37 Handy Gadget Gifts Under $35

It's the gift-giving season! Though I'm a sucker for a shiny pair of earrings or a cute new dress, I think the best gifts are more than just pretty faces. I love a handy gadget that makes life easier. And if that gadget happens to be attractive as well, all the better!

For example, these Bluetooth headphones offer 20 hours of playtime and come in all sorts of cool colors. And these electric salt and pepper shakers are not only a snap to use, but they're sleek and sophisticated.

Here's a list of my favorite handy gadgets that I think will make killer gifts this season.

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A Beauty-Lover's Dream: This Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Mirror With Three Magnification Levels

This lighted magnifying mirror is so cute, and it comes in your choice of black, white, pink, gold, or rose gold. It's great for putting on makeup, tweezing eyebrows, and more. It has 21 LED lights and a storage tray at the base. Plus, the mirror can be swiveled up or down 180 degrees.

This Pillow Stand for Tablets Might Be the Most Useful Gift You've Ever Given

So many of us spend our evenings curled up on the couch with a tablet in our lap, messing about online while watching TV. With this pillow stand, you can do that without neck strain. The stand holds the tablet vertically or horizontally, and it can be used sitting up or lying down. Plus, it's got a pocket on the side for your phone, the remote, or whatever else you want close at hand.

A Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote Is the Entertainment Gift of the Year!

When you give a Fire TV stick, you give endless entertainment. Use it to stream TV shows and movies from Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, HBO, and other services you subscribe to. You can buy the basic streaming stick (which is great!) or add on other goodies, like an accessory pack, Echo Dot, or premium channels.

A Real Treat for Bagel-Lovers: The Bagel Guillotine!

I can almost taste the bagels now. Just pop one in this bagel slicer and you'll get a smooth cut, every time. Why not make a fun gift basket with this and some tasty spreads?

This Unique Curling Iron Will Give You Easy Beachy Waves

The deep barrel design of this heated styling tool makes it easy to create beachy waves. The double tourmaline ceramic technology leaves your hair shiny and frizz-free. More than 20,000 buyers rate the Wave Artist 4.4 stars!

These Stylish Bluetooth Headphones Are Great for Listening to Music, Talking on the Phone, and More

Who wouldn't love a pair of these cool wireless headphones? On a 10-minute charge, they'll run for two hours. With a full charge, they'll give you 20 hours of music or talking. Choose from several fun colors. When not in use, just fold them up and store them in the included carrying bag.

The All-in-One Grooming Kit for Him: Beard Oil, Scissors, Brush and Lots More

This men's facial hair grooming kit comes in a luxury gift box! It's got beard shampoo and conditioner made of natural ingredients that are meant to stimulate hair growth. There's beard oil and balm, a brush, comb, scissors, and more.

Gift Your Friends and Family Into the Modern Age With This Wireless Charger

Oh, to do away with all those messy cords! With this wireless charger, you can just set your compatible phone or tablet on the charging pad and it'll charge up like magic. Choose from white or black, with 7.5, 10, and 15-watt options.

In This Digital Age, Everyone Needs an LED Ring Light and Tripod

There's no comparing a selfie taken with a ring light and one taken without. Lighting makes all the difference! Whether you're taking photos for a social media profile, making a YouTube video, or having a Zoom meeting, you need good lighting. This ring light has three light modes and 11 brightness settings. And it'll hold your phone in position so you can sit back and use the included remote to run the show.

This Top New Release in Car Cell Phone Mounts Would Make a Great Gift

Not all car cell phone mounts are created equal. This one has a one-click system that lets you lock or release your phone with just one hand. And it's got a swivel ball that gives your phone 360-degree rotation so you can view it from any angle.

Keep Those Fingers Toasty This Winter With an Electric Hand Warmer

You know that friend who's always complaining about how cold their hands are? This is the gift for them! Actually, it's great for anyone who lives in a cold climate or who enjoys skiing and other winter sports. The hand warmer is battery powered, so you can take it wherever you go!

This Electronic Measuring Tape Is Great for Homeowners, Handymen and More

Stop struggling to read the tiny lines and marks on the tape measure. This electronic tape measure gives you accurate measures that are easy to read on the digital display. It's 16 feet long and has three memory functions. This would be great as part of a toolbox gift set.

These Long-Necked Dinosaur Infusers Are an Adorable Gift for the Tea Lover

You can't beat these silicone dinosaur tea infusers for style and function. Why not put together a little gift package with these infusers and a cute set of teacups?

These Electric Salt and Pepper Shakers Make an Elegant Gift or a Great Addition to Your Holiday Table

Your dinner party style has certainly stepped up a notch when you start using these gorgeous electric salt and pepper shakers. They run on batteries and are easily operated with a single hand. They're the perfect gift for those who like to make home-prepared meals. And they come in a handsome box ready for wrapping.

Make Delicious Lattes and Other Frothy Treats at Home With This Electric Foam Maker

Look, we don't always have the time or money to go to Starbucks for our daily dose of caffeine. But that's no reason to sacrifice quality. Make your own foamy drinks at home with this handheld milk frother. Your coffee-loving friends will be thrilled to find this in their stockings!

Make Delicious Paninis at Home in a Snap With This Electric Panini Press

What's great about this as a gift is that it takes no special skills to use, and it gives the recipient instant mouthwatering satisfaction. Anyone can pop a sandwich into this panini grill and get a gooey, toasted treat. And it's not just for sandwiches. You can use it for quesadillas, fruit turnovers, and more.

Give the Gift of Relaxation With This Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

More than 16,000 buyers rate this aromatherapy diffuser 4.6 stars! It's got seven LED light colors and comes in three different wood-grain options: dark brown, light brown, or white. It also functions as a humidifier!

This Bestselling Facial Cleansing Brush Gives You an At-Home Spa Day

With almost 20,000 4.4-star ratings, this facial cleansing brush is a sure-fire gift hit. Choose from 12 cute colors. Each comes with two-speed settings and seven different heads -- pumice stone, makeup sponge, exfoliating, rolling massage, coarse brush, soft brush, and ultra-fine brush.

From One Girlfriend to Another, This Battery-Powered Hair Remover Makes a Great Gift

You've probably seen this handy gadget on TV ads. Finishing Touch Flawless hair remover is an adorable little gold-plated machine that removes facial hair easily and painlessly. It looks kind of like a fancy tube of lipstick, and it gets rid of peach fuzz from lips, cheeks, and chin.

This Flexible Cell Phone Holder Can Be Used in So Many Ways!

The sturdy flexibility of this cell phone holder makes it so versatile! You can wrap it around your neck or around a piece of furniture, where it'll hold your phone at the perfect viewing angle. Twist it, loop it, or bend it as you will. It'll come in handy in the car, at the office, and home.

Know Someone Who Likes to Host Parties? Get Them This 12-Piece Cocktail Shaker Set

This stainless steel cocktail shaker set has it all: measuring jigger, mixing spoon, muddler, strainer, ice tongs, wine opener, liquor pourers, and more. Plus, you get a bamboo storage rack and a mocktail recipes booklet.

Garden Genie Gloves Are the Perfect Gift for Your Friend With a Green Thumb

With these amazing gloves, you can go all Freddie Krueger on your garden! When you put them on, you have incredible claws for digging, with no need for a spade. Use them to plant flowers, do weeding, and more.

Dry, Style and Volumize at Once With This Hot Air Brush With ION Generator and Ceramic Coating

This is a gift I'd love to receive because I've been too stingy to buy it for myself. It acts as a hairdryer and round brush in one, saving you time and giving your 'do lightweight bounce and shine.

A Bluetooth Shower Speaker Will Revolutionize Your Morning Routine

Start the day with tunes using this Bluetooth speaker that suction cups handily onto the shower wall. It's waterproof, lightweight, and will play for six hours. It's even got a built-in microphone if you want to have that business meeting while soaping-up!

This Personal Blender With Travel Cup Makes Instant Smoothies and Shakes

For your busy, health-conscious friends, this personal blender is a great gift. It's compact and easy to use -- plus, you can choose from several different colors. Each travel cup holds 14 ounces, and you can choose to buy the blender with one or two cups (plus lids).

A Great Gift for the Person On-the-Go: A Wireless Tracker for Keys, Phones and More

We all have that friend who's constantly losing things. (Or maybe we ARE that friend.) This is the ideal gift for keeping track of easy-to-lose objects like keys, wallet, phone, remote control, and glasses. Just attach one of the four locator fobs to the item and you'll be able to find it by pressing the corresponding button on the finder remote.

Grillmasters Will Love This Three-Piece Grill Set: Meat Claws, BBQ Gloves and a Meat Thermometer

This grill set is a ready-made gift for anyone who loves to barbecue. You get heat-resistant silicone gloves, a digital instant-read thermometer, and a pair of meat claws. Yes, meat claws! Just grab onto the little gadgets and use them to pull apart the pork, shred the chicken, and more.

Everyone Loves Popcorn, Which Makes This Microwave Popper the Perfect Gift

This microwave micro-pot makes healthy popcorn without oil or butter. Just use the silicone measuring device in the lid to pour in the popcorn kernels. Seal up the pot and your popcorn will be done in three minutes or less. Choose from lots of cute colors: red, yellow, green, blue, pink or black.

This Electric Wine Opener Is the Perfect Host/Hostess Gift

If you're looking for a ready-made gift, this one is sure to impress. No more struggling with manual corkscrews. This wine opener makes opening a bottle as easy as the push of a button. It comes in an attractive box ready for gifting, along with a foil cutter, a wine pourer, and a vacuum bottle stopper.

This Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Is Super Cute, Petite and Easy to Use

You can take this little guy with you anywhere! Choose from pink, blue, red, black, and white. Each handheld speaker is lightweight, portable, and powerful. Just sync it with your phone using Bluetooth and you get 12W HD sound and bass, with 20 hours of playtime.

Pamper a Loved One With This Sleep Mask That Doubles as Bluetooth Headphones

This Bluetooth headphone sleep mask looks a bit like a VR machine. Maybe it'll transport you to another world in your sleep! The soft mask lets you pipe in your favorite soothing tunes without having to wear annoying earphones while you sleep. And it even has a built-in microphone if you want to use it to take phone calls!

This Buyer-Fave French Press Is the Gift of Delicious Coffee -- for Only $25

There's a reason this French press is rated 4.7 stars on more than 10,000 reviews: It's the best! It's affordable, attractive, and easy to use. Plus, you get extra tools, like a milk frother, a wooden spoon, a measuring spoon, a sponge cleaning brush, and four filter screens. Choose from three sizes (12, 21, and 34 ounces) and three colors (black, copper, and silver).

Walkie Talkies Give the Kids Hours of Fun Around the House and Yard

Back before we were old enough to have cell phones, we had walkie talkies. And they were so much fun! Little kids will love this colorful three-pack. Each walkie talkie has 22 channels and an LCD flashlight.

This Home Security Camera Has Night Vision, Two-Way Audio and Is Compatible With Alexa

Whether you're in the other room or away from the house, this camera will let you keep tabs on what's going on so you can have peace of mind. Check on the baby, make sure the new puppy isn't tearing things up, and be alerted if someone is breaking in. You can do it all with this camera.

This White Noise Sound Machine Is Great for Adults and Babies Alike

A white noise machine can be a huge boon for new parents, soothing baby to sleep when nothing else will. This cute little machine has 36 high-quality soothing sounds, including seven white noise sounds, 11 fan sounds, and a variety of natural sounds (birds, ocean, rain, wind, thunder, etc.) Besides sleep, it's great for blocking out noises at the office, too.

Bring the Outdoors Inside With a Transparent Bird Feeder That Attaches to Your Window

The birds will come to you with this birdhouse feeder that you suction cup right onto your home window. Just put birdseed in the tray and settle in for some up-close bird watching. Though it's fun for all, kids and cats will find this gadget to be a special treat.

Strengthen the Core, Relieve Back Pain and More With This Wobble Cushion

Sitting on a wobble cushion like this can help alleviate back pain while working at a desk. And these cushions are great for exercise and physical therapy, too. Stand on them to improve balance. There are lots of uses for this little gadget, and it comes in eight fun colors.