2019 Natural Gift Guide

Written by:

Maia James


It’s that time of year again! We are proud of this natural gift guide, which was months in the making. We’ve beaten prior records and this year have 99 gifts to recommend at a variety of price points.

A few of these gifts area available in our online store, where we will cover shipping if you spend $50. The rest of the items on our list are available online and are all sold by companies we love and shop from ourselves.

Please comment below with your own ideas for non-toxic, natural gifts! Happy holidays!

Stay sane (easier said than done this time of year),

Maia, Founder & CEO

P.S. Here is last year’s list, for 50 more natural gift ideas.

For Your Sister, Mom, Wife, or Best Friend

Maia and Suzanne of Gimme the Good Stuff

We recommend sharing this list with your partner, too, because you’re probably going to want the following twelve gifts for yourself.

I talk about some of my favorite gifts for women in this video.

Organic Beach Towel

Made of pure organic cotton that’s skin- and sand-friendly. $98.

Coconut Water Cream

Unlike most face creams with a cult-following, this one is 100% natural and really works to renew dull, dehydrated skin. $58.

Plant-Based Meals, Delivered

The ultimate wellness gift, this pretty bag includes three days of Sakara’s signature organic meal delivery program and a 30-day supply of Beauty Chocolates. $275. Sakara’s Black Friday deal is now open for my readers (ends Monday, Dec. 2nd). Use code BFMAIA for 25% off everything–including meal plans and clean boutique items!

Wellness Planner

Perfect for the type A wellness junkie (hi!). $38.

At-Home Facial

A 4-piece collection that delivers microdermabrasion-like results. $46.

Clean CBD Oil

Pure, clinically-proven-to-be-effective CBD oil for better sleep, anxiety relief, pain reduction, and more. $79.

Ceramic Storage Canisters

You can’t go wrong with Le Creuset, and these stackable, colorful canisters feature toxin-free silicone suction gaskets. $125 for three.

Infinity Scarf

Knit from supersoft, undyed alpaca sourced from sustainably-raised animals from small ranches in Peru. I have one of these that I live in all winter, and it’s held up beautifully. $198.

Resurfacing Body Mask

This lactic acid body mask gently exfoliates to rid skin of dryness, dullness, and bumps all over. $48.

Travel Tea-Infuser Mug

Toxin-free, earth-friendly, and great for taking coffee to go. $29.

Fresh Flowers

Farm-direct, transparent sourcing from eco-friendly farms that minimize waste, recycle water, and use sustainable growing practices. From $39.

Gift Certificate for Curated Collection of Natural Products

I’m biased, but I feel like maybe this is the best gift on this list?

For the Men in Your Life

Be they lovers, brothers, dads, or best friends, what follows are twelve gifts that will help keep the conscious men in your life smiling and sane.

I talk about some of my favorite gifts for men in this video.

Rose Gold Straight Razor

An eco-friendly alternative to disposable razors, the Cheiftan doesn’t have that little strip of toxic scented lotion that you’ll also find in disposables. $43.

Meat Subscription

Choose from beef, pork, chicken or all three. $129 a month.

A non-toxic but (not crunchy) skincare set

Four essential men’s productspurifying shampoo, charcoal body wash, exfoliating cleanser, and oil-free face lotion. $45.

Radiation-Blocking Boxers

Boxers are a go-to gift, and these ones reduce radiation exposure to reproductive organs. $39.

Bone Broth

Full of collagen, amino acids, and important nutrients, this is the best shelf-stable broth we’ve found. $8.

Beneficial Wool Beanie

The undyed wool is directly sourced from a Northern California ranch that uses sustainable “carbon farming” practices to return more carbon to the earth than it releases. $58.

Affordable Toxin-Free Mattress

If he’s been wanting to upgrade to a truly non-toxic mattress but has sticker shock, there’s good news: My Green Mattress is now fully certified, AND they are giving our customers $125 off mattress twin or larger and 15% off Emily Crib and accessories if you use this link only. 

Blue Light Blocking Glasses

These filter 99% of blue light, so he can stare at his phone before bed without ruining his sleep. $69.

Herbal Muscle Rub

For a post-workout infusion of the Good Stuff. $12.99

Manly Natural Deodorant

This deodorant will convince even the biggest skeptics that natural is better than Old Spice. $10.

Maple Sriracha

This one skips the sugar but packs the sweet, garlicky heat. $9.

Frankfurt Pour-Over Coffee Brewer

A toxin-free coffee habit starts with a plastic-free (and stylish!) brewer. $99.

For Infants

Nine ideas for newborns and tiny babes, all without any plastic, polyester, or parabens!

The Prettiest Swaddles

Even the dye is GOTS-certified organic. $42 for a set of two.

Ultimate Baby Collection

Best-selling, toxin-free baby skincare, plus a super cute diaper bag. $162.

Alphabet Sets

Beautiful and educational nursery wall art. $39.

Organic Quilted Sleep Sack

Why don’t they make this in my size? $78.

Paleo Soap

A tallow bar that’s perfect for your favorite cave-baby. $10.

Eco-Friendly Newborn Bundle

Seven organic pieces, including swaddles, bibs, and burp cloths, from a 100% wind-powered production facility. $79.

“Tinfoil” Hats

Organic cotton hats that shield EMF, because a child’s brain absorbs up to ten times as much radiation as an adult’s! $19.

Natural Baby Powder

Absorbs moisture and soothes skin without talc or fragrances. $13.

Baby Spa Set

An organic hooded towel, wash mitt set, and sleeping doll, available in pink, blue, or gray. $77.

Nine healthy gift ideas for babies who have learned to crawl, play, and eat!

I talk about some of my favorite gifts for babies in in this video.

First Puzzle

Made in Germany. $10.

Organic Produce

Pure cotton, and safe for chewing. $12.

Magical Silicone Cup

Can be sipped from any side with no spills. $13.

Chunky Wooden Animals

Made in Germany of hard maple and beechwood, Holztiger wooden animals are colored with water-based paint and finished with a water-based sealants.

Biodynamic Baby Food

A perfect gift for a practical parent you know. $99.95 for a case of 36 assorted flavors.

Safe Toy Keys

Give a key-obsessed baby a safer option–free of sharp edges, lead contamination, and grime. $39.99

Organic Lounger

I’ve lost track of how many friends have told me that this lounger is a “life-saver.” Sizes for infants and toddlers. From $99

Wooden Pull Toy

Crawlers and new walkers love toys to push or pull, and this one is made of solid wood and water-based stains. $30.

Real Rubber Duckies

Natural rubber is free of phthalates, PVC, and BPA, and these chew-safe duckies are handpainted with pure plant pigments. $15.

For Little Kids

Wolfie with Worm |Gimme the Good Stuff

No longer toddlers, but still decidedly little, kids 6 and under will any of the following eleven gift ideas.

Cooperative Game

A game where no one loses, so no toddler tantrums will ensue. $30

Pencil Storage Basket

Perfect for storing toys and school supplies. $69.

Splash Set

Set includes a jumbo shampoo, jumbo body wash, and a hooded towel for kids who still love the bath. $59.

Eco-Crayon Sticks

Handmade in Maine with natural wax and mineral pigments. $12

FoxPaw Mittens

Oeko-Tex certified, and featuring a waterproof shell without PFOAs or other chemicals. $36.

Mix-n-Match Ice Cream Cones

Plush scoops of ice cream and cones, made in Germany. $18.

Organic Modeling Clay

Made in Denmark, without perfumes, dyes, or parabens. $23.

The Story of the Snow Children

One of my favorite seasonal books from one of my favorite European illustrators. $10.

Organic Jammies

A Brooklyn artist/mom just launched this new line, and I’m obsessed. $55.

Organic Waldorf Doll

She (or he!) even comes with an extra organic cotton outfit. $58.

Preschooler Backpack

A toxin-free backpack that’s the perfect size for the littlest students. $42.

For Bigger Kids & Tweens

Gift-giving becomes challenging when kids stop playing with many toys, but here are ten creative, safe ideas.

I talk about some of my favorite gifts for kids in this video.

Build-Your-Own Terrarium

All the components to plant an air-purifying terrarium. $68

The 5 Jellies

Naturally flavored with stevia, in Raspberry, Butterscotch, Orange Cream, Peppermint, and Sorbet. $39.

Stories for Modern Boys

Whether you’re raising sons or daughters, this book shows kids that that masculinity can mean many things. $13.

Splatter Lunch Box

Insulated and wipeable, but free of PVC and heavy metals. $32.

Notebook Cushions

Adorable, toxin-free, and machine-washable. $59.

(That cool math rug/wall art is also toxin-free.)

Kindle without Blue Light

The only e-reader with a blue-light blocking option. $250.

Auction Game

Pay attention to the auction chaos, use your money carefully, and bid to purchase the most valuable treasures to earn the most points. $39.

Healthy Junky Cereal

If your kids beg for Froot Loops, this will be a game-changer. Keto-friendly, low-carb, no added sugar. $39 for a case.

Natural Bath Bombs

We’ve finally found a truly natural bath bomb, made of sugar cane, baking soda, cornstarch, cocoa butter, and essential oils. $21 for 6.

Moosewood for Kids

Mollie Katzen’s cookbook for the 8 and older set. $13. (Her cookbook for littler kids is also awesome.)

For Teens & College Kids

What follows are ten fun, toxin-free gifts for the notoriously hard-to-buy-for set.

Latex Travel Pillow

Made of GOLS-certified latex, this luxury pillow is perfect for first solo flights. $48.

Linen Lunch Poche

A decidedly grown-up lunch box. $39.

Beauty Super Bar

A high-fiber, low-sugar bar with 12g of clean, plant-based protein that’s clinically shown to make skin look brighter and firmer. Organic strawberry and coconut lend a subtly sweet and nutty flavor. $29 for case of six. Sakara’s Black Friday deal is now open for my readers (ends Monday, Dec. 2nd). Use code BFMAIA for 25% off everything–including meal plans and clean boutique items!

Radiation Protection Phone Wallet

Protect him from radiation and give him a place to store his cards. $75.

Sniffle Set

A natural solution to the inevitable first-semester viruses. $42.

Natural Car Air Freshener

Replace the toxic tree with this kit, which includes an aromatherapy diffuser and five refill pads. $11.

Lip & Cheek Balm

A versatile, nourishing product that comes in a range of gorgeous, subtle shades. $28.

Organic Flannel Sleep Shirt

Cut for a roomy fit, it has a rounded hem that falls to mid-thigh. $128.

Healthy Cookware Starter Set

“Less stick” pure ceramic cookware sets with infrared heating properties, it consumes less energy overall. $134.

Glittering Eyeshadow

A limited edition quad of glittering eye shadow toppers–all tested for purity after production. $34.

For a Host(ess)

Thirteen thoughtful gifts for a wellness-minded host or hostess.

High Phenolic Olive Oil

Olea True can be pre-ordered now for February delivery, and we also love Apollo oil for being as much medicine as it is a (delicious!) food. From $16.

Reusable Produce Bags

Perfect for the farmer’s market or the grocery store. $24 for a set of 3.

Sugar-Free Simple Syrup

Sweetened with monk fruit, for hangover-free cocktails. $12.

Rotary Cheese Grater

A zero-plastic tool for fine-grinding hard cheese, nuts, or chocolate. $45.

Handmade Rainwater Soap

Made with organically grown herbs, flowers, and grains to create unique textures and colors. Try Snow & Cedar for a seasonal treat! $15.

Maple Sweetened Granola

Handmade in Vermont, sweetened with pure maple syrup, and filled with other nutritional powerhouses, like quinoa and coconut oil. $13.

Avocado Huggers

Plastic-free, and with a pit pocket that can be pushed in our out. $12 for two.