For the Deep Thinker
Bring a sense of peace and calm to the holidays and into 2021 with the new Muse 2 meditation technology. Muse 2 ($250) is a multisensory meditation device that provides real-time feedback on your brain activity, heart rate, breathing, and body movements to help you build a consistent meditation practice. This EEG device can help to improve presence, focus, and overall mental health.
For Someone Who Needs a Boost
Joovv’s red light therapy device (from $445) will brighten anyone’s holiday with its many benefits—from sleep optimization to healthier, more youthful-looking skin. Using red and near-infrared light to energize your cells, boost protein building, and more, Joovv will lift anyone’s mood this season. The latest-generation Joovv drops at the beginning of 2021 and is available for preorder.
For the Environmentalist
Transform your food scraps into fertilizer to nurture your home garden, reduce your family’s food waste, and take care of the planet, all with one simple device. The Vitamix FoodCycler ($399) eats up fruit cores, vegetable peels, chicken bones, dairy products, and more. Vitamix, known for its powerful, high-end blenders, has added yet another high-quality addition to the mix with this environmentally friendly machine. Like something out of Back to the Future, the FoodCycler may not power a DeLorean time machine, but it can be a key ingredient as you build your family’s smart and self-sustaining home.
For the Clean Freak
As we all become increasingly aware of protecting ourselves from harmful bacteria, germs, and viruses, CleanPod ($90) brings a solution that’s simple to use and compact enough to take with you. This essential tool emits UVC light through specialized LEDs to sanitize surfaces without the use of harmful chemicals. Killing up to 99.9% of germs, CleanPod is an easy way to protect against invisible germs lurking on objects inside and outside your home.
For Those on the Go
Designed for safety and fun, the Bluetooth-equipped Mi Electric Scooter Pro ($720) has the latest tech features to make your time on the road worry free. It features easy switching between speed modes, red taillights for safety, a ventilated disc brake system, and three-second fast folding, making this scooter perfect for city life or a ride through suburbia. The aluminum body makes folding, carrying, and transporting easy. Your smartphone can double as your dashboard with the option of cruise control to give your battery and wrists a break.
For the Wellness Enthusiast
This ultra-personalized in-home nutrition system allows you to analyze your blood, DNA, and habits to help calculate your “biological age,” then generates recommendations for nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle adjustments. InsideTracker’s ($549) algorithmic engine analyzes and tracks your performance based on your personal goals, which could improve the quantity and quality of your years ahead.
For the Water Snob
Larq’s self-cleaning and purifying water bottle (from $78) is a timely and helpful gift for every member of your family. The built-in UVC LED light eliminates 99.9999% of E. coli from your water and your bottle at the touch of a button, in only 60 seconds. The stainless-steel build makes it perfect for outdoor adventures, while the internal self-cleaning properties help you feel confident that you’re consuming the best water possible. The exterior styling is a chic touch.
For Those Who Like It Hot
Medical Sauna’s handcrafted in-home sauna and heat-therapy system (from $7,649) was created by doctors and specially made to improve blood flow, reduce headaches, heal muscles, and relieve pain. The Rapid Internal Heating System has been scientifically proven to increase endurance, detoxify, provide relief from painful ailments, enhance immunity, and support relaxation, which we can all use after making it through 2020.