Finding the perfect gift for yourself or someone else can be difficult, especially when it comes to fitness and wellness. Fortunately, there are many stores both in person and online where there are trendy, affordable and creative gifts centered around wellness for anyone in your life.
A great place to start for some people may be looking into clean products, according to Angelina Luigi, a manager at Sephora in the Montgomery Mall. She said Drunk Elephant and Laneige products are popular right now, specifically Laneige’s lip balm products, which are listed below. Drunk elephant offers skin, hair and body products, and laneige offers skin products as well as makeup. She also said, “For [your] body Sol de Janeiro is absolutely a hit.”
While Sephora has these products to offer, there are more affordable options. Some great places to shop for this can be any drugstore or Ulta which ranges from low-high end brands.
Students also have affordable fitness gifts recommendations. Deanna Mammen, a graduate student in the business school, says she enjoys shopping at places like TJMaxx and Homegoods in their wellness sections, and is especially interested in the yoga mats from Lululemon. Emma Taylor, a junior finance major, is also looking into fitness gifts and says she is asking for more workout clothes, as well as a new pair of cycling shoes for her weekly Recwell spin classes.
Below is a list of affordable and higher end products to choose from or get inspiration, including gift sets which can be a great way to get someone a thoughtful gift at a great price for the wellness lover in your life.
Wellness/Skincare Gift Ideas: High-end: Sol de Janeiro- Bum Bum Jet Set- $30 Comes with a shower cream gel, body cream and hair and body mist. Affordable: Spa Set- $17.59 A set with face cream, lotion, shower gel and bubble bath soap.
Fitness Gift Ideas: High-end: Lululemon Yoga Mat- Prices vary Lululemon offers yoga mats, yoga mat straps, cleansers, towels and much more. Affordable: Amazon yoga mat- $20.68 Comes in many different colors.
Pinterest also has many gift guides including this fitness one, which lists gym necessities like sneakers, resistance bands, hair ties and much more. There are also plenty of wellness gift guides, with everything from blankets to sleep masks and affirmation cards to chocolates.
With many different places to shop for gifts, including affordable options, this time of year for gift-giving can be made less stressful. Shopping for fitness and wellness gifts can be made simple, and there are a multitude of items to choose from.