Last Minute Gift Giving | Express Shipping Offers

Whether you’ve been diligently pondering the perfect gift to give or you’ve been swamped with year-end activities, here are a few retailers that are doing free express shipping and/or have cheaper express shipping that I’ve come across:

  • Algenist: 25% off your entire order + free 2-day shipping with code JOY25, ends 12/22 midnight PST.
  • Amazon: You might not find every beauty-related item, but if there was ever a destination for last minute shopping, Amazon is it (especially if you’re Prime). You’ll find brands like L’Occitane (can’t go wrong with hand cream), theBalm, Stila, LORAC, and Jack Black all have strong presences on the site.
  • b-glowing: Free 2-day shipping on all orders, if ordered by 12/21 noon CST.
  • Free standard shipping guaranteed by 12/24 on $35+ orders, if ordered by 12/21 11:59PM CST.
  • Bloomingdale’s Free standard delivery, guaranteed by 12/24, if ordered by 12/22 noon EST.
  • Chanel: Free overnight shipping + holiday packaging through 12/22. (Chanel does a spectacular job packaging their products typically; very gift-ready.)
  • Free standard shipping guaranteed by 12/24 on $35+ orders, if ordered by 12/21 11:59PM CST.
  • Macy’s: Free standard delivery on $99+ purchases, guaranteed by 12/24, if ordered by 12/22 5:00PM EST.
  • NARS: Free overnight shipping on $50+ orders with code OVERNIGHT, order by 12/22.
  • Neiman Marcus: Free rush delivery with code NMRUSH, order by 12/23 noon CT. (I ordered some things with their gift packaging last week, and it was lovely with a hefty metal butterfly clip, ribbon, and silver box–very nice.)
  • Saks: Free shipping on in-stock items with guaranteed delivery by 12/25, if ordered by 12/23 noon EST with code HOLIDAY. Free gift box and ribbon available on eligible items.
  • SpaceNK: Free 2-day delivery on $75+ orders, if placed by 12/22 noon EST.
  • Target: Free standard delivery guaranteed by 12/24, if ordered by 12/21 midnight PST.


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