More Dash Than Cash: 15 Eco-Chic Holiday Gifts Under $100
By Anna Griffin, Editor in Chief
It’s the holiday season and a time when most of us can’t help feeling happy. The music in every store, the decorations and lights accenting trees and night skies, the peppermint lattes, and the promise of celebrations with our loved ones lift our spirits and make everything seem bright . . . Until we think of gift giving and everyone on our list.
The reality is that the holidays are an expensive time of year and none more so than this year as we deal with extreme inflation in every sector of our lives. Holiday shopping can be stressful as we strive to find special gifts that will bring joy without breaking the bank, but fret not. There are plenty of gifts to be found with more dash than cash, whichare gentle on your bank balance and our environment. Here are 15 eco-chic holiday gifts under $100 that will bring all the joy without while being kind to our beautiful planet too.
This trio of clean, liquid lip balms in a perfect day-to-night color palette are as glamorous as lip gloss but are non-sticky, and beyond looking luscious treat lips to the soothing benefits of lip balm. Nourishing, regenerating and repairing with mango and grapeseed oils, this non-toxic lip trio provides a high, glossy shine, giving the gift of healthy, kissable lips.
This deluxe, sustainably produced, recycled cotton canvas bag is the ultimate, spacious tote. From the store to the gym, the farmer’s market to the mall, and everywhere in between, it carries a big, important message that will definitely inspire smiles from passersby. The Have Some Fun Today Shopper says it all, because who doesn’t want (or need) to have some fun today?
Featuring two 26oz Classic Tumblers made with BPA-free materials in rich tones of Green Mirror and Red Mirror, and a White 20oz Hollywood Tumbler with a bejeweled, band decoration, this festive holiday bundle will keep drinks safely hot or cold for hours, while adding a little festive style for your loved ones who are always on the go.
Give the gift of a dreamy night’s sleep with three luxurious sleep supporters and a limited edition eye mask. Sleepwell Restful Roll-On, Dreamtime Bedtime Body Butter and Lavender Relaxing Mist provide a plant-based and soothing wind-down kit for blissful, peaceful rest, promising a cozy and relaxing night for even the most stressed out or sleep-challenged on your list.
Silicon and cruelty-free and formulated without gluten, the limited-edition Lip Set features three clean, skincare-powered essentials that protect and revive dry lips through cold winter months. Featuring award-winning Lip Wrap Reviving Balm to instantly hydrate lips, Lip Wrap Overnight Treatment for softer, smoother lips, and Balmy Tint Hydrating Lip Balm for moisture-boosting buildable color, this is the perfect gift for a perfectly nourished pout.
Formulated for all skin types, this fresh, clean skincare duo with trial sizes of White Tea Purifying Cleanser and Cranberry Toner cleanses, balances and hydrates. Infusing skin with Vitamin E, while neutralizing free radical damage and calming, it deeply removes dirt and makeup without stripping skin, and provides a radiant, glowing and healthy complexion.
Voted Interior Scent of the Year by the Fragrance Foundation, Apothia’s Chrismukkah candle is the scent of the holidays. With heartwarming notes of Fresh Green Fir, Clove and Crisp Ocean Air that bring the joy of the season into our homes, this signature illuminating cream candle is made in LA and is a unique, soy wax blend that is non-toxic, cruelty-free, and formulated without sulfates and parabens, for a clean-burning, eco-chic aroma and all the festive feels.
This gift set features a luxurious, eco-friendly, silk mulberry headband to comfortably keep hair off the face, and a handcrafted, Rose Quartz face roller to alleviate puffiness and improve skin tone and elasticity. Beautifully boxed, it's the perfect gift for the lady who needs some self-nurturing, making her self-care time as special as she is.
Give your travel loving girl the gift of a limited-edition, six-piece gift set of mini Osea face and body bestsellers, for healthy-glowing skin from head-to-toe. Traveling can be stressful, but looking and feeling our best shouldn’t be, and despite long, tiring days traversing the globe, this vegan, cruelty-free set is all a girl needs to glow, as she wanderlusts around the world.
Delivering rich pigments, protective antioxidants and 100% cruelty-free in a trio of rich hues, this is the nail set for girls who insist on vegan, chip-resistant color and a professional yet healthy mani/pedi, without the toxins of its gel equivalents.
This beautifully boxed tea set contains a jar of stunning, sapphire-hued and antioxidant-rich Butterfly Pea Flower, a stainless steel tea infuser and a Japanese porcelain tea bowl. With its stunning blue color and rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, it’s a gift that keeps on giving, providing an energy boost, mood enhancer and stimulated collagen production whenever your recipient needs a moment of quiet, amplified self-care.
Featuring five 1 ml sample vials of their best-selling scents, the Discovery Set is an experience of luxurious, natural perfumes, packaged in a chic, 100% recyclable gift box. Abel perfumes are created with renewable ingredients and heritage naturals, providing biodegradable, eco-friendly fragrances that will delight any recipient, while enriching our beautiful planet.
Repairing and reviving, this three piece value set from eco-conscious, Australian hairstylist, Kevin Murphy, is all that dry, over processed hair needs for a do-over and a return to strength, body and shine. Containing full sizes of Repair-Me.Wash and Repair-Me.Rinse, which deliver endless nutrition to restore damaged hair, and Young.Again Dry Conditioner to revive between washes, this trio effortlessly delivers strong, sustainably-lustrous and healthy locks.
This handcrafted slipper is sustainably made in the US, and features a plush faux fur upper and furry contoured footbed. With its little bit of faux fur glam and being ultra comfortable, this Dayslipper is perfect for relaxed days and cozy nights at home.
This three pack, organic coffee bundle, includes Organic Peru, Organic Indonesia and Organic Congo coffees that support the environment, education and peace with each purchase. Delivering a pleasing aroma and robust flavor, this bundle of caffeine will give a boost to the coffee lover in your life, while also boosting the farmers who grow it and the land they sustainably harvest.