Starting a new year off right means making sure you are taking care of yourself. One of the best ways to do that is to rest. A relaxed mind and body will help you achieve your goals and soar to new heights in 2021. Ridding yourself of stress might seem impossible at a time like this, but it is important to try and make some me-time and self-care. Even though it’s easier said than done, we’ve got some products that can help relieve stress.
From soothing bath bombs to organizational tools, we’ll be covering a wide range of items that will soothe your mind. 2020 has been a doozie, to say the least, and we’re very much ready to leave it far behind us and not carry any of its awfulness into next year. Here are 35 products to help you start off the new year relaxed and ready to achieve all your goals.
$34 at the time of publication
If you naturally have normal, dry or combination skin and the winter months just make it drier, then Sephora says this FIRST AID BEAUTY Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration is for you. This cream is “a fast-absorbing, rich moisturizer that provides instant and long-term hydration for dry, distressed skin and eczema.” And people who have used it say their skin felt more hydrated almost immediately! Make sure to hydrate your skin in the new year.
$44.97 at the time of publication
But if you’re looking for a tangible way to organize your kitchen or closet this new year, this Chef’s Path Airtight 14-piece Food Storage Container Set is perfect for keeping your kitchen cabinets or storage closet looking pristine. If you’ve been meaning to organize your kitchen cabinets properly for months or even years, take the opportunity to get it done now. That way you’ll have a stressless time cooking meals and finding what you need.
$31.08 at the time of publication
Simply walking around the house while wearing these 20-pounds adjustable ankle weights will help you work up a sweat and get the blood moving in your body. Not to mention, it’s a simple addition to workouts and it won’t take up that much space in your home gym. Your new year probably includes some goals for getting healthier and in better shape and these weights are a fabulous way to help you meet those fitness goals. Be extra strong in 2021!
$23.79 at the time of publication
Throughout the new year, you might be finding yourself yearning for a night of alone time and relaxation. These homemade bath bombs made by the Relaxcation Store are all-natural and organic. And because six comes in a set, it really is the homemade gift that keeps on giving. Yes, you would like little bombs of relaxation that are just for you!
$147 at the time of publication
We get it, it’s just a blanket, but according to people like Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian West, these Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw are worth every dollar. Like Amazon says about this splurge-worthy gift it’s irresistibly soft. So soft that “you’ll never want to get out of bed after cuddling under this extremely soft throw blanket.” Stay cozy in the new year with this instantly satisfying blanket.
$63.94 at the time of publication
It’s a heated sherpa blanket. And the digital controller includes an auto-off feature as well as six heat settings to keep you at the perfect temperature at all times. A blanket is great, but one that warms and helps soothe tense muscles is even better. Give yourself some warm relief in the new year with this heated blanket.
$69.99 at the time of publication
Are you looking to strengthen your core muscles in the new year? With three levels of resistance and so much to do with it, this Core Max Smart Abs home gym will have your trunk feeling stronger and stronger with each workout. The Core Max also comes with a nutritional guide, digital download workout videos, and FAST results workout chart to really start seeing results.
$27.03 at the time of publication
Make any bath a spa-like mineral bath with these delicious add-ins. Village Naturals Therapy Mineral Bath Soak has just what you need to add into your bathwater to help melt all those unwanted feelings away. Sounds divine, does it not? These are even more essential if you’re feeling sore after using Core Max or any other workout equipment on this list. Keep your body feeling great throughout the new year with these aromatherapy soaks.
$14 at the time of publication
Are you excited to try some new looks in the new year that 2020 robbed you of debuting in person? The Riot Lip Gloss Set might be the perfect bundle for you. Three lip glosses for just $14, now that’s a deal. It’s a high-shine and lightweight lip gloss that sparkles and gleams, unlike its competitors. It’s also made of clean ingredients that you’ll never feel guilty about!
$73.60 at the time of publication
Start learning and practicing yoga in the new year with the Manduka Prolite Yoga Mat. It’s non-slip, non-toxic, eco-friendly, and made for comfort and stability. Plus, it comes in eight different colors to choose from. Stretch it out all year long!
$26.99 at the time of publication
If you’d like a more affordable option, here’s another mat we love. This yoga mat also comes with a carrying case and it’s made from all eco-friendly materials. It also has a special sticky nonslip texture on both sides and is known for being very durable! Stick to your budget in the new year and feel like a million bucks by getting into yoga with this affordable mat.
$22.99 at the time of publication
If you’ve been cooped up for most of 2020 and you’re ready to really get out there in the new year, this amazing stroller organizer is the perfect to keep everything you need so it’s easy to find. A big component of relaxation is setting “traps” for yourself to not get stressed in the first place. Don’t waste time and energy looking for your phone, earbuds, pacifier, and whatever else you leave the house with. Keep everything tidy and accessible with this ingenious organizer.
$14.10 at the time of publication
While we are discussing the benefits of good home organization throughout the new year, we would be mistaken if we didn’t mention the utility in drawer organizers. These drawer organizers are key for keeping your kitchen and bathroom drawers functional all the time. If you have big drawers in your desk, it would be great for that too.
$16.99 at the time of publication
Another affordable, small, yet mighty addition to your home gym is this ab roller. And while this contraption may not look like much, it is quite the workout. A couple of reps on this contraption will have you feeling sore and accomplished for days. If you’re working towards abs of steel in the new year, this would be a great tool to help you sculpt them.
$33.99 at the time of publication
This silk pillowcase is exactly what you need in the new year. If you are trying to maximize her beauty sleep with zero added effort, all you need to do is put it on your pillow. You won’t even realize all the benefits it has, like preventing wrinkles and eliminating frizzy hair, while also keeping your skin hydrated and more! Feeling and looking better is as easy as changing your pillowcase.
$32 at the time of publication
Never heard of nodpod’s Gentle Pressure Sleep Mask before? Well, this gift guide is opening, or shutting, your eyes to a whole new world. With its patented design, this unique sleep mask makes for the most comfortable and satisfying good night’s sleep. Better sleep in the new year seems like something we can all get behind!
$19.95 at the time of publication
If you’re “home gym” is whatever corner you can find to workout in, this Portable Pilates Bar Kit is perfect for you! For less than $20, you can get a fantastic workout tool that’s extremely versatile and will allow you to do tons of different exercises in the new year. Exercising is a magical stress reliever and we all need plenty of that!
$18.14 at the time of publication
If you’re like most and have an older refrigerator, you don’t have a lot of storage drawers. And these are the perfect remedy for that. Even if you have drawers in your fridge, these are the perfect addition for inside those vegetable and meat drawers. Not only will they keep your food organized, but you can get rid of the original packaging right off the bat, wash, then store them neatly! These bins are also great for the pantry to store snacks, oatmeal packets, and more. Stick to your new year’s healthy eating goals and stay organized with these smart bins.
$133.99 at the time of publication
Have been meaning to get your jewelry in order but haven’t find the right space to do just that? Organize your jewelry and save space with this awesome mirror that can be mounted on the wall. Put the mirror above your dresser like a vanity and then open it up to find able space for storing not only your jewelry but also makeup and any other thing you need to find a space for. A new year means putting everything you need at your fingertips.
$289 at the time of publication
Now we know this is an investment, but it’s one of the cheaper options for indoor cycles. When it comes to the bike, this pooboo Indoor Cycling Bike is perfect for daily workouts and while it doesn’t come with a video monitor, it has a space for your phone or iPad! We realize this product has a funny name, but we promise it outshines it. New year, new you with this indoor cycle.
$16.99 at the time of publication
Add these collagen eye masks to your bedtime routine and watch yourself start to feel and look incredibly well-rested. Just put them in the fridge for about 15 minutes and then place them on your under-eye area. These are said to reduce dark circles, puffiness, fine lines, and wrinkles and you can do it all while reading a good book in bed. Look refreshed throughout the new year with these eye masks!
$18.99 at the time of publication
While we’re talking masks. Here are some for your feet! Give yourself the gift of incredibly soft feet with these exfoliating foot masks. With many of us avoiding the salons this year, these masks are the perfect way to give your tootsies the love and care they deserve right from the comfort of your own home. Add these to your bedtime routine every once in a while and wake up feeling ready to take on the day each morning of the new year.
$29.95 at the time of publication
Another affordable option for your at-home gym is this VEICK Resistance Bands Set. It takes up minimal space and it offers a lot of diversity when it comes to your workouts! It’s a mobile gym meant to build muscles. And for less than 30 bucks, you can’t beat that! Get a new bod in the new year by sticking to your fitness goals with these effective bands.
$14.99 at the time of publication
Get rid of dry and irritated lips that seem to be synonymous with the winter months by adding this product to your skincare routine. The best part is that it doesn’t leave you feeling greasy and it can be used for adults, children, and babies struggling with dry skin who are as young as 4 months. Make sure your entire family looks kissable in the new year! “Family looks kissable,” didn’t sound as good as with thought, but we meant it in a sweet way!
$24.12 at the time of publication
If you’re looking for a set to hydrate more than just your lips, this Burt’s Bees Classics Gift Set has everything she could possibly need. Keep all those dry parts from cracking throughout the new year with this trusted set of moisturizers.
$16.99 at the time of publication
Is your New Year’s resolution to get organized? Because it’s something many of us are looking to do in 2021! There are so many ways to get organized like with this book by the stars of Netflix’s hit series, The Home Edit. Did you know they have a book out on how they navigate the more cluttered of spaces? They have multiple actually and this, “The Home Edit Life: The No-Guilt Guide to Owning What You Want and Organizing Everything” is their latest. Change your life for the better and create new, healthy habits with this baby!
$179 at the time of publication
And if you’re interested in an elliptical workout but don’t want to spend too much money, we also have one of the most affordable options for you. The Sunny Health & Fitness Elliptical Machine is easy on the joints and has 8 different resistance levels. This low-impact piece of workout equipment is the perfect way to ease yourself into better shape in the new year.
$39.50 at the time of publication
This is all the moisturizing you could want in a color-correcting cream that has SPF 50 in it! IT Cosmetics is taking coverage to a whole new level with this product. Not only that, but for less than $40, you get an entire line of skincare which includes the CC cream, the miracle water micellar cleanser, the secret sauce anti-aging moisturizer, your skin but better makeup primer (which is also moisturizing), and the bye bye under eye brightening eye cream. Now, that’s a deal! Give your face a complete refresh in the new year with this marvelous set.
$159.99 at the time of publication
This Rubbermaid Fasttrack 6 to 10 Ft Wide White Wire Custom Closet Organization Configuration Storage Hanger Rack Kit is the perfect system to get your closet organized for the new year. This Kit gives you shelving, different height clothes rods, and top storage! There is a place for everything on this setup and the best part is there is no required construction!
$48 at the time of publication
As TULA suggests, this skincare product is like hitting a reset button on your skin. We want a skin reset button for the new year! Put this “deeply nourishing” mask on your skin before bed and sleep in it for the best results. There is nothing better than waking up the next morning with smooth, soft, and more radiant skin.
$25.99 at the time of publication
Organization in any space is key and it’s also helpful that the thing you’re using to organize your space is cute as well. If your new year’s goals include getting more work done and being more productive, desk organization goes hand-in-hand with completing tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Set yourself up for success with this simple desktop organizer.
$21.95 at the time of publication
Another cheap and easy addition to your home gym is these Sweet Sweat Resistance Hip Bands. The bands add a level of difficulty to your workout and squats that may surprise you. These bands are also made so that they won’t roll up or slide off during your workout. Incorporate bands into your routine for even better exercise in the new year. You’re going to kick 2021’s tail!
$47.57 at the time of publication
Who wouldn’t want the gift of glowing, hydrated skin in the new year! This glorious piece of equipment would be perfect for you to unwind in front of after a long day just before heading to bed. You will most certainly be thankfully for how fresh and soft your skin will feel after using this a couple of times.
$135.00 at the time of publication
Gift yourself this splurge-worthy set of fancy candles that will transport you to a more relaxed state. You can never go wrong with more candles! And this Diptyque Set of Five Scented Candles not only looks gorgeous but smells amazing too. In this set of five, it includes baies, roses, figuier, fue de bois, and narguile scents. Aromatherapy might be just thing you need this new year to stay relaxed!
There you go! 35 items you should buy yourself for a productive and relaxing new year! Some of these items will improve life in a small way while others will help them make big changes for big rewards. We hope you found some gift options that appealed to you and will work out perfectly to make next year a little better.
A new year means a time for change and self-improvement. These items will be perfect for those who have made New Year’s resolutions to be healthier, to work out more, or to practice healthier habits to become more organized and relaxed. What are you waiting for? Get yourself one of these awesome products right now!
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