You’ve invested all of your time thinking about the big gift. So when it comes time to fill her stocking, you find yourself asking the age-old question — what to get her?
While a variety of sweets are sure to please, having a few calorie-free items handy is the better route to go. These days, there are a variety of popular options out there that fall into this category. From card games and beauty favorites, to bestselling books and reading glasses, there are, in fact, so many products to choose from!
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Best Jewelry: Alex and Ani Bangle Bar Imitation Birthstone Bangle Bracelet
Not only is this bracelet something she'll actually wear, it features an imitation birthstone so it shows you actually put some thought into it and personalized it for her. At 7.75" diameter this bracelet will fit most and it's adjustable for those with smaller wrists. She can wear it alone or layer it with others for a more eclectic look.
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Best Bath Set: Bath Bomb Gift Set Kit
She loves a good bath. So you can’t go wrong with a gift that elevates the experience all the more. This Bath Bomb Gift Set includes six moisturizing essential oil bath bombs that are sure to indulge her senses. Packed with vegan-made essentials like organic sunflower oil, cocoa butter and organic shea butter, she can enjoy her fragrant treats without worrying of harming the environment. Complete with 2 ounce individually wrapped bombs, she can soak in the aromas of lavender, grapefruit, vanilla, and more, well past the holiday season
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Best Water Bottle: Zulu Atlas Glass Water Bottle with Flip Lid
Though most water bottles are BPA-free, some still shun using plastic at all. And if you aren't a fan of the aluminum bottles that to some leave an aftertaste, glass is the next best thing. This water bottle has all the great parts that a typical plastic bottle has like a leak-proof flip lid and an easy open button, but it also has a silicone sleeve to protect the glass from breaking if it drops. This version comes in a 20 ounce size and is available in nine colors.
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Best Reading Glasses: Gamma Ray Readers, Set of 3
If she needs reading glasses, this three-pack set comes in three different magnification levels (.5, 1.0 and 2.25) and is a great bundle to gift her as a whole or split amongst the females in your life. A two-year warranty covers any defects, keeping them from getting lost is on her though.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Best Hand Cream: L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream
We know it's nothing new, but women love hand cream. And the L'Occitane brand might be some of the best on the market. She'll delight in a new stash for the cold winter, where she can now replenish dry, cracked hands with this lavender scented shea butter hand cream. Whether she keeps it in her purse or next to the bed this will be a gift she actually uses.
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Best Makeup Bag: Klicnow Flower Floral Cosmetic Makeup Bag, Set of 3
She’s a woman on the go. So, ensure she’s supplied with all of her cosmetic staples when she’s on the road. This set of makeup bags make it easy to transport her stash, while looking good in the process. Outfitted in soft floral prints, and made from a durable canvas material, she’ll have everything she needs to feel her best in her home away from home.
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Best Phone Charger: Anker PowerCore Ultra-Portable Phone Charger
For all of those times when she’s been left with a dead phone, consider this the most practical and useful item to put in her stocking. This portable device provides super-fast charging to a variety of devices and is backed by an ultra-lightweight design (it's smaller than a wallet and weighs less than one pound), so she’ll be able to tote her new accessory anywhere. Since this pick is one of the top-selling tools in its category, you can feel confident in your gift—while saving her some future phone frustration in the process. Available in three different colors.
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Best Party Game: What Do You Meme? Adult Party Game
Give her the gift of a good time with a stocking-stuffer sized adult game that everyone will be talking about. This game allows her to compete to create the funniest memes by pairing captions with photos. A rotating judge each round names the winner, although ensuing laughter is sure to make the competition easy to call. Whether she’s already got a game night on the calendar with girlfriends, or wants to spark a new tradition, this little box has everything she needs for a fun night ahead.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Best Book: The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Want to gift her a bestseller? The 5 Love Languages is a must-read—which conveniently works as a stocking stuffer, too! Read along with what 11 million others have already fallen in love with—literally! Here, she’ll discover the secret that has changed relationships worldwide as Dr. Gary Chapman takes her through the steps of experiencing deeper levels of love on the day-to-day. Regardless of her relationship status, it’s bound to be a topic she’ll learn from. Not to mention, it’s one that’s especially relevant this time of year!
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Best Phone Armband: Water Resistant Cell Phone Armband
When the cookie making and eggnog sipping is over, ensure she’s well equipped to get back on track with her workout goals. This top-rated arm band is just the tool she needs to keep that heart rate up. With a waterproof construction, key-holder, and screen protector, she can run without worry of ruining her precious phone. Plus, with several sizes and color options to choose from, picking an accessory that works for her device is easy. Now all she needs is a couple of fun playlists and she’ll be ready to hit the trails.
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Best Phone Case: JETech Case for Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 7
Part of the allure of the iPhone is it's so pretty. This bumper cover and anti-scratch back still lets her display the color of her phone but will keep it protected from minor drops and scratches when it is in her purse. Plus, it doesn't add a ton of bulk so she can still slip it in her back pocket or in a clutch when she is out on the town.
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Best Essential Oil: Best Majestic Pure Lavender Essential Oil
Essential oils are easy to love. Yet, when it comes to buying them, investing in a quality product can be hard. Cue the perfect time to gift her a premium varietal she’ll love. This bestselling oil carriers notes of the floral fragrance—lavender—she loves, with the bonus of soothing her mind and body, too. Simply apply it to the skin (diluted with a carrier oil), or insert it into a diffuser, and let the lavender scent take over. Consider it a small luxury she’ll look forward to unwinding to, especially once the holidays wind down.