With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, there’s no time like the present to pick out the perfect gift for your mom and to ensure it arrives on time. So whether she’s a beauty fanatic, lover of all things fashion or just always after the latest in skincare, we’ve rounded up 17 options so you won’t go wrong.
Whether it’s a game-changing hair styling tool, a heavenly soft robe perfect for wintertime, or a gorgeous piece of sentimental jewelry, there’s something for everyone on this list. Plus, we’ve included options at all different price points so you can stock up on everything from super special, luxury gifts to small trinkets to please even the pickiest of people.
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Fashionable gifts for the stylish mother
Gabbi Bag ($79.99; amazon.com)
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If you’re on the hunt for a trendy purse without a designer sticker price, this vegan leather option is worth a look. It’s soft, high-quality and available in a ton of fun different colors. Celebrities at New York Fashion Week were even spotted rocking it, making it a perfect option.
Capri Sneaker ($268; koio.co)
A classic white sneaker is a wardrobe staple for a reason. It’s practical yet chic, and easy to wear whenever. This option from Koio is handcrafted in Italy from full-grain leather, so it’s super comfortable and durable, meaning it will easily last a whole year and most likely for many years to come.
Petite Heart Signet Ring ($320; kinnstudio.com)
The only thing better than beautiful jewelry is beautiful jewelry with a sentimental touch. You can personalize this heart-shaped signet ring (the first letter is free), making it ideal for the mom close to your heart. The design is inspired by a traditional Irish Claddagh Ring, which represents love, loyalty and friendship.
Oversized Faux Fur Trench ($398; aloyoga.com)
Oversized trench coats are always in style, and this faux fur option is so soft, we’ll bet that your mom will be living in it all year long. The open front and zippered pockets make it practical and easy to throw over any outfit, while the satiny lining and notched collar make it dressy enough to pair with formalwear for any future parties.
Makeup must-haves for those who love to get glam
Dior Addict Lip Glow Lip Balm ($50.49; amazon.com)
Give the gift of not stressing out about finding the perfect lip color. This cult-fave universal balm reacts to the unique chemistry of each person’s lips for that perfect flush of natural color that perfectly complements an individual’s skin tone. It works beautifully on its own or layered under or over lipstick.
Real Techniques Makeup Brush Set ($19.99; amazon.com)
When it comes to beauty tools at an unbeatable price, we’d recommend Real Techniques every time. This set includes four brushes and two sponges, all of which can be used together to flawlessly apply a full face of makeup.
Urban Decay Eye Makeup Set ($54, originally $57; amazon.com)
This amazingly-curated gift set features a mini eyeshadow palette full of warm tones, a volumizing mascara and Urban Decay’s award-winning eyeliner pencil. You’ll get everything you need for a super striking eye look for under $30, which is a complete steal considering how high quality each of these products are.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette ($68; amazon.com)
Anyone who is all about complexion probably already knows about the fan-fave Ambient Lighting Palette. Hourglass’s renowned powders are perfect for achieving that airbrushed, soft-focus look that only high-quality powders can do.
Soft and cozy essentials
UGG Fluff Yeah Slide Slipper (starting at $59.99; amazon.com)
These slides are perfect for wearing around the house or while you’re running errands. They’re incredibly soft, comfortable and your mom will likely be living in them all year long. The toughest part is nailing down which of the over 40 colors you’ll gift!
Turkish Cotton Robe ($109; parachutehome.com)
A robe is one of those things that you don’t need until you have one, and then you can’t live without it. Especially if it’s as luxurious, comfortable and soft as this option from Parachute. Made from 100% long-staple Turkish cotton, this plush bathrobe also features two slouchy front pockets, a waist tie and a shawl collar for extra warmth.
Cashmere Throw Blanket ($199.99; amazon.com)
Cashmere is always a great option for any mom. It’s a perfect-for-winter fabric that’s universally loved, particularly when it comes in the form of a scarf or blanket. This throw from State Cashmere is substantial at 60 x 50 inches and is available in six neutral colors.
Goji Tarocco Orange Candle ($37; amazon.com)
Candles are a classic gifting go-to. If you want to be sure your choice stands out, opt for a super luxe option like this one from Voluspa. This particular scent is a sweet blend of citrus and the packaging is gorgeous — a perfect addition to any dining table or mantle piece.
Skincare sets that are sure to wow
Tatcha The Starter Ritual Set ($72.00; amazon.com)
When it comes to skincare that’ll work for nearly anyone, Tatcha is the way to go. The brand’s products are packed with top of the line ingredients, and the formulations work for all skin types — particularly for those with sensitive skin. This set has everything you need to start your own skincare ritual, with five products ranging from a gentle cleansing oil to a super moisturizing eye cream.
Drunk Elephant P.M. Routine Saving Face Skin Kit ($98; amazon.com)
Drunk Elephant’s skincare products are some of the most popular on the market, and for anyone looking to revamp their nighttime skincare routine, this set has everything you’ll need. It comes with a glycolic night serum, cleanser, moisturizing cream and overnight mask — all of which are free from essential oils, drying alcohols, silicones, fragrances and other undesirable ingredients.
Super luxe gifts for those who truly deserve the most
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer ($579.95; amazon.com)
This hair dryer may be pricey, but there’s a reason people can’t stop raving about it. It works incredibly quickly and quietly, it’s extremely lightweight which makes it easy to hold and use, and the temperature control helps to keep your hair so much healthier. We can’t recommend this hair dryer (and really all Dyson hair products) enough.
Facial Toning Kit ($230, originally $339.00; amazon.com)
A high-tech beauty tool is the perfect gift for a mom who might already have everything they need. This handy device utilizes microcurrent technology to stimulate muscles in your face. And just like exercising makes your body toned and sculpted, these microcurrents help to tone and contour your face for what feels like an at-home facelift.
Philip B Russian Amber Imperial Gold Masque ($225; amazon.com)
For hair that’s in need of some serious TLC, we’d recommend this totally luxurious hair mask from Philip B. While it’s a splurge item, it is something that will last for ages and help hair recover from months or years of damage from heat styling and chemical processing.
Prices are accurate and items in stock at time of publishing.