vegan gifts

The Best Gifts for Vegans
Ideas to Draw Inspiration From

As you shop around looking for a present for Christmas or someone’s birthday, you probably take a look at the usual items like chocolate, beauty items, and clothes.

But then you realize that you are shopping for a vegan. And none of these items are going to fit their vegan lifestyle.

Before you start panicking about what to get them, I’ve made a list of some of the best vegan gifts. Hopefully, these vegan gifts will give you more ideas on what to look for when shopping for a vegan.

The Top Vegan Gifts to Give ([year] Updated)

1. Veestro

Veestro is a meal service dedicated to plant-based meals. It’s a favorite of mine because of their great-tasting meals like Red Curry with Tofu and Soba Noodles. It’s also super quick to cook. The meals are already made, and all there is left to do is heat them, which takes about 5 minutes. Veestro is easy to gift (see also ‘Unique Vegan Christmas Gifts Ideas‘) to the vegans in your life because they have an e-gift card option.

Gift Card by Veestro


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2. Green Chef

Green Chef (see also ‘Green Chef Review‘) has been featured in Forbes, Vogue, and Self magazine for its high-end organic foods and green packaging. They provide the ingredients and recipes for you to cook (Carrier Oils recipes) your meals fresh in your kitchen.

Green Chef has the ultimate green packaging, with all of their materials being recyclable (see also ‘Sustainable Recycled Clothing Programs‘), reusable, or compostable. They also offset all of their carbon (see crypto) emissions from their operations and shipping. It’s a great meal plan for those who love cooking and are concerned about every aspect of the planet.

Range of Green Chef Product



3. Bulldog Beard Care Essentials Kit

For the vegan man in your life, consider getting him this beard care kit. It includes vegan shampoo, conditioner, balm, and comb. Their products help cleanse, soften, and condition the beard.

This beard care kit has no ingredients from animal sources (such as dairy) and doesn’t contain artificial colors or synthetic fragrances.

When I tried it, the cream (see also ‘Review: Maeley’s B-Flat Firming Cream’) had the best smell and saved my beard from looking straggly.

Essentials Kit from Bulldog Beard Care


4. Ella and Mila Nail Polish

This nail polish collection was designed as a cute “Mommy & Me” set containing one large bottle and one small bottle. The nail polishes are 100% vegan and cruelty-free (see also ‘Best Cruelty-Free Vegan Body Washes 2021’).

They are certified by PETA. They have an endless amount of fashionable colors available.

If you get this product, you should also consider getting their popular vegan nail polish remover.

Nail Polish from Ella and Mila


5. EcoTools Brush Set

For the vegan makeup lover in your life, you should get them this vegan brush set.

They have a wide variety of brushes made from eco-friendly materials. The brush handles are made from recycled (see organic clothing) aluminum and plastic, while the bristles are 20% cotton and 80% bamboo fibers.

They also offer sponges, brush cleaners, and face and body care products.

Brush Set from EcoTools


6. Matt & Nat Backpack

Matt & Nat is a popular luxury brand (see also ‘The Best Vegan Underwear Brands‘) that is most known for its vegan leather bags. They are a fashionable brand (see also ‘The Top Hemp Clothing Companies‘), and their bags are great for travel.

They use sustainable materials to further their commitment to being an eco-friendly brand. The materials they use include recycled nylons, cardboard, rubber, cork, recycled bicycle tires, and 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Gifting one of their PETA-Certified vegan bags will surely be a huge hit.

Matt & Nat Branded Backpack


7. Hyggelight The Growing Candle

Hygglelight is a fun gift to give. Not only is it a candle (see also ‘Essential Oil Vegan Soy Candle Recipes‘), but it can also be repurposed as a small planting pot.

The candle comes with a seed paper label that you can put in the candle holder to start growing wildflower plants. The wildflower seeds contain Spurred Snapdragon, Forget-me-not, Lemon Mint, and more. I also loved the candle scents.

These candles are also appropriate for vegans because they use soy wax and not beeswax. It’s an excellent gift for the candle lover or a person with a green thumb.

The Growing Candle - A Hyggelight Product


8. Merrell Hiking Shoes

It’s not always easy to find shoes for vegans, especially hiking shoes (see also ‘What Are Motion Control Walking Shoes?‘), but Merrell has managed to do it. These hiking shoes are available for men and women.

The entire shoe is vegan while still maintaining a carefully crafted and high-quality standard. They use vegan leather (see also ‘Is PU Leather Vegan?‘) and even use glue that is not animal-derived.

The vegan hiker will love traveling in these shoes (see also ‘ Product Review: The Best Asics Shoes for Walking and Running ‘).

Shoes from Merrell Hiking


9. Pacifica Perfume

Pacifica Perfume is 100% vegan and cruelty-free. They manufacture their scents without potentially harmful ingredients — think about parabens, sulfates, petroleum, peanut oil, phthalates, and more.

The perfumes are made from essential and natural oils. They have 10 different scents, including Persian Rose, French Lilac, and Hawaiian Ruby Guava.

You can buy one or buy multiple scents to layer for a custom scent.

Pacifica Perfume Bottle


10. EcoLips Vegan Lip Balm

The EcoLips Vegan Lip Balm is 100% natural, cruelty-free, and vegan. The lip balms are free from beeswax and harmful chemicals (see peels).

They are made from high-quality ingredients like candelilla wax, organic coconut oil, and Fair Trade-Certified cocoa butter to ensure the best lip care.

They have scents like Lemon-Lime, Superfruit, and Sweet Mint.

Vegan Lip Balm from EcoLips


11. Vegancuts Gift Box

Vegancuts is a subscription service that contains vegan and cruelty-free (see also ‘Is Nutella Vegan and Cruelty-Free‘)  products.

You can choose from plant-based snacks, makeup, or beauty boxes to send to the vegans in your life.

They are pretty cost-effective, given that you receive over 10 items in your box. It’s a fun gift because they will get to try new products especially meant for their lifestyle.

Gift Box from Vegancuts

What to look for when buying vegan gifts

Here’s a quick guide on what to look for when buying vegan gifts:

  • Any food that contains animal-based ingredients like meat, eggs, cheese, milk, and dairy
  • Beauty products with ingredients like lanolin, beeswax, and carmine
  • Clothes (see also ‘Upcycling vs Recycling Your Clothes‘) made from fur, leather, wool, or silk
  • check Candles made from beeswax
  • check Pearl jewelry

It’s a nice gesture to your vegan friends or family members to get them a present that is vegan-friendly. It might seem overwhelming at first to find something that fits their lifestyle

(sustainable fitness routines).

Leading the vegan lifestyle, people are now more concerned with their clothing, food, and skincare products. It doesn’t have to be complicated though, as there are already a lot of commercially available options.

Other vegan gifts you can buy:

Vegan Deodorants

Vegan Shampoos

Vegan Sunscreens

Are there any vegan subscription boxes?

Yes, there are vegan subscription boxes. They are unique and fun gifts (see also ‘Unique Gifts for Runners Who Have Everything‘) to give to someone. I listed a few of my favorites here like, Veestro, Green Chef, and Vegancuts.

If you want more details on subscription boxes that I’ve tried, then check our article on the vegan subscription boxes.

Final Thoughts

Gift Card by Veestro

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your vegan friend, I hope this list helped you in some way. There are tons of fun gift ideas to give to the vegan person in your life.

I know that I would enjoy any vegan product that was given to me because it shows that the person cared enough to think about my lifestyle (Sustainable body care choices).

If I had to pick something that I would be overjoyed getting, it’s the Veestro meal box. Their foods are healthy and plant-based, which makes it a top choice for me.

The recipes are simple and don’t require any extra time from me to make the meals. Just heat it up, and a delicious hot meal is ready. Take a look at ​my ​full review of this meal ​service here.

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