What do you give the woman who has done so much for you? Mother’s Day is May 8th, so you still have time to grab a gift that will make her smile. We’ve rounded up some goodies to make her feel her best on this special day.
For The Mom Who Loves To Be Pampered:
Inspired by the serene setting of the Convent in the South of France, this collection from Le Couvent Des Minimes will help mom indulge in a moment of perfect calm. The collection features a selection of premium goods designed to help steal away a few moments each day to reflect and restore. From the nourishing hand cream to the blissful pillow mist to indulge in total relaxation, each product offers a moment of pure calm.
The collection includes:
Botanical Cologne of Serenity ($38): Inspired by the breathtaking surroundings of the Convent, this botanical fragrance captures the tranquil waters of a lake high in the mountains of Haute-Provence. Made from an original recipe, the fragrance blends delicate lavender and bergamot for a relaxing scent, while lily of the valley, rose and blueberry notes combine over base notes of warm cedar for a revitalizing finish.
Moisturizing Hand Cream ($8): Light and silky, this indulgent hand cream helps to soften and hydrate dry hands. The fragrance pays homage to the Original Recipe with a signature blend of lavender and mandarin, leaving hands lightly scented.
Relaxing Shower Gel ($12): Inspired by the relaxing setting of the Convent, this rich, plant-based cleansing base gently cleanses skin while leaving behind a revitalizing fragrance.
Relaxing Foaming Bath ($19): Create an atmosphere of well-being with this luxurious, cleansing foam. Made from an original recipe, the foam combines lavender with mandarin for a calm, restful scent.
Relaxing Pillow Mist ($18): Drift away to peaceful relaxation with this gentle mist. The scent blends essential oils with florals for a fragrance that’s evokes a sense of calmness. Simply spray the fragrance onto your linens or in your bedroom, and allow the soothing scent to provide an instant feeling of well-being. Available at usa.lecouventdesminimes.com and select products at ULTA Beauty.
They say wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. But no woman likes the way they look. REN Skincare Keep Young & Beautiful Instant Firming Beauty Shot Duo: Instant Firming Beauty Shot ($54) & Instant Brightening Beauty Shot Eye Lift, $45, uses the latest in clean Hyaluronic Acid engineering to not only treat the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face and around the eyes but its unique yeast-derived complex also repairs existing damage. Available at renskincare.com.
You have learned that some of the best beauty secrets actually come from tried and true ancient traditions that have come back around. Flowering Moringa Trees, for instance, have long been known to provide nutritional and soothing benefits to the skin. Ancient Egyptians relied on Moringa Oil to protect their skin from the unforgiving desert climate. Volition Beauty’s Moringa Silk Body Oil, $45, provides the heavy-hitting hydration that has been proven over centuries. This oil brings the skin nutrients and moisture without the greasy, slow-absorbing effects of other oils. It absorbs in seconds and leaves the skin restored and silky. Available at volitionbeauty.com.
Every mom loves a bit of luxury, so indulge her on Mother’s Day with kumi kookoon’s fine silk accessories. kumi kookoon offers silk robes, slips, pajamas, slippers and eye masks, as well as bedding like pillows and silk filled blankets. Coveted by tastemaker moms such as Blythe Danner, Katie Holmes, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Blake Lively and Gwyneth Paltrow. Available at its ABC Carpet & Home and online at kumikookoon.com.
Give mom the gift of haute hair with Iles Formula. Created by internationally acclaimed celebrity hairstylist Wendy Iles (with clientele including Marion Cotillard, Heidi Klum, Kate Hudson, Keira Knightley), this trio of hair essentials featuring a cleansing shampoo, nourishing conditioner, and protecting serum in a luxurious magnet box—plus a comb to evenly distribute product, instantly delivers a “silk spun” finish to even the most tortured hair. The Iles Formula Haute Performance Hair Kit, $99. Available at Sephora.com.
Make mom the “mane” attraction this mother’s Day with Keratin Complex’s Best-Ever Blowout Kit ($31). This easy DIY set includes Keratin’s signature Infusion Replenisher, Color Care Shampoo and Color Care Conditioner that will give mom the perfect blowout every time. Available at KeratinComplex.com.
Show mom that she’s a true beauty with light and luscious makeup hues from Palladio. With versatile products packed with botanicals like the 2-in 1 Blush and Bronzer, Butter Me Up! Sheer Color Lip Balm, I’m Blushing 2-In-1 Cheek & Lip Tint, Crushed Metallic Eye Shadow and Matte Shadow Duo that range from $6.00-$8.00, mom will shine on her special day. Available online at PalladioBeauty.com.
Mom works tirelessly to look after and care for us each and every day. Return the favor this Mother’s Day by bringing a luxurious manicure straight to her with Lauren B. Beauty and Philip B. The Ultimate Nail Treatment Collection, $195, is filled with the essentials she needs for the ultimate indulgence on their special day! Keep those manicured hands looking flawless for weeks to come with Philip B luxurious Lavender Hand Crème.
Lauren B Beauty Ultimate Nail Treatment Collection: Pamper your hands and nails with this botanical breakthrough. This kit includes only vegan-friendly and cruelty-free ingredients, including travel hand cream, smoothing cuticle balm, and long-wearing top coats, for a guaranteed perfect manicure. Available at LaurenBBeauty.com.
Philip B Lavender Hand Crème, $35 is a rich, super-indulgent, youth-preserving crème that sinks in instantly to tackle dryness, making rough spots, peeling cuticles and itchy palms a thing of the past. Bonus: The elegant pump bottle makes a gorgeous gift. Just tie on a ribbon and you’re set. Available at PhilipB.com.
For The Mom Who Loves Fragrance:
Avon Little Black Dress, $25, is the perfect embodiment of classic elegance – just like mom! The Little Black Dress is the first in a new collection designed for the woman who appreciates the finer things in life. The scent debuts in a midnight-black cap with peek-a-boo pump and black backed bottle featuring accents in shimmering gold. Available at AVON.com to locate an Avon Representative or to shop online.
Gone are the days that your mom’s perfume ages her. She can be as daring and carefree as she wants depending on the day thanks to TOCCA‘s Piccolo Tesori (Italian for Tiny Treasures), $38. This discovery set allows her to pick and choose between 8 of the brand’s most popular and intoxicating scents. Each of the portable rollerball fragrances is as deliciously tempting as the delicate Italian confections that inspired this set.
Also from Tocca, gifting her a timeless home fragrance will help make her day. TOCCA‘s new Florence Candela Luxe, $54, encompassed the sophisticated essence of the old European garden rose known as the Centifolias or “cabbage” rose combined with Iris Root – the perfect floral for the home. Housed in custom-made white scalloped glass, adorned with a bronzed metal lid this 10 oz candle burns for approximately 60 hours.
There’s no doubt that Mom’s love receiving flowers to celebrate their special day – they smell great and look beautiful. But why not try something floral that has just a bit of a longer shelf life? Below scents from Molton Brown and Krigler Perfumes deliver the same great scent for many more days to come.
Fit for a queen, Molton Brown’s Dewy Lily of the Valley & Star Anise Eau de Toilette is sweet, sophisticated and fresh. Avaialable at Macys.com.
Inspired by Paris Krigler Perfumes Subtle Orchid 10 is chic and warm with notes of bourbon vanilla, orchid flower, orange and white flowers. Available at Macys.com.
The Oscar de la Renta Extraordinary Gift Set, $92, is the essential limited-edition gift for any mom that embodies the true Oscar de la Renta spirit – chic, modern and above all, extraordinary. The elegant set includes a 3 oz. Extraordinary Eau de Parfum, the irresistible sparkling floral, 3.4 oz. Body Lotion and 3.4 oz. Shower Gel. Available at Macys.com.
For The Mom Who Loves Jewelry:
For the momma that moves around or loves to see the world, travel-inspired Jet Set Candy Jewelry is a chic way to document her wanderlust. Build a necklace or charm bracelet with luggage tags that feature international airport codes from more than 50 airports around the world to represent where she’s from or where she dreams of going, where she got married or where her kids were born! Available in 14k gold, 14k gold vermeil and sterling silver. Available online at JetSetCandy.com.
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