Oprah Winfrey’s annual list of favorite things on Amazon is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited, especially because this year’s collection highlights small businesses owned by women and people of color. The iconic talk show host and TV producer is known for her impeccable taste. If you’re like me and have already started shopping for loved ones amid fears of more supply chain issues this holiday season, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our top 18 picks so you can make your list early and check it twice.
The comfortable HEAD LIGHTZ Beanie is a dependable choice for all your outdoor adventures. Throw it on when you take your pup for a walk and stash it in your car’s glove box on a trip in case of emergency. The removable LED light is rechargeable for up to eight hours and has three brightness settings.
The Mented Cosmetics 4-Pack Gloss for Grown Ups makes a luxurious stocking stuffer. The shiny, moisturizing glosses are never sticky and pack quite a pigment punch. The set includes holiday-inspired shades of Mauve Over, Berry Me, Send Nudes and Baby Brown.
Add spice to your holiday meals with the UBAH HOT 3-Pack Hot Sauce. Fresno Mild is a vibrant red sauce that pairs well with chips and sliced veggies. Serrano Medium has strong flavors of garlic and garlic, and Habanero Hot is for the champions as it features, of course, bold habanero peppers.
Flesh or nude-colored is not universally light-colored, and the All of Us Beeswax Skin Tone Crayons reflect true diversity. All eight crayons are hand-poured, non-toxic and made from sustainably sourced beeswax. They don’t contain paraffin, soy wax or chemical fillers.
What screams Christmas more than matching jammies? Jessica Alba’s HonestBaby line includes the Organic Cotton Holiday Family Pajamas that come in six festive designs for infants, young kids, teens and adults. The ankle to chin zipper closure on the smaller sizes makes diaper changes a snap.
Now that you’ve outfitted your family in holiday attire, it’s time to shop for your pup! The Foggy Dog Wear Set includes a flannel bandana, six-foot leash and waste bag holder. You can choose from seven plaid designs so your pooch is always walking in style. The set also includes one free roll of bags.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is an inspiring read for any preteen, and the hardcover, colorful book is downright mesmerizing. It has 100 stories about trailblazing women like Amelia Earhart, Simone Biles, Jane Austen and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The book is packed full of illustrations by 60 female artists from all over the world.
Treat yourself to a fabulous teeth cleaning experience with the Philips One by Sonicare Rechargeable Toothbrush. With a built-in timer and notifications to keep track of your brushing, it has soft tapered bristles and colorful designs that will pop in any bathroom. The brush also includes a travel case and a USB charger.
The 32 Degrees Women’s Ultra-Light Down Alternative Puffer Vest will take you from fall to winter and even to the cooler spring days. Features include a detachable hood, zipped pockets and water-repellent fabric. Layer over your favorite fall flannel or crewneck, or wear under a jacket for extra warmth. It packs up small into an included pouch.
Looking for a gift for your biggest foodie friend? Take a peek at the WILDER Mustard Quartet. Handmade in California, the WILDER mustard set is a must for any modern pantry–and it even fits snugly in a stocking! The set includes four individual jars of Truffle Mustard, Jalapeño Mustard, Dijonish Mustard and Horseradish Mustard.
It may be time for an upgrade in your kitchen. The GreenPan 10-Pack Ceramic Pots and Pans Set has diamond-reinforced coating and hard anodized aluminum for extra durability. It includes a saucepan, casserole dish, skillet, stockpot and two frying pans in a gorgeous shade of baby pink. Each piece is oven and broiler-safe up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Unisex and luxurious, the EVOLG Touch Screen Knit Gloves keep your hands toasty while you respond to the many messages in your family group chat. Each pair is designed, manufactured and packaged in Japan.
The Wonderffle Stuffed Waffle Iron is as glorious as it sounds. You can cook the iconic breakfast food in stuffed form that’s 2 inches thick. Add anything and everything you can imagine, from fruit to veggies to breakfast sausage. The model’s design enables you to remove the waffle without touching it with bare hands.
The Echo Show 10 and Blink Mini Bundle is a smart home made simple. The third-generation Echo Show does it all: Netflix shows, Spotify, kitchen conversions, photo gallery displays, timers, calendar reminders and so much more. The Blink Mini, meanwhile, is a tiny plug-in security camera so you can keep an eye on your home day and night.
You may have heard of the lauded Barefoot Dreams throw blankets, but what about robes? The CozyChic Ribbed Hooded Robe is oversized without being too big, the perfect to wind down after a long day. It has two roomy pockets in the front and a tie closure, plus it’s machine washable.
The Compendium Life Notes Letter-Writing Kit makes a thoughtful gift for your grandchild or child. 20 themed notes inside help you reflect on family, friendship and love with touching quotes and plenty of space to write. Store your letters in the keepsake box until a special occasion arises and you’re ready to share them.
The Sonoma Lavender Microwaveable Aromatherapy Monkey is soothing for both kids and adults. With a relaxing lavender scent, it can be heated in the microwave or dryer and provides a warm, loving hug. Removable inserts have dried lavender buds for fragrance and flaxseed to retain moisture. You can also purchase the eucalyptus-scented Freddy the Frog plush.
Ultra lightweight and water-resistant, the Dare to Roam Prodigy Backpack was built to last. It has a padded laptop compartment, adjustable shoulder straps, fully-lined main compartment and two side pockets for your trusty water bottle. The backpack comes in small to accommodate a 13-inch laptop and large for a 15-inch laptop.