As a wellness writer, I try a lot of bougie, inventive, sometimes straight-up out there products in the name of health and general intrigue. Some of them work, but a lot don’t do much of anything. And then, there are the products that may not dramatically transform my life, but still manage to add a bit of wellness sparkle that merits a spot in my routine — and credit card statement.
From CBD-infused seltzer to the apple cider vinegar gummies I can’t stop popping, there’s a whole universe of wellness that is actually joyful and fun, instead of detox central. Ahead, you’ll find 13 hand-picked products that may not be life-altering but will certainly boost your mood and make your day a little less meh.
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Unless you have the stomach to take a shot of apple cider vinegar, get a daily dose of ACV with these gummies. (But don’t eat more than six a day — the high acidity can end up doing more harm than good if you’re overdoing it.) Purported benefits of the ingredient range from clearer skin to a healthier gut, but I personally get a mild energy-boosting effect after having two.
Goli Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies, $, available at GoliGolde Superfood Latte Sampler Box
Turmeric has long been heralded as a golden wellness ingredient — literally and figuratively — for its anti-inflammatory properties, and if you’re looking for a way to incorporate it into your wellness routine, you’ve found it. Try Golde’s latte mixes and when you’ve settled on a favorite, level up to a full-size pouch.
Golde Superfood Latte Sampler Box, $, available at VerishopWthn Ear Seeds
In addition to adding a hint of no-piercing-required bling, ear seeds are a form of traditional Chinese medicine that can aid in everything from stress relief to hormone regulation through the power of acupressure.
Wthn Acupressure Ear Seeds, $, available at Standard DoseKin Euphorics
One buzzy wellness terms you can expect to see more of in 2021? Nootropics, aka the spinster cousin to adaptogens, which can have the effect of enhanced brain clarity and focus. (Hence the “euphorics” part of Kin’s name.) Plus, with non-alcoholic, “botanical” bevvies poised to be a major trend, expect to see more mocktails during your next Zoom happy hour.
Kin Euphorics For Humankind Beverage Supplement, $, available at Urban OutffitersVitruvi Honey Stone Diffuser
ICYMI, Vitruvi’s essential oil diffuser — which can be customized with the aromatherapeutic oil of your choosing — has already captured the hearts of the most discerning design snobs; however, feast your eyes on a new lineup of 2021 colorways to delight the senses. (We have a soft spot for this unboring neutral mustard.)
Vitruvi Honey Stone Diffuser, $, available at VitruviSakara Nori …read more