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Last-minute gift finds from NYC pharmacies

Despite best intentions, sometimes you find yourself on your way to a holiday get-together without a gift in tow. But don’t despair — on seemingly every corner in the city you can find a chain pharmacy, stocked with presents (and gift bags!) for last-minute gifting. Whether you're on the search for a White Elephant exchange, work affair or family gathering, here are some of the best picks amNewYork staffers found at their local convenience store.

Oh K! masks

Oh K! masks Mix and match a variety
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Mix and match a variety of Korean beauty masks, including sheet, eye, lip and cleansing, for that friend who always posts selfies in face masks. $2.49-$5.99; 1281 Fulton St., Bedford-Stuyvesant

Nerf N Strike HotShock Blaster

Nerf N Strike HotShock Blaster Whether it's for
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Whether it's for a rambunctious 8-year-old or a fun-loving adult, the broad appeal of a Nerf gun is undeniable. $9.99; Duane Reade, 450 Seventh Ave.

Be Jolly Sparkle Unicorn

Be Jolly Sparkle Unicorn Who doesn't need a
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Who doesn't need a big, glittery, pink unicorn with shiny golden hoofs and a floppy orange mane in their lives? This lush plush is a hefty last-minute prize for kids — or really anyone who you think needs a bright squishy friend in their lives. $19.99; Duane Reade, 37th Avenue and 73rd Street, Jackson Heights

BlueSky 2019 planner

BlueSky 2019 planner Help them get their year
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Help them get their year off to an organized start with a classic day planner. Throw in some pens for good measure. $11.29; CVS, 168 Montague St., Brooklyn Heights 

Bath bombs

Bath bombs Make their next soak a luxurious
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Make their next soak a luxurious one with a set of bath bombs, in scents like vanilla-Champagne and lavender-chamomile. $13.99 ($10 with card); Walgreens, 1281 Fulton St., Bedford-Stuyvesant

Fingerlings

Fingerlings There's a lot of fun to be
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There's a lot of fun to be had with the adorable Violet and Hope from the mega-popular finger puppet brand. They make over 40-plus sounds, too. $17.99; Duane Reade, 450 Seventh Ave.

Harry Potter slippers

Harry Potter slippers These fuzzy, fun slippers will
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These fuzzy, fun slippers will get year-round use from the Harry Potter fan (unfortunately there were no Ron or Hermione pairs to join Harry with his adventures across hardwood floors). $14.99; Walgreens, 114 Beverley Rd., Kensington

Sharper Image music stream microphone

Sharper Image music stream microphone This microphone with
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This microphone with a built-in speaker lets people belt their tunes with ease. It connects with phones and computers and can stream music to the speaker, perfect for an impromptu karaoke party. $29.99; Walgreens, 114 Beverley Rd., Kensington

Bulldog Beard Care Kit

Bulldog Beard Care Kit With beards still in
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With beards still in fashion, this handy set is ready to help hirsute guys maintain their facial hair. It includes beard oil, a comb and shampoo and conditioner. $15; Walgreens, 114 Beverley Rd., Kensington

Ferrero Rocher

Ferrero Rocher Just grab a few of these
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Just grab a few of these just to have on hand. Maybe it’s not your prime-time gift, but it’s a great sidecar, and also perfect for host gifts that you’ll need when you attend all those holiday parties. $6.59; Rite Aid, 4910 Broadway

Thermos/coffee combo

Thermos/coffee combo This is a gift that will
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This is a gift that will keep on giving. Combine a slick wood-grained travel mug with a bag of Starbucks' House Blend for the coffee connoisseur in your life. Thermos $9.99, coffee $10.99; Rite Aid, 4910 Broadway

Art puzzles

Art puzzles It's a lost hobby these days,
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It’s a lost hobby these days, but gifting a puzzle is really gifting some moments of peace. Laugh if you want, but there’s nothing quite as soothing as dedicating an hour to chip away at a puzzle. While you’re at it, you might snag one for yourself. $8.99; Rite Aid, 4910 Broadway

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