Avoiding the dog home
The ultimate indulgence at the end of a long day? These Oprah-approved, super plush slippers from Vionic. "These slippers aren’t just for shuffling around—with an orthotic footbed, they’re bound to put a spring in your step," Oprah said in 2018 when she picked them for her annual list of Favorite Things. "I slipped them on and thought I was walking on cloud fluff."
Avoiding the dog home
Giving someone hand cream for the holidays can sometimes feel like a cop-out, on par with a basic, boring candle. But, hear us out on this one from Glossier: It's fast-absorbing and hydrating thanks to ingredients like meadowfoam seed oil and coconut fruit extract, it smells absolutely incredible, and the packaging looks like a chic pink lighter to boot. Your mom will be so thankful to give her hands a little TLC with all the hand-washing she's hopefully doing lately.
Mom's day is nearly here and I advise you to begin thinking about special gift ideas for your mom. There is just one day each year when we can truly thank our mom for all the effort and love she has actually provided to us. Lets do it right. Lets provide her the best presents for mom's day.
While mom's upcoming vacay plans might have been cancelled/postponed, she can still explore the world through Airbnb Online Experiences — which span cooking, dance, wellness, and entertainment, and more. Is Milano, Italy on her bucket list? She can make her own natural face and body scrubs through a Skincare and Natural Cosmetics Workshop. She can also head over to Singapore for Sound Bathe Meditation with a Singapore DJ, Memphis, Tennessee for Mindful Yoga with Olympic Pole Vaulter, or Sintra, Portugal for The Meditative Art of Forest Bathing. And if you (and the rest of the family) want to join along, you can request a private booking and specific dates. Buckle up, you're going on an adventure.
The hottest trend in house scent is reed diffusers, and the ladies on your list will appreciate your insight. The Voluspa Fragrant Oil Reed Diffuser in Santiago Huckleberry is a reliable present.
The Nemo Stargaze Recliner Luxury Chair is a perfect gift for the outdoorsy mom. Despite its admittedly ridiculous appearance, the Stargaze Recliner—a swinging seat suspended on an aluminum frame that looks like a cross between a hammock and a recliner—is enormously comfortable. (The current redesigned version sits closer to the ground, so this should address complaints about the chair fitting only taller people.) After a long day of wrangling kids, the mom in your life deserves the best seat by the campfire.
Mom needs to sit down in front of the TV and zone out like everyone else during these stressful days. And that's why she'll appreciate the TCL Series 6 as a gift: It delivers the best picture quality for the money, and the built-in Roku smart TV system means that she'll be able to stream almost any channel or service (with the exception of HBO Max, for now), so long as she's got a good broadband connection and the requisite subscriptions. Read our TCL 6-Series (2020 Roku TV) review.
A daughter shares the closest bonding with her mother in the family. This is a bitter and sweet relationship that goes through several ups and downs throughout the life of a mother and daughter. Despite of all the problems, this relationship comes out as the strongest of all.
Mother’s have a world of love for all her children and her presence deeply affects the life of her child. She is the first woman in the life of every child and her place cannot be replaced by anyone else. Though mothers shower the same kind of affection on both son and daughter, it is widely noticed that daughters are more close to their dad, while sons are close with their mothers. The love of a mother always helps a son to stay balanced and strong throughout his life. Where a father teaches him to be strong and fight with the world, his mother tells him the way of living and how to think from the heart.
Nothing is more annoying than having to get out of bed to charge your phone. Save Mom the grief with the extra-durable Native Union charging cord that is 10 FEET LONG. She could plug it behind her bed or from a far away outlet and still be able to watch HGTV's Hometown on her phone without a problem. Another cool feature? The weighted knot at the end holds the cord on top of any hard surface, like a nightstand or desk, so she won't ever have to bend down to pick it up again.
For many moms, a handbag is less an accessory and more a utilitarian carryall, fitting in everything a day could possibly need: Band-Aids, sunscreen, extra hair ties, a bottle of water, sometimes even an emergency PB&J. This year, upgrade your own mom’s go-everywhere, do-everything bag to the Cuyana Classic Structured Leather Tote, one of Wirecutter’s favorite tote bags. It’s large enough to hold water bottles or a bag of string cheese while still looking chic. Take it a step further and add a Cuyana Tote Organization Insert.
That crusty frying pan that your mom has had for years? It's time to get rid of it. Give her an upgrade with the Always Pan from Our Place, which comes in six colors: Spice, Lavender, Steam, Char, Blue Salt, and Sage. The pan has a modular lid, nesting spatula, and nesting steamer basket, so it's practically an all-in-one piece of cooking equipment.
In the event that you're completely clueless, choose something from this list and you'll avoid the bad present blacklist for another year. The very best part is that you can buy all of theses presents without leaving your living room.
If we were to list all of the wonders and benefits of the Best of Beauty–winning Dyson Supersonic Hair-Dryer, we'd be here all day. But to sum it up, this gorgeous Fuschia tool means shorter drying times, healthier hair, and sleek at-home blowouts to boot. Plus, this set comes with a round brush and detangling comb for extra styling ease. Fair warning: you might become a little jealous of your mom's hair.
Love Beauty and Planet is no stranger to Best of Beauty and Readers' Choice awards, and its Smooth and Serene Set includes a shampoo, conditioner and leave-in cream that'll leave your mom's hair looking smooth, frizz-free, and healthy, thanks to ample amounts of argan and organic coconut oil. It also leaves behind a lovely lavender scent and is vegan, cruelty-free, and safe for colored hair.
Have you ever seen such an essential oil diffuser as elegant as Vitruvi's? We think not. This hand-crafted ceramic beauty comes in four colors, has a 538-feet diffusing range, and can be set on a continuous three-hour stream or in seven-hour interval settings. The coolest part? It uses ultrasonic vibrations instead of heat to keep essential oils in full integrity.
The Carleen Heart Bandana is an ideal choice for the gifter who likes to add a personal touch. Kelsey Parkhouse, owner of Carleen, recommends embroidering your name or a sweet message inside the bandana’s printed heart. If you’re looking for a way to get a craft-obsessed teen involved in the gifting this year—or you are that craft-obsessed teen—this bandana, which comes in five colors, is a charming and affordable option.