11 of the Best Clean Products to Gift a Conscious Beauty Lover

These days, more and more people are becoming cognizant about what they put in and on their body — and for good reason. Silicones, sulfates, formaldehyde, parabens, phthalates, etc. clutter the ingredients lists of a lot of commonly used products, and a lot of consumers aren't into it any more. Because of this, people are making the transition to clean beauty products.

But it can be challenging at times to decipher which products are truly clean. Researching is an exhausting process. And examining packaging and reading every last ingredient on every single product? No one has time for that.

So whether you're gifting yourself or a conscious loved one, we've put together all the best clean beauty products that will make the best stocking stuffers — without any of the B.S.

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As joyous as the holiday season may be, cold weather makes a lot of people miserable. Thankfully, scented candles are one way to make your home feel warm and cozy, and that's why we've fallen in love with Ruth & Gem's Guava and White Tea fragrance. Our senior beauty editor Kayla Greaves shares that she's been longing (for years) to be back home in Jamaica, so the scent of guava and passion fruit gives her an instant sense of comfort. "Plus, with a blend of coconut and soy waxes and lead-free cotton wicks, I don't have to worry about my loved ones breathing in anything else aside from the candle's gorgeous fragrance notes," she adds. 

There are two types of people in this world: those who love winter, and those who hate it. But regardless of where you stand, we can all agree that winter is a time where everyone's skin becomes dry, flaky, and ashy — not a good time. That's why Osea's Bestseller (for a reason) Bodycare Duo makes the perfect gift. Start off by using the Salts of the Earth Body Scrub to smooth out skin, then lock in moisture using the brand's Undaria Algae Body Oil.

Lightweight, perfecting, and protecting all in one. This clean serum skin tint is formulated with niacinamide, squalane, and hyaluronic acid to treat while providing coverage. Plus, this dew-inducing foundation contains SPF 40 to guard your skin from harmful UV rays all day.

Gorgeous colors without the guilt. These three shimmering shades are perfect to layer and blend for any day or nighttime look. The cream-powder shadow goes on like velvet and shines like satin, the perfect finishing touch for whatever your New Year's Eve plans look like. Plus, the set comes in three different color palettes so you can gift your loved one (or yourself) with the best hues for their (your) coloring.

The winter can wreak serious havoc on your skin and hair thanks to freezing temperatures that cause dry, flaky skin. That said, healthy hair starts at the scalp, and this serum will nourish the skin on your head for refreshed and hydrated-looking hair. Plus, it can be used on every single hair texture, including protective styles. It's a win, win, win.

Give the gift of a worry-free bath with this festive bath soak that will melt away any stress that naturally comes along with the holidays. The delectably smelling soak is hand-blended mixture of Epsom salt and Dead Sea salt to nourish while you relax.

Who doesn't love a good beauty gift set around the holidays? And this box from cult-favorite Drunk Elephant contains three of the brand's hair products: the Happi Scalp Scrub, the Cocomino Glossing Shampoo, and the Cocomino Marula Cream Conditioner, for a well-rounded haircare routine that produces shiny and nourished hair.

Who said sweet scents can't be clean or have to cost a fortune? This Pacifica Tahitian Gardenia fragrance is mixed using natural essential oils with notes of gardenia, orange, jasmine, and tea notes for a vegan and cruelty-free, long-lasting perfume, sans the parabens and phthalates. Also, not to worry if this isn't the scent for you — there's a wide array of carefully crafted fragrances, like Indian Coconut Nectar and Tuscan Blood Orange.

If you're looking for a no-nonsense hand soap that will wash, nourish, and smell amazing without any unwanted ingredients, this little sustainably-made square soap bar is the perfect gift for yourself or someone you care about. Plus, the artisanal soap was crafted by two small businesses located in Brooklyn, New York: Celsious laundromat and Oil+Water Skincare. Support small and local! 

Unwind with this essential oil kit that you can diffuse throughout your house for a zen atmosphere when the family comes to town. The trio includes natural lemongrass, cedarwood, and sweet marjoram oils for tranquil vibes long after the wine is gone.

Say goodbye to dry, ashy skin this winter. This luxurious body butter is made with organic ingredients, like coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax and comes in three scents: Original, Grapefruit, and Bare. 

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