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Great Last Minute Gift Ideas

Oh oh – you just remembered that you need to bring a present for someone at tomorrow’s Christmas dinner… and you forgot.

Not to worry. Most shops are still open on Christmas Eve, such as chemists where there are actually some great – and even inexpensive – presents you can pick up there…

  • Gift card. Everyone appreciates a gift card whether it’s for music, perfume or to spend in the chemist itself. The cashier can often load up the balance for however much you’d like to give.
  • Magazine and subscription. Pick up a magazine that the person would be interested in and send off the subscription card. (Or go online – you can usually subscribe that way too.)
  • Perfumed products. Whether you pick up someone’s favourite perfume or body lotion or some scented candles, these gifts are always gratefully received.
  • Shampoo/conditioner. Purchase a good quality product that you know your friend wouldn’t buy… it’s always nice to try a new hair product.
  • Fashion umbrella. Most chemists have a stand of fashion umbrellas for different prices. And everyone can use another one of these.
  • Cozy slippers. Head to the aisle with socks, stockings and cozy slippers or socks. These make great colourful gifts.