If mom loves being pampered as she sleeps, she would love to receive a new set of luxury pajamas, like this set from Nordstrom. More than 1,000 reviewers give the Lingerie Moonlight Pajamas set a solid 5-star rating, saying they’re soft to the touch, fit to size, and look incredible. Plus, they come in six designs and a ton of colors, so you can pick the set that best matches Mom’s style.
These Wander Beauty Baggage Claim Gold Foil Eye Masks will make your mom feel like a rich French lady lounging around her estate, but the gold foil also serves a utilitarian purpose and helps her skin absorb the formula — made of glycerin, aloe leaf juice, hyaluronic acid, and calendula extract. Just 10 to 15 minutes with these bad boys on, and the skin around her eyes will appear brighter, less puffy, and more awake.
Yes, buying Mom an apron might seem a tad too Leave It to Beaver, but the absurdly comfy Rough Linen Pinafore is good for anyone who spends time in the kitchen, regardless of how much they cook. (Even someone who’s just “supervising” risks being splattered.) A rectangle of fabric with two straps and big pockets, the Rough Linen Pinafore looks less “prissy apron” and more “artsy smock,” but it’s actually really well designed. It’s loose in all the right places, yet it won’t slip around as she moves. When testing the apron, we also liked the two giant hip pockets, which can fit everything from a phone to a meat thermometer to even folded dish towels.
All of this free time is prime time for a facial massage, and while your mom's clean hands work just fine, why not have her enlist the help of a hexagonal Nurse Jamie Uplift Massaging Beauty Roller designed with 24 tourmaline quartz stones, which warm up as they're rubbed on the skin? It's oh-so-relaxing and might help lift and firm skin with continued use. And if your mom happens to be a Keeping Up with the Kardashians fan, this wand is Khloé Kardashian–approved. Shall we say… it's a secret from one mom to another.
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.
Perfume is a difficult present. Unless you understand the person
Makeup makes the best stocking stuffers, but if mom’s cosmetic lineup needs a serious upgrade, pick up a few of the bestsellers from Mented Cosmetics. This cosmetic line sells a range of lipsticks, eyeshadows, and foundations, and is regarded as one of the best makeup lines for women of color, due to its expansive range of shades. The Semi-Matte Lipsticks line has nearly 2,000 reviews and a solid 5-star rating, meaning you can rest easy knowing you’ve picked a high-quality makeup line for mom in exactly the shade she wants.
Does your mom always have an essential oil diffuser running throughout the day? Well, then why shouldn't she have one to pack with her when it's finally time for adventures again? Campo's take-anywhere Relax travel diffuser fits perfectly into a cupholder or sits on top of a home office lap desk without taking up too much space. All she needs to do is fill it to the line with filtered water, drop in her favorite essential oil, and plug into any USB port.
If Mom’s decor tastes are more elegant, opt for a minimalist gift that’s as touching as it is cute. She’ll think of you every time she looks at this painting of two penguins from Home Depot. It’s small enough to hang near her desk, but sweet enough to earn its own spot on the living room wall. Either way, she’ll love staring at it and thinking about her sweet child (you).