It might feel a little early to start holiday shopping, but this year more than ever, our friends at FedEx, UPS and USPS are going to be overwhelmed with orders. We want to support them and you by encouraging you to get in the spirit and get your shopping completed and shipped early.
Here's some gift-giving inspiration from eight of our favorite like-minded, women-owned brands making waves in the breast cancer and femme wellness world.
Make someone extra happy this holiday season in Everviolet's Calla Kimono Robe with Lace (available in black and white). This robe is the perfect combination of luxury and coziness for everyday lounging or wearing at the hospital after surgery. Its wide kimono sleeves accommodate IVs, plus it has pockets and a sewn-in waistband, so you won't ever misplace the tie.
Created by a breast cancer thriver, Paris Laundry's The Everywhere Oil is beloved for its non-greasy texture, fast-absorbing formula, addictive scent and all the skin-nourishing benefits from high-quality ingredients. It's great for those with sensitive skin. Plus, it minimizes fine lines, hydrates and makes you glow with all organic oils like sesame, jojoba oil and moringa.
Wrap up something a little feminine this year and make her feel sexy in Everviolet's Vela Lace Bra and matching Brazilian Panty. Combining comfort and wireless support, the Vela Bra fits beautifully on all body types and comes with internal pockets for those who may wear pads or prosthetics. The Vela Brazilian panty is insanely flattering and provides full coverage with just a peek of cheek.
Gift the moving and inspiring book of poems by breast cancer survivor, Tina Conrad, "From C to C." This pictorial is told from her point of view and shares experiences, as well as advice, from her cancer journey to living through covid. Tina's words are a reflection of slowing down, finding beauty in the simplicity and celebrating each and every day.
For someone intimate in your life who's always cold due to breast reconstruction or other reasons, this is the gift for you! Brilliantly Warm, created by Kristen Carbone of Brilliantly) has created an app-controlled warming wearable that fits into any bra, so you can adjust the temperature whenever you feel the need. It's comfortable, keeps you feeling cozy for hours, but you won't get sweaty. What an invention!
Modicum’s Essential Recovery: Breast Balm just launched and it offers post-operative wound healing and helps calm inflammation, promotes new tissue growth and minimizes the formation of scars (great to wear after surgery once the wound has started to heal). These all organic, plant-based products are devoted to those affected by cancer, in treatment and recovery. Compassion is at the heart of this line, a mission we can get behind!
Style Esteem's Knit Turban is perfect to wear into the cooler months. Whether you're buying a present for a bald beauty, post-chemo-curls or simply a turbanista, this piece can be a winter staple in anybody's wardrobe. The founder started making turbans when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and enjoys bringing back elegance, confidence and dignity, one chic turban at a time.
For lady friends or lovers, say no to intimate skin struggles with Lady Suite's best-selling duo, Lady Garden Love. This set comes with a probiotic cleanser and a hydrating oil to use down there. All ingredients are dermatologist approved and plant-based. For a limited time, it's on sale for $50, so don't miss out!