10 Fabulous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Kind Of Mom!
Mark your calendars because Mother’s Day is just around the corner (psst, it’s on May 14th, if you weren’t aware). After the plethora of birthdays, Christmases, Diwalis, and other major festivities, Mother’s Day tends to fall a little short when it comes to gifting ideas. Although, we do believe mothers should be spoiled silly every single day, that shouldn’t stop you from celebrating your mum on Mother’s Day.
If you are still awaiting a Eureka moment, and are tired of going with the generic ‘spa day’ voucher or an garment that’s off the rack, fret not, we’ve got you covered.
Whether your mum has a green thumb or spends most of her time baking the weekend away, here are 10 mother’s day gifts that are a little more personal than just flowers and cookies.
#1 – For the mother who loves her floral arrangements
Why: If your mum is loves flowers, then this mother’s day perfume is sure to steal her heart (and her breath) away. The fragrance has a mix of noble and rare flowers like tuberose, orris, and jasmine bud. The base notes include orris and damascena rose, the middle notes contain tuberose and rangoon creeper, while the top notes leave you with a strong whiff of jasmine bud.
#2 – For the fashionable mum
Why: This mum always knows what’s trending, and isn’t afraid to ride the wave. Currently a hot seller and a celebrity-fave, this fragrance is elegant, sensual, and mysterious. With base notes of amberlyn and patchouli, heart notes of musk, and top notes of rose and peach, this trendy fragrance is perfect for your fashion-friendly mum.
#3 – For the mum with a green thumb
Why: The mum who loves gardening needs something that’ll trigger memories of her beautifully lush passion project. This woody floral fragrance is a true celebration of rose absolute, honey, aquatic accord, & sandalwood.
#4 – For the mum who steals dad’s perfume
Why: Find your mum sneaking a spritz or two from dad’s musky perfumes? This aromatic fougere woody fragrance is the right mother’s day present for her. With base notes of oud, mineral amber, tonka beans, and musk, the scent settles into a floral woody, citrusy fragrance. Heart notes include geranium, clary sage flower, blue hyacinth, and cedar wood, while top notes are bergamot, neroli, citron of diamante, and bitter orange leaves.
#5 – For the thalassophile mum
Why: She loves to spend time on the beach –– be it reading a book, hitting the water, or even just running or practising yoga by the shore. Encapsulating characteristics of the beach, this perfume will transport her to tropical islands afar. It has a floral green fragrance that hosts base notes of sandalwood, cedarwood, patchouli, heart notes of neroli, sea daffodil, sea salt accord, and top notes of pink grapefruit, melon sorbet, lemon. It’s the essence of her happy escape, packed in one beautiful bottle.
#6 – For the baking enthusiast
Why: If ‘baking’ is your mum’s middle name, then it’s safe to say she loves all things sweet. This fragrance has a sweet vanilla scent, which isn’t cloying, since it is balanced with notes of coffee, licorice and creamy sandalwood.
#7 – For the travel-bug mum
Why: The perfect mother’s day gift for the on-the-go mum who always has a suitcase packed and ready to hit the skies, this mother’s day gift set comes with a perfume, body lotion, and shower gel. The fragrance of each eludes a strong and sexy vibe, the scent being more towards the floral musky spectrum. It has base notes of ambrox, sensul woods, white patchouli and heart notes of jasmine petals, freesia, magnolia, and top notes of Sicilian lemon, mandarin, raspberry sorbet. No more relying on hotel toiletries to get her through her travels!
#8 – For the Insta-mum
Why: This mum loves to flash the fragrance as much as she loves to show off the bottle –– whether it’s on her social media feed or her vanity shelf. The elegant bottle isn’t just a sight for sore eyes –– it also houses a fragrance that’s worthy of every spritz. With a spicy floral fragrance, the scent opens with top notes of carnation and gardenia that settle into a lingering base of Mysore sandalwood and orris.
#9 – For the overworked mum
Why: Every mum pretty much works round the clock, resulting in dark circles and fine lines that ring around her eyes. This eye treatment visibly tightens the skin and reduces wrinkles around the eye ensuring that sagging is visibly reduced. Fine lines and wrinkles are ironed out, while dark circles are gradually reduced.
#10 – For the glam-mum
Why: Using multiple makeup products can be tasking, especially when your mum spends most of her time juggling between work, home, and children. This go-to eyeshadow palette can be used to create sultry smokey eyes for those glam parties and can also be played down to suit those boardroom meetings. It’s sleek enough to slip into a handbag, and can be used anywhere and everywhere while on the go.