10 Thoughtful, Vegan & Sustainable Gifts For Your Favorite Galentine
By Anna Griffin, Editor in Chief
Valentine’s isn’t just for people in traditional relationships and as a day where we celebrate love, it’s the perfect opportunity to treat those special girls in your life to show them how much you care. You know who makes a difference in your life and whether your lover, mother, sister, daughter, bestie, co-worker, or workout buddy, these thoughtful, vegan and sustainable gifts for your favorite galentine will send a heartfelt message of love to her, and to our beautiful planet.
A candle is always an appreciated gift, and this Pink Lady vase with Champagne candlesticks will be received with joy. Beyond its striking, feminine pink glass vase, its tapered, gold candlesticks have a clean burning flame, and unlike traditional candles will never melt and can be relit thousands of times. This is an elegant gift of light that will keep on giving, and will bring a luxurious and uplifting ambiance to your galentine’s home with its thoughtful and eco-conscious design.
100% natural, non-toxic, alcohol-free and beautifully feminine, Pink Iris is a highly-concentrated parfum extrait, that any girl will love. Rich in therapeutic-grade essential oils, its namesake flower is accented by rose, jasmine, natural musk, nose-tingling Sichuan pepper, fresh basil, and notes of vanilla. Inspiring joyful thoughts while calming and promoting focus, this uplifting floral bouquet comes in a travel-friendly 7 mL bottle, to be dabbed on pulse-points for a restorative scent ritual throughout her day.
Always a chic gift, this large, phalaenopsis orchid is an elegant, flowering plant with two spikes of buds and partially-open flowers, sure to bring happiness upon delivery. Sustainably grown in Southern California, this stunning, purple beauty arrives in a white ceramic pot and will give 1-2 months of joy and a promise of re-bloom with a little maintenance, always reminding your favorite gal how much you care.
Vegan and cleanly formulated with a blend of organic and natural botanicals, this award-winning, liquid highlighter has a serum-like consistency that melts into skin and provides a soft, rose gold, metallic glow, while Marine Actives help protect against UV light and pollution. Illuminating with a dewy glow, this highlighter delivers a natural, sun-kissed warmth, keeping your galentine’s skin beautifully nurtured, protected and radiant.
Intricately-designed and giving a warm glow to any environment, this dazzling hanging lantern is handcrafted fair-trade by artisans with the Asha Handicrafts Association, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for over 6,500 artisans in India. Sanskrit for "hope," Asha promotes sustainability and helps producers with benefits that include educational assistance for children, medical checkups and treatment, savings programs for artisans and spouses, and other opportunities. This beautifully illuminating lantern with its white-washed gold detail, will bring inspiring joy to your galentine’s home with its radiance and soft light.
Award-winning, scientifically-formulated and clinically-proven, this repair hair mask deeply repairs and restores damaged hair in as little as 5 minutes. With its powerblend of active ingredients including biomimetic ceramides, vegan keratin complex and hyaluronic acid, hair damage is reduced and hair weakened by heat, chemical damage, and color is repaired from first use, giving your galentine the treasured gift of beautifully healthier, soft, shiny hair.
A re-usable beverage container is an essential in all of our lives and whether for a big workout, long hikes in nature, running errands, or a picnic in the park, this 20 oz Hollywood Sport Hydration Bottle, makes on-the-go hydration stylish and fun. Made with 100% BPA-free materials and vacuum-sealed with premium-grade stainless steel, its stay-clean, 100% leak-proof drinking lid, and unique jewel band detail, it keeps beverages perfectly chilled for hours, so your galentine can stay stylishly hydrated.
Long-wearing, vegan, and 21-free - no parabens, phthalates, carcinogens, mutagens, or 16 other potentially toxic ingredients, Chroma is a neon berry pink polish rich in opaque color. Intentionally formulated with natural oils for the ultimate nail nourishment, and all-natural essences providing a subtle after-polish aroma of hints of lemon, coconut milk, and vanilla, this matte finish pink will brighten your gal’s nails and her mood.
With its restorative, renewing, uplifting and grounding aromas, this diffuser blend collection features six, best-selling scents of Saje’s much-loved favorites, including Deep Breath, Goddess, Elevate, Liquid Sunshine, Present Moment, and Tranquility. These clean, natural, plant-based blends are perfect for day and night, enhancing the atmosphere of your gal’s home, while relaxing and enhancing her spirits.
Like a wake-up call for tired eyes, this vegan serum is a light-weight, peach, gel texture containing active ingredients including coffee, aloe, water and vitamin C, to help reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, and diminish fine lines and creasing. With its patented cooling tip that effortlessly glides to help nourish the under-eye area, this serum is a perfect base for under eye concealer applications, leaving your gal with smooth, hydrated and youthful eyes.