A Green-inspired Mothers Day Gift Guide

Mothers Day is coming up in around a weeks time and some of us may still be looking for that perfect gift to showcase to our Mum’s how much we appreciate them.

Here’s a quick list of eco-friendly, earth loving gifts for the favourite ladies in our lives, as usual we’re staying local with this bunch of independent Leeds businesses!


A fresh bunch of British flowers

Local-grown flowers

There’s nothing quite as uplifting as a fresh bunch of flowers. These beautiful spring-time bouquets are a great way to be eco-friendly while supporting local wildlife and biodiversity.

There are more than enough places to find a glorious array of flowers, but why not support a small, independent business by shopping locally? Or if you can’t find one nearby, The Great British Florist can have them delivered straight to your door. Prices ranging from £30+.

Home-made soaps

A great way to inspire someone to take a little relaxing break is with some fresh, homemade soap or bath products!

These buttery soaps from The Cosy Cottage Soap Co are ethically made with locally sourced, raw and natural products. They would make a fabulous gift as they come carefully, individually wrapped in fully recyclable packaging and can even come with a personalised message for your loved one. Based in Yorkshire, the shop ranges from £3+ with not only soaps but hand and body creams, bubble bath and more!

Ethically made jewellery

For something a little longer lasting, a piece of jewellery makes the perfect gift.

These Silver Blossom pendants from Sophia Hargreaves are hand-made in the Yorkshire dales, with a stunning hand picked gemstone set into the delicate silver pendant. Each necklace is £35, with matching earrings or other jewels available too.

A Vegan/Soy Candle

Harpers Candles offers a wide range of scrumptiously-smelling cruelty free candles.

Made from soy wax, these lovely artisan-tin candles are fully Vegan Society registered. Starting at £5 for a small tin and £8 for a large, as well as wax melts and scent diffusers.

 

Fair Trade Chocolate

Fair Trade aim to provide quality products at a fair price in a way that’s more supportive of the farmers, growers and workers involved.

Chocolates are always a fantastic gift, even for Mother’s Day! A whole variation of flavours are available and easily accessible across many supermarkets, including Sainsburys, Waitrose and the Co-operative.

An afternoon of pampering

For something you can partake in together, The Body Shop in Leeds now plays host to a VIP lounge which offers a whole range of cruelty-free beauty services.

From facials to make-up sessions and even a specific Mother-Daughter pamper package, there is something for everyone to be able to enjoy a few hours together!

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