5 All-Natural Stocking Stuffers for the Naughty or Nice


If there really was a Santa, do you think he'd cram crappy candy canes and toxic tchotchkes into our Christmas stockings? Spoiler alert: Of course not! He's the ultimate nice guy, he'd totally eschew high-fructose corn syrup confections and paraben-laden cosmetics and would instead lovingly fill our hanging hosiery with nice, nurturing goodies like these.

1. Kid's Vegan Lip Balm Duo

For the little kissers of your little kissers, these creamy vegan balms (pictured above) made by PCNYC are thickened with carnuba and candelilla wax instead of beeswax. Sweetened with a natural, licorice-derived sweetener and flavored with natural flavor oils, they have a notable lack of the pesky parabens and petroleum found in so many lip products. (PCYNC, $9, two lovely tubes)

2. Handmade Coin Purse

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For the girl or lady-girl in need of a place to stow her coins and other assorted treasures, these sweet, wee coin purses are handmade from 100-percent cotton fabric and use no glue or other adhesives. The variety of prints and patterns offered are impossibly cute. (Cutefariybear, $16)

3. No. 14 Peppermint Coal Soap

© Amble Ergo

Yes, this is for the naughty ones on your list; the naughty ones that you want to pamper, that is. This oh-so-stylish lump of coal is vegan and cold processed with olive oil, coconut oil, essential oils, activated charcoal, and grapefruit seed extract. (Amble Ergo, $6)

4. Westberg's Wonder Wax


Since we all know that daddies have stockings too, it makes sense that the exuberantly mustached Santa might deposit some Westberg's Wonder Wax in papa's stocking. Created to tame the world's wily whiskers without relying on petroleum-based ingredients, this grooming essential works its magic through a combination of beeswax, castor jelly, mango butter, and lanolin - and is subtly scented with essential oils of lemongrass, vetiver, sandalwood and ylang ylang. (PCNYC, $6)

5. Handmade Fair-Trade Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

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LuLu Wraps not only makes their award-winning dark chocolate and peppermint truffles with organic and Fair-Trade ingredients, but they wrap them in vintage sari fabric in a lovely Furoshiki wrap. Total wrap stars. (Chocolate Peppermint Truffles, $18)

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