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The 35 Best Self-Care Gifts for a Healthier and Happier Person

Give the gift of wellness this holiday season.

the best self care gifts of 2021
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Self-care is something that everyone can benefit from, and whether that means journaling, eating healthy, or taking time to unwind, there is always room to improve. These are gifts that everyone can enjoy regardless of age, gender, or running ability, and are a great option when buying a gift for the person that has everything.

We have gathered some of the best products to help them feel a little healthier, calmer, and more like their optimal self. From mattress toppers and foot massagers to a new juicer, check out some of our dear self-care items for every aspect of life. And whether buying for family, friends, or yourself this holiday season, these gifts are sure to bring some cheer and well deserved pampering.

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out our guides on gifts for runners, fitness gifts, and gifts for coffee lovers.

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1
Pamper Your Feet
UREVO 2-in-1 Under-Desk Treadmill
RENPHO

Whether it's for someone who stands all day at their job or is in the middle of a heavy training cycle, this heated foot massager will soothe and loosen tight muscles. 

For more foot massagers, look here. 

2
For Relaxing Showers
Cleverfy Aromatherapy Shower Steamers
CLEVERFY

This pack of shower steamers give off a relaxing aromatherapy experience. There are 6 different scents made with essential oils, flowers and herbs. 

3
Keep Moving Throughout the Day
UREVO 2-in-1 Under-Desk Treadmill
UREVO

Sitting all day can take a serious toll. Adding this walking treadmill to any work setup can help people get in a few extra miles during the day, and keep their body in motion. 

4
For a Healthier Diet
‘The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100’ by Dan Buettner
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

This book contains delicious recipes from the healthiest places in the world. For the best treatment, inside and out, these recipes claim to help people live to 100.  

5
Best Humidifier
Hey Dewy Wireless Facial Humidifier
Hey Dewy

This mini humidifier is perfect for keeping their skin hydrated all day long. It is wireless, comes in 3 different colors, and super quiet which makes it great for the office. It also fits in cup holders so you could bring it in the car for long trips. 

6
Protect Skin and Hair
Natural Silk Pillowcase
J JIMOO

Silk pillowcases don't just look expensive, they are super soft and help to keep hair and skin looking supple and young. This model comes in 14 different colors and three different pillow sizes. 

7
The Coziest Robe
PAVILIA Premium Women's Plush Soft Robe
PAVILIA
Now 38% off

Nothing screams “at-home spa day” like a new plush robe. This one is calf-length and extra fluffy for a warm and cozy experience right out of the shower.

8
Coziest Blanket
Protect Skin and Hair
DISSA
Now 13% off

This reversible blanket comes in 10 different colors and 6 size options. It is super soft and cozy—great for a relaxing night in. 

9 REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush
REVLON
Now 37% off

Make everyone think you get daily blowouts with this easy-to-use hair tool. This is also great in the winter months when you don't want to risk frozen locks. 

10
Face Context
Dr. Jart+ Shake & Shot Rubber Luminous Mask
Dr. Jart
Now 14% off

These masks are not only satisfying to make and peel off the face, but they give the skin a well-deserved pampering as well. This one is a smoothing formula, which results in a dewy look. 

11 Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Ribbed Hooded Robe
Barefoot Dreams

Sometimes a day needs to be spent in pajamas. Treat your friends to this indulgent robe that will make them feel like they never got out of bed. The ribbed material and hood provide extra comfort and relaxation, perfect for a day of self-care.

12
Best Valentines Day Gifts for Runners
Hu Dark Chocolate Bars
Hu

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants ... so that basically makes it a health food. Whether for your physical health or emotional, this chocolate uses only organic, vegan, fair-trade ingredients—and it's delicious. 

13
For Aromatherapy
Ultimate Aromatherapy Diffuser & Essential Oil Set
Today's Top Stories
Now 43% off

From invigoration to relaxation, essential oils can help improve their mood, and help keep moisture in their rooms come winter.

14
Get the Softest Feet Ever
Foot Peel Mask 3 Pack
ALIVER

We all know how calloused feet can get from pounding on the miles. This foot mask makes feet baby soft again—at least until next racing season. 

15
For a Relaxing Bath
Bath Bombs Gift Set
LifeAround2Angels

This set of 12 bath bombs is a relaxing gift for yourself or someone you know who needs help chilling out. They're made in California with natural ingredients, and the formula is super moisturizing to help with dry, winter skin.

16
Best Fitness Tracker
Fitbit Luxe Fitness and Wellness Tracker
Fitbit
Now 14% off

This slim fitness tracker won't take up much room on the wrist, but it can help to keep track of your health. From sleep, to steps, to stress levels, this tracker helps give a great overview of your day-to-day fitness and wellness. 

17
Up Your Pillow Entertainment
Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows
Beckham Luxury Linens

Pillows are a great gift because people always forget to replace them. These pillows are great for back, side, and stomach sleepers, and have a gel filling that will help people keep cool. 

18
Make Any Space Cute and Trendy
Soy Wax Bubble Candle
ACITHGL
Now 40% off

These trendy candles add a sophisticated touch to any room. Made with soy wax, they are also a safe choice for respiratory health. 

19
Luxurious Bedding
Washed Linen Sheet Set
Simple&Opulence

This set of linen sheets will make any bed feel like a luxurious hotel. These sheets are great because they keep sleepers warm during chilly nights and cool during hot nights. 

20
Stay Hydrated
Hydro Flask 32-Ounce Water Bottle
Hydro Flask
Now 11% off

This Hydro Flask monster bottle carries 32 ounces of water, and keeps it cold all day with double insulation. Plus, the straw feature makes it easy to drink—and spillproof. 

21 Artcome Japanese Matcha Tea Set
Artcome

Turn your morning cup of matcha into a meditation. This ceremonial matcha set will not only give you the smoothest cup of matcha you have ever tasted, but it allows you to center and ground yourself before a busy day. 

22
For a Better Sleep
LUCID 2-Inch Gel-Infused Memory-Foam Mattress Topper
LUCID

A good night's sleep is key to feeling good. This memory-foam mattress topper provides extra support and cushioning without them having to go out and buy a whole new mattress. 

Check out our full review on mattress toppers here.

23
Best Face Mask
Mighty Marshmallow Face Mask
Bliss
Now 20% off

This mask might not have actual marshmallows in it, but it is super soothing and gives an instant cooling effect. Plus it leaves your face moisturized and soft and works great for sensitive skin. 

24
For Beautiful Hair
Olaplex No. 8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask
Olaplex

Olaplex has become a staple in the hair care world, and many credit it for saving their dry and damaged hair. This mask is designed to lock in moisture and give your hair body and shine. 

25
Get in Your Green Juice
Mueller Austria Juicer Ultra Power
Mueller Austria

Juicing is a great way to get in some extra fruits and veggies, and this juicer is efficient and can handle the densest veggies. It is easy to use and easy to clean, so they will want to juice again and again. 

26
For At Home Massages
Comfier Shiatsu Neck & Back Massager
COMFIER

This massager is more affordable and takes up less space than a massage chair. It massages from the neck down to the thighs and has four rotation modes.  

27
Best Greens Supplement
Bloom Nutrition Green Superfood
Bloom Nutrition

It can be hard to get in all your greens, but this green juice powder contains nutrients from 30 fruits and vegetables as well as probiotics, adaptogens, and antioxidants. It can also help to heal your gut and prevent painful bloating. 

28
Reach Your Goals
The Five-Minute Journal: A Happier You in 5 Minutes a Day
Intelligent Alter

Starting a journal can be intimidating, but this guided journal takes minimal effort, and can help people reach and realize their goals. As its name states, it takes only 5 minutes a day, so it's perfect for someone just beginning to journal. 

29 Drown Out Sleep-Disturbing Noises
Footnanny

Not many people think to give proper attention to their feet. This pedicure collection is the perfect gift idea for someone in your life that needs to treat themselves. Not only does the buffer provide immediate results, this gift is a great excuse to get cozy and have a spa day with your friend!

30
Fight Anxiety in the Coziest Way
Waowoo Weighted Blanket
Waowoo

Weighted blankets can be a game changer for those with anxiety. This 20-pound blanket feels like a full-body hug and can help people relax when it's most needed. 

31
For Morning Meditation
Florensi Meditation Cushion
Florensi

This cushion was designed with meditation in mind, meaning that it will help make meditating more comfortable, and hopefully a little easier. 

32
Best Running Shoes
UGG Women's Tasman Slipper
UGG

Pamper their feet pre- and post-run. These fleece UGG slippers come in 11 different colors and can be worn inside and outside, and will keep their feet super toasty even when the weather is cold. 

33 Best Greens Supplement
UMA

This gift is great for your friend who always seems stressed out. Put their mind and body at ease with these antioxidant-rich bath oils that will leave them feeling rejuvenated and spoiled.

34
Drown Out Sleep-Disturbing Noises
HoMedics White Noise Sound Machine
Homedics
Now 21% off

Whether they live in a busy area or can’t stand total silence, this white-noise machine helps to drown out outside noise and replace it with soothing, sleep-inducing sounds.

35
Best Air Purifier
AirSoap Home Air Purifier
PhoneSoap

This air purifier helps get rid of allergens, dust, mold, and germs in the air. It is super quiet, and has a light on the bottom which alerts you to your air quality. 

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