We all know the holiday season is hard. Planning parties, cooking meals, and of course, shopping for gifts. Gift giving can be especially difficult if you’re shopping for a vegan. Finding the perfect gift for someone is hard enough, but finding the perfect vegan gift can seem nearly impossible (especially if you don’t know where to start)! This gift giving guide will be the perfect resource to give you a place to start when shopping for a vegan this holiday season. If you’re vegan, link to guide to friends and family to ensure you’ll get something you’ll love! Plus, there are even a couple promo codes hiding in there for you to take advantage of. 😉
Keep reading to see which 15 vegan and cruelty free products will make the perfect gifts this holiday season.
With the generous help of a few companies, I put together this ultimate vegan and cruelty free wish list for you to share with your friends and family, or use as a guide to shop for others. Please note that some of the items shown in this post were given to me as a gift for review. This post may also contain affiliate links, I make a small amount of commission from these links to help improve this blog and keep it running. Regardless of these facts, this is based on my own personal opinions and I only included items that I believe would make great gifts!
1. Endangered Species Chocolate Seasonal Vegan Chocolate Bars
I am going to be honest with you. When I first went vegan, I thought I’d be missing out on some things. But turns out, there really is a vegan option for everything! Get in the holiday spirit with these deliciously seasonal chocolate bars from Endangered Species Chocolate. These flavors not for you? Don’t worry! They have a bunch more on their site (be aware that not every flavor is vegan, so look for the little “V” on the packaging)! Plus, 10% of the net profits are donated to non-profit partners that protect and preserve wild life. Vegan chocolate that helps save animals? Count me in!
2. Meaningful Paws “#NoAnimalTesting” Mug
The perfect gift for anyone who wants to make a statement while enjoying their morning tea. This #NoAnimalTesting mug from Meaningful Paws is super cute and super cruelty free! Meaningful Paws offers a whole selection of vegan themed prints for tumblers, mugs, bags, and apparel. I am personally a fan of their #NoAnimalTesting and “Vegan Is…” prints! Check out my review of some of their other products here.
3. OSEA Malibu Sea Minerals Mist and Sea Vitamins Boost
4. Marleys Monsters Organic Bamboo Facial Rounds
Who couldn’t use a little luxury skincare in their life? These options are not only high quality, but natural, and eco-friendly too! These super soft reusable facial rounds from Marleys Monsters are the perfect stocking stuffer for any babe. And OSEA Malibu has a whole range of vegan, all natural, good for your skin products that are designed to leave your skin looking healthy and glowing. Don’t know where to start? Try their mists! The bright colors will put anyone in the holiday spirit!
5. Crazy Rumors Holiday Lip Balms
How delicious do these festive lip balm flavors sound?! Crazy Rumors lip balms make a great gift for anyone. Their super affordable and would make the perfect addition to any gift. Not a fan of their festive flavors line? No worries, they have TONS more flavors to choose from! In addition to being delicious, these lip balms are super moisturizing and all natural making them the perfect gift for anyone young or old! Plus, they’d go perfectly in a stocking.
6. Urban Expressions Vegan Leather Designer Handbags
Every vegan babe needs the perfect accessory (one that doesn’t harm any animals, of course)! Check out these handbags from Urban Expressions! Their entire line of high end designer hand bags is 100% vegan friendly but still 100% fabulous. Be sure to grab one of these for your favorite vegan fashionista and use promo code “CRLTYFREE” for 25% off your entire purchase! What a steal! Shown above are their GIA and Hudson bags! I get so many compliments about how gorgeous my “leather” handbag is and everyone is always so shocked to hear it’s vegan! These handbags are sure to wow any babe!
7. Schmidt’s Spruce + Spice Deodorant
The longer I’ve been an adult, the more I ask for simple necessities as gifts! Make someone’s day with this Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant. Don’t get scared off! It may be natural, but it really works! Plus, they have a line of great scents to please anyone on your list. This deodorant is made of spruce, spice, and everything nice!
8. Christy Robinson Designs Bunny Necklace
Looking for the perfect piece of jewelry. Check out Christy Robinson Designs! Every piece of jewelry is handmade by Christy herself and is sure to please that special someone you’re shopping for! But due to the fact that these pieces are handmade, be sure to place your order before December 7th to get to you in time for the holidays (unfortunately, the international shipping deadline had already past).
9. Southern Comforts Fragrance Products
I am head over heals for every product I’ve tried from Southern Comforts! I swear Allison is a master of alluring scents. She has something in her shop for just about anyone. From perfumes, to scrubs, to beard oil, to whipped soaps, she has it all. This shop is the perfect one-stop shop for all of your bath and body needs. Plus, what’s better than supporting a super small business (by super small, I mean she runs the show on her own)? The answer is nothing!
10. Vegan & Cruelty Free Subscription Boxes
I don’t know about you, but I am a sucker for subscription boxes! These make the perfect gift, without any pressure of picking out something perfect. Each box is hand packed with the best there is to offer of cruelty free beauty, snacks, and even crystals depending on the service you choose. These are my favorite boxes!
Vegan Cuts: This service offers either a snack box or a beauty box! Both are just $22.95. You can order someone a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription, or just one box if you’d like! Goddess Provisions: This service is the dreamiest box you could possibly imagine. Past boxes have featured essential oils, snacks, accessories, candles, and crystals. Each box is $33 and you can order someone a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription, or just one box if you’d like! Love Goodly: This is a bi-monthly subscription service, which means that they only ship out once every other month. This box is loaded with full-sized vegan snacks, luxury beauty, and more. Each box is $29.95 for a subscription of $35 each as a one-time gift.
11. Furless Cosmetics Couture Base Essentials Professional Makeup Brush Kit
Give the gift of compassionate luxury this holiday season! This professional makeup brush kit from Furless Cosmetics is to die for. These brushes are super soft, high quality, and most noteworthy, vegan friendly. These sleek brushes are professional quality and worth the price! They offer a few different makeup brush sets, as well as nail polish and eye shadows. Use code “CFGODDESS15” for 15% off your purchase!
12. Savvy Sleepers Luxury Satin Pillow Case
We have all heard about how silk pillow cases are supposed to be great for preventing wrinkles and protecting your hair and eyelashes from breakage. But unfortunately, silk is not so great for the silk worms! Thanks to Savvy Sleepers, you don’t have to sacrifice your youthful skin or healthy locks to be compassionate. Savvy Sleepers offers a vegan friendly luxury satin pillow case. This pillow case is super smooth and leaves you feeling refreshed every morning. Give the gift of smoother hair and skin! These pillow cases come in a range of colors to match any bedroom decor.
13. May Designs Custom Planner
With the new year coming up fast, everyone needs a new planner! Hook up your friends with new custom planners from May Designs! These planners are eco-friendly too. They are made-to-order with canvas covers and stitched binding. You get to choose from a large selection of prints (it’s so hard to choose), add your name, monogram your initials, or add the year. It’s totally up to you! Plus, they offer a whole range of different pages for the inside. From planner pages, to coloring books, to notebooks. Don’t know which your friend would like best?! No worries, get them a gift card! Due to the fact that these planners are individually printed and made to order, be sure to order yours as soon as possible to get them in time for the holidays.
14. Pacifica Beauty 7-Free Nail Color Trio & Dream Big Mascara
Shopping for a makeup addict? Pacifica Beauty has you covered! Pick up a 7-Free (free of the top 7 toxins found in traditional nail polish) Nail Color Trio or their award winning Dream Big Mascara and you’ll be sure to put a smile on any makeup lover’s face! Pacifica also offers lipsticks, eyeliner, eyeshadows, body care, skincare, hair care, perfume, and even candles! They have a little bit of everything for everyone you need to shop for this holiday season! And what’s more? Everything Pacifica makes is 100% vegan and cruelty free.
15. Not the materialistic type?
Make a donation to an animal-friendly non-profit in the name of your loved one! Here are a few great organizations to get you started: Consider donating to Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, The Gentle Barn, or Rancho Relaxo!
Rack up some cash back savings for yourself while you shop this holiday season!
What vegan goodies are you asking for this holiday season? Let me know in the comment section below!
Disclosure: This post contains an affiliate link given to me by the company to earn commission. Some of the products featured in this post were given to me as a gift to review. Regardless of these facts, this is based on my own personal opinions and I only included items that I believe would make great gifts!