You May Also Like

Drinking alcohol might make PMS symptoms worse

Is drinking alcohol worsening your PMS symptoms? Here’s what one study revealed

The FDA will likely approve a CBD medication

The FDA will likely approve the first CBD prescription medication in the United States


How to trick yourself into avoiding the health pitfalls of insomnia

Job interview tips for mindfulness

How to keep your cool during a job interview (hint: manifest success!)

ritual multivitamin

4 reasons why you should throw away all your supplements—and replace them with just one

relationships traits

This is the most wanted trait in dating, according to singles (and it’s not looks)

5 cool, sustainable gifts for the do-gooder in your life

gifts-that-give-back-holiday-giftsWelcome to Well+Good’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guides, where we recommend five (or more) healthy, stylish gifts for everyone on your list (or for you to add to yours!)

Sure, giving is its own reward. But it can also have an amazing ripple effect. Like when you purchase holiday presents for your pals that also give back and do good.

These five eco-friendly, charitable gifts will put a smile on your BFF’s face—and someone else’s, too. —Molly Gallagher



Get Started
miakodanewyork-cowlMiakoda Cowl Scarf, $230

Sure, you could get a scarf for your BFF from J.Crew, or you could get this hand-crocheted one made of organic cotton by Miakoda. In fact, the eco-conscious fashion line’s tanks, sweatshirts, and socks are all made with organic fabrics—a real spin on most fashion brands.



Hope-Tote-Esperos-Bags-Holiday-GiftsEsperos Hope Tote, $48

This durable canvas tote can hold a laptop (or your gym clothes)—and even better? It literally carries hope. For every bag or backpack that this Austin-based brand sells, it sends a child in need to school for a year.



BollandBranch-sheets-gifts-that-give-back-2Boll and Branch Sheet Set, $200–$260

Boll and Branch sheets are made of 100 percent certified organic cotton with eco-friendly, non-toxic dyes—and made in Certified Fair Trade factories in India. For every sheet set sold, the company makes a donation to Not For Sale, an organization that protects people against human trafficking.



Be-Love-Pullover-Holiday-GiftsBe Love Eco Fleece Pullover, $60

Gabrielle Bernstein, Elena Brower, and Shiva Rose are all fans of Be Love’s inspirational tees. The super soft sweatshirts are especially perfect to throw on after yoga class—and Be Love donates $5 from every purchase to the Alexandria House in Los Angeles, a residence for homeless women and their children.



Anfa-Envelope-Clutch-holiday-giftsPopinjay Anfa Envelope Clutch, $263

The company helps impoverished Pakistani women make living wages by designing beautiful hand-embroidered pieces, like the above clutch which was inspired by Moroccan stonework.



DutchiLifestyleMore Reading

5 gorgeous bikes that chic, urban women will want to unwrap
9 amazing shops in New York City for cool wellness gifts
The clutch (or bracelet, or scarf) that gives back in amazing ways


Loading More Posts...

You May Also Like

dating advice in the age of tinder

7 tips for staying happy, confident, and sane while online dating

Job interview tips for mindfulness

How to keep your cool during a job interview (hint: manifest success!)

How to budget for summer expenses

3 simple tips for budgeting for all your big summer expenses

Ways acupuncture improves sex drive

4 ways acupuncture can boost your sex drive

Brainwave training

What you need to know about the 5 types of brainwaves—for better sleep, health, and focus

7 definitive personality traits of a Taurus

7 traits common to the strong-minded Taurus in your life