If you’re a lover of astrology, you’ll know that one of its greatest strengths is the extra perspective it can give you on your friends and loved ones. This is never of more practical use than it is when you find yourself buying a present and need all the information you can get to settle on the perfect gift. A person’s astrological sign can help illuminate so much about your closest friends and loved ones and highlight the things that they’ll truly appreciate about a gift.
Eclectic and independent, Aquarians have a knack for marching to the beat of their own drummer. They’re anti-authority and individuality, meaning they tend to express themselves by picking up hobbies and interests that are a bit off the beaten path. This means there are no hard and fast rules when finding gifts for this astrological sign; something that speaks to their tastes or specific interests will go a long way. That being said, here are a few gifts an Aquarius might be tickled to find under the tree.
For an Aquarius, there’s nothing like the gift of a new fixation. An out-of-pocket, self-contained hobby like this will give them the perfect excuse to disappear into their own world for a few moments.
Aquarians love to keep their spaces eclectic to reflect their personalities, and aesthetic taste tends to be a big part of their lives. This simple but beautiful glass lamp is sure to suit them (and their room) perfectly.
Pisces tend to be among the more emotional and spiritual signs, flowing through the depths of their emotions as easily as a fish in water. Pisces are deeply creative and empathic, which means they can be sensitive to other peoples’ moods and have a hard time setting boundaries. A great gift for Pisces’ astrological sign is anything that gives them an excuse to check out of reality for a few moments, or check in for a bout of creativity. Anything self-care related will be a welcome treat for a Pisces, as will any excuse for them to express themselves creatively.
Give your favorite Pisces an excuse to spend some pressure-free time creating art.
Because Pisces tend to be sensitive, they need a lot of restorative self-care to remain balanced. This set of masks should keep them stocked with excuses to have spa nights for a while.
Arguably the fieriest of the fire signs, the ram is known for being passionate, direct, and confident. Aries have a strong desire to lead and an allergy to compromise; they aren’t as averse to conflict as many other signs are. Competitors by nature, any game, sport or challenge you throw their way, as well as anything that furthers one of their passions make great gifts for this astrological sign.
Aries might be the type most likely to watch a movie and say that the villain “had a point;” chances are, they’ve been perceived as the villain a time or two because of their direct nature and penchant for conflict and they can probably relate. They’ll love this game for letting them unleash a little chaos in a way that’s fun for everyone!
Aries’ tend to be ruled by their passions which make them powerful friends and good leaders, but it can also mean they have a hard time seeing their impulses and desires from a bigger perspective. This passion planner can help them channel their energy and curtail their impulses to create a more effective direction for themselves.
Known for being down-to-earth and pragmatic, Tauruses also have a deep love for comfort and beauty in their spaces. Tauruses project comfiness everywhere they choose to nest, and it’s evident in everything from their curated blanket and teacup collections to their art and snacks. If you want to give a this astrological sign a gift, think of things that will enhance their favorite place: their home.
Many Tauruses have a love of plants; being surrounded by green life in these beautiful hangers might be just the boost they needed.
A mini zen garden like this one can make a great addition to a Taurus’ decor and give them an excuse to spend a long moment getting it to look just the way they like it.
Vibrant and curious, Geminis are known for their sense of humor and a tendency to bounce between hobbies and fascinations at a rate that their friends might describe as “dizzying.” Governed by the communication planet Mercury, Geminis love nothing more than to amass knowledge and then diffuse it (or dump it, as the case may be) all over their chosen loved ones. If you love a Gemini, you know they aren’t discrete about their interests. Whether it’s an obsession with a movie from the 80s, Shakespearian sonnets or a specific dog on the Internet, let the things they talk about obsessively guide you to the perfect gift for this astrological sign.
Geminis love knowledge but they also love picking up way way more books than they could ever read. With these floating shelves, you can help them turn these books into a lovely home aesthetic and prevent an impending book avalanche.
Geminis love nothing more than adding more information to their hoarde; whether it’s tongue-in-cheek or sincere, a book like this one is sure to genuinely thrill the knowledge-loving Gemini.
Emotionally deep, sensitive and highly self-protective, Cancers enjoy creating safe, comfortable spaces for themselves and tend to be loving and generous with those that are close to them. Gifts for this astrological sign that lean into their deeper emotional need for softness and comfort will certainly make your favorite Cancer feel loved.
Give your favorite hard-shelled Cancer the chance to access their soft, sentimental side by pressing their favorite flower and putting it in this gorgeous frame.
Most Cancers would never turn down an extra candle; this one is sure to keep their space feeling cozy and calm.
Confident and bold, Leos love luxury and feeling like the life of the party. Very rarely will a Leo balk at being “too much” or “over the top;” Leos don’t tend to see the point in doing anything small! When you’re buying a gift for this astrological sign, you should use the same philosophy and don’t shy away from going big and dramatic.
Leos tend to love a good statement, and these statue planters will make a grandiose expression they’re bound to love.
If the Leo you love has really been missing tearing up their favorite karaoke bar this year, this is the perfect gift to get them back in the saddle, recreating the experience of performing in their home!
Virgos can be specific, tending to fill their lives with rules and favorite rituals. Pragmatic and precise, this astrological sign enjoys gifts that fit into their routine or, even better, make things easier on them. Anything that makes life more convenient will make the perfect present for a Virgo.
Chances are, your Virgo has been keeping a to-read list as long as you’ve known them— pay homage to their inner bookworm with a candle that smells like their dream library.
Tending to a bonsai tree requires patience, discipline, and precision, all of which are a Virgo’s strong suits. Your loved one will adore watching this tree grow under their careful guidance.
Charismatic, fun-loving and flamboyant, Libras love nothing more than a fun time with good company. Anything that makes life more enjoyable for a Libra, whether it’s a riveting piece of entertainment, luxurious self-care, or something that’ll make a great story at a party, will make for a gift they’ll remember for years to come.
Because Libras love to be social, it’s important to them to look their best. The gift of skincare for this astrological sign will be the perfect way to jumpstart their new year, and what Libra doesn’t love a little self-care?
Libras have a deep love for art of all kinds and love to be great at everything they do; learning to play an instrument like the simple ukulele and getting to produce beautiful music of their own will be a welcome gift, and one that you’ll likely start to see making an appearance in their social media.
Known for being mysterious, dramatic and intense, it can be intimidating to figure out what to get a Scorpio. Their passions run deep, and they’ve got an acerbic side that might frighten away more distant acquaintances. At their hearts, though, Scorpios love anything that keeps them enthralled or helps them stand out in a crowd. A gift that shows this astrological sign that you know who they are deep down will mean the world.
Nobody appreciates good chocolate more than a Scorpio, and they’ll love sampling these truffles that are almost as decadent as they are.
As one of the most tactile signs, Scorpios love experiences that utilize their senses— a set of bath salts that smell incredible while soothing skin and muscles will become their go-to stress reliever.
Optimistic, free-wheeling and spontaneous, Sagittarians love to live in the moment and have fun no matter what they’re doing. Your Sagittarius friend is probably known for their brash sense of humor and aversion to planning anything ever. When thinking about astrological gifts for this sign, try to lean into their fun-loving side and their attraction to travel and exploration.
Even if their travel plans might have gotten scrubbed this year, your Sagittarius likely has a long list of places to visit and a phone full of memories from previous trips. A thoughtful gift like this will allow them to keep track of where they’ve been and always keep their eye fixed on their next adventure.
Spontaneous as they are, Sagittarians always rate at the top of the “Most Likely To Wreck Their Phones” list. This waterproof case not only protects your favorite archer’s phone from everyday wear and tear but will come in handy the next time they want to jam out in the shower or take a video from inside the pool because “it’ll look so cool.”
Goal-oriented, driven and organized to a tee, Capricorns don’t know any other way to go through life than “with a plan.” The best gifts for our astrological goat friends are ones that help them make order out of chaos (organizers, planners, or even a complimentary deep-clean for their apartment) or ones that encourage them to take a break at least once in this lifetime.
If you’ve got a Capricorn who loves their sign and astrology in general, they’ll love this planner that folds all that information together. Your Capricorn will feel like this book, complete with its prompts for inner reflection and big-picture planning, is speaking directly to them.
Capricorns work hard, which means they also rest hard. Caps tend to take the term “off the clock” seriously; when they’ve completed their daily tasks you’re likely to find them in full hibernation mode. This tasty sampler of teas will make a great companion for them while they curl up with some fuzzy blankets and the dumbest TV show they can find.
Using astrology can be a great way to guide yourself to the perfect gift for everyone on your list, from the eclectic Aquarians to the regimented Capricorns. I hope these tips help you treat your loved ones and maybe learn something new about them in the process.