By: Guest Writer, Elaine Raffel
One might say great gifts are just like redheads: unique, captivating and, above all, destined to be remembered. Here is a round-up of innovative ideas guaranteed to surprise and delight redheads this holiday season.
A beauty subscription box for redheads! What could be better than redhead-friendly approved beauty boxes delivered to your doorstep? How to be a Redhead offers a monthly and quarterly box, so the gift options are endless. $21.98 – $260
2. Seeing Red
Inspired by the internet-fueled notion that “gingers” were becoming extinct, director/photographer Stewart Cohen created the ultimate tribute to redheads, styled in the way he envisioned an endangered species should be displayed for posterity. A great coffee table book! $40
These retro-inspired, cat-eye sunnies come in the chicest shade of teal ––– a versatile ‘redhead friendly’ color. $295
Show your redhead pride this holiday by rockin’ a Ginger Goddess Sweatshirt!
Ginger root oil is just one of the magical ingredients in this invigorating, botanical blend designed to enliven the spirit and stimulate the senses. $41
Like the white truffle oil it’s infused with, this rare (like redheads!) sauce is meticulously crafted with ripe red chili peppers and organic agave nectar, then tied together with a hint of coriander. $35
Sun protection with style: this long-sleeve rash guard shirt is perfect for the pool, outdoor sports or everyday errands. UPF 50+ protection blocks 98% of UVA and UVB rays. Also available in children’s sizes. $30
A handmade spicy cider scented candle is a must-have addition to your redhead life. And, of course, we have a soul. $27
A totally on-trend way to protect sensitive eyes from the sun. Fashion meet function with this woven, crushable, packable visor. $16
This makeup bag says it all! Your new favorite everyday ‘redhead friendly’ makeup bag. $10
Dispelling yet another extinction myth, the polaroid camera is back— and better than ever. The set includes instant film, a camera case with an adjustable strap, lens, color filters and a cleaning cloth to capture every moment of the season in sharp, vivid color. $99
12. Redhead Mug
Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or a beverage of your choice in this 11 oz. Ginger Goddess ceramic mug. Made with high quality and with excellent durability. Smooth molded with ceramic composite and a c-curved handle for an easy comfort grip. $14
Deep stone fruits, traces of burnt spices and dark woods give this luxe and exotic (sound familiar?) candle its sensual, moody scent. Hand-poured in a glossy burgundy-red tumbler. $34
A favorite since the 1930s, these cinnamon spice candies are—and always will be—an original. A superlative stocking stuffer for any ginger. Pack of 6, $16
A sparkle of red too pretty to hide. These calf-high socks are a lightweight wool-blend flecked with shimmering metallic threads. $7
Growing up ginger definitely makes a girl tougher—all the more reason to make boxing a sport-of-choice. These uber-cool faux leather gloves are printed with black and lavender tiger stripes. $77
An always-in-fashion leopard print makes these third-generation Happy Plugs the ultimate mix of superior sound and unsurpassed style. Includes a matching case. $99
Topped with rich cream cheese frosting, these yummy cupcakes are a special holiday treat for any redhead. $10 for 24
Happy holidays & Rock it like a Redhead!
About the Guest Author: Having left the corporate world in 2018 to launch her own full-service freelance creative business, Elaine Raffel considers herself fortunate to be able to work on an extensive array of intriguing projects—including collaborating with the How to be Redhead team on compiling a holiday gift list specifically geared for gingers. She currently writes and produces features for a growing list of lifestyle, city, arts, and interior design publications including D Magazine, Modern Luxury Dallas, Modern Luxury Interiors, and Patron.