Best Gifts for Women on Amazon
If you’re prone to last-minute gift shopping, allow me to direct your attention to a little ol’ place on the internet called Amazon. It’s possible you’ve heard of it before.
It will surprise no one to hear that Amazon is brimming with presents befitting every kind of woman, with gift ideas that know no bounds. We’re talking about the exact diamond earrings Meghan Markle wore at her first public appearance with the Queen, glass speakers that can flicker like a candle, sheep-shaped cotton swab holders and beyond.
To make hunting down a special-feeling gift on the site that’s fittingly nicknamed The Everything Store a less maddening pursuit, ELLE.com has gone rounded up the best gift ideas to add to your cart now. Ahead, last-minute Mother’s Day presents, gifts for picky VSCO girls, and more, at every price point.
Small Jewelry Box
If her jewelry collection is constantly expanding with every trip she takes, gifting her a jewelry box to keep her collection organized will be much appreciated. This find in particular is a smart choice as it can be easily packed when traveling.
Boy Smells LES Candle Beeswax & Coconut Wax Candle
Paying homage to the Lower East Side, this all-natural candle captures the vibrancy of strolling around Elizabeth Street on a beautiful afternoon. Notes include rice powder, peach blossom, cardamom, cedar and Asian pear.
Gemstone Natural Sliced Crystal Coaster Set of 4
No such thing as too many coasters.
Velvet Red Matte Lipstick
For the uninitiated, Mented is a vegan, paraben-free and cruelty-free beauty with a small cult following that counts Oprah as a fan. (A trio of the brand’s nude lipsticks were included in Oprah’s Favorite Things List 2020.) Here, a sexy red shade for any makeup lover in your life.
Eberjey Gisele Long PJ Set
Speaking of gifts that are soft to the touch, Eberjey pajamas are a failsafe choice. Made from modal and spandex jersey (no polyester!), these PJs are hot sleeper-friendly and will last her years to come.
Novelty Italian Red Wine Glasses (Set of 4)
If you’re after a set of wine glasses to gift a loved one that’ll look elegant but not cost a fortune, turn to this reviewer-loved set which boasts an average rating of 4.7 stars. Reviewers consistently praise these for arriving in perfect condition and being a comfortable size.
Acrylic Sheep-Shaped Storage Containers (Set of 2)
This set of sheep storage containers just hits differently. These can be used for holding Q-tips, paper clips, etc.
7/8 Joggers Travel Pants
Editor’s note: I am in love with these joggers and currently own four pairs that I wear on repeat. If you’re after a gift for a woman who values comfort, I can’t recommend these enough for its flattering fit and non-sloppy feel.
Natural Polished White Marble Bookends
Spare your bookworm friend the shockingly hard search that is finding cute bookends. Sleek and marble, these’ll work with virtually any design scheme.
Boss Lady Needlepoint Throw Pillow
Remind her she’s all that and brains too in no uncertain terms.
EMU’s cloud-like Mayberry slider slipper will make her roommates green with loungewear envy. These come in seven other tempting colors as well.
Apollo Bust Sculpture Statue
Nothing subtly says ‘I’m an Intellectual’ louder than having a decorative Greek bust on display. Your loved one with eclectic taste won’t see this gift coming, but they’ll love it.
Large Hair Claw Clips (Set of 4)
I discovered these claw clips in Amazon’s Internet Famous section (which is dedicated to viral Tik Tok products) and swear by how durable and comfy these are. For the friend who’s all about that messy bun life, look no further.
Corkcicle 16oz Coffee Mug
This dishwasher-safe, insulated mug can keep drinks warm for three hours. Oprah is even a fan, with the nifty device earning a coveted spot on her list of Favorite Things 2020.
Mwenzi Stack Ring
Women-founded and sustainably sourced, SOKO makes some of the coolest, vintage-feeling under $100 jewelry around. Their pieces are handcrafted by Kenyan artisans who use recycled brass, upcycled horns, and traditional techniques.
14k Gold Three Diamond Amigos Curve Post Earrings
If these diamond curve post earrings look familiar, it’s because Meghan Markle wears them on repeat. To give you a sense of just how versatile these beauties are, the Duchess wore these to Commonwealth Day 2018, throughout her and Harry’s Royal Tour of Australia, and numerous royal engagements in London.
LSPX-S2 Glass Bluetooth Speaker
Sony’s glass bluetooth speaker makes for the ultimate luxe audio gift for its crystal clear 360 sound and ability to flicker like candlelight. If she’s an aesthete with an arsenal of good playlists on her phone, she’s guaranteed to be over the moon.
The Hygge Game
The Hygge game contains 330 questions that are thought-provoking, yet not mentally draining (i.e., “What’s the most annoying sound?”). Now that we’re all beginning to interact with people IRL again, this game will be more useful than ever in remembering how to make conversation.
Does she love interior design? If the answer is an emphatic yes, this coffee-table fixture chronicles some of the most drool-worthy interiors shot for design publication Cabana. For the uninitiated, back issues of the under-the-radar yet cult-loved biannual magazine can fetch as much as $200 on eBay.
Pom Pom Apron
Surprise her with an apron instead of guessing which small kitchen appliance she’s in need of. This sunflower-printed one features a pattern we wish came in dress form.
Bamboo Bed Sheets
Layla Sleep’s 300-thread count Bamboo sheets are not only the softest sheets I’ve ever tried, but they’re eco-friendly as well. (Bamboo uses 200x less water than cotton and doesn’t require harsh chemicals in the production process.) The set includes a fitted sheet, top sheet, and two pillowcases.
Zip Bucket Bag
She’ll be able to wear this versatile bucket bag everywhere and with everything.
Jade Roller for Face and Gua Sha Set
Jade rollers go all the way back to ancient China and have been used for centuries to both bring positive chi and muscle relaxation to the face. If one is missing from your best friend’s skincare routine, this one boasts over 20,000 reviews on Amazon and has an average rating of 4.6 stars.
Nine Perfect Petals: The Enneagram for Flower Gardeners
Full of fascinating insights and beautiful illustrations, this coffee table fixture explores the Enneagram of Personalities. (Which, for the uninitiated, is a personality classification system made up of 9 different personality types that are all interconnected with individual strengths and pathways). The book makes it fascinating to figure out one’s personality type and learn about those of their loved ones.
Lait-Crème Concentré Moisturizer
One of ELLE.com‘s favorite face moisturizers, senior market editor Justine Carreon praises Embryolisse’s Lait Crème Concentré for really working. As Justine puts it: “This is one of those stereotypical products you see on those ‘French Girl’ lists, but it really does work. I wear it during the day with an SPF oil layered on top, then glob it on at night like a mask for an extra dose of moisture.”
Recycled Wool Blanket in Buchanan Blue Tartan
Created by co-founders and co-parents Emma and Furgus Macdonald, The Tartan Blanket Co. takes inspiration from Scottish traditions. Their recycled wool blanket is a splurge you can feel good about as the brand has 1% for the planet, 1% for the people commitment, where 2% of all revenue goes toward helping to protect the planet and supporting people in need.
Measuring 2.25 inches long, these gold vermeil statement hoops will go to work in subtly pulling together her outfits year-round.
Like everything else in Grown Alchemist’s product line, their Sweet Orange, Cedarwood & Sage liquid hand soap is dreamily packaged. For the woman who already has everything, turn to this 16.9oz pump bottle that’ll make washing her hands a fancy-feeling experience.
Silk Eye Mask
This meditation-friendly and light blocking silk eye mask is filled with lavender and flax seeds, which make it a gift that looks and feels far more expensive than its $22 price tag.
Upgrade her workout audio situation with the cat’s meow of workout headphones. Bose Sport bluetooth earbuds have a comfy, secure fit and can get 2 hours of battery life from just a 15-minute charge.
Jungalow: Decorate Wild: The Life and Style Guide
Another coffee table fixture you can’t go wrong with is Jungalow founder Justina Blakeney’s new decorating book, which is filled with design inspiration and drool-worthy photography. Making the book all the more special is the decorating advice and personal anecdotes that’s woven throughout.
A11 Hero Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
This lightweight cordless vacuum will make her actually want to clean her apartment. There’s no shortage of vacuums to choose from Amazon, but what makes Tineco’s A11 Hero cordless model worth the splurge is its lightweight design and single 2500mAH Lithium battery that allows for 40 minutes of cleaning.
Shea Butter Intense Mask
This creamy, moisturizing Shea Butter Intense Mask from Fekkai’s new Shea Butter collection conditions and softens for healthier, softer waves and curls. Also cool: The bottle it comes in is made from 95% recycled plastic.
The Dream Slip Overnight Lip Mask
I swear by Sara Happ’s Dream Slip overnight lip mask’s ability to hydrate and plump lips. For the sister, friend, or co-worker who applies chapstick religiously, gift a jar of this to completely transform their lip regiment.
Koki Peasant Dress
This dreamy frock from Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede’s line will become your favorite day-to-night sundress thanks to its flattering shape and comfy feel.
Power 7/8 Workout Leggings
To give you a sense of how beloved British brand Sweaty Betty’s power leggings are, one pair sold every 60 seconds in 2021. (I own these and don’t stop talking about how I think they’re the most comfortable and flattering leggings of all time.)
This 5-piece set from Bala can be incorporated into barre, stretching, aerobics, yoga, and even cardio workouts to help tone legs, arms and the butt.
Shiatsu Foot Massager
$169.99 (32% off)
This at-home electric foot massager targets pressure points to soothe tired feet. For the Mom, grandma, best friend, and other amazing women in your life who wouldn’t treat herself to this kind of luxury, this reviewer-loved find is sure to impress.
Longlast Monterey Water Filter Pitcher
If bae is always dehydrated, get her a Brita to make tap water taste better. This model has the capacity to fill 10 cups of water.
ELLE 1-Year Subscription
PS: For the friend who loves fashion, culture and hearing from empowering women, you can currently get a 1-year print subscription to ELLE on Amazon for only $5 that can be cancelled at anytime.
Women’s Techloom Pro Sneaker
Founded by former college athletes, APL running sneakers offer cushy support and sleek design. Whether she’s super sporty or just likes a nice, long leisurely walk here and there, she’s guaranteed to live in these.
Spirited: Cocktails from Around the World
Transport her to chic bars all over the world with Spirited, a cocktail recipe book like no other. The book contains 610 recipes sourced over the last 500 years from 60 countries.
This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io