Re-gifting can be seen as taboo but if you need tasteful ways to do it, here are 5 tips to guide you

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1. Make sure the gift makes sense

Generally, you only want to re-gift items that you would have actually bought for yourself.

2. Don't re-gift things you received from meaningful people  

This includes extended family members.

3. Make sure to take off the gift tag 

This will save you from the awkwardness of needing to explain why the gift you're re-gifting is actually addressed to you. 

4. Re-gift in moderation

This will prevent any hurt that may arise from that one re-gift that was one too many.

5. Be thorough when you re-wrap the gift

Make sure you've removed any notes addressed to you that may have been inside the gift.

Have you ever re-gifted before? Let us know how it went here.

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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