The holidays are a busy time and many don’t take the time to relax and make themselves a priority. Give those on your holiday list the gift of relaxation with this self-care gift guide! Or gift some of these items to yourself and make time to pamper yourself during the holidays.
Is someone on your list purchasing a new home? Give the gift of comfort with a Casper Mattress. This award-winning all-foam mattress is $995 for a queen and will surely help them adjust to their new home in comfort!
Maybe you don’t need the Casper mattress, but you will want a Casper Weighted Blanket! And so will everyone else on your list. This cozy blanket, weighted with 15 lbs, feels like a warm hug. It is designed for relaxation and will help with improved sleep. The 15 lb blanket is $179 – other weights are also available.
Olivia Von Halle’s Lila Havana Floral Classic Two-Piece PJ Set is the ultimate splurge gift. This colorful long sleeve matching set is made from silk and available at Neiman Marcus for $480. If you are seeking the ultimate in comfort and style, this set is it!
Brooklinen Mulberry Silk Pillowcases are the perfect gift for your beauty loving friends that love to style their hair. Sleeping on silk leaves their hair soft and styled without the morning hair mess. Available for $59 in a variety of colors, these silk pillowcases allow them to relax in style.
Know someone who struggles to relax and remain positive? Give them Tata Harper’s Aromatic Irritability Treatment. This blend of aromatic essential oils will help lift their spirits and promote a feeling of calm. Visit Tata Harper online to purchase this treatment for $65
this works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray makes a great stocking stuffer, and a self-care gift guide staple. It is perfect for this busy holiday season. This spray, made of a blend of lavender, vetiver, and chamomile releases continuously for 8 hours, helping to encourage deep, restful sleep naturally. Purchase online from Ulta for $46.
Buying for a frequent traveler or someone who commutes? Check out the Calpak Silk Travel Neck Pillow and Eye Mask Set. The set comes in a variety of colors and is $95 at Nordstrom. Silk keeps your hair shiny and mess-free and is gentle on your eyes.
Himalayan Salt Lamps help to create a relaxing ambiance in any room. They are also purported to have healing properties. Bed Bath and Beyond has a salt lamp for only $15.99 that would be a great addition to any room.
Herbivore Botanicals Soaking Salts in Calm is a blend of Himalayan pink salt, vanilla, and floral ylang-ylang. Add to a bath for a relaxing, calming soak. This gift will surely be appreciated by anyone needing a calm moment for themselves. Purchase at Nordstom for $18.
I love a good cup of tea, and David’s Tea delivers a great cup with their Sweet Indulgence 12 Tea Sampler. Filled with 12 loose teas and infusions in dessert flavors like blueberry jam, chocolate macaroon and more! Only $24 from David’s Tea.
Buying for a family? Give the gift of matching Christmas Family Flannel Pajamas from Lands End. They’ll be sure to get those perfect holiday photos while opening gifts on Christmas morning wearing these super soft flannel sets. Prices vary by style.
Extra thick, spa quality Turkish cotton make up the Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe. Starting at $98 and in a handful of neutral colors, this robe screams relaxation and comfort! Order from Brooklinen and maybe grab one of the matching towels as well.
Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband is an EEG headband and app that helps you meditate and improve your mood. Using the app and headband, you can follow the meditation program and get real feedback on your mood and mental state. Repeated use will help you to get more out of the meditation app and keep a calm mind. Muse is $149.99.
Daily Harvest ships frozen smoothie ingredients to health-conscious individuals who want to ease their food prep time. Eating well is self-care and Daily Harvest is the perfect gift for any health-obsessed friends on your list. Give either a gift card or a gift box containing 9 smoothies for $75.
Voluspa Maison Candles at Anthropologie are coconut wax scented with notes of tobacco, vanilla, prosecco and rose petals. They are housed in gorgeous glass jars that are sure to set a calming vibe to any space. Visit Anthropologie to order; the large is $68.
Smoko Toasty Heatable Plushies are soft, adorable plushies that can be microwaved and and cuddled for relaxation. They are filled with lavender and flax seed and can help ease minor aches and pains. Perfect for the kids and teens on your list. The sloth is super adorable and $29 at Urban Outfitters.
Bring the relaxation wherever you go with Muji’s Portable Aroma Diffuser. For $60, you get a palm-sized diffuser that will allow you to enjoy your favorite oils on-the-go. Grab one at Muji, and pick up some oils too!
What is self-care without crystals?! Pratt Daddy Crystals, run by Heidi and Spencer Pratt of The Hills, is chock full of a variety of crystals. A perfect gift to encourage relaxation, give a crystal pendant or holiday gift set, which includes a bracelets, a necklace and accessories. Holiday sets range in price from $140-$200+.
I hope this relaxation and self-care gift guide has given you some great gift ideas for your loved ones as well as yourself! Take care of yourself this holiday season so that you can enjoy all the festivities. Stay tuned for a few more gift guides for those techies and travel lovers on your list!