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Eco-friendly gifts for this year’s Valentine’s day

Gift her green on this Valentine's day

Going green is the new à la mode. People who are concerned about the environment are moving towards eco-friendly products. Fashion industry is the latest buzz to go green. Both designers and shoppers have made huge efforts to make environment friendliness the new fashion statement. They have become more eco conscious than ever and have been swept away by the concept of going green. Going green is more than just a trend. It is a force that is making people concerned about environment and its impact on the world can be judged by the consumption of more and more eco friendly products. The motto is to celebrate fashion without harming environment. People have started using eco friendly bags, accessories, clothes and make up. The concept has gone beyond fashion industry. People now prefer to look good by doing environment friendly deeds.

It is the thought and feeling behind any gift that counts, so forget about the typical red color or its cost, and start thinking in an eco friendly manner. Associate it with the freshness of breeze that comes with the first ray of sunrise. And if you are thinking of going green this valentine, here are some ideas.

Start the day with giving a gift which is lighter on the environment. You have a variety of things to choose from, starting with a jewelry box, a unique Valentine’s Day card, lipstick, chocolate wine pairing kit, earrings and necklace set, handmade soap, scarf, lotion, lip balm and oil and many more to make her happy.

1. Gift a tree: A tree planted in the name of your loved one is a beautiful gift. An order can be made to plant a special tree for your valentine. It is a great and thoughtful gift, both for your loved one and for nature, and will surely be much appreciated. It will stay for a life time and will be a part of many beautiful moments to come.

2. Organic chocolates: Chocolates are a gift meant for every occasion and every celebration. Go green with fair trade and organic chocolates. And why feel guilty when you can actually enjoy every bit of delicious chocolate treat. Going green with chocolates might seem a small step towards saving the environment but the impact is huge. Some of the wide variety of such chocolates are BIJA Omega truffles, Chocolove chocolate bars, Green & Black’s organic chocolate, Dagoba organic chocolate, Ithaca Fine Chocolates, Devries Chocolate, Intemperantia organic and vegan chocolate.

Organic chocolate

3. Organic flowers, wine and candles: Flowers symbolize love and they stay fresh for days. A perfect day such as Valentine’s day calls for the best organic red wine, flowers and candles to set the mood. Handmade candles are a delight to gift and are best in setting up a relaxing, romantic mood and the scent just adds to the aura. There are a wide range of candles available in the market made from different organic materials which helps you stick to the motto of going green.

4. Lingerie: Green is sexy and is the new fashion statement. These new intimate presents are made from organic cotton, recycled fiber, hemp, bamboo and other sustainable materials and to top this, they are soft, silky, sexy and gorgeous. Lingerie is the closest thing to a woman’s body and therefore, it makes a perfect gift on Valentine’s Day. Moreover, choosing fabrics which have minimal harm during their production is in itself a way of doing good by wearing good.

There is a whole new industry spurring, which is the organic industry. People have become aware of the harm caused in the past and are trying their best to use products that are eco friendly and can be recycled. The range includes almost everything that can make the woman of your dreams happy. There is a whole world to explore when it comes to going green, and trust me you will love every bit of it.

Time now calls for a change from a traditional red Valentine’s celebrations to the latest green trend. It is a fresh concept to celebrate love and the idea is to surprise with gifts while protecting the environment. Show your loved one how much you care by promising a sustainable green Valentine’s Day.

Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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