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The Do-Good Gift Guide: Thrive Market’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Last Update: October 9, 2023

You’re used to shopping for your loved ones by their interests, but what if you could also choose the perfect gift based on their values? With that idea in mind, we’ve assembled the Do-Good Gift Guide: Thrive Market’s holiday gift guide that was uniquely created for good. 

Because you chose it, your loved one will know their gift was selected with love. And because you got it at Thrive Market, they’ll know it was sourced with care—for people and the planet.

Thrive Market Gift Guide 2022

Giftable goodies for every budget, organized in price from low to high. 

Gifts in Good Taste 

From extra special spices to infused oils and other top-shelf pantry additions, any home chef will drool over these ethically sourced, high-quality holiday gifts for food lovers. 

  • Thrive Market Loose Leaf Teas
    Support female farmers in the Himalayas with our loose leaf teas in flavors like Darjeeling Green, Nepali Golden Black, or Kumaon White. For a more substantial sippable gift, pair it with a mug from our friends at East Fork.
  • Heilala Pure Vanilla Paste
    Ethically sourced from New Zealand, this pure vanilla paste will instantly elevate a home baker’s cakes, cookies, or other holiday treats. 
  • Thrive Market Infused Maple Syrup Mini Sampler
    These affordable and sustainably sourced pantry essentials are more exciting than your standard maple syrup, with flavors like Tart & Tangy Blueberry and Cinnamon & Vanilla Bean. 
  • Thrive Market’s “Healthy Living Made Easy” Cookbook
    With easy recipes for every diet, our cookbook is a worthy addition to a cookbook collector’s arsenal. 
  • Fly By Jing Triple Threat Build-Your-Own Bundle
    This AAPI-founded condiment company has quickly gained a cult following. This holiday bundle allows you to combine any of their Sichuan chili sauces for the perfect savory gift. 
  • Truff Best Seller Pack
    Beloved condiment brand Truff has mastered the decadently savory flavor of the truffle, and with this pack of best sellers, you can gift three of their most popular fan favorites. 
  • Thrive Market Sustainable Seafood Sampler
    For the serious home chef (whether carnivore, pescatarian, or somewhere in between), this sampler pack contains only wild-caught, mindfully sourced seafood that they’ll love to cook at home. 
  • Thrive Market Member Favorites Wine Case
    The perfect gift for the aspiring sommelier, this case of twelve bottles of wine contains only clean wines from thoughtful vineyards around the world. 

Gifts to Take Care

Encourage the ones you love most to nurture themselves, slow down amid the holiday rush, and return to the routines that keep them grounded and well with natural beauty and self-care indulgences.

  • Kitsch Pillow Eye Mask and Satin Pillowcase
    The ultimate beauty sleep essentials, these silky soft accessories from sustainable beauty brand Kitsch will help deliver a full 8 hours (a gift that everyone can appreciate). 
  • Weleda Skin Food Hand Mask Experience
    Can’t spring for a full spa treatment for someone who deserves it? This affordable kit from cult skincare brand Weleda pairs their Skin Food cream with cotton gloves for an at-home spa-like experience. 
  • Province Apothecary Essential Oil Incense
    These incense sticks use infused charcoal and lavender essential oils instead of the usual artificial fragrances, making them the ideal addition to a morning meditation ritual.
  • f.a.e. Body Wash in Sugar Cookie
    Clean beauty that’s affordable for all, f.a.e. by Thrive Market uses ethically sourced botanical ingredients to create seriously nourishing, feel-good products. (Bonus: this limited edition fragrance is only available during the holidays.)
  • Golde Papaya Bright Face Mask
    This exfoliating mask from beloved BIPOC-founded brand Golde is like superfood for your skin — something any skincare aficionado would appreciate. 
  • f.a.e. by Thrive Market Chai Beauty Latte
    The warming flavors of a chai latte make this collagen supplement the perfect winter treat, while ingredients like sustainably caught marine collagen and organic monk fruit sweetener make it a good-for-you gift. 
  • Moon Juice The Full Moon Set
    With 12 sachets of Moon Juice’s potent adaptogenic dusts, this sampler kit is the perfect gift for anyone looking to dive into the world of herbal supplements.
  • Foria The Teaser Kit
    For that one person you *really* like, this two-piece giftable kit contains plant-based intimacy products from a female-founded brand (to be used alone or with a partner). 
  • Jenny Patinkin Rose on Rose Derma Roller
    For the friend who always has the latest skincare gadget, this giftable device features a ​​rose quartz acupressure ball and hypoallergenic stainless steel microneedle head to help boost circulation and reduce tension. 
  • TheraOne Mini Percussive Therapy Device
    This mini TheraOne device offers therapeutic muscle massage at home, making it the ideal gift for athletes, exercise enthusiasts, or anyone who needs a bit of extra care. 

Gifts That Show Gratitude

We all know someone who deserves a hearty holiday thank-you. Surprise and delight the acquaintances that mean a lot in your life—your child’s favorite teacher, your hair stylist, your dog walker, a particularly welcoming party host—with a small-but-still-special token of gratitude.

  • Thrive Market Organic Chocolate Orange Peel Truffles
    Chocolate truffles are a classic holiday gift, and these are made with ethically sourced cacao and Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa powder.
  • Tony’s Chocolonely 51% Dark Chocolate Bar in Candy Cane
    For the chocolate lover who also loves ethical sourcing, Tony’s created a seasonal ornament-shaped bar that supports their mission to end child labor and modern slavery in cocoa supply chains.
  • Big Dipper Wax Works Holiday Apothecary Candles in Pine or Spice
    The nontoxic fragrances in these candles make them a cleaner alternative to the tried-and-true holiday hostess gift.   
  • Ornaments 4 Orphans Ornaments
    These adorable holiday ornaments are made with natural sheep’s wool and hand-stitched by artisans in Nepal and Peru. Each sale goes toward helping orphans and vulnerable children in Africa.
  • W&P Porter Travel Mug or Lunch Box
    For the environmentally conscious coffee lover or the coworker committed to reducing plastic waste, a reusable mug or food container makes a thoughtful, sustainable gift.

Gifts for Good Boys (and Girls)

Show some extra love to the dogs and cats in your life, from treats made from better ingredients to toys you can enjoy together. 

  • Shameless Pets Naughty or Nice Dog Treat Bundle or Cat Treat Bundle
    This two-bag gift set for cats or dogs is filled with sustainable treats made with upcycled ingredients.
  • Bark Bistro Pumpkin Pup Buddy Budder
    Many dog treats are filled with unnatural ingredients, but this nut butter is made with only unsalted peanuts, pumpkin, cinnamon, and honey for a healthy, tasty present for your pup.  
  • Wild One Triangle Tug Toy
    This female-founded pet care brand creates beautiful, long-lasting dog toys made from sustainable materials like BPA-free rubber and natural cotton. 
  • Halo Freeze Dried Cat Treats Bundle
    These nutrient-dense cat treats are made with sustainably sourced salmon fit for your favorite feline. 

Still can’t choose? Send them a perfectly curated holiday gift box, a Wine Club subscription, or a Thrive Market gift card so they can choose their own do-good groceries. 


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Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts is Thrive Market's Senior Editorial Writer. She is based in Los Angeles via Pittsburgh, PA.

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