With so many products being advertised to us daily, it can be difficult to decide on the perfect present for family, friends, co-workers, and other loved ones for the holidays. There are so many factors to take into account, such as purchasing items that will actually be useful to the gift receiver, all the while staying within your budget. Some who are in the giving spirit made need a little assistance, and that’s what we’re here for.
We’ve come up with the ultimate holiday gift guide, consisting of new and exciting items that not only have useful and unique functions, but are also affordable. You can find something for everyone on this list, no matter the age or gender.
Happy holiday shopping!
(Above) Puro Sound Labs, a premiere consumer electronics audio company expanded their product line to include the first Healthy Ears® headphones for adults. The new BT5200 studio-grade wireless headphones will follow the successful BT2200 line of studio-grade wireless kids headphones. The new BT5200 headphones feature improved audio quality and an advanced volume monitoring and interactive reporting system to guide users to safer listening. The Puro Sound Labs BT5200’s are currently available in Black/black and Tan/gold colors, and are priced at $129.00. The headphones are available through purosound.com.
Dharma Yoga Wheel, $99
Yoga and fitness enthusiasts around the world are loving the Dharma Yoga Wheel. The circular prop helps improve flexibility, balance, posture, and deepening of breath. It opens up the back, chest, shoulders, abs, and hip flexors in order to help users stretch to their full potential. Celebrities such as pop star Britney Spears and various NFL players use the Dharma Wheel to stay young and healthy, and those who value staying in shape can, too.
For more information, visit www.dharmayogawheel.com.
Denon HEOS 1 Wireless Speakers, $199
Anyone who loves clear and quality audio will love this convenient present. HEOS 1 by Denon is a portable, wireless sound speaker that is compact and ready to use in literally any room. Since HEOS 1 is splash-proof, users can take it outside or even into the bathroom. It allows listeners to easily enjoy all their favorite music or any other audio. The speaker is available in black or white.
For more information, visit usa.denon.com.
Oral-B PRO 5000 (white) & 7000 (black) SmartSeries Electric Toothbrush with Bluetooth, approx. $159.99
This product can be a beloved gift for almost anyone, regardless of age or gender, so long as they have teeth. As you brush, the Oral-B PRO 5000 & 7000 SmartSeries Electric Toothbrush with Bluetooth will provide users with real-time guidance, and it also keeps up with brushing activity for dentists’ records. The gadget has six different modes, one of which is whitening. This electric, rechargeable toothbrush is sure to make dental hygiene as fun as possible.
For more information, visit oralb.com.
KT Tape PRO X Patches, $19.99
A great gift for an athlete, gym rat, or the everyday person who loves to stay fit, KT Tape (Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape) PRO X Patches ease muscle pains and injuries. Once the patch is applied over the problem area — whether it be an uncomfortable throbbing in your lower back, knee, or elbow — it will allow users to remain active while experiencing pain relief. The fabric works by creating neuromuscular feedback that relaxes the muscles and tendons. It does this without the bulk and inconvenience of typical wraps and bracing.
For more information, visit www.kttape.com/pro-x.
SHIELD TV, $199
This NVIDIA gadget is an Android streaming media player that does it all. Games, online videos, shows, movies, and live sports can be accessed with SHIELD. It’s fast, compact, and has a crisp resolution of 4K 60 Ultra HD. SHIELD is perfect for almost anyone who loves digital entertainment, especially the tech junkie in your family.
For more information, visit shield.nvidia.com/store/android-tv.
Ruby Rails Skydive Action Figure, $24.99
GoldieBlox began their brand of unconventional toys for girls with a blonde, female, construction worker action figure. The toy’s intention was to help girls literally build confidence in their ability to conquer skills that take brain power and strength. The brand has now expanded and introduced Ruby Rails, a fearless sky diving girl that comes fully equipped with an adorable working parachute. GoldieBlox has other toys for girls that deviate from the normal fashion Barbie doll, like the GoldieBlox Zipline Action Figure and a Craft-Struction Box.
For more information, visit www.goldieblox.com.
Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way, $39.95
Six time Tony Award winning producer and author Stewart F. Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman’s Guide…, War Horse) takes readers through the history of African Americans in Broadway with Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way. The timeline includes information on performers, playwrights, directors, and choreographers who influenced American theater, from Minstrel Shows, to the Jazz Age, and all the way to present-day Broadway. Accompanied with stunning photos, Black Broadway is ideal for anyone who loves learning about Black history and/or the history of American entertainment.
For more information, visit www.mrbroadway.com.