With the nation facingand this year, you may run into trouble getting your hands on the hottest gifts of 2021 in time for the holidays. But if you start shopping now, you stand a far better chance of finding everything on their wishlist -- even this season's most wished-for gifts.
Find the hottest gifts of the season for all members of the family below, curated by CBS Essentials. Each item on the list is a best-seller, whether it's popular with your fellow CBS Essentials readers, Amazon shoppers or shoppers visiting one of our sister sites, such as ET Online. Whether they're a beauty junkie or workout enthusiast or hardcore gamer, there's a popular gift still available for them from Amazon, Nordstrom and more.
Gift for beauty junkies: House of Huda Advent Calendar
Update their beauty stash with Huda Beauty's advent calendar that comes in a reusable rose quartz-inspired box. It holds a Nude Light, Haze Sand or Nude Rich eyeshadow palette, as well as 11 other makeup and skincare favorites.
Gift for tech lovers: Apple AirPods Pro
If they don't have AirPods yet (or want to upgrade to the latest generation), find the Apple AirPods Pro on sale at Walmart. They offer noise cancellation and a wireless charging case. They're also sweat and water-resistant and offer quick access to Siri.
Gift for the workout addict: Colorfulkoala leggings
These yoga pants, with more than 22,000 five-star reviews, are a similar style to the cult-favorite Lululemon Align leggings. These uber-affordable, high-waisted leggings come in 15 colors and are moisture-wicking and buttery soft.
Gift for kids who believe in magic: Fairy Finder
Collect fairies in a mason jar with the Got2Glow Fairy Finder. Find more than 30 virtual fairies and even trade them with friends. You can "hug" your fairies, "feed" them and much more.
Gift for any guy: Ugg Scuff slippers
A new, cozy pair of slippers is a classic holiday gift. Ugg's men's Scuff slippers come in four colors and have either a genuine shearling or UGGpure lining (a textile made from wool but shaped to feel and wear like shearling).
Gift for collectors of all things cute: My Squishy Little Golden Dumpling
Squish this tiny dumpling to watch its personality come to life. And check out those 24-karat sunglasses and crown it comes with -- super cool. Dart the dumpling also makes sounds, lights up and more.
Gift for the at-home manicurist: Olive and June mani system
This kit includes everything you need for an at-home manicure, plus six easy-to-wear polish shades from Emily Schuman of the blog Cupcakes and Cashmere.
TikTok-approved gift for kids: Squishmallows
Adults and kids alike can find stress relief in the uber-collectible, TikTok-famous Squishmallow plush toys. Consider Aqua the Sloth, or one of the other adorable cuddly characters, for a holiday gift.
Gift for new homeowners: Ring Video Doorbell
Whether you own or rent, the new Ring Video Doorbell Wired can help you feel safe and sound. It uses your existing doorbell wiring for around-the-clock power. It also offers two-way talk, advanced motion detection and real-time notifications sent to your phone.
Gift for gamers: Sony PlayStation 5
The new PlayStation 5 is tough to get your hands on, but check stocks now to see if one is available for the gamer in your life. It offers support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and 3D audio technology.
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