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Let’s face it — some people are tougher to shop for than others. Either they’re the type of person who has everything, or their interests are just hard to pin down. That’s why, when in doubt, I tend to go the self-care route by gifting my one tried-and-true self-care item: my beloved RENPHO heated foot massager.
Now, this Amazon find might look a bit clunky at first, but it’s quite possibly the best $150 I’ve ever spent (luckily, you can now get it even cheaper … more on than later). This machine is a deep kneading Shiatsu foot massager that adjusts to the pressure of your choice. If you tend to get cold feet (literally), you’ll also love that it comes equipped with a heating feature to keep your toes warm and toasty all winter long.
Don’t worry if the person you’re shopping for isn’t exactly tech savvy. The RENPHO heated foot massager is easy to use and customizable in every way. Set the timer for either a 15- or 30-minute massage, and select the intensity for both the kneading and squeezing pressures (low, medium, or high). You’ll also be able to adjust the heat settings to warm up either your whole foot or just the front. Once your preferences are set, hit the power button, and the massager immediately gets to work.
This is a great gift not only for someone who works on their feet all day, but also for people who tend to get occasional achy or swollen feet. I’ve been known to experience temporary foot swelling after plane rides, which can be quite common. The RENPHO heated foot massager has been a godsend after coming back from a trip. I simply slide my feet in, adjust the settings, and proceed to put my phone on do not disturb for totally uninterrupted relaxation.
One look at the reviews and you’ll see why this foot massager has been a total game changer for so many. “I ran a half marathon last week and this was the most incredible recovery tool,” wrote one reviewer, adding, “My feet, which had been swollen and sore, felt revitalized after a day or two.” Others with more chronic foot problems have also sung this massager’s praises. “I bought this as a gift for my husband because he has horrible foot problems, one being planter fasciitis,” reads one review. “It literally has changed his life! He has been using it after work everyday and his feet have never felt better.”
If you’re stumped on what to gift, this foot massager is sure to please anyone on your shopping list. Even better, it’s on sale right now for $20 off.