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theSkimm's Guide to Last-Minute Gifts

Dec 7, 2018

PSA: despite your best intentions, a gift card isn’t the MOST thoughtful gift. We get it. You’re busy this time of year. That’s why we’ve rounded up last-minute gifts that’ll ship to their door (or inbox) in time.

For the person stressing over holiday dinner prep...

Everything will go smoothly. Literally. Pick a favorite color, then select a 6- or 12-month gift subscription to Billie razors. The starter pack comes with a handle, magnetic holder, and two razor heads. Billie will send four replacement heads every two months. soon as you purchase, your giftee receives an email to let them know their package is on its way.Loading Spinner

For the person who stays up late...

Help them burn the midnight (essential) oil. Lots of HQ’rs are into essential oils to help with things like sleep, stress-relief, headaches, and more. We like Plant Therapy because their oils are undiluted and free from any additives. Gift the Plant Therapy Top 14 Essential Oil Set to get them started with the, well, essentials.Loading Spinner

FYI, like all other Amazon Prime products, this one can ship as late as December 23rd to get to their door before the 25th. Find more info on Amazon's holiday delivery here. Aand...speaking of the ‘Zon, we know it’s the mecca for last-minute gifts, so we gathered our top picks here

For the person who’s always scrolling through Instagram…

Here’s a different kind of instant. As in, instant photography. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 comes in five bright colors and has a handful of simple-to-use features. Think: multiple light settings, a mini mirror for selfies, and a close-up lens attachment.Loading Spinner

PS: this product is from Target, which is offering free 2-day shipping on anything you purchase by December 22nd. You’ll get it by Christmas and there’s no minimum amount for the promo to apply.

For the person who wants to get physical…

Get something Olivia Newton-John approved. obé is a fitness platform that lets you stream workout classes from anywhere at any time. Did we mention the classes are shot in a neon studio? Send one of their gift cards to give unlimited workout classes for 1, 3, or 12 months. Bonus: each gift comes with a bonus item, like hair ties or ankle weights.Loading Spinner

For the person with an empty apartment…

Liven it up. The Sill has turned lots of HQ’rs into plant parents. We like them because you can choose plants that fit your home (hint: pet-friendly, low-light, bright light). Plus, they have a ton of resources on how to give your new friend the perfect amount of TLC. Gift a Beginners Potted Plant Subscription to send a new easy-care plant and planter to their door every month.Loading Spinner

PS: These are partner products, which means if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published.

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