Time is running out to get the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list, especially if you’re relying on two-day shipping to get it before Christmas — though Amazon doesn’t have to be your only option. Jet also offers two-day shipping, though not everything on the site is eligible for expedited shipping. So even though you can find deals on highly requested gifts — like the kid-approved FurReal Tyler, the Roarin’ Tiger, which is currently 17 percent off — it can be tricky to tell if it’s going to get to your house on time or not. So we did the heavy lifting for you and found the best last-minute gifts, for every type of person, that you can buy on Jet and that are eligible for two-day shipping and will also arrive by December 25.
For the cousin who’s obsessed with Instagram
Because instant cameras are the original Instagram filters.
For the uncle who thinks smart homes are the way of the future
This Google Home Mini is on sale and will arrive before Christmas.
Original Price: $49
For the 9-year-old girl who loved ‘Hidden Figures’
Build space shuttles and the Hubble Space telescope, and play with figurines of Sally Ride and three other female scientists.
For the outdoorsy cousin who likes hiking and whiskey
So they can drink in the great outdoors.
For the younger sibling who’s always watching YouTube beauty gurus
Give them the tools to help them master the art of contouring.
For the moody teenager who wants to channel Bob Dylan
A classic style of sunglasses.
For the best baker in the family
This vintage-inspired green glass stand will make a stylish base on which to present their next cake.
For the stylish aunt who has everything
A little Jonathan Adler zebra tray will zhuzh up any bedside table.
For the parent who claims they don’t want anything for the holidays
When in doubt, give the gift of chocolate.
For the nostalgic video-gamer
This classic game console comes with 105 games built-in and two wired controllers.
For the caffeine-obsessed roommate
A gold and glass French press that’s pretty enough to leave on the counter.
For the skin-care junkie
“The light drama made me expect this to be more fun than actually effective,” writes Strategist’s skin-care expert-in-residence Rio Viera-Newton about this light-therapy mask, “but I was pleasantly surprised by how well it worked on getting rid of active blemishes.”
For the recent college graduate who’s trying to learn how to cook
This cast-iron pot is great for baking bread, braising meat, even making simple stews.
For the always-on-the-road cousin
A travel-friendly hairbrush that also makes quick work of even the gnarliest knots.
For the person who really vibed with the Kondo method
A vacuum might not be the most conventional holiday gift, but there’s definitely someone in your life who’d appreciate it.
Original Price: $249
For the best friend who you can always count on to split a bottle of wine
This wine carafe with a round oak stopper only looks expensive.
For the in-laws you want to impress
Once the bergamot and black plum–scented candle burns down, they’ll be left with a stylish yet functional bowl.
For the parents who still like to dance together
This smart speaker is small enough to fit in tight spaces but doesn’t sacrifice sound quality.
Original Price: $199
For the family member who hosts all the holiday parties
This pineapple-shaped shaker will take their cocktail game — and hopefully the party itself — to the next level.
For the uncle you only see once a year
If you’re going to give someone socks for Christmas, make sure they’re cute, like these ones from Happy Socks.
For the design-obsessed parent who takes table settings seriously
These candlesticks are part concrete, part alloy, and totally modern.
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