Check out our HOLR Magazine-approved gift guide featuring the top health and wellness gifts to shop this season!
It’s officially gift-giving season and we’re rounding up the top health and wellness-inspired gifts to give this year.
Slowlii Restore, $35
This year, pause for a better you. Slowlii is approachable mindfulness for a less chaotic holiday season. As a mindfulness company, Slowlii is creating products that help you slow down and check-in. The brand’s hero product is a minty tablet that dissolves in your mouth and features the key ingredient, KSM-66 Ashwagandha. This is an herb commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine which has been clinically proven to reduce stress, and anxiety, as well as improve your overall quality of sleep. The melt-away feature of the tablet reminds us to pause (put down our phones!), check in with ourselves, and find calm and clarity in the moment. This is the perfect self-care gift to give this holiday season.
UA HOVR™ Phantom 3 Launch Running Shoes, $180 CAD
Treat yourself this holiday season with the UA HOVR™ Phantom 3. This style has even more energy-returning UA HOVR™ cushioning to reduce impact and propel you forward. The UA IntelliKnit upper is super-breathable with a sock-like fit and feel, and features pillowy but firm panels which help create a sturdy, foot-hugging fit. This is a shoe designed to help you train harder than ever and makes for the ideal gift for the health and fitness lover on your list.
Hey Humans, $10-15
Hey Humans is naturally derived personal care that works hard for you but is gentle on the planet. The brand has been on a mission to reduce plastic and protect the earth, starting with products we use daily. Now, you can feel great and do great simultaneously this holiday season with their affordable and naturally derived personal care essentials. We love Hey Humans deodorant- which is a fan fav – because it’s effective, cruelty-free, and vegan. Plus, the icing on top of the cake is that the brand’s packaging is 99% plastic free. Hey Humans have made the good and nixed the bad, all with sustainability in mind. You can shop Hey Humans at Shoppers Drug Mart or order directly online, with all products ranging between $10-$15. This is a great gift for the nature lover on your list, or for starting the new year more consciously.
WHOOP, Price of $30/month or full-year membership at $300.
Give the gift of health and wellness this holiday season with WHOOP- a top-performing personal digital fitness and health coach that monitors your sleep, recovery, and daily efforts around the clock. It provides real-time feedback on your blood oxygen levels, skin temperature, heart rate, and more so you can see when you’re making progress or if something is off your baseline. Through these insights, you can take action by making informed decisions on how you can recover faster, sleep better, and train smarter.
Fitbit® Versa 4™ smartwatch, $189.99
Here’s a gift that is truly motivating! With 40 exercise modes, that special someone on your list can track all their activity, and analyze their sleep and heart rate to let them know if their body needs to recover or is ready for a workout. This season shop the brand’s exclusive Copper Rose colour with a beet band only at The Source.
CROWN PACKAGE, Price available upon request
Health and personal wellness start with self-care, so give the ultimate gift of self-care and relaxation this holiday season with a stay at Toronto’s luxurious Bisha Hotel. The hotel offers a Crown Package that includes a; $50 hotel credit per stay, room upgrade*, welcome bubbles upon arrival, and late check-out of 3PM*. Surprise your loved one with a stay in the city because a little R+R is a must-have this holiday season- and beyond!
*Late check-out and room upgrades are subject to availability. Offer subject to availability and blackout dates.
MALA The Brand
Continue your personal wellness and self-care journey with this set of holiday-inspired candles from MALA the Brand. The brand’s four limited edition holiday scents come complete in an exclusive 4 oz size and feature the following; apple pie, crème brulée, mulled wine, and ski day.
Four Seasons Toronto
HIMALAYAN SALT STONE MASSAGE, 60 minutes or 90 minutes ($225/325 CAD)*
Relax and unwind this holiday season with the ultimate gift- a Himalayan Salt Stone Massage! This experience and treatment will transport you to a state of total zen and will be a much-appreciated gift this holiday season. Himalayan crystal salt is a natural element that was formed over 200 million years ago near the foothills of the As outlined on the Four Seasons Toronto website, this massage includes the use of a luxurious organic whipped shea butter, where in which the brand’s warmed salt stone massage features relaxing properties that help to nourish, rejuvenate and detox the body – both inside and out.
*Pricing varies from Friday-Sunday and during holidays
Knit Weighted Blanket, $329
Weighted blankets are known to help reduces stress and anxiety, as well as induce sleep, which makes them the ultimate gift to give this holiday season. This one in particular from Hush features a 15lb. design and stunning knitted texture that looks good and feels great! Now, you can cozy up and relax under this beautiful Hush Knit which includes a chunky weave that is specially done by hand. As a result, each blanket takes 5 hours to sew and knit with love. We’re obsessed with it and we know everyone on your list will be too!
Hair, Skin, and Nails Gummies, $10.47
The brand’s motto is “be your best health” which makes it a must-have health and wellness gift to give this holiday season. If you have someone on your list who’s ready to shine from the inside out, Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nail supplements are the perfect gift to upgrade your health, wellness, and beauty routine. This is because the brand’s wide range of products is specially designed to fit your lifestyle needs, in which these products feature innovative formulas that are packed with ingredients formulated to help with beauty support.
Shopper Drug Mart
Say hello to the ultimate at-home self-care moment gift set. This holiday slipper essentials pack is a must-have for any at-home spa night. Get ready to relax and unwind with this gift set that features ultra-soft, fuzzy slippers and a curated selection of luxe lotions.
RISE Raspberry & Vanilla, *Price may vary based on retailer
If you’re looking for more stocking stuffer ideas for the health and wellness lover in your life, check out RISE Kombucha! The Montreal-based brand’s lineup of kombucha is formulated for the forward-thinking consumer and is a must-have to stay hydrated all season long.
The Simba Hybrid Pillow, $179
Your health and wellness journey starts with a night of great sleep and this pillow from Simba is a must-have for the holidays and beyond! We love it because it features details such as space-inspired temperature regulation as well as adjustable height and firmness. This is a must-add to your cart this season!
Looking for the ultimate Kardashian-inspired health and wellness gift to give this season? Heat Healer’s Body Belt – Infrared Heating Pad was actually named Kim Kardashian’s choice in Poosh’s Annual Kardashian Jenner Holiday Gift Guide! As a first-of-its-kind experience to help relieve aches and pains, reduce inflammation, and relax the body and mind, the body belt distributes infrared heat among 44 pockets filled with Jade, Tourmaline, Clear Quartz, Amber, Amethyst crystals, and Negative-Ion Producing Clay Beads.
At-home facial experiences are some of the top wellness and self-care gifts to give this season. This professional device from the brand features micro-steam technology that infuses skin with moisture, clarifies the complexion, and purifies the skin. It’s a must-have for a little much-deserved “me” time during the holidays.
This holiday season, boost your overall wellness with the Therabody Theragun Elite™ Massage Device. This device is specially designed to reach 60% deeper into the muscle than other massage devices. As a result, this helps to stimulate circulation, generate heat and reduce deep tension. It’s a must-have for the holidays and beyond!
The Kit, $223
Published by HOLR Magazine.