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Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Christmas, shipping times are especially tricky this year and can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. Shop early and be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 25th!

1.

A good good candlestick holder for people with a good good dog who lights up their life.

Wooden candle holders in the shape of sitting dogs, all in colorful patterns


Bakery Studio

This woman-owned company provides customers with eclectic, handmade statement pieces like chairs, candelabras, chess sets, desks, and quirky home decor. We’ve got a few of these floating around in my family and I can confirm, they are dreadfully darling.

Get it from Bakery Studio for $45 (available in four styles, including custom colors).

2.

A Pride and Prejudice and The Raven scarf that’ll be adored by bookworms who love any excuse to talk about their favorite books. Wearing this statement-making scarf is totally the ~write~ way to get those conversations going.


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Be sure to check out all the other ~novel~ products this Amazon Handmade shop has to offer!

Promising reviews: (Pride & Prejudice) “I LOVE my scarf! I wanted this scarf for a long time before I finally purchased it. It goes with practically everything during the cooler months and always makes me feel cozy. It is very soft, thick, and beautiful. I love wearing some of my favorite passages. As a literature teacher, I try to incorporate something from my favorite novels into my outfits as frequently as I can. This one makes it easy! I can’t wait for my next purchase!” —Epic Love

(The Raven) “This is a beautiful screen printing of a classic. The scarf has withstood one winter and I’m excited to wear it through the coming winter as well!! The fabric is soft, and the sewing is well-done. It’s perfect for any English major/bookworm/literary enthusiast!” —ReadingLady241

Get the Pride & Prejudice and The Raven scarf for $48, both from Amazon.


amazon.com, Amazon

Be sure to check out all the other ~novel~ products this Amazon Handmade shop has to offer!

Promising reviews: (Pride & Prejudice) “I LOVE my scarf! I wanted this scarf for a long time before I finally purchased it. It goes with practically everything during the cooler months and always makes me feel cozy. It is very soft, thick, and beautiful. I love wearing some of my favorite passages. As a literature teacher, I try to incorporate something from my favorite novels into my outfits as frequently as I can. This one makes it easy! I can’t wait for my next purchase!” —Epic Love

(The Raven) “This is a beautiful screen printing of a classic. The scarf has withstood one winter and I’m excited to wear it through the coming winter as well!! The fabric is soft, and the sewing is well-done. It’s perfect for any English major/bookworm/literary enthusiast!” —ReadingLady241

Get the Pride & Prejudice and The Raven scarf for $48, both from Amazon.

3.

A pair of Diff Eyewear blue light glasses with premium scratch-resistant lenses and an anti-reflective coating to toss in their stocking if you worry about their eyes melting from all the screen time in their day.

Black horn rimmed glasses on model


Free People

Promising review: “These are cute. I love the color of these frames, the quality, and how they have helped my eyes now that I’m on more devices.” —Yogerdes

Get them from Free People for $85.

4.

A mini portable printer with a retro style that’ll take them back to Christmases long, long ago.

Reviewer holding printer in their hand with two printed pictures below it


Amazon

This snazzy little camera will print square 3 x 3 inch photos with a laminated coat that’ll prevent fingerprints. Connect it with the Kodak app and they can organize everything from their phone! Easy. Peasy. You can also get a full kit with cartridges and film.

Promising review: “I like that I can pick out pictures I want to print off of my phone and not have every picture print. The battery charge on the printer shows up on my phone when printing and the printing itself is easy. The printer is a cute, small printer. You only need to add the cartridge and occasionally charge the battery.” —Contented Shopper

Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in three colors).

5.

A pair of animal protection or LGBTQ support socks from Conscious Step — a useful stocking stuffer that’s gonna “give an ordinary purchase, extraordinary purpose.”


Conscious Step

Conscious Step is POC-founded, and Fairtrade America gives them a solid stamp of approval. There are 16 different causes currently: build homes, conserve rainforest, educate kids, end poverty, fight hunger, treat HIV, fight malaria, plant trees, prevent breast cancer, protect endangered animals, provide disaster relief, protect oceans, provide water, save cats and dogs, save LGBTQ lives, and stop violence against women.

Get the wild animal pack for $44.95 and the LGBTQ pack for $39.95 (available in two sizes), both from Conscious Step.


Conscious Step

Conscious Step is POC-founded, and Fairtrade America gives them a solid stamp of approval. There are 16 different causes currently: build homes, conserve rainforest, educate kids, end poverty, fight hunger, treat HIV, fight malaria, plant trees, prevent breast cancer, protect endangered animals, provide disaster relief, protect oceans, provide water, save cats and dogs, save LGBTQ lives, and stop violence against women.

Get the wild animal pack for $44.95 and the LGBTQ pack for $39.95 (available in two sizes), both from Conscious Step.

6.

A minimalist wallet with RFID-blocking technology — this ultra-practical gift is designed to keep identity thieves from snagging their info on the street.

A model holding the slim wallet. It is filled with three cards.


Amazon

Promising review: “I’ve had regular leather wallets for over 20 years. This is a huge improvement. I’ve only had mine for a few weeks and I’m already as fast at checkout as I was before. My slacks and jeans are now much more comfortable! This thing is solidly built, slim as advertised, and has never yet become a nuisance. For me, it has been an authentic life hack.” —Duh?

Get it from Amazon for $75 (available in four colors).

7.

A jagged gem vanity bowl — you can totally justify going above the $20 Secret Santa limit with this *stunning* piece of decor. In fact, I’d dare say it’s *crystal* clear why you’ve gotta.


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Promising review: “This makeup brush holder is so cool and so pretty. It holds all of my brushes and my beauty blender and it looks fabulous. It has a good weight to it. It’s a very solid product, making it worth the price, which is a little spendy for a brush holder but I have no regrets.” —bumslie22

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.


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Promising review: “This makeup brush holder is so cool and so pretty. It holds all of my brushes and my beauty blender and it looks fabulous. It has a good weight to it. It’s a very solid product, making it worth the price, which is a little spendy for a brush holder but I have no regrets.” —bumslie22

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

8.

A bottle of Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò cologne with a marine top note, patchouli middle, and ebony wood bottom note. Even if your partner is a born-and-bread suburbanite, they’re sure to smell like an alluring lumberjack with this precious scent.

Cologne bottle beside lemon and herbs


Macy’s

Promising review: “This is another great scent from Giorgio Armani! It’s very sexy, like woodsy and patchouli.” —Ann

Get it from Macy’s for $100.

9.

A Cinderella’s carriage diamond ring is gonna be the greatest gift you could ever give a true Disney adult. Surprise them with this in the bottom of their stocking and enjoy your real-life happily ever after.


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I got this ring after cancelling a Disney trip this year and am so glad I have it! It’s obviously a ton of fun for Disney fans, but it’s also a genuinely lovely ring with a fun design. The entire Disney Princess line is a great way to subtly show off your Disney love.

Get it from JTV for $584.99 (available in sizes 5–10).


JTV, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

I got this ring after cancelling a Disney trip this year and am so glad I have it! It’s obviously a ton of fun for Disney fans, but it’s also a genuinely lovely ring with a fun design. The entire Disney Princess line is a great way to subtly show off your Disney love.

Get it from JTV for $584.99 (available in sizes 5–10).

10.

A bottle opener (made from genuine baseball bats used in major league games) that’ll seriously make up for all the times you drove them ~batty.~

Handle of bottle opener with rope and can opener on opposite ends


UncommonGoods

Promising review:This is an excellent gift for a baseball fan. I love the design and size. It is robust, not cheap at all. A conversation piece for sure.” —Dr. J

Get it from UncommonGoods for $115+ (available in 30 teams).

11.

A handcrafted leather wallet your parent will love so much, they may even give you some of the cash they put inside it.


Rose Anvil

This has two card pockets, two quick draw slots, one cash slot, and is made with Premium American tanned full grain leather. It is hand stitched with abrasion resistant Ritza thread.

Promising review: “I expected a certain quality and all I can say is that I got more then what I expected. From the quality of the build to the quality of the leather you can tell that they love doing what they do. Rose Anvil definitely puts attention to detail. Can’t wait for my wallet to age so I can get that personalized feel and look to it.” —Bal

Get it from Rose Anvil for $105 (available in four colors).


Rose Anvil

This has two card pockets, two quick draw slots, one cash slot, and is made with Premium American tanned full grain leather. It is hand stitched with abrasion resistant Ritza thread.

Promising review: “I expected a certain quality and all I can say is that I got more then what I expected. From the quality of the build to the quality of the leather you can tell that they love doing what they do. Rose Anvil definitely puts attention to detail. Can’t wait for my wallet to age so I can get that personalized feel and look to it.” —Bal

Get it from Rose Anvil for $105 (available in four colors).

12.

A festive wobbling cocoa tin that’ll help the Scrooge in your family drink in a whole cup of holiday cheer. Hot cocoa is for the soul.

A Santa and snowman shaped tin with cocoa mix inside


Harry & David

This set includes both the snowman and Santa hot chocolate tins, each filled with a milk-chocolate mix.

Promising review: “These wobbling tins were adorable! Five stars.” —Susan

Get it from Harry & David for $39.99+ (available in three styles).

13.

A Baggu packable tote bag — an eco-friendly present designed to fold into a small pocket that takes up no space, making it easy to carry in a purse and pull out when shopping. You can put it to the test by storing it inside of a stocking. Don’t worry, there will still be plenty of room for all those Santa candies you bought.


Amazon

Promising review: “I love this bag for several reasons. I travel for work and I like to have my computer and a day’s worth of clothes with me and this bag is great. I can put my computer bag, purse, neck pillow, and camera in this bag and it fits underneath the seat on the plane. It also zips up at the top and won’t spill out while going through security. And it is also great because if it is raining it will close up and not get wet — it’s not waterproof but it works well nonetheless. It is very, very lightweight and can be packed in anything very easily.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $50+ (available in eight colors).


Amazon

Promising review: “I love this bag for several reasons. I travel for work and I like to have my computer and a day’s worth of clothes with me and this bag is great. I can put my computer bag, purse, neck pillow, and camera in this bag and it fits underneath the seat on the plane. It also zips up at the top and won’t spill out while going through security. And it is also great because if it is raining it will close up and not get wet — it’s not waterproof but it works well nonetheless. It is very, very lightweight and can be packed in anything very easily.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $50+ (available in eight colors).

14.

A watermelon sleeping mask by Glow Recipe infused with watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and AHAs — a skin-smoothing serum that’ll have their face glowing when they wake up.

Pink skincare in glass jar


Sephora

Promising review: “I’ve never had such immediate results from any other product before. Not only does it smell incredible (like a watermelon jolly rancher), but I wake up with an even complexion every time. Could not recommend more.” —veganbritt

Get it from Sephora for $45.

15.

A jar of Foodie Dice with meal prep suggestions to give folks who are trying to cook more at home and wouldn’t mind playing with their food before they eat it.


Amazon

This set includes five primary dice (protein, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, bonus ingredient) and four seasonal veggie dice. BTW, this is both vegan and vegetarian friendly! The protein die includes both meat and vegetarian options on each side, so they can chose which to use.

Promising review: “I bought this to give as a hostess gift and loved it. It was, as others mentioned, smaller than I had imagined, but I was okay with that. I actually don’t want something big and bulky taking up lots of space in my kitchen, and I assume the person I’m giving it to doesn’t want it either. I like that the seasonal food dice are easily marked so you can separate them out. We tested it a few times and while some of the combinations didn’t appeal to our tastes necessarily, I did like that it got us thinking about new things to try and new combinations we could use. My husband suggested I give this to him in his stocking, so it was clearly a hit with our family. I will definitely consider this again as a hostess gift or fun gift in the future!” —Rebecca L.

Get it from Amazon for $32.


Amazon

This set includes five primary dice (protein, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, bonus ingredient) and four seasonal veggie dice. BTW, this is both vegan and vegetarian friendly! The protein die includes both meat and vegetarian options on each side, so they can chose which to use.

Promising review: “I bought this to give as a hostess gift and loved it. It was, as others mentioned, smaller than I had imagined, but I was okay with that. I actually don’t want something big and bulky taking up lots of space in my kitchen, and I assume the person I’m giving it to doesn’t want it either. I like that the seasonal food dice are easily marked so you can separate them out. We tested it a few times and while some of the combinations didn’t appeal to our tastes necessarily, I did like that it got us thinking about new things to try and new combinations we could use. My husband suggested I give this to him in his stocking, so it was clearly a hit with our family. I will definitely consider this again as a hostess gift or fun gift in the future!” —Rebecca L.

Get it from Amazon for $32.

16.

A leather Fjällräven belt that’ll be a sturdy replacement for the single belt your S.O. owns and refuses to replace, despite the fact that it’s literally held together with duct tape at this point.

Leather belt with metal buckle


Backcountry

Promising review: “This belt has good width and seems to be well made. It’s a simple in design, which is exactly what I was looking for. Nice belt!” —Shawn Craig

Get it from Backcountry for $79.95 (available in three colors and sizes S–XL).

17.

A smart water bottle that should be juuust the right size to stuff in a stocking, and be just the right gift to give anyone you know who simply wants to drink more water in the new year.


Express

Promising review: “I absolutely love this product. I purchased it because I needed to be more conscious of how much water I’m consuming since I don’t drink a lot of water. Also, I get distracted often and find myself not drinking anything throughout the day. This takes that away. It lights up when I haven’t had water in a while and it calculates the amount of water I’m consuming. I’m also able to set a goal and follow up throughout the week. Now, I’m drinking the amount of water I need to be and I couldn’t be happy. I ordered the ORANGE but it’s more of a coral color in my opinion, it can be confused as pink.” —MadameAria

Get it from Express for $59.95 (available in four colors).


Express

Promising review: “I absolutely love this product. I purchased it because I needed to be more conscious of how much water I’m consuming since I don’t drink a lot of water. Also, I get distracted often and find myself not drinking anything throughout the day. This takes that away. It lights up when I haven’t had water in a while and it calculates the amount of water I’m consuming. I’m also able to set a goal and follow up throughout the week. Now, I’m drinking the amount of water I need to be and I couldn’t be happy. I ordered the ORANGE but it’s more of a coral color in my opinion, it can be confused as pink.” —MadameAria

Get it from Express for $59.95 (available in four colors).

18.

A gothic tarot deck your witchy BFF is gonna cling to when they wanna know if the cards are ever in their favor.

Tarot deck with geometric backs and animal themed illustrations


urbanoutfitters.com

Promising review: “This deck is gorgeouuussss, definitely my favorite deck. I recommend this set to anyone who feels connected to nature and animals. The box is a good keeper too.” —AMourning

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $39.99.

19.

A cuff-style bracelet made with actual aluminum (she fancy!) and a groove to keep their hair-tie in. Because it’s high time they stop cutting off their circulation when trying to keep a hair tie handy.

Metal bracelet with hair tie on it


Amazon

Promising review:This looks great, does what I hoped (keep from cutting off circulation — I have clotting issues) while still looking fashionable. I have my discreet gold exercise tracker and matched my hair tie to it; together they just look like some bangles. The other ones sold online that are cheaper are painted plastic — after a friend’s kid got sick from cheap jewelry, I decided that everything that’s in contact with my skin 24/7 has to be safe.” —1.5 Trick Pony

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

20.

A Mineralist lipstick — $20 might seem like a real splurge on a single tube of lipstick, but this moisturizing masterpiece is like a full skincare regime for lips. Whoever gets this is gonna wanna give you a smooch after using this stuff. Prepare accordingly.

Several tubes of lipstick out on a table while a person holds playing cards above them


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BTW, this is vegan!

Promising review: “I purchased the color ‘charisma’ and it is the most beautiful color of lipstick I have ever worn. I hope they keep making this. The formula is perfect.” —Lauren 1987

Get it from bareMinerals for $20 (available in 25 colors).

21.

A pair of top-of-the-line wireless earbuds — a big ol’ splurge that’ll truly surprise them and make their day when they discover these at the bottom of their stocking.

Headphones inside case


BuzzFeed

These were our top tier choice for true wireless earbuds on BuzzFeed Reviews!

Promising review: “I have owned Google Pixel Buds, Airpods, and B&O E8s and none of them touch the sound quality of these. The build quality is very good and made of premium materials. I am able to discern various instruments with high detail and clarity in various genres ranging from rock, hip hop, R&B, classical, and even some EDM. The bass is natural and there is clear separation. These do have a warmer sound profile overall, but I tend to like that.10/10 would buy again.” —Ilsabahnur

Get them from Amazon for $183.90.

22.

A lotion bar gift box with individually wrapped bars in different scents. Grab the entire pack for a skincare fan in your life or separate them and throw one into multiple stockings! This luxurious gift is sure to soften up anyone with rough edges.

Cardboard box with burlap bags filled with labeled lotion bars


Papa Rozier Farms

Papa Rozier Farms is a Brooklyn-based company founded by Haitian-American siblings, Rubens Amedee and Fredeline Amedee-Benjamin. The siblings started their organic farm on 50 acres of land in rural Haiti. The land was owned by their late grandfather (the actual Papa Rozier!) and their business created 30 full-time jobs. They’ve continued to support their birth country by building the BATI School on the land, a K-12 institution “designed to equip Haiti’s future with the transformative education needed to address the island’s challenges.”

I wanted to highlight this brand because it was a true gifting failure on my part. I bought this set for my stepmom for Christmas and, after I recently received them, I realized there was no way I was giving them up. They smell incredible, the packaging is thoughtful, and the quality is excellent. Don’t worry, I sent another box to Mama Liz.

Get it from Papa Rozier Farms for $62.

23.

A set of four Greek column glasses with a stackable design that’s basically begging to be placed inside a stocking to keep it upright and looking lovely before Christmas comes. Plus, they can use that same skill to keep their kitchen cupboards from being cluttered after they open their gift!

Classes stacked to look like roman column


Amazon

Promising review: “These were a gift for my sister and I was very pleased when I saw them standing on her counter. The glass is thin enough to be translucent but sturdy enough that the tower stands on its own.” —AuntMargie

Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in five colors).

24.

A facial cleansing brush for hard working folks you know who could really use something special to wash off the stress of the day (while exfoliating their skin at the same time).

Flattened round silicone face scrubber


Amazon

My BuzzFeed coworker goes into detail about why this thing is a game changer for skincare.

Promising review: “I’m in my late thirties and am still struggling with cystic (hormonal) acne. I needed three to four products to hide the suckers, but after a couple days of using the mini, my skin looked better. A few months later and my skin looks and feels more amazing. It’s soft and smooth. I still get breakouts, but they’re smaller and heal within a day or two. I’ve got a whole cabinet full of skin products and makeup that I just don’t need anymore. Yes, I agree that it’s pricey, but think of how much you’ll save on other skin care products that you won’t need anymore!” —M Gannon

Get it from Amazon for $83.30+ (available in seven colors).

25.

A low-impact supportive crop top they can wear during yoga, barre, and Pilates classes. And then keep it on the rest of the day, long after their Zoom class comes to an end.


Athleta

Promising review: “White hot!! This is perfect to wear under a light shrug with shorts. It’s cool and comfortable.” —Mshynk

Get it from Athleta for $59 (available in nine colors and sizes XXS–XL).


Athleta

Promising review: “White hot!! This is perfect to wear under a light shrug with shorts. It’s cool and comfortable.” —Mshynk

Get it from Athleta for $59 (available in nine colors and sizes XXS–XL).

26.

A monogram pendant necklace I alpha-bet anyone would love to find in the sole of their stocking.

Whim monogram pendant necklaces in letters: A, B and C


Anthropologie

These necklaces are made in the USA and are 14k gold filled.

Promising review:I recently purchased this beautiful necklace and every time I wear it I get compliments on it. People want to know where I got my necklace. It’s perfect with everything I wear. Love it!” —Mommom123

Get it from Anthropologie for $58 (available in 26 letters).

27.

A bath salt set — each jar is gonna fit nice and snug inside a stocking and give your family members a chance to relax alone in their own bath if holiday stress leaves your fam momentarily ~salty~.

Three different bath salts in glass jars


Amazon

This Black- and woman-owned company creates 100% natural, artisan crafted and cruelty free skincare. Founder Kennedy Lowery, born of French Creole and West African ancestry, says she attributes her appreciation for ritual and the healing arts to her Louisiana roots.

Promising review:I got these as a gift for my partner and she said they were the best bath salts she’s ever used. I will definitely buy these again once the first set runs out. Good stuff.” —Cameron McCloud

Get them from Amazon for $56.

28.

And a *handmade* Gilded Body Marble Body Brush made with authentic marble and natural bristles. This’ll be a great dry brushing and exfoliating option for people ready to rid themselves of excess dead skin cells. Daily use will also help them reduce ingrown hairs and boost circulation.


Gilded Body

This Black woman-founded brand was part of Beyonce’s curated “Black Parade Route” list back in June. So if they don’t already own it, now you know they need it.

Promising review: “I purchased the Nero Marquina marble body brush and I have used it daily. This brush is truly crafted to perfection and the perfect piece to add to your bathroom vanity collection. So chic, luxe, and classy and highly recommended!” —Denise

Get it from Gilded Body for $88 (available in seven colors).


Gilded Body

This Black woman-founded brand was part of Beyonce’s curated “Black Parade Route” list back in June. So if they don’t already own it, now you know they need it.

Promising review: “I purchased the Nero Marquina marble body brush and I have used it daily. This brush is truly crafted to perfection and the perfect piece to add to your bathroom vanity collection. So chic, luxe, and classy and highly recommended!” —Denise

Get it from Gilded Body for $88 (available in seven colors).

29.

A pair of Belgian-Waffle wool mittens that are sure to be their ~taste~ in wintery accessories.

Person wearing thick knitted mittens


Everlane

These luxury mittens are made with 100% Extrafine Merino wool and designed with a festive knit texture that gives them an added cozy touch. BTW, they’re one size fits all, so there’s no stress when gift-giving!

Get them from Everlane for $38 (available in two colors).

30.

A cedar leaf-and-lavender reed diffuser for new homeowners looking for a sophisticated aroma to be their place’s signature scent.

Black diffuser sticks in small glass bottle


Amazon

Promising review: “I recently bought two of these diffusers for our bathrooms. My entire family loved them so much that they were telling me to never remove these. We even had our guests making comments about ‘what’s that great scent in your bathroom?’ I love these diffusers as they are elegant looking and they are so easy to set up. Yes they are a little pricey, but the scent does fill the entire bathroom and more for a full ninety plus days in our home. I can promise you, after adding one of these Nest diffusers to your bathroom you will no longer need to buy cheap smelling spays from the grocery store to cover smells, which is another plus. I highly recommend this product and I hope you are as happy as we are if you decide to give these a try.” —Yummy Scent

Get it from Amazon for $48.

31.

A pair of honeycomb-colored cashmere socks — an extra fancy, luxurious splurge that’s sure to bring out your boo’s softest side. Socks inside a stocking…meta.

Long knitted cashmere socks


Boden

Promising review:These cashmere socks are a must luxury treat during lockdown times — cozy warmth and on-point style. I chose the soft pink with light blue trim and they came presented with a vibrant yellow bow. For me, these beat the usual flowers and chocolate gifts.” —Mirin

Get them from Boden for $75.

32.

A heated razor for dads who love a hot towel facial and deserve to get the closest thing to it (with the closest shave) every darn day.

Razor on charging dock beside packaging


Gillette

This tiny treasure is waterproof and has multiple heat settings that warm up in seconds. It uses a wireless, magnetic charger and it’ll last up to six shaves on a full charge.

Promising review: “I would get razor bumps all the time due to my very sensitive skin. I would hate shaving because of it. But the heat with this razor really helps the blade glide better across my skin and results in no bumps! It is so soothing and warm in the mornings, it’s made shaving fun again! The magnetic charging dock is super cool! I love the way it lights up and has the gentle, strobe lighting effect. It’s very futuristic-looking. I would definitely recommend this!” —Aftab

Get it from Gillette for $200.

33.

A mother of pearl tusk necklace to give fashion-forward friends who would love a high-end accessory with some real bite.

Chunky chain necklace with small tusk charm


AllSaints

This rad piece has a chunky gold chain, a lobster clasp, is set in a brushed gold-tone, and has a detachable tusk and classic Allsaints Ramskull pendant. Um…Santa? I want this. Bad.

Get it from Allsaints for $79.

34.

A bottle of Biossance’s Squalane + Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night serum, beauty sleep in a bottle, that’ll brighten up their skin overnight and put Sleeping Beauty to shame.


Biossance

This uses AHA to gently exfoliates skin and anti-inflammatory squalane to reduce redness and irritation.

Promising review: “This has been working wonderfully for my extremely sensitive skin. I use it every other night and it really does make a visible difference immediately. New staple in my skincare routine.” —HOLLY M.

Get it from Biossance for $62.


Biossance

This uses AHA to gently exfoliates skin and anti-inflammatory squalane to reduce redness and irritation.

Promising review: “This has been working wonderfully for my extremely sensitive skin. I use it every other night and it really does make a visible difference immediately. New staple in my skincare routine.” —HOLLY M.

Get it from Biossance for $62.

35.

A pair of long-distance touch bracelets that can light up when you touch them, to let your long-distance love know you’re thinking of them in a way that’s sure to brighten their day.

Two models with the black bracelets on their wrists


Amazon

Because this is light-based, you can make your own color codes, where blue could be “I miss you,” pink might be “something just reminded me of you,” purple could be “I love you” — you get the idea.

Promising review: “My love is being deployed across seas to Kuwait for the Army and we both know that there aren’t going to be too many times where we are able to chat on the phone or Skype/FaceTime each other with the time change and her schedule over there. I wanted to find something that would keep us close even though we are going to be so far away. These are so awesome. The touches are vibrant and every time I receive one from her, a huge smile comes across my face. It’s a simple, yet amazing way to let your significant other know that you’re thinking about them. You don’t need wifi, just a bluetooth connection to your phone. Thank you Bond for keeping us close. PS. Our 15-month-old loves feeling the touches and loves sending his mom touches as well.” —Amazon Customer

Get a pair from Amazon for $98.

36.

A bottle of ultra-fancy olive oil with smooth tasting notes of nut, green tomato, and green pear that’s sure to make your favorite foodie say “OMG olive you” the moment they pull it out of their giant fireplace sock.

Olive oil bottle on kitchen counter


Bespoke Post

This Indian American-owned business aims to make superb olive oil. The fancy elixir comes from hand-picked Coratina and Frantoio olives and is made in-house by a certified organic mill. The bottle is even UV-coated to protect the oil from damaging light. Grab this and give their tastebuds something to talk about.

Get it from Bespoke Post for $37.

37.

A personalized candle you can give to someone who shares your sense of (potty) humor.

A stack of candles with individual names that say to light it up when they fart


Amazon

Promising review: “I bought this for my father-in-law. He’s basically the fart joke master, so I knew this would be perfect for him. At first, I was like ‘am I really about to pay $35 for a candle?!’ But I am SO GLAD that I did. The quality of this candle is amazing. It’s quite large, and amazing. It smells soooo good (I ordered the eucalyptus spearmint). It came packaged really well to avoid breaking and it came wayyy early! Overall, I’m so happy with this purchase, and I will DEFINITELY be buying some more of these candles!!!!” —Jessica W.

Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in eight scents).

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A tube of Dr. Jart+’s Ceramidin Cream for giving folks with suuuper dry skin the moisture their body needs. Put this in their stocking so they can have it in their medicine cabinet!


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Promising review: “I have combo acne skin. With the weather change, I’ve been getting flaky skin around my chin, nose, and forehead so bad, it’s itchy. I was intimidated by the packaging because it looks like medication. But holy! After my first application I was sold! My skin is so plump and smooth! It has evened out my skin texture, soothed the flaking/dryness, and it seems to be plumping up my acne scaring so my face is a smooth surface vs deep marks from scaring. This also doesn’t make your skin oily — it absorbs quick!” —Kickashfitness

Get it from Sephora for $48.


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Promising review: “I have combo acne skin. With the weather change, I’ve been getting flaky skin around my chin, nose, and forehead so bad, it’s itchy. I was intimidated by the packaging because it looks like medication. But holy! After my first application I was sold! My skin is so plump and smooth! It has evened out my skin texture, soothed the flaking/dryness, and it seems to be plumping up my acne scaring so my face is a smooth surface vs deep marks from scaring. This also doesn’t make your skin oily — it absorbs quick!” —Kickashfitness

Get it from Sephora for $48.

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Or a trio of Glossier serums so they can say “BYE FOREVER” to dryness, dullness, and breakouts.

All three serums


Glossier

Super Pure is a serum that uses niacinamide and zinc to clarify and improve the overall look of skin’s texture, while removing impurities and excess sebum in pores.

Super Bounce is a hyaluronic acid and vitamin b5 serum that’ll hydrate and help make skin look extra soft and smooth.

Super Glow is a vitamin c and magnesium serum made to reduce the appearance of dark spots and create a smoother, brighter-looking complexion by energizing tired-looking skin.

Promising review: “I love this pack because it’s so helpful in allowing me to self-diagnose what my skin needs and adjust it based on how it might feel that day. The labeling of the serums makes this especially easy; a lot of the serums I buy are very general and vague about what they are supposed to do for my skin. The Glossier serums are very specific, which is super helpful for someone like me who doesn’t know much about the specifics of skincare; not to mention they all work super well! I use Super Bounce for when I’m feeling dry and tight, Super Glow for when I’m feeling dull and tired, and Super Pure for when I feel like I’m nearing a breakout. I’ll definitely be repurchasing when I run out!” —Mich

Get the trio from Glossier for $65 (originally $84).

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A witch kit with everything they need to get started on basic home witchery. Even Santa couldn’t fill a stocking with this much magic!

Some components of the kit including vials of verbs and crystals, stones, and candles


LunaLumi / Etsy

This kit includes a glass jar, chime candle set, four herb vials, flowers (your choice of lavender, chamomile, Jasmine, rose buds, or calendula), three cinnamon sticks, three vials of salt, four mini crystals, a pentagram charm, a cleansing kit, a wand and sage bundle, and three crystals. This Black- and woman-owned small business is a great choice for gift guide season. The only question is ~witch~ products do you keep for yourself?!

Promising review: “All of the crystals in this kit are a very generous size! I love the way its packaged and everything is super high-quality. Totally worth every penny!” —devilsadvocate9201

Get it from LunaLumi on Etsy for $51+ (available in two styles).

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A *true* rose gold lipstick with a metallic shine that’s formulated with botanical oils and waxes, ensuring their lips stay hydrated and healthy while looking their very best. After using this, they’re never gonna look at an $8 tube of lipstick again.

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Hi Wildflower

Hi Wildflower’s founder, Tanaïs wanted to create a line for “socially-conscious, colorful, and stylish consumers.” Tanaïs brings their love of natural wildflowers into every luxury makeup and fragrance product available on their site.

Get it from Hi Wildflower for $27.

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A macrame leash for people with pups who are juuust as fashionable as they are. Don’t let our dogs miss out on this macrame moment!


Sir Dogwood

This is another great shop if you’re looking to support Black businesses this holiday season. The founder, Chaz Olajide, pulled inspiration from her super-chic schnauzer and started designing pet products worthy of the most sophisticated four legged friends.

Get it from Sir Dogwood for $60 (available in six colors).


Sir Dogwood

This is another great shop if you’re looking to support Black businesses this holiday season. The founder, Chaz Olajide, pulled inspiration from her super-chic schnauzer and started designing pet products worthy of the most sophisticated four legged friends.

Get it from Sir Dogwood for $60 (available in six colors).

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A pearl drop bracelet with a gold heart charm clasp. This classic-meets-cutie piece is totally meant to be on the darling person you hold dear.

Pearl bracelet with gold clasp detail


Kate Spade

This freshwater pearl piece has two five-star rating reviews. Soon to be three, once I get my hands on it.

Get it from Kate Spade for $52.

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A light-coverage skin tint that combines skincare, makeup, and sun protection thanks to a brilliant blend of hyaluronic acid and niacinamide. This’ll even tone, soften imperfections, and plump skin with a weightless, dewy finish, light coverage, and SPF 40. TL;DR: this skincare gift’ll do it allll.


Ilia

This is silicone-free, fragrance-free, oil-free, non-comedogenic, and safe for sensitive skin. BTW, this bottle is recyclable! You can learn how here.

Promising review: “Makes my skin look naturally luminous. I love that this product has SPF 40. It is a natural and clean formula that leaves my skin feeling hydrated, plump, fresh, and glowing. I feel like it is making my skin better, not just looking better. It is so gentle, no irritation at all, and it doesn’t have a heavy fragrance. My skin looks dewy and radiant. It applies very easily and a little goes a long way. I feel like but is well worth the price, and I may have to purchase this again. I am extremely pleased.” —Jessica

Get it from Ilia for $46 (available in 18 shades).


Ilia

This is silicone-free, fragrance-free, oil-free, non-comedogenic, and safe for sensitive skin. BTW, this bottle is recyclable! You can learn how here.

Promising review: “Makes my skin look naturally luminous. I love that this product has SPF 40. It is a natural and clean formula that leaves my skin feeling hydrated, plump, fresh, and glowing. I feel like it is making my skin better, not just looking better. It is so gentle, no irritation at all, and it doesn’t have a heavy fragrance. My skin looks dewy and radiant. It applies very easily and a little goes a long way. I feel like but is well worth the price, and I may have to purchase this again. I am extremely pleased.” —Jessica

Get it from Ilia for $46 (available in 18 shades).

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And finally, an Alessi ‘Anna G’ corkscrew so you can give your BFF a daaarling friend to pop some champagne with (literally) while celebrating New Year’s Eve, even if you and your friends are doing things virtually this year.

Person-shaped bottle opener


Wallpaper Store

This was originally crafted by designer Carlo Alessi in 1994 and it has continued to be a statement piece in the design world for decades. Anna G is particularly well known for her bright, hostess smile that doubles as a tool to remove caps from bottle tops.

Get it from Wallpaper Store for $72.

When you realize your stocking could have so much more than oranges this year:


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