Spend small but give big with these gift ideas that are a treat for the mind & body

Christmas might be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be one of the most stressful times of the year. We’re all so rushed off our feet buying and wrapping presents, attending office Christmas parties and making sure we’ve not forgotten to pre-order the turkey that, come the big day itself, we’re dead on our feet. This is why, here at Boots, we’re all about picking affordable presents that not only punch way above their price tags, they come with a hefty dose of practicality and self-care.

Whether you’re looking for beauty gift inspiration or wellbeing presents that'll help your loved ones feel great from the inside out, there are bags of joy to be found in store and online – Christmas gifts they’ll love, but that won’t break the bank. It’s a win-win!

Plus, Boots’ range of services make browsing and buying even easier. There’s the Click & Collect service, which is just £1.50 or free when you spend £15 or more. To use, simply place an order online, in store, over the phone or via the Boots app before 5pm and pick it up on your chosen day at one of Boots’ selected stores*.

Boots is also on Deliveroo to make things even easier. Just download the Deliveroo app from the App Store or Google Play and search for Boots, create an account if you don’t already have one and get ordering. Find out more about the service here.

10 of the best Christmas wellbeing gifts that are £10 or under

From gift sets that'll help transform their bathroom into an at-home spa and soothing scents to help them unwind to home workout essentials, our team has scoured Boots’ halls to bring you 10 top Christmas wellbeing gift picks that loved ones and your bank balance will thank you for.

For more tips and tricks on how to save money on Christmas presents this year, check out our guide.

For the at-home fitness fan

Primal Strength Mini Band Set

• Set of 3

For the person looking for a flat-friendly workout accessory that’s mindful of space and the neighbours, these resistance bands could be the perfect gift. Containing 1mm (15kg resistance), 1.2mm (17.5kg resistance) and 1.5mm (22.5kg resistance) options, they’re great for conditioning and toning come leg or glute day.

For a soothing scent

Fearne Cotton Happy Place Fragrance Rollerball

• Suitable for vegans

• Contains essential oils

Provide a dose of instant relaxation with this travel-friendly rollerball. Fragranced with notes of jasmine and vanilla, it’ll help calm and soothe senses whether they’re at home or on-the-go. We love the bag it comes in, too.

For cosy nights in

Eleanor Bowmer Christmas Slipper Socks

• UK sizes four to seven

How snuggly do these look? Not only will they keep toes toasty in the colder months, but their quirky design will provide feel-good vibes each time they slip them on. They’re so cosy, we wouldn’t blame you if you bought a pair for yourself too.

For a relaxation ritual

Feather & Down Sweet Dreams Sleeping Beauty

• Three-piece set

Upgrade anyone’s sleep routine with this essential oil set. As well as an oil burner and Sweet Dreams lavender and camomile essential oil, the set contains a pillow spray to help set the scene for a more peaceful night’s slumber.

For more eco-conscious cocktails

Elixir Reusable Straws

• Set of six glass straws

• Contains a cleaning brush

Stylish and sustainable, these reusable glass straws are a great way to give someone’s cocktail an eco-friendly twist. Complete with a cleaning brush and with six colours to choose from, they’re sure to become a kitchen staple.

For the coffee lover

Sterling Goods Coffee Scoop & Clip Set

• Set includes a coffee scoop and bag clip

As gorgeous as it is practical, this gilded duo’s the perfect pick-me-up for anyone’s morning brew. The long-handled coffee spoon is ideal for reaching the bottom of a bag, while the clip helps keep their bag of ground coffee fresh. It’s a beautiful yet functional addition to someone’s kitchen that will provide a touch of luxe to gloomy Monday mornings.

For the aspiring crafter

Eleanor Bowmer Christmas Embroidery Kit

• Contains a reusable decorative envelope

• Age recommendation 14+

This festive Santa embroidery kit has everything they’ll need to get their creative juices flowing. It comes complete with instructions and a rainbow of cheerfully coloured threads to help take their creativity to the next level.

For couples

Ann Summers Small Thai Anal Love Beads

• Looped handle

• Just over 5in in length

• All orders are sent in a plain box, or plain, heavy duty or padded envelopes for discretion

• For adults

Stuck for ideas on what to get your partner? For something more naughty than nice, gift this set of flexible thai beads. With sex toys and tech carving out a key place in the wellbeing space, these beads prove that pleasure needn’t come with a high price tag and feature a looped handle for maximum comfort.

For an at-home sanctuary

Soap & Glory ZZZen Out Of Zen Candle

• Size: 200g

Nothing signals a moment of self-care quite like the soft glow of a candle. Infused with a cocooning blend of lavender and tonka bean, this purple-hued pick reminds them to take some time out for their mental health and indulge in some much-needed me time.

For the baker

John Whaite Cinnamon Bun Baking Set

• Additional ingredients required: butter and milk

Whether they’re a baking novice or pro, this cinnamon bun baking mix with cinnamon sugar and icing sugar is sure to impress. It’ll also leave their home smelling amazing and, with enough mixture to make 10 buns, there may well be some left over as a thank you...

Shop more top affordable Christmas wellness gifts in our full range.

All prices correct on date of publication. 

*This is subject to change during busy times or promotional periods. Your nearest available store and next available date will be shown at checkout. Free for online orders over £15 and for all orders placed in store.