Raksha Bandhan Gift Ideas for Brothers and Sisters

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Raksha Bandhan gift ideas for your brother and sister – There are very few occasions when we get fixed in a situation of ‘what to gift him or her’, rakhi is exactly the spot where siblings often get at logger-heads on gifting ideas. From flowers to dresses, watches to smartphones, at one point in time, all these options look obsolete or too cliche.

Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) is a festival that celebrates sibling love, a joyous relationship of brother-sister. On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a sacred thread (rakhi) on her brother’s wrist as a mark of the promise of their togetherness, health, wealth, and unconditional love. (traditionally for sister’s safety and protection)

The day is also celebrated with the exchange of gifts and festivities go on for the entire day with special family lunches, etc. With the ease of online shopping or otherwise, getting a gift for your sister or brother gets tricky and a daunting task. Hence, we have created a list of gift ideas for Raksha Bandhan.

Also, read How to make Rakhi special for your loved ones, here.

What can I give to my Sister on Rakhi?

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Siblings love is a hot-n-sweet concoction, brother’s always trying to annoy their sisters by playing pranks, calling names, etc. Getting a gift for a sister is relatively easier than for the bother due to the large variety of options to pick from.

This Raksha Bandhan gift your sister something unique, as she is and will always be your single point SOS system for life.

1. Fashion Jewellery and Purse combo-set for your sister

Add a spark to her wardrobe with chic and boho fashion accessories. This Macrame handheld purse with a wooden handle, geometric design boho earrings, quirky posters for her room or personal space would be a sure shot hit with your sister.

2. Hair Styler – Suitable for All Hair Types-Black

Never underestimate a woman’s love for grooming and styling accessories. Gift your sister a hairstyling kit with hair-curler, hair-straightener, air-wrap, hair-dryer, and so many other utilities. There are minimal chances of going wrong with this gift option for your sister.

PS. Stick to the brands known for quality rather than going for cheap offers/freebies.

3. Chocolates – 100% fool-proof gifting idea for your sister

Chocolates – well, no one can get bored of these delicious sweet happiness bombs. Plan your gift in advance, and pick exquisite chocolates for your darling sister instead of getting over-the-counter stuff. Dark, milk, nuts, or flavored chocolates are loved by all ages unless she is allergic to any ingredient.

Luxury chocolates have a different charm, also, the packaging always adds a sheen to the overall gifting appeal. Pick from the wide range of imported or exquisite chocolate range available for special gift purposes.

4. Skincare Hamper for your Sister

Who wouldn’t like a gift filled with self-pampering and skin conditioning? Get a skincare kit/hamper for your beautiful sister and remind her she too needs to take care of herself as she does for everyone else. Good skincare products are the best and investment when it comes to gifts for women.

Choose from the brands known for mild and gentle skincare for all skin types. As a brother, she wouldn’t expect you to know her skin texture and type. So, stick to easy picks – Skincare range for all skin types. Here is one of my favorite brands, when it comes to skincare.

What can I gift to my Brother on Raksha Bandhan?

Brothers are those annoying creatures, that Mom and Dad have gifted you for life. The irony of life is, you can’t live with or without them. Having a brother is like – endless squabbles, love-hate laughing joints, useless discussions, emotional roller-coaster rides.

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1. Grooming Needs – Choose from the best

Men love to look their best too and mind it, they like taking care of their skin as much as we do. Spend some time selecting the best grooming products for your brother or get an all-in-one tool kit to be on the safer side. Stick to basics and don’t experiment too much with their shaving gig and requirements.

Selecting from the brands know in the segment is always a better idea and advisable if you are new to selecting the grooming set for your brother. Like the one mentioned here –

2. Men love their Gadgets – Noise Cancellation Headphones

Men are known to have a special place in their life for gadgets, and music is something we all love. In stressful times like these, give your brother a way to unwind, relax, and indulge in some me-time with his on-ear wireless headphones. It looks classy and at the same time, frees you from the hassle of maintaining the cords/wires.

There are numerous options available in the market, pick that ticks on all the must-haves criteria of a decent pair of headphones. Long battery life, wireless, voice assistance, etc.

3. Health is wealth

Apart from the tangible options to pick from, you can also gift a healthy lifestyle to your brother by subscribing to a fitness club/gymnasium. Good habits and focus on health is the best gift you can give to your brother this Rakhi.

These are few options to make this rakhsa-bandhan extra special for your sibling.

This post is part of Blogchatter Half Marathon Aug ’21


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  1. There are plenty of options for sisters but for brothers we have to think. I liked the list you have presented. Noise cancellation headphones are my favorite.

  2. This is really amazing 😍

    1. Thank you, glad you like it.

  3. Loved the list dear and you have suggested various good gifts option for siblings for Rakshabandhan. my brother is fitness freak, I would love to gift him fitness club membership or any thing related to fitness as a gift for this Raksha Bandhan.

  4. Love your ideas. After reading your post, I just messaged my brother about what I want. I guess skin care hamper would be the best

  5. These are such amazing gifting ideas for Raksha bandhan. Amazon is a place, even I rely the most on for gifting purpose.

  6. These are some nice ideas. I too cutsomise the gifts depending on their likings like last year I gave an hamper full of snacks n chocolates to my bro as he is a total foodie.

  7. These are some lovely options to gift brothers and sisters this festival of Raksha Bandhan. My brother is a gadget freak- definitely gifting one to him.

  8. These are some really good suggestions for gifts for Raksha Bandhan. I still trust Chocolates which are really one of the most reliable gifts.

  9. Aawww such exhaustive list buddy, you have included almost every thing we can think of gifting. I loved your post and have saved it

  10. Your post came in at the right time wherein I was looking for good gifting Options and theseare amazing suggestions

  11. For sure Chocolates can never be a wrong gift for girls and so also I think some pretty jewellery. What’s say? I gave my brother, my son, a gold coin and a rakhi.

  12. Such a beautiful and helpful post for the brothers and sisters to decide upon the best gift for the siblings on Rakshabandhan. Even I gifted a grooming kit to my brother along with few other things and he loved it alot

  13. My brother gave me cash and delegated the responsibility to pick up a gift on me. Imagine! I so want to have that hair styler and a bunch of dark chocolates. A grooming kit for him sounds good. Fun recommendations!

  14. These are some lovely gift ideas for brother and sister. Unfortunately, I am reading it now. And yes chocolates are the best gifts

  15. Wow such a amazing post , as useful this time. Really loved the way you explained everything.

    1. Glad you like it, thank you.

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