27 Self Care Gifts That Will Give Them a Pick Me-Up

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: September 26, 2023

    Self-love is so important and the foundation for all good relationships with others. If you are looking for an excellent gift for a family member or loved one who needs a little pick-me-up, our gift guide is sure to have something for them. Our gift guide has the best self-care gifts and wellness gifts for anyone who needs a little me time.

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    What are some self-care gift ideas?

    So, you’re looking for gifts that scream self-love and pampering? A luxe bath bomb set or some aromatic essential oils can turn their bathroom into a spa sanctuary—hello relaxation! A silky-soft robe paired with some comfy slippers is basically like wrapping up in a hug. How about a journal with a nice set of pens? It’s a thoughtful way for them to jot down thoughts or doodle away stress. And a subscription to a meditation or wellness app can be a game-changer for mindfulness and overall well-being!

  1. You Matter Pop-Up Cards
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    Each box contains 30 pop-open cards, each with a different inspirational quote inside and space on the back to write a personal message of your own. Never let them forget how special they are to you! A great gift idea for your best friend.

  3. Heart Hugging Pillow
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    The most caring gift you can give is your heart and a hug. The Giving Heart pillow is the perfect way to share from your heart and let someone know you care. The weight of the pillow even replicates the feeling of a real hug. The Taupe Grey Giving Heart pillow features incredibly soft knitted yarn and stress-relieving weight for the most comforting hug!

  5. Nurture Nature Self Care Package
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    The Nurture by Nature’s ‘Time to Relax’ Gift Box is the perfect relaxation gift set for the people in your life who need rest, relaxation, and straight-up CALM. This box is an at-home spa day. Pamper her with natural, essential oil-based products with calming scents like Lavender, Oat and Honey, and Shea Butter. In addition, you contain the ultimate mix of Nurture by Nature luxury products to send you or a loved one into a blissful state of deep relaxation.

  7. Exfoliating Cubes
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    Exfoliating sugar cubes are sized perfectly for individual use. One body scrub cube will exfoliate and nourish the entire body. The soft rose scent is the perfect refreshing addition to your day. These best-selling exfoliating sugar cubes are a cult favorite of editors and beauty experts. It’s love at first sniff.

  9. Mindfulness Cards
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    An easy way to cultivate mindful moments—anytime and anywhere: This engaging deck makes it easy to bring awareness, calm, and joy to everyday life. Each card includes an inspiring phrase on the front and a bite-size mindfulness exercise on the back. Users can draw one card to form an intention for the day, pull several for a more complex reading, or display them around the home or office as inspiring mantras.

  11. Acupressure Mat Set
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    Lie and sit on the acupressure pad to revitalize and stimulate your blood circulation. The acupressure mat works wonders to align your spine and heal aches and pains, such as headaches and lower backaches! Use the pillow for neck pains. It also stimulates your skin, muscles, and body to revitalize energy levels and create a more balanced, euphoric mood.

  13. Essential Oil Roller Set
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    Essential oils like lavender and peppermint, eucalyptus, tea tree, and more will help your loved one feel relaxed and ready to take on anything. The roller bottles make these easy to carry and use anywhere they need a bit of stress relief, or a little pick-me-up. A great stocking stuffer for the holiday season.

  15. Meditation Pillow
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    Meditating could be life-changing. Sitting with the correct posture is essential for feeling that sense of peace when meditating. The mind and body are closely connected, and embracing good posture leads to a healthier body and a clearer mind. Relieve pressure on your knees, ankles, and legs while keeping your spine straight with this large floor pillow. Free your mind from the mental fog and enjoy more profound, more comfortable meditation now.

  17. Night In Self-Care Gift Basket
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    Just because you just finished a year of periodic quarantines doesn’t mean you can’t still give yourself a fantastic self-care spa session! This quarantine self-care gift basket includes Rose & Pink Clay Bath Salt (scented with Rose Geranium Essential Oil) 8oz, Pink Clay Rose Goat Milk Soap, Lavender Soy Candle with Rose Buds 4oz, Organic Beeswax Vanilla Lip balm, Handmade Beets and Apples Signature Dark Chocolate (or Organic Chamomile Loose-leaf Tea during Summer). Sometimes a good night in doe wonders for your well-being.

  19. Mini Tea Care Package
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    Cup of Sunshine organic tea is a healing herbal tea hand-blended with organic herbs such as turmeric and ginger. They are crafted by hand to reduce stress and soothe your soul, just like a hug from your grandma. This soothing and refreshing tea is the perfect cup of sunshine. Contains 2x teabags, a 2oz bottle of Florida honey in an adorable bear container, a hand-poured Sea Salt + Sage Soy Candle, and a pair of ultra-Luxe Cloud Socks. These luxe knit socks feel like walking on clouds—the best gift idea for the tea lover.

  21. Face Masks Collection
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    This self-care gift set contains a variety of 7 FaceTory sheet masks to hydrate all skin types! They are perfect for boosting hydration, calming the skin, and adding radiance. K-beauty sheet masks contain the best ingredients out there! Known to be gentle yet effective, sheet covers add extra nutrients to replenish the skin and protect it from damage. Packed with beneficial ingredients that help protect the skin barrier, boost hydration, and provide a beautiful glow! 

  23. Burn After Writing
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    Burn After Writing allows you to spend less time scrolling and more time self-reflecting. This journal helps you learn new things while letting others go through incisive questions and thought experiments. The phenomenally popular secret journal is filled with personal prompts for personal reflection, self-exploration, and fueling creativity. 

  25. Bath Caddy
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    Is she looking for a way to unwind and de-stress after a long, hard day at work? Does she want to enjoy her relaxing bath with her favorite book and a glass of crisp, refreshing Chardonnay? This premium bathtub caddy will make your relaxing bath a unique experience thanks to its versatile design, heavy-duty construction, and convenient holders. It makes for a great mother’s day gift!

  27. Zen AF Book
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    The road to serenity is ahead, and it’s paved with a f*ck-ton of profanity. When quiet meditation and peaceful mantras aren’t enough to cut through the bullsh*t and brighten your day―hold close the pages of Zen as F*ck. On every page, you can give the good around you a warm f*cking hug and kick the bad on its ass. Journal your way through positive affirmations and cathartic-as-f*ck activities on your liberating journey toward something pretty close to happiness.

  29. The Spirit Almanac
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    Taking time to nourish yourself and connect to the rhythms of the Earth can feel like a tall order when your days are packed to the brim, but this beautifully illustrated handbook can make it a whole lot easier. The Spirt Almanac provides readers with potent, accessible rituals they will want to call on repeatedly throughout the year to feel more grounded, aligned with their purpose, and in touch with their innate sense of knowing.

  31. Healing Crystal Water Bottle
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    Charge your favorite drink with the incredible power of healing crystals and tell energy vampires and lousy juju to get lost. The beautiful rose quartz will nurture your chakras and harness your inner chi. Plus, with a stunning stainless steel finish, this show-stopper can’t help but turn heads!

  33. Wellness Log Book
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    Having a wellness journal is a great way to set and reach your health and wellness goals, and they can do it with this adorable and affordable Wellness Log. It features 80 pages dedicated to health goal setting. Ideal for staying on top of health, fitness, and nutrition goals on the go. Keep this Wellness Log as a souvenir after you have reached your goals so you can see all the hard work you have put into improving your health! In addition, it comes with a wellness sticker sheet for making your health goals fun and more attainable. Use the stickers to stylize and personalize your planner!

  35. Essential Oil Diffuser
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    This ultrasonic essential oil diffuser is an excellent multifunction aromatherapy device, unlike any other you’ve ever used. Besides its uses in aromatherapy, this essential oil diffuser also functions as a humidifier. Use it to improve your home’s air and atmosphere quality, cover the smell of pets or smoking, and protect your family from excessively dry air, microorganisms, allergens, dust, and more!

  37. You’re a Badass Bracelet
  38. Just a simple reminder each day that they are badass can seriously impact their mental health. Joycuff comes with a cute gift box with this uplifting message engraved and will make a great inspirational gift idea for a friend, sister, wife, daughter, mother, or friend.

  39. Spa Day Scented Candle
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    A great-smelling candle is a perfect pick-me-up. Soft nature and instrumental music begin to play as you put on your robe and slippers. As you sink into your chair, relaxation comes over you. You leave life and stress behind. This is your time. Notes of sea salt, jasmine, and wood surround you. This is a spa day. 

  41. Gel Eye Masks
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    The Hyaluronic acid in these under-eye pads helps hydrate and moisturize your skin, providing long-lasting effects. These under-eye patches with collagen as an anti-aging component prevent the formation of wrinkles, and 24k nanogold with a protective effect helps prevent your skin from sagging, reduces puffiness, and eliminates dark circles.

  43. Face Spray
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    The perfect addition to their skincare routine. A refreshing, hydrating mist to use anywhere, anytime. Formulated with fragrant herbal extracts and rosewater for a pleasant, pick me up for dehydrated, tight, and uncomfortable skin. Spray your day and night creams for a boost of hydration or use it to set makeup or spray on dry hair throughout the day. Safe for all skin types. Gentle, non-irritating.

  45. Tea Sampler Box
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    A cup of tea can activate a mood or chain of positivity that radiates far and wide. This thoughtful gift welcomes everyone to let the moment seize you and grab a cup of tea to pair with it. The set contains 45 tea and tisane bags representing drinks from all across the world. An excellent gift idea for tea lovers.

  47. The Sacred Self-Care Oracle
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    Connect with your intuition and deepen your self-care practice with The Sacred Self-Care Oracle. This whimsically illustrated deck will help you create rituals to nourish you on the deepest levels your soul is calling for. Whether you find meaning in the cards alone or consult the in-depth guidebook for mantras, journal prompts, and additional guidance, this powerful healing tool for the modern spiritual seeker permits you to put self-care at the top of your to-do list.

  49. Bath Bombs
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    Battle stress and soreness in luxury when you add these extra-large bombs to your bath. Their soothing, sweet-smelling essential oils get a big assist from CBD, often used to relieve inflammation, pain, and anxiety. Bliss out in your tub, knowing the water you’re soaking in is winning against your worries. Choose Muscle Bomb (Peppermint Rosemary), Calm Bomb (Bergamot Patchouli), or Sleep Bomb (Lavender). The perfect gift that will give her an excuse to pamper.

  51. Weighted Blanket
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    This weighted blanket provides the warmth and comfort of a gentle hug – even when you are not there. Research suggests weighted blankets may benefit people with anxiety, and insomnia, among other conditions. Sleep feeling comfortable throughout the night and wake up feeling renewed! Take a nap, cuddle up on movie night, or read a book. 

  53. Self-Care Stocking Stuffers
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    Deliver a mindful moment at the end of a long day with relaxing scents of lavender shower steamers; turn handwashing into a pause for reflection with a bar of artfully wrapped lavender, bergamot, and vanilla Peace hand soap; let them squeeze, squish, and roll worries away with lavender therapy dough; and provide them with a daily personal cheering squad in the form of an affirmation deck. All that’s left is to add some sweets and a few tokens of positivity, and you’ve created a stocking stuffer ready to restore balance to the holidays.