Elephant Journal's Ethical Holiday Gift Guide

The best presents—the ones that you remember from your childhood—have a story to them. Here are a few meaningful, elegant, simple, fun gifts we’ve found from around the world.

$59-$64

LovePray Jewelry

Wrist malas with Tibetan guru beads

27 bead wrist mala bracelets, made with Elephant jasper, Lapis lazuli, Riverstone, African trade beads and a handmade Tibetan guru bead. Benefit from the healing power of gemstones, meditate and manifest your intentions in style, with these cool bracelets. Made with responsibly sourced materials in La Jolla, California.

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$49.95

So Well Made

HIMALAYAN SERENITY SALT BOWL

Discover the beauty and wellness that So Well Fair Trade Salt Serenity Bowls will bring you! Artisan carved from 250 million year old Himalayan salt, their gorgeous salt lights gently release healthy ions that purify the air, neutralize EMF from computers and provide a healing light in every room.

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$69-$84

Tushy

BIDET ATTACHMENTS

Tushy is a sleek bidet that clips onto any standard toilet and sprays your butt super clean! A spray of water post-poo helps prevent chronic issues such as hemorrhoids, UTIs and yeast infections and helps save 15 million trees that are killed each year to make toilet paper. Tushy installs in minutes & runs without electricity.

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169

ZEAL Optics

Memphis — Russet — Polarized Dark Grey ellume

MEMPHIS harkens back to a bygone time, while telegraphing an era yet to come, a time of style, insight, and deep stories. Made from exclusive cotton-based M49 biodegradable material, the roots of MEMPHIS run deep, while its legend blooms on the surface. Accidentally drop the MEMPHIS in the river & it will be gone in 18 months!

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$21.49

ProSource

2 Cork Yoga Blocks

Finding yourself frustrated with lack of flexibility in yoga class? Here’s a fix for that! The ProSource Cork Yoga Blocks are designed specifically to extend your reach in challenging yoga poses. Sturdy yet soft, natural cork yoga blocks are ideal for beginners or when you need a little assistance.

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$24

KEEPCUP

SUMAC

Made from fully tempered soda lime glass, KeepCup Brew Cork Edition features a natural cork band. Using waste product from the wine cork manufacture, the band is beautiful to hold, and over time its patina will tell the story of your use. The cork band is natural, recyclable and biodegradable.

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$59

Satva Living

Mantra Legging in Vector Print

Beautiful women's yoga inspired Mantra Legging in Vector Print by SATVA LIVING is made from an organic cotton jersey and lycra blend. Super soft feel and strategic stitching at key bending areas with a high waist.

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$24-$39

THINX

Period-proof Underwear

THINX is period-proof underwear that replaces tampons, pads, and cups on light days and is the perfect back up on heavy days. They have built-in, super thin tech that keeps you dry, fights bacteria, and stops leaks in their tracks. And, they look and feel like a regular pair of underwear!

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$70

Keyboard Waffle Iron

THE KEYBOARD WAFFLE IRON

Own The Keyboard Waffle Iron! You will soon have the power to make the most awesome looking waffles in existence! As an added bonus, we're including a digital download of our KWI recipe book which included 20 amazing recipes tailored for the KWI's unique pattern!

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$28-$32

ICON UNDIES

Pee-Proof Underwear

Icon pee-proof underwear lets you ditch your disposables for good! Replace pantyliners with beautiful, soft, washable undies that hold up to 6 tsp. and keep you dry and odor-free all day. Plus, every pair sold helps fund treatment and recovery for women suffering from Fistula in developing countries.

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Prices Vary

Kripalu

Kripalu R&R Retreat

Make It Personal - An R&R Retreat offers something for everyone, whether you’re looking to connect or enjoy some quiet. Create a uniquely personal experience by choosing from daily workshops & activities such as replenishing yoga classes, insightful lectures, nature-based adventures, and much more.

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$118

Mala Collective

MALA COLLECTIVE

Mala Collective works with artisans in Bali to create authentic mala beads for your meditation practice. The necklaces are hand-knotted and blessed, and combine gemstones such as obsidian, turquoise and amazonite. Our favorites are I Am Whole, I Am Powerful and I Am Truth.

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$35

Red Apple Lipstick

Vegan Lipstick

Red Apple Lipstick specializes in gluten free, paraben free, non-toxic, vegan makeup for lips and eyes. Their lipsticks and lip balm are designed to infuse moisture into your lips. The result is the creamiest, most luxurious lipstick you've ever experienced. Not to mention gorgeous & good for you!

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1 year for $49. Gift subscriptions start at $22

MyYogaWorks

Online Yoga Subscription

Give yourself the gift of yoga this holiday season with premium online yoga classes from MyYogaWorks! Now through December 31st, get a full year of unlimited access to over 1,000 online classes for only $49 (reg. $150). Gift subscriptions for friends and family are also available at 50% off.

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$79.95

Buddha Pants

Red Aztec Harem Pants

Buddha Pants is a clothing company dedicated to creating multifunctional travel ready apparel. They make the only yoga pant that packs into its own pocket! They are available in over 30 patterns and 12 organic solid colors. The perfect gift!

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$29.99

PACT

SUPER SOFT ORGANIC MEN’S LONG JOHN

All PACT apparel is sweatshop free, ethically produced, and part of a movement transforming the way apparel is made. Sure they’re (comfy, amazing) clothes, but they’re more than clothes. They’re an impetus for the best kind of change.

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$139

Yoloha

CHAKRA CORK YOGA WHEEL

Stretch and release tension from your back, shoulders and more with this handcrafted wooden Chakra Cork Yoga Wheel. Sustainable cork exterior aids in grip and offers an antimicrobial surface. Every wheel is handcrafted in the USA. The seven chakras are the centers in our bodies through which energy flows.

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$44-$60

The Moon Deck

THE MOON DECK

The Moon Deck is an intuitive oracle set created to inspire more purpose in your daily life. It comes complete with 44 gorgeous mantra cards & a guidebook with corresponding rituals, all housed in a handmade wood box or pouch. This deck can be worked with similarly to tarot or as a tool for reflection & meditation.

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$87

Lauren Brooke Cosmetiques

Organic Cosmetic Deluxe Gift Set

Set Includes your choice of: 1 - Powder (large), Pressed or Creme Foundation, 1 - Large Bamboo Kabouki Brush (For Powder or Pressed) or Pure Complexion Blending Sponge (For Creme),1 - Powder or Pressed Cheek Colour, 2 - Powder, Pressed or Creme Eyeshadows, 1 - Lip Colour, Comes in our New Exclusive Cosmetique Travel Case.

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$39.95

Wellness Tribe

Monthly Wellness Subscription Box

Wellness Tribe is a monthly subscription box of the best in natural beauty and wellness. Each month discover a mix of 5-8 full size skincare products, organic snacks, supplements, and healthy lifestyle items. Find your new favorite natural brands and let the monthly themes inspire your well-being!

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$7 - $18 / month

CORA

Organic tampons that actually work

Made with 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, Cora tampons are free of synthetics and chemicals often found in other tampons. Every order comes with sleek carrying cases designed to fit your lifestyle. Plus, for every month of Cora purchased the brand provides a month of menstrual products to a girl in need.

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$39.95

jade yoga

kids yoga mat

The Jade Kids mats are specifically designed with little yogis in mind and come in two different sizes for tiny hands and feet on the move. And, like all Jade mats, the Discovery and Pathfinder are made of natural, non-toxic rubber and Jade plants a tree with every mat sold!

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$88

eleven44

BLACK ASSYMMETRICAL BAMBOO KAFTAN MAXI DRESS

Asymmetrical kaftan made from luxuriously soft bamboo jersey — drapes like a dream, looks amazing on every body type and makes you feel fabulous elegant while giving you effortless comfort. Eco-chic boho edginess with no compromise.

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$78

Diamonds Are Evil

IAH Crescent Necklace

Your accessory prayers have been answered. The Iah Necklace has a natural brass chain and features brass details within the sustainably harvested, laser cut wood pendant. Chain length is 30". Pendant measures approximately 1.75" x 2". Handmade with love in the US using ethically sourced materials.

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$8.99-$35

Waylon H. Lewis

Things I Would Like to Do with You

The long-awaited first book from Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal, “Things I would like to do with You” is about the search for a mindful love—a love with room for independence, humor ... even loneliness. Poetically searching through four seasons, Things is a sweet book to curl up with.

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$18.99-$22.99

MUSE

MUSE the brain sensing headband

Muse: the brain sensing headband can help you learn to meditate by providing real time brain sensing feedback. Awareness of the benefits of meditation has been well covered in recent years and has been scientifically shown to reduce symptoms associated with stress, depression and anxiety as well as improve overall wellbeing.

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$18.99-$22.99

Balanced Guru

Organic Farm-A-Ceuticals

Going back to basics! Beauty without compromising your health or the environment, Balanced Guru is taking skin, body and hair care back to its roots and away from the yucky and scary chemicals & fillers that big cosmetic companies want to put on you. They've formulated their FARM-a-ceutical line w/ effective organic ingredients.

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$34.95

Buddha Board

Buddha Board

Master the art of letting go. Buddha Board is inspired by the Zen idea of living in the moment. You simply paint on the surface with water and your creation will come to life in bold design. Then, as the water slowly evaporates, your art will magically disappear leaving you with a clean slate and a clear mind.

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$78

B YOGA

B MAT

B MATs are made with 100% rubber, giving them a grippy texture, even when exposed to moisture and sweat. Whether you prefer the lightweight and compact Traveller, the highly popular Everyday or the extra supportive and well cushioned Strong, you are sure to get stability, durability, longevity and grip in every B MAT.

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$38

Teeki

PHOENIX RISING MERMAID TANK

Teeki dances to a different beat, stretches with the yogi, runs to the highest peaks, hikes in unexplored territories, and swims where the ocean becomes one. Teeki takes water bottles and turns them into clothes, giving them purpose again through an eco-friendly process.

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$10-$20 per pair. 3 pairs of fashion socks for $42

ZKANO

Organic Socks

Zkano socks are manufactured at our family owned mill in Fort Payne, Ala. We knit our socks with high quality sustainable materials, including organic cotton that is dyed with low-impact dyes. All of our socks are manufactured from start to finish at our mill in small batches in order to achieve the highest quality possible.

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$119 for 7 Pack

MONQ

Personal essential oil diffusers

Breathe natural energy, clarity, inspiration, and more with MONQ Therapeutic Air! Discover the first portable diffuser —The most Intimate aromatherapy experience. The 7 pack features all blends available: Zen, Happy, Vibrant, Sexy, Active, Healthy, and Sleepy! (all blends are available ala-carte).

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$298

HIPTIPICO

LIGHT IVY WEEKENDER

A unique travel bag handmade with authentic carpet textiles from Momostenango, Guatemala. This bag is part of Hiptipico's Sustainable Weaving Collection showcasing the artisanal wool-loom method and preserving indigenous culture through fashion.

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$50

Buddha Teas

Organic Chakra Teas Bundle

Organic Chakra Teas are crafted from herbs that resonate with each chakra and infused with crystal energy. These teas can help you discover inner balance and are an ideal gift. Enjoy these teas with every mindful sip, and feel yourself return to peacefulness and serenity.

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