By Courtney Gerring, Contributing Editor
This year might look a little different in terms of holiday parties, and the amount of people we are celebrating with. Even if you are not seeing all of your loved ones this year, it's the perfect time to send a little something to show your love and appreciation. This stocking stuffer gift guide is packed full of small gift ideas that cover all price ranges. We’ve selected some of our favorite small businesses who are making a difference, whether that is in the materials they’ve selected to use, the mission statement behind the brand, or a brand that is focusing on non-toxic ingredients that are both good for the environment and good for you. We believe that gift giving is all about giving the gift of joy, and these 12 stocking ideas will definitely spark some joy for those you love.
Everyone needs a good face mask that will take them into 2021, and this CASUPO face mask in California Sunset, is a reusable, reversible, washable face mask that is made to be worn behind the ears or behind the head. Wearing glasses? This one won’t fog your glasses. In addition to producing a highly functioning, sustainable and cute mask, CASUPO donates to a non-profit organization who provide medical assistance to a children’s hospital in Venezuela, making this a truly stylish gift.
Dazzle Dry is a unique line of naturally advanced, high-performance nail care. We love this natural nail care system because the ingredients are tested for quality and purity, and everything is made in the U.S. This hypoallergenic collection is formulated free from reactive ingredients and animal testing, while giveing your recipient everything she needs for the perfect manicure. This Mini Kit is a great way to try the products and see the Dazzle difference.
PC: Dazzle Dry
$22 USD for a 10-pack
LOMLI Coffee is a woman-owned brand that is changing the way we drink coffee. An eco-friendly brand that you can bring anywhere - all you need is water and a cute mug. LOMLI provides delicious, mess-free coffee that is premium direct-trade, ethically sourced directly from farmers in Colombia. The packaging is fully compostable and all of the inks are non-toxic water-based, making both the coffee bags and the packaging completely sustainable. It’s the perfect gift for the girl who is as passionate about protecting the planet as she is about her morning cup of joe.
PC: LOMLI Coffee
$42 USD for a set of 4
A vegan under-eye nourishing CBD mask is a perfect treat after this stressful year. MĀSK was developed to restore skin to balance, ease and radiance, and brighten eyes, using naturally-sourced ingredients. This is easy to use on-the-go, fights against fine lines and wrinkles while making eyes sparkle. A perfect gift for the girl who’s dedicated to her self-care, wherever her day takes her.
PC: MĀSK Skincare
A special gift for a special person, this is a limited-edition fragrance that no-one should sleep on. Byredo is a luxury European brand that uses the highest quality materials without fillers or synthetic, toxic ingredients, for a clean, beautifully fragrant stocking treat that will surely transform into a signature scent for the person who joyfully receives it.
It’s time to give the gift of TLC after 2020. The KNESKO Luxe Mask Face Kit is the perfect at-home spa, face mask set. Offering four different masks that do everything from rehydrating to brightening to calming and clarifying skin, all of the masks are formulated without toxic ingredients like sulfates, parabens and more. Using her experience with gemstones, the Founder took and transformed them into GEMCLINICAL® technology, which connects with our nurturing side and spirit. Meant to be used on a weekly basis as a self-care meditative exercise to relax the mind and body, this mask set brings joy because the gift of complete relaxation just never gets old.
This small gift set has a nice, fun box that could as easily be hung on the tree as it could be stuffed in a stocking. Featuring two cold, weather mini essentials, the almond hand lotion is the perfect hydration for the chilly winter days ahead, and the best-selling lip moisturizer soothes with no added fragrance or flavor. The ultimate stocking stuffer. because we all want to be in good hands.
PC: MALIN + GOETZ
Rejuvenate the body and get ready for 2021 with the gift of an OSEA body scrub. Crafted with Bolivian Rose Salt, Dead Sea Salt and Himalayan Pink Salt, this luxe body scrub gently exfoliates the skin and hydrates with avocado oil. All of OSEA products are vegan and cruelty-free, while packaged in recyclable glass bottles to transform the bathtub into a spa sanctuary. Perfect for the woman who is the salt of the earth, and will feel good about the ingredients you gave her.
Starting at $25 USD
Capsul Jewelry is a premium, custom jewelry brand that’s made in LA, with a mission to manufacture their pieces in a socially responsible and eco-friendly way. Beyond their eco credentials, the ability to create a one-of-a-kind message in a simple, yet stylish
custom block bracelet, gives us the gift of giving a message to our loved ones. Whether a simple word, a positive phrase, or their initials, it’s that personal touch that will bring them joy.
PC: Capsul Jewelry
As face coverings are essential for the foreseeable future, we love the ethos behind this Keep Calm & Mask-On Gift Set, which offers a mask spray made with a signature blend of citrusy & herbal essential oils to refresh a fabric mask, and two different, essential oil scents of FDA-registered hand sanitizer made with hydrating aloe vera to nourish hands, delivered in 100% recycled packaging. Let’s add some joy to these mask and hand sanitizer days with a gift that while practical, is uplifting and refreshing.
PC: Spinster Sisters
A hydrating soap that is produced using the highest sustainable and ethical standards, including Palm Done Right, 100% sustainable palm oil. This soap features essential oils such as cedar, sandalwood and bergamot, and is made with argan and oat oils that create a creamy, moisturizing lather. This is a gift that anyone can appreciate, while you can feel good about supporting small business.
Soieli is an NYC based hand-painted hair accessories brand who make stylish, hair-friendly slips with 100% silk, delivered in a reusable silk pouch. This gift is perfect for the woman in your life who appreciates unique and handcrafted accessories, protecting their mane while looking fabulously New York chic.