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40 perfect gift ideas all types of sisters will appreciate

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40 best gifts to give to your sister
40 best gifts to give to your sister

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You'll never fight with anyone as much as you'll fight with your sister, but you'll also never be as close to another human being. Whether you grew up with sibling rivalry or not, it's time to honor your sister as one of the special figures in your life with a gift she'll actually want.

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Here at Reviewed, we've tested hundreds of products throughout the year from haircare to cooking gadgets, so we have a sense of what she might like. From Ugg slippers to an insanely popular hair drying brush, here are 40 of the best gifts to give your sister this year.

1. For the sister obsessed with her hair: Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer

40 best gifts to give your sister: Hair Dryer
40 best gifts to give your sister: Hair Dryer

If your sister spends hours getting ready for a big date or presentation at work, you can shave off some time for her with the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer. Our beauty writer put it to the test and found that it made her curly hair pin-straight in less than 30 minutes.

$32 at Amazon

2. For the sister who wants to relax: Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser

40 best gifts to give your sister: Diffuser
40 best gifts to give your sister: Diffuser

After testing essential oil diffusers, we found that the Airomé Serenity Medium Diffuser is perfect for the sister who wants to keep her home smelling good without lighting a candle. Oil diffusers have a scent for everything, whether you want to boost your creativity with jasmine or relax with lavender. It runs for up to six hours, is easy to take from room to room and is available in a ton of styles.

$33 at Amazon

3. For the sister with cold feet: Ugg Fluff Yeah Slippers

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ugg Slippers
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ugg Slippers

Having constantly freezing feet doesn't mean your sister needs to subject herself to chunky moccasins. Enter: the Ugg Fluff Yeah Slippers, which are equally warm and fashionable. They're made with Ugg's classic genuine-shearling lining and are available in a ton of cool patterns like leopard, zebra and hot pink. Seriously, they're so stylish she'll want to wear them in public.

From $50 at Nordstrom

4. For the sister who loves to sleep in: Moonlight Pajamas

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Pajamas
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Pajamas

If your sister's the kind who rolls out of bed at noon (a.k.a. she loves her sleep), then she'll love snuggling up in the Nordstrom Moonlight Eco Pajamas. These uber soft jammies are a cult favorite on Nordstrom with tons of positive reviews and a 4.6-star rating. They're fashionable enough that she can wear them all day long—no judgment.

$75 at Nordstrom

5. For the sister who loves smoothies: Ninja Fit Personal Blender

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Blender
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Blender

Named our winner for the best personal blender after a series of blender tests, the Ninja Fit Personal Blender is a good blend of speed and strength. While it's great for fruit for a breakfast beverage, it can also be used for blending hot foods such as butternut squash soup when summer turns to fall. The Ninja Fit also includes 16-ounce portable containers with tight lids so your sister can take her smoothies to go.

$60 at Amazon

6. For the sister obsessed with Disney: Disney+ subscription

40 best gifts to give your sister: Disney+ Subscription
40 best gifts to give your sister: Disney+ Subscription

You and your sister grew up watching Mulan, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, so why not give her the gift of rewatching the classics together? You can easily do this by gifting her a Disney+ Gift Subscription, the ultimate streaming service for Disney lovers. Plus, she'll get access to all the Marvel, Star Wars and Disney Channel content she can dream of. Just purchase a one-year subscription and Disney+ will email instructions on how to redeem it to your sissy on the day you choose.

$80 at Disney+

7. For the monogram fanatic: Anthropologie monogram necklace

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Gold Necklace
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Gold Necklace

Any gal who wants to display her namesake will love this Block Letter Monogram Necklace from Anthropologie, a twist on the classic monogram. The bold gold lettering is timeless and is easy to layer with other thinner gold necklaces.

$38 at Anthropologie

8. For the sister who loves skincare: A face ice roller

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ice Roller
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ice Roller

Ice rollers for your face have become a trend because it instantly depuffs your skin. Give your sister the feeling of a spa-like treatment with the ESARORA Ice Roller. She can also use it on her eye sockets to relieve fatigue or on her temples to help with migraines. It's a multi-purpose tool that needs to be on her bathroom shelf.

$19 at Amazon

9. For the active sister: Allbirds Wool Runners

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Allbirds
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Allbirds

With one million sold to date, these Allbirds Wool Runners seem to be on everyone's feet these days. We tried out a pair recently and deemed them to be "supremely stylish and outrageously comfortable," as well as being good for the environment. Allbirds is also very customer friendly and will replace a pair of shoes if they're not the right size for free.

$110 at Allbirds

10. For the sister who loves reading: Kindle Paperwhite

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Amazon Kindle
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Amazon Kindle

Is your sister always recommend books or is nose-deep in a thriller? Give her the gift of an unlimited library with a Kindle, so she'll always have access to the next book on her TBR list. The Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader we’ve ever tasted as it's waterproof, has massive storage and has super-long battery life. Plus, it's easier to tote around than a physical book and she won't have to wait for her next read to ship ever again.

$140 at Amazon

11. For the sister who needs to relax: Gravity Blanket

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Gravity
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Gravity

We tested the 15 pound Gravity Blanket that gained notoriety from its $5 million Kickstarter campaign and rave reviews from users who claim it can help them relax and calm anxiety. During testing, we found the weight to be not too heavy but just right, providing a comforting amount of pressure without feeling suffocating. Your sister can even use it without turning up the A/C. Because the blanket isn't too thick, she won't get too hot while she's underneath it relaxing.

$250 at Gravity

12. For the outdoorsy sister: Northface Metropolis Water Repellent 550 Fill Power Down Hooded Parka

40 best gifts to give your sister: Northface puffer
40 best gifts to give your sister: Northface puffer

This top-rated Metropolis Water Repellent 550 Fill Power Down Hooded Parka is perfect for whatever adventures your sister may take. It has a fuzzy brushed-tricot collar facing to help stay warm in a water-repellent hooded parka that offers extended coverage.

$300 at Nordstrom

13. For your sister who's WFH: Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Canceling Headphones

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Headphones
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Headphones

Noise-canceling headphones are essential when you're trying to work in a home full of noisy relatives. While you can't give your sister her own personal office, with our favorite pair, you can at least help her distance herself from the TikTok dance challenges happening in the next room with these Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Headphones. Plus, when she can commute again, she'll be able to use these headphones for solace on the train.

$398 at Amazon

14. For the sister who wants to upgrade her makeup routine: Linon Home Folding Top 2-Piece Vanity Set

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Vanity
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Vanity

If your sister loves makeup and wants to seriously upgrade her beauty routine, the Linon Home Folding Top 2-Piece Vanity Set with Butterfly-Print Bench is the perfect gift. The best part? This vanity set can also be used as a desk when the top is flipped down. All in all, we'd say it's the perfect gift for a makeup fanatic.

$277 at Bed Bath & Beyond

15. For the sister who lives in the kitchen: KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer

If your sister loves to cook and bake, then our favorite stand mixer, the KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer, would be a lovely gift to brighten her holidays. With its unique tilt-head design, easy setup and versatility, the KitchenAid Artisan can handle all of her mixing duties in a pinch. Trust us when we say this is the best stand mixer money can buy and will last her for years.

$450 at KitchenAid

16. For the sister who loves yoga: lululemon the Reversible Mat

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: lululemon
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: lululemon

There is something to be said about new gym clothes inspiring you to build up your exercise game and the same can apply to yoga mats. This lululemon Reversible Mat, which was our favorite in yoga mat testing, features a completely flat, non-stick surface for a no-slip yoga practice that's perfect for beginners and pros alike.

$88 at lululemon

17. For the one in need of a new dress: Free People Mini Dress

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Dress
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Dress

If she needs some new holiday attire, consider buying her this gorgeous Shayla Mini Dress from Free People. It's available in six dashing colors including Electric blue and Party pink. Free People shoppers gave it a high 4.6-star rating thanks to its flattering fit that hugs "all the right places."

$128 at Free People

18. For the sister who's trying to be healthier: Philips Airfryer XXL

Despite being big, heavy and noisy, we found the Philips Airfryer XXL to be the top air fryer on the market, making great air-fried food. The Philips is easy to use and requires no pre-heating, and it includes a cookbook full of recipe ideas so your sister can start making all her favorite fried foods right away.

$200 at Amazon

19. For the sister who needs to gear up for winter: L.L. Bean Boots

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: L.L. Bean Shoes
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: L.L. Bean Shoes

There is nothing more classic than a pair of L.L. Bean Boots, you don't have to be a New Englander to wear them anymore. The Women's Bean Boots 8" Tumbled Leather Shearling-Lined version is perfect for winter with a pair of thick socks. Your sister will love them in the rain and snow—even if she isn't from Maine.

$249 at L.L. Bean

20. For the sister who's on the go: Michael Kors Adele Smartphone Wallet

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Cellphone Wallet
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Cellphone Wallet

If your sister runs around doing errands but hates carrying a clunky purse with her, then she'll appreciate this Adele Leather Smartphone Wallet from Michael Kors. It's just big enough to fit an iPhone 11 and has enough space for all her cards and cash. Adorned with the iconic Michael Kors logo, it'll be in style for years.

$158 at Michael Kors

21. For the houseplant-loving sister: A plant from The Sill

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Plants
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Plants

Plants just make everything better. They add some life to a space, can clean the air and make your sister feel a sense of accomplishment as she watches it grow. Here at Reviewed, we love ordering plants from The Sill as they come carefully wrapped, pre-potted and with expert care instructions so you can make sure your plant thrives. If your sister is prone to killing most houseplants, we recommend getting her a ZZ plant, which is very low maintenance.

$88 at The Sill

22. For the eco-conscious sister: FinalStraw

40 best gifts to give your sister: Eco straw
40 best gifts to give your sister: Eco straw

As the name implies, the FinalStraw may be the last straw your sister ever needs. It conveniently folds up into a container that attaches to a keyring—a.k.a. she'll never be without her reusable straw. For this reason, we named it the best reusable straw on the market, and any sister who's passionate about the state of the environment will appreciate it.

$22 at Amazon

23. For the sister who commutes in style: Fjall Raven Mini Water Resistant Backpack

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Backpack
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Backpack

Originally created for Swedish school children, the Fjall Raven backpacks have exploded in popularity among kids and adults alike in recent years. While the 15-inch version took home our award for the best backpack for casual use, this Fjall Raven Mini Water Resistant Backpack is perfect for carrying smaller items. Plus, it's water-resistant. It's a versatile and comfortable option for your sister to wear wherever she's heading.

$70 at Nordstrom

24. For the sister who loves napping: Nidra Deep Rest Eye Mask

40 best gifts to give your sister: Eye Mask
40 best gifts to give your sister: Eye Mask

If your sister loves to catch those mid-day ZZZs, she could use a sleep mask to block out light (and her family she's quarantined with). After testing it, our editor said the Nidra Deep Rest Eye Mask is "like having personal blackout curtains for your eyes," which is why we named it the best-contoured sleep mask we've ever tested. Because it's contoured, absolutely no light will sneak in, meaning she'll have sweet dreams no matter the time of day.

$15 at Amazon

25. For the sister who needs her iced coffee fix: Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker

40 best gifts to give your sister: Cold Brew Coffee Maker
40 best gifts to give your sister: Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Let's face it: Iced coffee is better than regular coffee. It's just a fact. And if you're sister is wasting money each day buying a cold brew from Starbucks, then she'll love the ability to make it at home for cheap. The Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker is the best iced coffee maker we've ever tested, is easy to use and will turn her into a cold brew connoisseur.

$28 at Amazon

26. For the sister who loves to snuggle: Barefoot Dreams Throw Blanket

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Throw Blanket
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Throw Blanket

If your sister's ideal evening involves a steaming cup of tea, a good book and a cozy throw blanket, you need to get her the iconic Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket. Celebrities like Chrissy Teigen, The Kardashians and Selena Gomez rave about it.

$147 at Nordstrom

27. For the one who loves to bake: Rachael Ray Yum-o! Oven Lovin' Loaf Pan

40 best gifts to give your sister: Baking Loaf Pan
40 best gifts to give your sister: Baking Loaf Pan

The Rachael Ray Yum-o! Oven Lovin' Loaf Pan is perfect for your sister who loves all things banana bread. It landed in the top spot in our testing for a reason. With a nonstick surface, this pan will ensure that her sweet and savory dishes come out perfectly for family and friends. The firm handles with silicone inserts are easy to handle, and the pan is safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

$14 at Amazon

28. For the sister who needs to hydrate: Brita Filtering Water Bottle

40 best gifts to give your sister: Filter Water Bottle
40 best gifts to give your sister: Filter Water Bottle

Whether your sister is an athlete or just loves sweating it out at the gym, she should have the best water bottle to keep her hydrated. We found the Brita BB11 Premium Filtering Water Bottle to be portable, versatile, durable and well-designed. The straw is also fitted with a filter that reduces chlorine and keeps your water fresh for up to two months.

$46 at Amazon

29. For the sister who has chapped lips: Summer Fridays Lip Balm

40 best gifts to give your sister: Lip Balm
40 best gifts to give your sister: Lip Balm

If you have a sister who struggles with chapped lips no matter what season it is, she will be addicted to the Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm. It's a vegan product that's made with shea and murumuru Seed Butters that instantly hydrate lips. The product also comes in recyclable packaging!

$23 at Sephora

30. For the trendy sister: Spanx Faux Leather Leggings

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Spanx Leather Leggings
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Spanx Leather Leggings

The Spanx Faux Leather Leggings sold out online in 72 hours for good reason—these leggings are the ultimate in comfort as well as tummy control. We give Spanx major kudos for the wide variety of sizing options as they run from XS to 3X and come in short sizes for petite girls. They are versatile enough to be worn to the office with a conservative tunic or styled edgier for a night out, so your sister will love wearing them no matter the occasion.

$98 at Nordstrom

31. For the sister who has it all: MasterClass subscription

40 best gifts to give to your sister: MasterClass subscription
40 best gifts to give to your sister: MasterClass subscription

If your sister seemingly has everything, why not give her the gift of a new skill taught by her favorite celebrities with an All-Access Pass? Masterclass offers streamable lessons on a variety of topics taught by experts. She can learn acting from Natalie Portman, television writing from Shonda Rhimes or singing from Christina Aguilera. Our editor-in-chief has used MasterClass himself and says the classes are inspiring, interesting and, most importantly, self-paced, so they can do it whenever they have free time.

$15 at MasterClass

32. For the active sister: Fitbit Charge 5

40 best gifts to give your sister: Fitbit Watch
40 best gifts to give your sister: Fitbit Watch

We could all use some extra motivation to get out of our seats and go for a walk, and the Fitbit Charge 5 will do just that. It can encourage your sister with daily goals, hourly step challenges and tons of data to look back at. It's so good that we crowned it our new favorite fitness tracker, dethroning its predecessor, the Charge 4. It'd make a great gift for anyone obsessed with crushing new fitness goals.

$111 at Amazon

33. For the sister who wants to trace her roots: AncestryDNA Kit

40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ancestry DNA Kit
40 best gifts to give to your sister: Ancestry DNA Kit

Is your sister interested in learning more about her roots? AncestryDNA is also great for uncovering family heritage beyond the stories passed down. The kit was also recently updated with new features that will trace your sister's genes and health down to the smallest percentage so that she can find out exactly where she came from and the overall wellness of your family tree.

$49 at Ancestry

34. For the sister who lounges in style: A tie-dye sweat set

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Sweat Set
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Sweat Set

Gifting your sister one of these tie-dye lounge sets is a great idea. People love this matching set of a cozy top and joggers from BP. (our Director of Shopping owns this set and is obsessed with it), which comes in a variety of patterns other than tie-dye, so you can opt for a different look if it isn't her style.

From $18 at Nordstrom

$27 at Nordstrom

35. For the sister who still doesn't have AirPods: Apple AirPods

If your sister has wired headphones, it might be time to upgrade her with Apple AirPods. They have great sound quality, connect seamlessly to Apple products and have a long battery quality. We're impressed with them in our testing, and you know she's been eyeing a pair for years now.

$180 at Amazon

36. For the sister who's always asking for a charger: Anker PowerCore+ Mini

While scrolling through Instagram, texting her favorite sibling (you), and crushing Candy Crush, your sister drains her battery fast—which is why she's always asking if you have a spare charger. Save her the trouble with a portable battery pack, so she'll always have some juice. She'll love the Anker PowerCore+ Mini, which is lipstick size and can fit in her smallest clutch as well as offer a full charge to her iPhone before needing to be recharged itself.

$17 at Amazon

37. For the sister who loves candles: Capri Blue Volcano Candle

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Candle
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Candle

A calming blue candle from Anthropologie can help your busy sister when she chooses to slow down for the day and take some time for herself. The Capri Blue Volcano Candle from Anthropologie is among their best-selling candles and will create a relaxing atmosphere for anyone.

$36 at Anthropologie

38. For the sister who loves vineyards: Winc subscription

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Winc Subscription
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Winc Subscription

Does your sister look forward to your weekly Bachelor wine nights? If so, she'll love getting a Winc subscription, which will deliver new bottles for her to try based on her taste preferences. After trying Winc, we quickly became obsessed with the service, finding that it consistently delivered high-quality wines and recommendations throughout the months. She'll be a novice sommelier in no time.

From $40 at Winc

39. For the coffee-drinking sister: Technivorm Moccamaster KB

40 best gifts to give your sister: Coffee Maker
40 best gifts to give your sister: Coffee Maker

If your sister is a serious coffee drinker, she'll love the Technivorm Moccamaster KB, a favorite among our best coffee maker roundup. We think it's worth the price tag since it's able to brew a complex and smooth pot of coffee that tastes excellent. This machine also fills a pot quickly, which is necessary on busy mornings.

$329 at Amazon

40. For the sister obsessed with fitness classes: Alo Leggings

40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Yoga leggings
40 perfect gift ideas for your sister: Yoga leggings

If your sister loves heading to a new fitness class daily, she'll need the perfect gear. And for squat-proof leggings, she will want a pair from Alo Yoga. Fitness enthusiasts (and celebrities) swear by them for their high-quality, comfort and the fact that they're not see-through when you bend over. After trying some of Alo's most popular pairs, one of our editors recommends the 7/8 High-Waist Airlift Legging for most gym-goers and what's more, they come in a ton of fun colors.

$118 at Alo Yoga

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