Looking for the best products to gift — and to get — this holiday season? Check out Underscored’s Holiday Guide here.
Oprah Winfrey isn’t the only one with a list of gift recommendations each holiday season: Ellen DeGeneres’ Be Kind marketplace features socially conscious brands for up to 80% off retail. Needless to say, the products make great gifts, whether you’re looking for jewelry, office accessories, bundles of fun beauty minis or artistic kits to wrap up.
Read on for some of our favorite giftable picks from DeGeneres’ curation below. (Just keep in mind most items are final sale!)
Be Kind. Watercolor Kit ($19, originally $59; ellenshop.com)
Spending an afternoon lazily painting can be incredibly therapeutic, and this all-grown-up kit includes everything you need to get going, including four paint-in-the-lines templates, brush, paint and palette.
ColourPop Deaux of a Kind Highlighter and Bronzer Duo ($7, originally $16; ellenshop.com)
This dual set of highlighter and bronzer is buildable so you can get exactly the right intensity when it comes to your look — and the super-blendable shades work on a variety of skin tones.
Aceology Ice Globe Rollers ($19, originally $54; ellenshop.com)
Refresh after a long flight or help ease off a long day with these rollers. Stick them in the fridge before you head off to work or before your post-flight hotel room nap, then use them as a massage tool to revive tired skin.
Tribe Alive Upcycled Denim Scarf ($30, originally $125; ellenshop.com)
This go-with-anything upcycled scarf is so soft, you won’t believe it’s from upcycled denim. It was handmade in Guatemala with an eye toward minimal energy consumption — and produced without dyes or chemicals too.
Hamilton Perkins Laptop Pouch ($20, originally $50; ellenshop.com)
Keep your laptop safe in this colorblocked laptop pouch, which is made from waste products like plastic water bottles, billboards and pineapple leaves. No two look the same, so don’t fret if yours is a little different from the picture.
Samara Shoulder Bag ($40, originally $118; ellenshop.com)
This vegan leather bag is made from apple leather (yes, apple leather) as well as recycled ocean plastics. The maker of the bag also contributes to The Soular Backpack, which helps replace kerosene maps with solar light for schoolkids in eastern Africa.
Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Gold Eye Masks ($7.50, originally $25; ellenshop.com)
An Underscored editor favorite, these hydrating eye masks visibly brighten tired eyes on Monday mornings, after holiday parties and anytime you need a little pick-me-up during winter’s dreary days. They’ll lighten dark circles and reduce puffiness too.
Dr. Botanicals Lemon Rescue Balm ($7, originally $19.90; ellenshop.com)
The scent of lemons on a winter day will take you right back to summer, and your hands will thank you after they get a taste of the ultra-hydrating vegan formula.
Stojo Collapsible Cup ($7, originally $20; ellenshop.com)
Pair this collapsible cup with an artisan roast for your favorite coffee connoisseur: It’s made for hot or cold beverages, and when you’re done, you can just throw it in your bag. There’s even a built-in straw for that iced latte too.
Bychari Hope Necklace ($35, originally $100; ellenshop.com)
This inspiring gift looks beautiful worn, and it makes for a great everyday piece of everyday inspiration too. Proceeds from the necklace go to UNICEF.
Working Essentials Bundle ($30, originally $89.99; ellenshop.com)
This handy bundle is perfect for your sibling or best friend who puts in long hours and likes to look stylish doing it. It comes with the aforementioned laptop case and collapsible Stojo cup as well as two pretty printed notebooks perfect for notes to self, to-do lists and daydreams.