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Vegan gift ideas

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Why shop vegan?

Our vegan friends do so much to look out for the creatures on this planet, we want to make it easy for them to take care of themselves too. The same goes for all the lovely people who are buying them gifts. While everything we make is cruelty-free, we offer a huge number of products that are suitable for vegans, from our make-up ranges to our most-loved, nature-inspired body care treats. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite beauty gifts for vegans – or for anyone who wants to lean toward a plant-based lifestyle. After all, looking good isn’t just for vegans…

The Body Shop has proudly always been 100% cruelty-free, right from the start. But did you know around half of our range is entirely vegan?

Kasia Nawrocka

Head of Gifting at The Body Shop


This Christmas, we’re celebrating the imperfect, funny and downright weird moments that happen when we get together with our family and friends for the holidays.

Journalist and presenter Jan Fran sits down with the loved-up couple, Amba and Marc to have some candid convos about the real side of Christmas – the hilarious, the cringe-worthy and the tender moments that make Christmas, so special. If we’re keeping it real, we can’t forget that not everyone has a safe and joyful home to celebrate these moments. So, Jan goes beyond the bon bons and talks about the serious issues affecting some Australian families.

Family and domestic violence is the number one cause of homelessness for women and children in Australia, so with every purchase this Christmas, The Body Shop is supporting Launch Housing* in providing homes for women experiencing homelessness as a result of domestic and family violence. Celebrate what really matters with us this Christmas.

Vegan secret Santa gift ideas

Secret Santa can give us a brain freeze at the best of times. If you’re not sure which ingredients make it onto the naughty or nice lists of vegans, it can be a little nerve-wracking to know where to start. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with this roundup of our favourite little surprises to help your vegan friend feel properly pampered without compromise.

Sugar lip scrub

Available in two special edition scents, Festive Berry or Warm Vanilla, each lip-loving scrub is made with sugar and Community Fair Trade almond oil to help pouts feel nourished and smooth.

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Face masks

There’s nothing quite like slathering on a face mask to feel properly pampered. Help get that glow with the Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask. Care for dry skin with the Hemp Overnight Nourishing Rescue Mask. Wake up tired skin with the Nicaraguan Coffee Intense Awakening Mask.

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Hair & body mist little gift sack

Just spritz for instant ‘ahhh’. Spritz on-the-go with fragrantly fruity Pomegranate & Red Berries or tropical Coconut & Yuzu, perfect for keeping you and your skin feeling refreshed wherever you are.

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Vegan skincare gifts

We all love a good skin day. And we have the perfect vegan skincare gift for loving every skin type. Find our superstar shortlist below.

Tea tree skin purifying kit

Everything you need to work with oily skin and target blemishes, made with Community Fair Trade tea tree oil from Kenya. This three-step vegan skincare routine includes our Tea Tree Facial Wash, Mattifying Toner and our small but mighty Tea Tree Oil. Lather up. Refresh. Purify. Live beautifully confident every day.

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Camomile gentle make-up removal kit

Treat yourself or someone special with a nightly vegan cleanse made to gently remove make-up and comfort sensitive skin. Nourish while you melt the day away with our Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter. Gently remove the last traces of make-up with our soft muslin cloth and Camomile Eye Make-up Remover to help leave lids and lashes feeling clean and soft.

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Drops of Youth™ fresher skin kit

Formulated with a blend of three plant stem cells and Community Fair Trade moringa seed oil, this vegan duo help skin to feel smoother and fresher with a healthy-looking glow. Our Drops of Youth™ Youth Cream is a velvety moisturiser to help skin feel beautifully smooth, while the much loved Drops of Youth™ Concentrate leaves skin feeling smoother, plumper and seriously fresh. Made with 99% ingredients of natural origin, it only takes a couple of drops.

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Vegan body care gifts

Totally vegan, totally awesome. We’ve got plenty of ways to pamper every beautiful body – pocket-sized hand creams to care for hardworking palms and pinkies, fragrantly fruity goodies to make a splash at bath time and hydrating heroes to help skin feel seriously smooth and nourished. These gifts are at the top of our list.

Warm vanilla body yogurt against beige background

Body yogurt

Made with Community Fair Trade organic almond milk from Spain, our light, vegan gel-cream Body Yogurts absorb in an instant to provide up to 48hr moisture and reveal radiant-looking skin. They even absorb straight into damp skin. With a whole range of nature-inspired scents to explore, the only tricky part is picking a favourite…

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Bubbling berry & mango bath blends duo

Our vegan Bath Blends are new to the party and veg heads are sure to love this body-loving treat. Made with a blend of second-choice fruit and veg, they boost bath time and leave dry skin feeling hydrated. They can even be used in the shower, so however your loved one likes to refresh, they can grab a bottle of Juicy Berry or Tropical Mango and bubble up with our specially designed marbled sponge.

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Christmassy hand cream trio

Spread the love with our vegan, pocket-sized hand creams. It’s the perfect way to try all three of our special edition seasonal scents – fruity Festive Berry, floral Winter Jasmine and creamy Warm Vanilla. They’re perfect for helping hands feel soft, smooth and protected on-the-go.

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Vegan haircare gifts

Our hair is never ‘just’ hair. It’s an extension of us, a way to embrace and celebrate identity, pride and self-expression. The same goes for our haircare, so it’s important our plant-based pals can find vegan and cruelty-free formulas that work like a dream on their hair. We’ve picked a couple of our favourites below. Hair goals are just a shower away.

Starry hair rings

The coolest accessory in the cosmos. Make those tresses shimmer with our new silver-tone hair rings. One pack includes six clippy charm rings to create a stellar party look. Just excuse us for wearing ours all year round. Stars have been around for 10 billion and they’ve never gone out of style.

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Shea richly replenishing shampoo

A rich vegan treat for dry, damage-prone hair, this nutty shampoo is made with Community Fair Trade shea butter from Ghana, handcrafted by women who have used shea to intensely nourish dry hair for generations. This beautiful blend helps to leave hair feeling nourished without feeling stripped of moisture.

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Banana truly nourishing hair mask

This creamy vegan favourite helps dry hair to feel intensely nourished from root-to-tip. Made with real banana puree and Community Fair Trade Brazil nut oil from Peru, this rich formula helps locks to look nourished and instantly shinier. It also smells ridiculously fruity.

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Vegan gifts for men

Tested on men, not animals. You’re in good hands with our selection of vegan gifts guys will love, whether he likes to keep things simple, ALWAYS steals your products, or loves a good shelfie as much as a selfie. Now he can nail that shave effortlessly and ethically. Check out our favourite fail-safe grooming goodies here.

Shaving brush

Finally! A good cruelty-free shaving brush. Ours starts with a sturdy handle crafted from FSC wood, topped with cruelty-free synthetic hair that feels super soft to the touch (honestly), designed specifically to increase lather and maximise the effects of shaving cream. He’ll thank you for that little vegan gem.

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Maca root & aloe calming icy shaving gel

Smooth operators – meet the secret ingredient to a close shave. Made with maca root, Community Fair Trade organic aloe vera and an invigorating menthol scent, this vegan formula leaves skin feeling calmed, cooled and softer, helping to reduce the appearance of post-shave redness.

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Maca root & aloe post-shave water-gel

Calm the appearance of post-shave irritation with our light, vegan, water-gel formula, made with maca root and a splash of Community Fair Trade organic aloe vera from Mexico. This cool concoction absorbs in an instant, so skin can get back to feeling more comfortable fast, looking soothed and softer.

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