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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: The Vegan

If you have a vegan friend and want to spoil them this holiday season, look no further than the gift of Vegan-friendly beauty. Many vegans not only cut meat and dairy out of their lives, but they may also drop silk, wool, honey, leather and products tested on animals.

When it comes to the long list of animal ingredients to be avoided, it may seem daunting when shopping for others. That’s why we’ve come to the rescue to make your holiday shopping even easier!

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This gift guide focuses on the not-so-obvious items that can be tricky to find animal-free, such as makeup and winter clothes. Of course, books, experiences and gift cards are always good vegan standbys.

Skin Authority

Known as the’Healthy Skin Lifestyle’ company, Skin Authority products are free from dyes, fragrances, parabens and animal testing, making them a must-have for vegans. Along side this, each product contains a healthy concoction of oils and vitamins, including Quinoa Proteins, Avocado Oils and Vitamins E, C and D. We love their current hero product – the Beauty Infusion Brightening Oil – which gives the freshest, glowing complexion.

Why not pick a selection of skincare products to bundle together, and gift your vegan friend the gift of brightened skin?


These 100% natural skin tight body lotions are fast becoming a most talked about favorite. Loved for covering body imperfections in the form of a lotion, these genius pretty potions have been created by L.A. makeup artist Bethany Karlyn, from the comfort of her own kitchen. After making these herself, she would apply to the faces and bodies of celebrities and models. Their reactions? They all loved it! And thus PRTTY PEAUSHUN (pretty potion) was born.

These stylish silver bags are infused with an innovative blend of natural plant extracts to lift, firm, tighten and diminish the appearance of cellulite, stretch marks and varicose veins. They also minimize bruising and sore muscles. Both unique and innovative…

Farmhouse Fresh

These super cute beauty products take you to various places, such as an afternoon tea set-ups with scones and cream, fresh strawberry fields, and out in the open green fields. All thanks to the deliciously rich, good-enough-to-eat ingredients, especially those featured in our 3 picks below!

Gifting a vegan lover a quirky FarmHouse Fresh product will instantly provide a feel-good experience, and it’s likely they’ll be drooling over the scents all day! The products come in charming packaging such as jelly jar toppers and glass pour-spout cruets, adding to the already sweet personality of the brand. These lotions, scrubs, masks, and more provide a pick-me-up for your skin as well as your mood.


This luxury haircare brand combines the best of science and nature to deliver powerful, naturally based formulas to suit all hair types and textures. Infused with oils, antioxidants and vitamins, the range of shampoos, conditioners and treatments are super nourishing and hydrating, and more to the point – suitable for vegans.

Let them discover these hair heroes, free from harsh ingredients …

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics

When you come across a 100% vegan friendly cosmetic line that doesn’t compromise on quality, you don’t forget it. Introducing Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, a colorful, contemporary collection of cruelty-free, high opacity make-up. The products pride themselves on being bold, bright and ethical, becoming staple essentials for your make-up bag.

For the make-up junkie out there, surprise them with a selection of modern make-up products, guilt-free

Doctor Botanicals

A brand largely focused on plant power, Dr Botanicals firmly believe that oils and plant extracts can enhance the skin’s condition. Dr. Botanicals dedicated team combine a passion for plant-based, traditional thinking with visionary science to develop products that make a real difference.

Dr. Botanicals has held the elderflower in high regard, and this respected ingredient is still central to the range. So in other words, you couldn’t get a more vegan friendly skincare brand to gift! Browse the range of serums, bath oils and body creams and out together a skin beautifying selection for the ultimate Vegan-friendly gift…

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