The best wellness gifts to shop for loved ones this Christmas

Wellness gifts are exactly what we need for Christmas. Here are some of the best to give your friends and family

Christmas Wellness gifts
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If there's one thing we all need this year, it's some lovely wellness gifts. The last few years have been a hard pill to swallow for many of us, that's no secret. From the pandemic to politics and everything in between, it's fair to say we've all had a lot to deal with. 

Luckily, Christmas is right around the corner which means 'tis the season of gift-giving. If you're struggling for ideas for gifts for your girlfriend, gifts for your boyfriend, or gifts for any friends and relatives, then why not consider a wellness gift? 

We all need to unwind as we approach the end of the year and what better way to do so than with a little wellness session? From soothing diffusers to spruce up your energy and atmosphere, to thought-provoking journals to track your healthy progress, or calming candles to make you feel at ease, the list of Christmas gifts just perfect for some much-needed self-care is endless. 

Here are a few of our favorites, to show how much you cherish your loved ones this Christmas... 

Wellness Journal

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Moleskine Passion Journal

Set goals and manifest

Designed to grow into a permanent and uniquely customized record of your fitness, nutrition and wellness journey, this journal is the perfect way to start the new year. As well as providing four structured sections allowing you to keep a record of your personal goals, fitness, diet, health and self-care progress, the journal includes nutrition tips, exercises to increase muscle mass and practical fitness facts.

VicTsing 500ml Fragrance Essential Oil Diffuser

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Essential Oil Diffuser 550ml Oil Diffuser

For a calming aroma

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Everyone needs a good diffuser to help bring a calm aroma to their homes. This one by VicTsing uses essential oils to humidify and refresh the air in both small and large areas. It features seven different color night lights for you to choose from and has been praised especially for helping to promote a good night's sleep.

Gua Sha Scraping Massage Tool

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Gua Sha Scraping Massage Tool

Treat your scalp

Ahh, the subtle art of a good old head scratch. Is there anything more satisfying than a gentle comb running through your hair and massaging your scalp? We're finding it hard to think of one. If you or someone you love agree then do them a favour and gift them this Gua Sha scraping massage tool scalp treatment comb. It hits all the right spots. 

Ottolenghi Recipe Book

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Ottolenghi FLAVOUR recipe book

Eat your way to wellness

The ultimate gift for the foodie in your life is Ottolenghi's recipe book Flavour. Packed with delicious, healthy and traditional meals with step-by-step guides on how to recreate them, this book is bound to make anyone fall in love with the art of cooking —a wellness practice that works wonders and keeps your stomach happy!

Bose Sleepbuds

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These may look like headphones but they're not, they're sleepbuds. Clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster, this clever technology doesn't play music but delivers relaxing and noise-masking sounds to help you fall asleep and stay asleep all night. So, if you know someone who suffers from insomnia or has trouble sleeping, you could potentially become their favorite person after gifting them this.

Beauty Bay Jade Roller

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Jade facial roller

Because skincare is essential to wellness

We can't discuss wellness and self-care without a mention of skincare. Taking care of our skin not only looks but feels great. In fact, it's an essential part of wellness and one of the most soothing parts of our skincare routine is massaging our face with a jade roller. Beauty Bay's Jade facial roller also helps to reduce facial tension, aid lymphatic drainage and increase the absorption of your favorite skincare products. 

Golde Matcha Tumeric Blend

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Golde Matcha Tumeric Superfood Latte Blend

A good cuppa can solve anything

Whilst we'll admit that we love a good cup of coffee, we can't deny that the jittery feeling is far from one of zen. So to calm the spirit, encourage a loved one to switch to Matcha by gifting them a pack of Golde's Matcha Turmeric Latte Blend. The black-owned brand mixes seven essential superfoods to support skin glow, debloating, and serene focus. What's not to love? 

'Calm' Candle

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'Calm' wellness candle

Create a calming atmosphere

Designed specifically to de-stress and relax, the candle is a calming blend of eucalyptus and geranium with peppermint and cinnamon. It aims to ease anxiety and create an overall positive aroma, all whilst maintaining a lovely long lasting scent. It's an amazing gift for anyone with a hectic day to day life that needs to unwind. Oh, and did we mention it comes with an optional personalised cotton bag where you can add your own message.

Sagal Mohammed
Sagal Mohammed

Sagal is a journalist, specialising in lifestyle, pop culture, fashion and beauty.  She has written for a number of publications including Vogue, Glamour, Stylist, Evening Standard, Bustle, You Magazine, Dazed and Wonderland to name a few.