Unwrap a world of self-care with our 2024 Wellness Gift Guide. Elevate gifting with our favourite self-care gifts for everyone on your list. Covering a range of categories and treatments, from rejuvenating home fragrances to mindful food, plus, our workout wear brand of choice and virtual training – each selection embodies the essence of self-care. There’s bound to be something on our list to please even the fussiest of friends.
Nest New York Wellness Collection, £45
Who doesn’t love receiving a good quality scented candle as a gift? Indulge in the art of relaxation with NEST New York Wellness collection. The perfect way to elevate any space with the collection of four serene scents of Wild Mint & Eucalyptus to promote clarity, Driftwood & Chamomile to help with sleep, Himalayan Salt & Rosewater to soothe, and Lime Zest & Matcha to boost energy. Each scent captivates the senses and promotes well-being.
Alo Yoga Activewear, from £11 & Accolade Crew Neck Pullover (pictured) £120
Move over Lululemon, there’s a new workout brand in town. Elevate your activewear wardrobe with Alo Yoga’s celeb-approved styles. The label’s stylish and functional designs fuse fashion with performance and contouring, ensuring unparalleled comfort. From yoga mats to ultra-sculpting breathable leggings, embrace the perfect blend of style and functionality. We adore the fact that each of Alo Yoga’s pieces has been designed to be styled in and out of the gym. Redefine your fitness journey with Alo Yoga – where fashion meets fitness effortlessly.
Sunny & Luna Pasta, £5.99 each
We defy you to find someone who won’t be able to resist this highly addictive award-winning pasta by Sunny & Luna. A plant-based and healthier alternative to your favourite Italian pasta made with 50% nutritious vegetables and legumes. Choose from spinach gnocchi, the bestseller cauliflower gnocchi, or lentil tagliatelle, all of which are rich in protein and fibre.
Giulia Berretti, Sunny & Luna founder explains the story behind the brand. “I started Sunny & Luna because I wanted to be able to enjoy my favourite comforting pasta dishes, just like my nonna used to make, while knowing I was getting a balanced meal. Sunny & Luna brings a mix of vegetables, carbs and protein all in the same dish and, of course, not forgetting about our Italian roots, hence taste is extremely important.”
Pasta lovers rejoice! We hear news of a new healthy filled pasta launch that will be added to the line-up this summer – we cannot wait to tuck into.
Philip Kingsley Hair Spa Treatment, £100
There really is no place quite like Philip Kingsley’s state-of-the-art Mayfair Clinic for an in-person hair diagnosis and treatment with some of the world’s most celebrated hair specialists in the business. Healthy hair always starts with a good scalp. Fact! Philip Kingsley’s clinic offers a range of treatments whether it be for hair loss, a flaky scalp or a nourishing treatment you are after for yourself or looking to treat a friend.
The moment you walk in you will feel a deep sense of relaxation thanks to the expertly designed interiors, private booths and the period theatres throughout the building. The Hair Spa Treatment, which is one of the most popular options to book for damaged hair, like a facial for your hair – the treatment begins with a trichologist who examines the condition of your hair and scalp to tailor the treatment to individual needs, a scalp mask is then applied followed by the cult Elasticizer. Once the masks have been left on for the necessary time under a heat lamp, your head is massaged to stimulate the scalp. Hair is then rinsed, washed, and dried – Expect serious shine and softness post-treatment.
The Good Grain Overnight Oats, from £4.95
When you want time off from breakfast prep, click Good Grains for 100% natural overnight oats – their range of nutritionally packed slow-release energy breakfast pots are gluten-free, 100% natural and plant-based. There are a variety of flavours and bundles to choose from, our highlight includes the Taste-Test bundle box that is packed with eight overnight oats pots packed with flavour, and are an instant crowd-pleaser, featuring classics like apple crumble to mocha latte.
Dovebrook Plant-Based Meals, from £2
Cotswolds brand Dovebrook presents a foodie revolution with their Plant-Based Meals delivery service. Don’t expect your standard bland, no flavour plant-based meals here! Think delicious, nutrient-packed dishes made from scratch that cater to your well-being, using only the freshest and finest ingredients. We tested out the Great Taste Award Winners Bundle, £72, highlights include the Carrot and Red Onion Bhajis, Thai yellow curry, Surplus vegetable tagine and not forgetting the seriously moreish Ginger & Miso Sticky Toffee Pudding – believe us when we say every dish was a taste sensation, plus it was refreshing to see no plastic packaging whatsoever. Packaging is 100% plastic-free, biodegradable and home compostable.
Dive into a world where sustainability meets flavour. Nourish your body, mind, and the planet with Dovebrook Plant-Based Meals.
Kokua Fit by Natalie Hayward, classes from £6
Unlock the fitness revolution born from lockdown. Transform your routine with accessible, dynamic fitness, and elevate your well-being from the comfort of home.
Transform your fitness journey with Nathalie Hayward’s virtual training programme – the fitness instructor we have been training with since 2021.
Celebrity trainer Natalie Hayward ‘s signature monthly challenges via Zoom (recorded classes also available) feature a fusion of cardio, dynamic Pilates, conditioning and low-impact strengthening exercises, developed to work every inch of your body and create stronger, longer, leaner, and balanced muscles. Elevate your training virtually with Natalie Hayward from the comfort of home, guided by Natalie’s expertise – no class is ever the same and are perfect for all fitness levels and no matter how much time you have, from a 30 minute lunchtime burn to an intense 45 minute strength training utilising a range of props such as resistance bands to dumbbells for maximum impact to burn out and define. Transform your well-being with accessible, engaging fitness anytime, anywhere with Natalie Hayward. The ‘Love your Body’ programme will be starting on 5th February and those who sign up to Natalie’s newsletter will receive a discount.
Jing Tea, from £13.70
Tea lovers are going to love a gift from British-born tea specialists Jing Tea. Using the finest ingredients from the most prestigious tea growing regions in the world, including China, Japan, Taiwan, India and Sri Lanka.
The Jing tea selection has something for everyone, with a wide range of teas to choose from ranging from black tea to more limited batches of rare tea – our highlight has to be the specially crafted calming blend of Lavender, Chamomile, and Lemongrass Calming Blend, which soothes the senses, promoting relaxation.
For a detoxifying cup, we are a big fan of Jasmine Silver Needle loose leaf infusion that is delicately floral and invigorating, it offers a refined tea-drinking experience. Elevate your tea ritual with Jing Tea.
Elemental Herbology Rejuvenate Reed Diffuser, £44
Create a wellness sanctuary in your home with Elemental Herbology’s home diffusers. The Elemental Herbology philosophy is based on the Five Elements of traditional Chinese medicine Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.
We highly recommend gifting a friend the Rejuvenate Reed Diffuser, an uplifting and energy-boosting fragrance, packed with rejuvenating ingredients of ginger, lemongrass and nutmeg that fills the air with activating energy. As well as home fragrances, you can also stock up on healing bodycare, a full skincare range and the brilliant Muscle Melt Body Balm to soothe aching muscles post-workout.
Freja Best of Broth Bundle, from £41.94
If you’re shopping for a foodie, then Freja’s award-winning bone broth should be at the top of your list. A sustainably sourced superfood that’s packed with collagen and protein goodness. Expect 100% natural ingredients! Plus, every carton is gluten, dairy and yeast free. Available in four tasty flavours; chicken, fish bone broth to vegan and beef bone broth – all perfect for creating a base for a nutritious vegetable boosting noodle broth. The build your bundle box is a great way to sample all flavours in a convenient 6, 12, 18 and 24 carton bundle.
Acu Seeds 24k Gold-Plated Ear Seed Kit, £30
We recently featured Acu seeds in our spring 2023 round-up and the brand has gone from strength to strength after an appearance on Dragons’ Den where all six Dragons offered founder, Giselle Boxer, an investment. We can’t get enough of Acu Seeds acupressure ear seeds for their healing benefits. Applied to the ears to stimulate acupuncture points, by providing a constant stimulation to reduce anxiety, headaches, improve sleep, boost energy and feel calm.
REN Atlantic Kelp and Microalgae Anti-Fatigue Bath Oil, £34
Deliver the gift of de-stressing bodycare to a loved one on their birthday with best of British brand REN. This moisturising and anti-fatigue bath oil is our highlight from the range, made from REN’s acclaimed blend of Atlantic kelp and plankton extracts, along with omega 6 and 9, this rich oil is deeply moisturising, energising and replenishing.
Rude Health Dairy Free Drinks
Give the gift of pure, plant-based indulgence with Rude Health’s milk alternative drinks range. Embrace a dairy-free lifestyle without compromising on taste. Rude Health’s range features creamy roasted almond, barista style oat, velvety coconut milk to name just a few – that are all crafted with premium, plant-based ingredients. Savour the rich flavours and texture and embrace a dairy-free lifestyle without compromise. Rude Health’s dairy-free drinks – where taste meets goodness, naturally.
Strong Roots Meals, From £3.45
Those looking to stick to Veganuary for the foreseeable should make a beeline for Strong Roots vegan frozen food for ‘the gift of feel-good food’. Strong Roots perfectly combines healthy eating and delicious, high-quality meals, catering for a plant-based diet. Whether you are buying for a friend, a couple or family Strong Roots delivers a huge dose of excitement to mealtimes with convenient frozen meals – highlights include Spinach Bites, Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Baked Bean & Red Lentil Bowl, plus, the seriously moreish Cauliflower Hash Browns.