Life is more interesting when things get a bit unusual, and the same is true for the holidays. While everyone else around you is busy snatching up AirPods and humming along to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” for the 700th time, don’t blend back with the crowd. You can stand out in a good way—and show your favorite oddballs that you love their silly, wacky sides just as much—by gifting a few totally fun (but also surprisingly useful) weird gifts this season.
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From skin cream made from snail ooze to pillows that might remind you of your ex-boyfriend, these strange but brilliant inventions will not only kick the surprise factor up a notch this year, but could also help your loved ones solve common everyday problems in a way that’s as creative and original as they are. The best part? They’re highly rated or even tested by the Reviewed staff, so you know they’re worthwhile.
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Please note that many of these items could be in high demand as we head into the winter months. We recommend starting your holiday shopping early this year to make sure your items are still available—and to ensure that they’ll arrive on time, as shipping could be delayed.