12 of The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas That Are Super Special

12 of The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas That Are Super Special
You know Mother’s Day is coming up as soon as the bunches of daffodils start popping up in the supermarket. This year, it falls on Sunday 27th March and we have rounded up nine of the best Mother’s Day gifts to ensure you get extra brownie points. If you’re someone who leaves it until the last minute and is left racing around wondering what to get for Mother’s Day, we’ve got you covered.

Whether they’re your mum, grandma, mother-in-law or a close family friend, Mother’s Day is about celebrating the special person in your life who represents the mother figure. We’ve all got one (some of us are lucky to have more than one) and we go to them when we need advice, a shoulder to cry on, or someone to rally behind us and champion our every whim.

The best Mother’s Day gifts don’t always need to be the extravagant ones, unless you know they’ll love it. If they spend all day typing with their nails in full view, they might just as well appreciate a £15 nail polish in their favourite colour, likewise if they’re on their feet all day we guarantee they’ll love a foot cream. If you’re unsure of what they’ll like, our top tip is to opt for a gift set and we’ve included a few in our edit for this very reason.

From the bestselling scented candle that will boost their mood after a long day at work to the pampering face mask set that is particularly good for anyone going through the menopause, our roundup covers all bases with the most thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts.

12 Of The Best Mother's Day Gifts Selected By Our Editorial Team

01

Malin + Goetz

Strawberry Eau de Parfum, £ 78,00

If They Appreciate Clever Scents…
If you’ve smelt Malin + Goetz Mojito or Rum fragrances, you’ll know that the brand is exceptionally good at bottling the essence of a scent rather than simply recreating it. The NEW Strawberry Eau de Parfum is no different. Cocooned in notes of zesty bergamot, spicy pink pepper and warm cedarwood, this is not a sickly-sweet strawberry scent inspired by Giants Strawbs. The mara strawberry scent has been beautifully paired with a collection of notes that bring to life every aspect of the fruit, including the green leaf and stem. The fragrance is clean, elegant, and refined.

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02

Medik8

The CSA Kit Retinal Edition, £ 130,00

If They Take Their Skincare Routine Seriously…
They’ll probably already have a retinol serum in their skincare routine, but this kit from Medik8 goes several steps further with not just the Crystal Retinal 3, but a hard-working cleanser, vitamin C serum and seriously hydrating moisturiser. Put simply, this is a skincare lover’s dream kit.

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03

Diptyque

Baies Scented Candle, £ 33,00

If They Love Scented Candles…
Why not gift them the best candle, and by this we mean the one that tops our bestsellers list all-year-round. With notes of Bulgarian rose and blackcurrant leaves, Diptyque Baies Candle has a fresh, uplifting scent that fills the room and leaves it feeling light and airy.

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04

Maison Margiela

Beach Walk Eau de Toilette, £ 49,00

If They Live For Their Holidays…
One spritz of this fragrance and your instantly transported to the beach. Few scents live up to their name quite like this one. We’re not sure if its the fresh bergamot or the comforting combination of musk and coconut milk, but you can almost feel the warm sand between your toes and the sun on your back when you’re wearing this. If they love to travel, this will definitely be one of the most thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts you could buy them.

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05

Susanne Kaufmann

Limited Edition Mask Discovery Set, £ 85,00

If They Need A Pampering Skincare Treat…
Susanne Kaufmann is one of our go-to brands when we’re in need of some ‘me-time’. This gift set contains a trio of skin-boosting, mini masks for them to indulge in. It’s a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift that will encourage them to partake in some self-care – and if they are going through the menopause, they’ll fall in love with the mini Moisturising Mask.

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06

Hourglass

Ambient Lighting Palette - Volume III, £ 61,00

If They Take A Minimal Approach To Makeup…
If our humble opinion you can never go wrong with an Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette. With two finishing powders and a strobe highlighter, these palettes give your skin a subtle but game-changing glow, mimicking the flattering effect of great lighting. While Volume III caters to dark skin tones, the palette comes in two other shades depending on your complexion including Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, £ 61,00 and Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Volume II, £ 61,00.

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07

Jo Loves

A Fragrance Discovery Set, £ 25,00

If You Don’t Know Their Signature Scent…
Putting all your eggs into one basket can be risk, especially when it comes to fragrance which is where Jo Loves A Fragrance Discovery Set comes in handy. With seven taster size fragrances, including the iconic Pomelo and bestselling Jo by Jo Loves, there is something for everyone. They might even find a new signature scent in this mix.

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08

Rare Beauty

Selena's Faves 4 Piece Mini Set, £ 29,00

If They Love Keeping Up-To-Date With The Latest Brands…
They will be desperate to try Rare Beauty. Having only just arrived on UK shores at the beginning of February, Selena Gomez’s makeup brand is getting a lot of attention right now. If we had to pick just one product to try, we’d go for the Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush because it is genuinely incredible. However, this gift sets offers them a chance to try the liquid blush as well as the Positive Light Liquid Luminizer, Matte Lip Cream and Perfect Strokes Universal Volumizing Mascara too. This is one of our best Mother’s Day gift ideas even if we do say so ourselves.

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09

Patchology

Night In Kit, £ 30,00

If They’re Always On Their Feet…
Treat them to a pampering night in courtesy of Patchology. From cooling and calming eye gels to exfoliating foot masks that offer pedi-worthy results, this kit will give them a chance to pamper themselves from head-to-toe with minimal effort.

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10

Aromatherapy Associates

Uplifiting Rose Bath & body Bundle, £ 94,00

If They Need Some Help Relaxing...
Let Aromatherapy Associates provide the ultimate self-care bath with its uplifting Rose Bath & Shower Oil and richly nourishing Rose Indulgent Body Cream. You’ll save yourself £15, but we won’t tell if you don’t…

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11

Space NK

Hydration Discovery Collection, £ 125,00

If You’re Not Sure What They’d Like...
Unsure of their favourite fragrance, foundation shade or skin type? Space NK’s Hydration Box is the perfect gift. Suitable for all skin types and packed full of our bestselling hydration heavyweights, including Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum and Fresh’s Rose Deep Hydration Face Mask, this skincare set will go down a treat. Plus, it’s worth a whopping £331!

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12

Charlotte Tilbury

Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil, £ 25,00

If They Love Their Face Oils...
Charlotte Tilbury's Face Oil has the light texture that leaves skin feeling softer and plumper, while the lavender-infused scent helps to loosen tension and calm the mind. It's the perfect Mother's Day gift and if you spend over £120 on Charlotte Tilbury products, you'll also receive a complimentary Charlotte Tilbury Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial, £ 52,00.

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Posted: Friday, 18 March 2022