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While tween and teenage girls are notoriously hard to buy for – our Holiday Gift Guide 2017 contains 17 unique, non-toxic, natural beauty gift ideas guaranteed to elicit all smiles. And with everything under $50, you are sure to find the perfect Christmas gifts for the beauty loving teens in your life without breaking the bank.
This cotton candy flavored lip scrub is the perfect remedy for dry chapped lips this winter. Non-GMO sugar crystals infused with Organic Vanilla and Organic Tonka Absolute (vanilla’s posh cousin) gently buff away dry skin. Then comes the fun part- time to lick off the excess! Also available in Vanilla Mint.
While your teen might not appreciate a lump of coal in their stocking – they will love Sudsatorium’s Naughty Soap. Often dealing with oily, combination or blemish prone skin – this gentle cleanser helps unblock pores allowing skin to breathe properly once again.
Your teenage lipstick lover will fall head over heels with these all-natural, organic lip tints. Made from lip loving ingredients like Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and Illipe Butter, which help, soften and condition lips. Available in 4 universally flattering colors.
Bring the spa home! The face-mask craze is not ending anytime soon – and for good reason! Teens are often coping with oily and acne prone skin and will appreciate these effective face masks. Mineral rich clay helps to rebalance oil flow while gently cleansing skin and tightening pores giving skin a much-needed refresh. Instagram selfie optional!
5. Daisy Shower Scrub, $10.95
While your teen might be too young to know Daisy Buchanan, she will appreciate how this soothing spearmint body scrub refreshes and enlivens the skin. Spearmint also adds an invigorating fragrance, which plays perfectly with sweet vanilla and healing neem oil for radiantly smooth skin that will have her looking like the belle of the ball.
6. Featherlite silk eye mask, $24
The average amount of sleep your teen needs is between 9-9 ½ hours yet most average 7 hours. Research show the best sleep is in a dark and quiet room. Yet light from tablets, cell phones, computers and night lights can disrupt your teens sleep making it harder to fall and stay asleep. This lightweight sleep mask blocks out all light helping your teen unwind and calm down for a great nights sleep.
7. Mabrook Clean Dry Shampoo, $21
This is a must have for busy teens who don’t always have time to wash and dry their hair every morning. This all natural dry shampoo will nourish, strengthen and refresh their hair in-between washes without weighing it down.
8. Eco Minerals Discovery Set, $39.95
This ECO Minerals Limited Edition kit is a great option for teens just starting to get into makeup. This kit comes with a full size mineral foundation, kabuki brush and 2.5 gram bronzer. ECO Minerals is a non-toxic pure mineral makeup line. It blends easily with your natural skin color for a look that is totally natural – never overdone. Unlike most brands, it is available in two finishes – Flawless (best for oily/combination skin) or Perfection (Dewy finish) The entire line is safe for sensitive skin.
Gift your teen beautiful skin! Teens will appreciate this super gentle skincare set. Suitable for all skin types – the kit contains a cleansing powder, natural toner to help balance sebum (bonus for teens with oily skin) and a beauty serum. This certified organic skincare gift set helps improve teen skin by minimizing pores, absorbing excess oil, rebalancing sebum and restoring skin PH. This all-natural toner is an excellent addition to your teenage girls daily skincare routine to help minimize breakouts
This light refreshing face mist is the perfection addition to her skincare routine. Not only does it smell amazing - this rose water spritz is anti-bacterial and balances ph levels making it perfect for teen skin helping calm inflammation, hydrate and revive skin. Bonus!
This multi-tasking organic all-purpose balm is like having Wonder Woman in your handbag. Your teen will love using it as a spot treatment, makeup remover, lip balm, to tame fly away hairs, heal eczema or rashes, keep hands soft and to reduce the appearance of minor acne scars and more. The best part – you only need a tiny dab of this highly concentrated ointment.
These trendy nail lacquers from Deco Miami and the playful references to pop culture are always a hit with nail polish obsessed teens. The adorable box makes them the perfect stocking stuffer. Teen girls love colors like: Black Like My Soul, Boy Bye, Brickell Blue, Tied Down. Health conscious moms will love this 8 Free nail polish: NO formaldehyde, DBP, toluene, camphor or formaldehyde resin. It is also free of camphor, parabens, xylene, ethyl tosylamide or THPH.
Not a morning person? Most teens are hard to get going in the morning. Dawn of the Bed Shower Gel will wake them up gently, plunking them back into the land of the living, ready to take the world by storm – or at least make it to school on time!
While teens love styling their hair – moms are less enthused about the toxic chemicals found in most styling products. Carina organics non-toxic styling gel and hairspray let your teen create all the styles she wants sans the toxic chemicals. 100% biodegradable .
These luxurious, yet budget friendly, brushes provide the same flawless coverage as more expensive brands. ECO Minerals is a 100% cruelty free brand that uses super soft synthetic fibers that are gentle on sensitive skin. The washable fibers means they are more hygienic and last longer.
When your teen is already waking up painfully early for class, they want to shorten their beauty routine as much as possible. A little highlighter brushed over cheekbones and down the bridge of your nose and inner corners of eyes is all she will need for a wide-awake glow that is perfect for school.
If your teen isn’t already obsessed with HURRAW all natural lip balms – they will be. Moon Balm is a nourishing, extra thick, extra creamy lip balm that will keep her lips healthy & hydrated all winter long.
Can’t decide? – Tween and teen girls love experimenting with new products. Fill her stocking with beauty samples! At a starting price of $1.50 you can’t go wrong.
Wishing you and your family a very happy Holiday Season!
Updated July 2017
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