, I loved this device and will be using it very often! :) I think it's a must-buy for people who want to cut their veggies efficiently." —Lavanya

    Get it from Amazon for $15.30+ (available in two colors).

    14. An egg cooker — it'll make breakfast for the whole family while everyone gets ready in the morning.

    The egg cooker in black, full of eggs
    Amazon

    This cooker comes with a poaching tray, a measuring cup, an omelet tray, and a six-egg holding tray.

    Promising review: "Why did I not buy one of these sooner? My life is so much easier now that I have my egg cooker, and I have sold three other people into buying one since I got mine. We make a lot of hard-boiled eggs, and this makes it SUPER EASY — no more boiling water. You set it and forget it. My husband also uses it almost daily to make an omelet and then when the timer goes off, throws a slice of cheese on top, and it melts perfectly. I will forever have an egg cooker in my life! Best purchase ever." —Niki

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five colors).

    15. A buckle-less belt so they'll never have to deal with the hassle of unbuckling/buckling when going to the bathroom.

    A pair of pants with the buckle-less belt
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I will never wear a regular belt again! This eliminates the buckle bulge that I hate so much, saves the hassle" of buckling and unbuckling, and doesn't get worn out the way that regular belts do from constantly being buckled and unbuckled. It's a bit like a horizontal suspender, but looks better." —K. K. Wise

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors).

    16. A sleep sound machine (with a night light) that'll help them catch some much needed z's.

    amazon.com

    This lil' machine has seven white noises, seven fan sounds, ten relaxing natural sounds (birds, sea wave, brook, lullaby, music box, cricket, campfire, rain, womb sounds, and train).

    Promising review: "I bought my first one of these for my baby's room and found that this little machine is so soothing, I ended up buying one for myself! I usually sleep with a fan on (which my husband doesn’t really like because he gets too cold), but now I don’t have to! I mostly use one of the fan settings, but sometimes I use the outdoor cricket setting. Sounds like you’re camping. I use that one for my baby every night and have it go off after an hour with the timer setting. I leave mine on all night cause I’m a very light sleeper. I can honestly say I have had more deep sleep since I’ve been using this product. And that is a rarity for me." —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in two colors).

    17. A dog bowl water bottle for a convenient way to keep their furry friend hydrated on the go.

    A dog drinking from the bottle, which has a top that makes it easier for dogs to lap up water
    UncommonGoods

    Promising review: "We bought ours nine months ago and use it constantly. It's not awkward and is always ready to dispense when your fur babies need a drink. We take long walks including on the beach. Our mutts adapted to it immediately — even the one fella who is afraid of anything new! It can attach to your bag or belt, or you can carry it in a compartment of your bag as I do, or keep it in the car for trips." —Jean on the go

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $20 (available in three colors).

    18. An automatic dog and cat feeder so they can pre-schedule when it dispenses food to their pets and or even feed them remotely, whether they're miles and miles away or just busy in the next room.

    The automatic pet feeder with two full bowls of food
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Works great, and I cannot recommend this enough! My cats throw up if they eat too much, so it is great being able to feed them very small amounts (1/8 cup) per feeding, up to 12 times per day. I upgraded to this WiFi model from the non-Wi-fi model and it is quite nice having the option to feed them with a click of a button on my phone. I also bought the splitter adapter that will make it work for two cats. This is a great and inexpensive alternative to buying a second feeder for almost $200. My cats used to fight over the one food bowl, but now that I can have two separate bowls there is no more fighting!" –Beachbum

    Get it from Amazon for $169.95.

    19. An automatic handbag light so they can quickly find what they need with zero rummaging.

    The light inside of a handbag
    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "I wanted to get my grandmother a clever gift but something she could use every day, and this was it! I had this sent to her, and she absolutely loves it. Aside from how clever the actual item is, it works extremely well and is a size that is just right for her purse or handbag. She loves that it turns on and shuts off automatically, and said it has proved to be extremely helpful when looking through her purse. She has no trouble finding what she needs now!" —Granddaughter

    Get it from Amazon or UncommonGoods for $29.95.

    20. An Echo Dot that'll play music, order pizza, request rides from Uber, read the news, and answer even the wackiest questions. Unlike a S.O., it won't pretend to not hear you from across the room 😒.

    An echo dot sitting on a table with the caption "Alexa, turn on the light."
    Amazon

    This all-new third-generation Echo Dot has better sound quality than previous models! It can control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, control Amazon Video on Fire TV, and much more.

    Promising review: "I had no idea I'd love Alexa so much — I wake up in the morning and she does the routine I've set up. My husband and I played Skills trivia games for hours last night. If we had kids, it would be even more useful (kid's workouts, stories, games) — we even had a goodnight story read to us by Alexa, and it was awesome. I'm really loving it. I'm really surprised by how much I like the Alexa app (and the Echo Dot), because I'm a little resistant to technology, but it's pretty easy to figure out and feels like a new little buddy in the home. I'm excited to get some smart-home stuff now so I can turn on/off lights, heat, etc. The only tiny issue I have is that for some reason Alexa doesn't pick up my husband's voice as much as it does mine — maybe because I've used it more? Really cool, though, overall. I feel like Judy Jetson!" —Leah

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four colors).

    21. An Instant Pot (with seven functions!) for making quick and delicious dinners in three steps: dump ingredients in, turn the pot on, and serve.

    The Instant Pot sitting on a kitchen counter, surrounded by some ingredients
    Amazon

    To specify, the seven functions are: pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer. Check out a full review of the Instant Pot!

    Promising review: "This is the best thing to own for all the working moms out there! Its programability makes my life so much easier. I can put my steam buns in the night before and have it ready for breakfast for the kids the next morning. I can have frozen chicken cooked in 15 mins after I come home from work! I love this pot and will be getting one for my mom for Christmas. She has to have it!" —Stephanie Wu

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in three sizes).

    22. An all-purpose Gilette styler that can be a trimmer, shaver, and edger so they'll have everything they need to achieve any facial hair style. Plus, it's waterproof so they can use it in the shower — super convenient.

    Model holding the styler
    Gilette

    This set comes with one electric trimmer (runs on one AA battery), one ProGlide cartridge, three exchangeable combs (for different hair lengths), one battery, and an organizer.

    Get it from Gilette for $24.

    23. A stoneware utensil and tablet holder to make following online recipes a whole lot easier.

    The holder holding an iPad with a recipe on it and also holding wooden spoons
    Uncommongoods

    Promising review: "As a kitchen utensil and tablet holder, the design is something you will want to display, but the function is gold. Trying to find somewhere to wedge a laptop and not interfere with the meal prep process or trying to use a tablet that wasn't always falling over or onto the floor was extremely trying. Having to keep walking across the kitchen while following a recipe is annoying at best and not a solution. On first use of this product, I'm happy to say those days are gone! The well is large enough to fit the necessary cooking utensils, or flowers if you like, along with a shelf that securely holds a tablet in place, yet remains compact enough not to interfere with meal prep at all. And having the convenience of your recipe at the right height and the right place — I cannot recommend this piece highly enough. Very well done!" —Mike

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $60.

    24. An eyeglass-holding necklace that'll be attractive enough to wear on its own.

    A model wearing glasses around their neck with glasses attached to them
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a Christmas gift for my sister who was CONSTANTLY looking for her glasses. She hates those 'granny' eyeglass necklaces but LOVES this! It looks like a regular necklace. Great quality, great gift! (And now I need to get me one!)" —DDH

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in three colors).

    25. A robot vacuum that'll actually do an efficient job so they can take vacuuming off of their to-do list.

    The robot vacuum next to a sleeping child
    Amazon

    This robo-vac has an infrared-sensor for evading obstacles and drop-sensing tech to avoid falls. It also automatically recharges so it's always ready to clean. It comes with a remote control (two AAA batteries included), charging base, AC power adapter, cleaning tool, an extra set of high-performance filters, four side brushes, and five cable ties. It can clean continuously for up to 100 minutes.

    Promising review: "We are very pleased with our Eufy who we named Sneaky Pete because he is very quiet and can sneak up on you. We run him twice a day and are always surprised how much grime and pet hair he picks up. The instructions are simple and clear. Cleaning is super easy. He travels under beds and couches where we would not normally be able to reach with the traditional vacuum. After comparing all of the leading robo-vacs, we chose the Eufy because it was rated as high as expensive ones and was less than half of the cost. We chose well. Like all robo-vacs, Pete will become confused on an area that is black due to the anti-fall safety feature. Like a black patch of a rug. But, we don't hold that against him. Our dog is totally indifferent to Pete which is another pleasant surprise. We are very happy with our Eufy." —Dahna Brinkley

    Get it from Amazon for $219.98+ (available in two colors).

    26. A waterproof Bluetooth speaker that's easy to hang or suction to the wall so they can bring their favorite music or podcast into the shower with them.

    amazon.com

    The speaker has both a suction cup and a hook for easy hanging.

    Promising review: "I was sold the second I dropped this speaker in the river, fished it out, and it was still playing music. I have also dropped it in the shower, brushed the soap off, and stuck it back on the wall. It gets loud, easily connects to Bluetooth, and is waterproof. I cannot imagine anything better than this portable speaker." —Viciouslikeme

    Get it from Amazon for $26.98 (available in four colors).

    27. A wine aerator to speed up the breathing process so they can enjoy that bottle of red right away.

    Model pouring wine through the aerator and into a glass
    Williams Sonoma

    It's top rack–dishwasher safe.

    Promising review: "This aerator works well, does not take up too much space, is not fragile, and is easy to clean. The screen filters out sediment or that occasional piece of cork. It's also very good for an inexpensive weeknight bottle of red. We think it makes a $10 bottle of wine taste like a $15 bottle and so on..." —SuSu2

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $29.95 or Amazon for $19.99.

    28. A heated electric blanket that'll keep them warm and toasty all winter long.

    The blanket draped over a chair
    Amazon

    It has three temperature settings and automatically shuts off after four hours. The fabric is machine-washable so it'll be easy to maintain.

    Promising review: "Everyone at my office is jealous. Heats up quickly. The three settings are all good and far enough apart that you can definitely tell that there are multiple settings. Very easy to use, and it holds heat really well. I’m in love with this blanket." —28187

    Get it from Amazon for $74.99.

    29. A mini Crock-Pot so they can skip the line to the microwave and enjoy a warm lunch right at their desk.

    A mini Crock-Pot filled with food
    Amazon

    It has a 20-ounce capacity, a dishwasher-safe removable container, and a spill-proof lid.

    Promising review: "Love this food warmer. I use it for lunch and dinner at work every day. I meal prep by freezing big batches of food in small freezer-bags and place them inside of coffee mugs so the food is in a shape that will fit in the Crock-Pot. I let the food cook from frozen for about two hours and it comes out perfectly." —Karen w.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.68+ (available in five colors).

    30. A bag hanger for public restrooms with no coat hooks (ugh, why?!). This one can even double as a bangle!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I got this mainly because I go to public parks a lot and department store bathrooms, and there are never any hooks on the doors to hang my purse. I have been so frustrated and been looking for something simple to carry around with me. Well, I have found it! I LOVE THIS THING!!! It works great on bathroom doors, it hangs on my purse for easy access. And I like how it can even be worn on my wrist. My niece thought it was a bracelet, lol. Best thing ever." —DejaLiyah

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95 (available in seven finishes).

    31. A ceramic cup warmer because sometimes people get called into meetings after making their coffee, and when they come back, the coffee is cold and undrinkable. No more!

    A cup of tea sitting on the cup warmer
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm a very slow tea/coffee drinker, so having this mini hot plate is amazing. I can have hot tea until the last sip! Life-changing. I use it every day. I'm using it as I write this review. I drink more tea because I know it won't get cold and sad. My roommates all want one now." —PDT

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    32. A portable steamer that'll transform a pair of pants from a balled-up-mess to interview-ready in five minutes.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love it; saves me so much time in the morning when I’m late and at night if I need to prepare my dress shirts before I work. On top of that, it came with a glove and a smooth little carrying bag!" —Ae

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    33. A laundry care symbols print so they'll always know the right way to wash each piece of clothing. (Frame it for bonus points!)

    The symbol guide with a variety of different laundry symbols and what they mean
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two colors).

    34. A cloud-shaped magnetic key holder for an attractive way to keep keys visible and organized.

    Two sets of keys hanging from the cloud-shaped magnetic key holder
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "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. Hasn't lost any magnetism." —Makenah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    35. A compact yet powerful portable charger to ensure they never run out of juice on the go.

    Model holds the small portable charger in their hand while holding their phone in the other hand
    Amazon

    It provides almost three-and-a-half iPhone 8 charges or two-and-a-half Galaxy S8 charges.

    Promising review: "I ordered this after using my sister's while waiting at an appointment. Now I wouldn't leave the house without it. It is worth the money and small enough to carry in a pocketbook or bag. It goes everywhere with me now and it has saved me. It is worth every penny. I've even been so impressed that I bought four more for Christmas gifts and an extra for me." —Natalie Marrino

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four colors).

    36. A bamboo cutting board with seven color-coded mats that'll make meal prep and clean-up a breeze.

    The cutting board with strawberries, cheese, grapes, and crackers sitting on brown mat, with the other mats in other colors to the side
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this cutting board! This board is the best of both worlds: you get a sturdy bamboo base, with interchangeable color-coded covers so you don't cross-contaminate! Plus, they even have cute little icons on them, so you never forget which color is for what kind of food product. Also makes for easier clean-up and the ability to use just one cutting board while preparing a meal, without having to repeatedly wash it between items!" —Pegasus

    Get it from Amazon for $28.49.

    37. A critter catcher with a long handle so they can safely remain two feet away from the "Nope."

    Model using the critter catcher to catch a spider that's too high to reach by hand
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. I definitely struggle with the dilemma of not wanting buggers in my house but also not wanting to kill them. THIS SOLVES IT! It keeps me far enough away from them and grabs them the first time! Super easy to use, and then I get the happy conscious of releasing them outside to go on their happy way." —Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in three colors).

    38. A felt purse insert for effortlessly transferring their stuff from one bag to another.

    The purse insert full of belongings next to a purse
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this organizer. I got the medium red one, and it fits my Coach tote bag brilliantly. It even leaves a little room for when I want to use a larger wallet. I ordered about six other organizers from different companies. They differed in size and pockets, but this one won hands down. It is by far the best quality and well-made one out of all the ones I got. I’ll be returning all the rest, and ordering more sizes in this one!" —Shilin

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors).

    39. A handy gadget to turn hot coffee into iced in a matter of minutes — without diluting it!

    Model pours coffee into the device
    Amazon

    Fill the device with water and pop it into the freezer for 12 hours before using. It has a 12.5 oz. capacity and is dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "I use this for my morning coffee, but it could be used for any drink you want chilled. I brew my coffee directly into this cup, let it sit for about a minute or so, and it comes out ice cold and not watered down. It freezes again in about an hour and is ready to go when I want my second cup. If you like cold drinks but don’t like how ice waters them down, you should check this out." —The law

    Get it from Amazon $24.99.

    40. A cosmetic bag that'll lay flat (so every product is visible) and can be closed up with the pull of the string.

    The bag laying flat and showing all the supplies inside it and also folded up
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was tired of fumbling around in my cosmetic case and saw this. I was skeptical, but...WOW! On my recent two week trip to Europe, with constant laying out and packing up, this item was wonderful. I could find what I wanted quickly, right away. Packing up was just a matter of pulling the drawstring. At first I wasn’t sure about changing to this bag, but now I could not do without it." —mojosharkey

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    41. A seat gap filler so they'll stop losing things to the bottomless pit between the seat and the console aka the "Carmuda Triangle."

    The seat gap filler filling the gap between a car seat and the center console
    amazon.com

    These Drop Stop seat gap fillers were originally featured on Shark Tank!

    Promising review: "I have bought about six of these for myself and friends/family. Cell phones, wallets, keys, change, and everything else doesn't fall through. I will not have another car without it. I was in a friend's car, and my phone dropped through the seat. He got a Drop Stop the next day." —kellen

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $22.99.

    42. A John Frieda hot air brush for getting a salon-quality blowout with minimal time and effort.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of John Frieda hot air brush!

    Promising review: "This is a total game changer for people like me with wavy hair that always gives me a disheveled appearance or the appearance that I just don't care. I do care, I just do not have the coordination or patience to figure out how to 'do' my hair. I've tried products, brushes, and different styles. This came in the mail today. I showered and washed my hair. I dried my hair for maybe 90 seconds with my hair dryer to get it about 80% dry. (I have medium/shoulder length hair.) I turned this on, and it was magical. My hair dried and finished in a matter of a few minutes. I was so taken aback by the change this made, I called everyone I knew. My 15-year-old niece said it looked like I had just left the salon! Simple old me giving myself a salon quality hairdo. The results held all day. Where has this been all my life? I love this and will be buying one for my sister and niece. Awesome!" —Michelle Fetter

    Get it from Amazon for $34.84+ (available in two sizes).

    43. A dual-sided device cleaner to sanitize and polish a grimy phone/tablet ASAP.

    youtube.com

    One side dispenses a cleaning solution that kills bacteria, and the other side polishes the surface off so it looks nice and shiny.

    Promising review: "Saw a friend at work using this; she showed me and I had to have one. I wasn't disappointed. Gets all the gunk off my phone, iPad, computer screens, and my kids' Kindles. Getting these for gifts this year. Awesome." —kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    44. A sleek electric toothbrush that'll make teeth-brushing a fantastic experience.

    Reviewer holding the electric toothbrush, showing the different settings
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Wow. This toothbrush is INCREDIBLE! My toothbrush recently broke and I wanted to try something new/different/cheaper, and I am SO unbelievably happy with this product. The toothbrush is super light, which is great for traveling with. Just in general, it's very easy to hold and use. It has five settings, which is really nice depending on what type of brush I want. I drink a ton of coffee so my go-tos are the clean mode and then the polish mode for 30 seconds. My teeth are noticeably whiter." —Jerri B

    Get it from Amazon for $25.95.

    Also, check out one BuzzFeeder's full review of the best electric toothbrushes!

    45. An electric kettle so they won't have to fire up the stove just to brew some tea.

    Model pours tea from the kettle into a mug
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this kettle based on the recommendation of a friend, and we love it. It’s large enough to handle our family’s needs — or my tea habit...lol...and looks nice enough to leave out all the time. Water boils quickly, it is easy to clean, and I like the fact that the kettle is glass." —S.D.C.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in four colors).

    46. An eyeliner stamp for achieving perfectly symmetrical wings in a matter of minutes.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    One side is a winged stamp and the other side is a regular eyeliner pen.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. Seriously. Not only does it make PERFECT wings, but I have pretty small eyes that squinch up when I smile, laugh, etc., which is super annoying because my eyeliner is always smudged. These pens though — not a sign of smudging at all. Buy it." —Tara Doyle Robinson

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    47. A water-resistant laptop backpack with a combination lock to prevent theft and plenty of pockets to keep stuff organized.

    Model wearing the backpack
    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Actually waterproof! I've walked for 20+ minutes in rain with this on my back a few times, to find that nothing inside was even slightly damp. Fairly comfortable to wear with 20+ pounds stuffed inside. Great organization setup. Would buy again." —Dallas S

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    This is our budget pick for the best laptop backpack!

    48. A Squatty Potty that'll make going number two an easy and smooth experience.

    The squatty potty sitting in front of a toilet
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This has changed our lives. Not to give up too much personal information, but this has made the bathroom-going part of our lives much easier, quicker, and more comfortable. No negatives, whatsoever! I think this should be a staple in every person's bathroom." —Savannah K

    Get it from Amazon for $24.23.

    49. A handy device so they can easily keep track of whether or not the doggo has been fed.

    The device with A.M. and P.M. sliders for each day of the week
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone has fed them every morning. Now I just see if it's green and if not, I feed them and indicate it. We all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    50. A silicone case for preventing earbuds from getting tangled in their pockets.

    Reviewer holding the case in the palm of their hand with earbuds inside
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "My headphones fit perfectly AND I have the ones with the mic. Very simple to use, and it fits in my purse and pocket! Just what I was looking for! I think this makes a perfect little knick-knack you can throw in when making a gift basket! :D Everyone can use one of these!" —Patutii

    Get it from Amazon for $9.39+ (available two sizes and four colors).

    51. A magical microfiber cloth to remove a full face of makeup (even waterproof mascara!) in just a few swipes. Plus, it's washable and reusable.

    Model holding the cloth
    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Amazing! This baby removed all my makeup including waterproof mascara. The cloth is super soft and I didn't need to wipe hard to remove everything. Wiped twice just to make sure all the makeup was gone. Best thing is all you need is water! Washed it by hand after use, and it was as good as new." —Lucy

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $20.

    This is our mid-priced pick for the best makeup remover!

    52. A foot scrubber/massager that'll help them get perfectly soft feet without lifting a finger.

    Model using the foot scrubber
    The Grommet

    This foot scrubber comes with a bottle of cleaning gel!

    Promising review: "I LOVE IT!!! It is the best thing I've done for my feet. They have never been so clean and it feels so awesome on my feet. I can feel the bristles going between my toes. It is better than a pedicure! I want to buy everyone one for Christmas!" —Nancy

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (available in seven colors) or from The Grommet for $24.95.

    When your gift is exactly what they needed:

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

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