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Our picks for some the best self-care gift ideas start with skin care and bath products you can enjoy at the end of a long day—including all-in-one skin kits and face mask packs that’ll have you glowing.
Gifting one of these sheet mask sets from Dr. Jart will keep your giftee’s skin glowing into the new year and beyond. And with 10 of the brand’s best-selling masks, it’ll be like sending your bestie on multiple trips to the facialist (at a fraction of price).
Loops’ colorful face masks are another surefire way to pamper a loved one. Special formulations include ingredients meant to brighten, detoxify, and rejuvenate tired-looking skin.
As far as building a foolproof skin care routine is considered, we think you’re in good hands with Aesop’s products. This set from the Aussie brand includes a cleanser, toner, and facial hydrator that are suitable for all skin types.
Charlotte Tilbury’s four-step system to glowing skin includes treatments designed to bring out your inner glow, like its best-selling magic cream moisturizer and very hydrating Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil.
Shake up your every day cleansing routine with Alder. Designed for all genders and skin types, the brand’s three-piece gift set includes a facial cleanser and brush, as well as a cleansing body bar infused with glycolic acid and nourishing sea kelp.
Instantly glowy skin with a single product? Good Genes uses lactic acid to exfoliate and unlock smoother, more supple skin in just under five minutes.
Backed by the National Eczema Association, Tower 28’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial SOS Daily Rescue Spray and Intensive Rescue Serum work to reduce redness in even the most inflamed skin.
For even more hydration, this not-so-secret K-beauty snail mucin serum just might lead the way to your healthiest skin ever.
Waleda’s Skin Food is the plant-based multitasking wonder that can be used as a full-body moisturizer, glowy makeup base, lip balm, and more. Not to mention there’s rumors it bares a striking resemblance to pricey La Mer.
Winter doesn’t have to mean dry hands with Sidia’s hand care system. Scented with bergamot and vetiver, this cleansing exfoliant and nongreasy hydrating serum duo is designed for relaxation and soothing nourishment.
Typology’s roster of skin care ranges from natural sunscreens to hair treatments, body care, moisturizers, and serums—like this nighttime blend. The french brand also offers a quick Skin Diagnostic Test to help you build a bespoke skin care regimen of personalized products.
Redoux’s brightening and detoxifying plant-based cleansing bar uses turmeric and rose clay to naturally purify while ingredients like shea, castor, and safflower cleanse without leaving the skin feeling overly dry.
Ending a long day with a peaceful soak in the tub is easy with Sabon, whose offerings include bath salts, bath bombs, body scrubs, and more.
Gadgets & Aromatherapy
Some high-tech gadgets and soothing scents should have you and your loved ones starting the new year off right. These next items are all about exploring stress relief with new self-care toys and escaping to your happy place through aromatherapy.
Something from Therabody is one of the best gift ideas we can think of for a well-rounded wellness routine. If they already own the shiatsu-like Theragun massager, surprise them with these vibrating, heating, and massaging smart goggles that use biometrics to build personalized treatments.
Airpod Maxes have up to 20 hours of wireless listening with each charge, noise cancellation, and a smart case that preserves power—meaning you’ll be able to listen to your favorite guided meditations and Spotify relaxation playlists in peace.
The very luxe Dyson Airwrap simultaneously dries and styles hair with three precise airflow speeds to suit your needs—an ideal splurge for your loved one who feels their best with a blowout.
If a fresh set of gels is their idea of self care, this at-home mani-pedi set is the perfect gift. They’ll be able to test out the viral velvet manicure trend as well as experiment with different designs with this 36-piece set.
Designed for large rooms and with a run time of up to eight hours, Vitruvi’s long-lasting Stone essential oil diffuser is versatile enough to blend in with any decor theme.
The very aesthetic Soni diffuser is another wellness gift that’ll keep their room smelling fresh and help start off 2023 on a serene note.
Anyone who needs to stop and smell the roses a bit more will love a very fragrant bouquet from Venus et Fleur. The brand’s blooms are designed to stay fresh for up to a year without your loved one having to lift a finger.
With notes of birch and juniper, Diptyque’s woody Feu Fe Bois is the perfect scent to simulate resting by a crackling fireplace.
The name says it all—spend a night in burning this bad boy to feel instantly zen.
Goodee’s Ocean Candle feels like a relaxing day spent at the beach, thanks to notes of agarwood, coriander, and musk.
Loungewear & Bedding
Set the vibes right with some upgraded loungewear, a new robe, or comforting weighted blanket to help you catch up on a good night’s rest or prepare for bedtime in style.
Hypoallergenic and infused with 18 kinds of skin-friendly amino acids, Quince’s washable silk is designed to make anything—from drinking coffee to washing a load of laundry—feel a little bit more luxurious.
Eberjey makes some of the softest pj’s around, and the brand’s washable silk is no exception. In fact, don’t be surprised if you catch us in this striped button-down outside the house too.
Lunya’s ethos is all about taking time to rest and recharge—and we think the brand’s washable silk pj sets are the perfect uniform for just that.
Tekla’s stylish loungewear sets are another way for you to bring your indoor wear out. We think his button-down in a punchy orange stripe is particularly refreshing.
The Sukita slip from Réalisation Par is another piece you’ll be able to take from a night out to bedtime. The eye-catching style features an array of David Bowie portraits by Masayoshi Sukita, printed on luxurious silk.
A hooded waffle robe from Onsen is the perfect post-shower attire.
Take a cue from our digital design editor Sydney Gore, who’s “genuinely excited to get out of bed” these days, because her Offhours Homecoat “literally feels like you’re wearing a comforter.”
A next-level soft cashmere robe will make her feel like royalty. Naked cashmere’s comes in nine sumptuous shades and is available for him as well.
Unwind after a stressful day with Bearaby’s weighted blanket. The brand’s very plush velvet design comes in seven light-catching hues like this jewel-toned sapphire.
A silk pillowcase like this one helps prevent hair frizz and wrinkles while sleeping. Brooklinen’s even comes in multiple colors and fun prints.
Another way to enhance their sleep will be gifting this highly rated Parachute duvet cover, made in Portugal from Oeko-Tex certified flax and available in 10 colors.