25 Holiday Gift Ideas For the Green-Beauty Enthusiast
With more and more organic products and brands popping up each day (and a garden of exciting and budget-friendly bundles created just for the holidays), 'tis definitely the season to embrace green beauty. We're talking glow-getting highlighters, chic eye shadow palettes, drool-worthy nail lacquers, and plenty of botanical skincare saviors in between. Read on for a combination of some of our favorite organic, vegan, and eco-friendly beauty picks you can feel good about gifting.
Lavanila The Perfect Vanilla Set
Lavanila's fragrances are made with essential oils and botanicals and without phthalates, propylene glycol, or aldehydes. This Lavanila The Perfect Vanilla Set ($49) is infused with organic sugar cane alcohol and smells like pure, warm vanilla. Plus, it includes a rollerball for easy freshening up on the go.
Josie Maran Best of Argan Skincare Revivers
Perfect for Josie Maran beginners, this skincare set ($52) includes the brand's beloved 100% Pure Argan Oil, along with its Whipped Mud Mask in Lavender Citrus, Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter, and Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter in Unscented. You can also use a drop of the oil on your hair to help mask and restore split ends.
Bite Beauty The Perfect Bite Amuse Bouche Lipstick Set
Give her this Bite Beauty The Perfect Bite Amuse Bouche Lipstick Set ($19, originally $25) and she'll never have to worry about finding the right lipstick ever again. It contains four go-to shades, from blush to bright red, that are all stashed in a convenient, travel-friendly tin. The best part? Each is crafted with natural and food-grade ingredients (and no petrochemicals).
Pai Skincare The Landmark Collection
Give her the gift of calm with this Pai Skincare The Landmark Collection ($70), featuring Camellia and Rose Gentle Hydrating Cleanser, Chamomile and Rosehip Calming Day Cream, and Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil. It's recommended for all skin types and comes complete with the brand's Dual-Effect Cloth for gentle washing and exfoliating.
Eco Tools Blending & Blurring Brush Set
The bamboo brushes and sponge in this Eco Tools Blending & Blurring Brush Set ($20) are 100 percent vegan, cruelty-free, and recyclable. We especially love the Seamless Stippling Brush for blending foundation and blush (it creates an airbrush-like effect!).
Tata Harper Glow For It Kit
Give her the gift of glow with this radiant set from Tata Harper ($60). It contains the brand's Resurfacing Mask, Regenerating Cleanser, and Repairative Moisturizer, each free of toxins, artificial colors, artificial fragrances, synthetic chemicals, and more. Last time we checked, it had five stars and nearly 6,000 "likes" on Sephora.com.
Antonym Certified Organic Eyeshadow Quattro in Noisette
This wooden eye shadow compact ($39) from certified organic makeup brand Antonym opens to reveal the perfect combination of matte and shimmery shades for Winter. There are also two other color palette options for mixing things up.
Drunk Elephant Volume 3: Let's Dew It
Drunk Elephant has made a commitment to using only clean, nontoxic ingredients that directly benefit skin health or support the integrity and effectiveness of its formulas. This colorful set in particular ($78) aims to tackle dullness and dryness with the help of the brand's beloved Lala Retro Whipped Cream, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil, and B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel.
Rahua Jet Setter Hair & Body Kit
Ensure your favorite jet-setter is always prepared with this hair and body quad from Rahua ($40). It includes shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and lotion, each made of certified organic ingredients and packaged in TSA-friendly bottles.
Juice Beauty Phyto-Liquid Lip Trio
This Juice Beauty Phyto-Liquid Lip Trio ($45) contains nourishing ingredients (such as shea butter and sunflower oil) to keep lips saturated and supple. If you look closely, you'll notice the versatile shades are named after Goop partner Gwyneth Paltrow; her mother, Blythe; and her daughter, Apple.
Herbivore Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio
This Herbivore Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio ($39), from a brand that prioritizes organic and food-safe ingredients, contains a curated collection of the brand's Coco Rose Body Polish, Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Mist, and Coco Rose Lip Conditioner for keeping lips and skin smooth and soft. Give it to the girl or guy who has everything (it also makes a great Secret Santa gift!).
Burt's Bees Tips and Toes Kit Holiday Gift
This budget-friendly Burt's Bees Tips and Toes Kit Holiday Gift ($13) houses five of the natural brand's beloved hand and foot products: Honey and Grapeseed Oil Hand Cream, Coconut Foot Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Almond Milk Hand Cream, and Hand Salve. Burt's Bees also threw in a Pomegranate Lip Balm to sweeten the deal.
Au Naturale Let It Snow Holiday Eye Palette
This Au Naturale Let It Snow Holiday Eye Palette ($50) is great for getting party-perfect in a pinch. Just swipe on one of the frosted creme or powder formulas and prepare to shimmer the night away.
100% Pure To All a Good Night Set
Giving antiaging products can be tricky, which is why we love this 100% Pure To All a Good Night Set ($88). It contains the brand's citrus-scented Blood Orange Cleansing Balm, Multi-Vitamin + Antioxidants Ultra Riche PM Treatment, and Vitamin C Serum for a deep cleanse and collagen boost before bed.
Dr. Hauschka Warmth and Comfort Gift Set
This Dr. Hauschka Warmth and Comfort Gift Set ($125) was designed to soothe and nurture skin and features seven travel-friendly products (three body oils, two body creams, and two body washes) for doing just that. As an added bonus, the brand threw in a limited-edition tie-dyed pouch from Piece & Co and a coupon card for 20 percent off a bodycare purchase.
Ilia Beauty Love Me Do Gift
It's easy to love this charming Tinted Lip Conditioner and Multi-Stick duo from Ilia Beauty ($42). Not only are the products super hydrating and versatile, but they're also vegan, cruelty-free, noncomedogenic, and free of synthetic fragrances, gluten, and soy.
The Seaweed Bath Co. Detox Body Care Gift Set
Encourage some much-needed postholiday detox with this vegan and cruelty-free The Seaweed Bath Co. Detox Body Care Gift Set ($25). It features the brand's Exfoliating Detox Body Scrub and Firming Detox Body Cream for purifying and nourishing exhausted skin.
RMS Beauty Luminizer Set
The luminizers in this limited-edition trio from RMS Beauty ($86) go on smoothly (using either the corresponding brush or your fingertip) and can be layered for customizable coverage. We love the newly released gold shade for faking that vacation bronze until you're able to get away.
Tammy Fender Tres Rose Bath Duo
The bath gel and body oils in this Tammy Fender Tres Rose Bath Duo ($125) are infused with Bulgarian rose to nourish skin and help stimulate cellular repair. Gift it to the woman in your life who is always giving to everyone else and could use some TLC of her own.
Pai-Shau Wet Line Trio
This paraben-, sulfate-, and cruelty-free Pai-Shau Wet Line Trio ($75) was designed to restore hydration back to parched hair at a time when it needs it most. Use the Replenishing Hair Cleanser to remove buildup, and follow up with the Supreme Revitalizing Mask and Biphasic Infusion for healthy, shiny locks.
Lush Cosmetics Golden Wonder Set
This beautiful, prewrapped Lush Cosmetics Golden Wonder Set ($20) unties to reveal the brand's beloved Golden Wonder Bath Bomb and Snow Angel Luxury Bath Melt for a truly luxurious lather. Keep one of the universally flattering sets on hand for unexpected guests (the playfulness makes it fun for kids and teens!).
Lilah B. B. Merry Divine Duo Lip and Cheek Set
This set from Lilah B. ($65) includes two limited-edition lip and cheek creams, both formulated sans parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances. Gift it to the multitasker who doesn't have time to fuss over a beauty routine.
Pacifica Beauty Best of Pacifica Set
This gift set from Pacifica ($13, originally $22) contains four of the vegan and cruelty-free brand's star performers: Indian Coconut Nectar Micro-Batch Roll-On Perfume, Indian Coconut Nectar Hand Cream, Indian Coconut Nectar Mini Body Butter, and Underarm Deodorant Wipes With Coconut Milk. Give it to the green beauty newbie and watch her light up.
Fig + Yarrow Winter Solstice Kit
This limited-edition Fig + Yarrow Winter Solstice Kit ($189), made in partnership with Beyond Yoga and Gratitude Collaborative, contains the brand's Moon Mist and Matcha Milk Bath, along with Compartes Hot Cocoa and a Beyond Yoga robe for the ultimate in relaxation. Just add a bow (and maybe a book?!) and you're set.