40 Comfy Gift Ideas for People Who Are Always Freezing


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Do you have a friend or family member who simply can’t tolerate the cold? Probably. Some of us thrive in cold temperatures, while others would do just about anything to avoid them. On top of that, a range of medical conditions can make some people more sensitive to cold temperatures than others.

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Keep-At-Home Gifts Ideas for People Who Are Always Cold

Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold At Work

Comforting Gifts for a Loved One Who’s Sick and Cold

Gifts for People Regularly Faring Cold Weather

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You might not be able to change the way cold temperatures affect the important people in your life. However, you can help them warm up with the right gift!

If you’re looking for gifts for people who are always cold, keep the items here in mind. Whether your goal is to take care of someone from afar, help a coworker deal with the office temperature, or simply make a friend feel a little more comfortable in a cold house, this list will make finding the ideal gift easy.

Keep-At-Home Gifts Ideas for People Who Are Always Cold 

Most of us spend a large chunk of our lives at home. That’s why the best gifts for people who are always cold are those they can use around the house.

1. Electric blanket

Yes, it’s one of the classic go-to gifts for people who are always cold, but that’s only because it works. Drifting off to sleep is a much more enjoyable experience for some people when they can relax in blissful warmth with a heated blanket.

2. Microwavable neck or shoulder warmer

Heat doesn’t just make some people more comfortable. It can also relieve pain and tension, particularly in areas like the neck and shoulders.

Thus, a neck or shoulder warmer that heats up after only a few seconds in the microwave could be the perfect get well gift for someone recovering from an injury in one of those areas (if they’re the type of person who doesn’t like the cold, of course).

3. Microwaveable slippers

Another classic. This gift for people who are always cold gets even warmer after a few moments in the microwave!

4. Heated lounge seating

Don’t make the mistake of thinking someone actually needs to be inside the house to enjoy a warming gift for the home! For example, many restaurants, bars, and hotels offer heated outdoor lounge seating. Sometimes it’s in the form of small chairs for individuals, and sometimes it’s a big heated sectional. You’ll also find outdoor propane- and electric-powered heat lamps.

Consider this gift for someone who loves to spend as much time out on the patio as possible, but doesn’t love it when cold temperatures get in the way of their comfort.

5. Towel warmer

A towel can be a perfectly fine gift for someone who’s always cold, but if you want to help them warm up even more, you could instead get them a towel warmer. These devices do exactly what you would expect.

Your friend or loved one can place any of their favorite towels inside, and in a few short moments, a basic towel will have become something much cozier.

6. Weighted blanket

A weighted blanket is exactly what it sounds like: a blanket that weighs more than most blankets do. Manufacturers of these products fill them with plastic pellets or similar materials to add to their weight.

Most people use weighted blankets to help them relax in bed when they can’t sleep. However, many find they’re also warmer than most other types of blankets.

7. Smart thermostat

This may be an ideal gift for someone with whom you live if they’re always cold. A smart thermostat tends to offer many features that traditional thermostats don’t offer.

One common feature is the option to adjust the thermostat remotely via a mobile app. If your loved one is headed home from work and wants to know a comfortable and warm environment will greet them, they can simply use the app to set the thermostat to their desired temperature.

8. Flannel sheets

Along with a weighted blanket, flannel sheets can make a bed that’s usually not warm enough much more comfortable for someone who is sensitive to the cold. Flannel sheets also tend to be lightweight and reasonably durable.

9. Miniature home fire pit

A fire pit is usually an expensive item that someone may not even have room for on their property.

Luckily, there is an alternative. Several companies now offer “miniature fire pits” for in-home use. They use rubbing alcohol to generate flames, and as long as those lighting them follow all safety instructions and exercise basic care, they offer a risk-free way to simulate the experience of gathering around a fire pit indoors.

10. Candle set

Although miniature fire pits are genuinely safe, if you have reason to believe the person for whom you’re buying a gift might still be reluctant to light one in their home, you can instead give them a set of candles. Candles may add just a little extra comfort to an otherwise chilly room, particularly when someone is under the covers or sipping their favorite tea.

Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold At Work

It’s rare for coworkers in a decent-sized office to unanimously agree on how warm or cold the workplace should be. As a result, it’s not uncommon to have coworkers who always struggle with feeling cold. Make their workdays a little easier with these gifts.

11. Small space heater

Someone who’s always cold at work probably doesn’t love that their coworkers have decided to set the thermostat lower than they’d wish.

Fortunately, you can help bring a little warmth into their workspace with a miniature space heater

12. Heated seat cushion

This is an ideal gift for someone who works from home. For anyone spending long hours shivering at a desk, a heated seat cushion could make the workday much more comfortable.

Additionally, you can find various larger versions of this type of product that are perfect for draping over couches and other larger pieces of furniture.

13. Heated fingerless gloves

Gloves are already naturally warm, but some fancy new gloves heat up with the help of a USB connection! They also come in fingerless varieties, which is helpful for someone whose job involves a lot of typing.

14. Thermal undershirt

Sometimes, the office dress code doesn’t allow someone who’s always cold to wear the clothes they need to stay warm.

However, there are plenty of thermal undershirt options that hide perfectly beneath more appropriate office wear. This could help a coworker stay warm without attracting complaints from HR!

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15. Temperature control mug

Does one of your coworkers drink coffee and tea throughout the day not only to perk themselves up but also to keep themselves warm?

If so, make someone’s day by giving them a temperature-controlled mug. This will ensure their hot tea or coffee stays at temp for hours on end.

16. Desk chair seat warmer

If you know someone who’s always cold and works at a desk most of the day, equip them with a desk chair seat warmer. This convenient solution allows them to stay warm while spending hours checking emails, drafting reports, and handling a range of other tasks that are easier to focus on when you’re comfortable.

17. Typing gloves

This is another gift you might get for someone whose job requires typing on a computer much of the time. Various styles of typing gloves allow someone to keep their hands warm without interfering with their ability to comfortably type on a computer or use their mobile device.

18. Steering wheel cover

Whether someone’s job requires them to drive frequently or they simply have a long commute, if a coworker, family members, or friend complains about being stuck in a frigid car for large portions of their workday, make the experience slightly more bearable by giving them a heated steering wheel cover.

19. Fleece-lined socks

You don’t need to buy something particularly expensive or unique to help a person who is constantly cold at work address their daily tasks more comfortably. Like a thermal undershirt, a pair of fleece-lined socks can keep someone warm without violating most office dress codes. 

20. Travel blanket

Some jobs require employees to be constantly on-the-go, catching planes and trains to various destinations throughout the country (if not the world). A person with such a job would definitely appreciate receiving a convenient travel blanket they can easily bring with them whenever they’re traveling by air or rail.

Comforting Gifts for a Loved One Who’s Sick and Cold 

Some people are always cold due to health conditions. They need all the comfort they can get. Offer them some relief with these gift options. 

21. Microwavable eye mask

It’s important for someone who’s constantly sick to get proper rest. An eye mask can help them do that already.

That said, if they also tend to be cold much of the time, a microwavable eye mask offers even greater relaxing benefits.

22. Tea set

Many of us find a little relief from cold symptoms by sipping on the right wellness-restoring teas.

If a friend or loved one is constantly sick and cold, they’d likely appreciate a tea set featuring such health-restoring flavors.

23. Warm body wrap

Like the microwavable neck and shoulder warmer mentioned earlier, this type of product can relieve aching muscles, which could be very helpful for someone prone to illnesses that cause muscle tension or pain.

Unlike the neck and shoulder warmer, a body wrap can, as you may have guessed, soothe the entire body, instead of just one area.

24. Warming body scrub

People who often feel sick sometimes find a little comfort in taking steps to care for their bodies and appearance. Although no one needs to feel this way, plenty of us understand that feeling sick can also equate to feeling unattractive. 

A friend or loved one prone to this type of thinking would love a warming body scrub. There are plenty of scrubs out there that warm the skin while also restoring its beauty and glow.

25. Adjustable warm scarf

One of the side effects of chemotherapy is sensitivity to the cold. However, this sensitivity can affect different areas of the body.

Thus, if you’re putting together a chemo care package, consider including a warm scarf. Specifically, consider one with a practical design that allows someone to adjust how they wear it depending on which parts of their body they want to warm up at any given time.

26. Soup

Soup is a go-to meal option for many people when they’re sick. Hot soup is also popular among those who want a meal that will warm them up fast. That makes it a perfect gift for someone stuck at home feeling cold and ill. You can order them some soup from a restaurant, send a few boxes of soup through the internet, or even stop by to make it yourself.

27. Epsom salts 

Those struggling to get comfortable when they’re cold and under the weather often take hot baths to soothe themselves. Enhance the quality of a hot bath by giving a friend or family member Epsom salts. Many find they relieve aches and pains and contribute to greater relaxation in a warm bath.

28. An upgraded heating system

This isn’t a gift you can give to just anyone. Given the cost and the nature of the installation process, this might be a gift you would give to a member of your household who has a chronic illness that will essentially leave them bedridden. If they tend to feel cold, you could make the experience more bearable by upgrading your home’s heating system.

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29. Heatable stuffed animals

Snuggling with a stuffed animal is something that brings comfort to both kids and adults alike when they’re cold, sick, and in need of a little companionship, even if their companion is imaginary. Luckily, many companies offer stuffed animals and plushies you can safely heat up in a microwave.

30. Bath pillow

Adding Epsom salts to a hot bath isn’t the only way to make what’s already a relaxing experience even more soothing. To ensure someone who isn’t feeling well enjoys maximum comfort when taking a warm bath, get them a waterproof spa bath pillow. There’s no shortage of options available online.

Gifts for People Regularly Faring Cold Weather

If you know someone whose job or lifestyle constantly exposes them to cold weather, offer them some comfort with these gifts.

31. Waterproof coat or jacket

Any type of warm coat or jacket is a nice gift idea for someone who regularly endures cold weather conditions.

However, facing cold weather usually means facing rain and snow, so a warm waterproof coat or jacket may be an even better gift.

32. Heated insoles

For some people who often face cold weather, the extremities are sometimes the first parts of the body to feel the effects. This includes the feet.

Such a person would probably love this gift. Various brands offer insoles you can heat up before inserting them into your shoes. That’s one smart way to stay warm in wintry conditions!

33. Thermal sleeping bag

Sometimes even people who dislike the cold still end up bracing it if it allows them to enjoy other experiences.

For example, someone who loves the outdoors may venture into subzero weather for the right camping destination. Help them have even more fun during these getaways with a thermal sleeping bag.

34. Heated car blanket

Some people live on the road for their job. And the job doesn’t stop when the weather gets cold. So make their trips a little easier by gifting them a heated car blanket.

35. Handwarmer device

Although various types of handwarmer products have been around for quite some time now, if you know someone who’s regularly on the go in areas where warmth is hard to come by, you might want to give them one of the newest models.

Some hand-warming devices today serve two purposes: protecting hands from the cold and charging smartphones. 

36. Water heater

Yes, this is a big investment. It’s not exactly a gift you may get for a casual friend or relative.

However, maybe your live-in partner or spouse works in cold conditions to provide for your family. If your home’s current water heater isn’t working as reliably as it used to, you could surprise them with an upgrade. Knowing they can take a hot shower or bath when they return home from work could help your spouse endure the cold a little more easily than they usually do.

37. Heated car seats

This idea is similar to the one above. If your partner or spouse has a job that requires driving long distances in cold regions, upgrade their car with the addition of heated seats. According to many experts, it’s possible to add heated seats to most cars and other such enclosed motor vehicles these days.

38. Earmuffs

Don’t overlook the basics when deciding which type of gift is best for someone who is always cold due because their job or lifestyle responsibilities force them to spend much of their time in chilly areas. If you’re looking for an affordable but helpful gift, consider buying them a pair of reliable earmuffs.

39. A vacation

Okay, this is definitely the type of gift you should only buy for someone who’s always cold if you can genuinely afford to do so. That said, someone who must spend a lot of time in cold working environments or regions would certainly appreciate a vacation to a warmer spot!

40. A spa gift card

This is a slightly more affordable alternative to the above idea. If you can’t financially justify sending someone on a full vacation, you could instead get them a gift card to a spa or health club offering treatments and services that focus on warmth and relaxation.

Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold: Offering Warm Feelings

It’s important to consider just how uncomfortable daily life can be if you’re the type of person who is highly sensitive to cold temperatures.

That said, it’s also important to consider just how much you can make such a person feel loved simply by showing you want to help.

If you're looking for more gift ideas, read our guides on relaxation gifts and the best gifts for a grieving friend.

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