16 Self-Care Gift Ideas For A Better You
Give the gift of relaxation to all of those that need it.
How you define self-care and wellness will depend on what you need. For some, it’s the act of reading, papering, or sending positive affirmations. For others, it’s all about healthy eating, meditation, and fitness.
However you want to define it, there’s a gift for just about everyone in this category. Whether you need some well-deserved ‘me-time’ or know someone who might benefit from a little R&R (Rest & Relaxation) we’ve got you covered.
Use this gift guide to soothe, brighten, calm and reset the mind, body, and soul — because hey you deserve it!
Essential Kit By Burt’s Bees
Treat someone special, even yourself with the all-natural Essential Burt’s Bees Kit.
This kit contains five of their cult classics including their:
- Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream that softens, moisturizes, and calms sensitive skin thanks to the added aloe ingredient.
- The Botanical Natural Hand Salve that’s made with herbs and beeswax to cure the driest of skin.
- Milk and Honey Body Lotion that nourishes the skin thanks to the added milk, honey vitamin E, coconut, and grapeseed oil.
- Beeswax Lip Balm helps moisturize dry lips.
- Coconut Foot Cream made with rosemary extract to relax and moisturize tired feet.
This self-care gift set comes in a pre-packaged box for easy gifting or separates each item for a stocking stuffer or advent calendar.
Review│Got this to take apart and put separate items in different stockings for Christmas. My daughter said the skin lotion helped her sensitive dry skin. My son used the lip chap and said it helped him too. I would buy Burts Bees again. — Andrea
Spirit Dust By Moon Juice
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The Moon Juice’s most popular gift will have to be the Signature Spirit Dust.
Spirit Dust is a unique blend of superfoods claimed to promote energy, brain function, awareness, and creativity.
Their ingredients include:
- Reishi Mushrooms: Great for promoting circulation, strengthening the immune system, and lowering blood pressure.
- Goji Berries: Known for their potent vitamins, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids. Overall great for reducing inflammation and boosting the immune system.
- Astragalus: A traditional herb used in Chinese medicine to promote immunity.
- Longan: High in anxitondinat, Vitamins A and C. It is believed that this fruit promotes better circulation throughout the body.
This magical powder comes in pill form or as loose powders that you add to your coffee, smoothies, or teas. It’s the perfect self-care gift for the conscious health individual in your life.
Review│I cannot say enough wonderful and amazing things about Spirit Dust! For anyone who struggles with anxiety, either on a daily basis or in certain situations, this is the best thing in the world. — Jess
I Am Safe By The Coloring Method
With over 128 pages this coloring book incorporated mindful meditation tools for self-awareness and relaxation.
The I Am Safe Coloring Book guides the busy mind to calmness by incorporating simple but resonating mantras like: ”I Am Safe & Happy” while coloring simplistic designs.
The further you progress in the book the longer the mediation practices get and the amount of coloring. This is a thoughtful self-care gift idea for anyone looking to disconnect, relax, and focus on themselves for enlightenment.
Review│I enjoyed the practice of coloring and found the exercises super fun and simple and the journal section was key to understanding what I was going through. I give this book five stars. tip: try to use a specific color for a specific intention, it is quite soothing to the eye and to the heart. — Anonymous
Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder By Jade Leaf
Matcha green tea contains antioxidants that help promote brain function, liver, and heart health. One of the highest-rated matcha is the organic matcha green tea powder by Jade Leaf.
Its caffeine content is equivalent to a brewed coffee cup without the caffeine jitters — thanks to the acid L-Theanine. Earthy and creamy tasting, this matcha can be used on its own or when baking.
Review│Love it so already schedule for monthly delivery. I use it with my smoothie I put almond milk, banana, avocado, spinach, green tea powder, date, and honey — Aom
Theragun Mini (Product Red Edition) By Theragun
The Theragun mini is the best pocket-sized message device that can go anywhere and relieve any sort of muscle stiffness.
This compact device is incredibly portable and recommended by many certified chiropractors, trainers, physical therapists, athletes, self-care enthusiasts, and over 250 professional sports teams.
Addtiaonly, it has a long-lasting battery life that lasts up to 150 minutes and comes with a stylish to-go bag.
Purchase the Product Red Theragun and you will be donating two percent of the sales price to the Global COVID-19 Response Fund and Critical HIV/AIDS programs. It’s the perfect two-in-one gift.
Review│Fantastic quality, great to throw in a sports bag for the car or the gym. Works really well and feels nice at all three settings and the charge lasts for a very long time. Easy to hold with the ergonomic design. — CS
The EKO Lite Yoga Mat By Manduka
We can’t talk about self-care without talking about yoga. This Sea Gold Marble eKO yoga mat by Manduka is sure to turn some heads during your next hot yoga class.
Manduka is a well-respected brand especially when it comes to all yoga gear.
The durable and naturally grippy texture will keep you stable even during the most complex yoga poses. The eKO Lite Mat is also eco-friendly, biodegradable, non-toxic, and latex-free.
It’s made with sustainable tree rubber and does not contain any harsh dyes that can harm you or the environment. If you or a friend loves yoga as much as we do, give the Maduka yoga mat a try.
Review│Fantastic mat- especially for heated yoga. No slip, perfect amount of cushion and grip. I’ve been teaching yoga for five years and I’ve gone through so many mats. I think I found my perfect match with this one! — Kristen
The Diffuser Ultrasonic Aromatherapy By Sharper Image
Bring a touch of tranquility and elegance with this unique aromatherapy diffuser by Sharper Image.
This is not just any diffuser, it uses ultrasonic waves to generate mist, unlike traditional diffusers that use heat to add humidity into a room.
This diffuser set also includes three relaxing scents and a built-in ambient sound machine for better relaxation.
Gift this to anyone including yourself to gain better sleep and immerse in a zen-like atmosphere.
Review│Great gift for those who are into aromatherapy. Also digging the lovely smell with mood lights. 5 stars and would buy again. — Tree
The Tea Steeper By DAVIDsTEA
Get the most out of every tea you make with the BPA-free DAVIDsTEA Steeper.
Like a teapot but with more flair, steep your desired tea, place the accessory over your cup, and voliá enjoy the perfect cup of liquid goodness.
The steeper filters any access leaves and once placed over your cup it opens the valve automatically to release the liquid and vice versa. It probably is the coolest and easiest way to steep.
Review│I used my other one so much I had to replace it. Happy this time I bought a larger size so I can make more than one cup at a time. — Sherry
Movement Water Purification Bottle By LARQ
This Movement Water Purification Bottle by LARQ is pure genius. The LARQ Movement Bottle actively purifies the water using UV-C LED light, eliminating up to 99.9999% of E.coli and other germs.
It’s lightweight single-walled stainless steel with a premium food-grade silicone sleeve for extra grip.
Not to mention, it’s fully rechargeable and BPA-free.
One of the most unique yoga accessories recommended by many sports enthusiasts.
Review│As has been said many times, the Larq bottle is as pretty as it is useful. I bought it because I believed the advertising that it purifies itself and the water in it. Nonetheless, I bought a test kit to verify the claim. And the results were as I’d hoped. It really does purify ordinary tap water. Well worth the purchase price. — Susan
How To Love Yourself Cards By Louise Hay
Self-care and self-love are so important for health but we often we can get consumed with daily tasks, stresses, and other feelings that don’t serve us.
With the How to Love Yourself Cards, you get sixty-four positive affirmations to keep you moving on a positive path.
Each card comes with beautiful visuals and uplifting messages to remind you or whoever you decide to gift this that you/they are beautiful, loving, joyful, and worth it. The 4” X 4” cards mean that they can easily go anywhere or be shared with anyone who needs a little love.
Review│Inspiring thoughts that help to enhance the quality of our thinking and feeling. I love sharing these cards with anyone, and particularly with people who believe they are not enough. — Linda
Ageless Skin Set By Tata Harper
Get ready for a soothing skin treatment with this all-natural anti-aging gift set by Tata Harper.
It features daily neuropeptides that plump and smooth the skin. Plus, an ultra-rich cream containing hyaluronic acid and essential fatty acids that promote hydration and prevent the formation of new wrinkles. It’s one of the best soothing self-care gifts for any beauty enthusiast.
Review│I seriously have tried every skincare product on the market only to be disappointed by their claims. I hesitated to try Tata’s products because of cost however after reading reviews and the story of Tata harper I decided to try a few products. I must honestly say they are fabulous! My skin has always been sensitive especially around the eye area and my neck. After using Tata products for 3 months or so all redness and rashes have disappeared and my skin is glowing. I will surely continue using Tata’s products. Thank you for the fabulous products you have developed. Deb Read Less — Deb
ISSA 2 Electric Toothbrush By FOREO
Keep your breath fresh with the incredibly beautiful FOREO ISSA 2 electric toothbrush. The ISSA comes in four different stylish colors (Mint, Cool Lack, Lavender, and Cobalt Blue).
It uses silicone-grade bristles that keep germs and bacteria off and provide a deeper clean.
This is a total redesign of what an electric toothbrush should be.
Review│When I purchased it I thought it’s going to be just like the other ones, I don’t like the vibrations on other electric toothbrushes, they bother my teeth. The fact that I could turn down the vibration was a winner for me. I absolutely love it, it cleans my teeth very well and I tend to brush my teeth a little longer because it feels so good on my gums and teeth. I’m already looking to purchase an extra brush head even though I just got it. I’m so impressed. I have finally found an electric toothbrush that works for me. — Elise
Yoga Om Bath Salts By Verdant Alchemy
Chances are that you know someone who loves yoga and swears by essential oils. Combine the two, and you’ll get the Yoga Om recovery bath salts by Verdant Alchemy.
These 100% natural bath salts have essential oils like Ylang-Ylang and Basil to help soothe sore muscles and kick start the recovery process.
Other essential oils like Grapefruit help boost energy, and patchouli calms the nerves.
This is a deeply relaxing self-care treat that will be much appreciated by whoever receives it.
Review│These bath salts are perfect after yoga practice or at any time you want to switch off and relax. The scent fills the bathroom and brings a sense of peace and wellbeing. Your skin feels soothed. Can definitely recommend. — Bren
Great Escapes Yoga (The Retreat Book) By Angelika Taschen
Looking for ways to display self-care without having to go anywhere?
Gift your buddy a relaxing vacation all within the comfort of their own home.
Angelika Taschen Gathered all the best yogi retreats in the updated version of the Great Escapes Yoga book.
She showcases some amazing yoga retreats from one of the holiest cities in Rishikesh (Parmarth Niketan Ashram) to a 48-acre former tea plantation in Sri Lanka.
Review│I truly love this book — Anonymous
The Starter Ritual Set By Tatcha
Winter doesn’t mean you need to suffer from dry skin.
Targeted for all types of skin, the Starter Ritual Set is an essential set that lets you try Tatcha’s most loved skincare products.
The collection includes six travel-sized self-care products like:
- The Camellia Cleansing Oil removes dirt and makeup without stripping your face.
- The Rice Polish that exfoliates the skin with ingredients derived from Japanese rice bran and licorice root extract.
- The Essence is formulated with a complex of Japanese superfoods the help soften and plump the skin.
- The Dewy Skin Cream is filled with antioxidants and maximum hydration for a dewy complexion.
- The Silk Peony Eye Cream for radiant and moisturized eyes.
These skincare items are formulated with the finest Japanese ingredients like Okinawa algae and hyaluronic acid that will give your skin that glowy look.
Review│I bought this set because it was my first time purchasing from Tatcha and wanted to try out the products before I committed to a full size. I noticed a difference in my skin almost immediately. My skin felt so hydrated and was glowing like a glazed donut. Since then I’ve tried other brands and they just don’t give me the same results. Definitely wRead more about the review stating Love It!!! Worth the splurge if you can! — Jasmine
Beauty In Bloom Volume Set By Moroccanoil
Celebrate your hair with the Beauty In Bloom Volumizing hair set by Moroccanoil. The set includes four travel sizes of their bestsellers to tame frizzy, dry, and lack-luster locks.
Use the volumizing shampoo to gently cleanse the scalp and the restoring conditioner to hydrate dry hair follicles. Top it off with the Root Boost mousse for volume and the Moroccanoil treatment for healthy-looking hair.
Overall this is a great self-care gift to treat any hair.
Review│I absolutely love the smell! Made my hair so soft and manageable. Daily hair washer due to the top looking greasy. I can go days without washing if I chose to. My hair still smells great on day 2 of not washing. Recommended this product to all my friends and I can’t rave about it enough. Hooked for life!!!- Julie
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