Updated: Nov 20
We all know that taking time for self-care is essential for maintaining overall well-being, especially during the fall and winter. This holiday season, consider giving the gift of self-care to your loved ones without breaking the bank. Self-care is important for everyone, and it's a great gift to give to the people you love. So this holiday season, skip the big material things and give the gift of mindful self-care instead. Explore the art of mindful gifting with our curated collection of aromatherapy gifts, relaxation aids and yoga props that make great gifts. From wellness essentials to self-care treasures, each item is chosen to inspire presence and joy. Here's our list of 10 thoughtful and affordable self-care gifts, each under $50, that will help nurture the mind and body.
Aromatherapy Spray ($14-$25):
Transform any space into a calming oasis with a spritz of aromatherapy. Our aromatherapy sprays can also be used in water based diffusers for prolonged aromatherapy benefits. Zeeta Body gift sets contain sprays if you want to pair it with a set of essential oil based body oils like our Las Vegas Lavender or Exhilarating Eucalyptus for a soothing spa-like experience.
Journal and Pen Set ($15-25):
Encourage self-reflection and mindfulness with a beautifully designed journal. Include a quality pen, and you've created a simple yet effective tool for promoting mental well-being.
Herbal Tea Sampler ($10-20):
A selection of herbal teas can provide warmth, relaxation, and various health benefits. Choose a set with different flavors and blends to cater to everyone's preferences.
Aromatic Bath Soak ($10-$35):
Wrap your loved ones in comfort with a soothing, calming soak that can be used for a full bath or as a foot soak.. Perfect for long nights and to encourage deep sleep. Turn bath time into a luxurious spa experience with a set of aromatherapy bath salts. These aromatic additions can help relax muscles and alleviate stress.
Yoga Mat and Online Classes Subscription ($30-50):
Help someone kick start their fitness journey or enhance their yoga practice with a quality yoga mat. Consider bundling it with a subscription to online yoga classes for a holistic self-care experience.
Lavender Eye Pillow ($25):
Lavender eye pillows are great to assist relaxation and stress relief. They inspire rest, deep sleep and can even relieve headaches. A simple and thoughtful gift for all ages.
Mindfulness Coloring Book and Colored Pencils ($15-25):
Adult coloring books are my go to when my mind and body need to be busy but I also need to chill out. Coloring books designed for mindfulness and stress relief make for a creative and therapeutic gift. Include a set of quality colored pencils for an all-in-one package.
Reusable Water Bottle ($20-30):
Encourage hydration with a stylish and functional water bottle. Opt for one with a fruit infuser to make staying hydrated more enjoyable and flavorful.
Guided Meditation App of an In Person Meditation Sound Bath ($20-50):
Looking for a thoughtful gift? Give the gift of mindfulness! A meditation class, sound bath, or yoga session is a great way to help your loved ones relax and de-stress. You can also get a gift by subscribing to a guided meditation app, which gives easy access to a variety of meditation sessions tailored to individual needs.
A donation to their favorite charity in their name. ($???)
For those who truly have everything or don’t want a gift, making a donation can be the ideal way to show you care. It feels so good to share with those in need, from animal foundations to food banks and environmental causes, there’s a charity you will feel good donating to.
BONUS: A simple act of kindness, like cooking dinner for loved ones or giving someone you love a massage - these are the gifts that don't cost much, yet are the most intimate. It shows that you care and are willing to take the time to do something special for them. It can also be a way to connect with them on a deeper level and show them how much you appreciate them.
Self-care and showering friends with loving gifts doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag. These affordable gifts under $50 can make a significant impact on the well-being of your loved ones. Whether it's a cozy bath, a mindfulness journal, or a set of aromatherapy sprays, these thoughtful presents show that you care about their mental and physical health without breaking the bank. This holiday season, give the gift of self-care and encourage your friends and family to prioritize their well-being.
Happy holidays, Christine and the ZB Team