Allergic Living’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide
Gifts for The Woman on Your List
Holly Yashi Jewelry combines a hint of romance with nature-inspired designs for a sophisticated spin on bohemian chic. Each piece in the diverse line is handcrafted from hypoallergenic nickel-free silver and niobium, or gold.
US: $42-$225 at www.hollyyashi.com.
Canada: same price; see website to purchase and for retailers.
Woven entirely from the highest-grade alpaca fiber, the stylish sweaters from Peruvian Connection give cozy new meaning. Unlike sheep’s wool, alpaca is allergy-friendly and lanolin-free, and so soft to the touch.
US: $99-$269 at www.peruvianconnection.com.
Canada: same price; additional shipping charge may apply.
The Swarovski-embellished case contains five elegant mineral eye shadow hues (Peach Sherbet, Pink Glaze, Red Carpet, Pink Cloud, and Dusk) that are free of talc, fragrances, preservatives and petroleum-based dyes.
Allergy-Friendly Gifts for Guys
Treat your man to a luxurious experience with the TwinLuxe Essentials Gift Set. The award-winning booster serum, face balm (contains wheat) and shave cream are made with calming Asian botanicals and hypoallergenic ingredients for gentle grooming.
US: $174 at www.twinluxe.com
Canada: same price.
The new compact Garmin VIRB HD 1080p Camera is rugged, waterproof and built with novel tracking capabilities to safely encourage outdoor pursuits. Special sensors even monitor how hard your heart pounds when life gets extreme.
US: $299.99 at www.garmin.com.
Canada: same price; see site for retailers.
Surprise “your Santa” with one of the freshest gluten-free beers to hit the market, New Planet Brown Ale. The first nationally available, gluten-free dark ale in the U.S., it comforts with coffee and chocolate flavors and a subtly hoppy, cinnamon and vanilla finish.
Canadians, meantime, can choose among four styles of Quebec’s La Messagère beer, including recent additions “aux Fruits” Berry and “La Rousse” Red ales.
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