The Best Gifts For the Introverts in Your Life
If you're having a hard time figuring out what to get the thriving introvert in your life, we're here to help. Whether you need a clever gift for the homebody or want to get them something interest-based, we set out to create the ultimate gift guide for the introvert on your list. From relaxing self-care finds to cozy, mindful gifts and even a few fun activities, these gifts are thoughtful, calming, and perfect for all the loved ones who are introverts. Each present will be something that will help them reflect, recharge, and feel comfortable.
Get the candle-lover in your life something unique and sensorial like the editor-favorite Threshold 3-Wick Rose + Cedar Wooden Amber Glass Candle. It has wooden wicks that make a calming crackling sound, just like a fireplace. Get them something comfy and cozy like the luxurious Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe or a stylish faux-fur electric throw blanket that'll keep them toasty during the colder months. If you're shopping for the wellness enthusiast, they'll love sipping the turmeric tea from Vahdam. Get them a festive mug to go along with it. Shop our top picks ahead!
— Additional reporting by Karenna-Meredith, Lauren Harano, and Hilary White
A Candle Set For Unwinding: Brooklinen Downtime Votive Set
The Brooklinen Downtime Votive Set ($53, originally $59) is all about rest and relaxation with four two-ounce votives that will help them unwind after a long day. It comes with a basil, eucalyptus, and patchouli scent, a mandarin, lavender, and oak scent, a wildberry, violet, and musk scent, and a freesia, rose, and caramel scent. It's a perfect gift for the homebody who loves all things cozy.
A Meaningful Gift: Instax 2022 Frame Ornament
The Instax 2022 Frame Ornament ($8) is a great way to commemorate a favorite memory in 2022 of you and your loved one as an everlasting ornament. All you have to do is slide an Instax polaroid picture into the slot on the top, and you'll have a framed ornament for their Christmas tree. It's a meaningful gift they'll truly appreciate.
A Self-Care Gift: Pinch Provisions Self-Care Set
The Pinch Provisions Self-Care Set ($22) is a great way to pamper your loved ones with some self-care necessities. The set contains a soft and plush velvet sleep mask, a gua sha facial sculpting tool, a silk scrunchie, a lavender-scented shower steamer, and a habit tracker journal. Plus, it's an elevated yet calming shade of pink; we're obsessed!
A Wellness Gift: Vahdam Organic Turmeric 15 Day Wellness Tea Set
Get the wellness enthusiast in your life the Vahdam Organic Turmeric 15 Day Wellness Tea Set ($23). It contains four types of turmeric tea: turmeric spiced, turmeric ginger, turmeric moringa, and turmeric ashwagandha teas. The herbal teas help with digestion, immunity, and stress relief. All of these are caffeine free and organic.
Something Personalized: Bundled Up Monogram Mug
If they love a cute mug, get them something personalized and festive like this Bundled Up Monogram Mug ($11, originally $14). Each monogrammed mug has wintery designs with a pop of color. It's a playful way to get them in the holiday mood. The mug comes with a gift tag as well. It's dishwasher and microwave safe.
A Festive Gift: Fotini Tikkou Mrs. Claus Mug
If their favorite part of the day is sipping on a comforting cup of coffee or tea, the Fotini Tikkou Mrs. Claus Mug ($16) is such a cute festive find they'll adore for the holidays. The charming mug is perfect for hot cocoa and cider. It's dishwasher and microwave safe. You can also get them the equally adorable Fotini Tikkou Mr. Claus Mug ($16).
For Self Care: Squigs Beauty Gooseberry Delight Hair Oil
If they love to indulge in hair oiling and scalp massages, treat them to this Squigs Beauty Gooseberry Delight Hair Oil ($34). It's an amla-based hair oil that will give them strong and shiny hair with a balanced and healthy scalp. It also contains coconut, apricot, orange peel, and kalonji oils. It's great for those with sensitive skin and scalps as well. Check out our in-depth review of the Squigs Beauty Gooseberry Delight Hair Oil ($34).
A Calming Candle: Threshold 3-Wick Rose + Cedar Wooden Amber Glass Candle
If you're shopping for someone who's all about that cottage-core life, get them the Threshold 3-Wick Rose + Cedar Wooden Amber Glass Candle ($26). The candle has wooden wicks that provide the sensorial experience of a calming crackling sound. The scent is the perfect blend of floral and woodsy. It's an editor-favorite find for the cozy season; read our in-depth review of Threshold's wooden wick candles.
A Beauty Gift: Le Mini Macaron 1-Step Gel Manicure Kit
If they love to spend their me-time doing their nails, the Le Mini Macaron 1-Step Gel Manicure Kit ($35) will be a useful and thoughtful gift. It has everything they'll need for DIY gel manicures anytime, including an LED curing lamp, gel nail polish, a cuticle stick, a mini nail file, and 10 gel polish remover wipes. This kit comes in a variety of colors, like lilac, cherry red, pastel pink, and more. It's an editor favorite for easy at-home manicures; read our in-depth review of the Le Mini Macaron 1-Step Gel Manicure Kit ($35).
A Home Gift: Homecourt Deluxe Trio
The homebody in your life will appreciate anything that can elevate their sanctuary, and the Homecourt Deluxe Trio ($125) will do just that. Homecourt is Courteney Cox's home care and cleaning brand that expands self-care into our living spaces. This kit comes with a kiln-dried clay vessel candle, hand cream, and hand soap. It comes in four different luxurious scents, including one with cedarwood and white leather, one with eucalyptus and spearmint, one with apple oil and jasmine petals, and one with rosewater and ylang-ylang oil. Check out our in-depth review of Homecourt's products.
A Home Gift: Vitruvi Essential Oil Stone Diffuser
If the introvert in your life loves essential oils, get them this stunning Vitruvi Essential Oil Stone Diffuser ($123). From the stylish design to the aromatic experience, this gift will make the homebody feel happy. It comes in contemporary and trendy colors like terracotta, lavender, eucalyptus, black, white, and more. Read our in-depth review of the Vitruvi Stone Diffuser. One of our editors says it did help to make her feel less stressed.
For Gratitude Practice: The Five-Minute Journal
If they love to journal, get them something meaningful and reflective like this The Five-Minute Journal ($29). The journal is all about focusing on gratitude for five minutes a day. Each page has a morning and an evening section, so you can prep for the day ahead by listing your daily affirmations and reflecting on all the good that happened, too. Read our review of the Five-Minute Journal.
A Cozy Robe: Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe
Made from super-soft Turkish cotton, the Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe ($109) is a luxe gift every introvert will adore. It's breathable and lightweight, perfect to wear all year-round. The robe has a waist tie and two hidden pockets, and it comes in a variety of stylish colors. Read our in-depth review of the Cloud Cotton Robe.
A Calming Activity: Lego Bonsai Tree Building Kit
If the introvert in your life loves to build things or work on mini projects, the Lego Bonsai Tree Building Kit ($50) will be something they'll be excited to work on. They can style the bonsai tree to their liking, just like the real thing. It's a great activity for unwinding and relaxation.
A Stylish Throw Blanket: Threshold Faux Fur Electric Throw Blanket
Keep them warm during the colder months with this Threshold Faux Fur Electric Throw Blanket ($50). It's a heated blanket that actually looks so chic. It's super soft and plush bringing in all the cozy vibes for the holiday season. It has four heat settings and comes in three neutral-toned colors. This is such a luxe find, you might as well treat yourself too!
A Calming Activity: Areaware Color Gradient Puzzle
The Areaware Gradient Puzzle ($26, originally $35) is a great gift for those who love to unwind and relax with a puzzle. It comes in a variety of colors gradients like a yellow-to-lime green and a pink-to-yellow, in 1,000-piece, 500-piece, and 100-piece puzzles.
A Cute Lounger: Smoko Vibrating Boo Pillow
If they love to lounge around, the Smoko Vibrating Boo Pillow ($79) is a dream come true for comfort. It even vibrates, so it's like they're getting a mini massage. This is a great find for those who work at home or love to cuddle up with a good book.
For the Person Who Loves to Stay In: The Comfy Original Wearable Blanket
If they are all about the cozy vibes and enjoying a movie night rather than going out on a Saturday night, they'll absolutely obsess over The Comfy Original Wearable Blanket ($50). The wearable blanket is a novelty gift that is actually pretty useful. It has a front kangaroo pocket for snack storage as well. It comes in blue and gray.
A Self-Care Stocking Stuffer: UO Gel Undereye Pads
These UO Gel Undereye Pads ($6) are reusable gel pads that de-puff and revitalize the under-eye area. They're perfect for the one who loves skin care and self-care. Pro tip: keep these in the refrigerator for an extra cooling sensation.