Mother’s Day: the ultimate beauty gifts

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  • From luxurious bath oils to designer bronzer’s and jade gua sha’s here’s our guide to the best beauty gifts for Mums.

    Mother’s Day is fast approaching, falling this year on Sunday 14th March – yes, you have under a week to secure the perfect gift.

    There always feels like there’s such a pressure with Mother’s Day gifts. As buying something special for someone who’s known you since before you were born and, well, gave birth to you. Is tricky! How can you say thank you for all of that with a fancy purse or knitted cardy?

    That’s where we’re here to help! We’ve compiled the ultimate edit of gifts for her. From small businesses to designer brands we’ve made it all that easier for you to treat her to something extra special this year…

    Jo Malone, Scarlett Poppy 50ml, £86 
    Inspired by the extravagant blooms of the poppy and amplified by velvety iris. Jo Malone’s latest offering is opulent and sweet. Presented in a decadent rich red bottle, this would look beautiful on your Mum’s dresser.

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    Kevin Aucoin, Art of sculpting and defining vol III palette, £47
    Kevin Aucoin’s highlight and contour palette is a favourite of our Editor’s. Designed to create a sunkissed glow with ease the buildable powders blend effortlessly for a flawless finish.

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    Charlotte Tilbury, Tinted Love Lip and Cheek Tint in Petal Pink, £25
    Let her be the first to try Charlotte Tilbury’s Tinted Love lip and cheek tint. We love this rose-bud inspired petal pink hue.

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    Harvey Nichols, Beauty and the baby hamper, £185
    Designed with new mums and mammas-to-be in mind. Harvey Nichol’s hamper includes all the essentials, think Hatch’s Belly Oil and a Slip silk eyemask.

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    Pat Mcgrath Labs, Dark Star mascara, £10
    Created to deliver weightless control and shape in just one swipe. Pat Mcgrath’s gel-hybrid formula helps the mascara to evenly glide onto lashes, adding texture and definition.

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    Dr Dennis Gross, Spectralite Faceware Pro, £430
    Give the gift of gorgeous skin with Dr Dennis Gross’ three minute wonder facial. Choose from red light, blue light or a combination of the two and relax.

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    Byredo, Rose of No Man’s Land 50ml, £122
    Delicate and comforting Byredo’s beloved fragrance is a tribute to the front line nurses of WW1 who saved thousands of lives in the treacherous no man’s land. With top notes of pink pepper and Turkish rose petals it’s fresh and evocative.

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    Dermalogica, Neck Fit Contour Serum, £75
    A work out for the chest and neck you Mum will quickly become obsessed with Dermalogica’s cult serum.

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    Artibetter, Jade Gua Sha comb, £16.99
    The ultimate massage tool. Crated from jade it’s been ergonomically designed to fit the curves of the face and jawline. With wide set teeth giving extra stimulation and promote circulation. Use solo or with a favourite facial oil.

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    Elizabeth Arden, Flawless Start Serum Primer, £28
    Smoothing and hydrating, Elizabeth Arden’s priming serum is designed to nourish and perfect. Infused with Hyaluronic Acid it’ll be your mum’s new favourite serum.

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    Cartier, Les Heures Voyageuses, 3 x 15ml, £190
    Presented in Cartier’s iconic red box, each of the three fragrances pay tribute to rich Oud’s. With notes of sweet vanilla, smokey ambre and light mint leaves, It’s a great gift for a mum looking to refine her signature scent.

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    Gucci, Poudre de Beauté Eclat Soleil, £46
    Flecked with luminous pigments to give your skin a natural-looking sun-kissed glow Gucci’s bronzer is too pretty to stow in a makeup bag, expect to spot this on your Mum’s vanity in-between uses.

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    Chanel, Coco Mademoiselle 100ml, £120

    Coco Mademoiselle is always described as ‘the essence of a bold, free woman’. Fresh and full of personality, spritz liberally.

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    Uma, Pure calm body oil 100ml, £70
    Scented with an aromatherapeutic mix of Vetiver, Jasmine and Geranium, Uma’s oil soothes tension and promotes relaxation. Tell your mum to add two caps into her bath after a long day.

    Elemis, Water mint pro-collagen cleansing balm, £52.68
    Formulated with exquisite oils and waxes to dissolve make-up and impurities Elemis’ pro-collagen balm feels like a spa day in a pot. A gorgeous daily idulgence.

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    Pat Mcgrath Labs, MatteTrance Celestial Divinity Pavé lipstick, £36
    Embellished with a Swarovski crystal heart, this limited edition lipstick from Pat Mcgrath is richly pigmented for complete coverage.

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    Diptyque, Orphéon eau de parfum 75ml, £125
    Marking Diptyque’s 60th birthday Orphéon pays hommage to a little bar located near the perfumers original store. Just one spritz will give nostalgic notes of tobacco, burnished logs and tonka beans.
    Available to shop from the 15th March

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    Omorovicza’s Rose Quartz roller, £45
    Crafted from rose quartz that cools skin Omorovicza’s double-ended tool is designed to sculpt features whilst also stimulating lymphatic drainage. Boost circulation and reduce puffiness. Tell your mum to store hers in the fridge.

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    Tom Ford, Bitter Peach eau de parfum 50ml, £193.80
    With top notes of Sicilian blood orange oil and base notes of sandalwood, vanilla and tonka bean. Tom Ford’s Bitter Peach will make your mum nostalgic for summertime.

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    Hourglass, Confession lipstick, £31
    Our Editor’s love the rich coral hue of Hourglass’ lipstick. Flattering on all skin tones, it instantly brightens complexions. The tapered silhouette of the applicator ensures it glides on with total ease.

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    Jo Loves, Cobalt Patchouli and Cedar 50ml, £75
    Inspired by the blue sky Jo Loves latest fragrance offering is encased in a vibrant cobalt bottle. It would make a perfect addition to your mum’s dresser.

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