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Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide

Updated: Aug 4, 2021

Tis the season to give! I love Holiday shopping for the people that are near and dear to me. It’s the time for giving and gifting, so I’m happy to share my holiday gift guide for self-care as we stay home to celebrate Christmas and New Years'.

It brings me joy to see others light up when I give them a thoughtful gift and uplift their spirits during the holidays. That being said, I only give what I personally love and use that would be beneficial to others as well. Here is my 2020 Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide list and hope this gives you inspiring gift ideas. Enjoy shopping!

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This dual-purpose cleanser + mask gently exfoliates, brightens, and evens skin tone. Formulated with organic turmeric, neem, jojoba, and raw honey. Made without mineral oil, parabens, sulfates, irritants, synthetic fragrances, or animal cruelty.

AAVRANI honors Rooshy’s beauty and celebrates her duality by uniting both worlds: clinically-proven, modern-day routine, and ancient, all-natural rituals. AAVRANI is her way to share the secrets of Indian beauty rituals with you. To combine the two parts that make her whole. But it’s also Rooshy’s journey back to her roots; to re-discover and appreciate their intricacies. Her vision is for all women who struggle with their dualities to embrace them instead. To celebrate their conflicted, immense, breathtakingly unique identities that make them who they are. They are vegan, clean, cruelty-free, sustainable, and women started/owned brand.

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Rotate your way to perfect waves with the new limited edition, Glitter Beachwaver B-Series Curling Iron + receive Stila’s Kitten Karma Liquid Eye Shadow for free with purchase. With the same user-friendly functions as the original S1, this dual voltage Beachwaver can travel with you anywhere, jet setter! With the Beachwaver S1, you can create three different styles, including defined curls, relaxed waves, and glam waves. Its ceramic, rotating barrel provides easy, quality waves in minutes!

Get the best haircare from 2020 Allure Best Beauty Winner, 45 beauty industry awards, and the main tool used for all of Victoria's Secret fashion show hairstyles. They are vegan, clean, cruelty-free, sustainable, and women started/owned brand. Shop the Holiday Gift Sets!

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The philosophy underlying Young Mountain Tea is a simple one: the best teas grow out of the best practices. The company believes that at its best, this incredible drink should not only benefit the drinker, but also the people who grow it and our planet Earth.

As such, they are a tea company and yet they see their work as part of something much larger. Every cup of tea we drink supports one system or another, ecologically and socially. In their search to find teas for you, Young Mountain Tea is working to support ways of tea that benefit everyone. Shop the Holiday Gift Guide!

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An advanced gel-cream that delivers intense 24-hour hydration powered by a combo of hyaluronic acids and time-release hydro patches for petal-soft skin (Also comes in a travel size!)

This lightweight moisturizer acts as a moisture magnet, attracting and increasing it for 24-hour deep hydration. Hydropatches form a moisturizing veil to seal it in all day. The gel-cream also contains rosewater, rose flower oil, angelica leaf extract, and vitamin E to quench and soothe dry skin. A clean and natural skincare brand. Shop the Holiday Gift Sets!

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A beautifully light body lotion that moisturizes, nourishes, and softens every day. Infused with a luxurious blend of pure essential oils including Bergamot and Jasmine, to leave the skin delicately fragranced and beautifully soft.

At ESPA they are guided by a holistic philosophy, caring for your whole wellbeing, focusing on creating naturally effective skincare products that deliver results you can see and feel. Their expertly formulated products are not only beautiful to use, with luxurious textures and sensorial mood-enhancing aromatics, but they also protect the long term health and beauty of the skin. As a natural brand, sustainability, protecting nature, and supporting the planet has always been close to their hearts. Shop the Holiday Gift Sets!

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Fill your home with the warmth of Rose Blanche presented in a handcrafted Porcelain vessel. The aroma is accented with hints of dramatic peppery geranium and zesty cinnamon while enhanced with crisp notes of freesia and Damascena roses.

When Venus ET Fleur founders Sunny and Seema first started dating, Sunny sent Seema a bouquet for Valentine’s Day that they found to be disenchanting—the poor quality and lack of reliability within the floral industry disappointed them.

This inspired Sunny and Seema to take matters into their own hands—to elevate the floral industry by creating luxury gifts and arrangements using their special Real Roses that last a year. Shop the Holiday Gift Guide!

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The Mayberry is an ever-popular women’s sheepskin slipper-slide that's loved around the world. Featuring soft, plush Australian sheepskin and a rubber outsole, these slippers can be worn inside and out. The cross over design delivers a secure fit as well as a fashionable look.

EMU Australia for the last 25 years has been inspired by innovating with sustainable and natural materials, to create quality products that last.

They started out with a simple idea, that nature is the best inventor and we’re just following her lead. Australian Merino wool, leather, and Australian sheepskin are world-renowned for their super-natural qualities including next-to-skin softness, as well as being renewable, biodegradable and 100% natural.

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You’re invited to the nail party. Meet 8 new shades of our 7-free, long-lasting polishes for the must-paint nails of the season.

Olive & June was founded in 2013 by mani-obsessee Sarah Gibson Tuttle in Beverly Hills, California. O&J elevates the salon experience, giving women personalized attention and luxury service at an approachable price. With a new line of professional home manicure and pedicure sets, O&J is elevating the at-home experience too. Olive & June want to make that beautiful feeling happen for everyone anywhere. Shop the Holiday Gift Sets!

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Personalize your own lovely soft bathrobe with embroidery on the front or back. Select a color and personalize your bathrobe with your name or other text. Everything is possible. A personalized bathrobe is a real eye-catcher. Nice for yourself or as a personal gift.

Make every occasion special with the luxurious personalized kimonos, bathrobes, and pajamas from Le Olive.

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For lustrous strands fit for a crown, this multi-hyphenate 3-ingredient serum is infused with amla extract, which includes a high concentration of oleic acid, vitamin C, and vitamin E, jasmine oil, and sunflower oil to control breakage, encourage hair growth, and nourish the scalp. Thanks to our cold-pressed extraction method, each and every ingredient are blended at the highest potency. Winner of 2019 Harper's Bazaar Conscious Beauty Awards.

Much like eating well and exercising to maintain your health, beautiful skin comes from consistency. The same goes for self-care, which shouldn’t be an afterthought. At Ranavat, we believe the connection between person and product isn’t a once-in-a-while ritual. Consider it habitual. At Ranavat, we are proud to create formulas that are mostly vegan and organic. We also make our best efforts to select recyclable packaging without sacrificing quality or performance. They are vegan, clean, cruelty-free, sustainable, and women started/owned brand. Shop the Holiday Gift Sets!

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A light and refreshing Prosecco from Italy’s Rive della Chiesa.

Romano Imports is a new venture built on the tradition of Romano Brothers, a wine and spirits distributor that served the Midwest for more than 100 years. After a hiatus, the family is back in the specialty wine business, this time as the importers of new wines including Bariano Prosecco, Trovati, and Seven Veils. Woman-owned and family-run, Romano Imports is poised for growth with plans on increasing their portfolio of wines while expanding their reach nationwide.

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The LARQ Bottle is the world's first self-cleaning water bottle and water purification system. It uses UV-C LED light to eliminate up to 99.9999% of bio-contaminants from your water and bottle. Winner of the 2019 reddot award.

LARQ began with a simple vision where innovative technology can be combined with inspirational design to help people access pristine drinking water easily and sustainably. The LARQ Bottle's award-winning design makes it easy to opt for the healthier and more sustainable choice, anytime and anywhere.

That’s Koco Travels 2020 Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide! I hope this gift guide was helpful and would love to know if you purchase anything from the list or if you have any other ideas, please leave a comment below.

Happy Holidays! Cheers from Koco Travels!

** Please note: All images belong to each brand’s respective website and this post contains some affiliate links.

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