Ready or not, it’s shopping season! The holidays have snuck up on us, and with major retailers facing delayed shipping times and possible closures, there’s no better time to #ShopYourConscious by getting your gifts from local, small, and even environmentally friendly and body positive companies this holiday.
For $50 or less, here is our holiday gift guide round-up for every personality on your list:
For The Coffee Enthusiast: Yes Plz Coffee
If you have a coffee lover in your life, this small-batch, ethically sourced coffee bean subscription service will bring a smile to their face.
Yes Plz is a Los Angeles-based, direct-to-consumer coffee company delivering a new and unique blend of freshly roasted beans every week to doorsteps across the nation. Each release of beans embraces a culinary approach to roasting and blending coffee to achieve the best possible cup you can drink at home. Yes Plz sources beans from some of the top coffee producers around the globe, roasting them fresh with care in Los Angeles.
Yes Plz believes the best cup you ever drink should happen in your own kitchen, and it’s easy when you start with great beans.
Co-founded by coffee industry veterans Tony Konecny and Sumi Ali (pedigrees from Tonx Coffee, Go Get Em Tiger and Intelligentsia Coffee, respectively), Yes Plz creates a new blend of coffee each week from the best beans sourced all around the world.
Every week Yes Plz delivers that release straight to your doorstep, no contact needed. The beans will have been roasted just days prior, so it’s as fresh as it gets.
Pricing: Starts at $17 – $23
For The Creative: Recess
For the creative that you love, Recess will catch their eye. Dreamily aesthetic, this sample pack will have them sipping on creative juices that’ll never stop flowing.
Recess combines hemp extract and adaptogens to promote a calm state of mind that helps you connect with your vision and be more productive. They use real fruit and functional herbs to create a rich flavor that’s low in sugar and calories, but doesn’t taste like it (it’s delicious and subtle).
The founders made Recess to help ease the ups and downs of these stressful modern times and make room for your creative energy to take over. Recess chose a specific group of adaptogens known for their ability to help manage stress and promote a feeling of calm and focus when you need it most. What you’re left with can only be described as a feeling: calm, cool, collected, creative.
For The Health Conscious: Goldmine Adaptogens
Adaptogens – they’re so hot right now. And for good reason, they’re nature’s answer to managing stress, providing energy, and boosting your immune system. For those on your list that are keeping their health in check, one of Goldmine’s daily powders will be a unique gift that leaves them impressed and happy.
Goldmine Daily Immunity Support powder is a blend of 4 immune boosting mushrooms and herbs paired with lucuma and ginger for easy drinking. Nutrient dense and packed with our favorite anti-inflammatory immune protecting compounds, polysaccharides, this blend supports and strengthens the immune system with antioxidant rich ingredients.
Goldmine Adaptogen™ Powder is a tasty blend of 5 organic adaptogenic herbs that ease stress on the mind and body—chaga, reishi, cordyceps, ashwagandha, astragalus. It helps with stress management, increased mental and physical stamina, enhanced focus, as well as boosts immunity.
Even better? They both use USDA certified organic ingredients.
Pricing: $20 – $30
For The Adventurer: Bindle Bottle
For the person in your life who loves a good adventure, the Bindle Bottle is the gift that’ll knock their hiking boots right off.
Founded locally in Southern California in 2017, this magical bottle was created with one goal in mind: keeping you hydrated and organized, all while cutting down on the consumption of single-use plastics in everyday life. Thanks to their simple solution, everything you need while on-the-go can be kept in one secure place – minimizing touch to keep your stuff sanitized and safe.
As most everything has been shut down thanks to the ravages of 2020, one of our favorite pastimes remains open: adventuring. Whether you’re on a beach walk, conquering a hike, or chasing after your kids, this bottle is a great way to keep yourself hydrated while keeping your essential items with you at all times. With car-break-ins on the rise in our area, especially in vulnerable areas like beach lots and trailhead parking, the Bindle Bottle will keep your mind at ease knowing you have your valuables on you at all times.
Each bottle is built with lightweight yet durable stainless steel and features up to 24 oz. of vacuum-insulated liquid storage, so you’re ready to safely enjoy your favorite activities. Their hidden-in-plain-sight waterproof storage compartment lets you slyly stash your extra mask, ID, keys, cash, and for me, snacks!
Pricing: $34 – $40
For The Body Positive: ThirdLove
For the person in your life who loves the body they’re in (or needs to), ThirdLove is the gift that’ll embrace them in just the right way.
Every woman deserves to feel comfortable and confident. That core belief drives ThirdLove, from the products they design to how they give back. They design their bras with real women’s measurements and offer 78 sizes, including half-cup sizes for their best possible fit.
Their website is a haven of resources for body positivity, from information on how one’s chest changes throughout the breastfeeding journey, to how to find the right bottom cut to keep you feeling comfortable all day.
Simply put, ThirdLove does bras differently. No discomfort. No dressing rooms. No drama. Just insanely comfortable bras, designed to fit perfectly. They use millions of real women’s measurements—not size templates—to create their products. ThirdLove’s Fit Finder recommends your ideal bra in 60 seconds. In between cup sizes? No problem, they invented half-cups. In fact, they carry double the amount of sizes of most other brands.
ThirdLove makes it our mission to make a bra for you.
Pricing: Gift Cards Start At $50
For Those Who Love Surprises: Bespoke Post
It’s been a long year and we have no idea what next year will bring, so for those in your life that light up when surprised, Bespoke Post is the perfect gift.
Bespoke Post is a monthly membership club delivering awesome boxes of top-shelf goods from under-the-radar brands for every part of your life — from home & bar to outdoor gear, style picks, and more.
Each box is packed with seriously high-quality, seriously unique goods. They can be customized with add-on products from our online shop, and are easy to return should you ever need. If you’re not crazy about your pick for the month, you can switch into any one of our other boxes (we’ve got lots of cool options), or skip a month whenever you want with no hassles.
And once you sign up as a Bespoke member, you unlock access to exclusive pricing on goods across the entire site through our Club Member Perks program.