If you want your holiday spending actually to give back this year, we’ve got some amazing gift ideas that support heart-warming causes all across the globe. From feeding the hungry to ensuring safe drinking water in impoverished nations, check out our ten must-have gifts you won’t be able to refuse.
For a daily fragrance, turn to this uplifting blend of Persian lime, lemongrass and patchouli. Ten percent of each sale benefits Guiding Eyes for the Blind.
2. Laura Mercier Lip Glace In Peach Hope, $25
This limited edition lip gloss gives 100% of profits to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund and makes the perfect stocking stuffer!
3. philosophy Holiday Handbook, $20
Benefiting the hope & grace initiative, this hand cream trio gives back 1% of product sales to community-based mental health efforts.
4. KB Shimmer Pine-ing For Yule 2014 Toys For Tots Charity Polish, $8.75
Give your usual manicure a festive holiday treatment with this delightful lacquer, which donates $4 to Toys for Tots for each bottle sold.
5. LUSH Snowman FUN, $6.95
Great for children, this bath-time treat donates 2.5% of sales to FUNd, an organization that helps create safe places for children to play in Fukushima, Japan.
6. The Body Shop Gliding Lotions Sleigh, $15
Each sale of this gift set containing an assortment of lotions aids War Child efforts this year.
7. Conscious Box Let’s Get Glowing, $69.99
For the skincare fanatic on your list, gift this beauty-filled box. Each purchase donates 1% of proceeds to 1% For The Planet, an organization that pools resources for businesses to support environmental causes.
All Across Africa Dusty Blue Makeup Bag, $19
Supporting African communities in the form of education and training programs, these adorable makeup bags are ideal for any beauty lover.
9. NYR Organic Rejuvenate Frankincense Organic Facial Collection, $72
For every gift set sold, Neal’s Yard will donate $1 for the Samburu Women to build a solar-powered well, allowing them access to safe, clean water.