15 of the best gifts to buy yourself this holiday season—because you deserve it – USA TODAY

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Over the next few months, as the holidays approach, you’re likely going to be buying a lot of gifts for other people, whether it’s for your mom, your husband or your coworkers. What about buying gifts for yourself though? After all, it’s your hard-earned money—so you more than deserve to spend some of it on yourself right now.
We’ve curated a list of the best gifts to treat yourself to this season, from the coziest Gravity weighted blanket to the ever-popular Keurig K-Mini coffee maker to a Bouqs subscription that delivers flowers to your door every month. Call it self-care, call it a “just-because” gift or call it a reward for making it through yet another year, here are the 15 best gifts to treat yourself to this holiday season. 
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There’s something calming about snuggling up with a weighted blanket that feels like a hug in throw form. Many reviewers say that the pressure actually helps them sleep better and relieves stress. Of all the ones we’ve tested, we like the Gravity Blanket the best thanks to its soft velvety exterior and just right weight.
Get the Gravity Weighted Blanket from Gravity for $195
If you’ve yet to snag a pair of Apple AirPods Pro, now is the perfect excuse to get the iconic white earbuds for yourself. Our experts dubbed them the best wireless earbuds Apple has ever created. Not only do they fit comfortably in your ear, they also have great sound quality and noise-canceling technology. 
Get the Apple AirPods Pro from Amazon for $189.99
Happy feet isn’t just the title of a popular kids movie—it’s also what you can experience with a brand new pair of Ugg slippers. For women, the Fluff Yeah is wildly trendy in 2021, loved by celebrities, influencers and even our experts, who chose the slides as the best slippers you can buy. And for men, the classic Scuff slipper has nearly 8,000 rave reviews on Amazon.
Nothing beats waking up to the smell of a freshly brewed cup of coffee. One of the most popular gifts this year is the Keurig K-Mini. It’s slim and stylish and can brew up delicious coffee in seconds. It even has built-in storage that can hold up to nine K-cups so you can keep your counter clutter-free.
Get the Keurig K-Mini from Amazon for $59.99
You don’t have to wait for someone else to buy you flowers. You can buy them for yourself with a subscription to Bouqs. Every month, the service will deliver a bouquet of beautiful blooms right to your doorstep. You can choose the type of flowers you’d like, whether it’s elegant roses or whimsical wildflowers.
Get a subscription to The Bouqs Co. starting at $40/month
A candle instantly cozies up any space and few candles are as recognizable—or as coveted—as the Capri Blue candle. It comes in a variety of scents, from the fan-favorite Volcano to seasonal picks like tinsel and spice or pumpkin dulce. It looks as good as it smells, too, with jars that are shimmery, iridescent, watercolor and more.
Get the Capri Blue Volcano Candle from Nordstrom for $24
Sometimes a little bit of comfort food is all you need. But sometimes, you don’t want to put in all the work to whip up a batch of brownies. Enter Baked By Melissa. The popular New York-based bakery is famous for its mini cupcakes and it’s a favorite of Reviewed’s editors. We love the unique flavor options—from chocolate chip pancake to cookie dough—and how cute and tasty the cupcakes are.  
Get Baked By Melissa Cupcakes starting at $32 for a 25-pack
For some of us, a fresh blowout is an instant mood booster. You can get great hair at home with the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer. It’s one of the hottest beauty products of the year, and, like more than 320,000 Amazon shoppers, Reviewed’s beauty editor, Jessica Kasparian, is obsessed. She likes that the “one-and-done” hair styling tool is easy to use and gives you bouncy, soft locks with almost zero effort on your part.
Get the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer from Amazon for $34.88
If a glass of wine is what gets you through a long week, Winc is about to be a game-changer for you. The trendy wine subscription service delivers a variety box of wine to your home every month based on your personal preferences. One of our editors calls it the best thing she bought during quarantine, and says it was a great way to try new wines.
Get a subscription to Winc starting at $59.95/month
What if you could indulge in a massage every single day (without spending thousands of dollars)? You can, if you get the Theragun. Our experts tested the popular massage gun to find out if it’s as good as everyone says—and it is. We liked that it could reach every area of your body and that it’s Bluetooth-compatible so you can choose specific settings based on your pain points.
Get the Theragun Elite Massage Gun from Amazon for $399
Selfcare can look like ordering Chinese takeout or digging into a pint of Ben & Jerry’s but it can also look like making a nourishing good-for-you meal. For that, you’ll benefit from Green Chef. The organic meal kit service gives you everything you need for healthy homemade dinners that even the most beginner chef could whip up.
Get a Green Chef Meal Kit starting at $11.99/serving
Wrap yourself up in the plush Parachute bathrobe, which hundreds of reviewers say feels like wearing a cloud (if that were possible!). Available in unisex sizes S to XL, it comes in four muted colors and is made of luxe Turkish cotton, so it’s professional spa-worthy.
Get the Classic Bathrobe from Parachute for $99
For the readers, you’ll get more than your fair share of use out of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Our experts highly recommend it thanks to its varying levels of illumination—so you can read anytime, anywhere—its waterproof, glare-free screen and its massive storage space for all your e-books and audiobooks.
Get the Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon for $139.99
Some call it skincare, some call it self-care. Regardless, Dr. Jart+ face masks and sheet masks are some of the top beauty products at Sephora and Amazon. Thousands of reviewers swear by them, saying that the masks moisturize, cleanse and soothe even the most sensitive of skins.
Get the Dr. Jart+ Firming Sheet Mask Set (6-Pc) from Amazon for $24.98
If a Friday night in bingeing your favorite shows sounds like your idea of heaven, a subscription to Disney+ is just what you need. The streaming platform offers hundreds of fantastic movies and shows, including animated Walt Disney classics, Pixar films, Star Wars and Marvel movies.
Get a subscription to Disney+ for $1.99 for one month, $7.99 after
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