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2019 Natural Gift Guide
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),
P.S. Here is last year’s list, for 50 more natural gift ideas.
For Your Sister, Mom, Wife, or Best Friend
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.
Made of pure organic cotton that’s skin- and sand-friendly. $98.
Unlike most face creams with a cult-following, this one is 100% natural and really works to renew dull, dehydrated skin. $58.
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!
You can’t go wrong with Le Creuset, and these stackable, colorful canisters feature toxin-free silicone suction gaskets. $125 for three.
Farm-direct, transparent sourcing from eco-friendly farms that minimize waste, recycle water, and use sustainable growing practices. From $39.
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.
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.
Choose from beef, pork, chicken or all three. $129 a month.
Four essential men’s products—purifying shampoo, charcoal body wash, exfoliating cleanser, and oil-free face lotion. $45.
Boxers are a go-to gift, and these ones reduce radiation exposure to reproductive organs. $39.
Full of collagen, amino acids, and important nutrients, this is the best shelf-stable broth we’ve found. $8.
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.
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.
For a post-workout infusion of the Good Stuff. $39.
This deodorant will convince even the biggest skeptics that natural is better than Old Spice. $10.
This one skips the sugar but packs the sweet, garlicky heat. $9.
A toxin-free coffee habit starts with a plastic-free (and stylish!) brewer. $99.
Nine ideas for newborns and tiny babes, all without any plastic, polyester, or parabens!
Beautiful and educational nursery wall art. $33.
A tallow bar that’s perfect for your favorite cave-baby. $10.
Seven organic pieces, including swaddles, bibs, and burp cloths, from a 100% wind-powered production facility. $70.
An organic hooded towel, wash mitt set, and sleeping doll, available in pink, blue, or gray. $77.
For Older Babies & Toddlers
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.
For Little Kids
No longer toddlers, but still decidedly little, kids 6 and under will any of the following eleven gift ideas.
A game where no one loses, so no toddler tantrums will ensue. $45.
Perfect for storing toys and school supplies. $65.
Handmade in Maine with natural wax and mineral pigments. $20.
Oeko-Tex certified, and featuring a waterproof shell without PFOAs or other chemicals. $36.
Plush scoops of ice cream and cones, made in Germany. $15.
Made in Denmark, without perfumes, dyes, or parabens. $23.
One of my favorite seasonal books from one of my favorite European illustrators. $10.
A Brooklyn artist/mom just launched this new line, and I’m obsessed. $55.
She (or he!) even comes with an extra organic cotton outfit. $53.
A toxin-free backpack that’s the perfect size for the littlest students. $35.
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.
All the components to plant an air-purifying terrarium. $68
Whether you’re raising sons or daughters, this book shows kids that that masculinity can mean many things. $13.
Insulated and wipeable, but free of PVC and heavy metals. $30.
(That cool math rug/wall art is also toxin-free.)
Pay attention to the auction chaos, use your money carefully, and bid to purchase the most valuable treasures to earn the most points. $39.
We’ve finally found a truly natural bath bomb, made of sugar cane, baking soda, cornstarch, cocoa butter, and essential oils. $21 for 6.
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.
A decidedly grown-up lunch box. $39.
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!
Protect him from radiation and give him a place to store his cards. $75.
A natural solution to the inevitable first-semester viruses. $42.
Replace the toxic tree with this kit, which includes an aromatherapy diffuser and five refill pads. $11.
A versatile, nourishing product that comes in a range of gorgeous, subtle shades. $28.
Cut for a roomy fit, it has a rounded hem that falls to mid-thigh. $128.
For a Host(ess)
Thirteen thoughtful gifts for a wellness-minded host or hostess.
Perfect for the farmer’s market or the grocery store. $24 for a set of 3.
Handmade in Vermont, sweetened with pure maple syrup, and filled with other nutritional powerhouses, like quinoa and coconut oil. $11.
This selection of detoxing plants come in a range of sizes with pretty pots. From $12.
Air popped in coconut oil, with coconut nectar as a sweetener and nutritional yeast for the cheesy flavor. $45. 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!
A time-honored baker’s tool, the hollow ceramic bird vents steam from the filling as it cooks, preventing the contents from boiling over. $13.
These lightweight, organic cotton towels with a checkerboard dobby weave and yarn-dyed stripes are absorbent and super soft. $68 for 4.
The perfect alternative to dryer sheets, these are reusable and cut drying time by as much as 25%. $24 for 4.
Wrap bread, cheese, vegetables, or cover a bowl of leftovers with this natural alternative to plastic wrap. $18 for a set of 3 sizes.
For a Teacher
Ten gifts for the teacher who deserves it all.
I talk about some of my favorite gifts for teachers in in this video.
The perfect desk-sized, hard-to-kill greenery. $21.
Because if anyone deserves a drink, it’s teachers. From $88 for 3 bottles.
Three hundred-thread count in a silky weave of 100% organic cotton, because your kid probably wears her out. $18.
Ten unique, planet-friendly little gifts perfect for filling the fuzzy socks on your mantle.
Here’s a video of my favorite stocking stuffers.
All natural, safe, and available in cute holiday colors. $8.
Tough on germs and gentle on scratchy throats. $17.
Non-toxic and biodegradable, each tip of these unique pencils contains a seed capsule. When the pencil is too short to be used, simply plant it and watch one of nine plants blossom. $13 for 5.
Vitamin D that tastes like candy. $13.
We’ve tried dozens, and these are hands down the best. $5.
I asked my kids which there favorite toothpaste is, and they both voted for this one. $6.50.
These are particularly easy to clean. $4.
Tastes delicious, and clinically proven to shorten the duration of colds and flu naturally. From $14.
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