Mother’s Day is ideally the one day a year where your mom should be able to relax and enjoy herself without having to worry about what any of her children want. It’s the day you show your gratitude for everything she’s done for you (and, even if she’s annoying, she’s done a lot, true me). What better way to show how thankful you are than with some gifts that will let your mom feel totally pampered and special?
It’s nice to buy your mom a gift that is just all about her. Moms are so often given gifts that they need rather than gifts that they want. It’s great to be given something you’ve been meaning to buy for a while, but sometimes it’s even easier to get a present that you would normally never get for yourself because it’s a total treat. This year, help your mom treat herself with one of these awesome 15 Mother’s Day gift ideas. And remember to tell her how much she means to you!
Moss & Mint DiffuserA diffuser is a lovely gift to get, because it's not something someone would typically go out and buy. Diffusers keep a room smelling great without the risk of setting anything on fire. This one smells like mint and apple blossom, and will also look great on her dresser. You can buy this from Shoptiques for $38
Oscar De La Renta Extraordinary PerfumeEveryone needs new perfume once in a while, but it's one of those things that feels so indulgent that it's hard to buy for yourself - that's why it makes a great gift. This new fragrance by Oscar De La Renta smells amazing, comes in a gorgeous bottle, and perfectly describes your mom. You can buy this from Lord and Taylor for $58
A Jewelry TrayIt's always nice to get bedroom accessories as gifts, because these are the kinds of things we don't always want to spend money on ourselves. This one is extra special because it includes a really sweet message to your mom. You can buy this from Francesca's for $18
Kate Spade Small Square Stud EarringsEveryone likes to receive designer jewelry from time to time, and with a price like this, you really can't go wrong. These little Kate Spade studs come in a bunch of different colors, but will stand out no matter what you pick. These are a fun addition to your mom's wardrobe. You can buy these from Nordstrom for $26.60
Fresh Sugar Lemon Sugarbath CubesOne of the nicest things you can do for your mom on Mother's Day is set her up with a hot bath. Give her these bath cubes to ensure it's the most relaxing bath she's had in years. The brown sugar in this makes it smell sweet and gives it an exfoliating effect. You can buy this from Fresh Beauty for $38
Diptyque CandleAs far as candles go, you can't get much fanicer than Diptyque. This scent is clean and sweet at the same time, but you can pick out other ones! The smaller size is relatively inexpensive, and will definitely impress your mom. It's always nice to get a great candle. You can buy this from Nordstrom for $30
Booty Parlor Flirty Little Secret Pink Caviar ScrubWhat could be more elaborate than a caviar beauty product? This exfoliating scrub will leave your mom feeling totally refreshed and super fancy. It also has the best packaging. You can buy this from Ulta for $26
Ciate Geltox DetoxIf your mom is really into gel manicures, then she's probably dealing with the aftermath of that - dry, brittle nails that break easily. Help her out with that issue a little bit with this Ciate kit, which ensures a healthier, better way to remove gel manis. You can buy this from Sephora for $25
Terrain Lavender Heart SoapsI know it sounds lame, but some moms are really into pretty soaps that smell nice. My mom loves little soaps like this for her bathroom. If your mom is like that too, get her these heart-shaped ones from Terrain. They smell lovely and look just as nice. You can buy these from Terrain for $24
Kusmi Rose Green TeaIf your mom loves a good cup of tea, get her something super fancy: a pretty tin full of tea leaves just waiting to be made. This green tea includes little rose petals, so it looks really pretty, and tastes great, with a subtle, delicate flavor. Once she's done with the tea, she can keep the pretty tin. You can buy this from Kusmi Tea for $17.50
Urban Hydration 90 Minute Massage Spa Treatment PackBuying your mom a spa package is super expensive. Even just buying a massage is pricey! If you're trying to save money, but want to give her something special, go for this massage spa package. It includes everything your mom needs for a DIY, at-home massage and spa experience. Now get out of the house! You can buy this from Ulta for $19.99
Ojon rare blend Rejuvenating Therapy Lightweight TextureGive your mom the gift of great hair with this Ojon hair oil. It hydrates and repairs, adding shine, moisture, and softness without weighing hair down. It will keep your mom's hair looking fabulous. You can buy this from Macy's for $38
Harry & David Chocolate Covered StrawberriesHey, what would a Mother's Day gift roundup be if I didn't include some chocolate? Harry & David makes these cute chocolate-covered strawberries that spell out mom. How sweet - pun intended! You can buy these from Harry & David for $34.95
Tocca Eau de Parfum ViaggioWant to get your mom some nice perfume without spending a ton of money? Go for this little Tocca set. Tocca makes amazing fragrances with even better packaging. This box is gorgeous! This way, she can pick her favorite out of three options. You can buy this from Shoptiques for $45
Viktor&Rolf Bonbon Body CreamIf you really want to splurge on your mom, go for this super indulgent body cream. It's based off of one of Viktor & Rolf's most popular fragrances, Bonbon. I know it's super pricey, but the bottle is quite large, and it also smells wonderful... it feels even better. If your mom is into designer things and beauty items, she'll love this. Split it with siblings! You can buy this from Saks Fifth Ave for $90
Which of these gift ideas is your favorite? What did I forget to include? What are you buying your mom? Tell me in the comments.