Allergic Living’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide
Gifts for The Woman on Your List
The innovative Expand a Pack from Beyond A Bag morphs from shoulder purse to a full-sized duffle bag with the slide of a zipper. Terrific for women who carry their own safe foods and medications, and available in appealing shades and patterns.
US: $38. For store locator, see www.beyondabag.com.
Canada: $42. For store locator, see www.beyondabag.com.
For business travel, look to the Overnighter with six detachable compartments, two big exterior pockets and a shoulder strap. It can also fold down to an attactive tote.
US: $62. For store locator, visit www.beyondabag.com.
Canada: $68. For store locator, see www.beyondabag.com.
An e-reader spells gift success. With this compact and budget-friendly gadget, she can take novels and her favorite allergy-friendly cookbooks wherever she goes. Complete with a built-in light, long battery life, and the ability to store 1,000 books.
US: Kindle Paperwhite – $159 at www.amazon.com.
Canada: Kobo Glo – $129 at www.chapters.indigo.ca.
The luxurious Bamboo Chic bathrobe by Barefoot Dreams will have her feeling like she’s at the spa in her own home. Made of poly microfiber and bamboo rayon, it’s perfect for sensitive skin. With Oprah singing this robe’s praises, you know she will be, too. In eight colors.
US: $126 plus shipping at www.barefootdreams.com.
Canada: $165 plus tax, shipping at www.cloudninepajamas.com.
A VMV Hypoallergenics cosmetics gift will bring raves. The Mistle Glow Kit features Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara, which is allergy-friendly and doesn’t clump, along with Glitz Lipstick, in a rich pink shade called Drama Queen.
US: $35 plus tax, shipping at www.vmvhypoallergenics.com.
Canada: $35 plus shipping at www.vmvhypoallergenics.com.
The Yule Love the Bubbles set features three luxurious bath essentials: Essence Hair & Body “Big Softie” Shampoo (fragrance-free and free of allergenic surfactants, parabens and phthalates), Essence Skin-Saving Conditioner and Clear + Clean Body Soap.
US: $15 plus tax, shipping at www.vmvhypoallergenics.com.
Canada: $15 plus shipping at www.vmvhypoallergenics.com.
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