Can you believe it's already 2022?! Neither can we! If you're still on the lookout for special gifts to give out to your friends who might benefit from a "fresh start," here's a list of suggestions that they'll surely love. You'll even be supporting local communities with this curated gift guide!


Skincare is life.

From its labels down to the packaging, everything about Looca Skincare is locally made! It has a wide range of products made from gentle, alcohol-free, and paraben-free ingredients, perfect for those with sensitive skin.

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Looca Skincare

Looca Skincare Looca Glow Gang Skincare Set, P480

Beach, please.

Love the ocean, and want to make sure it stays as pristine as possible? Magwai advocates for marine life conservation through responsible production and consumption of their products. Take your pick from a selection of reef-safe sunblocks, plastic-less solid shampoo bars, and upcycled towels!

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Magwai Reef-Safe Sunscreen (100mL), P599

Sanitation is key.

If you love the smell of cinnamon, then take note: Plantsville Health is a social enterprise that advocates for cinnamon farmers in Negros Occidental. They sell products such as cinnamon bark chips, cinnamon coco sugar, cinnamon, and even lemongrass essential oils!

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Plantsville Health

Plantsville Health Natural Care Moisturizing Sanitizer Philippine Cinnamon & Lemongrass (100mL), P130

Sustainability starts small.

Planning on making your lifestyle more sustainable? Start small and invest in changing up your personal care items. Reef Picks is an eco-friendly enterprise that empowers fisherfolk and local artisans by selling eco-friendly soap, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion bars!

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Reef Picks

Reef Picks Shea Olive Conditioner Bar Cherry Blossom (50g), P154

Time to read.

Is your loved one a bookworm searching for their newest read? Treat them to a copy of In My Heart by Isis Clariz Huang! The paperback version goes for P500, but if you're a fan of e-readers, then grab a digital copy for P350.

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Spark Books

In My Heart by Isis Clariz Huang

Visit the Globe Business Gift Local Page at to check out these products, and other items from their respective local brands!

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