Mother’s Day –it’s time to thank that special lady for all she has done for the family. Whether she is the mother, grandmother or partner (with little ones too young to buy mum a gift themselves), she deserves that special beauty treat.
PS: Mother’s Day 2021 in the UK is on Sunday 14th March!
One In A Million
She is your ‘One in a Million Mum’ – show her with the fragrance that is Lady Million.
Available at £46.50 for 50ml spray from www.fragrancescosmeticsperfumes.com
She’s also a diamond which is reflected in the golden diamond shaped bottle.
Top notes: bitter orange, raspberry and neroli.
A floral Heart: orange blossom and Arabian jasmine.
Base notes: patchouli, honey and amber.
Gift of Radiance
Keep her radiant complexion safe from those nasty UVA and UVB rays with Jane Iredale’s Powder-Me SPF30 Dry Sunscreen.
Available at £32.35 from Shop at Dermoi.
This dry sunscreen gives a matt finish eliminating shine and greasy residue that result in applying normal sun tan lotions. Perfect for daily use.
Available in golden, tanned and translucent shades, Powder Me Dry can be used as a finishing face powder to set her make-up for the day. Easy to use with its own sponge applicator. Small enough to pop in the handbag and ideal as a top up during the day.
It protects skin against both harmful UVA/UVB rays whilst nourishing and calming the skin.
Created with titanium oxide that is a natural mineral sunscreen.
Paraben-free, vegan, certified cruelty free, non-comedogenic, Phthalate-free, clean.
You’ll nail her beauty gift with Le Mini Macaron Rouge Moi – Limited Edition Deluxe Gel Manicure Kit
Available at £64.99 via ASOS.
Contains: four nail gel polishes- colours inspired by roses, one large LED lamp to set the nail polish in only 60 seconds, a USB cord, one cuticle stick, one nail file with a sparkly red glitter finish, 20 remover pads to easily remove the gel manicures and one velvet travel pouch.
Mother Earth – Vegan
Treat your eco-warrior Queen Mother to an indulgent home spa experience – The Ultimate Luxury Eco-Friendly Spa Gift Set, price £99 – brimming with Olive and Greene’s vegan and cruelty free natural body and skin care products, hand crafted in Oxfordshire. Available from Olive and Greene via Etsy.
Available in Lavender, Geranium & Orange, Citrus Burst, Sensual & Relaxing and their very own signature scent.
All items are free from parabens, sulphates, phthalates and artificial colours.
The Gift Set contains: bath salts in a refillable glass candy jar, five bath melts, one bath bomb in a compostable cellulose bag, body dusting powder in a refillable aluminium tin, lotion bar in an aluminium tin, facial cleansing grains/mask powder, natural hydrosol (for use as cleanser/toner or to make face masks with mask powder), bamboo bowl and application brush for face masks, wooden spoon for use with cleansing grains and body scrub, spa headband, coconut & salt body scrub, organic glycerine soap on a wooden block, handmade soap, loofah scrub mitt and sisal soap bag.
Bring fun and colour to her bath time whilst still being eco-friendly with Miss Patisserie Taster Box vegan bath products.
The box contains: de-stress and uplift shower steamers with aromatherapy essential oils, Rainbow fizzy bath dust, Turkish delight bath slab and Peony & Pear sugar scrub.
Available from ASOS. Price £25.
Give her the power of aromatherapy with Aromatherapy Associates Ultimate Wellbeing Bath and Shower Oil Collection Set containing 10 bath & shower oils to suit your mood and needs from relaxation to energy.
Hand blended in London using the finest essential oils, purest extracts and natural ingredients from around the world. Vegan, nut free and SLS free.
Available from Boots. Price £65.
Ensure she has a restful night’s sleep with the following gifts.
Mandala and Rose’s Ultimate Night In Pamper Box Relaxing Aromatherapy Spa Gift is a handcrafted vegan aromatherapy gift set presented in a luxurious ivory gift box tied with grosgrain ribbon and filled with shredded tissue paper and dried flower petals.
Available from Etsy. Price £70.00 or gift wrapped at £74.00. The gift wrap is eco friendly kraft paper and kraft tape with a gold organza ribbon.
Contains: rose facial oil to rejuvenate the complexion, four exotic bath melts to promote relaxation and well-being, calming massage & body oil, soothing aromatic bath oil to promote relaxation, de-stress Himalayan pink sea bath salts, de-stress remedies to roll for the pulse points when feeling anxious and a spiced orange & geranium natural candle (paraffin and palm oil free).
Mauli’s Beautiful Day Blissful Night is a collection of their best selling Ayurvedic products for the body:
Surrender body oil to relax aching bones and encourage a restful night’s sleep; Himalayan healing salts to bring a sense of well-being and calm; pure muslin cloth to gently exfoliate the skin; Reawaken hand & body lotion and Reawaken hand & body wash.
Available from Look Fantastic. Price £119.
Mothers To Be
Baby may not have been born yet – all the more reason to pamper her!
Little Herbs offers gentle organic and handmade skincare products full of body friendly goodness from Mother Nature to a waiting mum in their Great Expectations organic skincare gift set.
Available from Etsy for £125.
Contains: bump butter balm to ease taut skin and help prevent stretch marks; lavender soothing salve to aid skin repair and sleep; bathe mama restorative bath soak; aromatic feet treat herbal soak and peppermint lip balm. All presented in a Fair Trade hamper.
Babyblooms Bespoke’s Luxury Mum to Be Pamper Hamper is naturally sourced and 100% safe for use in pregnancy. Available from Etsy. Price £130.
Contains: Toiletry/makeup bag with sparkle stork illustration, pregnancy oil, cooling leg and foot cream, large towel, soothing hand cream, relaxing bath soak, refreshing skin spritz and handmade soap. All presented in a wicker basket.
Contents may vary according to availability but total value will always exceed quoted price.
It’s her first ever Mother’s Day so she needs to feel special and ensure she is able to relax and have Mummy’s Time.
Love Boo Congratulations Mummy Kit offers the basic essentials a new mother needs for a pampering session:
Splendidly soothing bath soak for relaxation and smooth, soft skin; Super stretchy miracle oil to prevent the occurrence of stretch marks and repair damaged skin and Soft & creamy body smoother for soft, smooth skin.
Free from parabens, sulphates and petrochemicals making them safe to use throughout pregnancy and when nursing.
Available via Look Fantastic. Price £36.99.
Mama You Rock!
Mama Jewel’s New mummy pamper hamper gift box is to help with easing away those symptoms of aching back, dry itchy skin, sore nipples, lack of sleep and stretched skin.
These beauty goodies are all natural 100% paraben free and vegan. Available from Etsy. Price £43.95.
Contains: bump and baby balm for dry itchy skin (great for nipples too). Matcha green face mask. Lavender bump and bath oil for helping with lack of sleep and for an aching back, lavender soap for bathing and to aid sleep, natural lip balm for dry lips and lavender heart bath bombs to help relaxation.
Each box includes a paper peony in your either green, lilac, red, grey, pink or blue with co-ordinating lip balm. Go for the colour Mummy would love the most. The box is all wrapped up in a beautiful co-ordinating with a gift card saying Mama You Rock!
Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is Eclipse Magazine’s Fashion & Beauty Editor.
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