What do you get for the person who has everything? It can be tough to find inspired presents for all the folks on your "nice" list, especially if you have no idea what their style is (or you're bringing something to your office white elephant party). When it comes to keeping gifting interesting, quirky items that your recipients would never expect are usually a good bet — and can even inspire laughter upon opening.
We’ve rounded up 12 genius, unique, life-changing products sure to bring a smile to faces come Christmas morning, including an adorably cottagecore nightlight for 50% off and a fan-fave microwave cleaner for just $10 — and they’re all on sale right now on Amazon. Get ready to geek out about these fun finds and own the gifting game this festive season.
They look futuristic, but they're actually ergonomic sleep masks with three-dimensional, contoured cups that won’t press down on (or even touch) your eyes. Think of them as magical molded masks for your peepers. Blocking out the light completely promotes deeper, more restful sleep, perfect for that loved one who always seems exhausted from their long work weeks. They have adjustable straps for a comfy fit on any sized head, from a grown man’s to a child’s. This 3-pack is currently 60% off.
Professional microdermabrasions cost a fortune, but you can gift the fun of an at-home spa night for many $$ less, starting with this curious-looking yet effective little tool. Packed with tiny needles at estheticians’ recommended length (25 mm), this derma roller is designed to banish fine lines and wrinkles, minimize pores and stimulate collagen if you use it a few times a week. Pair it with a couple of your favorite skincare products and look forward to your giftee's delight upon opening.
Okay, stay with us here — this makes a hysterical holiday gift, especially for the loved one with a goofy sense of humor. This before-you-go toilet spray is blended with a combination of “safe to breathe and safe to flush” essential oils that trap odors underneath the water’s surface, according to the brand. Unlike most aerosol air fresheners, you spritz Poo-Pourri a few times directly into the toilet bowl before you get busy. Then you flush, and a fresh eucalyptus and spearmint scent combo hits the air. This gift is sure to cause a stink this holiday season ... but for all the right reasons!
For the cottagecore queen in your life, we suggest this nightlight cleverly disguised to look like a small mushroom garden. It has three shrooms that light up in blue, yellow and white. LED bulbs means they use very little power, and the intensity of their light will vary throughout the day. They're also shatter-resistant. "I love this little mushroom night light! I have had it for a while now and it’s so adorable and colorful! Insanely great quality," said one reviewer.
If Taco Tuesday is a sacred holiday to your friend or family member, make their cozy, culinary-inspired dreams come true with this soft flannel blanket that’s designed to look exactly like a jumbo tortilla. This cozy cover is round, just like a tortilla, but it's 60 inches in diameter (that would make a very hearty meal!). The double-sided burrito blanket is not only adorable and super warm, but it’s machine-washable and comes with its own takeout container, a.k.a. gift bag.
Does your loved one have gorgeous locks that are certain to always clog their bathtub drain? This brilliant hair catcher is an Amazon top-seller, and it’s about to change their life (and save them money on a plumber). The TubShroom is one of those products that people don't think of finding themselves, but its brilliant design is sure to completely reinvent their bathroom routine. Due to its cylindrical “mushroom” shape, you don’t actually see any of the hair, soap or residue buildup until you’re ready to clean it. The product is made of silicone, so it’s flexible and easily fits in a variety of tub drains. Water passes through, but hair gets caught, wrapping around the tube. Now and then, just pull it out, clean it (the hair comes off easily) and put it back in place. This 2-pack is perfect for multiple bathrooms, and the chrome design will match any similar drain perfectly.
Nothing feels better than getting a nice deep scalp scrub at the salon. Let friends and family enjoy that lovely experience anytime with this lightweight, handheld massager that boasts a multitude of benefits. It gets rid of excess skin and buildup on your scalp, which in turn fosters a healthy environment for optimal hair growth. Plus this thing just makes your scalp feel great. Suitable for all hair types and gentle enough for sensitive scalps, your giftee can enjoy a happy head once their shampoo, conditioner, serums and other products soak in and work to their fullest extent.
A good movie night always starts with two things: the perfect film, of course, and the perfect snack. Wrap this popcorn bowl up with a promise for some flick-watching quality time, and enjoy the smiles you get in return. More than 23,000 shoppers have weighed in on this cleverly designed expandable silicone bowl, and left it with a shining 4.6-star rating. It’s clear why: The Popco popcorn popper transforms the microwave popcorn experience. Never again will you end up with half a bag of unpopped kernels (or half of your kernels burned). You get declicious popcorn every time. This gadget is dishwasher safe and makes a great gift for pretty much every household on earth.
Is that caked-on tomato sauce that's all over your loved one's microwave sticking around so long, it's going to have to start paying rent soon? Help 'em out: The Angry Mama is here to clean it off in a snap. Just fill her with vinegar and water, pop her into the microwave and heat for 5-8 minutes. That's it! While she's in there, the vents in her hair will release a mist of the water-vinegar mixture to soften and release all of that food buildup. Then, simply wipe everything down, no harsh chemicals or intense scrubbing required!
The photographer in your life is sure to love this thoughtful tribute to their favorite hobby. This coffee mug is made to look exactly like the lens of an SLR camera, lined with food-grade stainless steel and complete with its own little spoon for stirring. "My friend loves his cup. He gets compliments at work all the time. Really unique cool gift for photographers or people who just like to snap a good photo," wrote a generous gifter.
For the road-tripping, fast-food-feasting friend we all have, pick up this fry-holding case that fits in their car's cup holder. No more spilled goodness on road trips! "I purchased this as a gift for my son, who eats lunch in his car just about every day," shared one practical parent. "He LOVED it!"
"Go thee and fill another room in hell!" Rapscallions, rascals, scoundrels and straight-up theatre geeks will love these colorful bandages that take their cue from Shakespeare's most legendary plays. High-brow humor on something as lowly as a bandage — now, that's something only a 'wretch, puling fool' or a 'whining mammet' would love! And yes, these are real cotton bandages — a set of 15!
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