Organic Beauty Christmas Gift Guide 2016

christmas gifts Christmas is in the air and the BGS elves are already gearing up to pack your Christmas parcels. But don’t worry if you haven’t started shopping yet (most of us at BGS haven’t) or have absolutely no idea of what to buy, because we’ve got tons of great ideas across all sorts of budgets.

So whoever you’re shopping for, check out the suggestions below (and if you’re still in need of inspiration, browse our beauty gift department here.)

Gifts for her

Forget diamonds, natural beauty products are a girl’s best friend, whether you’re buying for your mum, best friend, sister, teacher or that woman you sit next to on the bus …we’ve got tons of suggestions for you.

£10 and under

Pacifica Solid Perfume 

pacifica solid perfumeJust say ahhhhh. Everyone loves to smell good – and we’ve got just the job. These solid perfumes from Pacifica are made with organic soy and coconut wax blended with essential and natural oils. Tantalizing and delicious, they’re vegan and gluten-free, affordable, totally portable and perfect for popping in a stocking or two.

Tisserand Peaceful Night Kit
tisserand peaceful night kit

These three products contain the 'sweet dreams' aromatherapy blend to ensure a great night's sleep. A 3 step routine- included is a roller ball, bath oil and body oil.  Give the gift of a great nights sleep!

Weleda Skin Food

weleda skin foodA cult beauty classic, this thick and gorgeously gloopy cream is great for dry, rough patches on the hands, feet and elbows and can calm mild skin irritations too. Loved by celebs including supermodel Erin O’Connor, Julia Roberts and Victoria Beckham (your auntie’s bound to love it too!).

£20 and under

Dead Sea Spa Magik Bath & Body Heroes Gift Set

Give them a spa at home with these three full-sized Dead Sea Spa Magik best-sellers including bath and shower gel, silky body lotion and Dead Sea bath salts. This perfect hydration trio will leave skin silky soft and hydrated and will help her unwind and relax (now that’s a gift she’ll treasure).

Tisserand Everyday Essential Oils Kit

Featuring Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea Tree these popular essential oils can be used to scent the air, to cleanse or soothe the skin, in baths (a few drops will do) and even to speed the healing of wounds – well, Christmas shopping can get nasty!

£35 and under

A’kin Christmas Sets Akin gift set

These head to toe natural indulgence kits from award-winning Australian brand A’kin start from as little as £16. These natural kits are perfect for sensitive skin.

Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask

This should be on every woman’s Christmas list. Rich in antioxidants, this luxurious facial mask is seriously indulgent. It cleanses and nourishes your skin, and smells of vanilla and mandarin. 

Gifts for him

If socks are your usual go-to gift for your dad, grandad, brother, son or uncle then we’re about to make your day (and their Christmas). Check out these simple (yet manly) ideas below.

£10 and under

Faith in Nature for Men

Okay, we can’t promise he’ll look like Tatum Channing, but he’ll smell gorgeous. Pop one of these gift sets for men in his stocking (choose from spicy Ginger & Lime and refreshing Blue Cedar) and the shower gel and shampoo will transform him into an olfactory heart-throb.

Konjac Gentleman’s Sponge

This natural sponge can help to create the perfect lather for the ultimate shave (who’s going to say no to that?). Plus, the antioxidant bamboo charcoal will help to ensure a deep cleanse (eliminating blackheads and dirt in one go).

Organic Surge Gardener’s Scrub and Hand Cream

Give his hard-working hands a little love with this effective duo. It’ll clean and moisturise all at once leaving mitts soft and conditioned and ready for anything (even snowman building).

£20 and under

Korres Men’s Kit Korres mens kit

Staying fragrant and sexy even when you’re on the move is easy with this Korres kit for men. Packed with two mini (manly) shower gels, shampoo, shave cream and moisturiser, it’ll help the man in your life pack light and stay gorgeous.

Weleda After Shave Balm

This indulgent balm contains cooling aloe vera gel and jojoba oil which absorbs quickly leaving a mellow fragrance of essential oils. Sounds good doesn’t it? It’s also great for sensitive skin (and men).


Gifts for a teenager

If you can get them off social media for long enough to open their presents, we think at least one of these will raise a smile (and you’ll know you’ve cracked it when you spot it on their Instagram account).

£10 and under

Burts Bees Lip Shimmer burts bees lip shimmer

Natural shimmer and sparkle that’ll liven up any teenagers lips (even if you never see more than a pout anymore). It also moisturises as it beautifies.

Kneipp Valerium & Hops Deep Sleep

Because he/she never does – and it’s worth a try isn’t it?

Yes to Make up wipes

Makeup removal with absolutely no effort (sounds right up their street).

Gorgeous Nails Boho nail varnish

The ultimate stocking fillers, natural nail polish in all kinds of shades. Even they can’t argue with that (can they?)

£20 and under

Pacifica Smolder Eye lining Gel

They’ve probably already perfected the smoulder – you might as well make it official with these creamy natural mineral colours.

Lady Green Anti-Blemish Gel Pen
lady green corrector pen

No doubt your teenager may have the odd blemish. This gel pen spot zapper contains zinc and lavender, and is ultra practical and effective without the harsh nasties. 

Gifts for kids

If you’re done looking for the latest LEGO, Transformers and Monster High must-have, you could try one of these little beauties. They’re all natural and have been officially approved by Santa himself (honest).

£10 and under

Humphrey’s Corner Bubble Bath

Natural bubbles for kids that’ll make a great stocking filler (and who doesn’t love a bubble bath?). Choose from Chamomile, Lavender, Rose, Rosemary, Aloe Vera or Fragrance Free.

£25 and under

Jack ‘n’ Jill Gift Sets 

Cute gift packs from Jack N' Jill that are suitable from the first tooth onwards. Each kit includes 1 x Rinse/Storage Cup, 1 x Natural Toothpaste, 1 x Bio Toothbrush, and 1 x Finger Brush 2 Pack (and hundreds of smiles).

Weleda calendula baby kitWeleda Mini Baby Kit 

Even if they’re too young to appreciate it, mum and dad will. This mini Calendula Baby starter kit is packed with all sorts of goodies for the change bag for when they’re on the go visiting rellies this season.

Presents from the office Secret Santa

So many colleagues, so hard to choose. If you’ve already done the lottery ticket, embarrassing underwear and bottle of beer, you’re probably ready for a new tack. Here are a couple of ideas you might like to try (they’ll thank you for it).

Under £5

Dr Bronner’s Tattoo Balm dr bronners tattoo balm

Gorgeous scented balms that can help restore and moisturise skin – they’re also great for helping new tattoos heal, and for freshening and brightening older tattoo colours (and if the office grapevine’s correct, you could need a lot of them).


If you’re still looking for inspiration, check out our Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide and Christmas Gift Set Guide. Happy Shopping (and Merry Xmas) from us all at BigGreenSmile.