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As part of our first-ever holiday gift guide series, we're kicking things off with prezzies for our favorite self-care junkies. Whether your loved ones prefer to pamper themselves with clean makeovers, relaxing rubdowns, herbal remedies, or a luxe home spa experience (the list goes on!), there's an indulgent gift here for everyone.
Keep reading for our top present picks from L.A.-based brands and boutiques, from CBD-infused sheet masks and customizable massages to chic bed and bath upgrades and beyond, and stay tuned for more gift guides for every type of Angeleno on your Good List.
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Nourish by the Now Refresh Eye Masks
For the exhausted parent or on-the-go jet-setter: Give the gift of faking a good night's rest with The Now's just-launched under-eye masks. Score extra generous points and throw in a massage gift card ($45 to $105 and up).
50-Min. Table Massage at Squeeze
For your stressed-out bestie: Force your giftee to treat themselves with a 50-minute massage that they can customize to their liking, from the lighting to the essential oils and more (20- and 80-min. rubdowns are also available).
Klai One Hitter Pipe
For the artful cannabis connoisseur: Minimalist marijuana enthusiasts will dig this somewhat-discreet one-hit pipe by L.A.-based ceramicist Klai.
Beboe Therapies High Potency CBD Face Masks
For the forward-thinking skincare junkie: Speaking of weed, luxe L.A. cannabis brand Beboe's new skincare line includes this pack of potent face masks infused with hemp-derived CBD. While it won't get wearers high (sorry!), it will leave your giftee's face moisturized, glowy, and bright — so they'll look like they've got that post-joint glow without any huffing and puffing. (Pro tip: It's also 20% off all Black Friday weekend.)
Shaina Mote Shiso Daydream Tea
For tea time devotees: Herb lovers of another nature will love sipping on this relaxing blend of tea created by Leaves & Flowers for L.A. designer Shaina Mote.
Alleyoop Stack the Odds Multi-Use Face Palette
For multi-tasking makeup buffs: Anyone with limited time and a packed beauty bag will welcome this space-saving palette by newly-launched L.A. brand Alleyoop. This four-in-one pocket-sized gadget includes blush, contour, highlighter, and a mirror — and it's cruelty-free, vegan, and TSA-approved, too.
Jenn Streicher Lil' Edie Makeup Bag
For the car makeup master: Chances are your busy beauty-obsessed BFF is also guilty of using their passenger seat as a vanity. Celebrity makeup artist Jenn Streicher's chic cosmetics pouch will keep your stylish pal's car cosmetics kit contained in one place (ideally while they're safely parked).
Fiele Fragrances Juniperus Eau de Parfum
For winter-loving fragrance fiends: For the friends and fam who want to keep the holiday spirit alive, this sweet and coniferous scent by L.A.-based Fiele Fragrances will remind festive aroma aficionados of a winter wonderland all year round.
Noto Botanics Holiday Details Kit
For plant-based beauty fanatics: This set of non-toxic, vegan, and cruelty-free pigments and highlighters will give any giftee following a plant-based lifestyle that natural-looking glow during the holiday season and beyond.
The Little Market Peppermint Sugar Scrub
For home spa enthusiasts: This peppermint-scented scrub from socially-conscious brand The Little Market will give recipients baby-soft skin and the peace of mind that their handmade gift helps provide jobs and stability for women in the U.S.
Soaptopia Beauty and the Beast Soap Bar
For Cali-loving clean freaks: This soap infused with sweet orange, vanilla, and jasmine by Venice-based Soaptopia will transport any bathtime (or hand-washing time) back to summer.
Olive & June The Everything Mani Box
For DIY-minded manicure addicts: Recipients need not be steady-handed with this giftable set from L.A.'s Olive & June. It's got everything your recipient needs to paint a perfect set of polish at home.
Parachute Home Gauze Pajama Set
For stylish slumber seekers: Sometimes self-care involves a lazy day wearing our Sunday's sleepwear best. Leisure-loving giftees will appreciate Parachute Home's luxe PJ set, which comes in a unisex, slouchy silhouette.
Jenni Kayne Montecito Glass . Candle
For the SoCal scent lover: Allow your friend to set a perennially SoCal mood with this Montecito-inspired candle by queen of Cali modern style, designer Jenni Kayne.
Onekind PM Power Couple
For skincare-obsessed night owls: This nighttime skincare set by just-launched (and Darren Criss-approved) L.A. brand Onekind is for anyone on your Good List who wants to wake up with a rejuvenated, hydrated visage. The cruelty-free products are made with plant-based formulas that are free of the yucky stuff (like synthetic fragrance, artificial dyes, pthalates, parabens, silicones, and other irritating ingredients).
Unplug by Suze Yalof Schwartz
For those in need of mindfulness reminders: Busy loved ones will be happy to take a second to unwrap this book by former fashion editor and stylist Suze Yalof Schwartz, founder of L.A. meditation studio Unplug. Her zen-inspiring tome is a guide to healthier and happier living via screen-free self-care in just a few minutes a day. (Consider it a New Year's Resolution hint.)