The AfterEllen 2018 Gift Guide for the Gay Girl

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Holiday gift giving can be super stressful. You want to get your girl just the right thing so she knows how much you dig her and how much you really “get” her. It can make a person lose her mind. But fear not, I have worked my Internet to the bone tracking down and even testing out some of the cleverest, coolest, and even the most classic gifts out there that will make your girl smile. Here’s a list to whet your appetite and inspire your gift giving so you can win your girl’s holiday loving heart!

For the Feminist 

Sheroes 

Artist T Duryea started the Portrait Project as a way to channel her energies and be a part of the conversation that is women in politics and power. Her work is inspiring and thought-provoking. You can purchase her originals and prints. But you can also get her 2019 calendar and a plethora of products from dresses to totes with her fabulous work on them. https://www.tduryea.com

Food for the Hungry Artists Edition Calendar 

The nonprofit Food for the Hungry (FH) commissioned nine female artists to design a special 2019 “artists edition” wall calendar, whose proceeds go towards the humanitarian organization’s work ending global poverty in 20+ countries. Any purchase from the gift catalog will unlock their printed 2019 wall calendar. Your girl is sure to appreciate a gift that celebrates women and gives back. https://www.fh.org/2018/11/09/female-artist-calendar-gifts-give-back/

For the spiritual girl

Juju Be Gone  

This gifting company offers energy-transforming, curated gift boxes. With everything going on in the world, consider getting your girl the Juju Black Box designed to help set intentions and chase away negativity. It includes a custom scented candle, a bundle of sage, a piece of Palo Santo holy wood, a Selenite crystal, a symbolic feather, a custom bottle of matches, and a chic tray. Juju be gone instructions included. https://jujubegone.com/collections/the-essentials/products/juju-black 

QAN 

They create bracelets and necklaces. But their focus is on philanthropy. The pieces are simple and so is their mission – change the lives of those in need. They not only directly donate proceeds to charities but also set up their own charitable projects, including the Peru Project throughout Lima, Peru, providing schools with the supplies they need. This holiday season they’ll also be giving back an additional 3% to the Make-A-Wish® foundation. Your girl is sure to love a gift that gives back.  www.QANLife.com 

For the game going girl

Game Day Tote – Just because she’s going to the game, doesn’t mean she’s not going to need a few things. So many stadiums now – and other venues for that matter – require any bag you bring in to be clear. But no one wants to walk in with a Ziploc! These clever bags are the stylish answer with plenty of colors and styles to choose from. https://www.gamedaytote.com/  

For the foodie girl

Ilía Wild Forest and Thyme Honey 

Your girl will appreciate that you care about her health when you give her this sweet gift. And this is no supermarket honey. It’s sourced from the roaming hives of Vordonia, where bees forage wild thyme and the forests that all across the mountainside. Ilía means “From the Sun,” the perfect name as it’s the sun which sustains those herbs and forests. https://ancientfoods.com/collections/honey/products/ilia-honey

Michele’s Granola 

All of their granola is handmade in small batches from scratch with clean, simple, and wholesome ingredients. Its texture and taste truly puts other granola to shame. Show your girl you admire her healthy habits and her gourmet palette. https://www.michelesgranola.com/

“On Boards” 

Does your GF love to post her creations on IG? She’ll love “On Boards” which will show her how to make the easiest foods look like true showstoppers. The photos are beautiful and the instructions are simple. Win. Win. Win. https://tinyurl.com/y74moj87

“The Easy to Bake Unicorn Cookbook” 

This cookbook is SO cute. Some might say it’s for kids. I say it’s for anyone who loves unicorns, Insta-worthy photos, and fun, delicious recipes. If your girl is young at heart and at home in the kitchen, this is one gift that will win her heart. https://tinyurl.com/y72skfe5

For the techie girl

MEO 

First off, this is a woman-founded/women-run company. So it’s on the top of my list from the get-go. And it only gets cooler from here. MEO designs and manufactures artistic and custom decals for iPhone chargers, iPad chargers, and Mac laptop chargers. Your girl will never have to ask, “Is that my charger?” again! Plus they donate a portion from each sale to organizations that have a positive impact on people’s lives. 35% off with code THANKYOU35 (good through December 15th) www.shopmeo.com

Boosa 

This 10000 mAh power bank that will charge an iPhone 8 over 3.5 times. That means over 50 hours of continuous power. In other words, you could circumnavigate the globe before you’d ever need a wall plug! It’s super sleek with rounded edges, making it look almost like a white iphone. The Boosa finally got the charger right. Your girl will never be without power.  http://bit.ly/2S6vmUZ

Steamery Pilo Fabric Shaver

Female-founded company Soda (short for School of the Digital Age) makes super fun, super techy and super useful gadgets that fill the “if only there was something that could…” niche, including the Pilo Fabric Shaver to get all those annoying pills off her favorite sweater. It’s so cute, she’ll want to keep it on her dresser and have it handy at all time. www.sodasays.com

For the coffee loving girl

Stumptown 

If she loves her coffee, she’ll love her some Stumptown. They have a yummy single-origin holiday coffee called Evergreen or you can get her their Our Blend Trio so she can try a few. If you really want to wow her, they offer a killer brew kit called The Chemist, which includes a Glass Handle Chemex brewer, Chemex filters, Baratza Encore Burr Grinder, Ceramic Mug, Bonavita Stovetop Gooseneck Kettle, Pocket scale, and Printed Brew guide. http://www.stumptowncoffee.com/

Atlantic Coffee Club 

If you want a gift that will keep her awake all year long, check out the World Tour of Coffee from the Atlas Coffee Club. More than 50 countries around the world are coffee producers and each month, your girl will get a new taste from Papua New Guinea to Peru to Burundi to Brazil, each month a new country. They have three month, six month, and twelve month tours available. https://atlascoffeeclub.com/

For the fashion-forward girl

Valfre Sage Jacket 

This jacket is black vegan patent leather, has an ivory fur collar, heart pockets, and exposed stitching. In other words, it is equal parts cute and edgy. If your girl like her fashion a little on the wow side, she will love this little number.  https://valfre.com/collections/jackets/products/sage-jacket-black

For the outdoorsy girl

Pioneer Hip Pack 

North Street Bags has done the impossible, create a hip pack that doesn’t look like it belongs on a middle-aged tourist visiting NYC for the first time. Plus. Your girl can wear it on her hip, shoulder strapped, or attached to the handlebars of her bike. Each one is handmade in Portland, OR and guaranteed for life.  https://northstbags.com/collections/pioneer-9-hip-pack

Life is Good

You likely already know that they have all kinds of really cute – and clever designs. Lots of ideas for your outdoor girl. They also have a ton new holiday-inspired tees. Get your girl one and yourself one too. The holidays are the one time no one will even bother to tease you for matching! https://tinyurl.com/ybjrofo3\

Sand Cloud

 If your girl loves the beach, she’s going to wonder how she managed so long without one of these sand resistant Turkish beach towels. Don’t ask me how they work, they just do. No more bringing home half the beach in her bag. They are super lightweight, and when she’s not sitting in the sand, she can wear it as a sarong or even hang it as a tapestry.  Bonus – Sand Cloud is an eco-friendly lifestyle brand that donates 10% of all sales to ocean charities. https://tinyurl.com/y7mbheum

686 Women’s GLCR Bliss Down Insulator Coat

If your girl likes to play in the snow and shop in the city, she will forever adore this coat. Made with 100% responsible grey goose down insulation, it has an inner mesh pocket, audio cord outlet, front hood adjustment, elasticized cuff opening, and the beloved longer fit to keep her comfy cozy! https://www.686.com/collections/womens-snow-jackets/products/wms-glcr-bliss-down-insulator?variant=12263754661989

For the over the top girl

SLS Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas

This holiday season, splurge on an over-the-top escape to SLS Baha Mar  and book the ultimate VIP getaway – the Sinfully Lavish Splendor package, which includes first-class airfare for two, a private island rental, highly personalized dining experiences, private butler throughout the stay, and a bespoke itinerary for a three-night stay in an ocean-facing SLS Residence. Rates starting at $60,000 for the three-night experience. Email [email protected] for reservations.

For the dapper girl

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Foxtale Finery 

Foxtale makes THE most gorgeous pocket squares. The fabrics are just amazing and so is the selection of patterns. Nothing finishes off a classic dapper look better than a chic pocket square. Show her you know what makes her style so swoon-worthy.

https://www.foxtalefinery.com/

Cuts Long-Sleeve Henley

Don’t let the male models on their site put you off. These are great tees for men and women. All sort of athletes and celebs have already jumped on the Cuts train. Your dapper girl isn’t going to want to miss it either. Best part, they are as comfy as they are great looking. Who says casual has to look sloppy? Not this girl, for sure. https://cutsclothing.com/collections/l-s-henley/products/coastal-fog-l-s-henley-split-hem

For the Sexy Girl

The Womanizer

This is one of the best vibrators out on the market these days. Whether you’re a long time devotee to another brand or never joined the vibe crew, this is a great toy to check out.  You can’t go wrong with the Premium or the new Liberty. Or get her both, can never have too much pleasure… https://www.womanizer.com/us/

Panty Drop

 This is a fab option for a sexy panty gift subscription. She can pick her size, fit, style, and fabric preferences. The pieces are delicious. Trust me. Another gift that you’re sure to love as much as she will. https://www.pantydrop.me/

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Another sexy subscription option. Each gift is packaged in a keepsake purple box surrounded by fresh rose petals. You can even include a personalized note. They customize each gift with hand-picked pieces that match her preferences, and each month she’ll receive a different brand and style so she’s always surprised! The gifts are luxurious and the presentation is gorgeous. https://theenclosed.com/lingerie-gift-lesbian/

Wicked Sensual Care Lube

This boutique line is crafted one delicious ingredient at a time, by women who are committed to providing a sex positive, environmentally ethical, and body-safe lubrication experience for immersive and worry-free play. They have tons of flavors. They have “temperature play” options and they offer water based, silicone, and a stay-where-you-play jelle formula, as well as formulas for clitoral stimulation and toy-safe play. https://tinyurl.com/ybkk8up9 and https://tinyurl.com/yd6x4myd.

Bodywand rechargeable Curve

 If your girl loves a classic, she’s going to love this one. It’s a new take on an old favorite. It’s compact and ergonomic. It’s as quiet as it is super powerful. It’s has a simple three button control and ever a travel lock so you don’t get yourself in trouble with the TSA. It even has interchangeable heads, which are super soft to the touch. Trust me, this will be a gift to you both. http://www.thebodywand.com/bodywand-curve-rechargeable-black-p55881.html

The Couples Rabbit from The Rabbit Company

Ok, so this toy may look at first like it’s designed for straight couples. But, believe me, it is not. I repeat – it is not. It’s designed for dual stimulation – inside and out, hitting all the right spots! It’s so soft and so powerful and has a cool one-touch, wireless remote control. So, your girl can direct the fun. Or, you can… http://www.therabbitcompany.com/the-couples-rabbit-hot-pink-p55789.php

For the animal-loving girl 

Pet Krewe Costumes 

If your girl loves dressing up her four-legged friend, she will love these costumes. Santa Elmo is perfect for the holidays, of course. And if she wants to show her Feminist side with her pet’s help, she’s going to flip over their RBG look – The Notorious DOG!  https://tinyurl.com/yb3kyeaw (Use the code SANTA10 to get $10) 

Lightweight Elephant Zip Hoodie (for humans) 

This hoodie is so cute with a simple elephant graphic on the back and no prints on the front. It has kangaroo pockets to keep your girl’s fingers cozy and – best of all – 10% of proceeds go toward wildlife conservation. https://worldwithwildlife.com/collections/clothing/products/elephant-zip-hoodie 

Lazy Dog Lounger

These just might be the smartest pet accessory out there for water-loving dogs. They’re made with heavy-duty weather and fade resistant fabric and foam floats. They’re puncture-resistant because they don’t inflate. They’re semi-submersible to keep water flowing and dogs cool and they are super stable. Small and large are available in lots of colors. It’s the best dog float yet. Just don’t try to share it with your furry friend.  https://tinyurl.com/yacxa79b

Bark Box 

This subscription box for dogs is really cool. But it is extra cool – and cute – for the holidays. They’re doing a Grinch-themed box with yummy Grinch themed treats, a stuffed Grinch toy, a second stuffed toy, and even a single antler so her furry best friend can play Max too. https://www.barkbox.com/

Small Pet Select

A top choice for bunny lovers, this online store makes quality toys, treats, playhouses, and other accessories for small pets, and rabbit owners will love their premium quality hay, delivered right to your!

For the fitness girl

iTouch Air 2

lets your girl keep track of everything she does to keep her health on track. It’s got a heart rate monitor, smart notifications, connected GPS, a sedentary reminder, calorie counter, pedometer, camera remote, alarm, clock, and tons more. Think Apple Watch without the Apple price.  iTOUCHWearables.com

Ice Shaker 

If your girl likes to make protein drinks or other shakes that require a shaker bottle, she’ll love this super upgraded version. They’re vacuum-insulated, stainless steel, and can even be personalized. They have a 16oz and a 26oz. shaker bottle, as well as tumblers and even a protein coffee nutritional shake. This is no cheapo plastic shaker!   https://tinyurl.com/y7fe6clg

SANS Bottle 

This clever bottle is ideal for smoothie lovers, especially those who are generally on the go because the lid of the bottle contains a unique vacuum pump mechanism designed to preserve the life of smoothies and shakes up to 7 days. Pump the lid. Air is removed. Seal is created. Your girl can even use it to store freshly cut fruits and veggies… or even wine! https://tinyurl.com/yazgh3l6

For the yoga girl

Yoga Set Kit 7-Piece 

So many yoga kits come with so few pieces that you end up having to, well, piece things together to make a full set. This one has everything. Mat, towel, blocks, strap, everything. And your girl will find that yoga is not the only thing she can use this set for. From Pilates to stretching to balance, this kit will be your girl’s bet workout friend at home and in the gym. https://tinyurl.com/y7e2wflw

RipWrap Yoga Travel Towel

– This is so clever for your yoga girl who is always on the go. The 29” x 61”  towels are crazy absorbent because they’re made from quick-dry microfiber fabric in three pattern choices – Palm Leaves, Surf Stripe Blue or Torn Stripe Pink. And here’s the cool part – printed on the back are a series of yoga poses so she practice anywhere at any time, and it even has a flush Velcro pocket that’s a perfect fit for her mobile phone.  https://tinyurl.com/yc7vamy8

For the game loving girl

Hunt A Killer 

If your girl is a true crime, she will love this first-of-its-kind thriller subscription box membership that will offer her an interactive murder mystery experience that put her right into the story. Think real-world escape room where a serial killer delivers a package right to her doorstep. Each month, she’ll get a new story, with each storyline lasting 6 episodes per season. Every box contains the clues and letters she’ll use to piece together to solve the crime. https://www.huntakiller.com/

Murbles

This game is as fun as it is easy, which means this yard game that will have your girl giggling like, well, a girl. Murbles are made with durable hi-density poly plastic and just 3” in diameter and about 1/2 pound each. No skill or court required. My kind of game.  Simply dump the Murbles and get to playing. https://tinyurl.com/y8uoouw7

Yeah Nope 

If Truth or Dare and Never Have I Ever had a baby, it would be Yeah Nope. If you’re girl loves a good game night – and is known for her excellent poker face – she will love this game. Questions are asked. Answers are given. And equal parts and fibbing and truth telling will ensue, as well as a whole lot of laughing!

https://www.target.com/p/wonder-forge-yeah-nope-board-game/-/A-53355203

Villainous

Players get to be one of six iconic Disney villains – Maleficent, Ursula, Jafar, Prince John, Queen of Hearts, or Captain Hook – and work towards their own devious objective. Use your fate cards to muck up other villain’s evil plans. It’s the game where being the bad guy is a good thing. https://tinyurl.com/yczej4f9

For the Outer Space loving girl

 

“Space is Cool as Fuck” is a book.

And, you guessed it, it’s cool as fuck. If your girl geeks out at all things outer space, this is the gift that will have her seeing stars. It is so well-written that even the none space obsessed are likely to get sucked it. Of course the photos and clever headings alone are worth picking up a copy.  https://tinyurl.com/y7av3y9u

For the sweets and treats loving girl

Chocolate Pizza and Peanut Butter Wings

It may sound silly. But as soon as you taste, you certainly won’t think it’s silly anymore! The “pizza” is made of delicious chocolate and topped with sweet candies. The “wings” are potato chips slathered in sweet peanut butter and dipped in chocolate. Just don’t expect even your best girl to share them with you! https://www.chocolatepizza.com/

McCrea’s Candies come in a major variety of luxe caramel flavors, including Café Noir, Deep Chocolate, Rosemary Truffle Sea Salt, Classic Vanilla, Ginger Fusion, Single Malt Scotch, Tapped Maple, plus eight more.  They use the finest ingredients and beautiful biodegradable packaging. They are melt-in-your-mouth heaven. https://tinyurl.com/yde6jjwk

Holiday 6-pack of Boozy Ice Cream

Yes. You can have ice shipped to her anywhere in the US. And this ice cream is DEFINITELY worth shipping.  The flavors include Santa’s Cookies n Whiskey; Blood Orange Champagne Sparkler (Dairy Free); Candy Cane Martini; Drunken Gingerbread Man; Spiced Eggnog; and Boozy Bananas Foster. They are even better than they sound. Think the best ice cream ever – times booze.  https://www.goldbelly.com/tipsy-scoop/Eat-and-be-merry-boozy-ice-cream

Setton Farms Dark Chocolate Covered Pistachios 

A delicious sweet treat that she is sure to love. Pistachios are loaded with protein, fiber, potassium, antioxidants, and Vitamin B6 and dark chocolate pistachios will provide your girl with the heart-healthy benefits of pistachios along with the amazing qualities of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate.

https://tinyurl.com/y74dcupw

Popcornopolis 

This site is home to popcorn heaven. You’ll find all the classics for your popcorn-loving girl, like tins with combos of cheddar and caramel and kettle. They’re also known for their Zebra popcorn, caramel corn striped with white and dark chocolate,  and they are soon to be known for their unicorn popcorn, with sweet-tart icings and the “jingly taste of juicy fruit,” which is as cute as it is yummy!  https://www.popcornopolis.com/

For the irreverent girl

The Tata Top. Yup you read that right. It’s a bikini top that makes it look like you’re not wearing any top at all. Hell with #FreeTheNipples. Let’s #FreeTheBoobies www.thetatatop.com

“Please Don’t Grab my P#$$y: A Rhyming Presidential Guide” 

You have to read it to believe it. Everyone could use a laugh right now, and co-writers and masters of pop cultural comedy, Julia Young and Matt Harkins, will definitely make your girl laugh. They use every pussy euphemism you can imagine and combine them with campy rhymes and giggle-worthy illustrations to make oh so clear what is up for grabs—votes, leather seats, a joint—and what is most certainly not. https://tinyurl.com/ybbeefj7

For the artsy/craftsy girl

Get Started Boxes 

On Bluprint from NBCUniversal, creatives can learn, create, and share. And now you can get your girl her very own “Get Started” boxes so she’ll have everything she needs to, well, get started, on some series crafting. They come with so many goodies she won’t believe it. Even the packaging will inspire her to get her craft on! https://www.mybluprint.com/p/bluprint-box-subscriber-purchase-flow

Antique Pet Photos

– These are so weird and cool and groovy. She can hang them on her wall. She can wear them in an antique locket around her neck. She can even send thank you notes with them emblazoned on the front. Sound like your girl? Perfect. https://www.etsy.com/shop/jbirdistheword?ref=seller-platform-mcna

Girl Power Embroidery Pattern and Kit

If you have a girl who is equal parts crafty and Feminist hell raiser, she’ll totally dig this free embroidery pattern with the words “Girl Power” written above a sea of raised fists. You can even buy a kit to go along with the pattern so she’ll have everything she needs to #StitchForChange.

https://www.dmc.com/us/girl-power-pattern-9004485.html

For the green thumb girl

Succulents Box

So many succulents and so little time. Succulents Box curates the little babies for you and offers 5 monthly subscriptions boxes so your girl can get her green thumb on in no time. They are so, so cute, and the amazing packaging assures that they’ll get to your girl safe and sound. Complete with variety info and care instructions.  www.succulentsbox.com

Plants from Leon & George

These guys have turned houseplants into luxe accessories. Send your girl a gorgeous plant is a seriously chic pot sure to make a statement. It’s a gift that’s sustainable and gives her something that’s fresh and that’s known to increase productivity and creativity, as well as reduce stress. Bonus: a tree is planted every time a plant is sold. https://www.leonandgeorge.com/

For the language-loving girl

LINGO

 You play the game, you learn a language. At least some key phrases anyway. Why wasn’t school ever this much fun? https://tinyurl.com/y9r4ceur

For the jewelry-loving girl

Spring & Wonder Jewelry

They offer such cute pieces in silver, 14K gold, 14K rose gold, bronze and brass.  But the best part is that it’s all completely customizable. You can actually make her earrings, necklaces, rings say absolutely anything you want them too! How’s that for getting personal? https://springandwonder.shapeways.com/

Boltzzz Necklace

 If your girl is a little Bowie and a whole lot of individual, this is the piece for her, because it’s all about empowering and inspiring her to be true to who she is. The look is super rock and rock and feels like a far more expensive piece. designers intended these to inspire, bring confidence, and are a symbol of power and strength for everyone. Each necklace is one-of-a-kind too. Just like your girl. Bonus – Leia Beila is woman run and owned by Aimee Oberstein. https://www.leiabeila.com/products/boltzzz

For the romantic girl 

Canvas Pop

Use CanvasPop’s new digital collage builder to print anywhere from 3 to 36 of your favorite photos into an incredibly romantic photo collage. She will swoon over your thoughtfulness. And they make it super easy, allowing you to upload your photos from your phone or directly from your Instagram. https://www.canvaspop.com/products/photo-collages/configure

Album Envy 

If you really want to sweep your girl off her feet, create a photo album for her with all of the memories the two of you have created together. These albums look like the crazy expensive professional ones but they won’t break the bank. Just be prepared for her reaction. A gift this romantic just made have her dreaming of the future… https://www.albumenvy.com/

For the traveling girl

Time Slippers

These things are so good you’re going to want to get yourself a pair too. They feel like slippers. Like really feel like slippers. But they look totally like sneakers. Not sort of totally. They are ideal for travel but, truly, they are perfect for anything that requires shoes. Someone has FINALLY figured out true comfort while making sure their style is still on point! https://www.timeslippers.com/

The Airhook

This is SO clever. It holds your drink and your phone or tablet. It attaches to the tray table in its locked position. Translation – No loss in legroom department. Tons of gain in the convenience department. Your girl will think you’re a genius.  https://tinyurl.com/ya83uf4l

Sleeper Scarf

Travel neck pillows. Ugh. There’s nothing more annoying – or silly looking – to carry through an airport. But they are so necessary if you want to catch a nap on your flight. Your girl is going to swoon when she sees this scarf that has a hidden pocket around the neck with an inflatable neck pillow in it. She can inflate the pillow and hit the snooze button. https://tinyurl.com/ybyk5ces

Briggs & Riley International Carry-on Expandable Spinner (Fire)

B & R’s clever technology will allow your girl to expand the bag up to 22% and then compress it back to original size. Plus the handle design allows for more interior space and it even has an actual lifetime guarantee. And in case you want to surprise her during a trip, you can even pick one up at InMotion stores at the Detroit and Orlando (2019) airports or in the new B & R store at the Houston (IAH) airport. https://tinyurl.com/yb9obojp

Graf Lantz x Goop Travel Kit in Blush

This is gorgeous. I mean just exceptionally beautiful and made of the most gorgeous leather and most luxurious felt. If your girl is the fancy type who likes to travel in serious style, she will seriously love this kit.  It has three tailored pouches and tons of jewelry holders. So everything she adores will have a place inside. Except for you, of course… https://www.graf-lantz.com/travel-kit.html

For the gadget-loving girl 

Lever Gear’s Toolcard Pro

This is the grooviest gift if your girl likes to get shit done. It has 40 tools packed into a single credit card-sized surface, from screwdrivers and wrenches to a bottle opener and cord cutter and even a circle template. It’s TSA-compliant too so it’s cleared to fly! https://tinyurl.com/yay7tvpk

For the drinking girl 

Root7 Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses

These are shot glasses made from real Himalayan Salt. They are the prettiest pink and the salt dissolves a little with each shot, so ideal with Tequilla, each glass will last for about 40 shots, just need washing after and dried with a cloth. A word of warning, don’t pour your shot and drink it 30 minutes later, it will be quite salty, unless you like it that way. https://tinyurl.com/ybqo2u5p

Root7 Mixologist Kit

This is not your average cocktail kit. It is a complete cocktail set, complete with a 19oz Shaker, Bar Blade, Jigger, Wood Muddler, Strainer, and Spoon all rolled up into a super groovy wax canvas, pocketed bag. Your girl can use it at home or take it on your adventurous. It will make her look like a pro whether she is one or simply mixes for fun.  https://tinyurl.com/ybfspyvc

B4

Think of it as sunscreen for your liver. If your girl likes to tie one on, she’s going to dig this precovery™ vitamin supplement that’s designed to shield your body against the aftereffects of alcohol. Take a can within the hour before the first drink and if she’s hitting it hard, she can add another can or two throughout the festivities.   https://tinyurl.com/y7p4hhvm

Portable wine bag and unbreakable silicone cups

These are perfect for anywhere you wouldn’t want broken glass. The plastic is BPA-free and lightens your load and a screw-on cap means you’ll never be caught out looking for a corkscrew again. Each bag comes with two silicones glasses that squish for tight packing; fits a 750ml wine bottle with room to spare and stands upright when full; and clips the bottle onto your bag or belt.  https://tinyurl.com/ya24dpt8

 

For the product loving girl 

Editors Pick: MyChelle Dermaceuticals Ultra Hyaluronic Hydrating Serum

I do the bare minimum to my face, but I get dry skin in the winter. This serum is lightweight and I apply it right after the shower, day or night. What I like about it is it’s super lightweight and has a very subtle pleasant smell that vanishes, and isn’t “perfumey” like some products. It’s a completely natural,  ethically-sourced product like the rest of the MyChelle lineup.  Plus, it’s free of gross ingredients like parabens and urea, it’s gluten-free, and most importantly it is CRUELTY-FREE! I plan on trying the deep repair cream before winter’s over.

Scentbird 

This is a subscription-based luxury fragrance program lets your girl try out a 30-day supply of perfume every month. They offer over 450 scents to choose from, including such as Gucci, Tom Ford, and Dolce & Gabanna. The site also has full-sized FULL- cosmetic products, featuring beloved brands including, tarte and Kat Von. (Tip – Use the code AFTER30 for 30% off.) https://www.scentbird.com/

Deck of Scarlett

Every other month, they’ll send your girl a new palette. Each one designed with with a top beauty blogger or YouTuber so that she can create multiple looks with the range of shades.  And, of course, she can access step-by-step tutorials online so she can really make the most of her new goodies. (Tip – Look out for a prompt on the website for new subscribers to receive the 30% off.)  https://www.deckofscarlet.com/

Bonblissity 

These bath and body look yummy enough to make you think they’re for eating! They have a super cute holiday gift set ($35) that includes 8 candy scrubs with a travel box, 1 bar of vegan soap, and 3 body truffles. Each product is a silky blend of natural butters and oils (such as cocoa butter, shea and avocado) for sugary, salty cleansers that effectively exfoliate and moisturize. https://bonblissity.com/products/limited-time-only-gift-set-w-fresh-sugar-cane-soap

B’ver Balm & Shave Cream Duo

If your girl likes to, ahem, tend to her garden, she’s likely to get a real kick out of Better B’ver Creamy Shave Soap infused with acai berry and aloe to improve razor glide and provide superior moisturizing. After shaving, she’ll want to try the aftershave balm made with Sunflower Seed & Coconut Oil to help moisturize and heal your skin. All their products smell and feel absolutely delicious! https://www.waltonwoodfarm.com/product/bver-shave-cream-balm-duo/

For your holiday fanatic girl

Tipsy Elves Onesie – They’ve become famous for their ugly Christmas sweaters. Celebs have been caught wearing them for the last couple of seasons. But they also make super cute onesie. Get one for you and for your girl and get matchy from head to toe. They have super cute leggings to pair with sweaters if you and your girl would rather mix it up this holiday season! https://www.tipsyelves.com/womens-blue-christmas-onesie

Stocking Stuffers 

Stance socks 

I know giving socks for Christmas has become a bit of a joke. But these are socks she’ll be VERY happy you gave her. They are super, duper soft and they have so many cool patterns, including fun holidays ones, and every possible style from super invisible to thigh high. Best part – they won’t turn into a sloppy mess after being washed. https://www.stance.com

Luc and Bell Bracelets 

These are so teeny and sweet. Your girl is sure to be charmed. Each piece has a red bead symbolizing strength and protection; a heart for love; and an animal of your choosing to represent something about what makes her so very special. Each bracelet is handmade and a portion of the profits from each piece sold are donated to children in need. https://www.etsy.com/shop/LucandBell?ref=l2-shopheader-name

ZEN Relief Balm

Zen is designed to help alleviate cramps, lower back pain, migraines, and fibermyalgia. It’s highly formulated and made from 100% all-natural ingredients, including Narayani oil, Lavender, Jasmine, and Coconut oil, known to relieve a number of pains and chronic conditions safely and effectively. Your girl will be grateful for a painful holiday and new year.  https://tinyurl.com/ybvja2wz

Mystic Mani | New Moon & Full Moon Duo

This polish duo comes with New Moon polish (black, no shimmer) and Full Moon polish (white with subtle shimmer). The pair are designed to maximize the energy of both lunar phases. New Moon polish is formulated with Selenite, Clear Quartz, and Moonstone to clear and renew energy flow. Full Moon polish is formulated with Ametrine, Tiger’s Eye, and White Howlite for strength, creativity, and determination. Apply 2-3 days before the new/full moon for best results. Can’t hurt, right? https://lovebyluna.co/collections/nail-polish?page=2

OLIKA Minnie

This little a bird-shaped hand sanitizer spray is the cutest little thing. The spray is cruelty-free, vegan, and gluten-free and contains essential oils and nourishing aloe vera. The blend quickly cleanses hands and hydrates them too. Here’s the best part – One Minnie replaces 15+ bottles of comparable gel based hand sanitizers. Your girl will thank you for keeping her healthy this holiday season. https://tinyurl.com/yanxps7u

Dalloway Chocolate

Another lesbian owned business, Dalloway Chocolate 

They released a new chocolate bar made with date sugar, making it chocolate with benefits. Health benefits I mean, of course, because dates are nutrient rich, full of antioxidants, and high in fiber.  That makes four delicious single origin chocolate bars for your girl to fall for. dallowaychocolate.com 

Valfre Gal with a Plan 2019 Journal

The art in this journal is so cool. And it’s the perfect place for your girl to keep track of everything she has going on in her world, including all of her adventures with you! https://valfre.com/products/gal-with-a-plan-2019

Marc Skid undies

The name is cheeky, yes. That’s because the founder knows that humor allows prevails and unites. But regardless the name, these are good underwear. Your dapper girl will dig them and your girly girl will too. They are made from super soft organic Pima cotton. And the waistbands are made from polyester up-cycled from water bottles.   Plus $4.00 goes to charity with each pair purchased. It’s a win, win, win. https://marcskid.com/collections/organic-cotton-underwear-for-sale/products/save-the-world-joan-bikini

BLADETAP 

A 3-in-1 razor cleaner, sharpener, and holder that lets you keep your razor free of gunk and lasting longer, thus saving money. She’ll thank you for the convenient little gift she never even knew she needed! Mounts in seconds right to the shower wall.

Order here: https://bladetap.com/?sscid=c1k2_dnb4h

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