Selfless & Sensuous Self-Care Gifts
DoneGood Holiday 2021 Gift Roundups
For many of us, self-care too often gets moved to the bottom of massive to-do lists. As those lists grow, our personal needs get placed on the back burner — but busy, stressful times are exactly when caring for ourselves is most important. This holiday season, help make self-care a priority for the people you love with this assortment of aromatherapy, hair-care, and body-care products, all sourced from companies that pride themselves on crafting natural personal care items!
Lather this luscious vegan body butter on cracked heels, stretch marks, and any other part of your skin that needs special attention. Crafted with healing cupuaçu, açai, and argan plant stem cells from the Amazon rainforest, this body butter from Teadora packs a powerful punch. It improves firmness and elasticity, reduces the appearance of fine lines, and keeps skin feeling soft. One more thing that sets this lotion apart—for every Teadora purchase, the company plants a tree in the rainforest to help combat climate change. Buy this vegan and cruelty-free lotion in one of two dreamy scents (coco-vanilla or citrus), or unscented.
$38, 8 ounce jar—Buy Now
If you know someone on the front lines, or someone you just want to help keep healthy for a long time to come, consider elevating critical self-care by gifting them this practical gift set. With two bottles of hand sanitizer (a 4-ounce and a 10-ounce bottle), castille hand soap, and an adjustable cloth face mask, this special bundle of vegan, cruelty-free, plastic-free body-care products is made with nourishing ingredients that won’t leave hands feeling dry. Choose from unscented or a wide variety of scents: lavender, thieves’ oil, peppermint, orange-geranium, pine, and lemon. This product is from Fountain House + Body, a company that aims to provide meaningful paid work opportunities to people with serious mental illness.
$40 (available in seven scents)—Buy Now
This unique car diffuser from Savhera makes a gorgeous stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift. Apply a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the porous druzy agate stone, then clip the stone to your car vent to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy throughout your car. Reapply as needed. Savhera is a female-owned company that helps survivors of sex trafficking by providing them employment with fair wages, and programs that help boost their mental and spiritual health.
$15 (four colors available)—Buy Now
Bring the spa home with this picture-perfect gift set from Nourish & Refine. The set includes a luxurious hand-poured soy candle and natural aromatherapy bath salts. Light the rose-and lavender-scented candle before drawing a relaxing bath. Then simply sprinkle the all-natural and vegan bath salts made with Himalayan pink salts, Epsom salts, and therapeutic-grade lavender essential oil into a warm bath to soak your stresses away. Nourish & Refine products are handmade in the United States, always with five ingredients or fewer.
Every beauty buff needs a new set of body-care products to rave about. Wrap up this lovely set of cruelty-free products made with heavenly scents and soothing ingredients. It includes a bottle of White Citrus Lime shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. The shampoo and body wash are made with gentle aloe and vitamin B3, and the conditioner is enriched with vitamin B5 and E. All products from Under the Canopy are free of parabens, sulfates, mineral oils, and synthetic fragrances.
$39 (shampoo, conditioner, body wash)—Buy Now
Transport your bedroom to the Australian countryside. This non-toxic linen spray from Eucalypso is crafted with intention and made from eucalyptus, a fragrant tree that grows throughout Australia. Eucalyptus oil is a decongestant that is said to improve breathing. It may also detoxify the air in your home. Paired with healing bergamot and cedarwood oils, this organic linen spray is sure to make sleeping a little easier. Spritz sheets and pillows with this soothing spray before catching some Z’s.
Say goodbye to dry skin this winter. This nourishing and moisturizing body-care set from Hand in Hand makes the perfect gift. It includes a vegan and palm oil-free body wash, body lotion, hand soap, and sugar scrub. These products’ energizing sea salt scent is made up of fragrant, healing ingredients, including crisp eucalyptus and refreshing spearmint. Better yet, every Hand in Hand purchase provides a bar of soap and a month of clean water to a child in need.
Beautifully packaged and ready to gift, this set of opulent self-care products from Sitti Soap includes a bar of natural olive oil soap, a bar of saffron-infused olive oil soap, a beautifully crafted natural pine wood soap dish, and a loofah sponge made from 100 percent compostable materials. Olive oil is a wonderfully natural moisturizer, and saffron improves dull, dry skin. Sitti Soap is committed to vegan, toxic-free ingredients, and zero-waste production. All of the company’s products are handmade by refugees in the Middle East.