We set out to curate so many distinct, varied gift guides each year simply because gift-shopping is so specific to another person’s taste. Sure, when you’re down to the wire, you might consider just buying a gift card for that “impossible to shop for” person, but here are some gift sets we found on Amazon that might help to fill in the gaps: from a bounty of junk food to satisfy a college student to a best-selling baby gift set for new moms.
For a College Student Who Doesn’t Cook
An embarrassment of junk-food riches for someone surviving on Easy Mac and ramen.
For a Luxury–Skin Care Fiend
It includes their best-selling hand creams and some luxurious body oils and lotions that will make you smell like a rich person.
For a Person Who Loves Entertaining
Don’t miss the hidden pullout drawer that contains all the cheese knives and spreading tools.
For a Millennial
They’re not the Lush brand, or one of those unicorn bath bombs, but when they’re packaged like little Ladurée macarons, your giftee probably won’t even mind.
For a Relative Who Loves Snacking
Sure, you’ll find many nutty gift baskets on Amazon, but this one’s exceptionally well-reviewed if you’re scrambling for last-minute gifts or just looking for a varied sampler plate to leave out for guests.
For a New Mom
Moms love Mustela’s sweet-smelling baby products (one told us recently that they are “the best-smelling baby products in the world”; writer Hillary Kelly is another big fan), so this starter pack of baby essentials is certain to be a hit.
For a Person Who’s As Serious About Exfoliating As Pharrell
A dermatologist-recommended facial-cleansing brush that will help keep your skin in pristine condition in between facials.
For a Seasonal Drink Enthusiast
A festive tea-sampler box that would please anyone who craves gingerbread lattes and spiced cider—with flavors ranging from Rum Raisin Biscotti to Spiced Ginger Rum.
For a Person Who Would Enjoy a Meat-Lovers Pizza
So. Much. Jerky.
For a Boyfriend Who’s Trying to Get Into Skin Care
A very advanced skin care kit (a skin serum, an eye cream, and chemical resurfacing pads) that will help him upgrade his “Dr. Bronner’s soap and water” routine.
For a Coffee Snob
This coffee sampler is nothing to turn up your nose at: It’s sourced from 20 of Seattle’s award-winning, small-batch roasters.
For a Creative Niece or Nephew
A giant coloring kit for an 8-year-old boy or girl stocked with crayons, colored pencils, and markers that they’ll have for years to come.
For a Person With a Sweet Tooth
They’re not exactly double-stuffed, but these cookies do come covered in a range of sweet gourmet toppings, from chocolate icing and sprinkles to nuts and crushed peppermint.
For a Guy Who Wants to Optimize His Shaving Experience
A deluxe shaving kit (including an old-fashioned shaving brush) from culty men’s skin care line Baxter of California.
For a Wellness Enthusiast
Even though none of these wellness fanatics are asking for essential oils this year, they can still be a good source of relaxation for a yogi or chronically anxious person—make it a double-gift with an aroma-diffusing humidifier.
For an Aspiring Sommelier
A very sleek, all-black wine set that includes a nifty electric wine opener with a foil cutter and a cork dispenser.
For a Burt’s Bees Devotee
For a true Burt’s Bees diehard who always has one of their creamy skin care products in their bag: Here, help them keep their supplies up with a travel-size selection of Burt’s best-sellers.
For a Dad Who Loves to Grill Out
Stainless-steel everything for the guy who wants to round out his grilling collection.
For an Outdoorsman
A very solid traveling flask set to bring on camping trips or on a hike.
For an Organic–Skin Care Absolutist
Filled with rich, skin-friendly ingredients like rice bran, coconut, chamomile, and Dead Sea clay.
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