The Best Gifts for the Most Work-addicted Person on Your List
One of the hardest people to shop for is the loved one on your list who can’t seem to pry herself away from work, even during the holiday season. Now’s your chance to give your workaholic friend or family member an excuse to get pampered, relax, and wash away the stress of another day at the office. And we even have ideas for the men on your list!
Scroll through the gift ideas below and maybe pick up a few for yourself along the way—all this gifting is hard, you should treat yourself, too.
Voluspa Assorted Scented Candles
Likely the workaholic will be stuck at the office. But that doesn't mean she can't get in the festive mood. Channel the holidays with these scented Voluspa candles.
Buy it: $50; nordstrom.com
LALICIOUS Sugar Lavender at Home Spa Collection
Give your workaholic friend or family member everything she needs to slip into a well deserved spa mode with this gift set.
Buy it: $79; nordstrom.com
Caroline Z Hurley Cotton Bedding Throw
Make sure your busy friends enjoy every minute in bed with an extra cozy throw blanket. This limited-edition one from Wright Bedding was block-printed by hand.
Buy it: $155 (Originally $195); wrightbedding.com
Owl's Brew Salted Caramel Toddy Cocktail Mixer
Pair one of these tea brews with whiskey, rum, brandy, or champagne to create a special cocktail to unwind after a long day in the office.
Buy it: $24; williams-sonoma.com
Herbivore Calming Bath Salt
Set mind and body both at ease with this natural Pacific Ocean bath salt from Herbivore.
Buy it: $18; nordstrom.com
Shiatsu 3D Lumbar Spine Massager With Heat
Release the tension with a lumbar spine massager from Brookstone that can be easily attached to a chair at work.
Buy it: $90; brookstone.com
Phone Dock Flower Pot
This stress-free product combines a phone dock and a flowerpot for a clever mix of practical and beautiful. It's a fun addition to any desk or room, especially for the workaholic who needs a little natural beauty to liven up her desk.
Buy it: $32; uncommongoods.com
Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses
For those days when a hefty toast is needed, test out these shot glasses made of Himalayan pink salt. They're naturally antibacterial and tough enough for several toasts.
Buy it: $28-$45; uncommongoods.com
Costa Farms Live Echeveria Succulent
No time to remember to water any plants? No problem. Gift a succulent to the loved one on your list who's crunched on time but in need of a little greenery.
Buy it: $24; amazon.com
West Elm Faux Fur Throw Blankets
Unwind in comfort with these West Elm faux fur throws.
Buy it: $59 (Originally $89); westelm.com
Kiehl's Men's Starter Kit
Don't forget about the men on your list. Help them test out their future favorites with this travel starter-kit from Kiehl's, featuring body scrub, shave cream, face wash, and more.
Buy it: $43; nordstrom.com
Gift this sweet, sparkly mug to your office-dweller friends and family.
Buy it: $26; anthropologie.com
Tea Forté Vst - Single Steeps Reserve Loose Tea Chest
Take the stress out of loose leaf tea without compromising on quality and flavor with Teavana's package of "Joy" sachets featuring hints of jasmine and honey.
Buy it: $55; nordstrom.com
L'Occitane Holiday Collection Lavender Set
Let the soothing scent of lavender fill your loved one's home with L'Occitane's special gift set.
Buy it: $74; amazon.com
Grenville Society Antiqued Gold Pineapple Corkscrew
Let them forgo the stress of hunting for a bottle opener with this stylish metal corkscrew adorned with a pineapple.
Buy it: $38; grenvillesociety.com