When Mother’s Day rolls around, we want to shower her with all the love she deserves! And what better way to do it than with sustainable, eco-friendly and ethical ideas?
Our recent slogan reads “Be cool. Save the planet”, and we think that is the best message to pass around with the people we most care about.
So check out all these amazing ideas for Mother’s Day for every type of mom: skincare lovers, adventurers, jewelry fans. You can also opt for a gift box with a set of ethical items, or choose instead to give her a handwritten letter or a plant to care for.
Whatever the choice, the idea is the same: to spread love in a conscious way this Mother’s Day!
For skincare lovers
Face Care – The UpCircle Bundle
An amazing option for a conscious skincare routine this Mother’s Day. It’s 100 percent vegan, cruelty-free and UK-made. Presented in a fully recyclable packaging. The box includes:
- Cleansing Face Balm With Apricot Powder – 50 ml
- Coffee Face Scrub (Choose your type of Skin for a perfect match) -100 ml
- Face Moisturiser With Argan Powder – 50 ml
- Organic Face Serum With Coffee Oil – 30 ml
Face care: Vitamin C Facial Serum
Packed with a potent Vitamin C, Cranberry, Blueberry and Grapefruit extracts as well as essential active botanicals, this serum helps brighten, firm, and boost a youthful glow for all types of skin (including sensitive ones). It’s fragrance-free, cruelty-free, and vegan. The bottle is completely reusable.
Face care: Reusable bamboo make-up pads (16 pieces) + laundry bag
A perfect set to start a zero-waste lifestyle! The cotton balls are made of a combination of cotton and bamboo which feels velvety soft, also on the eyes and lips. As the fastest growing grass species in the world, bamboo is naturally very strong, antibacterial and hypoallergenic.
Hands Cream – 20 Second Soap Bar by SOLIDU
With rich mango and shea butters and conditioning sunflower oil, this soap is soft and creamy. Scented with bergamot, litsea and a hint of lavender and eucalyptus, it also feels citrusy and fresh. And it works perfectly as a body wash, too!
Body care – Ermione: calming body oil by Cinque Sensi
One of our favorites! This body cream enriched with shea butter, apricot butter and mango moisturizes and restores radiance to all skin types, without leaving any residue. The essential oils of bergamot and lavender help to relax the body and mind, relieving the tensions accumulated during the day, while the essential oil of rosemary with sesame oil alleviate muscle and joint pain.
Fragment Low SG Tennis by QURC
We love this minimalistic but playful model by QURC, a great brand that creates vegan & cruelty-free shoes. As always, they use natural cork-leather as the prime material, which is obtained in an ethically responsible way, from the harvesting of the cork until the production in Portugal.
Traveler backpack water repellent
Handmade 100% organic cotton backpack hand dyed with GOTS certified dyes. A beautiful and versatile option for travelers: The flap has carabiners at the ends to adjust the closure to 4 different heights, and the two inner side pockets and one padded pocket fits computers up to 15″. Nice detail: it is hand printed using the traditional Indian Blockprint technique with handmade blocks carved in wood!
Sustainable VANN drinking bottle
This handy drinking bottle is made of high-quality stainless steel and has a beautiful design! Ideal for carrying coffee, tea, water or soft drinks (it keeps drinks cool for 24 hours or warm for 12 hours). It has a capacity of 500 ml and is 100% leak-proof and BPA-free.
Bamboo Cutlery Set
The best sustainable and plastic-free solution to enjoy an out-of-home meal without staining the planet! Forget once and for all plastic forks and knifes that break easily before ending in the ocean! Plus, all elements are dishwasher friendly and splinter free.
Go-To Travel Gift Box by Beewise
The perfect gift to have a more zero waste lifestyle while traveling!
- A Collapsible Travel Cup
- A Necklace Cup Holder (ideal for festivals, concerts, sporting events, private parties, companies, leisure areas and even daily life)
- A Reusable Grocery Shopping Bag made from 100% Organic Cotton Canvas.
- A Stainless Steel Straw Set that contains two BPA-free straws and comes with a portable carrying bag and a cleaning brush
- An informative card with some inspirations to follow a more sustainable life.
For jewelry fans
Deliciosa Earring by Always Summer
Lovely design! Big, bold and inspired by the dainty yet eye-catching leaf of the Monstera plant! Made of brass, a natural and sustainable earth-derived material, and handcrafted in The Philippines.
Aconcagua Ring by Lupin Lime
This striking design, highlighted by its angles, takes us back to the Aconcagua mountain top, the second-highest in the world! It’s made of solid Silver 1000 (Textile silver), which gives it a particular shine. The pieces of this brand are all made by Latin American workers, which receive professional goldsmith training and fair wages.
Antigal Bracelet by Lupin Lime
The burgundy color of this statement bracelet with solid sterling silver bars transports us to Mendoza, its family wineries, and its characteristic wines! (Its rusty oxidized metal combined with the brightness of sterling silver symbolizes the arrangement of wine plantations). An amazing gift for Mother’s Day with a super strong concept behind.
Red rose flowers Earrings by Pompa Ceramics
Yes! Ceramic earrings handmade with love and care in Diemen! That means no industrialized process and no toxic waste produced. The flower shaped pieces are glazed in red rose shiny color and set on stainless steel hoops.
Earrings Feathers by The Upcycle
This earrings are made from upcycled bike tubes! Yes, instead of throwing them away, the Upcycle chooses to be part of the circular economy and make re-used upcycled jewelry!
Ethical Gift Packs for Mother’s Day
Soy Candles 150g + Reed diffuser
A beautiful set of eco-friendly, vegan and biodegradable soy wax candles with diffuser. Available scents: Rosewood & Velvet Fragrance; Black Plum & Rhubarb Fragrance; Jade Orchid & Lotus Blossom Fragrance; Himalayan Cedar & Jasmine Fragrance.
Eco Yoga Bundle by Terra Active
The perfect combo for all workout and yoga lovers! The Eco Yoga Mat & Eco Workout Towel are made from recyclable materials. The recyclability of TPE is a main sustainable benefit over other PVC alternatives such as natural rubber, a material that is difficult to harvest or recycle in an environmentally sound way.
Bathroom Essentials Gift Box
This gift box is packed with fancy bathroom swaps for a zero-waste life!
- A set with 12 Reusable Makeup Remover Pads made with organic cotton
- A handmade Ceramic Soap Dish glazed baked in the oven in this gorgeous deep blue/sea green
- A set with 3 Reusable Cotton Face Scrubbies
- A handmade Sandalwood Comb.
Mango Balance Set – Shampoo & Conditioner Bar
Solid shampoo bars are an excellent option for a more sustainable hair care. This one, enriched with natural mango butter, will thoroughly cleanse and remove excess dirt and sebum, while at the same time keeping the hair healthy, hydrated and not overly dried out. The conditioner gives an extra touch with jojoba oil, unrefined cocoa butter, and silk amino acids.
3x Natural Face Soap Bar – for daily face cleansing
They are 100% natural & made in Austria. It’s a great option for a non-toxic and gentle cleansing routine. The Activated charcoal enriched with shea butter and almond oil absorbs excessive oil along with impurities from the skin while gently moisturizing it.
Special Gifts to show your Love
A beautiful plant to care for: growsets from Grow your Ownn
Plants make our surroundings better and our souls happier. And there is just something special about caring for another living being. So you can gift your mom a growset from Grow your Ownn that comes with clear caring instructions so that the plant stays healthy and strong with minimum effort! You have both indoor and outdoor options to choose from!
A handwritten letter that goes directly to her heart
In this ultra-connected world, handwritten letters are rare. So when you give one to somebody, it leaves a powerful, lasting impression. A message that is uniquely yours is a memorable way to show your mom you care, even if it’s a short but meaningful “I love you”, and we have the best stationery from Tiesjurt for you to do it: adorable designs on sturdy cotton paper handmade in Belgium.
A delicious organic & fair trade coffee
There’s something about a nice and hot cup of coffee that is so satisfying and comforting, right? And if it’s an ethical product, even better! If your mom if a coffee person, then this is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day! Because grains without human and environmental costs taste and feel amazing!
A Digital Giftcard to let her choose!
Not sure what idea to go for? Don’t worry! There’s another option we offer you: a digital gift card! This is also a great way to reduce waste and pollution. It’s easy! Set an amount, choose your image and personalized message, and send it directly to your mom’s e-mail address! She can start shopping from the minute she receives it! Happy Mother’s Day!