• Christmas Gift Guide: Beautiful Gift Ideas for Teens

    by  • November 30, 2016 • GIVE, GUIDES • 0 Comments

    Looking for beautiful, natural and low tox gift ideas for teens? Here are some of our favourites.

    Sienna 7 Free Nail Polish

    Sienna 7 Free Nail Polish - Gift Ideas for TeensSienna is a small Australian owned company based in Byron Bay. They are committed to producing safe and non-toxic nail products with an ethical and environmental focus. Their beautiful nail polishes are free from formaldehyde, tosylamide, DBP formaldehyde resin, synthetic camphor, xylene and toluene. They are vegan and cruelty free and handmade in Byron Bay.

    We love Sienna nail polish for so many reasons, including the fact the sustainably sourced timer cap can be recycled or composted after use, once the nylon bristles have been removed. Plus the glass base is endlessly recyclable.

    Values this supports: Made in Australia, toxin free, vegan

    Shop Sienna 7 free nail polish here >

    S’Well Stainless Steel Drink Bottles

    Swell - Gift Ideas for Teens

    S’Well insulated stainless steel water bottles are beautifully crafted from non-toxic 18/8 stainless steel. They are designed to keep your cold drinks cold for 24 hours and your hot drinks hot for 12 hours. There are so many designs and sizes to choose from, making them the perfect gift for all ages. We love S’Well bottles for many reasons, including the fact that a portion of each bottle sold is donated to WaterAid.

    Values this supports: toxin free, plastic free

    Shop S’Well stainless steel drink bottles here >

    Herbal Eye Pillows & Heat Packs

    Wheatbags Eye Pillow - Gift Ideas for Teens

    WheatBags herbal eye pillows and heat packs are hand made in Australia from filtered wheat and organic lavender. The eye pillow can be used as a cooling eye pad to sooth headaches and sore eyes. Meanwhile, our beautiful range of heat packs can help keep you warm and soothe body aches and pains.

    Values this supports: Australian made, toxin free

    Shop herbal eye pillows and heat packs here >

    2017 Diaries and Calendars

    2017 diaries and calendars - Gift Ideas for Teens

    Inspirational diaries, like this Every Day Matters 2017 Diary, make wonderful gifts at Christmas. This 2017 diary features positive affirmations throughout, with a week-to-page view and sections to reflect and engage with the mantra of positivity. There is also a space at the end of each month to reflect on that month’s theme, including forgiveness, patience, adventure, etc.

    Values this supports: ethically sourced

    Shop 2017 diaries and calendars here >

    Cosmetic Bags & Pouches

    Cosmetic Bag - Gift Ideas for Teens

    This cute cosmetic bag is perfect for keeping organised wherever you are. Designed in Canada and made in India in ethical, fair and safe working conditions, with absolutely no child or forced labour. It is made from 100% linen and fully lined with a contrasting fabric and printed using non-toxic fabric dyes. We love this little bag because a portion from each purchase is donated to Education without Borders, a foundation to foster educational opportunities in disadvantaged regions worldwide.

    Values this supports: ethically sourced

    Shop our range of cosmetics bags and pouches here >

    Body brushes

    Body brushes and scrubs- Gift Ideas for Teens

    Dry body brushing has excellent health benefits including increased circulation, cellulite reduction, smoother skin and the ability to detoxify the lymphatic system. All our natural body brushes are vegan, use FSC certified timber and are responsibly made. Our range of natural fibre body brushes make wonderful gifts for teens and adults alike.

    Values this supports: vegan, ethically sourced

    Shop our range of body brushes here >

    Organic Teas & Accessories

    Teas and accessories - Gift Ideas for Teens

    For tea enthusiasts, our fine range of organic teas and tea accessories are sure to be loved. Acai berry tea by Gypsy Tea (pictured) is a certified organic, fair trade and kosher blend of caffeine-free rooibos tea with acai berry and citrus, which is prized for its health benefits.  Each air-tight recyclable tin contains 22 eco-friendly tea sachets.

    Values this supports: vegan, palm oil free, gluten free, fragrance free, petrochemical free, certified fair trade, toxin free, Certified Organic

    Shop our range of organic teas and tea accessories here >

    Makeup Brushes
    Ecotools make up brush set - Gift Ideas for Teens

    This eco friendly vegan brush set contains 5 high-quality essential brushes, which work together to design a lovely long lasting look with mineral, powder or liquid makeup. They each have a bamboo handle with synthetic cruelty-free bristles. This lovely Ecotools set includes:

    • 1 x flat concealer brush to cover blemishes and even skin tone
    • 1 x buffing concealer brush to camouflage small imperfections
    • 1 x precision foundation brush for a matte base
    • 1 x complexion blending brush for a smooth finish
    • 1 x full powder brush to finish off the look

    Values this supports: vegan, petrochemical free, toxin free

    Shop our range of makeup brushes and cosmetics bags here >

    Eco Tan Natural & Organic Self Tan

    Eco Tan natural and organic self tanning - Gift Ideas for Teens

    The Eco Tan range of self tanning products are made with natural and organic ingredients certified by the Organic Food Chain. They are 100% natural and Certified Toxic Free by Safe Cosmetics Australia. Invisible Tan (pictured) is best suited to medium to olive skin tones.  If you have a lighter skin or wish a more slow developing tan, consider the Eco Tan Winter Skin gradual tanning moisturiser. Invisible Tan was awarded the best natural fake tan at the 2016 Natural Health International Beauty Awards, and is loved by the Biome team.

    Values this supports: cruelty free, vegan, palm oil free, fragrance free, petrochemical free, made in Australia, ethically sourced, toxin free, Certified Organic

    Shop Eco Tan natural and organic self tanning products and accessories here > 

    Acure Natural Face & Hair Care

    Natural skincare and hair care by Acure - Gift Ideas for Teens

    Acure is the USA’s top selling natural skin, body and hair care range. Acure’s formulas are clinically derived using the same powerful nutrients you would eat, promoting optimal performance at a cellular level. The Acure brightening facial scrub (pictured) incorporates organic sea kelp and lemon peel, which gently exfoliates your skin, while French green clay removes impurities from your pores without reducing moisture too. Organic chlorella growth factor, argan stem cells and Madonna lily stem cells help brighten and deeply cleanse skin. The Acure brightening facial scrub is great for teenages and those with oily and combination skin.

    Values this supports: cruelty free, vegan, palm oil free, gluten free, fragrance free, fetrochemical free, ethically sourced, toxin free

    Shop Acure natural face and hair care here >

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