It’s time to start thinking Christmas shopping and stocking stuffers. I have over 100 stocking stuffer ideas to get you started!
I can’t believe Christmas is just a few weeks away. The second half of this year has really flown by. I’m usually one of those people who has most of their holiday shopping done months in advance, but not this year. I come from a big family, so I’m usually getting a few small things for a lot of people during the holidays. I think this has made me quite the expert in picking out relatively inexpensive, but still useful and creative gifts that also make great stocking stuffers.
Check out the list below for stocking stuffer ideas for everyone on your list including men, women, teens, foodies, health nuts and more. I’ve used some affiliate links below meaning if you click through and make a purchase, I might receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Women & Beauty Stocking Stuffers
Travel size beauty products
Bath bombs – You can get a gift set and split up between multiple stockings.
Nail polish remover – this one is my favorite! It’s so gentle, yet effective.
Nail polish topcoat – this one is a game changer. It looks & feels like gel!
Travel Makeup Brushes
Invisibobble hair ties
Wet Hair Brush – This one is so gentle, yet great at getting out tangles.
Hair Scalp Massager – works great at removing build-up.
Towel Hair Wrap
Makeup Remover Wipes – love how these are individually wrapped so you can toss a few in a bag for emergencies.
Makeup Brush Cleaner Shampoo – it’s so important to keep makeup sponges & brushes clean!
Beauty Makeup Sponges
No-Show Socks – these have a rubber grip inside that keeps them from falling down.
Alex and Ani Bracelets
Coin purse – mini wallet
Temporary tattoos These are fun to have for music festivals, but also to just play around with tattoos without the commitment. I’ve linked a set that includes dainty black tattoos.
Food & Drink | Stocking Stuffers for the Foodie
Loose Leaf Tea
Mini Liquor Bottles (+ 8 oz soda cans!)
Mini wine bottles
Food Huggers – for keeping food like cut avocados fresh
Beeswax wrap – these are reusable food wraps! They last up to a year.
Unique Jams or Jelly – to pair with cheeses!
High quality or unique spices
Collapsible measuring cups
Starbucks VIA – Instant Iced Coffee to go!
Tea infuser – this design is so cute!
Ice Cube Molds & Spheres – these large ice cubes melt slower so your drink stays cold & doesn’t get watered down. They make simple sphere shapes, but this skull design is super cool.
Spicy Honey – so good on pizza!
Whole Coffee Beans
Health & Fitness Gift Ideas
Protein Powder Packets
Running Belt or Fitness Belt
No-Show Gym Socks
Hickies – these are tie-free shoe laces!
Massage Therapy Ball
Muscle Roller Massage Stick
BlenderBottle GoStak – stackable, twist & lock containers. These are perfect for taking vitamins, supplements and small snacks on the go
Stocking Stuffers For Pet Lovers
Stocking Stuffers For The Traveler
Travel Makeup Storage
Universal Adapter – this one is recommended by Popular Science magazine editors. It’s going on my wish list for when we can visit abroad again!
Earplugs – Great for flights and you never know if there’s construction or noisy neighbors at your hotel.
Eye Masks for sleeping
Portable (and foldable) Water Bottle
Brita Filter Water Bottle – A bit pricier but could come in really handy.
Waterproof Cell Phone Pouch with Neck Strap
Mini Diffuser – for the car or hotel.
Solid Moisturizer & Hydration Stick – Great for flights & it’s a solid, not a liquid! I’ll usually apply on my cheeks & around my chin where my skin tends to dry up during flights.
Hydrating Mist Spray – Make sure to get this in a small travel size.
Clorox Wipes Travel Packs – I always keep these in my travel bag & wipe down my seat & tray.
Hand Sanitizer – from now on I think all of us will keep a bottle handy.
Stocking Stuffers For Him
Many of the items on this list will also work for men, but here are a few with him specifically in mind:
Manicure Kit – Possibly not something they think of themselves, but everyone needs the essentials.
Stocking Stuffers for Everyone
Gloves or Mittens
Cedar Blocks – these keep drawers smelling super fresh.
Earbuds or Headphones
Portable Charger – Anker is the best brand!
Phone Charger Cords
Scented Wax Melts
Mini Sewing Kit
Essential Oils – Lavender is a great one to start with. So relaxing!
Phone Screen Protector
Sweater Fuzz Remover
Phone Desk Stand
Phone Stand for Car
Camera Memory Cards
Hand Sanitizer & Face Masks
Apple Watch Bands – Make sure to check the correct size!
A donation certificate in their name
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Casey is the founder of Casey La Vie & has been running this travel and lifestyle blog since 2016. She’s on a mission to balance her career as a social media manager with exploring her home of New York City and seeing more of the world.