Green Glam: 13 Sustainable Gifts For Her To Leaf Her Smiling
Flowers, chocolate, and a teddy bear are so last season.
It’s time to one-up last year’s present with sustainable gifts for her that will surely lead to a smooch under the mistletoe.
Whether it’s a pair of sustainably suggestive lingerie or an eco-conscious cardigan, these gifts keep giving—to her, you, and far beyond.
Green gifts for her are long-lasting, well-made, and don’t contain harmful resources—allowing the woman in your life to look and feel her best without any extra baggage.
But we know how hard it can be to find the perfect gift for the perfect gal.
We curated this list of the best eco-friendly gifts for her so you can find the best options, whether for an anniversary, sustainable Valentine’s day, or as an impromptu “I’m sorry for not taking out the trash”.
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The Full List Of Sustainable Gifts For Women
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Price Range: $5–$85
Besides cold, dry weather, the holiday season brings stress, errands, and get-togethers that can be hard on the skin.
That’s where green therapeutic gifts for her save the day.
Shine Skincare Co will leave the woman in your life glowing with its inventory of essential oils, serums, moisturizers, and balms made from natural materials.
We got a lot of use out of the Skin Recovery Essence, shipped in recyclable packaging and eco-friendly materials. Natural ingredients like aloe leaf and orange blossom water create a lightweight serum perfect for spot treatments.
But their zero waste lotion range is hands (and body) down our favorite. We’ve tested countless sustainable gift ideas for her, but their Magnesium Lotion is a top contender for our favorite BMUO product.
It features eco-conscious ingredients like pure magnesium oil, beeswax, shea butter, lavender essential oil, and coconut oil that smell amazing.
The lotion absorbs quickly without leaving an uncomfortable, oily feeling. It comes in a plastic-free glass jar with a metal lid to reuse once she runs out.
2. Yoga Mats & Accessories
Price Range: $13–$235
Wellness makes one of the best sustainable gifts for her, whether she’s a yogi or just reaching her toes.
Say namaste to the Sustainable Non-Slip Jute Yoga Mat by Complete Unity Yoga. What separates it from traditional options is sustainable materials like jute fibers mixed with ethically harvested natural rubber.
The non-slip bottom and grippy top make the eco-friendly yoga mat perfect for any skill level—say goodbye to slipping during downward dog!
They have a wide selection of props, blocks, pads, and accessories, mostly made from eco-friendly materials like cork, wood, GOTS-certified organic cotton, and recyclable carcinogen-free ABS foam.
We tested options like the Illuminate Cork Yoga Wheel.
It’s a challenging tool that initially intimidated us, but we noticed improvements to our core strength and balance after a few sessions.
Plus, the moon phase printed top doesn’t look out of place in the living room.
Price Range: $85–$198
Some of the best eco-friendly gifts for her are simple.
And what’s complex about a cozy, sustainable sweater that makes the perfect gift for everyday wear?
ABLE makes breathABLE cardigans, tunics, sweaters, and pullovers from certified organic cotton, viscose, BCI cotton, and recycled materials.
The Rowan Rib Crew Sweater is one of our top eco conscious choices. Available in sizes XXS–3X, the sweater features a relaxed ribbed design that will quickly become a staple in her wardrobe.
Additionally, you’re supporting a positive impact in the fashion industry through livelihood opportunities and women’s empowerment when you purchase from ABLE.
With a broad selection of turtlenecks, crewnecks, cardigans, and Johnny Collars, we found the Ara Seacell™ Sweater to fit as snugly as a bug in a rug.
It features its most sustainable material, SeaCell™, made from innovative seaweed fabric blended with organic cotton. This makes for a vegan, cruelty-free fit that’s comfortable, loose, and breathable.
Plus, you can rest assured that the Canadian Certified B Corp uses sustainable practices and reduces carbon emissions throughout its manufacturing process.
Price Range: $24–$325
Luxury environmental gifts for her don’t have to break the bank.
The climate-positive brand has a diverse selection of chic backpacks, purses, totes, clutches, and bucket bags. They utilize materials like recycled vegan leather, cork, vegan wool, and rPET bottle linings.
The Jane 2-in-1 Crossbody makes a great daily driver, as it doubles as a wallet with adjustable straps and durable magnetic latches.
Or, if you’re looking for a bigger option among these eco-friendly gifts for her, UK brand LaBante had that in the bag with their best-selling Sophie Tote, a spacious bag is perfect for the office, errands, or day trips.
They also have a broad spectrum of vegan tote bags, crossbody bags, laptop satchels, hobo bags, wallets, and rucksacks.
The PETA-approved black leather-like texture is phenomenal, so she doesn’t have to worry about spills, scratches, or damage.
If you need some eco-friendly gift ideas, try filling it with her favorite chocolates, skincare supplies, or other ethical gift goodies.
Price Range: $9–$12,600
“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.”
Although the saying might be overused, green and gold gifts for her are always a win in our book.
The ring is ethically handmade by the owner using spools of recycled 14-karat gold fill.
It shimmers in the light without drawing too much attention, plus it’s shipped in 100% compostable mailers and cardboard boxes from 60% FSC recycled materials.
Catbird also has a broad catalog of green gifts for her that are truly the cat’s meow.
Their jewelry is handmade in their Brooklyn studio out of recycled metals, lab-grown diamonds, conflict-free precious gems, sustainably harvested freshwater pearls, and fair-trade gold.
Necklaces like the Black Diamond Fizz are effortlessly attractive and elegant. It features a moody, rose-cut black diamond set in 100% recycled 14k gold.
Price Range: $18–$270
Scratch jewelry sustainable activewear is a girl’s real best friend.
Girlfriend Collective’s catalog of leggings, shorts, sports bras, crop tops, tees, sweats, and accessories makes some of the comfiest eco gifts for her.
The Compressive Pocket Legging, made from 79% recycled plastic bottles and 21% spandex, is one of our favorites.
The thick fabric is ideal for high-impact gym sessions while remaining smooth and stretchy to lounge around the house. The leggings are available in sizes XXS–6XL and can be recycled via ReGirlfriend.
It’s mostly made from recycled materials, including a bit of polyester and spandex. What we love most is the super comfortable fit that remains elegant with angled back cutouts.
As a bluesign® systems partner, all of prAna’s activewear collection is non-toxic. They make excellent Fair Trade gifts for her and have helped 11 factories obtain Fair Trade certification.
Price Range: $189–$352
Look what time it is—eco-friendly gifts for her o’clock!
The Danish Certified B Corp refuses harmful materials and only uses conflict-free, non-toxic resources without phthalate plasticizers or heavy metals.
Styles like the Unika deliver timeless feminine flair. We love the combination of rose gold with a polished metal strap, but you can select from four metal types and eight interchangeable straps.
Canadian-based Solios doesn’t miss a beat with its solar-powered timepieces that can last six months in a few hours of sunlight or artificial UV light.
The Solar Mini is our favorite from the Certified B Corp. The graceful design features certified recycled stainless steel, and you can select from interchangeable straps of mesh metal and eco-vegan leather.
Price Range: $7–$240
Animal testing, artificial dyes, and harmful ingredients give us the ick.
That’s why we recommend some of the best organic gifts for her from brands that care about animal welfare, like Dab Herb. They create “medicinal makeup” using natural, food-grade, organic, and vegan formulas.
You’ll find nourishing ingredients like unrefined avocado oil, cocoa butter, and unrefined grapeseed oil in the Organic Herb Lip Paint.
The soft, creamy balm is available in four colors with finishes ranging from sheer, high-gloss to satin.
If she needs something more versatile, try one of the makeup palettes from the vegan and cruelty-free brand 100% Pure.
The Berry Naked Palette features five nude, blush, metallic tones from all-natural fruit and vegetable pigments. Strawberries, cranberries, pomegranate, cherries—this palette has it all!
Price Range: $20–$446
When shopping for gifts for her, eco-friendly ideas like reusable water bottles might come to mind.
But what about something a bit more sexy?
Understatement is nothing but.
The sustainable lingerie brand features lace bralettes, bras, cheeky briefs, high-waisted lace thongs, and swimwear for women made by women.
We combine the Lace Plunge Bralette with the Lace High Waist Briefs for a seductive fit—all in Saboteur black. Both feature recycled nylon, but the Bralette doesn’t skimp out on comfort with its double-layered cups.
Cosabella will have her feeling ‘knotty’ but ‘nice’ underneath it all.
Italian craftsmanship meets inclusive sizes to create risqué numbers in bras, panties, lingerie sets, and more.
Cosabella uses materials like polyamide, elastane, cotton, and modal colored with sustainable dyes.
Price Range: $97–$250
Next to sustainable socks, shoes make a thoughtful gift that supports the girl in your life to live a more sustainable lifestyle from the ground up.
When you buy eco-friendly gifts for her, shop at Nisolo first.
The Certified B Corp does everything right regarding their closet of boots, flats, mules, sandals, oxfords, loafers, and sandals.
They partner with certified Leather Working Group (LWG) tanneries to curate ethically sourced leather, a meat industry’s by-product. This results in some of our top pairs, like the Heeled Chelsea Boot.
It features high-quality, durable leather with a chunky wooden heel to boot.
The Melody Slingback is ideal for a night out on the town with its trendy square toe and modest heel made from recycled resources.
The heel features the AdaptAll Strap™, allowing for a wide range of adaptability and flexibility. Additionally, each pair is shipped in specially designed recyclable boxes with 100% recycled shoe fillers.
11. Hair Care Supplies
Price Range: $6–$90
If you love running your fingers through those luscious locks, why not show your appreciation with high-quality eco-friendly hair care products?
Don’t let the name fool you; Plaine Products offers fantastic organic gift ideas for her that are only plain in their simple, all natural ingredients.
The brand crafts zero waste personal care essentials in plastic-free refillable bottles. This means she’ll save trips to the store with the mail-in Refillable Vegan Shampoo.
Available in unscented, citrus lavender, or rosemary mint vanilla, the vegan shampoo works for all hair types. The plant-based and natural ingredients provide a gentle cleanse and luscious lather without GMOs, sulfates, or silicone.
Don’t let your girl get tangled up in the mess of keeping up with the Joneses. Instead, grab her a Hairbrush from ZeroWasteStore.com.
The Bamboo Hairbrush is made from completely biodegradable bamboo. It features a wide handle coated in calendula wax for maximum water resistance. Plus, the bamboo bristles help stimulate the scalp, creating healthy, shimmering locks.
Price Range: $26–$104
Let’s face it—you can’t go wrong with a sustainable candle.
PF Candle Co has some of the best candles without any toxic chemicals. Handmade in California, scents like the romantic Dusk Sunset feature vegan soy wax that’s non-toxic, paraben-free, and cruelty-free.
Plus, the jar is so gorgeous, you won’t even need to cover it with eco-friendly wrapping paper.
All the options feature phthalate-free fragrance oils alongside a cotton core wick.
Zero waste Siblings also make luxury eco-friendly gifts for her that can be personalized.
The woman in your life can use her own container to craft a tantalizing candle made from a coconut blend wax without any parabens, paraffin, or phthalates. Siblings ships all of its candles in a compostable pouch, which you’ll use to fill your container, with easy instructions.
Scents like Clementine, Cinnamon, and Clove contain non-toxic, cruelty-free fragrances and essential oils.
13. Kitchen Goodies
Price Range: $100–$1,090
Say goodbye to flimsy, toxic Teflon pans and say hello to Our Place.
The Always Pan 2.0 makes for a practical and minimalist environmental gift for her as it’s the only pan she’ll need.
The 10.5-inch pan does everything—braising, searing, steaming, sauteing, boiling, baking, and serving. It features the innovative Thermakind™ ceramic non-stick coating that contains no harmful materials like PFAS, PTFEs, PFOAs, lead, or cadmium.
If she’s more of a baker, consider something from Caraway.
The 11-piece ceramic-coated Bakeware Set is beloved by many bakers for its non-toxic coating without toxic compounds.
The gift box set contains baking necessities, including two baking sheets, muffin tins, multiple square pans, two circle pans, a cooling rack, and storage.
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Final Thoughts On The Best Sustainable Gifts For Her
Whether she’s had a tough week or it’s her birthday, these sustainable gifts for her will surely show your appreciation.
Eco-friendly gifting doesn’t have to be as confusing as picking a restaurant—the best gifts for her are well-crafted, long-lasting, and free of harmful ingredients.
And if you need more ideas, you can always use something you already own, go thrifting, or repurpose old items.
Handmade art, a nice cooked meal, and quality time make a great eco-friendly alternative.
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