Gifts That'll Leave Mom Feeling Very Pampered
Before you know it, Mother's Day will be here. Don't be scrambling at the last minute to find a gift for her. Here are some ideas from the beauty department she is sure to love.
For the sporty mom
Pick up a stylish new gym bag and fill it with the beauty goodies and toiletries she'll get tons of use out of. So she doesn't have to use the generic, inexpensive stuff provided at the gym, include some travel-size sets of soap, shampoo and conditioner from a luxe brand. Her favourite deodorant and a sport sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 are two more essentials. Add in a package or two of pre-moistened towelettes; they're perfect for quickly freshening up after a workout if she doesn't have time to shower.
For the spa-loving mom
A gift card for a set of five of her favourite spa treatments will have her feeling pampered for the months ahead. She'll be even more touched if the gift includes your accompanying her for some quality mother-daughter bonding time over manis and pedis (or whatever treatment she favours). If you're not sure what treatment she likes or which spa she prefers, pick up a WaySpa gift certificate, which allows her to choose from participating spas.
For the fragrance-fanatic mom
Pick up her favourite fragrance, or surprise her with the new, lighter version of it (many are launched in the spring). If choosing a new fragrance for her, consider what fragrances she tends to gravitate toward, and choose one from the same family rather than choosing what you like (fragrance is such a personal choice, after all). Spoil her by getting not only the fragrance, but the bath oil, body cream and powder too so she can layer and build the fragrance for a longer-lasting scent.
For the DIY, at-home-spa-favouring mom
Buy a thick, fluffy white bathrobe and a Diptyque candle, and place them in a large basket filled with other DIY spa goodies. Think bath brushes, bath salts, scented bubble baths, purifying clay masks, manicure set and nail polishes, a rich body cream, an exfoliator and a face serum. If she needs to upgrade her tools, a ceramic flat iron, ionic hair dryer and a facial cleansing tool such as one by Clarisonic each would duly impress her.