Are you a competitive person? It can be unbelievably gratifying to give someone the very best present, the one that ignites an uncontrollable grin on their face.
We’ve compiled the best gifts for anyone you’re trying to bring a smile to. From massagers to hair thickeners to floral elixirs, to a tool that lets you get the best selfie with your dog, check out The GentleManual’s Holiday Gift Guide.
Holiday Gift Guide 2018
Best Tech and Gadget Gifts
Heated Shiatsu Massager
In a world where everyone’s always on the go, give them the gift of relaxation.
With heated pads, automatic and custom settings, and comfortable straps that rest around the shoulders, this person is going to want to carry this portable massager with them wherever they go.
We featured the company last year. But this year, Phone Soap came out with their cleanest and most sanitizing-est version.
Did you know that cell phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handles? Get this for the germaphobe in your life, and they’ll appreciate you for looking out for their bacteria-free lifestyle.
This isn’t just any ol’ e-toothbrush — it’s the latest and greatest technology for toothbrushing, that, you gotta admit, makes brushing your teeth seem totally cool and worth the 3 minutes.
Not only does this toothbrush have a sleek minimalistic look, but Quip’s technology is supposed to give an optimal clean. And that brush cover? It can stick on your mirror. Give some love to the type-A nerds in your life.
This is perfect for your friends who are just total dog parents. This simple, yet ingenious gadget clasps onto the phone, so anyone can take that perfect #selfie with their pup that’s totes #instagramworthy.
Best Gifts for the Home
YETI® Wine Tumbler
Yep, YETI® even caters to the wine-drinkers, because, as they say, “while most things are better outdoors, it’s especially true of wine.”
The YETI cup is stainless steel, has a double-wall vacuum insulation, and it’s dishwasher safe for the ultimate on-the-fly daredevil.
One Line a Day
For the sentimental one in your friend group. This journal lets you record one memory a day over the span of five years. You all know that one friend who scrapbooks and shares Facebook memories–this one’s for them.
But seriously, what we love about this gift is that it’s the perfect journal for beginners. How many times have you tried to start a diary and given up after two weeks? It’s a lot easier to keep consistent when you’re tasked with only writing one line a day.
Flower Cocktail Kit
For the lady in your life who loves trying out unique cocktails, these floral elixirs make a great gift.
Also suitable for guys. Tell everyone to get their green thumbs out during the next party, because these readymade cocktails are made with real flowers. They will take you on a floral taste bud adventure, no matter what type of liquor you prefer.
P.F. Candle Co
It seems like everyone’s turned into candle hoarders these days, but for good reason when it’s a candle like the ones from P.F. Candle Co.
This mini gift set comes with Spiced Pumpkin (that’s a “yass” from us), Black Fig, and Spruce to conjure up the warm feelings of the holidays. But P.F. also has other scents to suit your home needs, such as Cannabis, Sandalwood, and Patchouli Sweetgrass. This set is the perfectly pleasant gift that gives friendly, “good neighbor-y” vibes.
Botanical Protein Complex Hair Care
Port Products recognizes the importance of manly haircare.
These products are perfect for a guy who cares deeply about his grooming habits. To name a few benefits, the nutrient-packed ingredients enhance scalp health, build body for thinning hair, and reduce hair loss.
Best Apparel Gifts
Literally the best socks on Earth. You can fact-check that.
But all biases aside, we worked really hard to construct these socks for maximum comfort, and we think your gift recipient would love showing off the stylish, fun, and sometimes whacky designs.
The subscription box that’s basically magic. We tailor each box for each special guy, and we pack it all in-house.
From ties to socks to accessories, even coffees, teas, grooming samplers, and liquor mixers–it’s all in there! And now it comes with a gifting option.
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