The holiday season can lead to a lot of stress.  But it’s also a great time to give a gift of relaxation and beauty to a mom who really would appreciate it. The online sites are filled with luxurious spa, makeup and stress relief items which will help shut out the chaos that the holidays bring.

Spa gifts might include foot massagers, creams and lotions that melt the stress away or chic, cotton beach and bath towels. There are amazing gifts for the men in your life, for women to help melt that stress away from candles to wearable health technology.

This 2016 Beauty and Health Gift Guide will make suggestions – but make sure you surf the ‘net for even greater gift ideas this season.


The gift of relaxation is one of the most enjoyable and appreciated gifts you can give someone. Choose from items such as a wearable air purifier, bath massagers and much more.


The Serene Life Bubble Bath Spa Tub Massage Mat turns an ordinary bathtub into a relaxing Jacuzzi!   Just drop the mat in a tub of water – there’s a connected air hose that creates massaging bubbles by pressing a button.

It’s designed to safely fit on the bottom of any tub and is the perfect gift for any friend who needs more relaxation in their lives.

Portable air purifiers are great for travelers who want to breathe clean air in hotel rooms when they travel. The BIGWHITE Mini Portable and Rechargeable Ionic Air Purifier helps you create a space that’s a virtual No Smog Zone.


It eliminates odors and smoke and so you can take deep breaths of clean air. It can also remove formaldehyde and preventing airborne diseases.

Lightweight and easy to use, the Ionic air purifier lets anyone create a healthy air zone in public or private places or while traveling. It can even be worn around the neck for super-easy portability. It’s like having a spa around your neck.

Spa gifts can also be as simple as an aromatherapy candle or as elegant as a personalized robe and towel.  It’s all about relaxation.

Lotions and potions, massage therapy and all manner of health-oriented appliances such as juicers and infusers can also be considered spa gifts. You can even find gift baskets filled with fragrant lotions and candles and other relaxation items.

Gifts for Men

Don’t leave the men in your life out when considering spa and health gifts. Men like to be pampered and relaxed, too.

Check out the Luxor Linens Waffle Weave Spa Robe in white. It’s perfect for me or women and has a  luxurious feel and the roomy fit for relaxing.

You can have the robe monogrammed too. There are many robe styles and colors to choose from, including those with sports emblems to celebrate his favorite team.

While he’s lounging in his new robe, he can enjoy the gift of scent if you include a Man Cave White Musk Scented Candle Travel Tin. Minx candles are manufactured using a soy wax blend, which optimizes the burn time and diffuses the fragrance evenly.
The White Musk scent is clean and fresh and is packaged beautifully.

If you know a guy who’s trying to live healthier, there are many gifts you can choose from that will help him.. Check out the Fitbit wearable watches, which can help him monitor his heart and his overall fitness level – plus let him know how many steps he takes per day.

After a hard day at work, there’s nothing more relaxing than a Microwave Heating Pad Neck Wrap and Rice Pack. He’ll feel pampered and loved and the stress will melt away with this lavender or unscented spa set that relieves pain and relaxes muscles.


The heating pad is filled with rice flax and can be heated safely in the microwave. You can also choose from several designs and colors.


Makeup is an integral part of most women’s beauty routines. It can help you look your best. New technology has ensured that there are makeup solutions for everyone.

Makeup also makes great gifts. There are lipstick packages, nail polish, makeup brushes and much more ready online for you to choose from. One classic brand, Elizabeth Arden is offering the Elizabeth Arden Lipgloss Set, which consists of four luminous-colored lip glosses.


These glosses are infused with luscious conditioning and ingredients that hydrate. It’s never sticky and goes on the lips like a balm.

An extra bonus of the lip gloss set is that it comes in a classy black pouch. The colors are red door red, iridescent mauve, precious petals and rose crème.

If you’re unsure about colors and tones, you can’t go wrong by giving the gift of makeup tools such as the EmaxDesign 12-Piece Makeup Brush Set with Professional Bamboo Handles.

This set is made of synthetic fiber materials that never shed. They’re perfect for using with powders, creams and liquids to create the best use for your makeup.

They’re also handcrafted by a professional makeup artist and can be used for an incredibly long time. You’ll never want to be without these tools when you apply your makeup.

There are nail kits and tools and sprays to keep your makeup fresh. Make a gift basket with makeup goodies you know a person will appreciate and you’ll make a hit with this well thought out gift.

Today, many men are using skincare products, too and you’ll find a wide array of various brands that specialize in taking care of men’s skin. Everyone likes to look their best and makeup and skincare products help you fulfill that wish.

Stress Relief

Life is full of situations that cause stress in our lives. There are many stress relievers on the market today that can relax.

There are a few stress relief products on the market that really do the job in helping people relax and melt stress away. Products that encourage exercise are valuable stress reducers and other forms such as aromatherapy and soothing music are also effective.

Eye pillows, essential oils and bath bombs are great for stress relief stocking stuffers. Or, choose from a number of table top Zen gardens which help relieve stress by raking sand into various patterns.

The Table Top Rock Sand Rake Zen Garden with an incense holder is a great addition to any décor and brings tranquility into your life when you rake the fine sands and burn some stress-relieving incense in the handy holder.
The minutes and hours may melt away as you become involved in creating your own positive energy. The set includes rocks, a small rake, a Zen rock, incense holder and fine sand perfect for raking into patterns.

A home or office will benefit from the InnoGear Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic machine with color LED lights and an automatic shutoff feature. Add your favorite stress reducing essential oils to lift the mood and melt the stress away.

The operation of this little wonder is quiet and it humidifies your office or living space to help keep your skin moist and prevent dry, chapped lips during harsh winter months. Friends who love aromatherapy will appreciate this stress-relieving gift.

Online sites offer a wide selection of essential oils, masks and other devices for relieving stress. If you’re wondering what to get a co-worker, good friend or family member this holiday season – think about a stress-relieving gift.

Also, check out the many books about stress relief and how to rid your mind and body of negative thoughts that produce stress and threaten to ruin your health and well-being. Include a book on stress relief with one of the above gifts and you’ll both impress and show how much you care.

Wearable Health Technology

The first thing that may come to mind when you think about wearable health technology is the popular wrist bands that people use to track their steps and heart rate during the day.

But, there are other devices too that can help track various activities and physical changes. The Lumo Lift Posture Coach and Activity Tracker helps you stand taller and sit up straight while also tracking your steps, distance and how many calories burned.


You get a reminder in the form of gentle vibrations when you’re slouching in your chair and all you need to use it is an Android device to get the free app. This lightweight fitness tracker is so nice you can wear it as a fashion accessory – but can also hide it under clothing. It’s a fun fitness tracker that makes a great gift.

If you have a loved one who suffers from arthritis or nerve pain, back problems and other painful maladies, consider the gift of Quell – Wearable Pain Relief Strter Kit. It’s a wearable technology that relieves pain in a drug-free method.

This Opti Therapy method is patented and uses stimulation to help relieve pain when exercising, sleeping or simply going about your daily routine. You can customize the device to suit your level of pain.

Doctors are recommending wearable technology as a way to monitor the body’s changes and alert you of blood pressure and sugar spikes and other body malfunctions. As new technology emerges, better and more reliable devices are sure to appear and make our lives better and safer.

Check out the amazing selection of wearable technology online and choose gifts for your friends and family members that they may not purchase for themselves, but which may save their lives at some point in the future.

Fitbit, Jawbone, Polar and Under Armour have other technology in the works that will soon be available, but the technology used today is better than ever and can make a difference in how a person views their body and how it functions.
Manufacturers of these devices have made them easy to operate and understand and the displays on most are very easy to read. Physicians are not recommending some of these devices for their patients who are at risk.

If there is a person on your gift list who would benefit from this amazing new wearable technology, be sure and check out all the online gift ideas. You’ll find gifts to fit every budget and style.