Celebrating the person who does it all.

Searching for a way to express your love and appreciation to the person who does it all? Whether they’re your significant other, a close family member, a beloved teacher, or even the barista at your local coffee shop, we know how much they mean to you and all of the others they impact on a daily basis. Share your love and say ‘thank you’ by giving them a sustainable gift that inspires self-care and mindful relaxation this holiday season.

For more gifting inspiration, also check out our 2018 holiday guides to Gifts That Give Back {For Women} and Gifts That Give Back {For Men}.

1. French Lavender Body Scrub | 100% Pure

Bring the spa to your loved one this winter with 100% Pure’s French Lavender Body Scrub. Brewed with rich plant oils, antioxidants, and vitamins, this all-natural scrub is soft on the skin and a perfect companion for the soaking tub. True to 100% Pure’s style, this product is also vegan and free from any chemicals, toxins, authentic fragrances, or artificial dyes. 

Shop | $36

2. Recycled Cotton Throw | West Elm

Naps just got a whole lot more extravagant with Happy Habitat’s gold throw, stocked by West Elm just in time for the holidays. Designed by Karrie Kaneda in Kansas City and knitted with love in New Jersey, this geometric blanket is local and luxurious: metallic threads are woven throughout the fabric so that it shimmers. Oh, and it’s earth-friendly. Kaneda is passionate about sustainability and makes her eco-throws from 80% recycled cotton.

Shop | $170

3. House Shoes | ACCOMPANY

Who knew slippers could get any cozier? Chilote house shoes, stocked by Accompany, mold to the shape of the owner’s feet for ultimate comfort. They are also crafted with only sustainable, natural materials and handwoven by women in rural Patagonia. Let your loved one know their gift is not only artisan-made but also gives back by empowering Chilean women living in vulnerable situations through job creation and ethical income.  

Shop | $69

4. Rose Soaking Salt | The Little Market

Instead of flowers, pamper the person who does it all with these heavenly bath-salts made from pink Himalayan sea salt, all-natural rose oil, and rose herbs. Crafted by young mothers gaining job skills at a Chicago-based mission (called Bright Endeavors), these soaking salts are stocked in one of our favorite online marketplaces: The Little Market. Curating cozy gifts with a story, The Little Market is a fair trade store started by Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla that works with global businesses that empower women. Other soaking salt options include coconut, lavender, lemon, vanilla, and hibiscus. 

Shop | $8+

5. Olio E Osso Tinted Balm | Credo

A versatile product for a multifaceted person, this tinted, all-natural balm is one of our favorite gifts to give during the winter. Made by Olio E Osso and stocked by Credo, each balm is crafted with nourishing ingredients and essential oils to moisturize skin, lips, nails, and even hair (use the netto or clear balm for this). The pink and red shades are also wonderful for a pop of cheek or lip color. 

Shop | $28

6. Meditation Cushion | Ethel Studio

Designed and handcrafted in Minnesota from discarded fabrics and damaged garments (no two cushions are the same), this thoughtful meditation cushion is a timeless gift that is perfect for the always-on-the-go person in your life. Available in a variety of colors (we love Desert), this present is a gentle reminder to slow down, breathe, and take space for solitude. Each cushion also comes with a side handle for easy transport and is made only from sustainable materials (the filling is buckwheat hulls) in a zero-waste process. We may just need to purchase a few extra for break time in our office!

Shop | $148

7. La Brea Candle | Raven + Lily

A soy candle enriched with earth’s most natural scents (clove, cedar, sandalwood, and pine, to name a few), Raven + Lily’s La Brea Candle is perfect for warming your loved one’s home and creating a relaxing (and incredible smelling) ambiance this holiday season.

Shop | $28

9. Chunky Knit Blanket | Hygge Life

For the bed, the couch, or just to wrap up in after an exhausting day, this soft and chunky knit blanket from Hygge Life is the very definition of comfort. Sustainably-crafted and made-to-order in Colorado, this blanket is a timeless gift that we’re sure will decorate your loved one’s home for years to come.

Shop | $149+

10. Water-Based Fragrance | Behnaz Sarafpour

Inspired by her Persian heritage, New York City-based designer Behnaz Sarafpour has created two all-natural, water-based perfumes with the simplest of recipes: distilled water and fresh flowers. The fragrances, Pure Rose and Neroli, are entirely free of alcohol, oils, dyes, or preservatives. Gift a bottle of this romantic scent to your loved one this season.

Shop | $85+

11. No Bounds Speaker | House Of Marley

The days of dropping your phone in the bath are no longer with House of Marley’s floating, waterproof speaker. While initially designed for the rugged outdoors, we also love this tiny audio system for soaking in the tub to the tune of ambient playlists or meditation podcasts. House of Marley products are also eco-friendly; the No Bounds speaker is crafted with sustainable cork, reclaimed hemp, and recycled aluminum among other earth-friendly materials. 

Shop | $59.99

12. Blue Speckled Mug | btw Ceramics

The person who does it all in your life probably drinks a lot of coffee or tea. Enhance their daily ritual by gifting them a new mug this holiday season. Hand-painted and thrown in Los Angeles, every porcelain mug made by btw Ceramics embraces the playfulness of the clay and all its irregularities, making these mugs as unique as your loved one.

Shop | $49+

13. Slouchy Sweatshirt | PACT

Nothing says relax and unwind like this soft, slouchy sweatshirt from Pact Apparel. Made in a fair trade factory and with 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, this wide-neck, relaxed-fitting sweater is the coziest way to ease into the evenings and weekends. The stripes (available in heather-grey, charcoal-grey, and navy) make it that much more fashionable and fun. 

Shop | $40


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