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22 Things That Belong On Your Birthday Wish List

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication. 1. A spiral-burning candle that’ll probably be one of the most…

22 Things That Belong On Your Birthday Wish List

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1.

A spiral-burning candle that’ll probably be one of the most satisfying things you’ll ever own. Plus, it’s scented!


UncommonGoods

These clean-burning candles are handmade in Minnesota with ultra-refined, food-grade wax, 100% cotton wicks on the outside, and locally sourced softwood wicks on the inside. The scents are 100% chemical free and the dyes are vegetable-based.

Promising review: “This was a birthday gift for my mother. The whole family was interested in watching the spiral burn. The wax also looks very pretty when the spiral is done and ready to burn the wooden wick.” —Lolo

Get it from UncommonGoods for $20 (available in four scents).

2.

Dutch Blitz — a fun, fast-paced card game reviewers describe as a mix between Speed and Solitaire. Warning: this game can be extremely addicting.


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One of my friends brought this to a party and we ended up playing it until 4 a.m. in the morning! It’s one of those games that literally everyone will enjoy.

Promising review: “As an adult group of friends, we have dozens of games in our cabinet — this one gets more wear than all the others put together. Perfect two- to four-person game that plays very quickly and you can do it as an appetizer round or the whole night. Great for gaming beginners and vets alike.” —StartHere

Get it from Amazon for $11.25.

3.

A gorgeous eyeshadow palette inspired by Disney’s Sleeping Beauty to display on your vanity. All 20 matte shades are matched to the original colors used in the classic film!


Besame Cosmetics

Promising review: “I am really enjoying this palette. The shadows are super soft and pigmented and they blend beautifully. They’re long-lasting. I’ve had the shadow on my eyes since 5:30 a.m. and it’s still going strong at 1:30 p.m. The packaging is exquisite. Love the fact that they used the book from the actual movie and there are pages relating to how the color is used in the movie.” —Sharon

Get it from Besame Cosmetics for $40.80.


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Get them from Amazon for $3.69.

5.

A pair of Dwight Shrute socks that really can’t be ~beet~.


Amazon

Promising review: “My husband and I both love The Office. I bought these socks as a Christmas gift for him, and he absolutely LOVED them. They are great quality, fit well, and he’s gotten a lot of compliments on them.” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $12.95 (available in three colors).

6.

A Baby Yoda PopSocket sure to elicit many “awwwws” throughout the day. No need to worry about it falling off your phone — the adhesive is strong with this one.


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Promising review: “If I only had $15 to my name and had to choose between buying food, water, or this Baby Yoda PopSocket…I would hands down buy the Baby Yoda PopSocket.” —Vicki

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

7.

A water-repellant vegan down parka, because you’ve been meaning to buy a heavy (but stylish) winter coat. This one will keep you warm even in sub-zero weather.


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Promising review: “I absolutely LOVE this jacket. I wanted a vegan coat that’ll keep me warm in NYC brutal winters and it has not let me down. You can not get a coat this warm for the price that is also vegan anywhere else. If you are thinking about buying, I say do it!” —nyligil

Get it from Amazon for $129 (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

8.

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions — a fun and fascinating read that’ll get you thinking about the the strangest scenarios. For example, what if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? Dive in to find out!


Amazon

Promising review: “Some of the most interesting and entertaining learning I’ve ever done. Randal Munroe illustrates the beauty of science in this book by showing how it all still applies even in ridiculous situation leading to hilarious results.” —Sean

Get it from Amazon for $17.79.

9.

A Little Women art print that’ll give you the ~feels~ every time you look at it. When anyone asks you what your favorite movie is, just show them this print.


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10.

An amethyst initial necklace sure to ~peak~ any crystal-lover’s interest.


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Your initial will be engraved on the little moon.

Get it from EEJewellery on Etsy for $40.17 (available in silver- or gold-plated).

11.

A pair of all-weather leather lace-up boots (read: water-resistant and studded rubber sole) so you won’t have to sacrifice aesthetics for practicality on a slushy day.


Nisolo

These stunning boots are handmade in an ethical, family-run factory in León, Mexico.

Promising review: “These babies fit perfectly from the very first wear, and breaking them in wasn’t difficult at all. If you wear slightly thicker boot socks, you won’t get blisters. I walk around my city often, and these boots are comfortable and stylish. I got three compliments in the span of an hour on them! Love that Nisolo is such an ethical brand and I rave about them to people all the time.” —Chelsie S.

Get them from Nisolo for $248 (available in sizes 5–11 and three colors).

13.

A handheld Tetris arcade game that’ll be just as addicting as the full-size version. Trust me, you’ll love it to pieces.


Urban Outfitter

It features the original sounds (which can be muted), an on/off button, a joystick, and a four-color screen.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25.

14.

A limited edition BuzzFeed x Birchbox Splurge-Worthy Beauty Box packed with some truly wonderful products to pamper yourself with.


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Here’s what you get in the box (worth over $200):

– Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer

– First Aid Beauty Arnica Relief & Rescue Mask

– Saturday Skin Pretty Pop Probiotic Power Whipped Cream

– Glamsquad The Untamed Texturizing Finishing Spray

– Kevyn Aucoin The Precision Liquid Liner

– Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Primer

– Glamglow Bubblesheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask

– Amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask

– ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix (Love Life)

You can read more about the box and the products inside here!

Get it from Birchbox from $62.


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Promising review: “This hat is fantastic! It is better than advertised, in my opinion. I have a really hard time finding hats to fit because I have a lot of thick, curly, long hair and now I want to order one in every color. I truly despise winter and this hat makes me want the cold to come now just so I can wear it everyday.” —Heather Williams Harrell

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in a variety of colors).

16.

A sleek rechargeable sonic toothbrush for taking your oral hygiene to new heights.


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The kit comes with the electric toothbrush, a whitening brush head, charging station, and travel case. There are five intensity levels for four cleaning modes: Clean, White, Sensitive and Massage. The pressure sensor lets you know when you’re brushing too hard, preventing gum recession and improving gum and tooth health.

Promising review: “My teeth always felt clean after brushing, but after using Shyn for the first time, it really felt like I just left the dentist. You know that extra clean, post-dentist-teeth-cleaning feeling? Well that’s what Shyn did, after just one use. We all know you’re supposed to brush your teeth for two minutes, but Shyn actually makes sure you do. Once you turn it on, it’s timed for two mins. So there’s no guessing games.” —Trace

Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in two colors).

17.

A set of ~otter-ly~ adorable gel-ink pens that’ll make your co-workers say, “~Dam~! Those are the cutest pens I’ve ever seen!”

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Amazon

Promising review: “Very nice pens, smooth to write with and cute to look at. They do smudge a bit but just be careful not to drag your hand along your writing.” —Boneless pizza

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $8.99.


Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I just got the big Kanken bag, which I love, but I needed something for everyday use. This bag is perfect, fits everything from wallet to crystal pouch to chapsticks. I really recommend this purse.” —CeriseC

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $65 (available in six colors).

19.

A candle that smells like your hometown or home state to make you feel all warm and nostalgic inside.


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For example, the Florida candle has top notes of orange and bergamot, mid notes of mangrove wood and Spanish moss, and base notes of vanilla, amber, and musk. Each candle has 60–80 hours of burn time.

Get them from Homesick: state candles or city candles for $29.95

20.

An animal pancake maker so you’ll actually look forward to getting up in the morning and having breakfast. Both your inner-kid and your actual kids will be delighted by this.


Amazon

The cooking surface is non-stick for easy cleanup.

Promising review: “Straight outta college and this is one of my favorite purchases as an adult. Why buy a regular and boring waffle maker when you can have animal-shaped waffles?” —Ilikeamy_

Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

21.

A clothbound journal for recording your life story, because it’s never to early to get started! Years later, you’ll be glad that you documented those meaningful moments and exciting adventures.


UncommonGoods

Promising review: “What’s great about this book is that anyone can use it. You can give it as a gift for a young child, or a grandparent. What’s so amazing about this type of record keeping is that it can be passed down for generations to come. So much better than hearing twisted stories from crazy aunt Cathy! Now you know the facts are true, because you’re hearing it from the source.” —Alice

Get it from UncommonGoods for $30.

22.

A zodiac bar soap almost too pretty to unwrap and use — but you should because it smells amaaazing.


Anthropologie

The scent is a blend of jasmine, rose, and sandalwood.

Get it from Anthropologie for $9 (available in 12 zodiac signs).

When your friends ask you what you want for your birthday and you already sent them this list:


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Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!


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