Gift guide: 5 healthy gifts for beauty junkies

Make someone feel gorgeous this holiday season with these five healthy gifts for lovers of all things beauty

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matter gift box

1. Matter Company Outdoors Green Box

Formulated in Canada by a certified theraputic herbalist, Matter Company products are environmentally friendly and made with pure essential oils. This gift set is perfect for an outdoor adventurer-it includes the company’s super-moisturizing All-Heal Salve (42 g), the biodegradable Body Wash/Shampoo (300 mL) and the tingly Lip Balm (50 g), which smells like oranges and mint. ($32 for the set,

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Kiss My Face for Seeds of Peace

2. Kiss My Face Peace Soap in Lavender Mandarin

This natural castile soap will clean everything from your hair to your floors, but it’s not just a bottle of great-smelling suds-10 percent of the profits from this product line go to benefit Seeds of Peace. This organization brings together teens from oppisite sides of a conflict, such as Israelis and Palestinians, for a conflict resolution camp in Maine. ($16, 1 L,

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Lush nesting doll

3. Lush Matryoshka

This adorable soap, shaped like a traditional Russian nesting doll, comes with a bonus: two doll-shaped Bath Bombs are hiding inside! Plus, the doll’s little scarf serves as the perfect eco-friendly wrapping. ($20,

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Weleda oils

4. Weleda Body Oil Essentials Collection

This kit includes six of Weleda’s luxurious body oils, including fruity Pomegranate Regenerating Oil, which firms and renews skin, Lavender Relaxing Oil, which soothes and calms skin, and Birch Cellulite Oil, which improves skin tone. All of Weleda’s oils are made from indgredients grown using biodynamic farming methods. ($19 for six 10 mL bottles,

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Hard Candy nail polish

5. Hard Candy Just Nails Nail Color Library

This is a blast from the past-90’s cult classic Hard Candy nail polishes are back and just as much fun as you remember. This limited-edition set comes with four festive colours, each with a cool, modern take on the Hard Candy ring. ($10 at Walmart stores)


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