With Christmas just around the corner, you won’t see us scrambling for last-minute thoughtful gifts. As beauty enthusiasts, a good skin-care kit is our go-to when it comes to spoiling those we love. Looking to add an extra oomph to your thoughtful gift? Try introducing your friends and family to their new fave clean skin-care product, via a discovery gift set! —Vicki Duong
empyri. We’re still washing our hands more than ever but that doesn’t mean our skin should be dry and dehydrated. Treat yourself or your loved one this season with this trio of cold-pressed soaps ($49) that also comes with an exfoliating hemp washcloth all housed in a cosmetics bag so no additional wrapping is required.
lush cosmetics. Spell out your love this holiday season with this personalize-able gift from Lush. The Snow Fairy Experience Set ($38) features two products in their signature Snow Fairy scent (think sweet bubblegum and cotton candy), a sparkly bath bomb and a shower gel that can be customized with any name.
graydon skincare. Ideal for the clean beauty newbie, this Graydon Skincare Starter Kit ($99) includes everything they need to establish a green skin routine. Put their best face forward with this set including a foaming cleanser, hydrating serum and protective face cream plus a konjac sponge, a natural and eco-friendly alternative to traditional sponges.
hello sunday. Treat them to a dreamy bundle that will have them looking and smelling sweet with this duo ($76) from Vancouver-based Hello Sunday. The facial serum boasts a blend of cherry, apricot and passionfruit oils formulated to balance oil while moisturizing dry areas while also assisting in repair while a convenient roller perfume oil adds a sultry scent of jasmine, vanilla and bergamot.
tata harper x nettle candle. Looking to spoil the clean beauty lover that is fully stocked with their fave products already? Treat them to a limited edition Nettle Candle ($97) created in collaboration with Tata Harper. This coconut soy wax blend is blended to restore you to a state of calm, with pine, cypress, black pepper, clove and fir balsam to transport you into the forest.