It doesn’t matter if you’ve been trying to find the perfect kitchen gadget for your newly-sworn vegan bestie or an un-killable plant for your slightly irresponsible small sister, or a luxe present for yourself (coz you freakin’ deserve it), we’ve got you covered.
Ahead, 25 incredibly-useful Best Buy tech gadgets every Black woman needs in their arsenal. And with the Best Buy Black Friday July Sale upon us, this is the time to take advantage of the cool deals and offers – some goodies are going for up to 60% off!
PSA: We’re keeping this list updated with the latest Best Buy deals and price alterations, so be sure to bookmark it for the newest discounts.
For The Caffeine Lovers – Nespresso VertuoPlus Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Maker, $200
If you’re looking to give them a gift that keeps on giving, this coffee maker is your best bet.
It can quickly whip up all kinds of caffeinated drinks (be it lattes, espressos, cappuccinos, nitrous coffee, you get the gist), meaning they won’t be hitting the dreaded 2 pm slump again.
For The Oenophile – Cuisinart Cordless Wine Opener, $40
Black women go through a lot. And while you can’t fix every issue they face, sometimes a cool gadget is all they need to make their lives better (and happier).
This tool, for instance, makes opening their next bottle of wine effortless, so it’s safe to say it’s a must-have Best Buy item.
Oh, it dual functions as a re-sealer, so she can always seal that bottle back up and finish it whenever!
For The Foodie – Anova Precision Cooker Nano 3.0, $149
This is how the sous vide works: you vacuum-seal your meat/veggie of choice, place it in a pot of water alongside the device, choose your desired temperature, and then walk away to watch your favorite Real Housewives of Wherever or crack the code to the Voynich Manuscript, then walk back to perfectly seared and textured food.
For The Newly-Sworn Vegan – NutriBullet 5-Speeder Blender, $120
If your cousin recently joined the vegan army, the NutriBullet Blender might be one of the best gifts you’ll ever give her.
Though compact in size, the Best Buy gadget finely dices and slices fruits and veggies to create one heck of a smoothie mix (thanks to its 1200W motor power).
For The College Babe – RocketBook Smart Reusable Notebook, $36
If she’s obsessed with do-to-lists, give her an infinite notebook that automatically syncs her notes to her computer or phone. Plus, it’s completely reusable – just wipe it clean, and voila! You’re ready to scribble down all your thoughts again.
Really! It’s the coolest and most convenient Best Buy tech piece we’ve laid our eyes on in a long time.
For The Artist – AmaMedic Hand Massager, $110
The AmaMedic Hand Messager has been known to massage any artist’s hands into becoming the next Howardena Pindell or Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller.
With six massage and intensity levels (including heat and vibration), you can sit, unwind and get ready to create some of the most revolutionary art pieces of the 21st Century.
For The Shutterbug – Fujifilm Instant Mini Link 2 Wireless Photo Printer, $80
You can print out your favorite IG pics in a jiff with this Best Buy-favorite wireless photo printer, making it the perfect tech gift/gadget for your scrapbook-loving BFF.
For The Gaming Pro – Govee LED Strip & Gaming Light Bars, $140
If you don’t have the resources to get them the PS5, this Best Buy-approved gaming light bar set might be the next best thing.
It’s equipped with translucent, rounded LED neon lights that’ll brighten their gaming area so they can happily keep playing hours and hours and hours of Counter-Strike without having their parents/partners worrying about their “sitting in the dark” habits.
For The Virtual Reality Enthusiast – Meta Quest 2 Advanced All-In-One Virtual Reality Headset, $300
If you’re feeling a tad bit generous, Facebook’s 2nd generation Meta Quest VR set will make your fantasy-loving partner really happy.
Plus, it offers some fantastic family-friendly games and experiences, so basically, their/your whole family will forever hold you dear to their hearts.
For The Music Lover – Edifier MP230 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $150
You only need to take a single glance at this stylish Bluetooth speaker to know it’ll elevate your home décor and your audio-loving life, too!
It’s got the coolest design (inspired by radio models from the 50s and 60s), pairs seamlessly via Bluetooth, and has the most crisp audio quality that’s mind-blowing at every volume.
BRB…heading to Best Buy and adding to cart before stocks last!
For The Fitness Guru – Oura Health Ring Gen 3, $549
The Kim-Kardashian-approved health wearable is the latest advancement in sleep/workout routine tracking tech. It tracks heart rate, workout activity, and sleep cycles and then offers insight and guidance based on collected info.
If the woman on your list has been looking to get fit or become more hands-on with her overall health, this is the gadget to get her. It’ll change her life forever!
For The Wanabee Podcaster – Best Buy Zoom ZDM-1 Podcast Mic Pack, $80
If they’re considering taking the podcast path, this Best Buy-approved mic set is bound to help push them in the right direction.
For The Skincare Buff – Hidrate Stainless Steel Smart Water Bottle, $30
Every skincare girlie knows water is the key to radiant skin. And what better to remember to down gallons of H2O than getting a bottle that’ll legit glow to remind you to stay hydrated?
It has smart sensors that’ll record how much you drink and instantly sync it to your phone for that tech-connected life. And isn’t it just the cutest bottle ever?
Psssttt… if she already has hydration habits on point, this Best Buy ultra-mini fridge is the next best skincare gift. It helps keep her skincare essentials at her desired temp – and nothing’s better than placing a cold, skin-moisturizing sheet mask on your face during this ridiculous summer heat!
For The Haircare Goddess – T3 Edge Heated Styling Brush, $150
We’ll be the first to admit: hairbrushes are a cliché gift. But hear us out. This cool Best Buy-approved stylish brush feature light therapy that gets your blood flowing and a massage setting that makes you feel like your strands and scalp are completely renewed. Not sure about you, but we could need one of those massages right about now!
For The Sex-Positive “Charlotte” – Lovehoney Mon Ami Pleasure Air Rose -Red, $55
Okay, this one really depends on your relationship, but it’s one of the best (TikTok-approved even) and slightly appropriate pleasuring tech devices. The rose design is just so rightly incognito; no one will ever know what you use it for!
For The Forgetful Wife – Apple AirTag, $29, or Tile Mate Essential Set, $79
Forgetful babes (hi, same), this nifty best-selling Best Buy gadget is for you! Simply tag your car keys, glasses, wallet, passport, and whatnot for easy tracking on the Bluetooth-enabled Find My app.
For The New Mum In Your Life – Willow Go Hands-Free Electric Breast Pump, $350
The Willow hands-and cord-free (no dangling bottles in sight) breast pump is precisely what the new mum in your life needs in her arsenal.
It allows them to pump directly into bags inside the flange-pump combo, as the compatible app tracks the amount of milk you produce. It’s any multitasker’s dream gift!
For The Plant Mama – AeroGarden Hydroponic Indoor Salad Bar Pod Kit, $300
It’s almost impossible to accidentally kill anything sprouting in this Best Buy-loved self-watering planter. That means fresh basil, mint, parsley, and dill for years to come.
For The Introverted Queen – Levoit Cool Mist Humidifier, $60
The one adult thing that any Black woman SHOULD have in their arsenal is a high-functioning humidifier. This one, for instance, will constantly keep air most and come in clutch during the upcoming winter season when the air gets really dry and stuffy!
You can infuse it with your favorite essential oil to make the house smell like heaven all day/night!
For The Multitasker – Sharper Image Wireless Charger With LED Lights, $100
It’s a night light! It’s a cool AF makeup mirror! It’s a phone charger! This Best Buy-loved gadget is literally everything any multi-tasking beauty lover needs by their bedside right this second!
For The Party Animal – Karaoke USA Professional UHF Wireless Microphone, $65
It doesn’t matter what age you are. A karaoke mic is a cool party must-have. It’ll have your bestie belting out those soul-soothing 00s R&B tunes and have your sleepovers being crowned the coolest one in the group!
For The Wellness Acolyte – Vanity Planet Facial Steamer, $50
They. Want. This. Periodt!
For The Style Geek – Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, $480
If you love shutting out the chaotic world and listening to your fave artist on repeat, these Best Buy AirPods are for you! Plus, they come in various colors, so you can easily match them based on your fit for the day.
For The Night Owl – Yogasleep Travel Sound Machine, $27
If you don’t want to fork out millions to catch some zzzs, then you’re going to appreciate this device. At just 3.8 ounces and 3.5 inches across, the Best Buy best-selling lightweight sound machine offers bright white noise, deep white noise, and gentle ocean sounds that help lull even the stubbornest night owl.
It can be fastened to a baby car seat or stroller (perfect for when toddlers get fussy or any household surface – and don’t worry, it comes with a child lock so curious tiny hands can’t adjust the volume.
For The Travel Junkie – Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer Matte Black, $300
Leave it to Ray Ban and Meta to join forces to create one of the Universe’s coolest and most innovative travel gadgets. These glasses (with discreet cameras in the lenses) enable you to capture hands-free videos and pics during your summer vacay.
For The Organization Freaks – Courant Essentials Wireless Charger With Accessory Tray, $100
Oprah has sung praises over this charging tray and even called it a “leather-bound miracle device” during an interview with Oprah Daily once. It’s a pure cool and luxe item (looks super chic on any bedside table) and keeps your phone juiced up when you can’t trace where you placed your charger.
For The Worker Bee – Insignia Adjustable Electric Standing Desk, $300
Now that WFH has become the norm, upgrade your home workspace with a sleek, electric, Best Buy-approved standing desk. So rather than hunching over your laptop at your dining table (hello shrimp posture) when you’re tired of sitting, you can work comfortably upright and even lose a few calories while at it.