If you’re anything like me, the day after Thanksgiving is spent sprinting through stores looking for the hottest Black Friday deals. And if you’re REALLY serious, you’re up at 3 or 4am standing in line to save dollars on your holiday shopping.
This year, let me save you the trouble of putting on your yoga pants & spraying dry shampoo like a mad woman before dashing out the door in the wee hours of Black Friday morning. Because you can find some FANTASTIC wellness deals on Amazon that will delight your yoga-loving friend and your cousin who’s really into Essential Oils this year.
Here, dear bargain-loving sister, is my list of the Top 5 wellness gifts to buy online. They’re affordable, convenient and I personally want one of everything here. In no certain order…
Top 5 Wellness Gifts to Buy Online
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1.) Ultrasonic Wood Grain Oil Diffuser from Now Foods
Why I love it: I’ve seen this baby in action and I can testify it pumps out an ultra-fine aromatherapy mist like a CHAMP. Plus it’s BPA-free, can run up to 8 hours, is very quiet and has an LED color-changing night light. Those qualities are hard to find in a diffuser. Honestly, I wish I’d bought this instead of the other brands I tried. You get FREE SHIPPING on orders over $49. Get one for you + one for your friend/daughter/a teacher gift.
Pro tip: Since you’re buying the diffuser, get essential oils to put in it. This starter kit from Aura Cacia has 4 basic aromatherapy oils everyone needs and would make a great item for a gift exchange.
2.) Himalayan Salt Lamps – Set of 2
The health benefits of Himalayan salt lamps come from its ability to purify the air, and businesses have even cropped up where people sit in a “himalayan salt cave” room to breathe easier. This set of 2 is a great buy, and you could gift them separately. They emit a gentle aura, and I use them as a night light or to soften the room for yoga practice.
Pro tip: bundle one of these lamps with a meditation pillow or a Tibetan singing bowl to make an intentional gift for your friend who loves to meditate.
3.) Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration by Meera Lee Patel
This is the #1 Best Seller on Amazon in the Journals category, ahead of even The 52 Lists Project journal from Moorea Seal (another one I recommend). And for good reason: I bought this journal and wanted to frame the pages instead of write in it. It’s that beautiful. Filled with hand-lettering, inspiring quotes and writing prompts, this journal makes a gift that would be cherished by any lady making positive changes in her life.
4.) Free Thirty Three – Yoga Mat
This mat may seem pricey but it’s actually a middle price-point if you research higher-quality mats. The reason I’m putting it here? It incorporates a non-slip fabric that absorbs sweat (great for hot yoga), it’s machine washable, comes in 7 gorgeous patterns and includes a carrying strap. With all these features and the great reviews, they probably should be charging more for this mat. Go buy it before they realize it.
Pro tip: throw in this organic, non-toxic yoga mat spray so your loved one can sanitize their mat after hot yoga class & keep it germ-free.
5.) Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch
Many people aren’t getting enough exercise every day, so counting steps and tracking activity has become a necessity. I see all of you out there using Fitbit for tracking your fitness goals, so I’m including my favorite one here. I like the black one because it matches more outfits and blends in. This model syncs wirelessly with 200+ devices, is water resistant and has a battery life of 5 days.
Pro tip: keep up your daily water intake with the cult-favorite bkr glass water bottle with silicone sleeve. It comes in virtually any color you could want and includes a 90-day warranty.
So those are my Amazon gift recommendations, ladies! I hope this makes your holiday shopping easier. And if you still choose to battle the Black Friday crowds…stay safe out there, sister!
p.s. if you want to grab the downloadable 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, you can grab it here: GET THE GUIDE