The festivities have started and I am busy choosing what I need to pick up for this season not just for myself but for my friends as well. Rather than buying items in bulk, I like to sort out what I want to buy. Most of the times, the gifts are picked in accordance to what my friends would like to have. So it is a potpourri of lots of things, skin care, hair care and crafts and decorative items that can be used often. Without much ado, here is my list of 6 eco friendly gifting options for Diwali.
6 Eco friendly gifting options for Diwali
1. Skin care hampers
I had spoken about them the last year as well and they were a huge hit with my friends. This is the second time in a row that I will suggest the skin care hampers from Prakriti Herbals. It has the basics of skin care and I have personally used these products so I do know how effective they are. These products suit all skin types and it isn’t very expensive either. Priced at INR 450 + delivery charges this makes an inexpensive and a thoughtful gift for Diwali.
2. Festive offer hampers
Check these hand picked offers from EcoMartIndia. Each hamper is customized for various skin types and makes an ideal gifting option. Prices start as low as INR 199 and these are budget friendly gifts. You can use the coupon code FEST10 to avail a 10% off on orders above INR 500 when you shop with EcoMartIndia.
3. DIY options
I am a DIY person, when ideas fail, I resort to making something on my own and gifting it. You can check the entire DIY section of my blog and come up with inexpensive, yet fantastic gifts that you can make for your loved ones. Trust me all that you need are a couple of ingredients from your kitchen, an empty jar and a ribbon!
4. Hair care hampers
Prakriti Herbals also has a selection of hair care hampers that your tresses will love too! I love the shampoo and conditioners from this hamper, I am almost tempted to not give it away! Priced at INR 600 + shipping charges, this a complete hair care package that includes a hair oil and aloe gel that one can use.
5. Eco diyas
What’s a festival without some lighting? Omved’s eco diyas with a bottle of specially fragranced diya oil is guaranteed to not just light up your home, but also spread the wonderful and calming fragrance. Priced at INR 390, this set contains a set of 4 diyas and a bottle of natural fragrance oil in Jasmine or Sandalwood.
6. Natural cosmetics
Yes, I do know that there is not much of a variety in this, but Soultree has some awesome lipsticks and kohl’s at EcoMartIndia. SoulTree kajals are handmade carbon black collected from vegetable oil lamps and combined with organic ghee (clarified butter), natural mineral colours and organic almond oil. Even the lipsticks are available in a range of vibrant colours that will pep your mood. They currently have an offer where they are giving you a free gift on the purchase of INR 1000.
What’s on your list of items to gift this festive season?
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