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    33 Things From Amazon That'll Make Perfect Gifts

    A corgi succulent vase, British chocolate bars, a satin-lined knit beanie, and 30 other gifts you can count on this holiday season.

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    1. A super-cool geometric backpack that starts off black but will turn rainbow colors when the light hits it — and turn heads as they walk down the street.

    Promising review: "I love this bag. It gets lots of compliments because of its unique appearance. Also, it's super useful when biking, camping, or doing any outdoor activity because it's super reflective so people can see you. I use it as a book bag for school as well. I definitely would buy it again." —NightWind

    Price: $23.99+ (available in two sizes)

    2. A box full of British chocolate bars because it's a fact that chocolate makes everything better *and* British chocolate is wayyyyyy better than American candy.

    Reviewer pic of the box and the assorted nine candy bars included

    You get 10 full-size top-selling Cadbury chocolate bars in the box.

    Promising review: "I bought these for myself when I was feeling sad because the world is terrible, and it was 100% a great choice. The delicious treats arrived quickly and the box included almost all the best things. I was super excited that a Curly Wurly was included because it is my number one UK candy (I haven't eaten the one that came in the box yet. I'm saving it for last because then I get to look forward to it for weeks. So technically I can't say that this Curly Wurly will be as good as every other one, but we are just going to have to trust my prejudgment here.) 10/10, would order again." —nic_is_nicole

    Price: $14.99+ (available in box and bag styles)

    3. Faux fur memory foam slide slippers — anyone who gets them will immediately say, "Ohhhh, thank you!" because there's nothing quite like a nice pair of cozy slippers that will ensure your feet don't overheat.

    Reviewer wearing the fuzzy slipper slide with open toes

    Promising review: "I love these slippers! They are exactly as described. I wear an 8, so I ordered the 7-8, and there's actually a little room leftover at the heel. These would make excellent Christmas gifts." —Dana D. Smith

    Price: $19.95 (available in women's sizes 5-12 and in black, grey, and pink)

    4. A Corgi succulent vase that's a ~dog~-gone good way to bring a smile to your friend's face and a bit of happiness when they look at it and remember who gave it to them.

    A hand holding the corgi-shaped vase with a succulent in it

    Promising review: "OMG, I ordered this as a gift for a friend, and when it came, it was so cute I almost kept it for myself. I put a cute little succulent in it and it was absolutely adorable. I think I'm going to look for my breeds so I can have a couple for myself. I absolutely would recommend purchasing it!!" —Lori Concepcion

    Price: $6.99

    5. A plaid sherpa long-sleeved shirt jacket they'll be ~plaid~ to have in their wardrobe because it can be worn as a jacket when the temperature is mild and then as an extra layer when it drops to "Holy, WOW, it's COLD" out.

    Model wearing the sherpa jacket in black and blue plaid with pockets on either side of the chest

    Yes, that is an exact temperature. Trust me.

    Promising review: "This definitely exceeded my expectations. I LOVE this jacket. It's not too tight but loose enough to pair with a hoodie." —Ki Kanani

    Price: $40 (available in men's sizes XS-3X, M-3X Tall and in four colors and patterns)

    6. A bright white light therapy lamp to bring a little ~light~ into their life. They'll love this thoughtful practical gift, especially after they start using it because it gets dark at 4 p.m. now.

    The rectangle light with a white border

    Promising review: "This is a GREAT light! I have never had a HappyLight before, and this is really a game-changer! I live in NYC where it feels like it is gray all the time, and in the past I have certainly felt the effects. This season I noticed that my energy never lagged, and I was still able to hop out of bed even though it was dark. I use it for about 30 minutes per day while eating an early breakfast, and it keeps me going all day! I cannot say enough good things about this light. Also, it is small enough to be portable which is very convenient. It would fit anywhere in my apartment. I highly recommend it!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $39.99

    7. An adorable Baby Yoda-inspired magnet for a fun and quirky gift that will make the recipient laugh — and then find incredibly useful when the realize they're about to put their dirty dishes into a clean dishwasher.

    Promising review: "I bought one for myself and as a gift for a friend. The magnets are an awesome way to help those of us too busy to remember if the dishes are clean or dirty! The magnet is adorable!" —Anonymous

    Price: $9.49

    8. A two-pack of beaded floral headbands here to cement their place as fashionista of their friend group. With these beauties on their head, there's really no competition.


    Promising review: "These are so amazing! They're really well made and packaged with care. :) I am very impressed. They are high end and very beautiful." —sara

    Price: $37.99

    9. A cheese board and knife set that (*Stefon voice*) has everything — five serving sections, a matching separate board, and more. The recipient will actually be so excited to use this as they show off their truly amazing crudités skills

    Reviewer picture of the wood board with drawers on either side open and the extra round plate next to it, all filled with food

    It also comes with four stainless steel knives, two ceramic sauce bowls, two white markers, two black slate labels, four small forks, one wine opener, a cheese board, and a *partridge in a pear tree.

    *Oh wait, sorry, that is actually not included. But still, there's a lot!!

    Promising review: "I bought this for my best friend as a gift to celebrate her moving to a new house. She loves it!!!! She was surprised with how great the quality is and how much room it has to decorate with all the food. The additional fruit tray definitely helps with holding extra fruits to serve a larger party. Besides that, it’s also extremely easy to clean since all the drawers are removable. Everyone was so amazed and wants to get one after the party. I had recommended to all of them, and I’m getting one for myself too!" —Yu-Chieh Lee

    Price: $69.99

    10. A bath pillow to make their "me" time so much better by giving them a nice place to rest their head instead of the cold hard tub. So much so, they may never want to leave the tub again... If they don't answer your texts, you know why.

    Model resting their head on the bath pillow while in a bubble bath

    Promising review: "I love it! I've been annoyed for a long while now with laying my back against a cold, hard surface while trying to relax in the tub. I've owned those blow-up type pillows before, but they were a pain, always losing their air and their buoyancy caused them to continually lose suction. This pillow is thick, comfortable, and stays stuck very well. I've taken about six baths with it so far with no problems." —Dana

    Price: $13.50

    11. A loop-through faux fur stole perfect for the bougie-est person on your list who take their style seriously. This epic stole will make them feel like a million bucks — and look like a million bucks at the same time.

    Reviewer wearing the faux fur collar scarf in dark blue

    Promising review: "Honestly, I didn't know what to expect from such an inexpensive faux fur stole, but WOW, I was pleasantly surprised! The fur is silky smooth and looks close to real. It is a great size....not too large, not too small! It has an unnoticeable loop hole, so the stole can stay put instead of sliding everywhere and having to 'hold on' to it with clenched arms. I bought this for my Great Gatsby dress and it fits in perfectly with the dress. If you are considering....I say put it in your cart and checkout!! You won't be disappointed!" —rjv4EVER

    Price: $15.99 (available in two sizes and 18 colors)

    12. An eye mask with built-in headphones made for anyone who needs total darkness *and* sound to fall asleep. This device will block out 100% of light while letting them play music (or even white noise) without having to deal with uncomfortable earbuds in their ears.

    Amazon / Via, Amazon / Via

    Do you keep waking your partner up when you go to bed after them at night?? This may be a good peace offering... The headphones can connect to a phone via Bluetooth with controls between the eyes, so they don't have to touch their phone to adjust the volume. It also has a rechargeable battery that provides more than eight hours of playing time.

    Promising review: "This is a great idea! I’m used to go to bed listening to music but having my phone under the pillow was an unsafe thing to do. I’m glad I found this product because it doesn’t only plays music, it also gives me a complete black out so I can fall asleep even if there’s light (like when I get to nap during the day). I think this product is very well made, super soft and plushy, quite comfortable, and if a leave it a little loose I can actually sleep on my side." —Lissette A

    Price: $22.59

    13. A two-piece sweater and shorts knit set they'll probably end up living in for the rest of the year because they'll feel très chic in it while still staying super comfortable. And that (I'm pretty sure) is what Hannah Montana was referring to when she sang, "You get the besssst of both worlds.",

    Promising review: "2020 has been a terrible year. Buy this. It won’t fix the pandemic or the US government, but you’ll at least be cute and comfortable. I promise. It’s well made, just as pictured, and if it were at Nordstrom it would cost $75. Update: have now bought this in three colors. Each time is just as fun as the first. Like getting a husband but cheaper." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $32.99 (available in women's sizes XS-XXL and in 13 colors and patterns)

    14. A Thaw Claw to defrost meat up to seven times faster. All they have to do is suction it to their sink, fill the sink with water, and then put the frozen food under the claw. It will be defrosted in no time — and they'll never have to remember to take the meat out of the fridge in the morning again. (Why is that always the hardest thing to do?!?)


    Plus, this Black-owned and invented product fits in all sinks no matter the size or type.

    Promising review: "A package of frozen meat would have taken at least two days to thaw in the fridge. I used this for a 2-pound package a couple of days ago, and the meat was thawed within 90 minutes. One of the most practical kitchen gadgets I own." —Llda Schellhase

    Price: $12.95

    15. A collection of acrylic statement earrings you could give to the one person on your list who is obsessed with earrings — or split them up among multiple people. At this price, you can scoop up a couple and then decide as it gets closer to the holiday.


    Promising review: "Get these earrings, and you won't be disappointed. You get six different pairs with the quality comparable to Target or H&M. The price is amazing — it's equal to what one pair would cost in most stores. I'm very happy with this purchase." —anonymous

    Price: $14.99 (available in eight combinations)

    16. A microwave popper so they can make delicious homemade popcorn in a matter of minutes. Once they try it this way, they'll realize it's a much ~butter~ way to make this delicious snack than buying all those microwave packets from the store.

    The red bowl with a clear top with popped popcorn in it and a model's hands pulling it out of a microwave.

    All you have to do is put popcorn seeds into the bowl, add some butter or oil, and put it in the microwave for three to four minutes. Plus, the bowl collapses, so you can store it easily in a cabinet when you're not using it.

    Promising review: "Amazing! I love that I do not have to buy microwave popcorn anymore! This is so easy. I bought one for my parents who still make their popcorn in a kettle on the stove top. They use theirs almost every night! My mom’s favorite part is that now dad makes the popcorn; her second favorite part is that it collapses for easy storage. Dad’s favorite part is that nearly every kernel pops, so there is less waste. The silicone is food-grade quality. I highly recommend this product to all popcorn lovers out there!" —Stephanie Launier

    Price: $15.90 (available in 22 colors)

    17. Sheer mesh socks they'll ~clearly~ love because it will instantly take their outfits up a notch and add an interesting and delicate detail.

    Reviewer pic of four pairs of clear mesh socks laid out on the ground with black toes, heels, and edge with assorted patterns in black, including polka dots, vertical, and horizontal stripes and one pair with checks on the reviewer's feet

    Promising review: I love these! I thought they'd be quite flimsy because of the sheer material, but they actually feel like real socks, and I've gotten SO many compliments on them! Haven't tried washing yet, but so far, LOTS of bang for my buck!" —Rachael

    Price: $10.99 (for a set of six; available in 19 styles)

    18. A Rocketbook smart reusable notebook ingeniously designed to take hand-written notes and turns them into digital copies, which is great for the student on your list who has been head deep in their text books for the past couple weeks. They'll love this practical gift that will make their life a bit easier.

    Reviewer pic of the notebook open on a desk with notes neatly written on either side and two pens sitting next to it

    Promising review: "This was a gift I never knew I needed! It's totally transformed how I take notes and store them. For years I've been a dedicated notebook and pen/pencil guy. I have scores of notebooks that, frankly, I rarely access and that just take up room on my shelf. And when I do want to refer to something, it takes me a long time to find what I'm looking for. Rocketbook allows me to categorize, transcribe, search, and digitally archive my handwritten notes. And, because I like the flexibility of a using an erasable pencil when I take notes, I get the benefit of both having ink and an erasable medium. Thanks, Rocketbook for making me more efficient in my note-taking!" —KC

    Price: $26.34 (available in two styles and eight colors)

    19. A knit satin-lined winter beanie ingeniously made to not only keep their head warm but also protect their hair from damage and moisture loss. Tell them to say goodbye to hat hair. That will not be a problem they have in their life anymore.

    Beautifully Warm

    Beautifully Warm is a Black family-owned business making satin-lined hats including the knit style (shown above), a backless baseball cap style, and even a kids style.

    Promising review: "I purchased this last December and was skeptical, but let me tell you, it was the best purchase ever. Talk about saving my natural hair and not messing up my hairstyle. I love this cap and will be purchasing more. It's a game-changer. I wished I would have seen it sooner. Plus, it keeps my head warm. Others say it big, but it's ok cause it slouches and when I go to the salon and get my hair curled I throw it on. I live in Minnesota, so the weather does a number on our type of hair. That satin lined hat keeps my head warm and my style tight." —hlc1976

    Price: $24.99 (available in 10 colors and packs of two)

    20. A collapsible Stojo cup great for giving them the option to take a cup of coffee or tea on the road with them. Plus, when they're done, they can just make it smaller, so it takes up way less space in their bag.


    Promising review: "I love this cup. I was originally turned off to it due to the size of the top section, however, it's not as big as it looks online, and it's the perfect size. It will fit most purses but not likely women's pant pockets. After filling it with water I shook the cup and there was no leaking. Even after I finished my latte and collapsed the cup there was no residue leakage at all. The cup didn't get excessively hot either. The cup also had mL markers on the inside which is wonderful. I highly recommend this product!" —HR

    Price: $20 (available in three sizes and 21 colors)

    21. A Levi's sherpa trucker jacket they'll ~shear-ly~ love so much and think about you every time they wear it (so at least a couple of times a week).

    Reviewer wearing the jacket in light blue denim with white sherpa in the inside and on the collar

    Promising review: "I was a little hesitant to buy a Levi's sherpa jacket — which I consider to be expensive — because I just graduated from college and have not started my full-time job yet. However, I knew that my job would be overseas, in a country where it would be difficult to get any Levi's products, so I went ahead and bought it before moving. I'm glad I did! The second I took it out of the package, I could tell that it was very high quality (I knew it would be, but it exceeded my expectations). The sherpa lining and lining in the sleeves is very thick and insulated, which makes me think I could use this as a winter coat if I layer it enough. I bought it in an M even though I could fit an S because I wanted to have some room for layering underneath. This turned out to be a smart move, and I'd recommend anyone thinking about it to do the same. Overall, I am very satisfied with this jacket and know it will be a closet staple for the next 10 years, at least. It's worth every penny!" —Victoria

    Price: $58.80 (available in women's sizes XS-4X in eight colors and in men's sizes XS-6X in 15 colors)

    22. A bottom-shaped vase that'll be a ~cheeky~ and eye-catching addition to their home that'll make everyone do a double-take.

    A vase that's shaped like a butt in light pink with a wide open top with flowers in it

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, THESE ARE SO CUTE!!!! I have one of each kind now, and they look so cute as statement pieces in my bathroom decor. Everyone who sees them gasps and wants to know where they came from. ♥️ I’m obsessed with both sides of the bottom half, I keep switching it around because they’re both so beautiful. They feel so expensive 🤭 and are sturdy. No drainage, but a nursery pot would fit inside if you wanted to use it for that, but honestly, my brain has been exploding with all the uses from them as they are. 😍What a deal for the price. 10/10 would recommend!!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.99

    23. A V-neck, belted-waist ruffled sweater they can pair with a pair of jeans (or even a skirt) for a super easy but very put-together look. They'll be so thankful for a stylish sweater that's easy to wear.,

    Promising review: "Wow — I never write reviews on Amazon, but this must be the cutest sweater ever! I must let everyone know how soft this sweater is. The material is very thick and the quality is better than expected. I may get this in multiple colors. It's definitely a must-buy!" —Jessica

    Price: $35.99 (available in women's sizes S-XL and in 10 colors)

    24. A portable blender so they can make a delicious smoothie in seconds anywhere. Yep, you read that right, *anywhere*. We're talking at work, home, on the street, or at the gym.

    This 14-ounce jar is dishwasher safe and charges with a USB. Plus, it's quiet, so you don't have to worry about annoying the people around it when you use it.

    Promising review: "This blender is amazing! I am a yoga teacher and always on the run, which sometimes makes it hard to eat well. I bought this after reviewing quite a few different options and I am SO glad I did. It fits well into my gym bag, is surprisingly quiet when in use, and holds a charge really well. The blades are very efficient and I’ve had no trouble blending up ice or frozen fruit. Seriously cannot recommend it enough." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $36.99 (available in four colors)

    25. A mini cake pop maker they'll think is a ~bomb~ [dot] com gift because they'll be able to make their own delicious cake pops at home in a matter of minutes.

    Reviewer pic of the purple maker with a selection of cake pops that were made in it next to it

    Promising review: "I love this product. It is not an understatement when it is said that it takes two to four minutes to bake a round of nine mini cake pops. The plating is non-stick (upkeep with butter and a rag once in a while) which is great, because unless you pour in juuust the right amount of batter, you will get some overflowing. No problem at all as it comes right off the plate. I love everything about this product. I will say, if this is your first time making cake pops, this product will make the cake production process super easy, but melting those dang Candy Melts was a nightmare (let's get a product for that which is better than a microwave). Good thing this product made the actual baking a breeze! This would be an awesome gift idea!" —Elise

    Price: $20.96

    26. A polka dot ruffle dress guaranteed to make them feel super fancy in a super easy look because all they have to do is throw it on.

    Reviewer wearing the v-neck dress with ruffles under the bust and around the hem in green with small white dots

    Promising review: "I have seen this dress on EVERY. SINGLE. BUZZFEED. article for the past six months. I'd put it in my cart, take it out, read another article, put it in. I FINALLY ordered it, and it is just as adorable as everyone said. I got so many compliments when I wore it to work. When I tried to tell my boss about it, he said he already heard me tell the entire office about my new Amazon dress with pockets." —Dorian Rosen

    Price: $21.24 (available in women's sizes S-XL and in 12 colors)

    27. A neon sign to ~kiss~ their boring walls goodbye and give them a chic way to ~light~ up their room.

    Pink neon lips on a wall

    Promising review: "This is a simple little neon sign — a fun addition to any room. I'm obsessed with the '80s, so I'm always looking to bring more neon into my life. I got the red one, a great bold color. It glows evenly and not too intensely vibrant. I hung it up above my vanity mirror, want to get more for other parts of the house now!" —Irena Azovsky

    Price: $16.99 (available in pink, red, and blue)

    28. A three-piece satin pajama set for a super luxe look they'll probably assume you spent way more on than you actually did. Plus, they'll go to bed at night feeling like royalty while wearing this beautiful set.

    Model wearing the pajamas in black with gold floral pattern on them

    Promising review: "The fabric and style are gorgeous. It looks and feels far more expensive than it is. The look and feel of them exceeded my expectations. I ordered the navy and love them so much that I just might have to get the red, too! They are so comfortable that I have to force myself to take them off. " —Natasha

    Price: $29.99 (available in women's sizes S-XXL and in five colors)

    29. A pair of socks they can put on after they've had a long day and need a bit of R&R (aka some wine).

    A pair of grey socks where one says "If You Can Read This" on the sole and the other has "Bring Me Some Wine" on it with the box next to it

    Promising review: "These are pretty comfy, but no one brought me my wine. I had to get up to get it. Maybe after a wash or two?" —Elizabeth Molton

    Price: $9.95

    30. And an electric bottle opener to help them get that wine bottle open in three seconds. Yes, that's right. They'll be able to open a bottle and pour a glass in less than a minute. And now that's luxury if I have ever heard it.


    This removes corks in seconds, can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge, and has a built-in rechargeable battery.

    Promising review: "OMG! I LOVE this wine opener. It opens with ease. I don’t post many reviews, but this is definitely worth the money. I can't say enough good things about this wine opener. It comes with an awesome charging stand and foil cutter. Don’t waste your time on other electric wine openers. This is the one! I love it! The blue light is really cool too!" —Allison Parks

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    31. An oversized faux shearling coat because the teddy bear coat trend isn't going anywhere, and who doesn't want to feel like they're wearing a big hug around all the time???

    Reviewer wearing the oversized coat made of a fuzzy material with big front pockets and a collar

    Promising review: "I'm very happy with this jacket. I also get tons of compliments on it. It's defiantly a jacket that needs a sweater or sweatshirt under it if it's cold out. There's not much of a liner to it, but great jacket for the fall." —Connie

    Price: $31.99 (available in women's sizes S-3X and in 22 colors and styles)

    32. Lettering And Modern Calligraphy, perfect for your friend who has always wanted to learn how to write beautifully. This book comes with step-by-step guides and 15 lettering projects so they can practice until they get it perfect.

    Reviewer pic of the lettering book with a worksheet behind it to practice writing letter and another sheet on top with a project to write "love you always"

    Promising review: "I bought this as a birthday gift to myself — AND LOVE IT! I've thought about learning this and read reviews on several different books. This book, though moderately priced, is a rich source of information. It gives a great explanation at the beginning of methods, and I am enjoying going through the practice pages. There are even instructions inside the book on how to get additional practice worksheets. This product is a bargain, and I'm so glad I purchased it. I highly recommend it!" —Zlo3d2

    Price: $6.99

    33. A crew neck with a pretty accurate description of what I look like right now. Anyone with a dark sense of humor will appreciate this and wear it all the time., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this shirt oversized. But I was surprised at how soft this crewneck was! Graphic has held up in multiple washes." —Jillydukez

    Price: $31.99 (available in unisex sizes S–2XL and five colors).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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