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Your mother figure, whether that’s your mum, foster mother, grandmother, auntie or friend is the strongest woman in your life. They're your wisest teacher and most non-judgemental friend in one.

A thoughtful gift on a birthday, anniversary, Mother’s Day, or just to say thank you, is perfect for showing them how much they mean to you. It can be tricky though to find the perfect present that captures the extent of your appreciation and one that will give them heaps of joy everytime they use it.

If you’re struggling for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Whether it’s for your own mum, someone else that’s like a mum to you or a new mum, here’s our edit of some of the best gifts around that are certain to put a smile on their face, whatever your budget or the occasion.

The best pampering gifts for mum

Our superheroes deserve the best, and what could be better than a Friday night pamper on you? Upgrade their bathroom cabinet to bring the spa to them with indulgent bath and shower sets from big names like Aromatherapy Associates, Sanctuary Spa and more. Here are some of our favourite self-care gift ideas for mum that you may want to try too!

Sanctuary Spa Lost in the Moment Gift Set

• Size: five-piece set

• Vegan*

If you’re looking to help your mum create an at-home beauty sanctuary, this gift set fits the bill pretty perfectly. Containing the brand’s luxury bath float (75ml), hand cream (30ml), heel balm (75ml), salt scrub (60g) and body butter (75ml), it contains all the tools your mum will need to give their bath ritual a spa makeover.

*Contains no animal derived ingredients or by-products.

Aromatherapy Associates Shower Oil Discovery Collection

• Contains four x 50ml bottles

Treat them to their most luxurious shower moment yet with this collection. These oil-to-milk formulas gently cleanse the skin whilst filling the bathroom with their therapeutic aromas of 100% natural essential oil blends. The set includes four scents they can choose from depending on their mood – Revive to energise, De-Stress to calm, Muscle to ease and Rose to uplift.

Champneys Weekend Treats

• Champneys Awaken Body Cleanser 50ml

• Champneys Calm Body Balm 50ml

• Champneys Slumber Body Balm 50ml

• Champneys Slumber Body Cleanser 50ml

Spoil them with this luxurious set, designed to create a tranquil, spa-like experience in the comfort of their own bathroom. Spa-inspired ingredients will transport them to a place of inner peace, helping them to relax and unwind.

Sanctuary Spa Little Moments Gift Set

• Lily & Rose Collection Body Wash 250ml

• Lily & Rose Collection Body Scrub 50ml

• Lily & Rose Collection Body Lotion 250ml

If they’re a fan of floral fragrances, treat them to a little bit of luxury with this gorgeous gift set. Containing everything they need to cleanse, polish and hydrate their skin, they’ll be left with the delicate scent of damask rose and white lily to make their day blooming brilliant.

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The best fragrance gifts for mum

We all know that a little bit of perfume can make us feel like a million dollars. Picking a scent for someone else can be particularly tricky so it’s worth doing a little detective work beforehand to make sure that you get it right. Whether that’s looking into the fragrance family of their current go-to perfume or seeing which one is on its last spritz, in our experience that extra bit of research can be extremely helpful.

Lancôme La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum

• Size: 50ml

• Fragrance family: floral

Soft, uplifting and elegant, this bestselling fragrance from Lancôme has wide-ranging appeal. Iris lies at its core, surrounded by orange blossoms, jasmine, pear, blackberry and patchouli for a scent that combines the carefree with the refined. Created by three of France’s leading perfumers, it hits all the right notes.

DIOR Miss Dior Eau de Parfum

• Size: 100ml

• Fragrance family: floral

Make them smile with the elegant and classic Miss Dior. Once spritzed on, its bright and beautiful bouquet of peony accord, iris and lily of the valley makes for a fresh, modern scent that’s likely to become their new daily go-to. Not forgetting the iconic bottle that’s adorned with the signature couture bow, perfect for gifting.

Prada Paradoxe Eau de Parfum

• Size: 50ml

• Fragrance family: floral

Help them feel empowered to explore and express themselves with this feminine fragrance. Opening with delicate notes of neroli, amber accords bring warmth and sensuality, while a hint of musk brings a subtle depth. Plus, the iconic bottle will sit pretty on any dressing table.

Find more top fragrance gift ideas here.

The best tech gifts for mum

From the latest hair tools to LED face masks, the exciting world of tech offers something to please the hardest to shop for. Guaranteed to take their morning or evening routine to the next level, they’re certain to impress. If you’re looking for ‘wow’ factor, you’ve found it – these next-gen gadgets won’t disappoint.

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Fuchsia

• Five magnetic styling attachments and wide tooth comb

• Four precise heat settings

• Three speed settings

• Engineered for different hair types

Give the gift of a good hair day every day with the most awarded hair dryer.* Designed for fast drying with no extreme heat, the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer uses directional airflow to dry and style simultaneously. Plus, with five attachments, including one for flyaways, they can effortlessly create any style with a smooth and sleek finish every time. And of course, the pop of hot pink gives it a little extra flair, too.

Revlon Pediprep Foot Spa

• Accunode basin & heel pad

• Foot rest & splash guard

• Waterproof control

• 2 removable attachments

Make sure they really put their feet up by surprising them with this luxurious foot spa. Complete with nine accessories to help keep their nails clean and neat, they’ll have everything they need to create an at-home spa experience.

BaByliss Air Style 1000

• 1000W

• 2.5m swivel cord

• Contains four interchangeable attachments

For the person who likes to get creative with their hair, fast, look no further than this handy styler dryer. Complete with a drying nozzle, volumising brush, smoothing blow-dry brush and curling tong; plus ionic tech, a heat glove, two heat settings and a cool setting, it’s the gift of a good hair day, every day. 

SENSSE Professional LED Light Therapy Face Mask

• Four different LED light options

• Remote control

Whatever their skin concern, they’ll love this easy-to-use LED mask. It can help target a multitude of areas, from improving skin circulation to reducing the appearance of wrinkles and helping to stimulate collagen production. They’ll feel fresh-faced and fabulous!

Discover more tech gift inspo here.

The best make-up gifts for mum

The gift of a make-up bag makeover always goes down well – it’s a surefire way to get on your mum’s good list. Whether it’s replacing that lipstick that’s been used down to the plastic, providing them with the tools to smash a smokey eye, or something unexpected to help them step outside their colour comfort zone, there’s something for every look, event and budget.

DIOR Rouge Dior Couture Colour Satin Lipstick

• 20 shades

• Refillable

Statement lip colour meets sustainability thanks to this refillable lipstick from Dior. From reds to pinks and berries, it provides eye-catching colour whilst its longwear, conditioning formula offers both comfort and staying power – a rare find.

No7 Define & Enhance Mascara

• Size: 7ml

This easy to apply mascara will take their lashes to brand new lengths. The buildable formula means they can add as many coats as they wish and create a bespoke look that’s all about maximum volume and natural definition.

Max Factor Masterpiece Nude Eyeshadow Palette – Rose Nudes

• 5 velvety shades

If they like creating subtle new make-up looks, they’ll love this nude palette. Containing five shades ranging from barely-there hues to deeper neutral tones, they can blend and shade seamlessly to create their perfect look.

No7 Extreme Length Mascara

• Size: 7ml

Mascara is the desert island make-up buy for many, yet finding one that leaves lashes clump-free can be tricky. Introduce this top pick into their beauty products and they’re certain to thank you. Its uniquely shaped flexible brush grips and lengthens each lash for stealthy definition.

The best skincare gifts for mum

Skincare can be tricky to shop for ourselves, let alone someone else. The best way to get it right? Opt for products that have far-reaching appeal and address a range of needs in one fell swoop. Here are some of our favourites that never fail to please.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant

• Size: 50ml

This iconic product has ‘handbag staple’ written all over it. As well as a body and hand moisturiser, it can be used as an SOS treatment for patches of irritation, cuticle conditioner, flyaway tamer and can also be dabbed on high points of the face as a dewy highlighter. It’s the ultimate multitasker, just like them.

Botanics Rose Quartz Gua Sha

• Hand crafted

This beautifully crafted tool is shaped to fit every contour to provide an instant facial massage that depuffs and relieves tension. A great way to aid lymphatic drainage, it’s the ideal gift idea for the skin-tellectual who’s particularly tricky to shop for. 

Lancôme Tonique Confort Hydrating Face Toner

• Size: 200ml

Sometimes the best skincare gifts are the ones that are a souped up version of their daily staples, which is where this hydrating toner comes in. A soothing post-cleanse elixir enriched with acacia honey and sweet almond oil, it gently refreshes and softens to perfectly prep skin for whatever they want to put on top.

Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial 

• Size: 50ml

Give the gift of an at-home facial like no other, with this resurfacing treatment that will reveal clearer, smoother and more radiant-looking skin in just 20 minutes. Containing an impressive mix of 25% AHA and 2% BHA, plus a soothing blend of milk thistle, matcha tea and apple, this product is designed with all skin types in mind; the perfect luxury treat whoever the recipient.  

Shop more luxury skincare gift ideas here.

The best home fragrance gifts for mum

If they're a candle connoisseur or likes a relaxing scent to unwind with, home fragrances are a great way to transform your home and lower stress levels at the end of a long day. From stylish reed diffusers to techy atomisers, there’s a style to suit every preference and decor.

Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Scented Candle

• Size: 290g

• Lasts up to 50 hours

Sleek, elegant and subtle, this candle will look stunning in anyone’s bathroom. Featuring a refreshing combo of cherry blossom and rice milk and with an impressive 50 hours burn time, it helps set the mood for a de-stressing soak perfectly. 

Cowshed Relax Calming Diffuser

• Size: 100ml

• Fresh, herbal fragrance

• Suitable for vegetarians

• Lasts up to 60 hours

There’s a reason these are used in every Soho House and Cowshed Spa! Designed to help calm and uplift, the relaxing blend of lavender and eucalyptus are presented in an apothecary-style bottle with natural rattan reeds that would look fabulous in any room of their house.

Aromatherapy Associates The Atomiser

• Suitable for vegans*

If you’re looking for something a little more futuristic, this clever pick might be right up your street. The next level in essential oil diffuser, it’s inspired by spa-atomising technology to disperse a calming micro-fine mist into the air that lingers for hours. Designed to be used with Aromatherapy Associates’ pure essential oil blends, it also emits a soft halo of light to transform a sitting room into a spa.

*Contains no animal derived ingredients or by-products.

Find more brilliant candle and home fragrance gift ideas here.

*Based on annual awards for hair dryers by top 20 publications in GB from January 2021 to April 2023.