50 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.
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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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. 2 of 51 amazon.com
Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser, Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser
To buy: $119; amazon.com
If aromatherapy is your (or their game), this is the absolute best diffuser for you. 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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New Balance Fresh Goam Cruz
To buy: $80; newbalance.com
Runners and fashionistas alike will fall for the minimalist style on the Fresh Foam Cruz. The shoe provides solid support for your runs, but is also easy to slip on when you are running out the door for errands with the stretch heel loop. This pair comes in five trend-forward colors like a vintage indigo and a copper rose.
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Drunk Elephant The Littles Kit
To buy: $84; dermstore.com
This comprehensive travel set has all of the must-haves from cult-favorite Drunk Elephant, making it a great option for those who like to travel with their beauty products. Included in the kit—two cleansing bars, two serums, a whipped cream, face oil, and an SPF.
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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. And 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.
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Instant Pot Ultra
To buy: $300; surlatable.com
See what all the buzz is about with an instant pot that combines a slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté pan, warming pot, and even a sous-vide cooker all-in-one compact unit that can sit on your countertop. Cooking healthy and delicious meals has never been easier.
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Gaiam Adjustable Balance Stool
To buy: $129; amazon.com
Sitting on a balance ball at work can be hard to wrangle. This balance stool from Gaiam takes the rolling away problem away while helping you improve posture, circulation, and get a little core work while you’re emailing away. This stool can adjust from an 18”-23” desk making it great for most office workers.
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Sherpani Camden Convertible Backpack
To buy: $98; nordstrom.com
This all-in-one bag can tote your gym clothes via a backpack, tote, or cross body bag, making it your new must-have accessory. It’s also has a pocket for keys, your smartphone, and it has a sleeve for a 13” laptop making it a great option for travelers.
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Athleta Polartec Power Stretch Tights
To buy: $89; athleta.com
These might just look like you basic black leggings but these fleece-lined pants will keep you warm on evening runs and they’re also a great base layer under pants or a dress for your everyday life. If you don’t own a pair yet—you’re missing out.
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Barefoot Dreams In the Wild Throw
To buy: $180; nordstrom.com
Once you get this throw, you’ll never let it leave your side with its ultra plush softness. And this blanket might look familiar—it’s a favorite of Khloé Kardashian on Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s. Buy one for yourself and gift to all of your friends and family this season, you won’t regret it!
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To buy: $69-$181; mouth.com
If the way to her heart is through the mouth this “Salad Days” gift set from Mouth.com, is a fun way to gift a salad! With the small set you’ll get a mix of olive oils and vinegars, plus crispy chickpeas. For the larger gift set, you’ll also get safflower oil, whole grain mustard, herb salt, lemon white wine vinegar, and fun wooden spoons. How cute is that?
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L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Hooded Jacket
To buy: $179; llbean.com
If you travel a lot, you know that packing a bulky coat for outdoor exercise can take up most of your luggage. This packable jacket collapses into a small pocket and weighs only 60 grams, making it a must for your carry-on. Did we mention it will also keep you warm while doing a moderate activity to -15 Fahrenheit?
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To buy: $119; amazon.com
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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Vionic Gemma Slipper
To buy: $60; nordstrom.com
Take your slipper game to the next level with a pair that has a sculpted footbed that ensures you have natural alignment with every step. This brand is podiatrist approved, so you know you are doing good for your feet.
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Zella Turning Point High Waist Crop Leggings
To buy: $65; nordstrom.com
The right pair of leggings will take your workout from average to beyond the limits. This pair has a high waist fit to keep you comfortable and mesh panels to not only look fierce, but also keep you cool.
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T3 White & Rose Gold Featherweight Luxe 2i Hair Dryer
To buy: $250; nordstrom.com
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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Anthropologie Wrap Front V-Neck Pullover
To buy: $138; anthropolgie.com
Post-workout or pre-brunch, this wrap will take you through the chilly season with its knit construction that wraps all your curves in all the right ways.
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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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TriggerPoint GRID Foam Roller
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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Acrylic Stemless Wine Glasses
She can keep it classy with these stemless wine glasses that are available in four stylish shades: white, clear, navy, or orange. And because they’re made with durable acrylic and have a low center of gravity (read: no accidental spillage), they’re perfect for big parties and outdoor entertaining. The best part? Each set comes with free laser-engraved monogramming.
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bbrowbar Nourishing Brow Oil
If you have a friend who covets Cara Delevigne’s iconic bold brows, help her get her own growing with this brow oil. The organic sweet almond, rosemary, lavender, and sandalwood oil blend can also be used to tame unruly eyebrows.
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Hario “Canister” Ceramic Coffee Mill
Many coffee lovers swear by freshly ground beans for their morning cup of Joe. This manual coffee grinder lets her grind 120 grams of coffee beans with ease (a no-slip rubber bottom keeps it still while the hand crank is turned), and the stylish ceramic finish will look great in her kitchen. (Need even more gifts for coffee lovers? Check out our top picks.)
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Functionality meets gorgeous design with this stoneware and glass Sagaform Greenhouse, which lets her grow a miniature garden right on her kitchen counter. It’s just the right size for small houseplants, as well as herbs like basil and parsley.
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Manhattan Rooftop Honey Flight
Un-bee-lievable! This sweet honey set features four varieties of artisanal honey grown in different New York City neighborhoods: Hell’s Kitchen, Central Park West, the Highline, and Harlem. Each flight has its own unique flavor profile—a reflection of the area of the city and time of year when it was harvested.
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Sagaform Birdie Carafe
This is no ordinary carafe: With four stylish color options, mouth-blown glass, and a spherical top, it’s more beautiful work of art than standard kitchen gadget—so she may be more inclined to display it on the counter rather than keep it out-of-sight in the fridge. Take your pick of two different size options, one for water and one for wine.
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Primula Flowering Tea and Tea Pot Gift Set
Whether your gift recipient is a tea beginner or loose-leaf connoisseur, she’ll love this gorgeous gift set. The kit comes with six flowering green tea bulbs that bloom into flowers when submerged in hot water. As they unfold, they release a soothing smell and flavor. Brew up more special presents with our 10 must-have gifts for tea lovers.
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Reclaimed Wine Barrel Serving Tray
When it comes to home décor gifts, nothing is more multifunctional than a tray: This one is perfect for serving drinks to guests, eating breakfast in bed, or just as a handsome place to stash magazines on the coffee table. And because it’s made from upcycled oak wine barrels, she’ll love that every tray has its own unique look.
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Michael Aram Olive Branch Serving Set
This might just be the perfect hostess gift. The stunning Michael Aram set includes a serving spoon and fork made with oxidized bronze handles and embellished with olive branches. Feeling extra generous? Add the accompanying serving bowl, which also features an olive branch design.
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Wine2Go Foldable Wine Bottle
Pour an entire bottle of wine into this BPA-free plastic sack for picnics, camping, and parties. When emptied, it folds up for easy storage.
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Olivewood Salt Keeper
She’ll be bowled over by this olivewood salt keeper, which boasts a double-compartment design to store two different varieties of salt. Plus, she’ll also appreciate that the swiveling lid makes it easy to grab a pinch of salt one-handed while cooking.
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Pretty en Provence L’Occitane & Deborah Lippmann Set
This four-piece set is perfect for mani addicts. Not only does it come with two luxurious Deborah Lippmann nail colors; it also includes two L’Occitane hand creams to nourish dry skin and protect the hands.
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beautyblender Two.BB.Clean gift set
Beauty lovers are obsessed with the beautyblender, which flawlessly applies foundation, powder, bb cream, and more. Only problem? To prevent breakouts, irritation, and infections, you’ve got to keep the things clean. Start her off fresh with this gift set, which includes two brand-new beautyblenders as well as a bottle of beautycleanser, a liquid soap designed especially for the sponge.
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ghd White Platinum Professional Styler
Too much flatironing can totally fry the hair, but this styler creates long-lasting results without overheating strands. The straightener’s tri-zone technology ensures the plates stay a consistent 365 degrees Fahrenheit, compared to the 450 degrees most tools use.
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HOBO Vintage Vida Clutch in Halo Stingray
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.
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Tangle Teezer Compact Styler
Tangles don’t stand a chance against this mini detangling brush. Not only does it eliminate knots with ease, but it also adds shine, minimizes breakage, and can be used on wet or dry hair—all while being compact enough to fit in a purse.
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Tea Variety Sampler
Tea time just got a lot more flavorful, thanks to this 40-pack sampler with different varieties from all over the world. From fruity blends like Mango Delight to soothing Chamomile to the classic Earl Grey, there’s something for everyone.
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Jonathan Adler Champagne Pop Candle
A scented candle that also doubles as an eye-catching home accent? Win-win. The festive scent evokes notes of champagne, along with pink grapefruit, rose petals, crushed sage, and mint. And with 40 hours of burn time, she’ll be able to enjoy it long after the holidays have ended.
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Clinique Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush
With two types of bristles, this sonic brush delivers a deep—yet still gentle—cleansing that’s suitable for all skin types. Even better: It comes with a travel skincare set of some of Clinique’s most popular products, including their Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, Foaming Sonic Facial Soap, and Clarifying Lotion.
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Lavender Eye Pillow
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 that. It’s also a great gift for yogis, since an eye pillow can come in handy during savasana.
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Fleur de Sel Potpourri
The next best thing after an actual trip to the beach? This potpourri blend from Williams-Sonoma. It contains seashells, blue starfish, sea salt chunks, and natural botanicals to evoke relaxing seaside scents.
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Cosabella Women’s Never Say Never 3-Pack Sweetie Soft Bra Set
(Starting at $37; amazon.com)
With the bralette trend still going strong, more and more women are saying “no” to underwire and opting for soft fabrics that feel gentle on their skin instead. This 3-pack—one of Cosabella’s bestsellers—features pull over-style bralettes with adjustable shoulder straps. Choose between five different color combinations, like Barbados, Neon Rose, & Persimmon, or more neutral Black, White, & Blush.
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Gaiam Print Premium Yoga Mats
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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Gorjana Elea Cuff
An elegant, minimalist gold cuff is always on trend. She’ll love that this one features 18K gold-plated brass and is versatile enough to wear both to the office and out on Saturday night.
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CitySeat 2 Fractals Bike Seat
She’ll be sitting pretty and comfortably in this cushioned bike-seat cover from CitySeat, which is compatible in most bikes (both on the road or in spin class). It’s foldable and machine-washable, making it a breeze for her to clean and tote in her purse.
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Skullcandy XTfree Wireless Earbuds
Finding bluetooth headphones that provide quality sound while also staying put—even during high-intensity exercise—can be a challenge. That’s why Health’s editors put a slew of wireless headphones to the test during the summer 2016. One of their top picks: the moderately priced Skullcandy XTfree earbuds, which proved to be budge-proof and easy to use with a respectable 6-hour battery life.
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Even on days when skies are grey, she’ll be seeing sunshine and blue skies with this unique umbrella. The 38-inch diameter canopy is wide enough to keep her dry even in torrential downpours, and the umbrella is durable and strong enough to endure strong wings.
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Gaiam Yoga Mat Tote Bag
For the yogi who already has a tried-and-true mat, gift a chic embroidered bag to easily carry it to and from class. This one has both interior and exterior pockets, perfect for stashing keys or a smartphone—and eliminating the need for her to carry a separate purse.
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Garmin Vivosmart HR+
No need to constantly switch between your running watch, swimming tracker, and everyday activity monitor with this ultra-smart watch from Garmin. The waterproof, GPS-enabled fitness tracker does all of the above while also allowing you to receive emails, calls, texts, and social media alerts.
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Vitamix 5200 Series Blender
If she has a blender on her wish list, consider the Vitamix—it’s the mother of all blenders. Every ingredient put in it gets pulverized, even the tiniest chia seeds. Plus, the blades reach speeds fast enough to create friction heat, bringing cold ingredients to hot in just 6 minutes (hello, creamy soup!).
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Vans Authentic Core Classics
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, grey, and two shades of blue.
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New Balance Shadow Jacket
The word athleisure may have just been added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but you already knew that studio-to-street is the hottest thing going. The faux-leather pick we’re coveting right now is a fitness take on the popular moto style (hello, oversize collar and asymmetrical zip!). You’ll want to wear this cozy, versatile piece everywhere.