10 of our favorite ethical and sustainable picks for Valentine’s Day!
1. The Clean Beauty Box
2-Box Gift Subscription
Give the gift that keeps on giving. Every other month we’ll ship a collection of clean skin and body care that has been fully vetted for safety, but also smells good, feels good and most importantly, works. Each box created to encourage a mindful self care ritual.
2. The Qi
Special Connection Set
For thousands of years cultures around the world used certain flowers to beautify and heal. The Qi is a BIPOC-owned company that believes in the power of flowers to promote a deep sense of holistic well-being for all. This complete tea set for connection with yourself, others, and the healing powers of flowers.
Rectangle Medallion Necklace
A super cool yet sophisticated take on a classic charm necklace – the Rectangle Medallion Necklace.Handcrafted in recycled brass by artisans in Kenya using traditional techniques.
4. Anecdote Candles
$14 – $24
Inspired by personal recollections and cultural trends, each candle is an everyday luxury designed to remind us of stories worth sharing. All candles are hand-poured using natural ingredients with no additives, dyes, or preservatives. Coconut-soy wax, cotton core wicks, and premium phthalate-free fragrance oils create a clean burn and powerful scent throw.
The Zero Waste Headband
Unused fabric scraps that are left over from garment production usually end up in landfills. Miakoda’s zero waste initiative strives to find purposes for all of their scraps. This headband is made by the Miakoda team in their NY office with love and passion for the planet. These are 100% left over or scrap fabric, perfect for keeping your hair out of your eyes, and not to mention is super cute! SHOP NOW
Designed in Switzerland and handmade in Nepal using traditional methods, each pair of slippers made using natural wool from New Zealand and 100% natural crepe rubber are has a unique look and comfortable feel.
Essential Travel Wrap
VERLOOP is a BIPOC-owned company that makes quality knits without all the waste, transforming surplus material into brightly patterned knit accessory in their loop process. This best-selling wrap can be worn as a ruana, wrap or oversized scarf.
8. Malaya Organics
Crystal Eye Mask
The weight of the intricate, hand-woven rose-quartz helps ground you, reduce puffiness around the eyes, release tension and relax the brow area. This ancient beauty ritual of crystal therapy for the eyes and skin allows your skincare to penetrate deeper and helps you feel more grounded, relaxed, and centered.
9. Brother Vellies
The coziest cotton socks, made with love to bring a little comfort and beauty into your lives during this difficult time in our world. Available in 19 color options for everyone. Brother Vellies is a Black-owned company committed to honoring the people who make their products and the places where they are made across the Globe. Proceeds from the Lavender socks fund the company’s mask making and food distribution initiative in Kenya.
Puzzles Supporting Artists
$40 – $49
For the avid puzzler, the art lover, or the self-care guru in your life. These puzzles feature the work of amazing female artists and are beautiful for both the doing and the decorating. Each JIGGY puzzle comes in a reusable glass jar and includes a tube of puzzle glue, a straight-edge tool to spread the glue and a print of the art to follow. They’ve also just launched the JIGGY Puzzle Club, a monthly subscription club for puzzle enthusiasts.
Don’t forget our Zero-Waste Gift Wrap!
Inspired by the Japanese traditional method of Furoshiki which is typically used to wrap clothing and gifts. This is the ultimate reusable gift wrap. We partnered with one of our favorite print artists, Zoe Wodarz to create 3 custom printed squares that can be easily folded and tied to create a chic, eco-friendly wrapped gift. We also love to use them as a bandana mask, to bundle a wine bottle, as a little lunch tote, or to wear as a scarf. The options are limitless.