Last-Minute Gifts for the Holiday Slacker
  • December 21, 2018
  • There’s nothing like the pressure of needing to buy a holiday gift at the last minute. Whether you have a few days, a few hours or maybe just minutes (yikes!), here are some great gifts available both online and in stores. Fool everyone with last-minute gifts so thoughtful, they’ll completely believe that you planned out what to get in advance.

    Amazon Prime

    Amazon Prime has one to two day delivery options, so it’s not quite for those down to the wire. But they do sell just about everything. Here are a few ideas.

    Habit Nest Badass Body Goals by Jennifer Cohen

    badass body goals book

    Judge this book by its millennial pink color! The ten-week long fitness program created Performance Coach Jennifer Cohn is designed to trim the waist, build the booty and confidence. It can be done at home or on the road with minimal equipment. Perfect for the self-motivated individual who needs just a bit of guidance.

    Saje Aroma Geni Essential Oil Diffuser

    Saje Aroma Geni Essential Oil Diffuser

    This aromatherapy oil diffuser makes a great gift for your super zen friend, anyone who can use some more zen, or that person with a slightly stinky living space. Don’t forget the oils!

    Vivobarefoot Women’s Primus Trail Hiking Shoe

    Vivobarefoot Women's Primus Trail Hiking Shoe

    Anyone into the outdoors will appreciate these incredibly comfortable hiking sneakers. Bonus—the cranberry red color couldn’t be more festive!

    Ogio Alpha Convoy 514 RTC Bag

    Ogio golf bag

    Golfers can be some of the most difficult people to shop for, but a bright new bag is sure to please. This one is available in seven different color choices.

    Nui Cookies

    Nui Cookies

    These delicious cookies are available in three keto-friendly flavors—Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate and Ginger Something. They’re also gluten-free, low sugar and low-carb, making this snack ideal for a variety of diets.

    InstaNatural Day & Night Duo Bundle

    InstaNatural Day & Night Duo Bundle

    Give the gift of good skin! This limited edition holiday bundle has Vitamin C and Retinol serums. These products are formulated with ingredients from renewable resources and use limited synthetic ingredients.

    Sephora

    Kopari Coconut Your Selfie Kit

    Kopari coconut your selfie

    Whoever receives this kit from Kopari is bound to go coconuts over it! With four hero products, for the face and lips, this is the perfect gift for that friend suffering from dry winter skin.

    Huda Matte & Strobe Lip Set

    Huda Matte & Strobe Lip Set

    With four minis (two mattes and two strobes), Huda’s Kit makes a fun stocking stuffer or white elephant gift.

    Urban Decay Hex Remedy Mini 24/7 Eye Pencil Set

    Urban Decay Hex Remedy Mini 24/7 Eye Pencil Set

    What do you get for your makeup-obsessed friend who is always on the go? It’s simple—this set of five trendy mini eye pencils from Urban Decay.

    Peter Thomas Roth Mask Frenzy

    With six jars to try, there will be no questions masked about this fabulous gift! (except for “Where did you get that glow?”)

    Ulta

    Lime Crime Venus III Pressed Powder Palette

    Lime Crime Venus III Pressed Powder Palette

    Made with vegan and cruelty free-ingredients, this palette is so good that it’s almost criminal.

    ELF On The Go Selfie Light

    ELF On The Go Selfie Light

    This selfie light is the ultimate white elephant gift. But, it’s also a stocking stuffer for the friend who takes her selfies very seriously.

    Scunci Two Sided Elastic Hair Ties

    Everyone needs more hair ties! For less $4, this set is a very useful cheap white elephant gift.

    Swell X Lilly Pulitzer

    Swell X Lilly Pulitzer

    It’s easy to drink more water when it comes from a bright Lilly Pulitzer bottle! There are four different prints available. Pick this up at your local Lilly boutique.

    Target

    Bliss X POP&SUKI

    Bliss X POP&SUKI

    This body butter trio is a steal. For less than $10, try three Bliss classics all in a cool holographic bag.

    Revlon One-Step Volumizing Hair Dryer

    Revlon One-Step Volumizing Hair Dryer

    Give the gift of good hair days! It isn’t an exaggeration to say this hair dryer is life changing. It makes giving yourself a great blow out really easy.

    American Eagle

    American Eagle Activewear

    With approximately 150 locations, American Eagle’s Aerie line has lots of inexpensive, but super stylish activewear such as the plum leggings pictured here.

    Shoe Palace

    shoe palace hello kitty converse

    Shoe Palace recently launched their own apparel collaboration with Hello Kitty, which has lots of fun t-shirts and accessories for adults. The store also carries the cat’s almost too-cute-for-words collab with Converse Sneakers. There are over 150 locations throughout the US, it’s easy to pop in and get exactly what you want.

    Crate & Barrel

    crate & barrel

    Need a sweet décor gift for the snowbird in your life? This fun statement pillow from the brand’s collaboration with Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James will most certainly get you a southern charmed “thank you.” It even comes with a down alternative insert.

    GlamSquad Gift Card

    GlamSquad is an app and website where you can order hair, makeup, nails and other services on demand. A gift card is a wonderful treat for that busy friend who could use a little self-care or who has a major event coming up.

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    About Amanda Lauren

    Originally from New York City, Amanda Lauren currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two dogs Milo and Lulu. Rarely seen in an actual gym, she is a group fitness enthusiast who enjoys Pilates (both East Coast and West Coast styles), spin, barre, power plates, yoga and her newest obsession, versa climbing. She will try any group fitness class at least once. When Amanda isn’t working out or trying to find the perfect pair of pink sneakers, she blogs about her adventures in fitness as well as fashion, lifestyle and beauty on ItsAmandaLauren.com.