The holidays are basically here and at Cosmopolitan, we take gift giving *very *seriously. That’s why we’ve compiled a ton of gift ideas and guides over the years for everyone in your life, like your BFF, sister, dad, in-laws, or even your boss. Honestly, all the options that exist out there in the universe can be overwhelming (even for us editors who put these lists together!), but if you just want an overview of THE most popular gifts to give in 2020, you’ve come to the right place.
Below are Cosmo‘s 26 most popular, best-selling gifts that legit thousands of people have bought, from advent calendars to crystal sets and literally everything in between. So if you haven’t added one of these to your cart already, you can trust that by the end of this list you probably will.
Below, 26 of the most popular gifts in 2020 straight from our readers. And if you need even more festive content, click for some awesome holiday party theme ideas, virtual ways to celebrate Thanksgiving, the best Thanksgiving wines, and oh-so pretty Christmas cocktails.
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this advent cal
Friends: The Official Advent Calendar: The One With the Surprises
This Friends-themed advent calendar is not-so-shockingly top on our list. I mean, people can’t get enough of this show even decades after it first aired.
this eyelash kit
Magnetic Eyelashes with Magnetic Eyeliner Kit
Just swipe on this eyeliner that has tiny magnetic particles in it, wait for it to dry, then attach the falsies for an easy way to achieve voluminous lashes.
this lash glue
KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive, Clear
Y’all love your lashes! This adhesive was another best-seller since it has a strong hold and is waterproof for extra-long wear.
AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
Align Pant II 25″
Lululemon’s Align leggings are popular on the brand’s website as well as Cosmo‘s. Our former beauty director, Carly Cardellino, wore hers throughout her pregnancy and swears by their magical stretching power. They also come in so! many! shades!
this one-step dryer
One-Step Volumizer Hair Dryer
If you every struggle with straightening your hair, 2020 was the year of the hair-drying brush. Revlon’s One-Step design went viral for its ability to dry and smooth strands at once in, like, 15 minutes flat.
Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron Hair Straightener
More hair tools! This straightener has ceramic plates to de-frizz and micro-sensors to adjust and regulate temperatures. And for this price tag, it has some pretty impressive reviews.
this box of dates
A Box of Date night cards
You’ll never run out of date ideas again thanks to this handy box. You and your S.O. can pull one out when you’re feeling spontaneous and in the mood for a romantic activity.
this candle advent cal
2020 Candle Advent Calendar
Love both candles and advent calendars? Well, this Etsy purchase is for you. Each day reveals a tiny tin candle with a cozy winter-y scent.
this facial steamer
Nano Ionic Facial Steamer
This contraption moisturizes dry skin and opens your pores so your face can better absorb beauty products…or so you can extract any blackheads. (If you go with the latter, maybe best to gift this to yourself.)
this crystal set
Beginners Crystal Kit, 20 pcs
A beginner’s set with all the stones that represent healing and protection might just help you feel a sense of calm and peace—or if not, they’ll at least look pretty on your dresser.
a custom star print
Custom Star Map Print
A personalized present featuring a star map makes a thoughtful decorative wall piece. The night sky pictured is from an exact time and place that’s sentimental to you.
this powder dip
Dipping Powder Nail starter Kit of 5
Dip powder nails can last about two to three weeks, and this kit lets you DIY your own mani with six shades.
this gua sha and roller set
Jade Roller & Gua Sha 2 in 1 For Face
Treat someone to a luxe jade roller and gua sha tool that’ll help them de-stress and reduce any puffiness.
this baby yoda sweater
Vintage Retro Sunset Baby Yoda Sweatshirt
A new season of The Mandalorian is here, so what better way to watch the Disney + show than with a brand new baby Yoda sweater?
these face masks
Handmade Floral Face Masks
Stock up on some cute reusable masks in an array of floral prints at this Etsy shop.
this camera phone case
iPhone XR Camera Case
Yes, this is the exact Emily in Paris phone case. It was one of our most sold items for those who watched the show and wanted to snag a camera case for themselves.
this lip duo
Scrub & Nourish Duo Pot
A lip scrub and balm set will give everyone super soft and nourished lips this winter.
this bar soap
Honey Whiskey | Cinnamon, Honey, Black Pepper Bar Soap
A handmade soap bar with a musky but heavenly scent of whiskey, vanilla, cinnamon, and honey is a perfect option for your dad, partner, or all your yourself. This brand also has tons of other scented, cocktail-themed soap bars like mint mojito, elderflower mimosa, and more.
Zulu | 4 oz Jar | Playlist Included
Candles are always a great gift, and this one even comes with a playlist that fits the scent, which you can access through a QR code on the vessel.
Unlined Microfiber Bralette, Emo Blue
Savage X Fenty’s lingerie can do no wrong thanks to its size inclusivity and bold colors. Rihanna’s comfy microfiber bralette is one of the brand’s top-rated styles and it comes in so many cute shades.
this CBD subscription
This CBD subscription is all-natural, and the site says a couple drops of this under your tongue can help manage anxiety, stress, and sleep issues.
these eye masks
Star Eye Mask 5 Pack
KNC’s starry eye masks aren’t just pretty for that self-care IG pic; they contain retinol and are formulated with collagen so your under-eye area will look brightened and moisturized.
these hair clips
10 Pcs Acrylic Resin Hair Barrettes
Give someone the gift of hair accessories in the form of these mesmerizing barrettes that come in five colors and two shapes.
Fuzzy Socks Slipper Socks
Everyone loves a pair of extra fluffy socks, especially during the dreary winter months. These multicolored celestial ones are made with soft microfiber to keep your toes feelin’ cozy.
this serum and oil combo
Glossier’s Futuredew hybrid serum and oil will give anyone’s face a dewy glow that lasts for up to 12 hours.
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