Five Do-Gooder Holiday Gifts

For the philanthropically-inclined in your family.


Starting on December 1st, the online home décor website One Kings Lane will give away an item away using its advent calendar. Ranging in price from $100 to $6,000, the items will be gifted to the follower who leaves the best comment (and tags a friend) on the brand’s Instagram page using the hashtag #withlovefromOKL. Start preparing your favorite chair compliments now.


For the seventh year in a row, Kiehl’s has teamed up with the Brooklyn-based fashion duo Costello Tagliapietra to create a limited-edition Crème de Corps Holiday collection. All of the net profits will help provide meals during the holidays to needy families through the organization Feeding America.


Honest Beauty is donating 100% of the proceeds of its Everything Makeup Palette ($35) to Girls Who Code, the non-profit dedicated to getting more young women involved in technology careers.


The Brooklyn perfume house DS & Durga is giving a portion of the proceeds of their divine Burning Bazaar candle to Unicef toward relief efforts in Syria. The candles are sold at Barneys, and the brand’s own site.


The Body Shop partnered with the international water charity Water Aid to provide a family in Ethiopia with one day of safe water every time one of its “Feel so Good” gifts is purchased.