5 Perfect Last Minute Christmas Gifts You Can Buy at the Drugstore

By December 26, 2012Aging in Place

As the Christmas shopping days slip away, there may be some lingering last minute gifts to buy for friends and family members. One of the most convenient places for seniors to get gifts that are sure to be a hit? The local drugstore, of course! Here are five winning last minute gifts that are available at most local drug stores:


Give the Bee’s


Who wouldn’t smile when they unwrap Burt’s Bees beauty products? Drugstores are now official carriers of multiple designer skincare products, like Burt’s Bees, that offer these seasonal pre-packaged collections. Burt’s Bees products make convenient, all-natural gifts for anyone looking to do some one-stop-shopping. Best of Burt’s Bees gift sets run about $15 and are available at most major drugstores.



Color Them Crafty


What’s one of the most precious things about grandchildren? Their vivid and colorful imaginations! Kids will jump for joy when unwrapping a present full of colorful construction paper, washable Crayola markers and crayons, shiny stickers, bright glitter, and craft glue. Seniors can easily give grandchildren a collection that is worthy of Picasso himself. Crayola and other brands of art supplies are found at all drugstores.



Play the Night Away


Kids (of all ages) love gifts that provide something fun, entertaining and educational. Pick up a selection of classic games and puzzles for sale in the holiday section of any drug store. Choose from card games like Uno or Skip-Bo, brainteasers like Bananagrams, or social games like Apples to Apples. Any drugstore can easily become a treasure trove of last minute Christmas gift games. Buy UNO for around $6.99; Apples to Apples for $18.99; Bananagrams for $10.99; Rubik’s Cube for $9.99 at drugstores.




Smile Brightener


Most people want a great tooth-whitening kit, but they just don’t want to spend money on themselves. And everyone wants to have pearly-white smile for holiday pictures! While this is a different idea, your adult family members and friends are sure to appreciate this easy home whitening treatment that provides superb results. Add a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss and mouthwash and watch this gift brings smiles. Crest 3-D White Advanced Whitestrips can be purchased for $34.99 at most drugstores or online at drugstore.com.



The Ultimate Shaving Set


Give a gift that easily turns shaving into a luxurious experience for every man. This money-saving and ecologically friendly drugstore gift is sure to make any man eager to shave their whiskers. The whole collection provides these manly essentials:

  • all-natural shaving oil
  • shaving cream
  • nick-healing balm
  • blade oil



Put everything inside a pretty holiday gift bag and it’s ready to go. The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Shaving Gift Set from Pacific Shaving Company sells for $24.99 at any Walgreen’s Drug Store or online at Walgreens.com.


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