Someone close to your heart deserves relaxation, and what better way to express gratitude than to give her a gift she would not give herself. Here’s what to put in a spa gift basket.

Time to give back

Most people won’t buy a special gift for themselves to recognize an achievement. She may have earned a diploma, purchased a home, or finished her last treatment from a health crisis. However, you recognize the win and want to help her celebrate.

The same is true about men, too. He needs recognition for well-done results after a hard-fought battle, no matter what the situation.

That’s where you come in as a gift basket designer. After careful research and knowing how to make a basic design, you know exactly what to include in this unique and personal care package. Some items are universal and correct to add no matter if the recipient is male or female. Other items round out the collection to create a spa gift basket the receiver is reluctant to open because of its beauty.

Where to find spa products

Lots of items for the bath are found at well-known retailers. You know their names because those stores are in malls worldwide. However, it may be wise to overlook purchasing these known names unless the customer specifically requests this merchandise.

Wholesale suppliers selling bath and body products exist in many locations. They offer a wide variety of quality items, and even though the companies that manufacture soaps and sprays aren’t well known, their lines are on par with the rest.

Be sure to search for these personal care items at supply houses near you.

Spa gift basket containers

  • Hatbox
  • Mini bathtub
  • Tabletop fountain

What to put in a spa gift basket

  • Sachets
  • Bubble bath
  • Bath bombs
  • Sponge
  • Loofah
  • Floating candles
  • Favorite gels, lotions, soaps
  • Bath pillow
  • Cotton balls/swabs
  • Scrub brush
  • Toe separator
  • Clear nail polish
  • Nail file/instruments
  • Manicure/pedicure brush
  • Small magnifying mirror
  • Foot soak
  • Slippers

Partial content list from the book, How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, by Shirley George Frazier.