November 30, 2016 3 min read
It's that time of year. To make your holiday gift list, and check it twice.
We love sharing companies and products we love, and that align with our values at Encircled of versatility, ethically-made and good for the environment.
We created a gift guide for the wanderlusting yogi in your life.
You know the one. The one who dreams of far away places, who spends more time at the yoga studio than out at bars, and who believes in fewer, better things.
This gift guide was put together in collaboration with our friends at Toronto Yoga Mamas / ShopBeautifully.com in Toronto.
Natural and versatile - our top pick for a travel skincare routine. We love wildcraft. Their Face and Body buff is a multiway product that can be used as a face or body scrub. I use it in the shower, and mix with a little bit of water. Honestly, my skin has never felt so soft afterwards. The ingredients are all natural, it smells like spearmint, and I can picture the bottle lasting a long, long time.
Bonus: It doesn't count towards your carry-on liquid limit as it's a powder.
On top of all of that, their gorgeous packaging will look beautiful on anyone's counter, and their products are lovingly made in Toronto, Canada.
These reversible leg warmers are perfect for those who practice yoga, or love pilates. Ultra-long, and with an integrated heel cut out, they'll keep your favourite yogi cozy at home, or at the studio.
Bonus: They can also be worn as a boot liner on cold wintery days.
You can rest assured knowing that they're made from eco-friendly Modal blend fabric derived from beech trees, and sewn using fairly paid labour in Toronto, Canada.
Help her bring a little bling on her next yoga retreat. The Stella jewelry case from Hudson and Bleecker is a gorgeous way to travel with your favourite jewelry, or mala beads.
The case features a velvet lining, magnetic snap in earring/ring holder, removable mini pouch for storing smaller pieces. The exterior is really the showpiece, it truly shines!
Stay hydrated in style. The BKR water bottles are beautiful, reusable and eco-friendly option for yogis. The inside bottle is glass, covered by a colourful protective sleeve.
The bottle itself is fully recyclable, BPA-free, lightweight and will not leak. It even has a hook on the lid which is perfect for attaching to your yoga bag or backpack. BKR also donates a portion of their proceeds to several worthy causes.
Handmade in Toronto, Mai-Lin's bracelets are inspired by the idea of tying a string around your finger so you don't forget.
Her signature 'reminder' bracelet is the very essence of this. Made from silk thread, and precious gems, these bracelets can be worn solo, or stacked.
Perfect for gifting, each comes packaged on a beautiful card, some even with hand painted confetti inside!
These 5 gift ideas are perfect for the yogini in your life.
Thanks for shopping ethical this holiday season!
Founder + CEO, Encircled
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