We are excited to be featured in Think Local DC’s Wellness Gift Guide this season! Gifting during the holiday season is a perfect time to show your recipient you care about their well-being, whether you are gifting to family, friends, colleagues, clients or customers.
The products found in this guide span across all aspects of wellness, from fitness to meditation, self-care to detox, and more. Any of these gifts are a perfect way to show someone you care about their well-being all the while supporting local DC businesses.
Cheers to you and your health, and happy holidays from Think Local First DC and SoHookd!
SoHookd Marketplace Gift Card by SoHookd
For the wellness-lover who likes the flexibility to choose.
Gift cards from $15
The SoHookd Gift Card is a perfect way to let your recipient hand-pick any gift from the absolute best, luxe wellness experiences in and around the DMV area. This gift card truly is for anyone. Whether your recipient wants a meditation subscription, the hottest athletic threads, shiny new kicks, a pass to the most popular boutique fitness classes, a luxurious spa package with facial and massage, or something else, there is something on the marketplace for them. These also make great gifts for clients and customers!
Gift cards start at $15 and are available at marketplace.sohookd.com.
Lotus Soy Candle by Handmade Habitat
For the one who’s clearing their mind.
$32 for Lotus Soy Candle
Handmade Habitat is an all-natural soy wax candle and beauty goods company for slow, mindful living. Their Lotus Soy Candle has a blend of lavender, chamomile, patchouli and natural ylang for an uplifted floral and grounding earthy scent. The burn of these double-wicked candle vessels has a meditative quality making a perfect yoga or meditation companion.
Order online at handmadehabitat.co.
3-Day Tonic & Melk Cleanse by Gouter
For the one who loves to detox.
$126 for 3-Day Tonic & Melk Cleanse #1
Gouter uses premium, all-organic ingredients to make the best-tasting alkaline water-based beverage for every body’s everyday needs. They make their tonics and melks fresh daily, with real ingredients. Gift Gouter’s most popular signature cleanse, the 3-Day Tonic & Melk Cleanse, is a great option for a tonic cleanse with an added protein melk boost. Gouter hand-delivers in the DMV.
Order a cleanse at heygouter.com.
One Hour Private Golf Lesson by CitySwing
For the one who can’t wait for golf season.
Gift cards start at $35. $150 for a 60 minute private lesson
CitySwing is DC’s first and only indoor golf facility located at the heart of DC in City Center. A CitySwing gift card is perfect for anyone - we recommend a 60 minute private lesson with one of CitySwing’s golf professionals. Whether your recipient has never held a golf club or they’re working towards a zero handicap, CitySwing has an instructor that will help them accomplish their goals.
Order online at cityswingdc.com.
Green Lavender Diffuser by Fréres Branchiaux
For the one who needs their beauty rest.
$24 for Green Lavender Diffuser
Fréres Branchiaux Candle Company is a handmade body, candle, and home fragrance goods company created by brothers Collin, Ryan, and Austin Gill located in the DMV. This green lavender diffuser is a lovely mix of green tea, lavender and lemongrass and is a perfect oil to diffuse if restful sleep is your recipient’s goal. Even better? 10% of Fréres Branchiaux Candle Company’s proceeds go to DC Homeless Shelters, so you’re giving back to the local DC community, too!
You can order at freresbranchiaux.com.
Balik Gift Set from Shea Yeleen
For the one who wants to feel silky smooth.
$39.95 for the Balik Gift Set
Shea Yeleen is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States. They specialize in manufacturing high quality, organic, fair trade skin care products. With this set, you’ll gift beauty with these handcrafted Balik printed bags made from recycled plastic. Inside you’ll find a Vanilla Almond Shea Butter Body Cream and Honey Lip Balm. Shea butter is an excellent moisturizer, nourishes skin with vitamins and helps maintain skin elasticity.
Find the gift set and more at sheayeleen.com.
For the office hero who cares about their colleagues.
Starting at $12.99 per person, minimum of 10 orders
During the holidays, there always tend to be more sweets and treats in the office - from cookies to cupcakes and pies to candy, it can be tough to stay on track with a healthy diet. Be an office hero and gift a delicious, nutritious lunch to your team with Plum Relish. Plum Relish offers lunchtime catering for groups of 10 or more, perfect for a pre-holiday party lunch.
Order your tasty meals at plumrelish.com.
Oh-Mazing Granola Sampler Pack by Oh-Mazing!
For the yogurt and granola lover.
$35.99 for 5-Bag Sampler Pack
Oh-Mazing! granola is delicious, healthy and locally made. Owner, Stephanie Williams, always believed in providing “from-scratch”, all natural meals to promote a healthy lifestyle. She developed her own granola recipe to provide an alternative to some of the unhealthy snacks found on grocery store shelves. Get a sampler pack for a 10 oz bag of each flavor: Original, Oatmeal Raisin, Cranberry Orange, Lemon Bar, and Caribbean Delight.
Visit ohmazingfood.com to order.
Gift Card by Glen’s Garden Market
For the sustainably-minded foodie.
Gift Cards starting at $15
Glen's Garden Market exists to make climate change progress, one bite at a time, by serving Good Food from Close By. With a Glen's Gift Card, you can give the gift of mindfully made, locally sourced food, while supporting nearby farmers and small businesses.
Visit glensgardenmarket.com to learn more.