With the holidays just around the corner, many people have begun shopping for loved ones’ gifts. Of course the holidays aren’t just about presents, but studies do show that giving and receiving gifts helps us feel good. Aside from being one of the five love languages, gifts selected with care help express your values and support businesses that are helping make the world a better place. Buying clean, non-toxic gifts for the beauty and skincare lovers in your life can also be soul-warming knowing your present is better for our planet’s health. Say goodbye to gift-related stress as we’ve scoured EWG Verified, Leaping Bunny, B Corp, Climate Pledge Friendly, and Carbon Neutral brands to find the best gifts for your friends and loved ones (and you!). Here are our top 13 favorite clean beauty and self-care gifts to give this holiday season:
HiBAR Shampoo and Conditioner Sample Bar Set
HiBAR’s all-natural shampoo and conditioner bars are made with all hair types in mind, and they cleanse and moisturize without all the wasteful packaging. HiBAR’s shampoo bars can last as long as one 16oz bottle, while the solid conditioner bar can last as long as two. HiBAR is Leaping Bunny Certified and Climate Pledge Friendly.
You can purchase the HiBAR Shampoo and Conditioner Sample Bar Set here.
Honest Beauty Prime + Perfect Mask
Honest Beauty’s antioxidant-rich, moisturizing mask utilizes black currant extract and ice wine to help make the skin appear firmer and more supple. It’s also formulated with vitamin E and superfruits to nourish and replenish. Honest Beauty is EWG Verified, Climate Pledge Friendly, and Cruelty-Free.
You can purchase the Honest Beauty Prime + Perfect Mask here.
Versed Hydration Station Booster Facial Treatment
This serum booster uses two types of hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin’s surface and the layers beneath it. It’s virtually weightless, which means it disappears into the skin within seconds. It can be used alone as a serum or mixed in with your other serums, gels, creams, and even face makeup to create a dewy look. Versed Skincare is EWG Verified, Climate Pledge Friendly, and Leaping Bunny Certified.
You can purchase the Versed Hydration Station Booster Facial Treatment here.
Greenzla Reusable Makeup Remover Pads Gift Pack
The Greenzla Makeup Pads are designed to last for years, which means no more throwaway cotton balls, wipes, sponges, or paper towels in your beauty routine. The surface of the pads are made from ultra-soft natural bamboo and organic cotton material. This Climate Pledge Friendly and Zero-Waste package includes 20 reusable makeup remover pads, a storage container, and a laundry bag.
You can purchase the Greenzla Reusable Makeup Remover Pads Gift Pack here.
Pipette Relaxing Body Lotion
If you know a new or expecting mom or someone that just loves clean, non-toxic lotion, Pipette’s Relaxing Body Lotion is the perfect gift. This softly aromatic moisturizing body lotion with plant-derived ingredients melts in instantly, adding long-lasting, weightless moisture to the skin. All Pipette’s products are EWG Verified, Climate Pledge Friendly, and Leaping Bunny Certified.
You can purchase the Pipette Relaxing Body Lotion here.
Moon Valley Organics Rejuvenating Gift Set
This Moon Valley Organics gift set includes one Rejuvenating Body Rub, a Lemon Vanilla Herbal Lotion Bar, and a Velvety Vanilla Beeswax Lip Balm; all are beautifully packaged in a 100% biodegradable pouch. Moon Valley Organics is a B Corp, Climate Pledge Friendly, Leaping Bunny Certified, and the brand devotes 10% of all its proceeds to help protect pollinators through direct action and contributions to non-profits.
You can purchase the Moon Valley Organics Rejuvenating Gift Set here.
Biossance Squalane + Rose Vegan Lip Balm
Biossance’s Squalane + Rose Vegan Lip Balm is a new, reformulated lip balm with 10x more hydrating power and 50% more product in an easy-to-apply tube; plus, it never feels sticky. It’s formulated with hyaluronic acid and squalane to deliver a boost of hydration, along with ceramides to help maintain and prevent moisture loss. Biossance’s products are EWG Verified, Climate Pledge Friendly, and Leaping Bunny Certified.
You can purchase the Biossance Squalane + Rose Vegan Lip Balm here.
RYVE Daily Inspirational Flip Calendar
The Climate Pledge Friendly RYVE Inspirational Flip Calendar is packed with daily inspirational quotes, positive affirmations, and self-reflection questions; it also acts as an empowerment book. Not only does this daily desk calendar come with bonus printable goal-setting templates, but for every calendar sold, RYVE will buy a meal for the hungry in the US.
You can purchase the RYVE Daily Inspirational Flip Calendar here.
Soap & Glory Clarity Vitamin C Facial Wash
The Soap & Glory 3-in-1 Vitamin C Facial Wash formula goes beyond other makeup removers by utilizing biodegradable wax beads, powerful antioxidants, Vitamin C, and yuzu fruit extract to purify and leave the skin squeaky clean. This product is perfect for all skin types. Soap & Glory products are Climate Pledge Friendly and Leaping Bunny Certified.
You can purchase the Soap & Glory Clarity Vitamin C Facial Wash here.
HAN Skincare All Natural 3-in-1 Multistick for Cheeks, Lips, Eyes
Han Skincare’s 3-in-1 Multistick is formulated with shea butter, argan oil, and Vitamin E for skin hydration, along with plant pigments and minerals to deliver a gorgeous color to the cheeks, lips, and eyes. The brand offers an array of shades for all skin tones. Han Skincare is Climate Pledge Friendly and Leaping Bunny Certified.
You can purchase the HAN Skincare All Natural 3-in-1 Multistick for Cheeks, Lips, and Eyes here.
Mineral Fusion Eye Shadow Trio
The Mineral Fusion Eye Shadow Trio offers a palette of richly pigmented, color-coordinated eyeshadows that can be mixed and matched to perfect any look. The brand’s shadows are formulated with a soothing mix of chamomile, meadowfoam, and vitamin E to help show the delicate skin around your eyes some love. You can also choose from an array of color pallets to match anyone’s aesthetic. Mineral Fusion products are EWG Verified, Climate Pledge Friendly, Leaping Bunny, and Carbon Neutral via CarbonFund.
You can purchase the Mineral Fusion Eye Shadow Trio here.
Find Your Own Magic Guided Self-Care Journal
Give the gift of journaling this holiday season with a self-discovery journaling experience that lasts the entire year. The Find Your Own Magic Guided Self-Care Journal includes a mental health workbook that uses scientifically proven techniques to relieve anxiety, boost motivation, and light that happy, creative spark inside all of us. It also offers daily affirmations, meditations, and drawing practices.
You can purchase the Find Your Own Magic Guided Self-Care Journal here.
Humanist Beauty Herban Wisdom® Facial Oil and Eye Cream Set
The Humanist Beauty Herban Wisdom® Facial Oil and Eye Cream are EWG Verified, Leaping Bunny Certified, and Carbon Neutral. These powerful skin treatments fuse together clean plant nutrients rich in antioxidant, adaptogenic, rejuvenating, and moisturizing properties. Both Herban Wisdom® products feature the ultra-moisturizing ingredient squalane, which has been proven to help with inflammation, along with many other natural ingredients that can offer exceptional benefits.
You can shop the Humanist Beauty Herban Wisdom® Facial Oil and Eye Cream here.
With holiday shopping lurching closer, it’s no secret that thinking of clean, non-toxic gifts can be difficult. With this holiday gifting list, we hope that we’ve given you a little bit of extra inspiration and a new way of looking at the quest for clean beauty and self-care presents. It always feels good to give back while you’re giving forward. Happy holidays from the Humanist Beauty family!