Most women in their 40s have pretty much their life sorted out. They are no longer in the learning phase of their life and have dealt with the practical life as soon as they hit their 40s. It can be challenging looking for a gift for a woman who is in her 40s. If you are having trouble finding the best gift ideas for women over 40, then you came to the right place. We also realize that comfort is essential to women of 40. They no longer want to wear uncomfortable clothes that pinch and are more focused on coming into their own and being practical and comfortable when having downtime. This is why we included a bunch of comfortable pajamas, blankets, throws, outerwear, and leggings to enhance her day-to-day experience.
If you know a lot about the woman you want to gift something to, then you won’t have trouble finding a gift for her. However, we have prepared a list of some of the most practical and meaningful gift ideas for women over 40, including a comprehensive gift guide that focuses on fashion and items of style. This guide is designed to help you find gifts that will make her feel more beautiful and confident in many ways, ensuring that she will love and cherish them for life. Support 40+style by using the links in our articles to shop. As an associate for Amazon and many other brands, we receive a small commission (at no cost to you) on qualifying purchases which enables us to keep creating amazing free content for you. Thanks!
BEST Gifts Ideas For Women Over 40
Skincare is something that a woman can never ignore no matter what her age is. This skincare set includes an anti-aging cleanser and a moisturizer that a woman in her 40s is going to need the most. This is the perfect gift idea for women over 40.
59. B. Catcher silver Sterling Necklace
A statement necklace is a very unique gift that your loved one is going to cherish all her life. Gift this beautiful sterling silver necklace to your loved one that she can layer with her other silver necklaces.
58. Chesapeqake Bay Scented Candle
One of the best gift ideas for women over 40 is a scented candle that soothes her mind after a long day of work. This scented candle is made very skillfully and has an amazing scent that your loved one is going to use every day.
57. Bath And Body Works Gingham Gift Set
Women of all ages love to smell good and take extra care of their hygiene. The Bath and Body Works luxurious gift set is going to cover your loved one’s shower essentials and is a very lovely present.
56. Aldo Women’s Galilini Dome Satchel Handbag
Of all the gift ideas for women over 40, a handbag is the most practical. If your loved one is always on the go, running errands or going out to dinner, then this Aldo handbag is perfect to cover all her needs. This classy bag comes with an adjustable strap and a pom-pom to add a touch of luxury to it. The durability of the leather is well worth the price, ensuring that it will last for years to come. With tons of compartments and pockets, she can easily organize her belongings and keep everything within reach.
55. Physicians Formula Shimmer Eye Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Kit
If your loved one is fond of makeup then this gift set is perfect for her. It includes a highly pigmented nude eyeshadow kit, eyeliner, and mascara. This complete eye makeup gift set is going to make her swoon with happiness.
54. Wander Agio Women’s Long Shawl
This unique gift idea for women over 40 is going to make your loved one all warm inside as well as outside. Add a pop of color to her collection of scarves and shawls by gifting her this beautiful and warm shawl. She will definitely love this warm and thoughtful decor gift all her life.
53. Resteck Neck and Back Massager
Women over 40 tend to get tired very quickly as their muscles and bones are not strong anymore. A neck and back massager would be a very thoughtful gift for your loved one if she always complains about having sore muscles. This portable massager comes with a heating feature that adds extra comfort while massaging. Go for this massager if you want your loved one to feel relaxed and happy.
52. Lily England Hairbrush Set
One of the unique gift ideas for women over 40 that they are going to love is the makeup brushes set that will cover all her hairstyling needs. This brush set includes a barrel brush, a paddle brush, a tail comb brush, and 2 hair clips that will help your loved one style her hair without any stress. The comb and brushes sweep the scalp smoothly and promote blood circulation, making a 40-year-old woman feel calm.
51. Marc Jacobs Daisy Gift Set
Women of all ages love to get perfumes as gifts. The Daisy Perfume Set by Marc Jacobs suits the taste of women of all ages. This gift set comes with perfume and a body lotion that will make your loved one smell good all day long.
50. Karma Gifts Black and White Mug
Nothing beats morning coffee in a mug that is gifted to you by your loved one. This black and white mug is perfect for your loved one and she will always remember you whenever she sips something from this gorgeous mug.
49. Gelible Geometric Glass Vase
One of the most thoughtful gift ideas for women over 40 is a glass vase that looks beautiful placed anywhere with sweet-smelling flowers in it. This peculiar gift will leave her smiling every time she looks at it.
48. Baimei Jade roller and Gua shua
When a woman hits her 40s, a healthy skincare routine becomes an important part of her life. A jade roller and gua shua, along with a yoga mat, will complete her regimen and are perfect gift ideas for a woman over 40. Both these skincare essentials will make her skin more youthful and supple, while the yoga mat will help her curate a solid yoga routine. She’d love to use them to enhance her overall well-being.
47. Bestope Makeup Mirror
A makeup mirror with LED lights and magnifying mirrors is the perfect gift for your loved one if she is into makeup. This rotating makeup organizer is going to take away all of her makeup application needs because of its amazing functionality. The LED lights will make her apply makeup properly on her face while the magnifying mirrors will make her look at the tiniest corner of her face for better makeup application. With its 27 compartments, everything is visible at a glance and she’ll love how it takes up so little counter space. This can also be a great gift idea for mom.
46. FitBit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Watch
One of the best gift ideas for a woman over 40 who loves to take care of her health and tends to workout a lot is the Fitbit Smart watch. This smartwatch has everything that a fitness freak would love. From sleep monitor to heart rate monitor, this water bottle has everything. It will help your loved one to be in shape and manage stress as well because of its amazing features. Additionally, the smart coffee maker mentioned in the blog title also has advanced tech capabilities, allowing users to control the appliance from their smartphone. The Takeya Cold Brew Maker is the perfect gift to give your caffeine-loving queen her morning energy boost. The pitcher makes four servings of cold brew, while the mesh filter prevents grounds from seeping in. Lightweight and leak-proof, this coffee maker will become an integral part of her morning routine.
45. L’Occitane Butter Hand Cream
A moisturizing hand cream is one of the best gifts you could give to your loved one especially in the cold weather. This hand cream has the goodness of coconut oil, Shea Butter, Honey, and almond extracts that will keep your loved ones’ hands soft and moisturized in the harsh cold weather.
44. Life Around 2 Angels
Nothing beats a relaxing warm bath with moisturizing bath bombs and a 3D airmesh luxury bathtub pillow at bedtime after a long day of work. Bath bombs are one of the most thoughtful gift ideas for women over 40 that will make your loved one happy and all warm inside. These bath bombs are very calming and have beautiful colors that will lift up the mood of your loved ones instantly. The 3D airmesh luxury bathtub pillow, with its extraordinary softness and breathability, will make a woman feel as if she is lying on clouds, making it an ideal gift for women in their 40s. The pillow is firmly secured against the bathtub’s wall by three suction cups. So, if she moves in the tub and turns the side, this cushion won’t slide out of place.
43. Nine West women Pumps
Out of all the gift ideas for women over 40, shoes seem to be the most flattering. The Nine West pumps for women are a perfect combination of classy and comfortable. These pumps will have your loved one smiling every time she wears them.
42. Hamilton Electric Grill
If your loved one loves to cook but does not have enough cooking appliances then this is perfect for her. This indoor grill will help her make perfect food for everyone which will eventually make her feel good.
41. Wantdo Women’s Jacket
A warm jacket seems to be a perfect gift idea for women over 40. This puffy jacket comes in various colors that will suit your loved one’s needs. It will keep her warm all winter and will make her swoon with happiness whenever she wears it.
40. Home Huge Jewelry Box
The most practical and useful gift for a woman over 40 has to be a jewelry box. It will contain all her jewelry in one place and she will never have to worry about looking for her jewelry as it will all be in one place. Gift it to her and see her face light up.
39. Jar of smiles by Julie
This one is an excellent gift idea for women over 40 that they are going to cherish forever. The Jar of Smiles includes a number of positive quotations that will help your loved one achieve her goals throughout the day and give her a sense of positivity and gratitude. This excellent gift will show her truly how much you care about her.
38. Pavoi Bracelet
If your loved one loves collecting different jewelry pieces then this bracelet is perfect to gift her. This statement gold plated bracelet dazzles a lot and looks very flattering and attractive. The packaging it comes in is beautiful and very compact. This bracelet makes a very thoughtful gift for women over 40.
37. Vimerson Health women’s Multivitamin
If your loved one is health conscious and is very aware of what she consumes then a good health supplement is a perfect gift for her. The Vimerson multivitamins have all the ingredients that work for vitality and betterment of women’s health. These multivitamins are GMO-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, and Soy-free.
36. Beauty By Earth Organic Lip Balm
There are many gift ideas for women over 40 that are actually very useful and a set of yummy organic lip balms is one of them. These lip balms are going to light up the face of your loved one and she’s going to cherish them so much. The lip balms have two different flavors that are vanilla and honey bean and they keep lips moisturized in the harsh winter weather. The plush point is that they smell and taste so good all day long. Additionally, she can use these flavorful lip balms to create a variety of different mixers and cocktails, both with and without alcohol (totally her preference).
35. Yeedi K700 Robot Vacuum Cleaner
A robot vacuum cleaner is definitely a life-saver for women. It is something that your loved one is going to love so dearly. This specific gift is going to take away all her house-cleaning stress and she is going to be really thankful to you for that.
34. Palmer’s Moisturizing Body Oil
Nothing is better than a moisturizing body oil in the cold weather when your body feels extremely dry and rough. This is a perfect gift idea for women over 40 as their bodies tend to get dry during the winter season.
33. BTaT Floral Tea Set
One of the most practical gift ideas for women over 40 is a tea set that is all pink and floral. Her friends are definitely going to ask her about it because it’s just so gorgeous.
32. Hotel Spa 5 Piece Spa Set
Every woman deserves a relaxing spa treatment at home after a long day of work. Gift this spa set to your loved one that she is going to cherish a lot.
31. Keiby Citom Manicure Set
A manicure set seems to be a very practical gift idea for women over 40 who love to take care of their hands and keep their nails clean and shiny. This manicure set will have her nail pampering needs covered and will leave her really happy.
30. Chanasya Warm Throw Blanket
A warm throw blanket is the most thoughtful gift you could give to your loved one this season. This blanket is very soft and warm and will keep her warm and comfortable all winter season.
29. HSI Professional Flat Iron
If your loved one is constantly complaining about her hair being very frizzy and unmanageable then take this hint and give her a flat iron as a gift. The HSI flat iron is the best when it comes to straighten and tame frizzy hair. It will take all her hairstyling worries away and live up to the hype.
28. Sukki Gardening Tool Set
One of the best gift ideas for women over 40 who love to maintain their garden is this beautiful gardening tool set that has everything to take care of a garden. It will definitely put a smile on her face.
27. Kerdian 5-piece Care Package Box
This unique care package box is a very thoughtful gift for your loved one and will definitely make her feel loved. It includes a very soft and snuggly blanket, lavender candle, insulated tumbler, fuzzy socks, a silk eye mask, the benefits of aromatherapy, green tea, and comes in a beautiful gift box. It has everything to make your loved one feel calm and stress-free.
26. Ugg Women’s Tall Boots
Uggs are very useful in the winter season especially when it’s snowing or raining outside. This will be a perfect gift for your loved one if she travels a lot.
25. The Slow Man Store Women’s Walking Shoes
These walking shoes are one of the most practical gift ideas for women over 40. If your loved one is a fitness freak and loves walking then you should definitely gift these to her
24. Morrocanoil Great Hair Day Gift Set
If your loved one has really frizzy and curly hair that needs intense moisture treatment then this hair care gift set is perfect for her. It includes a shampoo, conditioner, and a moisturizing hair lotion to keep hair soft and moisturized all day long.
23. Meetsun Polarized Sunglasses
One of the best gift ideas for women over 40 who love chic things is a pair of polarized sunglasses. These sunglasses protect against the sun as well as look very classy.
22. Vanecl Eye Patches
Puffiness under eyes becomes a major issue when you hit your 40s. It is going to be perfect for your loved one if she loves taking care of her skin. These patches are going to reduce puffiness under eyes as well as the signs of aging. Gift these to your loved one and watch her face light up with joy. These eye gel patches make a great gift for the woman in your life who could use a little self-care.
21. CaseBing Glass Flower
A glass flower makes a perfect gift for women over 40 as it looks extremely beautiful placed anywhere in the house. This glass flower has LED lights that make the glass flower look even more beautiful.
20. Dermora foot Peel Mask
A foot peel Mask is definitely a very thoughtful gift for women over 40 as their feet get very dry and rough especially in the winter season. This foot peel mask targets cracked heels, calluses, and dead skin. It will give your loved one baby soft feet and will put a smile on her face.
19. Jessica Simpson Faux Fur House Slippers
These extremely comfortable and stylish house slippers make a perfect gift for women over 40 who spend most of the time at their home. Your loved one is going to love wearing these soft and comfy slippers all day long.
18. Women’s Wit 2021 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar
One of the most unique gift ideas for women over 40 is a mini-calendar that includes interesting things like quotations and sayings that will make your loved one laugh. This calendar features funny and witty quotes by famous women that will put a smile on your loved one’s face every day.
17. Organic Bamboo Cutting Board and Kitchen Utensils
This one will be a great addition to your loved one’s kitchen and will help her serving needs. This organic bamboo set includes a cutting board and three serving utensils that look very convenient and attractive. If your loved one is into cooking then she will definitely love this gift.
16. Natural Salts Himalayan Salt Scrub
This beauty scrub is going to be another addition to your loved one’s beauty regimen. It will make her body feel soft and smooth. Apart from exfoliating, this body scrub is going to make her smell good all day long.
15. Balkwan Moon Lamp
Out of all the gift ideas for women over 40, a moon lamp is the most precious and unique. This attractive moon lamp glows beautifully wherever you place it. Your loved one is definitely going to place it in her bedroom and will smile whenever she looks at it.
14. Pavoi Cuff Earrings
There is no age for loving jewelry. Earrings definitely make the best gift for women over 40. These little gold plated cuff earrings will melt the heart of your loved one and she will cherish them forever. They are also available in 3 options: Rose gold, Silver, Yellow gold.
13. YZKKE Vintage Winter Socks
If you are on a budget but still want to make your loved one happy then this set of beautiful vintage socks is for you. This warm gift will definitely put a smile on her face and she’ll appreciate your efforts.
12. Estee Lauder Sculpted Lips Gift Set
There is no woman on this planet that would like to go out without applying some lipstick on her lips. One of the most practical gift ideas for women over 40 is a set of extra pigmented lipsticks. These lipstick are super creamy and she is going to love their quality.
11. Celavi Essence Sheet Mask
Let your loved one make her skincare game strong by gifting her these amazing sheet masks. They come in different flavors to target different skin issues. These highly effective face masks are also very affordable.
10. Klikel Family Tree Picture Frame
One of the best gift ideas for women over 40 that they are going to cherish forever is a family tree picture frame. It will look beautiful on the wall with all her family photos and make her heart feel all warm and cozy whenever she looks at it.
9. Lonove Facial Steamer
What can be more relaxing than a spa day at home? This facial steamer is perfect for your loved one if she likes staying at home. It will help her improve her skin texture and make it more soft and plump.
8. YTL Handbags
No matter how many handbags a woman owns, they are never enough for her. One of the most practical gift ideas for women over 40 is this set of handbags that includes a tote bag, wallet clutch, card holder, and a messenger bag. This makes the perfect gift for your loved one.
7. Achiou Winter Knit Gloves
Gloves make the warmest gift for your loved one that she is going to cherish a lot. These gloves feature thermal lining that makes them very warm and comfortable. You can also do your everyday task while wearing them.
6. Austra Mist Your Mood
This specific gift is going to let your loved one sleep sound. This mist features Lavender and Chamomile extracts that help you sleep well all night long. It can be used anywhere from your face to the bedsheet. It will definitely help your loved one sleep sound without any stress.
5. Pure Enrichment Mist Humidifier
This is one of the most thoughtful gift ideas for women over 40. This harsh and dry weather calls for some moisture in the air that is only possible through using an air humidifier. This air humidifier, specifically the Pure Enrichment Mist Humidifier, is the best when it comes to doing its job. It helps significantly in meditation, providing a calming and soothing atmosphere for relaxation. Your loved one is definitely going to appreciate this essential oil diffuser gift.
4. Faurora Essential Oils Gift Set
We all know how relaxing essential oils are. This gift set has an essential oil necklace with 4 essential oils including Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint, and Sweet orange. All these essential oils are 100% pure and effective.
3. Viable Creations Silicone and Bamboo Baking Tools
This one is for all those women who love to bake. This gift set has all the basic baking essentials like Whisk, Pastry Brush, Spatula Scraper, Turner, small spatula scraper, and a flat spatula scraper, This will help your loved one bake with ease.
2. Clever Garden Clear Acrylic Bird Feeder
One of the most unique gift ideas for women over 40 is a bird feeder. If your loved one has a house garden then this specific gift will be perfect for her. She will smile whenever she looks at it.
1. Pavoi Gold Plated Opal Ring
This attractive Opal ring will have your loved one swoon with happiness as soon as she sees it. This ring has amazing quality and looks very flattering. If your loved one is into wearing jewelry them this ring is going to be perfect for her.