Merry Eco Chicky Christmas! The editors of Eco-Chick.com have chosen some of our favorite eco-friendly gifts for your shopping pleasure, and get ready to drool, because this stuff is awesome. Here are 10 gifts including reusable bags, luxurious sustainable jewelry, organic cotton pillows, beauty products, tea sets and more to buy for friends and family or add to your wish list.
Green-eyed Monster Bag – Get yourself a super-cute and unique reusable bag by Green Eyed Monster. Each GreenEyedMonster tote is made of 100% post-consumer recycled cotton fabric and recycled plastic bottles by a hip woman-owned company in New Hampshire.
Saaf Hair Oil and John Masters Shine On – Starre can’t stop singing the praises of Saaf Hair Oil, which restores strength, shine and moisture to even the driest of hair (only available at Beautorium in the U.S.!). We’re also big fans of John Masters Shine On, a pomade that adds volume and shine.
Woolly Mammoth Ivory Bracelet by Monique Pean – Monique Pean’s line of luxurious sustainable jewelry is inspired by Alaskan culture and created from conflict-free diamonds, 100% recycled gold and genuine (and extremely rare) ancient ivory. 10% of profits are donated to the Alaska Native Arts Foundation. They’re pieces to lust after, indeed.
Alabama Chanin Large Boudoir Pillow – This 100% organic pillow pairs the sexiness of a corset with the sweet innocence of white cotton. 12” x 20”, stuffed with 50% white goose down and 50% white goose feathers.
Solio Magnesium Edition Charger – Power up your small gadgets like cell phones and mp3 players with this hybrid solar-electric charger. It’s made with recycled materials and Solio has a takeback program so you can ensure that it gets reused when you’re done with it.
Fleece Mini Dress/Tunic by Gaia Conceptions – How could anyone resist the coziness of this beautiful organic hemp and cotton fleece dress? It’s perfect for layering, comes in a wide range of gorgeous colors and can be custom made to fit your body perfectly.
NVEY Eco Every Occasion Gift Set – A gift set of natural, organic cosmetics that perform better than most conventional brands. This full-sized starter set contains face powder, blush, lip gloss and eye colors, all in your choice of shades.
Lucina Berry Cluster Hoop Earrings – Fair trade, brilliant red choclo seeds from Colombia are strung on silver Bali hoops for an effect that’s organic, but far from granola.
Offhand Designs Zhivago Weekender in Punch Bloom – Handmade in the San Francisco Bay Area from reclaimed fabrics and accessories, this weekend bag is chic, unique and can be used for travel or as a handbag. Pink chenille flowers on dark brown with a hot pink lining.
Rishi Organic Black Tea Set – Two varieties of black tea (Organic fair trade breakfast & organic fair trade earl grey) come in a pretty bamboo gift box along with a glass teapot and a stainless steel coil filter. Available at Whole Foods or directly from Rishi.