Self-care doesn’t have to happen at a spa or salon to feel luxurious—a guilt-free bubble bath and a bright DIY mani-pedi can go a long way. Treat your special someone (your mom, your friend, your love, yourself) to some much-needed me-time with these pampering essentials for a relaxing spa day at home. From buzzy skincare tools and calming scents to cozy gear, here are 24 gifts sure to ease your loved ones into a state of bliss—or at least to feel more relaxed.
The science on dry brushing is still catching up, but enthusiasts say this ancient Ayurvedic technique can stimulate the lymphatic system for detoxification, increase blood circulation and exfoliate skin. Bonus: this round body brush features mini cellulite massagers throughout for an invigorating pre-bath practice.
A classic plush white robe—the kind you never want to take off—is the epitome of an authentic spa experience. Made of supremely soft and lightweight zero twist terry cotton, this highly absorbent and quick-drying robe is perfect for cozying up in bed after a relaxing bath (or shower).
One way to elevate a dreamy soak in the tub: a luxury bath tray. Fancy a drink? Reach ahead for a sip. Need a spot for a book or tablet? Rest it against the stable metal rack. This adjustable tray, made of durable bamboo, offers the ultimate bath experience time after time.
A spa-quality facial at home calls for an invigorating face mask. Thanks to the deep-cleansing properties of this charcoal-infused liquid-to-peel mask by Garnier, you can kiss impurities and pores goodbye in seconds.
This jade roller and gua sha tool combo will take facial massages to the next level. Not only are they fun to use, but studies suggest they may also boost circulation, ease facial tension and encourage lymphatic drainage. Store these tools in the freezer overnight for added depuffing in the morning.
Remember the old ‘hover your face over a bowl of steaming hot water to unclog pores’ trick? Not very spa-like. A face humidifier is much more elevated. This compact version generates nano-sized steam particles to deeply penetrate and moisturize skin. It promises to leave skin feeling dewy and plump sans the sweaty hairline.
It doesn’t get more luxe than this classic buttery concoction formulated to moisturize and soften even the driest cuticles. Its fresh, smells-good-enough-to-eat aroma tickles the senses, while a natural blend of sweet almond oil, cocoa seed butter, vitamin E and sunflower oil nourish nails from fingertips to toes.
A top-notch DIY nail job calls for a high-quality manicure set, like this 12-piece stainless steel mani-pedi kit. The chic portable leather pouch holds several ergonomic nail tools, including clippers, cuticle scissors and a file. Bonus: the kit comes with extra grooming essentials, like tweezers.
A true miracle-worker for damaged strands, this buttery smooth hair mask—infused with avocado and grapeseed oil, bamboo extract and vitamin E—restores moisture and shine by delivering nutrients to hair in minutes. Plus, it’s vegan and cruelty-free.
A miracle worker on wet hair, this microfiber towel dries freshly washed strands almost completely in minutes. Your loved one(s) will be impressed when they notice a significant cutback on the need for heat drying, which also means less damage to their precious locks.
Frizz-free blowouts in half the time from home? Yes, please! This blow-drying brush detangles damp hair in seconds thanks to its nylon pin bristles with ouch-less round tips, while boar technology smooths hair to perfection. The best part? You don’t have to be an expert—its lightweight and ergonomic design makes using it simple.
There’s nothing like a new novel to lose yourself before dozing off. This bestselling novel by Julia Quinn is the perfect read—especially for fans of the Bridgerton series on Netflix. Full of Regency-era splendour, this charming novel dives into the world of London’s elite, while following the unprobable romance between the amiable Daphne Bridgerton and not-so-amiable Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings.
Breakfast in bed dreams can come true with this spacious and portable tray. (Need a delicious new breakfast recipe? Try our Apple Berry Breakfast Crisp!) When the at-home spa is ‘closed,’ this tray doubles as a mobile workstation, perfect for propping up a laptop while lounging on the sofa with a cup of tea.
Take the pampering all the way to Dreamland with this contoured pillow. Comfortable memory foam supports the natural curvature of the neck for an ultra-peaceful sleep. Designed with a high and low end for customized comfort, this pillow provides just the right amount of support.
Show them you care with this set of three pure essential oils in eucalyptus, lemon and tea tree. These invigorating oils can be diffused, kept in a scent locket, or added to a carrier oil for use on the skin (just be sure to follow the instructions on the label).
This lightweight and moisturizing mist is a dreamy follow-up to any bath or shower. Notes of sweet bergamot, lily of the valley and musk awaken the senses. The formula also contains antioxidant benefits for the skin, making it a must-have for a spa day at home.