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43 best last-minute Christmas gift ideas for absolutely everyone on your list

Here are 43 fun and thoughtful gift ideas for your mom, dad, wife, husband, best friend and everyone else on your list.

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Best last-minute Christmas gifts that will arrive by Dec. 25 (photos via Amazon, Indigo, Canada Goose & Lululemon).

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and if you have yet to finish (or start) your holiday shopping, time is still on your side. While ordering deadlines have passed for some retailers, many others, including Lululemon, Indigo, Canada Goose and Amazon, have priority shipping options available for last-minute shoppers. That means if you're searching for that perfect Christmas gift for your dad, sister, boyfriend, grandma or whomever else, you still have time to do so. To help you cross those final names off your gift-giving list, we've rounded up 43 fantastic last-minute Christmas gift ideas. No your budget or gift recipient, we've included something for everyone. One thing to note: many of the below shipping deadlines are coming up for a Dec. 24 arrival. Therefore, we wouldn't wait any longer if you plan for something to be under the tree on the 25th. To shop the best last-minute Christmas gifts in Canada in 2023, check out our picks below.

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Canadian Christmas shipping deadlines

  • Amazon: Most products will arrive before Dec. 24. Look for the "Arrives before Christmas" sign.

  • Anthropologie: Order by Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. EST.

  • Canada Goose: Order by Dec. 20 before 1 p.m. with priority shipping.

  • Indigo: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

  • Lululemon: Order by Dec. 20 before 11:59 p.m. PST (2:59 a.m. EST on Dec. 21).

  • Mejuri: Order by Dec. 20.

  • Parachute: Order by Dec. 20.

  • Sephora: Deadlines differ by province. Click here for more details.

  • Yeti: Order by Dec. 18 at 12:00 p.m. CT (1 p.m. EST).

Best gift for mom: Dr. Jart+ 10 Face Mask Must-Haves Gift Set

This value set of 10 Korean skincare masks targets 10 different skin concerns, including pores, excess oil, dryness and more. They're "pricey but worth it," writes one reviewer.

Sephora Christmas shipping deadline: Deadlines differ by province. Click here for more details.

This limited-edition mask set is valued at $135.

$67 at Sephora

Best gift for dad: AncestryDNA + Traits Genetic Test Kit

Take it from someone who has given their dad an AncestryDNA kit for Christmas — it's a winner. This "Amazon's Choice" genetic test kit gives insight into your family's origins and ethnicities from over 2,600 global regions. Plus, the Traits add-on lets you discover 35+ of your most interesting traits.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This "Amazon's Choice" gift lets you discover 35+ of your most interesting traits and more. 

$89 at Amazon

Best gift for your wife: Love & Lore Piped Pajama Pant Set

I truly believe that you can't go wrong with a gift of cute and cozy PJs. This pajama set is tailored from an eco-friendly fabric that's moisture-regulating and silky soft.

Indigo Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

Shop this Love & Lore Piped Pajama Pant Set in 10 colours.

$70 at Indigo

Best gift for your husband: Canada Goose Puffer Mitts

Don't let freezing temperatures get the better of you this winter. These high-performance mittens from Canada Goose combine the superior protection of down-filled warmth with a fleece-lined interior for even heat distribution.

Canada Goose shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 before 1 p.m. with priority shipping.

Canada Goose

These Puffer Mitts are available in sizes XS to L.

$195 at Canada Goose

Best gift for your girlfriend: Mejuri Bold Pearl Trio Hoop Earrings

Ariana Grande is a big fan of these Mejuri hoops, but she's not the only one. With a 4.8-star rating, Mejuri reviewers call the pearl and gold vermeil earrings "elegant" and "great quality."

Mejuri Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20.

These pearl and gold vermeil earrings are "beautiful" and "elegant," according to Mejuri reviewers.

$128 at Mejuri

Best gift for your boyfriend: Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

If you can't trust Heather for a good book recommendation, who can you? A Heather's Pick and reviewer-favourite, this memoir gives a behind-the-scenes look at Nike and the decisions made by Phil Knight, Nike's founder and board chairman.

Indigo Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

We always trust a Heather's Pick.

$19 at Indigo

Best gift for your sister: Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag

Backed by more than 20,000 reviews on Lululemon, this viral belt bag is guaranteed to be a welcome gift this holiday season. The water-repellent bag has just enough room for your phone, keys and wallet, making it a great option for airports and running errands.

Lululemon Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 before 11:59 p.m. PST (2:59 a.m. EST on Dec. 21).

Shop Lululemon's Everywhere Belt Bag 1L in 10 colours.

$44 at Lululemon

Best gift for your brother: Yeti 20z Rambler

This best-selling insulated travel mug comes backed by a whopping 50,000 reviews on Yeti and 26,000 reviews on Amazon. Its double-walled vacuum insulation keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold and is dishwasher-safe for easy clean-up.

Yeti Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 18 at 12:00 p.m. CT (1 p.m. EST).

Shop Yeti's Rambler 591mL Tumbler in 10 colours.

$45 at Yeti

Best gift for teenage girls: Shark FlexStyle Air Styling & Drying System

Beloved by Yahoo Canada editors, the Shark FlexStyle Air Styling & Drying System is likely at the top of any beauty lover's Christmas wish list. Thanks to its internet virality (470 million views on TikTok and counting), the Shark has been notoriously difficult to get your hands on. A worthy adversary to Dyson's iconic Airwrap, the Shark FlexStyle is half the price of the Dyson while offering equal styling value.

Sephora Christmas shipping deadline: Deadlines differ by province. Click here for more details.

The Shark FlexStyle is a do-it-all tool for blowouts, curling and more. 

$350 at Sephora

Best gift for teenage boys: PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Console

Since first launching back in November 2020, getting your hands on a PlayStation 5 has been a challenge for many video game enthusiasts. Luckily, it's going to be a lot easier getting your hands on the highly-coveted gaming consoles this Christmas — at least according to Sony, the maker of the PlayStation.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

The PlayStation 5 Console gives you clear, vivid, and buttery smooth visuals in 4K and 8K resolutions with 3D audio and haptic feedback.

$580 at Amazon

Best gift for your mother-in-law: Le Creuset Olive Branch Oil Cruet

Even the pickiest mothers-in-law is sure to appreciate this gorgeous olive oil cruet from Le Creuset. The 0.6-litre vessel comes in six colours and can house oils, vinegars and more.

Indigo Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

Shop the Olive Branch Oil Cruet in six colours.

$60 at Indigo

Best gift for your father-in-law: MasterClass

Whether they're into cooking, music, business, tech or art, MasterClass covers every topic under the sun. Individual courses are taught by some of the most famous faces on the planet, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stephen Curry, Serena Williams, Chris Hadfield and many more.

MasterClass Christmas shipping deadline: As this is an online gift, shoppers have complete flexibility on when they choose to buy.

The perfect gift for the life-long learner.

From $13 at MasterClass

Best gift for your sister-in-law: Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe

The bathrobe to end all bathrobes. Parachute's Cloud Cotton Robe features fluffy four-ply gauze, a snug waist tie and two hidden side pockets. The reviewer-loved robe is made from premium 100 per cent long-staple Turkish cotton and comes in seven colours.

Parachute Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20.

Shop Parachute's Cloud Cotton Robe in seven colours.

$149 at Parachute

Best gift for your brother-in-law: Shiatsu Neck and Shoulder Massager

Kiss aches and pains goodbye in 2024 with help from this "Amazon's Choice" heated neck and shoulder massager. The massager is a great gift idea for athletes or anyone who spends the day on their feet.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This best-selling massager has over 4,200 reviews.

$80 at Amazon

Best gift for your grandma: Garden Kneeler Seat

To help reduce strain, this versatile gardening seat can double as a kneeler by flipping it upside down, with a detachable pouch to hold your trowel, gloves and more. The seat and kneeling pad are made from EVA foam, helping reduce the pressure on your lower back and knees.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This garden kneeler makes getting up and down easy and pain-free.

$58 at Amazon

Best gift for your grandpa: Trekology Collapsible Hiking Poles

These foldable and collapsible hiking poles are a great gift idea for hikers or avid outdoorsmen. The lightweight walking sticks can help prevent knee injuries and support your weight on uneven terrains.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

These lightweight hiking poles have over 13,500 reviews.

$50 at Amazon

Best gift for little girls: An Anthology of Aquatic Life

A great gift idea for curious minds, Sam Hume's An Anthology of Aquatic Life is a stunning ocean encyclopedia for young readers to explore.

Indigo Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

Shop this book today to get it before Christmas.

$29 at Indigo

Best gift for little boys: LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter

A fantastic gift idea for Star Wars-obsessed little ones, this 432-piece LEGO play set builds the Imperial TIE Fighter. Backed by nearly 10,000 reviews and a 4.8-star rating, reviewers call it an "amazing" gift.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This LEGO building set arrives before Christmas.

$48 at Amazon

Best gift for teething tots: Sophie The Giraffe Teether

A tired, teething baby is heartbreaking on all fronts. Provide at least a little bit of relief to your teething little one with this Sophie The Giraffe teether. It’s made of 100 per cent natural rubber and food paint and has nearly 15,000 reviews on Amazon.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This Sophie The Giraffe Teether is ideal for little ones ages 0-12 months.

$30 at Amazon

Best gift for your best friend: Morgan Coupe Glasses

Drinks just taste better in pretty glasses, it's a fact of life. These stunning couple glasses are available in nine colours and come in a set of four.

Anthropologie Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. EST.

Shop these Morgan Coupe Glasses in nine colours.

$62 at Anthropologie

Best gift for teachers: Burt's Bees Essential Kit

Understatement of the century: teachers work hard. Say thank you this holiday season and treat the educators in your life to this five-piece Burt's Bees set.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This "Amazon's Choice" gift set has over 36,000 ratings.

$17 at Amazon

Best gift for dog parents: Treat Puzzle Dog Toy

A bored puppy is a naughty puppy, and a naughty puppy is a destroyer of all that is fragile and expensive. Dog puzzles are great for mental stimulation and beating puppy boredom. Challenge their brain and save your stuff while you're at it with this top-rated dog puzzles.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

This "Amazon's Choice" dog puzzle has nearly 30,000 ratings on Amazon.

$24 at Amazon

Best gift for cat parents: LitterLocker

I, admittedly, do not have a cat (allergies); however, according to one cat-obsessed friend, this LitterLocker is "so worth it." This litter disposal system makes litter box cleaning easier and eliminates daily trips to the outside bin. Runner-up cat gift idea: an automatic cat water fountain. "Cats don’t drink enough water and this helps them drink more," according to my friend.

Amazon Christmas shipping deadline: Arrives before Christmas.

The LitterLocker Cat Litter Disposal System has over 3,000 reviews on Amazon.

$18 at Amazon

Best gift for your neighbour: Twister Glass Aerator & Decanter Set

Make every bottle of wine that much nicer with this stunning wine aerator and decanter set. Its unique three-phase aeration and oxygenation system provides twice as much scent and flavour as a traditional decanter set or bottle.

Indigo Christmas shipping deadline: Order by Dec. 20 with rush shipping. Click here for more details.

This stunning wine aerator and decanter set instantly oxygenates your wine.