20 Best Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold
These products take cozy-comfy to the next level, making them the perfect presents for that perpetually chilly friend of yours.
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Toasty treats you’ll want to keep for yourself
We all know at least one person who always asks, “Is it just me, or is it cold in here?” Those people will feel warm and fuzzy on the inside (and the outside) when you give them one of these items. It will show that you took the time to really think about them and what they’d like. But these unique gifts aren’t just thoughtful—they’re also practical. That makes them just about perfect in our book, since they’ll be used every day instead of tossed in a closet and forgotten about.
From a decadent towel warmer and heated foot massager to the coziest socks and sheets imaginable, these cozy products will delight your perpetually chilly friends and family members—and just about everyone else. In fact, you might want to order doubles of these toasty treats, because you’re going to have a hard time giving them away. Chances are, you’ll feel the same way about these cool tech gifts.
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Haven Towel Warmer
Transform a bathroom into a luxury spa with this towel warmer by Haven. We can’t imagine a person who wouldn’t love this gift, but those who run cold will particularly appreciate being able to step out of the shower and wrap themselves in a warm towel. It’s big enough to fit two bath towels, and you can even use it to warm up pajamas and socks! Talk about indulgent—and brilliant! Make room for this gadget by getting rid of these 10 things in your bathroom.
Brookstone n-a-p Heated Plush Throw Blanket
You can never have too many throws. But what sets this Brookstone blanket apart is its generous size and four heat settings. Get cozy on the couch for an afternoon nap or snuggle up while binge-watching your favorite show. It also has a four-hour automatic shutoff, so you don’t have to worry about accidentally leaving it on. Check out these other best friend gifts that are sure to be a hit.
Capresso Froth Max Automatic Milk Frother
Nothing warms you up faster than your favorite hot drink. This Capresso Froth Max makes whatever you’re in the mood for—from hot chocolate to lattes—and takes it up a notch, whipping air into milk while heating it to the perfect temperature. If you’re looking for that perfect coffeehouse froth on top without actually having to leave your house, this machine does that, too. Since it shuts off automatically when the right temperature is reached, you won’t have to do much other than figure out what you want to drink. Speaking of which, this is the best cozy drink for you, according to your zodiac sign.
Warmies Plush Sloth
Olaf isn’t the only one who likes warm hugs. Perfect for kids or adult friends who appreciate adorable (and kitschy) things, this plush sloth from Warmies is a stuffed animal, a microwavable heating pad, and an aromatherapy device all in one! Just pop it in the microwave to heat it up and to release its lavender scent. Not into sloths? This cute little guy is just one of over a dozen designs; you can also find a unicorn, elephant, and blue dragon. If you are into sloths, you’ll definitely want to check out these 12 ridiculously adorable sloth pictures.
Ugg Collection Genuine Shearling Bluetooth Earmuffs
Gloves are a popular go-to gift for that chilly friend. But these Ugg shearling earmuffs are an unexpected and utterly genius gift, especially if you’re buying for a tech-savvy friend. With built-in Bluetooth capability, they allow the wearer to listen to music or talk on the phone all while preventing cold, red, frostbitten ears. In case you were wondering, here’s exactly how Bluetooth technology works.
Conair True Glow Heated Lotion Dispenser
One of the best amenities at a high-end spa? The warm lotion applied during or after a massage or other treatment. Recreate that same spa-like experience in your own home with Conair’s heated lotion dispenser. Just think about it: That miserable experience of applying cold body lotion after a warm, relaxing shower will be a thing of the past! We’ll go as far as to say that this is an everyday essential you won’t know how you lived without. For perfectly moisturized skin even in chilly weather, check out these 12 things dermatologists do in the winter that you don’t.
Duraflame Electric Lantern Space Heater
Beauty meets function with this powerful 1,500-watt electric lantern from Duraflame. It looks like a classic lantern with a candle, but it heats the room like a space heater. The cozy glow of the flickering candle is adjustable with three brightness levels, and with no complicated hookups and no venting required, the heater is easily portable. It looks just as good in the living room as it does in the bedroom, all while raising the temperature to a toasty level. One important note: Don’t plug your space heater into a power strip—here’s why.
Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager with Heat Therapy
Missing pedicures during the pandemic mostly because of the amazing foot massages that come with them? You need this professional-quality heated foot massager, which offers varying intensity levels in three massage modes. Simply set the timer for anywhere from five to 30 minutes, then sit back and relax. Ahhhhhh. And to keep your face warm in these strange times, check out the best cold weather face masks for COVID-19.
Optix 55 Eye Compress Mask
This lavender-scented eye mask won’t just warm you up—it will also hydrate skin, soothe puffy eyes and styes, and provide the perfect self-care break. After heating it in the microwave, place the mask over your eyelids for up to ten minutes of calming and cozy relief. Use it at any time of the day or right before bed to send you straight to dreamland. Your wife may really like this one—here are other gifts for your wife to consider giving.
Beautyrest Heated Mattress Pad
Bedtime is about to get a whole lot better with this heated mattress pad by Beautyrest. With a fitted cover, 20 heat settings, and two controllers, it will ensure that you never encounter chilly sheets again. It has a ten-hour timer, so you’ll be toasty all night long, or you can just preheat the sheets before you snuggle in. Bonus: It’s machine-washable. Find out another 13 ways to make your bed 10 times cozier.
Zippo 9S Plus Rechargeable Hand Warmer
Forget those single-use, disposable hand warmers—this Zippo rechargeable warmer is a game changer. Slip it in your sweater pocket while indoors on a chilly day or in your coat pocket while walking the dog outside. It has six heat settings, depending on how cold you are, and it even doubles as backup power for USB-compatible devices like cell phones and MP3 players.
Threshold Solid Flannel Sheet Set
You know how comfy flannel shirts are? Now imagine what it would be like to crawl into a bed with sheets made out of the same super warm, super soft material. This Threshold set from Target is what your friend needs for chilly nights. Plus, any sheet set with more than 500 near-perfect reviews is an automatic “add to cart” item. While we’re on the subject, learn the easiest way to fold a fitted sheet.
Charter Club Plush Wrap
Get ready to meet your new favorite wardrobe item. This Charter Club Plush Wrap is the next best thing to wearing a throw blanket all day long—and it’s a whole lot more stylish. Choose from gray or red plaid or a fun leopard print to suit your style. Trust us: You’ll never want to take it off, whether you’re lounging around the house or stepping outside to grab the mail. Here are more gifts for mom she’ll truly love.
Black Temptation USB Heated Mouse Pad Hand Warmer
There’s nothing worse than working in a chilly office. After all, you can layer on the sweaters, but your poor fingers are still left out to freeze. Consider that problem solved with this USB mouse pad, which has a built-in warmer to keep at least one of your hands warm. Simply turn up the heat when the temperature drops and you’ll be all set!
Lasko MyHeat Personal Space Heater
Need a little boost of warmth? This tiny but mighty space heater from Lasko is perfect for your desk or your coffee table. It’s compact, portable, and super affordable. Just enough to take the chill off, this fan-powered heater will warm you up without heating up the whole room. If you’re looking for something bigger, check out these top-rated space heaters.
Small Ant Heated Steering Wheel Cover
Did you even know that heated steering wheel covers existed? Well, they do, and they’ll upgrade any car instantly. Plus, the person who receives it will think of you (ahem) warmly every winter morning when they’re not gripping a freezing-cold steering wheel. Don’t miss these other car hacks that will make driving so much better.
Wagan Deluxe Velour Heated Seat Cushion
Perfect for your friend whose car doesn’t have heated car seats, this Wagan heated seat cushion easily plugs into the car adapter. The velour pad makes any seat cushier, and when turned on, it heats up quickly. Reviewers particularly love that it has an auto shutoff, so you can get up and go without worrying about it.
We’re guessing that you never thought to put your slippers in the microwave, but that’s only because you’ve never had a pair of Warmies. Pop them in and a few seconds later, the heat-retaining flax seeds inside them will warm right up, as well as release a lovely lavender scent. (In case you were wondering, these slippers are from the same company that puts out the cuddly critters we mentioned above.) Of course, for sanitary reasons, make sure to put them on top of a paper towel or in a microwave-safe container dedicated solely to them instead of plopping them right on the microwave tray. Going away this winter? This is the best winter destination in every state.
Cuddl Duds Faux Sherpa Lined Socks (5-Pack)
You can’t go wrong giving the gift of socks—not when they’re super soft and warm like these Cuddl Duds, that is. This five-pack is quite the deal, so you can even divvy them up between friends and keep a pair for yourself, too. (Shhhh, we won’t tell.) They have a non-slip bottom, so you won’t go sliding on your wood floors, and their one percent Spandex means they stay in place. Seriously, what’s not to love?
Yeokou Sherpa Lined Sweatpants
Stylish sweatpants that will make you feel like you’re wearing a sherpa blanket? Yes, please! These Yeokou joggers feature soft sweatpant material on the outside and cloud-like sherpa on the inside. You’ll look pulled together and feel comfier than you ever thought was possible. Definitely a win-win. One note: Most reviewers recommend sizing up. If you love comfy clothes, you won’t want to miss these 18 cozy loungewear sets you’ll want to live in.
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