Beauty Gift Ideas: For The Eco-Lover

A Mother Nature–approved holiday hot list

Has the shopping panic set in yet? FLARE to the rescue with our top beauty picks for the green queen in your life.

Burt’s Bees Natural Manicure Set
Easy on your wallet, easy on the earth: Burt’s Bees mani must-haves come tucked inside a graphic-print clutch—with, of course, their signature yellow tube of beeswax lip balm, too. Burt’s Bees Manicure Set, $10. Available at drugstores across Canada.

Ojon 4-Piece Winter Shine & Protect Collection
With nourishing Ojon extract right from the Honduran rainforest (via sustainable harvesting practices), your outdoorsy pal is sure to love this repair kit for her weather-ravaged tresses. Plus, the zesty clementine scent makes it so right for the holiday season. Ojon 4-Piece Winter Shine & Protect Collection, $48. Available at Sephora stores across Canada.

Thann Rice Grain Soap
This all-natural soap packs rice bran oil for a boost of moisture and charcoal to ward off free radicals. With its sleek recycled packaging, the Asian-inspired cleanser makes the perfect stocking stuffer for the nature lover on your list. Thann Rice Grain Soap, $9. Available at, select stores and spas across Canada and the Thann concept store in Ottawa.

L’Oréal Professionnel Série Nature Cacao Shampoo Kit
Not all holiday indulgences equal a caloric catastrophe. Treat your eco-conscious friend to chocolaty hair care from L’Oréal Professionnel’s enviro-friendly range, made with all-natural colour. The cocoa extract gives fine hair a boost, plus a dollar from every purchase goes to Tree Canada, a non-profit devoted to planting and caring for trees in urban and rural areas. L’Oréal Professionnel Série Nature Cacao Shampoo Kit, $39. Available at select salons across Canada.