10 last-minute Christmas gifts for mom that are super thoughtful

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If you have yet to find that perfect gift for your mom, don’t panic! There is still time to find something that she will absolutely love — and that will arrive in time for the holiday.

From beauty treats to good books and cozy knits, the best gift is something the recipient wouldn’t buy for themselves because it feels too luxurious, right? Treat your mom this season to any of the below presents, and you can be sure she’ll feel loved. (P.S. If you order any of these gifts now, you’ll be able to get them in time for Christmas!)

1. Kindle Paperwhite, $139.99

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If your mom loves to read but can’t fit another paperback in her bag, gift her the all-new Kindle Paperwhite. This e-reader has a 6.8-inch display and can store thousands of titles, so mom will never be without something new to read.

2. OHOM Ui Mug & Warmer Set, $88

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Keep mom’s cup of coffee or tea warm with this chic mug and warmer set. This warmer uses magnetic induction energy to keep the cup nice and toasty — plus, the base doubles as a wireless phone charger, if you can believe it.

3. Drybar Ready Set Smooth Single Shot Blow-Dryer Brush Set, $150

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Has mom been talking non-stop about wanting a blow-dryer brush? This one from Drybar has great reviews, and this special set comes with five hair products to help her create a salon-worthy blowout at home.

4. Anthropologie Waterfall Wine Glasses, Set of 4, $64

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Toast the season with some new wine glasses. This set of hand-painted crystalline glasses has gold rims and can make any drink feel festive. You can also snag these glasses in mint or honey shades.

5. Smart Garden 3 Self Watering Indoor Garden, $74.96 (Orig. $139.95)

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Help mom take her cooking to the next level by giving her this indoor garden. Perfect for herbs and veggies, this little garden waters itself, has its own LED light and doesn’t take up much counter space.

6. Alo 7/8 High-Waist Airlift Legging, $118

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Working out will never be the same for mom once she starts wearing leggings from Alo. This high-waisted style is available in over 10 colors, and the design features four-way stretch and a front-smoothing panel.

7. Drunk Elephant About Face Skin Kit, $78 ($116 Value)

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This Drunk Elephant skin care set is perfect for anyone who is after firmer, glowing skin. This three-piece set includes a protein moisturizer, a resurfacing serum and an intensive hydration serum, all for under $80.

8. FILORO Teddy Women’s Waffle Knit Cashmere Cardigan, $175

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This gorgeous 100% cashmere cardigan is a great alternative if you don’t want to give mom another matching loungewear set. Also available in purple and camel hues, this cozy sweater looks great on its own or layered over tanks, shirts and turtlenecks.

9. Intimacies by Katie Kitamura, $15.95

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There’s nothing like curling up in front of the fire during the holiday season with a new book. Intimacies by Katie Kitamura was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2021 by The New York Times and is “an electrifying story about a woman caught between many truths.”

10. Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Spray, $82+

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Treat your mom to a little luxury this Christmas — and what’s more luxe than Chanel? This iconic fragrance has notes of jasmine, rose, patchouli and vetiver.

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