Mother's Day is fast-approaching, and while we won't be able to flock to our favorite restaurants come Sunday, we can still make the special women in our lives feel special. These days of being in quarantine, the mothers are working doubly hard at home making sure the family is happy, productive, well-fed, and most of all, healthy! Come Mother's Day, why don't we shower these women with our love, and a treat while we're at it?
For our Mother's Day beauty gift guide, we've put together our top picks for treating the moms in your life with the best in skincare, makeup, and tools! While a lot of online shopping portals aren't fully operational yet, we've narrowed down our picks to the essential goods that can actually be delivered straight to your home, or to your mom's home! Tip: check if the site has gift wrapping so you can add that extra oomph to your present! Happy gift shopping!
Nuxe Nourish & Repair Set
(P2,650) Both items in this combo are winners in themselves—one is a great way to moisturize skin minus the thick, sticky feeling; the other moisturizes lips like no other. These iconic products from Nuxe are a great addition to any woman's vanity! Tip: Get additional 10% off on Zalora if you order before May 7!
Benefit Days of Our Lights Set
(P3,110) We can't deny that mothers are some of the most exhausted people in our lives. Give them the gift of a glow with Benefit's trusted highlighting products—all in a convenient kit! These picks can be used separately, but for glowing results, use them all together!
Shiseido Vital Perfection Uplifting and Firming Cream 50ml
(P6,200) Fight off any sign of loss of elasticity, wrinkles, and dark spots with Shiseido's luxurious cream. It promises visible results in just one week use, and comes from the Vital Perfection range which specializes in skin tightening and lifting.
Estee Lauder 4-pc. Bundle with Advanced Night Repair Serum 20ml
(P2,735, worth P5,675) Included in our Holy Grail of beauty products, this serum is trusted in nighttime renewal of skin, helping your face look refreshed and renewed over night. This exclusive bundle gives you a trio mini bundle that's perfect for travel or giving away to friends!
Bobbi Brown On-The-Glow 2-Pc Makeup Skincare Set
(P2,150, worth P3,100) We love a multi-use product and this Bobbi Brown pot is one of them! It's great for lips and cheeks when you need to add some warmth to your face. This bundle comes with a Vitamin-Enriched Face Base that serves as a primer plus moisturizer.
Happy Skin Stardust Set
(P2,499, worth P3,095) This 4-piece kit comes with a cute, spacious pouch that's a nice addition to a mom's bag! Happy Skin offers this kit that includes a mascara, Color Play in Stardust, a Gloss Vibe tube in Glazed Donut, and the Shut up & Kiss me pencil in Friday Mood. Such a steal!
Pili Ani Ageless Concentrate
(P1,200) Facial oils have been all the rage, and this pick from local brand Pili Ani is no exception. It is a lightweight, non-greasy formula that makes use of Pili Oil rich in antioxidants. It protects skin from daily stressors and free radicals, and nourishes skin deep within.
Earth Therapeutics Foot Doctor Deluxe Pedicure Kit
(P1,495) While we collectively miss the nail salon, doing our own DIY mani pedi is a great way to bond with the moms in our lives. Give feet the TLC it needs with this set that includes a toe clipper, emery board, cuticle trimmer, reusable cuticle pusher, pumice stick, Tea Tree Oil Cooling Foot Scrub, and Tea Tree Oil Foot Repair Balm!
Retinol Anti-Aging 4 Pc Starter Kit Travel Size
(P2,375) For the younger moms in your life, an anti-aging starter kit is a great investment you can make for her. These travel sized picks are a great way to help her address skin aging concerns, all in a simple step-by-step kit. It contains a gel cleanser, vitamin A eye gel, night cream, and anti-wrinkle serum. Easy peasy!
Donna B Belle 14x16 Vanity Mirror
(P3,199) Spruce up your mom's dresser with a pro looking mirror she would totally adore. It's portable, but can still be used at home in her bedroom or vanity area. Light bulbs not included!
Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask EX
(P2,700) K-Beauty icon Sulwhasoo boasts of their overnight vitalizing mask that boosts the skin's glow over night. This non-heavy mask allows your skin to get the nourishment it needs while you sleep, minus the fuss.
Clarins Blush Prodige Illuminating Cheek Colour
(P2,150) What's more classic than a powder blush compact? Every mom needs that flushed glow, despite how busy every day is. We love Clarins' illuminating cheek colour blush that comes in three shades: Soft Peach, Miami Pink, and Sweet Rose. What's great is that it has mineral and plant extracts that treats your skin while you look amazing.
Clinique Smart Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Custom-Repair Moisturizer
(P4,000) You still need to moisturize even if you're just at home all day. Treat your mom to a heavy-duty moisturizer with SPF 15, especially formulated for very dry to combination skin.
LA MER The Eye Balm Intense
(P12,500) Don't neglect the eyes, as they really are the windows to the soul! This exceptional eye balm from La Mer is a soothing, fast-acting eye balm that reduces puffiness, dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles. Formulated with the brand's Miracle Broth and Marine De-Puff Ferment, soothing and repairing properties are guaranteed.
Kiehl's Woke Up Like This Kit
(P2,000, worth P2,835) Be like Beyonce in saying 'I woke up like this', aka looking amazing despite being a super mom! This Kiehl's kit contains their Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Wash, Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner, and Midnight Recovery Concentrate—all of which work together to repair, renew, and replenish skin in just one night!
Happy mother's day week, everyone!
Lead photos from Nuxe, Shiseido, and Benefit Cosmetics