By Gita Hari.
Always wanted to see that excitement in your sister’s eyes but did not know what to gift? Raksha Bandhan heralds the festive season in India and the best way to make your siblings glow with happiness is by gifting them goodies to indulge the sweet tooth and organic, sustainable, eco-friendly, attractive, and responsibly formulated products to go with it. Make this Rakhi memorable and take your pick from the various gift options we have curated for you!
Kiro Beauty: Go ahead and pamper your sister with Kiro, India’s premier toxin-free, vegan make up brand’s Super Butter Lip Lacquers provide nourishment and gentle effect of a lip balm. They come in 5 refined butter blends: Murumuru Butter, Healing Mango Butter, Hydrating Cupuacu Butter, Restorative Cocoa Butter and Softening Shea Butter. These super pigmented, easy to glide lacquers with moisturizing agent add body and shine to lips. Buy 2 products and get 1 product + canvas pouch free. The offer is valid on purchases made between 16th August- 22nd August, 2021.
Love Organically: Every girl likes cosmetics. Just to give that extra special feel to your siblings, the ideal skincare products made by this environment-conscious and mindful brand are Kumkumadi thailam, Glow mist, Glow facepack, Ubtan gulab face wash and more. Be assured of quality and genuine organic skincare products.
Haldiram’s introduces Misree: One of the best mithai brands that wishes to raise the bar of Indian mithai in the gourmet genre. Savour sweet beginnings with #EkMeethiShuruaat curated fondly by Misree, which promises to pep up and create nostalgic moments with loved ones via their sugary treats. Umesh Agarwal, Managing Director, Misree, said, “Every beautiful moment in our lives is celebrated with mithai. We never congratulate someone or mark a new beginning without the quintessential box of sweets. It is time to give this mithai a festive makeover with Misree!”
Living Food Co.: Indulge the foodie in your sibling with the specially curated Raksha Bandhan Celebration Box from Living Food Co. which encases a striking array of scrumptious sweets and savouries from across the country. The handcrafted box accompanied with a rakhi has sugar-free options too. The box promises to tempt you with peanut chikki, namak para, multi-hued vegan mysorepak, thandai paste, chocolate brownie cookies and special poha mixture.
House of Hiral: A gift hamper from House of Hiral is sure to impress your houseproud sister. Hiral Mehta, with an innovative and artistic edge, has a variety of lifestyle products like table runners, cushion covers and pouches with quirky designs along with attractive paintings and wall art. She engages exciting colours with emphasis on animals and nature that are first sketched and painted by her to finally be digitally printed and placed onto the product. You can look out for yoga mats, laptop and iPad cases too.
Jhama Sweets: The iconic Jhama Sweets in Chembur, famous for gulab jamuns, has expanded their services to 9 distinct locations. Their motto of ‘never ending sweetness’ has put forth a fantastic spread of dry fruits, milk-based and other drool-worthy sweets like kaju/anjeer/kesar katlis, dooodh paks, barfis to Bengali sweets and savouries from their mithai stable. Prepared with premium ingredients and in eyeball grabbing designs, Jhama sweets are a visual and tasteful treat indeed!
Octavius Gourmet Tea Collection: Remember those familial bonding over tea times. A gift hamper of tea goes a long way to celebrate the unconditional love between siblings. Flavourful blends overtake basic chai and Octavius offers special blends such as Ginger Tulsi, Jasmine Green Tea, Moringa Tulsi Mint, Hibiscus Clove Lemongrass and various other wellness tea treats. From luxurious whole leaf tea to healthy herbal teas, we have it all, says Ekta Jain, CMO of the brand. Along with the gifting collection, one can also add a plantable Rakhi. The Rakhi is eco-friendly made with seed paper containing tulsi seeds. It can be planted after the festival.
Pisco: Considering the trying times we have been through, shouldn’t brothers also receive gifts this season. Gift a hamper of classy assorted Pisco, a colourless grape brandy. Native to the western coast of South America, the hamper includes La Botija Quebranta – an elegant spirit with delicate flavour notes; Tabernero Mosto Verde Torentol Coleccion Privada, a luxury sipping Spirit, it presents a smooth, unique and flavour intensive sweeter palate and La Botija Acholado – a unique combo of two grape varietals.
Azafran Organics: Your sister is sure to fall in love with these eco-friendly, toxin-free, hamper of Clear Skin Facewash, Daily 3-in-1 Moisturiser, Organic Lavender Floral Water, Nutri Active Advanced Skin Firming Cream and Deep Pore Cleansing Clay Masque for radiant and safest skin care regimen. Feel the goodness of responsibly formulated products.