2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Self-care


Gift-giving presents a conundrum. Is it better to give something useful, such as a 112-bit screwdriver set, or something whimsical, such as a cat-sized iron throne? There is no right answer. That’s why our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, curated by Post reporters and editors, includes suggestions at both ends of the practicality spectrum. With a wide range of gift ideas in nine categories – we’ve even included some that are functional and fun – this guide will make the process just a little bit easier.

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SELF-CARE | Give the gift of well-being: These picks are all about helping your loved ones live a happier, healthier life.

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U.S. Geological Survey: America the Beautiful Annual Pass

U.S. Geological Survey: America the Beautiful Annual Pass. MUST CREDIT: National Park Service

$80 | Gift the experience of the great outdoors. Good for an entire year, this pass gives access to national and state parks, forests and national wildlife refuges.

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Withings: ScanWatch

Withings: ScanWatch. MUST CREDIT: Withings

$299.95 | A beautiful alternative to a Fitbit or Apple Watch – with batteries that can last up to 30 days and FDA clearance for oximetry and ECG features.

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Artisan: “Whole Food Cooking Every Day: Transform the Way You Eat With 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar”

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$24.49 | Amy Chaplin’s guide to healthful vegetarian cooking is packed with feel-good seasonal recipes that are not only delicious and vibrant, but also simple to make.

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Biossance: Award Winning Skin Set

Biossance: Award Winning Skin Set. MUST CREDIT: Biossance

$58 | This gift set features vegan and sustainable skin care products that leave your face feeling dewy and moisturized. The mineral sunscreen blends in easily and is great to use under makeup.

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Beats by Dr. Dre: Beats Fit Pro

Beats by Dr. Dre: Beats Fit Pro. MUST CREDIT: Beats by Dre

$159.95 | These are the perfect headphones for running. The wireless Beats Fit Pro pair amazing noise-cancelling sound with a tiny wing design that keeps them comfortable and in place.

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P.F. Candle Co.: Seasonal Classics 3-Pack Gift Set

P.F. Candle Co.: Seasonal Classics 3-Pack Gift Set. MUST CREDIT: P.F. Candle Co.

$61.20 | These candles look and smell great – this set of three seasonal scents includes spiced pumpkin, apple and spruce. Plus, they’re cheaper than the Boy Smells candles millennials love.

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REI Co-op: Silk V-Neck Shirt

REI Co-op: Silk V-Neck Shirt. MUST CREDIT: REI

$49.95 | This lightweight and easy-to-layer shirt wicks away sweat to help you avoid hypothermia, so you can safely enjoy winter sports. Pair with some warm, thick socks.

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Remedy: Kombucha Tea

Remedy: Kombucha Tea. MUST CREDIT: Remedy Drinks

$24.99 (12 8.5-ounce cans) | It’s fizzy, tastes delicious and, unlike most kombuchas out there, it’s sugar- and alcohol-free. Plus, it’s fermented, so it’s good for your gut microbiome.

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Dyson: Pure Cool TP01 HEPA Air Refresher & Fan

Dyson: Pure Cool TP01 HEPA Air Refresher & Fan. MUST CREDIT: Dyson

$329.99 | This sleek rotating air purifier cleans the air you breathe of dust, pet dander and household odors, and the built-in fan is extremely quiet for keeping cool in the summer.

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Loop: Quiet Ear Plugs

Loop: Quiet Ear Plugs. MUST CREDIT: Loop

$19.95 | These reusable, easy-to-wear ear plugs can reduce noise and protect your hearing in loud environments. They come in four sizes to ensure a snug fit in your ears.



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