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5 beaut brands offering purpose-driven presents this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. And yes, your usual go-to flowers are great, but if you’re looking to really mix things up this Mother’s Day with a truly thoughtful gift, why not make it a purpose-driven present that gives back to people and the planet, too.

We’ve rounded up our top picks of for-purpose presents to help you give a gift that gives back this year.

1. Scented Soy Candles by The Karma Collective


Winter is almost here, so help Mum elevate her cosy evenings with a divine scented soy candle from The Karma Collective. They also offer other eco gifts, packs and sets as well as gift cards, for a super special Mother’s Day gift. What’s more, 50% of profits go straight to animal charity organisations in Australia and overseas.

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2. Bamboo Toothbrush Subscriptions by The Toothbrush Project


Looking for a gift that’s thoughtful and practical? Why not treat Mum to a year’s subscription of cute bamboo toothbrushes? Pro tip: once Mum’s finished using her toothbrush, she can repurpose it to become a garden marker for plants or veggies by turning it upside down and labelling the bamboo handle. The gift that keeps on giving! Plus, 100% of profits go directly towards the dental care of those in need.

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3. Beach Cocoons by Happily Made 


Whether she’s laying on a sun-drenched beach, or curled up on the couch with a cuppa, Mum will be thanking you for this beautiful beach cocoon by Happily Made. This stunning brand also offers handwoven blankets in a range of styles and colours. Happily Made creates jobs for marginalised women in Cambodia by providing meaningful employment. These talented women create the products and receive the profits! 

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4. The Peace Dress by The Possibility Project 


Ok now this is slow fashion at its finest! Inspired by the brand’s appreciation of a carefree feminine spirit, The Possibility Project has created The Peace Dress. Made to be worn picnicing in your garden or dancing in the moonlight, this upcycled sari dress is delightfully airy and holds an effortless silhouette reminiscent of the 70’s. The Possibility Project offers a range of beautiful dresses, jackets, accessories and more. The Possibility Project works with entrepreneurial slum communities in producing their beautiful slow clothing label slumwear108, using the profits to promote restorative justice. 

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5. Super fun socks by UPmovement 



Help Mum to keep her toes toasty warm this winter with these cute and comfy socks by UPMovement. They come in a range of super fun prints across a number of styles. The real kicker? UPmovement donates 100% of profits to help build prosthetic limbs in low-income and war-torn countries, giving the gift of freedom of mobility!

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