11 Nov Gifts for Gran
Grandmas are pretty easy to please – generally, if it comes from the heart, she’ll love it. Spoil her this year with something a little extravagant that she wouldn’t normally buy for herself – it doesn’t have to be expensive, but it should be thoughtful. Here are a few gift ideas that are sure to show her how much you care.
1. Mango & Vanilla Body Butter, R139
This rich body butter from Victorian Garden is an excellent choice to nourish and nurture dry skin. Shea Butter is blended with active botanical extracts of Wheatgerm, Jojoba and Geranium, while the exquisite scent of Madagascan vanilla makes it an indulgent treat.
2. ‘Love’ Fortune Goody, R41
This little glass vial from Victorian Garden contains carefully selected, beautifully scented essential oils that enhance feelings of love and comfort. They can be used on the pulse points, or add a few drops to the bath or a shower sponge when in need of a little extra comfort.
3. Oh Lief Lip Balm, R45
This lip balm from Oh-Lief is made with organic Roman Chamomile oil and natural beeswax, both known for their healing properties. Proudly South Africam this lip balm blend is the perfect moisturiser to keep lips soft, smooth and healthy.
4. Hemp Cotton Tea Towel, R149
Patterned with an elegant wading bird design, this stylish Veldt tea towel makes a lovely addition to any seaside kitchen or guest house. They’re made from an earth-friendly blend of hemp and natural cotton, and silkscreen printed by hand using water-based inks, in designs inspired by our indigenous natural surroundings
5. Slab of Seed – Red Cherry Tomato, R64
Grow your own crop of cheery little cherry tomatoes to pop into your family’s favourite meals – these innovative soil slabs from SOW Delicious have been embedded with heirloom tomato seeds, which will flourish into a beautiful tomato crop with just a little TLC.
6. Kuhestan Elderflower Persian Cordial, R100
Create tasty and healthy refreshments with this natural elderflower cordial, bottled at picturesque Kuhestan Organic Farm. Elderflower cordial has a distinctive sweet and summery flavour that makes it a favourite in homemade lemonades, cool drinks and cocktails.
7. Moko Heart Candle Holder, R102
Spread some love and light with this heart-shaped, handcrafted candle holder. Made by Moko with solid recycled wood, it’s 100% sustainable and eco-friendly; the solid heart shape and natural wood-grain texture make it as beautiful as it is useful.
8. Jane’s Delicious Urban Gardening, R295
If you live in the city but long for all things green, this book is for you. From growing your own organic veggies, to keeping urban bees and hens, to turning your pool into a wetland, you’ll soon be surrounded by a sustainable eco wonderland.
9. Sweet Orange & Lemongrass Hand Wash, R55
One can never have enough beautifully scented hand wash! This uplifting and cheerful hand wash from Natural’s Beauty is made with only pure, natural ingredients, so it’s gentle on the hands, and has a sweet orange and lemongrass scent.
10. Moisturising Baobab Oil, R110
Baobab oil is a very effective moisturiser and is made from the seeds of the baobab tree. The seeds are cold pressed and filtered. Cold pressing ensures that the valuable properties in the oil are not destroyed as could happen in a heated press.
11. Soylites Aromatherapy Candle, R185
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Soy Lites are a locally manufactured candle made with entirely natural and sustainable ingredients. The soya bean oil is scented with 100% natural essential oils and has a long lasting burn time of 50 hours.
12. Beauty Sleep Indulgence For Her, R159
This special set contains Lavender & Orange Mini Fizz Balls, a Beauty Sleep Pulse Point Roller of essential oils to enhance sleep, and a little bottle of Rosehip Healing Night Serum that repairs and hydrates skin.