Christmas is on its way! Are you excited to start your Christmas shopping? Or are you the type who dislikes the traffic and hassle of the Christmas rush? If you are both, then we have a rundown that you would definitely love to read bonus is that you get to a buy a local pinoy gift!
How awesome is that?!
Here is a shopinas quick list of local pinoy brands, you can check out for all your tropa, barkada, Ate, Kuya, Tatay, Inay, Bunso and Anak. Be sure to put local on top of your Christmas shopping list. Spread local loving mindset and share local pinoy gifts to everyone.
1. For your skincare fanatic besties
Gandang Pinay deserves the extensive attention and care. Make sure your girl friend gets the beauty regimen she deserves. Get her a nice salt or coffee scrub that will remove all dirt after a hard day’s work.
Jarful of Goodness
2. For your makatang barkada
Para sa kaibigan mo na lubos mong tinitingala sa kanyang pagiging matatas sa wikang Filipino, ito ay sigurado niyang magugustuhan. Pag-alabin mo ang kanyang pag-ibig sa wikang Filipino.
The 175 Apparel
3. For the barkadang mahilig mag-share ng food sa tropa
We always have that friend who buys truckload of food because they know that they have to share it with the rest. This Christmas, it is your time to give back to this awesome person that fed you all year-long. Make sure they get to enjoy this alone and that they can chow on this by themselves on a safe place so that they can savor it with every bite.
Chili Chili Bang Bang
Lick the Spoon
4. For the make-up addict sister who would pass as a beauty vlogger
Lucky for you if you have a sister who can do make-up, you have an in-house expert should the time comes that you need a makeover session. This Christmas, make sure that you show your support and appreciation on their skill and talent and equip them with the right set of cosmetics.
5. For bunso who loves to learn and play
They say here in the Philippines that Christmas is for kids. So best to make sure, that you are giving the finest gifts to these up and coming youth of the next generation. We have cute plushies of vegetables and monsters from a Gawad Kalinga social enterprise. There is also educational wooden toys from a Non-Government Organization (NGO) for Persons with Disability.
Plush and Play
Tahanang Walang Hagdanan
6. For the classy daddy
For the ever solid supportive Father, give him a Merry Christmas with a cool set of gadgets and new trinkets that he can accessorize with. You can explore our options ranging from bags made of leather from wheels to coffee from Sagada.
Figures of Beans
7. For the master chef Mom
Tip before you give this gift, make sure that you give her an advance gift of relaxation like a day in the spa or a salon makeover. Why? Because this gift will benefit you till supplies last! Giving your Mom the best set of seasoning, condiments, delectable gourmet tuyo, yummy peanut butter and dulce de leche spreads and artisanal bottled seafood.
All these items on your dining table everyday is absolutely mouth-watering. This makes us drool just thinking about it. Start checking them out and believe us you won’t be disappointed with these treats.
Sta. Barbara Gourmet
8. For the sosyal local loving tita
This Christmas, it’s sure to have family gathering and reunions everywhere. One you can’t forget and miss is that sosyal Tita who will always be there to ask things like “Oh Iho,may girlfriend ka na ba?” or “Kelan ka ba mag-asawa?”.
They will absolutely make you cringe at times but you have to admit how they make these reunions fun, funny and memorable. So be sure to keep them occupied with a nice gift so you can easily avoid their awkward questions.
Gifts and Graces
9. For the neat freak best friend
We have that friend who is obsessive compulsive with organization and cleanliness. Being a not-so neat freak, you appreciate this friend because they keep your mess in check. This Christmas, help them get their super clean hands safe cleaning materials that will keep him/her clean while staying safe.
10. For the cool kuya
With siblings, the eldest is the role model for all younger siblings to follow and learn from. It can be you admire them and end to be like them or learn from their mistakes and aspire to be better than them. Whether you like or hate them, they should still be cool in their own way. They can be the responsible clean cut goody two-shoes or that rough and tough guy, rebel with a cause.
Keep things chill with your eldest sibling and show him your appreciation of having him to protect you and as a partner in crime.
Steep Coffee Bags
BONUS: For the ultimate rival (Ang karibal mo sa buhay!)
He or She may not know it yet but you seriously hate this person. This person maybe your ex-bestfriend, your literal ex like ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, you could be frenemies or you just hate this person’s existence without any specific reason.
You now have a subtle way of telling them how much you despise them! Meet…
Traydor Hot Sauce
Let’s make gift giving an awesome treat for our local entrepreneur and producers. Be a loyal MakaBUYan this Christmas and help improve the local economy with these products.
Hope we made gift-giving fun and easy for you this Christmas! Be sure to follow shopinas and discover new local brands every day!