Wellness Gift Guide: The Best Gifts of Wellness and Self-Care to Give This Christmas
Are you looking for the best wellness gifts in Singapore to buy for Christmas this year? With the roller coaster ride it’s been for most, Christmas gifts deserve to be pampering, re-energizing and with a positive outlook for the new year ahead.
Perhaps you’d like to indulge your loved ones with stunning luxury candles, and essential oils to soothe their worries away, or simply carve some space for “me” time in their busy schedules.
Whatever the reason and whoever you’re shopping for, be it your partner, best friend, or yourself, here is a list of wellness and self-care gifts that are great for both the body and the soul.
Temple Candles - Biggest Ever Christmas Fragrance Collection
Let the festivities begin! If you love candles and all things indulgent, Temple Candles offers luxury home scents with distinctive designs and bespoke Oriental Botanic-inspired fragrances. Manufactured in Singapore, their exclusive collection of home fragrances includes scented candles, room sprays, hand and body products, and decor.
Their new Christmas Collection 2022 is where fan-favourite and best-selling festive scents return, bigger, brighter and merrier than ever before!
Their biggest-ever Christmas Fragrance collection to date, expect a wonderful mix of nostalgic fragrances in festive trim and luxury glass and gleaming silverware. All made to last.
This year, the festive selection by Temple Candles includes the much-loved Gingerbread, Christmas Pine, Cinnamon & Clove, Mistletoe and Champagne & Raspberries fragrances.
Perfect wellness gifts for your friends and family, these make fabulous self-care gifts to buy for yourself too!
For an absolutely indulgent gift get the 'Totally Spoilt' - Christmas Edition Gift Set, which includes a 450g Candle, Diffuser, Room, Linen & Body Mist, Hand & Body Wash, Hand Therapy Créme, and Christmas Gift Card. Choose from 6 different fragrances to create this bespoke gift set, which they’ll enjoy for seasons to come.
You’ll love that all of Temple Candles’ festive gift sets come beautifully wrapped and gift-ready, to pop straight under your Christmas tree. You can even create your own boxed gift set - just add the festive Christmas Gift Box to your basket, and fill it with the products you love the most!
Shop online at www.templecandles.com for straight-to-your-door delivery, or check the Stockists page for a retailer near you.
Innerfyre - The Scents of Self-Care: Bath Salt + Spray Bundle
With the hustle and bustle of the yuletide season, why not give a gift that reminds your loved one to take some time for themselves?
In collaboration with Hello Flowers!, local candle brand Innerfyre Co offers new ways to brighten up the season.
The Scents of Self-Care bundle includes your choice of bath salt or shower steamer and a room spray. For a little more reminder of self-love, the adorable Love Is a Verb Enamel Pin can be added to the bundle.
Made with natural Himalayan salts and 100% pure essential oils, these bath salts are meant to elevate your self-care routine with their combined therapeutic benefits. If a bathtub is not available, a shower steamer lets you enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy through a hot shower.
After coming out of the bath, freshen up your space with calming and uplifting scents with Innerfyre Co’s Essential Oil Room Sprays.
And to keep the relaxing fragrances close, use it as a pillow mist before you turn in for the night. Sublime!
Fushi Wellness - Award-Winning Ayurveda-Inspired Gifts
Fushi Wellness combines hand-blended, fresh and cold-pressed organic herbs, in their London workshop to create award-winning, Ayurveda-inspired health and beauty products. This is done while supporting developing communities, global farmers and growers around the world.
This Christmas give the gift of great skin with Fushi Beauty Totale, a wholefood plant-based beauty supplement, formulated with powerful essential nutrients including herbs, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and superfoods.
Zinc supports the building of your skin while nourishing the roots of your hair. Vitamin A provides optimised healing to the skin and supports its immune system - no breakout! Vitamin C, Spirulina and Amino Acids like Biotin help protect the skin cells and fight free radicals, all while improving hydration and plumping the complexion.
Any Aloe fans in the house? Gift them the Fushi Aloe Vera Juice, an organic, freshly-squeezed, cold-pressed juice that contains a guaranteed 1700mg/litre of polysaccharides - the highest level currently available in the UK.
Fushi Organic Aloe Vera juice is extremely pure (99.9% pure aloe), unfiltered to maximise potency and free from synthetic preservatives and latex. Beneficial for digestive health and soothing the digestive system and the GI tract, it can also be used as a natural daily mouthwash for optimal oral health or applied topically to soothe eczema, psoriasis and sunburn.
The ancient Ayurvedic ritual of hair oiling is as much about scalp and hair health as it is about self-care. For those struggling with dry or damaged hair, the award-winning Fushi Really Good Hair Oil makes for a thoughtful Christmas gift. Fushi Really Good Hair Oil is a nutritive blend of powerful organic oils and herbs to create a deep-conditioning Ayurvedic hair oil treatment to visibly repair dry, damaged, or thinning hair. Look forward to thicker, stronger and shinier hair, no matter your age, hair type or condition.
Pure Fushi Fresh-Pressed® oils are hand blended in their London workshop, using traditional ayurvedic methods to ensure potency and efficacy. These organic herbs and oils are infused for 3 months, before being freshly bottled. Give the gift of good health and wellness from Fushi Wellness this Christmas!
Available exclusively on Simple Wellness.
T2 Advent Calendars, Tea Mugs and Herbal Teas
If you’re looking for a gift for a tea lover, look no further. Australia’s beloved luxury tea brand, T2, boasts a wide selection of teas as well as quirky teawares like cups and saucers, tea glasses, teapots, jugs and brewing tools - AKA all you need to brew the perfect cup.
The Hearty Herbals Gift Pack is a teabag trio that is the ultimate grab-and-go gift. The gift pack consists of three of T2’s most tasty plant-powered brews presented in new premium packaging, stacked in a super cool tube. Sleep Tight is here to fluff your pillows; Tummy Tea will lull a festively indulged tum, and Lemongrass & Ginger will warm your core from the inside, and out. How comforting!
Not quite enough? T2 offers a gift set that offers a joyful and fun-looking mug, bound to lift your loved one's spirits. The Raise Your Cup set consists of a stoneware mug and 15 individually wrapped tea bags with flavours including Chai, China Jasmine, French Earl Grey, Go Go Goa, Gorgeous Geisha, Green Rose, Lemongrass & Ginger, Melbourne Breakfast, Morning Sunshine, New York Breakfast, Packs A Peach, Pumping Pomegranate, Sleep Tight, Sticky Date Delight, and Tummy Tea. This thoughtful gift set is also presented in a pretty box, ready to go under any Christmas tree! Phew.
If you’re looking to add some fun and joy to your loved ones’ days leading up to Christmas, get the ‘Sip The Future Hello’ Teabag Edition Advent Calendar - gasps and smiles guaranteed. The ‘Sip The Future Hello’ Advent Tea Calendar houses 24 individually wrapped best-selling blends and newly imagined festive favourites offering the perfect, calming way to start each day over the frantic festive season.
The Rituals Co. - Aromatherapy Gifts
Send the gift of aromatherapy and good intentions this year with The Rituals Co. A local vegan scent brand that promotes wellness through aromatherapy, their scent products include natural healing crystals to send good energy and intentions to the gift recipient.
Perfect to add Christmas cheer to your dinner parties and family get-togethers, these scents are reminiscent of the holiday season - with just the right amount of warmth and spice.
Take, for instance, our favourite the Brandy Spiced Pear Crystal Candle. This 100% vegan natural soy wax candle from US-grown soybeans, uses “clean-certified" fragrance oil free from carcinogens, phthalates and parabens. Hand-poured in small batches, it is an indulgent blend of warm poached pear and cask-aged brandy, rich cinnamon sticks and a hint of vanilla. Also included is a Gold Healer crystal to bring peace, courage and determination to the giftee.
Fans of Kirsch will enjoy the Cherry Merlot Crystal Candle, an enchanting red wine scent rounded up with sweet ripe cherries, aged oak, patchouli and amber.
Balanced with hints of soft vanilla and a spice finish, this is a sophisticated robust bouquet that lingers long after burning. The crystal of choice here is Strawberry Quartz which brings in gratitude, love and optimism - a great pick for a cosy dinner party or girls'-night-In!
Those seeking abundance and luck with love the Winter Wonderland Crystal Candle which is reminiscent of a walk through a freshly-cut spruce forest. Citrusy lemon peel opens up into a warm spicy herbaceous and heartwarming woody scent. The Green Aventurine crystal adds calmness, abundance and luck - now who doesn't need some of that?
Christmas Promo! Get 8% off all online orders with code MERRY8. Plus get a free reusable jute bag with a minimum purchase of $125.
Shop The Rituals Co. Christmas Collection here.
FLO unveils their Christmas specials with the theme ‘Under the Starlight’ this year. This local home-grown brand started in 2018 and specialises in waterless and heatless diffusers and creating naturally scented products using 100% pure essential oils from the best origins.
Thread through the snowy pathway and set your sights on the night sky dotted with glowing stars. It never fails to leave you awestruck, no matter how many times you look up. Their Aromatic Hand Wash Set, are perfect perk-me-up essentials to spruce up the powder room made ready for guests. Moisturising, naturally scented, and made with botanical extracts.
Another favourite is their Christmas Aromatic Spray Collection, that gives you instantaneous holiday moods with 3 different fragrances to choose from - Candy Cane, Starlight Aromatic and Spiced Orange.
Explore a wide selection of aromatherapy gift options, seasonal Christmas scents and diffuser designs, and many more!
Crystal Mojo Crystals and Crystal Bracelets
Send your loved ones good juju and positive vibes in the form of healing crystals this year - after all, a huge part of wellness is about energy.
Crystal Mojo is the home of high-quality genuine crystals carefully curated from all over the world. They boast a variety of crystals in different forms - geodes, hearts, palm stones, slabs, spheres, towers, wands and more. Pick out a few crystals for your giftee, place them in a pretty box and you’re good!
Looking for wearables? Crystal Mojo has got you covered with its extensive range of over 50 crystal bracelet designs. Their best-selling bracelet is made of Rhodochrosite, a stone of self-love that encourages emotional healing. It opens the heart, lifts depression and helps its wearer stay cheerful, boosting his/her positivity, creativity and innovation levels. It also regulates and stabilises the heartbeat, balances blood pressure and stimulates circulation, the kidneys and reproductive organs.
Pro-tip: Request to customise your bracelets if you would like to add a personal touch to your gift.
Crystal Mojo, E-Mail: [email protected]
Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Collection
Handcrafted in an eco-factory in Dorset, England, Neal’s Yard Remedies are the pioneers in natural and organic skincare and well-being since 1981. This award-winning, ethical and sustainable brand has a range of proven skincare, bath and body care, aromatherapy and wellness products which make for beautiful and gender-neutral, Christmas gifts.
Cue the best-selling Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Collection. Designed to target the first signs of ageing, this clinically proven and certified organic skincare collection provides a complete beauty ritual from day to night. The ultimate age-well, stress-less routine, it visibly smoothens and plumps fine lines and wrinkles.
Made with the world’s first certified organic Boswellia sacra (frankincense) from the Dhofar region of Oman it also comes Vegetarian Society Approved.
The gift-ready box contains Frankincense Intense™ Cleansing Melt that melts into a skin-conditioning oil as you massage it into the skin. Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Serum instantly smooth and plump fine lines and wrinkles. Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Cream, their intensively moisturising age-defying cream is clinically proven to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It also contains a Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Overnight Mask that is clinically proven to firm, lift and recontour as well as reduce the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles. Finally, for those peepers, you also have a mini 5g Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Eye Cream an expertly formulated eye cream clinically proven to hydrate and smooth fine lines and wrinkles around the delicate eye area.
Altered States Tibetan Bowl Sound Bath
Now we all know how to treat ourselves to a bath soak but have you heard of a sound bath? A Sound Bath is a deeply-immersive, full-body listening experience that uses sound to invite gentle yet powerful therapeutic and restorative processes to nurture your mind and body. Know a loved one who needs this? Sign them up for a Tibetan Bowl Sound Bath session at Altered States, a meditative space for the mindful practice of yoga, meditation and more.
Want to experience the sound bath together? Sign up for a session together and let resonant sounds gently guide you and your loved ones to a sense of relaxation and calm, then into a deep state of meditation. It will be an amazing experience, we promise.
Altered States, 66 Kampong Bugis, Level 4, Singapore 338987
Craft Tea Fox Matcha Station Gift Set
Having a matcha station in your kitchen is probably the modern equivalent of having an espresso machine in your kitchen. So many celebrities including Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have been showing off their matcha stations in their homes, making them ultra-trendy. Get your loved ones on the bandwagon as well by gifting them a Matcha Station Gift Set by Craft Tea Fox, so that they can set up their very own home cafe, in a jiffy! The gift set comes with 2 types of matcha powder, the Ceremonial Uji Matcha (best for drinking pure) and Barista Uji Matcha (for lattes), Barista Uji Hojicha Powder, a bamboo scoop, matcha whisk and a crystal chawan with spout, designed to keep your drinks warm and your hands cool. Voila. Your loved ones will then be able to enjoy a mood-boosting and antioxidant-filled drink every morning in the comfort of their own home.
Craft Tea Fox, E-Mail: [email protected]
If you’re looking for a gift for a fitness fanatic or someone trying to cultivate a more active lifestyle, this one is for you. Fashionable and comfortable activewear is the best motivator to working out so why not get some of the best activewear in the game, from Lululemon, for your loved ones?
For her, consider the ever-trendy, Define Jacket, perfect for chill days at the gym. This ultra-sleek, slim-fit and hip-length jacket is made of a cottony-soft and sweat-wicking material, making it ideal as a gym workout cover-up during errand runs.
For him, consider the Pace Breaker Lined Short, designed for running and training. The shorts are made of lightweight and swift material with sweat-wicking and quick-drying material. It will be the perfect companion for your giftee’s running sessions day in and day out.
Lululemon Activewear, Multiple outlets.
Jo Malone Lavender and Moonflower Pillow Mist
For the person who struggled with their beauty sleep, gift them the Jo Malone Lavender and Moonflower Pillow Mist to enhance their night-time ritual.
Aromatic English lavender nestles among a cocooning note of white musk and night-blooming moonflowers in this very mist. With a few sprays on your pillow and linen sheets, this gentle pillow mist will add fragrance to slumbers and make rest better infinitely. What better way to remind your friend to rest well?
Jo Malone on Sephora, Multiple outlets.
This Works Choose Calm Stress Check Mood & Skincare Trio
Here’s some mood-lifting skincare to lift your loved one's spirits and take their stresses away. This trio set of calming mood and skin solutions provides unique solutions to your stresses by delivering instant comfort to your skin. It includes a nourishing hand moisturizer, a refreshing aromatherapy spray consisting of ylang-ylang, neroli and patchouli, as well as a relaxing essential oil roll-on, an aromatherapeutic blend of eucalyptus, frankincense & lavender oil. For stressed-out hands that have been worn out, apply the Stress Check Kind Hands to soothe and repair the skin. For times of overwhelm and anxiety, apply the Stress Check Roll-On to pulse points and inhale deeply, or spray Stress Check, Mood Manager, into the air and allow the motion-activated fragrance to calm the mind.
This Works on Sephora, Multiple outlets.
Hobonichi Techo Cousin Journal/Planner
Not only is journaling good for stress and emotional regulation, but it is also great for mindfulness practice! Penning down our daily feelings of gratitude, thoughts and emotions can be extremely helpful for our mental health. Encourage your loved ones to start the habit of journalling with one of the best planners there is - the Hobonichi Techo Cousin. This sleek and minimalistic-looking notebook is a one-day-per-page, A5-size planner. The front of the planner book is made of strong card stock with a soft ivory hue, while the inside consists of the thin and light-weight, Tomoe River paper - strong, resistant to bleeding and allows ink to dispense smoothly across the paper. Some unique bonuses to this journal include a “How To Better Enjoy Conversation” section that lists ways one can improve his/her conversation skills, a 365 Days Check-Off Sheet and a My Favorite Things page.
Our favourite feature of this planner has got to be the daily quotes from the planner’s parent site, Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun, included on every page of the notebook. From the heartfelt to the humorous to the whimsical, these quotes are bound to put a smile on the user’s faces, upon every flip of the book.