40 Great Gifts for Her That Nail Any and Every Occasion
When it’s time to buy a gift, it’s absolutely normal to feel like you’re under pressure — especially when it’s a gift for her, the special lady in your life. You want to find the perfect present, whether it’s for Christmas, her birthday or a special anniversary. Is it too romantic? Not romantic enough? Fortunately, you can relax, because we’re taking care of the gift ideas for you.
Whether the present is for your girlfriend, fiancée, wife, aunt, sister, you name it, we have a foolproof list of gift ideas. Every item on our list is sure to impress. She’ll wonder how you even know what exfoliating sugar cubes are — or that she really wanted a new lip stick (what woman doesn’t!?). And don’t worry — you can claim all the credit! We just want to help you get it right.
Don’t wait until the last minute before the occasion, trust us when we say — it’ll show. Get a head start and save on stress by checking out the best gifts for her for any occasion.
1. Function of Beauty Shampoo + Conditioner
Love your partner’s luscious locks? Gift her the beauty of customization with this haircare dynamic duo that comes custom-made for her hair. Function of Beauty is all about hair and body care that fits the individual person, and all of their products are made without sulfates, parabens and other chemicals. Show her you care about every part of her, down to the last hair on her head, with this thoughtful gift.
Function of Beauty Shampoo and Conditioner
2. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
If your lady dries her hair every morning or even semi-occasionally, this hair dryer makes a great gift as the gold-standard of luxury hair dryers. This hair dryer is built to protect hair from heat damage, a common concern with frequent hair dryer use, and has fast drying+ and controlled styling built in to increase smoothness by 75%, shine by 132% and decrease flyaways up to 61%. It’s engineered for a variety of hair types so no matter what your girl’s hair is like (or even if you don’t know) this hair dryer is a great pick for taking care of it. It’s also lightweight and balanced for comfortable usage, and the magnetic attachments make switching between modes easy.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
3. Manduka PRO Yoga Mat
Got a girlfriend who’s a yogi? Has she been not-so-subtly complaining about her sweaty, old yoga mat that’s seen better days? Trust us, this is one of the best ones out there for her practice and will last her through years and asanas in the future. Manduka makes zero-waste yoga mats that are super high-quality, don’t smell like plastic, are thick enough to cushion but not so thick you feel wobbly doing inversions. They’re solid, and a great gift for someone who loves a good “ommmmm” every now and again.
Buy: Manduka PRO Yoga Mat $115.09
4. INVIKTUS Silver Birds Tree Jewelry Stand Display
She can show off her jewelry in style with this charming bird tree jewelry stand with vintage appeal. Quite the twofer, it makes a pretty decor statement while keeping all her pretty things organized and easily accessible. Necklaces and earrings can hang from the branches, while rings can sit in the dish below. It comes in three colors so you can opt for whatever compliments her style best.
Buy: INVIKTUS Silver Birds Tree Jewelry Stand Display $15.99
5. True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil
We know you already think your girl is pure radiance, but this oil from True Botanicals is a hot topic product in a beauty space for a reason. It’s a best-selling moisturizer that’s clinically proven to reduce fine lines, wrinkles and increase the levels of hydration in your skin. It’s made of natural ingredients proven to work on your skin, deeply penetrating and delivering nutrients like Omega-3’s and essential fatty acids your skin needs to retain moisture. It’s formulated for dry and combination skin types, and the whole brand is sustainably made.
True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil
6. Rothy’s Grey Camo Sneaker
The problem with sneakers? They get dirty and are a bit complicated to clean, except for Rothy’s. These sneakers are completely machine-washable and cute at the same time, a style unicorn if you ask me (or your girl). These slip-on sneakers are super comfortable and the material is made of recycled water bottles, an environmental plus. This grey camo pattern is super cute and versatile when it comes to accompanying outfits, but there are a ton of other styles and patterns to choose from on their site.
Rothy's Grey Camo Sneaker
7. Madewell Medium Transport Tote
Whether your girl collects bags like it’s her job or only needs one and rarely switches it out, this purchase is worth it. This bag is made for everything — from schlepping her laptop back and forth from work to a quick weekend getaway where all she needs is a change of clothes and a phone charger. It’s made of two pieces of fine leather and has an exterior and interior pocket for keeping everything a the ready including phone, keys and wallet.
Madewell Medium Transport Tote
8. Theragun mini
You’ve probably heard of Theragun by Therabody, the top-of-the-line workout recovery guns designed to ease muscle tension and give you a great sports massage anywhere. This mini version is great for not only targeting specific areas of tension on the body but traveling and always having pain relief close by. This massage gun is compact but quite powerful with a QX35 Motor with QuietForce technology that has three different speed settings depending on what you need that day. It’s an impressive device that you’ll probably want to borrow once you gift it to her.
Theragun mini Massage Gun
9. Rebecca Minkoff Women’s Edie Crossbody Bag
When it comes to purses, you can’t get more versatile than a black crossbody bag. We promise this will be one of the most carried bags in her closet. Big enough to carry all the essentials, but petite enough for everyday use, it’s just the right size. It has an external pocket in the back and plenty of compartments inside to keep everything organized, so she’ll never have to fish around for her phone or keys. The luxe black leather, quilting detail and accent hardware are sleek and chic, plus the magnetic closure adds ease. It’s pure Rebecca Minkoff at its best.
Buy: Rebecca Minkoff Women's Edie Crossbody Bag $228.00
10. Courant CATCH:3 Wireless Charging Station
Devices love these Courant CATCH charging stations, and we love them too. The stylish leather covers a sleek tray that holds everything your girl needs to be a boss all day long — and makes sure that everything is charged and ready to keep up with her. It’s a great gift for reorganizing a nightstand or keeping by the front door so she never forgets anything.
Courant CATCH 3: Wireless Charging Tray
11. Daily Harvest Monthly Subscription
Smoothies, soups, harvest bowls, deserts — Daily Harvest has everything your girl could want when it comes to flash frozen, healthy, nutritious meals that only take a quick blend and/or stove-top warm-up to make. They have a variety of weekly and monthly plans to suit any budget or desired cadence, and the meal options are all plant-based, organic and allergy-friendly. She’ll love the convenience and nutritiousness of the food, and you’ll have to resist stealing back parts of her present for yourself.
Daily Harvest Subscription
Plans Starting at $60/week
12. Diptyque Paris Baies/Berries Candle
Everyone loves a Diptyque candle, making it one of the best gifts for her. They’re delightfully luxe and always smell just as pretty as they look. This one is fresh, warm and fruity, with notes of a bouquet of roses and blackcurrant leaves.
Diptyque Paris Baies/Berries Candle
13. Drunk Elephant NightBright Duo
Talk about beauty sleep! She’ll wake up with brighter skin thanks to this power couple from beloved skincare brand Drunk Elephant. The pair includes their T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum and Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil. They team up to refine skin texture and tone while delivering deep moisture. Skin will be left glowing by morning. Made in the US, the clean brand is famous for being safe for even the most sensitive skin.
Buy: Drunk Elephant NightBright Duo $28.00
14. Sweaty Betty Power Workout Leggings
Plenty of us are still working out at home, with gyms closed across the country because of coronavirus. Truthfully, that can sometimes make it more challenging to stay motivated, but these workout leggings will jolt her into action with the vibrant print and high-tech fabric. They work equally well for yoga in the living room or an outdoor run, especially since the fabric has reflective details to keep her safe and a convenient back pocket. Plus, they’re designed to sculpt her bum. Wins all around!
Sweaty Betty Power Workout Leggings
15. Lele Sadoughi Women’s Silk Leopard Knotted Headband
Headbands are hotter than ever and Lele Sadoughi’s are especially on fire. This one hits all the trends: silk, leopard print and that signature knot. This headband is one-size-fits-all which eliminates the need for returns, and instantly elevates any OOTD. Plus, she can throw it on before any Zoom or FaceTime convo and look pulled together in seconds.
Buy: Lele Sadoughi Women's Silk Leopard Knotted Headband $65.00
16. Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Water Bottle
Brighten up her desk with one of these water bottles from Hydro Flask. Work can be draining — and dehydrating — so this will help her stay hydrated and happy while toiling away. All her coworkers will be wanting one of these for themselves. For work, for the gym and for everywhere she goes, this water bottle will go with her.
Buy: Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Water Bottle $29.95
17. UGG Women’s Oh Yeah Sandal
Let’s be real for a minute — the shoes that are getting the most play right now are slippers, with everyone spending so much more time at home. So, give hers a major upgrade with these fun and fluffy sandals. The 1.5-inch platform heels give her just the right height boost. She’ll never want to take them off and she won’t have to, thanks to the rubber sole that makes them equally suitable for indoor and outdoor wear.
Buy: UGG Women's Oh Yeah Sandal $99.95
18. Drybar The Double Shot Blow-Dryer Brush
A gift that’s always welcome is one that makes her life a little easier. This blow-dryer brush by fan favorite Drybar will do just that. It saves her a step by combining a blow-dryer with a round brush, so she can get a blow-out with just one tool and one step. It boasts ionic technology to cut frizz while delivering mega shine, while the clever design maximizes air flow to speed up the entire process. It’s lightweight and ergonomic, so it won’t leave her arms aching.
Buy: Drybar The Double Shot Blow-Dryer Brush $150.00
19. MATE The Label Organic Thermal Wide Leg Pant
Loungewear? This brand takes it to the next level with organic cotton pieces made in LA. These pants are super soft and built with a mid-waist, relaxed fit and adjustable drawstring. These pants are completely non-toxic, and made with no chemicals, dyes, or endocrine disruptors of any kind. They come in a wide range of colors, so if she tends to wear bright-ish colors go with this Sedona shade. If not, black or white are also great options.
Mate the Label Organic Thermal Wide Leg Pant
20. FOREO LUNA mini 2 Facial Cleansing Brush
If you want to gift her a luxury beauty item she hasn’t bothered to buy herself — this is it. The FOREO LUNA facial cleansing brush is magic. If she’s the type of woman who can never go to bed without washing her face, she’s bound to appreciate this travel-sized cleansing tool. Beauty mavens swear by this beauty device, which reaches deep beneath the surface to remove any impurities and unclog pores. For all these reasons, this colorful facial cleansing brush is one of the top gifts for her in 2020.
Buy: FOREO LUNA mini 2 Facial Cleansing Brush $119.00
21. Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Eyeshadow Palette
If she’s all about astrology, it might put some fear in her when mercury is in retrograde — but this pretty palette by Huda Beauty will be sure to balance things out. There’s a color for every season and mood. It contains 18 shades, including nine mattes, six metallics, a glitter powder with silver sparkles and two sheer reflective shadows. Ranging from neutrals to statement hues, she can create endless makeup looks with this single palette.
Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Eyeshadow Palette
22. Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker features watercolor swirls and is totally waterproof! It’s perfect to take on the next weekend away and it makes for a great, regular outdoor speaker, too. It connects to Bluetooth in a pinch, so it’s easy to have total control over the playlist until around 100 feet away. If she’s the known party host of her friend group, she’ll love the fact that this speaker will still stream the tunes even if her BFF spills a mimosa on it. If your gal loves to sing in the shower, then the Wonderboom waterproof speaker is a dream come true, and the fireball red is sure to match her firecracker personality.
Buy: Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Bluetooth Speaker $60.90
23. Gucci Guilty Love Edition Eau de Parfum For Her
Romance will literally be in the air after she spritzes the latest scent from Gucci. The limited-edition perfume is an exotic floral-fruity chypre that pays homage to the Narcissus flower. The blend of bergamot, grapefruit, violet, jasmine sambac and musks make a head-turner of a perfume, and the retro pink glass bottle is the perfect adornment for her vanity.
Gucci Guilty Love Edition Eau de Parfum For Her
24. Bev Rosé 8pk
This isn’t your average rosé. To make it even more fun, this one comes in a can. On the dry side, it has just the right amount of fizz, plus notes of strawberry and raspberry with a white peach finish. If you’re buying this for your boo, it might work best as an add-on to a larger present like jewelry or a home-cooked meal.
Bev Rosé 8pk
25. Quay Come Thru
She can never have enough sunnies, and these are sure to be a standout in her collection. There’s so much to love about them, from the festive pink hue to the distinctive cat-eye shape to the invisible frame. She’ll be on-trend every time she slips on this pair — and she’ll be thinking of you.
Quay Come Thru
26. Blendtec Classic 575 Blender
If she likes smoothies and loves to blend, there’s no one better than Blendtec. Their machines are top of the line and work impressively well when it comes to chopping, grinding, crushing, blending and turning fruits into smoothies and veggies into soups. This specific model is great for one person, as it’s got four pre-programmed cycles and five different speeds to choose between. It’s self-cleaning and the Wild Slide+ jar is 90 ounces, with a 36 ounce blending capacity and is BPA-free.
Buy: Blendtec Classic 575 Blender $349.99
27. Astrid & Miyu Mystic Star Necklace
Instead of buying roses, how about rose gold. This dainty necklace features a sparkling star charm on a delicate chain. It’s ideal for wearing on its own or layered as part of a sexy date night outfit.
Astrid & Miyu Mystic Star Necklace
28. Harper + Ari Rosé Exfoliating Sugar Cubes
You can’t put a price on self-care, which every busy woman needs more of. These sugar cubes will help her get that much-deserved R&R. These 18 exfoliating cubes are enriched with shea butter and aloe vera and smell like rosé, trust us it’s awesome. They soften in water so as she’s rinsing off she can run these fresh-smelling cubes along her arms and legs to soften up dry spots and leave her smelling absolutely amazing. Who needs a trip to the spa when you have these?
Buy: Harper + Ari Exfoliating Rosé Sugar Cubes $24.00
29. Renpho Shiatsu Foot Massager With Heat
Give her an excuse to unwind with this electric foot massager by Renpho. She can slip her toes right in and select the length of time, kneed intensity, air intensity, and the best part — heat. This specific massaging machine has thousands of rave reviews on Amazon, and chances are the lady in your life will love it, too.
Buy: Renpho Shiatsu Foot Massager With Heat $129.99
30. Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Lip Stain Color
Choose one of the sixteen shades (which work on all skin tones) and gift to the lady who wouldn’t mind throwing a fresh coat of fabulous to her pout. The glossy lip stain offers the wear time of a normal lip stain, but the lacquered shine of a high gloss. Yves Saint Laurent is one of the most interesting fashion houses to watch right now, and their beauty products are a fantastic gift idea for the fashionista in your life.
Buy: Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Stain No. 105 $30.81
31. Nespresso by De’Longhi
Fulfill her coffee and espresso needs with this Nespresso by De’Longhi Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle. Whether she wants an espresso or alto, she’ll have it all right at the press of a button. Her favorite part will be the fact that it heats up in under 15 seconds and has a container that holds up to 17 used capsules. Plus, the bundle includes a milk frother to apply the correct finish to lattes and cappuccinos.
Buy: Nespresso by De'Longhi $248.99
32. Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
What feels better than snuggling up in a plushy bathrobe after a hot shower or bath? It’s like giving yourself a warm hug. This super-soft bathrobe by Brooklinen features Turkish spa-like material that will turn any regular bathroom into a zen haven. Your favorite gal will feel like she’s lounging in luxury every morning, and she’ll never forget that you were the one who made it possible.
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
33. Long Distance Wooden Friendship Lamp
This is the sweetest gift to give to a woman in your life who lives far away. This smartly designed friendship lamp helps you stay in touch with siblings and old friends. Whether she’s a few towns over or taking up a new life in a different country, these wooden friendship lamps make it possible to let her know she’s on your mind any time. Tap your lamp and hers will light up! When she receives the message, she can tap her lamp to send you the return signal.
Long Distance Wooden Friendship Lamp
34. Birdies Cheetah Flats
Trust us when we say we live in these, and the woman in your life will, too. There are endless patterns to pick from depending on her persona. Does she live in leopard print? Or is she more of an olive green gal? You can’t go wrong with any of these colors or prints, but we’re particularly partial to the animal prints that are trending this season. Every woman needs some good flats in her closet, and that’s why these are some of the best gifts for her this year.
Birdies Cheetah Flats
35. Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice by Michelle Obama
Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice by Michelle Obama made the cut of Oprah’s list of favorite things in 2019 and it’s still going strong. It’s a perfect gift for any lady in your life who could use a little woman-to-woman inspiration.
Buy: Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice $9.99
36. Kate Spade New York Marmalade Studs
These glistening marmalade stud earrings are a versatile piece of jewelry she can wear with any look. The studs also come packed in a cute carrying pouch, so the wrapping job is basically already done for you. She’ll probably start wearing her hair back more so she can show them off at the office or on a night out. Kate Spade always has gorgeous earrings that make perfect gifts, and you can’t go wrong with these sparkly studs.
Buy: Kate Spade New York Marmalade Studs $49.00
37. Kindle Paperwhite
Of all the gifts we’ve been given in the past, this is probably the one we use the most. She can load up essentail beach reads and her favorite magazines, or browse new releases so she’s never stuck without a good read on her next commute or vacay. For an even more thoughtful gift, gift her an Audible credit as well so she can pick out a few books right when she receives her new Paperwhite.
Buy: Kindle Paperwhite $129.99
38. Sagaform Wine Carafe With Oak Stopper
The Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper is perfect for keeping any kind of wine fresh thanks to its eye-catching oak stopper. In addition to wine, it can be used for water, juice, and other drinks. The hand-blown wine carafe is dishwasher safe and lead-free.
Buy: Sagaform Wine Carafe With Oak Stopper $62.00
39. Sony Noise-Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3
She doesn’t need to be a total tech nerd to appreciate a killer pair of noise-cancelling headphones. Whether she travels a lot and could use these for the plane or simply enjoys streaming her favorite podcast at home on the couch without distraction, these Sony headphones are best in class. They offer unrivaled noise cancelling, side panel touch controls, a fast-charging battery with a long lifespan, and even include built-in Alexa functionality, too.
Buy: Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones $348.00
40. Rolling Stones 6-Pack Gift Set of Socks
One can never have too many socks. Liven up her sock drawer with this limited-edition set of Rolling Stones socks in celebration of 50 years of the band. We know vintage band tees are all the rage right now, but this will take her love of music to a new level and spark all kinds of conversation in her next board meeting. If she’s not a Rolling Stones fan, don’t worry. Happy Socks has tons of smart designs for her to enjoy.
Rolling Stones 6-Pack Gift Set of Socks
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