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31 of the Best Gifts for Picky People

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Buying gifts for picky people can be extremely difficult. I’m sure you know at least one person who is extremely hard to please when it comes to presents.

So what do you do for a picky person when it comes to getting them a present?

This can be especially difficult when the picky person you want to get a gift for is a loved one or a family member.

This list of items is meant to help you think outside the box and find the perfect gift for the hard to shop for person in your life. All of these gifts can be found on Amazon which makes them accessible for everyone.


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Crystal Water Bottle – Rose Quartz

Crystals are extremely popular these days. They are so popular that you can get one in this beautiful water bottle. This specific crystal is rose quartz which helps to strengthen and balance the heart. It’s also the universal language for love. This water bottle is also eco-friendly which is a huge bonus. View the water bottle here.

Wool Dryer Balls

Wool dryer balls are the future of laundry. Seriously! These dryer balls completely replace dryer sheets and fabric softeners. Wool dryer balls are proven to reduce drying time by 25%, they save energy, they waste less garbage, and they last 2000+ loads making them extremely cost-effective. Get them for only $14.95.

Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof

If you want to get a gift for a picky person who likes to read, a Kindle is a perfect present. This particular Kindle is extremely light and it’s waterproof. It’s also glare-free, which is my personal favorite feature. Buy the Kindle here.

French Press Coffee Maker

This French Press has a top-notch filtration system making it a great gift. All the various parts of the machine are also BPA free making it ideal for anyone who is health-conscious. By this French Press for $30 here.

Reusable Utensils + Travel Case

These reusable utensils come with a spoon, fork, knife, chopsticks, two straws and a cleaning brush all for $10. It also comes with a simple carrying case to easily take to restaurants. Reusable and environmentally friendly products are great gifts for picky people. Buy the utensils here.

Reusable Storage Bags

Everyone uses zip locks, even picky people. This pack of 10 reusable multisized zip locks is great for packed lunches, storing snacks, and travel. I have some of these and I bought many for friends and family who all love these zip locks. Get yours here.

Reusable Drinking Straws

Clearly I’m a huge fan of reusable items as gifts for picky people. This product is a pack of straws with a brush cleaner. Anyone who is eco-friendly (and picky) will love these multicolored straws. Get the straws here.

Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

I have a waterproof Bluetooth speaker in my shower and it’s one of the best gifts I’ve ever received (thanks Mom!). Waterproof speakers aren’t just for the shower. They can be used at the beach, by the pool, and of course, in the rain. This speaker also has a hook so that it can easily attach to a backpack or bag. Get your waterproof speaker here.

Double Wall Insulated Glasses

These 5.4oz mugs are great for hot and cold drinks. The double-insulated walls make the mugs aesthetically pleasing and more durable. They are also designed to keep your drink hot without burning your hand. Get yours here.

Blue Light Blocking Glasses

A very unique gift for people who don’t want anything (or are picky) are these blue light glasses. If you know someone who works in front of a laptop screen or a computer screen often, these glasses protect the eyes from harmful UV lights. The best part is that they are affordable at only $19.

Home Office Lap Desk

I have a home laptop desk and it’s one of the best purchases I ever made. I highly recommend that you gift one of these to a friend or a family member. It helps with posture and is a great work from home tool. Get a lap desk here.

Mini Smart Plug for Alexa and Google Home

I have a smart plug in my house and it is one of the coolest pieces of tech. A smart plug can turn on lights, a TV, or any sort of technology. They also work with Alexa or Google Home. I highly recommend getting smart plugs as a gift. Get them here.

Mini Phone Projector

These are so popular. I see them all over social media. The good thing about these mini phone projectors is that everyone has a phone so it’s perfect for anyone. This is definitely a fun gift for people who don’t want anything. Get one here.

Audible Subscription

Maybe I’m biased, but I love Audible. Picky or not, there is something on Audible for everyone. Since this is a subscription, a great way to gift this is to agree to pay for the first 3-6 months. After that, whoever you purchased it for will take over the payments. I’ve done this before as well and it works great. Get an Audible subscription here.

AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity Test

This is an extremely unique gift that is great for someone who is picky. Many people are curious about their family history and Ancestry makes it easy to learn more than ever before. This pack goes for $99 and is an extremely easy to use kit. Get one here.

Echo Dot with Alexa

I received Alexa as a Christmas gift and I love it so much. I talk to Alexa daily to get the news, weather, question of the day, music, and more. I originally thought that an Alexa would be useless, but now I joke that Alexa is my best friend. I recommend that you get your picky friend the Echo Dot. Get Alexa here.

Macro and Wide Angle Lens for Phones with Travel Case

Our phones are already extremely powerful tools. This lens helps to make the camera even more powerful. If your picky friend/family member likes to take photos or videos with their phone, this lens can help make their content even better. Get the lens here.

GoPro Hero 5 Black

GoPro’s aren’t just for sporty and athletic people who want to record their adventures. A GoPro can also be used for things from travel to general photo-taking to videos. This GoPro also comes with plenty of additional tech so that you don’t have to buy each piece separately. Get a GoPro here.

LCD eWriter With Sleeve

This fun eWriter is great for kids and adults. You can make a list, play games, draw, among other things. This eWriter also comes with a pouch and a cleaning cloth. Get yours here.

Himalayan Salt Lamp

I received a Himalayan salt lamp for Christmas and I absolutely love it. My salt lamp sits on my nightstand right next to my bed. This is one of those great gifts for picky people because it creates a relaxing atmosphere with the warm glow from the handmade lamp. Buy the salt lamp here.

Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & Cell Phone Holder

If the picky person in your life is into any sort of content creation, this is an amazing gift. This product comes with a cell-phone holder, tripod, and a ring light with 3 different settings. This is a cool gift even I want! Get it here.

Adult Lunch Box

Chances are the picky person in your life has to go to work and needs to bring a lunch. Gift them with this cool and modern adult lunch pail. It comes with two dividers, a utensil holder, individual compartments, and its BPA free. Get the adult lunch box here.

Silicone Stretch Lids

Chances are you’ve seen this advertised on social media. The reason this product is so popular is because it’s a great idea. These lids will stretch over almost anything to protect your food in an ecofriendly way. Talk about a cool and modern update to Tupperware. Get your stretch lids here.

Memory Foam Bed Pillows with Bamboo Hypoallergenic Covers

This might seem like a strange gift to give picky people, but who doesn’t enjoy a good night’s sleep? These queen sized bamboo pillows are extremely comfortable and they have a cooling effect because of its breathable covers. Get your Bamboo pillows here.

Hand Blender

This blender is great for smoothies, milkshakes, soups and baby foods. It also has a jar with a lid for easy storage. This gift is fun and unique which is perfect for many people. Get yours here.

Sunrise Alarm Clock

Everyone needs an alarm clock. While many people use their phones, this clock is special because it wakes you up with mimicked sunlight. This specific clock also has an FM radio and 7 alarm sounds. Oh, and this clock works with Alexa! Get yours here.

Essential Oil Diffuser

Diffusers are extremely popular these days. They are relaxing, calming, and decorative. This specific diffuser comes with various lights and timers for the best experience. It’s a perfect gift for anyone, especially those who are picky. Get the diffuser here.

Hair Scalp Massager

This is another product that I have and use weekly. My husband also uses this scalp massager too. The reason this makes a great gift is because everyone washes their hair and most everyone likes a nice scalp massage. This product is the best of both worlds because it massages your scalp while you have shampoo in your hair. And, it’s only $9. Get yours here.

Waterproof Dry Bag

Not everyone will find a waterproof bag useful, but if you have a friend or relative who is adventurous or always around water, this is a great gift. It’s lightweight, it floats, and it’s completely sealed to not let in water. This bag, plus the waterproof cell-phone protector is only $10. Get the bag here.

Robot Vacuum

Robot. Vacuum. How cool is that? This product is on the more expensive side, $160, but it works on hard floors and carpets and it’s highly rated on Amazon. Get the robot vacuum here.

Electric Glass and Steel Kettle

If you have a picky friend and you still aren’t sure what to get them, consider this electric kettle. It’s great for tea, coffee, or any hot drinks. It’s also beautifully designed so it can fit in on any countertop. This kettle is only $30. Get yours here.

I hope you’re able to find the perfect gift for the picky person in your life!

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