From candles to sneakers and everything in between.
The holiday season is quickly approaching which means it’s time to secure gifts, if you haven’t done so already. Gifting can be difficult—it’s an art for a reason—so we’re here to make it a little bit easier for you. Whether your list consists of people who go to pilates five times a week and meditate every morning, or friends who don’t know the difference between a diffuser and a humidifier, because wellness takes so many forms, there’s no shortage of gift ideas to help them relax and put their well-being first. Below, you’ll find wellness gifts that range from a massage oil candle to a National Parks annual pass to consider adding to your cart this holiday season.
Not only do these headphones completely transform your day-to-day listening experience—they’ll give your podcasts and playlists a studio quality sound— but they’re comfortable too. The ear cups are capped with a sleek, soft cushion that gently rests on your head rather than pressing into your skull.
This pass is a must-get for anyone in your life who’s a fan of the great outdoors. It covers the entrance fees at parks across the country, from the Grand Canyon to Joshua Tree, and gives them a good excuse to book a trip.
This isn’t your average Moleskin; this wellness-focused journal comes with four different sections. There’s a page to write down your goals for the year; a section dedicated to developing and maintaining a fitness plan; another section where you write down your food choices; and a body section that’s focused on your medical history.
This candle pulls double-duty—because it’s a massage candle, it burns at a lower temperature meaning that the wax won’t burn your skin. Light the wick on this candle, for about 30 minutes, to fill your space with warm sandalwood and energizing citrus before blowing it out. Let the oil cool for about two minutes, pour it onto your skin, then gently massage it in for a relaxing experience.
Elevate your bath ritual with these scented bath bombs. Drop it into the tub while you’re running a bath; it’ll infuse the water with a blend of jojoba, safflower, and hemp seed oils to moisturize your skin while also emitting a jasmine scent to soothe the senses.
Whether or not your space is in need of cleansing, these incense sticks are a great way to reset your energy while also filling your space with an invigorating scent. When burned, notes of milk, honey, and citrus come together to form a pleasant aroma that isn’t too overpowering.
This ultrasonic humidifier works by using high frequency vibration to transform water droplets into a barely-there mist that’s released into the air. By putting moisture back into the air, a humidifier can help combat dryness, leaving you with dewy and hydrated skin.
A great gift for anyone in your life who loves sending postcards, this notecard set features inspiring and introspective quotes from writer Audre Lorde’s prose and poetry alongside bold and striking envelopes.
Honestly, these sneakers are so cute you might want to consider gifting them for yourself. With an eye-catching color combination, you can wear these shoes anywhere, from the gym to the office.
For the friend who loves to cook, consider this carafe. The sleek bottle will look beautiful in their kitchen while also keeping their oils and vinegars fresher for longer.
Not only does this teapot have ample room for multiple cups of chamomile or chai tea, but it also has an extremely aesthetically pleasing design. The beige stoneware paired with the bamboo lid and handle make this teapot worth putting on display.
With a bath soak, a hydrating mask, whipped body butter, a moisturizing hand cream, a rich foot cream, and a non-greasy body oil, this indulgent set comes with everything you need to relax your body and mind.
Regardless if worn while lounging around the house or to a barre class, these leggings check all the boxes: They’re lightweight, breathable, and they come with a small pocket in the back. Plus, the high-waisted fit won’t creep down so there’s no need to worry about constantly pulling your leggings up.
Stocked with three of the brand’s best-selling products, this set from Lord Jones is great for anyone on your list who’s looking for an alternative way to relax. It comes with CBD-infused gumdrops, body lotion, and tincture to help round out your wellness routine.
If you’re feeling a bit uber-generous, the best gift is a round-trip ticket to an island. But in case that’s too much of a splurge for you, why not pay for a night (or two) at a chic hotel once they arrive? Rosewood Bermuda is the place to stay; the luxurious hotel is surrounded by pink sand beaches and turquoise blue waters which envelope your senses in an atmosphere of peace and calm. Rooms start at $550/night.
Consider gifting this high-tech clock to the friend who needs some help setting boundaries. Rather than waking up to an alarm on your phone and immediately checking your work email, try this clock instead. Along with an easy-to-set alarm, the clock comes with a nightlight and a speaker that pulls from the brand’s rolodex of sound baths, guided meditations, and breathwork sessions to help you wind down before bed or ease into the day when you wake up.
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