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Cruelty-Free Beauty Gift Guide

Shopping for an eco-chic beauty can feel like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be with our cruelty-free beauty guide. From natural and organic to paraben-free, here are 8 gorgeous products that make wonderful gifts for the natural beauty lover on your list.

cruelty-free beauty gift guide

Coffee Body Scrub: Non-GMO, sustainable and synthetic free is Lavami’s philosophy on natural skincare. This body scrub is a blend of 100% pure cinnamon essential oils and finely ground Calgary Heritage Roasting Co. coffee beans that not only smells amazing but exfoliates and evens skin tone. $15

Cedarwood Essential Oil: This rare oil brings the experience of a cedar sauna to you. Steam distilled in India, Vitruvi create premium essential oils that are 100% pure with absolutely no fillers, diluting oils, synthetic fragrances, or unnatural components of any kind. $10

Aenon’s Rose Clay Mask: This multi-tasking face treatment purifies, renews and cleanses sensitive, dry or normal skin types. And it’s paraben-free, phthalate-free, and talc-free too! $5

Lavender Bath Salts: Grown in California’s Santa Ynez Valley, Lavande Farm bath salts contain only two ingredients for a soothing and rejuvenating bath: natural sea salt and lavender essential oil. $20

Botanical Facial Steam: Formulary55 is certified cruelty-free by the Leaping Bunny Program, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups who promote a comprehensive standard for cruelty-free products. All of their products are packaged in gorgeous packaging and this organic blend of herbs and flowers is aromatic, mosturizing, calming and toning. $9

Organic Cotton Wash Cloth: Toockies is a fair-trade collective of women artisans in India who hand knit each organic cotton wash cloth. At the end of its useful life, the washcloth is compostable and reusable as potting mesh. $5

Peppermint Scrub: Seoulscrubs are handcrafted in the USA and tested on family, friends, and industry professionals. They never on animals. This invigorating peppermint scrub is vegan friendly and will nourish, protect and replenish the skin. $10

Odeme Nail Polish: All Odeme nail polishes not only come in gorgeous colors and packaging, they are "five-free," meaning that they are made without the potentially harmful chemicals Touluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, and Camphor.  $12

 

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Created November 22, 2017

Updated November 14, 2018

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Shopping for an eco-chic beauty can feel like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be with our cruelty-free beauty guide. From natural and organic to paraben-free, here are 8 gorgeous products that make wonderful gifts for the natural beauty lover on your list.

cruelty-free beauty gift guide

Coffee Body Scrub: Non-GMO, sustainable and synthetic free is Lavami’s philosophy on natural skincare. This body scrub is a blend of 100% pure cinnamon essential oils and finely ground Calgary Heritage Roasting Co. coffee beans that not only smells amazing but exfoliates and evens skin tone. $15

Cedarwood Essential Oil: This rare oil brings the experience of a cedar sauna to you. Steam distilled in India, Vitruvi create premium essential oils that are 100% pure with absolutely no fillers, diluting oils, synthetic fragrances, or unnatural components of any kind. $10

Aenon’s Rose Clay Mask: This multi-tasking face treatment purifies, renews and cleanses sensitive, dry or normal skin types. And it’s paraben-free, phthalate-free, and talc-free too! $5

Lavender Bath Salts: Grown in California’s Santa Ynez Valley, Lavande Farm bath salts contain only two ingredients for a soothing and rejuvenating bath: natural sea salt and lavender essential oil. $20

Botanical Facial Steam: Formulary55 is certified cruelty-free by the Leaping Bunny Program, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups who promote a comprehensive standard for cruelty-free products. All of their products are packaged in gorgeous packaging and this organic blend of herbs and flowers is aromatic, mosturizing, calming and toning. $9

Organic Cotton Wash Cloth: Toockies is a fair-trade collective of women artisans in India who hand knit each organic cotton wash cloth. At the end of its useful life, the washcloth is compostable and reusable as potting mesh. $5

Peppermint Scrub: Seoulscrubs are handcrafted in the USA and tested on family, friends, and industry professionals. They never on animals. This invigorating peppermint scrub is vegan friendly and will nourish, protect and replenish the skin. $10

Odeme Nail Polish: All Odeme nail polishes not only come in gorgeous colors and packaging, they are "five-free," meaning that they are made without the potentially harmful chemicals Touluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, and Camphor.  $12

 

Ready to design your own Natural Beauty box? Visit our Create a Gift builder to get started.

Created November 22, 2017

Updated November 14, 2018

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Unique Cruelty-Free Mother’s Day Gifts

Finding a Mother’s Day gift that’s personal, useful and gentle on the planet and animals too, isn’t always easy. So this year, we’ve hand-picked a collection of beautiful and unique gifts from some our favorite female-powered ethical brands. From organic and fair-trade to non-GMO and paraben free, eco-chic Moms will love these sustainable and cruelty-free Mother’s Day gifts.

 Orange Turmeric Chocolate Bar

Orange Pistachio Bar with Turmeric Infusion

Both indulgent and sustainable, the Element's Truffles turmeric infused chocolate bar is a treat that will delight even the most discerning purist.  Each truffle is handcrafted in micro batches and infused with superfoods to stimulate the body’s own antixidant mechanism and help delay aging. The chocolate is raw, dairy free, GMO-free, and includes no artificial sweetener. Moreover, 25% of the profits go towards supporting wholesome education of under-privileged children in tribal areas of India. This decadent gift is featured in the Movie Night gift box.

 Aenon Charcoal Mask

Activated Charcoal Mask

Activated charcoal is an ancient ingredient and has been one of the fastest growing wellness trends for those who seek a natural detox. And the paraben-free, phthalate-free and talc-free charcoal face mask from Aenon’s is a spa-worthy treatment that helps reduce redness and inflammation. Packaged in a grab and go packet that’s easy enough to tuck into your travel or gym bag for an exfoliating treatment anywhere, anytime. This gift is available in our Mini Spa Day gift box and in the online gift box builder.

 Mint Coffee Scrub

Mint Coffee Body Scrub

Named after two special grandmothers, Etta & Billie creates a farm-to-bottle sustainable skincare line inspired by a love of whole food and drink. For the mom who prefers showers, the mint coffee body scrub is the perfect mix of all natural ingredients, including refreshing peppermint, artisanal freshly-ground coffee and fair-trade shea butter from Africa. Unlike other body scrubs, this one is solid so you can use it in the shower! Design your own Mother’s Day gift with this item in our online gift builder.

Dona Chai Turmeric Concentrate 

Turmeric Concentrate

For centuries, turmeric has been used in ancient wellness routines for it’s uplifting, purifying and balancing properties. With a delicate blend of freshly ground turmeric, fresh ginger, pink peppercorn, allspice, and lemongrass, your Mom can easily enjoy the healthful benefits of turmeric with an Ayurvedic-inspired golden latte at home. The exquisite turmeric concentrate is locally sourced and produced in small batches by Dona Chai.  You can find this gift in our Be Well curated gift box or our online gift box builder.

Botanical Facial Steamcertified cruelty free

Botanical Facial Steam

Formulary 55 is a company that stands behind sustainable standards.  As part of an eight-company coalition against animal cruelty, they promote a comprehensive standard for certified cruelty-free products. One of our favorite products, the botanical facial steam, is a vegan-friendly soothing medley of flowers and herbs made with organic witch hazel leaf, organic calendula, and organic elderflower. Choose the Botanical Facial Steam as part of our online gift box builder or find it in our bestselling Pamper Her curated gift box.

Unique Cruelty-Free Mother's Day gifts

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Finding a Mother’s Day gift that’s personal, useful and gentle on the planet and animals too, isn’t always easy. So this year, we’ve hand-picked a collection of beautiful and unique gifts from some our favorite female-powered ethical brands. From organic and fair-trade to non-GMO and paraben free, eco-chic Moms will love these sustainable and cruelty-free Mother’s Day gifts.

 Orange Turmeric Chocolate Bar

Orange Pistachio Bar with Turmeric Infusion

Both indulgent and sustainable, the Element's Truffles turmeric infused chocolate bar is a treat that will delight even the most discerning purist.  Each truffle is handcrafted in micro batches and infused with superfoods to stimulate the body’s own antixidant mechanism and help delay aging. The chocolate is raw, dairy free, GMO-free, and includes no artificial sweetener. Moreover, 25% of the profits go towards supporting wholesome education of under-privileged children in tribal areas of India. This decadent gift is featured in the Movie Night gift box.

 Aenon Charcoal Mask

Activated Charcoal Mask

Activated charcoal is an ancient ingredient and has been one of the fastest growing wellness trends for those who seek a natural detox. And the paraben-free, phthalate-free and talc-free charcoal face mask from Aenon’s is a spa-worthy treatment that helps reduce redness and inflammation. Packaged in a grab and go packet that’s easy enough to tuck into your travel or gym bag for an exfoliating treatment anywhere, anytime. This gift is available in our Mini Spa Day gift box and in the online gift box builder.

 Mint Coffee Scrub

Mint Coffee Body Scrub

Named after two special grandmothers, Etta & Billie creates a farm-to-bottle sustainable skincare line inspired by a love of whole food and drink. For the mom who prefers showers, the mint coffee body scrub is the perfect mix of all natural ingredients, including refreshing peppermint, artisanal freshly-ground coffee and fair-trade shea butter from Africa. Unlike other body scrubs, this one is solid so you can use it in the shower! Design your own Mother’s Day gift with this item in our online gift builder.

Dona Chai Turmeric Concentrate 

Turmeric Concentrate

For centuries, turmeric has been used in ancient wellness routines for it’s uplifting, purifying and balancing properties. With a delicate blend of freshly ground turmeric, fresh ginger, pink peppercorn, allspice, and lemongrass, your Mom can easily enjoy the healthful benefits of turmeric with an Ayurvedic-inspired golden latte at home. The exquisite turmeric concentrate is locally sourced and produced in small batches by Dona Chai.  You can find this gift in our Be Well curated gift box or our online gift box builder.

Botanical Facial Steamcertified cruelty free

Botanical Facial Steam

Formulary 55 is a company that stands behind sustainable standards.  As part of an eight-company coalition against animal cruelty, they promote a comprehensive standard for certified cruelty-free products. One of our favorite products, the botanical facial steam, is a vegan-friendly soothing medley of flowers and herbs made with organic witch hazel leaf, organic calendula, and organic elderflower. Choose the Botanical Facial Steam as part of our online gift box builder or find it in our bestselling Pamper Her curated gift box.

Unique Cruelty-Free Mother's Day gifts

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