Pampering gifts should do no harm! If in doubt, check that they are approved by Beauty Without Cruelty. Beauty Without Cruelty offers The Humane Guide which is a list of all companies endorsed for their humane status by Beauty without Cruelty. These companies have been audited by BWC and have proven they do not test their products on animals by passing stringent criteria. Share this guide far and wide!
“It’s never been more important to companies to prove to consumers that they have no hand in testing on animals”Amanda Nordstrom, PETA Global Beauty Without Bunnies
We love these gift ideas – all of them gorgeous spoils that do no harm!
Vegan Soap ZA, featured in our Green Spotlight, create 100% ethical vegan products for your earth conscious tribe! Everything from body bath salts, scrubs, and soap to lip balms, serums and cleansers can be purchased online with FREE delivery on orders over R450. Got some crafty pals? Why not get them their very own DIY soap making kit so they can make their very own natural products at home!
Essential Earth Remedies harnesses the sacred healing power of the Earth’s botanicals and minerals to create its 100% pure all natural cruelty free skincare products. Proudly South African, sustainably sourced and ethically produced, you can’t go wrong with Essential Earth Remedies for your fellow green girlfriends! Tried and tested by GFG – check out our Review of this stunning range before you shop.
Eco Diva uses the highest quality natural ingredients to produce its range of cruelty free, eco-friendly skincare products. Founder Nicole Sherwin has created a range of cleansers, exfoliants, creams, and serums that are specific to skin conditions such as pigmentation, psoriasis, eczema and cellulite. Tried, tested and LOVED by the GFG team, Eco Diva’s collections are made with the utmost attention to detail and enhance your skin to its optimal balance. Bless a friend with goodness for their skin this Christmas!
It’s your right to enjoy healthy radiant skin! At birth nature spoils us with healthy skin, and Beaucience gives you nature’s food to feed your skin all it needs to stay healthy. The gift of Beaucience will enhance the lucky recipient’s natural sophisticated skin system by feeding it with all the nutrients nature has to offer. Helping skin repair and remain healthy and loved! Get yours online at Faithful to Nature today!
Bee Natural is a proudly South African company offering a range of natural healing and beautifying products. Pollen, beeswax, raw honey and propolis are the principle ingredients used in this range of natural, locally created products. Free of any nasties, preservatives, colourants, perfumes and cruelty, the Bee Natural range offers a completely safe, healthy and chemical-free way to care for your skin. Tried, tested and LOVED by the GFG team – check out our Review. They even have a stunning After Shave Balm for men!
Skin Affair is a local, certified organic, vegan and cruelty-free skincare brand. Get to know South Africa’s favourite new certified organic skincare range with this lovely little starter kit including a 25ml organic moisturising cream, 50ml organic milky cleanser and 50ml organic toning mist, and get the organic foaming cleanser absolutely FREE for a limited time only.
South Africa’s only range of 100% certified organic essential oils, SOIL offers a beautiful collection of aromatherapy oils, carrier oils, body sprays and soy wax melts. Why not get a little aromatherapy kit together, complete with essential oils, carrier oils and a diffuser, as the perfect gift for a special friend!
Natural products for face, body and spirit, Sassui is 100% plant-based and environmentally friendly. Beautiful perfumes, cleansing scrubs and luxurious creams, all the Sassui products are locally made in Plettenberg Bay in the beautiful Garden Route and can be purchased online from Faithful to Nature. Playing it Green, they offer customers the option of returning empty containers for refill/re-use!
Rightland is South Africa’s online store and boutique for all things clothing and skincare. All the products listed on the site are natural and crafted in South Africa, supporting local designers and entrepreneurs. Hosting a wide range of unique collections, you can buy it all online – from gorgeous African jewellery, stylish swimwear, vegan skincare and even luxury beard care for the men needing a little pampering!
Harnessing the powerful properties of Paw Paw and Baobab for the skin, Litchi & Titch offers a unique range of delicious skin creams, serums and balms to make your skin feel like a million bucks! Gift that special friend with a little luxury this holiday season!
Grounded in a love for the planet and care for its people, Gaia Organics produces all natural, vegan and cruelty free health and wellness products for your hair and skin. Crafted locally in the Garden Route, Gaia Organics is your one stop shop for some gorgeous ethical gifts for your special people!
The Motley Crew Range is especially FOR Teens and Tweens!
Make your teen feel special with their very own natural cruelty free self care products! The Motley Crew range is designed specifically with the young teen in mind and its range of proudly South African products is sure to make them feel confident and ready to boss life!
Ever thought of gifting hair or skin supplements?
be.bare offers the perfect gift for people who are eager to make greener, more ethically-minded choices in their daily personal care regimes! Their innovative shampoo and conditioner bars are made from 100% naturally derived ingredients! No plastic bottles! Gift your friends and family these fabulous shampoo and conditioner bars (they can be bought online) – and watch them wave those plastic bottles good-bye for good! PS. There is even a shampoo and shaving bar for men!
The ideal chocolate treat for your sweet-toothed folks, but with an extra special twist! Biomedcan luxurious chocolate slabs are delicately infused with CBD oil to give them that extra flare – what could be better?! Get a slab for those special people in your life online from Faithful to Nature – available in milk and dark chocolate. DARK for US, thank you!
Cape Town based brand of natural chocolate, GD Chocolates recently launched their nutritiously delicious chocolate Loaded Logs packed with only healthy and flavourful goodness. Blended with the finest quality of raw honey and the smooth, enticing taste of GD’s dark chocolate, each flavour offers many unique nutritional properties. Whether you’re looking to gift for a friend for a collagen or energy boost, a dose of vitamin C or something to ease inflammation, GD Chocolates Loaded Logs boast a number of benefits!
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