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18 Cute Ethically Made Gifts For Women Friends

The next time you gift girls, gift them ethically.

Every single day of the calendar year there’s someone out there getting a gift, sometimes many gifts. Be it birthday, Christmas, office party, etc. Somebody is getting it, so someone is going to purchase it. To that purchaser, I tell you, consider this: as many of the gift we give away every year are disposable, won’t you feel better buying one made with environmental sustainability and affordable wages in mind?

Every time you buy a gift for someone the opportunity to purchase one that fairly compensates the employees whose hard work created such environmentally friendly present, especially when gifting girls! As the gender that, by far, receives the most gifts, it also provides you the chance to select the most progressive choices of gifts made with the purpose of bettering society. Be progressive, give the girls the most fantastic ethically made gifts for women out there.

#1 Made Of Foaming Organic Baby Wash And Shampoo

The MADE OF Foaming Organic Baby Wash and Shampoo travel product recommended by Alex Ward on Pretty Progressive.

This Foaming Organic Baby Wash and Shampoo is a best-seller from baby skincare and diapering brand MADE OF, a company known for putting organic formulation, ingredient transparency and sustainability first. MADE OF gives parents an open look into their ingredients, formula and manufacturing locations – all of which can be found in a few clicks on their website. Their products are vegan, non GMO, gluten free and pediatrician and dermatologist tested, and all made safely in the USA.

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#2 Eucalypso Organic Eucalyptus Sheets

The Eucalypso Organic Eucalyptus Sheets travel product recommended by Elle Liu on Pretty Progressive.

Eucalyptus sheets and pillowcases from Eucalypso, designed to prevent breakouts and improve sleep. We make the #1 rated softest bedding on the market, and our products are certified fair trade, organic, OEKO-TEX, among numerous other certifications that testified to how ethically made our products are.

We spend so much time caring for our skin; so why do we sleep on sheets that harbor bacteria and cause breakouts? Incredibly soft and beautifully designed, Eucalypso’s Classic Sheet Sets are powered by pure natural eucalyptus fibers to prevent the growth of unwanted bacteria. Our innovative fiber technology with eucalyptus helps to prevent breakouts, signs of aging, and sleep creases.

Recommended by beauty experts and dermatologist approved, Eucalypso Sheets are an integral part of a great skincare routine. Our customers also love how sustainable our sheets are produced – all Eucalypso products are milled in small-batches to protect the longevity of eucalyptus trees in Austria. Compared to cotton, which uses 20+ harmful chemicals, our sheets only use 1 organic solvents in the production process. We also produce 10x more sheets for 1/10 of the water it takes to produce cotton sheets. We truly make one of the most sustainable and ethical products on the market right now.

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#3 Bel Essence All Natural Anti Aging Oil

The Bel Essence All Natural Anti Aging Oil travel product recommended by Chris Williams on Pretty Progressive.

Bel Essence carefully develops products to address skin care issues with natural ingredients that are ethically sourced. The concept is based on the science that our skin, with the right nutrition, has the ability to heal and rejuvenate, reducing and reversing the effects of aging (and preventing them!), maintaining proper hydration, and reversing chronic skin conditions. The Bel Essence difference?

Their products combine a wide number of natural oils and ingredients that provide the necessary nutritional elements for healthy skin and anti-aging. They pack their products with the maximum natural ingredients to give immediate results and long term transformation. From age 25-85, Bel Essence works to prevent and postpone aging skin, and reduces and reverse sun damage, lines and wrinkles. Bel Essence enjoys a 4+ star rating. Bel Essence has been certified cruelty free by the CCIC (leapingbunny.org).

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#4 Hoy Deep Blue Handmade Stoneware Bowl

The Hoy Deep Blue Handmade Stoneware Bowl travel product recommended by Sally Fox on Pretty Progressive.

From Thai brand, Prempracha comes this minimalist stoneware bowl, the perfect addition to any modern interior. Proud to empower local artisans with regular employment and a living wage, Prempracha’s aim is to keep Thailand‘s ceramics heritage alive with the latest techniques and trends.

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#5 Rest Lemon Handmade Stoneware Single Flower Vase

The Rest Lemon Handmade Stoneware Single Flower Vase travel product recommended by Sally Fox on Pretty Progressive.

From Thai brand, Prempracha comes this distinctive stoneware vase, a pop of colour for any minimalist interior. Proud to empower local artisans with regular employment and a living wage, Prempracha’s aim is to keep Thailand’s ceramics heritage alive with the latest techniques and trends.

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#6 Epoch White Sand Handmade Stoneware Teapot

The Epoch White Sand Handmade Stoneware Teapot travel product recommended by Sally Fox on Pretty Progressive.

From Thai brand, Prempracha comes this minimalist stoneware teapot, the perfect addition to any breakfast table. Proud to empower local artisans with regular employment and a living wage, Prempracha’s aim is to keep Thailand’s ceramics heritage alive with the latest techniques and trends.

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#7 Epoch Pink Medium Handmade Stoneware Vase With Handle

The Epoch Pink Medium Handmade Stoneware Vase With Handle travel product recommended by Sally Fox on Pretty Progressive.

From Thai brand, Prempracha comes this minimalist stoneware vase, the perfect addition to any modern interior. Proud to empower local artisans with regular employment and a living wage, Prempracha’s aim is to keep Thailand’s ceramics heritage alive with the latest techniques and trends.

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#8 Teatulia Organic Tea Soda Sampler

The Teatulia Organic Tea Soda Sampler travel product recommended by Linda Appel Lipsius on Pretty Progressive.

Teatulia Organic Tea Sodas are a great gift for tea and soda lovers alike. Made with real fruit, herbs and tea ingredients, the caffeinated and non-caffeinated varieties are lightly sweetened and have just the right amount of fizz. As an added bonus, the vibrant and colorful packaging is both beautiful and eco-friendly! Teatulia products are 100 percent organic and ethically sourced from Teatulia’s very own tea garden in Bangladesh. The garden was designed a social enterprise to create jobs and opportunity – especially for women – in a remote and impoverished area of Bangladesh.

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#9 Fair Feminist 14K Gold Necklace

The Fair Feminist 14k Gold Necklace travel product recommended by Christine LeLacheur on Pretty Progressive.

A simple and stunning feminist proclamation to keep close to her heart every day. She’ll appreciate the beauty of this 14k gold-coated necklace made from recycled sterling silver, its message, and, just as importantly, the makers who made it. Ethically made by women artisans in Jaipur, India who are exerting their independence, contributing to their communities, and raising the next generation of feminists.

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#10 Handmade Fairtrade Scentd Flower Tealight Candle

The Handmade Fairtrade Scentd Flower Tealight Candle travel product recommended by Nate Masterson on Pretty Progressive.

These fairtrade scented floral candles are the perfect self-care gift. Scented with Indian jasmine fragrance, these intricately designed candles have a burning time of around three hours. The ethically sourced tea lights are handmade in bright colors that are shaped like jasmine, roses, and sunflowers.

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#11 Speakeasy Travel Scarf

The Speakeasy Travel Scarf travel product recommended by Randy Kalp on Pretty Progressive.

Our secret pocket scarves are designed to safely secure your passport, cash, phone (including iPhone Plus), and credit cards in a stylish and comfortable way. We have lightweight cool-to-the-touch scarves for warmer climates and sweater knits and flannels for colder destinations, making them the perfect gift for traveling moms who want to be hands-free while having easy access to their valuables. All of our pocket scarves are handcrafted by us in our studio in Massachusetts.

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#12 Roots Yoga Mat

The Roots Yoga Mat travel product recommended by Maggie Schott on Pretty Progressive.

The mats are made from all natural cork, which displaces moisture for a better grip. It’s also antimicrobial so you don’t need to clean it in the same way you do other mats.

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#13 Bora Bora Custom Lipstick

The Bora Bora Custom Lipstick travel product recommended by Eve Dawes on Pretty Progressive.

Dawes Custom Cosmetics is not just another lipstick company but a conscientious company that is kind to animals, your body, and skin. We offer luxury, custom, experiences and all-natural, cruelty-free cosmetics. It’s all providing safe products with minimal packaging that are made by us by hand.

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#14 Mantra Magnets

The Mantra Magnets travel product recommended by Danielle Hannah on Pretty Progressive.

Mantra Magnets are earrings you clip on. They vibrate on your earlobes, resetting your frontal cortex and instantly calming you before stressful situations. They are fashionable and no one will notice you’re using them as a neuro-therapy tool!

The vibrations have been proven by scientists to reset the amygdala, (or fear center), stimulating a parasympathetic response that brings the targeted neural circuits out of an aroused, or hyperactive state.

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#15 Vida Personalized Disc Necklace

The Vida Personalized Disc Necklace travel product recommended by Francoise Shirley on Pretty Progressive.

The Vida Disc Necklace is the epitome of modern day style for the woman who is looking for a unique personalized option for everyday life. This super chic piece features a 1 inch diameter disc customized with your special name, date or words. Vida (meaning life) is a talisman for every day living.

Hand stamped, each sterling silver, 14kt gold or rose gold filled disc is finished with our hand-wired satellite chain. Personalize with up to 25 characters max. This piece is only stamped in the upper case font shown. Can be customized with several design options such as a heart, star, anchor, dot, compass star.

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#16 Lariat Personalized Necklace

The Lariat Personalized Necklace travel product recommended by Francoise Shirley on Pretty Progressive.

A stunning, understated, and unique necklace for the modern woman. This beautiful minimalist style necklace features two elegant shaped leaf charms. Personalize this piece with names, dates, a motto, special words of encouragement.

Reverse side is lightly textured to create interest. Large leaf can be personalized with up to 10 characters. Small leaf can be personalized with 8 characters. Available in sterling silver and bronze charms with 14kt gold filled or sterling silver chain. Lariats are typically worn close to the neck. In keeping with this style this piece is available in 15, 16 and 17 inch lengths. Each length will have a 1 inch extender.

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#17 Crossed Arrows Lux Necklace

The Crossed Arrows Lux Necklace travel product recommended by Francoise Shirley on Pretty Progressive.

In Native American culture crossed arrows are a sign of friendship and strength. The Crossed Arrows Necklace carries on that tradition and expands it to include the unbreakable bonds of family, friendship and love.

This gorgeous piece is made of fine silver and accented by hand with 22kt gold. It’s finished off with the option of sterling silver chain with gold pyrite beads or 14kt gold chain with dark pyrite beads. Pendant measures approx. 1 inch x 1 inch. Initials will be entered clockwise in the order you enter them. Can also be customized with a heart stamp.

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#18 Personalized Open Thin Cuffs

The Personalized Open Thin Cuffs travel product recommended by Francoise Shirley on Pretty Progressive.

These trendy Personalized Open Thin Cuffs can be worn alone or wear multiples for emphasis. No matter what you decide you’re going to adore the way these look and feel on your wrist. Hand forged and stamped for an organic shape and feel; each piece is a unique creation. Customize your cuffs with up to 8 characters on each side! Mix and match letters, number, symbols to create your own unique message.

Design stamps available include: star, heart, cross, infinity symbol, dog paw, hamsa hand, and compass star. These lovely personalized cuffs are made of high quality sterling silver, 14kt gold filled, or 14kt rose gold filled metal. We are excited to offer a gold alternative using 14kt gold filled metal. Gold filled is a super durable alternative to 14 karat gold and with regular use will wear just as well.

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The recommendations of products and books within this article where sourced from industry experts. Their names and websites are listed below.

Who contributed to this article?

Alex Ward from MADE OF

Elle Liu from Eucalypso

Chris Williams from ChrisWmsPR

Sally Fox from Azneo

Linda Appel Lipsius from Teatulia Organic Teas

Christine LeLacheur from Good Gifts

Nate Masterson from NateMasterson

Randy Kalp from Speakeasy Travel Supply

Maggie Schott from Gurus

Eve Dawes from Dawes Custom Cosmetics

Danielle Hannah from Mantra Magnets

Francoise Shirley from HCPR Group

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