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November 18, 2023

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I have to admit, I often find myself scrambling at the last minute for gifts to put in Chris’s stocking, while he always seems to surprise me with the perfect little something in mine. This year, I’m getting ahead of the game and have compiled a list of stocking stuffers that cater to everyone – from him and her to the kids. There’s a little something for all ages and interests, with options that suit every budget.

Gift Ideas For Stocking Stuffers

CLJ x Walli Phone Case | $46

A phone case is the perfect surprise to find in a stocking, and Walli is my favorite case out there.

Obsidian Gua Sha | $9

I’ve been “gua sha-ing” as a part of my nightly skincare routine, and it’s helped so much with reducing inflammation and puffiness. Highly recommend slipping this into her stocking!

Chill Pill Bath Bombs | $15

Every stocking should have a little self-care moment inside, and these jasmine-and-rose-scented bath bombs check the box.

Kitsch Satin Heatless Curling Set | $15

Heatless curls are all the rage, and for a good reason, because who doesn’t want to wake up with effortlessly curled hair? This candy cane striped set is too cute.

Merit Cheeky Blush | $30

I cannot stop talking about how much I love Merit, especially this blush. This cheeky color is my favorite, but there are so many other good options to choose from!

Lip Smackers | $8

Most kids will be easily thrilled to find these Coca-Cola Lip Smackers in their stockings. A pro tip for parents with multiple kids: buy one set and divide them out!

Metal Slinky | $3

I don’t care how old you are; playing with a classic metal slinky never gets old.

Slushie Cup | $15

This TikTok viral slushie cup has become a family favorite! After freezing the cup, pour your liquid of choice in and squeeze the sides to make an instant slushie. This would make a great gift in anyone’s stocking!

Christmas Nutcracker Building Kit | $31

This nutcracker building set is so kitschy and cute and would be the perfect Christmas morning activity.

Snow Ball Stress Ball | $8

Kids are all about those satisfying sensory toys, and unlike slime, you won’t have to stress about the mess with this squishy stress ball.

Viking Beard Oil | $8

Men also need a self-care moment in their stockings and you can’t go wrong with a beard oil, especially one with over 24,000 5-star reviews!

The Capsule | $35

We’re big fans of all the leather Andar products, especially the AirPods case. Have Santa stuff his stocking with a pair, so you won’t ever mix up whose is whose.

Nose, Ear, and Eyebrow Trimmer | $15

If the man in your life doesn’t already have a nose hair and ear hair trimmer, well, he needs one.

Wingman Multitool | $69

There’s a type of man who carries a leatherman with him at all times, and we’re all grateful for them because they’re incredibly resourceful and handy to have around.

Magnetic Wristband | $10

This is a magnetic catch-all for all those loose ends, and he doesn’t know he needs this, but he’ll thank you for it and use it all the time.

Neck Reading Light | $21

Surprise your late-night reader with this neck reading light so they won’t disturb your sleep with the bedside lamp on. It’s what we call a win-win.

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