Gift Ideas For People Who Are Always Late

You’ve been waiting at this coffee shop in almost an hour. You are supposed to be used to it already because you know that your friend is and will always be late to your appointments, but sometimes enough is enough. Your time is precious and people need to respect it.

Being late can be inevitable and acceptable when, let’s say, you or someone have encountered serious emergencies. However, being late to almost every appointment you are committed to is disrespectful and can give off a negative impression towards your personality.

There are ways you can cure chronic lateness but the purpose of this article is to give you the following resources which can help you to be less tardy and more on time.

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Portable coffee maker

on the go espresso machine
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I am telling you this right now: This is and will be a caffeine lover’s best purchase. This automated portable espresso machine is compact and lightweight which is perfect to bring wherever you are. You do not need to spend extra time making your coffee at home because you can do it when you’re stuck in traffic! All you need is a standard single Espresso shot and you are good to go.

On-the-go blender

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If coffee is not your best friend, we have an alternative for you. This portable blender works just like your average blender wherein you can blend your favorite smoothies or milkshakes. However, because of it lightweight and compact size, you can bring it anywhere. This on-the-go blender has several charging methods so you can plug it in even through your powerbank!

Brush-on sunscreen

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If you are someone who needs foundation or sunscreen on before leaving, then you would know how much time it takes you. Colorescience’s Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brush SPF 50 is the most efficient tinted sunscreen out there with its applicator being a brush. The product is highly recommended by dermatologists and is 100% chemical-free. Now you do not need to sit in front of your vanity table as you already have the essentials (a brush and your sunscreen) good to go.

Moisturizing spray

A moisturizing spray or facial mist is a perfect gift for someone who loves skincare (especially if they are aiming for that moisturized, hydrated look) but is always in a hurry. Mario Badescu’s facial sprays are a cult favorite with its relaxing scent and moisturizing boost. Mario Badescu’s facial sprays come in rosewater, green tea, and lavender.

Shower timer

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Probably one main reason why people are always late is because they take too long in the shower. A quick fix for that is by having an alarm or a shower time in your bathroom! This digital timer is waterproof, magnetic, and can be used anywhere. It has a multi-functional timer feature wherein you can set your preferred time in the shower and it will remind you that your (daydreaming) time is up!

Vibrating wristwatch

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If you love wearing a wristwatch, then why not make full use of it by making it a tool to remind you that you have an appointment to go to. The Timex Digital Expedition Watch has an impressive vibrating alarm feature that you will not be able to ignore.

Giant wall clock

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If you want an up-in-your-face gift because they need to understand what you’re trying to tell them, then give them an up-in-your-face giant clock. This huge wall clock is the perfect reminder that time is ticking and it will wait for no one.

A gum that instantly wakes you up

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Feeling sleepy can cause a person to move and function really slowly. What they need is something strong enough that is sure to wake them up. Good thing the Lotte Black Chewing Gum does just that. Do not be intimidated by its name, though, as it is perfectly edible and delicious. Oh, and did I mention that it has caffeine in it? You’re welcome.

Be it a friend, a family member, or someone close to you, we should always be reminded that that person gave their time to you and it is our duty to respect it by not making them wait, or in plain words, not wasting their time.

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  • Emman Damian
    June 4, 2019

    Moisturizing spray is one of the things I love giving to my friends. It’s really helps the skin be on its best state!

    • Krisy
      June 5, 2019

      Yes, I love moisturizing sprays! It will literally take you a second and you’re already feeling refreshed.

  • Colleen
    June 4, 2019

    A watch and that gum are the perfect gifts for my husband this Father’s Day. He’s always late! LOL

    • Krisy
      June 5, 2019

      LOL we always have those people!

  • Bettie
    June 4, 2019

    I love all of those gifts. And even though I am never late, the on the go blender looks pretty awesome.


    • Krisy
      June 5, 2019

      The on the go blender is perfect for smoothie lovers (like me)!

  • Audrey
    June 4, 2019

    I think that is the main focus here: A person’s time is valuable, and they’ve decided to give another person a section of their day to do whatever it is that is planned. Being late is disrespectful to that person.

    • Krisy
      June 5, 2019

      That is absolutely right, Audrey! Thanks for reading.

  • Bill Sweeney
    June 4, 2019

    I think any of these gifts will benefit that late person in your life. I think we all have one person that fits that description!

    • Krisy
      June 5, 2019

      So true!

  • A shower timer….yyeesss! I would love that one.

  • Lavern Moore
    June 5, 2019

    These are some great gifts that I would certainly give myself I like the portable coffe maker. I could really use it.

  • Sharon Wu
    June 5, 2019

    absolutely love how versatile these gifts are, that just about anyone would find useful! great gift ideas.

  • Mijia Eggers
    June 5, 2019

    I always need a gift at the last moment. It is good that someone can provide an idea right away. So this article is quite useful.

  • Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    June 5, 2019

    The shower timer is an excellent idea. Sometimes we enjoy our baths and forget about the time. The huge wall clock will be a big help too!

  • Shannon Gurnee
    June 6, 2019

    These sound like some great gift ideas! I love the idea of the On-the-go blender.

  • Autumn Murray
    June 6, 2019

    I have never heard of a brush on sunscreen. This product would make for a great gift for several of my girlfriends. Thanks for the recommendation.

  • Tiffany La Forge-Grau
    June 6, 2019

    This is perfect for my mother. If we were late, we were on time.

  • Pia
    June 7, 2019

    Ummm, I think these are all perfect for me. Especially the giant wall clock. Looks amazing!

  • Elizabeth O
    June 11, 2019

    Thes e are great gift ideas even for those who are never late. Anyone can enjoy the items on this list.

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