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Michele Debczak
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If you waited this long to do your Christmas shopping, don't obsess over getting your loved ones the perfect present. Instead, aim to get them something that won't end up in the back of their closet until they regift it in 2022. There are no one-size-fits-all gifts that everyone on your list is guaranteed to love, but there are some universally hated items you should try to avoid, according to a 2020 survey.

As Yahoo! Life reports, the customized goods company Vistaprint asked people which gifts they'd be least excited to receive. The least popular item from the poll was picture frames. Thirty-four percent of respondents said they would likely regift one if they received it as a present. The same survey also found that personalized presents tend to be a hit during the holidays, so one way to save a gifted frame from the trash may be to fill it with a personal photograph or piece of art.

Gift boxes of body care products are also missing from most people's wishlists. Vistaprint found that 33 percent of people surveyed said they would likely regift this item to another person if someone gave it to them. Other commonly regifted products from the poll include scented candles, makeup sets, and boxes of chocolate.

Judging by these results, the most generic gifts are most likely to get a lukewarm reception on Christmas morning. You may be better off taking a risk on an offbeat item—even if it's not the perfect match for your loved one, at least it will be memorable. Here are some unique last-minute gift ideas to consider this holiday season.

[h/t Yahoo! Life]

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