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The Best And Most Unique Gifts Ideas For Your Sister

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Having a sister is pretty much the same as having a best friend for life

It doesn't matter if she's your big sister or little sister, getting her the perfect gift for Christmas or her birthday is the best way to show her how much you appreciate and love her.

No two sisters are like, and maybe the things you like aren't necessarily the things she will like. So, if you're stuck in a rut and don't know what to buy her, or just need a little guidance in picking out the best gift, this list of potential ideas will help you out!

If you're having trouble finding a gift, here are 50 of the best gifts for sisters.

For the sister who wants to keep track of memories.

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Modern One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

This journal allows you to track the progress of a new adventure or a simple daily reflection that you want to write down. It's perfect for the sister who has been talking about wanting to start a journal but might not want to commit to writing a whole lot. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

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For the sister who loves candles.

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Sister Gift Friends TV Show Soy Candle

This is the perfect gift for the sister who loves both candles and the comedic show, 'Friends.' There are over 15 different scents to choose from, and already comes in a lovely gift box.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves a good joke.

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Custom Photo Socks

Make your sister laugh when she unwraps this gift by customizing a face, whether it's yours, her partner's, or even her pet's, on a pair of socks. 

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For the sister who loves jewelry.

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Custom Morse Code Gold Fill Bracelet

If your sister loves unique jewelry pieces, this gift is perfect for her. All you have to do is choose a secret message or phrase and the creator of this bracelet will spell it out in Morse Code.

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For the sister who wears a lot of jewelry.

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Sister Birthday Gifts Trinket Dish

This sentimental gift is a great way to remind your sister how much you love her. She'll think of you each time she looks at it!

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For the sister who's always curled up on the couch.

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Soft Fuzzy Faux Fur Throw Blankets

This exceptionally soft and thick faux fur is perfect for snuggling up with your sister on the couch or bed.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves aromatherapy.

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InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser

Without occupying much space, you can easily gift your sister this oil diffuser that can be placed in the palm of her hand! The diffuser can sit on her desk, countertop, or pack in carry-on while she's on the go.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves hair ties.

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Zuo Bao Big Sister / Middle Sister / Little Sister Hair Tie Bracelet

If your sister is always complaining about not having any cute hair ties, this gift is perfect for her. It's a classy way for her to wear the most useful hair accessory! She can simply place the bracelet on her wrist or wrap her hair around the groove.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who is always cold.

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CozyChic Throw Blanket

If your sister is always cold this microfiber blanket can be the best gift for her. It's extra soft and cozy — just the thing for chilly days and nights.

Where to buy: Nordstrom, $147.00

For the sister who needs to loosen up.

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Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager

If your sister is an active person, she might need something to relieve her tense muscles. This powerful 3-dimensional deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes can be the perfect gift as it helps relax overused and tight muscles.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who wants to improve her posture.

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Core Products SitBack Rest Lumbar Support Cushion

If your sister is having trouble adjusting her posture, or remembering to do so, this support cushion is perfect for her! It's comfort can be used while sitting, resting, or driving and also provides low back support to ease pain.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who spends most of her money buying coffee.

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Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

This can be the perfect gift for the sister who spends way too much money on Starbucks. Wit this Baratza’s coffee grinder, it's the best choice for brewing coffee at home. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the coffee enthusiast.

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Joe Coffee Specialty Instant Coffee Packets

Maybe your sister is impatient, and doesn't want to wait for her coffee to brew. This gift is perfect for her! This craft coffee is roasted, brewed, and dehydrated in small batches, allowing the complexity and delicate flavor profile of the roast to shine through.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who always has picture-perfect hair.

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Ionic Hair Dryer, 1800W Portable Lightweight Blow Dryer

This ionic hair dryer delivers stronger wind for drying in less time compared with others, the perfect gift for your sister who hates spending too much time on her hair.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves wine.

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S'well Stainless Steel Wine Tumbler

This wine tumbler will keep your sister's favorite wine cool longer, wherever her plans may take her.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who prefers tea.

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ROCKURWOK Tea Kettle Stovetop Whistling Teapot

If your sister is a tea person, the perfect kettle can make all the difference. This rust-resistant tea kettle is made of high-quality stainless steel and the materials are professional food-grade so your sister can safely enjoy years of use.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who always forgets to drink her hot drink while it's warm.

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Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 

If your sister is tired of having to walk back to the microwave to reheat her coffee, this control smart mug is the perfect gift. This mug will allow her to control the temperature with her smartphone. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who wants healthy hair.

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Peppermint Essential Oil

A scalp and hair treatment that provides invigorating and cooling comfort to the scalp, stimulates hair growth, and gives hair a healthy shine. It's perfect for the sister who might be trying to put more care into her hair.

Where to buy: Sephora, $15

For the sister who wants undisturbed sleep.

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Solid Satin Eye Mask

If your sister is a light sleeper, this eye mask is the perfect gift for her. It's made of satin in a solid hue, and is designed to block out light and give her eyes the relaxation and comfort that they need for a sound sleep.

Where to buy: Target, $5.00

For the sister who has a sweet tooth.

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SmartSweets, Candy with Low Sugar

If your sister has a sweet tooth, but never likes divulging in candy because of the high sugar count, this gift is right up her alley. This candy is a radically better choice, free from sugar alcohols, added sugar and artificial sweeteners, flavors and colors, can be an amazing stocking stuffer as well.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves chocolate.

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Tony's Chocolonely Bundles

A collection of chocolate bars that can be included as a gift set that will your sister for a few months, especially if she's a chocolate fiend.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves stuffed animals.

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Melissa & Doug Giant Giraffe

While this may be a bit of a unique gift for your sister, it is also an awe-inspiring plush toy with realistic details and beautiful markings.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves hats.

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Wallaroo Hat Company Women’s Catalina Sun Hat

This is the perfect gift for your sister to take on her next sunny vacation. The Catalina sun hat is a valuable addition to your wardrobe, being one of Wallaroo’s most popular styles designed for on-the-go sun protection.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves blowouts.

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Drybar Double Shot Oval Blow-Dryer Brush

If your sister is spending too much money on going out for blow-outs, this gift is the perfect alternative. The Double Shot combines the hot air of a blow-dryer with the structure of a round brush to create a smooth, shiny blowout with tons of volume in one quick, simple step.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves skincare.

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Mario Badescu the Facial Spray Collection

If your sister loves skincare and might be looking for something new to add to her routine, this Mario Badescu face mist set is the perfect addition. Use it to infuse more hydration before or after applying moisturizer.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

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For the sister who works out.

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Handheld Percussion Massage Gun

If you're tired of giving your sister back massages all of the time, this massage gun is the best gift. The Hypervolt massager seamlessly syncs with the Hyperice App to help guide her through pre-built, or custom recovery programs.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who wants to protect her natural hair.

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Grace Eleyae GE Women's Satin Lined Sleep Cap

If your sister is looking for a way to protect her hair while she's sleeping, this satin lined cap is the perfect gift. The silky cap will protect her hair from breakage, making sure it looks its best without the frizz.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

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For the sister who is always using pencils.

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Blackwing Matte Pencils

If your sister is a writer or someone who likes using high-quality pencils, this set might be the perfect thing for her. With their soft and smooth Japanese graphite core, Blackwing Matte pencils are perfect for writers, musicians, and everyday users. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves music.

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Bose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker

If your sister is always listening to music, this portable bluetooth speaker can be the perfect gift. Crisp, balanced sound, and unmatched bass for a Bluetooth speaker its size, this speaker plays loud and clear outdoors for beach days or camping trips.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves shoes.

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Dr. Martens Unisex 1460 Bex Smooth Leather Platform Boot

These iconic Doc Martens boots are a cult favorite for all counter-culture lovers out there. Made with durability, the signature 8-Eye Boots showcases the instantly recognizable contrast stitching and comfortable, slip-resistant AirWair soles, completely elevating yout sister's style (and giving her some height).

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves hair claws.

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MagicSky 4PCS Hair Claw Clips

Hair claws are coming back into style, so it's only right to gift your sister a set of fashionable ones. This hair jaw clamp is the perfect size to hold up her hair in a bun or other chic style. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves hoops.

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PAVOI 14K Gold Plated Cuff Earrings Huggie Stud 

Maybe your sister is looking for a new pair of hoops. These earrings are perfect for every day and nightwear, and can also be worn in her second hole.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister that is expecting.

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Bio-Oil Skincare Oil for Scars and Stretch Marks

Scars and stretch marks are nothing to be ashamed of, but maybe your sister wants improve the appearnce of her skin. This skincare oil is clinically proven and dermatologist recommend it to help repair skin damage and scars from pregnancy, surgery, injury, acne, C-section, aging, and more.

Where to buy: Target, $21.99

For the sister that is a new mom.

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Beaba Babycook Baby Food Maker

Being a new mom can be challenging, help your sister out by gifting her this baby food maker. It can prepare fruits, vegetables, meat or fish from raw to any stage baby and toddler food in 15 minutes.

Where to buy: Target, $154.99

For the sister who owns a dog.

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Breed Identification Kit

Thsi gift can allow your sister to find and connect with other dogs that share DNA with her dog. Embark screens for over 350 dog breeds, types, and varieties.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the left-handed sister.

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Clay in Motion Handwarmer Mug - Left Hand

A mug specifically made for left-handed people so your sister can comfortably drink whatever she wants. Her fingers can rest comfortably inside the pocket of this ergonomically designed mug, keeping her hand warm for as long as her beverage is warm.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who doesn't drink alcohol.

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Seedlip Garden 108 - Non-alcoholic Spirit

If your sister isn't a big alcohol drinker, this spirit is perfect of her. Whether it's the middle of the week, driving, relaxing at home or just looking for something exceptional, Seedlip Garden 108 brings a perfectly balanced and refreshing experience to any occasion.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves to read.

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How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

'How to do Nothing' is an action plan for thinking outside of capitalist narratives of efficiency and techno-determinism. It can be the perfect gift for your sister who is heavily anti-captalist or just open to learning something new.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who is always traveling.

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Zoppen Multi-purpose Rfid Blocking Travel Passport Wallet 

Gift your sister with a way to store her carry-on essentials and travel documents in one slim and lightweight bag and never miss or lose them.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister hosting dinner parties.

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Cotton Cocktail Napkin

If your sister is constantly having get-togethers at her house, these napkins are designed to bring a pop of color to the table. The soft feel of the cloth complements the yellow curry color for a vibrant atmosphere. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister that loves crafts.

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MT Washi Masking Tapes

If your sister is more of an artistic person, these masking tapes are the perfect gift for her. Japanese washi masking tape from Japanese brand MT is easy to stick and peal and good for decoration. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who's always on her phone.

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LuMee Duo by Case-Mate

Maybe your sister is looking to become an influencer or just wants higher-quality pictures. Whatever the reason, this phone case can become the perfect gift.

The influencer-approved iPhone case has warm, natural LED lights which allow your sister to create the pictures and videos she will feel good about.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves a vibey room.

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Led Strip Lights

If your sister is obsessed with Tik Tok, she might be secretly yearning for these LED lights. They easily dim and switch the light via smartphone app control, play with 16 million colors, multiple dynamic mode and control color changing speed.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves cooking.

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Huy Fong, Sambal Oelek Chili Paste

If your sister is constantly in the kitchen, and also loves adding different spices to food, this chili paste can be the perfect gift for her.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who can't get enough salt.

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Jacobsen Salt Co. Specialty Sea Salt for Fancy Gourmet Cooking, Infused Sea Salt, Black Garlic Flavored

This black garlic salt can add a different kind of taste, especially for the sister who can't get enough of salt. It enriches the earthy flavors of sautéed mushrooms, enlivens any preparation of duck, and adds unexpected depth to a classic tomato salad.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves sauces.

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Soom Foods Single-Source Pure Ground Sesame Tahini Paste

If your sister is looking for a new sauce, this tahini paste is perfect for her. It's naturally nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan-friendly, keto, paleo, and kosher. There are no artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, or palm oil.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves DIY spa days.

Cocokind Organic Chlorophyll Mask

This face mask is the perfect gift for your sister if she is looking for something to make her skin feel really good and hydrated.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who's always at the beach.

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Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen

This feel-good, antioxidant-rich facial sunscreen helps protect against blue light, and is perfect for the sister who is always forgetting to wear sunscreen.

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who needs a nighttime routine.

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Claus Porto Gift Box Deco Collection

Each soap bar is packaged in a reproduction of a label from the house's archives. Together, they can offer an incredible aromatic experience for your sister. 

Where to buy: Check prices and reviews on Amazon

For the sister who loves board games.

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Codenames Board Game

If your sister is a huge board game kind of person, this might be the perfect gift for her this Christmas. This game is a great way to engage with up to 7 other players and makes for an amazing family pastime.

Where to buy: Target, $11.49

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Nia Tipton is a writer living in Brooklyn. She covers pop culture, social justice issues, and trending topics. Follow her on Instagram.

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