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Finding the perfect gift for an adult isn't easy. When it comes to kids, it seems like you can get them anything and they'll be excited. But grown-ups? Well, we're a whole other beast. The key to finding the perfect gift for an adult is to make sure it's not junk and something that can actually be used and, dare we even say, enjoyed. Whether it be a mother, father, teacher, friend, cousin, or distant relative, the best gifts lie in the beholder's interests. Think about the things they'd never buy for themselves — like a new bathrobe or nice lotion — and bridge the gap for them. If that sounds daunting, don't worry, we curated some options that might help.
Ahead, we gathered a list of presents you can grab for all the adults in your life. Not only are they useful and cool, but your adult friend will also be excited to use them and not throw them out a few months later. From cooking utensils to sunglasses and even some great beauty products, take a look at our top holiday and birthday presents for adults ahead. And be careful — you might want a few for yourself.
— Additional reporting by Krista Jones