The three-piece, limited-edition Essie Gel Couture Holiday Holiday Mini Kit is perfect for the mom who is missing her monthly or weekly manicures. The colors are also perfect for the holiday season with Chiffon the Move, a sheer and shimmery ivory shade, and Bubbles Only, a deep burgundy. The kit also comes with a clear topcoat to help extend the wear of the polish.
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You know what’s fun? Celebrating mom. You know what’s not fun? Cleaning. Help mom save her time (and sanity) by picking up the best robot vacuum on the market—the iRobot Roomba i7+. The i7+ is hands down the greatest robot vacuum we tested, outperforming all its competitors in nearly every category. It can easily map her home, be controlled from her smartphone, and empty itself, which is frankly, magical.
I’m not a mother to any humans yet, but I am a proud cat mother, and I take every opportunity I can to buy them presents—as the cat mom in your life probably does. This year, we tested the Goody Box from Chewy, which is essentially a gift box that’s filled with some of Chewy’s best cat toys and snacks. It’s the perfect gift for any proud cat-loving mom, as she’ll enjoy watching her kittens pounce around all day with their new toys.
Fragrance can be a really difficult item to buy as a gift because it is so personal. If your mom hasn't found a signature scent yet, may we suggest this perfume flight from Hermés? The Deluxe Replica Coffret Set's beautifully packaged box comes with miniature sizes of the Dabbers in Jour d’Hermès Eau de Parfum, Eau des Merveilles Eau de Toilette, Twilly d'Hermès Eau de Parfum, and Eau De Rhubarbe Ecarlate Eau de Cologne. She can try them all out and see which is her favorite.
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Moms work round the clock without any complaints to keep us happy. They often curb their desires to fulfill ours. Still, they always find a way to make our days brighter. It is only right to appreciate them with something special and unique this holiday. With the festive season around the corner, stocking up on Christmas gifts for mom may not come easy.
The recycled glass bottle locket is earth friendly and ideal for a niece, child, or teenager on your list.
In-between meetings, your mom can learn a new skill virtually with the help of Masterclass. We particularly like the session taught by makeup artist Bobbi Brown, where she shares her expertise in step-by-step tutorials. Your mom will learn how to choose the right shade of foundation, do a smoky eye, and avoid common makeup mishaps. There are also myriad other options taught by well-known A-listers like Simone Biles, Shonda Rhimes, and more.
If you and your mother love reading books then these can be one of the best gifts that you can give to her. It is a great way to bond with your mother, via a hobby that interests both of you. Your mother might have spend nights telling you about the fairy tales, now it is your turn to gift some really nice books to your mother and delight her on this day. You can cuddle up with your darling mom to read some of the mother-baby stories that you both can read and enjoy. It can be used as a great weekend time pass, and you can enjoy reading the books along with some drinks and snacks.
There’s no such thing as too much yarn. If Mom’s a knitter, she’ll never turn down high-quality skeins (a.k.a. yarn balls) from a top-notch brand like Darn Good Yarn. The company makes ethical yarn and provides sustainable jobs around the world, putting its mission first in all business practices. The yarn itself is cozy, comfy, and easy to work with. As an avid knitter (and Darn Good Yarn fan), I recommend picking up a few skeins of Darn Good Yarn’s multicolor options so mom can choose what she knits with the beautiful shades.
Our favorite is the ThermoPop, which could read temperatures accurately in just three seconds. It’s cute, it’s accurate, and it’s just $34. But if you’re looking to splurge, we highly recommend the Thermapen MK4, which was the fastest and most accurate thermometer we tested and would have been our top pick if it wasn’t so expensive. It’s more than double the price of the ThermoPop, but it’s waterproof, precise, and fast-acting.
If your mom is a fan of the royals, she will melt into the perfect curtsy over this book on the fashion evolution of the British monarchy by Elizabeth Holmes, former senior style reporter and columnist for The Wall Street Journal. For fans of Holmes's popular Instagram series, "So Many Thoughts," this book has been hotly anticipated for a long time. Bonus points if you also gift your leading lady a Kate Middleton-inspired hatband (IYKYK).