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The Self-Love Gift Guide You Didn’t Know You Needed

Updated: Mar 8

A List of Things You Absolutely Do Not Need, But Should Get Anyways…

Yeah, you read that right…SELF-LOVE GIFT GUIDE. A.K.A. A list of things you really don’t need to purchase, but you should because “hashtag self-love”

Alright, I was shmying the internet (“shmying” is Yiddish for “looking” or “browsing”), because quarantine and I saw some of the cutest things I absolutely do not need to buy, but probably will because life is short. So then I figured I needed to share the wealth with all of you….That, and also I just needed some debt buddies, is that you? Wanna be debt friends? Great. Here we go!

zodiac art



Celebrate the unique strength and beauty of each sun sign with Ashley Chiang’s luminous quilling.

rose hoops

The Coy Collection Rose Hoop $38.00

I don’t know why I think these are so cute, but I do.

wine holder

Uncommon Goods Bathtime Essentials Wine Holder $38.00

Accented with hand-picked beach stones, it easily suctions to your tub’s wall to give vino its own space.

bonjour mug

Anthropologie Bistro Tile Bonjour Mug $14.00

Say bonjour to morning coffees or teas with this bistro-inspired mug that pays homage to the sidewalk cafes of Paris.

chuck taylor

Converse Chuck Taylor Signature Chuck 70 $85.00

The Chuck 70 mixes the best details from the ’70s-era Chuck with impeccable craftsmanship and premium materials. An elevated style icon, it features more cushioning to keep you looking—and feeling good all day.

cleansing candle

Uncommon Goods Cleansing Ritual Candle $30.00

For thousands of years, people have burned dried sage to bring positive energy to a new home, or during meditation. Rachel Glarner reimagines the ancient ritual with her lovely candle. The heavenly scented soy wax blend features notes of cedar, sage, and lavender. Finished with a layer of dried herbs and lilac crystals, the candle looks as pretty as it smells.


SunnyLife+ via Shopbop Beach Cooler Sounds $45.00

A do-it-all essential for summertime hangouts, this SunnyLife cooler doubles as an on-the-go speaker. Load it up with your favorite seaside snacks and throw on your favorite tunes.

hair rings

Free People Western Hair Rings $22.00

Decorate your tresses with these so cool sparkling hair rings featured in western-inspired designs with dangling charm details.

impala rollerskates

Impala Roller Skates Aqua $94.95

Our skates are made from high-quality components, so you can feel good skating the streets or rink with your skate squad. PETA-approved vegan product.


Urban Oufitters Minnidip Blushing Palms Inflatable Pool $65.00

Topped with a boho print sure will set your yard apart, this mini inflatable pool by MINNIDIP™ takes sunny days to colorful new heights. Double air valves offer quick inflation and deflation, finished with a drain plug at base for water release. Comes with a repair patch.

wildflower cases

Wildflower Cases Saturdays X/XS $35.00

*my own description: If 2020 was a phone case, am I right?*

papersource candle

Paper Source Personally Victimized Candle $29.95

If “Zen” were a fragrance, this would be it. Experience the earth, bark, and blossom of the Japanese Cherry Tree. Light this up and wind your ass down. This candle is 100% soy wax, fragranced with essential oils. It’s phthalate-free. Oh yeah, and it’s crafted and poured by hand in the USA.

pop sockets

Urban Outfitters PopSockets PopGrip Lip Balm Swappable Phone Stand $15.00

Pucker up, watch videos and browse social media hands-free thanks to this pop-out phone stand with integrated lip balm from PopSockets, now featuring a swappable cover to change up your look in a pinch. Round design with refillable lip balm inside adheres to back of phone and pops out when you need an extra grip or stand for your device.


HoMedics® Pink ParaSpa Plus® Paraffin Bath $39.99

If you’re avoiding leaving your house like me, WE need this:

The HoMedics® Pink ParaSpa® Plus Paraffin Bath has the ability to turn your skin baby soft all without leaving the comfort of your own home. By following the simple instructions that are included you can hydrate and soothe your skin with hypoallergenic wax and gentle heat. Comes with 3 pounds of  wax (with no added scents or dyes) and 20 liners.

chakra collection

Anthropologie GeoCentral Reveal Stone Collection: Chakra Collection $30.00

These curated collections of crystals, minerals, and stones are a perfect gift for the yogi or crystal healing enthusiast in your life.

Chakra includes clear quartz point, rough amethyst, rough sodalite, tumbled citrine, rough orange calcite, and black tourmaline

bando vands

Vans Era Platform – Mini Cord – Multi $65.00

The Mini Cord Era Platform combines the original Vans low top skate shoe with sturdy suede and textile uppers, platform sidewalls, padded collars for support and flexibility, and signature rubber waffle outsoles.