Sustainable beauty gift sets
Give the gift of relaxation with these Christmas beauty gift sets. 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. I’ve selected a mix of choices to suit all 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 beauty gift set features a Body Cream, 125ml, Chai Latte Candle, 180ml, Bath Salts, 100g, a Chocolate Charcoal Soap Bar, 100g, and a Mini Hand and Body Wash, 50ml
The anti-inflamttory Body Cream is made with leftover date seeds, which are by-product of date farming. The Chai Latte Candle is made with vegan soy wax and hand-poured in Yorkshire, while the Soap Bar is made from chai spices, which detoxify your skin. All the packaging in this sustainable beauty gift set is 100% recyclable.
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.
Founded in 2014, Beauty Kitchen offer a wide range of sustainable beauty products. This giftset is fragrance free, cruelty free and contains no microplastics. It is, however, packed with marine microalgae, which boosts
collagen production and protects skin against pollution.
The Organic Facial Cleansing Bar is full of gentle nourishng ingredients that won’t dry out your skin, and the High Definition Facial Oil targets fine lines and uneven skin tones.
The hydrating Really Radiant Moisturiser aborbs quickly and protects against pollution by day while the Bright Night Intensive Cream rejuvenates and plumps your skin by night.
Neal’s Yard have been producing divine organic beauty products for 40 years and this gift set features four fragranced oils, creams 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.
Get a glowing complexion with the luxurious Wild Rose Glow Day Cream, 50ml, Wild Rose Glow Facial Oil, 30ml, Wild Rose Eye Brightener, 10ml, and Wild Rose AHA Toner, 100ml.
The Neal’s Yard Frankincense range has been a bestseller for years and this skincare duo set features two of the collection’s most popular products.
The Rejuvenating Frankincense Facial Oil helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with its blend of frankincense and botanical oils.
The best-selling Rejuvenating Frankincense Hydrating Cream contains frankincense and myrh essential oils that will leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated. It is suitable for all skin types.
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.
Instant Radiance Bauble , £12
Get party-season ready with the Radiant Glow 2-in-1 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.
REN’s Ready Steady Glow Tonic, 50ml, brightens and energises tired-looking skin. It cleanses your pores from the inside to minimise breakouts.
Disciple’s Balancing Mist, 50ml, contains pure geranium water, which can balance skin with oily and dry patches, and copper peptides that rejuvanate your skin cells.
The gentle Gallinée Face Mask and Scrub, 30ml, is made from white clay, probiotics and lactic acid and it purifies and refines your skin.
Bees Brilliance Manuka Honey & Propolis Cleanser, 130ml, is a golden cleanser that’s suitable for normal to dry skin types. It is made with New Zealand Manuka Honey, Bee Pollen Oil and Propolis and is great for removing make-up and dirt.
And last but not least is Evolve’s Bio Retinol Gold Mask, 30ml, which promotes cellular renewal and gives your skin a radiant glow all year round.
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 AromaWorks Lavender & Petitgrain Candle, 10cl, Skin & Tonic Calm Balm, 20g, Tisserand Real Calm MoodFix Mist, NOMO Vegan Caramel Filled Choc Bar, 38g, Sea Magik Algimud Active Seaweed Face Mask, 25g, Naturtint Hair Food Purple Rice Moisturising Mask, 30ml, and Twinings Adaptogens Inner Peace with Fig, Vanilla Flavoured Rooibos & Ashwaganda, 18 Bags.
Lush have been bringing cruelty-free luxury to the high street for 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 shower gel, 100g, Sleepy soap, 100g, and Sleepy shower bomb or prepare to party with the Snow Fairy body lotion, 50g, Snow Fairy shower gel, 100g, and Snow Fairy body spray, 100ml.
The strong paper packaging is made from 100% upcycled cotton t-shirt offcuts and the ribbon is made from old plastic 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 in the packaging is 100% recycled. .