13 holiday gift trends for 2021 you don’t want to miss

Spooky season has finally come to a close, prompting people to swap out spider webs for twinkle lights and ornaments. Practically overnight, stores have shifted their displays from Halloween to the holiday season, reminding us all that gift-giving is just around the corner.

Every year there are a handful of trends that everyone puts on their to-buy lists. Whether it’s a new game or a self-care must-have, there are always sought-after gifts you don’t want to miss.

To help you get ready for the holidays, Good Housekeeping Style Director Lori Bergamotto shared with TODAY with Hoda & Jenna 13 gifts that will be trending this season

From wellness products to adorable planters, read on to shop the hottest 2021 gift trends.

Don’t forget to check out Shop TODAY’s 2021 Gift Guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list!

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Avoiding scams while holiday shopping

The Better Business Bureau has a list of ways to keep you safe.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As many folks start to check off their Christmas list this holiday season, the Better Business Bureau wants to make sure online shoppers are paying attention to the website they visit.

The BBB is warning shoppers about online scams.

A few red flags to look out for:

  • If the deal looks too good to be true, it probably is. The top motivating factor for people who made a purchase then lost money was price. Don’t shop on price alone.
  • Be careful purchasing sought-after products, especially during the holiday season. The risk of online purchase scams rises during the holidays because more people are making online purchases, and scammers offer the most popular products for the season at great prices.
  • Use secure and traceable transactions and payment methods. According to BBB’s research, those
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