Vegan Christmas Gift Guide UK 2017

Vegan Christmas Gift Guide UK 2017

Maybe you’re here because you’ve got a loved one that’s vegan and want to get them something special, perhaps you feel like you’ve drawn the short straw by picking the office vegan out of the hat for Secret Santa or maybe you’re just a vegan wondering what to stick on your wishlist this year. Whatever your reason the below guide should help you figure out what a vegan may want for Christmas.

Under £10Under £10 - Vegan Gifts

1 Santa Baby Lip Tint – £6.50, Lush

This lip tint undersells itself – it adds a gorgeous cherry red shade to lips which has incredible staying power. With hydrating shea butter and date extracts this leaves lips temptingly sweet and smooth. Perfect as a stocking filler or Secret Santa gift.

2 Avocado Heart Christmas Socks – £5, ASOS

These socks are the perfect gift for any self-confessed avocado addict. Let them proudly show off their love for the good-fatty fruit with these festive vegan-friendly socks.

3 Christmas Pudding Soy Candle – £7, Vegan Bunny

This red glitter candle looks and smells like Christmas. With a distinct citrus scent this smells wonderfully like Christmas pudding. There are also some wonderful classic scents available like lavender, rose blossom and jasmine. Use my Vegan Candle Guide to find out what other candles are vegan-friendly.

4 Hot Chocolate Powder – £6.50 – £7, Whittard

I ask for hot chocolate powder from here every year as they do so many delicious and interesting vegan flavours. Throughout the winter I love adding a spoonful of this to my morning porridge to add sweetness. The following flavours are suitable for vegans (a list can be found on their FAQs) Luxury Hot Chocolate, Caramel, Salted Caramel, Chilli, Rocky Road, 70% Cocoa and Orange. Buy a pack of mini marshmallows from Holland and Barrett too to give your vegan an ultimate hot chocolate experience gift.

£10 to £30

£10 to £30 - Vegan Gifts

5 Feed Me Vegan, Lucy Watson Cook Book – £16.99, Waterstones

Awarded ‘Best Vegan Cookbook’ by the Peta Vegan Food Awards 2017. This cookbook ]by Lucy Watson, of the Made in Chelsea fame, contains vegan recipes for French Toast, Mac n Cheese, Shepherd’s Pie, Victoria Sponge, Carbonara and lots more.

6 Dark Chocolate Hamper – £25, Hotel Chocolat

This will send any vegan that loves dark chocolate straight to heaven. Featuring dark chocolate ginger puddles, a hazelnut chocolate buche (my personal favourite), a fruit & nut slab, a dark chocolate slab, a dark chocolate pocket selection and cocoa nibs nano-slab.

7 Black Musk Fragrance, £18, The Body Shop

This Musk is for those that like deep, dark and sensual scents. With sweet pear, pink pepper, bergamot and black musk this perfume is long lasting and makes a great gift. This year we saw The Body Shop return to the cruelty-free market as it separated from L’Oréal. They’ve taken to labelling their products as vegan where appropriate and are taking steps to veganise their range. Explore my Guide to Vegan Perfumes if you’re keen to buy a frangrance.

8 Vegan Experience Gift Box, £26.99 The Vegan Kind

I’d be so excited to find this under the tree at Christmas, particularly as it’d give me plenty to snack on throughout the day when everyone else is still tucking into celebrations. This box contains many vegan-favourites like egg-free mayo, vegan whipped cream and ‘cheese’ and onion crisps. This is also great for anyone toying with the idea of going vegan but worried about missing out on every-day junk food. Check out my 5 Amazing Vegan Beauty Boxes post if you’re keen to gift a vegan box this Christmas.

9 Salted Caramel Cocoa Vodka Liqueur – £15, Hotel Chocolat

Christmas is a time for drinking and if the vegan in your life loves alcohol and has a sweet tooth treat them to this salted caramel vodka. Best served over ice, this is a unique drink with an edge of salt, caramel and cocoa.

 

Over £30
Over £30 - Vegan Gifts

 

10 Vegan Watch – £82, Olivia Burton

Whilst not all their watches are vegan, Olivia Burton has a good selection of vegan friendly watches. These all feature faux-leather straps and the focus on many of the watches are the beautifully designed faces like their black and rose gold bee watch or (my favourite) the grey and rose gold daisy watch. There are also some with a more classic look like the Big Dial watch pictured above. For an extra £30, personalisation is also offered.

11 Sports Backpack – £47.20, Fiorelli

For those that like to mix fashion and athletics this non-leather sports backpack is a gorgeous gift. Available in three colours (black, white and pink) it’s easy to find one that suits your recipient. Buckles, zip fastenings and adjustable shoulder straps ensures security for valuables and comfort for the back and shoulders.

12 Vegan ‘Integrity’ Hoodie – £37.99, Integrity Clothing

This vegan hoodie is perfect for keeping warm and looking cool in the winter. This design is minimal but effective and suits all with it’s unisex fit. For more on clothing with a message check out my 5 Cool Vegan Clothing Brands post.

13 Sparkle Gift Set – £32.95, Lush

A gift set filled with Christmas cheer and sparkle. Featuring festive favourites such as Buck’s Fizz body conditioner, Bubbly shower gel, Shooting Stars soap, Salt & Peppermint Body Scrub and a Snowman shower jelly. A lot of the products in this set have zesty citrus smells so is great for fans of fruity scents.

14 Vegan Purse – £35, Hetty + Sam

If you’re looking for stylish vegan ‘leather’ goods then Hetty + Sam is the place to go. With gorgeous gifts designed with both men and women in mind, they have a good range of phone and tablet cases, wallets and purses, bags (clutch, tote and backpacks) as well as some lovely pieces for the home. The stained glass purse pictured above has beautiful hues of black and blue and is an elegant piece that’d please both vegans and non-vegans.

Feeling festive? Check out my Vegan Festive Drinks Guide to figure out which vegan drinks you can grab at your favourite coffee chain or perhaps grab yourself a vegan beauty calendar in time for December with my Vegan Beauty Advent Calendars post.

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