The 52 Best Healthy Holiday Gifts for Women

Set those fit foodies, glam girls, and techie friends up for daily bliss with these gorgeous—dare we say indulgent?—presents.

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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.

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Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser, Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser


To buy: $119;

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?

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23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

23andMe Health + Ancestry Service gift guide holiday 2018

To buy: $199;

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.

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Ninja DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee System

Ninja DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee System

To buy: $230;

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.

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Gaiam Adjustable Balance Stool


To buy: $129;

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.

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Athleta Polartec Power Stretch Tights


To buy: $89;

They might look like your basic black leggings, but these fleece-lined pants will keep legs warm on evening runs, and they're also a great base layer under pants or a dress. If you don't own a pair yet, you're missing out.

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T3 White Rose Gold Featherweight Luxe 2i Hair Dryer


To buy: $250;

Retain moisture, fight frizz, and reveal shine, all while getting a blowout in less time. As a bonus, this set is lightweight and quiet.

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Awair Glow


To buy: $119;

Concerned about the air you're breathing at home? This handy gadget monitors toxins, chemicals, CO2, humidity, and temperature and can turn on appliances like your air purifier or air conditioner when your levels need to be adjusted to clean the air.

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TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller

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To buy: $45;

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.

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Kiehl's Advent Calendar

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To buy: $70;

Artist Andrew Bannecker designed this gorgeous, limited edition advent calendar—and it's as fun to open as it is beautiful. She'll love discovering the 24 (!) products behind each door, a mix of masks, serums, moisturizers, and more must-haves from Kiehl's.

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Gray Malin Neon Umbrella iPhone X Case

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To buy: $50;

This is the next best thing to one of photographer Gray Malin's coveted beach prints. The cheerful iPhone case will have her dreaming of tropical sunshine, even in the dead of winter.

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This Works The Big Bang Cracker Gift Set

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To buy: $19;

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.

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Ninja K32012 Foodi NeverDull Premium Knife System, 12 Piece Knife Block Set, Stainless Steel/Black

Ninja K32012 Foodi NeverDull Premium Knife System

To buy: $230;

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.

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BlanQuil Quilted Weighted Blanket

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To buy: $170;

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.

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NutriBullet NBR-120112-Piece High-Speed Blender

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To buy: $60;

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.

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Cactus Essential Oil Diffuser

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To buy: $25;

Although the Vitruvi (see number two on this list) is a great choice, this more affordable model is also a worthy gift, especially for those who are just starting to explore essential oils. Plus, it's cute and compact enough for her to display on her desk at work.

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Love By Luna Crystal Set

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To buy: $25;

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.

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Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats

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To buy: $30;

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.

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Echo Show

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To buy: $230;

If she already has an Echo (or even if she doesn't), the latest smart home release from Amazon is sure to be a hit. With the Echo Show (available November 6), she can stream music, get the weather, set timers and alarms, and find recipes—all hands-free with Alexa technology.

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Vans Authentic Core Classics


To buy: $50;

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.

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Wine Soaps

wine soap

To buy: $28;

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.

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Everlane The Oversized Fleece Crew

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To buy: $45;

Her go-to sweatshirt just got even cozier, thanks to this oversized version from Everlane. With its supersoft fleece and roomy silhouette, you can bet she'll be reaching for this topper every weekend. (And lucky for you, the price point can't be beat.)

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Foreo Issa 2

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To buy: $169; and

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.

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Sugarfina Green Juice Bears

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To buy: $14;

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.

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Lavender Eye Pillow

eye pillow

To buy: $12;

Help her catch some much-needed zzz's with a silky eye pillow. This one contains organic flax seed and French lavender flowers, creating a calming scent. It's also a great gift for yogis, since an eye pillow can come in handy during savasana.

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Dr. Scholl's Freestep Sneaker

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To buy: $70;

Available in four versatile monochromatic hues and designed with a cushy memory-fit foam insole, these Dr. Scholl's kicks will feel totally blissful on her feet.

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bkr BPA-Free Silicone Sleeve Glass Water Bottle

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To buy: $38;

The trendy water bottle that every fitness influencer and cool girl in your barre class has been spotted sipping from always makes a great stocking stuffer.

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Diptyque Baies/Berries Scented Candle

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To buy: from $35;

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.

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HelloFresh Gift Card

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To buy: from $7;

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.

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Instant Pot Pioneer Woman LUX60 Vintage Floral 6 Qt 6-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker

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To buy: $99;

If she's a healthy foodie, chances are she has a pressure cooker on her holiday wishlist. Although you certainly can't go wrong gifting the classic Instant Pot, this new cooker from Pioneer Woman blogger Ree Drummond is particularly giftable. Like the original, it boasts 12 built-in programs, speedy cooking time, and a stainless steel bottom, but the fun vintage-inspired print will add some color to her kitchen.

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Jade Beauty Roller

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To buy: $38;

Handheld jade rollers are all the rage right now. This one is crafted from pure Xiuyan jade stone, and has an accompanying eye roller to help depuff undereye bags.

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slip Silk Scrunchies

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To buy: $39 for 3;

If she's obsessed with her silk pillowcase, gift her these luxurious silk scrunchies that will help her take her beauty sleep to the next level. Not only do they look supercute, but the silky fabric prevents tangles and breakage to fight frizz and keep hair healthy.

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Dagne Dover Landon Carryall

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To buy: $155;

We've recently become obsessed with Dagne Dover's on-trend bags, wallets, and clutches. The brand's Landon carryall is especially versatile, though: it's roomy enough to fit a pair of shoes and change of clothes, and has a padded laptop sleeve that makes it a great work-to-gym bag. Also good: a detachable cross-body strap, exterior pocket for her phone, and quick-drying 100% premium neoprene fabric. It's available in a slew of fun colors, but we're loving this unexpected pink camo print.

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Old Navy Frost-Free Puffer Jacket

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To buy: $60;

Winter jackets can be pricey, but this puffer—with its on-trend mockneck silhouette, plush Micro Fleece filling, and five fun colors—is a total steal at just $60.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch

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To buy: $330;

We're betting that this supercool new wearable is going to be one of the hottest gifts of 2018. Consider the evidence: built-in health tracking lets her monitor everything from her sleep to her steps to her meditation practice; it's water-resistant and boasts an impressive Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ display that prevents scratches; and it can go days on a single charge. It's available in two neutral tones, but you'll find us in this pretty rose gold hue.

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Minted 'Pining for Pineapple' Print

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To buy: from $21;

Your favorite fruit lover will appreciate this print for her kitchen (pineapples are a symbol of hospitality). Minted lets you personalize your gift with your choice of frame (17 different options are available), print size, and material used.

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Murad Bright On Time Kit

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To buy: $25;

The three vitamin C-packed formulas in this kit from Murad will give her the clear, glowy skin of her dreams (and they're TSA-approved sizes, too).

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Reebok Imagiro Bag

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To buy: $45;

Few bags are as versatile as this one. She can wear it to the gym, to work, or as a personal carry-on when traveling, and have her hands free the whole time. An interior compartment is perfect for stashing smaller essentials.

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Fair Trade Rare Grey Raw Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp

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To buy: $64;

Real talk: It's unlikely that salt lamps offer any real medical benefits, experts say. Still, that doesn't mean you can't gift one for the mood lighting. This gray salt lamp was made in Pakistan with 100% Himalayan crystal salt, and delivers a gorgeous glow.

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Brooklinen Classic Core Sheet Set

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To buy: from $129;

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.

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Le Creuset Salt and Pepper Mill Set

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To buy: $65;

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.

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M.Gemi The Volata Sneaker

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To buy: $248;

We love all of M.Gemi's shoes for their high quality materials and foot-supportive details, but this anything-but-basic sneaker is truly next level. With laser-cut leather uppers and gorgeous silver tones, she'll love rocking these handmade beauties throughout the year.

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Sunday Riley Bright Young Thing Visible Skin Brightening Kit

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To buy: $90;

Sunday Riley skincare products are truly incredible. This bestselling value pack—she'll get three of the brand's cult-favorite products, including their vitamin C serum, exfoliating serum, and water cream—really delivers on its promises for brighter, younger-looking skin.

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The Keto Box

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To buy: $40 for one month;

If she's gone keto (or thinking about starting), she'll love this subscription box, which makes following the popular diet a lot easier. Each month, she'll get a curated mix of eight to 11 low-carb snacks from keto-approved brands like Soom Foods and Nui.

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Tatcha The Kyoto Cleanse Kit

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To buy: $85;

Beauty addicts who were also glued to their TVs during the Royal Wedding will appreciate this kit, which comes with two of the Meghan Markle-approved brand's bestselling products (the Duchess reportedly swears by the exfoliating Rice Polish). Plus, the set rings in $28 less than its retail price, making it a great value to boot.

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Vee Collective Vee Medium Tote

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To buy: $175;

A good gym bag is essential for fitness fanatics, but we love that this one doesn't scream "gym bag." In fact, the quilted fabric, leather details, and sleek silhouette make it chic enough to become her go-to carryall for work, travel, and yes, daily trips to Equinox.

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Thrive Market Gift Card

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To buy: $50 and up;

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.

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Verilux HappyLight Full-Size 10,000 Lux Light Therapy Energy Lamp

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To buy: $100;

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.

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Vionic McKenzie Slipper

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To buy: $100;

Vionic's podiatrist-approved shoes are popular for good reason: details like supportive cushioning, plenty of arch support, and roomy toe boxes (read: no squished bunions) ensure that every step feels like walking on clouds. These suede slippers are no exception. We love that they're ultra soft and cozy for winter days spent lounging around the house, but still sleek enough (with a durable rubber sole) so you can wear them outdoors, too.

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Cuyana Canvas Pouch

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To buy: $55;

She'll get tons of us out of this canvas pouch from Cuyana. The neutral hues mean it'll go with everything in her closet, and it's roomy enough to keep in her work or gym bag for storing essentials on the go. Plus, it's water-resistant, making it a great choice for beach vacations.

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil

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To buy: $38;

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.

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Brooks Fly-By Half-Zip

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To buy: $85;

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.

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Classpass Gift Card

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To buy: from $50;

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.

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