If you know a nurse, chances are you also know how hard they work. Especially over the past year, while they've lively been on the front lines of
the coronavirus pandemic. The work they do is critical, and right now, they're being placed under an immense strain.
showing our support to nurses and other healthcare workers is essential, especially as the holidays are approaching. Shooting them a thank you text, donating money to organizations that support healthcare workers, buying the nurses in your life food, and sending them cards are all great ways to lift their spirits. But... a gift is always appreciated too.
Click through to check out our picks of gifts the nurses you know will be sure to love.
At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission. 1 of 22 Sootheez Slippers
These slippers are ultra-cushioned, designed to pamper tired feet — and whose feet get more tired than nurses, who spend hours standing and walking? They also look kind of ugly-trendy, with a distinctly
$69.96 $34.98 Buy 2 of 22 The Well Relax Bundle
These products smell
, a delicious mix of Buddha wood and lavender, with a dash of vetiver. The scent will instantly help your nurse friend unwind after a long day, and this bundle comes with a "everything mist", a body oil, and an
so they can make everything in their life a touch more soothing.
The Well Relax Bundle, $125.00
Buy 3 of 22 Hatch Restore Sunrise Alarm Clock Nurses work long, difficult shifts — why not make waking up for them easier? With Hatch's sunrise alarm clock, the nurse in your life will wake to a comforting light that mimics the sunrise instead of a loud, blaring alarm. A little bit of pre-shift peace is just what they need. HATCH
Restore Smart Alarm Clock, $129.95
Buy 4 of 22 Clove SneakerThe best part about these shoes — which are made specifically for healthcare workers — is that they're incredibly easy to clean. You can pretty much get rid of any kind of debris (even blood) with just a wipe. And they're cute, too. Clove
Buy 5 of 22 Ember Mug² Metallic Collection Mug
You can't go wrong with giving a hi-tech coffee mug like this one from Ember. With it, you can set your
drinking temperature and maintain it for approximately 1.5 hours — something that's definitely ideal for those who doesn't have the time to drink their
cup of joe
Ember Mug² Metallic Mug, $129.95
Buy 6 of 22 Omega Cold Press 365 Juicer
There's truly nothing like a glass of fresh,
. This juicer by Omega will make anyone's at-home juice dreams easy to attain —
it's dishwasher friendly, making clean up time a breeze for time-pressed nurses.
7 of 22 Sony Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones A good pair of headphones can go a long way, especially state-of-the-art ones like these. When they say noise-cancelling, they really mean it — this pair could easily used for a moment of calm for any nurse taking a mid-shift break. Sony
Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones,
$349.99 $299.99 Buy 8 of 22 Otterbox Mobile Charging Kit This may not be the most sentimental of gifts, but a mobile charging kit could definitely come in handy in the midst of a long shift. Otterbox
Mobile Charging Kit, $34.95
Buy 9 of 22 Dagne Dover Dakota Backpack
Every nurse could use this stylish and
in their lives. The neoprene is super light and will always look brand new.
Dakota Backpack, $195.00
Buy 10 of 22 Lord Jones High CBD Formula Bath Salts A soak in the tub alone may not be enough to release the tension a nurse builds up during a tough shift. That's where these bath salts come in. They're infused with essential oils to melt away even the most stubborn stress. Lord Jones
High CBD Formula Bath Salts, $65.00
Buy 11 of 22 SereneLife Shiatsu Foot Massager What do you give a person who's on their feet for twelve hours a day? A state-of-the-art foot massager, that's what. Serenelife
Shiatsu Foot Massager,
$156.99 $119.99 Buy 12 of 22 Chemex Pour Over Coffee Maker
Long shifts = a need for caffeine.
A good cup of coffee
can go a long way, and this pour-over maker can hold six cups worth java.
Pour Over Coffee Maker, $43.99
Buy 13 of 22 YETI Rambler This to-go tumbler will keep coffee — or tea or water — hot or cold for hours at a time. Bonus: It's cuter and more eco-friendly than single-use coffee cups. YETI
20 oz Tumbler, $29.99
Buy 14 of 22 BrüMate Wine Tumbler
Same theme, different angle: Give a nurse you love something cute to
hold their wine in
of a long shift. Balance!
14oz Wine Tumbler, $24.99
Buy 15 of 22 OOFOS OOcloog Clog
were designed to reduce the stress on your feet and joints. They're also extremely light weight and machine washable, which makes sanitizing them after a shift easy.
Women's OOcloog Clog, $69.95
Buy 16 of 22 Wildling Facial Gua Sha Collection Gua sha tools are thought to improve circulation, revitalizing skin. This set will hydrate, soothe, and brighten the complexion. It’s basically like having a mini-spa in your home. Wildling
Facial Gua Sha Collection, $129.00
Buy 17 of 22 Headband With Buttons Face masks can often cause irritation
behind the ears, where the elastic bands tend to dig into the skin. These inventive headbands have buttons on either side; wrap the elastic around those to save your ears.
Headband With Buttons, $16.00
Buy 18 of 22 La Mer Hand Treatment
constantly washing their hands
, causing them to often become cracked and dry. Treat them with this ultra-luxe hand cream to help restore their natural moisture.
The Hand Treatment, $90.00
Buy 19 of 22 Garmin Venu Sq Music Edition
Nurses are on their feet all day long — so why not get them something to track that movement? This fitness watch from Garmin can also walk you through preloaded workouts, including cardio,
, Pilates, yoga, and more.
Venu Sq Music Edition, $249.99
Buy 20 of 22 Slip Silk Sleep Mask Long hours and crazy shifts can mean nurses need the ability to nap whenever, wherever. They need an eye mask to block out light; and this silk one adds a bit of luxury to the experience. Slip
Silk Sleep Mask, $50.00
Buy 21 of 22 Charmking Compression Socks Compression socks aren't just made for avid travelers — they're great for nurses, too. They may help reduce pain and swelling in the ankles and legs from too much standing up. Charmking
Compression Socks, $27.69