11 GIFs That Perfectly Capture What It’s Like To Visit Your Family Over The Holidays

Buckle up for all those awkward questions about your love life, your career, and whatever else gets thrown your way with Olay.

First, watch this catchy musical that basically sums up what it's like to go home for the holidays.


We see you nodding along and tapping your toes!

1. So everyone's familiar with that feeling when they're about to immerse themselves in full-on holiday pandemonium with their families.

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

2. The door swings open and the holiday cheer goes from 0 to 100 in an instant.

Year after year without fail, everything and everyone's volume gets kicked up a notch.

3. You're greeted with some ~loving~ remarks from your mom...

You just adore being told that your clothes look like they're fitting you well.

4. ...and those infamous inquiries from your uncle.

There's no avoiding it; your relatives have perfected their technique on cornering you to quiz you on your relationship status.

5. But you do whatever you can to take it all in stride.

*takes a second to think about all the clapbacks you wish you could dish out*

6. You know you can always count on Grandma to ~lighten~ the mood.

Your career goals and potential offspring are basically all Grammy wants to know about.

7. And you know no holiday is complete without some serious side-eye from your competitive cousin.

Comparing notes on one another's appearance? Check.

8. The one who you try to restrain yourself from fighting...

Comparing notes on how many jobs you're each undertaking? Double check.

9. ...but in the end, can't resist a giggle and catch-up with.

No matter the shade you've thrown toward one another over the years, love conquers hate in your relationship.

10. Love 'em or hate 'em, your family — quirks included — is what makes your holidays so special.

Sing-alongs, traditions, and gifts, oh my!

11. Because, at the end of the day, who else are you going to dress up in adorable matching PJs with?

Or nuzzle into an at-home spa night with?

All images courtesy of Olay.

You can't choose your family, but you can choose what gift to give them this year. Treat everyone on your list to something special from Olay.

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