27 Amazon Christmas gifts everyone will actually want this year

27 Amazon Christmas gifts everyone will actually want this year

If you’re at a loss for gift-giving this year, fear not: We have done the legwork for you.

No matter who you’re buying for in 2021, there’s something on Amazon they’ll love to open. We combed through every product category from makeup to pet goods to find the best gifting options in each.

Keep reading to see which Amazon gifts will help you power through your Christmas shopping list–just make sure to check it twice, just like that guy in the big red suit does.

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Iron Handle Skillet, 10.25" (1-3/4 qt.), Deep Teal

Great friends deserve great food, so treat your chef friend to one of the best skillets on the market with this gorgeous Le Creuset cast iron model.

More than 1800 ratings give it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars, with happy buyers cite even cooking, an easy-to-clean surface, and long-lasting lifetime of this pan as reasons to splurge.

In addition to the teal and satin black finish you see here, click through to see the other colors available and match the giftee’s kitchen appropriately.

Le Creuset

Live Snake Plant

Plants have seen an intense resurgence in popularity the past few years which kicked into even higher gear during lockdown. Give your friend with the pale green thumb something they can’t kill with this snake plant, an attractive and hearty variety that is “a drought-tolerant perennial with sharp, dark green leaves year-round.”

Plants For Pets

Vintage Retro 70s Sunglasses for Women and Men

They’re trendy, unisex, affordable, and will make any wearer look super cool. Give these to your fashion-forward friend or loved one who loves a well-placed accessory to boost their profile even more, or grab a pair for yourself to feel hip as we head into 2022.

Freckles Mark

JIASUQI Cross Open Toe Fuzzy Fluffy House Slippers

Fuzzy slippers are an eternally loved and welcome gift, so buy confidently knowing this crowd-pleaser will go over well on Christmas morning. While we’re in love with this sleek black pair, the selection ranges from a bevy of solid colors to leopard and even tie-dye.


CMY Mixing Color Cube

Great for kids, desk workers, and fidgeters of all ages alike, the CMY cube is the perfect way to give someone something visually appealing and fun to play with that also relieves work or school fatigue by stimulating the brain in interesting ways. The ever-changing spectrum of colors adds interest and beauty to your workspace, and it can also help ease any on-the-clock anxiety you might feel.


Simple Modern Classic Insulated Tumbler with Straw and Flip Lid - 28oz

If a product comes with nearly 50,000 reviews and more than 90% of them are positive, you can bet it’s a solid choice for gifting nearly anyone.

A variety of colors are available so there’s no gender, style, or age barrier in your way, and the affordable price point makes them great for gift exchanges or budget-minded friends who might balk at something more extravagant.

Simple Modern

Catan Board Game

When gifting one of the most popular board games in the world, it’s smart to make sure the receiver doesn’t already own it. If they don’t, you’re both in for a real game night treat.

Catan is a game of strategy that relies on resource gathering to help you trade, build and settle the titular island. Anyone over 10 will grasp the rules easily, and there are plenty of expansion packs available to tack on adventures and challenges as you grow in experience.

Catan Studio

Betty Crocker Countertop Pizza Maker, 1440-Watt Pizza Maker Machine for Home, BC-2958CR

Step up your favorite foodie’s at-home pizza game with this countertop maker from Betty Crocker that has a nonstick 12-inch surface, the perfect temperature settings, and a compact design that’s easy to store.

They won’t be confined to pizza alone though, as it also makes delicious quesadillas, nachos, quiches, giant cookies, pancakes, and plenty of other fun treats, all without ever touching the oven.

Betty Crocker

Fossil Men's Machine Stainless Steel Quartz Chronograph Watch

The classic design and oversized face of this Fossil watch give it a timelessly sophisticated look, and Fossil technology means it will run forever and even survive bathing, swimming or snorkeling, and shallow diving. Wrap it up for a stylish and adventurous guy in your life with the certainty that he’ll love it.


Retro Bluetooth Speaker with Radio

Portable Bluetooth speakers make a fantastic gift for any music lover on the go, and this one is especially appealing for those who like a fashionably retro look and feel. One top review notes:

“You will like this if you want a Bluetooth speaker that doesn’t look like anyone else’s. The manufacturer nailed it with the vintage look and feel, and the little delightful touches, like the lighted dial and the knobs. Its more modern features include the subtle audible tone between setting clicks, and the LED indicators, which do not take away from the style from the rest of the unit.”


Beautiful Boards: 50 Amazing Snack Boards for Any Occasion

Charcuterie’s popularity continues to reign supreme among those who love to entertain, so gift the person in your life like that with a book chock full of inspiration so they never come up short when it’s time to feed the party.

Maegan Brown

Charcuterie Board Set

If you like the book we suggested above, make sure to throw in a board like this one to really treat the biggest charcuterie fan in your friend circle. It has all the tools needed to serve a scrumptious spread at any party!

Home Euphoria

SOCOSY Royal Embossed Crystal Glass Candy Box with Lid Footed Jewelry Box

Moms, grandmas, wives, and anyone else who loves a bit of whimsy will love this stunning multi-use footed glass box that can hold anything from sugar to jewelry. The rainbow colors reflect light beautifully, but there are also clear and amber options for those who prefer a more muted color palette in their home.


Dave Grohl’s ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music'

Music fans knows Dave Grohl is everywhere. From his youthful beginnings in hardcore bands to selling out the biggest venues in the world with Nirvana, the Foo Fighters, and more, the famed front man and multi-instrumentalist knows music inside and out.

Grohl finally decided put his story to paper with this best-selling memoir, The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, written the only way he knows how: in his own words. Buy this tome for the rock n’ roller in your life who loves wild tales from backstage, the studio, and beyond.

Dave Grohl

LEATHERMAN, Wave Plus Multitool with Premium Replaceable Wire Cutters, Spring-Action Scissors and Nylon Sheath, Built in the USA, Black

A Leatherman tool is endlessly useful around the house, which is why we suggest them in every gift guide possible around Father’s Day, Christmas, and all other gift-giving holidays. The Wave Plus packs a whopping 18 tools, including but not limited to:


–wire cutters and wire strippers

–a bottle opener




NEST Fragrances Amalfi Lemon & Mint Scented 3-Wick Candle

Make a simple gift like a candle feel special and personal when you indulge your receiver in a luxurious brand like NEST and their delectable Amalfi Lemon & Mint scented 3-wick. It’s richly scented, vegan and cruelty-free, and it provides 75 to 100 hours of burn time that can elevate an atmosphere for months to come.


Super Spirograph Design Set

If you’re shopping for a kid (or kid at heart) with even a lick of creativity in their brains, they’ll go nuts for this classic toy that lets you create intricate geometric patterns in any configuration imaginable. This 50th anniversary set, though a few years old now, is even better than the OG thanks to double the gears, including a commemorative gold gear.


Burt’s Bees Timeless Minis Kit

Foot cream, body lotion, and beeswax lip balm–oh my! Give your favorite skincare aficionado the gift of abundance with this six piece kit of all Burt’s Bees cult classics. And check our favorite beauty deals for Black Friday while you’re at it!

Burt’s Bees

New York Puzzle Company - New Yorker Home for The Holidays - 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

With the overabundance of time we spend online these days, any excuse to unplug and focus on something tangible in front of our eyes is welcome. Give someone you care about that same sort of break with this gorgeous New Yorker puzzle featuring a cozy Christmas scene that will bring joy to those who assemble it for years to come.

New York Puzzle Company

The Art of Shaving Pre Shave Beard Oil

This unscented beard oil is great for prepping the skin pre-shave, helping to prevents unsightly bumps and burns on the face. Free from alcohol and synthetic dyes, even the most sensitive-skinned shavers will love slathering this on to protect their precious visage.

The Art of Shaving

Crosley CR6231D-GR Sterling Portable Turntable with Aux-In and Bluetooth, Green & Cream

This is a fantastic beginner turntable for someone just getting into vinyl, or someone who wants an extra player for their home or office. It plays 33 1/3 and 45 RPM records, has adjustable pitch cotrol, and it’s easy as pie to transport.


Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit 15-Color Party Kit, Standard, Rainbow

Tie-dye is popular once more, so give someone the gift of creating their own trendy clothes and accessories with this fun, under-$20 kit. Kids and teens will be especially appreciative.


Potaroma Electric Flopping Fish 10.5"

Cat owners know one of the great joys of life is watching your fluffy friend go wild over a new toy, and this is one of the most beloved out there. The goofy fish flops about wildly, instantly driving any cat to do the same with excitement.


Leather Bound Journal

An attractive leather-bound journal is great for all sorts of reasons: inspiring one to write, jotting down travel or work notes, scribbling the ancient spells of your family down to create a sacred grimoire...the list goes on forever. This one is made particularly beautiful by its intricate leather detailing and lapis lazuli stone, as well as eco-friendly cotton-made paper inside.

Rustic Town

Amazon Essentials Men's Long-Sleeve 100% Cotton Fisherman Cable Crewneck Sweater

The gift of a cozy winter sweater never fails to please. This classic Fisherman version will never go out of style, and it comes in a variety of colors (and a striped option!) so you can choose the best option to fit nicely in any recipient’s wardrobe.

Amazon Essentials

Cleverfy Aromatherapy Shower Steamers - Variety Pack of 6 Shower Bombs with Essential Oils

Not everyone has the luxury of living with a bathtub, but amost anyone can enjoy the refreshing and relaxing scent of shower steamers like these from Cleverfy. Simply place them where the water can hit them and let the essential oils do their aromatic magic.


Nickelodeon Paw Patrol Finger Puppets - Party Favors, Educational, Bath Toys

This finger puppets are a surefire hit with kids who love cartoons, and you’ll spend well under $10 on them.

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