Holiday Gifts For The Friend Who's All About Me Time

By Kate Marin

No matter how well you know someone, holiday gifting takes creativity. And when it comes to the friend who prefers a cozy night in or ample time alone to a night out, it almost always proves to be a bit more difficult than expected. But that’s why we’re here to help! Believe it or not, there are plenty of inventive gifts that are perfect for the self-care gurus on your list.

In partnership with Soap & Glory, we've done the leg work for you and gathered up our top gifts ideas for the friend who’s all about me time. Whether this person loves curling up with a good book, indulging in an at-home spa, or just vegging out, any one of these treasures will definitely put a (relaxed) smile on their face. From pampering gift sets to the best accessories for movie night, explore the gifts ahead, and thank us later!

All-In-One Set For Pampering

PAMPERAMA Soap & Glory Gift Set




This gift set has all the pampering products you need for the best night ever. It includes a shower gel, rich body butter, a hydrating hand cream, a radiance-boosting face mask, under-eye hydrogel patches, and an adorable pink loofah. It's so indulgent, in fact, you may never want to leave the house again.

Stovetop Popcorn Popper For Movie Night

Stovetop Popcorn Popper Black



Crate & Barrel

More often than not, me time involves a couch, a good (or bad) movie, and an amazing face mask. And what's better than a crunchy snack to top it all off? This stovetop popper not only looks great out on display, but it also makes a whole pot of popcorn that’s tender yet crispy in just three minutes.

Decadent Candles For A Serene Night In

Set of 3 Holiday Small Candles




You can't really ever go wrong with candles — that combination of soothing vibe and pleasant aroma. It makes them an ideal addition to practically any at-home activity, whether that's reading a book with a warm cup of tea or taking a salt soak with a podcast on play.

Cult-Classic Book For Minimizing And Staying Organized

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing




This cult favorite encourages decluttering and minimalism, which we all could use a bit more of. It's the perfect way to spend an afternoon alone. And who knows? You may even discover a few gems for re-gifting in the process.

Shower Sampler For The Perfect Spa Day

SHOWER TRIP Soap & Glory Gift Set




For the friend whose me-time starts with a hot shower or bath, this scent-sational gift set from Soap & Glory is a no-brainer as the perfect prezzie. Inside a pretty pouch you'll find a selection of travel-size bath and body heroes including a shower gel, face wash, body butter, and hand cream — all for under $20!

Himalayan Salt Lamp For Cleaner Air And Ambiance

Himalayan Salt Lamp




Himalayan salt lamps emit negative ions to neutralize free radicals, promote healthy sleep, and rid the air of many common allergens. Plus, they glow like a comforting, no-fireplace-required winter flame.

Mug Warmer For Keeping Drinks Toasty

Coffee/Tea Mug Warmer




A night of self-care is not complete without a toasty beverage. This mug warming plate guarantees a perfectly-heated sip every time — even after a long movie distraction.

Luxe Faux-Fur Throw For Cozying Up On The Couch

Faux-Fur Throw



Pottery Barn

After a long hot shower and moisturizing beauty routine, where to next? The couch. This ultra plush blanket is a perfect cold-weather home accessory for bundling up and drifting to sleep.

This post is sponsored by Soap & Glory.

Design: Allison Gore/BDG