If you’re going to make a purchase for the holidays, why not opt to buy from ethical companies? Look for brands that give back to worthy causes and have some sort of positive impact on the environment, humanity and the world at large.
Here are a few ideas…
The Lava stone was used by American Indians when entering battle for its qualities of strength and clarity. It’s believed to provide strength (physical and mental) when facing difficult situations. African Turquoise is a stone known to strengthen the whole body, promote the absorption of nutrients, tissue regeneration, and circulation. It’s also known to protect from harmful environmental pollutants and poisons. It is believed to save the wearer from problems on a journey or adventure. It is also believed to destroy hatred and increase love. The Flores island arc in Indonesia was the inspiration for this scarf. Scattered along the turquoise waters, the islands resemble a map of the world — providing beautiful perspective. Whether exploring a tropical island or meditating on a cushion at home, allow this set to inspire you to follow your dreams while remaining grounded in the vast beauty of Mother Earth.
malacollective.com, (starting at) $138
Work your magic in this dope long pendant necklace. It has a natural brass chain, features a brass piece in the layers of laser cut wood and adjustable lobster clasp closure. Wear it with a black top and velvet skirt.
Beautiful adjustable mala necklace and bracelet set. Made with Riverstone, Serpentine, Tiger’s eye and Sandalwood.
Teeki takes water bottles and turns them into beautiful clothes, giving them purpose again through an eco-friendly process.
teeki.com, prices vary
This jacket offers a distinctive update on the classic military-style jacket. Vivid embroidery adds interest against the rich earthy tones of the jacket’s body. Traditionally woven on a back-strap loom by female artisans. Every Hiptipico jacket is handmade by Mayan artisans & provides a dignified job opportunity to female artisans in rural Guatemala, aiding in their quest to escape poverty.
Eco-friendly bamboo jersey drapes like a dream and is easy to care for – you will never want to take this off! Perfect for the beach, amazing over leggings or jeans and flawless just on its own. This dress looks amazing on everyone! Elegant comfort and total femininity – you get both with this dress! Whether relaxing at home, or out to a fancy dinner this versatile dress has you covered.
Zkano socks are manufactured at our family owned mill in Fort Payne, Ala. We knit our socks with high quality sustainable materials, including organic cotton that is dyed with low-impact dyes. All of our socks are manufactured from start to finish at our mill in small batches in order to achieve the highest quality possible.
zkano.com, prices vary
Balance your chakras through this gentle bath ritual and take a step toward your own self-empowerment and healing in this present moment. Join me in ceremony to activate each of your sensory organs; sight, smell, taste, touch and sound to connect you deeply to your energy centers.
balancedguru.com, prices vary
Tazeka is pure 100% organic aromatherapy that blends science, spirit, and style. Meditation Guru is a deeply supportive blend that integrates your spirit with your senses. Park yourself on your favorite yoga mat, fold your hands in a mudra, and get ready to clear your mind & center your being.
tazekaaromatherapy.com, (starting at) $21.73
Red Apple Lipstick specializes in gluten free, paraben free, non-toxic, vegan makeup for lips and eyes. Their lipsticks and lip balm are designed to infuse moisture into your lips. The result is the creamiest, most luxurious lipsticks.
This gorgeously engraved antiqued singing bowl rings with a purity that will uplift your heart and relax your mind. Om, the Tibetan Eight Auspicious Symbols motif, and mantra detail adorn this beautiful bowl; comes with a wooden mallet.
The lines, circles, and numbers on a Gurugrid mat are designed to help you find your correct placement during and between poses. With the help of your teacher, soon, it will be automatic to quickly and smoothly plant yourself on the mat and immediately focus your energy on your alignment, breathing, and meditation. Now you can calm your mind and free your soul.
thegurugrid.com, starting at $38
This gorgeous salt lamp protects against harmful EMFs that emanate from computers and other electronic devices. Himalayan Salt crystals have been shown to oxygenate indoor environments, releasing ionized air that can replenish and rejuvenate your whole day. They help promote health & well-being and they create a lovely ambiance in any room.
sowellmade.com, (starting at) $150
A fun gift for your computer-obsessed partner. The KWI features a one-of-a-kind patented design that makes incredibly fun keyboard shaped waffles in just four easy steps: PREP, POUR, FLIP, EAT!
Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi, Sadhguru, presents Western readers with a time-tested path to achieving absolute well-being: the classical science of yoga. Fun, lots of humor, easy-to-read and totally accessible.
An intuitive oracle set created to inspire more self-care & purpose in your daily life. It comes complete with 44 gorgeous mantra cards + a guidebook with corresponding rituals, all housed in a handmade wood box or pouch. Inspired by the cyclical beauty of the moon & the power of intention, this deck can be worked with similarly to tarot, as an oracle guide, or as a tool for reflection & meditation. This oracle deck is created with a local eco-friendly printer using recycled paper, vegetable-based ink and wind power.
Gorgeous heavy weight decorative brass incense burner for charcoal resins or cone incense. Includes a heat protecting bowl liner to hold coals or cones.
Give yourself the gift of yoga this holiday season with premium online yoga classes from MyYogaWorks! Now through December 31st, get a full year of unlimited access to over 1,000 online classes for only $49 (reg. $150). Gift subscriptions for friends and family are also available at 50% off through the end of 2016.
Adaptogens, superfoods and healing botanicals are blended to create six different Moon Dusts from the ever-popular Moon Juice: Power Dust, Spirit Dust, Beauty Dust, Sex Dust, Dream Dust & Brain Dust. Sprinkle a lil’ in your coffee, tea, juice or milk-alternative for a super-powered beverage.
Breathe natural energy, clarity, inspiration, and more with MONQ Therapeutic Air! Discover the first portable diffuser – The most Intimate aromatherapy experience. The 7 pack features all blends available: Zen, Happy, Vibrant, Sexy, Active, Healthy, and Sleepy! (all blends are available ala-carte)
Said to be “the world’s healthiest chocolate” by Mind Body Green, ZenBunni uses raw, biodynamic chocolate and makes them into delightful treats that are also extremely good for you.
zenbunni.com, starting at $3