The 32 Best Healthy Holiday Gifts for Women

The best tech, self-care, and more for the hardest-to-shop-for on your list

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Shopping for holiday gifts should be a fun and creative way to show your closest family and friends you care about them. But when your list is full of people with varying interests, tastes, and lifestyles, finding the perfect gift can be easier said than done.

After all, your best friend is into tech, while your sister only uses sustainable products, and your mom goes giddy for the newest kitchen gear. Take a deep breath and consider this chaotic problem officially solved with our new gift guide for every type of woman in your life. These gift ideas will inspire them to live life fuller and celebrate the everyday.

Here, the best gifts for every woman on your list.

Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser

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Amazon

If aromatherapy is your (or their) game, this is the absolute best diffuser. About 10-20 drops will infuse a 500 square foot room with the scent of your choice. Did we mention this is easy to clean and has an auto off safety switch?

Price at time of publication: $119

23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

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23andMe

Got someone on your shopping list who's curious to learn about her health and background? 23andMe's personalized DNA reports can help her explore her ancestry, taste preferences, sleep habits, and more. After she submits her saliva test in the included packaging, she'll get more than 90 different genetic reports–and she can even connect with her DNA relatives.

Price at time of publication: $199

Ninja DualBrew Pro System 12-Cup Coffee Maker CFP301

Ninja CFP301 DualBrew Pro System 12-Cup Coffee Maker

Ninja

Whether your loved one enjoys a matcha latte, espresso, or a morning cup of Joe, this machine will deliver their perfect concoction. It brews up to 60 ounces of coffee four ways, including classic, strong, cold, or specialty for an espresso dupe. Switch the machine to the water mode, and it sends hot or boiling H2O through a separate channel—so you won't have to worry about caffeine cross-contamination. Plus, there's an option to preset brewing times up to 24 hours in advance, as well as a fold-away frother.

Price at time of publication: $230

Gaiam Adjustable Balance Stool

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Amazon

Sitting on a balance ball at work can be hard to pull off. This balance stool from Gaiam eliminates the rolling away problem while helping you improve posture, circulation, and get a little core work while you're emailing. The stool can adjust from an 18-inch to 23-inch desk, making it great for most office workers.

Price at time of publication: $129

TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller 26 Inch

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TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller 26 Inch

Amazon

Gift this to any runner friends who could use a massage. Foam rollers can help boost energy, ease aches, and prevent pains—making it easier to work out harder next time. This one from TriggerPoint comes with free instructional videos and is made from quality materials that won't lose their shape over time.

Price at time of publication: $45

This Works The Big Bang Cracker Gift Set

This Works The Big Bang Cracker Gift Set

Amazon

The perfect stocking stuffer for red eye travelers or that person who never manages to get enough zzz's. We love This Works sleep spray, and this miniature version comes with an adorable eye mask, too.

Price at time of publication: $19

Ninja K32012 Foodi NeverDull Premium Knife System

Ninja K32012 Foodi NeverDull Premium Knife System
Amazon

Dull knives aren't just a pain in the kitchen—they're also dangerous due their inability to cleanly cut through food. Reduce the risk by adding Ninja Kitchen's latest line of cutlery to the kitchen line-up. The 12-piece set is a great pick for advanced chefs and beginners alike: It comes with a chef, utility, pairing, and Santoku knife, as well as kitchen shears and six steak knives. More impressive? The stand also includes a sharpening stone, which makes it easier than ever to give knives the proper care.

Price at time of publication: $230

BlanQuil Quilted Weighted Blanket

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Fans of weighted blankets say they feel like a big, warm hug. (Some small studies even suggest these types of blankets might help ease symptoms of anxiety and promote relaxation.) This bestselling blanket from BlanQuil is a great choice; it's available in a range of fun colors and has a removable cover so it can still be used in the summertime.

Price at time of publication: $170

NutriBullet High Speed Blender

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Amazon

A NutriBullet is one of our all-time favorite gifts for healthy eaters. With its 600-watt motor, the high-speed blender quickly pulverizes fruits and veggies for perfect smoothies and sauces, while built-in cups make it easy to store extras in the fridge for later. Plus, the sleek, compact design means it's a good option for apartment dwellers with tiny kitchens.

Price at time of publication: $60

Gaiam Premium Print Yoga Mat

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Gaiam Premium Print Yoga Mat

Courtesy of Amazon

There are a lot of yoga mats out there, but Gaiam's are consistently ranked among the very best. (If you don't believe us, just check out the more than 900 4-star reviews this one has on Amazon.) It's light enough to carry to and from yoga class with ease and has extra-thick cushioning—perfect for all those sun salutations she'll be doing.

Price at time of publication: $30

Vans Authentic Core Classics

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Zappos

Sleek sneaks are never out of style, especially this crisp white pair of Vans. She'll love slipping them on with a variety of looks: with her yoga clothes after class, with jeans on the weekend, and maybe even with a business-casual look for work. Not sure she'll go for white? These shoes also come in black, gray, and two shades of blue.

Price at time of publication: $50

Uncommon Goods Wine Soaps - Set of 4

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Uncommon Goods

These are some seriously good suds, and the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life. The set includes four all-natural vegan and gluten-free soaps in beautiful packaging—no gift wrap necessary! They're made with notes from popular wed and white blends, such as chardonnay and pinot noir.

Price at time of publication: $28

Foreo Issa 2

Foreo Issa 2

Courtesy of Sephora

Meet the cutest electric toothbrush we ever did see: It's made of 100% waterproof silicone, ideal for sensitive teeth; has 16 variable speeds; vibrates at a whopping 11,000 pulses a minute (see ya, plaque); and looks gorgeous on your bathroom sink. Oh, and one charge lasts for a full six months, so you don't have to worry about charging it each night.

Price at time of publication: $169

Diptyque Baies Candle

Diptyque Baies Candle

Diptyque

It's the perfect item to have on hand for secret santa exchanges, white elephant gifts, or that coworker you don't know well enough to shop for. Diptyque candles smell completely amazing, and this berry scent is one of our all-time favorites.

Price at time of publication: from $35

HelloFresh Subscription

HelloFresh Subscription

HelloFresh

Help her kick off her healthy-eating resolution right with a gift certificate to this popular meal kit service. One-time or subscription gifts are available, and you can also choose between classic meals (which contain meat and fish), vegetarian, or larger portions for families.

Price at time of publication: from $7

Cyber Monday Steal

Brooklinen Classic Core Sheet Set

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Brooklinen Classic Core Sheet Set

Brooklinen

When it comes to sheets, we have many, many favorites. (Here are some we love that keep you cool, and the extra-soft linen ones you should have on hand in summertime.) But few sheets compare with Brooklinen's. Multiple Health staffers rave about the ridiculously soft and lightweight cotton percale weave, which just gets better and better with each wash. The chic patterns are a bonus, although you can't go wrong gifting classic white.

Price at time of publication: from $129

Le Creuset Petite Salt and Pepper Mill Set

Salt and Pepper Mill Set

Le Creuset

When in doubt, a salt and pepper mill set is always a great choice, and this one from Le Creuset is the best of the best.

Price at time of publication: $65

Thrive Market Gift Card

Thrive Market Gift Card

Thrive Market

For healthy foodies, there's no better place to shop than Thrive Market. The up-and-coming online grocer organizes all items sold on the site into easy-to-shop value categories, such as gluten-free, keto, vegan, paleo, and raw. She'll love shopping from a mix of tried-and-true brands like Larabar, Nuttzo, and Bob's Red Mill along with Thrive's own label, and prices are lower than she'll find in most grocery stores. Also good? The site just launched a new wine category, which features varieties that are organic, biodynamic, and free of added sugar.

Price at time of publication: from $50

Verilux HappyLight Light Therapy Lamp

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Verilux HappyLight Light Therapy Lamp

Amazon

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is real, and one of the best ways to combat it at home is with a light therapy box. The National Institute for Mental Health recommends one that delivers light at 10,000 lux, and this highly reviewed lamp from Verilux fits the bill. Soaking up its artificial glow for 20 to 60 minutes a day may help ease SAD symptoms and boost mood and energy. Gift it to that person in your life who's been missing sunny summer days.

Price at time of publication: $100

Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil

FENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil

Fenty Beauty

She'll shine bright like a diamond with diamond-dusted highlighter from Fenty Beauty. The oh-so-sparkly formula looks good on all skin tones, and is formulated without parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.

Price at time of publication: $38

Brooks Fly-By Half-Zip

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Road Runner Sports

Chilly winter runs just got a lot cozier, thanks to this durable half-zip. She'll love the thumbhole cuffs and front pockets to stash her phone, keys, and credit card.

Price at time of publication: $85

ClassPass Gift Card

ClassPass Gift Card

ClassPass

Does she spend more money on boutique fitness classes than she does clothes? Trust us, she'll appreciate some Classpass credits. A membership will give her access to hundreds of popular studios in cities throughout the U.S., and the easy-to-use app makes booking (and rescheduling) classes a breeze.

Price at time of publication: from $50

BodyGlide For Her Anti Chafe and Moisturizing Balm

Body Glide For Her Anti Chafe and Moisturizing Balm

Amazon

Whether they’re in the heat or the cold, it's possible to experience chafing anywhere the skin gets rubbed. They can apply the balm to their groin, thighs, nipples, under arms, neck, or just about anywhere else they might experience chapped and cracked skin from chafing. This balm will create a protective layer with an invisible, non-greasy barrier.

Price at time of publication: Starting at $5.50

Finishing Touch Flawless Beauty Fridge

Flawless Beauty Fridge

Courtesy of Ulta

For the skincare guru, this mini fridge will keep masks, moisturizers, and serums cool for a refreshing effect when applied. The fridge also includes a convenient basket to store smaller items like jade rollers and gua-sha stones. 

Price at time of publication: $60

Alo 7/8 High-Waist Airbrush Legging

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Alo

This simple legging is designed to stay in place as it moves with you, featuring comfort-driven seams; a high-waist panel; and sweat-wicking, odor-resistant fabric. From a morning coffee run to a workout class to afternoon errands, she can wear this flattering and functional piece all day long.

Price at time of publication: $98

Levoit Core 300 True HEPA Air Purifier

Levoit Core 300 True HEPA Air Purifier

Courtesy of Levoit

Air purifiers can help remove pet hair, dander, pollen, dust, and other allergens from your environment so you can breathe easier. Swap in different filters to tailor to your needs; this brand offers filters specifically for smoke, smog and toxins, or pets. 

Price at time of publication: $100

Athleta Pranayama Restore Wrap

Athleta Pranayama Restore Wrap

Gap

This stylish wrap will keep you warm to and from your favorite workout class. The loose, lightweight fit and modern design looks great over leggings while the deep pockets, reinforced thumbholes, and washable material keep it practical. 

Price at time of publication: $89

Allbirds Women's Wool Loungers

Allbirds Women's Wool Loungers

Allbirds

For the person who's always working out, having a comfortable off-day shoe is a must. These cushioned slip-ons are made with a lightweight eucalyptus tree fiber to offer total comfort in a sleek look.

Price at time of publication: $100

Instant Pot 6 Qt. Duo Pressure Cooker

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Target

This multicooker acts as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, sauté pan, and food warmer all in one kitchen appliance. For those who have a full schedule, this handy tool makes it easy to prepare a nourishing meal in a short amount of time. 

Price at time of publication: $100

Hydro Flask Wide-Mouth Insulated Water Bottle, 32 oz.

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Staying hydrated is essential for overall health, and this durable water bottle can come with you anywhere. The insulated stainless steel bottle is meant to keep your beverage cold for up to 24 hours (or hot for up to six hours) and won’t transfer any metallic flavors. 

Price at time of publication: $45

Michooyel Silk Hair Scrunchies

Silk Hair Scrunchies

Amazon

These silk scrunchies are softer on the hair than regular elastics, producing less breakage and frizz. Use these to preserve your smooth tresses during a workout or at night while you sleep. 

Price at time of publication: $15 for 3

La Roche Posay Face Serum with Hyaluronic Acid

La Roche Posay Face Serum with Hyaluronic Acid

Target

Vitamin C is thought to have anti-aging and brightening properties for the skin. This topical vitamin C serum leaves the skin feeling softer, brighter, and more hydrated.

Price at time of publication: $40

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