Stress Relief Gift Ideas that Rock!
It’s an election year, the holidays are coming, and you need stress relief gift ideas that rock! There’s no better way to say “I love you” than by helping the love of your life to relax and destress. I’ve found the absolute best spa and relaxation gifts out there, for men or women, and you now have a great gift guide! Spa and relaxation is by far one of the best gift themes for Christmas!
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Stress Relief Gift Ideas~Spa and Relaxation Gifts
It’s so easy to become stressed out in this fast-paced world we live in. Americans deal with tired, achy feet, tense shoulders, headaches, and a constant barrage of toxins in every day life. Wouldn’t it be nice to shower your loved ones with spa and relaxation gifts this Christmas? To help them relax, destress, and feel more prepared to face another day? I know that I LOVE receiving gifts like this, and I’ve put together a great collection today to help you shop!
Spa and relaxation gifts can come in a variety of forms, and I’ve thought outside the box, past just bath soaks and gift cards (although you can find those here, too). There are some wonderful options out there for helping your love(s) relax and feel pampered…even some funny ones! Let’s get started, shall we?
Spa Gift Ideas for Women
When it comes to spa gift ideas for women, the possibilities are endless. How do you know what to buy, which brands to trust, and how to set a limit? I assure you, you can’t go wrong with the following suggestions. Any woman would certainly love a day at a spa, sure, but sometimes it’s just hard to find the time (if your recipient would do anything to make time, here’s a spa finder gift card option).
I’m sharing some great suggestions for spa gift ideas she can use at home, in her own spare time and comfy space. As a woman, I love taking a day at home to pamper myself every now and then, and I like to cover everything from head to toe! Read on for my best stress relief gift ideas!
Pamper the Hair and Scalp
Let’s start with the hair! A long, leisurely shower with a satisfying head scrub is perfect! This 32 oz. bottle of Brocato Peppermint Scrub Purifying Shampoo is under $20 on Amazon, and has a 5-star review! I’ve actually tried it, and it’s heavenly. The peppermint scent will awaken her senses, and actually put her in the Christmas spirit! The scrub unclogs pores, stimulates the scalp, and exfoliates, which is perfect for winter skin.
If her hair is dry, it may be a little dryer after using this purifying shampoo. A luxurious, moisturizing hair mask is in order. This Art Naturals Argan Oil hair mask is perfect! This mask is so wonderful for replenishing the moisture and making hair soft, shiny and manageable. She will love the results!
Revive the Skin
Moving on to the face, I’d like to suggest two different facial masks for two different skin types. If she has oily skin that is prone to breakouts and blemishes, this Pure Body Naturals Dead Sea Mud Mask is the ticket. It removes toxins from the skin that have settled there from the environment, poor diet, smoke…you name it. For clear skin and clean pores, you can’t go wrong with this mask.
If her skin is dry, the above mask will only make her dry out more! Dry skin sufferers still love a relaxing, hydrating facial mask, though, and I suggest this Avon Anew Comforting Cream Cleanser (on sale at the time of writing for $5.99!). It’s a creamy, age-defying cleanser that can also be used as a mask…just smooth it on and let it sit for 10-15 minutes before rinsing. She’ll no longer feel dry, but soft and smooth, and it has the most pleasant fragrance that won’t irritate her skin! Follow with a little dab of Avon Anew Clean Revitalizing Toner for exfoliation, and her dry face will be pristine and hydrated.
Gifts For Stressed Out Women
I’ll admit, it’s a little hard to come up with gifts for stressed out women, but she doesn’t want to be stressed out! How about a relaxing flax seed neck wrap?
You have no idea how wonderful this feels…pop it into the microwave for a minute and a half, and wrap it around tired, achy shoulders to feel the ultimate relaxation! Every flax seed neck wrap (Flaxie Hugs) in my Etsy shop is lined and double-seamed for durability, and made to fit comfortably on the shoulders without slipping off, even when moving around. It’s like a warm hug, which is why I named it “Hug Your Neck”. What’s more relaxing than a hug?
Is her stress accompanied by headaches and puffy eyes? A Goodnight Hugs Eye Mask is in order! This is another variation of a flax seed heat pack that is handmade by me! Nuke this cute little guy for just 30 seconds to melt away a stress headache, or freeze it overnight and wear it for just 10-15 minutes to get rid of unsightly under-eye bags. the eye mask is a best-seller in my shop!
There are actually several gifts for stressed out women in my Etsy shop, all in the form of a flax seed heat pack, in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can learn more about them here and here. There’s even a luxurious foot warmer! If you need stress relief gift ideas, AHairInMyBiscuit on Etsy is a one-stop shop.
Pampering for Feet
Mentioning the foot warmer brought me here…every woman loves for her feet to be pampered! Working women have tired feet, and often rough skin on the heels. Nothing feels more heavenly than a good pedicure, but finding time to go to the nail salon is not always an option. You can help her take care of her feet at home with these amazing pedicure gift ideas from Avon! The foot care products from Avon are top-of-the-line. I’ve had customers declare that this Overnight Renewing foot cream is the best foot cream on the market! Pair that with the Foot Works Pedicure Tool and some cute polish, and you’ve got one of the best stress relief gift ideas there is!
After the pedi, she would certainly love half an hour with a foot warmer, straight from the microwave. To keep the warmth in her tootsies, you can give her a pair of soft, comfy slippers (another of my great stress relief gift ideas)! Amazon has tons of cozy slippers for women at very reasonable prices. I love these and these.
Relaxation Gifts For Men
I’ll admit, finding good relaxation gifts for men is a bit more of a challenge. Men are not typically going to soak in a tub with a bath bomb or massage their own feet, am I right? Fear not, because I have some awesome stress relief gift ideas for men, as well!
Flaxie Hugs to the rescue! I think your man would absolutely love a flax seed heat pack, and I have them in prints that a man would actually use! How about this Hug Your Neck for your patriotic dude, all decked out in the colors of the American flag? If you think he would enjoy a Flaxie Hug more for his back than a neck wrap, I have a Bear Hug in Camo that would be perfect, as well!
Don’t forget about the eye mask, because fellas get headaches, too! Coach uses one of these all the time to ease his tension headaches, open up his sinuses, or even relieve a migraine.
Maybe your man gets cold feet? No, not for walking down the aisle, but for real! I found some super-cozy slippers on Amazon that he will love! Nothing is more comforting than a good pair of slippers, and these Deer Stag’s Wherever Slippers on Amazon look amazing, as well.
Funny Stress Relief Gifts For Men
Laughing is the best form of stress relief, and I found some really fantastic funny stress relief gifts on Amazon! I think they’re perfect for men, because again, spa pampering and pedicures are just not cutting it for the dudes. You’re going to love these selections!
What do men love most in the world? Yep, boobs! I cracked up when I saw these Boob Squeeze stress relief balls on Amazon! What guy wouldn’t love to squeeze some boobs when he’s stressed out? They’re really affordable, too, and nothing to get jealous over! HA! I’m definitely adding these to my cart…it might provide a nice break for your “girls”, no? This has to be one of the funniest stress relief gift ideas I’ve ever seen!
It has been proven that coloring is a great form of stress relief, and I found one of the perfect relaxation gifts for men in this #DadLife coloring book! It sells for around $10 on Amazon, and is sure to keep him in stitches and nodding his head in solidarity with Dads everywhere! This one is also heading to my cart! Coach is a man’s man, for sure, but he secretly loved coloring with our girls when they were little. I think he’ll love this one!
I’ve done it…I’ve complied an amazing list of stress relief gift ideas that rock! Relaxation gifts for men, gifts for stressed out women, it’s all covered here. If you love to do gift themes for Christmas, I can’t think of a better one than relaxation and stress relief!
And, in case you aren’t stressed enough, there are only 65 days left until Christmas!