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Google's Holiday 100 list breaks down the hottest gifts this year — 46 to shop

Plus, 2022's most popular trends to look out for.
Apple Watch, headphones and an Xbox
Kara Birnbaum / TODAY

If we really think about it, we’ve come to rely on Google to answer many of our questions. “What does the weather look like for tomorrow?” “How many ounces are in a cup?” "How do you make gingerbread from scratch?” Now that the holidays are here and you’re asking yourself daily what to possibly get your tech-loving dad, coffee-drinking sister or picky two-year-old nephew, Google is already here to help.

The world’s go-to source for — well, everything — released its annual Holiday 100 list, a complete and detailed list of the top gifts that are expected to trend for the holiday season. Google uses search data from the last several months to make these predictions, and there are picks for kids, beauty lovers, gamers, fitness gurus and more, so you won’t have any trouble filling all your loved one’s stockings with something that you know they'll put to use.

There’s something for everyone this year, and to make sure you find it, we’ve rounded up our favorite finds in each category to give you a leg up this gift-giving season.

To quickly jump to the category you're looking for, click on the links below or keep scrolling to see all 46.

Home & Garden | Apparel & Accessories | Gaming & Electronics | Beauty | Toys & Crafts | Health & Fitness

Home & Garden

Altavida Ultra Plush Faux Mink Weighted Blanket

With temperatures dipping, it's no surprise search for weighted blankets goes up in the final month of the year. If you hate being chilly — especially in your own home — grab this faux mink option from Kohl's. It comes in five different colors and patterns, all of which are a whopping 75% off right now.

Ronx 3 in 1 Candle Accessory Set

Filling your home with lovely scents is a staple practice during the holiday season, but many forget about candle care! This set comes with all the tools you need to make sure you're lighting up safely, including a wick trimmer, extinguisher and wick dipper.

Bodum Goose Neck Electric Water Kettle

Did you know people search for tea kettles in December more than any other month throughout the year? According to Google, shoppers will be upping their tea and hot drink game to fight off the chilly winter temperatures. If you're one of them, we suggest this affordable option from Bodum!

LongTN Swirl Mushroom Lamp

'Shrooms can make an impact outside the kitchen. According to Google, searches for fungi-inspired lamps have gone up 50 percent in 2022. You can get in on the funky trend with this modern lamp that comes in eight fun colors to match any design aesthetic.

Hatch Restore

We think getting better sleep should be a trend year-round, which is why having a smart sleep device should be on your holiday wish list — especially if you find it hard to catch zzz's.

Lodge Cast Iron Deep Skillet

Shop this ready-to-use, pre-seasoned pan ahead of all the holiday dinners you need to prepare for! Right now, you can grab it for less than $50.

SimplySmart Home 8" PhotoShare Wi-Fi Digital Picture Frame

If you've been looking for a digital picture frame to gift Mom or Dad, you're one of the searches that hiked the keyword up by a whopping 650 percent this year. Clearly, everyone's looking to digitize their favorite moments, and this Wi-Fi frame from SimplySmart can help you do it, too!

Shark VACMOP Pro Cordless Hard Floor Vacuum Mop

Google says searches for cordless vacuums are "at their peak" every November, so that urge to splurge on a new appliance is there for a reason. Thankfully, you won't need to splurge on this Shark device, which is on sale for 40% off ahead of Black Friday.

Apparel & Accessories

Jammies For Your Families Joyful Celebration Flannel Pajama Set

Google says shoppers searched for flannel pajamas more than any other type of sleepwear this year, and after seeing all of the holiday-themed PJs pop up lately, we can see why. They're warm, cozy and the design screams winter.

Oura Ring Gen3

This year, search interest in health-tracking jewelry shot up 200 percent. However, if you're looking for something sleeker than a smartwatch, you might want to try this high-tech ring on for size. Described by the brand as a "true engineering breakthrough," this wearable innovation is meant to accurately monitor health stats — from sleep to heart rate to stress levels, temperature and so much more. It's also designed for "24/7 comfort," reliable durability and lightweight wear.

SO Pancakes Women's Knee-High Boots

A knee-length boot is a great way to enhance your holiday look. We found this sleek all-black pair for 75% off at Kohl's, but only when you use the code GOSHOP20 at checkout!

UltraFine Silver 16" Flat Paperclip Link Necklace

Want to keep your jewelry collection on trend and on budget? Google says interest in "paperclip necklaces" skyrocketed to 90 percent this year, and we've got our eyes on this chic silver piece. You can also grab it for over 20% off right now!

Old Navy Quilted Hybrid Sherpa Jacket

The key to staying warm is making sure you're prepped with the right layers — and if you don't have a sherpa-style jacket to pop on when temperatures drop, you're missing out on serious warmth. This Old Navy option offers a stylish oversized fit and a mock-neck collar to protect you from wind chill. All three colors are on sale, but you can scoop up this gorgeous brown shade for almost half off!

Baleaf Fleece Lined Winter Leggings

Speaking of layers, fleece-lined leggings are a must during the winter season. Over 17,000 Amazon shoppers have given this pair a perfect five-stars, with many raving about their warmth, comfort and soft material.

BAR III Paz Lug Sole Loafers

The lug sole loafer is the '90s trend that is here to stay — we know because interest on the giant search engine reached its highest ever this year. During Macy's pre-Black Friday sale, you can get in on the style without hurting your wallet with this under-$50 Bar III chunky pair.

Lands' End Everyday Messenger Bag

Over the last decade, searches for the messenger bag have grown immensely, and now it's at its peak. If you've got your eye on a quality bag, this one from Lands' End checks all the boxes: water-resistant fabric and lining, multiple pockets with zip and snap closures, a laptop sleeve and so much more.

Gaming & Electronics

Beats Solo³ Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones

Listen to your Christmas carols and holiday tunes wherever you go with a sleek pair of over-ear headphones — a popular search term this time of year, according to Google. You can't go wrong with anything from Beats by Dr. Dre, and we found the Solo3 versions going for as low as $99.

ASUS 14-Inch Intel Celeron N4020 Laptop

It might have something to do with it being the month that the biggest shopping weekend of the year occurs, but laptop searches reach an all-time during November, according to Google. If you missed the deals last weekend, don't fret. We found a customer favorite still on sale for under $100.

Nintendo Switch 32GB Console

This year is all about gaming on the go. Children and adults alike can find joy in playing with a Nintendo Switch. It's a popular pick amongst most retailers, thanks to features like a multitouch screen, up to nine hours of battery life, wireless multiplayer connectivity and more.

Victrola Vintage 3-Speed Bluetooth Portable Record Player

Whether you're looking for a new type of sound or just want to add a little vintage decor to your space, this chic record player has the tech and look to meet your needs. The three-speed, Bluetooth-enabled sound system promises a great musical experience — all packed up in a retro suitcase design.

Einova Wireless Charging Stone

You'll want to place these fast chargers in every room in your house — guests will thank you! Anyone can drop their phone right on top of these chic chargers to add some juice any time they're running low.

Sharper Image Bluetooth VR Headset with Earphones

The future is here, and Google knows it. They're expecting searches for "VR headsets" to go way up this month, thanks to gamers looking for the next big thing in tech. This headset is designed to offer users an immersive 3D experience — all you need is a smartphone!

One by Wacom Student Drawing Tablet

If you've never heard of a drawing tablet, you're one of the few on the internet — searches around the topic shot up 5,000 percent this year alone. This device from Wacom is great for students or creators working on projects that require more control. It uses advanced electromagnetic pen technology and "feels just like pen on paper," according to the brand.

Sony Extra Bass Portable Compact Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

If you weren't able to score Taylor Swift tickets (too soon?), you'll have to resign to listening to her catchy tunes via speaker — so make it a good one. This Sony version is portable, waterproof and has a 16-hour battery life.


Conair Travel Hair Dryer with Dual Voltage

It seems like a lot people enjoyed vacations this year (or are planning one very soon!) because search for travel hair dryers skyrocketed by 200 percent in 2022. But what won't be skyrocketing? Your hair tool budget — thanks to this affordable option by Conair.

The Body Shop Round Body Brush

"Dry brushing" became an even more popular search term this year than last, so if you're looking to get in on the beauty trend (that's said to stimulate circulation and exfoliate, among other skin benefits), the Body Shop has you covered.

Deweisn Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Mirror

If you're going to nail that cat eye or eye shadow blend on the first try, you need a makeup mirror that will give you leg up. Try this tri-fold option that offers three different magnifications, LED lights and 180-degree swivel capabilities.

Philips One by Sonicare Battery Toothbrush

After all that Thanksgiving pie and candy canes to come, your teeth are going to need a proper cleaning. Keep cavities at bay with this electric toothbrush, which comes with a surprising amount of features (SmartTimer, micro-vibrations, a travel case — to name a few) for an $18 price tag.

Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Cream

Who doesn't want bright skin? According to Google, this year saw a lot of searches for "face masks for boosting collagen, acne and glowing skin." If you're looking to brighten those dark circles under your eyes, this eye cream from Glow Recipe has the ingredients to do just that. It's made with encapsulated retinol, avocado and coffeeberry, all of which can also help with firmness, hydration and skin texture.

Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Soft Pinch Liquid Blush

Whether you're aiming for the very blushy "cold girl makeup" trend that's going viral on TikTok or just want a pinch of color this pigmented formula from Rare Beauty is a popular pick amongst beauty lovers.

Kitsch Satin Heatless Curling Set

According to Google, "heatless curling headbands almost tripled this year." We're not surprised — one Shop TODAY editor who tried the trend said it left her with "a full head of bouncy, voluminous curls." This satin option from Kitsch promises similar results and an easy-to-use process.

Cooluli UO Exclusive Mini Printed Beauty Fridge

Instead of asking if you really need a fridge for your skin care, ask yourself how badly you want one. Searches for the beauty appliance went up 90 percent in 2022, so other shoppers are thinking about it, too. This stylish option from Urban Outfitters can fit all your essential products and it's even on sale for under $40.

Toys & Crafts

Hape All-in-One Wooden Kid's Art Easel

Help your little one channel their inner Picasso with their very own art easel. This Amazon's Choice item comes double-sided with a blackboard and magnetic board on either end and a paper roll built on top. To help your child get started, it also comes with three paint pots and holders.

Magna-Tiles Clear Colors (37-Piece Set)

These colorful Magna-Tiles are not only fun, but also educational. According to the brand, these colorful, multi-shaped building tiles can help improve fine motor skills, problem-solving, creative thinking and more.

Warmies Weighted Sloth

Therapy plush toys can be a great tool for relieving your little one's stress — and shoppers agree, with "weighted stuffed animals" reaching a "10-year high" in search in 2022. An Oprah's Favorite Things finalist, this Warmies weighted stuffed animal can offer warmth and comfort through its soft fabric and French Lavender smell. Warning: Adults may also be attempted to snuggle this adorable animal.

Hestaarcul Diamond Art Kits

Haven't you heard? Paint-by-numbers are out; diamond kits are in! Now you can create stunning artwork without the mess of paint, but with rhinestones instead.

Retrospec Cricket Baby Walker Balance Bike

They might just be learning how to walk (or slowly getting there), but now you can get your little one up and moving with this balance bike. According to the brand, it can help develop kids' motor skills, has a cushy seat for comfort and can be used indoors thanks to non-slip, no-scratch wheels.

STMT DIY Custom Candles

If you're deciding on a new hobby to start in the new year, join the loads of people looking into candle-making kits — searches spiked by 140 percent this year. With this kit, you can create two "one-of-a-kind" soy candles that come with cording, accent beads and printed labels that can be used to customize your creations.

FAO Schwarz Stage Stars Portable Piano and Synthesizer

It looks like young boys and girls are starting early in the music department, with "toy pianos" gaining the top spot in the most searched instruments for kids this year. Help them rock n' roll with this portable piano, which includes music cards for a few classic nursery rhymes and even the ability to switch between instrument sounds (piano, saxophone, vibraphone and organ).

Health & Fitness

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live True Wireless Earbuds

Remember when wired headphones made a comeback? Well, Google says that trend was short-lived since search for Bluetooth versions "almost quadrupled" those for wired options this year. Samsung's Galaxy Buds not only forego the cords, but they also offer noise cancellation and studio-quality sound, according to the brand.

Ajelu LED Light Up Fitness Skipping Rope

Google searches for "jump ropes" increased by 750 percent this year, and we can understand why. It's a classic exercise tool that not only helps to improve health and fitness, but it's also a ton of fun the whole family can get behind. This one from Amazon offers comfort-grip handles and LED lights to light up your jumps!

Fitbit Inspire 2 Fitness Tracker

If you're wondering whether or not your significant other or best friend could use something as cool as a Fitbit band, just look at the Google stats. And it doesn't hurt that it's currently over 51% off at certain retailers.

Cholas Massage Muscle Therapy Gun

Pull a muscle hanging the Christmas tree lights? Need a little relief from stirring so much cookie batter? A massage gun might be just what your sore body needs, and we found one for 43% off before the big Black Friday shopping weekend.

Franklin Sports Pickleball Paddle and Ball Set

Google calls pickleball the year's "breakout star" in games, so while you're learning how exactly to play, you should make sure you have the right tools. This set from Amazon comes with two wooden rackets and pickleballs — all USA Pickleball approved. Grab it now for 44% off.

Goplus 2 in 1 Folding Treadmill

For some, working from home looks a lot like hours of constant sitting. Keep your legs moving with an under-desk treadmill — searches for the workout device rose by 60 percent this year. It may come at a hefty cost (although this Goplus version is on sale for over 30% off), but can you really put a price on your fitness and health?

Pawsdot Adjustable Dumbbells Set

If you're not about the gym membership life, you're in good company — people searched for adjustable dumbbells 190 percent more this year, according to Google. Create your own gym experience with weights that work for your fitness routine. Not only are these dumbbells fully adjustable and made with your safety in mind, they can also be changed into barbells in a minute's time, says the brand.