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Are you looking for gift ideas for someone who seemingly has it all? Or maybe someone who won’t give you any clues about what they’d like to have? You’ve come to the right place.
We’ve curated this list of gift ideas for people who are hard to gift for, whether it’s a best friend, spouse, sibling, or coworker. This list includes a mix of practical gifts to bring a little more joy to the daily as well little (and affordable) luxuries. The list covers everything from beauty to tech and daily essentials. Who doesn’t want a gift that makes life a little easier or enjoyable?
Gold Open Initial Ring, $10.99
This initial ring is a simple, staple jewelry piece. Pick from 26 letters in faux gold or platinum — an initial creates a custom feel and the ring adjusts to fit any finger size 6–10.
Wifi Digital Picture Frame, $169
This digital picture frame adds a clutter-free way to display a digital gallery of photos. Email photos right to the frame and show off your favorite memories. This Skylight Frame is a good gift for both the tech-savvy and those who prefer not to share personal photos on social media. How it works: use the touch screen to connect to wi-fi, pick your own Skylight email address to send photos to the frame’s address, and watch the photos appear instantly.
Homesick Scented Candle, $34
“I have too many candles,” said no one ever. OK, we all have a lot of candles (and maybe pillows?) but we’re guessing most people don’t own a candle that conjures memories of Home Sweet Home or at least your favorite city, state, or vacation spot. For example, Minnesota smells like apple, maple, and clove, and Southern California smells of rose and jasmine.
JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $129.95
When it comes to speakers, JBL has captured the market. Known for their reliability and waterproof features, this portable bluetooth speaker turns cell phones and tablets into a powerful sound systems. Choose from a rainbow of colors, including teal, red, and blue.
Silk Sleep Eye Mask, $12.99
Who doesn’t appreciate the gift of extra ZZzs? Add a little luxe to your loved one’s nighttime routine (or long flight) with a silk eye mask, which fully blocks sunlight. The elastic strip doesn’t tangle hair.
Fleece Throw Blanket, $14.99
Everyone loves a cozy blanket. Cuddle up on the couch while watching your holiday favorites with this fleece throw. Amazon sells a variety of colors and sizes to fit various bed sizes. This 50 X 60-inch fleece blanket is a great addition to a loved one’s nighttime routine.
Resistance Exercise Bands, $16.88
With “fresh start” season right around the corner, help your friend get a quick start on their workout regime for the new year. These bands can turn any room into a gym. This set includes five resistance levels to build strength.
REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer Hot Air Brush, $59.99
You’ve probably heard of this two-fer hair dryer and straightener — it’s the one that broke the internet with its user-friendly design and affordable price point. The Revlon one-step hair dryer allows you to achieve a salon-styled finish without the salon price tag and adds instant shine to your hair and is less likely to damage your hair than a traditional straightener.
Crest 3D Vivid Plus Teeth Whitening Kit, $29.99
Who doesn’t hope for pearlier whites? Whitening strips are a practical gift for someone looking to whiten their teeth without breaking the bank. Not to mention, no trips to the dentist required.
Armor All-10832 Cleaning Wipes, $7.30
Looking for a practical stocking stuffer? Save the time and money of a detailed car wash with these wipes. These wipes work well for the dashboard, upholstered seats, carpets, consoles, leather, and more.
UV Light Sanitizer Box, $49.99
Electronics and tech gifts are a go-to for people who seemingly have it all. This UV light sanitizer box easily disinfects and kills invisible bacteria in phones, watches, jewelry, and even masks. In just three minutes, otherwise-hard-to-clean belongings are free from invisible bacteria while eliminating up to 99% of viruses.
Non-Slip Clothes Hangers, $39.99 for 100
Hangers may seem super basic, but these hangers are far from it. With their velvet, no-slip design, these hangers are a staple for an organized closet. These hangers are more compact than traditional plastic hangers and help maximize closet space. Start small with a 30-pack or revamp your closet with a 100-pack.
Grace Robinson is a senior at Auburn University majoring in marketing with a minor in technical and professional communications. She publishes articles on her personal blog and her college yearbook website, the Glomerata. She has a passion for helping people, marketing, writing, and Cookout. In her free time, she watches reality TV shows, listens to podcasts and music, and occasionally works out. She loves spending time with her family and friends and going to concerts.
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