2022 Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

The trees are up, cocoa is on the stove, and of course, there’s mistletoe to help shower some extra holiday season love! And you know what would pair so well with these holiday staples? The perfect holiday gift! We know that you may have a long list of loved ones for gifting — from parents to grandparents and all the way to your mom’s cousin’s masi, we’ve got you covered. From beauty buffs to the stay-at-home-and-have-fun types, the list below has holiday gift ideas for one and all — and, that too, from our favorite small businesses!

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Happy shopping!

Skincare Must-Gives

Tired of the classic lipsticks and eyeshadows as stocking stuffers? Give the gift of skincare, this holiday season, and watch your loved ones glow!

Love, Indus


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They call their products “potent potions” and for a reason, too! Made from “rare regional riches from India,” mixed with New York City’s “transformative tech,” Love, Indus goes the extra mile to provide luxury skincare with proven performance!

Buy your potent potions here.

Sahajan Skincare


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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bring a bit of Ayurveda into the life of your beauty buff. Sahajan Skincare offers performance skincare that stems from the ancient science of Ayurveda. They’re one-of-a-kind!

Shop the magic here.


Skincare starts from the scalp down and Wildpatch is covering all grounds! Know someone who loves a good champi (head massage) with a side of skin wellness? Then they’ll love Wildpatch and their body and hair melts.

Add to your bag here.

UMM Skincare

Contemporary meets the basics at UMM Skincare. Their products are Ayurveda-inspired and simplified to fit anyone’s modern-day lifestyle. Who wouldn’t mind a bit of UMM in their stockings this year?

Find what you’re looking for here.


Give your favorite beauty buff a gift that takes them back to their roots. Each ZAILA product is infused with Ayurvedic medicine, Indian adaptogens, and clinical actives.

Get the perfect gift here.

Raakas World


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Raakas defines beauty in two powerful words: vegan and multifunctional. Plus in their own words, their products are “safe for humans, animals, and the Earth.” What more can you ask for?

Shop their products here.



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The melanin mavens are bringing you products designed for the skin you’re in! Colored skin never looked so good!

Shop your gifts here.

taïla, ayurvedic skincare

Combine “plant-powered” with the “medicinal science of Ayurveda” and you have taïla, ayurvedic skincare. From face oils to masks and cleansers, there’s something in it for everyone.

To give the gift of taïla, start here.

A Gift of Apparel

Looking for holiday gift ideas that are tailored with love? How about something that will root your loved ones in tradition? There are so many clothing ideas to choose from…take your pick!




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Streetwear is cool and casual, and even better when it’s ethically and sustainably made. ASKARI gives you so many apparel options to choose from.

Shop the perfect look here.

Introspectively Styled

Self-pyar, intention, and inspiration are at the forefront of this brand. There’s something special here for that someone who lives by these words.

Add to bag here.


Give the gift of “slow and thoughtful” fashion with Transcend — sustainable fashion that’s artful and comfortable.

Check out their pieces here.

Noori the Label

Know someone who likes to take their fusion looks up a notch? Stop by Noori the Label and see how they’ll help elevate any Indo-fusion look to the next level.

See their products here.

Pardesi in Desi (Clothing)


Purchase your favorite look or simply rent it and give it back — the options are endless and you won’t even break the bank!

Fill your shopping cart here.



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Have a vibe in mind? VybeRent has you covered. Take your pick, rock the look, and give it right back.

Give the gift of VybeRent here.



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Have a saree-lover in your group? Trust us when we say they’ll love a little something from MeSareeKa this holiday season. The gift of an authentic South Indian saree is just a click away.

Start shopping here.

The Original One Minute Saree

Sarees don’t have to come with a hassle. The Original One Minute Saree gives endless saree options without you (or your loved ones) getting tangled in the 9 yards!

Gift one here.



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Make it desi, but with a thrift! You can now purchase second-hand, intricate designs, and be part of the slow and sustainable fashion movement.

Download their app, and start shopping here.

Panache by Sharmeen

Give a gift of panache and flair with a little something from Panache by Sharmeen — a unique South Asian bridal attire experience.

Check them out here.

Desi Delicacies

From chai to truffles, and everything in between, the foodie in your life will be in for a treat when you present them with something from this list below!

Elements Truffles


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Anyone for Ayurvade-inspired chocolates? Send a box of Elements Truffles to someone with a sweet tooth and let them know you’re thinking of them, this holiday season.

Select your sweetmeats here.

Madras Kaapi


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A cute little South Indian kaapi (aka coffee!) cafe nestled in the outskirts of Toronto, Canada, Madras Kaapi should be on your list of places to take your loved ones to for a holiday coffee date!

Your holiday kaapi is a click away here.

Moji Masala


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Make age-old recipes a part of your favorite foodie’s kitchen with masalas from Moji Masala.

Take your pick of masalas here.

Herbs and Kettles


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Everyone has a chai-lover in their circle of friends and family. Who’s yours? Gift them loose-leaf teas from Herbs and Kettles and watch them sip into paradise.

Select your blends here.



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Spicewell offers pantry essentials for you to get the party started! Give the gift of unique salts and peppers to a chef who likes to shake things up!

Take your pick of spices here.

Chaiwala USA


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A one-stop shop for all chai lovers is here! Chaiwala offers everything from decadent loose-leaf teas, for a cozy afternoon indoors, to a chai cart to elevate your next big event!

See more here.

Gems and Jewels 

Bring a twinkle to their eye with a bit of shimmer and sparkle — bejeweled pieces to make a statement this holiday season.

Funky Maharani


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Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry that captures the spirit of India in every design. You’ll want to give a Funky Maharani piece to that special someone.

Start shopping here.



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Elegance defines each piece at Tarinika, and it’s a timeless gift that will be remembered for years to come.

See their collection here.



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You can now shop for clothes and jewelry in one stop. PopBuyIndia has everything you need to give a gift to your favorite fashionista.

Add to cart here.

And don’t forget…

You can always give the gift of fun! Be it something artsy, a family entertainer or more, the choices are endless! Keep reading…

Curry Karma


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A full night of board games sounds like a merry way to celebrate the holidays — pick up Curry Karma for someone you know who loves to host!

Click to buy here.

Desi Paws

Of course, you can’t forget our furry family members! Whether you’re looking for a stocking stuffer for your own pup or something for friends, Desi Paws has got it all sorted.

To get their tails wagging, shop here!


Have a Bollywood fanatic on your hands? Give them the gift of Desifaction’s Bollywood Five Stars boardgame — an all-around entertainer for the family!

Start shopping here.

Dreamy Trips Bali

This one is for that someone special — a trip of a lifetime! Dreamy Trips Bali ensures your luxury vacation is unforgettable.

Explore their getaways here.

Kulture Khazana


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Learning opportunities are endless with Kulture Khazana and its culturally-rich material!

See what you can gift here.



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Now, this is a unique gift! A vegan probiotic mouthwash.

Check it out here!

Hindi by Reena


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Hindi by Reena gives you the choice of gifting Hindi-learning programs and material to kids; this present will make a life-long impact for sure.

Shop here.

Mubarak Cards


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You can never go wrong by giving the gift of greeting cards — South Asian-inspired, that is! Mubarak Cards adds a desi spin to your everyday cards making things a little bit more authentic.

Check them out here.

[Read Related: 12 Holiday Gifts for Self-Care, Health and Wellness]

And there you have it — a list of holiday gift ideas that you can’t go wrong with! There’s something on here for everyone. Happy Holidays!

By Sandeep Panesar

Sandeep Panesar is an editor, and freelance writer, based out of Toronto. She enjoys everything from the holiday season to … Read more ›