12 best last-minute Christmas host, hostess gifts — starting at $15

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Wrap up one of these host and hostess gifts ahead of your next Christmas get-together. (Getty Images)

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As you wrap up your holiday shopping (or you might just be getting started), it's important to remember gifts for your host or hostess. It can be a challenge to put together a holiday event and arriving with a thoughtful gift can make all the difference when showing your host or hostess some appreciation.

Whether they love wine, decor, or skincare, we've put together a guide that includes something for everyone at every price point.

Since the clock is already ticking in the countdown to Christmas, here are 12 great last-minute gift ideas any host or hostess will adore.

Wellness Tea - Sleep Like Buddha Bedtime Blend

Wellness Tea - Sleep Like Buddha Bedtime Blend. Image via Niyama.
Wellness Tea - Sleep Like Buddha Bedtime Blend. Image via Niyama.

The best blend to wind down after a holiday party and get better sleep. This caffeine-free, all natural and sustainably sourced blend makes for a great addition to your bedtime routine.

SHOP IT: Niyama, $15

Cheese Board and Knife Set

Product photo of wooden Cheese Board and Knife Set covered in fruit, crackers, and cheese
Cheese Board and Knife Set. Image via Amazon.

This natural cheese board is the best choice for cheese lovers. It's durable, easy to use, and great for all kinds of occasions. With enough space for your host's favourite cheeses, they'll surely enjoy it year-round.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $50

Electric Wine Opener Set

Product photo of Electric Wine Opener Set in box
Electric Wine Opener Set. Image via Amazon.

A must have kitchen gadget for wine lovers that will open a wine bottle in just 7 seconds. Up to 80 bottles can be opened in one full charge.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $48

Greenline Goods Whiskey Glass Northern Summer Sky & Constellations

Greenline Goods Whiskey Glass etched with Northern Summer Sky & Constellations
Greenline Goods Whiskey Glass – Northern Summer Sky & Constellations. Image via Amazon.

A whiskey glass etched with constellations found in the northern hemisphere's summer sky. This glass makes for a unique gift idea for whiskey and constellation lovers alike.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $24

Scented Candles Gift Set

Boxed gift set including four Scented Candles in printed tins
Scented Candles Gift Set. Image via Amazon.

The perfect scented candles set for candle lovers that will fill their home with refreshing fragrances. Made from natural soy wax, pure cotton thread and essential oil, these candles last for hours and make for lovely decor.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $22 (originally $29)

Cool To Connect Classic

Woman pulls a card from the Cool To Connect Classic card game
Cool To Connect Classic. Image via Cool To Connect.

The ideal game to gift the host that's great for creating a deeper connection with loved ones, discovering more about yourself, or learning to be a better listener.

SHOP IT: Cool To Connect, $37

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Zaicus Amethyst Gemstone Tree

Zaicus Amethyst Gemstone Tree
Zaicus Amethyst Gemstone Tree. Image via Amazon.

A handcrafted Amethyst tree that any gemstone lover will adore. Amethyst is a spiritual stone used to heal and protect energies, and also makes for a beautiful decor piece.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $31

Kylimate Shallow Bowls Set

Set of four Kylimate Shallow Bowls Set in blue
Kylimate Shallow Bowls Set. Image via Amazon.

A shallow bowl set ideal for the host who loves to cook and have friends over. This set of four bowls feature fun patterns created with stamping and quality that won't fade.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $40

HoMedics Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation Fountain

Product photo of HoMedics Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation water Fountain
HoMedics Silver Springs Indoor Relaxation Fountain. Image via Amazon.

To help your host de-stress, this soothing water fountain is the perfect gift that will add zen to any room. It fits on any tabletop surface, and the gentle sound of water will help promote relaxation.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $50

Remington Wet2style Oval Dryer & Volumizing Hair Brush

Product photo of pink Remington Wet2style Oval Dryer & Volumizing Hair Brush
Remington Wet2style Oval Dryer & Volumizing Hair Brush. Image via Amazon.

This volumizing hair brush is ideal for the host who loves hair styling. This hair brush is fast, easy to use and saves time to give your host a salon-like blowout.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $54

Queenrazzle Clutch

Product photo of beaded Queenrazzle Clutch with queen of hearts design
Queenrazzle Clutch. Image via Aldo.

For the host who loves funky bags, this is a clutch that they can dazzle in at their holiday parties. It also comes with a delicate gold chain for crossbody wear.

SHOP IT: Aldo, $68

Energy Discovery Set

Box of skincare - Valmont Energy Discovery Set
Energy Discovery Set. Image via Valmont.

A luxury set for the host who loves skincare. This set will give them a radiant complexion that they will love.

SHOP IT: Valmont, $125

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