eco-friendly holiday gifts
by: jewelz deszell
with the holiday gifting season right around the corner, it’s time to start looking at everyone’s wish list. if possible, try to make your gifts as sustainable and as ethical as you can to avoid increasing your carbon footprint during the holidays!
not only will you feel better about your holiday shopping since your gifts will be kinder to the planet, but your gifts will be more thoughtful than ever before. in case you need a few ideas to have an eco-friendly holiday, we have seven brands to get you started!
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love goodly is an eco-friendly, non-toxic beauty company whose mission is to jumpstart women on their journey towards cruelty-free and clean beauty. beyond offering 4-5 eco-friendly goodies in each box, they’ve made it their company mission to have as low of a carbon footprint as possible for a business.
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for anyone on your list who needs new skincare products, grab some eco-friendly products from the cocokind line! cocokind is a low-waste small business that’s continuously working on innovative methods that reduce their waste.
from using glass components for their first launch to using 100% ocean waste plastic to package their new products, cocokind is a sustainable and clean skincare brand that your mom, sister, or even your brother would benefit from!
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everyone on your list could use a classic white sneaker, so why not gift them sustainably sourced sneakers that they can recycle once they’re done? thousand fell’s mission is to create a library of modern sustainable textiles that would revolutionize the shoe industry. break the cycle of sending shoes to the landfill and treat the men and women on your list to a brand new pair of eco-friendly sneakers!
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if you didn’t know already, chemical or synthetic-based perfumes can be toxic to our bodies and harmful to our long-term health. even so, who doesn’t love smelling good? kynd scent bridges the gap between the fragrance industry and those who are sensitive to traditional perfumes. all of their perfumes are made with non-toxic and natural ingredients, and better yet, they plant five trees for every purchase!
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high-quality shaving and body care products are some of the most popular christmas gifts and stocking stuffers since everyone can get use out of them. oui the people make ethical body care products and low-waste shaving sets that are perfect for gifting. the company focuses on inclusivity and they use their platform to ignite change in the personal care industry.
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candles might seem like one of those last-minute safe gifts to get someone you hardly know, but itemerie makes sustainable candles that everyone on your list would be thankful for. not only are they high-quality candles at a reasonable price, but their vessels are meant to be repurposed or recycled. their mission is to be the hub of home goods where you don’t have to sacrifice the planet or your savings for luxury items.
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and last but not least, shop our collection of sustainable athleisure for anyone on your list that needs a comfy wardrobe makeover! our entire line is made from sustainable and organic materials that are good for the planet and for your skin.
believe it or not, synthetic fibers are produced with thousands of chemicals that can seep into our skin and lead to further health issues beyond just skin irritation. at eva, you’ll never have to worry about toxic fabric or contributing to the detrimental consequences of the fast fashion industry; we’ve got you and our planet covered!