For the person who loves aromatherapy, crystals, and powdered substances we can barely pronounce (Ashwa-what?), wellness isn’t just a passing phase—it’s a lifestyle. Which is why, this Christmas, the most fail-proof gifts for the wellness buff in your life capitalize on body, mind, and soul. From adaptogenic powders to diffusers and essential oils, here are 10 wellness gift ideas they will truly love. Best of all? Each gift will set you back a cool P500 or less. You’re welcome.
These provide a much-needed dose of peace in the hectic holiday season and beyond. Just add coffee, tea, or water!
SHOP IT: Moon Juice Beauty Dust Sachet (3g), P216, Moon Juice Brain Dust (3g), P216, Moon Juice Dream Dust (3g), P216, Moon Juice Power Dust (3g), P216, Moon Juice Spirit Dust (3g), P216, Moon Juice Sex Dust, P216
What better gift than something that will create instant ambience and make a living space smell like a spa?
SHOP IT: Fragrant Home Candles Peace & Lavender Soy Candle in Tin (2oz), P185, Happy Island Christmas Edition Ambered Sandalwood Scented Soy Candle (2oz), P230, Scentido Buddha Soy Candle, P380, Psyche Candles Better Days Soy Candle (10z), P449
These are a good source of relaxation for an oilbolaryo or chronically anxious person. Make it twice as nice and gift these with a cute aroma-diffusing humidifier.
SHOP IT: Bathgems Lavender Essential Oil (10ml), P220, Beryl Essential Ylang Ylang Essential Oil (5ml), P199, Pili Rise and Shine Essential Oil (6ml), P240, Pili Sweet Dreams Essential Oil (6ml), P340
Indulge your favorite plant-tita’s green thumb and give her a garden to grow from the ground up.
SHOP IT: Sow and Grow Basil Plant Kit, P180, Sow and Grow Cilantro Plant Kit, P180, Qubo Parsley DIY Garden Kit, P200, Qubo Peppermint DIY Garden Kit, P200
STAINLESS STEEL STRAWS
Give the gift of a better planet and distribute these stainless steel sippers to every person in your family and barkada.
SHOP IT: Gubby and Hammy Deluxe Almost Forever Straw Set, P310, LiRi-Usables Luxe Stainless Straw Set, P270, The Recovery PH Solo Bended Stainless Steel Silver Straw Set, P150, Verde All in Straw Kit, P280
This is the best way to refresh a whole bedroom with minimal effort on your friend’s part.
SHOP IT: Serene Home Reed Diffuser Lavender (50ml), P500, Serene Home Reed Diffuser Tea Leaves (100ml), P480, Pure Bliss Dark Blue Reed Diffuser Gift Set Ocean Breeze Scent with Free POREX Reed Sticks, P500, Pure Bliss Floral Reed Diffuser Gift Set Chamomile Scent with Free POREX Reed Sticks, P500
ROOM & LINEN SPRAYS
The perfect gift to soothe a weary mind and make bedsheets smell oh-so-nice. Spritz, spritz!
SHOP IT: Bare MNL Room & Linen Spray (100ml) Clean, P160, Control Freak Control: Odor Zesty Spice, P130, Figs & Blossoms Odor Mate (50ml), P125, Pure Bliss La Lila Room Spray (250ml), P110
REUSABLE WATER CUPS
These earth-friendly options are way better (not to mention, more cool-looking) than taking a plastic water bottle wherever you go.
SHOP IT: Kool Foldable Cup (355ml), P299, Mimi & Me Greentools Collapsible Cup, P399, Eco Love Philippines Collapsible Silicone Mug, P499
They’ll think of you every time they make a cup of one of these warm, comforting tea blends.
SHOP IT: Basilur Strawberry & Raspberry Fruit Infusions Tea Bag (20s), P230, Teas of Joy Gomphrena Globosa Tea, P250, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Fresh Leaf Tea Earl Grey, P300, Teaconcept Sleep Tea (Small: 7 Teabags), P420
THERAPEUTIC BALMS & LOTIONS
Upgrade anyone’s regular ole’ lotion with one that delivers the soothing effects of a full-body massage.
SHOP IT: Bioessence Euca Aromatherapy Balm, P300, The Tropical Shop Natural Wild Chili Balm, P200, Tiger Balm White Ointment (30g), P108, YogaLove Healing Cream Tub (100g), P375
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