Don't know what to get "her" for the holidays? Well, we've put together a fun little gift guide including some of our favorite brands! We love brands that give back, so this holiday season why not give a gift with impact? Take a peek at our selection of ethically minded gifts and find the perfect treat for all the ladies on your list!

1) Ethics Supply Co. - Campfire Cocoa Candle

These candles are a go-to gift for those that love a relaxing ambiance to unwind after a long work day or while taking a warm bubble bath.

-Mission: Ethics Supply Co centers around products that are adventure inspired, ethically made and founded from a passion for great design. They seek to offer goods that are handcrafted here in the U.S.A., are ethically sourced and born from the philosophy that there is a place at the table for both the craftsman and the consumer. Ethics Supply Co. looks for inspiration in the world around us, the great outdoors, and our innate craving for adventure.
-Campfire Cocoa candle: Get cozy with their cocoa campfire candle to warm your home for the holidays. “To us, there is nothing better than deliciously decadent hot cocoa sipped from enamelware mugs while wrapped in a rich wool blanket beside a blazing campfire.” –Ethics Supply Co.

2) Little Moon Essentials -  Essential oil spritzers

These little essential oil spritzers make the perfect stocking stuffers!

- Mission: Little Moon is all about bringing the  gifts of our planet into your every day routine and spirit. All of their products are made with extra attention, love, and care, with all ingredients and packaging certified as planet friendly. Their priority is to provide the highest quality products by avoiding machinery and using their hands from start to finish. Little Moon believes in the conservation of the environment and respecting all beings, including our furry friends.  They do not engage with companies that test on animals and take great care in considering and exploring their sources, as well as timing and harvesting of our 100% pure and natural ingredients.

-Beach All You Want Therapy Spray: This spritzer will help you escape to the beach, even in the dead of winter. Take a mini getaway with a spritz and a deep inhale. “Beach All You Want™ mist is infused with the aloha spirit to give you the perfect blissful moment.” –Little Moon Essentials. Use code LOTUSLUNA10 for 10% on their website! (Valid until 12/31/17)

 

 3) Love Bottle

The perfect gift for the one that has a no-waste mentality and loves to reuse! 

-Mission: Love Bottle is a beautiful, elegant, reusable bottle that is all about bringing Love and Water together and Drinking with Love. The bottle was created to help the physical and emotional health of our bodies, our communities and our planet. Love Bottle has a strong commitment to give back and help people who need it. That is why they donate 5% of every purchase to Global Water, helping to get clean water to people who need it.

- Mandala Water Bottle: Over at Lotus and Luna we love mandalas, so when we saw this beauty, we had to let everyone else know about it. “The serenity of symmetrical, intricate art. Throughout history, a mandala is used as a meditative symbol. Whole. Beautiful. Calming. Design by Joy Castiglione,” –Love Bottle.

  4) tentree Beanie

Give the gift of warmth and reforestation! 

-Mission: For every purchase, tentree plants 10 trees (brilliant!), and as of November 2017 they have planted 16,047,000 Trees! When you gift with tentree you are joining this amazing movement to improve the health of our planet and support the ethical manufacturing of apparel. You can even register the trees that are planted as a result of your purchase, and see them on a map!

-Escape Waffle Beanie: Simple and sophisticated, this beanie is a new essential. The waffle knit style is the ultimate cold weather trend. Made with organically harvested cotton and accented with a cork logo patch, it is a beanie that is as progressive as it is practical.

 5) Organic Fiji

There are a ton of coconut oil products out there, but few can promise that their product is certified organic, certified fair trade, and Lotus and Luna tested and approved for irresistible results. Our entire staff is fully addicted, and proud of it!

-Mission: Organic Fiji started when the founder visited the Fijian islands and asked the locals their secret to beautiful skin: Coconut Oil.  “The active ingredient in all our products is certified organic, cold pressed, extra virgin coconut oil. We create unique, artisanal personal care and nutritional items, inspired by the tropics of the Fiji Islands.” –Organic Fiji
- Malolo Island’ Large Gift Bag: This gift set is perfect for pampering and unwinding. From body polishes to lotions, this gift pack is made to harvest beautiful skin through the organic gifts of Mother Nature and the island of Fiji! Includes: 1 X 20oz. Body Polish  1 x 12oz. Nourishing Lotion, 1 x 7oz. Cleansing Bar Soap, 2 x 3oz. Nourishing Lotions or Raw Oils –  and 1 x Lip Balm (we love the peppermint!)

6) Thrive Causemetics

luxurious professional quality makeup for a cause!

-Mission: Founder Karissa Bodnar, lost her dear friend Kristy to a battle with cancer at just 24 years old. This inspired Karissa to establish Thrive Causemetics. “Thrive Causemetics is Beauty with a Purpose: for every product you purchase, we donate one to empower a woman thriving through cancer or domestic violence. We believe changing the world starts with a single ingredient, and that’s why we create vegan, 100% cruelty-free formulas containing proven ingredients without the use of parabens, sulfates, or toxins.” –Thrive Causemetics

-Lips and Eyes Kit: Two essential tools from any girl's "stranded on a desert island" list, Headliner Lipstick and infinity waterproof eye liner come together in this stocking stuff-able kit! With key ingredients like sunflower seed oil and shea butter, your lips and lids will thank you!

 7) Hiptipico

Handmade straps for her camera, guitar, yoga bag, and more! Weather you're shopping for a blogging fashionista, nomadic traveler, musician, or just anyone who's prone to add their own personal flare to an everyday item, these beautiful handmade straps are the perfect choice!

-Mission:  Like Lotus and Luna, Hiptipico provides a sustainable avenue for quality artisan products to reach the global fashion marketplace, motivating local entrepreneurs and empowering their families and communities.  "Their goal is to support the creativity, ingenuity and passion of local Guatemalan artisans while preserving Maya culture and traditions.” –Hiptipico

-Vegan Embroidered Strap: This is a perfect camera strap. handmade of vegan leather and embroidery, this strap is a conversation piece with a beautiful story behind it. “Carry your bag or camera in style with this one of a kind, eye-catching strap! This repurposed vintage belt's pretty floral earth tone embroidery comes from the Maya village of Chichicastenango, Guatemala.” –Hiptipico

 

8) Mud Love - Sturdy, handmade mugs providing clean drinking water in Africa. Check out their other pottery items too!

-Mission: Water from Mud. Mud love is all about giving back while supporting artists. “We are artists and makers. Doers and thinkers. Number-crunchers and donut-munchers. With “mud” in our hands and love in our hearts, the chance to make a difference is our inspiration to create. Through our partnership with Water for Good, every product you purchase provides one week of clean water to someone in need. The Central African Republic is a country in desperate need of hope, love, and basic necessities. Access to safe, clean water has the power to transform communities and save lives.” –Mud Love

Carpe Diem Mug: Who doesn't need a little motivation and inspiration early in the morning? This mug, made in Indiana, is Microwave and dishwasher safe and provides one week of clean water to someone in the Central African Republic. 

 

   

9) Lotus and Luna

Shameless plug time! Obviously we're fans of all of these amazing brands because they share our passion for making the world and fashion industry a better, healthier and more ethical place to be! 

Mission: Lotus and Luna supports talented female artisans living in small villages of Northern Thailand and striving to end their cycle of poverty. Many of these women are either elderly, or single mothers and have few options for employment that don't require very hard physical labor or being away from their families for extended periods of time. With Lotus and Luna, they are able to work from the comfort of their homes and care for themselves and their families, while learning new skills and being empowered as creative businesswomen. 

Lotus and Luna Gifts: For a pre-selected coordinated stack of wrist candy, shop our collection of stacks! Our cotton kimonos are perfect for covering up after a very filling holiday season, and transitions well into the warmer months as a swim cover up! Our Healing collection of Mala style bracelets offers an array of energetic healing properties for her life and spirit. Use code GIFTGUIDE when shopping with us this holiday season for 15% off!

 Stay tuned to our Instagram during the month of December to see which of these amazing gift ideas will be GIVEN AWAY each week! Let us know what you think of these brands and gift suggestions below, and Happy Holidays!!

November 08, 2017 by Audra Gormley

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