85 Thoughtful Gifts for Her She Will Really Appreciate
From fabulous to tasty, these gifts are sure to put a smile on her face. You can thank us later.
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Gifts she’ll love anytime
Whether you’re shopping for a foodie or a fashionista, it can be challenging to find just the right gift for her. Of course, you want to get her something she’ll oooh and ahhh over in the moment—but it’s even better when you find an item she’ll use all the time and think of you whenever she does. The thing is, you probably buy a lot of gifts over the course of a year (think Mother’s Day, Christmas, her birthday), often for the same people, which makes it harder to find unique gifts. And that’s exactly why we’ve put together this list: Because everyone could use a little help!
Here, you’ll find dozens of perfect presents for every woman in your life, at a wide variety of price points. Looking for gifts for your mom? We’ve got you covered. How about gifts for your wife, your daughter, your sister, your grandma, or your best friend? No problem. These choices will make her feel like you truly understand her, and, ultimately, that’s the greatest gift of all. While you’re at it, make sure to bookmark this list of the best online flower delivery services because flowers will always put a smile on somebody’s face—and they often can be delivered quickly, so they’re a great last-minute gift, too.
For homebodies: Lemon Bootie Slipper
She will never want to take off these adorable hand-knit slippers. Luckily, she won’t have to because their leather sole makes it easy to run outside to pick up the mail or take out the trash. Beloved for its dedication to coziness, Lemon has even lined these woolen beauties with faux fur for more plushness. Soft and comfy, they’ll feel like they were made just for her. Not quite her style? Here are more of the best slippers for women.
For flower girls: Teleflora’s Busy Bee Pitcher Bouquet
Working with the best local florists everywhere, Teleflora has been the way to send flowers—and make people happy—for more than 81 years. They have so many creative bouquets to choose from, and this one is sure to be a favorite. Peach roses, light pink alstroemeria, peach miniature carnations, lavender matumoto asters, lavender daisy spray chrysanthemums, and raspberry sinuate statice are arranged with huckleberry and dusty miller to add a homey feel to her living space, whether that home is in the city or the country. The arrangement comes in a food-safe ceramic pitcher buzzing with charm, and it will remind her of you even after the flowers are gone.
For letter writers: Gray Malin Note Card Set
Photographer Gray Malin is best known for his fine art aerial shots of beaches around the world, and these gorgeous notecards feature those and more. There are 12 folded cards with matching envelopes (check out the printed liners) and embossed foil stickers. If you’re lucky, you’ll get one back as a thank you note.
For women on the go: Anatomie Kate Slim Cargo Pants
As much as we’re dreading it, eventually, we’re all going to have to change out of our sweats. Amazingly, these classy pants are just as comfortable—and so much more sophisticated. She will love their forgiving stretchiness and their flattering shape, and she’ll want to wear them all the time since they’ll make her look instantly put together. The lightweight cotton/nylon/spandex fabric even features UV protection for when she’s ready to leave the house.
For rose lovers: Skandinavisk Rosenhave Scented Candle
You never promised her a rose garden, but she’ll be thrilled to enjoy the luscious scent of one through this lovely candle. Inspired by his wife’s backyard rose garden at their home in Denmark, Skandinavisk founder Shaun Russell blended alba rose, elderflower, geranium, blackcurrant buds, and lily of the valley to create this heady fragrance. She will be so taken with it, you can bet that candle will be lit.
For snugglers: Johnny Was Pearl Cozy Blanket
Johnny Was is acclaimed for its one-of-a-kind bohemian prints, and this reversible sherpa blanket features two of them, so she can happily curl up under either side. It’s so soft and cozy, and it adds a beautiful design touch to any room. It looks gorgeous thrown over a chair as a decorating accessory—if she ever takes it off herself, that is. This is a perfect gift for people who are always cold.
For kitchen ninjas: Ninja Professional Plus Kitchen System
Home chefs love this system, which makes food prep easier than ever. It’s got nine speed settings plus five preset programs to create smoothies, frozen drinks, extractions, chopped mixtures, and dough with the touch of a button. She will appreciate the 64-ounce food processor bowl, which provides precision processing for smooth purees, even chopping, and making up to two pounds of dough; the 72-ounce crushing blades for perfectly crushed ice; and the two 24-ounce Nutri Ninja blending cups for smoothies to go. Thanks to its ease of use, this miraculous system may even turn non-cooks into cooks. Here are more kitchen gadgets she’ll wish she had years ago.
For feminists: New York Puzzle Company New Yorker “Founding Mother” 1,000-Piece Puzzle
This stunning New Yorker magazine cover by artist Grace Lynne Haynes was originally published on August 2, 2020. It celebrated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, and features abolitionist Sojourner Truth, a champion of women’s rights. This is a meaningful puzzle to put together and one she will want to frame when she’s done.
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For women who like to plan: NOTIQ Bliss Saffiano Vegan Ring Planner
If she hasn’t discovered NOTIQ yet, she will quickly become a fan of their gorgeous planners and accessories. They offer a variety of styles, sizes, and colors, but we are in love with this Personal size, its blue hue, and its inside rings. You can add weekly or monthly inserts, a pen, and even a box of Morning Affirmation Cards to inspire her and help her get organized. Then watch her make all her dreams come true.
For modern women: Fellow Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle
Whistling tea kettles sure have come a long way. This sleek kettle features Fellow’s striking design aesthetic, plus lots of practical features like a large capacity, a two-tone harmonic whistle that beats that traditional screeching sound any day, and a one-handed pour, thanks to a spout that stays shut until you start pouring. It’s like a piece of art on her stove. Make sure she knows how to steep the perfect cup of tea every time.
For domestic goddesses who need a break: Dreame Tech D9 Robot Vacuum and Mop Cleaner
Not only does this powerful machine act as both a vacuum and a mop, but best of all, it does both jobs all by itself. She can just sit back and watch as it deep-cleans her house with four modes of suction power. It has an advanced navigation system to avoid obstacles and specified areas, and it works on both wood and carpet. It’s kind of a miracle, like these other products that will cut her cleaning time in half.
For ladies who lounge: Room Service Wide Leg Crop Lounge Pants
Over the past year, pajamas have become more stylish and more welcome than ever. This exotic pair features a bold stripes-and-jaguar print that’s empowering and oh-so-comfortable. The short sleeve, button-down top has a handy chest pocket, and the wide-leg crop lounge pants, with their drawstring waist and additional pockets, are definitely lounge-worthy. Room Service thoughtfully sells the two pieces separately, knowing that she may need different sizes for each.
For bakers: Delish by Dash Compact Stand Mixer
How cute is this mixer?! Available in a rainbow of colors, it’s got a fun, retro vibe but a serious work ethic. It features an adjustable slide so you can add ingredients as you’re mixing, and it has little suction cups at the bottom to keep it firmly in place. Perfect for small spaces, it’s compact and lightweight but powerful. If you’re lucky, your thank you will come in a batch of fresh-baked cookies. By the way—check out this list if you’re looking for gifts for your wife.
For women who are always cold: Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw
This aptly named throw is so soft, she’ll want to wrap herself in it while sleeping, watching TV, or reading. Made of microfiber, it’s generously sized, and it comes in a variety of colors, all of which look great tossed on a bed or couch. It’s like giving her a big hug. For an even bigger boost of warmth, try one of these electric blankets.
For photo sharers: Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame
This smart frame—the best-selling one in the country—makes such a special gift because it lets you surprise her with new photos and videos at any time. The frame itself is sleek and good-looking, and it comes in a variety of finishes and sizes to fit any area of her home. It can stand on a table or be mounted on a wall, and it works in either landscape or portrait. This is a gift that will delight her over and over again with each new photo you, her friends, and family members send directly to the frame.
For flower arrangers: Flower Color Theory by Darroch Putnam and Michael Putnam
This book is so gorgeous, it’s like giving her a botanical garden’s worth of flowers. New York florists Darroch and Michael Putnam have literally written the book on using color as inspiration for flower arranging, and here, they feature 175 arrangements, all built around stunning color schemes. She may want to try her hand at this breathtaking art form or just sit with a cup of tea and envelop herself in the elegant, lush pages.
For clean freaks: Shark WANDVAC System Cordless Stick Vaccum
She will silently thank you every time she pulls out this sleek beauty to vacuum up crumbs, pet hair, and dust bunnies. It’s so versatile and lightweight—and look at those pretty colors!—she’ll never mind picking it up for a quick clean. Featuring a stick vacuum, extended wand, and hand vacuum, it has its own charging dock, so it’s always ready to work. Does she already have something similar? Consider these other gifts for people who can’t stop cleaning their houses.
For New Yorkers: Galison Blooming Streets 500-Piece Puzzle
This image of a New York City street filled with flowers—an image that’s often unseen but always appreciated—is so breathtaking, she’ll want to start piecing it together right away. At 500 pieces, it’s challenging without being frustrating, and it may start her on a new puzzle obsession. Luckily, top puzzle maker Galison has a huge selection for her.
For coffee drinkers: Cool Coffee Clique Owner’s Mug
She just may double down on her coffee habit once she receives this ceramic mug fit for a queen. Not only is it pretty in pink, but it’s embellished with gold accents for a regal touch. The lid, which preserves the heat, means she can keep it near her at all times without worrying about spills. Plus, it comes with its own gold stirring spoon to make up for the silver spoon she wishes she had been born with. Here are more great gifts for coffee lovers.
For gals who need support: Harper Wilde The Bliss Bra
This bralette is so comfortable, she won’t even rush to take it off at the end of the day. Its proprietary band construction lifts and supports without underwires, its microfiber fabric is ultra-soft and won’t show under T-shirts, and its V-neck makes it super versatile. Harper Wilde is named after literary legends Harper Lee and Laura Ingalls Wilder, and the woman-owned company is all about lifting up the ladies.
For indulgent types: Flour & Branch Cookies + French Toast + Monster Mallows Bundle
This San Francisco bakery is acclaimed for taking childhood favorites and using the best, most unique ingredients to give them a grown-up sensibility. Sure, you can just buy her Flour & Branch’s crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, filled with everything from PB&J to Nutella cookies, or you can just buy her their Stuffed French Toast, which is reason enough to wake up in the morning, or you can just buy her their soft, buttery marshmallow treats. But, really, why struggle over a decision when you can treat her to all of it? (Psst: This way, there’s plenty for her to share with you!)
For beach babes: Go to Your Happy Place Ocean Earrings
The next best thing to actually taking her to the beach, these breezy earrings feature a photo (preserved in resin) of waves lapping onto the shore. Handmade in Hawaii, where they know a thing or two about the sea, they have a quiet beauty and a soothing vibe. Jewelry designer Morgan Lane Tanner has created a piece of wearable art that makes gift-giving a day at the beach.
For home chefs: Beautiful 6-Quart Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore
This wow-colored air fryer from Drew Barrymore’s Beautiful Kitchenware line will help her give up extra calories and unhealthy fats while still enjoying her favorite French fries, onion rings, and fried chicken. With this convenient kitchen essential, she can air-fry anything she would typically deep-fry—even doughnuts. High-performance Circular Heat Technology delivers fast, crispy, and evenly cooked food every time, and the air fryer itself is a sleek addition to her countertop.
For readers: Bibliophile Reader’s Journal by Jane Mount
Help her keep track of her reading with this beautifully illustrated journal by Jane Mount, founder of Ideal Bookshelf. (If she’s a reader, she’ll know who that is.) It’s got spaces for notes and favorites quotes, and it even has stars she can color in to rate each book. Even if she never writes a thing, she will adore the illustrations and book suggestions. Pair it with one of these new fiction books for the perfect package.
For the eternal hostess: Tea Forte Tea Over Ice Pitcher Set
An iced-tea lover’s dream, this lovely set includes two sculpturally designed, heat-resistant Steep & Chill pitchers that stack for a dramatic presentation, plus a sampler box of five of Tea Forte’s delicious iced-tea infusers, including one pyramid each of Ceylon Gold, Blood Orange, Mango Peach, Ginger Pear, and Raspberry Nectar. Just steep hot tea in the lidded upper pitcher, then flash-chill by pouring it into the lower pitcher filled with ice. Voilà! Fresh-brewed iced tea worthy of British royalty.
For loungewear lovers: Cozy Earth Ultra-Soft Bamboo Jogger Pant
The name says it all here. These amazingly soft pants are the upgraded version of her most beloved sweats. Made of luxurious, bamboo-based fabric, they’re stretchy yet stylish, as well as flattering for every type of body. It’s no surprise that Cozy Earth is one of Oprah’s Favorite Things. This is loungewear at its best, and it’s proof that you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort.
For sentimental types: Chatbooks Monthbooks Photo Book Subscription
Capture a year in your life together with a monthly photo book subscription to Chatbooks. For just $8.00 per month for soft cover or $13 per month for hardcover, you can send her a new book of photos every month. The books come in a nice, 5×7 size and are available in five color choices. It’s so easy to add photos on your mobile app, and each book features the date on its spine for quick organization. If you prefer, you can even give her the subscription rather than making the books yourself each month so she can finally get those photos off her phone and into collectible books she’ll treasure forever. This can also be given to a recent graduate—it’ll be one of the most memorable graduation gifts they get.
For bathing beauties: Bokek Dead Sea Bath Salt
This heavenly smelling mix of organic essential oils and mineral-rich Dead Sea salt creates a scent-sational experience that’s believed to be the most therapeutic bath treatment for calming muscles and soothing skin. It dates back to ancient Egypt, where Cleopatra reportedly relied on the properties of these two ingredients—salt and aromatic oil—as part of her beauty ritual. Available in lavender, eucalyptus, spearmint, and neroli, the five-pound bag will be well utilized in many long, relaxing baths to come.
For crafters: The Woobles Crochet Kits
Whether or not she has ever picked up a crochet hook, she will fall in love with these adorable kits. The Woobles launched last summer with a joyful collection of DIY amigurumi (small stuffed animals) and were an immediate pandemic success, teaching thousands of people how to crochet. Beginner kits are pre-started and come with everything she needs to make the cutest penguin, chick, bunny, or peas in a pod before graduating to the hippo, bear, and so many more. The step-by-step video tutorials are easy to follow, and she will feel so accomplished when she’s completed one of these little creatures.
For women who can’t put down their phone: Alice + Olivia AO x Casetify StaceFace Impact Phone Case
With its playful designs and sophisticated styles, it’s no wonder Alice + Olivia is a favorite of A-listers like Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Meghan Markle, and Gwyneth Paltrow. She’ll feel like an A-lister herself every time she pulls out her phone, thanks to this eye-popping case featuring the brand’s iconic StaceFace motif (named after founder Stacey Bendet). It’s ultra-slim but super strong, made from proprietary shock-absorbing material, and drop-tested from 6.6 feet. It’s such a fashion accessory, she may spend as much time admiring the case side of her phone as she does scrolling on its other side.
For makeup mavens: Weezie Makeup Towels
She will be so grateful for these great-looking towels that remove makeup without staining. Translation: She can keep her favorite whites clean and ready to use on just-washed hands while letting these made-for-makeup towels do the dirty work. They’re extra soft so they won’t irritate her skin, and they’re better for the environment than one-use tissues or disposable cotton swabs. They’re also a lifesaver in guest bathrooms.
For Dolly fans: Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
This stunning coffee-table book will never stay on the coffee table because she’ll spend lots of time cuddled up on the couch, reading about the legendary Dolly and relistening to her music with a new ear. The book features never-before-seen photos and the stories behind 175 of her classic songs, all told by Dolly in her own inimitable voice. It’s a slice of history and a personal look at a woman who has had such an empowering role in the lives of so many people. It’s truly inspiring. While you’re in the right frame of mind, learn how to make Dolly’s famous cinnamon bread and these other secret recipes released for the first time.
For anyone with a sweet tooth: Sweet Lolli Candy Charcuterie Board
Candy is dandy, and Sweet Lolli uses it to create works of art that are, thankfully, also edible. This woman-owned company was founded to spread joy, and it has certainly reached that goal. It’s impossible not to smile when getting a glimpse—and a taste—of these colorful treats. As visually and physically delicious as they are, it’s hard to accurately call these sweet gifts “keepsakes,” because there’s no way they’ll last once she takes the first piece, but you can personalize the bottom of the board for an extra special touch.
For dreamers: Nanobionic SleepCharge Sheet Set
There’s no better gift than a good night’s sleep, and SleepCharge provides a more restful and restorative sleep through a blend of minerals embedded in the super-soft, stretchy fabric. Activated by your body heat, these minerals return energy back to you, stimulating local blood flow and improving sleep quality. The FDA recognizes Nanobionic, which has received NASA’s iTech Award for cutting-edge innovation, as a general wellness product. But all she’ll care about is that these sheets are amazing.
For the shoe-obsessed: Okabashi Samantha Ballet Flat
Inspired by the Japanese concepts of reflexology and design, Okabashi’s sandals and flip-flops are beloved by, well, anyone who’s ever tried them. The brand just introduced its first ballet flat, available in three colors, and it’s got all of Okabashi’s signature features like massage beads on the footbed, arch support, and soft, flexible material. The creators of this shoe then took it up a step, adding perforations for comfort and breathability and turning them into grown-up jellies that are just as appropriate for work as they are for play. Like all Okabashi shoes, the Samantha is machine washable and 100 percent recyclable.
For morning people: Dash Express Electric Egg Cooker
It’s hard to not get egg-static about this egg-citing little machine that hard boils a week’s worth of eggs in minutes. It also soft-boils, poaches, and scrambles them so she can get her protein easily and quickly. Compact and lightweight, this handy little gadget comes in black, white, and a pretty aqua, and it will become one of her most-used kitchen tools. Egg-cellent!
For puzzlers: Eurographics Cupcake Celebration Jigsaw Puzzle
Whether she’s a cupcake lover, a puzzle lover, or both, this brightly colored image will make her mouth water. The 1,000-piece puzzle is signature Eurographics—high quality and totally fun. She’ll have a blast creating a bakery’s worth of sweet treats piece by piece, and she’ll be especially thrilled that the whole thing is calorie-free. For even more of a challenge, check out 14 of the most challenging jigsaw puzzles you can buy.
For kissable women: Róen Kiss My Liquid Lip Balm Shimmers
Róen is all about clean beauty, and they’ve just added a little shimmer to their beloved Kiss My Liquid Lip Balm, the first of its kind liquid lip balm/gloss hybrid. The new shimmer finish is packed with hydrating plant-based botanicals and is nourishing, regenerating, and non-sticky. Pucker up!
For comfort connoisseurs: Felina Velvety Super Soft Lightweight Legging (2-pack)
She can never have too many pairs of leggings, and Felina’s are super soft and flattering. An Amazon best seller, they look as good dressed up for a night out as they do with a T-shirt and blanket for a binge-watching session on her couch. Luckily, this set comes with two pairs, so she can do both.
For the WFH crew: Lily Trotters Four Kisses Compression Socks
Sitting has become the new smoking, and these compression socks will keep her legs active and supported even when she’s home all day on Zoom calls. They help prevent swelling, leg fatigue, and blood pooling due to a long flight or a sedentary lifestyle, which many of us have developed since the pandemic began. They’re also great for athletes. Even better? They’re not those ugly, old compression socks that might come to mind when you hear that term. Lily Trotters are vibrant and stylish—she’ll feel the love with their popular Four Kisses design—and they’re so comfortable, she’ll happily wear them all day.
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For statement makers: Maison Miru Juliet Ring
Inspired by London’s double-decker buses, this two-level, sterling-silver cage ring features a top row of inset crystals and a solid bottom bar. It’s perfect for stacking, but it’s a conversation piece on its own. Adjustable and also available in gold, Juliet is a love story waiting to happen.
For practical yet stylish types: Hammitt Clutch
This elegant black leather bag is buttery soft and lined with Hammitt’s signature red suede lining. It also boasts sophisticated details like brushed-gold hardware, a subtle strip of red peeking out along the bag’s back seam, and an optional strap so you can toss it over your shoulder. Hammit’s all-time best seller, it’s considered their VIP—and it may be yours soon, too. Here are more classic bags every woman should own.
For beauty buffs: Jason Wu Beauty Flora 9 Eyeshadow Palette
Quiet, sophisticated style? The eyes have it, thanks to this palette of subtle earth tones. The nine shades are fully pigmented, easy to blend, and buildable. A combination of shimmers and mattes, they’re perfect for creating looks for day or night, and she can rest assured that they’re clean, cruelty-free, and long-lasting.
For the birthday girl: Amelia Rose Birthstone Earrings
Celebrate the fact that she was born with these lovely earrings. Her birthstone—this one is April’s white topaz—is set in sterling silver or gold vermeil for a truly special look. The earrings come on a presentation-ready custom card that corresponds to the month and birthstone.
For anyone who needs a little boost: Knack Inspire Her Giftlet
Everyone can use a little motivation, and this empowering gift set made by, for, and about women will lift her up every day. There’s a box of pop-up cards that provides 30 days of inspirational messages, a notepad to get her ideas down on paper, and a pretty, hand-thrown porcelain trinket tray to hold small treasures. Knack is the place to buy gift sets—you can add to curated boxes or create your own for a thoughtful personalized gift.
For those who love their beauty rest: Slept Satin Weighted Eye Mask No.2
She spends one-third of her life sleeping, and this satin mask will make sure that’s time well spent. Its extra-wide quilted straps equally distribute 12 ounces of weighted pressure against her head to ease her mind and help her fall asleep faster. With a luxurious and comfy feel, it’s cooling for temperature control and can even be refrigerated to treat migraines. Beauty and health go hand in hand, and this silky mask will make sure that her eight hours improve both.
For women without a green thumb: FreshCut Paper 3D Pop-Up Flower Bouquet
She’ll adore these life-size, pop-up paper flower bouquets that require no maintenance and last forever. They come in their own paper vase, and you can choose from daffodils, tulips, roses, and amaryllis in a variety of colors. They mail flat in an included vellum envelope with just three forever stamps and come with an additional note card for you to add a personal message. Bonus: A portion of every purchase goes to 1% for the Planet, and FreshCut Paper plants a tree in your recipient’s honor for every bouquet sold. These flowers will bring smiles way longer than commercially grown cut flowers—and at a fraction of their carbon footprint.
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For words of wisdom: Believe in Yourself, Inspire Others, Spread Joy by Amy Wise
This lovely illustrated book of inspiring quotes from the perfectly named Amy Wise is a positive way to start her day, end her day, or just get through her day. What began as a personal journey for Wise will resonate with anyone who needs a little hope or encouragement to help them along. The book reads like a note from a supportive friend—which, in many ways, it actually is. You may want to buy one for yourself, as well.
For women who live life to the letter: Peggy Li Large Letter Stamped Initial Personalized Necklace
She’s probably seen Peggy Li’s handmade jewelry on TV shows like Dead to Me and Jane the Virgin, and she’ll be thrilled to wear one of the San Francisco designer’s pieces around her own neck—especially when it boasts her initial. This 14k-gold-filled necklace features a half-inch charm stamped with a letter that’s meaningful to her, whether it represents her name or yours.
For stylish travelers: Away The Mini
Travelers are obsessed with Away luggage for good reason. It’s sleek, sophisticated, and sturdy, and it boasts lots of features that make it the perfect travel companion. The Mini—a tiny version of the brand’s beloved suitcase—is an exact replica, miniaturized. It’s got the same polycarbonate shell with zipper closure, an interior mesh pocket, and an elastic strap, all to protect your toiletries or other small essentials. And it is super cute.
For people who love pink: Graf Lantz Key Card Case
Graf Lantz is known for its gorgeous felt bags and accessories, and this key card case is a beauty. It’s also a must-have so she doesn’t have to shlep her bag everywhere. It fits everywhere, attaches to anything, and comes in gorgeous colors.
For the colorful personality: Caraway Tea Towels
Add a splash of color to her kitchen with these highly absorbent tea towels, beautifully designed to wipe up any other splashes. The handwoven patterns are inspired by vintage flour sacks, and she can use a different color for each task. If she’s a cook, she already knows Caraway, and she’ll appreciate that these towels come in hues to match their unparalleled nontoxic, nonstick, ceramic-coated cookware. If she’s not a cook, she just may become one.
For staying hydrated: Astrea ONE Filtering Water Bottle
Give her the gift of clean water, wherever she travels. The only premium water bottle specifically designed and certified to filter out common tap water contaminants such as lead, copper, mercury, zinc, chlorine, and cadmium, Astrea lets her drink tap water from any location, knowing that it’s safe. Engineered to provide the best taste, it’s like pouring bottled water from the tap.
For samplers: Demeter Fragrance Library Signature Blending Sampler Set
Demeter has an almost cult-like following because of its unique fragrances that capture everyday smells, take them to the next level, and present them in a wearable form. This sampler of their signature scents—Baby Powder, Pure Soap, Kitten Fur, Sunshine, Gin & Tonic, Clean Skin, Wet Garden, Salt Air, Lavender, Jasmine, Mandarin Orange, and Myrrh—is a perfect introduction to the brand and a great way for her to blend them in different combinations and create her own custom fragrance.
For the brightest ladies: OttLite LED Desk Lamp
If she sits at a desk for long periods of time, this flexible gooseneck lamp will give her eyes a break. An Amazon’s Choice product, OttLite uses exclusive ClearSun technology, which resembles natural daylight, reducing eye strain by 51 percent. With three brightness levels, it will improve her mood and her productivity.
For practical women: Germ Genie Travel Pack
Everything she needs for germ-free travel is included in this handy little bag. Germ Genie was created by a 17-year-old entrepreneur after he fell asleep on an airplane tray table and woke up with a rash on his face. The kit includes two KN95 masks, 10 tray table covers, two medical face masks, a pack of disinfecting wipes, latex gloves, hand sanitizer, an airplane seat headrest cover, a first aid kit, disposable toilet seat covers, and shoe covers. It literally has her covered.
For keeping calm and carrying on: The Tote Project Tote Bags
Hold everything! She can never have too many tote bags, especially when they look good and do good. These are handmade out of fair-trade certified cotton in a sustainable factory in India, and 10 percent of gross profits are donated to Two Wings to support survivors of human trafficking. Choose from empowering messages and lovely artwork, then carry on.
For the eco-conscious: Nomadix Towel
Nomadix makes the perfect travel towels. Not only do they come in a variety of colors and designs, but they’re also lightweight and fast-drying, so you’re not lugging around heavy, wet towels. Antimicrobial and slip-resistant, they’re even great for yoga and hot yoga. What makes them so special, though, is that each Nomadix towel is made of 30 recycled plastic bottles, keeping them out of landfills. If you love this idea, check out these brilliant products made from recycled ocean plastics.
For library lovers: Brick + Mortar Library Candle
To readers, there is no smell more comforting than that of a library. This candle, with its notes of sandalwood, leather, and vanilla, will immediately transport them to their happy place, evoking images of leather-bound books and cozy chairs. Handmade in Atlanta out of pure soy wax, the candle has a burn time of more than 48 hours, at which time she may want to head outdoors via scents like Mountain, Desert, and Forest.
For rockin’ socks: Sock Candy Polka Dot Ruffle Ankle Sock
At a time when she’s stuck at home, probably not wearing shoes, it’s hard to overstate the potential of a cute pair of socks to improve her mood—and Sock Candy makes the cutest. Polka dots are always cheery, and they’ve topped them here with ruffles and a floral butterfly design, then brightened it all up with a sunshine-y yellow. Check out Sock Candy’s other styles, too, all guaranteed to create happy feet.
For secret messages: Adorn 512 Morse Code Bracelet
Send her a personal message written in Morse code on these one-of-a-kind bracelets handmade in Chicago. Choose from a dozen colors of dainty-looking but surprisingly heavy-duty silk cord and either sterling silver or 14k-gold-filled beads. Custom-made just for her, this is a really special gift for a really special person—like your best friend.
For the effortlessly put-together: Conair ExtremeSteam Handheld Garment Steamer
Keeping clothes looking their best is easy with this steamer that heats up in 40 seconds to de-wrinkle, sanitize, and refresh. It gently steams fragile items that could be damaged by ironing, kills 99.9 percent of bacteria, and helps remove odors. It even comes with a 3-in-1 attachment to make sure her clothing is as smooth and polished as she is.
For sole mates: Sanuk Pair O Dice Lace
Sanuk’s casual lace-up sneakers make any day feel like a vacation day. Light and breezy, they’re easy to slip on and off. And, like all Sanuk styles, they have a fun, chill vibe and enough support for her to be comfortable all day long. These will become her go-to shoes—even if she’s just going to the kitchen.
For popcorn fans: Sugarwish Popcorn
If she goes to the movies mainly for the popcorn, this will be her dream gift. You can order for her, but it’s much more fun to let her choose her own treats from a virtual concession stand offering more than 50 flavors of popcorn from Cheesecake to Chocolate Drizzle to Fried Pickle. The standards—butter, cheese, and caramel—are here, too, but they’re anything but standard. If she’s not really a popcorn girl (what?!), you can opt for other food gifts like cookies or candy instead.
For conversation starters: Chatty Feet Royals Sock Set
Royal watchers will adore this set of high-quality socks featuring Wills Heels, Kate Middle-Toe, Hurry Feet, and Meghan Ankle. They’re such conversation pieces, don’t be surprised to find her putting her feet up during Zoom meetings. If the fab four aren’t her thing, Chatty Feet also makes fantastic socks featuring some of the most iconic names in art, science, and literature.
For the ones who hold everything: OGIO XIX Crossbody Bag
She will love that this bag is not too big, not too small, but just the right size. Versatile enough to carry or wear over her shoulder, around her waist, or across her body, it’s got plenty of room for her necessities. It’s available in a handful of colors and is durable enough to hold up and still look good even after it’s been thrown around during the trials and tribulations of everyday life.
For the doughnut-obsessed: Doughnuttery Do It Yourself Mini Doughnut Making Kit
Doughnuttery is world-famous for its uniquely sugared mini doughnuts, and now she can make them herself with this DIY kit. Complete with one pound of doughnut mix, four Doughnuttery doughnut sugars, a doughnut depositor, and an instruction guide, it’s a fun way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Doughnut makers, by the way, are just one of the kitchen products people can’t stop buying on Amazon these days.
For the well-heeled: Beautiisoles Savannah Mule
Proving that you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for style, Beautiisoles has created a line of luxury shoes that exceed industry standards in aesthetics, function, and fun. These eye-popping mules would be coveted by Carrie Bradshaw, but even better, they incorporate cutting-edge technology to absorb shock, wick sweat, and provide antibacterial properties.
For the health-conscious: Wakaya Perfection Organic Fijian Ginger & Turmeric Tea
Tea time takes on a whole new importance with this organic tea that eases cold and flu symptoms and helps reduce inflammation. Turmeric and pink ginger are grown in rich volcanic soil in Fiji (“where you’d rather be,” as it says on the tin), and they create an elegant, aromatic, and powerful tea that supports digestive health and a strong immune system. They also promote cardiovascular health, as well as healthy joints and brains. Each tin contains 20 sachets so she can literally drink to her health. Here are more coffee alternatives that make great gifts.
For book lovers: Noble Objects Scented Book Candles
Nights call for reading by candlelight, and readers will love these beautiful candles highlighting their favorite books. Noble Objects offers a thoughtfully curated collection of everything from Fairy Tales to Women Writers to Russian Classics. It’s like a card catalog of candles.
For chocoholics: The Caker’s Flourless Dark Chocolate Gold Leaf Cake Kit
Move over, Betty Crocker. There’s a new cake mix in town, and it takes the category to a whole new level. This scrumptious chocolate cake from The Caker is made with top-quality, carefully sourced ingredients, providing a rich mix foundation for a truly decadent cake (even though it’s gluten-free). It even comes with a sheet of edible 24k-gold leaf to give it a Marie Antoinette–worthy appearance. Bonus: The directions are easy enough for novices to follow, and the results will be delectable.
For jewelry makers: Akola Karatasi DIY Bracelet Kit in Rainbow
Akola is a globally inspired jewelry brand whose name means “she works” in a local dialect of Uganda, where the company employs 200 women to handcraft one-of-a-kind pieces and lift themselves and their communities out of extreme poverty. This kit—which contains hand-rolled Karatasi beads, raffia tassels, and enough stretch cord to make five to seven bracelets—will empower makers as they share their creations along with the stories of these women.
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For the anxiety-prone: The Miracle Ball Method: Relieve Your Pain, Reshape Your Body, Reduce Your Stress by Elaine Petrone
Who wouldn’t want something that relieves pain, reshapes your body, and reduces stress? The Miracle Ball Method, developed by Elaine Petrone out of her own experiences with chronic pain, is highly acclaimed by users who swear by it. This revised edition comes with the book and two Miracle Balls, and she is likely to join the fan club.
For luxury lovers: Makanai Skin Jewel Oil Serum
Yes, those are pure 24k-gold-leaf flakes gracing this luxurious, 100 percent natural beauty oil. Makanai pays tribute to the goldbeaters who manually made gold leaves at the Yoshitaka Gold-leaf Foundry in Japan, with a secret beauty recipe inspired by a century-old tradition. This lightweight oil is filled with botanicals to leave her skin radiant and make her feel like a queen.
For deep thinkers: Pilgrim Soul Creative Thinking Journal
This is more than just a place for her to jot down her thoughts—it offers up 50 creative exercises and “thought experiments” to engage the right side of her brain. These include fun illustrations and activities including deciphering absurd signs and filling in thought bubbles as “party subtext.” The journal is credited with being an immersive stress reliever and is perfect for the woman who is longing for a change in perspective.
For spellbinding treats: Fat Witch Baby Witch Gift Tin
These sinful brownies from New York City’s legendary Fat Witch Bakery are so rich and decadent, she will be spellbound. The Baby Witches are a good choice because they’re sized for two to three bites, alleviating any guilt—especially because she’ll immediately want to try one of each of the six delicious flavors.
For a serious challenge: Galison Anne Bentley Cocktails Across America Jigsaw Puzzle
Puzzles have become a huge pandemic trend, and this colorful 1,000-piece map will make her understand why. She’ll have a blast piecing together each state’s favorite drink, and may want to sample them herself. Consider adding a bottle to her gift—and joining her for a puzzle and a cocktail or two. Then you can both try one of the hardest puzzles you can get on Amazon.
For the one who likes to be prepared: Dr. Talbot’s Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer
She’ll feel better having this non-contact infrared thermometer on hand whenever she needs to check someone’s temperature. Fast and easy, it provides an accurate reading in just one second without needing to touch anyone, and it features a warning indicator to alert her if someone has a fever. Don’t forget to include two AAA batteries—one of the things you should always buy from Amazon.
For spicy gals: FinaMill Battery Operated Spice Grinder
Spice up her life—or at least her meals—with this award-winning grinder that features patented interchangeable, dedicated pods for each spice to avoid any cross-contamination of flavor. It’s the only tool that allows swapping and grinding different spices with just one hand, and it looks sleek and modern on the table. She’ll be so thrilled with this gift, she just may invite you for dinner. Here are more kitchen gadgets the pros use.
For those who sparkle: AMYO Oli Dainty Bead Choker
This delicate but subtly sparkly silver beaded choker from AmyO Jewelry is the key to achieving the layering look of the moment. Made of a sterling silver chain with teeny-tiny faceted metal beads, the lightweight necklace will go with absolutely everything, so don’t be surprised if you see her wearing it every single day. It also comes in gold and rose gold, as well as your choice of three lengths.
For women who like to be hands-on: Lindsay Albanese The Wander Gloves
Gift her a pair of these antibacterial gloves to keep in her car or her purse so she can use them at the gas station, in public restrooms, and any time she has to touch a public screen. The index finger and thumb have touch-screen functionality, and the gloves themselves are UV protectant to keep her hands safe from the sun while driving. Available in gray and lilac, they’re as pretty as they are practical.
For cool chicks: Uber Appliance Mini Fridge
This compact little fridge adds a touch of luxury to her bedroom, letting her reach for a cold water, soda, or snack without ever leaving her bed. Or she can keep it on her bathroom counter to keep beauty and skin care products fresh. It even works in the car, using the DC adapter, to make road trips stop-free.
For plant lovers: Braid & Wood V-Hanger
The Braid & Wood V-Hanger turns plants into contemporary art. This modern wall decor—which features brass-plated rings and white oak with a touch of leather—is the perfect nesting spot for a delightful air plant. Bonus: It’s designed and crafted by a woman-owned business in San Diego. FYI, the plant isn’t included, so consider also picking up one of these houseplants anyone can grow. (Really, anyone!)
For aspiring artists: Art Alternatives Acrylic Art Set
Crafting is more popular than ever as people look for meaningful ways to spend their time at home. This lightweight, compact kit, with its own metal carrying case, has all the basic tools a crafty gal needs to get started painting landscapes, portraits, and abstract masterpieces. The 60-piece set comes with 20 acrylic paint tubes, 5 brushes, 4 palette knives, a paint palette, 24 sheets of drawing paper, and more.
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