12 last-minute gifts that received our favorite A-listers stamp-of-approval

Still, shopping? Here are 12 last-minute gifts that earned these celebrities stamp-of-approval

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The countdown to Christmas is not only on — it has now hit single digits, and we have to ask you: do you know what you're gifting your loved ones?  If you are one of those individuals that doesn't know, we are here to share a bit of good news! So, for any of you shoppers out there, looking for a last-minute gift? It's time to listen up. 

See, we understand that shopping isn't easy, and when you're looking for a thoughtful gift that is equal parts sentimental and affordable, we're bound to stumble along the way. And that's why we're here to not only help but share one of our simplest shopping techniques we've learned along the way. 

Enter: celebrity shopping. 

The holiday season is the perfect time to draw inspiration from our favorite A-listers, and aside from their swoon-worthy recipes, home decor, and music playlists, their favorite products can double as helpful suggestions on what to (or what not to) gift your loved ones. 

So, this holiday season, if you're finding yourself racing against the clock to locate this season's must-have gift, rest assured — or at least you can rest assured that any of these 12 last-minute gifts are the secret to successful shopping. After all, they've earned the seal-of-approval from so many celebrities! 

1. Hilary Duff, a baby doll for her toddler

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Qai Qai Doll, Amazon Exclusive | For $21.99, at Amazon

Last Friday, the 33-year-old Younger starlet revealed on Instagram that this Qai Qai doll is the toy that her two-year-old toddler Banks can not put down. And who can blame her? This doll is no ordinary doll — it has appeared on social media alongside Serena Williams, Alexia Ohanian, and their daughter, Olympia.

 After amassing over one million followers of her own, it was about time that this doll's Instagram also received the recognition it deserved: a rightful spot on our must-have list this holiday season! 

2. Bella Hadid, a collection of essays

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Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays by Durga Chew-Bose  l Was $16, now $12.99, at Amazon

Are you looking for the next page-turner that you can't put down? Naturally, we all are, and whether you're looking to treat yourself or any of your loved ones in your life, we have the best suggestion: this assortment of essays. It'll be anything but "too much" this season. 

3. Hailey Bieber, a go-to skin savior 

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Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial. Quenching and Strengthening Overnight Mask  | For $52.01, at Amazon

If you're looking to wipe the slate clean, we recommend treating yourself or gifting anyone this Hailey Bieber-approved remedy. This overnight mask will provide just the right amount of hydration to any dehydrated skin while working overtime to strengthen your skin's outer barrier too. It is the skincare savior everyone needs in the cold-weather season. 

4. Kris Jenner, a kitchen kettle

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MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check Tea Kettle | Starting at $125, at Williams Sonoma

Looking for a gift that will ensure every recipient is the hostess with the mostess? Follow in the steps of known other than the Queen, Kris Jenner, and reach for this tea kettle. Jenner, who is known for her lavish affairs and sleek home decor, is not only a fan of this Mackenzie Childs kettle but has been snapped in it more times than we can count. Making this Kris Jenner-approve kettle a must! 

5. Kris Jenner (part two!), a must-have massager

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TruMedic InstaShiatsu+ Foot Massager with Heat | For $219, at Amazon

It's no secret we've all had a tough year, and let's close out this chapter in the most relaxing of ways: with this must-have massager. Not only is it a personal favorite of the queen, Kris Jenner, but it's claimed that she loved this magic machine so much she gifted it to her famous daughters, too. Meaning, nothing beats this Kardashian-Jenner-approved massager

6. Drew Barrymore, a reusable water bottle

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Simple Modern Slim Cruiser Tumbler with Clear Flip Lid and Straw Insulated Travel Mug | For $21.99, at Amazon

Water bottles are the foolproof gift to give this season, and Drew Barrymore is a major fan of this fan-favorite. In a recent Page Six article, the 45-year-old claims she "really [tries] to eliminate the number of single-use plastics in my home. I recently started using tumblers like these that I can wash and reuse instead of continuously buying plastic water bottles." 

So, if you're looking to follow her lead? Add one (or two!) of these reusable bottles to your carts ASAP! 

7. Christine Quinn, a sweet-smelling scent

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NEST Fragrances Classic Candle- Holiday | For $42, at Amazon

Sure, we might not agree with much of anything that comes out of Selling Sunset's villain, Christine Quinn, but the one thing we will give her credit for saying? According to a Page Six article, she claims these Nest Candles are irresistible — and we can't help but agree. They're the one-stop-shop for anyone looking for the best fragrance this holiday season — and make the perfect gifts too! 

8. Olivia Culpo, a terrific toothbrush

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Philips Sonicare HX9690/05 ExpertClean 7500 Bluetooth Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush l Was $169.95, now $139.95, at Amazon

Want a gift that is both practical and perfect? According to this People article, supermodel Olivia Culpo has the right idea, and it's a toothbrush. Culpo explains, "Some people laugh at this one, but I love my electric toothbrush, and I got it as a gift. It's something someone might not get for themselves, so it's a great present." And, if you're looking for a foolproof choice? We recommend this one

9. Chrissy Teigen, a beautiful blanket

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Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw | For $159, at Amazon

By now, Chrissy Teigen and Barefoot Dreams are synonymous, and if you're looking to go all-in on the one brand she loves more than anything? We highly recommend this pretty pink blanket that's so soft and luxurious that recipients won't stop blushing over it. 

10. Martha Stewart, a portable reader

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Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof | For $129, at Amazon

According to USA Today, the one thing Martha Stewart loves? A kindle — and this one is perfect for anyone who is looking to deep-dive into their next page-turner and follow Queen Martha's lead. 

11. Matt Damon, a year-round cooler

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YETI Hopper Flip Portable Cooler | For $199.98, at Amazon

Anyone shopping for the man in their life? If so, we've found the Matt Damon-approved gift that's impossible to resist: this yeti cooler. Sure, we've been longstanding fans of the Yeti brand, but when it also receives an A-list stamp-of-approval? It just sweetens the item even more. 

12. Jennifer Garner, a kitchen classic

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KitchenAid - Deluxe 4.5 Qt. Tilt-head Stand Mixer | For $349.99, at Best Buy

Rounding out our list is this Jennifer Garner favorite: a Kitchenaid Mixer. According to this People article, the 48-year-old starlet can't live without this trusty tool. Not only has it been stopped in numerous of her Instagram live videos, but it's seemingly a staple in her kitchen — and now it can be in any of your loved ones' kitchen too. Add this 4.5 qt must-have mixer to your shopping carts, and consider holiday shopping handled. 

Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins the Real Homes team as their U.S. E-commerce Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY-project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins. Find her on Instagram at @Rammmyyy.

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