To socialize or talk informally preferably over a drink. Word forms: 3rd person singular present tense hobnobs, present participle hobnobbing, past tense, past participle hobnobbed.
But honestly. Hobnob is a safe space for women who prefer iced coffee over a perfectly curated wardrobe. It’s a daycare center for women who are intrigued by trends, but also don’t care. It is an open bar for those who swear on vintage Chanel and whose pension funds hang in their closets.
Our skin has had it with 2020— that’s why the best gift we can give, and get this holiday season are feel good, better-for-the-world beauty products… Let’s reduce that carbon footprint one present at a time – are you with me?
Buying gifts for the people you’ve known forever might just be the most impossible task to complete during the holidays. A friendly tip? Tap into their essence. Another? Leave the curating to me.
Grab a pen and paper and let get too it…
RE:COMB purple haze comb
Eugh this hair comb made from recycled plastic is everything – ethical, stylish and suitable for all hair types. You might as well get one for every family member – maybe even your dog.
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Ouai Chill Pills
Klar Skin Starter Kit
As chic as it is sustainable, make lockdown life bearable with chill AF bathbombs.
This pink potion claims to reduce inflammation and promote skin quality, clarity, and glow. What more can our family members want in a gift from us, than to be able to boost their skin quality from within?
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Room Shop Vintage Fluffy Scrunchy
This fluffy scrunchy is the perfect gift for the minimalist looking to go big, or the maximalist looking to go even bigger. Made from deadstock and recycled fabrics you can feel good about putting your hair up before your nightly skincare routine.
Mount Lai Eye Mask
Can’t decide what to get your astrology loving BFF? It’s written in the stars…(and, on Herbivore Botanicals site). Their guide will help you gift clean by astrological sign.
The jade roller seems to have taken over our social feeds, but this modern approach to ancient crystals will depuff morning eyes and allow a breath of calmness in your BFFs busy life. This eye mask is proud to be barbon neutral.
Milk Makeup Cooling Eye Patches
Sleep-deprived, hungover, or just generally exhausted during the holidays? These patches are a wake-up call for your eyes.. Cooling, de-puffing, and packed with energizing caffeine and soothing seawater. Paraben-free & 100% vegan.
Victora Beckham x Dr. Augustinus Bader Cell Rejuvenating Power Serum
Results? Other than an aesthetically pleasing beauty cabinet and a very content mother, this serum hydrates skin and protects from pollution and blue light.
Rouge Atelier Nailpolish
Estelle & Thild Ultra Rich Dry Cream
Whether your mother prefers a coat of glitter or vampy red, keep her nail game on point with the gift of an Atelier Rouge polish. The formula is 100% chic and vegan.
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If glowing, hydrated skin is on your mothers holiday wish list, this Ultra Rich Cream will do just that. Organic, Vegan & Cruelty-Free.
Does your mother already have 2938 lipsticks? Why not contribute to her collection with a clean beauty lipstick that has lasting coverage in one swipe.
*abbreviation: significant other.
Does your SO need your help incorporating a more serious skincare routine into their everyday? This Summer Fridays kit is formulated with clean, good-for-you ingredients that will give an upgraded complexion.
And, you can easily sneak a little bit of this gift here and there, they’ll never have to know.
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Gisou Hair Oil
Hate it when your SO fake tan transfers onto white sheets… put an end to it this Christmas by gifting Tan-Luxe transparent, vitamin-infused tanning water. Say goodbye to streaks, fake tan smells, and relationship drama with this non-toxic, cruelty-free tanning formula.
Sweet as honey, this gift is so good you don’t need to keep the receipt.
Le Labo Perfume
Working from home? Then do each other a favour and help sweeten up the home office workspace with a new scent.
Le Labo produces vegan perfumes and the chic packaging is made from recycled or recyclable materials. On top of that, when you purchase in-store you can personalize a message on the bottle –
*I feel like this might be the perfect gift.* You can thank me later.
We all know, good things come in small packages. So get to it and click home these A+ non-toxic, and sustainable gifts for every beauty lover in your life.
Victora Beckham x Dr. Augustinus Bader
Estelle & Thild
Hobnob contributor, Caroline Ekberg, was previous Style Editor for Harper’s BAZAAR. She preaches marrying polka dot with plaid and florals with leopard and if you take a peak inside her closet you’ll realize she stores more feather embellished garments than any peacock can carry.
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