These Self-Care Gifts Are Great for the Friend Who’s Always Taking Care of Others

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Although running and other various forms of exercise are a great way to blow off some steam, sometimes you just need to relax, unwind, and pamper yourself. Self-care is something that everyone can benefit from, and whether that means journaling, eating healthy, or taking time to decompress at the end of the day. These are gifts that everyone can enjoy regardless of age, gender, or running ability, and are a great option when buying a gift for the person that has everything.

We have gathered some of the best products to help them relax, reset and feel more like their optimal self. From mattress toppers and foot massagers to a new juicer, check out some of our favorite self-care items for every aspect of life. And whether buying for family, friends, or yourself this holiday season, these gifts are sure to bring some cheer and well-deserved pampering.

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out our guides on gifts for runners, fitness gifts, and gifts for coffee lovers.

Everyone loves a good bubble bath. This one is made with gentle ingredients and essential oils which won’t dry or irritate the skin.

Whether it’s for someone who stands all day at their job or is in the middle of a heavy training cycle, this heated foot massager will soothe and loosen tight muscles.

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This pack of shower steamers give off a relaxing aromatherapy experience. There are six different scents made with essential oils, flowers, and herbs.

These candles are a subtle nod to the Wizarding World that even muggles will love. There are five candles in the collection including the tri-wick Hogwarts candle, and four single-wick options, one for each house.

This extra-large lip balm will last longer than a standard size, and it is easier to find when they drop it in a bag. This one is peppermint and leaves the lips feeling nourished and refreshed.

Farmhouse Fresh not only uses certified organic ingredients in their products, but a portion of their profits goes to funding the care and rehabilitation of rescue animals at their sanctuary. This bundle includes a face serum, a brightening mask, and heel glaze that will get them hydrated and glowing from head to toe.

These sherpa shoes are not only ridiculously cute, but they have a supportive sole that is comfortable for all-day wear. They have fluff both inside and out for an ultra cozy, slipper-like feel.

Though it may seem like a basic gift, you can never go wrong with a new set of plush washcloths. These are made from 100% cotton, and are soft, yet gently exfoliating on the skin.

Your favorite guy could use some skincare as well, and this luxe shaving kit will leaving him feeling baby smooth, and will add some retro style to his bathroom countertop.

Whether they’re new to meditating or are a certified zen master, this meditation trainer can add something to their practice. It lets out a pulsating vibration, and guided meditations that help keep you focused and relaxed throughout your session.

This gel kit comes with everything they need to do their nails at home. Each kit comes with tools, polishes, base and top coat, and a UV lamp. There are 12 color sets to choose from, and when applied properly, a mani can last over to 21 days.

Dry brushing is a great way to stimulate the skin, preventing dryness, cellulite, discoloration, and loss of elasticity. This one looks good on a bathroom shelf and also has soft nodules, which make it feel like a massage.

If you haven’t heard “Laneige lip mask” come out of someone’s mouth in the last year, you probably live under a rock. This viral lip hydrator feels amazing on and will give their lips a shiny, plump, and kissable pout.

This hydrating cream is great for use on their entire body and face. It uses ingredients like natural oils and essential oils to give it not only its incredibly hydrating effects, but also signature citrusy scent.

While this loungewear set is on the pricier side, it is incredibly soft, smooth, and has a cooling effect. The wide leg is flattering on any body type, and the high waist tie prevents them from falling off without being tight. And these could be the only clothes that you get them this season, because they will not want to take them off.

Get the matching top here.

While this may look like some sort of futuristic space helmet, it is actually their new favorite travel buddy. This wearable neck pillow offers cushioning on the neck and head, a hood for warmth, and eye cover to block out light. When not in use, it curls up into a tiny, packable rectangle, and the outer surface cover is machine washable.

This tool may be expensive, but it allows them to get spa-quality facials in the comfort of their home. It has six different attachments that help with skin brightening, depuffing, rejuvenation, and elasticity. Plus the percussive element feels like a massage, and will make them look forward to skincare.

Weighted blankets are great for reducing stress and anxiety, but many of them are not as cute as a standard throw. This one, however, is made from a heavy knit material that gives the look of a chunky, stylish blanket while still weighing 10-25 pounds.

Sitting all day can take a serious toll. Adding this walking treadmill to any work setup can help them log a few extra miles during the day, and keep their body in motion.

This book contains delicious recipes from the healthiest places in the world. Longevity expert Dan Buettner has gathered 100 recipes containing ingredients and cooking methods that are research-backed and proven to increase longevity, wellness and mental health.

This mini humidifier is perfect for keeping their skin hydrated all day long. It is wireless, comes in three different colors, and quiet — which makes it great for the office. It also fits in cup holders so you could bring it in the car for long trips.

Silk pillowcases don’t just upgrade the look of your bedroom, they are soft and help to keep hair and skin looking supple and young. This model comes in 14 different colors and three different pillow sizes.

Nothing screams “at-home spa day” like a new plush robe. This one is calf-length and extra fluffy for a warm and cozy experience right out of the shower.

This reversible blanket comes in 10 different colors and six size options. It is soft and cozy — great for a relaxing night in.

Make everyone think you get daily blowouts with this easy-to-use hair tool. This is also great in the winter months when you don’t want to risk frozen locks.

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants… so that basically makes it a health food. Whether for their physical health or emotional, this chocolate uses only organic, vegan, fair-trade ingredients — and it’s delicious.

From invigoration to relaxation, essential oils can help improve their mood, and help keep moisture in their rooms come winter.

We all know how calloused feet can get from pounding on the miles. This foot mask makes feet baby soft again — at least until next racing season.

Pillows are a great gift because people always forget to replace them. These pillows are great for back, side, and stomach sleepers, and have a gel filling that will help people keep cool.

These trendy candles add a sophisticated touch to any room. Made with soy wax, they are also a safe choice for respiratory health.

This set of linen sheets will make any bed feel like a luxurious hotel. These sheets are great because they keep sleepers warm during chilly nights and cool during hot nights.

This Hydro Flask monster bottle carries 32 ounces of water, and keeps it cold all day with double insulation. Plus, the straw feature makes it easy to drink — and spillproof.

Turn your morning cup of matcha into a meditation. This ceremonial matcha set will not only give you the smoothest cup of matcha you have ever tasted, but it allows you to center and ground yourself before a busy day.

A good night’s sleep is key to feeling good. This memory-foam mattress topper provides extra support and cushioning without them having to go out and buy a whole new mattress.

Check out our full review on mattress toppers here.

This mask might not have actual marshmallows in it, but it is soothing and gives an instant cooling effect. Plus it leaves your face moisturized and soft and works great for sensitive skin.

Juicing is a great way to get in some extra fruits and veggies, and this juicer is efficient and can handle the densest veggies. It is easy to use and easy to clean, so they will want to juice again and again.

Starting a journal can be intimidating, but this guided journal takes minimal effort, and can help them reach and realize their goals. As its name states, it takes only 5 minutes a day, so it’s perfect for someone just beginning to journal.

This cushion was designed with meditation in mind, meaning that it will help make meditating more comfortable, and hopefully a little easier.

Pamper their feet pre- and post-run. These fleece UGG slippers come in 11 different colors and can be worn inside and outside, and will keep their feet toasty on the chilliest winter days.

These sherpa shoes are not only ridiculously cute, but they have a supportive sole that is comfortable for all-day wear. They have fluff both inside and out for an ultra cozy, slipper-like feel.

Whether they’re new to meditating or are a certified zen master, this meditation trainer can add something to their practice. It lets out a pulsating vibration, and guided meditations that help keep you focused and relaxed throughout your session.

Juicing is a great way to get in some extra fruits and veggies, and this juicer is efficient and can handle the densest veggies. It is easy to use and easy to clean, so they will want to juice again and again.

These masks are not only satisfying to make and peel off the face, but they give the skin a well-deserved pampering as well. This one is a smoothing formula, which results in a dewy look.

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants… so that basically makes it a health food. Whether for their physical health or emotional, this chocolate uses only organic, vegan, fair-trade ingredients — and it’s delicious.

This Hydro Flask monster bottle carries 32 ounces of water, and keeps it cold all day with double insulation. Plus, the straw feature makes it easy to drink — and spillproof.

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