A mother’s work is never done, so help her indulge on her special day with beauty gifts that will make her feel like a queen. Following are a list of giftable options from the beautymakers that will pamper mom from head to toe.
Make your mother’s spa dream come true with a Gift Certificate from Spa Finder. The marvelous thing about this gift is that mom can use it at more than 6,000 spas around the world – from her favorite local day spa to that exotic getaway locale she’s always dreamed of visiting. The Gift Certificate can be mailed or emailed – perfect for that last minute thought – and it never expires – a wonderful plus! Go to www.spafinder.com/Catalog/spagiftcertificates.jsp for purchase information.
Give mom a bit of Italy with the Allure Magazine Reader’s Choice winner, Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Eau de Toilette, ($64). A floral fruity scent, Light Blue is known for evoking the spirit of Italy, complete with infinite sky, deep sea and lighthearted joy. Truly a new classic. Available at www.sephora.com and Sephora stores nationwide.
Mom will love this all-in-one makeup compact from Bobbi Brown Essentials. A tribute to Hollywood’s golden age, the Modern Classic Lip & Eye Palette ($75) features ten beautiful shades of gray, bronze and plum for the eyes and four exclusive shades of lip gloss for the lips. For purchase information on this sleek and glamorous palette, go to www. bobbibrowncosmetics.com.
Help mom look fresh and alert with the new Rénergie Eye Multiple Action ($75) eye care duo from Lancôme. Containing a cream and a tinted veil, this two-part system is formulated to give a more youthful look by visibly lifting eyelids, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, visibly deflating under-eye bags, and fading dark circles. Available in three shades, Rénergie Eye Multiple Action can be purchased from http://www.lancome-usa.com/ and Lancôme counters nationwide.
Ole Henriksen’s indulgent Mother’s Day kits bring the spa experience to the comfort of home. For the deep cleansing experience, give the Face/Body Facial ($51), which includes Firm Action Mask, Walnut Complexion Scrub, and Pure Perfection to nourish, protect and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Or for a relaxing body treatment, consider the Three Step Body Indulgence ($48), which features Rub n’ Buff Salt Scrub, Body Sleek Lotion and Lavender Body Oil. Both sets are available at www.olehenriksen.com.
Every Mother will love the gift of daily glamour – VMV Hypoallergenic’s limited-edition Vanity Valise ($150). Packed with all of the essentials to turn your mom into a glamazon, this sleek faux alligator case is perfect for on-the-go beauty items. Each case contains one full sized Re-everything Anti-Age Serum to fight fine lines and wrinkles, Skin Bloom Blush for that springtime pop of color, Skintelligent Beauty Lipstick for intense color with satin shine and Ohh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara for length and volume. The Vanity Case is available at http://www.vmvhypoallergenics.com/ or at the VMV Skin Specialist Boutique in New York City.
Help mom take a load off her feet with Sweep Her Off Her Feet gift set ($32) from Votre Vu. Très Magni-feet Exfoliant incorporates tiny particles of bamboo to gently eliminate roughness and dead cells, leaving feet clean, soft and refreshed. Follow up withTrès Magni-feet Crème to hydrate, nourish and protect, all the while creating a more youthful look and feel. Go to http://www.votrevu.com/ to purchase.
Share an at-home salon day with mom by giving her a bouquet of nail polishes from Duri Cosmetics. The Mother’s Day Gift Set ($15) of three nail lacquers – Señorita, Baby Bottom and Iced Roses – can be enjoyed by Mom all year-round as well as on her special day. Available at http://www.duri,com and select nail salons, Duri Cosmetics offers a dazzling collection of over 200 fun, festive colors that compliment every taste, skin tone, outfit…and holiday.
Here is an indulgent yet useful gift that mom is sure to appreciate. Give her The Good Home Co.’s Hand Soap ($16) and Hand Lotion ($16), formulated with natural, biodegradable ingredients and available in four delicious scents – Italian Citrus, Pure Grass, Beach Days and Lavender. Available at http://www.goodhomestore.com/