You had one job that is to buy Christmas gifts last weekend. But you got distracted by the Zara sale, by afternoon tea and by your subconscious telling you, “Aiyah, still got time lah.” But it’s Monday and you realised you’re royally screwed.
But fret not, because we have been you at some points of time in our lives. Well, sis is here to help you out. Scroll through the gallery for gift ideas from stores that can be found all over Singapore, from Jurong to Tampines.
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Know a girl (or guy) who loves masking? They’ll love the Fresh Mini Marvels Gift Set. This contains three types of masks in 15ml tubs, so she can pick one according to her skin condition on any particular day. One of those included is the Sugar Face Polish Exfoliator, a two-in-one face scrub and mask that is great for travel.
Sephora has 12 stores in Singapore. See the full listing here.
Aroma Diffuser, $89, Muji
Looking for something that lasts longer than candles and reed diffusers? This may be just right your alley – or your receiver’s.
Muji has 12 outlets in Singapore. See the full listing here.
Running out of ideas on what to buy for your group of friends? Why not get them matching notebooks like the 2020 A5 Weekly Buffalo Diary? It’s practical and not overly expensive. Plus, they’ll be reminded of you when they use it!
Typo has 16 outlets in Singapore. See the full listing here.
Apple AirPods Pro, $379
Gift the music lover the new AirPods Pro. The sleek wireless earphones has three modes: noise cancellation, transparency and off. The noise cancellation mode is great for when you want to focus on audio or drown out ambient noise. Crossing the road? Switch to transparency mode so you can hear the traffic and your music. When both features are switched off, what you get is the normal function of typical earphones.
Apple AirPods Pro are available at Apple Orchard Road, Challenger, Harvey Norman, Courts and all authorised stores.
If your colleague/friend is always using her hands for work, gift her a hand cream set so she can keep them moisturised and hydrated. This one from The Body Shop is value-for-money and has a cute packaging, so you can gift it without wrapping if you’re pressed for time.
The Body Shop has 32 outlets in Singapore. See the full listing here.
HP Sprocket New Edition with pouch + 1 Photo Paper, $159
Have that friend who’s always taking photos and gifting them/collecting them for scrapbooks? They’ll love the HP Sprocket New Edition, a pocket printer that you can take anywhere. You can even add filters and stickers to photos before printing them out, making it perfect for people who’s always looking to add a personal touch to their gifts.
HP Sprocket New Edition is available on HP Online Store, Challenger and Popular.
If your recipient loves a good scent, they’d appreciate this diffuser that can make their home or room smell like a bouquet of roses. If they also love K-Beauty, they’d be thrilled to know that Round A’Round is a Korean beauty brand!
Guardian has more than 110 outlets in Singapore. See the full listing here.