21 Practical Gifts Every Grownass Woman Needs

Being an adult takes the fun out of a lot of things, and that tends to include gift giving. But it doesn't really have to be that way. Instead, think about the practical gifts that every grown-ass woman needs in their life. It might actually be more fun to give a gift that someone will actually get use out of.

This year, as birthdays pass, housewarming parties happen, and holidays come and go, think about giving a gift that a grown-ass woman can use in her daily life. If they love to cook, get them something that will make cooking easier and more fun. If they're a workaholic, get them a gift that will help keep them organized and on time, like a new agenda planner. And if they are entertainers, give them a present that will show their guests that they are a true grown-up now, like a pretty serving platter.

You can still have fun getting gifts for your friends, even though you're all adulting now. You just have to look a little harder, and maybe make the gift a little bit more personal. Whatever you decide to do, there are so many practical presents out there for women you know.

1. Exfoliate With A Dry Brush

SpaVerde Natural Boar Bristle Body Brush and Face Brush Set for Dry Brushing, $17, Amazon

This boar bristle brush set for both body and face will exfoliate skin and help circulate blood throughout the body, so it can provide relief from things like swollen feet. And bonus, it feels like a massage.


2. Keep Your Teeth And Gums Extra Clean

Belmint Water Flosser, $38, Amazon

This water flosser combines pressure with a pulsating pattern to clean between teeth and below the gumline. It comes with three interchangeable nozzles, as well as a tongue scraper and a hard shell case to carry it all in. You can also adjust its water pressure, and it has a timer setting to help you space out flossing evenly.


3. Plan Every Aspect Of Your Life

Bloom Daily Planner, $14, Amazon

This planner has a place for everything you need to do today, designed to help you maximize productivity. The lists include "Must Do Today," 13 other "To-Do" lines, "Important Times," "To Buy," "Today I'm Grateful For," "Exercise," and a section that helps you plan your meals and make sure you're drinking enough water. And since the planner is undated, it’s entirely customizable.


4. Always Have A Place To Chill

Outdoor Pocket Blanket, $18, Amazon

Some of the best gifts are unexpected ones that someone might not buy themselves. If you know someone who loves the outdoors, and loves to go on hikes, picnics, to the beach, or even to just hang out in a park, this pocket blanket is a great gift. You can fit two people on it if they are sitting, or one person if they are laying down. It folds up into a tiny little rectangle and come with a travel pouch. It's also waterproof and sand-proof, so they can always use it, no matter the conditions.


5. Keep Things Neat And Organized

Magnetic Cord Organizer (Eight-Pack), $9, Amazon

Tidy up your life with an easy-to-use cord organizer. Keeps your cables tangle free with the soft silicon, magnetic organizer. It’s super compact and makes keeping things organized simple. The best part about it is that it’s completely multi-functional. Along with keeping cords neat, it can also be used as a bookmark, keep pens and notepads together, and even work as a keychain.


6. Soothe Skin With A Refreshing Face Mask

Holika Holika Baby Pet Magic Mask Sheet, $24, Amazon

Watch your face mask change as your skin absorbs the ingredients. The sheet mask features thermosensitive color-fading technology, so as your skin is soothed and moisturized, the cat mask loses its stripes.


7. Be Prepared, Just In Case

Compact First Aid Medical Kit, $18, Amazon

A first aid kit is actually a really great housewarming gift. They are good to have around the house or in the back of your car, just in case. This one is fully stocked with Band-Aids, iodine wipes, alcohol pads, first aid tape, an emergency blanket, a burn gel pack, safety pins, medical scissors, blister pads, a CPR mask, and so much more. It's something that people don't often think to buy for themselves and is incredibly useful to have.


8. Fold Your Laundry Like A Professional

Ohuhu Clothes Folder, $13, Amazon

This clothes folder will change laundry day forever. In just three steps (that take 3 seconds) it neatly folds anything from trousers to blouses. Then when you’re done, it can be folded into a small square for convenient storage.


9. Get Super-Curly Eyelashes

ZLiME Heated Eyelash Curler, $22, Amazon

Toss your old eyelash curler and pick up a high-tech tool instead. The portable heated eyelash curler safely and effectively heats up lashes and can be recharged with a USB cable. It provides two temperature settings for everyday or more dramatic lashes.


10. Fix Your Back Posture And Heal Your Back Pain

BackJoy Posture Corrector Cushion, $40, Amazon

This back support cushion can be placed on any chair and offers relief from back pain by optimizing your posture. Overtime, it may even improve posture when you sit without it under you. It’s available in a ton of colors, and since it’s compact and lightweight, you can travel with it, too.


11. An All-In-One Kitchen Tool

Organic Wizzard Kitchen Knife 5-in-1 Tool, $20, Amazon

Chop, slice, cut, dice, peel, carve, and open bottles with this multi-functional kitchen tool. This super useful gadget, which is made with stainless steel blades and a silicone grip, will replace your knives, choppers, cutting boards, and cutters. Trade them in for an all-in-one tool for the kitchen and clear out your cupboards and drawers.


12. Keep Your Cell Phone Safely Mounted

iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder, $16, Amazon

This might look like any other phone mount for your car, but the iOttie Easy One-Touch has accrued a huge cult-following on Amazon with nearly 30,000 rave reviews. Once you install it, you can attach or release your cell phone with the push of a button. This way, it’s easy to use your phone for GPS access.


13. Dry Your Hair Without Creating Frizz

Hair RePear Ultimate T-shirt Hair Towel, $20, Amazon

This hair towel is gentler than terry cloth and microfiber towels, because it’s free from friction-causing bumps. By towel-drying your hair before blow drying it, you can cut down on heat damage. This towel even comes with an elastic band to hold it in place while your hair is drying.


14. Work From Bed

TaoTronics Laptop Desk, $40, Amazon

Make working from bed more convenient and more comfortable. This foldable and portable laptop desk has an adjustable desk tray top which allows you to turn your bed into a workspace. The desk has enough space to hold your laptop, a notebook, your phone, and even a cup of coffee.


15. Get Whiter Teeth At Home

AuraGlow 5x Blue LED Light Teeth Whitening Accelerator Light, $20, Amazon

Quickly whiten teeth in the comfort of your own home. Instead of spending a ton of money visiting your dentist, use this teeth-whitening light and get a brighter smile faster. The light, which should be used with whitening gel or strips, has a special auto-off timer, so you know exactly how much time you need to spend whitening. Plus, the LED bulbs won’t cause tooth sensitivity like it’s competitors.


16. A More Comfortable Sleeping Mask

Bedtime Bliss Contoured Sleep Mask, $13, Amazon

As an avid traveler, I’ve tested out a ton of eye masks. My recommendation: find one that provides some cushion. This one is shaped for your face with 3D contouring, which makes it very breathable and means that you won’t feel pressure on your eyes (or smudge your makeup). Plus, it blocks out light effectively, so you can rest easy no matter where you are.


17. They'll Be Able To Feel How Clean Their Teeth Are

Oral-B Pro 7000 SmarSeries Toothbrush, $120, Amazon

This is the kind of gift that my dad would give me. He would think it's the coolest thing ever that this toothbrush connects to an app on your phone via Bluetooth to tell you how hard you're brushing, or if you're not spending enough time on certain parts of your mouth. It comes with a timer, two different brush heads, the base, and a place to charge it.


18. Control The Way You Stretch

The Original Stretch Out Strap, $16, Amazon

Take your workouts to the next level with a versatile stretching strap. It helps you control your stretches during your warm-up, exercise routine, and cool-down. It will help improve your overall health, flexibility, range of motion, muscle recovery, and reduce the risk of injury.


19. Straighten Your Hair In Minutes

DAFNI The Original Hair-Straightening Ceramic Brush, $50, Amazon

With so much going on in your busy life, you could afford to cut down on hairstyling time. Enter DAFNI, the original hair-straightening ceramic brush. It’s up to eight times faster than traditional flat irons, and way more powerful. It heats up in under one minute and maintains a constant 365 degree temperature, which is less damaging to your hair.


20. Create A Relaxing Environment

Radha Beauty Essential Oil Diffuser, $30, Amazon

Create an uplifting, relaxing experience in the comfort of your home. Instead of visiting a spa, turn on this aromatherapy diffuser and be transported to a calming place. The diffuser produces a cool, dry fragrant mist that will fill your room with your favorite essential oils. And, speaking of oils, it even comes with eight of the most widely used, quality essential oils, including lavender, tea, tree, and rosemary oils.


21. Hang All Your Goodies Where You Can See Them

Dot&Dot Hanging Toiletry Bag, $20, Amazon

This toiletry bag has it all: three zippered pouches, various pockets, and a fold-out construction that allows it all to fit in one, compact carrying case. It also has a hook, so you can hang the open bag and see everything that’s inside. It’s perfect for toiletries but can also be used as a gym bag or to carry cosmetics.

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