The Conscious Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ethical brands for some one-of-a-kind gifts for all the special people in your life.


Apprvl is a collection of handmade & hand dyed accessories made with natural dyes and fibers. Founder Megan Mussari takes inspiration from the Japanese tradition of Shibori indigo dyeing, run from her artist studio in Brooklyn.

Their iconic bandana is the perfect gift for the accessory-lover with an affinity for the handmade and one-of-a-kind. Bonus- APPRVL will custom-embroider your bandana for a little extra ;)

Conscious Co Magazine focuses on conscious culture and the social good community. The magazine features inspirational and informative stories, interviews and collaborations with leaders in the conscious movement, an ideal stocking-stuffer for the activist intellectual in your life. 

Boy Smells hand pours each candle in their Los Angeles Pico–Union studio. They use a magical blend of coconut oil and beeswax with a braided cotton wick in a glossy black glass tumbler, beautiful and rich–burning.

The embossed matte pink carton that this set comes in make them the perfect gift for that guy or gal who appreciates good design and self care.

Cold Picnic is a line of textiles, home goods and handmade jewelry formed in 2010 by partners Phoebe Sung and Peter Buer. All Cold Picnic pieces are designed in their Brooklyn studio partnering with a  family-owned business in India to produce their line of handmade rugs. 

The boob bath is the perfect cheeky accent piece for a wall or bathroom.

Palermo Body is a collection of truly natural skin care products made by hand in small batches by founder Jessica Morelli in her studio in Brooklyn. Each product is consciously formulated by choosing every ingredient with purpose and mindfulness of its benefits to your skin and effect on the environment. 

Palermo's Pure Rituals Aromatherapy set includes three luxurious oils, incense, and a beautiful ceramic dish, great for your health-conscious, holistic friend!

Pure Rituals set $68

Pure Rituals set $68

Palermo's famous Coffee Scrub uses Organic fair trade coffee, raw sugar for gentle exfoliation with shea butter and coconut oil to nourish skin leaving it feeling supple and moisturized. 

 The S'well bottle is a guaranteed hit for any cool girl who's into hydration and sustainability. S’well is a proud supporter of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, helping provide clean water to the world’s most vulnerable children. 

Keepers partnered up with local soap-maker By Ceci to make their first zero waste handmade citrus coffee soap!

Half the proceeds from the soap will go to Harlem Grown's summer youth program. The program uses urban gardening to empower youth to learn about nutrition and sustainability, donating all produce to the local Harlem community.

Keepers is naturally brewed sparkling citrus coffee. They use a Japanese flash brewing method we get a bright, refreshing flavor you can't get enough of, now sold at Whole Foods!