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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now just days away, it's prime time to start planning for all of your holiday shopping. But if you're looking for the perfect presents for your eco-friendly friends, they can be a little harder to find in a sea of fast fashion and single-use products. With that in mind, we've discovered a couple of items that are sure to make your loved ones' holidays a little bit greener. Check out the video above to see all of these gifts in action and shop each of them below.
For all of the beauty gurus and makeup lovers in your life, help them ditch their bad habit of running through packs of makeup wipes by gifting them these reusable makeup remover pads and face cleansing gloves. Made of 100 percent organic bamboo cotton, this 13-piece bundle is great at removing makeup and dirt from your face, and since they are washable, they can be reused literally hundreds of times.
Help your friends reduce the amount of plastic in their life but introducing them to the beauty of a glass straw. These reusable drinking straws are shatter-resistant and super durable, so while they are glass, you don't have to be too precious with them. They also are super easy to clean as they are dishwasher-safe, but when you bring this pack of six home, you'll also get two full length cleaning brushes.
Shop: Reusable Bent Glass Drinking Straws, $10.99
If your friends and family are constantly on the go (and honestly, who isn't?), a reusable insulated water bottle will help to keep them hydrated, while also minimizing waste. This bottle from Takeya promises to keep your drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. Coming in a bunch of different colors, we love that this water bottle has a leak-proof lid so it's easy to toss in your bag and go worry-free.
Shop: Takeya Actives Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle, $26.55 (orig. $34.99)
Put your green thumb on display by gifting this beautiful wood planter. Made of recycled wood, mind you, this planter is the perfect size for succulents, cacti and other petite plants. And thanks to its minimal geometric design, it is sure to look chic in any home. (P.S. We also think this makes for a creative and fun hostess gift!)
Shop: MinimumDesign Wood Planter, $17.27
If you are looking to really splurge this year when it comes to eco-friendly gifts for your loved ones (or yourself!), the Nest Learning Thermostat is on another level of awesome. Controlled by an app on your phone, this smart thermostat "learns how your home warms up and keeps an eye on the weather to get you the temperature you want when you want it." And it automatically cools down your house when you're away to help curb your bills and save energy!
Shop: Nest Learning Thermostat, $219.95