Small Business Gift Guide: 10 Self-Care Gift Ideas

Self-Care is vital for both physical and mental health. Today more than ever day-to-day life can become very busy and stressful. We all need to be reminded to take time away from our screens and to-do lists to have some R&R time.

Self-Care has been proven to have numerous positive effects such as reducing anxiety and stress and improving energy and happiness.

Often the best gift you can give someone is a reminder to spend a little extra time on themselves.

These thoughtful gifts are a great way to show your loved ones you care!

1. Relax Gift Box

The Relax Box is meant to bless you with a refreshing bath experience that will leave you stress-free and relaxed. Pamper yourself with an Old Whaling Co. Magnolia Bar Soap &  Bath Bomb or opt for a relaxing soak with a Rose Salt Test Tube. The soothing organic oils leave skin softer than silk. Bring a holiday glow to your face with the ESW Beauty Strawberries & Cream and The Pink Dream Raw Juice face masks.

A Raaka Gourmet Chocolate Bar is an extra treat added to get rid of any winter blues!

2. Ultimate Spa Day Gift Box



You've skipped the spa for months on end, but now we're bringing the spa to you with The Ultimate Spa Day Gift Box

Treat your skin with the Nash & Jones Clay Mask Trio while dipping into a Sea Salt & Lavender scented Sparkling Bath Tablet. Your lips will be treated with Poppy & Pout's Natural Lip Balm, and your skin with the Konjac Cleansing Sponge. To give luxurious moisture, end with Old Whaling Co. Body Butter - it has everything your skin needs to become soft & luminous.

Last but not least, enjoy munching on Vinoos Wine Gummies while the Lavender scented Candlefolk Travel Candle creates the most relaxing environment for your at-home spa.

3. Refreshing Rose Gift Box

Refreshing Rose Gift Box

Give the gift of southern charm with this pretty pink box full of all the things that make life just a little bit brighter. From the soft, sweet fragrance of magnolias to Georgia peach scented lip balm, to refreshing rose quartz facial mist - this gift evokes springtime in the south. You can even add a cocktail mix for porch sipping and feel those gentle coastal breezes!

4. Men's Self-Care Gift Box

Treat the men in your life with some earthy scented self-care products in the best-selling Men's Self-Care Gift Box. Their shower routines will be bettered by the Duke Cannon Big Ass Brick of Soap. Bloody Knuckles Hand Repair Balm will moisturize calloused hands while the Cannon Balm Offensively Large Lip Balm prevents chapping (and trust us, given it's size it's nearly impossible to lose or accidentally throw in the wash).

Raaka Bourbon Cask Aged Chocolate Bar and Annie B's Originals Caramels are added to bring extra joy to the special recipient .

5. Refuel Gift Box

The Refuel Gift Box is a godsend during mentally and physically taxing times. Refill your energy with a nourishing Cup of Sunshine from Big Heart Tea Co., and snack on the delicious Bananas Foster Chocolate Bar and Annie B's Buttery Caramels. Le Bon Shoppe Cloud Socks help hug overworked feet, and the Vanilla Lemon Kind Lips Balm is a treat for winter lips.


6. Seaside Escape Gift Box
Bring the feeling of a relaxing day spent at the salty shore home with a coastal inspired spa surprise! They'll love this assortment of small batch self-care products with a seaside vacation theme. The seaside escape care package is a unique + thoughtful gift for a variety of occasions. From thank you to thinking of you - Mother's Day and employee appreciation - this small batch spa assortment is sure to please.


7. Self-Care Sunday Gift Box

For many people Sunday is a day of rest, a day to relax and refuel before the long week ahead. The Self-Care Sunday Gift Box can be the perfect reminder to spend a little extra time pampering yourself before a full week. Put on some of your favorite music and light the hand poured soy wax candle to create a self-care oasis. Take an extra long shower or bath with the Essence One Shower Steamer or Bath Salts. 

Put on the Luxe spa headband so you have a clean canvas to apply the Nash and Jones Clay Masks which is made from French Green Clay and Rhassoul Clay from Morocco. It is easy to apply with the Hake Spoon & Brush and it is the perfect way to give your skin the attention it needs. Lastly, use the Botanical body oil and face steam as needed to make the worries of the world drift away.

8. Perfect Pick Me Up Gift Box

Vitamin C Gift Box

The Perfect Pick Me Up Gift Box is a great way to cheer someone up - especially when you can't visit in person. The citrus scents and tasty treats will be enjoyed immediately - they can't help but smile at how thoughtful this care package is! 

It is the feeling of the sun's warmth on your skin in a box. The Vitamin C soap, hand cream, and sheet mask give your skin the burst of energy needed. The citrus moisturizing hand sanitizer can be thrown in a purse, bag, or car for on-the-go use. Not to mention the upcycled nectarines and peaches are a delicious and healthy snack. Together this box is the pop of color we all need in our day for a little pick me up.

9. Eucalyptus Spa Gift Box

Paired this restoring treatment are thoughtful products to promote disconnecting and spending time to recenter.

The Eucalyptus Spa Box is a truly delightful gift with beautiful and practical items that can be put to use right away. Curl up with a Eucalyptus Leaf Weighted Eye Pillow, pour a cup of tea, and wind down a long day with a detoxifying bath treatment  using the Latika Self-Care shower steamer.

10. Rosy Outlook Gift Box

Blush tones and no phones. Unplug by taking some time away from the screen to have a spa day. The Rosy Outlook Gift Box includes all the beauty essentials from a camellia steam hair mask to hydrating lip gels. Both a chilled rosè face mask and clay mask included to rejuvenate your skin. The magnolia bath bomb is handcrafted and loaded with epsom salt and oils to cleanse and refresh. Simularly the poppy & pout lip balm is handmade in small batches with clean and natural ingredients.

Last but not least, enjoy munching on Vinoos Wine Gummies to create the complete at-home spa oasis.

About Giften Market

The Giften team is passionate about supporting emerging entrepreneurs and small businesses. We strive to shed light on the real people pouring their hearts and souls into their business ventures. For these makers, this line couldn't be more true:

"When you buy from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance."

And when you buy from a small business that buys from small businesses, the cycle continues! While we can't compete with big-box advertising budgets or promise same-day delivery, we can band together and make a huge impact, one happy dance at a time. 

Thanks for shopping small this holiday season and throughout the year. Happy Holidays!


-Martha Krueger

Founder & Owner, Giften Market


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