Great gifts for mum
Get your giving gloves on, because it’s time to shop around for a gift for someone very special….
That’s right beauties, Mother’s Day is fast approaching and there’s no better time, or way to say thanks to your mum than with one of these gorgeous gift packs.
After all, she’s the one who carried you for nine months, changed your dirty nappies, looked after you when you were sick, and put up with you throughout your terrible teens. Someone bring the lady a medal!
1.) Moroccanoil Mother’s Day Gift Pack, $89.95
Give your mum (and her mane) some celebrity-style TLC with this fabulous Morrocanoil hair pack, comprising the new Moisture Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, Intense Hydrating Mask and a travel-sized Oil Treatment. Loved by A-listers such as Jennifer Lopez, Diane Kruger, and our very own Jennifer Hawkins, these products will be sure to leave her tresses looking shiny, healthy and vibrant. Plus, they all come housed in an ultra-stylish cosmetics case, so really, it’s a gift just keeps giving – long after the products are gone!
2.) Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Collection, $69
Created in 1930, Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Skin Protectant was given its name thanks to a mum who used it to treat her child’s scraped knee and found that “eight hours later” the skin was healed. Now a worldwide cult product, its formulation has been used to create an entire range of products – more than a few of which are in this fabulous gift pack. Your mum will no doubt feel thoroughly spoiled upon opening this present!
3.) Natio Foot Revive, $16.95
Need a great gift for mum but on a bit of a budget? Look no further than the Natio Foot Revive pack, which includes a Soothing Mint Foot and Hand Scrub, a Foot Revival Cream, and a wooden foot brush, packaged in a cute linen gift bag – all for under $20! The products are enriched with plant extracts and essential oils to soothe and nourish skin, and are guaranteed to revitalise even the most hardworking mum’s tired feet.
4.) Estée Lauder Pleasures Favourites Luxuries, $160
If your mum can get past the gorgeous floral gift box, she’ll no doubt feel thoroughly spoiled when she spots the contents within. The gift pack includes a bottle of Estée Lauder Pleasures Eau de Parfum Spray, a Pleasures Body Lotion and a Pleasures Body Powder, and will leave her lingering the soft scent of white and black lily, jasmine, pink rose and sandalwood.
Looking for something at a slightly lower cost? The Estée Lauder Pure White Linen Refreshing Favourites pack contains a perfume and complementing body lotion in a pretty pastel cosmetic case, for less than $100.
5.) Indola Mother’s Day Gift Pack, $24.95
Personalise your gift to mum with an Indola haircare pack – made up of a shampoo and conditioner, or shampoo and conditioning spray – specifically formulated for her hair concerns. Choose from ‘Volume’ for extra va-va voom; ‘Repair’ to treat damaged strands; ‘Curl’ for smooth, bouncy curls; and ‘Color’ to prolong the lifespan of dyed locks. Your mum will feel like she’s had a trip to the salon after every use!
6.) Garnier Skin Naturals Youthful Radiance Gift Pack, $29.95
Which mum wouldn’t love a pressie packed with product designed to keep her looking younger for longer? Infused with grape anti-oxidant and caffeine to help boost radiance, the products in this gift pack will take care of smoothing fine lines and providing the ultimate in daily hydration. Each pack contains a Youthful Radiance Multi-Action Day Cream, a Youthful Radiance Multi-Action Night Cream, a Clean Detox Anti-Dullness Foaming Gel, and a beautiful bonus cosmetic pouch made from natural fibres.
7.) Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics ‘Mum’s the Word’, $49
Want to know who inspired make-up maestro, Napoleon Perdis, to build a flourishing cosmetics empire? His mum of course! Which is why it’s nothing but the best when it comes to his Mother’s Day gift packs. Complete with an Eye Shadow and Blush Palette featuring an array of delicious matte shades, a full-sized Long Black Mascara, deluxe sample sizes of two DéVine Goddess Lipsticks, and a deluxe sample of Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Primer, it’s the perfect present for any make-up mad mum.
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