Sustainable beauty gift sets
Give the gift of relaxation with these ethical Christmas gifts. These luxurious beauty goodies smell as good as they look and they’re super ethical too because the products are all vegan, natural and cruelty-free. The packaging is sustainable, so there’s no wasteful plastic packaging here. We’ve included choices that suit a range of budgets, so you can afford to spoil your loved ones and maybe even treat yourself too.
The Festive Collection Gift Box, £44.99
UpCircle’s products are sublime and they contain food by-products that would have gone to waste. Their packaging is made from glass and metal and many of their products can be sent back to be refilled too. Very ethical!
This set features their new Night Cream, 55ml, Chai Latte Candle,180ml, Face Scrub Floral Blend, 100ml, and two eco cosmetic spatulas.
The Night Cream is made with pro-retinol-packed blueberry extract, rosehip, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide. The Chai Latte Candle is made with vegan soy wax and hand-poured in Yorkshire while the Face Scrub Floral has been relaunched in a refillable jar. All the packaging in this sustainable beauty gift set is 100% recyclable.
Organic Face Serum with Coffee Oil, 30ml, £14.99
This award-winning face serum is a favourite that is suitable for all skin types. It is made with coffee, jojoba, rosehip and sea buckthorn oils and is packed full of antioxidants and vitamin C. A gorgeous treat for you or a friend.
My Little Eco Shop
Independent store My Little Eco Shop sell bright and beautiful beauty goods that are plastic-free and kind to the planet. This eco gift set contains a bundle of treasures from their Pink Quartz range, including a Rose Goddess Facial Cleansing Bar, Rose Petal Nourishing Body Lotion Bar, 60g, and Rose Quartz Body Moisturiser, 100ml.
To add an extra touch of luxury to your beauty routine, there’s also the Pink Dreams Cleansing and Toning Pads, which is a three pack of reusable pads made from hemp cotton, and the Pink Heart Konjac Power Body Sponge, which is all natural and plastic free.
These beautiful bars look good enough to hang on your tree and make your room smell super festive. To use, you break half a chunk off, pop it in an oil burner and light a tea light under it.
They’re made from fragrance oils, soy wax and biodegradable glitter, which is much more eco than the usual sparkly stuff.
Neal’s Yard have been producing divine organic beauty products for 40 years and this gift set features four fragranced oils and lotions from their classic Wild Rose collection. Each one is rich with organic essential oils and wild rosehip seed oil, which gives your skin a natural and radiant glow.
Relax and unwind with the luxurious Wild Rose Shower Oil, 100ml, Wild Rose Body Polish, 45ml, Wild Rose Dry Body Oil, 75ml, and Wild Rose Body Lotion, 100ml.
Neal’s Yard’s Frankincense range has been a bestseller for years and this eco beauty gift set features some of the collection’s most popular products.
The Rejuvenating Frankincense Toner, 25ml, which contains essential oils and allow vera tones and primes your skin pre moisturiser.
The Rejuvenating Frankincense Facial Oil, 8ml, helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with its blend of frankincense and botanical oils.
The award-winning Rejuvenating Frankincense Refining Cleanser, 25g, contains toning frankincense and moisturising, organic cocoa butter, which leaves your face feeling super clean and silky smooth.
Finally, the Rejuvenating Frankincense Hydrating Cream, 15g, will keep your skin feeling hydrated and soft with its frankincense and myrrh essential oils.
The Feel-Good Facial, £55
Evolve Beauty make their products by hand to ensure each one is as fresh as possible and their entire collection is natural, eco-friendly and vegan. This fabulous facial in a box allows you to create that special spa feeling in the comfort of your own home.
Get your skin feeling squeaky clean and hydrated with the Gentle Cleansing Melt, 60ml, which is full of organic baobab oil and sugar extracts. Next, treat your face to the Radiant Glow Mask, 30ml. It will leave your skin feeling revitalized, glowing and nourished with its sweet almond oil, coconut particles and raw cacao.
The Hyaluronic Serum 200, 10ml, is a bestseller with organic pomegranate and rosewater. It softens your skin and plumps up any wrinkles and fine lines, while the Hyaluronic Eye Complex, 10ml, reduces the appearance of puffiness and under eye bags, making your skin look fresher and younger.
Finally, the Daily Renew Facial Cream, 30ml, will leave your skin feeling super soft thanks to its nourishing argan oils, coconut peptides, organic oils and hyaluronic acid.
Good To Glow, £12
Get party-season ready with the Radiant Face Mask, which will leave your skin looking healthy, hydrated and, of course, glowing. This chocolate face mask is made with sweet almond oil and rich cacao.
Holland & Barrett
Holland and Barrett stock a wide range of environmentally friendly beauty products by both renowned and independent makers. The Premium Clean Box is a lush collection of products by some of Britain’s best beauty brands
The Antipodes Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream, 60ml, is a light yet intensive day cream featuring antioxidants from sauvignon blanc grape seeds.
The perfect base for any beauty routine, REN’s Perfect Canvas Jelly Cleanser, 100ml, is full of moisturising sunflower seed oil, which leaves your skin looking pure and hydrated.
Enjoy a calm and relaxing bath with Ilapothercary’s Deep Bath Soak, 40g, which uses mineral-rich salt and magnesium to relax your stressed-out muscles and get you in the mood for sleep.
Give your skin a moisture boost with Trilogy Vitamin C Energizing Mist Toner, 100ml, which is full of vitamin C.
And last but not least item is Evolve’s Hyaluronic Eye Complex, 10ml, which contains 200mg of hyaluronic acid in each bottle and pomegranate extract to protect and soften your skin.
The Self Care Box, £20
This eco beauty gift set is perfect for someone who wants to relax and unwind. Give the gift of self-care or treat yourself to this pick-me-up, which is worth more than £41.
It includes I Love Calm Bath Soak, 125ml, Naturtint Quinoa Multi-Care Mask, 50ml, Psychic Sisters Protection Crystal Set, 55g, Skin & Tonic Calm Balm, 20g, Twinings Superblends Calm 20 Tea Bags, Tisserand Mind Clear Roller Ball, 10ml, and Yes to Cucumbers Calming Mud Mask, 10ml.
Lush have been bringing cruelty-free luxury to the high street for nearly three decades and this gift box features two of their most popular ranges, Snow Fairy and sleepy scents. It’s perfect for both cosy winter evenings and festive nights on the town.
Get ready for a dreamy slumber with The Sleepy Soap, 100g, Sleepy Body Lotion, 50g, and Sleepy Shower Bomb or prepare to party with the Snow Fairy Shower Gel, 100g, Snow Fairy Body Spray, 100ml, and Snow Fairy Body Conditioner, 45g.
The strong paper is made from 100% upcycled cotton t-shirt offcuts the ribbon is 100% recycled polyester made from recycled drinks bottles.
Give a little magic with this sustainable beauty gift set, which includes two gorgeous products from the Snow Fairy range. You get a 100ml shower gel and a super-fizzy bath bomb. The paper and board in the packaging is 100% recycled and the ribbon is 100% recycled polyester made from recycled drinks bottles.
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