Gift Ideas

The Best Millennial Gifts for Everyone You Know

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It’s that time of year again! Time to get the perfect gift for everyone you know. Yeah, we are aware it can be tough. So we put together a guide of the hottest gifts for everyone on your holiday list this year. Enjoy!

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 5 Interesting Gift Ideas for Beauty Enthusiasts

We all have that friend who’s make-up and hair so on point when you go out you think she should probably be on her way to an awards show. If that’s your friend, check out these gifts below.


1. Urban Decay “Naked” Palette


The Naked Palette is a great gift for anyone that you know who is into makeup. It also a great gift if you know someone who is just starting to have an interest in makeup. This eye shadow kit gives you a wide range of neutral colors that is perfect for everyday makeup.

Not only is it a great variety, but the color lasts all day, so there are minimal touch ups needed. There are plenty of options that you can choose from, and it’s hard to go wrong with any! Just dig in and enjoy yourself. make-up

2. Kick Ass Flat Iron


The Diamond Hair Styler is a great gift option this year. This flat iron makes it clear that not all flat irons are created equal. There are plenty of reasons why this product is superior including the fact that the plates are hot within 15 seconds, up to 450F!

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On top of that, the cord swivels 360 degrees for ease of use and its super light. There is a smart display so that you can see the temperature at all times. Lastly, all the buttons are located inside the plates so that you do not change the settings accidentally. I reviewed this flat iron here. Want to get one? Check it out here.

3. Paula’s Choice Skincare


Paula’s Skincare is the gift that we all could use, every year. Even if you have no issues with your skin (lucky), This product will rejuvenate and rehydrate you so that you appear bright and fresh every single day. No one is perfect, but this product will get you closer to that goal with each use. Paula’s skincare if offering 20% sitewide + free shipping Monday, November 21st- 28th. And you get a surprise gift with purchase by going through my unique link here.

4. Pure Cosmetics by The Lano Company


A cosmetic brush set is something that I have never considered as a gift, but I would for sure appreciate it if I received it. The Luxe Bronze 12 Piece Professional Brush Set is a godsend. 

Admittedly, I always forget to replace my brushes when it is time, and I’m sure I’m not alone. If I’m going to be replacing them, might as well go with something that will last quite a while! This professional set is exactly what the doctor ordered. You can get this set at Loxa Beauty.  You can expect to get up to 50% off at LoxaBeauty during the Black Friday Sale! Offers valid 11/25-12/2.

5. Kylie Cosmetics – Matte lipstick mini kit, Kylie Jenner


The Matte Lipstick mini kit is a super cute gift for the makeup fanatic in your life. This is perfect because if you are getting them makeup, you don’t have to worry about what shade of lipstick you want. This gives them plenty of options!

They can try out all different shades. Trust me, being given options is perfect for those who love makeup. They can choose which is their favorite and stock up! Check out the gift here.

Excellent Gift Ideas for Fitness Lovers

If you have a friend who loves going to the gym, finding a new gym outfit or just wearing yoga pants, here are some pretty cool gifts you can get for them.





MOTR is an excellent multi-use workout tool. It is perfect for anyone you know that loves to exercise, along with people just getting started. Owning this means you have a personal home gym, without taking up a bunch of space. I did a review about my experience using the  MOTR here.

The mobility of MOTR also means that you can take the gym on the go. Working out by the lake, with your friends who also have the MOTR, is now always a possibility. Get one for a friend here.

2. My Yoga Works


Give someone the gift of fitness this season with a subscription to My Yoga Works. You have hundreds of premium classes at the touch of your fingertips, and these classes are taught by professional Yoga teachers. Whoever get this as a gift will be able to attend their yoga classes whenever is most convenient for them. There is no better way to get in shape. We recently did a review on My YogaWorks here.

You can get an exclusive deal on MyYogaWorks for only $49 (reg. $150)! Use the promo code YOGA49 at sign up. Offer expires on November 28, 2016. Get a subscription for a friend here.

3. Cute Workout Clothes

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New Years is closer than you think. Many will have the resolution of getting in shape. New workout clothes is always a HUGE motivator for me to get active. Let’s start that motivation early by giving some cute workout clothes to your loved one. It’s like giving the gift of good health!

There is a Black Friday promotion going on at Danskin.com. You can expect to take 30% off sitewide + an additional $10 off $100 with code VIP2016. This offer is only available for a limited time. So get some gear for your friends here.

4. Digital Body Fat Scale


The EatSmart Precision Body Check Body Fat Scale allows you to quickly and easily measure your body weight, BMI, % body fat, % muscle mass, % total body water and bone in the comfort of your own home. The daily caloric intake feature estimates how many calories are needed to maintain her current weight. Being aware of body composition is an important way to monitor your health, and any fit chica knows, weight is more than a number.

At only $29.95, the Body Fat Scale makes a great gift for anyone who loves to exercise and workout. Get it on Amazon.com

5. Sivan Health and Fitness Balance Fit Chair with ball and pump

Many people have been using a balance ball in their workout routine. It’s great for many things, including building core strength. The Sivan Health and Fitness Balance Fit Chair with ball and pump takes this to a whole new level as it allows you to work your core all day long while just sitting on it at work. Multitasking at its finest! Buy it here.

5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Femme Fashion Addicts

Not sure what to get your fashion savvy friend? We have a few ideas for you.


1.Shoes at Tobi

Tobi is an excellent LA chic company with some pretty classic ensembles. But their shoes are also legitimately adorbs! I wrote a post on the types of shoes you should own here featured a great deal of them from Tobi. Check out the shoe collections here.

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2. Dresses at Modcloth

I love Modcloth! And while they have some of the cutest home decor things I have ever seen, their dresses have to be my fav. These are perfect if your buddy has more of a retro and funky style. Check it here.

3. Name Plate Necklace

The nameplate necklace is a retro style that is making a serious comeback. What better way to show your buddy you were thinking about them than a nameplate necklace? Use the promo code millmag and get an additional 5% off. Get one here.

4. A Good Pair of Jeans

We all want that perfect pair of jeans, but finding the right fit can be challenging. How awesome would it be to get your buddy that perfect pair? Lucky Jeans has a great variety of jeans for different body types. They offer not just great denim with plus sizes up to 24W in jeans. They are offering 50% off for their Black Friday sale. Grab a pair for your bud here.


5. Multiple Finger Ring

If your buddy is a ring person, you should get them the multiple finger rings. The cool part about these is they do give the illusion of being more like a tattoo instead of a ring, just less permanent. Check out this excellent option.

The Most Clever Traveler Gifts of 2016

We are big on travel here at M3. And if you have a buddy who loves travel or wants to travel more, here are a few gift ideas they may enjoy.


1.Gift Boutique Jewelry Travel Box

Okay, so this can double as a gift for your fashion friends as well. If you know someone who packs a lot of makeup, beauty products, and jewelry when they travel, then this is an excellent gift to have! Check out this gem here.


2. Trtl Soft Neck Support Travel Pillow

Ok, I know what you are thinking; What a corny gift. But if they are an avid traveler they can appreciate pillow that gives them a little neck support when they sleep on a plane or in the car. This one is better than a traditional u-shaped memory foam travel pillow and half the size of a travel pillow and weighs only 148 grams. Check it out here.

3. Virgin America Flight

Is your friend traveling somewhere soon, but have not purchased their ticket yet? Get it for them on Virgin Airlines. In case you’ve never experienced a Virgin flight, it’s Amaze. Filled with amenities like wi-fi, drinks, food, movies on demand and extra leg room for everyone! And it’s all included in your ticket price. Let them travel in style.

If they are not planning a trip soon, gift them some Virgin Airlines points, so they have them for the next time they travel. Check out how to gift your buddy a flight here.
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4. Multi-Purpose  Travel Passport Wallet 

Do they have a wallet that fits their passport? If not this would be a great gift idea. This one has multiple compartments, and it’s stylish enough to be worn on the reg. Check it out here.


5. Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel: Our List of the 500 Best Places to See… Ranked

If all else fails here is a great book to show them some of the best places to travel listed in order of coolness. The beautiful pictures are enough to make anyone want to travel more. This is a great book to give them inspiration on where to travel next. Get it here.


Interesting Gift Ideas He Will Love

If you are trying to decide on a gift idea for a guy in your life, there are plenty of options for you there too.


1.Awesome shoes

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The holidays are a great time to revamp your man’s wardrobe! Sanuk offers a ton of different style choices—from the laid-back Chiba TX to the more classic Guide white tennis shoe, there is a little something for everyone. Check out all that have to offer here.

2. Art of Shaving Kit

This Art of Shaving Kit is perfect for the well-groomed man in your life. It includes a pre-shave oil, shaving cream, the shaving brush and an after-shave balm—everything needed for the perfect shave! And if you act before February 2, 2017, you could save 15%. Check them out here.

3. Personalized Whiskey Barrel


What is a man cave without a personalized whiskey barrel? Thanks to its miniature size, the aging process is accelerated which means the alcohol of your choice will reach its peak flavor in only 3-5 days! Check this awesome barrel out here.

4. Grilled Cheese Maker


Does your man love to camp and eat grilled cheese? Now he won’t have to choose between the two thanks to this nifty gadget! Just place the sandwich inside, lock it down to keep the precious insides safe, and hold over the fire (or a gas stove!), and voila! A delicious cheese sandwich in the wilderness! Check it out here.

5. Graphic T-Shirt


Who doesn’t like a funny t-shirt? From puns to dad jokes, who says that clothes are a waste of a gift?! Check out all of the awesome options here and here, too.

5 Innovative Tech Gifts on Everyone’s Wish List

Everyone loves tech gifts! Make sure you get them the hottest ones that are out there right now. Check it out.


1.Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is definitely on the top of everyone’s wish list! Much more than just another wireless speaker, the Echo is also a command device! Check it out here.

2. Apple Watch Series 2

Built-in GPS? Check. Water resistant? Check. Tons of styles to choose from? Check. Need it? Absolutely. Check it out here.

3. HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer


Love to scrapbook on the go? This is a fun way to print out pictures wirelessly from your photo stream or from social media! It’s an inkless printer too so actually ahead of its time. Find it here.

4. UE Boom 2

This little beauty is water proof and dirt proof for the adventurer on your shopping list. This portable speaker is ideal for hiking, biking, and parties! And as an added plus, the UE Boom 2 can pair with another speaker to get a full surround sound effect. Check it out here.

5. New Macbook

At an easy-to-carry 3 pounds, this new MacBook is a game changer. With a phenomenal processing time and an impressive Retina display, Apple has yet to let their fans down! Check it out here and make someone’s holiday awesome.

Potential Gift Ideas for the Hobbyist You Know

Have a friend who has some pretty cool hobbies? Check out this list of ideas for a few of them.


  1. An El Gato Malo French Press


Have a coffee fanatic in your home? How about a drowsy student visiting from school? The El Gato Malo French press brings classic coffee and tea making to the 21st century with its stainless steel outer appearance and its double-walled capsule. It’s a beautiful addition to anyone’s home. M3 readers get an additional 15% off with the promo code MMMSav15 Check it out here.

2. Custom M&Ms


Customs M&M’s are a long time favorite for your friend who still has a sweet tooth! There’s nothing like biting into a favorite picture or a funny inside joke! Add a variety of items to your M&M’s that will be meaningful for some time. You can custom make your own right here!

3. A Cabbaggage Farmer’s Market Bag


Have a friend who enjoys going to the farmers market regularly? Or one who refuses to use plastic bags when they grocery shop? This is THE bag for them. It is insulated with multiple compartments, which makes it perfect for shopping at any farmer’s market, grocery store and picnics!

 It includes a unique and removable shelf that creates a second layer to protect delicate items on the bottom from getting crushed with an optional opening for tall bottles. Your friend will love you for it. Use the code MISSMILL to get $10 off until December 31st! You can find it here.

4. Diffuser and essential oils

If you know someone who is into essential oils and or holistic remedies, this could be a great gift for them. Help your loved ones unwind with a diffuser and an array of essential oils to choose from! You can help them find their happy place right here and here!



Do you know someone that is always on the go that swears that there is no time for cooking when they’re on-the-go? A crockpot can be the answer that they’ve been searching for! Just throw in the ingredients, and within a few hours, you have a fully cooked meal ready to go when you are! You can check it out here.

Simple Gift Ideas for That Someone Who is Hard to Shop For

If you got through this whole list and still at a loss what to get for that last person on your list, never fear there are some great options for you below.


1.Platejoy Subscription

Personally, I feel this would be the perfect gift. Do you know someone that is always busy? So busy they don’t have time to plan every meal? Well, look no further for a gift for them.

Platejoy customizes a meal plan for you based on your diet restrictions, personal tastes, and time restraints. They then deliver the recipes and grocery lists straight to your phone. If that is not enough, they also have the option to deliver the groceries to your house! Can’t get much easier than that. Get it for them here.

2. Fandango Gift Card


We all love movies. With that in mind, it’s hard to go wrong with a gift card at Fandango. Even if they are not an avid movie goer, there is bound to be one or two films they would like to see. Now the cost is not an issue. Also, you don’t have to know which theater they prefer as Fandango covers a pretty wide range. Snatch up this deal here.

3. Dylan’s Candy Bower Sweet Tower

Holy sweets, Batman. This 12-inch high tower is truly a beautiful collection of some of the most delectable treats around. I would almost be disappointed not to get this gift. Get it for someone special to you. And maybe order one for yourself while you’re at it… I know I’ll be getting one. Get it here.

4. Personalized photo book


Just can’t think of anything this person would want because they already have EVERYTHING? Well, there is something for them too. You can get a customized photo book for them. The gift of memories and reminiscence can never be a flop, amirite? Build your book here.

5. Nook E-reader


If nothing else, you can always get them the cool new Nook Tablet 7″. It is available in stores starting 11/25 and would an excellent gift to anyone who loves to read. They will have access to millions of books and can take it with them everywhere. A much better option than dragging books everywhere you go. Get it here.

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  • T-Nicole Johnson

    Love your list! You really have something for everyone. I hope Santa will bring me a plan ticket.

  • Alli Smith

    I have that Naked Palette and love it! These are all great gifts ideas. I have three daughters and a new daughter-in-love, so I need all the help I can get when it comes to buying gifts for them.

    • Aw I like the Daughter-in-love :D. Glad you have ideas for all your girls.

  • I would love a few of these gifts for sure, add me to the list. I’m a sucker for a Name Plate Necklace. I still rock mine to this day and I loved Carrie’s on SITC.

  • Shirley Wood

    I really love the idea of the portable photo printer. I don’t even remember the last time I printed a photo and I have thousands saved! I’m going to check that out.

  • andreajesus10

    Well if it’s electronic, it would work for me :)

    • Yes the electronic section is always a popular one right?

  • These are some great gift ideas, I am definitely in need of some new brushes and I love the Naked Palettes!

  • Jacqui @FlightsFancyMom

    Heck, I like most of these! LOL. My daughter would totally go for that plaid shirt under your fashion section. I want the Amazon Echo. I did ask for the Dot in my secret santa exchange with my family :)

    • Nice! We do a secret santa exchange too! Great pick. I just got a dot myself.

  • This one helped me on a few items for our 20+ year old daughters thanks! Found a few for me as well Bonus!

  • Breyona Sharpnack

    Since I am a millenial, I found these gifts awesome! I bought a lot of crockpots as gifts for friends this christmas. Hopefully they use them!

  • That balance ball chair is really interesting! That’s the first time I’ve seen it come in a holster like that! That’s so innovative!

  • Wow!! You really have thought of something for everyone! I am not a millennial, but I would love just all about all of these gifts :)

  • http://tiarastantrums.com

    Well, I have to agree with you – you certainly have something for everyone. I literally could shop for everyone on my list – except my kiddos – right from your list!

    • Nice! Maybe we could add a kid section next year. :D

  • I have added Dylan’s Candy Tower to my list, Fandango Gift Cards, and Cabbaggage Farmer’s Market Bag

    • Nice! Those are all really good options to choose from. I have the cabaggage bag and it is REALLY legit. A perfect bag for the Farmer’s market.

  • Rebecca Swenor

    These are some really great millennial gift ideas for everyone. I know my nieces, sisters and myself would love the Matte Lipstick mini kit or the multi-finger rings so I will have to check these out. Thanks for sharing the gift ideas.

    • no problem! Glad you found items you would be interested in.

  • These all look like great gifts for millennials!! I know there are a few on here that I want for myself!!

    • Make sure to share so your buddies know what to get you lol.

  • Jacqui Odell

    A lot of great gifts!! I love the colors in the eye shadow. They are my kind of shades.

  • Shannon Graham

    Makeup is a solid gift to have on the list. I know a lot of people on my list who wouldn’t mind the makeup items you listed.

  • What great ideas! My daughter would LOVE that flat iron. She’s always wanting to do her hair better. I’d want that sweet tower!

    • Nice. I love that you can see people you know who would benefit from particular items here.

  • Rose Mont

    Your list is definitely through. I can shop makeup for my older kids. Fitness for myself and I even saw some options to purchase for friends.

  • These are great ideas. I love the naked eye shadow pallet

  • Bonnie G

    These are all such great gift ideas! I wouldn’t mind getting any of the under the tree. =)

  • Marie Barber

    Alot of fantastic gifts! The flat iron and the eyeshadow for me :)

  • polarbelle

    You have some great ideas!!! Good luck to people on the Kylie kit. I decided the next day after it came out that i wanted it. Oh well, there will be others. But really, this is a really awesome list.

  • Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.

    Seriously amazing gift guide. I want to link this to my family so they know what to get me for Christmas, haha :)

  • Dorothy H

    I really need to start thinking of the Holidays. It approaching so so so soon! I hope i will be ready. thanks for the tips!

  • This holiday gift guide is just what i needed. Those work out clothes and fitness gear look perfect. I know just the right person.

  • Glamorously, Nicole

    Wow this is a great guide! I love that makeup brush set

    • I know right? Mine are way overdue to be replaced.

  • so many great ideas! that MOTR looks awesome!

  • Sharon

    I’m loving the list … especially the MacBook…. drool!!!

  • These are all great ideas, I am loving the beauty products and fashion items more as thats more mean and my friends

  • Valerie CottageMakingMommy

    Why do only millenials get these? I’m the very end of Generation X and we’d like them too. Lol.

    • lol! We don’t discriminate. They aer good ideas for EVERYONE on your list.

  • Kimberly Lewis (Lou Lou Girls)

    what a great list! I’m always looking for new ideas!

  • Melanie Smith

    Those are really great ideas for gifts! But, I want them all for mee!!!! Hahaha. I will share this with my hubby, he has to be my santa :D

  • Annette Yedlin

    Love the Balance Chair. That would be great for when I’m working at the computer. What a great gift guide.

  • tina

    Love love love this list!! I just saved it in my favorites folder to refer back to this weekend when I start (ouch…yes…start) my shopping!

    • lol! I’m late on my shopping this year too. But creating this guide really helped me.

  • Daria

    Incredible list! I have to say I gave my daughter the Urban Decay Naked Palette last year and she was so thrilled you would have thought I gave her a thousand dollars! And I have to say I know I need the digital body fat scale and the cool scarf that lets you sleep on a plane!

    • LOL! Thats awesome about the makeup pallette. Glad you can point out items you’d enjoy for yourself.

  • Wow! You can never go wrong with these gifts. I am loving the Naked palette, I mean, who doesn’t! I love all the shoes as well, those heels are definitely the trend this season!

  • It’s so funny, but I have several of these items on my wish list, including the diffuser and jeans. Great comprehensive list, makes it easy to find something for everyone.

  • Kimberly Caines

    I love the multi finger ring…Love it! I also love all the make up in the first section. I’d love to get them all as a gift. Great gift ideas.

  • Chrissy Hme

    This is an awesome list of gift ideas. I have to say if I needed to pick just one off this list it would be the Naked palette. I am a sucker for a good palette.

  • dana vento

    I love them all.. Wish to have this gift on Christmas.. This is great gift ideas.

  • ourfamilyworld

    I love all the products especially the multiple finger ring.. Looks so gorgeous if I wear that.

    • Yeah its pretty cool looking. Looks like a tattoo almost

  • Mary mozingo

    Sharing this with my husband!! I LOVE naked products! You have literally listed everything I LOVE and NEED!

  • I have those straighteners!really want that Urban Decay Naked palette as well the colors are lush.

    • The flat iron is really good, I am sure you know. Hopefully yo’ll get the naked pallette this year.

  • Christine Tatum

    II truly appreciate this detailed list of gift ideas! I do see quite a few things I would love for myself. Rut row.

  • This is a great gift guide. I chose to do smaller ones and do them over a few weeks, now I wish I had put more energy into it, lol. My 2 year old wont let me work like that so it’s become bits and pieces here and there, but I love your detail, and the effort you put into this. And the ideas are awesome!!

    • Nice! It’s funny because I was contemplating if I should do smaller ones over time as I see more bloggers do theirs that way. :D Glad you enjoy

  • Collectively Bee

    You made such a great gift guide! I’d love to receive any of these.

  • CourtneyLynne Storms

    Omg so many fabulous gift suggestions!!! I have the Kylie birthday minis and love them

  • Wren LaPorte

    So many gifts! There are a lot of different options for anyone on your list!

    • Agreed! We wanted to make sure there was a little something for everyone here.

  • Yeah, its nice to have some ideas though right?

  • No problem! Glad you like.

  • All of these are fab options anyone would love to receive! :)