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If you're alive and living in California, you probably have at least one bonafide mystic hippie in your squad. For those of us who haven't pledged allegiance to this lifestyle, it can be a daunting task to find the perfect gift for the kind of gal who sleeps with crystals under her pillow and burns smudge sticks as part of her normal tidying routine. Fret not, because we ventured to nouveau hippie haven Otherwild to find you a few pressies guaranteed to get your giftee feeling goddess vibes.
Technicolor Magic in a Jar
Shabd "Magic Jar Dye Kit," $75
This jar actually offers its recipient two gifts: the fun, DIY experience of utilizing the non-toxic, proprietary blend of dyes and the magical silk scarf they get to wear when they're done. Plus the just-add-water formula is practically idiot-proof.
A Powerful Potion
Dori Midnight "Between the Worlds" gender magic elixir, $20
With an ingredient list that includes "Northern Lights" and "nighthawks at dusk in spring water," this elixir—which we were informed was made by a healing witch, likely under a full moon—is powerfully effective for transcendence and transformation. And what mystic hippie isn't looking for that?
Bad Vibe Killing Glow Sticks
The Lower Lodge "Hand-Dipped Solar Sticks," $18
These carefully handcrafted beeswax candles are said to produce air-purifying negative ions when burned, which means your giftee will reap health and wellness benefits. Additionally, the locally-sourced wax is slow-burning and has a naturally occurring honey scent for added ambiance.
A Chillaxing Kit
Incausa "Bath and Meditate" offering bundle, $36
Because getting turnt down is essential to any mystic hippie, this sweet little bundle that includes small-batch vegan soap (with coconut, almond, olive, neem, hemp, and palm oils plus essences of lavender, coriander, and vetiver among others) and an assortment of incenses like palo santo and sage is sure to get your giftee feeling calm and cleansed.
Holiday glitter mani courtesy of Kure Spa.