Raise your hand if your mom deserves a pampering at-home spa day. Is everyone's hand raised? Good. Then she'll probably want this Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Pro Facial Steamer, which opens up pores and softens the outer layer of skin, so it better absorbs skin-care products. It's basically the lightweight, portable version of, in our opinion, one of the most relaxing parts of a facial — and she'll have it at her disposal every day.
Since she hasn't been able to get a proper salon manicure for a while, treat her to a Non-Toxic Manicure Kit from Sundays. The 11-piece set includes a buffer, nail file, hydrating base coat, topcoat, cuticle eraser, nail clipper, cuticle serum, quick-dry oil, wooden stick, a bottle of polish remover, and cotton for removing polish. All that's remaining is a cup of hot tea and a soothing soundtrack — then she would be close to the real thing.
Sometimes it’s clear who mom’s favorite child is—and many times, it’s the dog. No shame, though, because there are lots of gifts out there perfect for dog moms and dog lovers. One of the best dog-themed subscription kits we tested this year was the KONG Box, a subscription service from cult-favorite brand KONG. It comes with toys, snacks, and more, and the best part is that it features new products each time, so you don’t have to worry about getting the same rubber KONG toy three months in a row.
The RAVA Flame Retardant car seat is not cheap, but there’s a reason—it’s one of the best and most popular options you can buy. Our readers are obsessed with buying it from Nordstrom, and it’s not hard to see why. It holds a near-perfect 5-star rating on the site, with reviewers saying it’s long-lasting, easy to install, and incredibly high quality. This is the perfect gift for the mother of a newborn who’s looking to invest in the best.
Flowers may not be the most original gift, but the pleasure of receiving a bundle of blossoms is nearly unparalleled. We get a jolt of energy every time we walk through a room and see cut flowers in a vase. Rather than presenting Mom with merely one bouquet, though, why not give her a year’s worth of joy? Our pick for the best online flower delivery service, UrbanStems offers subscriptions of classic or seasonal arrangements that arrive weekly, twice monthly, or monthly. The first bouquet comes with a simple, clear glass vase, but you could upgrade to a hand-blown Aurora Vase from Hawkins New York; it comes in a range of shapes and colors.
This one is a pricey gift, we know, but for the mama who loves espresso drinks, it’s a gift she’ll use and enjoy for years. After more than 80 hours of research and testing, we think the Breville Bambino Plus makes the best home option: It’s easy to use but makes consistently rich shots and perfectly steamed milk. And with a sleek, compact design, it’ll look pretty in nearly every kitchen lucky enough to have it.