The 52 Best Healthy Holiday Gifts for Women
Best healthy gifts
Shopping for holiday gifts can be awfully stressful. 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.
Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser, Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser
23andMe Health + Ancestry Service
To buy: $199; 23andme.com
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.
Takeya 24 oz. Actives Water Bottle
To buy: $33; amazon.com
When you’re on the go, keeping your liquids at your preferred temperature can be an issue. The vacuum insulation on this stainless bottle keeps cool items cold for 24 hours and hot items hot for 12 hours. The sip spout makes it easy to drink without spills or unscrewing the whole top. And with sizes ranging from 18 oz. to 40 oz., you're bound to find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.
Gaiam Adjustable Balance Stool
To buy: $129; amazon.com
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”-23” desk, making it great for most office workers.
Athleta Polartec Power Stretch Tights
T3 White & Rose Gold Featherweight Luxe 2i Hair Dryer
TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller
To buy: $45; amazon.com
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.
Kiehl's Advent Calendar
Gray Malin Neon Umbrella iPhone X Case
This Works The Big Bang Cracker Gift Set
HOBO Vintage Vida Clutch in Halo Stingray
To buy: $98; amazon.com
This clutch has just the right amount of glitz for a holiday party or New Year's Eve bash, while still being roomy and durable enough for everyday use. Most importantly, it fits all the essentials (phone, credit cards, and keys) with a handy wristlet strap that makes it easy to grab and go.
BlanQuil Quilted Weighted Blanket
To buy: $170; amazon.com
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.
NutriBullet NBR-120112-Piece High-Speed Blender
To buy: $60; amazon.com
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.
Cactus Essential Oil Diffuser
Love By Luna Crystal Set
To buy: $25; urbanoutfitters.com
Celebs like Jenna Dewan, Miranda Kerr, and Spencer Pratt are obsessed with crystals. And although there's no scientific evidence that they do anything other than look pretty, experts say there is some research to suggest that crystals may have a placebo effect that could promote relaxation. ("If you’re into this sort of alternative medicine, there’s little harm in giving it a go—as long as it’s not a substitute for real medical treatment when you need it," says Health's contributing medical editor Dr. Raj.) This set of five will look gorgeous on her dresser.
Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats
To buy: $30; amazon.com
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.
Vans Authentic Core Classics
To buy: $50; zappos.com
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.
To buy: $28; uncommongoods.com
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.
Everlane The Oversized Fleece Crew
Foreo Issa 2
Meet our favorite electric toothbrush: 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 totally 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.
Sugarfina Green Juice Bears
To buy: $14; sugarfina.com
Okay, so they're not exactly healthy,thanks to the sugar count. But these adorable green juice-flavored gummies are better for you. Inspired by Pressed Juicery's green juice, they contain real ingredients (think apples, lemons, ginger, and greens) without any artificial colors or flavors. A serving even delivers 20% of your daily recommendations for vitamin C and A.