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Treating someone to a gift card is nice, but there are more creative ways to give something unexpectedly thoughtful in a small package. Whether you’re shopping for kids (and children at heart), luxury-loving beauty buffs, techies, movie lovers, home spa enthusiasts or fitness aficionados (and every type of person in between), we’ve rounded up some of the best stocking stuffers for everyone on your list from Amazon, Disney, Nordstrom, Target, Uncommon Goods, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora, and other retailers and star-backed brands.
Ahead, check out over 40 Hollywood-inspired picks for every budget, from surprises under $10 and affordable luxuries for $50 or less to star-approved items that top off at $250. Need more gifting options? Check out more ideas from The Hollywood Reporter’s holiday gift guides.
1. OCOOPA Hand Warmer and Portable Power Bank
One of our own go-to last-minute gift ideas, Ocoopa’s hand warmer also doubles as a portable phone charger.
2. Fresh Sugar Collection Lip Care Set
This five-piece Fresh Sugar Collection Lip Care Set includes the clean skincare brand’s Sugar Advanced Therapy and refreshing Mint Rush lip treatments and buildable Sugar Honey, Rose and Petal lip colors.
3. Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Color Reveal 2-Pack
If Santa can’t fit a life-sized monster truck down the chimney, then these cool color-changing Hot Wheels cars might be a better option — and unlike a real ride, they’ll fit in stockings and don’t require insurance.
4. Beats Studio Buds
On sale for under $100 on Amazon (reg. $150), the Beats Studio Buds feature Apple’s H1 chip for smooth Bluetooth streaming and switching between devices (it’s the same processor in the second-gen AirPods). The wireless earbuds feature Spatial Audio for powerful and balanced sound, active noise cancellation, up to eight hours of listening time, easy one-touch pairing for Apple and Android devices and a pocket-sized charging case that offers up to 24 hours of power.
5. Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Socks
Necessities are always appreciated — and Barefoot Dreams’ super-soft CozyChic socks will be a welcome upgrade to their basics.
6. 818 Tequila x Compartés Chocolate Bar
Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila is infused in this gourmet chocolate bar by Compartés, the Los Angeles-based confections company that counts Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Garner, Chrissy Teigen and many other stars among fans and collaborators.
7. Quip Smart Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
Quip’s new rechargeable version of its smart electric toothbrush makes a great stocking stuffer for the wellness-minded, eco-conscious giftee. It has a two-minute timer and users can earn rewards via Quip’s app when they brush regularly.
8. Vegamour Gro Dry Shampoo
Some of the best dry shampoos also make perfect stocking stuffers. Vegamour’s Gro dry shampoo is one of the best beauty gifts for anyone who wants to keep their tresses clean and oil-free while boosting hair growth. Nicole Kidman recently invested in the hair wellness brand.
9. Polaroid Go Instant Mini Camera Bundle
Shutterbugs will love unwrapping this palm-sized Polaroid Go mini instant camera bundle, which comes with an extra pack of film. The compact camera can do double exposures and the self-timer makes it easy to take selfies.
10. Star Dust Ultra Bright Glowing Stars
Inspire them to go for infinity and beyond (or just create a cool space-inspired room) with this set of 200 glow-in-the-dark stars.
11. Chamberlain Coffee Matcha Starter Pack
Gen Z star Emma Chamberlain’s namesake coffee brand is one of the best food stocking stuffers for DIY baristas. This matcha starter pack includes a square mason jar, Chamberlain Coffee’s frequently sold-out matcha tea (available in original, mango, vanilla or chocolate flavors), a handheld frother and a stainless steel reusable straw.
12. Wikki Stix Reusable Molding and Sculpting Sticks
Trust us when we say that this sensory-friendly set of Wikki Stix will be the attention-consuming gift that keeps on giving to kids and caregivers alike.
13. Invasion Joshua Tree Card Game
Joshua Tree has long been an inspiring getaway for Jared Leto and countless other Hollywood insiders. A great stocking stuffer for travelers and game enthusiasts alike, this Invasion Joshua Tree card game celebrates the otherworldly desert destination through a fast-paced adventure where players will encounter aliens, snakes, crystals and more — all without leaving home.
14. Givenchy Mini Le Rouge Couture Lipstick Set
Luxury beauty buffs can play with four new lip shades when you gift them Givenchy’s stocking-friendly Mini Le Rouge Couture Lipstick Set (a $69 value).
15. Dash Mini Waffle Maker Gift Set
For the one who loves breakfast in miniature form, Dash’s charming mini waffle maker is the perfect stocking stuffer for the home chef who’s short on kitchen counter space. The three-piece gift set also includes heart-shaped measuring spoons and a recipe book.
16. Diptyque Limited-Edition Mini Candle Set
17. Meri Meri Peppermint Candy Surprise Balls
Kids of all ages (including those at heart) will love unraveling these seemingly never-ending peppermint surprise balls filled with festive goodies (think silly jokes, stickers, friendship bracelets and more).
18. Therabody Mini Portable Massage Gun
After the long holiday season, recipients won’t mind putting Therabody’s newest edition of its best-selling mini portable massage gun to the test on their aching shoulders, arms, back and legs. (Oprah Winfrey and Miranda Kerr are among the stars who most recently sung its praises.) The second-generation model is 30 percent lighter and 20 percent smaller than its predecessor, which is also on sale for $50 off right now.
19. Olay Ultimate Thirst Trap Kit
Beauty lovers with parched skin will love finding Olay’s Ultimate Thirst Trap kit in their holiday stocking. The seven-piece set includes the influencer-loved Stanley Quencher tumbler and the beauty brand’s moisture-boosting skincare essentials from its Hyaluronic + Peptide 24 collection, including the revitalizing facial cleanser, serum, eye gel cream and hydrating gel cream, plus rose water facial cloths and a free mystery booster.
20. Parents Are Human Card Game
Help your family bridge the generation and language gaps with Parents Are Human’s card game, which was designed to help players foster deeper relationships through 70 heartwarming and thought-provoking personal prompts. (Actress Tiffany Chu recently showed off her set.) The game is available in bilingual options, including in traditional and simplified Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Filipino/Tagalog, Vietnamese and Arabic, and more languages are in the works, too.
21. Slip Medusa Nights Ornament Skinny Scrunchies Set
Upgrade their scrunchie situation with Silk’s trio of stylish hair ties in chic colorways.
22. Stojo 16-oz. Collapsible Coffee Cup with Straw
Stojo’s collapsible, travel-friendly cup means your eco-conscious coffee lover will always have a reusable vessel on hand. It comes in 12-, 16- or 24-ounce sizes and in more than a dozen colors.
23. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Fenty Eau de Parfum
Surprise your favorite Rihanna superfan with the entrepreneurial star’s best-selling Fenty fragrance, which is finally back in stock. The warm floral eau de parfum boasts notes of magnolia, musk, Bulgarian rose, tangerine, vanilla, blueberry, coconut, geranium and patchouli, and comes in a chic amber glass bottle.
24. Barry & Jason Game Night In a Can
One of the best stocking stuffers for game lovers, this Game Night In a Can tin is filled with 35 fun challenges — perfect for breaking the ice at family holiday gatherings. From paper plan competitions to drawing contests, expect the unexpected with this quirky set.
25. Josie Maran Smooth Like Butter Kit
You get not one, but four stocking stuffers out of model-turned-beauty entrepreneur Josie Maran’s luxurious set of argan oil whipped body butters in best-selling scents — or you can keep one (or two) of the minis for yourself and gift the rest to your favorite beauty buffs.
26. 2022 Echo Dot Smart Speaker with Clock
Can you say, “Alexa, give my giftee’s home a smarter setup?” Amazon’s 2022 Echo Dot speaker lets recipients use voice commands to check the weather or their schedule, find recipes and control smart home accessories such as lightbulbs. It also comes in a fun kids edition without the clock display.
27. Solawave Skincare Wand with Red Light Therapy & Serum Kit
A favorite of Madelaine Pesch and Hollywood makeup artist Tanya Brewer (who used it on client Vanessa Hudgens), Solawave’s pocket-sized red light therapy wand with microcurrent, facial massage and therapeutic warmth is one of the best stocking stuffers for beauty lovers who want on-the-go depuffing. The four-in-one device also addresses fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots and circles and blemishes.
The brand’s kit also includes the Renew Complex Activating Serum, which contains hydrating hyaluronic acid, soothing aloe vera and blue tansy for tackling inflammation.
28. Truff Black Truffle Olive Oil
As we learned from superstar foodie Gal Gadot, truffle oil truly does upgrade any dish. Truff’s black truffle-infused olive oil (available in white truffle) brings everything from basic mashed potatoes to mac and cheese to five-star dish status.
29. Lego Harry Potter Build Your Own Hogwarts Castle
This 67-piece Lego Build Your Own Hogwarts Castle kit is one of the best gifts for Harry Potter fans — especially if you can’t wave a magic wand and transport them to the Wizarding World IRL.
30. Tile Bluetooth Tracker Starter Pack
For the most forgetful folks on your list, these Android- and iOS-compatible Tile Bluetooth trackers will keep their keys and other belongings on their radar (at least within 250 feet).
31. Go Time Gear Two-Person Life Tent
For those who are always embarking on a last-minute adventure (fodder for a future screenplay, perhaps?), this two-person tent will give ’em shelter.
32. Béis Passport & Luggage Tag Set
Your favorite stylish traveler can jet-set like a star with this sleek passport and luggage tag set from Béis, the fashion- and function-minded travel accessories brand founded by You actress Shay Mitchell.
33. Asystem Radical Relief Gel Roll-On
For the traveler, athlete or pain-ridden pal, Asystem’s Radical Relief gel roll-on contains 300 milligrams of hemp-derived CBD, menthol arnica and other ingredients that combine for a relaxing, cooling sensation on the muscles.
34. Apple AirTag
If you’re shopping for an absent-minded Apple aficionado, an AirTag is one of this season’s best stocking stuffers that are actually quite useful. They’re on backorder pretty much everywhere, but retailers like Target and Best Buy let you order online and pick up at your local store. Or get a four-pack of AirTags ($99) if you want to fill more Apple aficionados’ stockings.
35. Wild One x Isaac Mizrahi Treat Pouch
Fashionable pup parents can keep their essentials and their furball’s treats organized in this fun treat pouch from designer Isaac Mizrahi’s colorful collaboration with stylish pet goods brand Wild One.
36. Tamagotchi Star Wars R2-D2
Whether they’re a Millennial or Y2K-loving Gen Z-er, R2-D2 Tamagotchi digital pet is two nostalgic toys in one.
37. PVO Mini Projector
Any indoor or outdoor wall can be turned into a theater with PVO’s mini projector, which has HDMI and USB inputs and comes with a remote control. To bring the price down to just $56, clip the extra 20 percent off coupon on the product page.
38. Tom Ford Leather Eau de Parfum
Add warmth and spice to their fragrance collection with fashion designer and film director Tom Ford’s newest Leather eau de parfum, a woodsy scent with notes of black leather and violet and jasmine flowers.
39. Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 Camera with Mini Contact Sheet
Yet another treat for photography enthusiasts, the Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 camera comes with a 10-sheet film pack and lets giftees shoot retro-style selfies and scenes.
40. Runamok Maple Glimmer of Hope Sparkle Maple Syrup
A drizzle of Runamok Maple’s sweet stocking stuffer will add literal (edible) sparkles to your giftee’s brunches in the new year.
41. Mejuri Gold Dôme Huggies
Billie Eilish, Lucy Hale, Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid are just a handful of fans who have worn Mejuri’s sleek and affordable fine jewelry pieces. These bold gold dome huggies will keep stylish recipients’ ears sparkling all year-round.
42. Lululemon Feeling Ready Pouch
Fitness fiends and busy travelers can stow away their essentials in Lululemon’s 3.5-liter Feeling Ready Pouch, which is made from water- and abrasion-resistant fabric and comes in merlot or black.
43. Funko Pop! It’s A Small World Collectors Game
44. Crosley Tribute Radio with Bluetooth
Crosley’s vintage-inspired AM/FM radio has more tech features than meets the eye. Audiophiles can use it as a portable Bluetooth speaker or plug-in headphones for a private listening experience.
45. Anker 622 Magnetic Battery
Techies can never have enough battery power, and Anker’s MagGo wireless charger will keep their iPhone 12 or 13 charged up while letting them prop up their smartphones for easy movie-watching.
46. R+Co Bleu Refresh + Revitalize Kit
For when they can’t get their regularly scheduled maintenance at the salon, R+Co’s Bleu Refresh and Revitalize Kit will give them starry tress treatment at home. The four-piece set comes with the brand’s reparative De Luxe shampoo and conditioner and the Super Style crème (all feature vegan and cruelty-free formulas) in a tin storage box.
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