40 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Her
From your mom to your girlfriend, your sister to your BFF, these Christmas gift ideas for her are sure to inspire your shopping this holiday season.
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You know her so well, yet you have no idea what to get her this holiday season. No sweat. We’ve compiled a list with dozens of Christmas gift ideas for the women in your life. Find ideas for foodies, self-care gals, hobbyists, homebodies—and everyone in between.
For the Home Chef: Always Pan
Here’s one of the best Christmas gift ideas for her that keeps on giving. Whether she’s just building her cookware collection or is a seasoned home chef, any woman will love the Our Place Always Pan. Not only is it well-designed, nonstick and TikTok-famous, but it comes in an array of dazzling colors. Read our Always Pan review for the full scoop.
For the DIY Manicurist: At-Home Mani System
She skips the salon because doing her nails herself is half the fun. Add to her arsenal of nail art tools with this DIY manicure set. It comes with a bunch of tools to set up her at-home salon, and you can choose which nail colors are included with it.
For the One Dreaming of an Italian Getaway: Harry & David Italian Gift Basket
If you can’t swing gifting her a vacation to Italy, this Harry & David gift basket is the next best thing. It’s filled with all the essentials, like garlic and herb marinated mushrooms, fire roasted bruschetta spread and angel hair pasta, to name a few. Pair it with her favorite bottle of vino to transport her tastebuds to the Italian coast.
For the One Who Loves Trying Trends: Heatless Curls Headband
Heatless curls are one of the biggest hair trends around right now, and this heatless curls set makes it easy to achieve a photo-ready do. The best part? Curls form overnight, so all they have to do is sleep! Talk about fuss-free hair styling.
For more budget-friendly picks, consider these cheap Christmas gifts, too.
For the Bibliophile: Audiobook Subscription
If you know someone who prefers audiobooks piping through her earbuds, a gift card to LibroFM will be like music to her ears. Unlike other audiobook subscription services, LibroFM supports independent bookstores—she can even choose her favorite local store when she activates her gift subscription. Talk about a great gift for book lovers!
For the Yogi: Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
Level up her moment of zen on the cushion or the mat with this essential oil diffuser bracelet. All she has to do is add a few drops of lavender oil (included) on the lava stones and bliss is (almost) at her fingertips.
For the Bullet Journaler: Multicolored Planner Stickers
For some, planning is a necessity. And for others, it’s a form of creative expression. If you’ve got a friend or relative who’s never without her bullet journal, she’ll love this set of planner stickers to accent her busy days.
For the Woman Who’s Always Chilly: Reversible Double Knit Sweater Ruana
We all know her: It could be 90 degrees, and she’ll feel a chill in the air. With this sophisticated black-and-white reversible ruana, she’ll have something to keep her cozy and looking chic no matter what she’s wearing.
For the Fitness Buff: Fitness Dice
Fitness enthusiasts might not need encouragement to get to the gym, but they’ll always appreciate ways to change up their workout. A roll of these fitness-themed dice creates various at-home workouts—no equipment required—to keep her cardio and strength routines fresh and exciting.
For the Road Tripper: Weekender Bag
Stylish and oh-so functional, this weekender bag fits all the essentials and then some. It boasts smart storage like a dedicated shoe area and thoughtful details like a trolley sleeve for slipping on top of their suitcase. Not to mention it comes in five fun colors. They’ll never have to worry about not having enough room to pack everything they wish for the next weekend getaway.
For the Nostalgic Hostess: State Platter
Sometimes the best Christmas gift ideas for her are nostalgic finds, like this state platter. Whether you go with her home state or where she’s currently living, it’s guaranteed to remind her of where she came from every time she pulls it out when hosting. It’s pretty as a decoration, too.
For the Baker: 24 Days of Baking Cookies Advent Calendar
Counting down the days until Christmas has never been so sweet. This cookie baking Advent calendar is an ideal gift for bakers. It’s full of spatulas, cookie cutters, stencils and other must-have tools. Find more Advent calendar gifts here.
For the Sports Mom: Sports Mom T-Shirt
If her kids are playing, she’s there cheering them on. This sports mom T-shirt is perfect for the mom who’s in a league of her own.
For the Wine-Lover: Crystal Wine Glasses
Elegant and affordable, these crystal wine glasses have her back, whether she’s hosting a wine night or relaxing solo with her favorite bottle. Plus, the unique shape doesn’t rival her other favorite wine glasses. It’s one of the best wine gifts for anyone on your list.
For the One Who Needs to Hydrate: Stanley Tumbler
Do you know a girl who’s always trying to drink more water? This trendy tumbler has her covered. It’s one of the hottest water bottles of the year because of its fun color options, large capacity, straw and handle. Staying hydrated doesn’t have to be boring after all. (Psst! This also makes a great gift for teens.)
For the Flower Fanatic: Bouquet Subscription
If the woman in your life is always buying bouquets on her weekly Trader Joe’s run, treat her to something even more special. An Urban Stems flower subscription delivers stunning, farm-fresh arrangements directly to her door. Choose from classic, seasonal or luxe plans. She’d also love these Christmas flowers and plants.
For the Cool Aunt: Aunt Mug
You know it and your kids know it: Your sister is the best aunt around! Commemorate the honor with this chic glass aunt mug.
For the Goal Getter: Vision Journal
She’s going places, but she’s got to visualize it to make it happen. This vision journal is perfect for her to put her dreams right where she can see them.
For the Mama-to-Be: Pampering Gift Set
If you know an expectant mama, then you know a woman in serious need of pampering before her bundle of joy arrives. With items such as Me Moment Soaking Salts and Calm Your Nip Balm, this pampering gift set is sure to please.
For the One Who Can Never Find Anything: Deluxe Bag Organizer
We’re not judging—in fact, we’ll probably buy one of these organizer inserts for our own tote. With this organizer, she’ll be able to keep track of her phone, keys and anything else in her bag of tricks.
For the Adventurer: Hydro Flask Mug
Have a camping enthusiast on your list? What about someone who’s always on the go? As one of the best Christmas gifts for her, this insulated travel mug will give her endless use. Choose her favorite color for an extra thoughtful touch. It pairs well with these coffee subscription boxes.
For the Jewelry Lover: Name Necklace
For the girl whose love language is gifts (and jewelry), this name necklace is too cute to pass up. Plus, you get to choose the length and metal finish. She’ll love it so much, she may never take it off.
For the Mindful One: Gratitude Journal
If you know someone who’s thankful even for the little things in life, she’ll love this gratitude journal to record them all. This book is broken down into 52 weeks with prompts and inspirational quotes to help her find joy.
For the Sweet Tooth: Pink Champagne Cake
For the lady who likes to indulge, you can’t go wrong with this pink champagne cake. Available on Goldbelly from Caroline’s Cakes, this four-tiered beauty features a decadent crumb and rosé colored buttercream. Now this is a gift that’s ready to celebrate!
For the Oenophile: Wine Opener and Tool Set
Cheers to making it easier to uncork a wine bottle and keep it fresh! Whether she prefers white, red or rosé all day, she’ll appreciate adding this wine opener set to her at-home wine bar. It’s one of the best wine gifts around.
For the Charcuterie Cutie: Alphabet Charcuterie Board
If you’ve got a friend or relative who has elevated appetizers to an art form, this charcuterie board set will inspire her next elaborate cheese board spread. Monogram it with their last initial, so everyone knows exactly where those delicious bites came from.
For the Warm and Fuzzy: Cozy Slippers
Not only are these slippers cozy, they can be worn outside the home, too. And they’re Birkenstocks, meaning they’ll last for years to come. Keep it classic with grey or black, or opt for a statement-worthy pop of color.
For the Sleepy Girl: Weighted Eye Mask
If she has a hard time catching enough Zs, this weighted eye mask goes a long way. Just like a weighted blanket, it provides soothing pressure to calm anxiety and stress. A good night’s rest is finally possible thanks to this find.
For Your Sister: Thank You for Your Part in My Journey Necklace
This striking charm necklace represents truth and the journey of life. Whether she’s actually on your family tree or she’s earned an honorary place there, this piece of jewelry is a great gift for your sister who has been there for you every step of the way. The quote by Rumi on the enclosed card says it all: “The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you, thank you for your part in my journey.”
For the Couch Cuddler: Big Blanket
‘Tis the season for bundling up and cuddling up on the couch. This massive plush blanket makes it easy to do both. Measuring 10-by-10 feet, this blanket lives up to its name. It’s the coziest winter gift you can buy.
For the New Mom: Spa Bathrobe
She might not be able to get to the spa for the time being, but that doesn’t mean she can’t treat herself to the warmth of a spa robe as her new little one is napping. Add her name or her initials to this blissfully soft spa robe for an extra special touch. Take a peek at these other gifts for new moms, too.
For the One Who’s Always Redecorating: Subscription Decor Box
Sure, it’s fun to make a run to the home goods store to browse the latest decor trends. But she’ll be thrilled to have them show up at her doorstep, courtesy of a seasonal subscription decor box. Read our Decocrated review for more insight.
For the Concert Goer: Clear Stadium-Approved Bag
It might not get her VIP access, but she’ll get through the security line at the show much more quickly when she’s got a clear, venue-approved bag on her shoulder. Convenience can still be chic!
For the Foodie: DIY Sushi Kit
For Grandma: Framed Heart Collage
You’ll always be in her heart, so give her a gift that really shows that to be true. This framed heart collage is a physical representation of grandma’s love.
For the Book Lover: Iconic Women Bookends
These memorable quotes will now be alongside the books they came from on your favorite bookworm’s shelf. Choose a pair of bookends featuring quotes from the likes of Michelle Obama, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Ketanji Brown Jackson and other fierce female icons.
For the Jet Setter: Packing Cubes
Ask anyone who’s ever used them: Packing cubes are a game changer. Whether for a short weekend away or a trip around the world, a set of packing cubes makes fitting everything into that suitcase less of a hassle.
For the Movie Night Host: Amish Popcorn Library
No movie night is complete without popcorn. Now she’s got a selection of popcorn kernels grown by an Amish farmer ready to go for the next showing.
For the Neighbor with the Green Thumb: Outdoor Apron
You don’t know how she has the best yard on the block; she just does. Give her this adorable outdoor apron, and maybe she’ll let you in on a few secrets.
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