Just because you can’t physically be with someone doesn't mean you can't show your love or appreciation from afar. After all, a little gesture goes a long way when it’s thoughtfully picked and presented with care.
We did the sorting for you, curating a virtual shopping cart of top-rated — and some underrated — fashion, beauty, food, home, tech, and toy gifts. We’re talking luxury cosmetic and skin care sets, comfort foods and candles, and some seriously smart gear that will allow them to tune in, up and out with ease.
The best part? Every single item can be ordered online and dropped off right at your — or their — front door.
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- Grooming and fashion gifts for delivery
- Food gifts for delivery
- Home and tech gifts for delivery
- Quick toy gifts for delivery
Grooming and fashion gifts for delivery
This multitasking brush from Revlon has garnered a cult-like following for its ability to dry, style and volumize hair, providing salon-worthy results in a matter of minutes.
Give her the illusion of big lips with this lip-plumper set. The kit comes with mini lip glosses that offer shine, a plumping effect and extra volume. This is great for the makeup connoisseur who enjoys indulging in a makeover from time to time.
Give them a gift you can feel good about with this sparkly makeup set, which boasts six bestselling products with Sephora’s clean seal of approval. The Saie Mascara and Rose Inc. Blush Divine Radiant Lip and Cheek Color are among our top picks for a natural-looking glow.
Treat them to head-to-toe hydration during the winter months with this dynamic duo from L’Occitane, which is formulated with nourishing shea butter and will keep their skin supple all season long. It currently has a five-star rating from reviewers who love it for its soothing scent and creamy feel.
Make sure they always have something to wear with a cashmere crew neck from J.Crew, available in both men’s and women’s styles and a rainbow of classic and statement shades. For a smaller gesture, there’s nothing like a cozy beanie to keep their heads nice and warm.
This faux fur classic combines seven layers of cloud-like comfort and a no-slip rubber sole. It's a great slipper for the chic lady who wants to wear flats and remain stylish.
Help her prepare for her next adventure with this weekend bag from Everlane. It features zipper sliders, two water bottle holders, exterior zip pockets and enough storage to keep things organized on a quick trip.
The jogger is another one of those wardrobe items that more than pays off in wear, and these soft, premium pants from Vuori are the epitome of self-care. Scoop them up in a range of shades so, as the brand would say, “every day can feel like Sunday.”
Whether they’re running to the gym, or just running errands, these sneakers from Veja are sure to get them from A to B in style. See also: The ‘Campo’ for another sure-to-please pick with street cred appeal.
Food gifts for delivery
For the family chef, you simply can’t go wrong with a gift card from Blue Apron, which can be used to purchase a range of meals that can be whipped up based on their current schedule and cravings. Last time we checked, Three-Cheese Lasagna, Pesto Salmon, and Glazed Pork were on the menu.
Are they a deep-dish fan? This incredible build-your-own pizza kit from a classic Chicago restaurant comes with two pizza flavors they can choose from.
Give them the farm-to-table experience with this curated assortment from Flamingo Estate, featuring a curation of spreads, olive oil and chocolate topped off with the brand’s beloved Pink Moon Rose. With a five-star rating, the reviews boast that this is the gift to give. (A fresh cookbook can also inspire many gatherings to come.)
For the whiskey lover, consider this round of bourbons from Johnnie Walker, which includes four of the brand’s pours served straight-up. With a rating of five stars, the reviews note great delivery and fast service. (Bonus points if you throw in a swanky set of whiskey glasses for mastering the presentation.)
Serve up an Italian spread with this gift box from Di Bruno Bros., brimming with a sweet-meets-savory assortment of cheeses, meats, jams and other customer favorites that are pretty much guaranteed to tickle your favorite snacker’s fancy. (The Taste of Di Bruno and Philly Tailgate bundles are also good bets for a lower budget.)
If they’re known to cook (or at least eat) up a good steak, they’re sure to appreciate this gift set from Kansas City Steak Company, which features four premium-cut ribeyes for their indulging pleasure. For those not as experienced in the kitchen, the gift box also comes with a set of cooking instructions for a foolproof experience. (The brand’s Filet Mignon is another mouthwatering hit.)
Celebrate any occasion Cake Boss style with the famous Rainbow Cake straight from Carlo's Bakery. This gift is perfect for anyone who has watched Buddy and his team on the big screen.
Home and tech gifts for delivery
Nurture their artistic side with this chic painting from Diamond Art Club. This DIY kit comes with sparkling resin rhinestones to place one by one on the canvas template. There are florals, religious, animals and more images to choose from.
Who doesn't love getting flowers for any occasion? The best part about ordering delivery is that you can sit back and relax while it gets sent right to their doorstop. It's a win-win situation!
When it comes to hibernating season, there’s nothing to keep them cozy like a sherpa throw. This reversible pick from Pottery Barn is as plush as they come, available in five shades for every nesting aesthetic.
For the avid reader, this personalized birthdate book will become a great addition to their coffee table. The book includes illustrations of their astrological birth chart and over 70 pages of detailed horoscope analysis. This is a thoughtful gift that offers a deep reading into their personality.
Impress the coffee aficionado in your life with their own personal coffee and espresso maker. This sleek, dual-capsule chrome design from Nespresso oozes enough luxury for even the toughest of bean critics (barista not included).
Have someone in your life who always seems to lose their keys or wallet? This is a perfect and practical present that will save them (and maybe you) the frustration of searching under couch cushions and pants pockets before running out the door.
No matter what, Alexa is always ready to help. This model claims to have the best audio yet, with clearer vocals, deeper bass and vibrant sounds in any room. Plus, according to the website, it is climate pledge friendly; what more could you want?
Quick toy gifts for delivery
This board game is designed to teach kids critical thinking, problem-solving and social skills through the art of storytelling and chess. The double-sided game features a story game on one side and a chess game on the other.
If they like to play with toy cars, they’re sure to get good use of this Hot Wheels Racing Loops Tower by Little People. It’s designed with two 360-degree racing loops, a double spiral racetrack, and a ‘Ring of Fire’ ramp for working on their latest stunts.
Instill in them a love of animals with these adorable plush animals from Little Tikes, each with its own rescue tale and adoption certificate. If those big puppy dog eyes don’t manage to capture their hearts, its wagging tail, nodding head and cute noises just might do the trick.
This interactive baby walker from Fisher-Price features two panels of activities and three ways to play as babies make the transition from sitting to standing and walking around. Help them learn as they go with over 100 songs, sounds, and phrases that teach the alphabet and other fundamental skills (recommended for ages six months to three years).
Keep them (thoughtfully) busy with this smart activity desk from VTech, which features an interactive desktop and a built-in LED screen with stylus for practicing letters, numbers and beyond. There’s also a music player for the melody-inclined.
This boombox from L.O.L Surprise! opens to reveal all the makings of not just one, but two rock bands, including dolls, musical instruments and over 70 discoveries for the unsuspecting giftee. If you’re looking to make some noise at a lower price point, the brand’s Winter Chill dolls are another solid bet.
Math, science, and creativity come together in this magnetic play set from Magna-Tiles, which features thirty-two colorful tiles for building 3D shapes and scenes. (We also like this 110-piece piece set for compiling the metropolis of their dreams.)