Crowd-sourcing, thy name is TikTok. And Instagram. Before something comes up on your radar, no matter how much you follow the news, chances are there’s a group of the one billion-plus TikTok and Instagram users who have discovered the best, the latest, the coolest (or at the very least, the oddest) items to wear, make, install or vibe on. We scrolled through everything from #gardeningtiktok to sexual wellness to find the best, most giftable items. Here, 21 of the trendiest products circulating the web for all your cool friends, coworkers and siblings.
The 21 Most Viral Products of 2021 to Gift to Your Trendiest Friends
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2. Conair Dual Jet Bath Spa
Your giftee just pops this baby over the side of the tub, plugs it in and voila—they’ve got a home spa experience right out of #bathtok.
3. olla Watering Pot
Your favorite gardener will appreciate this ingenious traditional irrigation tool that gets buried near plants, then filled up with water periodically to more efficiently water plants right at the root. What’s more, your green thumb giftee will be fascinated when you introduce them to #gardeningtiktok for more tips.
This portable blender will thrill anyone on your list who is on-the-go but wants to maintain healthy eating habits. Users fill it with layers of juice, ice, fruit and protein powder, then blend it right before enjoying. And since it comes in 29 different colors and patterns, it’s that much more appealing to use.
5. vgazer Levitating Moon Lamp
As TikTokers the world over are proving, you’re never too old for a moon lamp—especially one that floats. Mimicking the shape and pattern of everyone's favorite natural satellite, this pick glows in three different hues (warm yellow, white or gradient) and can even spin for a more sophisticated nightlight. You can also remove the ball from its perch, which TikTokers love to do to take artsy photos.
7. Polaroid Pop Wireless
This little camera lets users snap and print photos instantly, as well as print photos from their phone, tablet or computer. You can also add borders or write on the image before it’s printed. Plus, the printer paper only averages a $1 per 3.5-by-4.25-inch print. This is the perfect gift to commemorate together times like parties, holidays or just meeting for drinks IRL.
8. O-cedar Easywring Microfiber Spin Mop & Bucket Floor Cleaning System
9. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
This jar of dirt will appeal to beauty insiders who like their clean beauty products with a side of architectural danger (as in, don’t pour this down the drain or you might get clogs, according to our reviewer). Clear skin or clogged drain, this mask has tons of great reviews for giving glowing skin from Amazon buyers to Mindy Kaling.
11. Steve Madden Howler Bootie
Boots are an ongoing online obsession, and this year shoppers have pushed this lighter-toned, lug sole bootie into the Must Have category for trendy dressers. Bonus: These are so walkable.
12. Revlon One-step Hair Dryer And Volumizer
Before the Revlon One Step was universally known as the internet’s favorite hair dryer brush, it was a mind-blowing Gen Z discovery on TikTok. This easy-to-use hair tool transforms naturally curly ringlets into a salon-style blowout in mere minutes with its innovative ionic technology, which is meant to condition and smooth as the hot air blows through the brush's bristles—and then we tried it ourselves. The verdict? Add. To. Cart.
13. Solawave Advanced Skincare Wand
The red light technology, microcurrent, massage and warming functions of this skincare device lift are loved by TikTokkers for reducing fine lines, toning skin and helping skincare products slurp right into the skin.
14. Asakuki Essential Oil Diffuser With Essential Oils Set
Diffusers are one of today’s trendiest home wellness items, adding delicate aromatherapy in a quiet and consistent manner. This diffuser has multiple mist modes, has an easy-to-clean 16-hour tank and can be set to cycle between seven colors or stay on one glowing hue. (And your giftee will appreciate the starter set of lemongrass, sweet orange, peppermint, lavender, eucalyptus and tea tree extracts.)
17. Revolution Cooking Touchscreen Toaster
Do you really need a fancy touchscreen toaster? Probably not, but TikTok sure makes it look fun. The LED screen visually displays seven different toasting options in different degrees of darkness, so you know exactly what you’re getting before you even press start. It also reportedly cooks perfect Pop-Tarts and browns bagels just right (which means no more annoying burnt ends).
18. Maze Worm Farm
Real gardeners know that having a healthy population of worms in their garden is key to healthy plant life. Start them on the path to being a worm rancher with this cute little 15-inch square farm that they can just put chopped kitchen scraps in, then harvest castings as fertilizer and worms as free-range landscapers.
19. Zevro Indispensable Dry Food Dispenser
#OrganizationTok might be one of the most inspiring TikTok sub-genres out there—especially if you happen to hate clutter—and for cereal lovers, this dispenser just might be the start of your organizational journey. This video shows just how quickly and easily and quickly you can dispense your favorite breakfast goodies—even kids can handle this mess-free gadget! More than just convenience, however, it ensures that the oldest cereal gets used first each time, so you're not wasting any food.
20. Straplets Curl Scarf
Prepare to have your giftee’s hair styling mind blown when you tell them they can just wrap their damp hair around this scarf, tied as a headband, and wait a few hours until they shake it fee, all mermaid-wave style.