Sunday 12 December 2021

Eco-friendly Christmas gift guide



Inspired by nature, made from nature; tentree create aspirational earth-first apparel. tentree is rooted in the belief that we have a responsibility to protect and preserve the world we live in. As such they are a sustainable and eco-friendly clothing brand. 

As well as providing ethically sourced, sustainably made and ethically manufactured clothing of high quality from cosy materials that are designed for function, comfort, and confident style; tentree plant 10 trees for every item purchased. 

Living up to the brand name, tentree, they empower people to plant 10 trees with every purchase of a sustainable item of clothing with trees planted to date currently surpassing 65 million+. They partner with charitable organizations across the world to plant trees and rehabilitate natural ecosystems.

Their range of sustainable and eco-friendly clothing is accessible to all and are ideal gifts to give loved ones this Christmas. 

A corduroy jacket works well dressed up or down, and this one will not only keep you warm on the outside but give you a fuzzy glow from knowing that your gift is helping tentree get nearer to their target of planting 1 billion trees by 2030.  This one is made from 98% organic cotton, thoughtfully designed with both you and the planet in mind.

A new exercise outfit can be a good way of kickstarting a new year fitness resolution, and this one from tentree is not only super soft and made for movement, it comes with the added bonus that ten trees are planted for each item bought. 

Titanic: Spa Voucher 

With experience gifts set to be more popular than ever this Christmas, make a loved one feel truly special with a voucher to the luxurious Titanic Spa (RRP from £50). 

As the UK’s first ever eco-based spa, Titanic is a secluded hideaway of relaxation while simultaneously also offering the most sustainable way to spa. Awarded ‘Best Sustainable Spa’ in Marie Claire’s inaugural sustainability awards, Titanic uses renewable energy generation, an OTEXT laundry system which is leading in energy efficiency and their own natural water source. 

With monetary value, treatment specific, spa day and overnight vouchers available, there’s flexible options to gift wellness for all budgets. Some popular highlights of the spa include the private mud chamber, a detoxifying heat & ice experience and the relaxation lounge.

Westlab: Pink Gin Salts

There’s no better time to nail down a good bath routine than winter and Westlab’s Pink Gin Salts  (RRP £5.99) are the perfect addition. 

Offering a cosy twist on the popular drink with a fragrant and mineral infused bath, these salts cleanse, revitalise and replenish bathers. Epsom and Himalayan salts are infused with zesty and uplifting ingredients. Incorporating power-house ingredients such as juniper berry, pomegranate and lime, a Pink Gin Salt bath over Christmas will leave users feeling energised ready to head into the New Year. 

As of this year, the award-winning brand now even offers 100% ProActive Recyclable R-1050 film packaging. As a mineral, salt is naturally corrosive meaning that packaging requires strong material. With strict values of no compromise of their natural, organic and vegan salts, Westlab has been working behind the scenes for years to find this perfect sustainable packaging solution.

Organic Series: Red Wine Algae Mask 

Already available in 16 countries worldwide, Poland’s leading natural skincare brand Organic Series has launched in the UK just in time for the Christmas shopping season. 

As the ultimate gift for those seeking a greener beauty regime, the Red Wine Algae Mask (RRP £17) revitalises skin, removes toxins and soothes irritations. 

A perfect product to add to any pamper routine, the mask brings skin back to life (especially after party season!) and utilises the benefits of red wine without the sugar and alcohol! With antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, it also protects skin against harmful UV radiation. Apply all over the face and eyes for ultimate relaxation and peel off to reveal refreshed skin. 

With sustainability being a key component of the brand, packaging is certified by ECOCERT and an airless vacuum system helps to protect the longevity of the products and limit the preservatives needed. All this with no hangover!

Dr. Bronner’s: Peppermint Range

Go candy cane crazy this Christmas with Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Range (RRP £3.75). Cooling, refreshing and festive, this skincare range really is the best option for human, home and the earth. 

Perfect as part of an eco-ho-ho stocking or gifted as a complete set, this range includes a multi-purpose liquid soap, body lotion, lip balm and hand hygiene spray. Leaving loved ones feeling tingly fresh all through the festive season, each product is made with organic and fair-trade ingredients. 

Packaging is made from post-consumer recycled bottles and while already in circulation, Dr. Bronner’s provides a new purpose for existing plastic. They also encourage users to reuse bottles with larger bottles of liquid soap for decanting or by getting creative and repurposing the bottle for another use.

Earthy Nail Polish

Earthy nail polish (RRP from £7.99) was born from a frustration towards unsustainable cosmetic products that do more harm than good to your nails. With nature’s beauty in mind, their mission is to provide the highest quality product with the least impact on the environment. This is achieved by using natural origin and bio-sourced materials with sustainable packaging.


Their vibrant range of nail polish is 21 free, of natural origin and bio-sourced guaranteed to ISO 16128. They have also developed a highly sustainable naturally antimicrobial and antibacterial bamboo cap. The vegan and cruelty free nail polish provides high shine and long lasting standard especially when combined with Earthy Top and Base Coat.

As well as a gorgeous range of individual nail polishes, Earthy Nail Polish also have a selection of nail polish gift sets.

The Autumn Collection (RRP £24.95) is a collection of four lovely colours - Purple Rain, I Lava You, Sand Dune, and Nailture Green.

They also have a fantastic Thank You Heroes Collection (RRP £24.95). They are celebrating our heroes by donating £7.99 of every pack sold to NHS charities. The Thank You Heroes Collection has four lovely nail polishes; Polar White, Passion Red, Pink Orchid, and Flamingo Pink.

Urtekram: Spicy Orange Blossom Body Wash and Body Lotion

Ideal for sustainably filling a stocking or gifting as a whole set, this vegan body and hair care range is the best of winter skincare. The Spicy Orange Blossom Body Wash and Body Lotion (RRP from £6.49) from The Fragrance Shop, both encompass the refreshing scent of orange blossom, perfectly balanced by warm Christmassy spices for an uplifting aroma. 

Combining moisturising and caring ingredients such as aloe vera and shea butter with hyaluronic acid, these products keep skin soft and hydrated during the colder months and are both 99-100% natural and certified organic by Ecocert according to the guidelines of the COSMOS Organic Standard – the best of organic living this Christmas!

Four Sigmatic: Sweet Vanilla Protein

With the New Year seeing many people setting new fitness goals, Four Sigmatic’s new chef-worthy Protein Powder (RRP £38) is the perfect gift for those on their wellness journey. 

This versatile plant-based drink suits all lifestyles and diet preferences. Helping to elevate daily routines and overall wellness, the collection blends functional mushrooms and adaptogens to go way beyond simply helping muscle-repair post-workout. Available in a bulk-buy option, the protein powder comes in a completely recyclable tin can or can be refilled with other products. 

The Four Sigmatic Organic Plant-Based Protein in delicious Vanilla flavour is gluten free, dairy free, soy free, no gums or fillers, and is vegan. It contains peas grown in America, hemp and pumpkin seeds picked in Europe, chia from Canada, and coconuts harvested in the Philippines, all ready to hop into your shaker cup! 

Not only gentle for the human but planet too, Four Sigmatic has recently partnered with tentree to plant 40,000 trees to absorb the amount of CO2 they release and become climate+.


Modibodi is the UK’s leading leak-proof apparel brand. They make a fantastic range of period, pee, perspiration and pregnancy proof underwear, swimwear, activewear and maternity wear to empower every bodi.

Modibodi is committed to encouraging open, frank, real conversations about periods – and pregnancy, incontinence and menopause for that matter – and to helping provide access to menstrual products for every bodi. Striving to end period poverty, in 2021, they’re donating 100,000 pairs of reusable leak-proof underwear to 20,000 people in need.

Why not shop sustainably this year and treat your nearest and dearest to planet-friendly protection? There is a mindful gift for everyone at Modibodi.

Modibodi has a wide range of eco warrior friendly leak-proof products. They have leak-proof, moisture wicking and period protection products of varying absorbency. The collections include classic, vegan, recycled, seamfree, and sensual. They also have a vast range of styles, colours and sizes to suit all.

Modibodi also has a fantastic range of leak-proof products for tweens and teens. They have a range of different absorbencies, styles, sizes and colours to suit all with a selection of colourful vibrant patterns such as the fun ‘very berry’ design.

Helping movers and shakers feel confident that they will be protected from leaks, Modibody have a fantastic range of swimwear and activewear.

Mums and bubs are also catered for by Modibodi thanks to the range of maternity products that include postpartum briefs, breastfeeding bra, breastfeeding cami and reusable nappy 4 pack.


  1. I'm liking the sound of an eco-friendly spa, I think everyone needs a spa break right now! Loving the courduroy jacket too, I expect it i seriously soft and what a lovely concept behind it! Sim x

  2. What an amazing guide, I am loving the eco-friendly gift guides at the moment where you get the warmth of gifting and helping the planet at the same time

  3. Pink gin bath salts sound like a wonderful treat for a relaxing pampering session over the Christmas holidays

  4. This is a great guide. I do like giving eco friendly gifts. I really love the natural nail polish.