Celebrate The Amazing Women In Your Life on National Women's Day
Established in 1994, National Women’s Day is a South African holiday that recognizes the brave women that fought against apartheid in 1956, and it’s celebrated annually on 9 August.
This year, celebrate the holiday by recognizing the wonderful women in your life with a gift that shows how much you appreciate them. To help you get started, we’ve rounded up our favorite gifts that empower and pamper women, and they can all be shipped worldwide from US websites with MyUS.
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates $17
In the bestseller The Moment of Life, philanthropist, businesswoman, and global advocate Melinda Gates shares lessons she’s learned from the inspiring people she’s met during her work and travels. She also presents startling data on issues that need attention, including child marriage, lack of access to contraceptives, and gender inequity in the workplace, even touching on her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage with Bill Gates. A must-read for National Women's Day.
"Melinda uses a conversational and practical tone to discuss her experiences and perspective and is very relatable. She offers very specific ways to empower women and make a difference and illustrates stories from all over the world about the need and effects of intervening to help women rise up. " says ilovemydogs in their five star Amazon review.
She Believed She Could So She Did Bracelet $72+
Handmade of brass and silver, this inspirational bracelet will help her harness the power within. The slim silver bracelet has "she believed she could so she did" hand cast on the inside while the outside is left with clean lines and beautiful hammering and it's paired with a nu gold cuff so it can be worn with any of her jewelry and look fabulous.
"This was just a perfect college graduation gift. It's really nice quality and the vendor was awesome to work with," says Terrilynne in her glowing review.
Women's Empowering Affirmation Deck $20
Give the gift of positivity and self-love with the Women's Empowering Affirmation Deck by Lauren Tannehill. This 52 card deck of supportive and self-affirming statements and beautiful artwork can help reprogram self-destructive thoughts, remind her to forgive and be present in life, and can be a gentle way to heal and awaken her inner goddess.
"Exactly what I need to look at every day for encouragement. Each card is beautifully designed, and the cards affirm us, and easily puts the start of the day in perspective," says Helen Spear in her product review.
"I Am Enough" T-Shirt $13
@FindingPaola (founder of @Fanmdjanm, a company that creates headwraps and believes in self-love) partnered with Gap to create this empowering t-shirt for International Women's Day, but we think it's perfect for National Women's Day too!
"I bought this t-shirt for my daughter as an encouragement and reminder to keep chasing her dreams! She is passionate about ballet and this soft tee is perfect to throw on before class," says Julie in her Gap review.
Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle $18
Puzzled by Inequality? Piece together the beautifully illustrated 1,000-piece Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle to see a powerful collage of 24 of history's most empowering, game-changing women along with compelling quotes that are an inspiring reminder of how far women have come, and how far they have to go.
"Such a great gift for the feminist in your life," says MM in her five-star review.
MAC Love Me Lipstick in French Silk $19
MAC teamed up with the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, to create Love Me, a limited-edition, state-of-the-art lipstick line that delivers an instant hit of powerful color and all-day moisture. While the full line won't be released until later this summer, you can pamper and empower the fashionista in your life an exclusive sneek peek with French Silk, the first color to be released which just happens to feature the iconic superstar’s signature light pink-beige hue.
"Love this color and Love Mary J Blige! Keep in mind that nudes are not only for fair people, this is a nude for someone with a darker skin tone! I think it's a really pretty color." says Em in her MAC product review.
Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace $68
Handmade in Brooklyn, New York, the Shattered Glass Ceiling Necklace is a tribute to all the women who have ever crushed it. A piece of manually cracked glass that symbolizes all the milestone breakthroughs achieved by women past, present, and future is displayed between two solid panes, and the design is finished with a satin sterling silver setting and chain.
"I gifted for a coworker who was moving on to a higher position. This was a just the right sentiment I was trying to convey: Congratulations to a woman moving upward!" says Pattigirl in her product review.
Empowered Women Empower Women T-Shirt $24+
Available in five colors, this handprinted shirt from the EllaandBrooksCo Etsy shop is a powerful reminder that by being empowered, women can empower the women around them.
"ABSOLUTELY recommend this shop!! My shirts were super soft and looked perfect! They also came in a very timely manner!! VERY PLEASED all-around" says Kelsey Flight in her Etsy review.
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