It’s officially the festive season! Which means we are on the hunt for eco-conscious brands selling the perfect gifts that are kinder to people and the planet.
If you’re looking for a stocking filler, secret santa gift or fantastic gifts to give to someone special we’ve got you covered. Our aim is to find amazing gifts that are kind to the planet, are long lasting and that will actually be used. Because let’s face it, how many gifts do we get that we never use and end up going to waste? Too many!
Stocking Fillers or Secret Santa Gifts
Why not try an eco-friendly secret santa this year either at work or with a group of friends.
Whether the budget be £10 or £15, we’ve got you sorted.
Here are our top finds within this budget for practical and fun secret santa ideas, that are kind to the environment of course!
VEGAN MINI BAR GIFT BOX/ TRIAL SET = £11.50
Mini natural soap bars by the soap people a great tester gift idea and who doesn’t love smellies at christmas.
Mini shampoo bar discovery Trial set for Hair by solidamie beauty = £7.99
These mini shampoo bars are a great way to experiment to a more eco-friendly and plastic free alternative to shampoo bottles
Confident Tiger body positive postcards = £10
A perfect pick me up to celebrate your friends and to promote self love! A perfect gift for someone special and even better, each set includes 2 of each design! SO you can keep some for yourself.
Reusable Cotton makeup remover pads by upcircle beauty = £8.99
Say goodbye to disposable, single-use wipes and cotton pads – this is the perfect idea to switch to a reusable lifestyle, just stick them in with your washing load and reuse!
Natural Face Mask Kit Christmas Cracker by fruits of the nut tree = from £13.80
Gift a fun and relaxing gift all in one, this organic make your own face mask kit idea is perfect for a pamper secret santa gift.
Gifts for Someone Special
Already got your secret santa sorted but in search for the perfect gift for someone special… look no further we’ve got you sorted again!
Confident Tiger Pamper Hamper – from just £40 all the way up to £350
You can choose from a range of eco-friendly tems, that have a discounted price (so you’ll be getting a right bargain)! Products range from a scented candle, bamboo toothbrush and a cleansing bundle to their featured balcony bra and brief set.
Pangaia hoodie to be cosy in the cold months – £120
Or a cheaper alternative is Confident Tiger’s lightning bolt hoodie – £55
Pangaia hoodies are made from recycled polyster and 100% organic cotton and are super soft, obviously they look amazing as well.
For the tea lovers
Loose tea and filter set by theteamakers at only £31.96 this is a great option for the tea lovers, containing tea bulbs and a beautiful glass teapot. What’s not to love? Unless you’re a coffee drinker…
For the coffee lovers
Cafetiere, travel mug and blade grinder set at only £29.95
Great option to go with organic, certified coffee beans for the coffee addicts. The travel mug is great for those that buy coffee out a lot and end up wasting disposable cups daily. So why not help them on their journey to make their own coffee with this stylish cafetiere.
Thinking of gifting something a little more special, try out Monica Vinader’s online store. These beautiful huggie earrings are £63.75, made from recycled gold and silver and handmade in family run workshops. A perfect everyday essential for a loved one.
If you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift, there is always the option to shop local, purchase a gift voucher or search through online marketplaces such as etsy.
These options will support local brands and craftspeople as well as providing ethical and long lasting gifts. It’s always great to reach out and buy something unique, so these handmade, local brands are a great place to start.
One of my favourites is a local refillable artisan drinks shop with unique bottles, products range from flavoured vodkas and gins to cocktail sets and original glass bottles in various shapes.
What’s your favourite local shop to go to for gifts? Leave us a comment below.