The Deia Health & Wellbeing Gift Guide

If you're on the search for gifts that are meaningful, beautiful and friendly to both planet and people this year, you've come to the right place. From my own attempt to shop more sustainably, support small businesses and give gifts that positively impact health & wellbeing, I've put together the first Deia Health Gift List with a strong focus on holisitic health & wellbeing this year :). I hope you'll find it useful! Lafina x

Wild Swim Experiences with We Swim Wild

If you fancy treating someone to a gift with a difference this year check out the offerings at We Swim Wild. From wild Welsh sauna sessions in Snowdonia to wild swim camp outs. If you are looking for a wild swim adventure packed with health benefits, then look no further.

Greek Sage Tea from Oliveology

One of my own self-care staples, sage was considered a holy herb in ancient Greece and has long been used for its tonic and anti-microbial properties. This sage is organic and wild, hand picked, from the mountains of Epirus, North West Greece. Wonderful for herbal infusion or sprinkled over your roast meat, fish or vegetables, imparts a savoury peppery flavour.

The Journal by Roxie Nafousi – The Head Plan

Taking you on a transformational journey over the course of 12 life-changing weeks, The Journal has been lovingly and carefully curated by renowned self-development coach and manifestation expert Roxie Nafousi. A must for anyone wanting to focus on their emotional health.

Drowsy Sleep Co Eyemasks and other sleep Treats

Pure mulberry silk sleep masks with big, squishy, cloud-like padding and a 'total black-out' design, treat yourself or someone you love to the ultimate good night's sleep!

Self Care Co Candles

Sublime, natural soy candles blended with a mix of essential oils, each one individually crafted to assist you in your personal self-care routine.

MANISAFE Manicure & Sunblock Gloves

A brilliant gift for anyone who is a regular at the nail salon or simply wants to protect their hands against premature aging and skin cancer. MANISAFE gloves protect your hands from UV rays emitted during gel manicures and are rated UPF 50+, meaning they protect against UVA & UVB rays. They also make great sunblock gloves for driving and outdoor activities! I love the snazzy 'Mayfair' design but there are loads of patterns to choose from.

By Glaze Jewellery

Another small biz I' quickly fell in love with this year, By Glaze makes timeless minimal jewellery inspired by nature and their designs are sustainably and ethically produced using recycled sterling silver and responsibly sourced 18k gold plating. Expect pieces that are love letters to the sand, the beach and the beautiful textures the waves leave on the shore....

Yogamatters Organic Cotton Restorative Yoga Mat

Designed for a restorative yoga practice and gong baths, fall into deep relaxation and support your yoga nidra practice with this cocooning meditation prop to relieve stress and anxiety.

Wildtree Face Mask Gift Set

The Organic Cleansing Facemask (with superfoods moringa powder and chlorella) from Wildtree has been a firm fave of mine for a while now due to it's high quality ingredients and notable brightening effects. It's now available to purchase as a gift set with it's own ceramic bowl, making the whole self-care ritual experience even better!

Lumie Light Therapy Lamps

The perfect antidote if you're finding it hard to wake up in the mornings this winter or if you're affected by Seasonal Affective disorder.

Infrared saunas at Glow Bar London

The ultimate stress buster and antidote to cold temperatures and the winter blues, saunas have a range of health and wellbeing benefits ranging from stimulating the circulation, boosting collagen production and lowering stress levels. Oh and their wellness drinks and tonics are to die for!

Writing to Heal Course - Alex Elle

A four week course with author, certified breathwork coach, and writing to heal facilitator Alex Elle. This course was made to help you cultivate self-care and self-love through honest and vulnerable writing practice. Begin Again will nurture who you are today and guide you through using journaling as a consistent + daily tool that supports your highest self.

Feel Supplements

Clean, nutritionist-formulated supplements, free of nasty additives delivered in planet-friendly packaging. Not to be substituted for a healthy diet but a good option if you need to supplement for health reasons.

Mela Comfort Weighted Blanket

Engineered to melt away anxiety and welcome in calm for deep, restorative sleep, Mela's award winning weighted blankets are a game-changer for anyone suffering with sleep problems or anxiety.

Squalane + Copper Peptide Rapid Plumping Serum | Biossance

The latest launch from clean beauty leaders Biossance, this serum supports collagen and elastin production, plumps the skin with it's unique blend of hyaluronic acid, polyglutamic acid, and squalane and visibly lifts and firms the skin. Yes please!

Sustainable Natural Deodorant That Works | Wild Natural Deodorant

A fab little stocking filler and a happy discovery for me over the summer, Wild is the new, sustainable Natural Deodorant which works without blocking pores or disrupting PH levels. Aluminium free with compostable, plastic free refills and a 100% effective formula, it comes in a range of scents and colorful cases!

I Like Me Loungewear

Founded by Dina Tokio, self-love and mental health advocate, I Like Me have a fantastic range of comfy and colourful tracksuits and T-shirts whose positive slogans will bring a smile to your face every time you wear them.

VERDEN - Votary bath, body and home products

Meaning ‘the world’ or ‘the earth’ in Danish, VERDEN is a natural fragrance brand for bath, body and home founded by Charlotte Semler and Arabella Preston – the team behind VOTARY Skincare. Choose from the HERBANUM, D'ORANGERIE or ARBOREALIST ranges which capture joyful nature, emotions and memories in fragrance and wellness.

Glasses | Ocushield

Some of the lightest weight blue-light filter glasses around. Protect your peepers (and brain) from blue light emitted from electronic devices and look cute doing it ;-)

Buy The Collagen Elixir by WelleCo

If you're searching for a collagen supplement, this could be it. A bioavailable marine collagen-infused powder that promotes hydrated, revitalised skin and healthy hair and nails.