Great gifts for women in their 50s can be hard to drum up. A common assumption is that she already has all she wants and needs. If you're shopping for your mom, grandma, or looking for a "treat yourself" gift, this list is designed for the women "who have everything."
Whether you're searching for Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, or the perfect birthday gift, gift baskets and boxes from caring small businesses can help with gifts curated to her unique interests. Whether she's got impeccable style, loves a good gag gift, or simply wants a slice of the self-care pie, she deserves a gift that is anything but cookie-cutter!
We've taken the guesswork out of shopping, with thoughtful gifts that cover a broad range of interests. Read this gift guide to discover some of the best gift ideas for 50-year-old women!
Introduce her to a world of aromatherapy with a subscription to Sixth Scents. Each collection comes in earth-conscious packaging and includes six vegan essential oils like lemon, mint, and juniper berry. One, two, three drops in the diffuser will have her feeling refreshed and extra relaxed. You can't quite put a price tag on that!
What's Included: There's no age excluded from taking the steps to live with less! Let the KIWI Eco subscription box act as a jumping-off point to living a zero-waste lifestyle. This monthly gift set brings all the essentials: food storage items, cleaning tools, personal care, and travel items. Selected to be replacements to everyday items, all the products are 100% biodegradable and compostable.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month
What's Included: Whether you're looking for a Mother's Day gift or an any-day gift, Feeling Fab will send a box of pampering that's perfect for promoting balance and self-love. Choose the Premium or Mini option to send a self-care kit packed with body care and spiritual essentials like holistic beauty items, calming teas, positive affirmations, and a weekly self-care tracker.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. starting from the 10th-15th of the month
While we would all love the time to commit to a ten-step skincare routine, sometimes there are never enough hours in the day for your modern-day busy bee. Curated for busy women over 35, the 4EVR29 gift box includes 3-5 full-sized natural anti-aging products essential for her daily regimen. Gift this monthly subscription box of high-quality products for working moms, busy creatives, and superhero wives doing it all. DIY facials have never been easier!
What's Included: The ideal gift for any crocheter is the Yarn Bits Box, a monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly subscription designed exclusively for crochet lovers. Every box delivers a fun DIY project, high-quality yarns in beautiful colors, and exclusive patterns. Send the QuickProjects box for an easy monthly projects, the CrochetMastery box for more advanced bimonthly projects, or a quarterly BlanketBox to help her craft a bold-patterned throw.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 1st-4th of every month
What's Included: Looking for a gift for a travel lover that's pandemic friendly? The Explore Local Box makes it possible to send her on an explorative at-home road trip! Save big on gas and support some of the country's best small businesses with a monthly subscription that showcases a different U.S. city each month and comes filled with artisanal treats and popular products from the featured area.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of every month
InJoyBox For Her is the perfect subscription box for women looking to connect with their faith. Inspired by a Bible verse each month, each beloved box includes a personalized item, a handwritten note, and several other fun and unique items that strengthen her connection to the Christian faith. The perfect Christmas gift in celebration of the holiday itself!
What's Included: What's great about leggings? They're comfy, stylish and versatile. Considering that they've become a wardrobe essential for so many of us, send her the gift of a high-quality pair every month. Now she can grow a collection of leggings that are cute, stretchy, buttery-soft and guaranteed to not be see-through! As an added bonus, this monthly box can help her step out of her comfort zone and try new styles and patterns.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 18th of every month
Girlfriends of all ages love a good happy hour. Treat the special 50-year-old in your life to a golden hour with DIY craft cocktails! Each box comes with 3 unique drink recipes and all the ingredients needed to create the perfect alcoholic beverage. What better gift than giving her a subscription box she can use to make memories with her best friend with a new bubbly.
Looking for a thoughtful gift to give this season? Why not start with one of Cratejoy's bestsellers when it comes to self-care. Hopebox delivers monthly boxes filled with goodies, including aromatherapy, books, scrubs, masks, and other treasures curated by talented artisans. This box makes the perfect holiday gift for a loved one who loves a little pampering.
What's Included: Featuring themes like "Poolside Pastel" and "Pretty in Pyrex," Betty Boomerang is a gift that will give women 50 and up a blast from the past! Filled with nostalgia and style, this bimonthly box brings a curated assortment of retro-designed home goods and mid-century goodies including coasters, barware, kitchen accessories, calendars, paper goods, and so much more.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. mid-month, every other month
Ditch the gift card subscription to the craft store and send her a gift set with all embellishments and accessory items for her next art project! Poppy's Hobbies is the ideal Christmas gift for artists and crafters who love DIY projects. Each box includes items such as vinyl decals, paint, and ribbon, and depending on the project of the month, let her explore her creativity by crafting themed gift baskets, scrapbooks, and maybe a birthday gift for someone else.
Pamper the special women in your life with a luxe self-care box of all-natural and organic spa items. Each box includes body care products, including soap bars and bath bombs without toxic dyes and unnatural fragrances. Have her enjoy some well scented bubbly with this unique gift box from Sudzly!
Forget ordering craft supplies off of Amazon and opt for a monthly box of Craft and Tea instead. This subscription box is the perfect gift for your loved one looking to channel their creative energy into art. With this monthly subscription box, she can create beautiful pieces to decorate her home! She'll receive high-quality tea paired with a new crafting activity from embroidery, string art, and macrame.
Women of all ages can appreciate a good face mask. FaceTory sends 4-7 Korean beauty masks that will have her face feeling fresh and renewed in a matter of minutes. Each box is guaranteed to surprise her with the latest Korean sheet masks that make self-care easier than ever. Skincare doesn't always have to be luxe and can still be enjoyable and affordable.
What's Included: Focus on self-care with high-quality vegan products from Nature's Wellness Box. Featuring clean ingredients and minimalist packaging, this aromatherapy and lifestyle subscription is ideal for health-conscious women who like to support small shops. Each monthly box features a wide array of cruelty-free products including essential oils, bath and body goodies, loose-leaf teas, and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada on the 15th of every month
Gifts for women over 50 don't have to be limited to just candles and books – they can still be a little sassy and fun! The Smartass and Sass box makes a great gift for the witty woman in your life! Get her rolling on the floor with 5-7 full-size unique gifts, including mugs, bags, notebooks, and apparel that will get a smile across her face.