We all need to unwind, and these gifts make it that much easier to do so. Give one—or more—to a friend who wants some relaxation in her life (which really is just about everyone!).
Gifts to help her relax
A gift certificate for a day at the spa is an obvious way to treat someone who could stand to relax a little, but if she’s really time-strapped, there’s a good chance that gift will just gather dust in a desk drawer. Whether she’s a high-power executive, a frazzled mom, or simply stressed by all that the holidays bring, these gifts will make it easy to unwind in the comfort of her own home.
Kiehl’s Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque
To buy: $48; nordstrom.com
The next-best thing to a day at the spa. This gel mask contains calendula flower petals and aloe vera to instantly soothe dry, parched skin on contact, and works well for all skin types.
Hand Knitted Cable Style Dori Pouf
To buy: $61; amazon.com
Encourage her to relax and put her feet up with this chic knitted pouf, available in 13 versatile shades.
Pinzon Faux Fur Throw Blanket
To buy: $37; amazon.com
A soft, cozy throw is always a welcome gift. This faux fur blanket (available in three neutral hues) looks luxe, but rings in under $40.
Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Coconut Oil Body Polish
To buy: $36; dermstore.com
The combination of virgin coconut oil and Moroccan rose gently exfoliates for enviably smooth, soft skin—perfect for those cold winter months. Bonus: the natural formula is free of parabens.
Jonathan Adler Women’s Pop Bourbon Candle
To buy: $42; amazon.com
Not only does this Jonathan Adler candle smell amazing (it has notes of cognac, plum, and cedar), but it doubles as a gorgeous home accent, thanks to the chic mirrored glass cup. Even better: it has a long burn time, so she can use enjoy it long after the holidays have ended.
Eve Lom Kiss Mix
To buy: $22; nordstrom.com
Get ready for the mistletoe! Whether you have chapped lips or just want a prettier pucker, anyone can benefit from this practical pot of lip treatment from Eve Lom. It’s made with beeswax to comfort a parched pout and menthol to cool, and the pearlized sheen leaves a little hint of shine.
Zuo Modern Pearl Table Lamp
To buy: $144; amazon.com
An unexpected (but lovely) gift, this pearl table lamp delivers a soft, calming glow that will instantly take her home from chaotic to blissful.
Primula Half-Moon Teapot
To buy: $14; amazon.com
This tea set provides a two-for-one relaxation punch: she’ll first unwind while watching the beautiful tea flowers bloom in the pot, and then while actually sipping the soothing tea.