Halloween‘s over, Black Friday is coming up, and guess what… Christmas is right around the corner! Two years ago, I wrote a post about cruelty-free Christmas gifts ideas and some of you seemed to enjoy it, so I thought, why not do it again this year? This time, I will be talking about specific brands and products that I’m also interested in buying myself, so this could also be described as a Christmas wishlist. I believe there’s something for everyone: surprise boxes, affordable faux mink lashes, small businesses who deserve so much love (now more than ever) and obviously, advent calendars.
I love beauty boxes, but going cruelty-free 3 years ago meant that many of them stopped being suitable for me. That’s why I fell in love with Kinder Beauty instantly. They offer curated cruelty-free and vegan beauty boxes featuring Pixi, KVD Vegan Beauty, GLOV and many other amazing clean beauty and high-quality brands. They also give a platform and include independent small businesses and listen to their followers, which I love.
They recently prepared a holiday offer (click here to learn more) with a free $75 value box with three-month subscriptions ($24 each month). You can either keep it for yourself or give it this holiday to someone you love who likes conscious cosmetics too!
Many beauty brands create advent calendars around this time of the year, including some of their best products in travel sizes and adding cute accessories. From Lush ($99.95) and The Body Shop (89€) to NYX (56,95€), Technic (26,95€), and many other brands, there’s a beauty advent calendar for every budget and taste.
At my place, we are not the type of family to put up a Christmas tree every year (I wish, but space is a problem). But I’m always enthusiastic about beauty ornaments! They usually include some brand favorites in travel sizes, and they’re really, really cute for gifting or to just try new products. Becca, KVD Vegan Beauty, SOSU, Anastasia Beverly Hills… pretty much every brand is coming up with their own take on this Christmas tradition!
Etsy is my favorite place to find creative gifts. It is also home to plenty of local and global indie stores with handmade products and cosmetics. Their cruelty-free suggestions are filled with zero waste gift sets, handmade bath bombs and many more things!
Traditional but never boring, gift sets are the perfect choice for holiday presents or a little self-care. I love The Body Shop gift sets, specially the mango one (no surprises there) because they include some of my favorite products at a better price. There’s obviously more, like Mario Badescu or even Fenty, and you can find them in their respective websites. Sephora and Beauty Bay also have really great offers.
Christmas shopping can be a bit overwhelming sometimes, but I hope this guide makes it a bit easier for you. If you have any questions of would like to add anything to the list, you’re more than welcome to write me in the comments!
As always, thank you so much for reading me and I hope you have the loveliest Christmas regardless of the situation. Before you go, don’t forget to follow me on social media. I try to be more active there, and it’s an easier way to see my follow-ups and updates! ♡