Mother’s Day is on the horizon, but if you’re unsure of what to get her, help is at hand. There are gift sets galore, from makeup kits to skincare compilations, problem solvers to indulgent pampering packages – you name it, the choice is endless.
Here’s our guide of the gifts that’ll really make Mother’s Day…
The Green-Fingered Mum
The mum who loves a weekend trip to the garden centre and whiles away hours pruning and pottering in her garden will love the Gardeners’ Mini Herb Tin Set, £28, could be just the thing. Not only does it contain a trio of planting tins and a wooden tray, to make an ideal window garden for herbs, there are also three of Crabtree & Evelyn’s best-selling hand products in there to boot.
The New Mum
What’s one resource that diminishes when you become a mum? Many would say sleep so make sure the new mum in your life has the best quality slumber possible with the gift of the This Works Limited Edition Deep Sleep Supersize Spray, £33. In trials 99% slept better than normal and 98% felt better in the morning. It’s all down to the calming, soothing cocktail of lavender, vetivert and chamomile. A new mum needs pampering too, and while showers might have to be super quick that doesn’t mean they can be deliciously luxurious. The Sanctuary Spa With Love set, £22, and the combination of body washes, scrubs and body lotions, alongside a candle and diffuser will put anyone in a good mood.
The Gym Mum
Hitting the gym regularly is one thing, but all those lunges and HIIT training can leave you with aches pains. The Elemis Musclease Programme, £50, is warming and relaxing, giving those well-worked muscles the TLC they need. home. Cowshed Signature Hand & Body Set, £55, will ensure her skin stays super nourished and protected post workout.
The Working Mum
There’s nothing quite like a power suit for the mum who holds down a 9-to-5, except maybe a kickass fragrance that also says ‘I mean business’. Tom Ford Orchid Soleil Eau de Parfum from £56, is warm, seductive and is confidence in a perfume. Aerin Rose Face Oil, £50, will recharge skin after a long day in the office, leaving it glowing and hydrated.
The Fashion Mum
For the mum who keeps abreast of all things fashion week and lingers over the looks on the red carpet during award season there’ll be no greater gift than a little something from Victoria Beckham’s range with Estee Lauder. The Victoria Beckham Morning Aura Illuminating Creme, £68, is part primer, part illuminator with a splash of moisturiser thrown in for good measure. The illuminating and brightening qualities are thanks to micro-pearls that give that ‘lit from within’ quality to skin.
The Beauty Mum
For mums who love beauty, but you’re not sure what to choose, there’s always a GLOSSYBOX gift subscription, from £28.50. She’ll be treated to 5 beauty products delivered to her door every month – what more could she ask for? This doesn’t need to be a physical card either, you can by an e-gift card that’s sent directly to her inbox.
The Jet-Set Mum
It’s rare to find a hairdryer or hair appliances that really do their job in hotels and Airbnb, which is why it’s often easier to take your own. The ghd Ultimate Travel Set, £180, contains a set of straighteners and a powerful hairdryer in compact, lightweight versions to make all her travel, whether it’s business or pleasure, effortlessly stylish.
The Spa Lover
While the Rituals Private Collection Goji Berry Fragrance Sticks, £39.50, will fill the air with the most incredible scent, while it doesn’t smell like a spa per se, the aroma definitely helps you relax. Panasonic Ionic Facial Steamer, £99, will enable her to enjoy a spa treatment from home, helping to decongest skin while the steam ultimately also relaxes.
The Beauty Bouquet
What’s better than a beautiful bunch of blooms on Mother’s Day? When Jo Malone create a scented gift box, that’s what. Created by renowned florist Philippa Craddock, your choice of 100ml cologne will be beautifully nestled among a cluster of freshly cut flowers. The Jo Malone London Mother’s Day Floral Box, £130 at Selfridges, is a sure winner.