With Mother’s Day just around the corner, surely you’re brainstorming the best gift ideas and activities to make her day truly special. You know that she deserves to feel pampered and appreciated, but how can you achieve that? Look no further. Here are the best gifts and tips to make your mother’s day.
Her Favourite Scent
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With so many fragrances on the market how do you pick the best one?
Chanel No 5 - Stick to the classics. You can’t go wrong with a bottle of Chanel No 5. This perfume is the very essence of femininity. The fragrance comes in different strengths and is made to resemble a powdery floral bouquet. This famous scent was created in 1921, with the intention to make a “woman’s fragrance that smells like a woman,” rare and powerful. Let your mother know this when opening her gift, surely she’ll love the thought behind it.
Bvlgari Omnia - Feeling rather exotic? Try the Bvlgari Omnia collection. These four perfumes were inspired by vibrant gems, for the infinite feeling of freedom. Each scent whisks your imagination away to a better place with the tropical flowers, woods and musk’s indulged in the perfume.
Daisy by Marc Jacobs - Want a perfume to make you feel pretty? Look no further than Daisy by Marc Jacobs. The intention behind this perfume was to create a scent that is both fresh and feminine. The fruity, flowery scent is the perfect way to let your mum know how much she means to you. Especially if you try getting your hands on the new design, made to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the fragrance.
Her Cure to Glowing Skin
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Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum - This little bottle of magic significantly reduces lines and wrinkles while also hydrating the skin and allowing it to feel stronger and smoother. It’s Australia’s #1 repair serum, which fights all key signs of aging. This night serum will have your mother waking up with radiant skin each and every day, by applying this product before she gets her beauty sleep.
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging + Intensive Repair Daily Serum - This product is chosen by 7 out of 10 women over the current market leader. The serum is proven to work immediately and over time to counteract environmental damage and visible ageing signs including age spots, wrinkles and deep lines. The formula works by helping support your skin’s natural collagen matrix, including idebenone in the formula, which is the single most powerful antioxidant. Your mother will love applying a thin layer of this serum every morning before applying her makeup, to help fight the effects of time.
Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Skin Primer - This primer feels like silk against your skin. It is so popular that one is sold every ten minutes. The product includes skin soothing ingredients such as Vitamin E, chamomile and yarrow extracts. It leaves your skin feeling hydrated and makes for a smoother foundation finish. This is the perfect gift for those mums that want a natural glow added to their makeup regimen.
Her Favourite Sunday Treat
Spa Day - Pamper your mum by taking her to the spa to get a massage or facial. After all the hard work she’s ever done, she deserves to have a day of relaxation. There are so many features and benefits to both of these.
For those mother’s living a fast paced life, treat her to a massage. This is the perfect way to reduce stress, pain and any built up muscle tension she might have. The body does tend to tighten, the more you take on, so this should work wonders. Massages are also immunity boosting and aid in heightening mental alertness, improving posture, and promoting blood circulation. This will make your mother feel ready to take on the world again.
If your mother has been feeling a little dull lately, then a facial is the perfect way to cheer her up. Facials cleanse, detoxify, exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin, so your mothers face will feel fresh and smooth after a treatment. Not to mention, the luminous glow she’ll have. Facials also have many other added benefits such as preventing aging, boosting the skins absorption abilities and eliminating imperfections and dark circles. Your mother will love the skin she’s in so much, she’ll be dying for you to take her back.
Bikram yoga - Everyone is already aware of the effects yoga has on the human body. It releases stress, relieves pain or injury, reduces muscle tension and tones your body. But performing yoga in a much warmer environment has added benefits on top of those. Bikram yoga allows the body’s joints to become more flexible, therefore, allowing more movement in your body so that you to stretch further, while also cleansing your body from the inside out. The warm air hugs you, releasing any toxins deep within the skin and helping you to sweat them out.
Let’s do brunch - There are so many healthy vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, organic, super food cafés popping up all over the world, so why not take her to one. Treat her to a meal that makes her feel good on the inside. The best part about these cafés is that all of their ingredients are naturally sourced and made with fruits, vegetables, refined sugars and super foods. She’ll be thanking you for taking such good care of her.
By Maddison Mathot.