We tested Hunt A Killer this summer, and the first thing I did after reading the review was buy a subscription for my mother. She is obsessed with true crime, and unsurprisingly, she’s now also obsessed with Hunt A Killer. The subscription box allows players to solve a crime, with monthly “episodes” that get the person closer to solving the crime every time. If your mother is just as obsessed with true crime as mine, she’ll be ecstatic to play detective for a few months.
There's nothing like a stunning bright red lipstick — Armani Beauty Rouge D'Armani Matte Lipstick in Lucky Red, to be specific — to make an ordinary day feel a little more special. And if red's not your mom's calling, no sweat — there are 14 gorgeous shades to choose from. While the lipstick has a matte finish, the formula is infused with hydrating jojoba and ester oils for a creamy and comfortable wear that won't dry out her lips.
The holidays are going to hit differently this year. Some people will be able to see family, but many of us won’t be able to travel, making the act of gift-shopping even more stressful than usual. What do you buy for your mom during a global pandemic!? To help you find something that feels meaningful, we’ve rounded up 64 of the best Christmas gifts (and Hanukkah gifts, and nondenominational winter solstice gifts) that a mom could ask for. Whether she’s picked up a new hobby like indoor gardening during quarantine, or whether she’s just looking for a something fancy and pretty, you’ll find the perfect present on the list below.
If the lady on your list loves tea, she'll like a pretty tea set. A best option would be Teaposy Snow Dance Gift Set.
When it comes to beauty tools that make life just a little easier, we can't ignore Revlon's Salon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer. Besides saving your arm muscles, this Best of Beauty winner's ion technology means smoother, shinier blowouts, while the nylon tips and tufted bristles detangle and round edges create volume and lift. And it's relatively affordable — this is what we call a win-win.
Many mattresses may expose you to nasty chemicals, flame retardants and potentially toxic foams. As such, the Environmental Working Group recommends mattresses that are at least 95% cotton, wool or natural latex -- like the Avocado Green, which is made from a combination of all three. Even better: This practical gift is comfortable, especially when covered by the optional plush pillow top. Sleep well, live well. See the best mattresses we've tested.
You can make several slices of cinnamon toast, sprinkled liberally with a mix of cinnamon and sugar. You can also alternatively use vanilla sugar, sugar infused with flavor of vanilla beans to make the dish more special. Add this with soft boiled or hard boiled eggs, served in little attractive glasses or eggcups to make the breakfast look like a treat to the eyes. You can boil the eggs in water for about 3 to 4 minutes, and serve these cooked eggs with a small bowl of salt and pepper. A bowl of fresh fruit is a must to make the breakfast look complete. You can slice a grapefruit in a zigzag shape to add a festive touch to the occasion. Prepare a nice fruit salad and add it to the breakfast plate.
When a girl is at the age of five, she looks at her mother as an idol. Her mother is her goddess and she wishes to imitate her mother in every way. She uses her mom’s cosmetics, wears her heel to feel like her. The girl does everything to look like and imitate her mother. But, as the daughter enters her teenage, she suddenly alienates herself from her mother. She feels like her mother doesn’t understand her at all, and she starts spending more time with her other friends.
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This gentle, but effective Murad Ready, Radiant, Retinol Kit comes stacked with the Retinol Youth Renewal Serum, Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum, and Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream to help smooth out the appearance of fine lines and to even out skin tone. Besides the common key ingredient, a time-released retinoid, each product also contains hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and marine kelp to keep her skin soothed and plump.
While there needs to be more research done on the effects of blue light on eye health, Warby Parker's blue-light-filtering glasses might help out mamas who stare at their screens all day. Whether your mom already wears glasses or not, blue-light lens offer an extra layer of protection she'll appreciate — and, not to mention, the round-lens style is super cute.
What better way to top off a long, stressful day than soaking in a warm bath with dissolving Naturopathica Sweet Birch Magnesium Bath Flakes? We can't think of anything either. Sweet birch warms and re-energizes the body, while 37 percent magnesium helps relieve stiff joints, sore muscles, and even cramps — in short, it's the perfect relaxation formula for any busy mom.
Now more than ever, the mom in your life deserves—nay, needs—a warm pair of slippers to take her around the house in style. Get her these lightweight, breathable wool slippers from Glerups, among the best we’ve ever tested. Made from just one piece of felt, they’re less prone to splitting or degradation than other felted wool slippers. And they’re easy to slide on and off when she doesn’t have the time to bend down and fiddle with footwear. The slippers are available in rubber-soled versions, too, so she can wear hers both inside and outside of the house.