Desi-Owned Christmas Gift Guide: Beauty

The British Bindi team has handpicked inspiring desi-owned brands to help support shopping local this Christmas 🎄 whilst highlighting creative entrepreneurs in our community.

Perfect beauty gifts for people who love a bit of self care and glam!

Organic hair oils by Hema

Shop our luxurious range of hair, body & home products made with the finest organic oils. As seen in @tatlermagazine @vanityfair


Organic Oils by Hema is a UK business specialising in hair, body and home products made with the finest organic ingredients. The best selling hair oils aim to obtain optimal hair health.

The Wild Lemon hair growth oil helps to cleanse, condition and stimulate the scalp to encourage growth and the Orange Passion nourishing hair oil is designed to boost shine and treats dry ends.

Simply Malikah

Simply Beauty, Simply Malikah. {Ma’li’kah} Queen. Beauty Products For Queens

Instagram @simplemalikah

Rose Quartz Ridged Facial Roller and Gua Sha

100% natural and premium gemstones from Brazil! Stimulating the lymphatic system, the Ridged Facial Roller is designed to help with removing toxins and easing muscle tension by pushing gently into the skin for a gentle but firm massaging of the face.

Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

Designed to transition you away from harsh chemicals and excess spending on harmful makeup wipes! Simply Malikah Pads can be washed up to 200 times and will replace up to 600 makeup wipes! Using just water, get a deeper clean while gently exfoliating and clearing your clogged pores. Say no to artificial and harmful chemical wipes!

FREE laundry bags available to wash your makeup remover pads!


LASHNI is a lash brand providing high quality, affordable & 100% cruelty free luxe mink lashes!

Instagram: @shop.lashni

With 10 different styles varying from natural to volume, your’e surely to find the perfect lashes for yourself! As a small business, Lashni is here to help you find a style that will suit you best. Send @shop.lashni a DM on Instagram or chat to them on their website for any help.

They’re the perfect size for stocking fillers or Secret Santa gifts that will not disappoint!

By Erim

Luxury Hair & Beard Oil by @Erim. 100% Natural. Helping You Reach Optimal Hair Health & Beauty. Your hair journey begins here 

Instagram @Byerim

An all-natural, unisex, vegan-friendly, and cruelty-free luxury hair oil designed to help you reach optimal hair health and beauty.

Washes out in one rinse, non-sticky, smells beautiful-  the perfect balance of oils for all hair types and includes exclusively the following 8 pure oils; Amla oil, Argan oil, Castor oil, Coconut oil, Sweet almond oil and other essential oils.

Make up by Deesha

MUA & Beauty Influencer. Certified by; @MAKEUPBYMARIO @MAKEUPBYARIEL. Jeffree Star Approved

Instagram: @makeupbydeesha

Makeup by Deesha is known for her soft glam looks and her brand of homemade beauty bits!

Deesha has been a MUA for over 5 years and has developed products for makeup lovers and makeup artists to enjoy such as her tasty Sugar Lip Scrubs, Bounce Back Blenders, Gloss Boss & Boss Balm!

REIKA Botanics 

Modern Ayurvedic inspired Haircare, Self love, care & development

Instagram: @reikabotanics

Organic, plant based and most importantly gentle for your hair and scalp. Give the gift of healthy hair either for yourself or a loved one.

The Neem Wood Comb is great for your hair and scalp, simple to incorporate into your daily routine and it’s environmentally friendly too! According to Ayurveda, the Neem plant is known for its medicinal properties, especially in haircare. It is known to help with:

  • Nourishing the scalp and hair
  • Encouraging hair growth 
  • Preventing hair from getting static and frizzy
  • Dandruff
  • Giving your hair a healthy shine

Priced at £9.50 per comb with free postage to the UK.  
To purchase, please send @reikabotanics a message on Instagram or Facebook.

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