The Mail On Sunday’s healthiest Christmas gifts: The £149 fryer that cooks chips with hot air, not fat…. and the facemask that makes you look younger
GoPro Hero7 White Action Cam
Action heroes can relive their adventures in high definition with this ten-megapixel camera that uses voice-controlled technology to record, enabling hands-free usage. The palm-sized device can even record action up to 30ft underwater.
Woolrich Hiker Boot
A celebrity-fuelled health fad worth following: the trend for practical, comfy hiking boots. These have ‘megagrip’ rubber soles and wool detailing, offer a stylish take on mountain-wear and are favoured by pop star Taylor Swift.
Apex Flex GTX 2.0 Jacket
Hiking is a fantastic way to keep fit, all year round. But in a waterproof, it can get rather sweaty – so a breathable ‘shell’ Gore-Tex jacket is essential kit. This one is ‘ultra-soft and impossibly dry’, according to trusted consumer reviews website T3, who made this its top waterproof for 2018.
Onewheel + XR
This unicycle/skateboard hybrid is a battery-powered mode of transportation that travels up to 18 miles on one charge, at up to 30mph. Riders press the ‘nose’ of the skateboard to accelerate, and lean with the toes and heels to turn. Not for the faint-hearted.
POC Do Blade Sunglasses
These Scandi-chic polarised lenses are treated with an anti-fog solution to cut glare and make moisture roll off the lens. Approved by Olympic medallists.
Le Labo Shower Oil, 250ml
This plant-based, moisturising/cleansing shower oil is free from nasty parabens and artificial colouring and is scented with unique fragrances such as basil, mandarin and the Japanese leaf Hinoki. A great alternative to soap for those with dry skin.
Dr Dennis Gross Skincare DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro
This medical-grade mask offers the anti-wrinkle effects of a professional light-therapy session in the comfort of your own home. Behind its ‘face’, 162 LED lights work together to smooth wrinkles for an even complexion after two weeks. £430, cultbeauty.co.uk
Philips VisaPure Advanced home facial device
A three-in-one facial toning device. Five balls massage the face for a radiant complexion; a soft bristle attachment improves absorption of creams while a head reduces puffiness around eyes.
Nurse Jamie Uplifting beauty roller
The cult cosmetic gadget of 2018: a handheld facial massager featuring 24 tourmaline stones said to stimulate cell regeneration and enhance the radiance of skin. Created by facialist-to-the-stars Nurse Jamie, the pen-like device is favoured by Khloe and Kim Kardashian, Jessica Alba and model Emily Ratajkowski.
Give a gadget
Bellabeat Leaf Urban
This fitness and health tracker could be easily mistaken for a pricey piece of jewellery. Worn as a bracelet, necklace or clip – with no screens or buttons – the smart technology counts steps and collects sleep and stress information before beaming it back to the user’s paired smartphone app.
LIFX Tile Smart Light Panel
Exposure to coloured light is said to boost creativity. This wi-fi-powered panel lamp makes a bold addition to any room and a smartphone app gives a wide choice of effects.
Fitbit Flex 2 Gold bangle (Fitbit not included)
A delicate disguise for the UK’s favourite fitness tracker – a 22-carat gold-plated bangle that encases the Flex 2 tracker. Ideal for weddings or fancy work events.
Apple Watch Series 4
Apple aim at the fitness market with this model that has a slimmer, bigger face, heart-rate alerts, fall-detector, a walkie-talkie to contact fellow Apple Watch users and all the features as before.
From £399, apple.com
A foodies’ delight
Smeg Retro Citrus Juicer
Give loved ones an all-important dose of Vitamin C with this uber-stylish retro juicer. With its anti-drip spout and 70-watt spin-power, it produces a stream of freshly squeezed antioxidants within minutes.
Seedlip 20cl Trio Gift Box
For those on the wagon, these distilled non-alcoholic spirits – made from green pea pods, herbs and spices – make for a virtuous tipple.
Philips Viva Collection Air Fryer
Fry, grill or roast food using 80 per cent less fat thanks to this unique kitchen helper that uses circulating hot air – rather than hot oil – to produce perfectly cooked, tender-yet-crispy dishes.
Fermented foods such as kimchi have been found to boost the healthy bacteria in the gut. This DIY fermentation jar makes at-home fermenting easy, and comes complete with recipes for super-nutritious veg.
Kitchen Herb Garden Kit
Healthy veggie dishes are made all the more delicious with a helping of home-grown, fresh herbs. This kit contains seeds for parsley, basil, coriander and chives, along with compost and a charming wooden trough.
Percy the penguin light and sound sleep aid
Sleep saviour Percy has a CrySensor, to listen for crying. When it is activated, he plays a 20-minute recording of rainfall, white noise static, heartbeat or Brahms lullaby – to gently soothe baby back to sleep.
Kit & Kin baby bundle
From Spice girl Emma Bunton’s baby brand, this set includes hair and body wash, hydrating bubble bath, a nappy-rash salve and a baby massage oil.
Milton mini portable soother steriliser
No more dropped dummy dramas with this bauble-sized portable 15-minute steriliser. Pop a tiny sterilising tablet into the watertight pod, add a little water to the in-built sponge and place the dummy inside. Attach to buggy or changing bag.
Cuddledry handsfree baby bath towel
This ingenious towel is secured by a strap around the parent’s neck, leaving both hands free to lift a wriggly baby safely out of the water and scoop them up into the quick-drying cotton and bamboo fabric.
For your fitness fan
Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag
Yoga style is everywhere these days and this bag, with its adjustable strap and water-repellent fabric, offers a sleek solution for anyone who needs to transport fitness essentials around. £38, lululemon.co.uk
Eva Solo MyFlavour Carafe
Hydration reaches a whole new level with this Scandinavian-inspired water bottle fitted with an internal skewer to hold fruit and vegetables, infusing the flavour into your drink. The addition of natural sugars allows the digestive system to absorb the water more efficiently.
Men’s Society Essential Golfer’s Kit
Perfect for those partial to an impromptu golfing weekend, this restorative kit includes back rub, hand cream, cleaning cloth and golf club-cleaning fluid to protect bare hands from nasty bacteria.
Chill them out
Divine and Handmade Pink Himalayan Bath Salts
Hand-crafted bathtime treats made with Epsom salts and moisturising avocado oil.
Pug Dog Hottie
This adorable teddy – scented with lavender for a comfortable, calm sleep – can be heated up in the microwave.
Aromatherapy Associates The De-Stress Edit
This multipack of aromatherapy shower oils, soothing muscle gels and face oil for sensitive skin contains calming scents of lavender, rosemary and chamomile.
Un Air De Diptyque: Home Electric Diffuser
Exposure to pleasant scents is known to induce feelings of relaxation. Unlike many traditional scented candles that use paraffin which can cause respiratory problems, this eye-catching centrepiece is an electric diffuser that emits a mixture of fragrant oils and harmless water vapour.
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