gift guide

Clean Beauty & Healthy Lifestyle Gift Guide 2018

Welcome to my 2018 gift guide! Most of these items are products that I have used throughout the year(s) and have truly loved. I know that I will be gifting some of them myself (so if you’re a family member, maybe stop here and forget what you’ve seen!) and I would also love to receive these as a gift. I truly love gift giving and matching the perfect item to each person on my list. Happy gifting! You can also see my previous year’s gift guides here and here for more inspiration. I still totally stand by those gift ideas.


True To Form Book - This book is amazing for anyone with chronic muscular skeletal pain or for anyone interested in body mechanics or enhancing their workouts through body mechanics.

Leahlani Mermaid Mask - A classic, gorgeous mask for all skin types with mouthwatering ingredients.

Welch Candle Co. Beeswax Candle - CLEAN candles made locally here in Wisconsin.

Epicurian Cutting Board- A clean, high quality cutting board. Tons of sizes.

Fourth & Heart Vanilla Ghee - Because, yum.

Flourish Honey Blossom Body Cream- My favorite luxurious feeling body cream. Comes in a mini size, too!

Osmia Artisan Soaps - These soaps are pricey, but they will last you a solid six months. They’re also gorgeous. I love the Oh So Soap and Detox Soap.

Barre3 Online Membership - My favorite online workouts! Super effective and fun.

RMS Wild With Desire Mini Lipstick Set - My favorite lipsticks of 2018 in a gift set!

Kari Gran Lip Whip - My favorite heavy duty lip balm. It comes in a variety of colors, too.

Berkey Water Filter - For the person who is ready for an effective water filter.


Mountain Rose Herbs Essential Oils - Even those new to EO’s would enjoy learning how to clean or diffuse the basic oils like lemon, peppermint and lavender. Mountain Rose Herbs has the highest quality oils for the most affordable prices, in my opinion.

Alter Eco Chocolate Bars- Does this even need an explanation? Chocolate!

Pure Layered Fruit Bars - My husband recently picked these up at Costco and I am obsessed. They are the perfect size and so delicious.

EcoLips Mongo Kiss Lip Balm - My favorite lip balm to throw in your purse or backpack.

Boiron Homeopathy - For those who are sort of interested in homeopathy, but don’t know where to start. I’d probably combine this with the Homeopathy For Mommies E-Book or my own explanation of how to use my favorite remedies. My favorite beginner remedies are Belladonna, Aconite, Ferrum Phos, Nux Vomica and Arnica in a 30C potency.

Young Living Thieves Hand Sanitizer - The BEST hand sanitizer. It never dries out my hands and I feel like since it incorporates thieves, it’s really working.

*Some of the links are affiliate links. You are in no way obligated to use them or purchase through them, but I thank you for your support of Laura’s Natural Life if you choose to use them.

The Green Gift Guide for Everyone On Your List

For the beauty addict...

1. Henne Organics Lip Collection. This lip balm and exfoliation set is sublime. The Henne Organics lip balm in the pot stole my heart last winter (and saved my lips!), but to see them come out with the same balm in a tube is pure magic. The set includes the cult classic balm in a pot, a tube and also their new Rose Diamonds lip exfoliator. Each of these items is also available for purchase separately, and the tube is gender neutral enough you could even get away with gifting is as a stocking stuff for your man. 

2. Juice Beauty Phyto Lip Trio. As long as we're talking about lips, let's add some color! When I saw this holiday gift set on Juice Beauty's website, I literally screamed. I may have purchased it as a gift...but I ended up keeping it for myself. 

3. RMS Living Luminizer. This coveted cream highlight has graced the skin of Victoria's Secret models and looks amazing on everyone. It's the perfect glow from within. 

4. Antonym Noisette Eyeshadow Quad. This luxurious eyeshadow palette is perfect for an every day look and also has a gorgeous gold shade for a more dramatic evening look. The packaging is swoon-worthy and the ingredients are fantastic. 

5. Furless Cosmetic Brushes. Every beauty addict can use a few more brushes. Furless' brushes are cruelty free and high performance. Grab a set or just one. 

For the wonder woman, the mom, the selfless servant - anyone who needs pampering!

1. 100% Pure Body Scrub. This is the most luxurious body scrub on the planet! Coconut is my go-to flavor. 

2. Flourish Honey Blossom + Marshmallow Root Body Lotion. This lotion not only comes in a frosted glass bottle, but smells like actual heaven. 

3. Treat Collection Nail Polish. Who doesn't love a manicure? These Nail Polishes are free of common nasties and have a huge shade range. 

4. Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel Sensitive. This treatment is the ultimate, it's my number one. Nothing makes my skin look as fresh or radiant! 

5. Acure Dry Body Oil Spray. This body oil is not only affordable, but it isn't greasy and feels amazing on the skin. It comes in three scents - Citrus Ginger, Coconut and Rose. 

For the homebody...

1. Woodlot Candle. Most women love candles, but sadly most candles are full of toxins. Woodlot candles are free of synthetic fragrance and are made with a clean burning wick and coconut wax. It's the cleanest candle out there with the chicest packaging. 

2. Thao Tea. Thao tea's are organic, loose-leaf and full of fun flavors! You cannot go wrong with the Guava Ginger White Tea. 

3. Graymarket Design Toiletry Bag.  These toiletry bags are ethically produced, come in fun patterns, and are large enough to accommodate any green beauty addict's makeup collection for travel. 

4. ShopLNL DRINKS Market Bag.  My favorite reusable tote bag is perfect for grocery shopping, the farmer's market or even a book bag. It's sturdy, fits all the things and makes your love of green juice super clear. A note on shipping, all orders must be placed by Dec. 8th to ensure delivery before Christmas. 

5. Essential Oil Diffuser. Every homebody needs at least one essential oil diffuser, why not give the gift of a cute one? 

For the wellness junkie...

1. Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides or Collagen Whey Protein. These collagen and whey protein products are unbeatable. They are made with organic, grass-fed collagen and whey and have a ton of protein. The peptides stir effortlessly into any food or liquid without changing the taste or texture. The protein power contains both whey and collagen, tastes amazing and uses whey concentrate, not isolate which is far easier to digest. 

2. barre3 online subscription. barre3 is the ultimate for me when it comes to fitness. I've never enjoyed a program so much, felt so empowered or seen physical changes in my body like I have with barre3. In person classes are available across the country, but I particularly love the online subscription - it's so convenient and all the instructors make the workouts fun! 

3. Propolis Diffuser. These are the newest health inventions on my radar. I don't own one yet, but it is definitely on my list. These machines diffuse propolis (a compound created by bees) into the air, which cleans the air much like an air purifier. While they do not absorb chemicals like a carbon filter would, the propolis compounds have been known to eliminate mold, bacteria, viruses and more. 

4. Vitamix Blender. The ultimate for green smoothie making! 

5. S'well Water Bottle. Because who doesn't want the fanciest water bottle ever made? 

1. Mountain Rose Herbs Essential Oils.  Everyone can use an essential oil or two. For someone new to oils, stick with something that everyone enjoys like lemon and include a little card with ways to use it. My favorite oil is Frankincense and most people wouldn't buy it for themselves. Mountain Rose Herbs is my favorite place to buy oils because they're high quality, organic and affordable. Check! 

2. Zoe Organics Breathe Balm. This stick balm is great for colds and congestion. It's technically formulated for kiddos, but there's no reason adults can't use it, too. 

3. Rx Bars. These are my absolute favorite protein bars. They have very few ingredients and are high quality. Nothing artificial and no filler ingredients, many flavors! I love the Maple Sea salt.

4. Justin's Peanut Butter Cups. Because, chocolate. 

5. Hurraw! Lip Balm. These lip balms come in a ton of flavors and are great for both men and women. 

5 Green Beauty Gift Ideas - $15 and under!

Christmas gifts are one of my absolute favorite things to buy, but they don't always have to break the bank! I've partnered with The Choosy Chick to bring you five green beauty gift ideas that weigh in at $15 and under. 

1. Farm to Girl Giggle Fest Sponge

2. Hollybeth Organics Peppermint Orange Lip Balm

3. Indie Girl Hair Ties

4. Kosmetology Hand Sanitizer

5. Solavedi Hand Cream 

The Choosy Chick is one of my all-time favorite green boutiques (as you probably know), because they carry amazing products for the whole family at a variety of price points! They also happen to be having an amazing Black Friday weekend sale. Use the code SAVE15 to snag 15% of your order. Some exclusions may apply. 

We're also giving away one of my FAVORITE organic lipsticks! Open the video in youtube to enter to win a Nudus lipstick in the shade of your choice from The Choosy Chick. 

*This video is sponsored by The Choosy Chick. All opinions & ideas are my own. 

Christmas Gift Guide for the Minimalist + Giveaway

Merry Christmas, Beauties! Today, I've teamed up with 3 of my favorite Green Beauties and Integrity Botanicals to bring you 4 beautiful, curated Gift Guides. Oh, yeah, we're also GIVING AWAY 4 $100 Gift Cards to Integrity Botanicals!!! Make sure you view this video on youtube, and enter via the link in the description bar to qualify. At the end of the video, there will be click-through links to the other girl's curated Gift Guides. 

Green Gift Guide for the Minimalist

1. Aster + Bay Lip & Cheek Stain in Beet Root & Hibiscus is the perfect multi-tasker. Since it is pigmented with beet root, it will leave a beautiful, natural stain on the lips and cheeks. 

2. Lotus Wei Energy Mist in Quiet Mind. The essential oils in this beautiful perfume mist will relax even the most stressed lady on your list, and doubles as a room spray!

3.The Antonym Noisette Palette is a lovely, warm-toned everyday eye shadow palette. It's organic!

4. Josh Rosebrook LIft and Texture Spray is the best hair product on the market. I use it everyday! It does it all - gives volume, texture and a bit of grit for the perfect style. 

5. Soapwalla Charcoal Cleansing Bar is a great stocking stuffer for your man. This rough around the edges, black bar will please the senses and decongest the skin. 

6. Hurraw! LIp Balm is the cutest, most delicious smelling lip balm! There are so many varieties, there is bound to be a perfect fit for your giftee.