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50 Conscious Christmas Gifts

November 30, 2017 in Features

Traidcraft – African Mini Candles Set £14

Traidcraft - African Mini Candles Set

A set of 6 mini animal print inspired candles, handmade by artisans in Swaziland. The artisans create the candles using the ancient technique of ‘millifiore’, which was a skill perfected in Italy to create the finest glass sculptures. These miniature candles look striking in a traditional candelabra, and are quite the talking point. They’re candles with real human ingenuity and traditional craftsmanship behind them.

Traidcraft –  Festive Hamper £42

Traidcraft -  Festive Hamper

It’s not Christmas until you’ve received a traditional Christmas hamper! Placed with love in a bed of natural kaisa grass, you’ll discover nuts, biscuits, mulled wine spices, coffee, tea, chocolate, fudge, dates, and even a squidgy soft fair trade panettone! What else could you possibly need for long winter evenings and sharing with the family?

Neals Yard – Wild Rose Beauty Balm Mini Gift £12.50

Neals Yard - Wild Rose Beauty Balm Mini Gift

Nestle this radiance-boosting, one pot wonder balm in your stocking for a nourishing treat this Christmas. With antioxidant-rich rosehip seed oil and skin conditioning beeswax, it’s perfect for the natural beauty in your life- and makes the perfect Aecret Santa gift!


Artisan du Chocolat-  Milk Chocolate Brazil Nuts £12

Artisan du Chocolat- Milk Chocolate Brazil Nuts

This jar of milk chocolate-coated Brazil nuts from Artisan du Chocolat is sure to be a luxurious festive favourite. For added charm, the chocolates are presented in a glass jar with an on-trend copper lid shaped like a squirrel.

Wearth – Hammered Silver Necklace  £27

Wearth – Hammered Silver Necklace

Simple hammered disc made by hand using recycled sterling silver. Smoke and Ash was created in 2017 by Sarah Adams who after taking a course discovered a passion for jewellery making. Each piece of jewellery that Sarah makes is handcrafted at her home workshop in the South East of England. At the heart of Sarah’s endeavours is a dedication to creating a business which is sustainable.

 Wearth: My Pip Squeak – 2018 OWL DIARY  £15

Wearth: My Pip Squeak - 2018 OWL DIARY

The owls have been carefully machine sewn onto cream cotton fabric and their little faces have been lovingly drawn using a permanent fabric pen. This 2018 diary has a removable cotton cover so when you have finished you can slip it on another A5 Collins diary that you can find in most stationers (WH Smith’s for UK customers).

Wearth: The Little Art Collection – Butterfly Swaddle Blankets £29.99

Wearth: The Little Art Collection - Butterfly Swaddle Blankets

These beautifully soft Bamboo swaddle blankets are breathable, versatile and made from 100% Bamboo Rayon – a luxury fabric often described as feeling like Cashmere. Perfect for new baby gifts or as luxury essentials for babies.

Wearth: Soap Daze – Soap, Dish & Facecloth Set £16.50

Wearth: Soap Daze – Soap, Dish & Facecloth Set

This earth-kind skincare set makes for a great gift for a friend or loved one or just to treat yourself. The set includes: Large natural soap, a beautiful, fairly made soapstone soap dish and a Cotton face cloth – Hand knitted from 100% recycled cotton.

Tabitha J Kraan – Hair Perfume £39

Tabitha J Kraan – Hair Perfume

Divinely perfumed freshness comes in abundance with essential oils of Neroli and Bergamot; but there’s also a clever injection of White Tea and Nettle to enhance colour and texture; Lavender to soothe the scalp, and Tabitha’s signature Amethyst Stone for its mind-calming properties. A hair product that cheers up the saddest hair day, discourages the temptation to over-wash, hydrates and restores life and energy, and smells so exquisite its use should by no means be restricted to the tresses.


Natural Collection Sweet Treat Christmas Hamper  £25.95

Natural Collection Sweet Treat Christmas Hamper

Give the gift of sweet treats this Christmas with this readymade Christmas hamper containing our favourite sweet treats, from luxurious hot chocolate spoons, Divine Fairtrade chocolate and even delicious Fairtrade jelly beans! The treats come packaged in a lovely black cardboard box ready to gift straight away – we’ve even taken away the hassle of wrapping it up!

Green People – Men’s Gym Bag Heroes £39.95

Green People – Men’s Gym Bag Heroes

Be ready to go wherever your workout takes you with this canvas wash bag containing organic hair and body care must-haves for men. This pack contains: No. 6 Detox Shower Gel, No. 8 Thyme & Prebiotics Deodorant and No. 10 Itch Away Shampoo which contains Organic Aloe Vera, Green Tea, Seaweed & Thyme.

Po-Zu – Resistance Children’s Sneakers £65

Po-Zu – Resistance Children's Sneakers

High-top vegan lace-up Sneaker in organic cotton with a rubberised official Rebel Alliance badge. Featuring quilted rear panel, cushioned tongue, removable memory-foam Foot-Mattress™ (allows orthotics placement) in latex and cork, and a high-performance grip natural rubber sole. Invest in comfortable, ethical footwear made from sustainable materials. Also available in men and women collection.

Pozu  – Sneak L Off white gold £99

Pozu - Sneak L Off white gold

This classic lace up sneaker features perforated Po-Zu butterfly logo detail, removable memory-foam Foot-Mattress™ (allows orthotics placement) in latex and cork, and a high performance grip natural rubber sole.

Aduna –  Baobab and Cacao Box £16.50

Aduna - Baobab & Cacao Gift BoxThis is the ultimate gift of wellness for the healthista in your life. Rich in essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, this baobab & cacao power bundle contains everything you need to get the glow. Detoxifying, energising and revitalising, our baobab and cacao super-powders support skin hydration, nails and hair, immunity, heart health and blood circulation. For an on-the-go energy boost that’s totally guilt-free, their delicious Baobab & newly-launched Cacao Raw Energy Bars are the tastiest around.


Natural Collection – Solar Powered Seville Lantern £19.99

Natural Collection - Solar Powered Seville Lantern

Solar powered and so easy to use without the hassle of candles or mains wiring, this Seville lantern will bring a gorgeous atmospheric lighting to your patio, garden or table top. With an aged black effect and mock water droplets on the window, it is extremely detailed and also features a small hook at the top to hang the lantern up. Ideal and unique gift for Green Gardeners or anyone who loves the outdoors!

Feel Unique – Makeup Essentials  £17.50

Feel Unique - Makeup Essentials

One for the makeup lovers. This is a perfect way of stocking up a loved one’s makeup bag in time for the New Year, one cracker includes: a skin perfecting primer, an organic eye liner, a lash boosting mascara, possibly the perfect nude lipstick and a translucent powder to set your makeup in place.


Natural Collection : Scaramouche & Fandango Shower Essentials Gift Set  £13.50

Natural Collection : Scaramouche & Fandango Shower Essentials Gift Set

This natural shower essentials gift set is the perfect gift for the man in your life. Made in the UK using 98% natural ingredients and free from parabens, these shower essentials will leave you feeling clean and refreshed without any irritation. The shampoo has added black quinoa which deeply cleanses while the body wash is enriched with remineralising Brazilian papaya which reduces signs of fatigue.  Don’t forget to invest in beautiful undyed organic towels. They are simply luxurious.  Organic Towels

People Tree – Spike Earrings  £31.50People Tree – Spike Earrings

Simple yet elegant, the thin spike earrings dangle from a single brass hook. Wear anywhere for any occasion. This piece of jewellery comes with a complimentary gift bag and is made from recycled brass.


People Tree – Cable Hat Unbleached  £29

People Tree - Cable Hat Unbleached

This cable knit cream beanie is wonderful to gift during the winter. Spun from a cosy, unbleached soft wool for a snug, warming fit, simply style with a slate-grey tones and a chunky roll-neck sweater and soft coat on chilly days.


Traidcraft – Zaytoun Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml) £11.45

Traidcraft - Zaytoun Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)

Produced from rain-fed and hand-picked olives that have been pressed on the day they were picked, this award-winning extra virgin olive oil from Palestine connects you to farmers whose ancestors have tended their trees by hand for generations. It’s naturally organic, ethically sourced, and grown with wisdom. This was the world’s first olive oil to be awarded the Fairtrade mark, paving the way for olive growers around the world.

Natural Collection: Humble Handwash & Hand Lotion Gift Set  £17.95

Natural Collection: Humble Handwash & Hand Lotion Gift Set

This gorgeous and indulgent set which will leave hands clean, deliciously soft and gorgeously scented all day long. Ingredients are sourced from the UK wherever possible to reduce the beauty miles on these products and local English honey is used in all Humble beauty products, this helps lock in moisture leaving skin feeling beautifully soft.

Natural Collection : The Bees Knees Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose £4.95

Natural Collection : The Bees Knees Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose

For anyone who is craving a tasty glass of sparkling wine but can’t because of diets, pregnancy or family chauffeuring responsibilities, this Bees Knees will hit the spot. With a similar taste to prosecco that’s made using grape juice and tea extract, this sparkling rose from Bees Knees packs an incredible taste.

Natural Collection: Shed Tidy  £18.95

Natural Collection: Shed Tidy

Extremely beneficial, this enamelware shed tidy is ideal for holding your gardening tools and bits and bobs altogether.

Avalon Organics – Skin Care Gift Set – Intense Defense  £27.96

Avalon Organics - Skin Care Gift Set - Intense Defense

UV rays and pollution create free radicals on the skin which cause visible signs of premature aging can neutralize these damaging free radicals. Intense defence balances vitamin C, white tea and lemon bioflavonoids to defend skin and support its natural renewal cycle. Gift set includes: Antioxidant oil with a quick absorbing formula made from a blend of apricot, raspberry and argon oil, Renewal cream, which is a rich, emollient moisturizer and Cleansing gel to refresh skin with pure botanical

Divine Fairtrade –  Milk Chocolate Coins  £2.40

Divine Fairtrade -  Milk Chocolate Coins

These pennies from heaven are worth their weight in gold! Divine milk chocolate coins are the only Fairtrade chocolate coin gift option on the market. Each coin is beautifully embossed with our ‘Fair Deal for cocoa growers’ joined hands logo on one side and a cocoa tree on the other- each coin guarantees a fair deal to the cocoa farmer of Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana. Stocking filler for children!

Nancy Dee- Eliza Vibrant Rouge Wrap £72

Nancy Dee- Eliza Vibrant Rouge Wrap

Every woman’s wardrobe essential, this V-neck self-tie wrap dress, made from 95% bamboo has pleating front and back on skirt and bodice for a flattering fit, full-length sleeves, and scooped front skirt panel. Nancy Dee, founded in 2008 is an exclusively designed and Made in Britain label with a passionate belief that responsible fashion is possible without compromising on quality or design

English Tea Shop – Organic and Fairtrade Tea Union Jack Gift Tin £8.40

English Tea Shop - Organic and Fairtrade Tea Union Jack Gift Tin.

A reusable, decorative Union Jack tin filled with 9 different flavours totalling 72 tea bags of Soil Association Certified Organic and Fairtrade teas, which will be a fantastic gift for any tea lover. Flavours include: Organic & Fairtrade Peppermint, Organic Black Tea Chai, Organic Green Tea Tropical Fruits, Organic & Fairtrade English Breakfast, Organic & Fairtrade Earl Grey, Organic Rooibos Chocolate Vanilla, Organic & Fairtrade Green Tea, Organic Super Berries, and Organic Lemongrass Ginger and Citrus Fruits.

Good Day Organics –  ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ Beard Oils Gift Set  £14.39

Good Day Organics - 'Sharp Dressed Man' Beard Oils Gift Set

Suitable for all skin types and for both long and short beards, this beard oil gift set contains 3 different travel size beard oils. The beard oils are hand formulated in small batches in Newcastle Upon Tyne using 99.8% Soil Association certified organic ingredients that moisturise the skin and hair exceptionally without any irritation or redness.

Natural Collection : Gold Standing Star Tealight Holder  £23.96Natural Collection : Gold Standing Star Tealight Holder

A beautiful glass standing star tea light holder with polished gold finished brass edging, made by fair trade producers in India. This gorgeous decorative accessory will look beautiful in any room, and has a hinged panel at the back with a metal fastening to easily insert a tea light candle.

Bloomtown – Build Your Own Eco-luxury Bath Set  £29.70

Bloomtown - Build Your Own Eco-luxury Bath Set

Pamper someone special with a beautifully wrapped collection of Bloomtown’s multi-award-winning, eco-luxury bath & body products. You can choose 3 gorgeous products of your choice to include in this custom gift set! Wrapping & Personalised Card Included. Bloomtown’s ethical luxuries are all made with premium ingredients in small batches in Cornwall.

Earth Squared – Tweed Gloves £15.99

Earth Squared - Tweed Gloves

These classic tweed gloves, beautifully crafted from contemporary tweed fabrics, are lined with soft cotton jersey on the underside and finished with a velvet ribbon around the wrist. They are made by Earth Squared – a fair trade supplier based near Edinburgh. Almost all of the artisans who make the products were originally rice farmers earning a subsistent, irregular and inconsistent wage.

 Green Tulip – Mum’s Ultimate ‘Survival Box’  £24

Green Tulip - Mum's Ultimate 'Survival Box'

Gift box of hand-picked natural products, perfect for saying thank you to a hard-working mum who deserves a little pampering! The contents of the gift set are completely ethical, containing a selection of organic, natural and British made products. Set comprises of:  Green Tulip Relaxing Votive, Green Tulip Uplifting Votive, Wild Olive Rose Geranium Bath Soufflé, Wild Olive Gin & Lime Bath Soufflé, Dr Stuart’s Echinacea Plus Tea Bag, Dr Stuart’s Tranquillity Tea Bag, Raw Health 68% Dark Chocolate and Raw Health 72% Dark Chocolate.


Avoca  – Chunky Cable Knit Scarf  £47.45

Avoca  - Chunky Cable Knit Scarf

Ideal for outdoor adventures on cold days, this chunky scarf promises comfort, warmth and style. Avoca mill in Avoca village, Ireland was originally set up as co-operative in 1723. Today, it is heralded as one of Ireland’s most exciting retail stores, with third generation weavers working at the Mill.

Vineyard Candles – Gin and Tonic  £19.50Vineyard Candles – Gin and Tonic

Vineyard’s family-run team in Cornwall are passionate about the environment, their people, and living a good life. Their candles are 100% natural, and handmade from re-purposed wine and champagne bottles. In their classic Vineyard collection, they take inspiration from the world’s most famous drinks. This Gin and Tonic fragrance was created using the tasting notes from a famous Gin maker – Juniper with hints of coriander and citrus.

Nomad – 20s style Coat  £145

Nomad – 20s style Coat

In dazzling petrol blue or magenta pink with hidden front pockets and chunky buttons. It is beautifully lined with a straight structure to keep you feeling chic and warm all winter. Wear with our knitted chevron hat and scarf for extra cosiness. Nomads create clothing with the individual woman in mind: Soft, colourful, feminine clothes that are comfortable and flattering. The brand produces fair trade clothing and is a member of the Ethical Fashion Forum, the industry body for sustainable fashion.

Green People – Spice and Root Hand Cream  £7.95Green People – Spice and Root Hand Cream

This pampering, botanical hand cream gift is enriched with a spiced citrus aroma and provides powerful hydration for dry, chapped and sensitive hands. A donation from the sale of each Modern Botanicals gift goes to Plantlife, a British conservation charity that works to save threatened wild flowers, plants and fungi.

MADE Jewellery

Double charm layering  necklace

Double charm layering  necklace £35                   

On trend, double layered necklace with a single clasp and teardrop charm details.  Each unique piece in the Made collection is hand crafted by highly skilled, dedicated artisans in Kenya.

Decorator’s Notebook – Brass and Glass Display Pyramid  £22.95

Decorator’s Notebook – Brass and Glass Display Pyramid

These elegant glass pyramids are the perfect display case for mementoes and collected treasures. Each pyramid is hand-made from brass strips, with glass sides and a mirrored base to highlight the contents beautifully. The Decorator’s Notebook is an online shop selling hand-crafted and ethical products made by artisans around the globe.

Decorator’s Notebook – Double-sided Picture Frame  £14.95

 Decorator’s Notebook – Double-sided Picture Frame

Double sided picture frames have glass both sides and are perfect for collages. Use your imagination to fill them with anything from photos and letters to pressed flowers. The copper frames close simply with a sliding metal catch and are finished with recycled cotton ribbons in various designs.

Monsoon – Astrid Silk Robe £69

Astrid Silk Robe

Fashioned in a luxurious silk blend for a whisper-soft feel on the skin, our Astrid robe makes for a beautiful addition to your wind-down essentials. As a founder member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), Monsoon has been at the forefront of driving sustainable improvements in working conditions and livelihoods wherever they do business.

Conscious Man-  Hardworking Hands Gift Set  £36

Conscious Man-  Hardworking Hands Gift Set

A wonderful Gift Set for Hardworking Hands. Contains a zingy Hand Wash, moisturising Hand Lotion and award-winning Hand Cream presented in a luxurious Conscious Man gift box. Conscious Skincare produces Ethical, Organic and Vegan Skincare made in West Wales.

 Blästa Henriët – Natural Eye Pillow, Hot And Cold Wheat Pack – Yoga Pack   £15

Blästa Henriët - Natural Eye Pillow, Hot And Cold Wheat Pack - Yoga Pack

Perfect for yoga and meditation lovers! A versatile wheat pack for eyes and all over body application. Use hot therapy to relax or sooth sore muscles and the cold pack to reduce swelling and relieve headache. Simply pop in the microwave or oven for warmth. Also ideal for tension, cramps, migraines and travel. Made by Scandinavian lifestyle brand Blästa Henriët, handcrafted in England.

Jerry- Reusable Eco Water Bottle  £22.99Jerry- Reusable Eco Water Bottle

This stainless steel and environmentally friendly water bottle features a reclaimed Bamboo lid, just the gift idea for your eco-conscious friend. Jerry Bottle’s profits are helping people in the developing world get access to clean water and sanitation. They are working in West Bengal in India and Tanzania Africa, building wells and handpumps, check out the coordinates on the bottom of your bottle, so you can trace exactly which village your eco-water bottle is funding.

Thanks I Love It – The Minimalist Box £42.50

Thanks I Love It - The Minimalist Box

Does she enjoy clean lines and good design? Featuring a selection of beautiful products, The Minimalist is the perfect gift for that style-conscious pal who just can’t be doing with clutter and chaos. What’s in The Minimalist? MAST – Vanilla 70g Organic Chocolate Bar, Higher Living – Coconut Green Tea, Mellybee – Small Storage Pot, LH Design – Luxury Gold Foil A5 Notebook and Naturecraft Moulds – Equilateral Concrete Candle Holder.

Wild Fawn jewellery –  Small Earring Set Of Three Studs £32

Wild Fawn jewellery -  Small Earring Set Of Three Studs

This set of minimalist-inspired earrings are great for adding detail to an outfit. The earrings will arrive with sterling silver butterfly backs and are made from recycled sterling silver making them perfect for those who are eco-conscious and prefer a sustainable, environmentally aware lifestyle.

Hetty + Sam – Burn The Midnight Oil Vegan Leather Tablet Folio Case £29.99

Hetty + Sam - Burn The Midnight Oil Vegan Leather Tablet Folio Case

This stylish folio case features the popular artwork ‘Burn The Midnight Oil’ by Radiomode. The case comes packaged in a sleek branded acetate box making it the perfect gift for that special someone who appreciates creativity and style! It is handmade using 100% cruelty-free vegan leather. Case features: Auto sleep/wake up function, Inside features 3 card compartments and additional pocket for storing money/paper and elastic strap closure for added security.

What Daisy Did  – Recycled Canvas Vegan Bag £77

What Daisy Did  - Recycled Canvas Vegan Bag

Made in the UK from recycled, locally sourced materials employing homeless and vunerable people. The Raleigh Messenger Bag is great for everyday, with enough space for a netbook or tablet up to 12 inches wide as well as books, a secure zip pocket for your phone and an inner section for smaller things you don’t want to get lost.

Lost Shapes – Unicorns Organic Two-tone Sweatshirt £20

Lost Shapes - Unicorns Organic Two-tone Sweatshirt £20

Who says unicorns have to be elegant stallions or doe-eyed little ponies? Eliza, at 6 yrs, wanted her own unicorn t-shirt, and this is what she drew. And it seems no one can resist the charms of a clumsy footed, scraggy tailed and slightly sad looking unicorn and so the ‘uni-donkey’ became part of the Lost Shapes range. Hand drawn, hand cut and hand printed from an original design in a garage studio in Wiltshire, using environmentally friendly inks on soft organic cotton.

Bloomtown  – Luxury Beauty Gift Baubles   £25

Bloomtown  - Luxury Beauty Gift Baubles

Each beautifully patterned and reusable bauble contains a cruelty-free beauty product from Bloomtown’s multi-award-winning range! Makes a lovely little stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift for friends and family!

Brothers we Stand– Men

                  Recycled Sweatshirt Melange BlackCotton Apparel Lambswool Beanie Hat

Recycled Sweatshirt Melange Black £35                Cotton Apparel Lambswool Beanie Hat £30

Brothers We Stand sells a handpicked collection of beautiful styled, ethically-sourced men’s clothes to suit all budgets. This classic raglan sweatshirt is made from recycled plastic bottles blended with recycled organic cotton and the strong and durable beanie will complete a look on colder winter days.

Seedball – Tea Mix: Grow Your Own Herbal Tea!  £5.99Seedball - Tea Mix: Grow Your Own Herbal Tea!

Grow Your Own Herbal Tea – with these Mint, Chamomile & Anise seedballs! This tea mix is a collection of wildflower and herbal tea plant seeds that once grown, taste great alone or as an infusion of flavours together – the perfect addition to a kitchen garden! A unique gift for gardening or grow-your-own enthusiasts. Ideal for balcony / window box pots & garden beds too.

Sky Siouki- Bird Stone Tile Coasters Gift Set £25.00

Sky Siouki- Bird Stone Tile Coasters Gift Set

A gift set of four 10cm square limestone tile coasters, each decorated with hand-drawn bird designs. Ethically made and backed with cork. The birds featured include an American kestrel, barn owl, jackal buzzard, red-footed falcon, Caribbean flamingo, mute swan, northern lapwing and a sandhill crane. This set would make an ideal gift for a nature lover and a great gift for a new home.

Bloomtown – Eco-Friendly Gift Set for Travellers  £19.00

Bloomtown - Eco-Friendly Gift Set for Travellers

Whether they like putting up their legs in business class or putting up tents in the woods, this is the perfect little set for your on-the-go friends! The beautifully wrapped box of travel goodies includes: 1 Vegan Lip Balm (20 g), 1 Roll-On Perfume Oil (10 ml) and 1 Jar of Mini Heart-Shaped Travel Soaps (~40 washes).

Nikki Strange – A5 Oriental Palms Notebook £9

Nikki Strange - A5 Oriental Palms Notebook

This notebook is inspired by oriental lilies, featuring floral blooms on dark inky grounds. A pretty tribute to all the dreamers and writers, this daydreamer’s Oriental Palms notebook makes a fabulous gift to inspire and encourage your best friend to write down all their ideas. Whether it’s for list makers, book writers or just plain old note takers, this is a gorgeous practical gift idea.

Lisa Long Designs – Favourite Destinations Cotton Canvas Cushion  £49.50

Lisa Long Designs - Favourite Destinations Cotton Canvas Cushion

Lisa Long Designs prints are made using paper stock that is hand pressed and from sustainable trees. This cushion is personalised on one side with your list of 6 special places and a unique message at the top, allowing you to capture moments in time, from an amazing holiday, honeymoon destination, family home or even your favourite shopping street.

Written by Sonam Nundoochan and Edited by Alison Jane Reid


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